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JUL
15

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Wed, Jul 15   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Shades of Change: Witness how art can be used to create change and fight for justice.

Explore art, design, and culture with the teen educators in the Museum Apprentice Program at the Brooklyn Museum. These live virtual programs will...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Summer Reading: Stewzo Musical Puppet Show

Wed, Jul 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Kids love this unique show as Stewzo performs funny songs with his guitar and comedy routines with his cast of wacky ventriloquist puppets and characters. Lots of surprises, magic, and audience participation.

View the broadcast on...

Summer Reading: Stewzo Musical Puppet Show

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 15   12:45 pm to 1:15 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Spend a quick and crafty 30 minutes with the Saratoga's children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting,  or some combination of those.

This will be broadcast from the Saratoga Facebook page

Virtual Kids Create

Beanstalk Storytime

Wed, Jul 15   2:30 pm to 3:15 pm   Virtual

Kids multilingual storytime Virtual Programming

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!**   

Join Brooklyn Beanstalk for a storytime in French and Spanish. View the broadcast on...

Beanstalk Storytime

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 15   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Spend a quick and crafty half hour with the Macon children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting, tying, or some combination of those.

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

 

Virtual Kids Create

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 15   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Spend a quick and crafty half hour with the Macon children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting, tying, or some combination of those.

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

 

Virtual Kids Create

Hey Black Child

Wed, Jul 15   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Six-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier brings this classic, inspirational poem to life, written by poet Useni Eugene Perkins.

Hey black child,

Do you know who you are?

...
Hey Black Child

Kids Create: Design Your Own Trading Cards

Wed, Jul 15   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create kids explore summer reading Virtual Programming

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!**   

Today, we're taking inspiration from baseball cards and other trading card games (like...

Kids Create: Design Your Own Trading Cards

Summer Chess Tournament Series

Wed, Jul 15   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Join us for our weekly chess tournament on lichess.org! Open to children and teens of all skill levels. Remember to be nice in the chat! Links for each tournament for the remainder of the summer can be found below:

Week 1: https://...

Summer Chess Tournament Series

JUL
16

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Thu, Jul 16   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Roots and Routes: Unearth the origin stories of artworks and their mysterious journeys to the Brooklyn Museum.

Explore art, design, and culture with the teen educators in the Museum Apprentice Program at the Brooklyn Museum. These live...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Dance Exercises Class for Kids

Thu, Jul 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Virtual Programming

Brighton Ballet Theater presents the CULTURAL IMMIGRANT INITIATIVE PROGRAM at the Brighton Beach Library.

For two weeks, starting July 6, 2020, BBT will offer a range of virtual classes for all ages.

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY:
2:00...

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Dance Exercises Class for Kids

The Princess Saves Herself – Making Modern-Day Fairytales

Thu, Jul 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids creative writing Virtual Programming

The workshop will look at some “classical” fairytales and how predictable the characters and settings are. What if characters in fairytales looked more like us? What if the stories took place now and in our own city? What if the female characters...

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The Princess Saves Herself – Making Modern-Day Fairytales

Anansi The Spider: A West African Folktale

Thu, Jul 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family summer reading Virtual Programming

A Celebration of West African Folktales performed by Nadine Grisar. Puppetry in Practice uses the creative arts to enhance literacy, spark curiosity and imagination, and engage in cultural immersions in the countries of origin that make our city...

Anansi The Spider: A West African Folktale

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Jul 16   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids ezra jack keats storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. 
This will be broadcasted live at 3:30 from Brooklyn Public Library Facebook...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jul 16   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore

Tune in for a favorite chapter (not necessarily the first) out of a book you might like*, and please let us know in comments whether you'll be reading more :)

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Amazing Animals with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Thu, Jul 16   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

Whether they can regrow a tail or lift 1,000 times their weight, our animal friends at Brooklyn Children’s Museum have super powers! All animals, including humans, have unique gifts that help us to survive, grow, solve problems, and live our...

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Amazing Animals with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

JUL
17

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Fri, Jul 17   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Earth in Crisis: Get inspired by artists that engage with environmental activism, and see how Earth's natural resources appear in art.

Explore art, design, and culture with the teen educators in the Museum Apprentice Program at the...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Ballet Beginners Class

Fri, Jul 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Virtual Programming

Brighton Ballet Theater presents the CULTURAL IMMIGRANT INITIATIVE PROGRAM at the Brighton Beach Library.

For two weeks, starting July 6, 2020, BBT will offer a range of virtual classes for all ages.

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY:
2:00...

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Ballet Beginners Class

STEAM Paper Engineering Tinker Summer Festival with the Lewis H. Latimer House Museum

Fri, Jul 17   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

Explore the magic of EngineeringwithPaper.com projects by joining us to make your own amusement park-style game. This hands-on workshop will get you cutting, folding, connecting, and building in a matter of minutes. You will start by learning a...

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STEAM Paper Engineering Tinker Summer Festival with the Lewis H. Latimer House Museum

Summer Reading: The Magician's Workshop

Fri, Jul 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Introduces children to the fascinating world of magic and magicians.

The magic show video will be posted below at 2PM. 

Summer Reading: The Magician's Workshop

Book Adventure: Big Mooncake for Little Star x Oreo Moon Phase Activity

Fri, Jul 17   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime summer reading

Get Ready for a Book Adventure!

This Friday live on the Carroll Gardens Library Facebook Page @2PM take a Book Adventure as Ms Sarah reads "A Big Mooncake for Little Star” by Grace Lin! After hearing the story children can...

Book Adventure: Big Mooncake for Little Star x Oreo Moon Phase Activity

Let's Talk Trees with Wave Hill

Fri, Jul 17   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

In this program, we will investigate our local street trees and learn about how they help us out and what we can do to care for them. Then, we will make mandalas together to tell our stories just like tree rings tell the story of a tree. ...

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Let's Talk Trees with Wave Hill

JUL
20

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Mon, Jul 20   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Summer Reading

Join our Librarians to explore some great summer escapes from the Library, then make a project that brings your stories to life.


Think the library is just for reading? Think again! Join us for fun...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Summer Reading: Stories From Latin America

Mon, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

This collection of stories involves sneaky characters who use wit and humor to trick their often bigger and scarier opponents.

View the broadcast on Facebook Live at 11 AM.

Summer Reading: Stories From Latin America

JUL
21

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Tue, Jul 21   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Cookmobile

Learn how to make some tasty new treats with the BPL’s Cookmobile team, and make your own personal cookmobile right at home. 


Think the library is just for reading? Think again! Join us for fun surprises...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

Tue, Jul 21   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids create summer reading

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition!

Calling kids ages 5-12! Have you signed up for Summer Reading on Beanstack? Would you like to see how other kids are rising to the weekly challenges? Are you excited to share what you've been...

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Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

Creating Characters and Stories with Society of Illustrators

Tue, Jul 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Draw along using the different prompts shown to you in class, as we explore how illustrators find inspiration to create characters and stories. Participants will be led through various drawing techniques by artist Clare Pernice, who will help...

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Creating Characters and Stories with Society of Illustrators

JUL
22

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Wed, Jul 22   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Wildcard Wednesdays

Stay on your toes as we surprise you with a wacky project to try at home with our youth librarians. You’re not the only one with cabin fever! 


Think the library is just for reading? Think again!...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 22   12:45 pm to 1:15 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Spend a quick and crafty 30 minutes with the Saratoga's children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting,  or some combination of those.

This will be broadcast from the Saratoga Facebook page

Virtual Kids Create

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 22   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Spend a quick and crafty half hour with the Macon children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting, tying, or some combination of those.

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

 

Virtual Kids Create

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 22   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Spend a quick and crafty half hour with the Macon children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting, tying, or some combination of those.

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

 

Virtual Kids Create

Let’s Go to Taekwondo

Wed, Jul 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Aram Kim will read her newest picture book LET'S GO TO TAEKWONDO! and show young readers how to draw characters from the book: Yoomi (Cat), Alejandra (Hedgehog), Gaby (Goat), Ravi (Frog), and Caleb (Puppy).

View the broadcast on Aram Kim'...

Let’s Go to Taekwondo

Summer Chess Tournament Series

Wed, Jul 22   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Join us for our weekly chess tournament on lichess.org! Open to children and teens of all skill levels. Remember to be nice in the chat! Links for each tournament for the remainder of the summer can be found below:

Week 1: https://...

Summer Chess Tournament Series

JUL
23

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Thu, Jul 23   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Brooklyn Origami and Haiku

Stay home this summer,

let paper take you away,

create things at home.

Join our librarians as we explore art and poetry from Japan to make Haikus and origami that reflect nature in...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Journey to the Past - NYC and Transit History with the New York Transit Museum

Thu, Jul 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

Check out the New York Transit Museum’s unique space with a virtual, kid-friendly tour! Learn about life, work, science, and transportation throughout New York City's past and present. Explore the Museum’s vintage train collection and learn about...

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Journey to the Past - NYC and Transit History with the New York Transit Museum

Summer Reading: Zumba for Kids

Thu, Jul 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

It is a perfect combination of fun and fitness, featuring international rhythms and dancing.

View the broadcast on Zoom at 2 PM.

Online registration required.

A link to access the Zoom meeting will be sent to...

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Summer Reading: Zumba for Kids

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jul 23   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore

Tune in for a favorite chapter (not necessarily the first) out of a book you might like*, and please let us know in comments whether you'll be reading more :)

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

JUL
24

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Fri, Jul 24   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Street Art

Express Yourself! See how street art can help and improve your community, while making your voice heard right from the Plaza in front of our Central Branch. Learn some (temporary) techniques to liven up your own neighborhood...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Summer Reading: Hopalong Andrew

Fri, Jul 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Hopalong Andrew is an American Western and Folk music singer and humorist who revisions classic cowboy and folk songs to playfully reflect city life for urban cowpokes.

View the broadcast on Facebook Live at 11 AM.

Summer Reading: Hopalong Andrew

The Street Beneath My Feet with Wave Hill

Fri, Jul 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Learn about the world underneath the surface, where decomposers, fungi, and other critters thrive. We’ll explore the history of the rocks of NYC and the soil and organisms on top of it, and end with an art project that explores each layer of the...

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The Street Beneath My Feet with Wave Hill

JUL
25

Jack & Friends: Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Jul 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids drag queen story hour lgbtq pride month summer reading Virtual Programming

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!** 

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly...

Jack & Friends: Drag Queen Story Hour

Read With A Therapy Dog

Sat, Jul 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids therapy dogs Virtual Programming

Sign up for a virtual slot to read with Angel the therapy dog. Registration is required for a slot. Participants will be emailed the day of the program with the Zoom meeting information. Each child will have ten minutes to read with the dog...

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Read With A Therapy Dog

JUL
27

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Mon, Jul 27   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Makerspace Monday with Kwame Brandt-Pierce

STEM concepts will inspire this maker moment and we’ll put our minds and hands to work to make a moving object with everyday materials. 


Join educators from the Brooklyn...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Summer Reading: Funkytown Playground YOGA

Mon, Jul 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Follow along as Aly Sunshine leads a fun and family-friendly introduction to yoga. You’ll get to warm up, practice breathing and poses, and relax into a power down.

View the broadcast on Facebook Live at 11 AM.

Summer Reading: Funkytown Playground YOGA

JUL
28

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Tue, Jul 28   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Animal Adventures with Shakira Paula and Alexandra Bynoe-Kasden!

All animals, including humans, have unique gifts that help us to survive, grow, solve problems, and live our daily lives. We'll explore the science of regeneration and...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Summer Reading: Yo-Yo Mania!

Tue, Jul 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Part workshop, part performance, Artist Brian Klimowski shows you the basics of yo-yo so you can put on your very own yo-yo show in your home! Stick around to the end to be wowed by the amazing string tricks he has mastered over the years!

...
Summer Reading: Yo-Yo Mania!

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

Tue, Jul 28   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids create summer reading

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition!

Calling kids ages 5-12! Have you signed up for Summer Reading on Beanstack? Would you like to see how other kids are rising to the weekly challenges? Are you excited to share what you've been...

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Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

JUL
29

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Wed, Jul 29   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Hands-on Art in ColorLab Art Studio with DeeArah Wright!

Inspired by the work and techniques of Brooklyn-based artists, we’ll make a creative project using upcyled materials.


Join educators from the Brooklyn Children’s...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Summer Reading: Music with Marc: Around the World and Back Again!

Wed, Jul 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Marc Evan Diaz is an accomplished Urban Music Educator and Music Producer who has produced 16 international children’s albums representing songs from different countries, styles, and time periods. Come sing with Marc as we explore music from this...

Summer Reading: Music with Marc: Around the World and Back Again!

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 29   12:45 pm to 1:15 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Spend a quick and crafty 30 minutes with the Saratoga's children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting,  or some combination of those.

This will be broadcast from the Saratoga Facebook page

Virtual Kids Create

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