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JUL
17

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

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 2 PM.

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

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

Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

Wed, Jul 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Make a beautiful collection of your life stories and family photos with Vita Story Club. Every week, we'll gather as a group on Zoom to share our photos and the stories behind them. We'll help you preserve them in a personal memory book to make a...

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Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

Summer Reading: African Jewelry Making

Wed, Jul 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Participants will design and create African jewelry while listening to some ethnic beats for inspiration.

View the broadcast at 2 PM.

Summer Reading: African Jewelry Making

Reflect & Restore through Writing

Wed, Jul 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Sometimes it's hard to find the right words to tell the story we want to tell. Your experiences, your feelings, your thoughts, your struggles - it's all part of your story. Your story is unique to you, and writing it down can be a release, or...

Reflect & Restore through Writing

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

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.

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

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!

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Summer Reading: Yo-Yo Mania!

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!

Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

Wed, Jul 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Make a beautiful collection of your life stories and family photos with Vita Story Club. Every week, we'll gather as a group on Zoom to share our photos and the stories behind them. We'll help you preserve them in a personal memory book to make a...

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Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

Reflect & Restore through Writing

Wed, Jul 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Sometimes it's hard to find the right words to tell the story we want to tell. Your experiences, your feelings, your thoughts, your struggles - it's all part of your story. Your story is unique to you, and writing it down can be a release, or...

Reflect & Restore through Writing

Beanstalk Storytime

Wed, Jul 29   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 29   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

Illustrator Talk with Keith Henry Brown

Wed, Jul 29   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us for a musical reading from Birth Of The Cool: How Miles Davis Found His Sound, written By Kathy Cornell Berman, illustrated by Keith Henry Brown who will narrate and discuss in lively conversation how the great jazz musician Miles...

Illustrator Talk with Keith Henry Brown

Summer Chess Tournament Series

Wed, Jul 29   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
30

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

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

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Neighborhood Collage with Hana Elwell and Alexandra Bynoe-Kasden!

Get inspired by your favorite places and things to do in Brooklyn and create a 3-d collage where the pictures jump out from the page. 


Join...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Summer Reading: Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Thu, Jul 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Multi-award winning children's artist, Lucy Kalantari, brings delightful jazz age inspired music everyone can enjoy! Kids and families will love the interactive jazz-scat-along play, while singing about the simple joys and delights of life....

Summer Reading: Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Book Discussion: Front Desk by Kelly Yang

Thu, Jul 30   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids anti-racism book discussion summer reading Virtual Programming

Check out an eBook copy of this fun Summer Reading title and tell us what you think about 10 year old Mia Tang's adventures behind the desk at the Calivista Motel!  Join the discussion on Zoom at 2:00 PM....

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Book Discussion: Front Desk by Kelly Yang

JUL
31

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Fri, Jul 31   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Back to the Future: Create A Time Capsule with Kate Calleri

Explore historical objects from BCM’s collection as we talk through the current moment and create a time capsule of your own timely treasures.

Join educators from...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Summer Reading: Myron the Magnificent

Fri, Jul 31   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Myron the Magnificent - with secrets passed down from his grandfather Mervyn the Magnificent and his father Marvin the Magnificent - will present a program of miracles that will entertain the whole family.

View the broadcast on Facebook...

Summer Reading: Myron the Magnificent

AUG
3

BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Mon, Aug 3   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Take a walk on the wild side with the virtual offerings of our friends at the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Prospect Park Zoo. Each day we’ll share a cool feature being offered online by our Zoological partners and learn more about how...

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BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Summer Reading: Monkey Monkey Music: At Home with Merry

Mon, Aug 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Come sing along with Merry in her special space created just for child viewers. Explore Merry's handmade world while she entertains children with familiar favorites and classic Monkey Monkey Music songs as seen daily on PBS stations.

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Summer Reading: Monkey Monkey Music: At Home with Merry

AUG
4

BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Tue, Aug 4   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Take a walk on the wild side with the virtual offerings of our friends at the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Prospect Park Zoo. Each day we’ll share a cool feature being offered online by our Zoological partners and learn more about how...

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BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Summer Reading: Dance Advance: Educational Dance Party

Tue, Aug 4   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Last summer, Marc Herstein aka Mr. Marc brought his Dance Advance: Educational Dance Party program to 12 BPL branches and had everyone moving their feet and letting lose! This summer Mr. Marc is bringing his dance party program to the virtual...

Summer Reading: Dance Advance: Educational Dance Party

AUG
5

BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Wed, Aug 5   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Take a walk on the wild side with the virtual offerings of our friends at the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Prospect Park Zoo. Each day we’ll share a cool feature being offered online by our Zoological partners and learn more about how...

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BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

Wed, Aug 5   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Make a beautiful collection of your life stories and family photos with Vita Story Club. Every week, we'll gather as a group on Zoom to share our photos and the stories behind them. We'll help you preserve them in a personal memory book to make a...

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Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

Summer Reading: Puppet Making

Wed, Aug 5   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Make a puppet out of an envelope!

Hear the story Too Much Noise while making a puppet with me to represent one of the animals that are brought into the house. It's a perfect story during these times about being crowded, and its the...

Summer Reading: Puppet Making

Summer Chess Tournament Series

Wed, Aug 5   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

AUG
6

BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Thu, Aug 6   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Take a walk on the wild side with the virtual offerings of our friends at the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Prospect Park Zoo. Each day we’ll share a cool feature being offered online by our Zoological partners and learn more about how...

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BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Summer Reading: Parallel Exit

Thu, Aug 6   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

A vaudeville show for the entire family, with juggling, magic, and music. Fun-loving physical comedians present a wide range of old-fashioned family entertainment, and you get to join in the fun! Brought to you by the award-winning troupe...

Summer Reading: Parallel Exit

AUG
7

BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Fri, Aug 7   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Take a walk on the wild side with the virtual offerings of our friends at the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Prospect Park Zoo. Each day we’ll share a cool feature being offered online by our Zoological partners and learn more about how...

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BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Summer Reading: Star Stories

Fri, Aug 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

For millennia, people have gazed at the night sky and told themselves stories about the pictures they see there. These same stars and constellations also allowed sailors to find their way back to port. Using images of the night sky, stories from...

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Summer Reading: Star Stories

AUG
10

BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Mon, Aug 10   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

In a place where so many people come from many different places, plants can show us how diverse Brooklyn really is. Join the Brooklyn Botanic Garden to explore what’s in bloom in your neighborhood, how to identify some of the plants growing...

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Summer Reading: Calpulli Youth Dance

Mon, Aug 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company’s mission is to celebrate the rich diversity of Mexican and Mexican-American cultural heritage through dance-based programming. Join us for a festive celebration of Mexican dance and music!

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Summer Reading: Calpulli Youth Dance

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