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Brooklyn Public Library is celebrating its 125th Anniversary this year! Join us for a series of celebrations around Brooklyn this summer to commemorate this incredible milestone and participate in our Summer Reading program.

This event takes place at Imagination Playground at Betsy Head located in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn. (Dumont Ave and Bristol St )

Joe the Magic Man makes sure that all of his tricks and acts are enjoyable to all ages! From rabbits to doves, children would love to pet the animals involved on each of his shows. 

Join us for other family fun activities from 11am until 2pm on that day.

  • Storytime
  • Joe the Magic Man
  • Dancercise with Akwesi Asante
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Free Giveaways
  • Library Card Sign Ups
  • Plus More

Note: Event is weather permitting. Rain date will be Thursday, June 9, 2022.  Register (not required) if you would like to receive notification of any date changes.

For more information call 718.649.0311


This program is a collaboration of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brownsville, Canarsie, and East New York neighborhood libraries.

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