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Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Shine and the Moonbeams

Tue, Jun 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Events for Youth and Family stomp clap and sing summer reading Virtual Programming

Shine and the Moonbeams - create a soulful musical extravaganza that captures the sweetness, uncertainty and simplicity of youth. Guitarist John Heagle currently plays with the faux French garage-...

Grab & Go Kit: My own Treasure Box

Tue, Jun 15   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Leonard Library

arts and crafts grab and go kits summer reading

 

Do I need a Treasure  Box of my own? What can I put inside? How should I decorate it to stand out? Just use your IMAGINATION!           ...

Borough Park Presents Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Explores Coral Reefs

Tue, Jun 15   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

little scientists summer reading Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike moves on from studying specific groups of animals to studying the forms of life that live in one habitat. Today he explores coral reefs by reading Dive In: Swim With Sea Creatures at...

African Dance & Hip-Hop

Tue, Jun 15   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Flatbush Library

summer reading

African Dance & Hip-Hop – instructor can connect the two: African dance and its influence in Brooklyn hip-hop.

An illustration of a boy reading a book, his hand opening a door to show his heart. He is surrounded by the sun, a rocketship, a guitar and stars.

Miss Lynn Reads about Juneteenth

Tue, Jun 15   2:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Virtual

juneteenth summer reading

Miss Lynn will be reading about Juneteenth on the Borough Park Facebook page.

Spell Books: Dungeons & Dragons

Tue, Jun 15   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

summer reading table-top & board games teen time Virtual Programming

Have you ever wanted to start a game of Dungeons & Dragons but were too overwhelmed by the rules? Are you a novice player who needs a refresher? Or maybe you're an avid fan who wants to entice...

Celebrate Juneteenth: Anansi the Spider Folktales

Tue, Jun 15   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

juneteenth summer reading Virtual Programming

Join our storyteller for interactive folktales from both West Africa and the Carribean following that trickster, Anansi the Spider. We'll hear creation stories and other tales that span...

Teen Trivia: Anime

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

summer reading teen tech time teen time Virtual Programming

Join us on Tuesday June 15th at 4:00PM for Teen Trivia: Anime. Test your knowledge all about Anime.

Ages 12-17 are welcome.

This program will take place on Zoom and Kahoot. You...

Story and Craft

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Leonard, Garden

grab and go kits kids create storytime summer reading

Enjoy a classic readaloud then create a craft related to the book!

All the materials will be provided in a Grab & Go Craft Kit

An illustration of a girl reading while baking or cooking. She is surrounded by sun, birds, a cat, a trumpet

Team Up To Read: Making Connections!

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

grab and go kits summer reading team up to read Virtual Programming

Team Up To Read is a free, interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers. Offering a bridge between school and home, the program helps build strong readers by...

Bilingual Birdies Spanish/English Storytime

Wed, Jun 16   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

first five years preschool summer reading Virtual Programming

Experience the online bilingual magic with live music, bubble dance parties, and entertaining puppet shows! In our 30-minute online classes, families enjoy the same lively...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Juneteenth Megaphones

Wed, Jun 16   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Stop by the library to pick up a craft kit with supplies to make your own megaphone to spread your message and celebrate Juneteenth! Kits include cardstock, stickers, instructions, and a sheet...

Kids Explore: Oscar and Herman Play Inside!

Wed, Jun 16   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

first five years kids explore storytime summer reading

Join us Wednesday's at 10:30am for episodes of Oscar and Herman Play Inside! Watch as these adorable brothers create their own joy, handle frustration, and fill up their free time when they...

Storytime in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Wed, Jun 16   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

bpl outdoors preschool storytime summer reading

Join the Brooklyn Public Library for a rollicking good time listening to stories, singing songs, and enjoying the breeze from the water!

Librarians from the Brooklyn Heights and Annex...

A photograph of a librarian holding up a book for a masked, socially distanced storytime.

Toddler Time

Wed, Jun 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

bpl outdoors first five years storytime summer reading

Storytime in the garden! This LIVE, in-person storytime will be held each Wednesday morning at 11:00 in the Red Hook library's backyard, weather permitting (enter through the library). Spread the...

The Secrets of Wacky Balloon Artistry

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Red Hook Library

after school bpl outdoors summer reading summer reading kickoff

Learn how to make amazing balloon sculptures! The magical Amore will teach you the secrets to twist, tie and knot balloons.

This live, free event will take place outside at the Red Hook...

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Virtual

storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike continues his reading of the Encyclopedia Brown Mysteries in order with the second mystery in the the fourth book in the series: Encyclopedia Brown Gets His Man. Today's mystery is The...

Picture of Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective, examining a clue in his office.

The Secrets of Wacky Balloon Artistry

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Red Hook Library

bpl outdoors magic show summer reading summer reading kickoff

LIVE program outdoors to kick off Summer Reading! Learn how to make amazing balloon sculptures. The magical Amore will teach you the secrets to twist, tie and knot balloons.

This program...

Reverie String Ensemble present "Summertime" a fabulous outdoor concert

Wed, Jun 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

all ages bpl outdoors Events for Youth and Family live music

Please join us in front of Sheepshead Bay Library for our first, fabulous outdoor event - live and in person! It will be wonderful to get together to celebrate summer and the reopening of...

Kesingteen Presents: Star Wars: Battlefront

Wed, Jun 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

summer reading techknowledge teen tech time Virtual Programming

Star Wars fans!  Join us on our Twitch channel as we stream Star Wars:  Battlefront 2 as this week's installment of Kensingteen Presents.  Will the Force be with us?  Come find...

Star Wars: BattleFront 2

Nigel Morgan's From Value Study to Color Study

Wed, Jun 16   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

adult learning Artists on Site never too late to learn summer reading

From Value Study to Color Study’… this virtual art class cover the basics of Color Theory. You will learn the methods exploring various moods to your painting through proper color selection....

Jack and Friends: Family Music Playground Series with Suzi Shelton

Thu, Jun 17   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

live music music summer reading

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton for a series of free, fun-filled musical performances and amazing giant bubbles. The bubbles start at 10 am and the music begins at 10:30. Geared for...

Zoom Virtual Storytime from Adams Street Library

Thu, Jun 17   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

preschool storytime summer reading toddler time

Join us for Virtual Storytime (Storyzoom?) with Kat from Adams Street Library and Annex for books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language...

Screenshot of Zoom storytime with children's librarian Kat

Masterpieces of Chinese Music

Thu, Jun 17   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

apple bank chinese everyone is welcome here immigrant heritage month

Music From China presents an online concert of traditional Chinese music with three musicians performing on iconic Chinese instruments – Wang Guowei on the erhu, Sun Li on the pipa, and Ann Yao on...

Immigrant Heritage Month at Brooklyn Public Library

Celebrate Juneteenth

Thu, Jun 17   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

arts and crafts celebrate heritage juneteenth summer reading

 

Juneteenth is a holiday that commemorates the freeing of the last slaves in the USA. What will you do to celebrate freedom on Juneteenth? Come into the Dekalb Library as...

Spell Books: Dungeons & Dragons

Thu, Jun 17   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

summer reading table-top & board games teen time Virtual Programming

Have you ever wanted to start a game of Dungeons & Dragons but were too overwhelmed by the rules? Are you a novice player who needs a refresher? Or maybe you're an avid fan who wants to entice...

Celebrate Juneteenth: African Dance and Hip Hop

Thu, Jun 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

juneteenth summer reading Virtual Programming

In this class for the family, Fritzlyn Hector will share how African dance and music are essential in the evolution of hip hop dance. By way of demonstration and participation, viewers will...

Kids Create: Kandinsky

Thu, Jun 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

arts and crafts kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Today we'll explore the art of Wassily Kandinsky and then make our own inspired work!

Suggested materials:

Colored Paper Markers  Scissors Glue

**Registration...

Colored pencils

Virtual Book Adventures: In Celebration of Juneteenth

Thu, Jun 17   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

book adventures juneteenth summer reading Virtual Programming

Please join us for a live Book Adventures program on the Dyker Library Facebook page. Miss Ann will read a non-fiction book:  "Celebrating Holidays: Juneteenth," by Rachel Grack, and a...

Hands holding books

Borough Park Presents Nigel Morgan artist in residence 99 projects from the 99 cent store

Thu, Jun 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

all ages arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family kids create

Learn to create art with items you probably have at home, or can buy from 99 cent store.   This program is taught by Artist in Residence Nigel Morgan. Registration is required....

Lee Conmigo

Thu, Jun 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

early literacy Events for Youth and Family spanish summer reading

Lee Conmigo – ¡Lee! ¡Hable! ¡Cante! ¡Juegue! Libros y recursos gratuitos. Una serie de cuatro talleres virtuales y gratuitos sobre buenas prácticas para cuidadores de niños jóvenes. Vamos a...

Read Aloud Your Most Favorite Children’s Book in Sharing!

Thu, Jun 17   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

adult learning literacy multilingual storytime never too late to learn

Enjoy reading Children’s Picture Books for fun with adults and your families! 

Want to learn English and other foreign languages via reading with us?  

...

Bilingual Birdies French/English Storytime

Fri, Jun 18   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

first five years preschool summer reading Virtual Programming

Experience the online bilingual magic with live music, bubble dance parties, and entertaining puppet shows! In our 30-minute online classes, families enjoy the same lively...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Grab & Go Kits: Create your own fun project

Fri, Jun 18   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Come by the Leonard Library on and pick up a free grab and go craft kit!  Each kit contains everything you need to make your really own fun crafts project: popsicles, feathers, pompoms,...

Virtual Bilingual Birdies Mandarin/English Storytime

Fri, Jun 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

chinese preschool summer reading Virtual Programming

Bilingual Birdies Online Mandarin Classes  

Experience the online bilingual magic with live music, bubble dance parties, and entertaining...

Summer Reading Kickoff with Myron the Magnificent

Fri, Jun 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

kids explore magic show summer reading summer reading kickoff

It’s that time of year, Summer Reading is here!
This year’s theme is Read What You Love, Love What You Read.

Stop by the steps of Stone Avenue Library for a magical performance by...

An illustration of a boy reading a book, his hand opening a door to show his heart. He is surrounded by the sun, a rocketship, a guitar and stars.

Read with Pride!

Fri, Jun 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

lgbtq pride month summer reading teen time

Come join us for LGBTQ book talks and discussion to help you find the perfect summer read! 

a rainbow paper gradient wih

Grab & Go Kids Create: Heart Zentangles

Fri, Jun 18   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

grab and go kits kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Learn the art of Zentangles - a mindful meditation and art activity all in one!  This program gives ideas for two heart tangles.  They are easy for beginners and kids can...

Celebrate Juneteenth: The Freedom People Forgot. One Man Show!

Fri, Jun 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

juneteenth summer reading

Let's Celebrate Juneteenth!

In a world that has never truly atoned for the sins of slavery, enters TRUBONE, a man of an indeterminate age… a gifted storyteller, profound and...

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, Jun 19   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Free !Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go childrens craft in our lobby for pickup. While supplies last.

Celebrate Juneteenth: Enjoy a virtual story-time and arts and craft activity!

Sat, Jun 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

arts and crafts juneteenth storytime summer reading

We invite all of you for a virtual story-time and craft activity.

Fun for all ages!

Create your craft and post an image of your beautiful art on our Virtual Art Studio of...

Spell Books: Dungeons & Dragons

Sat, Jun 19   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

summer reading table-top & board games teen time Virtual Programming

Have you ever wanted to start a game of Dungeons & Dragons but were too overwhelmed by the rules? Are you a novice player who needs a refresher? Or maybe you're an avid fan who wants to entice...

Summer Reading: Grab & Go Kits

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Come by the Kensington Library to pick up a Grab & Go kit. We will be distributing them every Monday all summer to celebrate Summer Reading (except the week of July 4th, come by Tuesday, July...

An illustration of girl reading a book. She is surrounded by the sun, flowers, bugs, a rocketship and stars.

Grab & Go Craft Kits: Simply Watercolor

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Come to the Leonard library to get weekly Grab & GO Craft kit.   What would you find inside? ......    Watercolors and special white paper to use.       ...

Photo of watercolor paints and brushes

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads Dad's Dinosaur Day

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

father's day storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

In honor of Father's Day, Mr. Mike reads Dad's Dinosaur Day by Dianne Dawson Hearn. 

 

Click here to access the video

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Grab-and-Go Art Kit: Make Art like William H. Johnson

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

arts and crafts grab and go kits juneteenth summer reading

In honor of Juneteenth, the Kings Highway Library is happy to offer a set of Grab-and-Go Art Kits for teens celebrating the art of William H. Johnson, a prominent African-American artist of the...

Celebrating Black American History & Culture with I AM A MAN protest in background

Virtual Live Music with Conroy Warren

Mon, Jun 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

live music summer reading Virtual Programming

Feeling the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren. It’s fun! It’s...

Green Series: Dara McAnulty's Diary of a Young Naturalist, hosted by Jess Turner

Mon, Jun 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

author talks autism environment Events for Youth and Family

Join Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center for our June Green Series with winner of the Wainright prize for UK nature writing, Dara McAnulty. He'll discuss his new book Diary...

Borough Park Presents Juan Tica - Chess Workshop

Mon, Jun 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

after school Chess Workshop summer reading Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register...

Knight chess piece

Zoom Storytime with Ms. Abby!

Tue, Jun 22   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

early literacy first five years preschool storytime

Join us for an interactive Virtual Storytime on Zoom, with Ms. Abby from the Cypress Hills Library! We will be sharing books, songs, rhymes, and tips for development of early literacy skills...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Borough Park Presents Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Explores The Food Chain

Tue, Jun 22   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Virtual

little scientists summer reading Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike reads about how the sun supports life in the water and helps creates the oxygen in our air when he reads Ocean Sunlight: How Tiny Plants Feed the Seas by Molly Bang & Penny Chisholm,...

Virtual Brainy Babies

Tue, Jun 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Brainy Babies first five years summer reading

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers in the Gravesend, Midwood, and Bensonhurst (New Utrecht) communities. This...

Brainy Babies

Team Up To Read (in the yard)

Tue, Jun 22   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Washington Irving Library

bpl outdoors grab and go kits Reading Room summer reading

Team Up To Read is a free, interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers. Offering a bridge between school and home, the program helps build strong readers by...

Bilingual Birdies Spanish/English Storytime

Wed, Jun 23   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

first five years preschool summer reading Virtual Programming

Experience the online bilingual magic with live music, bubble dance parties, and entertaining puppet shows! In our 30-minute online classes, families enjoy the same lively...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Sidewalk Libraries Storytime

Wed, Jun 23   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Macon Library

bpl outdoors storytime summer reading

Macon outdoor storytimes are back during our Sidewalk Libraries program!

Macon's children's librarians will be reading stories, singing songs, and sharing rhymes and finger-plays.

...

An illustration of girl reading a book. She is surrounded by the sun, flowers, bugs, a rocketship and stars.

Teen Grab and Go 3-D Print Keychains

Wed, Jun 23   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

grab and go kits summer reading teen tech time

Starting  Wednesday June 23rd  at 10:00AM pick up a Grab and Go 3-D Print Keychain at the Highlawn Library while supplies last. The Kit will include:  One 3-D Print Keychain in...

3D Printer

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Origami Essentials

Wed, Jun 23   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Stop by the Highlawn Library to pick up some essential supplies for origami and other paper crafting activities! Kits include square origami paper in various patterns and colors, along with some...

Kids Explore: Oscar and Herman Play Inside!

Wed, Jun 23   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

first five years kids explore storytime summer reading

Join us Wednesday's at 10:30am for episodes of Oscar and Herman Play Inside! Watch as these adorable brothers create their own joy, handle frustration, and fill up their free time when they...

Sidewalk Libraries Storytime

Wed, Jun 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Macon Library

bpl outdoors storytime summer reading

Macon outdoor storytimes are back during our Sidewalk Libraries program!

Macon's children's librarians will be reading stories, singing songs, and sharing rhymes and finger-plays.

...

An illustration of girl reading a book. She is surrounded by the sun, flowers, bugs, a rocketship and stars.

Garden Stories

Wed, Jun 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Leonard, Garden

first five years grab and go kits storytime summer reading

Join us every other Wednesday to hear stories and favorite tales and sing songs and rhymes.  This program will take place  in our garden - entrance from Leonard Street....

Kid's Create Grab & Go Craft Demonstration

Wed, Jun 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Macon Library

arts and crafts bpl outdoors grab and go kits summer reading

As part of our Sidewalk Libraries program, Macon Children's Librarians will demonstrate a craft project and hand out Grab & Go kits so that you can replicate what we made with your own...

Kids Create: Origami Tutorial

Wed, Jun 23   11:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

arts and crafts kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Stop by the Highlawn Library's Facebook page for a new origami tutorial video by Mr. Gordon. The video will remain up on our Facebook page, so you can work at your own pace. 

Need...

Toddler Time

Wed, Jun 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

bpl outdoors first five years storytime summer reading

Storytime in the garden! This LIVE, in-person storytime will be held each Wednesday morning at 11:00 in the Red Hook library's backyard, weather permitting (enter through the library). Spread the...

Garden Stories

Wed, Jun 23   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Leonard, Garden

first five years grab and go kits storytime summer reading

Join us every other Wednesday to hear stories and favorite tales and sing songs and rhymes.  This program will take place  in our garden - entrance from Leonard Street....

Sidewalk Libraries Storytime

Wed, Jun 23   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Macon Library

bpl outdoors storytime summer reading

Macon outdoor storytimes are back during our Sidewalk Libraries program!

Macon's children's librarians will be reading stories, singing songs, and sharing rhymes and finger-plays.

...

An illustration of girl reading a book. She is surrounded by the sun, flowers, bugs, a rocketship and stars.

Sidewalk Libraries Storytime

Wed, Jun 23   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Macon Library

bpl outdoors storytime summer reading

Macon outdoor storytimes are back during our Sidewalk Libraries program!

Macon's children's librarians will be reading stories, singing songs, and sharing rhymes and finger-plays.

...

An illustration of girl reading a book. She is surrounded by the sun, flowers, bugs, a rocketship and stars.

Kid's Create Grab & Go Craft Demonstration

Wed, Jun 23   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

arts and crafts bpl outdoors grab and go kits summer reading

As part of our Sidewalk Libraries program, Macon Children's Librarians will demonstrate a craft project and hand out Grab & Go kits so that you can replicate what we made with your own...

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Wed, Jun 23   3:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Virtual

storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike continues his reading of the Encyclopedia Brown Mysteries in order with the third mystery in the the fourth book in the series: Encyclopedia Brown Gets His Man. Today's mystery is The...

Picture of Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective, examining a clue in his office.

Kids Create

Wed, Jun 23   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

after school arts and crafts bpl outdoors grab and go kits

Join us to watch a librarian demonstrate a craft, then pick up your Grab and Go craft supplies.

This will take place on Macon Street, beside the  branch.

 

Virtual Book Adventures: Be Yourself

Wed, Jun 23   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

book adventures summer reading Virtual Programming

Please join us for a live Book Adventures program on the Dyker Library Facebook page. Miss Ann will read "William's Doll," written by Charlotte Zolotow, and "Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's...

Hands holding books

Nigel Morgan's From Value Study to Color Study

Wed, Jun 23   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

adult learning Artists on Site never too late to learn summer reading

From Value Study to Color Study’… this virtual art class cover the basics of Color Theory. You will learn the methods exploring various moods to your painting through proper color selection....

Jack and Friends: Family Music Playground Series with Suzi Shelton

Thu, Jun 24   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

live music music summer reading

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton for a series of free, fun-filled musical performances and amazing giant bubbles. The bubbles start at 10 am and the music begins at 10:30. Geared for...

Zoom Virtual Storytime from Adams Street Library

Thu, Jun 24   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

preschool storytime summer reading toddler time

Join us for Virtual Storytime (Storyzoom?) with Kat from Adams Street Library and Annex for books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language...

Screenshot of Zoom storytime with children's librarian Kat

DIY Teen Grab and Go!

Thu, Jun 24   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

arts and crafts diy grab and go kits summer reading

Pick up a Grab and Go Kit at McKinley Park Library while supplies last. They will be given out every other Thursday throughout the summer!

Virtual Live Music - Juneteenth Celebration

Thu, Jun 24   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Events for Youth and Family live music summer reading Virtual Programming

Feeling the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren. It’s fun! It’s...

DIY - outdoors

Thu, Jun 24   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

bpl outdoors diy summer reading teen time

Be Creative!

DIY for Teens in the garden! This LIVE, in-person outdoors event will be held in the Red Hook library's backyard, weather permitting (enter through the...

Mill Basin Presents Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Thu, Jun 24   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

summer reading team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free, interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers. Offering a bridge between school and home, the program helps build strong readers by...

Lee Conmigo

Thu, Jun 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

early literacy Events for Youth and Family spanish summer reading

Lee Conmigo – ¡Lee! ¡Hable! ¡Cante! ¡Juegue! Libros y recursos gratuitos. Una serie de cuatro talleres virtuales y gratuitos sobre buenas prácticas para cuidadores de niños jóvenes. Vamos a...

Borough Park Presents Nigel Morgan artist in residence 99 projects from the 99 cent store

Thu, Jun 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

all ages arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family kids create

Learn to create art with items you probably have at home, or can buy from 99 cent store.   This program is taught by Artist in Residence Nigel Morgan. Registration is required....

Drag Queen Story Hour

Thu, Jun 24   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Annex

bpl outdoors LGBTQ lgbtq pride month storytime

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy! Join storyteller Paradise in the DUMBO Archway, under the Manhattan Bridge, for ...

A photograph of Drag Queen Story Hour performer Paradise with

Bilingual Birdies French/English Storytime

Fri, Jun 25   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

first five years preschool summer reading Virtual Programming

Experience the online bilingual magic with live music, bubble dance parties, and entertaining puppet shows! In our 30-minute online classes, families enjoy the same lively...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Virtual Bilingual Birdies Mandarin/English Storytime

Fri, Jun 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

chinese preschool summer reading Virtual Programming

Bilingual Birdies Online Mandarin Classes  

Experience the online bilingual magic with live music, bubble dance parties, and entertaining...

Grab & Go Kids Create: Make your own Accordion Book

Fri, Jun 25   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

grab and go kits kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Pick up a Grab & Go bag with the supplies listed below in our lobby at 1901 Mermaid Avenue (Mermaid Ave. and W. 19th St.) and join the Premiere on Facebook here to ...

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, Jun 26   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Free !Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go childrens craft in our lobby for pickup. While supplies last.

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Sat, Jun 26   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

diy grab and go kits summer reading teen time

Be Creative !
 

Grab & Go Kits for Kids - Red Hook

Sat, Jun 26   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

arts and crafts diy kids create summer reading

Free! Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go childrens craft in our lobby for pickup. While supplies last.

MOCAKIDS Storytime

Sat, Jun 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

apple bank chinese immigrant heritage month multilingual storytime

Join the Museum of Chinese in America for a special bilingual English and Mandarin adaptation of Ed Young's classic tale, Lon Po Po! Then, learn how to craft your very own puppet!

...

Glimpses of Bangla Culture

Sat, Jun 26   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

apple bank bengali celebrate heritage everyone is welcome here

Glimpses of Bangla Culture

Enjoy Bangladeshi dance and music presented by the Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts (BIPA).

 

বাংলা সংস্কৃতির ঝলক 

...

Bangla dancers

Virtual Trivia!

Sat, Jun 26   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

summer reading table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Join the Saratoga Library for Virtual Games featuring Trivia & Scavenger Hunts!  From animals and famous people to general knowledge and searching skills, these virtual games are sure to...

Summer Reading: Grab & Go Kits

Mon, Jun 28   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Come by the Kensington Library to pick up a Grab & Go kit. We will be distributing them every Monday all summer to celebrate Summer Reading (except the week of July 4th, come by Tuesday, July...

An illustration of girl reading a book. She is surrounded by the sun, flowers, bugs, a rocketship and stars.

Grab & Go Craft Kit: Windsock for the 4th of July!

Mon, Jun 28   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

arts and crafts grab and go kits summer reading

Let's celebrate the the 4th of July, our countery's  Independence Day with colorful windsock

Materials:  colored constraction paper, stickers.

Materials are available for...

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads Books About Differences and Belonging

Mon, Jun 28   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

lgbtq pride month storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Today, Mr. Mike reads two books about creatures who find a place where they belong after being born into places where they don't fit in. The first is A Peacock Among Pigeons, written by Tyler...

Storytime in the Yard

Mon, Jun 28   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

bpl outdoors storytime summer reading

Join us for a morning of books and songs as your baby or toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. 

Registration is required, to ensure...

Let’s Connect: Practice Zoom Social Club [Session 3]

Mon, Jun 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

adult learning multilingual never too late to learn summer reading

How are you and hope all is well with you and your family!

Can't get out because of COVID-19? 

Please join Jay (Ryder Library) and Shirley (Spring Creek Library) and let’s...

Borough Park Presents Juan Tica - Chess Workshop

Mon, Jun 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

after school Chess Workshop summer reading Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register...

Knight chess piece

Virtual Brainy Babies

Tue, Jun 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Brainy Babies first five years summer reading

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers in the Gravesend, Midwood, and Bensonhurst (New Utrecht) communities. This...

Brainy Babies

DIY Teen Crafts: Commonplace Notebook for Beginners Monthly Series

Tue, Jun 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

arts and crafts diy summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us on Tuesday June 29th at 4:00PM for our Monthly Series: The Commonplace Notebook. Learn different crafting techniques to create fun pages inside your notebook.

The video will be...

Sidewalk Libraries Storytime

Wed, Jun 30   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Macon Library

bpl outdoors storytime summer reading

Macon outdoor storytimes are back during our Sidewalk Libraries program!

Macon's children's librarians will be reading stories, singing songs, and sharing rhymes and finger-plays.

...

An illustration of girl reading a book. She is surrounded by the sun, flowers, bugs, a rocketship and stars.

Bilingual Birdies Spanish/English Storytime

Wed, Jun 30   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

first five years preschool summer reading Virtual Programming

Experience the online bilingual magic with live music, bubble dance parties, and entertaining puppet shows! In our 30-minute online classes, families enjoy the same lively...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Brown Bear Books

Wed, Jun 30   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

first five years grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Stop by the Highlawn Library to pick up this week's storytime craft: a supply kit with everything you need to make your own mini-storybook, based on the classic Bill Martin Jr. story ...

Kids Explore: Oscar and Herman Play Inside!

Wed, Jun 30   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

first five years kids explore storytime summer reading

Join us Wednesday's at 10:30am for episodes of Oscar and Herman Play Inside! Watch as these adorable brothers create their own joy, handle frustration, and fill up their free time when they...

Sidewalk Libraries Storytime

Wed, Jun 30   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Macon Library

bpl outdoors storytime summer reading

Macon outdoor storytimes are back during our Sidewalk Libraries program!

Macon's children's librarians will be reading stories, singing songs, and sharing rhymes and finger-plays.

...

An illustration of girl reading a book. She is surrounded by the sun, flowers, bugs, a rocketship and stars.

Storytime in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Wed, Jun 30   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Annex

bpl outdoors preschool storytime summer reading

Join the Brooklyn Public Library for a rollicking good time listening to stories, singing songs, and enjoying the breeze from the water!

Librarians from the Brooklyn Heights and Annex...

A photograph of a librarian holding up a book for a masked, socially distanced storytime.

Lovely Dominica

Wed, Jun 30   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

apple bank everyone is welcome here immigrant heritage month multilingual storytime

Join Disnie Sebastien as she takes you on her journey growing up on the beautiful Caribbean island, Dominica. Learn all about the lovely island through singing, dancing, and storytelling.

Immigrant Heritage Month at Brooklyn Public Library

Virtual Storytime with Mr. Gordon

Wed, Jun 30   11:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us on the Highlawn Library Facebook Page on Wednesday 6/30 for a virtual storytime with Mr. Gordon. If you can't make it don't worry--the video will be available for 48...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Kid's Create Grab & Go Craft Demonstration

Wed, Jun 30   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Macon Library

arts and crafts bpl outdoors grab and go kits summer reading

As part of our Sidewalk Libraries program, Macon Children's Librarians will demonstrate a craft project and hand out Grab & Go kits so that you can replicate what we made with your own...

Toddler Time

Wed, Jun 30   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

bpl outdoors first five years storytime summer reading

Storytime in the garden! This LIVE, in-person storytime will be held each Wednesday morning at 11:00 in the Red Hook library's backyard, weather permitting (enter through the library). Spread the...

Sidewalk Libraries Storytime

Wed, Jun 30   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Macon Library

bpl outdoors storytime summer reading

Macon outdoor storytimes are back during our Sidewalk Libraries program!

Macon's children's librarians will be reading stories, singing songs, and sharing rhymes and finger-plays.

...

An illustration of girl reading a book. She is surrounded by the sun, flowers, bugs, a rocketship and stars.

Sidewalk Libraries Storytime

Wed, Jun 30   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Macon Library

bpl outdoors storytime summer reading

Macon outdoor storytimes are back during our Sidewalk Libraries program!

Macon's children's librarians will be reading stories, singing songs, and sharing rhymes and finger-plays.

...

An illustration of girl reading a book. She is surrounded by the sun, flowers, bugs, a rocketship and stars.

Kid's Create Grab & Go Craft Demonstration

Wed, Jun 30   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

arts and crafts bpl outdoors grab and go kits summer reading

As part of our Sidewalk Libraries program, Macon Children's Librarians will demonstrate a craft project and hand out Grab & Go kits so that you can replicate what we made with your own...

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

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

storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike continues his reading of the Encyclopedia Brown Mysteries in order with the fourth mystery in the the fourth book in the series: Encyclopedia Brown Gets His Man. Today's mystery is The...

Picture of Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective, examining a clue in his office.

Borough Park Presents: Anansi the Spider and World folktales

Wed, Jun 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Events for Youth and Family everyone is welcome here never too late to learn storytime

ANANSI AND HIS CHILDREN

Adventures of Anansi the Spider Anansi’s efforts to trick his friends backfire! Our storyteller casts a web of magic on his audience using his own trickery.Based on...

Teen Book Club: FELIX EVER AFTER

Wed, Jun 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

book discussion lgbtq pride month summer reading teen time

For Pride 2021, we will be reading and talking about FELIX EVER AFTER by Kacen Callender. 

"Felix Love, a transgender seventeen-year-old, attempts to get revenge by catfishing his...

In bold white font, the words

Nigel Morgan's From Value Study to Color Study

Wed, Jun 30   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

adult learning Artists on Site never too late to learn summer reading

From Value Study to Color Study’… this virtual art class cover the basics of Color Theory. You will learn the methods exploring various moods to your painting through proper color selection....

DIY Teen Crafts: Art Coloring Pages Kit

Thu, Jul 1   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

arts and crafts diy grab and go kits summer reading

Starting July 1st  at 1:00PM pick up a Grab and Go Art Coloring Pages Kit at the Highlawn Library while supplies last. The Kit will include: An Assortment of Coloring Pages, and Colored...

Colored pencils

Summer Reading Outside

Thu, Jul 1   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

grab and go kits summer reading

Find us outside of the New Utrecht library for socially-distanced book, art, or music activities, free books, and summer reading materials. Find new books and recommend an old...

An illustration of a boy reading a book, his hand opening a door to show his heart. He is surrounded by the sun, a rocketship, a guitar and stars.

Lee Conmigo

Thu, Jul 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

early literacy Events for Youth and Family spanish summer reading

Lee Conmigo – ¡Lee! ¡Hable! ¡Cante! ¡Juegue! Libros y recursos gratuitos. Una serie de cuatro talleres virtuales y gratuitos sobre buenas prácticas para cuidadores de niños jóvenes. Vamos a...

Kids Create: Gratitude Journaling

Fri, Jul 2   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Coney Island Library

grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Have fun thinking of what you are grateful for and express your feelings using coloring sheets to make a gratitude journal!  Pick up Grab & Go bags at the Coney Island...

Crayons

Grab-and-Go: Kids Create

Fri, Jul 2   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go Arts & Crafts kit to take home and create! For kids age 5-12 years old. Kits available while supplies last.

*Kits may...

An illustration of two girls reading, one is surrounded by flowers and one is baking. They are surrounded by animals, bugs and stars.

Zoom Storytime with Ms. Abby!

Tue, Jul 6   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

early literacy first five years preschool storytime

Join us for an interactive Virtual Storytime on Zoom, with Ms. Abby from the Cypress Hills Library! We will be sharing books, songs, rhymes, and tips for development of early literacy skills...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Virtual Brainy Babies

Tue, Jul 6   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Brainy Babies first five years summer reading

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers in the Gravesend, Midwood, and Bensonhurst (New Utrecht) communities. This...

Brainy Babies

Summer Reading: Grab & Go Kits

Tue, Jul 6   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington Library

grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Come by the Kensington Library to pick up a Grab & Go kit. We will be distributing them every Monday all summer to celebrate Summer Reading (except the week of July 4th, come by Tuesday, July...

An illustration of girl reading a book. She is surrounded by the sun, flowers, bugs, a rocketship and stars.

Magic with Eileen

Tue, Jul 6   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

magic show summer reading

Eileen is a magician and zany scientist combined in one! Her magic show is full interactive entertainment for kids of all ages. She performs classic magic tricks as well as fun new ones! She just...

Sidewalk Libraries Storytime

Wed, Jul 7   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Macon Library

bpl outdoors storytime summer reading

Macon outdoor storytimes are back during our Sidewalk Libraries program!

Macon's children's librarians will be reading stories, singing songs, and sharing rhymes and finger-plays.

...

An illustration of girl reading a book. She is surrounded by the sun, flowers, bugs, a rocketship and stars.

Kids Explore: Oscar and Herman Play Inside!

Wed, Jul 7   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

first five years kids explore storytime summer reading

Join us Wednesday's at 10:30am for episodes of Oscar and Herman Play Inside! Watch as these adorable brothers create their own joy, handle frustration, and fill up their free time when they...

Sidewalk Libraries Storytime

Wed, Jul 7   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Macon Library

bpl outdoors storytime summer reading

Macon outdoor storytimes are back during our Sidewalk Libraries program!

Macon's children's librarians will be reading stories, singing songs, and sharing rhymes and finger-plays.

...

An illustration of girl reading a book. She is surrounded by the sun, flowers, bugs, a rocketship and stars.

Garden Stories

Wed, Jul 7   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Leonard, Garden

first five years grab and go kits storytime summer reading

Join us every other Wednesday to hear stories and favorite tales, sing songs and rhymes.  This program will take place  in our garden - entrance from Leonard Street.

...

Toddler Time

Wed, Jul 7   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

bpl outdoors first five years storytime summer reading

Storytime in the garden! This LIVE, in-person storytime will be held each Wednesday morning at 11:00 in the Red Hook library's backyard, weather permitting (enter through the library). Spread the...

The Uncle Devin Show

Wed, Jul 7   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

summer reading Virtual Programming

The Uncle Devin Show® is a live, interactive musical experience for children by renowned drummer Devin Walker. The show cultivates the minds of children through percussion instruments and is a...

Virtual Storytime

Wed, Jul 7   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

first five years summer reading Virtual Programming

Kids age 0-5 years and their caregivers are invited to join New Utrecht librarians for virtual storytime on Zoom! During storytime we'll sing songs, learn rhymes, and read books together...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Kid's Create Grab & Go Craft Demonstration

Wed, Jul 7   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Macon Library

arts and crafts bpl outdoors grab and go kits summer reading

As part of our Sidewalk Libraries program, Macon Children's Librarians will demonstrate a craft project and hand out Grab & Go kits so that you can replicate what we made with your own...

Garden Stories

Wed, Jul 7   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Leonard, Garden

first five years grab and go kits storytime summer reading

Join us every other Wednesday to hear stories and favorite tales, sing songs and rhymes.  This program will take place  in our garden - entrance from Leonard Street.

...

Summer Reading Outside

Wed, Jul 7   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

grab and go kits summer reading

Find us outside of the New Utrecht library for socially-distanced book, art, or music activities, free books, and summer reading materials. Find new books and recommend an old...

An illustration of a boy reading a book, his hand opening a door to show his heart. He is surrounded by the sun, a rocketship, a guitar and stars.

Sidewalk Libraries Storytime

Wed, Jul 7   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Macon Library

bpl outdoors storytime summer reading

Macon outdoor storytimes are back during our Sidewalk Libraries program!

Macon's children's librarians will be reading stories, singing songs, and sharing rhymes and finger-plays.

...

An illustration of girl reading a book. She is surrounded by the sun, flowers, bugs, a rocketship and stars.

Sidewalk Libraries Storytime

Wed, Jul 7   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Macon Library

bpl outdoors storytime summer reading

Macon outdoor storytimes are back during our Sidewalk Libraries program!

Macon's children's librarians will be reading stories, singing songs, and sharing rhymes and finger-plays.

...

An illustration of girl reading a book. She is surrounded by the sun, flowers, bugs, a rocketship and stars.

Kid's Create Grab & Go Craft Demonstration

Wed, Jul 7   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

arts and crafts bpl outdoors grab and go kits summer reading

As part of our Sidewalk Libraries program, Macon Children's Librarians will demonstrate a craft project and hand out Grab & Go kits so that you can replicate what we made with your own...

Nigel Morgan's From Value Study to Color Study

Wed, Jul 7   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

adult learning Artists on Site never too late to learn summer reading

From Value Study to Color Study’… this virtual art class cover the basics of Color Theory. You will learn the methods exploring various moods to your painting through proper color selection....

DIY Teen Grab and Go!

Thu, Jul 8   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

arts and crafts diy grab and go kits summer reading

Pick up a Grab and Go Kit at McKinley Park Library while supplies last. They will be given out every other Thursday throughout the summer!

Lee Conmigo

Thu, Jul 8   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

early literacy Events for Youth and Family spanish summer reading

Lee Conmigo – ¡Lee! ¡Hable! ¡Cante! ¡Juegue! Libros y recursos gratuitos. Una serie de cuatro talleres virtuales y gratuitos sobre buenas prácticas para cuidadores de niños jóvenes. Vamos a...

Live Music, Conroy Warren

Thu, Jul 8   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

bpl outdoors live music summer reading

Enjoy Jazz, Calypso and Reggae with the fantastic Conroy Warren and his band. All ages. 

conroy warren

Raptors of Long Island

Fri, Jul 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

bpl outdoors kids explore summer reading

This is an exciting chance to meet our live hawks, owls, and falcons. Learn about the many adaptations that make these animals some of the most skilled hunters on the planet. Get closer than you'...

Kids Explore: Make your own Binoculars

Fri, Jul 9   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

grab and go kits kids explore summer reading Virtual Programming

Create your very own set of binoculars in a few simple steps.  Pick up the Grab & Go supplies below at the Coney Island Branch lobby at Mermaid Ave. and W. 19th St.  Follow along...

Grab-and-Go: Kids Create

Fri, Jul 9   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go Arts & Crafts kit to take home and create! For kids age 5-12 years old. Kits available while supplies last.

*Kits may...

An illustration of two girls reading, one is surrounded by flowers and one is baking. They are surrounded by animals, bugs and stars.

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Fri, Jul 9   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

bpl outdoors live music performance summer reading

We're so excited to invite you to dance and sing with the wonderful Lucy Kalantari! We'll be having an outdoor, socially-distanced concert and you are invited! Don't forget to wear your most...

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, Jul 10   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Free !Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go childrens craft in our lobby for pickup. While supplies last.

Papermaking at Home: Workshop with Dieu Donné Papermill

Sat, Jul 10   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Registrants can pick up materials for this workshop from the Annex Library at 1 John Street approximately one week before the workshop.

In this 1.5 hour virtual workshop for kids and...

A photograph of handmade paper.

Summer Reading with BCAP

Mon, Jul 12   9:30 am to 10:00 am   Virtual

arts and crafts BCAP at Home humanities and art summer reading

Brooklyn Public Library Presents:

Summer Reading: Read What You Love, Love What You Read!

Learn about some great summer reads with librarians Leigh and Yesha that share our...

An illustration of a boy reading a book, his hand opening a door to show his heart. He is surrounded by the sun, a rocketship, a guitar and stars.

Summer Reading: Grab & Go Kits

Mon, Jul 12   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Come by the Kensington Library to pick up a Grab & Go kit. We will be distributing them every Monday all summer to celebrate Summer Reading (except the week of July 4th, come by Tuesday, July...

An illustration of girl reading a book. She is surrounded by the sun, flowers, bugs, a rocketship and stars.

Lavender Blues

Mon, Jul 12   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

first five years music summer reading

A virtual music and movement class designed especially for babies and toddlers. Join us as we sing and play for 30 minutes through music and movement with traditional nursery rhymes as well as our...

An illustration of a boy reading a book, his hand opening a door to show his heart. He is surrounded by the sun, a rocketship, a guitar and stars.

Dungeons & Dragons

Mon, Jul 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

summer reading Virtual Programming

Spring Creek's Summer Reading Kickoff starts here....Dungeons & Dragons is a fantasy role-playing game set in an imaginary world based loosely on medieval myth. Players develop characters and...

An illustration of a boy reading a book, his hand opening a door to show his heart. He is surrounded by the sun, a rocketship, a guitar and stars.

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Sponsors

Major support provided by the New York Life Foundation, the 2021 city-wide sponsor for Summer Reading and Learning Programs.

Lead support for Brooklyn Public Library’s Summer Reading 2021 program is provided by the National Grid Foundation.

The program is supported by Con Edison and Macy’s.

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