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Summer Reading: Louie Miranda

Wed, Jul 8   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

summer reading Virtual Programming

Louie Miranda has been dazzling the hearts of children, parents & teachers everywhere he goes. He is unique, original & loved by an ever-growing population across the country! He has...

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Jul 8   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

book club book discussion e-books poetry

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Discuss writing you have written about the current book. It can be...

Summer Reading 2020

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Jul 8   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

book club book discussion e-books poetry

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Discuss writing you have written about the current book. It can be...

Summer Reading 2020

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 9   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

first five years storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills!

View the live broadcast from the...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 9   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

first five years storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Olivia for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. View the live broadcast from...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 9   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Come join one of the Park Slope Library...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

Thu, Jul 9   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

adult learning cooking health and wellness summer reading

We are delighted to announce a new series of workshops in collaboration with City Harvest!

Over the next six workshops, you will learn:

Learn new practices that will lead to lasting...
Fruits and vegetables

Summer Reading: Science Edutainment

Thu, Jul 9   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

summer reading Virtual Programming

Spells & Potion Science!

Welcome to the online laboratory of Bill Louden Science! “Brainy Bill” amazes and amuses crowds of all ages and sizes with his incredible live science demonstrations...

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 9   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

early literacy first five years storytime summer reading

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

Join us for virtual storytime with...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Book Adventures: Olivia by Ian Falconer

Thu, Jul 9   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

arts and crafts storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us for an enteraining read--Olivia by Ian Falconer. Afterwards, we will create a watercolor resist. Ms. Ann from the Mill Basin Libary will also attempt to demonstrate how to make water color...

Colored pencils

Teen Time: Jeopardy

Thu, Jul 9   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

summer reading teen time Virtual Programming

Join us for Virtual Jeopardy! Ages 12-17 are welcome.

Online registration required. This program will take place on Zoom. Registrants will receive an email with access to the Zoom meeting...

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Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 9   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

early literacy first five years storytime summer reading

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

Join us for virtual storytime with...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 9   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

early literacy first five years storytime summer reading

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

Join us for virtual storytime with...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Summer Reading: City of Hope

Fri, Jul 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

summer reading Virtual Programming

“City of Hope” will premier on the FunikiJam YouTube channel at 11 AM.

“City of Hope” is the story of how music from African Roots developed into beloved forms of artistic...

Book Adventures: Hey, Water! x Ice Excavation STEM Activity

Fri, Jul 10   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

kids explore stem & steam storytime summer reading

Take a book adventure as Ms. Sarah reads “Hey, Water!” by Antoinette Portis! After reading children will go on an Ice Excavation adventure!  

This will take place on the Carroll...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Fri, Jul 10   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

arts and crafts book club book discussion e-books

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can...

Summer Reading 2020

Book Adventures- The Twelve Dancing Princesses Retold by Rachel Isadora

Fri, Jul 10   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

arts and crafts storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Take a book adventure as Ms....

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Fri, Jul 10   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

arts and crafts book club book discussion e-books

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can...

Summer Reading 2020

Jack & Friends: Drag Queen Story Hour

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

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...

Pride illustration of people

My New York City

Sat, Jul 11   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

creative writing summer reading Virtual Programming writing workshop

My New York City is a six-session online creative writing workshop from Parachute Literary Arts and poet/filmmaker SM Gray in which participants explore, reflect, and write about their NYC borough...

Writing on a laptop

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Mon, Jul 13   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

arts and crafts first five years preschool summer reading

Join us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and a simple finger play activity. View the broadcast on the Saratoga Library's Facebook Page at 10:15 am

Virtual Storytime

Mon, Jul 13   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

early literacy first five years storytime summer reading

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

Join us for virtual storytime with...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Decoupage for Teens

Mon, Jul 13   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

diy fiber arts summer reading teen time

Come join me live on the Canarsie page on Facebook where I will be demonstrating how to decorate glasswear and a wooden tray through the traditional craft of decoupage.

This program will...

Summer Reading 2020

Summer Reading: Spin, Pop, Boom

Mon, Jul 13   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

summer reading Virtual Programming

Are you ready for some fun science?

Witness amazing feats of chemistry as we explore all sorts of spectacular reactions. Mad Science is a group that is on a mission to spark the...

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Jul 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

book club book discussion e-books summer reading

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.
 

We will discuss the current book.
What are your...

Summer Reading 2020

Jack & Friends: Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Suzi Shelton

Mon, Jul 13   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

live music summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton...

Bongo drums

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Jul 13   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

book club book discussion e-books summer reading

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.
 

We will discuss the current book.
What are your...

Summer Reading 2020

Virtual Storytime

Tue, Jul 14   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

babies & books first five years storytime summer reading

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

Join us for virtual storytime with...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Summer Reading: Silly Jazz and Camille!

Tue, Jul 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Events for Youth and Family summer reading Virtual Programming

Come dance along to “silly jazz” with comedian and jazz singer, Camille Harris. Popular songs include: “The Monster Under My Bed,” “Muffin Man,” and “Chopsticks.”

View the broadcast on...

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

Tue, Jul 14   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

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...

Summer Reading 2020

Kids Create: Fly Guy's Castle

Tue, Jul 14   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

We'll learn some fun castle facts with Fly Guy, and then Kat will show participants how to make a castle with cardboard and paper! Watch the video premiere at the Adams Street Library and Annex...

Photograph of a papier mache castle and Fly Guy Presents: Castles

Summer Reading: Stewzo Musical Puppet Show

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

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...

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

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

book club book discussion e-books poetry

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Discuss writing you have written about the current book. It can be...

Summer Reading 2020

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Jul 15   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

book club book discussion e-books poetry

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Discuss writing you have written about the current book. It can be...

Summer Reading 2020

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Wed, Jul 15   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

summer reading Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join Melanie Morgan for alignment-based flow classes uploaded every Wednesday at 6pm! Each class lasts about one hour and 15 minutes. All levels are welcome!

View the broadcast on the...

A white woman in an empty room doing a yoga pose

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 16   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

first five years storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Olivia for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. View the live broadcast from...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Come join one of the Park Slope Library...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

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

adult learning cooking health and wellness summer reading

We are delighted to announce a new series of workshops in collaboration with City Harvest!

Over the next six workshops, you will learn:

Learn new practices that will lead to lasting...
Fruits and vegetables

Virtual Storytime- It's Raining Cats and Dogs!

Thu, Jul 16   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

first five years storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Join us for virtual ...

Virtual Storytime- It's Raining Cats and Dogs

Anansi The Spider: A West African Folktale

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

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...

Summer Reading: The Magician's Workshop

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

summer reading Virtual Programming

Introduces children to the fascinating world of magic and magicians.

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

My New York City

Sat, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

creative writing summer reading Virtual Programming writing workshop

My New York City is a six-session online creative writing workshop from Parachute Literary Arts and poet/filmmaker SM Gray in which participants explore, reflect, and write about their NYC borough...

Writing on a laptop

Summer Reading: Stories From Latin America

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

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.

Jack & Friends: Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Suzi Shelton

Mon, Jul 20   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

live music summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton...

Bongo drums

Virtual Storytime

Tue, Jul 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

babies & books first five years storytime summer reading

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

Join us for virtual storytime with...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Cara's Caterpillars

Tue, Jul 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Events for Youth and Family summer reading Virtual Programming

Clap, dance, sing, and party along with Cara Samantha and her magical musicians as they crawl their way into your hearts with a variety of pop, Motown, Disney, and family favorite song.

...

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

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

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...

Summer Reading 2020

Summer Reading: African Jewelry Making

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

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.

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Wed, Jul 22   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

summer reading Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join Melanie Morgan for alignment-based flow classes uploaded every Wednesday at 6pm! Each class lasts about one hour and 15 minutes. All levels are welcome!

View the broadcast on the...

A white woman in an empty room doing a yoga pose

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 23   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

first five years storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Olivia for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. View the live broadcast from...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

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

storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Come join one of the Park Slope Library...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Summer Reading: Zumba for Kids

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

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.

Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

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

adult learning cooking health and wellness summer reading

We are delighted to announce a new series of workshops in collaboration with City Harvest!

Over the next six workshops, you will learn:

Learn new practices that will lead to lasting...
Fruits and vegetables

Summer Reading: Hopalong Andrew

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

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...

Jack & Friends: Drag Queen Story Hour

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

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...

Pride illustration of people

My New York City

Sat, Jul 25   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

creative writing summer reading Virtual Programming writing workshop

My New York City is a six-session online creative writing workshop from Parachute Literary Arts and poet/filmmaker SM Gray in which participants explore, reflect, and write about their NYC borough...

Writing on a laptop

Summer Reading: Funkytown Playground YOGA

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

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...

Jack & Friends: Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Suzi Shelton

Mon, Jul 27   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

live music summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton...

Bongo drums

Virtual Storytime

Tue, Jul 28   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

babies & books first five years storytime summer reading

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

Join us for virtual storytime with...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Summer Reading: Yo-Yo Mania!

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

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...

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

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

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...

Summer Reading 2020

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

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

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...

Illustrator Talk with Keith Henry Brown

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

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...

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Wed, Jul 29   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

summer reading Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join Melanie Morgan for alignment-based flow classes uploaded every Wednesday at 6pm! Each class lasts about one hour and 15 minutes. All levels are welcome!

View the broadcast on the...

A white woman in an empty room doing a yoga pose

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 30   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

first five years storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Olivia for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. View the live broadcast from...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Summer Reading: Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

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

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...

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

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

storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Come join one of the Park Slope Library...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

Thu, Jul 30   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

adult learning cooking health and wellness summer reading

We are delighted to announce a new series of workshops in collaboration with City Harvest!

Over the next six workshops, you will learn:

Learn new practices that will lead to lasting...
Fruits and vegetables

Book Discussion: Front Desk by Kelly Yang

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

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...

Summer Reading 2020

Summer Reading: Myron the Magnificent

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

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...

My New York City

Sat, Aug 1   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

creative writing summer reading Virtual Programming writing workshop

My New York City is a six-session online creative writing workshop from Parachute Literary Arts and poet/filmmaker SM Gray in which participants explore, reflect, and write about their NYC borough...

Writing on a laptop

Summer Reading: Monkey Monkey Music: At Home with Merry

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

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...

Summer Reading: Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Esther Crow

Tue, Aug 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

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

Esther Crow is an award-winning singer, songwriter and teacher. Her online show experience is an eclectic mix of original acoustic guitar songs, and backing tracks of Thunder & Sunshine songs...

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

Tue, Aug 4   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

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...

Summer Reading 2020

Summer Reading: Dance Advance: Educational Dance Party

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

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...

Summer Reading: Puppet Making

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

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...

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Wed, Aug 5   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

summer reading Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join Melanie Morgan for alignment-based flow classes uploaded every Wednesday at 6pm! Each class lasts about one hour and 15 minutes. All levels are welcome!

View the broadcast on the...

A white woman in an empty room doing a yoga pose

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 6   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Come join one of the Park Slope Library...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

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

adult learning cooking health and wellness summer reading

We are delighted to announce a new series of workshops in collaboration with City Harvest!

Over the next six workshops, you will learn:

Learn new practices that will lead to lasting...
Fruits and vegetables

Summer Reading: Parallel Exit

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

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!...

Summer Reading: Star Stories

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

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...

My New York City

Sat, Aug 8   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

creative writing summer reading Virtual Programming writing workshop

My New York City is a six-session online creative writing workshop from Parachute Literary Arts and poet/filmmaker SM Gray in which participants explore, reflect, and write about their NYC borough...

Writing on a laptop

Summer Reading: Calpulli Youth Dance

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

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...

Summer Reading: Conroy Warren

Tue, Aug 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

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...

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

Tue, Aug 11   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

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...

Summer Reading 2020

Summer Reading: The Jolly Lollies

Wed, Aug 12   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

summer reading Virtual Programming

Liz Corwin and Holly Johnson are both singer-songwriters who teamed up to create Liz, Holly, & The Jolly Lollies. Based in Charlotte, NC they are known around the Queen City for teaching early...

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Wed, Aug 12   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

summer reading Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join Melanie Morgan for alignment-based flow classes uploaded every Wednesday at 6pm! Each class lasts about one hour and 15 minutes. All levels are welcome!

View the broadcast on the...

A white woman in an empty room doing a yoga pose

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 13   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Come join one of the Park Slope Library...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Summer Reading: Gary the Great

Thu, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

summer reading Virtual Programming

Magician Gary the Great presents his high-energy blast of magic, comedy, and juggling.

This hilarious tour through the world of magic gets everyone involved!

Register for the Zoom...

Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

Thu, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

adult learning cooking health and wellness summer reading

We are delighted to announce a new series of workshops in collaboration with City Harvest!

Over the next six workshops, you will learn:

Learn new practices that will lead to lasting...
Fruits and vegetables

Summer Reading: Shine and the Moonbeams

Fri, Aug 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

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-...

My New York City

Sat, Aug 15   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

creative writing summer reading Virtual Programming writing workshop

My New York City is a six-session online creative writing workshop from Parachute Literary Arts and poet/filmmaker SM Gray in which participants explore, reflect, and write about their NYC borough...

Writing on a laptop

Summer Reading: Folktales from Around the World

Mon, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

summer reading Virtual Programming

Every country from Albania to Zaire has it's own tales - in this program we will hear stories from all over the globe that are filled with wonder and fun!

View the broadcast on Zoom at 2...

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

Tue, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

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...

Summer Reading 2020

Summer Reading: Become a Mermaid, Neptune, or Pirate

Tue, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Author/Illustrator Melanie Hope Greenberg and become a mermaid or any sea creature you can imagine. Create your own Mermaid or Neptune Crown. Based on her book Mermaids on Parade.

...

Summer Reading: Jewelry Making

Wed, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

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Learn to make the kind of jewelry worn by celebrities!

View the broadcast on Instagram Live at 2 PM.

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Wed, Aug 19   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

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Join Melanie Morgan for alignment-based flow classes uploaded every Wednesday at 6pm! Each class lasts about one hour and 15 minutes. All levels are welcome!

View the broadcast on the...

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Summer Reading: Big Jeff

Thu, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

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Big Jeff is an award winning children’s singer/ songwriter. Show includes movement, children’s songs, interactive fun, musical story time, and learning through music.

View the broadcast on...

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Come join one of the Park Slope Library...

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Book Discussion: The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon

Thu, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

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You thought your lockdown was difficult!  Try being locked down to your small town in Indiana by your father your entire life!  That's how Caleb Franklin felt until the summer he...

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Summer Reading: The Lion and the Mouse

Fri, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

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Can a Mouse save a Lion?

He can…as you will find out from this classic folktale told with a giant pop-up book. No one can be so small as to be ignored.

View the broadcast on Zoom...

Summer Reading: Lunar Landers

Mon, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

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What might be difficult about landing on the moon? Explore Intrepid's connection to the Space Race and analyze the result of the engineering design process that made landing on the moon possible...

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

Tue, Aug 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

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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...

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Summer Reading: Children's Zumba Class

Tue, Aug 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

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Join a rockin', high-energy dance party packed with kid-friendly routines. Elaine breaks down steps, adds games and activities with an emphasis on feeling fearless on the dance floor.

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Summer Reading: Meet the Author/Illustrator: Gabriel Gale

Wed, Aug 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

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Lions, tigers, and bears?... not quite. Fairies, dragons, and underground rock kings?... that’s more like it! Gabriel Gale, the creator and writer of Ages of Oz, will tell you about his new...

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Come join one of the Park Slope Library...

Cartoon of a sheep reading a book on a computer screen

Summer Reading: Misterios de la máscara: Lucha Libre Mask Making

Fri, Aug 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

summer reading Virtual Programming

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a luchador? Join us for a brand new maskmaking workshop where we jump into the world of Lucha Libre. Come learn about the history of Mexican wrestling...



Sponsors

Major support provided by the New York Life Foundation, the 2020 city-wide sponsor for the Summer Reading Program.

Lead support for Brooklyn Public Library’s Summer Reading 2020 program is provided by the National Grid Foundation.

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

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