BPL's Branches Are Hosting A Party for You

When’s the last time you visited your local library? Our 60 branches have an event  coming up for you! On the weekend of June 9 and 10, every BPL branch will host a variety of fun programs and activities for all ages, including story times, scavenger hunts, musical performances and more. See the full schedule below.

 

Title Description Date Location
Summer Jam: Books, Beats and Butterflies at Cortelyou Library   The Friends of Cortelyou Library are planning an all day Summer Jam outside our branch. More details soon!  Sat, Jun 9 10:00 am Cortelyou Library
2018 Friends' Summer Reading Kick-off Carnival Register for summer Reading 2018. Bring your family. Get a Summer Reading List, and check out our special programs and Friends' Book and crafts sale.  End the day with some smooth tunes... Sat, Jun 9 10:30 am Sheepshead Bay Library
FunikiJam Music World Tour FunikiJam's mission is to empower global citizens to reach their highest potential through its trademark "music exploration for the next generation" classes,  live shows, musical... Sat, Jun 9 11:00 am Cortelyou Library
2018 Summer Reading Kick-off: Saturday Storytime Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!   Sat, Jun 9 11:00 am Sheepshead Bay Library
2018 Summer Reading Kick-off: Coloring pages for children. "You have to color outside the lines once in a while if you want to make your life a masterpiece." att. Albert Einstein       Sat, Jun 9 11:00 am Sheepshead Bay Library
Summer Jam: Rolie Polie Guacamole Kick off the summer with fun tunes from Rolie Polie! Rolie Polie Guacamole lays claim to being the one of the hardest working bands in kids’ music, and that just might be true. They’ve released six... Sat, Jun 9 11:00 am Brooklyn Heights Library
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz and Camille! Come dance along to "silly jazz" with comedienne and jazz singer Camille Harris. Popular songs include "The Monster Under My Bed," "The Muffin Man," and "Chopsticks." This is the Fort Hamilton... Sat, Jun 9 11:00 am Fort Hamilton Library
Stewzo’s Puppet Variety Show Come and join us for the Summer Reading Kickoff featuring "Stewzo’s Puppet Variety Show" Kids will love this unique show as Stewzo performs funny songs with his guitar, and comedy... Sat, Jun 9 11:30 am Gerritsen Beach Library
2018 Summer Reading Kick-off: Русское время / Russian Storytime Слушайте новые истории и любимые истории Читай вслух. Все возрасты приветствуются! Listen to new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome! Sat, Jun 9 1:00 pm Sheepshead Bay Library
Summer Reading Kickoff Join us for our Musical Book Fair followed by Funky Town Playground (performer).   Sat, Jun 9 1:00 pm Brownsville Library
Amazing Ken Amazing Ken’s original magic, which includes bubbles flying from his head, dancing handkerchiefs, producing a live rabbit, making chocolate chip cookies multiply and fishing for goldfish in mid-air... Sat, Jun 9 1:00 pm Arlington Library
Catch the Reading Bug with Jim Vagias Join Jim Vagias for a performance that is a unique blend of storytelling, magic, comedy, puppetry, music and audience participation that will engage your young readers and inspire them... Sat, Jun 9 1:00 pm Kensington Library
Joe the Magic Man Joe the Magic Man will amaze and delight you with his magic tricks. Don’t be surprised if a dove and rabbit show up too! Joe will allow children to (gently) pet his animal performer after the show... Sat, Jun 9 1:00 pm Canarsie Library
Magic & Mystery: The Michael Lee Experience Kindness is a magic show that teaches the simple lesson of doing good deeds daily for one another, and then paying it forward to make the world a better place.  This show has something for... Sat, Jun 9 1:00 pm Homecrest Library
Shine and the Moonbeams Shine and the Moonbeams take the best rhythmic elements of popular music to give family audiences a soulfully satisfying experience. Come jump, groove, shake, and sing along as they help... Sat, Jun 9 1:30 pm Jamaica Bay Library
Mermaid and Neptune Crowns with Melanie Hope Greenberg Help us kick off summer reading with Melanie Hope Greenburg and  Become a Mermaid, Neptune or Pirate in this special arts & crafts workshop! Sat, Jun 9 2:00 pm Cortelyou Library
2018 Summer Reading Kick-off: Созвездие Бродячих псов / Constellation of Stray Dogs Созвездие Бродячих псов.  Пьеса по мотивам повести К. Сергиенко Kids Territory Theater Studio & Russian Heritage Foundation present: Constellation of Stray Dogs A company of stray... Sat, Jun 9 2:00 pm Sheepshead Bay Library
Reading is Cool/The Magic of Books with Jim Vagias Come and join Jim Vagias for a performance that is a unique blend of storytelling, magic, comedy, puppetry, music and audience participation that will engage your young readers and inspire them to... Sat, Jun 9 3:00 pm Gerritsen Beach Library
Big Ideas About Reading! with Patricia Shih Explore the love of reading and learning with joy. Spiced with storytelling and silliness, listeners will explore language, meaning and books while singing and dancing! Sat, Jun 9 3:00 pm Kensington Library
Summer Reading 2018 Kickoff Bring your family and be prepared to laugh!! From the Moscow Circus to the Sheepshead Bay Library, the thrilling and fascinating clown duo Arkasha & Natasha from Russia will perform fantastic... Sat, Jun 9 3:30 pm Sheepshead Bay Library
Reggae, Calypso/Soca & Folk Music with Conroy Warren Feel the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance as versatile entertainer Conroy Warren helps us celebrate our... Sat, Jun 9 3:30 pm Jamaica Bay Library
2018 Summer Reading Kick-off: Talents Without Borders We are proud to present a wide variety of community talents, artists, musicians, composers and visual artists of multicultural community of New York City. Explore diversity through music, dance,... Sat, Jun 9 3:30 pm Sheepshead Bay Library
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