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Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Mon, Apr 6   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens table-top & board games teen tech time

Hey teens! Are you bummed about social distancing but still want to game with your friends? Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons online game! Our librarians are going to make some awesome adventures for you! 


We are using...

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Brain Break for Kids!

Mon, Apr 6   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore yoga and meditation

A "brain break" for ages 5/6 and up to take care of all that stuffy, pent-up, stuck-inside energy. This program will include a little bit of stretching, focusing exercises, breathing and meditation. Good for grown-ups too!

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Brain Break for Kids!

Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

Mon, Apr 6   7:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Virtual

Teens storytime Virtual Programming

Social distancing got you down? Remote learning stressing you out?

Welcome to Chapter to Chapter, a older kid/teen-friendly "storytime" (but it's really for everyone) to help you relax at the end of the day! 

This week, we're...

Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

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Found Object Puppet Making

Tue, Apr 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Wait, don't take out that recycling just yet! Join us in this hands-on workshop where you will learn how just about anything can be animated and brought to life as a puppet. Our puppeteer will show you how objects you might readily discard, such...

Found Object Puppet Making

Team Up To Read: Just Right Books

Tue, Apr 7   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids team up to read Virtual Programming

Learn strategies for choosing a book that's "just right" for independent reading.  Get some inspiration for creating an artistic visual reader's response.  

Team Up To Read:  Just Right Books

Digital Meditation for Teens

Tue, Apr 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Brooklyn Public Library invites teens to come together to find a moment of peace in these stressful times. Instructor Lavender Suarez will guide participants through simple meditation techniques (breathing exercises, gentle movement, relaxing...

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Digital Meditation for Teens

Virtual Board Games

Tue, Apr 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy game using Tabletopia or BoardGameArena. 

We will have a meeting in Zoom at first. I will send out a link at 3:45. Then we can decide on a game and I can walk you through joining. ...

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Virtual Board Games

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The Bear Report and Arctic Drawing

Wed, Apr 8   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

I read my book The Bear Report and guide kids through making an arctic drawing, exploring the idea of negative space by using the white of the paper for the white of the ice...and we add a bear!

View the broadcast at 3:30 pm.

The Bear Report and Arctic Drawing

Pet Partners Reading to Dogs Program

Wed, Apr 8   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids literacy therapy dogs

Read with Scout and have fun practicing your reading.

Pet Partners Reading to Dogs Program

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New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Thu, Apr 9   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Piñata Love (Ages 7+)
By Joel Ramirez, NYICFF 2018
6 mins. No dialogue

Watch: https://vimeo.com/254028271

Mexican craft meets-cute with NYC street style in this tale of a near-perfect mâche.

Talking points:...

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Kids Create: Flipbooks

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

Kids kids create Virtual Programming

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

All you need is paper, a pen or pencil or markers or crayons or something else to write with...

Kids Create: Flipbooks

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Book Adventures

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

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

This afternoon, we'll read Michael Ian Black's I'm Bored and learn how to do something simple and silly that totally destroys indoor boredom.

Come ready with your supplies and view the program at the Adams Street Library and the...

Book Adventures

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Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

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

Kids team up to read Virtual Programming

Improve comprehension by making mind movies to visualize a story.  Get some inspiration for creating an artistic visual reader's response. 

Team Up To Read:  Mind Movies

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Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Mon, Apr 13   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens table-top & board games teen tech time

Hey teens! Are you bummed about social distancing but still want to game with your friends? Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons online game! Our librarians are going to make some awesome adventures for you! 


We are using...

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

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Drag Queen Story Hour with Miz Jade

Tue, Apr 14   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Enjoy Drag Queen Story Hour from the comfort of your own home as Miz Jade reads children's books, sings songs, and does movement activities for kids ages 3-8. Through storytelling and creativity, DQSH teaches children about gender diversity and...

Drag Queen Story Hour with Miz Jade

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

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

Kids team up to read Virtual Programming

Try fun game techniques to build comprehension.  Design a comic strip to learn the parts of a story. 

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Digital Meditation for Teens

Tue, Apr 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Brooklyn Public Library invites teens to come together to find a moment of peace in these stressful times. Instructor Lavender Suarez will guide participants through simple meditation techniques (breathing exercises, gentle movement, relaxing...

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Digital Meditation for Teens

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Book Adventures-Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcake

Wed, Apr 15   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

Join us this afternoon as we read Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes by Kimberly and James Dean. Help Pete and Gus solve the mystery of just where the cupcakes went and create your own cupcake pencil holder or storage container from...

Book Adventures-Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcake

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Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Apr 16   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create storytime 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 a virtual Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program! A ...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

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Team Up To Read: Making Connections

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

Kids team up to read Virtual Programming

How do our personal experiences help us to understand what we're reading? Get some inspiration for creating an artistic visual reader's response.
Team Up To Read: Making Connections

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Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Mon, Apr 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens table-top & board games teen tech time

Hey teens! Are you bummed about social distancing but still want to game with your friends? Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons online game! Our librarians are going to make some awesome adventures for you! 


We are using...

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Library Lab: Paper Helicopters

Mon, Apr 20   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids library lab Virtual Programming

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

Tune in to learn about aerodynamics by making and experimenting with a paper helicopter. ...

Library Lab: Paper Helicopters

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Team Up To Read: Vocabulary Building

Tue, Apr 21   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids team up to read Virtual Programming

Develop strategies for learning new words while reading.  Play a game of concentration to give you some practice with the new words. 

Team Up To Read: Vocabulary Building

Digital Meditation for Teens

Tue, Apr 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Brooklyn Public Library invites teens to come together to find a moment of peace in these stressful times. Instructor Lavender Suarez will guide participants through simple meditation techniques (breathing exercises, gentle movement, relaxing...

Register
Digital Meditation for Teens

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Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling

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

Kids team up to read Virtual Programming

Increase fluency through interactive storytelling techniques. Have fun making puppets to practice your reading speed. 

Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling

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Team Up To Read: "Real-Life" Reading

Tue, Apr 28   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids team up to read Virtual Programming

Explore strategies for engaging reluctant readers through a variety of genres. Get some inspiration for creating an artistic visual reader's response.
Team Up To Read: "Real-Life" Reading

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Virtual Kids Explore: Drawing Stories

Wed, Apr 29   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids explore Virtual Programming

Find some paper and something to write with then follow along as you learn a few drawing stories. When telling a drawing story, the storyteller draws a picture while telling a story. Learn a drawing story to share!

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Virtual Kids Explore: Drawing Stories

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