MAY 2007 CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS AT BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY

April 10, 2007

This month, our free programs for babies, kids and teens include cooking classes, acting workshops and tutoring services. Read on for more information.

The following programs are free and open to the public.

Folkloric Mexican Dance Workshop
Library users of all ages are invited to participate in this fun dance workshop!
Tuesday, May 1, 3:30 PM
New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street, 718.236.4086

Toddler Time
Engage in interactive play and enjoy stories with toddlers, 18 to 36 months. Please arrive early to secure space.
Tuesdays, May 1 through May 29, 10:30 AM & 4 PM
Windsor Terrace Library, 160 East Fifth Street, 718.686.9707

Fridays, May 4 through May 25, 11 AM
Greenpoint Library, 107 Norman Avenue, 718.349.8504

Teen Cuisine
Teens learn simple, inexpensive recipes in the library kitchen.
Thursdays, May 3 through May 31, 4 PM
Coney Island Library, 1901 Mermaid Avenue, 718.265.3220

Live Homework Help
Learn how to use Tutor.com and other homework help databases available online through BPL.
Mondays, May 7 through May 28, 3:30 PM
Highlawn Library, 1664 West 13th Street, 718.234.7208

Acting Workshop
Learn basic acting skills through a variety of games and exercises.
Mondays, May 7 through May 28, 4 PM
East Flatbush Library, 9612 Church Avenue, 718.922.0927

After-School Stories
Share stories, sing songs, and make arts and crafts.
Mondays, May 7 through May 21, 7 PM
Red Hook Library, 7 Wolcott Street , 718.935.0203

After-School Homework Help
Get free help from trained adult volunteers.
Fridays, May 4 through May 25, 4:30 PM
Highlawn Library, 1664 West 13th Street, 718.234.7208

Tuesdays, May 1 through May 29, 3:30 PM
Gerritsen Beach Library, 2808 Gerritsen Avenue, 718.368.1435

Mother's Day Arts & Crafts
Make an original gift for Mom.
Tuesday, May 1, 4 PM
Jamaica Bay Library, 9727 Seaview Avenue, 718.241.3571

Tuesday, May 8, 3:30 PM
Cypress Hills Library, 1197 Sutter Avenue, 718.277.6004

Tuesday, May 8, 3:30 PM
Kensington Library, 410 Ditmas Avenue, 718.435.9431

Thursday, May 10, 4 PM
Homecrest Library, 2525 Coney Island Avenue, 718.382.5924

Make a Puppet Workshop
Learn how to make and use sock puppets.
Tuesday, May 8, 3:30 PM
Ulmer Park Library, 2602 Bath Avenue, 718.265.3443

Tuesday, May 15, 4 PM
Marcy Library, 617 DeKalb Avenue, 718.935.0032

Books & Cooks
Enjoy stories, make crafts and cook.
Thursday, May 10, 3:30 PM
Kings Bay Library, 3650 Nostrand Avenue, 718.368.1709

Ezra Jack Keats Bedtime Stories & Take-a-Book
Hear great stories, make crafts and take home a free book! This program is made possible by the generous support of the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation.
Thursday, May 24, 7:30 PM
Central Library, Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100

Music Performance: Steel Pan Drumming
Caribbean steel drum virtuoso Ricardo Greenaway will have you swaying to the beat at this inspiration performance.
Wednesday, May 30, 1:15 PM
Saratoga Library, 8 Thomas S. Boyland Street, 718.573.5224

Afro-Caribbean Drumming and Dance
Enjoy live percussion and dance to the music!
Thursday, May 31, 4:30 PM
DeKalb Library, 790 Bushwick Avenue, 718.455.3898




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