Events & Tickets

Brooklyn Public Library’s Summer Reading Kickoff Party

Thursday, June 9, 2016, 2:30 pm

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Summer Reading at Brooklyn Public Library kicks off on Thursday, June 9, with free, fun activities and entertainment from 10 am – 3:30 pm on the Central Library Plaza. Get in the Game as the plaza will be transformed into a game playground featuring a live chess game and a variety of games for all ages.


Live Performances on the Plaza:

Host: Elaine Gil aka Bubbles the Clown

10:30 am   Music with Alex Mitnick and the Kaleidoscope 
11:30 am   Welcome from Special Guests
12:30 pm   Ventriloquist Uncle Ty-rone
1:30 pm     Magic of Amore
2:30 pm     Brooklyn Youth Chorus    


Fun Activities on the Plaza:

10:30 am – 3:00 pm   Summer Reading Tent
Sign up for Summer Reading and get your booklist, game and giveaways!

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm  Game playground by The Brooklyn Strategist
Live-chess game, giant games and table games.

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm   Balloon Sculptures
Free Balloon sculptures by Ray Santana, “the Balloon Guy” and Jonathan Vasquez

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm   Face Painting, Arts & Craft, Gaming, Temporary Tattoos and More!

Rain Location: Dweck Center & Lobby