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Story Time for Kids and Families in Brooklyn

Story Time for Kids and Families in Brooklyn

Once upon a time...attend a story time event for kids and families in Brooklyn in September for page-turning tales.

Saturday Author Story Time FREE
WHEN: Jan. 19 - Dec. 28, Saturdays, 11:30am
WHERE: Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton St., Fort Greene, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Authors present their books with interactive readings and drawings, and often activities and crafts.
WANT TO GO? 718-246-0200. greenlightbookstore.com.

Sunday Bookseller Story Time FREE
WHEN: Feb. 3 - Dec. 29, Sundays, 11:30am
WHERE: Greenlight Bookstore, 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Gardens, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Greenlight staff choose their favorite read-alouds to share with young booklovers.
WANT TO GO? 718-246-0200. greenlightbookstore.com.

Storytime
WHEN: Sep. 2 - Oct. 28, see website for schedule
WHERE: Stories Bookshop + Storytelling Lab, 458 Bergen Street, Park Slope , NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Enjoy a 30-minute staff-led Storytime, filled with songs and stories, perfect for little ones with their grown-ups.
WANT TO GO? $10/day. 718-369-1167. storiesbk.com.

Toddler Time FREE
WHEN: Sep. 4 - 25, 10:30am
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburgh , 240 Division Ave. , Williamsburgh, NY
AGES: 0-2
WHAT: Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.
WANT TO GO? 718-302-3485. bklynlibrary.org/locations/williamsburgh.

Story Play FREE
WHEN: Sep. 6 - 27, Fridays: 10:30am
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library , 240 Division Ave. , Williamsburgh, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Read some stories, sing a few songs, and then enjoy toy time! Ages 0 to 5.
WANT TO GO? 718-302-3485. bklynlibrary.org/locations/williamsburgh.

Staff Story Time! FREE
WHEN: Sep. 7 - 28, Saturdays: 1:30pm
WHERE: Greenlight Bookstore PLG, 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Neighborhood families are invited to join the booksellers of Greenlight for story time every Saturday morning!
WANT TO GO? 718-246-0200. greenlightbookstore.com.

Saturday Storytime with Imagination Playground FREE
WHEN: Sep. 7 - 28, 10:30am
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library, 431 6th Ave., Park Slope, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Head to the story garden (or the children's room, if it's raining!) for stories and songs old and new for kids of all ages! After storytime, build with giant blue Imagination Blocks.
WANT TO GO? 718-832-1853. bklynlibrary.org/locations/park-slope.

Saturday Storytime FREE
WHEN: Sep. 7 - 28, Saturdays: 2pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburgh , 240 Division Ave. , Williamsburgh, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Listen to new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!
WANT TO GO? 718-302-3485. bklynlibrary.org/locations/williamsburgh.

Story Time: Thyra Heder presents How Do You Dance? FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Sep. 8, 11:30am and 1:30pm
WHERE: Greenlight Bookstore PLG, 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Author-illustrator Thyra Heder explores dance in all of its creativity, humor, and—most of all—joy, in a picture-book celebration of personal expression that will inspire young and old readers alike to get up and get moving.
WANT TO GO? 718-246-0200. greenlightbookstore.com.

Staten Island Children's Museum: SAGE Story Time
WHEN: Thursday, Sep. 19, 4-5pm
WHERE: Snug Harbor Cultural Arts Center, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: In collaboration with SAGE-Pride Center of Staten Island, kids will love this multigenerational story time with the senior members of SAGE.
WANT TO GO? FREE with Museum admission: $8. 718-425-3504. https://sichildrensmuseum.org .

Ezra Jack Keats Story Hour FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Sep. 19, 4pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library — Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one of Mr. Keats' books to keep.  
WANT TO GO? 718-230-2100. bklynlibrary.org/locations/central.

Drag Queen Story Hour FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Sep. 21, 4pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library — Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and bookstores. DQSH captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models.  
WANT TO GO? 718-230-2100. bklynlibrary.org/locations/central.

Kids Book Launch & Sunday Story Time: Bodega Cat by Louie Chin FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Sep. 22, 11am-12pm
WHERE: Powerhouse on 8th, 1111 8th Avenue , Park Slope , NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: A cat named Chip takes readers through his bustling workday at the Matos family’s bodega: from receiving boxes in the morning and the breakfast rush, through inventory-counting and making deliveries, to dinnertime with his family, when Chip’s human Papi cooks up some of the best Dominican food in the borough for their friends and neighbors.
WANT TO GO? 718-801-8375. http://powerhouseon8th.com/.

Story Time: Nadia Hohn presents A Likkle Miss Lou: How Jamaican Poet Louise Bennett-Coverley Found Her Voice FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Sep. 22, 11:30am and 1:30pm
WHERE: Greenlight Bookstore PLG, 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Jamaican poet and entertainer Louise Bennett Coverley, better known as "Miss Lou," played an instrumental role in popularizing Jamaican patois internationally.
WANT TO GO? 718-246-0200. greenlightbookstore.com.

Story Time: Caron Levis presents Mama's Work Shoes FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Sep. 29, 11:30am and 1:30pm
WHERE: Greenlight Bookstore PLG, 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join author Caron Levis for storytime with her new book Mama’s Work Shoes, illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton.
WANT TO GO? 718-246-0200. greenlightbookstore.com.

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