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Join us for a science adventure, storytelling, singing, coding, and animals as we kick off Summer Reading! Watch all of these programs live on our Facebook page.

Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorceress with ScienceTellers

Long, long ago, two kids went on a daring adventure to find a dragon and save the kingdom from the Ice Sorceress! When things don’t go as planned, however, they must turn to themselves (and to science!) for the answer. This is a fun fantasy adventure with dry ice effects! 

Monday, June 1
4pm

Watch Facebook Live

A Musical Storytime with the Cooper Troopers

Join the Cooper Troopers for a melodic storytime that will leave you smiling from ear to ear! Our artists will bring stories to life with puppets, music, and their goofy antics. This is for ages 2 to 6. 

Tuesday, June 2
4pm

Watch Facebook Live

Children Sing and Celebrate Songs From Around the World

Children sing and celebrate songs from around the world with exciting children's performer Emily Ellison. 

Wednesday, June 3
11am

Watch Facebook Live

The Virtual Concert: A Music, Bubble, and Comedy Show

The Virtual Concert: A Music, Bubble, and Comedy Show features wonderful classic and original children’s songs and tales. The show engages children with songs, comedy, bubbles, and music technology. Join us for this novel 40-minute performance which will be accompanied by hands-on, visual, and sensory experiences. 

Wednesday, June 3
3pm

Watch Facebook Live

Learn to Code wiith Vidcode

Teens, join Vidcode during the Queens Public Library Summer Reading Kickoff for a fun STEAM workshop. Learn about JavaScript and code projects based on your favorite books! To get a preview of what you'll be making, visit https://www.vidcode.com/gallery. No previous coding experience is required. 

Wednesday, June 3
4pm

Watch Facebook Live

Picture Yourself a Dream Maker

This is an interactive music program for children and families. 

Thursday, June 4
5pm

Watch Facebook Live

Reptile "Edventures" with Erik Callender

Join Erik the Reptile Guy and his scaly friends for a wild animal livestream featuring some of the world's most amazing reptiles, amphibians, and bugs that you’ve ever seen, including Twinkie the Burmese Python, Odyss the Alligator, and many more. 

Friday, June 5
4pm 

Watch Facebook Live

Magic Show with Philip Levy

Join our 2020 Summer Reading kickoff with magician Philip Levy. 

Saturday, June 6
4pm 

Watch Facebook Live

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Major support provided by New York Life Foundation, the city-wide sponsor for the Summer Reading Program.

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