Friday, May 24, 2:30 PM
Singalong with Jarrod
Greenlight is delighted to offer a weekly singalong/story time event for babies and toddlers each Friday afternoon! Join us in the kids section for 40 minutes of favorite songs and stories for the littlest booklovers, led by Greenlight bookseller Jarrod and his trusty guitar. Ages 6 weeks to 3 years.
Saturday, May 25, 11:00 AM
The Brooklyn Historical Society presents Mixed Heritage Story Time
Featuring Sylviane Diouf, Toyomi Igus, and Selina Alko
Join three acclaimed children’s book authors for lively readings from their books that celebrate mixed and international heritage and the rich diversity within our families and communities. Today’s story time features Sylviane Diouf, author of...
Saturday, May 25, 5:00 PM
Laura Anderson Barbata presents Transcommunality: Interventions and Collaborations in Stilt Dancing CommunitiesPanel discussion with collaborators including the Brooklyn Jumbies, Tim Rollins, Edward Sullivan, Frank Veronsky, Stefan Falke, Stefan Hagen, and Liz Galván
The work of Mexican-born artist Laura Anderson Barbata focuses on the social realm and often...
Sunday, June 2, 11:00 AM
Baby Story Time: Acopladitos
On Sunday mornings, children's performers keep babies
and toddlers under 3 years old entertained with stories, songs, and
interactive play. This Sunday, we welcome Acopladitos,
a kid-friendly band dedicated to teaching Spanish language through
music and movement to young learners. Nora and Angélica will guide
children through a fun and...
Tuesday, May 28, 6:30 PM
Young Readers Book Group discusses Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus
Led by Greenlight bookseller and former teacher Brette, this book group is geared toward kids ages 8 to 14, and reads great contemporary and classic chapter books. Parents are welcome (but not required) to attend; pizza is served. For May the book group discusses Margi Preus’ novel Heart of a Samurai, a...
I've never made a "top ten" list of my favorite books, but if I did Fingersmith would easily be on it. Waters is an extraordinary writer. Her work, while often gothic and mysterious is in no way "kitschy." Her characters are memorable and exciting, and she manages to continually stun her readers with smart and unpredictable plot twists. Fingersmith is, in a word, masterful.