Branch Programs

All across the five boroughs, we're bringing arts and culture right to your back yard! In addition to providing library cardholders with free passes to museums and theaters, Culture Pass works with partner organizations to bring unique cultural programming to branches across the city. Check out the schedule below to see when and where we'll be next.

 

 

JUNE 2024
 

The Colors of Frida / Los Colores de Frida

6/1/2024 - 1:00pm - QPL Corona Branch, 38-23 104th Street, Queens
Presented by Teatro SEA

A bilingual, one-woman show about the great Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, which combines storytelling, music, visual arts, puppets and audience participation. Recommended for Pre-K to 4th Grade. Performed in both English and Spanish. More Info

Un espectáculo bilingüe sobre la gran pintora mexicana Frida Kahlo, que combina música, arte visual, narración de cuentos, títeres y la participación del público. Recomendada para estudiantes de Pre-K al 4to grado. Interpretada en Español e Ingles. Más Información

Ages: Families & Children. Duration: 1 hour. Language: English & Spanish.

 

18th & 19th Century Touch Objects / Toca Objetos del s. XVIII & XIX

6/8/2024 - 1:00pm - QPL Corona Branch, 38-23 104th Street, Queens
Presented by the King Manor Museum

The number one rule in museums is no touching the historical objects. However, King Manor Museum has set aside special items that you can touch and interact with. Stop by the Corona Library to explore touch objects from our collection! These objects are anywhere from 150 to 250 years old, and some were found deep under our backyard. More Info

La regla no. 1 de los museos es “No Tocar” los objetos históricos; sin embargo, King Manor Museum tiene una colección especial de objetos para que puedas tocar e interactuar con ellos. Éstos objetos tienen entre 150 y 250 años de antigüedad. Ven y explora ésta colección con nosotros!. Más Información

Ages: All Ages. Duration: 1 hour. Language: English & Spanish.

 

Amazing Animals

6/10/2024 - 4:00pm - BPL Crown Heights Branch, 560 New York Avenue, Brooklyn
Presented by the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Whether they can regrow a tail or lift 1,000 times their weight, our animal friends have super powers! All animals, including humans, have unique gifts that help us to survive, grow, solve problems, and live our daily lives. Join Brooklyn Children's Museum to explore the science of adaptation and expert survival skills with reptiles and insects from the Museum's collection and enjoy an animal-inspired hands-on art project. More Info

Ages: Families & Children. Duration: 1 hour. Language: English.

 

Assemblage Workshop

6/12/2024 - 4:00pm - NYPL Macomb's Bridge Branch, 2633 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Boulevard, Manhattan
Presented by the Sugar Hill Children's Museum

Using a variety of materials including found objects, recycled items and various types of string, wire, colored tape and other everyday materials, young artists will build an abstract construction that represents something familiar or fond to them. More Info

Ages: Families & Children. Duration: 1 hour. Language: English.

 

Making Scents / Creando Esencias

6/15/2024 - 1:00pm - QPL Corona Branch, 38-23 104th Street, Queens
Presented by the Queens Botanical Garden

Discover why plants are scented and how people use plant scents. Participants examine different botanical potpourri elements and create their own sample. More Info

Descubre por qué las plantas son perfumadas y cómo la gente utiliza los aromas de las plantas. Los participantes examinarán diferentes elementos botánicos del potpurrí y crearán su propia muestra. Más Información

Ages: All Ages. Duration: 1 hour. Language: English & Spanish.

 

Live music concert by Bronx Opera Company

6/22/2024 - 1:00pm - QPL Corona Branch, 38-23 104th Street, Queens
Presented by the Bronx Opera Company

Bronx Opera presents three of its fine artists in an hour of music from opera, musical theatre, and the Great American Songbook. BxO has sent over 100 artists to the MET and to other international opera stages, and we're excited to see the next generation at the Corona Library. Come and see Bronx Opera's young stars before they blaze across the operatic sky. More Info

Ages: All Ages. Duration: 1 hour. Language: English.

 

Live music concert by Bronx Opera Company

6/24/2024 - 1:00pm - NYPL Baychester Branch, 2049 Asch Loop, The Bronx
Presented by the Bronx Opera Company

Bronx Opera presents three of its fine artists in an hour of music from opera, musical theatre, and the Great American Songbook. BxO has sent over 100 artists to the MET and to other international opera stages, and we're excited to see the next generation at the Baychester Library. Come and see Bronx Opera's young stars before they blaze across the operatic sky. More Info

Ages: All Ages. Duration: 1 hour. Language: English.

 

Creative Portraits: Queens Community Spotlight

6/29/2024 - 1:00pm - QPL Corona Branch, 38-23 104th Street, Queens
Presented by the Lewis H. Latimer House Museum

How could you use color, shape, and texture to represent the vibrancy and beauty of Queens? Join the Lewis Latimer House Museum as we pull inspiration from Lewis Latimer's love of art and portraiture to create multi-media portraits of Queens communities using a variety of collage techniques. More Info

Inspirados en el amor que Lewis Latimer tenía por el arte y el retrato, crearemos retratos multimedia de las comunidades de Queens utilizando varias técnicas de collage. Más Información

Ages: All Ages. Duration: 1 hour. Language: English & Spanish.