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Teen Take Home: Watermelon Keychain

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Virtual
Pick up a take home kit starting on June 12 and then follow along on Facebook Live to learn how to make your keychain. 
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Minecraft Mania

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Zoom
Want to learn how to play Minecraft and meet new friends? Minecraft Mania is going to show us how to do it all as we play and build together on Zoom. Registration required. 

Zoom meeting information will be emailed prior to the event.
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Art in the Park!

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library

Let’s get outside for colorful stories and art projects at Kiwanis Park Pavilion. 

Registration and masks required

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Histories for Kids--The Underground Rairoad

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Zoom
Told from the perspective of an owner of a “Safe House" in Illinois, hear how safe houses were used as a stopping point for the slaves to gain rest and nourishment before going on to safety in Canada. We'll talk about several safe houses
in the immediate Chicagoland area!

Zoom information will be emailed prior to event. Registration required.
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Sidewalk Sundays

All Day
Brookfield Public Library

Grab some chalk and create sidewalk art! Snap a picture and send it to youthservices@brookfieldlibrary.info for entry to the contest. Winners will be announced on Mondays and will receive gift cards to local businesses.

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The Long Shadow Screening

All Day
Brookfield Public Library
The Brookfield Library is proud to be partnering with several Illinois libraries to offer free streaming of the documentary film, The Long Shadow, during the week of June 21-28.

The Long Shadow follows former CNN Senior Producer, TED contributor, and Emmy-Award winning Director Frances Causey as she traces her family’s legacy of white privilege, placing it in the context of the history of anti-black racism in the United States that began with slavery and continues to impact our society today.
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Global Gourmet--Bannan Peze from Haiti

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Facebook Live
Travel with us to Haiti on our culinary adventure and learn to make Banaan Peze (fried plantains) at home.

Registration required. This class is on Facebook Live. Recipes will be emailed prior to the class!


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Birth to Three Jamboree

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Facebook Live
We invite you to a virtual early literacy class for babies & toddlers from birth - 3 years old as we present on Facebook Live.
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Girls Night Out Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Zoom

Join us the 3rd Monday of the month on Zoom to chat about a wide variety of books — mystery, historical fiction, and much more— all focused on women. This month we will be reading The Healer's Daughter by Charlotte Hinger. The author will be joining us for the discussion! Copies will be available on the Holds shelf or Curbside Pickup. We also welcome you to attend the documentary The Long Shadow, available for streaming from June 21-June 28th.

This program will be presented online using Zoom. You will receive instructions for signing into the event by email in your registration confirmation.


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The Long Shadow Screening

All Day
Brookfield Public Library
The Brookfield Library is proud to be partnering with several Illinois libraries to offer free streaming of the documentary film, The Long Shadow, during the week of June 21-28.

The Long Shadow follows former CNN Senior Producer, TED contributor, and Emmy-Award winning Director Frances Causey as she traces her family’s legacy of white privilege, placing it in the context of the history of anti-black racism in the United States that began with slavery and continues to impact our society today.
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Walk and Talk with Laona

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Brookfield Public Library
Join Laona for a weekly walk and talk.  This week we will meet at Brezina Woods on N La Grange Rd, south of W Cermak Road   Please meet in the parking lot..  Directions will be provided with confirmation of registration. 
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Move and Groove

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Brookfield Public Library
Facebook Live
Get your groove on with stories as we present this rhythmic storytime on Facebook Live.
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Take & Make: Book Page Bookmark

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Facebook Live
Join us on Facebook Live to assemble a bookmark with book pages and vintage stamps. Pickup supplies beginning June 8th. 
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The Long Shadow Screening

All Day
Brookfield Public Library
The Brookfield Library is proud to be partnering with several Illinois libraries to offer free streaming of the documentary film, The Long Shadow, during the week of June 21-28.

The Long Shadow follows former CNN Senior Producer, TED contributor, and Emmy-Award winning Director Frances Causey as she traces her family’s legacy of white privilege, placing it in the context of the history of anti-black racism in the United States that began with slavery and continues to impact our society today.
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Passport to Our Stories

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Facebook Live
Passport to Our Stories will focus on immigrant stories from people around the world. Travel with us as we learn about different people and the places they lived.

This event will be on Facebook Live.
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Library Board of Trustees

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Animals Everywhere!

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Brookfield Public Library
Facebook Live
Reading takes us to animals everywhere across the world! Walk on the wild side with us and visit furry friends big and small.
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Chair Yoga

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Zoom
Learn the basics of yoga without getting down on the floor. Susan Wilkens, co-owner and co-founder of Dancing Cranes will be leading us through a peaceful and mindful session of chair yoga in this online version of her hit class.

You will receive instructions for signing into the event by email after registration.
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The Long Shadow Documentary Live Q&A with Director

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Virtual

BFS is proud to be partnering with several Illinois libraries to offer free streaming of the documentary film, The Long Shadow, during the week of June 21-28.

The Long Shadow follows former CNN Senior Producer, TED contributor, and Emmy-Award winning Director Frances Causey as she traces her family’s legacy of white privilege, placing it in the context of the history of anti-black racism in the United States that began with slavery and continues to impact our society today.

View the film, then join us on June 24 at 7pm CST for a live Q&A on Zoom webinar with the film's Director, Frances Causey. Link for both the film streaming and registration for Q&A here: 
http://thelongshadowfilm.com/illinois-libraries

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The Long Shadow Screening

All Day
Brookfield Public Library
The Brookfield Library is proud to be partnering with several Illinois libraries to offer free streaming of the documentary film, The Long Shadow, during the week of June 21-28.

The Long Shadow follows former CNN Senior Producer, TED contributor, and Emmy-Award winning Director Frances Causey as she traces her family’s legacy of white privilege, placing it in the context of the history of anti-black racism in the United States that began with slavery and continues to impact our society today.
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Fortnite!

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Zoom

Hit a Dub on Fortnite while making new friends to take down.

Zoom information will be emailed prior to gaming event.


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Teen Trivia Night: Around the World

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Virtual
Take a trip around the world with our teen trivia night. Compete on Kahoot for a chance to win a prize. Registration is required. 
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The Long Shadow Screening

All Day
Brookfield Public Library
The Brookfield Library is proud to be partnering with several Illinois libraries to offer free streaming of the documentary film, The Long Shadow, during the week of June 21-28.

The Long Shadow follows former CNN Senior Producer, TED contributor, and Emmy-Award winning Director Frances Causey as she traces her family’s legacy of white privilege, placing it in the context of the history of anti-black racism in the United States that began with slavery and continues to impact our society today.
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Sidewalk Sundays

All Day
Brookfield Public Library

Grab some chalk and create sidewalk art! Snap a picture and send it to youthservices@brookfieldlibrary.info for entry to the contest. Winners will be announced on Mondays and will receive gift cards to local businesses.

View More
Registration is open

The Long Shadow Screening

All Day
Brookfield Public Library
The Brookfield Library is proud to be partnering with several Illinois libraries to offer free streaming of the documentary film, The Long Shadow, during the week of June 21-28.

The Long Shadow follows former CNN Senior Producer, TED contributor, and Emmy-Award winning Director Frances Causey as she traces her family’s legacy of white privilege, placing it in the context of the history of anti-black racism in the United States that began with slavery and continues to impact our society today.
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