Online Programs, Concerts and Exhibits to Keep Brooklynites of All Ages Busy

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    With most public programs cancelled for the spring season, cultural organizations, performance venues and bookstores are stepping up to make as much programming accessible online as possible. Brooklynites have a lot to choose from and here are a few worth checking out:

    Books Are Magic
    Andrea Bartz: The Herd with Andrea Stanley
    Friday, March 27 from 7 to 8 p.m. via Zoom
    Join Andrea Stanley, a features director at Cosmopolitan, for a conversation with Brooklyn-based journalist and author Andrea Bartz about her latest novel, The Herd. Visit their website or check out their social media for other scheduled programs.

    Streaming Concerts
    If you missed out on any performances from BRIC House or the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, now is your chance to catch up. They’ve created a special streaming page so you can enjoy them at your leisure.

    Brooklyn Historical Society
    Flatbush + Main Podcast
    Distract yourself by firming up your knowledge of Brooklyn history with BHS’s podcast, whose topics include muslims in the borough, pioneering women and black businesses.

    Brooklyn Public Library
    Virtual Story Times
    Weekdays, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
    Branches throughout the borough are hosting online story times every day via Facebook. The full schedule can be found on the library’s virtual programming page along with details on plenty of other programs from book groups to performances.

    New York Transit Museum
    Transit Tots
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:15 a.m.
    Museum educators lead a song and story session for youngsters twice a week with new episodes posted on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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