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March Storytimes at Greenlight Bookstores

Sun Mar 1, 2020 - Sun Mar 29, 2020- see all dates
Various times
3-8
Free

Greenlight Bookstore's Lefferts Garden location and its original Fort Greene (686 Fulton Street) location both hold regular Sunday storytimes for kids, with books read by their authors. Sometimes there's music, too! 

March 2020 Schedule:

Sunday, March 1
11:30 AM Prospect Lefferts Gardens
1:30 PM Fort Greene
Story Time: Daniel Stewart presents Look Out Small World

Author of I'm Not Too Small and Jeffery's Outer Space Adventure Daniel Stewart returns to Greenlight to share his latest picture book, Look Out Small World. Join Stewart at the bookstore this Sunday for an inspiring story time combatting bullying. Ages 3 to 8.

Saturday, March 7, 11:30 AM
Prospect Lefferts Gardens store:
Children's Musical Story Hour with The Nightingale Fam

The Nightingale Fam returns to Greenlight to perform an eclectic program of family-friendly music based on children's stories including their original adaptations of the classic baseball poem "Casey at the Bat" by Ernest Thayer and Wilhelmina Harper's "The Gunniwolf," preceded by a family singalong.

Sunday, March 8
11:30 AM Prospect Lefferts Gardens
1:30 PM Fort Greene
Staff Story Time

Neighborhood families are invited to join the booksellers of Greenlight for a spring-themed story time. Greenlight staff choose their favorite read-alouds to share with the youngest book lovers and usher in the new season, with great books ranging from classics and award-winners to the best new releases and local favorites. Ages 3 to 8.
 
Sunday, March 15
11:30 AM Prospect Lefferts Gardens
1:30 PM Fort Greene
Story Time: Isaac Fitzgerald presents How To Be a Pirate

Isaac Fitzgerald presents his debut picture book, a sparkling and inspirational story about a girl who wants to be a pirate, her tattooed grandpa, and their indelible bond. Fitzgerald's fanciful, heartwarming story is brought to life by illustrator Brigette Barrager in a vibrant, joyful expression of what it means to be all kinds of wonderful things, including a pirate. Ages 3 to 8.
 
Sunday, March 22
11:30 AM Prospect Lefferts Gardens
1:30 PM Fort Greene
Story Time: Artie Bennett presents The True Story of Zippy Chippy

Popular picture book author and Greenlight neighbor Artie Bennett returns to the bookstore to present The True Story of Zippy Chippy: The Little Horse That Couldn't. This remarkable story of the hapless, cupcake-eating racehorse who lost every race is sure to win your heart. Join Bennett in the bookstore this Sunday for a hilarious and heartwarming story time. Ages 3 to 8.

Sunday, March 29
11:30 AM Prospect Lefferts Gardens
1:30 PM Fort Greene
Story Time: Vashti Harrison presents Little Legends and Little Dreamers

Bestselling author-illustrator Vashti Harrison presents two of her beautiful and empowering picture books in honor of Women's History Month! Little Legends and Little Dreamers highlight bold women whose actions and beliefs contributed to making the world better for generations of girls and women to come. Ages 3 to 8.


Greenlight Bookstore (Prospect/Lefferts)
632 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225
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