From Art to Yoga to Chess, your kids can explore a rich range of storytelling arts and form a community of artists and writers under the guidance of an expert teaching artist. In each of our classes we will share published stories, and give students a chance to share and present their work. With registration for every lab you will receive one adorable custom Stories notebook to inspire further scribbling.Sign Up
Taught by amazing authors and illustrators in the Brooklyn community and beyond, our Stories Master Classes introduce young writers and artists to the world of the professional writer and offer a chance to learn directly from expert practitioners of the art form.
Our Master Classes are usually 1.5-hour sessions held on a weekday evening or weekend, and focus on some element of storytelling of the master author or artist's choosing.Sign Up
Mondays, 4pm - 5pm | Ages 6-9 (drop-off)
Calling all budding writers and artists! Spend an afternoon with us creating art and writing projects inspired by our favorite books. The stories and projects change each week, and throughout the year we’ll explore a range of subjects, styles and materials.
Tuesdays, 4pm - 5pm | Ages 2-5 (with grown-up)
Come make things with us! Bring your little ones for an art project inspired by one of our favorite picture books. The story and project change each week, and throughout the year we’ll explore a range of subjects, styles and materials. Each session begins with a reading.
Drop-ins are $15 per child, $10 for siblings. No sign-up or registration is needed.
Sundays, 10:30am | All Ages | Free
We host authors and illustrators most Sunday mornings for free readings, signings, and story-related activities. See our upcoming events.
Mondays + Wednesdays + Fridays, 11:30am | All Ages
We also hold Storytimes with our staff on Wednesday and Friday mornings at 11:30am. Weekday Storytimes are $5 per family, with further discounted Read-y passes available for sale in our bookshop:
$50 for 6 months of unlimited Storytimes
$30 for 10 Storytimes ($3 each)
$20 for 5 Storytimes ($4 each)
No sign-up or registration is needed for Storytimes.
We host storytelling Birthday Parties, which can be customized to explore the kinds of stories and activities your child loves the most. Parties are generally two hours long and can include story-related games, writing activities, crafts and, of course, pizza and cake or cupcakes!
Birthday parties can accommodate up to 12 children. For more information, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org