We get it, Brooklyn. You’ve got a lot going on. So much so that it’s hard to keep up with all the kid-friendly places for jumping and climbing, getting mucky with paints and clay, quiet reading, shopping for some rainbow bling  or filling empty tummies with something delicious. But we try! Click through for 9 fresh places just in Brownstone Brooklyn alone.

For Fans of Knuffle Bunny: Park Slope Library Storytelling Garden

After months of construction, the outdoor reading circle and storytelling garden is open at Brooklyn Library's Park Slope branch. Already a popular hang out, it has a mini amphitheater, garden, paths and planters.  This spot adds another dimension to the library's already busy community calendar. Coming soon is a statue of preschool story book character Knuffle Bunny, the creation of beloved author, and former Park Slope resident, Mo Willems.

431 6th Avenue,
Brooklyn NY
718-832-1853
Online: bklynlibrary.org
Hours: Opens at 10 a.m. Closed Sunday and til 1 p.m. on Tues

photo: Emily Myers

Which Brownstone Brooklyn debut did we miss? Add to our list in the comments!

— Emily Myers