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Friends of Macon Library Virtual Meeting

Thu, Sep 23   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Friends of the Library

Join the Friends of Macon Library to discuss and plan Macon's Halloween event! Become an advocate for library service in your neighborhood and beyond.

Register for a Zoom link to be sent to you the day before the program....

Friends of Macon Library Virtual Meeting

LitFilm: Flannery

Thu, Sep 23   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Elizabeth Coffman, Mark Bosco
U.S., 2019, 97 min

Winner of the first-ever Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film, Flannery explores the life and legacy of American literary icon Flannery O’Connor,...

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LitFilm: Flannery

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Thu, Sep 23   7:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Join the Windsor Terrace Library for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/sewing/fiber arts session to share your projects and hangout. All are welcome!

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Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

SEP
24

Creative Aging: An Introduction to Chinese Brush Painting with Jade Lam

Fri, Sep 24   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Participants will learn about the fundamental concepts and techniques of Chinese brush painting. This virtual course will focus on studying the Four Noble Plants - the bamboo, the orchid, the chrysanthemum, and the plum blossom, as well as...

Creative Aging: An Introduction to Chinese Brush Painting with Jade Lam

Virtual Storytime (Ages 2-5)

Fri, Sep 24   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime Virtual Programming

Get your morning moving with the librarians of Brighton Beach! Stories, songs, movement, early literacy tips and more for children 2-5 years of age. Older and younger children are also welcome to attend. From new babblers to early readers, let's...

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Virtual Storytime (Ages 2-5)

Grab and Go Kits: DIY Fall Jewelry

Fri, Sep 24   10:00 am to 5:30 pm   Dyker Library

Teens & Young Adults DIY grab and go kits jewelry making

Make your own bracelets and necklaces with the supplies in this to-go bag geared towards Halloween and fall. Perfect for older kids, tweens, and teens. First come, first serve while kits last.   

Grab and Go Kits: DIY Fall Jewelry

Grab and Go: Origami Animals

Fri, Sep 24   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Come pick up a grab and go craft bag and make make your own origami animals! We have rabbit, jumping frog, and crane kits available, so you can choose the level you're comfortable with. Included in the kits are origami paper, instruction sheets,...

Grab and Go: Origami Animals

Kids Create: Grab and Go Bags

Fri, Sep 24   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids DIY kids create

DIY wood crafts grab and go bag

Kids Create: Grab and Go Bags

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED Cancelled

Fri, Sep 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group Immigrant Services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English online on Zoom video. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED

Garden Storytime - Babies and Toddlers

Fri, Sep 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   61 Franklin Community Garden

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years preschool storytime

Join  Greenpoint Library and Miss Elena for storytime at 61 Franklin Street Community Garden.  We'll explore books together with stories and songs, while enjoying the beautiful garden.

Our program is weather...

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Garden Storytime - Babies and Toddlers

Knit / Crochet: Sheepshead Bay Fiber Artists

Fri, Sep 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults BPL Outdoors knitting and crocheting

Knit and crochet infront and outside of Sheepshead Bay Library. Weather permitting!

Knit / Crochet: Sheepshead Bay Fiber Artists

Knit Together

Fri, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

We can all sit in our homes and knit by ourselves, or we can knit together! Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting hangout and share your projects and your morning coffee. 

**Registration required!

We will be using Zoom to...

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Knit Together

Let’s Connect: Practice Zoom Social Club [Session 6]

Fri, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning multilingual never too late to learn support groups

How are you and hope all is well with you and your family!

Getting Started with zoom, learn how to host a meeting, learn how to share screen in presentation, networking with our BPL colleagues and to build a virtual support group!

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Let’s Connect: Practice Zoom Social Club [Session 6]

Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program) Cancelled

Fri, Sep 24   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

12:30pm - Guided meditation, breath-work, and group chanting of “OM” 🕉 mantra
01:00pm- Spirituality teachings of the week on realizing the True Self 💟, the divinity within us, and the practices of Self-knowledge 🕉, oneness and devotion...

Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program)

Virtual French Conversation Group

Fri, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak French online on Zoom video. This group is for beginners learning to speak French.

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be...

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Virtual French Conversation Group

Healthy Aging and Fall Prevention for Older Adults

Fri, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities positive aging Virtual Programming

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and preventing injuries are some of the key fundamentals to leading a happy and healthy life.  Join us for discussion, interaction, and fun!  This presentation will cover topics such as the importance of...

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Healthy Aging and Fall Prevention for Older Adults

Kids Create: Grab & Go Craft

Fri, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Head to Gerritsen Beach Library for a Grab & Go craft bag

Supplies are limited so first come first serve. One per child.

Kids Create: Grab & Go Craft

Virtual Kids Create : Draw an Ice Cream Cone

Fri, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Learn how to draw an Ice Cream Cone by following instructions on our facebook page.

Instructions are in English , Arabic & German. 

Visit: 

https://www.facebook.com/jamaicabaybpl/

 

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Virtual Kids Create : Draw an Ice Cream Cone

Six-Word Story Workshop: The Library and Me

Fri, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing writing workshop

This is the fifth workshop in the Six-Word Story series*, focusing specifically on writing stories related to libraries and personal experiences with libraries, in celebration of Library Card Sign-Up month. Brainstorm, write, share, and...

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Six-Word Story Workshop: The Library and Me

Jackbox Party Games

Fri, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy social game made by Jackbox. 

We will meet in Zoom. I will send out a link by 2:45. 

You will have to be able to keep one eye on the Zoom call and one on a browser with Jackbox....

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Jackbox Party Games

Grab-and-Go: Kids Create

Fri, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go Arts & Crafts kit to take home and create! For kids age 5-12 years old. Kits available while supplies last.

*Kits may contain small parts that are not suitable for...

Grab-and-Go: Kids Create

Grab and go Fridays

Fri, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids grab and go kits

Grab and go kits differ weekly.

Grab and go Fridays

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion DIY

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can draw, paint, cosplay, digital art, etc. You can...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Craft Time with Jessica

Fri, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

 

Come and Celebrate with Jessica

creating your own 

Apple Tree !!!

 

 

 

 

 

Craft Time with Jessica

LitFilm: Marighella

Fri, Sep 24   8:00 pm to 10:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Action drama, dir. by Wagner Moura
Brazil, 2019, 155 min
In Portuguese with English subtitles

Wagner Moura’s directing debut is a searing and energized portrait of one of Brazil’s most divisive historical figures, Afro-...

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LitFilm: Marighella

SEP
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Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, Sep 25   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Free! Each Saturday morning, Red Hook Library will put out a new Grab and Go childrens craft in our lobby for pickup. While supplies last.

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Sat, Sep 25   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults DIY grab and go kits summer reading teen time

Be Creative !
 

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Saturday Family Storytime

Sat, Sep 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us in the Reading Garden for Family Storytime.  We'll read books, sing songs, and enjoy the new season together in our beautiful garden.

Registration Required. This is an outdoor event and weather dependent.  Masks are...

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Saturday Family Storytime

Myron the Magnificent at Nehemiah Park

Sat, Sep 25   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Nehemiah Park

Kids community partner kids explore magic show

Myron the Magnificent - with secrets passed down from his grandfather Mervyn the Magnificent and his father Marvin the Magnificent he will present a program of miracles that will entertain the whole family.

**This is an outdoor event! It...

Myron the Magnificent at Nehemiah Park

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults citizenship Immigrant Services Virtual Programming

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.  Study all topics on the naturalization civics test and practice for the interview. 

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Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Saturday Storytime at the Park

Sat, Sep 25   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Naval Cemetery Landscape

Birth to Five Years grab and go kits saturday storytime storytime

This is a LIVE in person event at the Naval Cemetery Landscape where we will stomp, clap, and sing! Join us for a storytime in the beautiful new park not far from the Walt Whitman Library. Storytime will be held in the amphitheater area from 11-...

Saturday Storytime at the Park

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 25   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime summer reading

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud, interspersed with songs and rhymes.

All ages welcome!

**Registration required!

We're hoping to connect with our storytime crowd, so instead of...

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Virtual Saturday Storytime

Resume Coaching

Sat, Sep 25   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume -so you can stand out!!!

Resume Coaching

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group Immigrant Services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English online on Zoom video. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Events for Youth and Families: Storyland Cabaret

Sat, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Kids BPL Outdoors Events for Youth and Family

Join New York City Children's Theater for an afternoon of music and stories at their 25th Anniversary Storyland Cabaret!

Celebrating all that New York City has to offer our young ones, NYCCT has partnered with Brooklyn Public Library to...

Events for Youth and Families: Storyland Cabaret

Music for Autism Presents: Bringing You Broadway!

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids ADHD autism developmental disabilities Inclusive Services

Bringing You Broadway develops live interactive performances to enrich the lives of children with autism and others with special needs.

With an interactive format, company members have opportunities to educate, entertain, and inspire,...

Music for Autism Presents: Bringing You Broadway!

Book Adventures (in the yard)

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids book adventures BPL Outdoors Reading Room

We will read a book and do an activity together! (ages 6 – 12)

Registration is recommended, to ensure physical distancing. Please email [email protected] or call 718-628-8378 with any questions. Mats...

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Book Adventures (in the yard)

LitFilm: Portrait of the Bookstore as an Old Man, with Molly Crabapple

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Gonzague Pichelin, Benjamin Sutherland
U.S., 2003, 52 min

In 1951, George Whitman opened a bookshop-commune in Paris. George, 92, still runs his "den of anarchists disguised as a bookstore," offering free, dirty...

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LitFilm: Portrait of the Bookstore as an Old Man, with Molly Crabapple

Knitting with Ms. Cummings

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults adult learning never too late to learn

Learn a new skill, make new friends.

Knitting with Ms. Cummings

Back to School with the Friends of the Greenpoint Library

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults Friends of the Library

Celebrate back to school season with your neighbors and Friends of the Greenpoint Library!

Learners of all ages are welcome to make a cornucopia of fall-friendly arts and crafts. Sign up for tours to explore fall changes in the garden...

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Back to School with the Friends of the Greenpoint Library

Virtual Concert with Bringing You Broadway

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids autism Inclusive Services learning disabilities live music

Bringing You Broadway develops live interactive performances to enrich the lives of children with autism and others with special needs.

With an interactive format, company members have opportunities to educate, entertain, and inspire,...

Virtual Concert with Bringing You Broadway

Architecture Tour with Marble Fairbanks - Greenpoint Library

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults architecture & design environment

Join the architects of the Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center on an architectural tour of our brand-new building.

Award winning architects Marble Fairbanks will take you through the library, highlighting the...

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Architecture Tour with Marble Fairbanks - Greenpoint Library

Fall Seasonal Medicine with Jess Turner

Sat, Sep 25   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults adult learning BPL Outdoors gardening health and wellness

Each season brings its own set of complexities, rewards and changes in both our bodies and the earth. On the heels of the Autumnal Equinox September 22, in Fall Seasonal Medicine with Jess Turner we will dive into the energetics of fall,...

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Fall Seasonal Medicine with Jess Turner

Nature Storytime

Sat, Sep 25   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Bridge Park

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors community partner saturday storytime storytime

Join Adams Street Library for Nature Storytime live in the park as part of Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Ed Center Reopening & 6th Birthday Celebration on Saturday, Sep. 25!

Pre-schoolers and their caregivers are invited to...

Nature Storytime

Family Storytime

Sat, Sep 25   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids BPL Outdoors kids create saturday storytime storytime

Join us in the Reading Garden for Family Storytime.  We'll read books and do a craft together, while enjoying our beautiful garden.

Registration Required. This is an outdoor event and weather dependent.  Masks are required...

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Family Storytime

Saturday Family Storytime

Sat, Sep 25   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us in the Reading Garden for Family Storytime.  We'll read books, sing songs, and enjoy the new season together in our beautiful garden.

Registration Required. This is an outdoor event and weather dependent.  Masks are...

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Saturday Family Storytime

Landscape Tour with SCAPE - Greenpoint Library

Sat, Sep 25   2:45 pm to 3:30 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults architecture & design environment

Join the landscape architects of the Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center for a tour of the library’s gardens.

Award winning landscape firm SCAPE will guide you through the gardens, highlighting the native plantings and...

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Landscape Tour with SCAPE  - Greenpoint Library

Architecture Tour with Marble Fairbanks - Greenpoint Library

Sat, Sep 25   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults architecture & design environment

Join the architects of the Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center on an architectural tour of our brand-new building.

Award winning architects Marble Fairbanks will take you through the library, highlighting the...

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Architecture Tour with Marble Fairbanks - Greenpoint Library

LitFilm: The Booksellers

Sat, Sep 25   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by D.W. Young
U.S., 2020, 99 min

The Booksellers takes viewers inside the fascinating world of Antiquarian booksellers, populated by an assortment of obsessives, intellects, eccentrics and dreamers. Both a loving...

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LitFilm: The Booksellers

Landscape Tour with SCAPE - Greenpoint Library

Sat, Sep 25   3:45 pm to 4:30 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults architecture & design environment

Join the landscape architects of the Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center for a tour of the library’s gardens.

Award winning landscape firm SCAPE will guide you through the gardens, highlighting the native plantings and...

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Landscape Tour with SCAPE  - Greenpoint Library

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