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Juneteenth Grab and Go Kit: Design Your Own Library Card

Tue, Jun 15   10:00 am to 2:45 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits juneteenth poetry

Juneteenth is observed on June 19th and to celebrate and encourage discussion, the Walt Whitman Library is providing weekly grab and go kits for children and adults throughout June.

June 1-8: Black Out Poetry

Block out words...

Juneteenth Grab and Go Kit: Design Your Own Library Card

Borough Park presents Brainy Babies

Tue, Jun 15   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies first five years multilingual storytime

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers from Borough Park Library. Families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage brain development and early learning...

Borough Park presents Brainy Babies

Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, Jun 15   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years kids create Virtual Programming

Join us every Tuesday for a new art project you can easily replicate at home.  These fun artistic exploration will help your little one develop their creativity and their fine motor skills.

New videos are posted...

Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Storytime in the Park

Tue, Jun 15   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Monarch Butterfly Garden

Kids bpl outdoors little scientists story play storytime

Experience a storytime in nature in Brower Park! All are welcome for this interactive program of story, song, movement, and nature.

NOTE: • Masks required • Social distancing will be observed • Bring your own blanket / seating...

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Storytime in the Park

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Jun 15   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years Virtual Programming

Spend fifteen minutes with Macon children's librarians to learn lap rhymes, finger plays, and early literacy tips for interacting with your baby and fostering a lifelong love of reading.

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library...

Virtual Babies & Books

Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Shine and the Moonbeams

Tue, Jun 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family stomp clap and sing summer reading Virtual Programming

Shine and the Moonbeams - create a soulful musical extravaganza that captures the sweetness, uncertainty and simplicity of youth. Guitarist John Heagle currently plays with the faux French garage-rockers Les Sans Culottes. Singer songwriter...

Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Shine and the Moonbeams

Bebés Geniales

Tue, Jun 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies early literacy first five years multilingual storytime

Acompáñenos en un programa en zoom para los padres y los cuidadores de Nueva York que ayudan al desarrollo mental de niños de edad 0 a 3. Incluye cuentos e historias en inglés y español, consejos, artesanías, canciones, mira y repite, y más!...

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Bebés Geniales

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Jun 15   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume Virtual Programming

Get assistance with your resume, cover letter, or career-related questions live with a librarian via Zoom. Participants will receive up to 30 minutes of feedback and guidance.

Please register here on our event page to reserve your spot....

Resume & Career Help Live!

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Tue, Jun 15   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Civic Engagement preschool storytime Virtual Programming

It’s storytime... from the comfort of your own home! Watch fun people read fun stories! Storytime builds vocabulary and a love of books. And kids who love books and stories become better readers!  Join us for a pre-recorded story-time...

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Rhyme, Song and a Tale with East Flatbush Library

Tue, Jun 15   11:30 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

We welcome you to join a mini Virtual Storytime on East Flatbush Library's Facebook Page.

Rhyme, Song and a Tale with East Flatbush Library

Grab & Go Kit: My own Treasure Box

Tue, Jun 15   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits summer reading

 

Do I need a Treasure  Box of my own? What can I put inside? How should I decorate it to stand out? Just use your IMAGINATION!                         ...

Grab & Go Kit:  My own Treasure Box

Borough Park Presents Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Explores Coral Reefs

Tue, Jun 15   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Kids little scientists summer reading Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike moves on from studying specific groups of animals to studying the forms of life that live in one habitat. Today he explores coral reefs by reading Dive In: Swim With Sea Creatures at Their Actual Size by Roxie Munroe a picture book that...

Borough Park Presents Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Explores Coral Reefs

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Jun 15   1:30 pm to 3:30 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

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Tue, Jun 15   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults bpl outdoors Laptop Loan techknowledge

Do you need access to the internet? Sign up for a 30-minute session at one of our Outdoor Laptop Loan locations.

Adults must have a valid library card and photo ID that corresponds to our records. Young adult patrons must have valid...

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Virtual Homework Help

Tue, Jun 15   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

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Virtual Homework Help

African Dance & Hip-Hop

Tue, Jun 15   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids summer reading

African Dance & Hip-Hop – instructor can connect the two: African dance and its influence in Brooklyn hip-hop.

African Dance & Hip-Hop

Miss Lynn Reads about Juneteenth

Tue, Jun 15   2:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Virtual

Kids juneteenth summer reading

Miss Lynn will be reading about Juneteenth on the Borough Park Facebook page.

Miss Lynn Reads about Juneteenth

Google Photos Workshop : Session 2

Tue, Jun 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults adult learning photography techknowledge Virtual Programming

Stuck apart during the global pandemic? Interested in learning how to share your memories with your friends and family? Come join us in and learn how to save and share your photos online with Google Photos!

Participants are welcome...

Google Photos Workshop : Session 2

Virtual Homework Help

Tue, Jun 15   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

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Virtual Homework Help

Teen Time: Skribbl.io

Tue, Jun 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults game on teen tech time

Like drawing?

Join us at this awesome Pictionary game. Every round someone has to draw their chosen word and others have to guess it to gain points. The person with the most points wins!

Ages 13-17

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Teen Time: Skribbl.io

Spell Books: Dungeons & Dragons

Tue, Jun 15   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading table-top & board games teen time Virtual Programming

Have you ever wanted to start a game of Dungeons & Dragons but were too overwhelmed by the rules? Are you a novice player who needs a refresher? Or maybe you're an avid fan who wants to entice your friends into a campaign. Join Harrison and...

Spell Books: Dungeons & Dragons

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Tue, Jun 15   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults everyone is welcome here teen tech time Virtual Programming

 Fall Guys is a massively multiplayer party game with up to 60 players online in a free-for-all struggle through round after round of escalating chaos until one victor remains!

All skill levels welcome!

No registration...

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Jun 15   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning microsoft office techknowledge Virtual Programming

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Creating and opening documents

...

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Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Word Basics

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Tue, Jun 15   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school early literacy storytime

You're invited to join Arlington Library staff as we read Castle Hangnail by Ursula Vernon every Tuesday and Thursday at 3:30pm. Children in grades 4-8 found this book to be fun and around their reading level, though all are welcome. We will be...

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

S.E.E. Yourself Healthy 2.0: Virtual Workshops

Tue, Jun 15   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults bklyn incubator health and wellness Healthy Communities

The purpose of these workshops is to educate Older Adult populations with practical approaches to lifestyle modification and intervention. The plan is to change behaviors and lifestyle choices which are key elements in the development and...

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S.E.E. Yourself Healthy 2.0: Virtual Workshops

Summer Reading Kickoff Teen Tie-Dye!

Tue, Jun 15   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts bpl outdoors diy teen time

Stop by Gerritsen Beach on June 15th to learn about summer reading and partcipate in an outdoor tie-dye program! 

This program is geared towards tweens and teens.

We will be providing a dyable object.

Supplies...

Summer Reading Kickoff Teen Tie-Dye!

Virtual Book Adventure - Juneteenth Jamboree

Tue, Jun 15   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts book adventures juneteenth Virtual Programming

Join us on Zoom in celebrating & learning more about Juneteenth with a read aloud and craft.  In Carole Boston Weatherford's Juneteenth Jamboree, a young girl learns the Texas traditions of celebrating the holiday of Juneteenth. Join us...

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Virtual Book Adventure - Juneteenth Jamboree

Celebrate Juneteenth: Anansi the Spider Folktales

Tue, Jun 15   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids juneteenth summer reading Virtual Programming

Join our storyteller for interactive folktales from both West Africa and the Carribean following that trickster, Anansi the Spider. We'll hear creation stories and other tales that span generations and across the Atlantic Ocean, and learn how...

Celebrate Juneteenth: Anansi the Spider Folktales

Teen Time: Words on Stream

Tue, Jun 15   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time video games

WOS is an interactive and innovative game in which players challenge themselves to form words from mixed letters that are displayed on the screen. Players play collaboratively to overcome challenges like hidden letters and fake letters...

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Teen Time: Words on Stream

BPL Game Time - Rocket League

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time teen time video games Virtual Programming

Are you a fan of Psyonix's Rocket League? Want to show gamers across Brooklyn - including library staff - just how good at the popular soccer game (but with rocket cars) *you* are?

Watch us live by downloading the Twitch app on your...

BPL Game Time - Rocket League

BPL Game Time - Rocket League

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time teen time video games

Are you a fan of Psyonix's Rocket League? Want to show gamers across Brooklyn - including library staff - just how good at the popular soccer game (but with rocket cars) *you* are?

Watch us live by downloading the Twitch app on your...

BPL Game Time - Rocket League

Virtual Homework Help

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

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Virtual Homework Help

Drag Queen Story Hour

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

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What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy!

Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and...

Drag Queen Story Hour

Not Throwing Away My Shot: A Virtual Hamilton History Trip

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass

Virtually visit the “House Where It Happened” and discover the real history of Alexander Hamilton’s and Aaron Burr’s relationship and their connection with Manhattan’s oldest surviving house, Morris-Jumel Mansion. We will explore Lin-Manuel...

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Not Throwing Away My Shot: A Virtual Hamilton History Trip

THE HENNA WARS by Adiba Jaigirdar

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book discussion lgbtq pride month

Nishat doesn’t want to lose her family, but she also doesn’t want to hide who she is, and it only gets harder once a childhood friend walks back into her life. Flávia is beautiful and charismatic, and Nishat falls for her instantly. But when a...

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THE HENNA WARS by Adiba Jaigirdar

Teen Trivia: Anime

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading teen tech time teen time Virtual Programming

Join us on Tuesday June 15th at 4:00PM for Teen Trivia: Anime. Test your knowledge all about Anime.

Ages 12-17 are welcome.

This program will take place on Zoom and Kahoot. You will need either a computer with a microphone and a...

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Teen Trivia: Anime

Team Up To Read: Making Connections!

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids grab and go kits summer reading team up to read Virtual Programming

Team Up To Read is a free, interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers. Offering a bridge between school and home, the program helps build strong readers by improving reading skills like comprehension and fluency...

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Team Up To Read: Making Connections!

Chess Workshop

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Improve your game with Chess Master Juan Tica and the Bay Ridge Chess Club.  Registration required! This workshop will take place on Zoom and lichess.org

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Chess Workshop

Virtual Teen Tech

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games

If you enjoy video games, then join us for our Virtual Teen Tech Time! Games that we will be playing include Tekken 7, Dragon Ball FighterZ and Overwatch all on PS4. The sessions will also be streamed for anyone who is interested in spectating....

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Virtual Teen Tech

Story and Craft

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Leonard, Garden

Kids grab and go kits kids create storytime summer reading

Enjoy a classic readaloud then create a craft related to the book!

All the materials will be provided in a Grab & Go Craft Kit

Story and Craft

Science in the News: Modern Problems, Modern Solutions: An outlook into the Future

Tue, Jun 15   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults lectures and discussions social sciences stem & steam

Yale PhD students talk about Science in the News

The beauty and complexity of the natural world inspires artistic expression of all kinds - poetry, paintings, songs, and more. Natural environments can also be a deep source of inspiration...

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Science in the News: Modern Problems, Modern Solutions: An outlook into the Future

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Jun 15   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English for fun conversation online with 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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Gaming for Teens: Among Us

Tue, Jun 15   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Figure out who the imposters are! 

You have to download Among Us. The game is a free download on most phones or $5 on Steam.

We use Zoom to talk, so register for a secure link. 

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Gaming for Teens: Among Us

Listen Up: A Podcast Discussion Club

Tue, Jun 15   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults lectures and discussions Listen Up Brooklyn podcasting and audio recording

Join us for a twice-monthly podcast discussion club: like a book club, but for your ears. Once you've registered, you'll be sent Zoom meeting info a half hour before each session.

Each month will be a new theme and...

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Listen Up: A Podcast Discussion Club

Juneteenth celebration: Free film screening of "Amistad"

Tue, Jun 15   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults bpl outdoors juneteenth movies

 

Join Brighton Beach for an Early Evening  at the movies.  In celebration of Juneteenth, we will have an outdoor free screening of The Film Amistad.  

Steven Spielberg-directed,  an...

Juneteenth celebration: Free film screening of "Amistad"

Pepperpot Music Featuring Conroy Warren Sponsored by the Bedford Library

Tue, Jun 15   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults music

Celebrate Caribbean Heritage Month with Conroy Warren and enjoy the beautiful sounds of Calypso, Reggae and Merengue. Please join us via https://www.facebook.com/conroy.warren. The video will remain live for forty eight hours

Pepperpot Music Featuring Conroy Warren Sponsored by the Bedford Library

Culture Strike: Author Laura Raicovich in Conversation with Aruna D'Souza 

Tue, Jun 15   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults artist talks author talks bpl presents Virtual Programming

Culture Strike: Art and Museums in an Age of Protest by Laura Raicovich

(Verso Books)

* This event may be a hybrid live Central Library / virtual event, depending on COVID-19 safety protocols, with social distancing and limited occupancy...

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Culture Strike: Author Laura Raicovich in Conversation with Aruna D'Souza 

Market Research Simplified! Researching Your Industry

Tue, Jun 15   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Do you need to refine your marketing strategy? Learn how to size your industry, identify major players and research future trends.

To attend you must RSVP to this program. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email...

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Market Research Simplified! Researching Your Industry

New fiction by Nana Nkweti, Emilio Fraia & Jack Wang, hosted by Anderson Tepper

Tue, Jun 15   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks bpl presents Virtual Programming

Join us for a Zoom talk with debut story authors Jack Wang, Nana Nkweti, and Emilio Fraia, hosted by Anderson Tepper.

This June, three new story collections announce the arrival of fresh, outsized talents, whose visions and styles range across...

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New fiction by Nana Nkweti, Emilio Fraia & Jack Wang, hosted by Anderson Tepper

Sheepshead Bay Library's Talent Without Borders presents "Graduation celebration: it's good to be young."

Tue, Jun 15   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults live music music poetry russian

Sheepshead Bay Library's Talent wqithout Border showcase presents "Graduation celebration: it's good to be young."

This Russian language program explores diversity through music, dance, art, and theater. Our goal is to engage, educate,...

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Sheepshead Bay Library's Talent Without Borders presents "Graduation celebration: it's good to be young."

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