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Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Fri, May 27   9:15 am to 10:15 am   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Older Adults computer basics never too late to learn

Older Adults, 55 and up:  are you having trouble with your computer and smartphone? Do you want to learn how to use and navigate applications and websites? Want to become tech savvy? The Brooklyn Public Library is offering its Digital...

Technology For All:  Individual Sessions

Grab & Go Craft - Paper Bag Puppets

Fri, May 27   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Kids arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family grab and go kits

This week's craft is a paper bag puppet. Thanks to our StoryTeen Interns for putting it together!  Pick up a kit at the Customer Service Desk while supplies last.

Grab & Go Craft - Paper Bag Puppets

Grab and Go

Fri, May 27   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Come by the branch and pick up a grab and go craft kit. 

For kids of all ages.

While supplies last.

Grab and Go

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

Fri, May 27   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits teen time

Calling all teens! Create your own beaded bracelets in honor of Brooklyn Public Library’s 125th birthday!

Each kit contains an arrangement of various shades of blue and white beads that can be made into any pattern of your choice, a pipe...

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

Borough Park presents Asian fan design craft - grab & go

Fri, May 27   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids arts and crafts Asian Pacific American Heritage Month grab and go kits

Create your own Asian style fan in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage month.  With the summer heat approaching this will be a very useful craft to keep or give as a gift. All necessary materials will be included.

Available...

Borough Park presents Asian fan design craft - grab & go

Free Notary Services

Fri, May 27   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults all ages community partner legal resources

Some restrictions apply. Please call Harold,Jones: 917-592-5875 to confirm a notary is available before you visit.

(BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

Valid photo ID was signature is required ( a current deiver's license or passport is...

Free Notary Services

Preschool Storytime Cancelled

Fri, May 27   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Join us for Friday morning storytime as we read fun, sing and do a fun craft!

Preschool Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, May 27   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

Children's Program Dance Event-Elaine Gil

Fri, May 27   10:45 am to 11:45 am   Pacific, 2nd Flr Meeting Room

Kids live music music

Dancing to the music. Masks are required for program. Limited group size up to 15. First come, first serve.

 

Children's Program Dance Event-Elaine Gil

Brighton Beach Storytime

Fri, May 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime toddler time

Storytime is back!

Join us in the auditorium every Friday morning for songs, fingerplays, stories and more.

Space is limited, so please make sure to register.

*Masks are required for all storytime participants ages 2 and...

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Brighton Beach Storytime

Outdoor Storytime at Cortelyou Library

Fri, May 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years toddler time

Join us for a fun storytime out on the plaza, weather permitting! Enjoy songs, rhymes and read-alouds with your little ones.  In case of inclement weather, this event will be held inside the library meeting room. Due to limited...

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Outdoor Storytime at Cortelyou Library

Knit Together

Fri, May 27   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

Chair Yoga at Dyker

Fri, May 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Dyker Library

Older Adults Earth Day yoga and meditation yoga and poetry

This is an in-person program. Space is limited.  Register in-person at Dyker Library please.

Chair Yoga at Dyker

Computers for First Timers

Fri, May 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults adult learning computer basics

Never too late to learn.  Computers for first timers will introduce you to using a PC, mouse, keyboard, and getting online and using email.  

Computers for First Timers

Microsoft Excel Basics

Fri, May 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer programming techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

The topics covered in...

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Microsoft Excel Basics

Library Lanes (Virtual Bowling)

Fri, May 27   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Macon, Large Auditorium

Older Adults techknowledge

Join the Macon Library for a funfilled virtual bowling program for Older Adults/Adults. We compete with each other and cheer each other on as we bowl using the XBox game console, in a safe and clean evironment. This is an indoor program. please...

Library Lanes (Virtual Bowling)

Drop-In Resume & Career Help

Fri, May 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults adult learning career resume

Stop by the Central Library's Business & Career Center for help with your job search questions. All sessions are one-on-one but timeslots are limited. 

Drop-In Resume & Career Help

Information Session with Amazon at New Lots Learning Center

Fri, May 27   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults adult learning career community partner hse

Looking for a job? Join us along with Amazon at the New Lots Adult Learning Center for a Job Information Session. 

Meet with Amazon Representatives to learn about a variety of employment opportunities starting at $21.50/hr, ranges of...
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Information Session with Amazon at New Lots Learning Center

Virtual French Conversation Group

Fri, May 27   12:00 pm to 1:30 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 beginner and intermediate speakers, looking to learn and practice French conversation skills.

Please register with your name and email to...

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Virtual French Conversation Group

Creative Aging: Beautifully Made Jewelry with Sharon Zeisel

Fri, May 27   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging jewelry making Virtual Programming

Contemporary Beaded Jewelry Making with Sharon Zeisel

Learn how to create custom, on-trend beaded jewelry!

In each class we will learn a new beading technique and leave with a beautiful piece of handmade jewelry plus the know...

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Creative Aging: Beautifully Made Jewelry with Sharon Zeisel

Talking Needles: a crochet, knitting, & fiber arts club Cancelled

Fri, May 27   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Welcome Back to our Talking Needles group! This is an IN-PERSON progam held in the Mill Basin Library meeting room. While using the meeting room, we ask that all participants to please keep their masks on. Please register with your name...

Talking Needles: a crochet, knitting, & fiber arts club

Neighbors Meet & Chat

Fri, May 27   12:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Dyker Library

Older Adults adult learning conversations

Come and meet your neighbors and discuss issiues like current events,

life, liberty and the pursuit of good heath and wellness.

Neighbors Meet & Chat

Bengali Storytime at Cypress Hills

Fri, May 27   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Bengali multilingual storytime

Join us on the Cypress Hills Facebook Page for a fun Bengali story time!

Bengali Storytime at Cypress Hills

Quechua & Spanish Bilingual Storytime

Fri, May 27   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years everyone is welcome here first five years multilingual storytime Spanish

Hamuy, ñuqaykuwan takinapaq, ñawinchanapaq, pukllanapaq.

Ven a cantar, leer y jugar con nosotros!

Come sing, read, and play with us!

 

This virtual storytime will broadcast live from the Brooklyn Public...

Quechua & Spanish Bilingual Storytime

The Art of DIY Sewing and Jewelry (Weekly Event)

Fri, May 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults DIY Sew Brooklyn

Why pay for clothing alterations? Is the price of jewelry too extravagant?

Learn how to Do-It-Yourself!!

Come join us and learn creative knitting skills, sewing skills, and jewelry making made easy with our instructor Mila...

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The Art of DIY Sewing and Jewelry (Weekly Event)

Introduction to Libby: eBooks and eAudiobooks With BPL

Fri, May 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge

If you've got a smartphone, tablet, or even a web browser on your laptop or home computer, you can get reading and listening with Libby! 

Thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks are available with options to suit every reading style....

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Introduction to Libby: eBooks and eAudiobooks With BPL

Bookmobile @ Albany Houses

Fri, May 27   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Albany Houses

Adults bookmobile career community partner

Brooklyn Public Library invites you to join the Job Corp. and NYC Cares at Albany Houses Greenspace!

REpresentatives from Job Corp. will provide information on job training and opportunities while  NYC will provide resources to share...

Bookmobile @ Albany Houses

Book Giveaway

Fri, May 27   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids babies & books book discussion

Gerritsen Beach Library Book Giveaway

Chidren and Teens check out a minimum of 6 books on a child or teen library Card. Receive 1 Free Book at information desk.

Friday's 2pm-5pm

Saturday's 12pm-3pm

1. Must have a...

Book Giveaway

Teen DIY Grab & Go Kits

Fri, May 27   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits teen time

Hey Teens!!!

We have Grab & Go Kits to create DIY projects of your very own!

Come to the Macon Branch and pick up one!

While supplies last!!

Teen DIY Grab & Go Kits

Creative Aging: Mask and Collage

Fri, May 27   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

In this great workshop you will learn the art of Mask and Collage Making. For seven weeks you will use your creativity to create beautiful art.

Week One – Understanding the Basics of Art & Design

Week Two – Introduction to the...

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Creative Aging: Mask and Collage

Kids Create: Virtual: Craft Time with Jessica

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Make virtual

Fun

Afrts & Crafts with Jessica every Friday!!!

 

 

Kids Create: Virtual: Craft Time with Jessica

Kids Create

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht, J Meeting Room

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Kids age 5-12 years old can create something new every week! Join us every Friday afternoon for a new arts and crafts project at the library. 

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Kids Create

Kids Create Grab-n-Go Crafts

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Come by Gerritsen Beach Library and pick up a fun surprise craft. You can work on it here or take it home with you!

Kids Create Grab-n-Go Crafts

Computer Safety program

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cypress Hills, Program Room

Adults internet safety techknowledge

Computer safety class for computers and other personal devices.

Join us at Cypress Hills library to learn about ways to prevent phising and how to prevent it.

Topic covered

What is phishing? Types of phishing? How can a...
Computer Safety program

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED Cancelled

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group Immigrant Services

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...

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED

Teen Tech Time

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots, Auditorium

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time

Join us as we play video games on "The Switch" "PS5" and more; in a safe and fun environment. Ages 8 to 18.

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Teen Tech Time

Grab & Go Craft Bags: Decorate and Put Together Your Own Model Airplane!

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Grab a bag of fun from the 2nd floor of the Bay Ridge library! Starts at 3:00pm, while supplies last!

Masks are required inside the library, thank you! 

Grab & Go Craft Bags: Decorate and Put Together Your Own Model Airplane!

Grab and go Fridays

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids arts and crafts kids explore

Come in for a craft surpise each week at 3:00pm until 6:00 pm or while suppies last.

Grab and  go Fridays

Kids Create: Garden

Fri, May 27   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school arts and crafts DIY kids create

Join us for a readign of Planting a Rainbow, by Lois Ehlert, followed by planting your own mini seed garden! 

Ages 6-12

Kids Create is a regularly occuring program including a story and craft for school-aged children, after...

Kids Create: Garden

Teen Time

Fri, May 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood, Basement Meeting Room

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts table-top & board games teen time video games

Teen Time is back! On Tuesday afternoons, teens and tweens are welcome to hang out at Teen Time in our basement meeting room.  Activities include:

PS4 Nintendo Switch XBox 1 Board games Arts and Crafts And more...

 ...

Teen Time

Teen Tech Time

Fri, May 27   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time video games

Come to Sunset Park Branch for a bit of video-game fun! We have Switch, PS4 and X-box and more. 

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Fri, May 27   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time video games

Come to Sunset Park Branch for a bit of video-game fun! We have Switch, PS4 and X-box and more. 

Teen Tech Time

PPE Giveaway

Fri, May 27   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Rugby Library

Adults covid-19 health and wellness

Volunteers will be handing out PPE.

*This event was rescheduled from 5/16/22.

PPE Giveaway

Acting Out! Improv for Teens and Tweens

Fri, May 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school all ages Events for Youth and Family never too late to learn

Anyone ever tell you you’re too dramatic? Perfect! We need you! Come join us in this introduction to acting improvisation and theatre. No experience is necessary to take part in this program — everyone is welcome! Sessions include a warm-up,...

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Acting Out! Improv for Teens and Tweens

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord Cancelled

Fri, May 27   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...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Jungle Explorers

Fri, May 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

Kids Events for Youth and Family kids explore music performance

Bianca the butterfly is scared to fly. She journeys through the jungle to find her courage and along the way meets a monkey, Venus fly trap, and a lion who help her find inner strength. Dazzling creatures of all kind come to life in this highly...

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Jungle Explorers

Teen Tech Time

Fri, May 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge

Have fun playing video games with friends. Ages 13 and up.

Teen Tech Time

Jackbox Party Games

Fri, May 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 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

Virtual Ask-A-Tech (Dekalb Branch)

Fri, May 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults computer basics computer programming techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for assistance. 

 

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Virtual Ask-A-Tech (Dekalb Branch)

Teen Tech Time

Fri, May 27   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Teens & Young Adults kids tech time table-top & board games techknowledge teen tech time

Teen Tech Time is back!

On Fridays, from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM teens and tweens are welcome to hang out at Teen Tech Time at the Brighton Beach library.  We will be having:

PS4 Nintendo Switch

The games:

MINECRAFT (...

Teen Tech Time

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