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JUN
23

Religion and Religious Diversity: Conflict or Complement

Wed, Jun 23   7:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations lectures and discussions social sciences Virtual Programming

Please join us for the six-part series on World Religions and Religious Diversity, presented by John Wang who received his master’s degree in Theological Studies from Harvard University.  Through the series , Mr. Wang will share with us...

Religion and Religious Diversity: Conflict or Complement

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Jun 23   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations support groups Virtual Programming

The group is informal and completely free, it is a peer support group. This program is only for those who lost their loved ones to suicide.

No need to struggle alone. Come and share your story with other survivors for mutual support....

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, Jun 23   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Join the Greenpoint 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

The Black Movement Library Portrait Series

Wed, Jun 23   8:30 pm to 10:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults bpl outdoors bpl presents plaza performances

Join us at sundown for The Black Movement Library Portrait Series, a large-scale public outdoor performance organized by new media artist, creative technologist, and educator LaJuné McMillian. Taking the form of multiple short acts, the...

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The Black Movement Library Portrait Series

JUN
24

CONEY ISLAND PRESENTS A PRE-RECORDED VIRTUAL TEAM UP TO READ STORYTIME WITH MS. SHARON

Thu, Jun 24   6:00 am to 11:45 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading team up to read Virtual Programming

Join us for a pre-recorded Virtual Team up to Read story time  with Ms. Sharon from the Coney Island  Library .  Go to www.facebook.com/coneyislandlibrary/

Scroll down the page to find the virtual story time.

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CONEY ISLAND PRESENTS A PRE-RECORDED VIRTUAL TEAM UP TO READ STORYTIME WITH MS. SHARON

Zoom Virtual Storytime from Adams Street Library

Thu, Jun 24   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime summer reading toddler time

Join us for Virtual Storytime (Storyzoom?) with Kat from Adams Street Library and Annex for books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language development skills.

We will gather with Zoom!...

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Zoom Virtual Storytime from Adams Street Library

Jack and Friends: Family Music Playground Series with Suzi Shelton

Thu, Jun 24   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Old Stone House & Washington Park

Birth to Five Years live music music summer reading

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton for a series of free, fun-filled musical performances and amazing giant bubbles. The bubbles start at 10 am and the music begins at 10:30. Geared for families with children ages 0-5 years, but...

Jack and Friends: Family Music Playground Series with Suzi Shelton

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jun 24   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Books, songs, and movement activities for you and your child to enjoy.

New videos are posted Thursday mornings at 9am on our Facebook page: facebook.com/ClintonHillLibrary

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Her Drive

Thu, Jun 24   10:00 am to 7:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults community partner Healthy Communities

Paerdegat branch is running a donation drive in partnership with Her Drive through June. 

Limited access to general hygiene and menstrual care products is a public health issue. Her Drive, Co. is a  nonprofit organization...

Her Drive

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 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

Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Thu, Jun 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies early literacy 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 Bushwick or Brownsville.  Includes storytimes in English and Spanish, early literacy tips, craft ideas, songs with a...

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Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Technology For All

Thu, Jun 24   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Virtual

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...

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Technology For All

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Thu, Jun 24   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Come join McKinley Park Branch for a fun virtual storytime program with read out louds and songs on zoom.

Registration Required!

Zoom information will be sent via email 1 hr before the program

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McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

DIY Teen Grab and Go!

Thu, Jun 24   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts diy grab and go kits summer reading

Pick up a Grab and Go Kit at McKinley Park Library while supplies last. They will be given out every other Thursday throughout the summer!

DIY Teen Grab and Go!

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Thu, Jun 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Marcy 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 Storytime with Ms. Meghan

Thu, Jun 24   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for a fun storytime with songs, stories and a special but pesky guest!

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Meghan

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 24   2:00 pm to 3:30 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

Virtual Homework Help—Open Hours Cancelled

Thu, Jun 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 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!

Homework Help now has open hours! With open hours there is no need to register, just show up, (click here) and we'll connect you with one...

Virtual Homework Help—Open Hours

Virtual Live Music - Juneteenth Celebration

Thu, Jun 24   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family live music summer reading Virtual Programming

Feeling the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren. It’s fun! It’s exciting! For children and families.

This...

Virtual Live Music - Juneteenth Celebration

Creative Aging: Create a Legacy Cookbook

Thu, Jun 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Join us in this special 9-week Life Story Club series where we come together to create our own Legacy Cookbooks! The group will meet over Zoom to share life stories around treasured family recipes and traditions. Each week, we'll ask...

Creative Aging: Create a Legacy Cookbook

Virtual Ask A Tech

Thu, Jun 24   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? Did you just buy a new smart phone or tablet and have questions on how to use it?   No time to attend a formal class? ...

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Virtual Ask A Tech

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Jun 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 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!

Teen Chess Basics Workshop

Thu, Jun 24   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Want to learn the tips and tricks used by the greatest chess players of all time? You're at the right place! 

Welcome to Teen Chess Basics Workshop!! 

Learn how to master your chess skills with LiChess!, used by the top...

Teen Chess Basics Workshop

Simply Watercolor- Closed

Thu, Jun 24   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning arts and crafts Friends of the Library

In this four week workshop you will learn watercolor painting or enhance your skills. Learn to mix colors to create beautiful pieces of art that you can be proud of.

Materials Needed: 1. 2H Pencil  2. Kneaded Eraser  3. Heavy...

Simply Watercolor- Closed

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Jun 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Please join us every Thursday for a friendly competition for teens looking to interact and sharpen their chess skills simultaneously!

We will be using LiChess as the "Arena," meaning after one game is over, you will be put in...

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Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Virtual Reading Coach Cancelled

Thu, Jun 24   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Do you want to become a more confident reader? We can help! Reading Coach is available—virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library.Learning to read is an essential developmental skill. The ability to read and comprehend materials is not only paramount...

Virtual Reading Coach

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Thu, Jun 24   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

DIY - outdoors

Thu, Jun 24   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults bpl outdoors diy summer reading teen time

Be Creative!

DIY for Teens in the garden! This LIVE, in-person outdoors event will be held in the Red Hook library's backyard, weather permitting (enter through the library). 

PLEASE NOTE: Masks...

DIY - outdoors

Urban Stages: Lovely Dominica

Thu, Jun 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading

Join actress Disnie Sebastien in an interactive session as she takes you on her journey growing up on the beautiful Caribbean island, Dominica. Participants will experience storytelling, singing, and dance from Dominica’s culture, and learn all...

Urban Stages: Lovely Dominica

Tunes and Tales with Tammy Hall

Thu, Jun 24   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Events for Youth and Family kids explore storytime

Join Storyteller Tammy Hall for some wonderful and witty songs, stories, and lullabies for the very young! This program is sure to educate and entertain!

This Facebook Live program will be shared to the Pacific Library Facebook page...

Tunes and Tales with Tammy Hall

Borough Park Presents Nigel Morgan artist in residence 99 projects from the 99 cent store

Thu, Jun 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family kids create

Learn to create art with items you probably have at home, or can buy from 99 cent store.   This program is taught by Artist in Residence Nigel Morgan. Registration is required.  Registered students will receive a supply...

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Borough Park Presents Nigel Morgan artist in residence 99 projects from the 99 cent store

Virtual Homework Help Cancelled

Thu, Jun 24   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,...

Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Chess Workshop

Thu, Jun 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Thursday from 4-5 PM with our chess instructor, Juan Tica. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess for Teens and Tweens

Thu, Jun 24   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual chess fun for teens and tweens.  Ages 11 and up. Register to recieve a zoom link 1 hour prior to the event.

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Virtual Chess for Teens and Tweens

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jun 24   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore Virtual Programming

Tune in for a favorite chapter (not necessarily the first) out of a book you might like, and please let us know in comments whether you'll be reading more :)

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Mill Basin Presents Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Thu, Jun 24   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading team up to read

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...

Mill Basin Presents Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Lee Conmigo

Thu, Jun 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults early literacy Events for Youth and Family spanish summer reading

Lee Conmigo – ¡Lee! ¡Hable! ¡Cante! ¡Juegue! Libros y recursos gratuitos. Una serie de cuatro talleres virtuales y gratuitos sobre buenas prácticas para cuidadores de niños jóvenes. Vamos a aprender como apoyar el desarrollo mental de...

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Lee Conmigo

Time Together with the Guggenheim: Fantastical Animals

Thu, Jun 24   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts Culture Pass Events for Youth and Family

On this virtual tour meet the artistic animals in the Guggenheim’s collection as inspiration for making your own creative creature using materials you can find at home.

This program is intended for Children. Closed captioning will be...

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Time Together with the Guggenheim: Fantastical Animals

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 24   5:00 pm to 6:30 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

Cooking Matters Virtual Workshop for Adults

Thu, Jun 24   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults cooking health and wellness Virtual Programming

Do you spend too much time worrying about whats for dinner? We can help!

Join the Crown Heights Branch for a six week free virtual nutrition program, presented by City Harvest, that incorporates healthy cooking on a budget!

All...

Cooking Matters Virtual Workshop for Adults

Drag Queen Story Hour

Thu, Jun 24   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Dumbo Archway

Kids bpl outdoors LGBTQ lgbtq pride month storytime

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy! Join storyteller Paradise in the DUMBO Archway, under the Manhattan Bridge, for stories, songs, and a celebration of individuality...

Drag Queen Story Hour

Race, Technology & Justice: A Panel Conversation

Thu, Jun 24   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults aahc anti-racism bpl literary prize techknowledge

“Zeros and ones, if we are not careful, could deepen the divides between haves and have-nots, between the deserving and the undeserving – rusty value judgments embedded in shiny new systems.”
― Ruha Benjamin, Race After Technology:...

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Race, Technology & Justice: A Panel Conversation

Jackbox Party Games

Thu, Jun 24   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator board game exchange library teen tech time 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 at, or by 5:15. 

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

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Jackbox Party Games

Plan and Grow Your Business with Data Analytics

Thu, Jun 24   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

SimplyAnalytics is a mapping, visualization, and data analytics application that turns complex data into valuable marketing information. Learn to gather and analyze demographic, business, consumer behavior, and marketing data to make informed...

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Plan and Grow Your Business with Data Analytics

Gerritsen Beach Virtual Book Club: Madame Fourcade's Secret War by Lynne Olson

Thu, Jun 24   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Welcome!  This month, we're switching back to hard-copy books, since so many branches are open for lobby service.  Come by the Gerritsen Beach branch at 2808 Gerritsen Avenue and knock on the door to request a copy of the book. ...

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Gerritsen Beach Virtual Book Club: Madame Fourcade's Secret War by Lynne Olson

Pajamas & Books Storytime with Tina

Thu, Jun 24   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books bedtime stories early literacy storytime

Pajamas & Books Storytime for kids with Tina Lati- 

Join us on Zoom at 6pm for Storytime with Miss Tina. There will be songs, lullabies, stories, and an opportunity to share about...

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Pajamas & Books Storytime with Tina

Pan with Jazz & Soca

Thu, Jun 24   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults celebrate heritage Events for Youth and Family music

Please join us to celebrate Caribbean Heritage Month featuring Kobie Andrews. He has been in love with music ever since he was a small child, starting with piano at three years old. His journey with the steel drums began when he was eight...

Pan with Jazz & Soca

Music, Arts & Protest in the Bronx with the Bronx Music Heritage Center

Thu, Jun 24   7:00 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts Culture Pass

In the Bronx artists have lent their voices to support the issues that affect their communities from bilingual education, voting rights, cultural appropriation and gentrification. This program will look at key figures and actions in the last few...

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Music, Arts & Protest in the Bronx with the Bronx Music Heritage Center

BPL Beauty: The Business of Beauty

Thu, Jun 24   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bklyn incubator business career

Join BPL Beauty Coordinator LaCresha Neal, Packaging Designer Stephen Moss, and Director of Marketing and Brand Management Marisa Fazzina for a discussion about the business side of beauty. Learn the process of developing, manufacturing...

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BPL Beauty: The Business of Beauty

Raising Antiracist Kids #3: A Workshop Series

Thu, Jun 24   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years anti-racism first five years parents and caregivers

As parents of young children, Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs and Adam St. Bernard Jacobs will share what they have learned on their journey that is focused on having an antiracist family, with other parents and caregivers. These three workshops will...

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Raising Antiracist Kids #3: A Workshop Series

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