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Be Heard! Teen Vision Survey

Wed, Sep 28   8:45 am to 10:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Teens & Young Adults book club everyone is welcome here Friends of the Library homework help

 BE HEARD! Take the Teen Vision Survey

August 1 – Sept 30, 2022

Ever wish the library had a certain book that you wanted?

Do you wish we had more activities that interest YOU?

Would you like more online events...

Be Heard! Teen Vision Survey

Grab & Go Craft kit: Alphabet Art-Letters X is for X-RAY, collage

Wed, Sep 28   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years grab and go kits kids create

Do you know your ABC? What's the next letter? letters X is for X-RAY

You  can sing it, you can color it, and the most fun of knowing alphabet is that you can read any book you like!
 Create your own collage with the letter...

Grab & Go Craft kit: Alphabet Art-Letters X is for X-RAY, collage

Friends of Clinton Hill Library Craft Fair Vendor Application

Wed, Sep 28   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults BPL Outdoors arts and crafts Friends of the Library

The Friends of Clinton Hill Library will co-sponsor an outdoor Local Artisans Craft Fair on Saturday, October 22nd, 2022 from 11 am – 4 pm (rain date 11/5/22):

Vendor applications (see page 2 for form) and rules of conduct will...

Friends of Clinton Hill Library Craft Fair Vendor Application

Clinton Hill Library #PlantWildFlowers Bioblitz

Wed, Sep 28   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults BPL Outdoors all ages Events for Youth and Family gardening

What is a BioBlitz?

A BioBlitz is the opportunity to observe and record the pollinators in your neighborhood. This observation makes you more aware of the many varieties of pollinator life even in an urban neighborhood.

When is...

Clinton Hill Library #PlantWildFlowers Bioblitz

Grab and Go : Arts and Crafts

Wed, Sep 28   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids explore

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go kit to take home and create! For kids age 6-9 years old. Kits available while supplies last.

*Kits contain small parts that are not suitable for young children ages 0...

Grab and Go : Arts and Crafts

Mayor’s Public Engagement Unit (PEU) Tabling

Wed, Sep 28   10:30 am to 2:00 pm   New Lots, Conference Table 1

Adults adult learning social services

The Mayor’s Public Engagement Unit (PEU) proactively connects New Yorkers to key City services. PEU's Tenant Support Unit provides assistance to New Yorkers who may be experiencing landlord harassment, are at risk of displacement,...

Mayor’s Public Engagement Unit (PEU) Tabling

Drop-In Resume & Career Help (New Lots Learning Center)

Wed, Sep 28   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults career adult learning resume

Get free one-on-one assistance with resumes, cover letters, career advice, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Our staff offer guidance on resumes and cover letters but do not write or type these documents for...

Drop-In Resume & Career Help (New Lots Learning Center)

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations adult learning 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

Ask A Tech (Eastern Parkway)

Wed, Sep 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? Want to explore your phone and its features? Join us for one-on-one assistance with your device.

 

 

Ask A Tech (Eastern Parkway)

Virtual Dancercise: Dance, Move and Stretch with Akwesi Asante

Wed, Sep 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging dance fitness and classes health and wellness

In partnership with HealthyBKLYN , Dancercise with Akwesi is back!  Join us for this exercise virtual workshop. While listening to soothing tunes, you will be guided through light movement, stretching, strengthening, breath-work, and self-...

Virtual Dancercise: Dance, Move and Stretch with Akwesi Asante

Movies @ Gerritsen: Coming 2 America

Wed, Sep 28   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach, Large Meeting Room

Adults movies movies at the library

Join your neighbors for a movie at the library with Movies @ Gerritsen!

This week's movie is Coming 2 America (PG-13, 1h 50m)

Plot: The African monarch Akeem learns he has a long-lost son in the United States and must return...

Movies @ Gerritsen: Coming 2 America

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Wed, Sep 28   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids arts and crafts 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! (While supplies last.)

 

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

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Grab and Go : Arts and Crafts

Wed, Sep 28   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids explore

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

*Kits contain small parts that are not suitable for young children ages 0-4...

Grab and Go : Arts and Crafts

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Arlington Library, Program Room

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you feel confused and lost when it comes to computers? Do you wish you had the time and money to take a real, live course on computers? You can join our computer class. 

Microsoft Word Basics

Creative Aging: Create Your Own Life Story Playlist with Life Story Club

Wed, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging storytime Virtual Programming writing workshop

What is a song that reminds you of home? What’s a song that you recall dancing to at a school dance?

This fall, you will have the opportunity to come together–as part of the Life Story Club–and share the music that reminds you of some of...

Creative Aging: Create Your Own Life Story Playlist with Life Story Club

Computer Basics

Wed, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer programming techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

Computer Basics

Resume Help: By Appointment

Wed, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Adams Street Library

Adults career resume

Are you looking for help with your resume? Have questions about a cover letter, interviewing techniques, or your job search? Book a one-on-one appointment with a library staff member to receive personalized attention and instruction. 

...
Resume Help: By Appointment

Introduction to Internet

Wed, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

Introduction to Internet

Adult Coloring

Wed, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library, Craft Room

Older Adults creative aging arts and crafts

Please join us for our adult coloring event! We provide the supplies while you parktake in a relaxing way to exercise your mind.

Adult Coloring

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Spanish Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak Spanish 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 Spanish Conversation Group

Virtual Computer Basics

Wed, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge Virtual Programming

Virtual Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

We will be using Zoom to host this program. You...

Virtual Computer Basics

Teen Time: Video Gameplay

Wed, Sep 28   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Teens & Young Adults teen time video games

Come hang out and play some video games on our xbox or Nintendo Swtich after school with Librarian Kristian from 2:30-3:30 in the Mill Basin Library meeting room. Bring your friends or make some new ones! All are welcome.

Teen Time: Video Gameplay

Getting to know your Device

Wed, Sep 28   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have specific question/concern about how to use a device? Password mixups? Want to understand your settings? 

Join our Getting to know your Device class for personalized assistance! 

We’ll provide help with:...

Getting to know your Device

Tabletop Gaming

Wed, Sep 28   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Bushwick Library, Auditorium

Kids board game exchange library game on table-top & board games

Did you know that you can check board games out from the Library?

BPL's Board Game Library has expanded to Bushwick! Join us on Wednesday afternoons this fall to learn and play games from the circulating collection. If you...

Tabletop Gaming

Grab and Go

Wed, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Arlington Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits

Stop by the Arlington Branch for a FREE Grab and Go Craft bag. 3:00 Wednesdays.

Only available while supplies last. One per child.

Grab and Go

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Origami Essentials

Wed, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Stop by the Highlawn Library to pick up some essential supplies for origami and other paper crafting activities! Kits include square origami paper in various patterns and colors, along with some instructions to get you started.

Kits...

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Origami Essentials

Virtual Kids Create - Sugar Skull Drawing

Wed, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create Virtual Programming

Watch this video to learn how to draw a sugar skull for Dia de los Muertos using things you have at home!

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Virtual Kids Create - Sugar Skull Drawing

DIY Teen Grab and Go: Paper Layer Craft

Wed, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults DIY grab and go kits

Stop by at 3:00PM and pick up a Paper Layer Craft at the Highlawn Library while supplies last.

The Kit will include: Paper Cutouts with instructions Ages 13+

 

DIY Teen Grab and Go: Paper Layer Craft

One-On-One Technology Training

Wed, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults conversations computer basics all ages adult learning

A one on one technology class

One-On-One Technology Training

Adult Coloring Hour

Wed, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults arts and crafts adult learning

Coloring isn't just for kids -- research shows that coloring at any age relaxes your mind and improves brain function. Destress and refocus with an hour of coloring at the Sunset Park Library. Materials will be provided. No registration...

Adult Coloring Hour

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood Library

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time

Join us in a teen friendly environment where you can meet new friends and old, while playing an assortment of video games, board games and computer games. Use our PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, etc to challenge each other in friendly battles....

Teen Tech Time

Grab & Go: Origami Pencil & Pencil Holder

Wed, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Come by the branch and pick up a grab and go craft kit.  For kids of all ages. While supplies last.

Grab & Go: Origami Pencil & Pencil Holder

Family Movie: The INCREDIBLES 2

Wed, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Adams Street, Multipurpose Room

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Welcome to the Adams Street Library! 

Please join us as we turn our program room into a mini movie theater. For September, we have four wonderful afternoons, with four amazing movies. All ages welcome, No Registration

For...

Family Movie: The INCREDIBLES 2

Drop-In Resume & Career Help (Central Library)

Wed, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults adult learning 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 (Central Library)

Dream Collection by Greene Clinic's Dream Collective

Wed, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults community partner all ages

Come join Greene Clinic, a psychotherapy practice in Fort Greene, for a tabling event that is part of their Dream Collective initiative. "Dream collectors" will be available to listen to your sleep dreams or provide you with materials to write...

Dream Collection by Greene Clinic's Dream Collective

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series en español

Wed, Sep 28   3:30 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years after school first five years multilingual storytime ready set kindergarten

Para niños de 3-5 años y los que los cuidan.

Este programa virtual especial es parte de una serie en las cuales las familias se divierten con cuentos y actividades designadas a promover el desarrollo de las prácticas de aprendizaje a una...

Register
Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series en español

DIY Series - Jewelry/Trinket Boxes

Wed, Sep 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts DIY

Open to all ages.

Join us for a do-it-yourself craft on the following Wednesday afternoons.

September 28th - Jewelry/Trinket Boxes

Space is limited so please make sure to register online by visiting our website or...

DIY Series - Jewelry/Trinket Boxes

Teen Time: Board Games!

Wed, Sep 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Teens & Young Adults table-top & board games teen time

Love Apples to Apples, Chess, Scrabble, Clue?  Wanna try Exploding Kittens or Cards Against Humanity (family edition). 

Join us in the Gaming Room for a variety of Board Games!  Bring your friends or just meet some new ones...

Teen Time:  Board Games!

Chess Workshop

Wed, Sep 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Leonard Library

Teens & Young Adults Chess Workshop after school

Starting April 27th, join us at Leonard Library every Wednesday afternoon as we play the greatest of all board games: CHESS! 

All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Play will take place in the backyard garden space (weather...

Chess Workshop

Chess For Kids

Wed, Sep 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids after school table-top & board games

Chess for kids!!! Come learn how to play, improve your game, and most of all...have FUN!!!  Checkmate!!!

Chess For Kids

Adult Art Time - Coloring

Wed, Sep 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Arlington Library, Program Room

Adults arts and crafts

Looking for a new way to relax? Enjoy the sublime pleasure of coloring. Coloring sheets and colored pencils will be provided to patrons by the library.

Adult Art Time - Coloring

Arts & Crafts

Wed, Sep 28   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton, Meeting Room

Kids arts and crafts

Come join us for Arts & Crafts for kids every Wednesday 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Arts & Crafts

East New York Reads Homework Help

Wed, Sep 28   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Arlington Library

Kids East New York Reads homework help

Brooklyn Public Library is offering in-person homework help sessions via the East New York Reads Initiative to school aged students at Arlington Library. ALL students from K to 5th grade are welcome. 

East New York Reads Homework Help

Our Garden Club

Wed, Sep 28   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids all ages gardening

Grow with us! Come to our library backyard to water plants, grow seedlings, do garden crafts, and hear a gardening read-aloud. All ages and abilities are welcome in this inclusive program for kids.

Our Garden Club

Kids Create

Wed, Sep 28   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Park Slope, Auditorium

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come into the Park Slope Library and create a take-home craft with us! The craft will change each week, so continue to stop by to see what we're making!

For kids 6 and up. Younger children (4 and up) are welcome when accompanied by...

Kids Create

Wire Wrapped Jewelry Making

Wed, Sep 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults arts and crafts DIY jewelry making

We will be making different jewelry pieces each week or continuing a piece from the previous week. We will provide some material so you can also practice at home if you would like, but you must have your own pliers for doing at home. We have...

Wire Wrapped Jewelry Making

Kids Tech Time

Wed, Sep 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Rugby, Meeting Room

Kids kids tech time video games

Gaming fun at Rugby Library! Play Xbox & Nintendo Switch. 

Kids Tech Time

One on One Tech Assistance: Bushwick Library

Wed, Sep 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults techknowledge

Need some tech help but dont have time to attend a formal class? drop by in person for some quick tech help. 

(In person no virtual set up required)

One on One Tech Assistance: Bushwick Library

Coloring Space

Wed, Sep 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Stop by the library for an hour of coloring and relaxation. All materials will be provided!

Coloring Space

Build it Up

Wed, Sep 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood, Second Floor Meeting Room

Kids Build with Lego Build with Duplo

Build large and small structures with Legos and Duplos.  For all ages.

Build it Up

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