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Grab and Go: DIY Vote Button

Mon, Oct 18   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids after school arts and crafts Civic Engagement grab and go kits

Come to Carroll Gardens Library to pick up Grab & Go Kits! New crafts will be placed out every Monday morning and will be there as supplies lasts! 

This weeks craft is: DIY Vote Buttons 

Materials Include: VOTE...
Grab and Go: DIY Vote Button

New Books Bonanza!

Mon, Oct 18   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Dyker Library

Adults everyone is welcome here Fine Free

The Dyker Library has a wealth of new books published in 2021.  Come check these titles out and get a blue BPL tote bag to carry.  First come first served. 

New Books Bonanza!

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads About Italian American Heritage

Mon, Oct 18   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

In honor of Italian American heritage month, Mr. Mike reads about an important figure in Italian history, Francis of Assisi.  Mr. Mike reads Francis, The Poor Man of Assisi, by Tomie de Paola.  The book was longer than Mr. Mike's camera...

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads About Italian American Heritage

Grab & Go Bag Pick up for BPL Beauty: The Perfect Cat-Eye Tutorial

Mon, Oct 18   10:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults Bklyn Incubator

While supplies last, pick up the Alcone Company Perfect Cat-Eye kit, curated by makeup artist and model Clara Rae.

Don't forget to register for the virtual event, Thursday, October 21st, 7pm – 8pm, here!

Have you always wanted to...

Grab & Go Bag Pick up for BPL Beauty: The Perfect Cat-Eye Tutorial

WELCOME WEEK AT CONEY ISLAND

Mon, Oct 18   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids BPL Outdoors everyone is welcome here Fine Free

Do you know that Brooklyn Public Library is now fine free?

The Coney Island Library presents Welcome Week beginning October 18 to celebrate fine free checkouts.

Celebrate with Coney Island Library! We will have a library card...

WELCOME WEEK AT CONEY ISLAND

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Oct 18   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 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

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Mon, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Join us for a virtual knitting/crocheting/needlework get together. Share your projects and your morning coffee. 

Registered participants will recieve an email with the Zoom link one hour before the program starts. 

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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Storytime in the Yard

Mon, Oct 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors Fine Free storytime

Join us for a morning of books and songs as your baby or toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. 

Registration is recommended, to ensure physical distancing. Please email [email protected]

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Storytime in the Yard

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Mon, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion Fine Free storytime

Have you ever wished someone would read to you as an adult?  Do you want to take in some good literature without spending a lot of time on it? At adult storytime, a librarian will read short stories and/or poetry to you, and all you have to...

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Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Microsoft Excel Basics

Mon, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning Microsoft Office 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.

 

Microsoft Excel Basics

Voter Information Storytime with Ms. Sarah

Mon, Oct 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Civic Engagement first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Join Ms Sarah for a virtual storytime all about voting!  We will learn why voting is so important through stories, songs, and rhymes.

Remember: Election Day is Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Polls are open from 6am to 9pm....

Voter Information Storytime with Ms. Sarah

Grab & Go Kids Create

Mon, Oct 18   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids Fine Free grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Pick up a Grab and Go Arts & Crafts kit from the second floor to take home and create! Kits available while supplies last.

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

Grab & Go Kids Create

Courtyard Ribbon-Cutting! #WelcomeWeek

Mon, Oct 18   11:00 am to 11:15 am   Brighton Beach Library

Adults everyone is welcome here

We are officially opening the Brighton Beach courtyard to the public again to kick off Welcome Week, and we'll be cutting a ribbon and playing a few tunes to mark the occasion. We hope you'll enjoy our newly fixed up outdoor space in the lovely...

Courtyard Ribbon-Cutting! #WelcomeWeek

Adult Book Club/Discussion Clinton Hill Library Noon Book Discussion

Mon, Oct 18   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

The Clinton Hill Noon Book Discussion is returning as a virtual book discussion now that the summer has ended. Reconnect at this first meeting of the fall and decide on future books to discuss. Old and new members welcome! Please come with...

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Adult Book Club/Discussion Clinton Hill Library Noon Book Discussion

Grab & Go Crafts: Paper Pumpkin Craft

Mon, Oct 18   12:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids DIY grab and go kits

 Create a paper pumpkin for some Autumn fun. 

Grab & Go Crafts: Paper Pumpkin Craft

Borough Park presents toddler time with Miss Lynn

Mon, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years nanny and me parents and caregivers summer reading

Join Miss. Lynn on theBorough Park Library Facebook Page for songs stories and literacy tips. It is geared for children ages 18mos. to 36mos. The video will remain on our facebook page for 48hrs.

 

 

Borough Park presents toddler time with Miss Lynn

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED Cancelled

Mon, Oct 18   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 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

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career resume

We are happy to serve you with resume and career help.

For a review of your resume send the document via an attachment to [email protected]

Give in your email an overview of the help you would like plus the...

Resume & Career Help

Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners & Beyond with Nan Carey

Mon, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Enjoy painting with the challenging, beautiful medium of watercolor. Explore color mixing, washes and glazing and experiment with the many ways to use watercolor. Subjects will be still-life, landscapes and portraits. Each class will feature a...

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Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners & Beyond with Nan Carey

Virtual American Sign Language Storytime

Mon, Oct 18   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Inclusive Services literacy multilingual storytime storytime

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!*

 Join us for virtual American Sign Language storytime with stories, songs and rhymes for children and...

Virtual American Sign Language Storytime

Virtual Storytime: Cast Your Vote with Ms. Raquel!

Mon, Oct 18   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Civic Engagement Events for Youth and Family storytime Virtual Programming

​Join Ms. Raquel from Central Library's Youth Wing for a fun, family program and learn why voting is so important through stories, songs, and rhymes. Remember, it's an election year in NYC! 

​View Virtual Storytime on the...

Virtual Storytime: Cast Your Vote with Ms. Raquel!

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Oct 18   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 click here to sign up for a time slot. If you are...

Resume & Career Help Live!

Grab & Go: Hoot If You LOVE BPL #WelcomeWeek

Mon, Oct 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids arts and crafts everyone is welcome here grab and go kits kids create

While supplies last--come pick up a kit to make an adorable owl craft and cover it with hearts to show your love for Brooklyn Public Library! Hoooooooot!  Kits can be picked up at our table out on Brighton Beach Avenue along with other BPL...

Grab & Go: Hoot If You LOVE BPL #WelcomeWeek

Welcoming Week Special Guest: Arab- American Family Support Center Outdoor Tabling Event

Mon, Oct 18   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults BPL Outdoors community partner everyone is welcome here Healthy Communities

Founded by the Arab-American Community. Open to All. 

The Arab-American Family Support Center (AAFSC) provides culturally and linguistically competent, trauma-informed, multi-generational social services to the marginalized and under...

Welcoming Week Special Guest: Arab- American Family Support Center Outdoor Tabling Event

Welcome Week Tabling

Mon, Oct 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults everyone is welcome here

Brooklyn Public Library is going fine free and welcoming everyone back to the library! Swing by our table on the avenue to greet library staff, ask questions and make suggestions, and pick up some BPL swag!

Welcome Week Tabling

Grab & Go: Kids Create Piggy Bank Craft

Mon, Oct 18   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts Fine Free 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 a Piggy Bank craft (While supplies last.)

 

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

Grab & Go: Kids Create Piggy Bank Craft

Traveling is My Passion: A Virtual Travel Club from the Kings Bay Library

Mon, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Virtual Programming

In the era of the global pandemic, travel is nearly impossible. We, the travel lovers, do not know when we can plan a trip anywhere in the world with no masks, no rubber gloves, no hand sanitizer, no Covid-19 virus test.

Let us sit down...

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Traveling is My Passion: A Virtual Travel Club from the Kings Bay Library

Welcome Week: Pick and Paint 3D Models @ the Homecrest Library

Mon, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts Fine Free kids create techknowledge

Let's celebrate Fall with painting! Choose from: Pumpkins Apples

Bunnies and more.

 

While supplies last

 

Welcome Week: Pick and Paint 3D Models @ the Homecrest Library

Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop with City Harvest

Mon, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids cooking Fine Free health and wellness

Kids and families, join us online for free cooking and nutrition classes led by City Harvest! Classes are for children ages 6-12.

In this six-week virtual program, kids will:

Have fun cooking healthy foods! Play fun...
Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop with City Harvest

Ballpoint Pen Drawing with Freddy Santiago

Mon, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults artist talks Artists on Site

Ballpoint pen artwork created over the years have been favorably compared to art created using traditional art mediums. In this class participants will learn the basics techniques of drawing with a ballpoint pen. They will then explore drawing...

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Ballpoint Pen Drawing with Freddy Santiago

Tiny Techs: Kidlo (ages 3-6)

Mon, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years techknowledge toddler time

Children Ages 3-6

We invite you to learn how to code using following instructions, counting, and  sequencing, This is a block coding program to introduce the ideas and concepts of coding to your children. You don't need to download...

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Tiny Techs: Kidlo (ages 3-6)

Chess Workshop

Mon, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop

Join the Highlawn Library and improve your game with chess master Reinaldo Duran. 

This program, for kids and teens, takes place on lichess.org.  Please create an account on lichess.org ahead of time. We will send you...

Chess Workshop

Teen Outdoor Crafts: Mindfulness Jars

Mon, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts teen time

Join YA Librarian, Jes G. outside the library for a fun and relaxing craft - mindfulness jars!

Mindfulness jars can help you calm down when feeling anxious or upset. They are also lots of fun to make!

Ages 12+

Teen Outdoor Crafts: Mindfulness Jars

Our Garden Club

Mon, Oct 18   4:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Virtual

Kids autism gardening Inclusive Services learning disabilities

Hear stories, sing songs, and help things grow. Come join our garden club and get your hands dirty while having fun.

This program is outdoors and social distancing and masks are required.

Because of social distancing concerns this...

Our Garden Club

Civic Engagement for Teens

Mon, Oct 18   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Civic Engagement conversations

This highly interactive workshop provides an overview into why voting at the local level is so important.

Learn about: 

How New York City youth turnout to vote What each elected official does at the local level  How to...
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Civic Engagement for Teens

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group CANCELED Cancelled

Mon, Oct 18   5:00 pm to 6:30 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 CANCELED

Rent Relief and Eviction Moratorium Info Session w/ NHS and New Lots Literacy Zone

Mon, Oct 18   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning finance legal resources

 

Neighborhood Housing Services Brooklyn and the New Lots Literacy Zone are partnering together to bring you an info session that covers everything you need to know about the eviction moratorium in New York City....

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Rent Relief and Eviction Moratorium Info Session w/ NHS and New Lots Literacy Zone

Polish for Beginners 4.0

Mon, Oct 18   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults polish world language conversation

This class is the continuation of the advanced group. We are not accepting new students, unless you are at an advanced level.  In such case  please contact instructior Izabela Barry at [email protected]

Polish for Beginners 4.0

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Oct 18   6:00 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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

2021 Local Elections in NYC and You! (Haitian Creole Interpretation)

Mon, Oct 18   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Civic Engagement

Join DemocracyNYC, NYCVotes, the Mayor's Public Engagement Unit, and the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs for a presentation on the 2021 general elections in NYC and how you can make a difference.

This year, New Yorkers will elect a...

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2021 Local Elections in NYC and You! (Haitian Creole Interpretation)

AMYRA

Mon, Oct 18   6:00 pm to 6:45 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults BPL Presents Fine Free music plaza performances

This will be a special opportunity to experience the multiplicity of AMYRA's artistry. Amyra will be sharing music from her debut album WITNESS, followed by the first in person screening of her new short film and composition MANA SKY. There will...

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AMYRA

Cinema Ephemera

Mon, Oct 18   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults BPL Outdoors BPL Presents Cinema Ephemera Fine Free

A visual playlist of inspiring art, music, and history, projected on the facade of iconic Central Library. Stroll by after sundown this summer and see concert footage, short films that capture street life over the decades, historical footage from...

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Cinema Ephemera

OCT
19

Welcome Week: Get to know the Dekalb Branch

Tue, Oct 19   1:00 am to 3:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids Fine Free

Welcome Week get to know the Dekalb Library 

Browse our collections and visit the Branch to find out about our programs . 

Welcome Week: Get to know the Dekalb Branch

Creative Aging: Acrylics made easy with Leonid Filitsyan

Tue, Oct 19   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

This Creative Aging virtual program is hosted by Spring Creek Library!

The program will be taught by the artist Leonid Filitsyan via Zoom and scheduled for Tuesdays, beginning September 21st, and will end with a culminating...

Creative Aging: Acrylics made easy with Leonid Filitsyan

Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, Oct 19   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

Grab & Go Bag Pick up for BPL Beauty: The Perfect Cat-Eye Tutorial

Tue, Oct 19   10:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults Bklyn Incubator

While supplies last, pick up the Alcone Company Perfect Cat-Eye kit, curated by makeup artist and model Clara Rae.

Don't forget to register for the virtual event, Thursday, October 21st, 7pm – 8pm, here!

Have you always wanted to...

Grab & Go Bag Pick up for BPL Beauty: The Perfect Cat-Eye Tutorial

WELCOME WEEK AT CONEY ISLAND

Tue, Oct 19   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids BPL Outdoors everyone is welcome here Fine Free

Do you know that Brooklyn Public Library is now fine free?

The Coney Island Library presents Welcome Week beginning October 18 to celebrate fine free checkouts.

Celebrate with Coney Island Library! We will have a library card...

WELCOME WEEK AT CONEY ISLAND

Borough Park Presents: Drawing and Watercolor for Beginners and Beyond

Tue, Oct 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning creative aging never too late to learn

Develop drawing skills and enjoy painting with the challenging, beautiful medium of watercolor in this online class. Each class will feature a demonstration and one-on-one guidance from Nan Carey, a professional art teacher with over fifteen...

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Borough Park Presents: Drawing and Watercolor for Beginners and Beyond

Zoom Storytime with Ms. Abby!

Tue, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy Fine Free first five years preschool

Join us for an interactive Virtual Storytime on Zoom, with Ms. Abby from the Cypress Hills Library!

We will be sharing books, songs, and rhymes on Community, celebration, and why reading makes you feel good, to celebrate BPL's going...

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Zoom Storytime with Ms. Abby!

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Oct 19   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

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