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Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Origami Essentials

Wed, May 12   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids 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. And don't forget...

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Origami Essentials

Application Available for Friends of Clinton Hill Third Artisanal Craft Fair

Wed, May 12   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts Friends of the Library knitting and crocheting pop-up shop

The Friends of Clinton Hill Library will co-sponsor an outdoor Local Artisans Craft Fair on Saturday, June 19th from 11 am – 4 pm (rain date June 26th):

Vendor applications and rules of conduct will be available from the Clinton Hill...

Application Available for Friends of Clinton Hill Third Artisanal Craft Fair

Hebrew Conversation For Beginners

Wed, May 12   10:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Adults conversations hebrew multilingual

Join us to practice basic Hebrew conversation skills

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Hebrew Conversation For Beginners

DIY Grab and Go Kit: Washi Tape Jewelry Kit

Wed, May 12   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

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

Starting Wednesday May 12th at 10:00AM pick up a Washi Tape Jewelry Kit at the Highlawn Library while supplies last. Kits will include Washi Tape, Washers, Elastic, Paper Clips, and Straws.

For a visual demonstration on how to create...

DIY Grab and Go Kit: Washi Tape Jewelry Kit

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Babies & Books

Wed, May 12   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

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

Songs, stories, lap bounces, and more to help foster language development and a love of books in your baby.

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

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Babies & Books

Voter Registration

Wed, May 12   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library

Adults Civic Engagement

Brooklyn Voters Alliance will provide voter registration forms and rank choice voting information in front of Central Library.

Voter Registration

Virtual Storytime with Sunset Park Library

Wed, May 12   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Join us on the Sunset Park Library Facebook Page for our weekly storytime!

Virtual Storytime with Sunset Park Library

Mill Basin Library Presents Toddler Time With Ms. Ann

Wed, May 12   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Ann on the Mill Basin 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.

Mill Basin Library Presents Toddler Time With Ms. Ann

Virtual Storytime

Wed, May 12   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime Virtual Programming

Kids age 0-5 years and their caregivers are invited to join New Utrecht librarians for virtual storytime on Zoom! During storytime we'll sing songs, learn rhymes, and read books together all while supporting our young children's early...

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Virtual Storytime

Brighton Beach presenta: Emociones y Bebés Geniales

Wed, May 12   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 por 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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Brighton Beach presenta: Emociones y  Bebés Geniales

Zoom Virtual Storytime with Ms. Juana and Ms. Tina

Wed, May 12   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Join us for Virtual Storytime (Storyzoom!) with Ms. Juana from Kings Highway Library 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 with Ms. Juana and Ms. Tina

Kids Create: Origami Tutorial

Wed, May 12   11:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

Stop by the Highlawn Library's Facebook page for a new origami tutorial video by Mr. Gordon. The video will remain up on our Facebook page, so you can work at your own pace. 

Need origami supplies? The Highlawn Library has you...

Kids Create: Origami Tutorial

Babies & Books

Wed, May 12   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

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

Join Miss Melisa from Gerritsen Beach Library for storytime. Bring your scarves, shakers, and sense of fun as we read stories, sing songs, and dance silly dances together!

Babies & Books

Virtual Storytime with Christina!

Wed, May 12   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime toddler time

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

Join Miss Christina for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to...

Virtual Storytime with Christina!

Virtual Waterfront Storytime

Wed, May 12   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years environment preschool storytime toddler time

Join us for Virtual Storytime co-presented with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy! Babies, toddlers, and pre-schoolers and their caregivers are invited to develop early literacy skills and learn about a monthly theme through play, songs,...

Virtual Waterfront Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, May 12   11:45 am to 1:00 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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Wed, May 12   12:00 pm to 2:00 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 Ask A Tech

Wed, May 12   1:00 pm to 2:00 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? ...

Virtual Ask A Tech

Celebrating Asian Heritage Month with Asian Brush Painting

Wed, May 12   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults all ages arts and crafts asian pacific american heritage month chinese

Funded by the Dyker Library and collaborated by the Paerdegat Library, Henry Li is going to teach via Zoom, livestream his teaching screens on YouTube, and provide the link for the recorded lessons to registered participants.

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Celebrating Asian Heritage Month with Asian Brush Painting

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, May 12   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 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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Adult Storytime: Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021 Edition

Wed, May 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults asian pacific american heritage month literacy storytime Virtual Programming

Adult Librarian Donald Peebles (Saratoga/Dekalb) will facilitate a series of Virtual Adult Storytime sessions to celebrate and commemorate Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage Month.

Virtual Adult Storytime: Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021 Edition

Kids Create: Grab-and-Go: Stand Up People

Wed, May 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Stop by the Gravesend Library to pick up some supplies for Stand Up People craft! Kits include one blank Stand Up People to decorate, feathers, and buttons. 

 

Craft kits will be available in the lobby.

Kids Create: Grab-and-Go: Stand Up People

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Wed, May 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults writing workshop

WRITE and RECITE - a weekly workshop for adults. Write and read your work to the group in a creative, supportive environment.

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Kids Create - Make a Magic Carpet

Wed, May 12   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Make your own magic carpet from cardstock and yarn!

Kids Create - Make a Magic Carpet

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Wed, May 12   3:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

 Mr. Mike continues his reading of the third book of the  Encyclopedia Brown Mysteries: Encyclopedia Brown Finds The Clues.  Today's mystery is  The Case of theTelltale Paint.  The solution will be posted in the...

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Virtual Reading Coach

Wed, May 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school book discussion e-books homework help

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

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, May 12   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

Spend a quick and crafty half hour with the Macon children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting, tying, or some combination of those. 

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

 

Virtual Kids Create

Kids Coding: Code and Scratch

Wed, May 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Let's have some coding fun with Scratch for May.  Let's code and create - art, music and games. 

 

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Kids Coding: Code and Scratch

Fermented Vegetables with Cheryl from Contraband Ferments

Wed, May 12   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming

Fermentation is one of the oldest food processing methods still used today. Scientifically known as zymology, it is the conversion of carbohydrates into alcohols, carbon dioxide, yeast, or bacteria. Beer, miso, sourdough, kefir, kimchi and many...

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Fermented Vegetables with Cheryl from Contraband Ferments

Introduction To The Internet

Wed, May 12   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This is a  lesson of 45 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites. ...

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Introduction To The Internet

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Wed, May 12   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

Tech Time: Programming with Scratch

Wed, May 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults computer programming kids tech time teen time Virtual Programming

Scratch is an easy-to-learn computer coding platform designed for school age kids. This program is all about understanding the basics of programming and applying them through block-based coding on Scratch by building fun games such as Tic-...

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Tech Time: Programming with Scratch

East New York Reads Homework Help

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help

Brooklyn Public Library is offering Virtual Homework Help sessions via the East New York Reads Initiative to school aged students! Whether you’re attending school in person, online or a mixture of both, ALL students are welcome. (Grades 1-5)...

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East New York Reads Homework Help

Author Reading and Activity: Sunday Funday in Koreatown

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Author Illustrator Aram Kim will read Sunday Funday in Koreatown and show samples of Korean food introduced in the book.

View the broadcast at 3:30 pm on Aram Kim's Instagram page.

Author Reading and Activity: Sunday Funday in Koreatown

Afterschool Spanish Ready Set Kindergarten Series en español

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:15 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...

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Afterschool Spanish Ready Set Kindergarten Series en español

Teen Book Club Homework Help on Discord

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion creative writing e-books

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.


Basic homework help for grades 6-12. The admins and mods are willing to assist with homework, if they can. You...

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Teen Book Club Homework Help on Discord

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Moday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

New Utrecht Book Discussion - Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion

Join us for a lively Zoom discussion of  Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson.  Please register.

 

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New Utrecht Book Discussion - Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

TEC BALANCE: CÓMO BALANCEAR LOS MEDIOS DIGITALES Y TECNOLOGÍA EN EL HOGAR

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults first five years Media Mentorship spanish Virtual Programming

Un taller interactivo para padres de niños entre 0 y 5 años

Trabajando en asociación con Common Sense Media, BPL gustosamente ofrece este taller para padres y cuidadores sobre como guiar el tiempo de niños enfrente de pantallas. La...

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TEC BALANCE: CÓMO BALANCEAR LOS MEDIOS DIGITALES Y TECNOLOGÍA EN EL HOGAR

Virtual Kids Create with East Flatbush Library

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

We invite you to join us for 30 minutes of craft fun!

This will be broadcast from the East Flatbush Facebook Page.

 

Virtual Kids Create with East Flatbush Library

Teen Time Escape Rooms

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Come join us in our quest to escape some rooms!

Please register so we can send you the zoom room number.

 

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Teen Time Escape Rooms

Overwatch with BPL

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games

If you enjoy playing the team oriented game Overwatch, then join us at BPL to play cooperatively against other teams in completing a variety of objectives. In order to partcipate, please register to be added to our friends list. A Playstation 4...

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Overwatch with BPL

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Wed, May 12   4:00 pm to 5:30 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

Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease

Wed, May 12   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning finance legal resources mental health

Sheepshead Bay Library and the Alzheimer's Association / NYC Chapter invite you to attend the virtual program "Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease."

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease...

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Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease

Virtual Financial Coaching

Wed, May 12   4:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults finance Virtual Programming

Do you have questions about credit or debt? The Financial Coaching Corps (FCC) can help you manage your money, find resources in a financial crisis, and make progress toward your financial goals. 

Make an appointment with a coach...

Virtual Financial Coaching

Resume & Career Help Live!

Wed, May 12   4:00 pm to 6:00 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 Art Program: digital art and animation

Wed, May 12   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Events for Youth and Family projectart Virtual Programming

FREE!
Virtual Art Classes
Portfolio Development
Mentorship

Learn inking techniques, digital art & animation with Eva!  Eva Redamonti’s work blends realism and fantasy.

Music is a strong source of...

Teen Art Program: digital art and animation

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