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DEC
7

CONEY ISLAND PRESENTS A VIRTUAL PRE-RECORDED TEAM UP TO READ

Tue, Dec 7   8:00 am to 11:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Inclusive Services literacy parents and caregivers 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 with...

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CONEY ISLAND PRESENTS A VIRTUAL PRE-RECORDED TEAM UP TO READ

Diaper Drive at Kensington

Tue, Dec 7   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults kids explore social services

Did you know?
- Infants require up to 12 diapers per day, toddlers about 8.
- Disposable diapers cost $70 to $80 per month per baby.
- 1 in 3 US families reports experiencing diaper need.

Kensington is collecting...

Diaper Drive at Kensington

Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, Dec 7   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

Diaper Drive at Washington Irving

Tue, Dec 7   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults all ages community partner everyone is welcome here first five years

From December 6 until January 8 you can donate diapers (including open packages) and unopened wipes to be redistributed through Little Essentials. The donation box is by the book return inside the library. Let us know if you have questions!

Diaper Drive at Washington Irving

DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Tue, Dec 7   10:30 am to 6:00 pm   BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY GREENPOINT BRANCH

Kids after school christmas Events for Youth and Family grab and go kits

Ever Wanted a Pen-Pal from AUSTRALIA?

Brooklyn Public Library and Ipswich Libraries (Australia) introduce a Pen-Pal program linking families and individuals on opposite sides of the world.

After filling in an Expression of...

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DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Dec 7   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

Bebés Geniales

Tue, Dec 7   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 en 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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Bebés Geniales

How to Build an Operational Plan | NYC SBS

Tue, Dec 7   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Many businesses fail not because of a bad business idea, but because there was no system that standardized, measured, and improved its operations.

The goal of this course is to help you translate your business concept into an efficient...

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How to Build an Operational Plan | NYC SBS

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Dec 7   11:00 am to 1:00 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!

Virtual Rhyme, Song and a Tale with East Flatbush Library

Tue, Dec 7   11:30 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Ready to sing and hear some stories? We welcome all children and the young at heart to join us for a mini storytime on East Flatbush Library's Facebook Page.

Virtual Rhyme, Song and a Tale with East Flatbush Library

Creative Aging: Learning and Having Fun with Acrylic Painting with Leonid Filitsyan, Hosted by the Highlawn Library

Tue, Dec 7   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

This Creative Aging virtual program is hosted by the Highlawn Library!

The program will be taught by the artist Leonid Filitsyan via Zoom and scheduled for Tuesdays, beginning November 9th, and will end with a culminating...

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Creative Aging: Learning and Having Fun with Acrylic Painting with Leonid Filitsyan, Hosted by the Highlawn Library

Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Talks About Dinosaurs: Mr. Mike Talks About Well Defended Plant Eating Dinosaurs

Tue, Dec 7   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore Little Scientists Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike continues his reading about dinosaurs from The Secrets of Dinosaurs by Yang Yang with illustrations by Zhao Chuang. Today Mr. Mike will be reading about the Thyreophorans, a group of very well defended dinosaurs whose members include...

Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Talks About Dinosaurs: Mr. Mike Talks About  Well Defended Plant Eating Dinosaurs

Grab & Go: Make Your Own Crown

Tue, Dec 7   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids 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: Make Your Own Crown

Virtual Ask a Tech

Tue, Dec 7   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge Virtual Programming

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.

We will be using Zoom to host this...

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Virtual Ask a Tech

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 7   1:30 pm to 3:30 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

Virtual Kids Create : Draw a Snowflake

Tue, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Learn how to draw a snowflake by following instructions on our facebook page.

Instructions are in English , Arabic & German. 

Visit: 

https://www.facebook.com/jamaicabaybpl/

 

 

Virtual Kids Create : Draw a Snowflake

Creative Aging: Writing and Resilience: Make Connections Through Creative Writing

Tue, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning community partner covid-19 creative aging

This is an eight-session series for those 55 or older. Participants are expected to attend all eight sessions. To sign up for all sessions, please register here before October 19, 2021. The session dates are listed below. Thank you.

The...

Creative Aging: Writing and Resilience: Make Connections Through Creative Writing

Computer Basics-Virtual

Tue, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

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...

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Computer Basics-Virtual

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 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.

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Microsoft Excel Basics

Virtual Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 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. 

This lesson introduces new PC...

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Virtual Computer Basics

Virtual Technology Program: Computer Basics from the Kings Bay Library

Tue, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

In this lesson you will learn about the difference between computer hardware and software, computer storage, and how to work with windows.

Registration is required.

This lesson will take place on Zoom and the information will be...

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Virtual Technology Program: Computer Basics from the Kings Bay Library

Kids Create: BEADS:

Tue, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids arts and crafts jewelry making kids create

Come and pick up bag of beads

Create you own

 Fun Beaded Jewelry! 

Kids Create: BEADS:

Librarian Let's Play BPL Gaming Stream

Tue, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Bklyn Incubator teen tech time teen time video games

Librarian Let's Play is an interactive BPL Incubator gaming stream where I, the magical gaming librarian does a playthrough of a game I love and want to show you.

Join me as I play through various...

Librarian Let's Play BPL Gaming Stream

Fall Leaf Bag Giveaway Event

Tue, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults BPL Outdoors gardening

The leaves are still falling and we can help in your cleanup. Participate in DSNY’s Fall Leaf Collection Programs. Stop by our info table to find out how to sign-up for Curbside Composting and learn how NYC food scraps and yard waste become...

Fall Leaf Bag Giveaway Event

Mac O.S Basics

Tue, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning email

Do you have a macOS and want to learn how to use the dock, work with files and folders, understand user accounts and more? Please join us for a zoom session on MacOS Basics

This lesson will cover:

All about macOS: navigating and...

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Mac O.S Basics

Chess Workshop

Tue, Dec 7   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop teen time

Join the Bay Ridge Chess  Club and improve your game with chess master Juan Tica. 

This program, for kids and teens, takes place on Zoom and lichess.org at the same time.  Please create an account on lichess.org ahead...

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Chess Workshop

Virtual Crafting Circle

Tue, Dec 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Know how to knit, crochet, embroider, or cross-stich but need a little help? Are you looking for people to hang out with while you draw? Virtual crafting circle is the spot for you! Every other week we'll get together to talk about what we're...

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Virtual Crafting Circle

ADULT FAMILY FEUD

Tue, Dec 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults game on Virtual Programming

Join the New Lots Library every other Friday, for a fun game of Family Feud! REGISTRATION REQUIRED!! This program will take place on Zoom.

Family feud is a team-oriented game designed for adults 18+. 

How the game...

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ADULT FAMILY FEUD

City Harvest - Cooking matters (Paerdegat)

Tue, Dec 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning Healthy Communities

City harvest is New York City largest food rescue organization. Come join us on Zoom every tuesday at 4:00 pm and learn how to prepare nutritious meals for you and your family by experienced dieticians. Come to Paerdegat Library every Monday to...

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City Harvest - Cooking matters (Paerdegat)

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Tue, Dec 7   4:30 pm to 5:30 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

Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

Tue, Dec 7   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults conversations

New Utrecht patrons meet for an informal virtual get-together over coffee or your favorite beverage.  

 

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Coffee and Conversation  - Zoom Chat

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Dec 7   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge Virtual Programming

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. 

Cell basics 

...
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Microsoft Excel Basics

Friends of Carroll Gardens Library Monthly Meeting

Tue, Dec 7   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults community partner Friends of the Library

Join us for a meeting of our wonderful Friends group!  We will discuss the latest in our activities and plans for the Carroll Gardens Library!  This will be a virtual event, please register if you are not already on our mailing list for...

Friends of Carroll Gardens Library Monthly Meeting

DEC
8

CONEY ISLAND PRESENTS A VIRTUAL PRE-RECORDED TEAM UP TO READ

Wed, Dec 8   8:00 am to 11:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Inclusive Services literacy parents and caregivers 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 with...

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CONEY ISLAND PRESENTS A VIRTUAL PRE-RECORDED TEAM UP TO READ

Borough Park presents Brainy Babies

Wed, Dec 8   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies 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 Borough Park Library. Families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage brain development and early learning...

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Borough Park presents Brainy Babies

“Home and Homeless” Tales of the Same City Photographs by Bonita Lei

Wed, Dec 8   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults all ages exhibitions photography

Please join the Highlawn Library as we present photography exhibit entitled:“Home and Homeless: Tales of the Same City” featuring the photography of Bonita Lei who has spent three decades documenting lives in New York City. "It is often difficult...

“Home and Homeless”   Tales of the Same City   Photographs by Bonita Lei

Grab and Go Kits: Decorate Your Own Picture Frame

Wed, Dec 8   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Dyker Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits

Come to the Dyker Library to pick up a Grab and Go Kit! Each kit includes a wooden stand-up picture frame, a glue stick,  and foam shapes of various colors and sizes you can use to decorate the frame. Maybe you'd like to give the decorated...

Grab and Go Kits: Decorate Your Own Picture Frame

Hebrew Conversation For Beginners

Wed, Dec 8   10:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Adults conversations hebrew

Adults join us for learning and practicing introductory Hebrew

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Hebrew Conversation For Beginners

Diaper Drive at Kensington

Wed, Dec 8   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults kids explore social services

Did you know?
- Infants require up to 12 diapers per day, toddlers about 8.
- Disposable diapers cost $70 to $80 per month per baby.
- 1 in 3 US families reports experiencing diaper need.

Kensington is collecting...

Diaper Drive at Kensington

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Wed, Dec 8   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

Diaper Drive at Washington Irving

Wed, Dec 8   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults all ages community partner everyone is welcome here first five years

From December 6 until January 8 you can donate diapers (including open packages) and unopened wipes to be redistributed through Little Essentials. The donation box is by the book return inside the library. Let us know if you have questions!

Diaper Drive at Washington Irving

Virtual Storytime with Sunset Park Library

Wed, Dec 8   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

DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Wed, Dec 8   10:30 am to 6:00 pm   BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY GREENPOINT BRANCH

Kids after school christmas Events for Youth and Family grab and go kits

Ever Wanted a Pen-Pal from AUSTRALIA?

Brooklyn Public Library and Ipswich Libraries (Australia) introduce a Pen-Pal program linking families and individuals on opposite sides of the world.

After filling in an Expression of...

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DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Mill Basin Presents Toddler Time With Ms. Ann

Wed, Dec 8   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Ann for stories, songs and fun geared for 18-24 month olds. The video will premiere on the Mill Basin Facebook Page and remain up for 48 hours. 

Mill Basin Presents Toddler Time With Ms. Ann

Virtual Storytime

Wed, Dec 8   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years 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

Welcome Back Storytime

Wed, Dec 8   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime Virtual Programming

Welcome Back Storytime Gerritsen Beach Library

Welcome Back Storytime

Children's Storytime

Wed, Dec 8   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Facebook Children's Storytime

Children's Storytime

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Wed, Dec 8   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Macon 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

Brooklyn Supports

Wed, Dec 8   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults benefit assistance health and wellness Healthy Communities mental health

Join us to learn more about social support resources and benefits assistance!

Our Social Work Program Coordinator will be available to assist with referrals for:

Housing Assistance Food Assistance Employment Assistance Health...
Brooklyn Supports

Babies & Books

Wed, Dec 8   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy East New York Reads

Parents and babies, we don't mind siblings either, join Ms. Pat for a virtual storytime. Bring your favorite toy , I'll have mine! We'll share stories, songs, and play!

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Babies & Books

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