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JAN
29

Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Cancelled

Sat, Jan 29   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Kids covid-19

In partnership with NYC Health and Hospitals Test and Trace Corps, Central Library will host a walk-in vaccine clinic for children ages 5-11. No appointment needed! Clinic will close for lunch from 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Clinic will be located...

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Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

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

Sat, Jan 29   10:00 am to 5:00 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

Bilingual Brainy Babies in Tibetan & English

Sat, Jan 29   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. Families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage brain development and early learning practices.  Each week, we...

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Bilingual Brainy Babies in Tibetan & English

Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger Celebration

Sat, Jan 29   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages celebrate heritage Lunar New Year performance

Join us on the Sunset Park Library Facebook page for a Year of the Tiger themed Lunar New Year Celebration by Asian Performing Arts, featuring a presentation of Lunar New Year traditions, an interactive component to learn and sing a...

Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger Celebration

COVID-19 Testing Cancelled

Sat, Jan 29   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Central Library

Adults covid-19 health and wellness

Free COVID-19 walk-in rapid testing now available at BPL's Central Library. 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn NY 11238

Entrance is on Eastern Parkway to the lower level Dweck Lobby - no appointment needed. Ages 4 and above.

Please...

COVID-19 Testing

Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for Kids (ages 5-11)

Sat, Jan 29   10:30 am to 4:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids covid-19 health and wellness Healthy Communities

Brooklyn Public Library in partnership with the NYC Test and Trace Corps is hosting walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics at neighborhood libraries.

Kids ages 5-11 can get the COVID-19 vaccine at the library! The pop-up vaccine clinic...

Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for Kids (ages 5-11)

Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for Kids (ages 5-11)

Sat, Jan 29   10:30 am to 4:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids covid-19 health and wellness Healthy Communities

Brooklyn Public Library in partnership with the NYC Test and Trace Corps is hosting walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics at neighborhood libraries.

Kids ages 5-11 can get the COVID-19 vaccine at the library! The pop-up vaccine clinic...

Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for Kids (ages 5-11)

Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Cancelled

Sat, Jan 29   10:30 am to 4:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids covid-19

In partnership with NYC Health and Hospitals Test and Trace Corps, Flatbush Library will host a walk-in vaccine clinic for children ages 5-11. No appointment needed! Clinic will close for lunch from 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Clinic will be located...

Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Sat, Jan 29   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults DIY grab and go kits teen time

Be Creative !
 

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Jan 29   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults citizenship Immigrant Services Virtual Programming

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.  Study all topics on the naturalization civics test and practice for the interview. 

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 29   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime Virtual Programming

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud, interspersed with songs and rhymes.

All ages welcome!

**Registration required!

We're hoping to connect with our storytime crowd, so instead of...

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Virtual Saturday Storytime

Resume Coaching Cancelled

Sat, Jan 29   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume -so you can stand out!!!

Resume Coaching

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Jan 29   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

Chess Workshop

Sat, Jan 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess at BPL, led by qualified instructors, to improve your game or learn to play. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Space is limited and registration is required at least 48 hours in advance. Once registered, you...

Chess Workshop

Kids Explore: Virtual + Grab-and-Go at Washington Irving

Sat, Jan 29   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids grab and go kits kids explore Virtual Programming

Stop by the Washington Irving branch during the week (Tuesday 1/25 - Saturday 1/29) to grab a craft bag and borrow a related book, then join on Zoom on Saturday at 2pm to read and make the craft together.

Please register to receive the...

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Kids Explore: Virtual + Grab-and-Go at Washington Irving

Building Corner

Sat, Jan 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts

In partnership with the Oye Group, Building Corner is a free monthly arts and crafts class where children ages 5-10 are invited to turn everyday art supplies and recycled materials around the house into extraordinary works of...

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Building Corner

JAN
31

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

Mon, Jan 31   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

DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Mon, Jan 31   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Leonard Library

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 . . .

Grab & Go Craft Kit: Let's celebrate Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger

Mon, Jan 31   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids all ages arts and crafts celebrate heritage Chinese

Leonard Library welcomes everyone to have fun with two colorful activities in one  bag:
1. Create your own red and yellow Lunar New Year Lanterns,
2. Follow drawing guide instructions to create your own...

Grab & Go Craft Kit: Let's celebrate Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger

Chinese New Year: Grab & Go Craft

Mon, Jan 31   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts Chinese grab and go kits Lunar New Year

Happy Lunar New Year! Pass by the branch and grab a fun filled activties pack to celebrate the year of the lion. Inside you'll find a paper bag puppet, paper plate tiger and a very special envelope filled a new year's...

Chinese New Year: Grab & Go Craft

Lunar New Year Grab and Go Kit: Origami Tiger

Mon, Jan 31   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids kids create Lunar New Year

Stop by on Monday, January 31st for a grab and go kit so you can make your very own origami tiger bookmark!🐯

Lunar New Year Grab and Go Kit: Origami Tiger

Grab & Go: Year of the Tiger Bookmarks

Mon, Jan 31   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits holiday kids create

This week's Grab & Go Kit is Lunar New Year themed. Celebrating that 2022 is Year of the Tiger, we have these adorable Tiger Bookmark Craft.

Instructions:

1. Fold your orange square paper in half diagonally across the center...

Grab & Go: Year of the Tiger Bookmarks

Grab and Go: Slime

Mon, Jan 31   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Teens & Young Adults DIY grab and go kits teen time

Come pick up your slime kits from Spring Creek Library. Only people that are registered may pick up a Slime Grab and Go. Teens only.

Ages: 12-18

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Grab and Go: Slime

Storytime: Mr. Mike Presents: A Chinese New Year Celebration

Mon, Jan 31   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

In honor of Chinese New Year Mr. Mike reads Dragon Dancer by Joyce Chng, the story about a young boy and a dragon who comes to life only when he dances it to fight the powers of bad luck during the Lunar New Year. Mr. Mike also reads Chinatown by...

Storytime: Mr. Mike  Presents: A Chinese New Year Celebration

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELLED Cancelled

Mon, Jan 31   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 CANCELLED

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet Cancelled

Mon, Jan 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

This Monday meeting has been changed to Tuesdays at 11:00. Join us tomorrow!

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

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving

Mon, Jan 31   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

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

Please register to receive the Zoom link (emailed 10am on Mondays), and email [email protected]

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Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving

Microsoft Excel Basics

Mon, Jan 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning 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

Meditation Mondays: Older Adult Arts and Crafts

Mon, Jan 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts yoga and meditation

January 31st- Arts and Crafts via Creative Bug 

Registration Required  (Zoom information to be shared 1 day and 1 hour before each session)

Pertinent Arts & Crafts Grab & Go kits with supplies will be...

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Meditation Mondays: Older Adult Arts and Crafts

Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Mon, Jan 31   11:00 am to 12:00 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...

Technology For All:  Individual Sessions

COVID-19 Testing

Mon, Jan 31   11:00 am to 7:00 pm   Central Library

Adults covid-19 health and wellness

Free COVID-19 walk-in rapid testing now available at BPL's Central Library. 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn NY 11238

Entrance is on Eastern Parkway to the lower level Dweck Lobby - no appointment needed. Ages 4 and above.

Please...

COVID-19 Testing

NYC Food Handler Certification Training Registration

Mon, Jan 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career hse

Registration for NYC Food Handler Certification at Pacific Library

NYC food handler certification is necessary for all food handlers in the retail food service and hospitality industries who are involved in the preparation, storage or...

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NYC Food Handler Certification Training Registration

Clinton Hill Library Noon Book Discussion "The Intuitionist" by Colson Whitehead

Mon, Jan 31   12:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

The Clinton Hill Noon Book Discussion has returned as a virtual book discussion. Old and new members welcome! We will be discussing "The Intuitionist" by Colson Whitehead. A limited number of copies will be available to check out...

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Clinton Hill Library Noon Book Discussion "The Intuitionist" by Colson Whitehead

Gaming Grab & Go

Mon, Jan 31   12:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens & Young Adults after school game on teen time video games

Feeling Nostalgic? Want to relive past glories of leveling up in video games? Come and pick up some lightly pre-owned games compatable with your PS4 and Xbox1.

Each Grab and Go Kit has between 2-6 video games. While Supplies Last.

We...
Gaming Grab & Go

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Jan 31   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career resume

Get Resume and Career Help through December 2021 with a professional librarian. Send your resume as an email attachment to [email protected] Give an overview of the kind of help you're looking for. This is a free and...

Resume & Career Help

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Jan 31   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Jan 31   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume Virtual Programming

Get assistance with your résumé, cover letter, or career-related questions, live with a librarian via Zoom.

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Resume & Career Help Live!

Virtual Russian Storytime

Mon, Jan 31   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime Russian 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 Russian storytime with books, songs, and tips in Russian for your...

Virtual Russian Storytime

Grab & Go:Kids Create Snowman Puppets

Mon, Jan 31   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits

Stop by the Gravesend  library to pick up a kit with supplies for making  Snowman Puppets! Kits will be available at the Gravesend Library until we run out.

This craft includes small parts not for a child under 3 years...

Grab & Go:Kids Create Snowman Puppets

Knitting with Needles: A Virtual Knitting Club from the Kings Bay Library

Mon, Jan 31   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Join our friendly Knitting Club, "Knitting with Needles". We will be helping each other with new projects, lovely patterns, and unusual techniques of knitting. Please share your innovative ideas & expertise.

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Knitting with Needles: A Virtual Knitting Club from the Kings Bay Library

Borough Park presents Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Mon, Jan 31   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school Chess Workshop

Join the Borough Park Library and improve your game with chess masterJuan P Tica. You are invited to our scheduled Chess Program via Zoom. 

This program, for kids and teens, takes place on lichess.org.  Please create...

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Borough Park presents Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Tiny Techs (ages 3-6)

Mon, Jan 31   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years techknowledge toddler time

For Children Ages 3-6

This is a block coding program to introduce the basic ideas and concepts of coding to your children.  They will learn how to build basic codes by following instructions, and by using counting and sequencing...

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Tiny Techs (ages 3-6)

Join the Highlawn Chess Workshop with Chess Master Reinaldo Duran

Mon, Jan 31   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

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...

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Join the Highlawn Chess Workshop with Chess Master Reinaldo Duran

Kahoot! Trivia

Mon, Jan 31   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time video games Virtual Programming

Challenge your friends to a trivia game. We will be using the online trivia platform Kahoot!

Register so that we can send you a secure Zoom link. 

 

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Kahoot! Trivia

Teen Book Talk

Mon, Jan 31   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book discussion teen time Virtual Programming

Need a book recommendation? Have a good book you want to recommend? Book talk will be a space for teens and young adults to recommend and discuss favorite books and to find new and interesting books. Join us Mondays at 4:30 on Zoom. Physical...

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Teen Book Talk

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Jan 31   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

CBH TALK: Discovering the Last Slave Ship: A Conversation with Ben Raines

Mon, Jan 31   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents Center for Brooklyn History conversations Virtual Programming

For 160 years the fate of the last known slave ship bringing captives from Africa to the United States remained a mystery. In 2018 journalist Ben Raines discovered the remains of the infamous Clotilda deep in the bayou off Alabama’s coast....

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CBH TALK: Discovering the Last Slave Ship: A Conversation with Ben Raines

Adult Book Club/Discussion: Diana Wynne Jones's "Witch Week" & "Mixed Magics"

Mon, Jan 31   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

Join the Diana Wynne Jones Adult Book Discussion as we discuss "Witch Week" and the short story collection "Mixed Magics" also set in the Chrestomanci universe:

The students in class 6B become nervous when their teacher receives an...

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Adult Book Club/Discussion: Diana Wynne Jones's "Witch Week" & "Mixed Magics"

FEB
1

First Steps to Starting a Business | NYC SBS

Tue, Feb 1   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Opening a business in New York City can seem daunting at the start. Many entrepreneurial New Yorkers ask: where do I begin? 

The goal of this course is to help you understand what starting a NYC business requires, and to define your...

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First Steps to Starting a Business | NYC SBS

We Speak NYC English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 1   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group Immigrant Services

We Speak NYC (formerly We Are New York) is the city’s free English Language Learning program, created and managed by the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs. We Speak NYC uses videos to tell the stories of New Yorkers who have come from...

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We Speak NYC English Conversation Group

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