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Grab & Go Kids Create: COVID Remembrance Day

Fri, Apr 16   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids arts and crafts COVID remembrance day grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go Arts & Crafts kit in our lobby to take home and create! For kids age 5-12 years old. Kits available while supplies last. In honor of COVID-19 Remembrance Day, we will be...

Grab & Go Kids Create: COVID Remembrance Day

Virtual Technology Program: One-on-One (Multilingual)

Fri, Apr 16   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here russian techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about using computers, your devices, applications, how to use the BPL website to search for material and place a hold, or find your secure way around the Internet?

Sign up for a 30-minute session to get the...

Virtual Technology Program: One-on-One (Multilingual)

Grab and Go Crafts Kits

Fri, Apr 16   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits

Come by the Flatbush Library on and pick up a free grab and go craft kit!  Each kit contains everything you need to make your own fun crafts project.

Bags with supplies will be in Lobby from 1:00 PM – 4:00pm.

Pick them up...

Grab and Go Crafts Kits

Virtual Technology Program: One-on-One (Multilingual)

Fri, Apr 16   1:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here russian techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about using computers, your devices, applications, how to use the BPL website to search for material and place a hold, or find your secure way around the Internet?

Sign up for a 30-minute session to get the...

Virtual Technology Program: One-on-One (Multilingual)

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, Apr 16   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Please join Dyker Singers Vocal Group every Friday afternoon on Zoom. You'll learn all kinds of songs led by our piano teacher Carolyn Clark. If you're interested, please send email to [email protected]

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Virtual French Conversation Group

Fri, Apr 16   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak French online on Zoom video. This group is for beginners learning to speak French.

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be...

Virtual French Conversation Group

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, Apr 16   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Adult Storytime: National Poetry Month 2021 Edition

Fri, Apr 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults literacy national poetry month poetry Virtual Programming

Donald Peebles, Adult Librarian from Saratoga Library and DeKalb Library, will facilitate a series of live virtual adult storytime sessions for National Poetry Month.

The link to the Saratoga Library Facebook Page is: https://www....

Virtual Adult Storytime: National Poetry Month 2021 Edition

Star Wars: A Jedi Adventure with BPL!

Fri, Apr 16   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults movies techknowledge teen tech time video games

Join us as we play the Star Wars story "Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order" If you are a fan of Star wars or gaming in general please feel free to drop in! 

Suggestions are always welcome for future streams. 

Tune in on Twitch...

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Star Wars: A Jedi Adventure with BPL!

Take & Make Kits

Fri, Apr 16   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Kids 12 and under! Come by Gerritsen Beach Library on Friday afternoons to pick up a take and make craft kit. Each week supplies will be distributed for different crafts, some with specific instructions and some with different materials to create...

Take & Make Kits

Kids Create Grab and Go: Decorate Your Own Canvas Bag

Fri, Apr 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Stop by the Gravesend Library Friday, April 16, 2021 and pick up a free supply kit to decorate your own canvas bag! Your can use markers to decorate your bag. Each kit includes a canvas bag and some stickers!  

Bags...

Kids Create Grab and Go: Decorate Your Own Canvas Bag

Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Fri, Apr 16   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations russian Virtual Programming world language conversation

Practice your Russian language skills in a friendly environment. For adults who have some basic knowledge of Russian language and want to improve fluency. This group is for beginners! Everyone is welcome.

Please register for the program....

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Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Virtual Teen Tech Time with Gather.town

Fri, Apr 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Want to play video games with friends? Well now you can with gather.town! Gather.town is a way for us to set up a virtual space to play games together or separately, and recreate the Teen Tech Time experience virtually. 

If you've...

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Virtual Teen Tech Time with Gather.town

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, Apr 16   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Board Games

Fri, Apr 16   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator board game exchange library table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy game using BoardGameArena. 

We will meet using Zoom. We will send out a link at 2:45. Then we can decide on a game and we can walk you through how to play. 

It is totally...

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Virtual Board Games

Songwriter's Studio

Fri, Apr 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults creative writing music teen time Virtual Programming

Itching to write a song but don't know where to start?  In this workshop, students will be able to craft a fully produced song from scratch!  In hour one, students will be introduced to Soundtrap, a free online digital audio workstation...

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Songwriter's Studio

Among Us - Whose the Imposter?

Fri, Apr 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids tech time

Figure out who the imposters are! 

You have to download Among Us. The game is a free download on most phones or $5 on Steam.

We use Zoom to talk, so register for a secure link. 

Among Us - Whose the Imposter?

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Fri, Apr 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults kids tech time teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Looking for a fun way to kill time during quarantine? Missing Basketball? Got a PlayStation 4? Join us for NBA 2K with the Library! 

Play with and against friends, family and the Library in various modes like “All Star Team Up, Pro-...

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NBA 2K Play with BPL

Virtual Reading Coach

Fri, Apr 16   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids after school e-books homework help Virtual Programming

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 Chess Workshop

Fri, Apr 16   3:30 pm to 4:15 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

Fri, Apr 16   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!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord Cancelled

Fri, Apr 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion diy

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

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can draw, paint, cosplay, digital art, etc. You can...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, Apr 16   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

Fri, Apr 16   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

Cooking Matters for Kids: Virtual Workshops

Fri, Apr 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids cooking kids create Virtual Programming

During this 6-week online program collaborating with Cypress Hills library, your kids will: • Have fun cooking healthy foods! • Play fun games and activities • Learn about MyPlate, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recommendations for healthy...

Cooking Matters for Kids:  Virtual Workshops

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, Apr 16   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

Fri, Apr 16   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

Multicultural Poetry, Short Fiction, and Creative Writing for Teens (Covid Remembrance)

Fri, Apr 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Artists on Site COVID remembrance day creative writing teen time

Join us as we read diverse poetry and short fiction from around the world, and engage in creative writing exercises.

This month we will be focusing on Covid Rememerbance.  We will write poems celebrating the life of someone...

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Multicultural Poetry, Short Fiction, and Creative Writing for Teens (Covid Remembrance)

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, Apr 16   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

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Virtual Homework Help

Get To Know Gmail: A beginners Guide to Gmail ( Cancelled )

Fri, Apr 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

THIS A BIWEEKLY SERIES WHICH SHOWS YOU HOW TO CREATE A GMAIL ACCOUNT AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ITS MANY USES.

 

IF YOU HAVE ANY GENERAL QUESTIONS ABOUT GMAIL,YOU ARE WELCOME TO COME!!!!

Get To Know Gmail:  A beginners Guide to Gmail ( Cancelled )

Virtual Reading Coach

Fri, Apr 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school e-books homework help Virtual Programming

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

Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

Fri, Apr 16   4:30 pm to 5:30 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

Book Fun Friday: The Black Kids, by Christina Hammonds Reed

Fri, Apr 16   7:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book discussion Virtual Programming

Miss Erica gives a book talk on The Black Kids, by Christina Hammonds Reed. Set in 1992 Los Angeles amid the riots following the acquittal of the officers who beat Rodney King, this novel tells the story of Ashley, a well-to-do Black teen whose...

Book Fun Friday:  The Black Kids, by Christina Hammonds Reed

Meet Mike Yung

Fri, Apr 16   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults live music Virtual Programming

Meet the subway singer Mike Yung. He went from the subway to American Idol, and now will grace Saratoga with his soulful voice. Come hear his story.

 

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Meet Mike Yung

APR
17

Saturday Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Sat, Apr 17   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Join us for a fun storytime with Ms. Lori, our storytime volunteer. We'll sing favorite songs and read good books!  View the broadcast on the Cortelyou Library Facebook page and Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook page. 

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Saturday Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Art for Kids with Norte Maar

Sat, Apr 17   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

Dear friends and family,

Thank you for drawing and sharing so many cartoons with us last week. This Saturday we will talk about and learn to draw the smallest animals on the planet: bugs! And together we will read a cute book...

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Art for Kids with Norte Maar

Saturday Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Sat, Apr 17   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Join us for a fun storytime with Ms. Lori, our storytime volunteer. We'll sing favorite songs and read good books!  View the broadcast on the Cortelyou Library Facebook page and Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook page. 

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Saturday Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Tiempo junto con el Guggenheim: Las 4 Estaciones del Arte

Sat, Apr 17   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

A medida que exploramos, recopilaremos inspiración para crear nuestras propias obras de arte multimedia con el tema de las cuatro estaciones.

Materiales sugeridos: papel, materiales coloridos para dibujar, tijeras, cinta adhesiva/...

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Tiempo junto con el Guggenheim: Las 4 Estaciones del Arte

Spoken Word Performance-Women’s History: Dominique Christina

Sat, Apr 17   10:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

Adults national poetry month poetry Virtual Programming women's history month

Spoken Word Performance-Women’s History: Dominique Christina

Dominique Christina performs her own poetry in a virtual reading sponsored by Coney Island. Adults and Young Adults are welcome.

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Spoken Word Performance-Women’s History: Dominique Christina

COVID-19 Remembrance Wall

Sat, Apr 17   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults COVID remembrance day

New Lots Library honors all lives lost due to COVID-19.  Please come to the New Lots Library lobby to leave a note on our COVID Remembrance Wall, or share a message on our Facebook page.

Write a note to... ...

COVID-19 Remembrance Wall

Virtual Yoga 26/2

Sat, Apr 17   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults yoga and meditation

The 26/2 Practice is a beginner Hatha Yoga practice perfect for all levels of experience and all ages! We practice the same 26 asanas and two breathing exercises in every class systematically addressing strength, flexibility and balance in the...

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Virtual Yoga 26/2

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Sat, Apr 17   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Red Hook, Main Floor

Teens & Young Adults diy grab and go kits teen time

Be Creative !
 

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Sat, Apr 17   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults diy grab and go kits teen time

#DonateLife Rock are advocacy painting kits available at Midwood Library while supplies last to support April is National Donate Life Month. Meet Kinsey on Monday, April 19 at 4 p.m. to craft together on our Midwood Facebook page!

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, Apr 17   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Free !Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go kids' craft in our lobby for pickup. 

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Apr 17   10:30 am to 11:30 am   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Apr 17   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten storytime Virtual Programming

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

Join us for virtual Ready Set Kindergarten!  Explore early literacy practices...

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

We Can Find The Words

Sat, Apr 17   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults bpl outdoors bpl presents

Oxford English Dictionary’s Word of the Year is an annual tribute to linguistic metamorphosis. 2016 was dubbed a year of “post-truth.” In 2018, “toxic” triumphed. But in 2020, The OED declined to select a single word.

We Can Find The...

We Can Find The Words

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Apr 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten storytime Virtual Programming

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

Join us for virtual Ready Set Kindergarten!  Explore early literacy practices...

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Storytime w/ Ms. Hasina

Sat, Apr 17   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Jamaica Bay Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Join Ms. Hasina for storytime in front of the Jamaica Bay Library.

Saturday April 17th 2021 @ 11am

Storytime w/ Ms. Hasina

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Apr 17   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

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