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Calling All Knitters: A Virtual Roundtable for Adults

Tue, May 11   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts knitting and crocheting

Do you enjoy knitting? Join our Knitting Circle! Relax with friends and knit to your heart’s content. Share your new projects, patterns, unconventional technique of knitting. This is not a class, so previous knitting experience is necessary. See...

Calling All Knitters: A Virtual Roundtable for Adults

Virtual Homework Help

Tue, May 11   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 Ask A Tech

Tue, May 11   3:00 pm to 4:00 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

Virtual Financial Coaching

Tue, May 11   3:00 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

Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, May 11   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning microsoft office techknowledge Virtual Programming

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Creating and opening documents

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Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Word Basics

Adobe After Effects Tutorial for Beginners

Tue, May 11   3:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults adobe creative cloud teen tech time

Capstone Project: Labib Al Mustqim ( LoT) presents "Adobe After Effects Tutorial for Beginners" Please join Labib for this very informative presentation.

Adobe After Effects Tutorial for Beginners

Cooking Matters for Adults Virtual Workshop

Tue, May 11   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults cooking health and wellness Virtual Programming

Do you spend too much time worrying about what’s for dinner? We can help!

Join us for a free virtual nutrition lesson that incorporates healthy cooking tips on a budget.  This virtual program is led by City...

Cooking Matters for Adults Virtual Workshop

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Tue, May 11   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years after school first five years ready set kindergarten storytime

Join us for Ready Set Kindergarten on Zoom! This is a virtual version of our popular school readiness program, led by educators, and designed to help children ages 3-5 get ready to read, and ready for school. Learn about every day early literacy...

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Tue, May 11   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school early literacy storytime

You're invited to join Arlington Library staff as we read Castle Hangnail by Ursula Vernon every Tuesday and Thursday at 3:30pm. Children in grades 4-8 found this book to be fun and around their reading level, though all are welcome. We will be...

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Cooking, Crocheting & Coping

Tue, May 11   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts bklyn incubator cooking knitting and crocheting

This exciting new program combines the expertise of a mental health therapist, a nutritionist and a fitness trainer to guide participants through a series of fun and engaging activities. Register today and we’ll prepare a grab n’ go package for...

Cooking, Crocheting & Coping

Borough Park Presents: Animal Diversity & Adaptations

Tue, May 11   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages Events for Youth and Family everyone is welcome here kids explore

Animals have a variety of adaptations that help them survive in their habitats. In this program, we will learn more about these animal characteristics, be led on a virtual exhibit visit, meet an animal and discover how fur, feathers, and...

Borough Park Presents: Animal Diversity & Adaptations

Teen Time: Town of Salem

Tue, May 11   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time video games

Town of Salem is a fresh innovation on the classic party games Mafia and Werewolf. It is a game of murder, accusations, deceit and mob hysteria.

Free on PC and iOS/Android. Register to receive an invite before the game starts.

Teen Time: Town of Salem

BPL Game Time - Rocket League

Tue, May 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

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

Are you a fan of Psyonix's Rocket League? Want to show gamers across Brooklyn - including library staff - just how good at the popular soccer game (but with rocket cars) *you* are?

Watch us live by downloading the Twitch app on your...

BPL Game Time - Rocket League

Chess Workshop

Tue, May 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Play or learn chess on Zoom with Chess Master Tica.

Registration required. The Zoom link will be sent to you one hour before the program begins. 

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Chess Workshop

BPL Game Time - Rocket League

Tue, May 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time teen time video games

Are you a fan of Psyonix's Rocket League? Want to show gamers across Brooklyn - including library staff - just how good at the popular soccer game (but with rocket cars) *you* are?

Watch us live by downloading the Twitch app on your...

BPL Game Time - Rocket League

Virtual Crafting Circle

Tue, May 11   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...

Virtual Crafting Circle

Virtual Homework Help

Tue, May 11   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,...

Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Pillowcase Project presented by the American Red Cross

Tue, May 11   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Kids community partner health and wellness Virtual Programming

The Virtual Pillowcase Project is The American Red Cross's signature youth disaster preparedness program designed for youth in grades 3-5 through a 40-minute interactive presentation.

The program offers free education in personal and...

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Virtual Pillowcase Project presented by the American Red Cross

DIY Teen Crafts: Washi Tape Jewelry

Tue, May 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts diy jewelry making Virtual Programming

Join us Tuesday May 11th at 4:00PM for DIY Washi Tape Jewelry. Create one-of-a-kind Washi Tape Jewelry. Create Paper Clip Washi Tape Bracelets, Washi Tape Washer Necklace, and Washi Tape Beads.

The video presentation will be posted to the...

DIY Teen Crafts: Washi Tape Jewelry

YA Book Discussion: Yolk

Tue, May 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion

Join Rugby's Miss Yolande for our May book discussion of Yolk by Mary H K Choi. This book discussion will take place each Tuesday in May at 4 pm. Please register for each discussion separately.

"Wildly different sisters Jayne...

YA Book Discussion: Yolk

BPL Games: Splatoon 2

Tue, May 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

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

Get splatting with us or against us as in this team based paint battle! Join the library in some Turf Wars in Splatoon 2. All skill levels welcome!

No registration required. If you've got Splatoon 2 on the Nintendo Switch...

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BPL Games: Splatoon 2

Central Library Cookbook Club -Alternative and Future Foods

Tue, May 11   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion cooking COVID remembrance day

Insects, lab-grown meat, Birria tacos on every corner, hempfu, seedbutter, plant-based meat, Soylent, Soylent Green (just kidding,), fancy restaurants going vegan to sustain our environment; Foodtrucks and take-out, and pop-ups...

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Central Library Cookbook Club -Alternative and Future Foods

Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

Tue, May 11   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

Veronese’s The Choice between Virtue and Vice, The Frick Collection

Tue, May 11   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Artists and Archives Culture Pass

This interactive conversation will focus on the celebrated Renaissance masterpiece "The Choice Between Virtue and Vice" by Paolo Veronese. This work is currently on view at Frick Madison, the temporary new home of The Frick Collection. Space for...

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Veronese’s The Choice between Virtue and Vice, The Frick Collection

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, May 11   5:30 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

Gaming for Teens: Among Us

Tue, May 11   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

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. 

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Gaming for Teens: Among Us

Polish for Beginners

Tue, May 11   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults polish world language conversation

They say that Polish is the most difficult language in the world. Do you want to find out if it's true? Or maybe you would like to be able to order borscht and dumplings in Polish? Greenpoint Library starts the virtual Polish for Beginners course...

Polish for Beginners

Linda Miller Presents: A Salute to Cinco De Mayo - Bedford

Tue, May 11   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults Events for Youth and Family

Singer, Actress, Comic and Impersonator . She is an established actress with several appearances on Law & Order, As The World Turns, Hope & Faith & playing Ronni Spector with Al Pacino in David Mamet’s HBO Film “Spector”. She is a...

Linda Miller Presents: A Salute to Cinco De Mayo - Bedford

BKLYN Investment League

Tue, May 11   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business career finance virtual investment club

Learn how the stock market works with the BKLYN Investment League. Mina Ennin Black from In the Black Financial Wellness, will provide insight into different types of investments, the importance of diversification, and the basics...

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BKLYN Investment League

CBH Talks: Jewish Brooklyn: Growing Up

Tue, May 11   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents center for brooklyn history conversations Virtual Programming

Join us for the final program in our series exploring the history and lived experience of Jews in Brooklyn. This time we look at growing up.

Three incomparable, born-and-bred Brooklynites come together to reminisce about growing up Jewish in...

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CBH Talks: Jewish Brooklyn: Growing Up

Teen Time New Utrecht

Tue, May 11   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults conversations game on teen time video games

Please, join us for virtual games "Uno", "Bingo" and others, and socialization with your peers.

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Teen Time New Utrecht

MAY
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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

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