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Application Available for Friends of Clinton Hill Third Artisanal Craft Fair

Mon, May 10   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

Virtual East New York and Kings Highway Brainy Babies (Spring)

Mon, May 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

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

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers in the East New York and Kings Highway communities. This program will include stories, early literacy tips, baby bounces, craft...

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Virtual East New York and Kings Highway Brainy Babies (Spring)

Jack & Friends: Zoom Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Mon, May 10   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years toddler yoga Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join Kelly Brennan for a fun yoga practice! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way through adventures, stories, and songs.  

These classes will be held over Zoom and registration is required....

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Jack & Friends: Zoom Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Mon, May 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/needlework get together. Share your projects and your morning coffee. 

**Registration required!  We will be using Zoom to host this program. You will need either a computer with audio...

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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Mon, May 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion 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

Grab and Go Kit: Family Celebration Cut Out

Mon, May 10   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits parents and caregivers

Let's get crafty!

Each week in May, the Walt Whitman Library will be offering a unique grab and go kit for kids and teens!

May 3rd- May 8th: Mother's Day Travel Mugs- draw your favorite thing about your mom or decorate it with her...

Grab and Go Kit: Family Celebration Cut Out

Virtual Ask-A-Tech

Mon, May 10   12:00 pm to 1:00 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? No time to attend a formal class? Join our virtual drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

We will be using Zoom to host this...

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Virtual Ask-A-Tech

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, May 10   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Borough Park Presents Virtual Toddler Time

Mon, May 10   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Toddler Time

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months. Find us on the Borough Park Facebook page every Monday at 1 p.m. This is the link: https://www.facebook.com/BPLboroughpark  hope to see you soon.

Borough Park Presents Virtual Toddler Time

Virtual French Storytime

Mon, May 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

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

Virtual French Storytime

Email Basics

Mon, May 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

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Email Basics

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, May 10   2:00 pm to 4:00 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 Adult Storytime: Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021 Edition

Mon, May 10   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

Celebrating Asian Heritage Month with Book Adventures

Mon, May 10   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts asian pacific american heritage month book adventures

 

Celebrating Asian Heritage Month with Book Adventures .

Join Ms.Hasina for a Read Aloud of  My Name Is Yoon by  Helen Recorvits 

Summary: Getting to feel at home in a new country
...

Celebrating Asian Heritage Month with Book Adventures

Borough Park Presents Juan Tica - Chess Workshop

Mon, May 10   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Borough Park Presents Juan Tica - Chess Workshop

Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Mon, May 10   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults career Virtual Programming

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Canva, where the designs of your dreams can come to life! Canva is the most accessible and widespread tool for graphic design from beginner to pro-level. Use Canva to create everything from merch, to flyers and...

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Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Tiny Techs: Coding (Ages 3-5)

Mon, May 10   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years techknowledge toddler time

Children Ages 3-5

We invite you to learn how to code using following instructions, counting, and  sequencing, This is a block coding program to introduce the ideas and concepts of coding to your children. You don't need to download...

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Tiny Techs: Coding (Ages 3-5)

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Mon, May 10   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

Microsoft Office Suite

Mon, May 10   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning computer programming microsoft office techknowledge

Come Learn Microsoft Office Suite for begginners

What is Microsoft Suite?

Microsoft Office is the Collective name for Microsoft's set of home and business productivity software. The MS suite of programs include Microsoft Word, a...

Microsoft Office Suite

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, May 10   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

Mon, May 10   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

Mon, May 10   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

Mon, May 10   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

Kahoot! Trivia

Mon, May 10   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time 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

Mindful Mondays

Mon, May 10   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages mental health yoga and meditation

Learn and practice mindfulness with us. Increase calmness and feelings of wellbeing through stories, meditation, breathing, reflection and journaling.  Tune in Mondays from April 12 through May 31 on the Paerdegat Branch Facebook page. https...
Mindful Mondays

BPL Game Time - Fortnite Battle Royale

Mon, May 10   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

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

Are you good at fortnite and want to show us how good you are? come join us on twitch.

Watch us live by downloading the Twitch app on your mobile device or by visiting www.twitch.tv/BPLGameTime. For instructions on how to play...

BPL Game Time - Fortnite Battle Royale

Highlawn Presents Reinaldo Duran - Chess Workshop

Mon, May 10   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Highlawn Presents Reinaldo Duran - Chess Workshop

How to Build Your Business Operational Plan | NYC SBS

Mon, May 10   5:00 pm to 7:00 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 Your Business Operational Plan | NYC SBS

Standing Together Against Anti-Asian American Hate: A poetry reading with Tina Chang, Kimiko Hahn and Eugenia Leigh

Mon, May 10   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults asian pacific american heritage month poetry

Join Brooklyn Public Library in elevating the voices of AAPI community organizations, authors, and the library in solidarity with our Asian American & Pacific Islander communities. This event will highlight the Asian American Legal Defense...

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Standing Together Against Anti-Asian American Hate: A poetry reading with Tina Chang, Kimiko Hahn and Eugenia Leigh

Polish for Beginners 3.0

Mon, May 10   6:00 pm to 7:30 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 continues the virtual Polish for Beginners...

Polish for Beginners 3.0

Justice Initiatives Book Club: No Justice in the Shadows by Alina Das

Mon, May 10   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning anti-racism book discussion immigrant services

No Justice in The Shadows, by lawyer and immigrant rights activist Alina Das, addresses the history of the United States’ racist immigration system and contemporary “deportation machine.” Das discusses the construction of the idea of the “...

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Justice Initiatives Book Club: No Justice in the Shadows by Alina Das

Voter Registration and Ranked-Choice Voting Info Session w/ League of Women Voters

Mon, May 10   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning Civic Engagement

Brooklyn Public Library's Literacy Zone and the League of Women Voters will be holding info sessions geared towards voter registration and the newly implemented ranked-choice voting method. Ranked-choice ballots will be used in the...

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Voter Registration and Ranked-Choice Voting Info Session w/ League of Women Voters

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

Mon, May 10   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

Eagles May Book Club: Get a Life, Chloe Brown

Mon, May 10   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults brooklyn eagles

Get cozy, grab a drink, and join your fellow Eagles* virtually to discuss Talia Hibbert’s modern Romance about a chronically ill computer geek who decides to “get a life.” 

*This event is for Brooklyn Eagles Members only. ...

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Eagles May Book Club: Get a Life, Chloe Brown

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Virtual Mini Storytime from Adams Street Library

Tue, May 11   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Engage in active screentime with this pre-recorded "mini" storytime, featuring 1 song, 1 book, and 1 additional activity.

Videos will be available for 48 hours after posting, so you can watch when it works best for your family! ...

Virtual Mini Storytime from Adams Street Library

Borough Park presents Brainy Babies

Tue, May 11   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

Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, May 11   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

Zoom Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Tue, May 11   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Join Windsor Terrace's own Miss Cindy for songs, rhymes, and stories.  Bring your shakers, rattles, instruments, or just some pots and pans to make music.

Please register by 9:30 AM on the day of the program to receive the Zoom...

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Zoom Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Storytime in the Park

Tue, May 11   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Monarch Butterfly Garden

Kids bpl outdoors storytime

Jezz is back, LIVE and in Brower Park! All are welcome for this interactive program of story, song, movement, and nature. We hope you’ll join us in Brower Park, near the sprinklers.

NOTE: • Masks required • Social distancing will be...

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Storytime in the Park

Zoom Storytime with Ms. Abby!

Tue, May 11   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years preschool storytime

Join us for an interactive Virtual Storytime on Zoom, with Ms. Abby from the Cypress Hills Library! We will be sharing books, songs, rhymes, and tips for development of early literacy skills. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are all...

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Zoom Storytime with Ms. Abby!

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, May 11   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

Creative Aging: Just Collage It!

Tue, May 11   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

Get all of your articles, papers, pictures…but don’t throw them out! Instead of tossing them out, get creative and turn them into a collage!

Dave Johnson is a master at the art of collage, and in this 9-week workshop, he will show you how...

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Creative Aging: Just Collage It!

Bebés Geniales

Tue, May 11   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

Painting with Acrylic- Registration is Closed.

Tue, May 11   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning arts and crafts Friends of the Library

Want to make friends while learning or developing a new skill? Join us for our acrylic painting workshop with teaching artist Leonid Filitsyan. This 2-hour class will be held for 5 weeks where he will teach you the basic techniques. ...

Painting with Acrylic- Registration is Closed.

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, May 11   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 register here on our event page to reserve your spot....

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Resume & Career Help Live!

McKinley Park Branch Preschool Book Adventures: Splat the Cat I Scream for Ice Cream

Tue, May 11   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Come join McKinley Park Branch virtually on zoom with a read out loud and craft.

Registration Required!

Materials needed: paper plate, construction paper, glue, scissors and crayons/markers.

Zoom information...

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McKinley Park Branch Preschool Book Adventures: Splat the Cat I Scream for Ice Cream

Mill Basin Virtual Book Discussion: Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips

Tue, May 11   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Zoom links will be emailed to registered participants. This title is available in eaudiobook, ebook, and print.

Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips

 

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Mill Basin Virtual Book Discussion: Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips

Voter Registration

Tue, May 11   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults Civic Engagement

NAACP will provide voter registration forms and rank choice voting information in front of Clarendon Library.

Voter Registration

Chair Zumba For Seniors

Tue, May 11   12:30 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging dance fitness and classes fitness

Chair Zumba for Seniors is a 30 minute, seated, gentle aerobics/physical therapy class for seniors and other people with mobility issues taught by Zumba Instructor Evie Aronson -  who has several years of experience teaching this...

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Chair Zumba For Seniors

Borough Park Presents Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Explores Fun Animal Facts Part Five The Truth About Hawks

Tue, May 11   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Kids little scientists Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike continues finding fun facts about animals, but this time it's all about hawks as Mr. Mike reads The Truth About Hawks by Maxwell Eaton III.  After he's done with the book, Mr. Mike reads some hawk facts that he...

Borough Park Presents Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Explores Fun Animal Facts Part Five The Truth About Hawks

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