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Virtual Yoga 26/2

Sat, May 8   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 kits-Red Hook

Sat, May 8   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

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Sat, May 8   10:00 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

Exhale and Refresh

Sat, May 8   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids all ages bpl outdoors live music performance

Please join us for Brooklyn Public Library's Kings Highway Region outdoor event!

The theme is all about thinking green and healthy living!

·         Date: Saturday, May 8th

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Exhale and Refresh

Virtual Storytime with Miss Emily

Sat, May 8   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool storytime toddler time

Storytime! A quick 15-minute storytime with Miss Emily of the Red Hook branch, featuring two fun books, some feltboard play, and puppet friends. This virtual storytime is viewable at https://www.facebook.com/BPLRedHook/ beginning at 10:00am...

Virtual Storytime with Miss Emily

Art for Kids with Norte Maar

Sat, May 8   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Dear friends and family,

We missed you last week! Hopefully you enjoyed the beautiful Spring we are having. This Saturday we will get back to making art at our usual time, 10am. By popular demand, this week we will make art about the...

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Art for Kids with Norte Maar

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, May 8   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Exhale & Refresh : Yoga w/ Christine Findlay

Sat, May 8   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Midwood Library

Adults health and wellness yoga and meditation

 
Exhale and Refresh Kings Highway outdoor Program
Come and Join Christine Findlay
For a Yoga Session
Are you ready to achieve your fitness goals?
Strength, stretching & Balance
All fitness...

Exhale & Refresh : Yoga w/ Christine Findlay

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, May 8   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

Plant Giveaway at Greenpoint!

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Kids bpl outdoors gardening inclusive services

Hi! Looking to start a home garden, introduce your young one to gardening, or add to your collection?

Please come by the Greenpoint Library (107 Norman Avenue) for some free plants! There will be flowers and herbs. Rain or shine, all are...

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Plant Giveaway at Greenpoint!

We Everywhere: Dialogues of the African Diaspora [GERMANY]

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults aahc bklyn incubator film We Everywhere

We Everywhere: Dialogues of the African Diaspora is a virtual series showcasing the overlooked voices, stories and histories of the African diaspora. From unexpected American states to countries including Germany, Iran, Ecuador, Israel, Palestine...

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We Everywhere: Dialogues of the African Diaspora [GERMANY]

Spring Fling with Brooklyn Public Library Outdoors

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Prospect Park

Kids all ages bpl outdoors Civic Engagement community partner

Spring into Spring with Brooklyn Public Library at Prospect Park! 

 

BPL's Flatbush Region Libraries and Department of Government and Community Relations are collaborating with Prospect Park Alliance and local ...

Spring Fling with Brooklyn Public Library Outdoors

Bi-weekly Saturday Storytime with Ms. Juana

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 11:45 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 Juana for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to...

Bi-weekly Saturday Storytime with Ms. Juana

Grab & Go : Teen Journaling Kit

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens & Young Adults diy grab and go kits teen time

Grab a Journaling Kit for Teens at the Midwood Library . Kit  includes Journal, gel pen, insiprational stickers, BPL Teen bookmark. 

Pick up your kit while they last!

Grab & Go : Teen Journaling Kit

Grab & Go : Journaling/Wellness Kit  for  Adults

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults diy grab and go kits teen time

 

Grab a Journaling/Wellness Kit  for  Adults at the Midwood Library . Kit  includesJournal, pen, stress ball.

Pick up your kit while they last!

Grab & Go : Journaling/Wellness Kit  for  Adults

Kids Create! Grab & Go -Decorate Your Own Piggy Bank Kit

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years grab and go kits kids create

Decorate Your Own Piggy Bank Kit for kids . Kit includes  Cardboard piggy bank, construction paper, glue, stickers .

Pick up your kit while they last!

Kids Create! Grab & Go -Decorate Your Own Piggy Bank Kit

Grab & Go : Teen DIY Flower Pots

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens & Young Adults diy grab and go kits teen time

Grab a DIY Flower Pots for Teens at the Midwood Library. Kit inlcudes  Clothespins, soil pod, paint, paintbrush, short description of how to turn a tuna fish can into a flower pot using the clothespins

Pick up your kit while they...

Grab & Go : Teen DIY Flower Pots

Kids Create! Grab & Go -Foldable Paper Mailbox

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids grab and go kits kids create

Kids Create! Grab & Go -Foldable Paper Mailbox  at the Midwood Library. Kit includes  Foldable mailbox template, paint, paintbrush, stickers, instructions

Pick up your kit while they last!

Kids Create! Grab & Go -Foldable Paper Mailbox

Kids Create! Grab & Go -Foldable Paper Mailbox

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create

Kids Create! Grab & Go -Foldable Paper Mailbox  at the Midwood Library. Kit includes  Foldable mailbox template, paint, paintbrush, stickers, instructions

Pick up your kit while they last!

Kids Create! Grab & Go -Foldable Paper Mailbox

Kids Create! Grab & Go Buildable Stickers

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create

Kids Create! Grab & Go Buildable Stickers kit  at the Midwood Library. Kit includes 2 sets of buildable stickers. Each Sheet has 3 Different Designs of Eyes, Mouths and Even Eyebrows to Make Whatever Silly or Cute Faces Your Kids...

Kids Create! Grab & Go Buildable Stickers

Grab & Go Beat Stress kit

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create

Grab & Go Beat Stress kit at the Midwood Library. Kit includes Stress ball, flash light, cheat sheet of ideas on how to beat stress. 

Pick up your kit while they last!

Grab & Go Beat Stress kit

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, May 8   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

It's Electric! The History Of Computers/电力魔法之计算机的历史

Sat, May 8   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass

Come learn about the history of early computers, their mechanical origins and the people who helped make them possible. We will also highlight the many women who contributed to the early mathematical foundations of computers, and even a few...

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It's Electric! The History Of Computers/电力魔法之计算机的历史

That Physics Show

Sat, May 8   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Lifetime professional physics demonstrator David Maiullo brings his scientific "magic" from the world of physics to the stage. That Physics Show is based on hundreds of physics experiments presented at physics conferences and in classrooms across...

That Physics Show

Terrariums for the Extraterrestrial

Sat, May 8   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts Culture Pass gardening

Could you ever imagine what lies beyond the earth beyond our most wild imaginings? It is estimated that about 96% of the universe is made up of stuff astronomers cannot see, detect, or even comprehend! Use your wild imaginations to create...

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Terrariums for the Extraterrestrial

Music for Autism Presents: West Village Quartet

Sat, May 8   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids autism developmental disabilities Events for Youth and Family inclusive services

The West Village Quartet is an African-American String Quartet, performing works from the classical repertoire. The Quartet, which derives its’ name as a result of frequent performances in the West Village in New York, was founded in 1987 by...

Music for Autism Presents:  West Village Quartet

Virtual Bilingual Storytime

Sat, May 8   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years kreyol storytime Virtual Programming

Please join us on Saturday May 8th at 2:30 pm for Virtual Bilingual Storytime. There will be book readings, sing-along songs, and arts & craft ideas for children ages 1 to 5 years old.

 

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

Virtual Bilingual Storytime

Art in the Garden: Nannies' Fairy Tales and Music

Sat, May 8   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Adults bpl presents live music nannies fairy tales writing workshops performance

Over the past four years, Brooklyn Public Library offered writing workshops with over 70 nannies and other childcare providers in a series of Nannies' Fairy Tale Writing Workshops, a model inspired by Mark Nowak's Workers Writers School....

Art in the Garden: Nannies' Fairy Tales and Music

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

Sat, May 8   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

A Litany For Survival: Life & Work of Audre Lorde, Browne, Holiday, Johnson

Sat, May 8   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents film litfilm Virtual Programming

This screening will be followed by a Second Read panel (see below). An epic portrait of the eloquent, award-winning Black, lesbian, poet, mother, teacher, and activist, Audre Lorde, whose writings -- spanning five decades -- articulated some...

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A Litany For Survival: Life & Work of Audre Lorde, Browne, Holiday, Johnson

MAY
9

Poetry readings with CJ : The Reading Mother by Strickland Gillilan

Sun, May 9   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults poetry teen time

Poetry readings with CJ

 

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Poetry readings with CJ : The Reading Mother by Strickland Gillilan

Classical Interludes: Rolf Schulte and Joseph Liccardo

Sun, May 9   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music Virtual Programming

Stravinsky Suite italienne Beethoven Sonata op.96

German-born Rolf Schulte, whom The New Yorker has called “one of the most distinguished violinists of our day,” started playing the violin at age five under his father’s tutelage. At age 16,...

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Classical Interludes: Rolf Schulte and Joseph Liccardo

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

Sun, May 9   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

MAY
10

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

Oudoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

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

Adults bpl outdoors Laptop Loan techknowledge

Do you need access to the internet? Sign up for a 30-minute session at one of our Outdoor Laptop Loan locations. Adults must have a valid library card and photo ID that corresponds to our records. Young adult patrons must have valid library cards...

Oudoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

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....

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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

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