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Spoken Word Performance-Women’s History: Dominique Christina

Sun, Apr 18   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

Living Poets

Sun, Apr 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing poetry

Living Poets is a 10-week class exploring work by some of the most dynamic and groundbreaking contemporary poets writing today. Students will engage in close readings with each poet's work and will have opportunities to respond with poems of...

Living Poets

Living Poets

Sun, Apr 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing poetry

Living Poets is a 10-week class exploring work by some of the most dynamic and groundbreaking contemporary poets writing today. Students will engage in close readings with each poet's work and will have opportunities to respond with poems of...

Living Poets

Art in the Garden: Nannies' Fairy Tales and Music

Sun, Apr 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 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....

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Art in the Garden: Nannies' Fairy Tales and Music

Creating Your Own Startup

Sun, Apr 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults business Virtual Programming

Are you interested in learning what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Do you ever wonder what the process of coming up with an idea for a company is like?

Join us for our entrepreneurship program that goes through the early basic steps of...

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Creating Your Own Startup

Classical Interludes: Sounds and Stories with Teju Cole: Concert followed by Conversation

Sun, Apr 18   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music Virtual Programming

Artist, critic, and photographer Teju Cole curates an event that pairs readings from his story “Radia” with musical works. He describes “Radia” as “a story about travel and discovery, a story of affliction and affiliation, set in a melancholy...

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Classical Interludes: Sounds and Stories with Teju Cole: Concert followed by Conversation

APR
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Mindful Mondays

Mon, Apr 19   10:00 am to 11:00 am   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

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads About Art History Part Three

Mon, Apr 19   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids humanities and art storytime Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike Reads If da Vinci Painted a Dinosaur written by Amy Newbold and illustrated by Greg Newbold. This picture book shows how various artists throughout history would paint dinosaurs. Mr. Mike also takes the time to talk about the...

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads About Art History Part Three

Many Voices Storytime presents “Everything Naomi Loved Book” by Katie Yamasaki and Ian Lendler

Mon, Apr 19   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Clinton Hill Library

Kids storytime

Our Many Voices program is an online virtual storytime event and in person book give away. We share a reading of a recent picture books that presents a different vital cultural voice and then have copies of the book to give away at the Clinton...

Many Voices Storytime presents “Everything Naomi Loved Book” by Katie Yamasaki and Ian Lendler

Application Available for Friends of Clinton Hill Third Artisanal Craft Fair

Mon, Apr 19   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

Grab and Go Craft Kit: My puppet and Me!

Mon, Apr 19   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Come by the Leonard Library on and pick up a free Grab and Go craft kit! Each kit contains everything you need to make your own fun project: a felt puppet, felt shapes, yarn, wiggly eyes, glue…

Practice Singing, Playing, and, Talking...

Grab and Go Craft Kit: My puppet and Me!

Learn to knit / learn to crochet

Mon, Apr 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

In this half hour, you will get basic instruction to begin to knit or crochet. Then stay with us for the 11:00 hour to practice and ask questions of more advanced fiber artists! 

You will need yarn, knitting needles or crochet hook....

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Learn to knit / learn to crochet

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Mon, Apr 19   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!  Registration ends one hour before the program starts.

We will be using Zoom to...

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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Mill Basin, Windsor Terrace and Park Slope Brainy Babies

Mon, Apr 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies early literacy first five years storytime

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers in the Mill Basin, Windsor Terrace and Park Slope communities. This program will include stories, early literacy tips, baby...

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Mill Basin, Windsor Terrace and Park Slope Brainy Babies

Creating Content Your Customers Value | NYC SBS

Mon, Apr 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Many businesses think that marketing only means advertising. As effective entrepreneurs know, however, customers are more interested and loyal to businesses whose marketing content provides value.

This course will provide you with the...

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Creating Content Your Customers Value | NYC SBS

McKinley Park Branch Preschool Book Adventures: Pete the Cat the Wheels on the Bus!

Mon, Apr 19   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.

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McKinley Park Branch Preschool Book Adventures: Pete the Cat the Wheels on the Bus!

Virtual Ask-A-Tech

Mon, Apr 19   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

Borough Park Presents Virtual Toddler Time

Mon, Apr 19   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.

Borough Park Presents Virtual Toddler Time

Dancercise: Dance, Move and Stretch with Akwesi Asante

Mon, Apr 19   1:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning creative aging dance fitness and classes fitness

This popular Windsor Terrace class continues for five sessions on our Facebook Page.  Each session will premiere on Mondays at 1:00 PM and will be available for ongoing viewing.

Dancercise: Dance, Move and Stretch with Akwesi Asante

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Apr 19   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

Covid Remembrance Candles

Mon, Apr 19   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids after school arts and crafts covid-19

Please come into the Dekalb Library to remember and honor your loved one by making a covid candle . All supplies are included in your grab and go bag .

Covid Remembrance Candles

We The Readers: A Virtual Roundtable for Adults

Mon, Apr 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Welcome to our Readers’ Roundtable! Please tell us what kind of book you love to read, who is your favorite author, etc. Share with us your thoughts and comments on a book you have read recently.

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We The Readers: A Virtual Roundtable for Adults

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Apr 19   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 American Sign Language Storytime

Mon, Apr 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids inclusive services literacy 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 American Sign Language storytime with stories, songs and rhymes for children and...

Virtual American Sign Language Storytime

Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners - ESOL

Mon, Apr 19   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging esol Virtual Programming

Learn the techniques of watercolor painting. This workshop is sure to awaken your creative side or expand your knowledge and vision. This 9-week workshop will teach you the basics that will enable you to broaden your artistic expression!

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Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners - ESOL

Kids Create Grab and Go: Pocket Poetry Activity Journal Kit

Mon, Apr 19   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create national poetry month poetry

Grab and Go Kits are ready for you to pick up Monday April 19, 2021 at 2:30 pm for Pocket Poetry Activity Journal Kits. Just come into the Ulmer Park Branch (2602 Bath Avenue 11214) and ask for a kit.

In the Kit you will receive:

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Kids Create Grab and Go: Pocket Poetry Activity Journal Kit

Borough Park Presents Juan Tica - Chess Workshop

Mon, Apr 19   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 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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Borough Park Presents Juan Tica - Chess Workshop

Tiny Techs: Coding (ages 3-5)

Mon, Apr 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years techknowledge toddler time

Children Ages 3-5

We invite you to help us code the Monkey to the banana by following instructions, counting, and  sequencing. This is a block coding program to introduce the ideas and concepts of coding to your children....

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Tiny Techs: Coding (ages 3-5)

Gaming for Teens

Mon, Apr 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults game on teen tech time

Join Labib our LoT (Librarian of Tomorrow) every Monday at 3:00 PM for an afternoon of gaming. Lets show other gamers what you've got!

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Gaming for Teens

Songwriter’s Studio

Mon, Apr 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults music teen time

Itching to write a song but don't know where to start? Have lyrics written but no music to pair with it?  In this workshop, students will be able to craft a fully produced song from scratch! Students will be introduced to Soundtrap, a...

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Songwriter’s Studio

Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Mon, Apr 19   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

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Mon, Apr 19   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults everyone is welcome here teen tech time Virtual Programming

All skill levels welcome! 

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!

No registration...

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Apr 19   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

Mon, Apr 19   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

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Apr 19   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, Apr 19   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, Apr 19   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

Kids Explore: Wangari Maathai

Mon, Apr 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school earth day kids explore

Join us for a special reading of Seeds of Change for Earth Day. This children's program will explore the life and legacy of Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan environmental activist and the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. ...

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Kids Explore: Wangari Maathai

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Apr 19   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, Apr 19   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

Virtual Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Mon, Apr 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids 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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Virtual Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Virtual Financial Coaching

Mon, Apr 19   4:00 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

BPL Game Time - Fortnite Battle Royale

Mon, Apr 19   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

Book Adventure: Kinsey's Kidney Adventure

Mon, Apr 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids book adventures community partner grab and go kits

Meet Nadine Morsi and her daughter, Kinsey, for a virtual storytime and garden craft program in honor of April is Donate Life Month. Free copies of Nadine's book, Kinsey’s Kidney Adventure, and a DonateLife rock painting kit will be...

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Book Adventure: Kinsey's Kidney Adventure

Give Me the Moon Over Brooklyn

Mon, Apr 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school middle school science stem & steam Virtual Programming

Attention all Middle Schoolers:

This monthly space and astronomy series will have you seeing the universe from the comfort of your home. Explore topics including the Earth, the Solar System, the Milky Way Galaxy and beyond, plus NASA...

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Give Me the Moon Over Brooklyn

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Eva's Man by Gayl Jones

Mon, Apr 19   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism book club book discussion humanities and art

Edited by Toni Morrison and published in 1976, Gayl Jones’ novel Eva’s Man is a deadpan yet spellbinding meditation on sexual violence and its aftershocks. Incarcerated for the murder of her lover, Eva recalls formative sexual traumas with a...

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Justice Initiatives Book Club: Eva's Man by Gayl Jones

CBH Talks: Jewish Brooklyn: Identity

Mon, Apr 19   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents center for brooklyn history conversations Virtual Programming

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

Rooted in both continuity and change, being on the outside and inside, the new and the old, Brooklyn Jewish...

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CBH Talks: Jewish Brooklyn: Identity

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Virtual Mini Storytime from Adams Street Library

Tue, Apr 20   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

Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, Apr 20   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.

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Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Borough Park presents Brainy Babies

Tue, Apr 20   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

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