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APR
22

Fortnite Battle Royal with Rugby!

Thu, Apr 22   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Are you a fan of Fortnite? Want to show gamers across Brooklyn - including library staff - just how good you are? Join us! 

 

Join by adding us on Fortnite ID: SCP IEID

Or watch Live! On Youtube: https...

Fortnite Battle Royal with Rugby!

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Thu, Apr 22   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

One-on-One Legal Clinic for Entrepreneurs

Thu, Apr 22   3:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Virtual

Adults business legal resources small business

The Business & Career Center is partnering with the City Bar Justice Center’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) and Brooklyn SBDC to offer a virtual small business legal clinic. This clinic, conducted by NELP, is an opportunity for...

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One-on-One Legal Clinic for Entrepreneurs

Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop

Thu, Apr 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school cooking health and wellness Virtual Programming

Join us for a free virtual nutrition lesson that incorporates healthy cooking tips on a budget. This virtual program is led by City Harvest in collaboration with Arlington Library. It's time to play in the kitchen with...

Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop

Teen Resume Help (Live)

Thu, Apr 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults career resume

Hey teens, do you need help getting started with your resume or polishing it up for that job or internship you’re interested in? We’re here to help! Come with your materials prepared and register to receive the Zoom link.

Teen Resume Help (Live)

Virtual Adult Storytime: National Poetry Month 2021 Edition

Thu, Apr 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 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

Earth Day Book Adventure: Repurposing into Bubble Wands and Water Play Toys

Thu, Apr 22   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years book adventures earth day

Learn to reduce waste by repurposing single use items into water play toys.  Program will premier on the Coney Island Library Facebook page here at 3:30pm. 

Earth Day Book Adventure: Repurposing into Bubble Wands and Water Play Toys

Borough Park Presents 99 projects from the 99 cent store

Thu, Apr 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids adult learning after school arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family

Learn to create art with items you probably have at home, or can buy from 99 cent store.   This program is taught by Artist in Residence Nigel Morgan. Registration is required.  Registered students will receive a supply...

Borough Park Presents 99 projects from the 99 cent store

Coding at Home: Code a Quiz

Thu, Apr 22   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school computer programming middle school science stem & steam

Calling all Middle Schoolers! 

Do you enjoy online quizzes that tell you things about yourself that you didn’t expect? Make one of your own! Using commands in python, create an interactive text-based quiz that will entertain your...

Coding at Home: Code a Quiz

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Apr 22   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore Virtual Programming

Tune in for a favorite chapter (not necessarily the first) out of a book you might like, and please let us know in comments whether you'll be reading more :)

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Lee Conmigo

Thu, Apr 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults early literacy Events for Youth and Family first five years spanish

Lee Conmigo – ¡Lee! ¡Hable! ¡Cante! ¡Juegue! Libros y recursos gratuitos. Una serie de cuatro talleres virtuales y gratuitos sobre buenas prácticas para cuidadores de niños jóvenes. Vamos a aprender como apoyar el desarrollo mental de...

Lee Conmigo

Virtual Ask A Tech

Thu, Apr 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 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

Stories from Latin America

Thu, Apr 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family first five years spanish storytime

Join Flor Bromley as she tells stories involving sneaky characters who use wit and humor to trick their often bigger and scarier opponents.

This program will be presented via Zoom.  Please register by 2PM on Thursday 4/22...

Stories from Latin America

Virtual Homework Help

Thu, Apr 22   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 Chess Workshop

Thu, Apr 22   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 every Thursday from 4-5 PM with our chess instructor, Juan Tica. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Apr 22   4:00 pm to 6:00 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!

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Erotica (The Darkside)

Thu, Apr 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion e-books Virtual Programming

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for ages 18 and up. 

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of the book? If you haven't ...

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Erotica (The Darkside)

Zoom Poetry Program

Thu, Apr 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning poetry

Join us as we discuss the poetry of Joseph Brodsky this week. 

 

 

Zoom Poetry Program

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Thu, Apr 22   4:00 pm to 6:00 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

Acrylic Painting Workshop

Thu, Apr 22   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts diy teen time

Looking to get into painting but need more than a 15-second TikTok to guide you? Look no further! Sign up for our acrylic painting class with artist and instructor Laura Eliason. This two-hour class will cover the basic techniques of acrylic work...

Acrylic Painting Workshop

Where Does Your Library Garden Grow?

Thu, Apr 22   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bklyn incubator gardening

Come and join us at the Crown Heights Branch for a fun six week series that focuses on home gardening. This is a virtual program that requires registration- Please register online or call the branch at #718-773-1180 to...

Where Does Your Library Garden Grow?

Jackbox Party Games

Thu, Apr 22   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator board game exchange library teen tech time Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy social game made by Jackbox. 

We will meet in Zoom. I will send out a link at, or by 5:15. 

You will have to be able to keep one eye on the Zoom call and one on a browser with...

Jackbox Party Games

Online Paint & Sip with Cynthia Colon

Thu, Apr 22   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts creating our story together Virtual Programming

Join our conversational pieces first zoom meet with local artist Cynthia Colon and co-host Emily Heath of the Red Hook Library

TOPIC: DOMINION: KEYS

DO YOUR KEYS OPEN GREATER DOORS??

Join us with open conversation and...

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Online Paint & Sip with Cynthia Colon

Unclaimed Funds

Thu, Apr 22   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business finance Virtual Programming

Please join the Office of New York State Comptroller Thomas diNapoli to explore unclaimed funds potentially may be available to you.

The program gives an overview of unclaimed funds, search tips and instruction.  There will be time...

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Unclaimed Funds

The New Normal: Business Adaptation Workshop Series | NYC SBS

Thu, Apr 22   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Register for a 4-session workshop series to learn how to respond to the coronavirus pandemic and prepare your business for the future.

In response to Covid-19, the NYC Department of Small Business Services is offering a limited 4-session...

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The New Normal: Business Adaptation Workshop Series | NYC SBS

BIPOC DANCE SERIES- Jamaican Dance

Thu, Apr 22   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults dance fitness and classes health and wellness

Join us for an evening of Jamaican dance with dance instructors, Shelly-Ann Callum and Orville Hall from Dance Xpressionz Jamaica.  The dance studio is loacted in Kingston, Jamaica.  This interactive dance class...

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BIPOC DANCE SERIES- Jamaican Dance

Pajamas & Books Storytime with Tina

Thu, Apr 22   6:00 pm to 6:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books bedtime stories early literacy storytime

Pajamas & Books Storytime for kids with Tina Lati- 

Join us on Zoom or Facebook live at 6pm for Storytime with Miss Tina. There will be songs, lullabies, stories, and an opportunity to...

Pajamas & Books Storytime with Tina

Poets Corner Writing Workshops with ¡Oye! Group

Thu, Apr 22   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults national poetry month poetry writing workshop

Everyone has poetry inside of them.  Join the ¡Oye! Group for The Poet's Corner, four free workshops in April for teens and adults meant to empower participants in writing creatively with different styles of poetry and...

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Poets Corner Writing Workshops with ¡Oye! Group

Tory Tea Time with Aunt Tea Goose

Thu, Apr 22   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Kids fitness move to learn storytime

Meet Aunt Tea for Tory Tea Time. She introduce Kofi and Kadija her pupet friends who will teach a story of faith and patience. We will also get ready for creative movement through Yoga woth Kishayna.

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Tory Tea Time with Aunt Tea Goose

Sheepshead Bay Library's Talent Without Borders showcase presents, "My hero!"

Thu, Apr 22   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults live music music poetry russian

You are invited to Sheepshead Bay Library's showcase performed by our talented library patrons. The program theme is entitled, "My Hero!"

This Russian language program explores diversity through music, dance, art, and theater. Our...

Sheepshead Bay Library's Talent Without Borders showcase presents, "My hero!"

APR
23

Story, Song and Dance: N'ap Danse, N'ap Chante

Fri, Apr 23   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years apple bank dia! everyone is welcome here kreyol

Enjoy singing, dancing, and listening to stories in Haitian Creole.

Jwi chante, danse ak koute istwa an kreyòl.

Story, Song and Dance: N'ap Danse, N'ap Chante

Application Available for Friends of Clinton Hill Third Artisanal Craft Fair

Fri, Apr 23   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

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Fri, Apr 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

CHAIR YOGA  (Virtual - via Zoom!)

-There are many benefits of yoga: improved strength, flexibility and mental clarity, as well as improved posture and reduced stress.

-Chair Yoga is a non-intimidating way to start...

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Chair Yoga for Everyone

Dave Johnson Presents- Art and Poetry

Fri, Apr 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts national poetry month poetry

Wait, stop! Do not throw away your papers, pictures, magazines.  Instead of discarding them, you can use it to get creative.

Dave Johnson is a master at art and the poetic form.  Join us for this 5 week workshop where he...

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Dave Johnson Presents- Art and Poetry

Knit Together

Fri, Apr 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

We can all sit in our homes and knit by ourselves, or we can knit together! Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting hangout and share your projects and your morning coffee. 

**Registration required!

We will be using Zoom to...

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Knit Together

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Fri, Apr 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Come join McKinley Park Branch for a fun virtual storytime program with read out louds and songs on zoom.

Registration Required!

Zoom information will be sent via email 1 hr before the program

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Storytime With Mr. Clyde

Fri, Apr 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids all ages multilingual storytime

Storytime Silliness and Song!

Storytime With Mr. Clyde

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving - on ZOOM

Fri, Apr 23   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Join Louisa for an interactive virtual storytime on Zoom with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. 

Registration is required to receive the Zoom...

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Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving - on ZOOM

JENNIFER KEENEY SENDROW: ENCOUNTERS

Fri, Apr 23   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Art and Society Census bpl presents Virtual Programming

Art & Society Census Working Group

NEW DATE & TIME

April 16, 23, 30 + May 7// Fridays at Noon

Working groups are free, facilitated courses, meeting once per week online for the month of April. Register for this first event...

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JENNIFER KEENEY SENDROW: ENCOUNTERS

Poetry readings with CJ

Fri, Apr 23   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults poetry teen time

Poetry readings with CJ

Poetry readings with CJ

Grab-N-Go for Kids

Fri, Apr 23   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come to Kings Bay to pick up your Grab-N-Go kits and/or coloring sheets

Grab-N-Go for Kids

Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program)

Fri, Apr 23   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

12:30pm - Guided meditation, breath-work, and group chanting of “OM” 🕉 mantra
01:00pm- Spirituality teachings of the week on realizing the True Self 💟, the divinity within us, and the practices of Self-knowledge 🕉, oneness and devotion...

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Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program)

Get to Know LinkedIn Learning: Build Your Technology Skills and More!

Fri, Apr 23   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Virtual

Adults business career Virtual Programming

Are you looking to learn a new software program, or build new skills for a professional or artistic career? Brooklyn Public Library's LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) online resource can help! LinkedIn Learning features thousands of virtual...

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Get to Know LinkedIn Learning: Build Your Technology Skills and More!

Fiber Arts: how to do a fiber mending job

Fri, Apr 23   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning arts and crafts fiber arts teen time

You ever have holes in your socks or clothes? Ever wondered how you can fix the holes in a quick and easy way? Join Julia and Vicki in this month's Fiber Arts program where we will show you different techniques on how to mend socks and clothes....

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Fiber Arts: how to do a fiber mending job

Covid Remembrance Candles

Fri, Apr 23   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

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, Apr 23   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 23   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...

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Virtual French Conversation Group

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, Apr 23   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,...

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Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Craft-along: Josef Albers Collage

Fri, Apr 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits Virtual Programming

Craft-along with virtual teaching artist Dawline-Jane Oni-Eseleh as we make a geometric abstract collage inspired by Josef Albers.

Materials: scraps of different colored paper, scissors or x-acto knife, glue/glue stick, piece of...

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Virtual Craft-along: Josef Albers Collage

Virtual Internet Basics

Fri, Apr 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson covers browsers, search engines, and navigating websites. 

We will be using Zoom...

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Virtual Internet Basics

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