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Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

Tue, May 24   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits teen time

Calling all teens! Create your own beaded bracelets in honor of Brooklyn Public Library’s 125th birthday!

Each kit contains an arrangement of various shades of blue and white beads that can be made into any pattern of your choice, a pipe...

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Tue, May 24   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go kit to take home and create! For kids age 5-12 years old. Kits available while supplies last.

*Kits contain small parts that are not suitable for young children ages 0-4...

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Grab & Go STEAM Craft kit: Create your own Color Mixing Tops

Tue, May 24   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids arts and crafts DIY grab and go kits kids create

 

What color would you get after mixing blue and yello? Let's find out in today's visual colormixing activity.

Recommended Age:Kids

This Grab & Go STEAM Craft Project is a blank DIY Puzzle, to decorate to...

Grab & Go STEAM Craft kit: Create your own Color Mixing Tops

Brighton Beach chess for Adults

Tue, May 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults Chess Workshop game on table-top & board games

Brighton Beach Library invites and welcomes  you to come and play Chess. Our space is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-6PM. We recommend you bring your own chess set. If needed, we can let you borrow a chess set for the day.

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Brighton Beach chess for  Adults

Table Top Board Games for Teens

Tue, May 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults game on table-top & board games

Hey Teens!

Brig a friend and join us at the Brighton Beach library on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-6pm!

Get your Game on with Table top games such as UNO, Connect 4 and Chess among others!

 

 

Table Top Board Games for Teens

After School Homework Help

Tue, May 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 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, give you the...

After School Homework Help

Letter Writing to Incarcerated Folks

Tue, May 24   4:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Greenpoint, Reading Garden

Adults adult learning anti-racism arts and crafts Justice Initiatives

Please join North Brooklyn Mutual Aid, BPL's Justice Initiatives, and the Greenpoint Library to connect with incarcerated folks through letter writing.

All letter writing materials will be provided along with guidelines on how...

Letter Writing to Incarcerated Folks

Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

Tue, May 24   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults conversations

New Utrecht patrons meet for an informal virtual get-together over coffee or your favorite beverage.  

 

Coffee and Conversation  - Zoom Chat

Where Does Your Library Garden Grow?

Tue, May 24   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Crown Heights, Crown Heights Meeting Room

Adults adult learning gardening

Come and join us at the Crown Heights Branch for a fun three-week series for Adults that focuses on home gardening!

Registration Required!

Please register online or call the branch at #718-773-1180 to reserve your...

Where Does Your Library Garden Grow?

Colored Pencil Class with Wilfredo Santiago. Registration is Closed. Today's Session is Cancelled. Cancelled

Tue, May 24   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning arts and crafts

Let’s get away and express moments of relaxation through colored pencils. With the help of the teaching artist, students will explore the medium and texture of drawing with colored pencils. They will learn to blend, define, and depict vibrant...

Colored Pencil Class with Wilfredo Santiago. Registration is Closed. Today's Session is Cancelled.

CHESS CLUB

Tue, May 24   5:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Dyker Library

Teens & Young Adults adult learning table-top & board games

Join us on the main floor of the Dyker Library to learn all about chess from an expert.

CHESS CLUB

Sewing Machine Basics For Beginners Part 2

Tue, May 24   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults arts and crafts Bklyn Incubator fiber arts Sew Brooklyn

After learning the basics of the machine, it's time to make a produce bag using your test scraps from the last class! Machines, needles, and other accessories will be provided for participants, courtesy of the Repair Hub! 

Please...

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Sewing Machine Basics For Beginners Part 2

Borough Park Presents: Photoshop with a Bonus

Tue, May 24   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Adobe Creative Cloud adult learning artist talks arts and crafts

This course is for beginners who want to learn how to use Adobe Photoshop.  We will start with the basics and proceed to more advanced techniques.  Through the series of 6 lessons, we will cover different tools, panels, and editing...

Borough Park Presents: Photoshop with a Bonus

Friends of Clinton Hill Library Open Meeting

Tue, May 24   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book sale Friends of the Library

Help the Friends of Clinton Hill Library:

finalize the preparations for their June Book Swap plan a June wildflower seed giveaway as well as outher summer programs

New Friends and existing Friends welcome!

Register below. You...

Friends of Clinton Hill Library Open Meeting

Rooftop Yoga with New Love City

Tue, May 24   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Greenpoint, Demonstration Garden

Adults BPL Outdoors yoga and meditation

Join us for open level community yoga in our rooftop garden! This series will be led in partnership with Greenpoint-based studio, New Love City.

Saturdays at 10:30 am          Tuesdays at...

Rooftop Yoga with New Love City

Virtual Mini Storytime

Tue, May 24   7:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime Virtual Programming

We hope you'll sing and read along with this mini virtual storytime all about bugs with StoryTeen intern, Gabas, and children's librarian, Diane! This mini virtual storytime will be available to view for 48 hours. 

Find this...

Virtual Mini Storytime

Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Talks About Prehistoric Life: The March to Land

Tue, May 24   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Little Scientists Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike talks aboutsome of  the first living things, both plant and vertebrate to live on land as well as their more fishy ancestors.  Mr. Mike also talks about  Dunkleosteus an ancient armored sea monster that left no living...

Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Talks About Prehistoric Life: The March to Land

Akwaeke Emezi presents You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty

Tue, May 24   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks BPL Presents conversations

Co-presented by the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL Presents) and Greenlight Bookstore. Feyi Adekola wants to learn how to be alive again. It’s been five years since the accident that killed the love of her life and she’s almost a new person now—an...

Akwaeke Emezi presents You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty

MAY
25

Beginning Hebrew Conversation For Adults

Wed, May 25   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Adults conversations hebrew multilingual

All adults are invited to join our group of beginning students of Hebrew

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Beginning Hebrew Conversation For Adults

Borough Park presents Brainy Babies

Wed, May 25   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

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Wed, May 25   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go kit to take home and create! For kids age 5-12 years old. Kits available while supplies last.

*Kits contain small parts that are not suitable for young children ages 0-4...

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Grab & Go Craft kit: Alphabet Art: Letter F. F is for Frog collage

Wed, May 25   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Leonard Library

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

Do you know your ABC? What's the next letter? Letter F

You  can sing it, you can color it, and the most fun of knowing alphabet is that you can read any book you like!
 Create your own collage with the letter of the week:...

Grab & Go Craft kit: Alphabet Art: Letter F.  F is for Frog collage

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

Wed, May 25   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits teen time

Calling all teens! Create your own beaded bracelets in honor of Brooklyn Public Library’s 125th birthday!

Each kit contains an arrangement of various shades of blue and white beads that can be made into any pattern of your choice, a pipe...

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

Free Notary Services

Wed, May 25   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults all ages community partner legal resources

Some restrictions apply. Please call Harold,Jones: 917-592-5875 to confirm a notary is available before you visit.

(BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

Valid photo ID was signature is required ( a current deiver's license or passport is...

Free Notary Services

Babies & Books

Wed, May 25   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Crown Heights, Crown Heights Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Fingerplays, tummy-time and books, Oh My! A special 20-minute program of stories (10:30am-10:50am), rhymes and songs geared specifically for the youngest children who are NOT yet walking. Only pre-walkers will be admitted. Please be...

Babies & Books

Babies & Books

Wed, May 25   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Macon, Small Auditorium

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years

Come hear stories, sing songs, and meet new friends! For babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers.

Tickets are required and will be handed out at the reference desk before the program's start time.

Babies & Books

Storytime

Wed, May 25   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Storytime is back at Midwood library! Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes for children birth - five years old and their parents and caregivers. 

Due to capacity limits in the Community Room, we will hold two identical sessions at...

Storytime

Outdoor Toddler Time - Windsor Terrace

Wed, May 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Windsor Terrace Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors Events for Youth and Family first five years toddler time

Outdoor Toddler Time is back at Windsor Terrace Library!  Bring a towel, beach blanket or chair and join us at the rose bush on the corner of East 5th St. and Fort Hamilton Parkway in front of the library.

If the weather is bad, we...

Outdoor Toddler Time - Windsor Terrace

Toddler Time (10:30 Session)

Wed, May 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Adams Street, Multipurpose Room

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Read books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play with other toddlers and caregivers! For 18-36 months.

Space is limited and registration is required. If the program fills, check our Toddler Time at 11:30am. 

Toddler Time (10:30 Session)

Outdoor Toddler Time

Wed, May 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library, Story Hour Room

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors early literacy first five years storytime

Join Ms. Sarah every Wednesday at 10:30-11:00AM. This week we will be outdoors! We will be singing songs, learning rhymes, and reading books together. This program is for ages 18-36months and their caregivers. 

Please read the...

Outdoor Toddler Time

La Hora Magica at Sunset Park Library

Wed, May 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Welcome back to in person bilingual storytime with stories and songs with Ms. Ana

All attendees 2 years and up are required to wear masks.

Registration required - limited capacity

Due to capacity limits, we are not able to...

Register
La Hora Magica at Sunset Park Library

Toddler Time

Wed, May 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Read books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play with other toddlers and caregivers. For children ages 18 months to 3 years old.

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Wed, May 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books BPL Outdoors first five years storytime

Join us for storytime in the reading garden! We will be singing songs, learning rhymes, and reading books together. 

*This is a lapsit storytime for infants who are not yet walking. Walking toddlers should attend the Toddler...

Babies & Books

Storytime for Littlies! Cancelled

Wed, May 25   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Bring your littlie for this exciting storytime.  We will read, sing and do fingerplays!

Recommended for children birth - age 3.

Storytime for Littlies!

Storytime in the Park

Wed, May 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Monarch Garden

Kids BPL Outdoors kids create kids explore storytime

Listen and grow through stories, songs, movement, play and experiences in nature!

Physical distancing will be encouraged Masks are not required, but encouraged for any close contact activities Bring your own chair or blanket. Limited...
Storytime in the Park

STORY TIME

Wed, May 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Arlington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Join us Wednesday mornings 10:30 am at Arlington Branch for Story time and songs.

Acompañanos los miércoles para disfrutar de la hora del cuento y de canciones para niños.

Hora: 10:30am Lugar: Biblioteca de Arlington ...

STORY TIME

Storytime

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 11:15 am   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime toddler time

Come join us for storytime!

Storytime

Storytime

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 11:15 am   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Storytime is back at Midwood library! Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes for children birth - five years old and their parents and caregivers. 

Due to capacity limits in the Community Room, we will hold two identical sessions at...

Storytime

First Five Years:Toddler Time ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Gravesend, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Toddler Time is back! This program requires online registration. Come and join us for stories, songs and fingerplays as we enjoy story time just for toddlers and their caregiver!

SPACE IS LIMITED! Child must be accompanied by one...

First Five Years:Toddler Time ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

Story Play: Garden Storytime

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years first five years gardening story play

Hello everyone! We're excited to offer in-person programming again! We ask that you still register online since space is limited, but we're so excited to welcome you back to our library garden. Every Wednesday at 11am we will meet in the garden (...

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Story Play: Garden Storytime

Mill Basin Toddler Time With Ms. Ann (Mill Basin Program Room)

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Mill Basin, Program Room

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Come and join Ms. Ann at the Mill Basin Branch for more stories songs and fun for toddlers ages 18 months--3 years old.    We are now doing storytime in our meeting room!

--Space is limited and online registration is required!...

Mill Basin Toddler Time With Ms. Ann (Mill Basin Program Room)

Virtual Storytime

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years 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

Toddler Time

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years storytime toddler time

Storytime in the garden! We will sing and read to babies and toddlers each Wednesday morning at 11:00 in the Red Hook library's backyard, weather permitting. In the event of bad weather, we will hold storytime in the program room and all...

Toddler Time

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Kids aged 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to virtual storytime! Come join McKinley Park Branch for a fun virtual storytime program with read out louds and songs on Zoom. During storytime we'll sing songs, learn rhymes, and read books...

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Toddler Time

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Park Slope, Garden

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime storytime toddler time

Join us for a morning of books and songs as your baby or toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills! This program will be held in our beautiful Story Garden. In case of inclement weather, it will be moved...

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 11:45 am   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Greetings Families, and welcome back to Babies and Books! Ms. Pat is excited to welcome old and new friends to the New Lots branch for this funfilled, colorful, storytime. Come read, sing, and play the morning away!

Babies & Books

Computer Basics (Kings Highway)

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Computer Basics Training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This 4-part computer series introduces new PC users to...

Computer Basics (Kings Highway)

Ask a Tech

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

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 Ask a Tech program for personalized assistance.

If you need additional help or can’t make...

Ask a Tech

Brainy Babies Brownsville Outdoors

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies early literacy storytime

Join us for a Brain Building program in Howard playground, for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers in Brownsville.  Early literacy tips, craft ideas, songs and fingerplay.  In the event of inclement weather, the program...

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Brainy Babies Brownsville Outdoors

Brainy Babies Brownsville Outdoors

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies early literacy storytime

Join us for a Brain Building program in Howard playground, for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers in Brownsville.  Early literacy tips, craft ideas, songs and fingerplay.  In the event of inclement weather, the program...

Register
Brainy Babies Brownsville Outdoors

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