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APR
21

(Em)powering Our Neighborhoods: Bringing Green Energy Home

Wed, Apr 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment Virtual Programming

Most New Yorkers can’t install their own rooftop solar, so community-based renewable energy is an essential climate solution for our city. Who’s building these projects, and what policies would help? Where do social justice and energy innovation...

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(Em)powering Our Neighborhoods: Bringing Green Energy Home

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Apr 21   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations support groups Virtual Programming

The group is informal and completely free, it is a peer support group. This program is only for those who lost their loved ones to suicide.

No need to struggle alone. Come and share your story with other survivors for mutual support....

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Climate Reads: Eiger Dreams with Conrad Anker and Dr. Fred Campbell

Wed, Apr 21   7:00 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks book club bpl presents green series

For those who daydream about adventures in the great outdoors, April’s Climate Read celebrates Mother Nature in the extreme as we discuss Jon Krakauer’s Eiger Dreams.

Hosted by Conrad Anker, one of the most prolific explorers and...

Climate Reads: Eiger Dreams with Conrad Anker and Dr. Fred Campbell

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, Apr 21   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Join the Greenpoint Library for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/sewing/fiber arts session to share your projects and hangout. All are welcome!

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Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

APR
22

Zoom Virtual Storytime from Adams Street Library

Thu, Apr 22   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Join us for Virtual Storytime (Storyzoom?) with Kat from Adams Street Library and Annex for books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language development skills.

We will gather with Zoom!...

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Zoom Virtual Storytime from Adams Street Library

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Thu, Apr 22   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Books, songs, and movement activities for you and your child to enjoy.

New videos are posted Thursday mornings at 9am on our Facebook page: facebook.com/ClintonHillLibrary

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 22   10:30 am to 12:00 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

Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Thu, Apr 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies early literacy 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 Bushwick or Brownsville.  Includes storytimes in English and Spanish, early literacy tips, craft ideas, songs with a...

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Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Storytime with Mr. Clyde

Thu, Apr 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids all ages storytime

Storytime Silliness and Song!

Storytime with Mr. Clyde

HRAG VARTANIAN: ART & LIFE

Thu, Apr 22   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Art and Society Census bpl presents

Art & Society Census Working Group

April 8, 15, 22, 29// Thursdays at noon 

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

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HRAG VARTANIAN: ART & LIFE

Virtual Adult Storytime: National Poetry Month 2021 Edition

Thu, Apr 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 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

Poetry readings with CJ

Thu, Apr 22   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 22   12:30 pm to 2:00 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

Brainy Babies

Thu, Apr 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

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

Families can enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage brain development and early learning practices with Brainy Babies storytime for children ages 0-3.  Each week we will read books, sing songs, and do fun activities that promote...

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Brainy Babies

Get Ready for the Covid Vaccine!

Thu, Apr 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults covid-19 health and wellness Virtual Programming

Are you ready for the Covid-19 vaccine? Ask your questions and get them answered by a public health professional from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygeine. You'll also get tips and strategies for signing up for your dose (or doses...

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Get Ready for the Covid Vaccine!

Wildlife in Watercolor Pencil

Thu, Apr 22   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults Artists on Site Virtual Programming

WE ARE SORRY BUT REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED AT THIS TIME

 

This drawing class is designed for both beginner and intermediate students and will run for 8 weeks.  Students will learn the drawing and...

Wildlife in Watercolor Pencil

Introduction to Internet

Thu, Apr 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

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 of covers browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

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Introduction to Internet

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Apr 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults support groups Virtual Programming

Facilitated by Jennette Selig, PD (DTI), CLEC, CCCE. Jennette is a neighborhood mom in North Brooklyn, childbirth educator, and lactation educator/counselor. 

**Registration Required!

We will be using Zoom to host this...

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Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Application Available for Friends of Clinton Hill Third Artisanal Craft Fair

Thu, Apr 22   1:00 pm to 7:00 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

Covid Remembrance Candles

Thu, Apr 22   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

Creative Aging: Create A Memory Book with Life Story Club

Thu, Apr 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging creative writing Virtual Programming

Get ready to share your unique, personal story! Gather your pictures, letters, mementos and notes and create your own memory book!

Make a beautiful collection of your life stories and family photos with Life Story Club every week, we...

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Creative Aging: Create A Memory Book with Life Story Club

Mini-Storyplays with the Park Slope Library

Thu, Apr 22   2:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Come and join our Park Slope Library volunteer, Karen, for a mini-storytime! These are 15-minute storytimes with books, songs, and rhymes for kids ages 0-5. 

View the broadcast on the Park Slope Library Facebook page...

Mini-Storyplays with the Park Slope Library

Microsoft Excel Basics

Thu, Apr 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

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Microsoft Excel Basics

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 22   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   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 the...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Homework Help—Open Hours

Thu, Apr 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 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!

Homework Help now has open hours! With open hours there is no need to register, just show up, (click here) and we'll connect you with one...

Virtual Homework Help—Open Hours

Grab and Go Kids Create: Earth Day Windsock

Thu, Apr 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids arts and crafts earth day grab and go kits kids create

Come by the Gravesend Library and pick up a free grab and go craft kit! Each kit contains art roll, 2 (blue and green) crepe streamer strips, planet earth and earth day clipart  for coloring, and a white strip for the handle.

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Grab and Go Kids Create: Earth Day Windsock

Storytime with Mr. Clyde

Thu, Apr 22   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages storytime

Storytime Silliness and Song!

Storytime with Mr. Clyde

Teen Chess Basics Workshop

Thu, Apr 22   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Want to learn the tips and tricks used by the greatest chess players of all time? You're at the right place! 

Welcome to Teen Chess Basics Workshop!! 

Learn how to master your chess skills with LiChess!, used by the top...

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Teen Chess Basics Workshop

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Apr 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Please join us every Thursday for a friendly competition for teens looking to interact and sharpen their chess skills simultaneously!

We will be using LiChess as the "Arena," meaning after one game is over, you will be put in...

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Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Virtual Technology Program: Introduction to the Google Series and Gmail

Thu, Apr 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults email techknowledge Virtual Programming

In this lesson you will learn about Gmail and other features offered with a Google account. 

Registration is required.

This lesson will take place on Zoom and the information will be emailed to the participants prior to the...

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Virtual Technology Program: Introduction to the Google Series and Gmail

Virtual Ask A Tech

Thu, Apr 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 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

Creative Movement with CMA

Thu, Apr 22   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass storytime

Children will explore storytelling and cultural connections through physical movement, dramatic play, and storytelling.

Materials Needed: Comfortable clothes to move in, small space to move around, paper & favorite coloring tool (...

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Creative Movement with CMA

Teen Time: Skribbl.io

Thu, Apr 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults game on teen tech time

Like drawing?

Join us at this awesome Pictionary game. Every round someone has to draw their chosen word and others have to guess it to gain points. The person with the most points wins!

For Ages 13-19

This program will be...

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Teen Time: Skribbl.io

Outdoor Music Performance

Thu, Apr 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults bpl outdoors live music make music ny

Join us for an afternoon with percussionist William Ruiz and vocalist Rudolph McBean.  The performance will be on the sidewalk infront of the library.  

Outdoor Music Performance

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Thu, Apr 22   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

Librarian Let's Play BPL Gaming Stream

Thu, Apr 22   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator teen tech time teen time video games

Librarian Let's Play is an interactive BPL Incubator gaming stream where I, the magical gaming librarian does a playthrough of a game I love and want to show you.

Join me as I play through various...

Librarian Let's Play BPL Gaming Stream

Virtual Reading Coach

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

Kids after school homework help team up to read Virtual Programming

Do you want to become a more confident reader? We can help! Reading Coach is available—virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library.Learning to read is an essential developmental skill. The ability to read and comprehend materials is not only paramount...

Virtual Reading Coach

Virtual Financial Coaching

Thu, Apr 22   3:15 pm to 7:30 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

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...

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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.

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Teen Resume Help (Live)

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...

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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...

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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...

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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? ...

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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...

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Stories from Latin America

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