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Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, Sep 25   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 Library will put out a new Grab and Go childrens craft in our lobby for pickup. While supplies last.

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Sat, Sep 25   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults DIY grab and go kits summer reading teen time

Be Creative !
 

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Saturday Family Storytime

Sat, Sep 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us in the Reading Garden for Family Storytime.  We'll read books, sing songs, and enjoy the new season together in our beautiful garden.

Registration Required. This is an outdoor event and weather dependent.  Masks are...

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Saturday Family Storytime

Myron the Magnificent at Nehemiah Park

Sat, Sep 25   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Nehemiah Park

Kids community partner kids explore magic show

Myron the Magnificent - with secrets passed down from his grandfather Mervyn the Magnificent and his father Marvin the Magnificent he will present a program of miracles that will entertain the whole family.

**This is an outdoor event! It...

Myron the Magnificent at Nehemiah Park

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults citizenship Immigrant Services Virtual Programming

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.  Study all topics on the naturalization civics test and practice for the interview. 

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Saturday Storytime at the Park

Sat, Sep 25   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Naval Cemetery Landscape

Birth to Five Years grab and go kits saturday storytime storytime

This is a LIVE in person event at the Naval Cemetery Landscape where we will stomp, clap, and sing! Join us for a storytime in the beautiful new park not far from the Walt Whitman Library. Storytime will be held in the amphitheater area from 11-...

Saturday Storytime at the Park

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 25   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime summer reading

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

Resume Coaching

Sat, Sep 25   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume -so you can stand out!!!

Resume Coaching

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Sep 25   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

Events for Youth and Families: Storyland Cabaret

Sat, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Kids BPL Outdoors Events for Youth and Family

Join New York City Children's Theater for an afternoon of music and stories at their 25th Anniversary Storyland Cabaret!

Celebrating all that New York City has to offer our young ones, NYCCT has partnered with Brooklyn Public Library to...

Events for Youth and Families: Storyland Cabaret

Music for Autism Presents: Bringing You Broadway!

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids ADHD autism developmental disabilities Inclusive Services

Bringing You Broadway develops live interactive performances to enrich the lives of children with autism and others with special needs.

With an interactive format, company members have opportunities to educate, entertain, and inspire,...

Music for Autism Presents: Bringing You Broadway!

Book Adventures (in the yard)

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids book adventures BPL Outdoors Reading Room

We will read a book and do an activity together! (ages 6 – 12)

Registration is recommended, to ensure physical distancing. Please email [email protected] or call 718-628-8378 with any questions. Mats...

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Book Adventures (in the yard)

LitFilm: Portrait of the Bookstore as an Old Man, with Molly Crabapple

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Gonzague Pichelin, Benjamin Sutherland
U.S., 2003, 52 min

In 1951, George Whitman opened a bookshop-commune in Paris. George, 92, still runs his "den of anarchists disguised as a bookstore," offering free, dirty...

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LitFilm: Portrait of the Bookstore as an Old Man, with Molly Crabapple

Knitting with Ms. Cummings

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults adult learning never too late to learn

Learn a new skill, make new friends.

Knitting with Ms. Cummings

Back to School with the Friends of the Greenpoint Library

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults Friends of the Library

Celebrate back to school season with your neighbors and Friends of the Greenpoint Library!

Learners of all ages are welcome to make a cornucopia of fall-friendly arts and crafts. Sign up for tours to explore fall changes in the garden...

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Back to School with the Friends of the Greenpoint Library

Virtual Concert with Bringing You Broadway

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids autism Inclusive Services learning disabilities live music

Bringing You Broadway develops live interactive performances to enrich the lives of children with autism and others with special needs.

With an interactive format, company members have opportunities to educate, entertain, and inspire,...

Virtual Concert with Bringing You Broadway

Architecture Tour with Marble Fairbanks - Greenpoint Library

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults architecture & design environment

Join the architects of the Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center on an architectural tour of our brand-new building.

Award winning architects Marble Fairbanks will take you through the library, highlighting the...

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Architecture Tour with Marble Fairbanks - Greenpoint Library

Fall Seasonal Medicine with Jess Turner

Sat, Sep 25   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults adult learning BPL Outdoors gardening health and wellness

Each season brings its own set of complexities, rewards and changes in both our bodies and the earth. On the heels of the Autumnal Equinox September 22, in Fall Seasonal Medicine with Jess Turner we will dive into the energetics of fall,...

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Fall Seasonal Medicine with Jess Turner

Nature Storytime

Sat, Sep 25   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Bridge Park

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors community partner saturday storytime storytime

Join Adams Street Library for Nature Storytime live in the park as part of Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Ed Center Reopening & 6th Birthday Celebration on Saturday, Sep. 25!

Pre-schoolers and their caregivers are invited to...

Nature Storytime

Saturday Family Storytime

Sat, Sep 25   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us in the Reading Garden for Family Storytime.  We'll read books, sing songs, and enjoy the new season together in our beautiful garden.

Registration Required. This is an outdoor event and weather dependent.  Masks are...

Register
Saturday Family Storytime

Landscape Tour with SCAPE - Greenpoint Library

Sat, Sep 25   2:45 pm to 3:30 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults architecture & design environment

Join the landscape architects of the Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center for a tour of the library’s gardens.

Award winning landscape firm SCAPE will guide you through the gardens, highlighting the native plantings and...

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Landscape Tour with SCAPE  - Greenpoint Library

Architecture Tour with Marble Fairbanks - Greenpoint Library

Sat, Sep 25   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults architecture & design environment

Join the architects of the Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center on an architectural tour of our brand-new building.

Award winning architects Marble Fairbanks will take you through the library, highlighting the...

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Architecture Tour with Marble Fairbanks - Greenpoint Library

LitFilm: The Booksellers

Sat, Sep 25   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by D.W. Young
U.S., 2020, 99 min

The Booksellers takes viewers inside the fascinating world of Antiquarian booksellers, populated by an assortment of obsessives, intellects, eccentrics and dreamers. Both a loving...

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LitFilm: The Booksellers

Landscape Tour with SCAPE - Greenpoint Library

Sat, Sep 25   3:45 pm to 4:30 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults architecture & design environment

Join the landscape architects of the Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center for a tour of the library’s gardens.

Award winning landscape firm SCAPE will guide you through the gardens, highlighting the native plantings and...

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Landscape Tour with SCAPE  - Greenpoint Library

LitFilm: Between the World & Me

Sat, Sep 25   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Kamilah Forbes
U.S., 2020, 80 min

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ 2015 bestselling book Between the World and Me was written as a letter to his teenage son and recounts the author’s experience growing up in Baltimore’s inner...

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LitFilm: Between the World & Me

LitFilm: Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

Sat, Sep 25   8:00 pm to 10:00 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by James Redford
U.S., 2021, 101 min

The debut novel The Joy Luck Club (1989) catapulted Amy Tan to commercial and critical success, spending over 40 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list. In this last film...

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LitFilm: Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Sun, Sep 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a recurring class at Brooklyn Library celebrating poetic lineage. 

The class will show how every poet has to start somewhere – and that behind every good writer, is a good reader....

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Sun, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a recurring class at Brooklyn Library celebrating poetic lineage. 

The class will show how every poet has to start somewhere – and that behind every good writer, is a good reader....

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Sunset Park Community Engagement

Sun, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults community partner

We're partnering with THE CITY Newsroom to challenge the language we use to refer to immigrant communities. Join us at Sunset Park Library for a conversation about how we can make what we do feel like home. Spanish and Chinese translation...

Sunset Park Community Engagement

LitFilm: Concerning Violence: 9 Scenes from the Anti-Imperialist Self-Defense

Sun, Sep 26   2:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Göran Hugo Olsson
Sweden, 2014, 89 min

This powerful cinematic essay covers the most daring moments in the African liberation movements of the late 1960s-70s, while exposing the mechanisms of decolonization...

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LitFilm: Concerning Violence: 9 Scenes from the Anti-Imperialist Self-Defense

Walking Curated Tour of Prospect Park: My Oasis In Brooklyn

Sun, Sep 26   4:30 pm to 5:45 pm   Lefferts Historic House

Adults all ages BPL Presents

 * Please note this is an off-site event

Join legendary photographer Jamel Shabazz as he shares his memories and stories behind the images in his exhibition “My Oasis in Brooklyn,” a collection of snapshots of Prospect Park spanning...

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Walking Curated Tour of Prospect Park: My Oasis In Brooklyn

LitFilm: Stanislaw Lem: Author of Solaris

Sun, Sep 26   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Borys Lankosz
Polish, 2016, 56 min

This first biographical documentary about renowned Polish science fiction writer Stanisław Lem, author of Solaris, sheds light on the social and historical forces that...

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LitFilm: Stanislaw Lem: Author of Solaris

LitFilm: Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation, & Talkback

Sun, Sep 26   7:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Lisa Immordino Vreeland
U.S., 2020, 81 min

The brilliant work, personal struggles, and cultural impact of iconic American writers Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams explode onto the screen in this innovative...

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LitFilm: Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation, & Talkback

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Coney Island presents a pre-recorded virtual Team Up To Read program for ages 5-9

Mon, Sep 27   8:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime team up to read Virtual Programming

Team Up To Read is a free, interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers. Offering a bridge between school and home, the program helps build strong readers by improving reading skills like comprehension and fluency...

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Coney Island presents a pre-recorded virtual Team Up To Read program for ages 5-9

Leonard Library Scavenger Hunt BINGO!

Mon, Sep 27   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids brooklyn history

There are so many neat things in the neighborhood around the Leonard Library, can you find them all? Grab a BINGO card from the fence at the Leonard Library and explore your neighborhood. 

To complete the scavenger hunt, find the...

Leonard Library Scavenger Hunt BINGO!

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads About Friendship

Mon, Sep 27   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike is reading two books about characters who find out who their true friends are.  The first is I Am Not A Dog Toy, which was written by Ethan T. Berlin and illustrated by Jared  Chapman.  The second is Those Darn...

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads About Friendship

Rainbow Breathing Dragon

Mon, Sep 27   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create kids explore

Get a Grab and Go Arts & Crafts kit to take home and create! This fire breathing dragon made from a toilet paper roll is an easy kids craft that uses simple craft supplies. When you blow into the end of the tube the tissue paper looks like...

Rainbow Breathing Dragon

Creating Content Your Customers Value | NYC SBS

Mon, Sep 27   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

Storytime in the Yard: National Voter Registration Day

Mon, Sep 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors Civic Engagement storytime

Join us for a morning of books and songs as your baby or toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. 

Registration is recommended, to ensure physical distancing. Please email [email protected]

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Storytime in the Yard: National Voter Registration Day

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Mon, Sep 27   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

Microsoft Excel Basics

Mon, Sep 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning Microsoft Office 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

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Mon, Sep 27   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

Virtual National Voter Registration Day Storytime

Mon, Sep 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for this special virtual story time event to help celebrate National Voter Registration Day on Saratoga's Facebook page. 

Virtual National Voter Registration Day Storytime

Borough Park presents toddler time with Miss Lynn

Mon, Sep 27   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years nanny and me parents and caregivers summer reading

Join Miss. Lynn on theBorough Park Library Facebook Page for songs stories and literacy tips. It is geared for children ages 18mos. to 36mos. The video will remain on our facebook page for 48hrs.

 

 

Borough Park presents toddler time with Miss Lynn

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Sep 27   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 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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Sep 27   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career resume

We are happy to serve you with resume and career help.

For a review of your resume send the document via an attachment to [email protected]

Give in your email an overview of the help you would like plus the...

Resume & Career Help

Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners & Beyond with Nan Carey

Mon, Sep 27   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Enjoy painting with the challenging, beautiful medium of watercolor. Explore color mixing, washes and glazing and experiment with the many ways to use watercolor. Subjects will be still-life, landscapes and portraits. Each class will feature a...

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Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners & Beyond with Nan Carey

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Sep 27   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 click here to sign up for a time slot. If you are...

Resume & Career Help Live!

Virtual Storytime

Mon, Sep 27   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Does being back in school have you down,  join Ms Hunter for some storyime fun as she turns those frowns into smiles. 

Join me on Dekalb's fb page.

*parents, friends, caregives all are welcome. 

Virtual Storytime

Knitting with Needles: A Vrtual Roundtable from the Kings Bay Branch

Mon, Sep 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Join our friendly Knitting with Needles RoundTable. We will be helping each other with new projects, lovely patterns, and unusual techniques of knitting. Please share your innovative ideas & expertise.

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Knitting with Needles: A Vrtual Roundtable from the Kings Bay Branch

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