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The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Wed, May 12   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

The Writhing Society meets to practice and discuss the techniques of constrained writing. We practice the methods invented by ourselves and by other writers, artists, musicians, and mathematicians. Tonight's session: Clichés.

Ah, clichés...

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group Cancelled

Wed, May 12   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

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, May 12   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!

**Registration...

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

MAY
13

Zoom Virtual Storytime from Adams Street Library

Thu, May 13   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, May 13   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, May 13   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

Business Finance 2: Planning for Profitability | NYC SBS

Thu, May 13   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance small business

Every entrepreneur is in business to make profits, but only some do. A critical step to success is creating a financial plan that will guide your business to profitability.

The goal of this course is to provide you the information and...

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Business Finance 2: Planning for Profitability | NYC SBS

Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Thu, May 13   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

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Thu, May 13   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

Brainy Babies

Thu, May 13   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

Wildlife in Watercolor Pencil

Thu, May 13   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts 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...

Wildlife in Watercolor Pencil

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, May 13   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, May 13   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

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Thu, May 13   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults bpl outdoors Laptop Loan techknowledge

Do you need access to the internet? Sign up for a 30-minute session at one of our Outdoor Laptop Loan locations. Adults must have a valid library card and photo ID that corresponds to our records. Young adult patrons must have valid library cards...

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Meghan

Thu, May 13   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for stories, songs and a pesky but fun guest for an afternoon storytime!

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Meghan

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Meghan

Thu, May 13   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for a fun storytime with songs, stories and a special but pesky guest!

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Meghan

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 13   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Homework Help—Open Hours

Thu, May 13   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, May 13   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!

Community Cooking Series

Thu, May 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults apple bank Community Cooking everyone is welcome here immigrant services

Join us as we cook live on Instagram family recipes shared by members of the community. Visit bklynlib.org/cooking a week before the session, for the recipe, a list of ingredients, and tools needed so you can cook along with us....

Community Cooking Series

Read With Me

Thu, May 13   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults early literacy Events for Youth and Family first five years

Read With Me - Read! Talk! Sing! Play! A free, virtual workshop on easy early literacy best practices for all caregivers of young children. Participants that complete all four workshops will receive a free bag of books and other educational...

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Read With Me

Teen Chess Basics Workshop

Thu, May 13   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

Early Childhood Symposium 2021: Woke Kindergarten: Abolitionist Teaching in the Early Years (CTLE-2)

Thu, May 13   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning anti-racism ctle early literacy

This webinar is offered as part of BPL's third annual Early Childhood Symposium. This year's topic is Talking about Race with Young Children: Disrupting Harmful Narratives in Early Childhood Classrooms.

In her book, “We Want to Do More...

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Early Childhood Symposium 2021: Woke Kindergarten: Abolitionist Teaching in the Early Years (CTLE-2)

Virtual Ask A Tech

Thu, May 13   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

Teen Time: Skribbl.io

Thu, May 13   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

Virtual Technology Program: Computer Basics

Thu, May 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

In this lesson you will learn about the difference between computer hardware and software, computer storage, and how to work with windows.

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Virtual Technology Program: Computer Basics

Kids Explore: Mastering Minesweeper

Thu, May 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids game on kids tech time

Minesweeper? Not Minecraft though there is a Minecraft version we can play, is a game that helps your brain think logically using patterns to solve numerical puzzles....but don't set off the bombs....or creepers.

Want to learn how to...

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Kids Explore: Mastering Minesweeper

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, May 13   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 Reading Coach

Thu, May 13   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help 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, May 13   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

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Thu, May 13   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

Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop

Thu, May 13   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...

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Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop

My Neighborhood Jams Cancelled

Thu, May 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults kids create music teen time

Everyone city has a story, what's yours? In this program lead by Community-Word Project, you'll create your own tales, while also exploring elements of storytelling and hip hop to create the story of our neighborhood. Look at the work of NYC...

My Neighborhood Jams

Retro Gaming Stream

Thu, May 13   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games

If you enjoy retro video games, or have an interest in viewing a live stream of some classic games, then our Retro Gaming Stream is perfect for you. During this stream the Librarian/Gamer Yosenex,  will give some historical insight about...

Retro Gaming Stream

Kids Create: The Great Wave

Thu, May 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts asian pacific american heritage month kids create Virtual Programming

The Sea has inspired many artists throughout the ages. Today, we'll examine "The Great Wave off Kanagawa" by Japanese Artist Katsushika Hokusai, then try our hand at painting a wave scene!

Suggested materials:

Paper Paint (shades...
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Kids Create: The Great Wave

Borough Park Presents Nigel Morgan artist in residence 99 projects from the 99 cent store

Thu, May 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school all ages arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family

Learn to create art from 99 cent store items from our artist in residence Nigel Morgan. registration is required.

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Borough Park Presents Nigel Morgan artist in residence 99 projects from the 99 cent store

Virtual Homework Help

Thu, May 13   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,...

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Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Chess Workshop

Thu, May 13   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...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, May 13   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

Tales from Around the World with Tammy Hall

Thu, May 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school kids explore storytime

Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World is a fantastic literary journey of stories from the African Diaspora. Storyteller, Tammy Hall, will lead you to many lands in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas with wit and wisdom.

...

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Tales from Around the World with Tammy Hall

Lee Conmigo

Thu, May 13   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 Chess for Teens and Tweens

Thu, May 13   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual chess fun for teens and tweens.  Ages 11 and up. Register to recieve a zoom link 1 hour prior to the event.

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Virtual Chess for Teens and Tweens

Protect Your Ideas: Intellectual Property Basics

Thu, May 13   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business

Whether an entrepreneur, artist, writer or musician, you may be able to claim ownership of your idea or work.  Volunteers from the City Bar Justice Center’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) will answer questions about what you...

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Protect Your Ideas: Intellectual Property Basics

Game On: Among Us

Thu, May 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Feeling kinda sus?

Join us this week for a fun session of Among Us and figure out who the imposters are!!

You can download the game for free from Google Play and the App Store. 

Register so that we can send you a...

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Game On: Among Us

Math Maniacs: Intro to Elementary Contest Math (Dekalb branch)

Thu, May 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore techknowledge Virtual Programming

Grades K1 thru K5
Please Join us Thursday’s May 13, 20, and 27, 2021

Virtual Program will be lead by one of Bklyn Public Libraries brightest High School Students.
Introducing kids to competitive math at a young age will...

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Math Maniacs: Intro to Elementary Contest Math (Dekalb branch)

Create a Tie-Dye Backpack!

Thu, May 13   4:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts teen time

Can't get enough of tie-dye stuff? Pick up a grab-and-go bag from the lobby of the Mill Basin Library starting Monday, 5/10. Then, check out Ms. Damla's instructional guide on our Facebook page come Thursday afternoon. Kits will include...

Create a Tie-Dye Backpack!

Where Does Your Library Garden Grow?

Thu, May 13   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?

Visit the House of Lewis Latimer Online/线上参观路易.拉提玛故居

Thu, May 13   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass Virtual Programming

星期四, 5月13日 傍晚6点

线上参观路易.拉提玛故居 (中文, 45-60 分钟)

路易.拉提玛 (1848-1928) 是一位非裔美国发明家,他设计的炭质灯丝对上世纪电灯照明技术的发展起了重要的创新推动作用。 拉提玛同时还是一名逃亡奴隶之子,一位自学成才的工业制图师,专利法专家,诗人,以及画家。

在本次中文线上导览中,我们会通过视频、历史照片、实时讲解来讨论路易.拉提玛极具历史代表性的家族背景,他事业背后不为人知的故事,...

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Visit the House of Lewis Latimer Online/线上参观路易.拉提玛故居

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 13   5:00 pm to 6:30 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

Science in the News: It's my Life: from conception to old age

Thu, May 13   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults lectures and discussions social sciences stem & steam

Yale PhD students talk about Science in the News

Once I was a single cell with infinite potentials! Within several days, I embarked on a journey that shaped my arms, my legs, my heart, and my brain. After my birth, my memories were built...

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Science in the News: It's my Life: from conception to old age

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