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

Thu, May 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family kids create

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 Nigel Morgan artist in residence 99 projects from the 99 cent store

Virtual Homework Help

Thu, May 6   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, May 6   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

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, May 6   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

How to: Cop Watch Workshop

Thu, May 6   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism Civic Engagement community partner justice initiatives

Justice Initiatives at BPL is partnering with community organizations and agencies to produce a series "How to" workshops. This event in the series will focus on:

An introduction to "cop watching," i.e. holding NYPD and...
How to: Cop Watch Workshop

CBH Talks: Fighting for Fair and Impartial Courts

Thu, May 6   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents center for brooklyn history conversations Virtual Programming

Join us for a multi-part program on the critical topic of fair and impartial courts.

We begin with a brief primer on the role of the judicial branch, created by the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) and the National Association of...

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CBH Talks: Fighting for Fair and Impartial Courts

Game On: Among Us

Thu, May 6   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...

Game On: Among Us

The Virtually Lit Zone

Thu, May 6   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Tired of only using Zoom for school? 

Take some time to unwind and stop by the Virtually Lit Zone, an exciting escape into remixed reality.

Think of this as a sampling plate of some of the Best Buy...

The Virtually Lit Zone

Zoom Poetry Program

Thu, May 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning national poetry month poetry

Join us as we discuss the witty and conversational poetry of Billy Collins.

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/billy-collins

Zoom Poetry Program

Where Does Your Library Garden Grow?

Thu, May 6   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?

Mom-a-thon 2021 Macon Branch Virtual Mother's Day Event-5 Ways to destress at home- Self-Care

Thu, May 6   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults mother's day

You are invited to join the Macon Library as we celebrate mothers at our weeklong virtual Mom-a-thon!!!!!! This will be our 4th annual event and we are excited to give our wonderful moms and mother figures a week of papering and entertainment...

Mom-a-thon 2021 Macon Branch Virtual Mother's Day Event-5 Ways to destress at home- Self-Care

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 6   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

Jackbox Party Games

Thu, May 6   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

Cross Cultural Conversations

Thu, May 6   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations lectures and discussions

Cross Cultural Conversations will be an hour-long monthly adult discussion group, featuring topics of contemporary cross-cultural and historical interest. It will be held on the first Thursday of each month (starting January 7, 2021) from 6:00 pm...

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Cross Cultural Conversations

Hemingway, 3: The Blank Page (1944 - 61) followed by talkback: Mary Karr, Rose Styron & others

Thu, May 6   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents film litfilm Virtual Programming

Hemingway follows the Army as they advance through Europe. Afterwards, he tries to start a life with Mary Welsh, but is beset with tragedies. He publishes The Old Man and the Sea to acclaim but is overcome by his declining mental condition....

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Hemingway, 3: The Blank Page (1944 - 61) followed by talkback: Mary Karr, Rose Styron & others

Mind Body & Soul Sessions w/ BPL Literacy Zone and Alwayz Fit 4 Lyfe

Thu, May 6   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning dance fitness and classes fitness health and wellness

                                  Brooklyn Public Library's Literacy Zone and Alwayz Fit 4 Lyfe presents: 

         ...

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Mind Body & Soul Sessions w/ BPL Literacy Zone and Alwayz Fit 4 Lyfe

Linda Miller Presents: A Salute to Cinco De Mayo - Bedford

Thu, May 6   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults Events for Youth and Family

Singer, Actress, Comic and Impersonator . She is an established actress with several appearances on Law & Order, As The World Turns, Hope & Faith & playing Ronni Spector with Al Pacino in David Mamet’s HBO Film “Spector”. She is a...

Linda Miller Presents: A Salute to Cinco De Mayo - Bedford

Pajamas & Books Storytime with Tina

Thu, May 6   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 at 6pm for Storytime with Miss Tina. There will be songs, lullabies, stories, and an opportunity to share about...

Pajamas & Books Storytime with Tina

Исторические хроники с Николаем Сванидзе. Год 1941. Константин Симонов. Часть 2

Thu, May 6   6:00 pm to 6:45 pm   Virtual

Adults movies at the library

Исторические хроники с Николаем Сванидзе. Год 1941. Константин Симонов. Часть 2
 

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Исторические хроники с Николаем Сванидзе. Год 1941. Константин Симонов. Часть 2

Ranked Choice Voting Training

Thu, May 6   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Civic Engagement community partner

Are you interested in learning more about the upcoming changes in the June primaries? Learn more about how Ranked Choice Voting works by joining us for a one hour training on this exciting new voting reform with Brooklyn Voters Alliance! The...

Ranked Choice Voting Training

Multigenerational Family Storytelling Workshop

Thu, May 6   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass

In collaboration with Culture Pass, the Center for Jewish History presents: Multigenerational Family Storytelling Workshop

Participants will learn the importance and how-to’s of family storytelling before breaking off into family groups...

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Multigenerational Family Storytelling Workshop

Art & Empathy: Community Care Through Art

Thu, May 6   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts community partner covid-19 Healthy Communities

Art & Empathy: Community Care Through Art

Lorraine O'Grady (American, born 1934). Art Is . . . (Girl Pointing), 1983/2009. Chromogenic photograph in 40 parts, 20 × 16 in. (50.8 × 40.64 cm). Edition of 8 plus 1 artist’s proof. Courtesy...
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Art & Empathy: Community Care Through Art

Friends of Brower Park Library Meeting

Thu, May 6   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Friends of the Library

Have ideas on how to make the branch a better place? Want to support the branch through advocacy and fundraising? Come and join the Friends of Brower Park Library and help us plan and support our upcoming events!

The Friends of Brower...

Friends of Brower Park Library Meeting

MAY
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Application Available for Friends of Clinton Hill Third Artisanal Craft Fair

Fri, May 7   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

Grab and Go Kits: Origami for Kids

Fri, May 7   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Annex

Kids asian pacific american heritage month grab and go kits kids create

These Grab and Go Kits are available from the Annex at 1 John Street in Dumbo, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am-3pm, while supplies last.

Provided materials

Origami paper Craft stick (to use as a “folding bone”) Eye...
Grab and Go Kits: Origami for Kids

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, May 7   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Dave Johnson Presents- Art and Poetry

Fri, May 7   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

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Fri, May 7   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

Dear Parents - Russian Poetry Storytime with favorite poems and fairy tale.

Fri, May 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids literacy

Hello Parents!

Please join us for Poetry Storytime with favorite poems and fairy tales.

Listen to poetry by Korney Chukovsky, who is a corner stone in Russian poetry for children. Learn the stories of writing "Mukhi-Tsokotukhi”...

Dear Parents - Russian Poetry Storytime with favorite poems and fairy tale.

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Fri, May 7   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

Voter Registration

Fri, May 7   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library

Adults Civic Engagement

Brooklyn Voters Alliance will provide voter registration forms and rank choice voting information in front of Central Library.

Voter Registration

JENNIFER KEENEY SENDROW: ENCOUNTERS

Fri, May 7   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Art and Society Census bpl presents

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

DibujoAhora! DrawNow! David Hammons: Body Prints, 1968-1979

Fri, May 7   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults artist talks Culture Pass

A cargo de la artista y educadora Ada Pilar Cruz.

Este taller de dibujo con participación en la red se concentra en obras de - David Hammons: Body Prints, 1968–1979. David Hammons utilizó el cuerpo como herramienta de dibujo y placa de...

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DibujoAhora! DrawNow! David Hammons: Body Prints, 1968-1979

Poetry readings with CJ

Fri, May 7   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults poetry teen time

Celebrate pacific islander heritage month with Poetry readings with CJ

 

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Poetry readings with CJ

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

Fri, May 7   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)

Mother's Day Grab-Go-Bags

Fri, May 7   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DEKALB LIBRARY

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids explore

Welcome Everyone!

It's time to create something beautiful for MOM. So, come on through to make a pop-up Mother's Day Card all supplies needed are there for you. Have Fun

Mother's Day Grab-Go-Bags

Virtual French Conversation Group

Fri, May 7   1:00 pm to 2:30 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, May 7   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 Storytime with Ms. Raquel!

Fri, May 7   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

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

Join Ms. Raquel from Central Library's Youth Wing for Virtual Storytime with stories, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills.

View Virtual Storytime on the Brooklyn...

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Raquel!

Exhale and Refresh: Take & Make Kits

Fri, May 7   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Kids 12 and under! Come by Gerritsen Beach Library on Friday afternoons to pick up a take and make craft kit. Each week supplies will be distributed for different crafts, some with specific instructions and some with different materials to create...

Exhale and Refresh: Take & Make Kits

Craft-Along: Fun Summer Fruits (Watercolor)

Fri, May 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Craft along as we make a fun summer fruit print.  We'll be following a professional artist via Creativebug, and will have time to keep working and talking after. 

You'll need: water color pallete, brushes, bowl of...

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Craft-Along: Fun Summer Fruits (Watercolor)

Storytime: Cast Your Vote!

Fri, May 7   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Birth to Five Years Civic Engagement storytime

Join for us a fun, family program and learn why voting is so important through stories, songs, and rhymes. Remember, it's an election year in NYC and we now have Rank-Choice voting!

 Join us as we read books about the colors and then...

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Storytime: Cast Your Vote!

Exhale and Refresh: Teens DIY

Fri, May 7   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Teens & Young Adults after school arts and crafts bpl outdoors diy

Tweens and Teens are welcome to stop by Gerritsen Beach Library on Friday afternoon to pick up a DIY Fabric Sun Visor!

Quantities are limited so make sure you stop by as soon as you can!

Please take one per person!

Exhale and Refresh: Teens DIY

Macon Pageturners Book Club

Fri, May 7   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults aahc anti-racism book club book discussion

The Macon Pageturners read and discuss fiction and non-fiction from across the African Diaspora. Occasionally we investigate works beyond the diaspora and consider how they resonate with our lives. We meet every first Friday online and have...

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Macon Pageturners Book Club

Virtual Teen Tech Time with Gather.town

Fri, May 7   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Want to play video games with friends? Well now you can with gather.town! Gather.town is a way for us to set up a virtual space to play games together or separately, and recreate the Teen Tech Time experience virtually. 

If you've...

Virtual Teen Tech Time with Gather.town

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, May 7   3:00 pm to 3:45 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

Songwriter's Studio

Fri, May 7   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults creative writing music teen time Virtual Programming

Itching to write a song but don't know where to start?  In this workshop, students will be able to craft a fully produced song from scratch!  In hour one, students will be introduced to Soundtrap, a free online digital audio workstation...

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Songwriter's Studio

Among Us - Whose the Imposter?

Fri, May 7   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids tech time

Figure out who the imposters are! 

You have to download Among Us. The game is a free download on most phones or $5 on Steam.

We use Zoom to talk, so register for a secure link. 

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Among Us - Whose the Imposter?

Virtual Board Games

Fri, May 7   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator board game exchange library table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy game using BoardGameArena. 

We will meet using Zoom. We will send out a link at 2:45. Then we can decide on a game and we can walk you through how to play. 

It is totally...

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Virtual Board Games

Virtual Reading Coach

Fri, May 7   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids after school e-books 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...

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Virtual Reading Coach

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