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Be Heard! Teen Vision Survey

Mon, Aug 8   8:45 am to 10:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Teens & Young Adults book club everyone is welcome here Friends of the Library homework help

 BE HEARD! Take the Teen Vision Survey

August 1 – Sept 30, 2022

Ever wish the library had a certain book that you wanted?

Do you wish we had more activities that interest YOU?

Would you like more online events...

Be Heard! Teen Vision Survey

Kids Grab and Go: Summer Reading 2022 Gift Bags!

Mon, Aug 8   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids grab and go kits summer reading teen time

Hey, Park Slope Kids - It's time to get your summer reading on! 

Did you know this year is Brooklyn Public Library's 125th birthday? For this year's summer reading, the Park Slope Branch is giving away tote bags ...

Kids Grab and Go: Summer Reading 2022 Gift Bags!

Teen Grab and Go: Summer Reading 2022 Gift Bags!

Mon, Aug 8   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Park Slope Library

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

Hey, Park Slope Teens - It's time to get your summer reading on! 

Did you know this year is Brooklyn Public Library's 125th birthday? For this years summer reading, the Park Slope Branch is giving away tote bags to...

Teen Grab and Go: Summer Reading 2022 Gift Bags!

Grab & Go Surprise Bag: Let's Celebrate the Library!

Mon, Aug 8   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids bpl 125 grab and go kits kids explore summer reading

Children of all ages YOU ARE INVITED to visit the Leonard Library! Surprise is waiting for you here! 

Did you know this year is Brooklyn Public Library's 125th birthday? In this celebration mood the Leonard Library is...

Featured Event
Grab & Go Surprise Bag: Let's Celebrate the Library!

Kids Create: Grab & Go for teens and tweens

Mon, Aug 8   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Stop by Kensington library and pick up a Craft project to make a friendship bracelet, all by yourself.

Kids 9+. Supply is limited.

Kids Create: Grab & Go for teens and tweens

Grab & Go: Owl Puppets

Mon, Aug 8   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create kids explore

Instructions:

1) Color the owl using crayons, or other art supplies you have.

2) Cut out the two parts of the owl template.

3) Hold the paper bag, so the bottom of the bag is facing you.

4) Glue the owl’s body to...

Grab & Go: Owl Puppets

Grab & Go Craft Kits: Quilled Paper Snail Pal

Mon, Aug 8   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Do you like crafting? Every week, Williamsburg puts out a new Grab and Go children's craft for pickup, including all supplies and instructions, suitable for kids 4-up (with a parent or caregiver's assistance). 

For this week's...

Grab & Go Craft Kits: Quilled Paper Snail Pal

DIY Burlap Coaster

Mon, Aug 8   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning DIY grab and go kits

Stop by and pick up a Grab & Go kit for a Burlap Coaster. The kit includes: a burlap fabric, felt fabrics and glue. Available while supplies last.

DIY Burlap Coaster

Board Games

Mon, Aug 8   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids game on kids explore

Your favorite board games are available to play with friends or make new ones.

Board Games

Drop-In Resume & Career Help (Central Library)

Mon, Aug 8   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults adult learning resume

Stop by the Central Library's Business & Career Center for help with your job search questions. All sessions are one-on-one but timeslots are limited. 

Drop-In Resume & Career Help (Central Library)

Game On!

Mon, Aug 8   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids game on summer reading

Kick back and relax with some fun board games this summer!!! For children ages 5-12!!!! Come one, come all!!!!

Game On!

Legos

Mon, Aug 8   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Fort Hamilton, Meeting Room

Kids kids explore summer reading

Join us for legos with friends. Come explore and create this summer!  

Legos

Tiny Techs (ages 3-6) -Coding

Mon, Aug 8   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years summer reading techknowledge toddler time

For Children Ages 3-6

This is a block coding program to introduce the basic ideas and concepts of coding to your children.  They will learn how to build basic codes by following instructions, and by using counting and sequencing...

Tiny Techs (ages 3-6) -Coding

Arts & Crafts

Mon, Aug 8   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library, Children's Room

Kids arts and crafts summer reading

Various arts and craft activities will be featured weekdays with various instructors.

Arts & Crafts

Build with LEGO

Mon, Aug 8   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

Kids Build with Lego STEM & STEAM

Release your inner engineer and build amazing creations with LEGO at the library!

Build with LEGO

Kids Create : Jellyfish

Mon, Aug 8   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Rugby, Meeting Room

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading

Get crafty at the Rugby Library! Kids Create is recommended for kids ages 6-12.

Masks

For the health and safety of our staff and patrons, masks are encouraged inside BPL locations.
Kids Create : Jellyfish

How to Build an Operational Plan | NYC SBS

Mon, Aug 8   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Many businesses fail not because of a bad business idea, but because there was no system that standardized, measured, and improved its operations.

The goal of this course is to help you translate your business concept into an efficient...

Register
How to Build an Operational Plan | NYC SBS

Tech Help for your Job Search

Mon, Aug 8   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults career computer basics resume

Stop by to get answers to your tech questions and build your computer skills in:

Formatting & uploading resumes  Formatting & uploading cover letters Navigating job application websites Filling out job applications

...

Tech Help for your Job Search

Drop In Resume & Career Help (Bushwick Library)

Mon, Aug 8   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Drop In Resume & Career Help (Bushwick Library)

Mixed Up Mondays

Mon, Aug 8   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids kids explore summer reading

Join us on Mondays during the summer for different outdoor activities. 

Mixed Up Mondays

Board Games Meet-Up!

Mon, Aug 8   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Teens & Young Adults kids create table-top & board games

Are you interested in improving your brain power, boosting your language skills, reducing stress, making new personal connections, and enjoying some healthy competition?

These are all proven benefits of board games! 

Join us...

Board Games Meet-Up!

Anime Monday

Mon, Aug 8   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Teens & Young Adults anime and manga teen time

Hi! Escape the heat and come chill with Librarian Kristian from 4 PM - 5 PM. We'll watch anime and have a good time :)

Anime Monday

Teen Time: Hybrid Kahoot Trivia at the library

Mon, Aug 8   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time teen time

Join us in the Gaming Room in Brooklyn Heights' new Teen Space!  We will play Kahoot Trivia with our favorite Crown Heights librarian on line!  This will be our first hybrid program!

Teen Time:  Hybrid Kahoot Trivia at the library

Indoor and Outdoor Chess Tournaments!

Mon, Aug 8   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults all ages Chess Workshop table-top & board games

Summer 2022: Sheepshead Bay is kicking off a series of daily chess tournaments! One of the world's most popular games!

We provide tables, chairs, chess board, and pieces. All you need to bring is your knowledge of the game and the spirit...

Indoor and Outdoor Chess Tournaments!

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Aug 8   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group

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

Surveillance Listening Session

Mon, Aug 8   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens & Young Adults internet safety Justice Initiatives techknowledge

The Surveillance Technology Oversight Project (S.T.O.P.) and Brooklyn Public Library are inviting a group of youth (ages 16-24) to talk about their experiences and ask questions about police surveillance in NYC. We are doing this as part of a...

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Surveillance Listening Session

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Episode 6: Rafael, the Musician & the Whistling Pigeon

Tue, Aug 9   9:00 am to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids page flippers podcasting and audio recording summer reading

Meet Rafael, a nine-year-old kid living in Brooklyn. He loves drawing, doing the Rubik's cube, and playing cello. When Rafael joins the Page Flipper Club, he gets to interview the bassist with The Roots and save the day by helping a pigeon...

Episode 6: Rafael, the Musician & the Whistling Pigeon

Teen Grab and Go: Summer Reading 2022 Gift Bags!

Tue, Aug 9   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Park Slope Library

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

Hey, Park Slope Teens - It's time to get your summer reading on! 

Did you know this year is Brooklyn Public Library's 125th birthday? For this years summer reading, the Park Slope Branch is giving away tote bags to...

Teen Grab and Go: Summer Reading 2022 Gift Bags!

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Tue, Aug 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Join us for a virtual knitting/crocheting/needlework get together. Share your projects and your morning coffee. 

Registered participants will receive an email with the Zoom link one hour before the program starts. 

Register
Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Mill Basin & Walt Whitman Virtual Book Discussion: Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Melinda Lo

Tue, Aug 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Please join us for a virtual discussion about Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Melinda Lo.  Zoom information will be emailed the day before the event.

ABOUT LAST NIGHT AT THE TELEGRAPH CLUB:

A story of love and duty...

Mill Basin & Walt Whitman Virtual Book Discussion: Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Melinda Lo

Bebés Geniales Bushwick and Brownsville

Tue, Aug 9   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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Bebés Geniales Bushwick and Brownsville

Virtual Resume & Career Help

Tue, Aug 9   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning resume Virtual Programming

Get assistance with your résumé, cover letter, or career-related questions, live with a librarian over Zoom.

Register
Virtual Resume & Career Help

Email Marketing For Your Small Business | NYC SBS

Tue, Aug 9   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Many businesses continuously email their customers about sales. But effective business owners design emails with simple, clear messages of value to their customers.

This course will teach you the key types and components of effective...

Register
Email Marketing For Your Small Business | NYC SBS

Tech Help for your Job Search

Tue, Aug 9   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults career computer basics resume

Stop by to get answers to your tech questions and build your computer skills in:

Formatting & uploading resumes  Formatting & uploading cover letters Navigating job application websites Filling out job applications

...

Tech Help for your Job Search

Teen Time: Book Day Giveaway

Tue, Aug 9   11:00 am to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

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

Celebrate National Book Lover's Day at the Brooklyn Heights Library! 

Show your love!  Post your favorite title and pick up a free book!

Drop by the Teen Zone on the Mezzanine between 11:00 AM and 5:30 PM. 

Teen Time:  Book Day Giveaway

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Bushwick Library, Auditorium

Kids free summer meals

Free Summer Meals 

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn, Meeting Room

Kids free summer meals summer meals summer reading

Free Summer Meals are available throughout New York City to anyone ages 18 years old and under. Designated public schools, community pool centers, parks, and food trucks will be open for service. No registration, documentation, or ID is...

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

Kids free summer meals summer meals summer reading

Free Summer Meals are available throughout New York City to anyone ages 18 years old and under. Designated public schools, community pool centers, parks, and food trucks will be open for service. No registration, documentation, or ID is...

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library, Program Room

Kids free summer meals

Free NYC summer meals from Monday to Friday.

Available to anyone ages 18 years old and under. No registration, documentation, or ID is necessary. 

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals/Comidas de verano gratis

Tue, Aug 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free lunches offered Monday through Friday in the library for kids and teens. Available to anyone ages 18 years old and under. No registration, documentation, or ID is necessary. 

Se ofrecen almuerzos gratuitos de lunes a...

Free Summer Meals/Comidas de verano gratis

Free Summer Meals/Comidas de Verano Gratis

Tue, Aug 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots, Auditorium

Kids free summer meals health and wellness Healthy Communities summer meals

Se ofrecen almuerzos gratuitos de lunes a viernes en la biblioteca para niños y adolescentes. Disponible para cualquier persona de 18 años o menos. No es necesario registra, documentación o identificación. 

Free Summer Meals are...

Free Summer Meals/Comidas de Verano Gratis

Free Summer Meals Cancelled

Tue, Aug 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Macon, Large Auditorium

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every  Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and...

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids free summer meals health and wellness Healthy Communities summer meals

Gerritsen Beach is pleased to partner with the city to provide free summer meals for youth aged 18 yrs and younger. Please stop by for a grab and go lunch from 1-2pm Monday-Friday.

Free Summer Meals

Board games for kids

Tue, Aug 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Borough Park Library, Children's Room

Kids game on summer reading table-top & board games

Socialize or compete with your friends or make new friends at the library. Various hosts and a wide selection of games.

Fun for all.

Board games for kids

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids health and wellness summer meals

All children, ages 18 and under can enjoy free lunch throughout the summer. Lunches are served from 1:00PM - 2:00PM Monday throught Friday.

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals/Comidas de Verano Gratis

Tue, Aug 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids free summer meals health and wellness Healthy Communities summer meals

Se ofrecen almuerzos gratuitos de lunes a viernes en la biblioteca para niños y adolescentes. Disponible para cualquier persona de 18 años o menos. No es necesario registra, documentación o identificación. 

Free Summer Meals are...

Free Summer Meals/Comidas de Verano Gratis

Free Summer Meals/Comidas de Verano Gratis

Tue, Aug 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids free summer meals health and wellness Healthy Communities summer meals

Se ofrecen almuerzos gratuitos de lunes a viernes en la biblioteca para niños y adolescentes. Disponible para cualquier persona de 18 años o menos. No es necesario registra, documentación o identificación. 

Free Summer Meals are...

Free Summer Meals/Comidas de Verano Gratis

Blood Pressure Screening

Tue, Aug 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities summer reading

You can get your blood pressure checked for free at the Kings Bay Library. Kings Bay library in partnership with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNS) offers taking blood pressure every Tuesday, from 1:00 to 2 pm. The taking of blood...

Blood Pressure Screening

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals summer reading

Free Summer Meals are available throughout New York City to anyone ages 18 years old and under.  Designated public libraries (including the Canarsie Branch Library), schools, community pool centers, parks, and food trucks will be open...

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Bushwick Library, Auditorium

Kids free summer meals

Free Summer Meals 

Free Summer Meals

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