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Teen Tech Time

Thu, May 19   4:00 am to 6:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach, Large Meeting Room

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games

Join us for a bit of video-game fun! We have switch, PS4 and X-box gaming available. Ages: 7-14

Mask Are Encouraged!

Teen Tech Time

NYC Test and Trace: COVID Test and Vaccine Van at Central Library

Thu, May 19   8:00 am to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults covid-19 health and wellness

The official NYC Health + Hospitals testing and vaccine van will be outside Central Library offering:

COVID Tests for ages 4+ at no cost to you; and COVID Vaccines for ages 12+. Walk-up vaccinations available to all eligible New...
NYC Test and Trace: COVID Test and Vaccine Van at Central Library

Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Thu, May 19   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Older Adults computer basics never too late to learn

Older Adults, 55 and up:  are you having trouble with your computer and smartphone? Do you want to learn how to use and navigate applications and websites? Want to become tech savvy? The Brooklyn Public Library is offering its Digital...

Technology For All:  Individual Sessions

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

Thu, May 19   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits teen time

Calling all teens! Create your own beaded bracelets in honor of Brooklyn Public Library’s 125th birthday!

Each kit contains an arrangement of various shades of blue and white beads that can be made into any pattern of your choice, a pipe...

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

Grab and Go Craft Kit: Let's visit Mars today: Scratch Board Art

Thu, May 19   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Leonard Library

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

We are going to visit Mars today!!! Let's see the Universe from windows of your spacecraft.  Create your own planets Universe maybe with an alien or two...

Grab & Go Craft kit includes a scratchboard...

Grab and Go Craft Kit: Let's visit Mars today: Scratch Board Art

First Five Years: Story Time

Thu, May 19   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Crown Heights, Crown Heights Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool storytime

Come enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes with a different theme every week! This is a 20-minute program (10:30am-10:50am) for ages 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). Please be mindful of our age limits, they will be strictly enforced. Please...

First Five Years: Story Time

Library Lanes (Virtual Bowling)

Thu, May 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots, Auditorium

Older Adults techknowledge

Join us in a fun and competitive virtual bowling program with seniors. This is a safe and friendly environment where we laugh and talk and compete with each other.

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Library Lanes (Virtual Bowling)

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 19   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

Storytime

Thu, May 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Rugby Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years storytime

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more! For children aged 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). Please come early so you have time to settle in and to minimize disruptions. We will start promptly at 11:00 AM.

This...

Storytime

Storytime!

Thu, May 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

This LIVE, in-person storytime is held each Thursday in front of Clinton Hill library, weather permitting. Join us under the tent for songs, stories, rhymes, and more, that get the bodies and brains of kids 1 – 5 years old...

Storytime!

Brainy Babies Bushwick and Brownsville

Thu, May 19   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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Brainy Babies Bushwick and Brownsville

Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Thu, May 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Older Adults computer basics never too late to learn

Older Adults, 55 and up:  are you having trouble with your computer and smartphone? Do you want to learn how to use and navigate applications and websites? Want to become tech savvy? The Brooklyn Public Library is offering its Digital...

Technology For All:  Individual Sessions

Ask A Tech: 1 on 1 Technology Assistance

Thu, May 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Older Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? Want to explore your phone and its features? Join us for one-on-one assistance with your device.

This program is offered at Branch...

Ask A Tech: 1 on 1 Technology Assistance

Creative Aging: Acrylics for All with Leonid Filitsyan

Thu, May 19   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

Whether you already know how to paint or it's your first time you will enjoy painting with Leonid Filitsyan.

Join us in this seven-week Acrylics painting workshop. It will be fun and the outcome will be beautiful. You will enjoy showing...

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Creative Aging: Acrylics for All with Leonid Filitsyan

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 19   12:00 pm to 1:30 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...

Register
Virtual English Conversation Group

Babies and Books

Thu, May 19   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Dyker Library, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months and their parents and caregivers. 

Masks will be required for all attendees age 2 and older. If you or your chlld are not feeling well the day of the event, you...

Babies and Books

Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Thu, May 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Older Adults computer basics never too late to learn

Older Adults, 55 and up:  are you having trouble with your computer and smartphone? Do you want to learn how to use and navigate applications and websites? Want to become tech savvy? The Brooklyn Public Library is offering its Digital...

Technology For All:  Individual Sessions

$1 Book Sale: Sponsored By Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library

Thu, May 19   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book sale BPL Outdoors Friends of the Library library advocacy

NEW HOURS:

Monday to Friday 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Saturday 11:00am to 4:00pm

Open for Spring 2022! All books are now just one dollar! Hundreds of pre-used DVDs for sale! Graphic novels, children's books, and more! Come browse...

$1 Book Sale: Sponsored By Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Thu, May 19   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go kit to take home and create! For kids age 5-12 years old. Kits available while supplies last.

*Kits contain small parts that are not suitable for young children ages 0-4...

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Grab-and-Go: Teen

Thu, May 19   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits

Advanced craft projects to make at home. For young people age 12-18 years old. Kits available while supplies last. 

 

Grab-and-Go: Teen

Storytime in the Garden

Thu, May 19   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Greenpoint, Demonstration Garden

Kids BPL Outdoors kids create kids explore storytime

Listen and grow through stories, songs, movement, play and experiences in our Reading Garden! We'll also make a visit and do an activity each week in our Demonstration Garden.

Physical distancing will be encouraged Masks are not...
Storytime in the Garden

Get To Know Gmail: A beginners Guide to Gmail Cancelled

Thu, May 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

THIS A WEEKLY SERIES WHICH SHOWS YOU HOW TO CREATE A GMAIL ACCOUNT AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ITS MANY USES.

 

IF YOU HAVE ANY GENERAL QUESTIONS ABOUT GMAIL,YOU ARE WELCOME TO COME!!!!

Get To Know Gmail:  A beginners Guide to Gmail

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 19   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

MIDDAY MOVIE

Thu, May 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Auditorium

Adults movies movies at the library

We are exited to announce that the Kensington library is now open for a Day at the Movies!

Enjoy movies for adults/older adults in our Community Meeting room on the lower level on every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.

Milton's...

MIDDAY MOVIE

Virtual Resume & Career Help

Thu, May 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume Virtual Programming

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

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Virtual Resume & Career Help

Introduction to Foundation Directory Online

Thu, May 19   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business research Virtual Programming

Register for this virtual training to receive an email containing information necessary to join the meeting.

Are you looking for grants for your nonprofit?

Foundation Directory Online (FDO) is the most comprehensive...

Introduction to Foundation Directory Online

Creative Aging: Crochet Jewelry & Fabric Designs

Thu, May 19   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging jewelry making Virtual Programming

In this workshop you'll have the opportunity to learn two different art forms: Crochet Jewelry (first four sessions) & Fabric Designs (next four sessions). Join us and have fun creating your own designs. You will get the chance to show off...

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Creative Aging: Crochet Jewelry & Fabric Designs

Intro to Palette Knife Painting. Registration is Closed.

Thu, May 19   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning arts and crafts Friends of the Library

Teaching Artist Thao Zore will teach techniques on how to hold and use the palette knife. With simple outlines as our guide, we will go on a journey to make beautiful paintings using the techniques we’ve learned. 

Supplies List:...

Intro to Palette Knife Painting. Registration is Closed.

Grab and Go Craft Kits

Thu, May 19   2:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create

Take home grab and go kits

Grab and Go Craft Kits

Eco Lab

Thu, May 19   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Greenpoint Library

Kids kids explore STEM & STEAM

For ages 5-12.

Please note that Eco Lab activities might get a little messy!

Masks are encouraged.

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Eco Lab

Virtual Kids Create : Japanese Cherry Blossom

Thu, May 19   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Learn how to Japanese Cherry Blossom by following instructions on our facebook page.

Visit: 

https://www.facebook.com/jamaicabaybpl/

 

 

Virtual Kids Create : Japanese Cherry Blossom

Game On!: Board Games

Thu, May 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Come play board games with your friends!

Kids of all ages are welcome.

Game On!: Board Games

Ask a Tech

Thu, May 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class?

Join our Ask a Tech program for personalized assistance.

If you need additional help or can’t make...

Ask a Tech

Adult Coloring Program (At Homecrest Branch)

Thu, May 19   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Homecrest, Meeting Room

Adults arts and crafts mental health

Studies have shown that Coloring can relieve stress, anxiety and generate mindfulness and quietness. 

Please join us (in person) every Thursday at 3:00pm during the month of May, for this relaxing event. Registration is Required!!!...

Adult Coloring Program (At Homecrest Branch)

Teen Tech Time

Thu, May 19   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens & Young Adults game on kids tech time summer reading techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends! 

Masks are required

Teen Tech Time

Teen Time

Thu, May 19   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway, Meeting Room

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts table-top & board games teen time video games

Teen Time is back! On Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, teens and tweens are welcome to hang out at Teen Time at the Kings Highway library.  We will be having:

Arts (watercolor pencils and crayons; drawing materials, coloring pages)...
Teen Time

Teen Tech Time

Thu, May 19   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Stone Avenue, Meeting Room

Teens & Young Adults after school teen tech time video games

Come by to play Nintendo, PS4, and Xbob games!

Teen Tech Time

Brighton Beach chess for Adults

Thu, May 19   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults Chess Workshop game on table-top & board games

Brighton Beach Library invites and welcomes  you to come and play Chess. Our space is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-6PM. We recommend you bring your own chess set. If needed, we can let you borrow a chess set for the day.

...
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Brighton Beach chess for  Adults

Table Top Board Games for Teens

Thu, May 19   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults game on table-top & board games

Hey Teens!

Brig a friend and join us at the Brighton Beach library on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-6pm!

Get your Game on with Table top games such as UNO, Connect 4 and Chess among others!

 

 

Table Top Board Games for Teens

Board Games

Thu, May 19   3:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens & Young Adults table-top & board games teen time

Kids and Teens come after school for classic board games fun! Monopoly, Jenga, Uno, Chess, Checkers and more. 

Board Games

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, May 19   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids BPL Outdoors ezra jack keats grab and go kits storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and offer a grab & go craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

DIY - outdoors

Thu, May 19   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults BPL Outdoors DIY teen time

Be Creative!

DIY for Teens Outdoors This LIVE, in-person outdoors event will be held (weather permiting) at Red Hook Library's outdoor seating area *DIY Events may be held in Red Hook Library's back garden....

DIY - outdoors

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Thu, May 19   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years after school first five years ready set kindergarten storytime

Join us for Ready Set Kindergarten on Zoom! This is a virtual version of our popular school readiness program, led by educators, and designed to help children ages 3-5 get ready to read, and ready for school. Learn about every day early literacy...

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Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Garden Adventures - A Facebook Premier Event

Thu, May 19   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids ADHD developmental disabilities gardening Inclusive Services

Thursday, May 19

3:30 pm

A Facebook Premiere Event

Join us this Spring for a special guest gardener.

Let’s see what comes up.

Click to join in: https://www.facebook.com/BrooklynPublicLibraryFamily.

Garden Adventures - A Facebook Premier Event

Board Games

Thu, May 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Build with Lego game on

Come one, come all play to win with Board Games. Limited 15 group size in class each sessions.

Board Games

Goin Buggy! with "Brainy Bill" Louden

Thu, May 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Macon, Small Auditorium

Kids after school Events for Youth and Family middle school science STEM & STEAM

Join science edutainer "Brainy Bill" Louden in a scientific exploration of creepy, crawly things!

Bugs offer an amazing window into life on our planet. Young scientists will be thrilled by Brainy Bill's many-legged friends as we observe...

Goin Buggy! with "Brainy Bill" Louden

Build with LEGO

Thu, May 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library, Story Hour Room

Kids after school Build with Lego kids explore

Join us on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 in the Storytime room for LEGOS! This event is for ages 5+ and their caregivers. 

Due to the change in NYC's COVID-19 risk level from green (low) to yellow (medium), Brooklyn Public Library is...

Build with LEGO

Teen Time

Thu, May 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time teen time

Teen Time with Miss K is back! Thursdays at 3:30 in the meeting room. Games, crafts, snacks!

Teen Time

Early Childhood Symposium 2022 - Disability and Intersectionality: Promoting Inclusion and Fostering an Anti-Ableist Mindset in Young Children (CTLE 1.5)

Thu, May 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism CTLE developmental disabilities early literacy

Join us for the fourth annual Early Childhood Symposium at Brooklyn Public Library. This year, we will explore Disability and Intersectionality in Early Childhood Classrooms. In a series of three workshops, educators will explore: 

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Early Childhood Symposium 2022 - Disability and Intersectionality: Promoting Inclusion and Fostering an Anti-Ableist Mindset in Young Children (CTLE 1.5)

Teen Tech Time

Thu, May 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook, Auditorium

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time teen time video games

Join our Teen Tech Time Program where you can play various games in a friendly enviorment. 

Red hook Library Auditorium

You can also join our PSN "REDHOOKBRANCH70"

No RSVP needed.

Play/ Platformer/ Sprots/...

Teen Tech Time

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