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JAN
21

Grab & Go Crafts

Fri, Jan 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come pick up a Grab & Go surprise craft every Friday afternoon at 2pm. First come, first serve as supplies are limited.

Please note: these bags are for children and teens only.

Grab & Go Crafts

Six-Word Story Workshop: Wintertime Wonders

Fri, Jan 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing Fine Free writing workshop

This is the eighth workshop in the Six-Word Story series*, focusing specifically on writing about our memories and expereinces surrounding wintertime. Do you have a funny or novel story to share? Brainstorm, write, share, and receive feedback...

Six-Word Story Workshop: Wintertime Wonders

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 4:30 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

Grab-and-Go: Kids Create

Fri, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create

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

*Kits may contain small parts that are not suitable for...

Grab-and-Go: Kids Create

Grab n go Fridays

Fri, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids arts and crafts kids explore

A surprise toy or DIY craft to do at home on any given Friday.

Grab n go Fridays

Play Skribbl.io: the Drawing Guessing Game!

Fri, Jan 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school game on teen time Virtual Programming

Play a game with your fellow zoom participants. Users will pick one of the three words and draw it using a variety of colors and lines. The other players have a limited time to guess what the drawing represents. Can you do it? Come, join us!...

Play Skribbl.io: the Drawing Guessing Game!

Kids Coding: Block Coding

Fri, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore kids tech time

Ages 7 - 13

Jan 14 - Hello World

The first program many students create is a simple one that outputs an iconic line of text:  "Hello World!"   Say hello to the world of computer science with this introductory...

Kids Coding: Block Coding

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion DIY

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can draw, paint, cosplay, digital art, etc. You can...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Jackbox Party Games

Fri, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games 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 by 3:45. 

You will have to be able to keep one eye on the Zoom call and one on a browser with Jackbox....

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Jackbox Party Games

Acting Out! Improv for Teens and Tweens

Fri, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school all ages Events for Youth and Family never too late to learn

Anyone ever tell you you’re too dramatic? Perfect! We need you! Come join us in this introduction to acting improvisation and theatre. No experience is necessary to take part in this program — everyone is welcome! Sessions include a warm-up,...

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Acting Out! Improv for Teens and Tweens

JAN
22

Grab & Go kits for kids -Red Hook

Sat, Jan 22   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts DIY kids create summer reading

Free !Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go childrens craft in our lobby for pickup. While supplies last.

Grab & Go kits for kids -Red Hook

Grab & Go Kids' Craft - Red Hook

Sat, Jan 22   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Free craft project! Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go kids' craft in our lobby for pickup. Available beginning at 10am Saturdays and then throughout the week while supplies last.

Grab & Go Kids' Craft - Red Hook

“Home and Homeless” Tales of the Same City Photographs by Bonita Lei

Sat, Jan 22   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults all ages exhibitions photography

Please join the Highlawn Library as we present photography exhibit entitled:“Home and Homeless: Tales of the Same City” featuring the photography of Bonita Lei who has spent three decades documenting lives in New York City. "It is often difficult...

“Home and Homeless”   Tales of the Same City   Photographs by Bonita Lei

Bilingual Brainy Babies in Tibetan & English

Sat, Jan 22   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies first five years multilingual storytime

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers. Families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage brain development and early learning practices.  Each week, we...

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Bilingual Brainy Babies in Tibetan & English

Grab and Go Kits: Easy-To-Make Drum Kit-- Arlington Library

Sat, Jan 22   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Arlington Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Come pick up a grab and go craft bag and make your own drum! 

Only available while supplies last. One per child.

Grab and Go Kits: Easy-To-Make Drum Kit-- Arlington Library

Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for Kids (ages 5-11)

Sat, Jan 22   10:30 am to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids covid-19 health and wellness Healthy Communities

Brooklyn Public Library in partnership with the NYC Test and Trace Corps is hosting walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics at neighborhood libraries.

Kids ages 5-11 can get the COVID-19 vaccine at the library! The pop-up vaccine clinic...

Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for Kids (ages 5-11)

Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for Kids (ages 5-11)

Sat, Jan 22   10:30 am to 4:30 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids covid-19 health and wellness Healthy Communities

Brooklyn Public Library in partnership with the NYC Test and Trace Corps is hosting walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics at neighborhood libraries.

Kids ages 5-11 can get the COVID-19 vaccine at the library! The pop-up vaccine clinic...

Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for Kids (ages 5-11)

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Sat, Jan 22   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults DIY grab and go kits teen time

Be Creative !
 

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Play Recipe Grab & Go

Sat, Jan 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Adams Street Library

Birth to Five Years Big Brooklyn Playdate grab and go kits

Come to Adams Street Library to pick up FREE activities for babies and toddlers from our popular play event for children 0-3, The Big Brooklyn Playdate!  We will be giving away materials for you to re-create Playdate activities at home. (...

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Play Recipe Grab & Go

Citizenship Exam Prep Group Cancelled

Sat, Jan 22   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

Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Sat, Jan 22   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Virtual

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

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 22   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime Virtual Programming

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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Jan 22   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Events for Youth and Families: Skyline Collages

Sat, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Skylines define and identify cities. If you designed a skyline, what would it look like? What buildings will be prominent? What would Your skyline collage say about the city? Make your own beautiful collage with ArchForKids. All you need are...

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Events for Youth and Families: Skyline Collages

Chess Workshop

Sat, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess at BPL, led by qualified instructors, to improve your game or learn to play. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Space is limited and registration is required at least 48 hours in advance. Once registered, you...

Chess Workshop

Saturday Storytime (virtual) pre-recorded

Sat, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids kids explore saturday storytime

Please log on to our facebook page for a pre-recorded reading . Sing, clap and enjoy.  Please like us on Facebook.

Saturday Storytime (virtual) pre-recorded

Remote Astronaut Training Program

Sat, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids astronomy book adventures kids explore performance

Remote Astronaut Training is a LIVE all-virtual interactive storytelling program created and performed by Mélissa Smith! Viewers will be up on their feet as they go through a mock astronaut training session -- complete with physical exercises, a...

Remote Astronaut Training Program

Remote Astronaut Training

Sat, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids astronomy Virtual Programming

Brooklyn Public Library | Gerritsen Beach Branch PRESENTS --- Remote Astronaut Training is a LIVE all-virtual interactive storytelling program created and performed by Mélissa Smith! Viewers will be up on their feet as they go through a mock...

Remote Astronaut Training

JAN
23

Virtual Concert with Invoke

Sun, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids ADHD autism developmental disabilities Inclusive Services

Described by one pretty important radio guy as “not classical…but not not classical” (David Srebnik, SiriusXM Classical Producer), Invoke continues to successfully dodge even the most valiant attempts at genre classification. The multi-...

Virtual Concert with Invoke

JAN
24

“Home and Homeless” Tales of the Same City Photographs by Bonita Lei

Mon, Jan 24   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults all ages exhibitions photography

Please join the Highlawn Library as we present photography exhibit entitled:“Home and Homeless: Tales of the Same City” featuring the photography of Bonita Lei who has spent three decades documenting lives in New York City. "It is often difficult...

“Home and Homeless”   Tales of the Same City   Photographs by Bonita Lei

Grab & Go: Book and an Activity

Mon, Jan 24   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids book adventures grab and go kits

Pick up your very own copy of Learning to Share, a Peppa Pig original book to keep! Books come with chalk and directions for an outdoor activity.

One book kit per household. 

While supplies last....

Grab & Go: Book and an Activity

Storytime: Mr. Mike reads two books by Leo Lionni: Fish is Fish and Swimmy

Mon, Jan 24   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike once again reads two books by Leo Lionni, this time they are about aquatic life : Fish is Fish and Swimmy.

 

This story was originally read on January 11, 2021, but if you didn't see it or have forgotten about it,...

Storytime: Mr. Mike reads two books by Leo Lionni: Fish is Fish and Swimmy

Grab and Go Kit: Pair of Mittens

Mon, Jan 24   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

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

Head to the branch to pick up this weeks Grab and Go Kit: Pair of Mittens

Materials included: Mitten template Crayons Yarn Assorted foam shapes Pom Poms Construction paper You will also need: Glue Scissors Instructions:...
Grab and Go Kit: Pair of Mittens

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELLED Cancelled

Mon, Jan 24   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 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 CANCELLED

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Mon, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

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. 

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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving

Mon, Jan 24   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

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

Please register to receive the Zoom link (emailed 10am on Mondays), and email [email protected]

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Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving

Microsoft Excel Basics Cancelled

Mon, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer programming 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.

Microsoft Excel Basics

NYC Food Handler Certification Training Registration

Mon, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career hse

Registration for NYC Food Handler Certification at BPL Adult Learning

NYC food handler certification is necessary for all food handlers in the retail food service and hospitality industries who are involved in the preparation, storage or...

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NYC Food Handler Certification Training Registration

Let’s Connect: Practice Zoom Social Club [Session 10]

Mon, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning multilingual never too late to learn support groups

Come join Jay (Ryder Library) and Shirley (Spring Creek Library) to learn about Zoom.

Registration is required.  You will receive an email with the Zoom ID needed to join the session.  If you are using a mobile device, like...

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Let’s Connect: Practice Zoom Social Club [Session 10]

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Jan 24   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career resume

Get Resume and Career Help through December 2021 with a professional librarian. Send your resume as an email attachment to [email protected] Give an overview of the kind of help you're looking for. This is a free and...

Resume & Career Help

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Jan 24   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 Live!

Mon, Jan 24   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 via Zoom.

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Resume & Career Help Live!

Virtual Korean Storytime

Mon, Jan 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids literacy multilingual storytime storytime Virtual Programming

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!*

 Join us for virtual Korean Storytime with stories, songs and rhymes for children and their parents...

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Virtual Korean Storytime

Traveling is My Passion: A Virtual Travel Club from the Kings Bay Library

Mon, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Virtual Programming

In the era of the global pandemic, travel is nearly impossible. We, the travel lovers, do not know when we can plan a trip anywhere in the world with no masks, no rubber gloves, no hand sanitizer, no Covid-19 virus test.

Let us sit down...

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Traveling is My Passion: A Virtual Travel Club from the Kings Bay Library

Borough Park presents Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Mon, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school Chess Workshop

Join the Borough Park Library and improve your game with chess masterJuan P Tica. You are invited to our scheduled Chess Program via Zoom. 

This program, for kids and teens, takes place on lichess.org.  Please create...

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Borough Park presents Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Tiny Techs (ages 3-6)

Mon, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 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...

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Tiny Techs (ages 3-6)

Join the Highlawn Chess Workshop with Chess Master Reinaldo Duran

Mon, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Join the Highlawn Library and improve your game with chess master Reinaldo Duran. 

This program, for kids and teens, takes place on lichess.org.  Please create an account on lichess.org ahead of time. We will send you...

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Join the Highlawn Chess Workshop with Chess Master Reinaldo Duran

Kahoot! Trivia

Mon, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time video games Virtual Programming

Challenge your friends to a trivia game. We will be using the online trivia platform Kahoot!

Register so that we can send you a secure Zoom link. 

 

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Kahoot! Trivia

Teen Book Talk

Mon, Jan 24   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book discussion teen time Virtual Programming

Need a book recommendation? Have a good book you want to recommend? Book talk will be a space for teens and young adults to recommend and discuss favorite books and to find new and interesting books. Join us Mondays at 4:30 on Zoom. Physical...

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Teen Book Talk

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Jan 24   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

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