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Virtual Korean Storytime

Mon, May 17   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...

Virtual Korean Storytime

BPL Outdoors: Dance Aerobics

Mon, May 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bpl outdoors dance fitness and classes

Enjoy an hour of outdoor exercise, fun and camaraderie in this non-stop rhythmic cardio conditioning set to high-energy music designed to leave you sweating and feeling good. All are welcome!

Dance Aerobics is taught by...

BPL Outdoors: Dance Aerobics

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, May 17   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....

Resume & Career Help Live!

Borough Park Presents Juan Tica - Chess Workshop

Mon, May 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Borough Park Presents Juan Tica - Chess Workshop

Tiny Techs: Coding (Ages 3-5)

Mon, May 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years techknowledge toddler time

Children Ages 3-5

We invite you to learn how to code using following instructions, counting, and  sequencing, This is a block coding program to introduce the ideas and concepts of coding to your children. You don't need to download...

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Tiny Techs: Coding (Ages 3-5)

Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Mon, May 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults career Virtual Programming

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Canva, where the designs of your dreams can come to life! Canva is the most accessible and widespread tool for graphic design from beginner to pro-level. Use Canva to create everything from merch, to flyers and...

Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Microsoft Office Suite

Mon, May 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning computer programming microsoft office techknowledge

Come Learn Microsoft Office Suite for begginners

What is Microsoft Suite?

Microsoft Office is the Collective name for Microsoft's set of home and business productivity software. The MS suite of programs include Microsoft Word, a...

Microsoft Office Suite

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, May 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, May 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, May 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Moday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, May 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Kahoot! Trivia

Mon, May 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Ready to test your brain?

Come have fun playing Kahoot trivia and learning a few tips on how to make your own!!

Register and we will send you the link on game day!

 

Kahoot! Trivia

Mindful Mondays

Mon, May 17   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages mental health yoga and meditation

Learn and practice mindfulness with us. Increase calmness and feelings of wellbeing through stories, meditation, breathing, reflection and journaling.  Tune in Mondays from April 12 through May 31 on the Paerdegat Branch Facebook page. https...
Mindful Mondays

BPL Game Time - Fortnite Battle Royale

Mon, May 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time teen time video games

Are you good at fortnite and want to show us how good you are? come join us on twitch.

Watch us live by downloading the Twitch app on your mobile device or by visiting www.twitch.tv/BPLGameTime. For instructions on how to play...

BPL Game Time - Fortnite Battle Royale

Highlawn Library Presents Reinaldo Duran - Chess Tournament

Mon, May 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Tournament

Kids and teens, Join a chess tournament with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Play in other rooms until it is your time to join the tournament. For beginners or advanced players....

Highlawn Library Presents Reinaldo Duran - Chess Tournament

Short Story Collab

Mon, May 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults creative writing

This is an opportunity for participants to work together on creating a collaborative story! Please join our Today's Teen Tomorrow's Techie intern as they help guide participants through the story-making process, picking a genre, setting... etc....

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Short Story Collab

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Mon, May 17   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations spanish Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak Spanish 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 Spanish Conversation Group

Polish for Beginners 3.0

Mon, May 17   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults polish world language conversation

They say that Polish is the most difficult language in the world. Do you want to find out if it's true? Or maybe you would like to be able to order borscht and dumplings in Polish? Greenpoint Library continues the virtual Polish for Beginners...

Polish for Beginners 3.0

Justice Initiatives Book Club: No Justice in the Shadows by Alina Das

Mon, May 17   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning anti-racism book discussion immigrant services

No Justice in The Shadows, by lawyer and immigrant rights activist Alina Das, addresses the history of the United States’ racist immigration system and contemporary “deportation machine.” Das discusses the construction of the idea of the “...

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Justice Initiatives Book Club: No Justice in the Shadows by Alina Das

Brooklyn Borough President Debate

Mon, May 17   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Civic Engagement PoliticsNY

With the June 22nd primaries fast approaching, Brooklyn Public Library is co-sponsoring debates with PoliticsNY.com for Brooklyn’s Borough President and City Council races. This debate is between the candidates running for Brooklyn Borough...

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Brooklyn Borough President Debate

Friends of Clinton Hill Library General Meeting

Mon, May 17   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Friends of the Library Virtual Programming

Help the Friends of Clinton Hill Library prepare for the third Friends of Clinton Hill Artisinal Craft Fair. The Friends will discuss how they can help promote the event as well as volunteer opportunities at this open-air fair. New members are...

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Friends of Clinton Hill Library General Meeting

Virtual Polish Book Discussion Club

Mon, May 17   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion polish

Czechoslovakia in the early seventies is the background of the novel "Legend of the Tongue". It is a sad and gray country, right after the suppression of the Prague Spring and the entry of the Warsaw Pact troops into the country. The main...

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Virtual Polish Book Discussion Club

City Council District 35 Debate

Mon, May 17   8:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Civic Engagement PoliticsNY

With the June 22nd primaries fast approaching, Brooklyn Public Library is co-sponsoring debates with PoliticsNY.com for Brooklyn’s City Council races. City Council District 35 represents Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Crown Heights, Prospect...

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City Council District 35 Debate

MAY
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Virtual Mini Storytime from Adams Street Library

Tue, May 18   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Engage in active screentime with this pre-recorded "mini" storytime, featuring 1 song, 1 book, and 1 additional activity.

Videos will be available for 48 hours after posting, so you can watch when it works best for your family! ...

Virtual Mini Storytime from Adams Street Library

Borough Park presents Brainy Babies

Tue, May 18   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 from Borough Park Library. Families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage brain development and early learning...

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Borough Park presents Brainy Babies

Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, May 18   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years kids create Virtual Programming

Join us every Tuesday for a new art project you can easily replicate at home.  These fun artistic exploration will help your little one develop their creativity and their fine motor skills.

New videos are posted...

Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Storytime in the Park

Tue, May 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Monarch Butterfly Garden

Kids bpl outdoors storytime

Jezz is back, LIVE and in Brower Park! All are welcome for this interactive program of story, song, movement, and nature. We hope you’ll join us in Brower Park, near the sprinklers.

NOTE: • Masks required • Social distancing will be...

Storytime in the Park

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, May 18   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

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

Spend fifteen minutes with Macon children's librarians to learn lap rhymes, finger plays, and early literacy tips for interacting with your baby and fostering a lifelong love of reading.

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library...

Virtual Babies & Books

Creative Aging: Just Collage It!

Tue, May 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

Get all of your articles, papers, pictures…but don’t throw them out! Instead of tossing them out, get creative and turn them into a collage!

Dave Johnson is a master at the art of collage, and in this 9-week workshop, he will show you how...

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Creative Aging: Just Collage It!

Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Oran Etkin: Timbalooloo

Tue, May 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family stomp clap and sing Virtual Programming

Oran Etkin is an internationally renowned musician and composer, described as "Ebullient" by NY Times and voted #1 Rising Star Clarinetist by DownBeat Magazine's critics poll. His music can be heard on major concert stages worldwide and...

Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Oran Etkin: Timbalooloo

Bebés Geniales

Tue, May 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies early literacy first five years multilingual storytime

Acompáñenos en un programa en zoom para los padres y los cuidadores de Nueva York que ayudan al desarrollo mental de niños de edad 0 a 3. Incluye cuentos e historias en inglés y español, consejos, artesanías, canciones, mira y repite, y más!...

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Bebés Geniales

Painting with Acrylic. Registration Closed.

Tue, May 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning arts and crafts Friends of the Library

Want to make friends while learning or developing a new skill? Join us for our acrylic painting workshop with teaching artist Leonid Filitsyan. This 2-hour class will be held for 5 weeks where he will teach you the basic techniques. ...

Painting with Acrylic. Registration Closed.

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, May 18   11:00 am to 1:00 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....

Resume & Career Help Live!

Rhyme, Song and a Tale with East Flatbush Library

Tue, May 18   11:30 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

We welcome you to join a mini Virtual Storytime on East Flatbush Library's Facebook Page.

Rhyme, Song and a Tale with East Flatbush Library

Voter Registration

Tue, May 18   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults Civic Engagement

NAACP will provide voter registration forms and rank choice voting information in front of Clarendon Library.

Voter Registration

Chair Zumba For Seniors

Tue, May 18   12:30 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging dance fitness and classes fitness

Chair Zumba for Seniors is a 30 minute, seated, gentle aerobics/physical therapy class for seniors and other people with mobility issues taught by Zumba Instructor Evie Aronson -  who has several years of experience teaching this...

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Chair Zumba For Seniors

Virtual Technology Program: One-on-One (Multilingual)

Tue, May 18   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here russian techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about using computers, your devices, applications, how to use the BPL website to search for material and place a hold, or find your secure way around the Internet?

Sign up for a 30-minute session to get the...

Virtual Technology Program: One-on-One (Multilingual)

How To Navigate Brooklyn Public Library Mobile App ( Part 1)

Tue, May 18   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning

Join us for a session that explains about the BPL Mobile App! 

Learn how to:

Check out books directly from your phone using self-check

Manage all of your family's accounts from one app / one device

Browse the...

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How To Navigate Brooklyn Public Library Mobile App ( Part 1)

Borough Park Presents Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Explores Fun Animal Facts Part Six: Dolphins.

Tue, May 18   1:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Virtual

Kids little scientists Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike continues finding fun facts about animals.  This time it's dolphins  as Mr. Mike reads The Truth About Dolphins by Maxwell Eaton III. Mr. Mike also includes some dolphin facts he found on his own.

Click here...

Borough Park Presents Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Explores Fun Animal Facts Part Six: Dolphins.

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Tue, May 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bushwick 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...

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Tue, May 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots 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.

Presented by New Lots Branch

665 New Lots Avenue

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Grab n Go: Juneteenth display art

Tue, May 18   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Kids grab and go kits juneteenth

Help Kensington celebrate Juneteenth by contributing to our window art display! Juneteenth (June 19) celebrates freedom and fighting injustice. Empower our community by picking up a grab 'n go kit. When you return it finished and colorful, we...

Grab n Go: Juneteenth display art

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, May 18   1:30 pm to 3:30 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

Virtual Technology Program: One-on-One (Multilingual)

Tue, May 18   1:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning russian techknowledge Virtual Programming

Do you have a specific question about using computers, your devices, applications, how to use the BPL website to search for material and place a hold, or find your secure way around the Internet?

Sign up for a 30-minute session to get the...

Virtual Technology Program: One-on-One (Multilingual)

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Tue, May 18   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge 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...

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Virtual Homework Help

Tue, May 18   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

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, May 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 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.

 

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Microsoft Excel Basics

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Tue, May 18   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime Virtual Programming

Join Miss Ann for a live Preschool Storytime on the Dyker Library Facebook page. Listen to a story, the ABC song,  and other songs and rhymes. For children ages 3 to 5 and their parents and caregivers.

Please join the program using...

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Virtual Adult Storytime: Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021 Edition

Tue, May 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults asian pacific american heritage month literacy storytime Virtual Programming

Adult Librarian Donald Peebles (Saratoga/Dekalb) will facilitate a series of Virtual Adult Storytime sessions to celebrate and commemorate Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage Month.

Virtual Adult Storytime: Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021 Edition

Google Photos Workshop : Session 1

Tue, May 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults adult learning photography techknowledge Virtual Programming

Stuck apart during the pandemic? Interested in learning how to share your memories with your friends and family? Come join us in and learn how to save and share your photos online with Google Photos!

* Registration required. We will send...

Google Photos Workshop : Session 1

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