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MAY
24

Virtual Mini Storytime

Tue, May 24   7:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime Virtual Programming

We hope you'll sing and read along with this mini virtual storytime all about bugs with StoryTeen intern, Gabas, and children's librarian, Diane! This mini virtual storytime will be available to view for 48 hours. 

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Virtual Mini Storytime

Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Talks About Prehistoric Life: The March to Land

Tue, May 24   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Little Scientists Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike talks aboutsome of  the first living things, both plant and vertebrate to live on land as well as their more fishy ancestors.  Mr. Mike also talks about  Dunkleosteus an ancient armored sea monster that left no living...

Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Talks About Prehistoric Life: The March to Land

MAY
25

Virtual Technology Program: Introduction on how to use Print Anywhere.

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge Virtual Programming

Want to learn how to print your documents from your computer or phone without having to use our branch computers? You can send prints and come in with your library card and release them. 

Must have an unexpired Brooklyn Public...

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Virtual Technology Program: Introduction on how to use Print Anywhere.

Virtual Storytime

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Virtual Programming

Kids age 0-5 years and their caregivers are invited to join New Utrecht librarians for virtual storytime on Zoom! During storytime we'll sing songs, learn rhymes, and read books together all while supporting our young children's early...

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Virtual Storytime

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Kids aged 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to virtual storytime! Come join McKinley Park Branch for a fun virtual storytime program with read out louds and songs on Zoom. During storytime we'll sing songs, learn rhymes, and read books...

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Don't Faint, Learn Paint

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

In this virtual program we explore colors and shapes and how they come together to create images that soothe and calm the mind.

In addition to creating works of art, participants will learn to:

Open images  

Crop...

Don't Faint, Learn Paint

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, May 25   11:45 am to 1:00 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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Wed, May 25   12:00 pm to 2:00 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....

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Resume & Career Help Live!

Creative Aging: Beautifully Made Jewelry with Sharon Zeisel

Wed, May 25   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging jewelry making Virtual Programming

Contemporary Beaded Jewelry Making with Sharon Zeisel

Learn how to create custom, on-trend beaded jewelry!

In each class we will learn a new beading technique and leave with a beautiful piece of handmade jewelry plus the know...

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Creative Aging: Beautifully Made Jewelry with Sharon Zeisel

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, May 25   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime Spanish Virtual Programming

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores en la página Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook. (Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers on the Brooklyn...

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime Spanish Virtual Programming

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores en la página Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook. (Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers on the Brooklyn...

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Creative Aging: I Have A Voice

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging creative writing Virtual Programming

I Have a Voice: Personal Narrative Writing Workshop

Write and reflect on your life stories and memories. Participants will have the opportunity during each workshop to create original material based on their own...

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Creative Aging: I Have A Voice

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Wed, May 25   3:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike continues the eleventh Encyclopedia Brown book, Encyclopedia Brown Lends A Hand by Donald Sobol. Today's mystery is The Case of the Worn-Out Sayings.

The solution will be posted in the comments.

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Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Author Reading and Activity: Dad Bakes

Wed, May 25   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Join children’s book artist Katie Yamasaki on a visit to her Brooklyn studio, where we will read and discuss her latest book, Dad Bakes. Katie will talk about what inspired the book, and how we can use both books and murals to tell our stories...

Author Reading and Activity: Dad Bakes

Spring Chess Tournament Series

Wed, May 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Calling all chess afficionados! Come play chess with Ms. Damla and IM Reinaldo in our spring (and winter, technically) chess tournament series.

1/5 - Study

1/12 - Tournament - https://lichess.org/tournament/gPD3dkSu

1...

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Spring Chess Tournament Series

City Harvest Virtual Cooking Demo Classes

Wed, May 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning Community Cooking Virtual Programming

Join City Harvest's free virtual Cooking Demo classes for Adults on Wednesdays at 4:00pm. These amazing classes will teach participants how to make wonderful dishes.   The classes will be available every Wednesday from March...

City Harvest Virtual Cooking Demo Classes

LGBTQ+ Graphic Novel Book Club / A Map to the Sun Cancelled

Wed, May 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

Come join teen librarian, Jes G's monthly graphic novel book club. 

In May we will read and talk about A Map to the Sun by Sloane Leong. 

One summer day, Ren meets Luna at a beachside basketball court and a...

LGBTQ+ Graphic Novel Book Club / A Map to the Sun

Teen Time Escape Rooms

Wed, May 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Come join us in our quest to complete puzzles to escape a variety of virtual rooms !

Please register so we can send you the zoom room number.

 

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Teen Time Escape Rooms

How Climate Friendly is Your Home? A Free Energy Auditing Program

Wed, May 25   7:00 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment Virtual Programming

While collective action is crucial to solving the climate crisis, many of us would also like to reduce our own reliance on fossil fuels. Measuring your home's energy efficiency is a great first step toward lowering energy consumption. But energy...

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How Climate Friendly is Your Home? A Free Energy Auditing Program

Chinese Lecture:从宗教寓意出发欣赏文学作品 (5)

Wed, May 25   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Chinese conversations lectures and discussions Virtual Programming

文学与宗教都是人类精神世界的产物, 它们之间有着千丝万缕的联系,了解宗教教义、仪式和历史对读懂读通文学作品十分重要。我们这个讲座的目的是通过介绍一些经典文学作品、对作品中文学象征的宗教背景做个导读。希望有助于读者能更好地阅读欣赏文学作品。

本期讲座介绍三本文学作品: 《红字》、《杀死一只知更鸟》、《使女的故事》。我们一起来分析作者是如何运用宗教寓意和象征手法来拓宽小说的境界和故事的涵义

这次节目由拥有哈佛宗教学硕士,...

Chinese Lecture:从宗教寓意出发欣赏文学作品 (5)

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, May 25   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations support groups Virtual Programming

The group is informal and completely free, it is a peer support group. This program is only for those who lost their loved ones to suicide.

No need to struggle alone. Come and share your story with other survivors for mutual support....

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

MAY
26

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 26   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

Creative Aging: Acrylics for All with Leonid Filitsyan

Thu, May 26   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 26   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

Virtual Resume & Career Help

Thu, May 26   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

Community Cooking Series

Thu, May 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Apple Bank Community Cooking everyone is welcome here Immigrant Heritage Week

Join us as we cook Devlynn's Grandma's Zongzi live on Instagram.  Visit bklynlib.org/cooking a week before the program, for the recipe, a list of ingredients, and tools needed so you can cook along with us.

View the...

Community Cooking Series

Unclaimed Funds

Thu, May 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business finance Virtual Programming

Please join the Office of New York State Comptroller Thomas diNapoli to explore the unclaimed funds that potentially may be available to you.

The program gives an overview of unclaimed funds, search tips and instruction.  There...

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Unclaimed Funds

Creative Aging: Crochet Jewelry & Fabric Designs

Thu, May 26   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

Job Interview Basics

Thu, May 26   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning business career resume

Many job seekers are unsure how to prepare for a job interview, or don't realize that they have to prepare at all! This presentation will cover what you should do before, during, and after a job interview to avoid any missteps and have the best...

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Job Interview Basics

After School Homework Help

Thu, May 26   4:00 pm to 6:00 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, give you the...

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After School Homework Help

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 26   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Bringing Acrylics to Life

Thu, May 26   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

In week 3's workshop participants will 

Discuss Homework Explain how to create the illusion of texture Work on a Rooster’s profile Assign homework
Bringing Acrylics to Life

Hidden Picture Game (Virtual)

Thu, May 26   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Kids table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Hidden Picture games are a great way to introduce or review vocabulary. If you are not familiar with the hidden picture game, it’s really simple and you might grow to love it. Join the New Lots library as we guess the hidden object/word!

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Hidden Picture Game (Virtual)

Intro to GarageBand

Thu, May 26   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults music podcasting and audio recording techknowledge Virtual Programming

In this workshop, there will be a basic overview of the GarageBand software interface. GarageBand is a great introductory tool for digital music production and audio editing, as it comes already installed on Apple computers and has the ability to...

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Intro to GarageBand

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Thu, May 26   7:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Join the Windsor Terrace Library for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/sewing/fiber arts session to share your projects and hangout. All are welcome!

**...

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Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

MAY
27

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, May 27   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

Knit Together

Fri, May 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

We can all sit in our homes and knit by ourselves, or we can knit together! Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting hangout and share your projects and your morning coffee. 

**Registration required!

We will be using Zoom to...

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Knit Together

Virtual French Conversation Group

Fri, May 27   12:00 pm to 1:30 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 beginner and intermediate speakers, looking to learn and practice French conversation skills.

Please register with your name and email to...

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Virtual French Conversation Group

Creative Aging: Beautifully Made Jewelry with Sharon Zeisel

Fri, May 27   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging jewelry making Virtual Programming

Contemporary Beaded Jewelry Making with Sharon Zeisel

Learn how to create custom, on-trend beaded jewelry!

In each class we will learn a new beading technique and leave with a beautiful piece of handmade jewelry plus the know...

Register
Creative Aging: Beautifully Made Jewelry with Sharon Zeisel

Creative Aging: Mask and Collage

Fri, May 27   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

In this great workshop you will learn the art of Mask and Collage Making. For seven weeks you will use your creativity to create beautiful art.

Week One – Understanding the Basics of Art & Design

Week Two – Introduction to the...

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Creative Aging: Mask and Collage

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED Cancelled

Fri, May 27   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 CANCELED

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, May 27   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...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Jackbox Party Games

Fri, May 27   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 2:45. 

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

MAY
31

Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, May 31   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

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Tue, May 31   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. 

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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

OATS/BPL Technology For All Summer Series

Tue, May 31   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults techknowledge Virtual Programming

Join us for a FREE 10-week technology course for adults ages 50 and over.

Tuesdays from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Topics: 

All Things Zoom – April 26 Food Delivery Apps – May 3 How to Spot Fake News – May 10 Internet of...
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OATS/BPL Technology For All Summer Series

Dancercise: Dance, Move and Stretch with Akwesi Asante

Tue, May 31   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning creative aging dance fitness and classes fitness

Join our virtual Dancercise workshop in these six sessions series on Zoom staring Tuesday 4/26. Lead by instructor Akwesi Asante, you will learn to do light movement, stretching, strengthening, breathwork, and self-...

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Dancercise: Dance, Move and Stretch with Akwesi Asante

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, May 31   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Creative Aging: Drawing & Watercolor with Nancy Carey

Tue, May 31   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

In this 7-weeks series, participants will develop drawing and watercolor painting skills through step-by-step demonstrations and exercises via Zoom.

This will end in a culminating event in which teacher will prepare a slide show of 2 – 3...

Creative Aging: Drawing & Watercolor with Nancy Carey

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