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DEC
4

FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center: Disaster Assistance

Sat, Dec 4   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Coney Island, Second Floor Auditorium

Adults Civic Engagement support groups

FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center will provide information and assistance to members of the public at Coney Island Library on Friday, December 3, 10 AM - 6 PM and on Saturday, December 4, 10 AM - 5 PM  in regards to Hurricane Ida.

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FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center: Disaster Assistance

Grab & Go Kids' Craft - Red Hook

Sat, Dec 4   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

DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Sat, Dec 4   10:30 am to 6:00 pm   BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY GREENPOINT BRANCH

Kids after school christmas Events for Youth and Family grab and go kits

Ever Wanted a Pen-Pal from AUSTRALIA?

Brooklyn Public Library and Ipswich Libraries (Australia) introduce a Pen-Pal program linking families and individuals on opposite sides of the world.

After filling in an Expression of...

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DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Sunset Park - Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 4   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

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

Join us on the Sunset Park Library Facebook Page for Saturday Virtual Storytime to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud, interspersed with songs and rhymes.

All ages welcome!

 

 

Sunset Park - Virtual Saturday Storytime

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Dec 4   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

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Sat, Dec 4   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

Submission Station for 'The Great Pandemics Archive'

Sat, Dec 4   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library

Adults Artists and Archives brooklyn history

Everyone is invited to submit a variety of paper ephemera to The Great Pandemics Archive documenting the multiple pandemics the world has faced in the last year that illustrate the human cost and consequence of these natural and human...

Submission Station for 'The Great Pandemics Archive'

Saturday Bilingual Singalong Storytime at Cortelyou Library

Sat, Dec 4   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years saturday storytime

Join us for a very special Bilingual Spanish/English “Singalong” story time this Saturday, Dec. 4 outdoors at the Cortelyou Library. The event will feature children's music artist Flor Bromley and local resident and Canticos creator...

Saturday Bilingual Singalong Storytime at Cortelyou Library

Sábado Hora de cuentos bilingüe para cantar en la biblioteca Cortelyou

Sat, Dec 4   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years saturday storytime

Únase a nosotros para una hora de cuentos “Singalong” bilingüe español / inglés muy especial este sábado 4 de diciembre al aire libre en la biblioteca de Cortelyou. ¡El evento contará con la artista de música infantil Flor Bromley y la...

Sábado Hora de cuentos bilingüe para cantar en la biblioteca Cortelyou

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 4   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...

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Resume Coaching

Sat, Dec 4   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume -so you can stand out!!!

Resume Coaching

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Dec 4   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

Events for Youth and Families: The Caterpillar Hunter - A vegetable safari!

Sat, Dec 4   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Based on the beloved character of the late Steve Irwin, the Caterpillar Hunter shrinks himself and sets off to explore the terrain, pursuing elusive bugs and strange herbage in the wild recesses of a common North American vegetable garden.

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Events for Youth and Families: The Caterpillar Hunter - A vegetable safari!

Grab and Go Crafts Kits

Sat, Dec 4   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits

Come by the Flatbush Library on and pick up a free grab and go craft kit!  Each kit contains everything you need to make your own fun crafts project.

Bags with supplies will be in Lobby from 1:00 PM – 4:00pm.

Pick them up...

Grab and Go Crafts Kits

Chess Workshop

Sat, Dec 4   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. Once registered, you will receive instructions on...

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Chess Workshop

Music for Autism: Virtual Concert with Flutist Adam Sadberry

Sat, Dec 4   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids ADHD autism developmental disabilities Inclusive Services

Memphis Symphony Orchestra acting principal flutist Adam Sadberry is known for his radiant, lyrical playing, and he’s committed to expanding the Black diaspora in the classical music world through promoting equity, representation, music education...

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Music for Autism: Virtual Concert with Flutist Adam Sadberry

Saturday Storytime (Paerdegat)

Sat, Dec 4   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids early literacy storytime

Storytime is one of the most important areas of an early childhood curriculum. The benefits of reading with young children will impact them for the rest of their lives.

Saturday Storytime (Paerdegat)

The Lost Librarian: BPL Gaming Stream | Indie Showcase: Samsara Room

Sat, Dec 4   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games

The Lost Librarian is an interactive Twitch gaming stream where Tyler, the Lost Librarian, plays a game he's never seen before. No walkthroughs, no spoilers, no nothing.

This week's stream features Samsara Room, an atmospheric horror-lite...

The Lost Librarian: BPL Gaming Stream | Indie Showcase: Samsara Room

Zoom Poetry Program

Sat, Dec 4   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning all ages everyone is welcome here Fine Free

You don't have to be well-read in poetry or literature or spend lots of time reading poetry. Just log in for an hour on Zoom and join us as we read and discuss the poetry of famous poets. You will most likely enjoy the experience and wish you...

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Zoom Poetry Program

DEC
5

DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Sun, Dec 5   10:30 am to 6:00 pm   BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY GREENPOINT BRANCH

Kids after school christmas Events for Youth and Family grab and go kits

Ever Wanted a Pen-Pal from AUSTRALIA?

Brooklyn Public Library and Ipswich Libraries (Australia) introduce a Pen-Pal program linking families and individuals on opposite sides of the world.

After filling in an Expression of...

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DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Antiracist Parenting Workshop: Kindergarten Edition

Sun, Dec 5   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years anti-racism first five years parents and caregivers ready set kindergarten

Infusing antiracism into your parenting practice with your elementary-aged child is a priority when raising kids who are race-conscious, compassionate, and ready to take action in the face of injustice, even at young ages. Come join...

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Antiracist Parenting Workshop: Kindergarten Edition

DEC
6

DIY Grab & Go Photo Magnets

Mon, Dec 6   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits

Stop by and pick up a Grab & Go DIY Photo Magnets. The kit includes a 2-inch metal tin with lid, 1 bag of colored sand, 2-inch circle, and a magnet. Kits are available while supplies last.

DIY Grab & Go Photo Magnets

Diaper Drive at Kensington

Mon, Dec 6   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults kids explore social services

Did you know?
- Infants require up to 12 diapers per day, toddlers about 8.
- Disposable diapers cost $70 to $80 per month per baby.
- 1 in 3 US families reports experiencing diaper need.

Kensington is collecting...

Diaper Drive at Kensington

Storytime: Mr. Mike Celebrates Hanukkah

Mon, Dec 6   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids hanukkah storytime Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike Celebrates Hanukkah by reading two stories : It's Hanukkah Time! by Latifa Berry Kropf and Moishe's Miracle : A Hanukkah Story by Laura Krauss Melmed.

Click here to access the Borough Park Library's Facebook  Page...

Storytime: Mr. Mike Celebrates Hanukkah

Kids Create: Grab & Go Craft Bags

Mon, Dec 6   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts first five years grab and go kits kids create

Pass by to say hello! While you're here be sure to collect a Grab and Go Craft kit to take home and create!  (One per child please and while supplies last.)

 

Kids Create: Grab & Go Craft Bags

Grab and Go Kit: Snowman Paper Plate Masks

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

Kids after school arts and crafts grab and go kits

Stop by the branch every Monday to get take home craft kits for kids! This weeks kit is "Snowman Paper Plate Masks"

Materials Included: 

Paper Plate  Construction Paper (red, blue, black) Hat Template Craft Stick Directions...
Grab and Go Kit: Snowman Paper Plate Masks

Creative Movement & Fitness

Mon, Dec 6   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Can one combine a rebalancing, "aging backward" fitness class with creative movement? 

You bet we can!

In this unique class, master teacher/dance educator Diane Jacobowitz will offer a workshop combining elements of...

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Creative Movement & Fitness

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Dec 6   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Mon, Dec 6   10:30 am to 6:00 pm   BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY GREENPOINT BRANCH

Kids after school christmas Events for Youth and Family grab and go kits

Ever Wanted a Pen-Pal from AUSTRALIA?

Brooklyn Public Library and Ipswich Libraries (Australia) introduce a Pen-Pal program linking families and individuals on opposite sides of the world.

After filling in an Expression of...

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DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Brainy Babies Saratoga

Mon, Dec 6   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies early literacy Events for Youth and Family preschool

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

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Brainy Babies Saratoga

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving

Mon, Dec 6   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

Meditation Mondays: Older Adult Arts and Crafts

Mon, Dec 6   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts yoga and meditation

Join us every other monday for a virtual meditative arts and crafts session to start your week off right.

We'll alternate between guided meditation apps and arts and crafts tutorials provided by the artists on CreativeBug.com 

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Meditation Mondays: Older Adult Arts and Crafts

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Mon, Dec 6   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

Microsoft Excel Basics

Mon, Dec 6   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.

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Microsoft Excel Basics

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Dec 6   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Dec 6   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Dec 6   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 click here to sign up for a time slot. If you are...

Resume & Career Help Live!

Grab and Go: Air Dry Clay Ornaments

Mon, Dec 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts teen time

Looking for an easy wintery keepsake craft? Fear not, Ms. Damla has you covered. Drop by the Mill Basin branch starting Monday, December 6th to pick a bag filled with air dry clay, paints, ribbons, etc. One bag per person!

Grab and Go: Air Dry Clay Ornaments

Chess Workshop

Mon, Dec 6   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids 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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Chess Workshop

We The Readers: A Virtual Book Club from the Kings Bay Library

Mon, Dec 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion Virtual Programming

Welcome to our Readers’ Book Club! Please tell us what kind of books you love to read, who is your favorite author, etc. Share with us your thoughts and comments on a book you have read recently.

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We The Readers: A Virtual Book Club from the Kings Bay Library

Creative Aging: Beautiful Creations

Mon, Dec 6   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

Decoupage is an art form that originated in France in the 17th century.  The word decoupage is  from the French word “de’couper,” which means “cut-out.”   You will learn how to design your decorative papers in colors of your...

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Creative Aging: Beautiful Creations

Chess Workshop

Mon, Dec 6   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop

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...

Chess Workshop

Tiny Techs: Code.org (ages 3-6)

Mon, Dec 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years techknowledge toddler time

Children Ages 3-6

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: Code.org (ages 3-6)

Teen Time: Bingo Book Giveaway!

Mon, Dec 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school teen time Virtual Programming

PRIZES for our top B-I-N-G-O winners!!!

December is BINGO month!  Bring your friends and join us for the classic game!

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

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Teen Time: Bingo Book Giveaway!

Teen Book Talk

Mon, Dec 6   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

Small Business Financing | NYC SBS

Mon, Dec 6   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance small business

This course teaches you how to apply financiers’ method of evaluation – the 5 Cs of Business Credit – and explores the advantages and disadvantages of debt-based, equity-based, and crowdfunding financing.

By the end of the course, you...

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Small Business Financing | NYC SBS

Creative Aging: Drawing and Collage with Karen Fitzgerald

Mon, Dec 6   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging

Registration for this class is now closed.

Drawing and Collage is a 6-week class designed to focus on how each process informs the other. Participants will develop drawing and collage skills that reflect their exploration of learning to...

Creative Aging: Drawing and Collage with Karen Fitzgerald

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group - CANCELED Cancelled

Mon, Dec 6   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 - CANCELED

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED

Mon, Dec 6   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 CANCELED

DEC
7

CONEY ISLAND PRESENTS A VIRTUAL PRE-RECORDED TEAM UP TO READ

Tue, Dec 7   8:00 am to 11:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Inclusive Services literacy parents and caregivers team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free, interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers. Offering a bridge between school and home, the program helps build strong readers by improving reading skills like comprehension and fluency with...

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CONEY ISLAND PRESENTS A VIRTUAL PRE-RECORDED TEAM UP TO READ

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