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Kids Grab and Go: Summer Reading 2022 Gift Bags!

Sat, Aug 13   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids grab and go kits summer reading teen time

Hey, Park Slope Kids - It's time to get your summer reading on! 

Did you know this year is Brooklyn Public Library's 125th birthday? For this year's summer reading, the Park Slope Branch is giving away tote bags ...

Kids Grab and Go: Summer Reading 2022 Gift Bags!

Grab & Go Kids' Crafts at Red Hook

Sat, Aug 13   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Do you like crafting? Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go children's craft for pickup, including all supplies and instructions, suitable for kids 4-up (with a parent or caregiver's assistance). Some of our recent...

Grab & Go Kids' Crafts at Red Hook

Grab & Go Kids' Crafts at Red Hook

Sat, Aug 13   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Do you like crafting? Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go children's craft for pickup, including all supplies and instructions, suitable for kids 4-up (with a parent or caregiver's assistance). Some of our recent...

Grab & Go Kids' Crafts at Red Hook

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library, Children's Room

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime toddler time

Join us for some stories with Miss Nancy at the Borough Park Library!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library, Children's Room

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime toddler time

Join us for some stories with Miss Nancy at the Borough Park Library!

Saturday Storytime

Citizenship Exam Prep Group CANCELED Cancelled

Sat, Aug 13   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 CANCELED

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Aug 13   11:00 am to 12:30 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

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Aug 13   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts jewelry making

Choose from a colorful selection of beads to make a stretchy bracelet. All materials are provided.

Beaded Jewelry

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Aug 13   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts jewelry making

Choose from a colorful selection of beads to make a stretchy bracelet. All materials are provided.

Beaded Jewelry

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Aug 13   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts jewelry making

Choose from a colorful selection of beads to make a stretchy bracelet. All materials are provided.

Beaded Jewelry

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

Sat, Aug 13   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book sale BPL Outdoors Friends of the Library library advocacy

NEW HOURS:

Monday 11:00am to 3:00pm
Tuesday 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday 11:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday 11:00am to 4:00pm

Open for Summer 2022!...

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

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Sat, Aug 13   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults DIY grab and go kits teen time

Be Creative !

Weekly Grab & Go DIY -Featuring kits such as: 

Clay Impression, Intaglio 
Macrame Basics 
Pastel techniques 
STEAM: Paper Airplane, Create Puzzles, Newtons Spinner...

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Sat, Aug 13   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults DIY grab and go kits teen time

Be Creative !

Weekly Grab & Go DIY -Featuring kits such as: 

Clay Impression, Intaglio 
Macrame Basics 
Pastel techniques 
STEAM: Paper Airplane, Create Puzzles, Newtons Spinner...

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Coney Island Library presents Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 13   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Coney Island, Meeting Room 2

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime

Coney Island Library presents Saturday Storytime with books, songs, and movement activities for you and your child to enjoy.

Coney Island Library presents Saturday Storytime

Storytime on Monday and Saturday Mornings (Chinese)

Sat, Aug 13   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay, Meeting Room

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Back by popular demand, Saturday Morning Storytime is now also held on Monday mornings! We invite kids and parents to start your week and your weekend with us!

Hear your favorite authors, characters, folk tales, songs, and rhymes read...

Storytime on Monday and Saturday Mornings (Chinese)

Resume Help

Sat, Aug 13   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

One to One Resume assistance -includes feedback and suggestions regarding formatting and content, skills and qualifications you may wish to highlight, and keyword choices to best spotlight your ability to do the job you are seeking.

No...

Resume Help

Board games for kids

Sat, Aug 13   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Borough Park Library, Children's Room

Kids game on summer reading table-top & board games

Socialize or compete with your friends or make new friends at the library. Various hosts and a wide selection of games.

Fun for all.

Board games for kids

Board Games Meet-Up!

Sat, Aug 13   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay, Meeting Room

Kids kids create table-top & board games

Are you interested in improving your brain power, boosting your language skills, reducing stress, making new personal connections, and enjoying some healthy competition?

These are all proven benefits of board games! 

Join us...

Board Games Meet-Up!

Narcotics Anonymous

Sat, Aug 13   1:15 pm to 4:45 pm   Stone Avenue, Meeting Room

Adults community partner Healthy Communities

Narcotics Anonymous was established in response to the success of Alcoholics Anonymous. NA is support group for those attempting to recover from drugs other than just alcohol.

Narcotics Anonymous

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids early literacy saturday storytime

Listen to stories, clap your hands, stomp your feet and play with toys.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime Cancelled

Sat, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids Events for Youth and Family first five years storytime

Spend a Saturday afternoon sharing books, songs, rhymes, and fingerplay based around elemnetary themes such as seasons, friendship, shapes, bears, and bugs!

All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Silly Jazz with Camille!

Sat, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids BPL Outdoors Events for Youth and Family live music music

Let's celebrate the last Saturday of Open Streets with one more dance party!

Come dance along to “silly jazz” with comedian and jazz singer Camille Harris.

Popular songs include: “The Monster Under My Bed,” “Muffin Man,” and “...

Featured Event
Silly Jazz with Camille!

Health and Wellness: Yoga

Sat, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots, Auditorium

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities yoga and meditation

  Are you looking for a way to de-stress in these challenging times? Join us on Saturday's for an afternoon of relaxation and rejuvenation while practicing Yoga. Yoga has origins dating back over 5,000 years in India and yields...
Health and Wellness: Yoga

It's Puzzling

Sat, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Borough Park Library, Children's Room

Kids Events for Youth and Family first five years summer reading

Kids have fun while improving hand eye coordination solving giant floor puzzles.

It's Puzzling

Chess

Sat, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults table-top & board games

Come play chess! All skills welcome. We will supply chess sets and a place to play, you bring your chess skills!

Chess

Movies @ the Library

Sat, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Rugby, Meeting Room

Kids movies at the library summer reading

Family-friendly, afternoon movies at the library. 

Movies @ the Library

Summer Family Movies: The Princess Bride

Sat, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach, Large Meeting Room

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Come to Gerritsen on Saturdays this summer at 2:00 PM for movies the whole family can enjoy! 

This week's film is The Princess Bride (PG, 1h 38m).
Plot:  While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him the...

Summer Family Movies: The Princess Bride

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Sat, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

The Writhing Society meets to practice and discuss the techniques of constrained writing. We practice the methods invented by ourselves and by other writers, artists, musicians, and mathematicians. Today's theme: Larding and Erasures

This...

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Saturday Family Movies

Sat, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ulmer Park, Meeting Room

Kids family movie summer reading

Cool off and watch some great movies at Ulmer Park Library:

July 16 - Mulan

July 23 - Jungle Cruise

July 30 - Encanto

August 6 - Soul

August 13 - Space Jam 2

August 20 - Clifford

August 27...

Saturday Family Movies

Board Game Library presents: Blood on the Clocktower

Sat, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Adams Street, Multipurpose Room

Adults board game exchange library

Blood on the Clocktower is a bluffing game enjoyed by 5 to 20 players on opposing teams of Good and Evil, overseen by a Storyteller player who conducts the action and makes crucial decisions.

Our...

Board Game Library presents: Blood on the Clocktower

Book Giveaways

Sat, Aug 13   2:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Dyker Library

Teens & Young Adults summer reading

Every Saturday in August, the Dyker Library will be giving out a free book and other goodies. First come, first serve and limited to the first 20; only one book per present baby, child, or teen. Sign up at the information desk the day of. Then,...

Book Giveaways

Movies @ the Library: My Garden of A Thousand Bees #PlantWildflowers

Sat, Aug 13   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library, Auditorium

Kids family movie gardening movies at the library summer reading

Join us at the Dyker Library for an afternoon family movie every Saturday in August.

On August 13, we'll be showing a special documentary called My Garden of a Thousand Bees as part of the nationwide #PlantWildflowers campaign that...

Movies @ the Library: My Garden of A Thousand Bees #PlantWildflowers

Saturday Storytime Cancelled

Sat, Aug 13   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime toddler time

Join us in person for stories, songs, rhymes, and movement activities for children ages 0-5 years.  Attendance is limited to 15 people.

Saturday Storytime

My New York City

Sat, Aug 13   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing poetry writing workshop

My New York City is a six-session online creative writing workshop from Parachute Literary Arts and poet/filmmaker SM Gray in which participants explore, reflect, and write about their NYC borough, neighborhood or other meaningful city locations...

My New York City

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NYC Livecode Meetup

Sun, Aug 14   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults computer programming techknowledge

LiveCode.NYC is a New York City-based collective that gathers to discuss, promote, and explore real-time programming. Our meetups are open to all. Come with works in progress to show, with ideas to bounce around, or just with your own curiosity...

NYC Livecode Meetup

Sunday Story Time

Sun, Aug 14   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids storytime summer reading

Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and play with Ms. Shane!

All ages welcome! Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Masks required.

Sunday Story Time

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Be Heard! Teen Vision Survey

Mon, Aug 15   8:45 am to 10:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Teens & Young Adults book club everyone is welcome here homework help library advocacy

 BE HEARD! Take the Teen Vision Survey

August 1 – Sept 30, 2022

Ever wish the library had a certain book that you wanted?

Do you wish we had more activities that interest YOU?

Would you like more online events...

Be Heard! Teen Vision Survey

Kids Grab and Go: Summer Reading 2022 Gift Bags!

Mon, Aug 15   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids grab and go kits summer reading teen time

Hey, Park Slope Kids - It's time to get your summer reading on! 

Did you know this year is Brooklyn Public Library's 125th birthday? For this year's summer reading, the Park Slope Branch is giving away tote bags ...

Kids Grab and Go: Summer Reading 2022 Gift Bags!

Grab & Go Craft: Origami Swan

Mon, Aug 15   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Stop by Kensington Library and pick up our latest Grab & Go craft: Origami Swan.

(Supplies Limited)

Grab & Go Craft: Origami Swan

Teen Grab and Go: Summer Reading 2022 Gift Bags!

Mon, Aug 15   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Teens & Young Adults grab and go kits summer reading teen time

Hey, Park Slope Teens - It's time to get your summer reading on! 

Did you know this year is Brooklyn Public Library's 125th birthday? For this years summer reading, the Park Slope Branch is giving away tote bags to...

Teen Grab and Go: Summer Reading 2022 Gift Bags!

Grab & Go Craft Kit: Rainstick of your own

Mon, Aug 15   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids bpl 125 grab and go kits kids create kids explore

Who invented it? The rainstick is believed to have been invented by the Mapuche, the largest indigenous groups in Chile and was played in the belief it could bring  rainstorms. The same idea of rainstick bringing rain is present in...

Grab & Go Craft Kit:  Rainstick of your own

Free Notary Services

Mon, Aug 15   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults all ages community partner legal resources

Some restrictions apply. Please call Harold,Jones: 917-592-5875 to confirm a notary is available before you visit.

(BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

Valid photo ID was signature is required ( a current deiver's license or passport is...

Free Notary Services

Babies & Books

Mon, Aug 15   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Dekalb, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

 Ms Hunter is back with Storytime!!!!! Explore books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and meet other babies and caregivers. I can't wait to see you in person. 

*mask requirement is required for all ages 

Babies & Books

Outdoor Storytime

Mon, Aug 15   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years babies & books BPL Outdoors storytime summer reading

Join us for an outdoor storytime in the Youth Wing garden space. 

Outdoor Storytime

Babies & Books

Mon, Aug 15   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime summer reading

Join us for storytime! We will be singing songs, learning rhymes, and reading books together. 

*This is a lapsit storytime for infants who are not yet walking. Walking toddlers should attend the Toddler Time programs on...

Register
Babies & Books

Babies & Books

Mon, Aug 15   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Fort Hamilton, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Join us for stories and songs outside on the grass...  weather permitting...

Babies & Books

Storytime in the Garden

Mon, Aug 15   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Leonard, Garden

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime summer reading

Join us in our Library Garden for fastive Storytime to hear stories, sing songs and rhymes, and enkoy your friends company. 

All ages welcome!

 

 

Storytime in the Garden

Babies & Books

Mon, Aug 15   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Pacific, 2nd Flr Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years music storytime

Join us for enjoyable stories, play and music.

Babies & Books

Summer Reading Closing Celebration: Parallel Exit

Mon, Aug 15   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Pacific Library

Kids magic show summer reading summer reading closing celebration

Help us close out summer reading with a party! We will have giveaways and a performance by Parallel Exit to celebrate as we wind down summer reading and continue to celebrate BPL's 125th birthday.

Parallel Exit is a vaudeville show...

Register
Summer Reading Closing Celebration: Parallel Exit

Toddler Time @ Kings Highway

Mon, Aug 15   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Highway Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes for children from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents and caregivers. 

Limited space (16 individuals only)

Masks are mandatory for everyone, age 2 and up, entering the program room....

Toddler Time @ Kings Highway

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