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MAY
24

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

Tue, May 24   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits teen time

Calling all teens! Create your own beaded bracelets in honor of Brooklyn Public Library’s 125th birthday!

Each kit contains an arrangement of various shades of blue and white beads that can be made into any pattern of your choice, a pipe...

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Tue, May 24   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

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

*Kits contain small parts that are not suitable for young children ages 0-4...

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Grab & Go STEAM Craft kit: Create your own Color Mixing Tops

Tue, May 24   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids arts and crafts DIY grab and go kits kids create

 

What color would you get after mixing blue and yello? Let's find out in today's visual colormixing activity.

Recommended Age:Kids

This Grab & Go STEAM Craft Project is a blank DIY Puzzle, to decorate to...

Grab & Go STEAM Craft kit: Create your own Color Mixing Tops

Letter Writing to Incarcerated Folks

Tue, May 24   4:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Greenpoint, Reading Garden

Adults adult learning anti-racism arts and crafts Justice Initiatives

Please join North Brooklyn Mutual Aid, BPL's Justice Initiatives, and the Greenpoint Library to connect with incarcerated folks through letter writing.

All letter writing materials will be provided along with guidelines on how...

Letter Writing to Incarcerated Folks

Colored Pencil Class with Wilfredo Santiago. Registration is Closed. Today's Session is Cancelled. Cancelled

Tue, May 24   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning arts and crafts

Let’s get away and express moments of relaxation through colored pencils. With the help of the teaching artist, students will explore the medium and texture of drawing with colored pencils. They will learn to blend, define, and depict vibrant...

Colored Pencil Class with Wilfredo Santiago. Registration is Closed. Today's Session is Cancelled.

Sewing Machine Basics For Beginners Part 2

Tue, May 24   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults arts and crafts Bklyn Incubator fiber arts Sew Brooklyn

After learning the basics of the machine, it's time to make a produce bag using your test scraps from the last class! Machines, needles, and other accessories will be provided for participants, courtesy of the Repair Hub! 

Please...

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Sewing Machine Basics For Beginners Part 2

Borough Park Presents: Photoshop with a Bonus

Tue, May 24   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Adobe Creative Cloud adult learning artist talks arts and crafts

This course is for beginners who want to learn how to use Adobe Photoshop.  We will start with the basics and proceed to more advanced techniques.  Through the series of 6 lessons, we will cover different tools, panels, and editing...

Borough Park Presents: Photoshop with a Bonus

MAY
25

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Wed, May 25   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

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

*Kits contain small parts that are not suitable for young children ages 0-4...

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

Wed, May 25   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits teen time

Calling all teens! Create your own beaded bracelets in honor of Brooklyn Public Library’s 125th birthday!

Each kit contains an arrangement of various shades of blue and white beads that can be made into any pattern of your choice, a pipe...

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

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

Grab and Go : Arts and Crafts

Wed, May 25   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids explore

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

*Kits contain small parts that are not suitable for young children ages 0-4...

Grab and Go : Arts and Crafts

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids arts and crafts 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! (While supplies last.)

 

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

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids arts and crafts 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! (While supplies last.)

 

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

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Dyker Presents: Explore Chinoiserie Style Gongbi Painting with Henry Li

Wed, May 25   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults all ages arts and crafts Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebrate heritage

European designers drew upon the exuberance of Chinese motifs created a style -Chinoiserie- that proved popular beginning in the 17-18th century and continuing through contemporary times. The intrigue and versatility of Chinoiserie has influenced...

Dyker Presents: Explore Chinoiserie Style Gongbi Painting with Henry Li

Kids Create: Decorate a Picture Frame

Wed, May 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library, Auditorium

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Have fun decorating a wooden standing picture frame with duct tape in different patterns and colors, stickers, and markers. For children ages 6 to 12.

Space is limited and tickets are required for admission. Please get a ticket at...

Kids Create: Decorate a Picture Frame

Kids Create: Lanyard!!!

Wed, May 25   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Come and Grab

LANYARD

Make your own  lanyard projects!!

Kids Create: Lanyard!!!

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Origami Essentials

Wed, May 25   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Stop by the Highlawn Library to pick up some essential supplies for origami and other paper crafting activities! Kits include square origami paper in various patterns and colors, along with some instructions to get you started.

Kits...

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Origami Essentials

Grab and Go

Wed, May 25   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Arlington Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Stop by the Arlington Branch for a FREE Grab and Go Craft bag. 3:00 Wednesdays.

Only available while supplies last. One per child.

Grab and Go

Tie Dye Program

Wed, May 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Flatlands, Small Meeting Room

Kids arts and crafts summer reading

Come make your own Tie Die T-Shirt on Wednesday  May 25th in the Flatlands Meeting room! The program starts at 3:30 pm, you must register at the customer service before the program starts. Capacity is limited to 20 participants.

Tie Dye Program

Adult Art Time - Coloring

Wed, May 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Arlington Library, Program Room

Adults arts and crafts

Looking for a new way to relax? Enjoy the sublime pleasure of coloring. Coloring sheets and colored pencils will be provided to patrons by the library.

Adult Art Time - Coloring

Jewelry Making

Wed, May 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh, Auditorium

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts DIY jewelry making

We will be making different jewelry pieces each week. We will provide some material so you can also practice at home, but you must have your own pliers for doing at home. We have beads, wire, pliers, findings, and other tools here to make a...

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Jewelry Making

Creative Nature NYC Art Adventures

Wed, May 25   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Greenpoint, Reading Garden

Kids arts and crafts BPL Outdoors environment kids explore

Creative Nature NYC Art Adventures is a space for children to investigate, ask questions, to form and test theories about urban wildlife and the plant and animal kingdom through artistic media.

We will collaborate and explore ideas with a...

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Creative Nature NYC Art Adventures

Gardening at the Library

Wed, May 25   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school arts and crafts gardening storytime

Come grow with us! This program for ages 4-10 will take place in the Red Hook Library garden, weather permitting. We will read garden stories, do garden crafts, and plant flowers, herbs, and vegetables together.

Gardening at the Library

Virtual Memorial Day Crafts for Teens and Children from the Kings Bay Library

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

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts kids create techknowledge teen time

Learn how to make Memorial Day Crafts

Items needed:

Medium size plastic container

picture template

glue

Construction paper/cardboard/oak tag

saftey scissors

Duck Tape

...

Virtual Memorial Day Crafts for Teens and Children from the Kings Bay Library

Crafts @ Crown Heights for Kids & Teens

Wed, May 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids arts and crafts DIY kids create teen time

Make something easy and fun!

We will run programs about

Origami Jewelry Easy Sculpture Drawing

If you don't want to make the item here, you can take some supplies home with you.

Crafts @ Crown Heights for Kids & Teens

MAY
26

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

Thu, May 26   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits teen time

Calling all teens! Create your own beaded bracelets in honor of Brooklyn Public Library’s 125th birthday!

Each kit contains an arrangement of various shades of blue and white beads that can be made into any pattern of your choice, a pipe...

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

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

Grab-and-Go: Kids

Thu, May 26   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits

Craft projects to make at home for children under 12 years old. Kits available while supplies last. 

 

Grab-and-Go: Kids

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Thu, May 26   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

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

*Kits contain small parts that are not suitable for young children ages 0-4...

Grab & Go: Kids Create

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

Teen Time

Thu, May 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht, J Meeting Room

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts DIY teen tech time teen time

Teens 13-18 years old can join us for an hour of gaming, crafting, and hanging out. Stop by for a rotating craft project, board games, Switch, PS4, and other digital games. Bring a friend or come alone!

 

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Teen Time

Teen Time

Thu, May 26   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway, Meeting Room

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts table-top & board games teen time video games

Teen Time is back! On Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, teens and tweens are welcome to hang out at Teen Time at the Kings Highway library.  We will be having:

Arts (watercolor pencils and crayons; drawing materials, coloring pages)...

Teen Time

Adult Coloring Program (At Homecrest Branch)

Thu, May 26   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Homecrest, Meeting Room

Adults arts and crafts mental health

Studies have shown that Coloring can relieve stress, anxiety and generate mindfulness and quietness. 

Please join us (in person) every Thursday at 3:00pm during the month of May, for this relaxing event. Registration is Required!!!...

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Adult Coloring Program (At Homecrest Branch)

Kids Create

Thu, May 26   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Create, experiment and have fun!  Arts and crafts for school age children 5-12 years. Join us every Thursday afternoon at 3:30pm for a new arts and crafts project.

 

Kids Create

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, May 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bushwick Library, Auditorium

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Kids age 5-12 years old can create something new every week! Join us every Thursday afternoon for a new arts and crafts project at the library. 

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Arts and Crafts Thursdays

Thu, May 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts kids create

Are you tired of having nothing to do Thursday afternoons? Do you want to learn some arts and craft creations and ideas?

Well, join us for our arts and crafts program where we are going to make jellyfish out of paper bags!...

Arts and Crafts Thursdays

Kids Create

Thu, May 26   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Join us at Washington Irving to relax with some crafts, doodling, and fun creativity. Generally for children aged 6-12

Kids Create

Libraries Bring Us Together: Celebrating Haitian Culture

Thu, May 26   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids arts and crafts Bklyn Incubator live music storytime

Join us for free music, dance, food, arts & crafts, and bilingual storytime celebrating Haitian culture in our community! Featuring Julio Jean and Friends. A Brooklyn Public Library Incubator Grant Project with generous funding provided by...

Libraries Bring Us Together: Celebrating Haitian Culture

Clinton Hill Craft Circle

Thu, May 26   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Clinton Hill, Meeting Room

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts

Are you interested in sewing, qullting, and other fiber crafts? Come join our Craft Circle for creative inspiration, advice and companionship as you work on your projects. New members welcome. 

Limit of 15 people in room. Please call...

Clinton Hill Craft  Circle

Coloring for Adults

Thu, May 26   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts

Coloring  in coloring books is an activity once thought of as being for kids. However, it can be beneficial for adults in many ways; coloring is a great way to meditate, socialize, concentrate, or de-stress.

Adult coloring books...

Coloring for Adults

Borough Park Presents: Photoshop with a Bonus

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

Adults Adobe Creative Cloud adult learning artist talks arts and crafts

This course is for beginners who want to learn how to use Adobe Photoshop.  We will start with the basics and proceed to more advanced techniques.  Through the series of 6 lessons, we will cover different tools, panels, and editing...

Register
Borough Park Presents: Photoshop with a Bonus

MAY
27

Grab and Go

Fri, May 27   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Come by the branch and pick up a grab and go craft kit. 

For kids of all ages.

While supplies last.

Grab and Go

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

Fri, May 27   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits teen time

Calling all teens! Create your own beaded bracelets in honor of Brooklyn Public Library’s 125th birthday!

Each kit contains an arrangement of various shades of blue and white beads that can be made into any pattern of your choice, a pipe...

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

Teen DIY Grab & Go Kits

Fri, May 27   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits teen time

Hey Teens!!!

We have Grab & Go Kits to create DIY projects of your very own!

Come to the Macon Branch and pick up one!

While supplies last!!

Teen DIY Grab & Go Kits

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

Kids Create

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht, J Meeting Room

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Kids age 5-12 years old can create something new every week! Join us every Friday afternoon for a new arts and crafts project at the library. 

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Kids Create

Kids Create: Virtual: Craft Time with Jessica

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Make virtual

Fun

Afrts & Crafts with Jessica every Friday!!!

 

 

Kids Create: Virtual: Craft Time with Jessica

Grab and go Fridays

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids arts and crafts kids explore

Come in for a craft surpise each week at 3:00pm until 6:00 pm or while suppies last.

Grab and  go Fridays

Kids Create Grab-n-Go Crafts

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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

Come by Gerritsen Beach Library and pick up a fun surprise craft. You can work on it here or take it home with you!

Kids Create Grab-n-Go Crafts

Kids Create: Garden

Fri, May 27   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school arts and crafts DIY kids create

Join us for a readign of Planting a Rainbow, by Lois Ehlert, followed by planting your own mini seed garden! 

Ages 6-12

Kids Create is a regularly occuring program including a story and craft for school-aged children, after...

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Kids Create: Garden

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