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JUL
23

Macon Teen Anime Club

Fri, Jul 23   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults anime and manga

Are you a person that loves to socialize, is into art and music, learning and/or experiencing Japanese culture, and is constantly streaming the latest anime and/or manga series on your device(s)? If so, then join us for anime themed games &...

Macon Teen Anime Club

JUL
24

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, Jul 24   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Free !Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go childrens craft in our lobby for pickup. While supplies last.

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, Jul 24   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Free !Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go childrens craft in our lobby for pickup. While supplies last.

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Summer Reading 2021- Grab & Go Craft kit with "Summer" Coloring pages

Sat, Jul 24   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits summer reading

Summer theme coloring pages fun with crayons or markers. Grab & Go craft kits available at Leonard Library lobby.

 

 

Summer Reading 2021- Grab & Go Craft kit with "Summer" Coloring pages

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Sat, Jul 24   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

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

Be Creative !
 

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 24   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime summer reading

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...

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Virtual Saturday Storytime

Resume Coaching

Sat, Jul 24   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, Jul 24   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

Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling!

Sat, Jul 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids grab and go kits summer reading team up to read Virtual Programming

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...

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Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling!

Jewelry Making Workshop with Jennifer Jacobs

Sat, Jul 24   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults jewelry making kids create summer reading teen time

*EDIT: This event has been postponed to July 24th* 

Join us for a virtual jewlery making workshop! Jennifer Jacobs will be leading a jewelry making program where you can learn how to make your own statement necklace on our facebook...

Jewelry Making Workshop with Jennifer Jacobs

Grab & Go: Button Making

Sat, Jul 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts kids create teen time

Design your own buttons at home and bring them back to be pressed at the library! 

How it works: pick up a button making kit at the Clarendon Branch any day we're open. Then design your own buttons using the templates we put in the...

Grab & Go: Button Making

My New York City

Sat, Jul 24   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing summer reading Virtual Programming 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...

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My New York City

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Sat, Jul 24   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults everyone is welcome here teen tech time Virtual Programming

 Fall Guys is a massively multiplayer party game with up to 60 players online in a free-for-all struggle through round after round of escalating chaos until one victor remains!

All skill levels welcome!

No registration...

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Macon Teen Anime Club

Sat, Jul 24   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults anime and manga

Are you a person that loves to socialize, is into art and music, learning and/or experiencing Japanese culture, and is constantly streaming the latest anime and/or manga series on your device(s)? If so, then join us for anime themed games &...

Macon Teen Anime Club

JUL
25

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Sun, Jul 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a recurring class at Brooklyn Library celebrating poetic lineage. 

The class will show how every poet has to start somewhere – and that behind every good writer, is a good reader....

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Sun, Jul 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a recurring class at Brooklyn Library celebrating poetic lineage. 

The class will show how every poet has to start somewhere – and that behind every good writer, is a good reader....

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

JUL
26

Understanding Impermanence with BCAP

Mon, Jul 26   9:30 am to 10:00 am   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts BCAP at Home humanities and art

Brooklyn Public Library Presents:

Change is constant, and that’s okay! Learn about the wonders of impermanence through a story, a song and an art project. 

This will broast to our Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook...

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Understanding Impermanence with BCAP

Summer Reading: Grab & Go Kits

Mon, Jul 26   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Come by the Kensington Library to pick up a Grab & Go kit. We will be distributing them every Monday all summer to celebrate Summer Reading (except the week of July 4th, come by Tuesday, July 6!) 

Our Grab & Go projects...

Summer Reading: Grab & Go Kits

Grab & Go Craft kit: Painting with scissors - Collage it like Matisse

Mon, Jul 26   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits summer reading

Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was a French artist who loved colors

Diagnosed with cancer in 1941, Matisse underwent surgery that left him chair and bedbound. Painting and sculpture had become very difficult so he turned to a...

Grab & Go Craft kit: Painting with scissors - Collage it like Matisse

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Mon, Jul 26   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults adult learning literacy

BPL Literacy Volunteers are a crucial part of providing adult literacy services to our patrons.

We look for tutors who are passionate about sharing their skills and knowledge with adults who want to improve their reading and writing...

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads Books About Avoiding Being Eaten By Big Creatures.

Mon, Jul 26   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike always seeks to entertain, but today he also tries to educate in the important life skill of avoiding getting eaten by a large creature.

 

He seeks to impart this skill by reading two books:  Codzilla...

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads Books About Avoiding Being Eaten By Big Creatures.

Grab and Go Kit: Paper Bag Puppets

Mon, Jul 26   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Annex

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits

Kits can be picked up from the Annex Library Friday, July 23rd and Monday, July 26th (while supplies last!)

Materials included:

Paper bags (2) Pre-cut construction paper (for tiger) Various sheets of construction...
Grab and Go Kit: Paper Bag Puppets

Let’s Try Sumi-e: Japanese Ink Painting with Japan Society

Mon, Jul 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids apple bank arts and crafts everyone is welcome here japanese

Join us to learn about a long tradition practiced in Japan and all across Asia called sumi-e ink painting! Follow along with us and create summer-themed works of art like fish and bamboo!

Let’s Try Sumi-e: Japanese Ink Painting with Japan Society

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Mon, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/needlework get together. Share your projects and your morning coffee. 

**Registration required!  We will be using Zoom to host this program. You will need either a computer with audio...

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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Storytime

Mon, Jul 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years bpl outdoors first five years storytime summer reading

Join us on select Mondays to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud, interspersed with songs and rhymes.  This program will take place outside of the New Lots Library on Barbey Street.

All ages welcome!

NOTE...

Storytime

New Lots Library Street Event

Mon, Jul 26   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids all ages arts and crafts bpl outdoors community partner

Join New Lots Library for a series of free outdoor events this summer!

Enjoy storytime, library card sign ups, yoga, arts and crafts, free wifi, special community partner offerings and more.

11am- Storytime 12pm- Kids Create for...
New Lots Library Street Event

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Mon, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion storytime

Have you ever wished someone would read to you as an adult?  Do you want to take in some good literature without spending a lot of time on it? At adult storytime, a librarian will read short stories and/or poetry to you, and all you have to...

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Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Storytime in the Yard

Mon, Jul 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years bpl outdoors storytime summer reading

Join us for a morning of books and songs as your baby or toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. 

Registration is required, to ensure physical distancing - a waitlist is available if...

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Storytime in the Yard

Virtual Stomp, Clap & Sing with Esther Crow

Mon, Jul 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years live music stomp clap and sing summer reading Virtual Programming

Esther Crow is an NYC award-winning singer, songwriter and teacher. Her online show experience is an eclectic mix of rhythm and movement games, original songs from her debut album, All Together Now, which was just released on June...

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Virtual Stomp, Clap & Sing with Esther Crow

Virtual Team Up To Read

Mon, Jul 26   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids literacy summer reading team up to read Virtual Programming

Join us for Virtual Team Up To Read, which is a free, interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 to improve their literacy skills, like comprehension and fluency with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of...

Virtual Team Up To Read

Kids Create

Mon, Jul 26   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts bpl outdoors summer reading

Join us on select Mondays to use your imgaination and different art mediums to create art projects.  Some art projects will be avilable for grab and go while supplies last.

This program will take place outside of the New...

Kids Create

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Jul 26   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

YOGA FOR ADULTS

Mon, Jul 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bpl outdoors yoga and meditation

Join us for a fun & relaxing hour of outdoor Yoga!  Yoga mats are highly recommended, but not required.

Adult yoga will be taught by New Lots library yoga instructor, Ms. Olga Godwin-Brown.

Here'...

YOGA FOR ADULTS

Borough Park presents toddler time with Miss Lynn

Mon, Jul 26   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years nanny and me parents and caregivers summer reading

Join Miss. Lynn on theBorough Park Library Facebook Page for songs stories and literacy tips. It is geared for children ages 18mos. to 36mos. The video will remain on our facebook page for 48hrs.

 

 

Borough Park presents toddler time with Miss Lynn

Joe The Magic Man

Mon, Jul 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids bpl outdoors magic show summer reading

Joe the Magic Man makes sure that all of his tricks and acts are enjoyable for all ages! From rabbits to doves, children would love to pet the animals involved in each of his shows.

The program will take place in the staff...

Joe The Magic Man

The Homebrew Hero's Journey: Day 1

Mon, Jul 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator teen time Virtual Programming

Monday July 26 
The Call to Adventure—Strength 

Welcome to the Homebrew Hero’s Journey, a week-long leadership and mental health workshop for teens, rooted in the concept of the Hero’s Journey! Over the course of six days...

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The Homebrew Hero's Journey: Day 1

Grab & Go: Button Making

Mon, Jul 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts kids create teen time

Design your own buttons at home and bring them back to be pressed at the library! 

How it works: pick up a button making kit at the Clarendon Branch any day we're open. Then design your own buttons using the templates we put in the...

Grab & Go: Button Making

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Jul 26   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....

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Resume & Career Help Live!

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Middle School Book

Mon, Jul 26   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books summer reading

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of it so far? If we’ve finished the book did...

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Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Middle School Book

Tiny Techs: Code Spark (ages 3-6)

Mon, Jul 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 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 Spark (ages 3-6)

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Mon, Jul 26   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts early literacy ezra jack keats storytime

Enjoy a classic readaloud of a book by Brooklyn author Ezra Jack Keats, then create a craft related to the book!

This will be broadcast live at 3:30 from the Macon Facebook Page 

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Kahoot! Trivia

Mon, Jul 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Challenge your friends to a trivia game. We will be using the online trivia platform Kahoot!

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

 

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Kahoot! Trivia

BPL Game Time - Fortnite Battle Royale

Mon, Jul 26   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

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: High School Book

Mon, Jul 26   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books summer reading

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.
 

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of it so far? If we’ve finished...

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Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: High School Book

A Garden Grows in Brooklyn: Our Garden Club

Mon, Jul 26   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Red Hook Library

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Urban gardening returns to your library!

Plant seeds and watch them grow Read stories, sing, dance Take home plants and flowers

Masks and social distancing required

Call 718.253.4890 for more information

A Garden Grows in Brooklyn: Our Garden Club

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Mon, Jul 26   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Jul 26   5:30 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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Justice Initiatives Book Club: We Do This 'Til We Free Us

Mon, Jul 26   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism book club book discussion justice initiatives

A year ago, many of us were in the streets chanting, “Defund the police.” But this was not a novel phrase to be forgotten and replaced by a trendier hashtag: this was a concept that had already existed for years amongst organizers and activists....

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Justice Initiatives Book Club: We Do This 'Til We Free Us

CBH Talks: Documenting Slavery: The Impact and Import of the Federal Writers’ Project’s Slave Narratives

Mon, Jul 26   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Brooklyn Resists center for brooklyn history conversations

Among the many legacies of The New Deal’s WPA, the Slave Narratives of the Federal Writers’ Project hold an unprecedented place in our history. Capturing more than 2,300 first-person accounts of formerly enslaved people that were taken between...

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CBH Talks: Documenting Slavery: The Impact and Import of the Federal Writers’ Project’s Slave Narratives

Eagles New Members Happy Hour

Mon, Jul 26   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults brooklyn eagles

Pour a drink and join us for a virtual happy hour to meet your fellow library enthusiasts, learn more about the Eagles, and hear what BPL has planned this season. All Eagles* are welcome, whether you joined last week or have been a member for...

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Eagles New Members Happy Hour

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