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JUL
6

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Jul 6   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

Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet

Wed, Jul 6   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults BPL Outdoors BPL Presents classical interludes music

Latin Grammy Award-winner Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet represents the evolution of tango, from its roots in the traditional Orquesta típica, then to tango nuevo as epitomized by Astor Piazzolla, and now to a contemporary sound that respects the...

Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet

Open Forum on Chinese Classical literature and Culture:【论语】与中国人为人处世 (5) :自律

Wed, Jul 6   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion Chinese conversations Virtual Programming

Professor Huang from Brooklyn College will present an introduction of the Analects (Lun Yu), one of Classical Chinese Literatures, and talk about its influence on Chinese daily life and social norms. Please join the...

Open Forum on Chinese Classical literature and Culture:【论语】与中国人为人处世 (5) :自律

Cinema Ephemera

Wed, Jul 6   9:00 pm to 9:45 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults BPL Outdoors BPL Presents Cinema Ephemera plaza performances

A visual playlist of inspiring art, music, and history, projected on the facade of iconic Central Library. Stroll by after sundown this summer and see concert footage, short films that capture street life over the decades, historical footage from...

Cinema Ephemera

JUL
7

Creative Aging: Little Artworks in Ink

Thu, Jul 7   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

Little artworks in Ink

Come learn the art of vignette making using ink.   We will be painting and drawing using this media and applying our creations to various things such as; greeting cards, bookmarks, refrigerator...

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Creative Aging: Little Artworks in Ink

Outdoor Chess Tournaments!

Thu, Jul 7   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults all ages Chess Workshop table-top & board games

Summer 2022: Sheepshead Bay is kicking off a series of daily chess tournaments! One of the world's most popular games!

We provide tables, chairs, chess board, and pieces. All you need to bring is your knowledge of the game and the spirit...

Outdoor Chess Tournaments!

Kids Explore: BPL's 125th Birthday

Thu, Jul 7   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids bpl 125 grab and go kits kids explore summer reading

We are giving away lots of goodies for Brooklyn Public Library's birthday, including books & tote bags. Pick up some swag as supplies last.

Kids Explore: BPL's 125th Birthday

Grab & Go: Friends and Family Handprint Art

Thu, Jul 7   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Trace the hands of your family and friends to create a special piece of artwork.  Pick up a grab and go bag with materials for this project at the Williamsburgh Branch.  

Supplies are limited.

Grab & Go: Friends and Family Handprint Art

Babies and Books

Thu, Jul 7   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Brooklyn Heights Library, Craft Room

Birth to Five Years babies & books

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes!  For children ages 0 - 18 months and their parents and caregivers.

Note: siblings require a registration.

Babies and Books

Storytime in the Garden Cancelled

Thu, Jul 7   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Greenpoint, Demonstration Garden

Kids BPL Outdoors kids create kids explore storytime

Listen and grow through stories, songs, movement, play and experiences in our Reading Garden! We'll also make a visit and do an activity each week in our Demonstration Garden.

Physical distancing will be encouraged Masks are not...
Storytime in the Garden

Adult Computer Basics (daytime)

Thu, Jul 7   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Adults adult learning computer basics

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Please come to the Mill Basin Library and register for the computer basics (morning) sessions led by the TRS.

Adult Computer Basics (daytime)

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 7   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

Story Play: Garden Storytime

Thu, Jul 7   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years first five years gardening story play

Hello everyone! We're excited to offer in-person programming again! We ask that you still register online since space is limited, but we're so excited to welcome you back to our library garden. Every Wednesday at 11am we will meet in the garden (...

Story Play: Garden Storytime

Storytime

Thu, Jul 7   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Rugby Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years storytime

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more! For children aged 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). Please come early so you have time to settle in and to minimize disruptions. We will start promptly at 11:00 AM.

This...

Storytime

Dan Saks at Clinton Hill Library

Thu, Jul 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years live music

Come out for our special series of outdoor performances for kids this summer.

Award winning musician, children's book author and host of the popular music education podcast for kids Noodle Loaf, Dan Saks, will lead...

Dan Saks at Clinton Hill Library

Drop-In Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway) Cancelled

Thu, Jul 7   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults adult learning career resume

Stop by the Eastern Parkway Branch for advice and feedback on:

Resumes Cover Letters Job Interviewing Career Training ....and more!

Visit our table next to the reference desk for one-on-one assistance with a Job Information...

Drop-In Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Drop In Resume & Career Help (Brooklyn Heights)

Thu, Jul 7   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Drop In Resume & Career Help (Brooklyn Heights)

Become a Mermaid, Neptune or Pirate

Thu, Jul 7   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids summer reading

Join Author/Illustrator Melanie Hope Greenberg and become a mermaid or any sea creature you can imagine. Create your own Mermaid or Neptune Crown. Based on her book Mermaids on Parade.

Become a Mermaid, Neptune or Pirate

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Jul 7   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Paedergat, Meeting Room

Kids free summer meals Healthy Communities

Free NYC summer meals served daily from Monday to Friday.

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Jul 7   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Bushwick Library, Auditorium

Kids free summer meals

Free Summer Meals 

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Jul 7   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn, Meeting Room

Kids free summer meals summer meals summer reading

Free Summer Meals are available throughout New York City to anyone ages 18 years old and under. Designated public schools, community pool centers, parks, and food trucks will be open for service. No registration, documentation, or ID is...

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Jul 7   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

Kids free summer meals summer meals summer reading

Free Summer Meals are available throughout New York City to anyone ages 18 years old and under. Designated public schools, community pool centers, parks, and food trucks will be open for service. No registration, documentation, or ID is...

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals/Comidas de verano gratis

Thu, Jul 7   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free lunches offered Monday through Friday in the library for kids and teens. Available to anyone ages 18 years old and under. No registration, documentation, or ID is necessary. 

Se ofrecen almuerzos gratuitos de lunes a...

Free Summer Meals/Comidas de verano gratis

Free Summer Meals/Comidas de Verano Gratis

Thu, Jul 7   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots, Auditorium

Kids free summer meals health and wellness Healthy Communities summer meals

Se ofrecen almuerzos gratuitos de lunes a viernes en la biblioteca para niños y adolescentes. Disponible para cualquier persona de 18 años o menos. No es necesario registra, documentación o identificación. 

Free Summer Meals are...

Free Summer Meals/Comidas de Verano Gratis

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Jul 7   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library, Program Room

Kids 90-second newbery summer meals

Summer Meals Program is available throughout New York City to anyone ages 18 years old and under.  No registration, documentation, or ID is necessary to receive a free lunch meal.

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Jul 7   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Macon, Large Auditorium

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every  Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and...

Free Summer Meals

Movie Time

Thu, Jul 7   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids family movie film movies movies at the library

Join us to watch a fun family film!

Movie Time

Babies and Books

Thu, Jul 7   1:15 pm to 1:45 pm   Dyker Library, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime summer reading

Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months and their parents and caregivers. 

Attendance is limited to 15 people and tickets are required for admission. Please get tickets (one for adult, one for child) at...

Babies and Books

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Jul 7   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Rugby, Meeting Room

Kids free summer meals summer meals summer reading

Free Summer Meals are available throughout New York City to anyone ages 18 years old and under. Designated public schools, community pool centers, parks, and food trucks will be open for service. No registration, documentation, or ID is...

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Jul 7   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Utrecht, J Meeting Room

Kids free summer meals summer meals summer reading

Free Summer Meals are available throughout New York City to anyone ages 18 years old and under. Designated public schools, community pool centers, parks, and food trucks will be open for service. No registration, documentation, or ID is...

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Jul 7   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Washington Irving, Auditorium

Kids family movie free summer meals movies at the library

Disponible para cualquier persona de 18 años o menos. No es necesario registro, documentación o identificación. 

Available to anyone ages 18 years old and under. No registration, documentation, or ID is necessary. 

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Jul 7   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids free summer meals summer reading

Free Summer Meals are available throughout New York City to anyone ages 18 years old and under. Designated public schools, community pool centers, parks, and food trucks will be open for service. No registration, documentation, or ID is necessary...

Free Summer Meals

Kids Create

Thu, Jul 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Pacific, 2nd Flr Meeting Room

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Crafts & Arts: cut, paste, and color.

Kids Create

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics Cancelled

Thu, Jul 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Clinton Hill, Meeting Room

Older Adults computer basics techknowledge

Come learn microsoft word basics. We will provide laptops. Please register for the class. Masks must be worn.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Game On!: Board Games

Thu, Jul 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids game on summer reading table-top & board games

Come play board games with your friends!

Kids of all ages are welcome.

Game On!: Board Games

Library Lanes: Virtual Bowling!

Thu, Jul 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults fitness game on positive aging

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Virtual Bowling!

Mill Basin Presents Team Up To Read: Be Curious

Thu, Jul 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Kids summer reading team up to read

Registration Required! 

Enjoy fun activities while learning new reading skills. (Ages 6-12) This first session looks at how to ask questions while reading a story. We will read several stories and learn how to ask questions and...

Mill Basin Presents Team Up To Read: Be Curious

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Jul 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Arlington Library, Program Room

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Gaming fun at Arlington Library. Play PS4, Xbox & Nintendo Switch. 

Kids Tech Time

Creative Aging: Charcoal Made Easy - For Beginners

Thu, Jul 7   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

With Nigel Morgan, you will learn the fundamentals of drawing and shading.  This 7-week charcoal workshop is designed for beginners.  You will explore simple techniques that will certainly help in improving your drawing ability....

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Creative Aging: Charcoal Made Easy - For Beginners

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 7   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

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jul 7   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Gerritsen Beach, Large Meeting Room

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time video games

Come join us for a bit of video-game fun! We have Switch, PS4 and X-box and More. 

 (ages 7-14)

 

Teen Tech Time

Sing, Play, and Learn Spanish with Araceli!

Thu, Jul 7   2:15 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

Kids live music performance Spanish

Welcome to a singalong in English and Spanish! Araceli will play and lead us through songs in both languages, teaching new words along the way. Everyone will have fun moving and grooving, while expanding their vocabulary too!

Sing, Play, and Learn Spanish with Araceli!

Comic Book Workshop

Thu, Jul 7   2:30 pm to 3:15 pm   New Utrecht, J Meeting Room

Kids comics summer reading teen time

Comic books are an art of their own. It takes a wide variety of skills to create one and this workshop will provide the basics needed to start one of your own. Join David Alicea for a comic book workshop at the New Utrecht Branch, open to kids...

Comic Book Workshop

Kids Create

Thu, Jul 7   2:30 pm to 3:15 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a crafty project! This program will be held outside or on the Youth Wing floor. 

Kids Create

Teen/tween rooftop garden hangout

Thu, Jul 7   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Greenpoint, Demonstration Garden

Teens & Young Adults BPL Outdoors environment gardening Lenapehoking

Join us for open hours in the Greenpoint Library Demonstration Garden! Teens & tweens only.

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Teen/tween rooftop garden hangout

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jul 7   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time

An hour of video game filled-fun for teens ages 13-17!

Teen Tech Time

Getting to know your smartphone

Thu, Jul 7   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have specific question/concern about how to use a smartphone? Password mixups? Want to understand your settings? 

Join our Drop-in SmartPhone lab for personalized assistance! 

 

We’ll provide help...

Getting to know your smartphone

Virtual Kids Create : Henna Art

Thu, Jul 7   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Learn how to make Henna Art  by following instructions on our facebook page.

Visit: 

https://www.facebook.com/jamaicabaybpl/

 

 

Virtual Kids Create : Henna Art

Team Up to Read

Thu, Jul 7   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Washington Irving, Auditorium

Kids summer reading team up to read

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills! (ages 5 – 9) 

¡Disfruta de actividades divertidas mientras aprendes nuevas estrategias para mejorar tus habilidades de lectura! (de 5 a 9 años) 

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Team Up to Read

Jewelry Workshop with Chaya Adler

Thu, Jul 7   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton, Basement Auditorium

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts jewelry making summer reading teen time

Learn to design and create unique necklaces, bracelets, and earrings using fine material. In this hands-on workshop, transform beads of all shapes, colors and sizes into stylish accessories.

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Jewelry Workshop with Chaya Adler

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