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Leonard Library Scavenger Hunt BINGO!

Mon, Sep 20   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids brooklyn history

There are so many neat things in the neighborhood around the Leonard Library, can you find them all? Grab a BINGO card from the fence at the Leonard Library and explore your neighborhood. 

To complete the scavenger hunt, find the...

Leonard Library Scavenger Hunt BINGO!

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads Two Books About Dinosaurs Behaving Badly

Mon, Sep 20   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Ever wonder if your toys do things when you're not watching them?  Mr. Mike reads two books where dinosaur toys misbehave at home and school: What The Dinosaurs Did Last Night: A Very Messy Adventure and What The Dinosaurs Did At School....

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads Two Books About Dinosaurs Behaving Badly

Grab and Go: Paper Plate Hot Air Balloons

Mon, Sep 20   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids after school arts and crafts grab and go kits

Come to Carroll Gardens Library to pick up Grab & Go Kits! New crafts will be placed out every Monday morning and will be there as supplies lasts! 

This weeks craft is: Paper Plate Hot Air Balloons! 

Materials...
Grab and Go: Paper Plate Hot Air Balloons

Grab and Go: Origami Animals

Mon, Sep 20   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Come pick up a grab and go craft bag and make make your own origami animals! We have rabbit, jumping frog, and crane kits available, so you can choose the level you're comfortable with. Included in the kits are origami paper, instruction sheets,...

Grab and Go: Origami Animals

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime Cancelled

Mon, Sep 20   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...

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Microsoft Excel Basics

Mon, Sep 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning Microsoft Office 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.

 

Microsoft Excel Basics

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Mon, Sep 20   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

Garden Storytime

Mon, Sep 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors gardening storytime

Join us for a morning of garden-themed books and songs as your baby or toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. And meet our new garden!

Registration is recommended, to ensure physical...

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Garden Storytime

Borough Park presents toddler time with Miss Lynn

Mon, Sep 20   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Sep 20   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Sep 20   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career resume

We are happy to serve you with resume and career help.

For a review of your resume send the document via an attachment to [email protected]

Give in your email an overview of the help you would like plus the...

Resume & Career Help

Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners & Beyond with Nan Carey

Mon, Sep 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Enjoy painting with the challenging, beautiful medium of watercolor. Explore color mixing, washes and glazing and experiment with the many ways to use watercolor. Subjects will be still-life, landscapes and portraits. Each class will feature a...

Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners & Beyond with Nan Carey

Virtual Russian Storytime

Mon, Sep 20   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime Russian storytime

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!**   

Join us for virtual Russian storytime with books, songs, and tips in Russian for your...

Virtual Russian Storytime

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Sep 20   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!

Traveling is My Passion: A Virtual Roundtable from the Kings Bay Branch.

Mon, Sep 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Virtual Programming

In the era of the global pandemic, travel is nearly impossible. We, the travel lovers, do not know when we can plan a trip anywhere in the world with no masks, no rubber gloves, no hand sanitizer, no Covid-19 virus test.

Let us sit down...

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Traveling is My Passion: A Virtual Roundtable from the Kings Bay Branch.

Sheepshead Bay Library Art Gallery theme for September: Water, water everywhere.

Mon, Sep 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids all ages arts and crafts

Be a part of the Art Gallery at Sheepshead Bay Library. Submit your artwork to our exhibition entitled “Water, water everywhere!” 

You can submit three ways:

Bring your paintings and drawing to our Sheepshead...
Sheepshead Bay Library Art Gallery theme for September: Water, water everywhere.

Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop with City Harvest

Mon, Sep 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids cooking health and wellness

Kids and families, join us online for free cooking and nutrition classes led by City Harvest! Classes are for children ages 6-12.

In this six-week virtual program, kids will:

Have fun cooking healthy foods! Play fun...
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Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop with City Harvest

Sunset Park Book Adventures

Mon, Sep 20   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids book adventures Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Programming

Come join us on Sunset Park Library Facebook page.  Meet famous Hispanic authors and illustrators as they take us on adventures in their stories.

Sunset Park Book Adventures

Outdoor Open Chess for Kids

Mon, Sep 20   3:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Annex

Kids all ages BPL Outdoors kids explore

Join us for open Chess on the patio. Play against other kids or challenge the librarian.

For children ages 5-12. Beginners welcome!

Join us at the Annex Library, located at 1 John Street. Entrance and patio is located at the back...

Outdoor Open Chess for Kids

Ballpoint Pen Drawing

Mon, Sep 20   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults artist talks Artists on Site

Ballpoint pen artwork created over the years have been favorably compared to art created using traditional art mediums. In this class participants will learn the basics techniques of drawing with a ballpoint pen. They will then explore drawing...

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Ballpoint Pen Drawing

Online Games

Mon, Sep 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Play an online game or two. Maybe a little skribbl, netgames, gartic, telestration or codenames. 

We will meet using Zoom, and send out a link at 2:45. Then we can decide on a game and we can walk you through how to play....

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Online Games

Our Garden Club

Mon, Sep 20   4:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Virtual

Kids autism gardening Inclusive Services learning disabilities

Hear stories, sing songs, and help things grow. Come join our garden club and get your hands dirty while having fun.

This program is outdoors and social distancing and masks are required.

Because of social distancing concerns this...

Our Garden Club

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Mon, Sep 20   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...

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Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

First Step to Starting a Business | NYC SBS

Mon, Sep 20   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Opening a business in New York City can be intimidating at the start. Many entrepreneurs ask: where do I begin?

The goal of this course is to help you understand what it means to be a successful entrepreneur in New York City.

...

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First Step to Starting a Business | NYC SBS

Virtual English Conversation Group - CANCELED Cancelled

Mon, Sep 20   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 - CANCELED

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Minor Detail

Mon, Sep 20   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism book club book discussion Justice Initiatives

Minor Detail begins during the summer of 1949, one year after the war that the Palestinians mourn as the Nakba—the catastrophe that led to the displacement and exile of some 700,000 people—and the Israelis celebrate as the War of...

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Minor Detail

Polish for Beginners 4.0

Mon, Sep 20   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults polish world language conversation

This class is the continuation of the advanced group which started in the past. We are not accepting new students, unless you are at an advanced level.  In such case  please contact instructor Izabela Barry at [email protected]

Polish for Beginners 4.0

The LitFilm Keynote Conversation: Lynn Novick & Sarah Botstein

Mon, Sep 20   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents film litfilm

Renowned filmmakers Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein present the LitFilm 2021 keynote conversation on making literary subjects literary, on filmmaking partnerships and more.

Lynn Novick has been directing and producing landmark...

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The LitFilm Keynote Conversation: Lynn Novick & Sarah Botstein

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Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, Sep 21   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years kids create Virtual Programming

Join us every Tuesday for a new art project you can easily replicate at home.  These fun artistic exploration will help your little one develop their creativity and their fine motor skills.

New videos are posted...

Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Creative Aging: Acrylics made easy with Leonid Filitsyan

Tue, Sep 21   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

This Creative Aging virtual program is hosted by Spring Creek Library!

The program will be taught by the artist Leonid Filitsyan via Zoom and scheduled for Tuesdays, beginning September 21st, and will end with a culminating...

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Creative Aging: Acrylics made easy with Leonid Filitsyan

NYC Food Handler Certification Training Registration

Tue, Sep 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults adult learning career hse

Registration for NYC Food Handler Certification at Pacific Library

NYC food handler certification is necessary for all food handlers in the retail food service and hospitality industries who are involved in the preparation, storage or...

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NYC Food Handler Certification Training Registration

Zoom Storytime with Ms. Abby!

Tue, Sep 21   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years preschool storytime

Join us for an interactive Virtual Storytime on Zoom, with Ms. Abby from the Cypress Hills Library! We will be sharing books, songs, rhymes, and tips for development of early literacy skills. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are all...

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Zoom Storytime with Ms. Abby!

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Sep 21   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

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

Spend fifteen minutes with Macon children's librarians to learn lap rhymes, finger plays, and early literacy tips for interacting with your baby and fostering a lifelong love of reading.

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library...

Virtual Babies & Books

How to Build a Marketing Strategy | NYC SBS

Tue, Sep 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

The goal of this course is to help entrepreneurs at any stage build a foundational marketing strategy that will inform every marketing tactic they use.

During this course, you will:

Define the “why” behind why you are in business...
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How to Build a Marketing Strategy | NYC SBS

Bebés Geniales

Tue, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies early literacy first five years multilingual storytime

Acompáñenos en un programa en zoom para los padres y los cuidadores de Nueva York que ayudan al desarrollo mental de niños de edad 0 a 3. Incluye cuentos e historias en inglés y español, consejos, artesanías, canciones, mira y repite, y más!...

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Bebés Geniales

OATS/BPL Never Too Late To Learn Technology Fall Series

Tue, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults techknowledge Virtual Programming

Join us for a FREE 10-week technology course for adults ages 50 and over.

Tuesdays from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Topics: 

September 21st - All Things Zoom September 28th - Fitness Apps October 5th - Google Workplace...
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OATS/BPL Never Too Late To Learn Technology Fall Series

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Tue, Sep 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime toddler time

Kids aged 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to virtual storytime! Come join McKinley Park Branch for a fun virtual storytime program with read out louds and songs on Zoom. During storytime we'll sing songs, learn rhymes, and read...

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McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Sep 21   11:00 am to 1:00 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!

Rhyme, Song and a Tale with East Flatbush Library

Tue, Sep 21   11:30 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

We welcome you to join a mini Virtual Storytime on East Flatbush Library's Facebook Page.

Rhyme, Song and a Tale with East Flatbush Library

Creative Aging: Create a Masterpiece with Leonid Filitsyan

Tue, Sep 21   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

My acrylic painting class (landscape and still life) is for beginners and for those who have some experience but want to improve it. I will take a step, and you will follow me. At every stage, I will explain what we are doing, why, and how this...

Creative Aging: Create a Masterpiece with Leonid Filitsyan

Borough Park Presents Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Reads The Planets In Our Solar System

Tue, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Virtual

Kids astronomy Little Scientists Virtual Programming

In honor of the Chinese Moon Festival, Mr. Mike reads about the moon. Mr. Mike has so much material that he had to break it up into two different videos.

The first video shows Mr. Mike reading The Moon by Nathan Sommer and most of The...

Borough Park Presents Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Reads The Planets In Our Solar System

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 21   1:30 pm to 3:30 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

Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with Asian Brush Painting 水墨画中秋

Tue, Sep 21   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults all ages arts and crafts Chinese

Henry Li will teach a special type of watercolor painting techniques using Asian brush and Xuan paper and inspire students to express themselves using such techniques of Asian painting.  Participants will develop their color sense, gain...

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Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with Asian Brush Painting 水墨画中秋

Virtual Computer Basics

Tue, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge Virtual Programming

Virtual Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This 4-part computer series introduces new PC...

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Virtual Computer Basics

Virtual Book Adventures: All are welcome by Alexandra Penfold

Tue, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book adventures summer reading Virtual Programming

All are welcome by Alexandra Penfold

 

Unsure about some of the activities you will engage in at school? Read this beautifully illustrated book that teaches children the importance of diversity.

Find a copy of...

Virtual Book Adventures: All are welcome by Alexandra Penfold

PowerPoint Basics

Tue, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics introduces new and returning PowerPoint users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office presentations. This series covers the core features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. This sesssion is...

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PowerPoint Basics

Sudoku Time Attack

Tue, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults game on techknowledge

Stuck inside? Want to take on the challenge of facing others in a Sudoku Time Attack, competing for the right to be called Sudoku Time Attack Champion? Join Jacob from the Leonard library on Zoom on September 21st from 2:00 P.M. - 2:45 ...

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Sudoku Time Attack

Librarian Let's Play BPL Gaming Stream

Tue, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Bklyn Incubator teen tech time teen time video games

Librarian Let's Play is an interactive BPL Incubator gaming stream where I, the magical gaming librarian does a playthrough of a game I love and want to show you.

Join me as I play through various...

Librarian Let's Play BPL Gaming Stream

Cooking Matters Virtual Workshop with City Harvest

Tue, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Community Cooking health and wellness

Cooking Matters Virtual Workshops Led by City Harvest

Do you spend too much time worrying about what’s for dinner? We can help!

Join    us    for    free    virtual ...

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Cooking Matters Virtual Workshop with City Harvest

Virtual Financial Coaching

Tue, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults finance Virtual Programming

Do you have questions about credit or debt? The Financial Coaching Corps (FCC) can help you manage your money, find resources in a financial crisis, and make progress toward your financial goals. 

Make an appointment with a coach...

Virtual Financial Coaching

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