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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!

Grab and Go Curiosity Kit: Make Your Own Prehistoric Jewelry

Thu, May 26   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Adams Street Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits jewelry making The Big Question

These Grab and Go Curiosity Kits will be available at the Adams Street Library (near main self-checkout machine) while supplies last.

Provided materials

Air-dry clay Elastic cord Shaping tool Seashell Toothpick

...

Grab and Go Curiosity Kit: Make Your Own Prehistoric Jewelry

Library Lanes (Virtual Bowling)

Thu, May 26   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots, Auditorium

Older Adults techknowledge

Join us in a fun and competitive virtual bowling program with seniors. This is a safe and friendly environment where we laugh and talk and compete with each other.

Library Lanes (Virtual Bowling)

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED Cancelled

Thu, May 26   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 CANCELED

Storytime

Thu, May 26   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

Storytime!

Thu, May 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

This LIVE, in-person storytime is held each Thursday in front of Clinton Hill library, weather permitting. Join us under the tent for songs, stories, rhymes, and more, that get the bodies and brains of kids 1 – 5 years old...

Storytime!

Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Thu, May 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Rugby, Small Conference Room

Older Adults computer basics never too late to learn

Older Adults, 55 and up:  are you having trouble with your computer and smartphone? Do you want to learn how to use and navigate applications and websites? Want to become tech savvy? The Brooklyn Public Library is offering its Digital...

Technology For All:  Individual Sessions

Science Baby

Thu, May 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years first five years STEM & STEAM

Join us at the library for this special series for babies and toddlers exploring STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math!

Science Baby is a creative science program for 0-3 year olds led by teaching artist Emma Gordon. The heart...

Science Baby

Brainy Babies Bushwick and Brownsville

Thu, May 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

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

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers from Bushwick or Brownsville.  Includes storytimes in English and Spanish, early literacy tips, craft ideas, songs with a...

Brainy Babies Bushwick and Brownsville

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...

Creative Aging: Acrylics for All with Leonid Filitsyan

Excel Class

Thu, May 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer programming 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.

Excel Class

Friends of New Utrecht Meeting

Thu, May 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Friends of the Library

Weekly meeting to prepare for Community event

Friends of New Utrecht Meeting

Babies and Books

Thu, May 26   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Dyker Library, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

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

Masks will be required for all attendees age 2 and older. If you or your chlld are not feeling well the day of the event, you...

Babies and Books

Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Thu, May 26   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Rugby, Small Conference Room

Older Adults computer basics never too late to learn

Older Adults, 55 and up:  are you having trouble with your computer and smartphone? Do you want to learn how to use and navigate applications and websites? Want to become tech savvy? The Brooklyn Public Library is offering its Digital...

Technology For All:  Individual Sessions

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

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

Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Thu, May 26   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Rugby, Small Conference Room

Older Adults computer basics never too late to learn

Older Adults, 55 and up:  are you having trouble with your computer and smartphone? Do you want to learn how to use and navigate applications and websites? Want to become tech savvy? The Brooklyn Public Library is offering its Digital...

Technology For All:  Individual Sessions

Storytime in the Garden

Thu, May 26   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   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

Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, May 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults adult learning Microsoft Office techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2016: Creating and opening documents; The...

Microsoft Word Basics

Get To Know Gmail: A beginners Guide to Gmail

Thu, May 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

THIS A WEEKLY SERIES WHICH SHOWS YOU HOW TO CREATE A GMAIL ACCOUNT AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ITS MANY USES.

 

IF YOU HAVE ANY GENERAL QUESTIONS ABOUT GMAIL,YOU ARE WELCOME TO COME!!!!

Get To Know Gmail:  A beginners Guide to Gmail

Community Cooking Series

Thu, May 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Apple Bank Community Cooking everyone is welcome here Immigrant Heritage Week

Join us as we cook Devlynn's Grandma's Zongzi live on Instagram.  Visit bklynlib.org/cooking a week before the program, for the recipe, a list of ingredients, and tools needed so you can cook along with us.

View the...

Community Cooking Series

Unclaimed Funds

Thu, May 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business finance Virtual Programming

Please join the Office of New York State Comptroller Thomas diNapoli to explore the unclaimed funds that potentially may be available to you.

The program gives an overview of unclaimed funds, search tips and instruction.  There...

Unclaimed Funds

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 26   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

Virtual Resume & Career Help

Thu, May 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume Virtual Programming

Get assistance with your résumé, cover letter, or career-related questions, live with a librarian over Zoom.

Register
Virtual Resume & Career Help

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...

Creative Aging: Crochet Jewelry & Fabric Designs

Job Interview Basics

Thu, May 26   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning business career resume

Many job seekers are unsure how to prepare for a job interview, or don't realize that they have to prepare at all! This presentation will cover what you should do before, during, and after a job interview to avoid any missteps and have the best...

Job Interview Basics

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!

 

Teen Time

Game On!: Board Games

Thu, May 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Come play board games with your friends!

Kids of all ages are welcome.

Game On!: Board Games

Ask a Tech

Thu, May 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class?

Join our Ask a Tech program for personalized assistance.

If you need additional help or can’t make...

Ask a Tech

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!!!...

Adult Coloring Program (At Homecrest Branch)

Teen Tech Time

Thu, May 26   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens & Young Adults game on kids tech time summer reading techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends! 

Masks are required

Teen Tech 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

Family Movie: Turning Red

Thu, May 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Adams Street, Multipurpose Room

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Welcome to the Adams Street!

Please join us as we turn our multi-purpose room into a mini movie theater.

We will be showing Turning Red

Family Movie: Turning Red

Brighton Beach chess for Adults

Thu, May 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults Chess Workshop game on table-top & board games

Brighton Beach Library invites and welcomes  you to come and play Chess. Our space is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-6PM. We recommend you bring your own chess set. If needed, we can let you borrow a chess set for the day.

...
Brighton Beach chess for  Adults

Table Top Board Games for Teens

Thu, May 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Teens & Young Adults game on table-top & board games

Hey Teens!

Brig a friend and join us at the Brighton Beach library on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-6pm!

Get your Game on with Table top games such as UNO, Connect 4 and Chess among others!

 

 

Table Top Board Games for Teens

Board Games

Thu, May 26   3:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens & Young Adults table-top & board games teen time

Kids and Teens come after school for classic board games fun! Monopoly, Jenga, Uno, Chess, Checkers and more. 

Board Games

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Thu, May 26   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years after school first five years ready set kindergarten storytime

Join us for Ready Set Kindergarten on Zoom! This is a virtual version of our popular school readiness program, led by educators, and designed to help children ages 3-5 get ready to read, and ready for school. Learn about every day early literacy...

Register
Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

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

Board Games

Thu, May 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Build with Lego game on

Come one,  come all have some fun playing Board Games and building with Legos. Limited group of 15 kids.

Board Games

Board Games

Thu, May 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Build with Lego game on

Come one, come all play to win with Board Games. Limited 15 group size in class each sessions.

Board Games

All About Energy! with "Brainy Bill" Louden

Thu, May 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Macon, Small Auditorium

Kids after school Events for Youth and Family middle school science STEM & STEAM

Join science edutainer "Brainy Bill" Louden in a scientific exploration of energy!

The world is full of changes, and energy is no exception! We'll learn about some fundamental forms of energy (potential, kinetic, sound, heat, and light),...

All About Energy! with "Brainy Bill" Louden

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

Build with LEGO

Thu, May 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids after school Build with Lego kids explore

Join us on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 in the Storytime room for LEGOS! This event is for ages 5+ and their caregivers. 

Due to the change in NYC's COVID-19 risk level from green (low) to orange (high), Brooklyn Public Library...

Build with LEGO

Teen Tech Time

Thu, May 26   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook, Auditorium

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time teen time video games

Join our Teen Tech Time Program where you can play various games in a friendly enviorment. 

Red hook Library Auditorium

You can also join our PSN "REDHOOKBRANCH70"

No RSVP needed.

Play/ Platformer/ Sprots/...

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time @ Crown Heights Library

Thu, May 26   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Crown Heights, Crown Heights Meeting Room

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time video games

Teens and Young Adults ages 11-20, join us for a bit of video-game fun!

We have Switch, PS4 and X-box gaming available.

A few of our popular games are: NBA 2K, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Demon Slayer, and Naruto. 

...

Teen Tech Time @ Crown Heights Library

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

Chess Workshop

Thu, May 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop

Join the Spring Creek Chess Club and improve your game with our Chess Instructor, Juan Tica!

This program will take place on lichess.org and Zoom simultaneously. 

Registration is required.

Chess Workshop

Gaming for Teens

Thu, May 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Teens & Young Adults table-top & board games video games

Come in and play great board and card games with friends.

Gaming for Teens

Teen Tech Time

Thu, May 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island, Meeting Room 2

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time video games

Let’s play! Join us for weekly gaming fun at Coney Island Library. Put your smash skills to the test, race against your friends, or just kick back and unwind for a few.

We have a wide array of video games including:
Mario Kart 8...

Teen Tech Time

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

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