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Voter Engagement

Wed, Jun 16   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library

Adults Civic Engagement

Brooklyn Voters Alliance will provide rank choice voting information in front of Central Library.

Voter Engagement

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Juneteenth Megaphones

Wed, Jun 16   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Stop by the library to pick up a craft kit with supplies to make your own megaphone to spread your message and celebrate Juneteenth! Kits include cardstock, stickers, instructions, and a sheet with information and resources to learn more about...

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Juneteenth Megaphones

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Babies & Books

Wed, Jun 16   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

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

Songs, stories, lap bounces, and more to help foster language development and a love of books in your baby.

New videos are posted Wednesday mornings at 9am on our Facebook page: facebook.com/ClintonHillLibrary

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Babies & Books

Bilingual Birdies Spanish/English Storytime

Wed, Jun 16   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool summer reading Virtual Programming

Experience the online bilingual magic with live music, bubble dance parties, and entertaining puppet shows! In our 30-minute online classes, families enjoy the same lively fun from in-person classes with Myla...

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Bilingual Birdies Spanish/English Storytime

Hebrew Conversation Group Cancelled

Wed, Jun 16   10:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Adults conversations hebrew multilingual

Have fun learning basic Hebrew for beginners in a supportive atmosphere

Hebrew Conversation Group

Make Your Own Bookmark: Grab and Go Kits!

Wed, Jun 16   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids grab and go kits summer reading

Come by the Brooklyn Heights Library at CBH from Wednesday June 16th through Tuesday, June 29th (or while supplies last) for a grab and go kit to make your own bookmark at home! While you're at it, take home summer reading giveaways too!

Make Your Own Bookmark: Grab and Go Kits!

Storytime in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Wed, Jun 16   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Pier 3 Greenway Terrace

Birth to Five Years bpl outdoors preschool storytime summer reading

Join the Brooklyn Public Library for a rollicking good time listening to stories, singing songs, and enjoying the breeze from the water!

Librarians from the Brooklyn Heights and Annex branches will be reading stories they love to share!...

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Storytime in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Kids Explore: Oscar and Herman Play Inside!

Wed, Jun 16   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Kids first five years kids explore storytime summer reading

Join us Wednesday's at 10:30am for episodes of Oscar and Herman Play Inside! Watch as these adorable brothers create their own joy, handle frustration, and fill up their free time when they have too much free time. So join Kensington...

Kids Explore: Oscar and Herman Play Inside!

Mill Basin Library Presents Toddler Time With Ms. Ann

Wed, Jun 16   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Ann on the Mill Basin 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.

Today's storytime is an episode from...

Mill Basin Library Presents Toddler Time With Ms. Ann

Virtual Storytime with Sunset Park Library

Wed, Jun 16   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Join us on the Sunset Park Library Facebook Page for our weekly storytime!

Virtual Storytime with Sunset Park Library

Babies & Books

Wed, Jun 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

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

Join Miss Melisa from Gerritsen Beach Library for storytime. Bring your scarves, shakers, and sense of fun as we read stories, sing songs, and dance silly dances together!

Babies & Books

Virtual Storytime with Christina!

Wed, Jun 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

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

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

Join Miss Christina for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to...

Virtual Storytime with Christina!

Alzheimer's Awareness

Wed, Jun 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults alzheimer's Virtual Programming

Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's, the difference between Alzheimer's and Dementia, stages and risk factors, current research and treatments available for some symptoms, and Alzheimer's Association resources.

Presenter:...

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Alzheimer's Awareness

Toddler Time

Wed, Jun 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

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

Storytime in the garden! This LIVE, in-person storytime will be held each Wednesday morning at 11:00 in the Red Hook library's backyard, weather permitting (enter through the library). Spread the word - storytime in person is back! 

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Toddler Time

Zoom Toddler Time with Ms. Olivia

Wed, Jun 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Olivia for songs and stories.  Bring an instrument, rattle, or pots and pans to make make some music.

Register by 9 AM on the day of the program to receive the Zoom link.

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Zoom Toddler Time with Ms. Olivia

Storytime: Cast Your Vote! with Ms. Kathy and Ms. Erika

Wed, Jun 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids Civic Engagement grab and go kits ready set kindergarten storytime

Election day is Tuesday, June 22nd! Join Cortelyou, Midwood, and Gravesend Libraries for a fun, family program and learn why voting is so important through stories, songs, and rhymes. Remember, it's an election year in NYC and we now have...

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Storytime: Cast Your Vote! with Ms. Kathy and Ms. Erika

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Jun 16   11:45 am to 1:00 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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help Live!

Wed, Jun 16   12:00 pm to 2:00 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....

Resume & Career Help Live!

Cover Letters Part 2: Beyond the Basics

Wed, Jun 16   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults career Virtual Programming

Do you struggle with what to say in your cover letters, or just want to write better ones? Join us for this presentation, in which we'll go beyond the basics of cover letter writing and examine job descriptions closely, so you can write...

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Cover Letters Part 2: Beyond the Basics

David Hammons’ Day’s End and the Life of the Piers of Lower Manhattan

Wed, Jun 16   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults architecture & design Culture Pass lgbtq pride month

This May, the Whitney, in collaboration with the Hudson River Park Trust, is unveiling a new permanent public art structure entitled Day's End by artist David Hammons. This program is a virtual introduction to Day's End ,as well as the place of...

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David Hammons’ Day’s End and the Life of the Piers of Lower Manhattan

Virtual Ask-a-Tech

Wed, Jun 16   12:30 pm to 1:15 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

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. Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

We will be using Zoom to host this program....

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Virtual Ask-a-Tech

Virtual Ask A Tech

Wed, Jun 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? Did you just buy a new smart phone or tablet and have questions on how to use it?   No time to attend a formal class? ...

Virtual Ask A Tech

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Jun 16   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

Drawing Memories of Home via Cartooning

Wed, Jun 16   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults all ages arts and crafts bklyn incubator chinese

Paerdegat Library's own multi-talented artist Karl Henry Alexandre will share basic cartoon drawing techniques in this series of classes designed for beginners and intermediate level folks.  Participants will explore ways to tell their...

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Drawing Memories of Home via Cartooning

Operation: Bookmark

Wed, Jun 16   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion storytime

Join us on the Cypress Hills Facebook page as Ms. Meghan presents her top ten titles on frogs!  Vote for your favorites and the top five book choices will win a spot on our special East New York bookmarks! 

Operation:  Bookmark

Under the Eaves: A Look at the Enslaved Peoples' Quarters at Van Cortlandt

Wed, Jun 16   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass

Learn about the project to open the former slave quarters in the attic of Van Cortlandt House through a virtual tour.  Van Cortlandt House Museum's director will also discuss the research and recreation of objects to show how the space may...

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Under the Eaves: A Look at the Enslaved Peoples' Quarters at Van Cortlandt

Celebrate Juneteenth: Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World

Wed, Jun 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids anti-racism juneteenth storytime

Happy Juneteenth!
Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World is a fantastic literary journey of stories from the African Diaspora. Storyteller, Tammy Hall, will lead you to many lands in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas with wit...

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Celebrate Juneteenth: Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World

Reference Solutions for Nonprofit Organizations and Fundraising

Wed, Jun 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business Virtual Programming

Learn search methods to identify businesses and/or consumers who may be just the right audience at the right time to donate or support your organization.  You will learn to search by audience in any geography and even produce maps of your...

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Reference Solutions for Nonprofit Organizations and Fundraising

Juneteenth Paint and Sip Water

Wed, Jun 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults arts and crafts bpl outdoors juneteenth

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

Join artist Chessica Rose as she leads adult participants through a Juneteenth art themed painting while you “sip” water.

This program takes place in-...

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Juneteenth Paint and Sip Water

Midwood Writers' Group presents: Write and Recite (virtual program)

Wed, Jun 16   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults writing workshop

WRITE and RECITE - a workshop for adults. Write and read your work to the group in a creative, supportive environment.

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Midwood Writers' Group presents: Write and Recite (virtual program)

Urban Stages presents African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

Wed, Jun 16   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family juneteenth storytime

In celebration of Juneteenth please join Urban Stages as participants become the storytellers in a series of African folktales as our facilitator guides them through an African Dance workshop. Register for this program on this page. The link...

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Urban Stages presents African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

Virtual Reading Coach

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school book discussion e-books homework help

Do you want to become a more confident reader? We can help! Reading Coach is available—virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library.Learning to read is an essential developmental skill. The ability to read and comprehend materials is not only paramount...

Virtual Reading Coach

Tech Time: Programming with Scratch

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults computer programming kids tech time teen time Virtual Programming

Scratch is an easy-to-learn computer coding platform designed for school age kids. This program is all about understanding the basics of programming and applying them through block-based coding on Scratch by building fun games such as Tic-...

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Tech Time: Programming with Scratch

Introduction To The Internet

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This is a  lesson of 45 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites. ...

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Introduction To The Internet

Kids Coding: Coffeescript

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore techknowledge

We finished with codeblocks and you all did a wonderful job.

Its time to start typing code. Join us and learn how to type some basic code using coffeescript.

CoffeeScript is a real-world coding language that is taught in...

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Kids Coding: Coffeescript

Mapleton Presents an open forum on Health and Food in Chinese 健康、飲食、養生、食療、分享討論會

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults asian pacific american heritage month chinese conversations health and wellness

Registration required.

Registrants will receive the email with the Zoom link within 20 hours before the virtual program.

要求網上注冊,討論會的ZOOM 鏈接會在會前20小時內寄到您電郵帳號。

本討論會目的是讓大家討論分享華人關心的健康、養生、飲食、食療等健康議題。歡迎大家參加討論,分享自己的知識、經驗和體會...

Mapleton Presents an open forum on Health and Food in Chinese  健康、飲食、養生、食療、分享討論會

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike continues his reading of the Encyclopedia Brown Mysteries in order with the second mystery in the the fourth book in the series: Encyclopedia Brown Gets His Man. Today's mystery is The Case of Bug's Meany, Detective.

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Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

K-Pop Party

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Has your favorite K-Pop group recently had a comeback? Are you dying to introduce new people to your favorite songs? Join the Greenpoint library for a K-Pop streaming party! We have a great playlist set up, but requests are always welcome!...

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K-Pop Party

Kids Create Grab-and -Go: Juneteenth Proclamation

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school juneteenth kids create

Were as stated above, we will join together in front of the library to create our Juneteenth Proclamation.

Now therefore, pick up your grab and go supplies from the librarian as we celebrate and proclaim continued liberty and...

Kids Create Grab-and -Go: Juneteenth Proclamation

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

Spend a quick and crafty half hour with the Macon children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting, tying, or some combination of those. 

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

 

Virtual Kids Create

The Secrets of Wacky Balloon Artistry

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school bpl outdoors summer reading summer reading kickoff

Learn how to make amazing balloon sculptures! The magical Amore will teach you the secrets to twist, tie and knot balloons.

This live, free event will take place outside at the Red Hook Library. Please wear a mask! All ages are welcome....

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The Secrets of Wacky Balloon Artistry

Retro Gaming Stream

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games

If you enjoy retro video games, or have an interest in viewing a live stream of some classic games, then our Retro Gaming Stream is perfect for you. During this stream the Librarian/Gamer Yosenex,  will give some historical insight about...

Retro Gaming Stream

Juneteenth: A Road to Freedom

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family juneteenth

Come and Celebrate Juneteenth with the Spring Creek Library!

Learn about Juneteeth and get a quick grab-n-go activity with the virtual presentation and storytime.

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Juneteenth: A Road to Freedom

The Secrets of Wacky Balloon Artistry

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids bpl outdoors magic show summer reading summer reading kickoff

LIVE program outdoors to kick off Summer Reading! Learn how to make amazing balloon sculptures. The magical Amore will teach you the secrets to twist, tie and knot balloons.

This program will take place outdoors in front of the Red...

The Secrets of Wacky Balloon Artistry

East New York Reads Homework Help

Wed, Jun 16   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help

Brooklyn Public Library is offering Virtual Homework Help sessions via the East New York Reads Initiative to school aged students! Whether you’re attending school in person, online or a mixture of both, ALL students are welcome. (Grades 1-5)...

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East New York Reads Homework Help

Teen Book Club Homework Help on Discord

Wed, Jun 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion creative writing e-books

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


Basic homework help for grades 6-12. The admins and mods are willing to assist with homework, if they can. You...

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Teen Book Club Homework Help on Discord

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, Jun 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Moday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Teen Time Escape Rooms

Wed, Jun 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Come join us in our quest to escape some rooms!

Please register so we can send you the zoom room number.

 

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Teen Time Escape Rooms

Juneteenth: A Lyrical Liberation for the Family

Wed, Jun 16   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family juneteenth Virtual Programming

Though participatory arts practices we will explore the sounds of freedom and learn about the holiday of Juneteenth. June 19, 1865 is the day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. and true freedom and independence for all Americans....

Juneteenth: A Lyrical Liberation for the Family

Drag Queen's Makeup Tutorial Hour

Wed, Jun 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults LGBTQ lgbtq pride month

Join Cholula Lemon for a drag queen makeup tutorial! Kids ages 12-18 are welcome to learn how to apply eye makeup in a fabulous way during this one-hour workshop with Drag Queen Story Hour. Participants will learn techniques for applying eye...

Drag Queen's Makeup Tutorial Hour

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