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OCT
24

WELCOME WEEK AT CONEY ISLAND

Sun, Oct 24   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids BPL Outdoors everyone is welcome here Fine Free

Do you know that Brooklyn Public Library is now fine free?

The Coney Island Library presents Welcome Week beginning October 18 to celebrate fine free checkouts.

Celebrate with Coney Island Library! We will have a library card...

WELCOME WEEK AT CONEY ISLAND

Artist-Led Experience: InPulse

Sun, Oct 24   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library

Adults BPL Presents everyone is welcome here yoga and meditation

You're invited to explore an interactive art experience, InPulse (2021), centered on breathing and biofeedback, led by artists Floor Grootenhuis and Joel Murphy at Central Library in the Grand Lobby. 

InPulse is an...

Artist-Led Experience: InPulse

Family LGBTQ+ Allyship Workshop

Sun, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults first five years LGBTQ parents and caregivers ready set kindergarten

Is it important to your family to be active LGBTQ allies? Is your preschooler gender expansive, or do you want to support gender-expansive kids at your school? Do your kids have queer and trans friends that might need help feeling affirmed and...

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Family LGBTQ+ Allyship Workshop

Books, Brews and Boos with the Friends of the Greenpoint Library

Sun, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults Friends of the Library

Join the Friends of the Greenpoint Library for an evening of brews and Halloween fun at Greenpoint Beer & Ale Co! Test out your costume, raise a glass, meet your neighbors, and celebrate our beautiful branch library. 

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Books, Brews and Boos with the Friends of the Greenpoint Library

OCT
25

Mr. Mike Reads Halloween Books

Mon, Oct 25   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Kids halloween storytime Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike reads three Halloween stories.  He has so much Halloween fun that he had to break it up into two videos. 

The first video has him reading Skeleton For Dinner written by Margery Cuyler and illustated by Will Terry....

Mr. Mike Reads  Halloween Books

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Oct 25   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 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

Storytime in the Yard: Read for the Record

Mon, Oct 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors read for the record storytime

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 recommended, to ensure physical distancing. Please email [email protected]

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Storytime in the Yard: Read for the Record

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Mon, Oct 25   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

Microsoft Excel Basics

Mon, Oct 25   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

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Mon, Oct 25   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Pick up a Grab and Go Arts & Crafts kit from the second floor to take home and create! Kits available while supplies last.

*Kits may contain small parts that are not suitable for...

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Borough Park presents toddler time with Miss Lynn

Mon, Oct 25   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, Oct 25   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

Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners & Beyond with Nan Carey

Mon, Oct 25   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...

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Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners & Beyond with Nan Carey

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Oct 25   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!

Virtual Storytime

Mon, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Does being back in school have you down,  join Ms Hunter for some storyime fun as she turns those frowns into smiles. 

Join me on Dekalb's fb page.

*parents, friends, caregives are all welcome. 

Virtual Storytime

Knitting with Needles: A Virtual Knitting Club from the Kings Bay Library

Mon, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Join our friendly Knitting Club, "Knitting with Needles". We will be helping each other with new projects, lovely patterns, and unusual techniques of knitting. Please share your innovative ideas & expertise.

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Knitting with Needles: A Virtual Knitting Club from the Kings Bay Library

Chess Workshop

Mon, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop

Join the Borough Park Library and improve your game with chess masterJuan P Tica. You are invited to our scheduled Chess Program via Zoom. 

This program, for kids and teens, takes place on lichess.org.  Please create...

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Chess Workshop

Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop with City Harvest

Mon, Oct 25   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...
Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop with City Harvest

Creative Aging: Beautiful Creations

Mon, Oct 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

In this workshop you will be learning two great art forms DeCoupage and Paper Beading. 

Decoupage is an art form that originated in France in the 17th century.  The word decoupage is  from the French word “de’couper,” which...

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Creative Aging: Beautiful Creations

Ballpoint Pen Drawing with Freddy Santiago

Mon, Oct 25   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 with Freddy Santiago

Tiny Techs: Kidlo (ages 3-6)

Mon, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 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: Kidlo (ages 3-6)

Chess Workshop

Mon, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop

Join the Highlawn Library and improve your game with chess master Reinaldo Duran. 

This program, for kids and teens, takes place on lichess.org.  Please create an account on lichess.org ahead of time. We will send you...

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Chess Workshop

History of Local Politics for Teens

Mon, Oct 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Civic Engagement conversations

Interested in NYC history or politics? Come learn about NYC historical figure Shirley Chisholm! This interactive workshop is designed to give teens important historical context, while also providing a glimpse into how different actors...

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History of Local Politics for Teens

Our Garden Club

Mon, Oct 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids ADHD autism developmental disabilities Inclusive Services

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, Oct 25   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

Change the Subject: A Documentary About Labels, Libraries, and Activism

Mon, Oct 25   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations movies

View the BPL broadcast premiere and virtual screening of Change the Subject (2019. 55 min. Dir. Jill Baron & Sawyer Broadley). A panel with Jill Baron, Óscar R. Cornejo Cásares, Tina Gross, Jelicia Jimenez, and Steven Pisani, all experts...

Change the Subject: A Documentary About Labels, Libraries, and Activism

Creative Aging: Drawing and Collage with Karen Fitzgerald

Mon, Oct 25   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging

Must register to attend! RSVP in the box at the righthand side of the screen.

Drawing and Collage is a 6-week class designed to focus on how each process informs the other. Participants will develop drawing and collage skills that reflect...

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Creative Aging: Drawing and Collage with Karen Fitzgerald

Polish for Beginners 4.0

Mon, Oct 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults polish world language conversation

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

Polish for Beginners 4.0

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Oct 25   6:00 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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

CBH TALK - Break Glass In Case of Emergency: Why Democracy Education Is Not a Drill

Mon, Oct 25   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents Center for Brooklyn History Civic Engagement conversations

American democracy faces historic and urgent challenges. With irreconcilable polarization and a profound loss of confidence in government, the question “What will save our democracy?” looms large. One answer focuses on how we prepare the next...

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CBH TALK - Break Glass In Case of Emergency: Why Democracy Education Is Not a Drill

Cinema Ephemera

Mon, Oct 25   7:00 pm to 8:00 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...

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Cinema Ephemera

Adult Book Club/Discussion: Diana Wynne Jones's "Conrad's Fate"

Mon, Oct 25   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

Join the Diana Wynne Jones Adult Book Discussion as we discuss "Conrad's Fate":

Someone at Stallery Mansion is changing the world. At first, only small details, but the changes get bigger and bigger. It's up to Conrad, a twelve-year-old...

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Adult Book Club/Discussion: Diana Wynne Jones's "Conrad's Fate"

OCT
26

Creative Aging: Acrylics made easy with Leonid Filitsyan

Tue, Oct 26   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

Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, Oct 26   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

Borough Park Presents: Drawing and Watercolor for Beginners and Beyond

Tue, Oct 26   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning creative aging never too late to learn

Develop drawing skills and enjoy painting with the challenging, beautiful medium of watercolor in this online class. Each class will feature a demonstration and one-on-one guidance from Nan Carey, a professional art teacher with over fifteen...

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Borough Park Presents: Drawing and Watercolor for Beginners and Beyond

Virtual Babies & Books: Cast Your Vote!

Tue, Oct 26   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

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

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.

Join for us a fun family program and learn why...

Virtual Babies & Books: Cast Your Vote!

Bebés Geniales

Tue, Oct 26   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, Oct 26   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Oct 26   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!

Creative Aging: Create a Masterpiece with Leonid Filitsyan

Tue, Oct 26   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...

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Creative Aging: Create a Masterpiece with Leonid Filitsyan

Creative Aging: Thinking Inking with Nigel Morgan

Tue, Oct 26   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging humanities and art

This program will be taught by artist Nigel Morgan via Zoom.  There will be six Tuesday afternoon classes, beginning on October 12th, and we will end with a culminating event on Tuesday, November 23rd.  Students will learn how to...

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Creative Aging: Thinking Inking with Nigel Morgan

Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Reads About Ancient Birds

Tue, Oct 26   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Little Scientists Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike reads about three ancient birds: Hesperornis, a  contemporary of the dinosaurs that swam the seas of Kansas and Iran, Gastornis, the largest land animal in Europe in the age immediately following the extinction of the non-avian...

Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Reads About Ancient Birds

Creative Aging: Asian Brush Painting -Flowers and Birds in Qi Baishi Style 齐白石花鸟画

Tue, Oct 26   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults all ages arts and crafts Chinese community partner

Participants will learn about flowers-and-birds paintings in Master Qi Baishi’s spontaneous style which emphasizes on poetic expression.  With simple colors -sometimes only black ink and a few calligraphic strokes- Master Qi created unique...

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Creative Aging: Asian Brush Painting -Flowers and Birds in Qi Baishi Style  齐白石花鸟画

Virtual Ask a Tech

Tue, Oct 26   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge Virtual Programming

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? Want to explore your phone and its features? Join us for one-on-one assistance with your device.

We will be using Zoom to host this...

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Virtual Ask a Tech

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 26   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Kids Create : Draw a Spider

Tue, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Learn how to draw a spider by following instructions on our facebook page.

Instructions are in English , Arabic & German. 

Visit: 

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

 

 

Virtual Kids Create : Draw a Spider

Virtual Technology Program: Introduction to the Google Series and Gmail from the Kings Bay Library

Tue, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer basics email techknowledge

In this lesson you will learn about Gmail and other features offered with a Google account. 

Registration is required.

This lesson will take place on Zoom and the information will be emailed to the participants prior to the...

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Virtual Technology Program: Introduction to the Google Series and Gmail from the  Kings Bay Library

Virtual Computer Basics

Tue, Oct 26   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

Computer Basics

Tue, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer programming techknowledge

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 lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

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Computer Basics

Google Photos Workshop : Session 6

Tue, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults adult learning photography techknowledge Virtual Programming

Stuck apart during the global pandemic? Interested in learning how to share your memories with your friends and family? Come join us in and learn how to save and share your photos online with Google Photos!

Participants are welcome...

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Google Photos Workshop : Session 6

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