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Episode 3: Jack, the Engineer, and the River of Glue

Thu, Jun 30   9:00 am to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids page flippers podcasting and audio recording summer reading

Meet Jack, an eight-year-old kid living in Brooklyn. They love drawing, dancing, and doing math. When Jack joins the Page Flipper Club, they get to interview an architectural engineer and save the day by constructing a catapult...

Episode 3: Jack, the Engineer, and the River of Glue

Jack and Friends: Suzi Shelton and Guests!

Thu, Jun 30   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Old Stone House & Washington Park

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years live music music

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton and a whole bunch of amazing guests for a series of free, fun-filled musical performances and amazing giant bubbles. The bubbles start at 10 am and the music begins at 10:30. Geared for families with...

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Jack and Friends: Suzi Shelton and Guests!

Creative Aging: Little Artworks in Ink

Thu, Jun 30   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, Jun 30   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!

Grab and Go Book Club: Photography Edition

Thu, Jun 30   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Adams Street Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club grab and go kits

Pick up from Adams Street Library starting Thursday, June 2nd while supplies last!

Welcome to the Grab and Go Book Club! Take a book home to read and an activity kit that goes with it. Share your thoughts with the librarian...

Grab and Go Book Club: Photography Edition

Grab-and-Go: Fourth of July

Thu, Jun 30   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits

Drop by the Sunset Park library to pick up a grab-and-go bag featuring a Fourth of July craft.

Grab-and-Go: Fourth of July

Babies & Books

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

Birth to Five Years babies & books

Join us for stories, rhymes and songs!

For children ages 0 - 18 months and their caregivers.

Babies & Books

Storytime in the Garden Cancelled

Thu, Jun 30   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 30   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

Storytime!

Thu, Jun 30   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!

Chair Yoga at Dyker

Thu, Jun 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Dyker Library

Older Adults Earth Day yoga and meditation yoga and poetry

This is an in-person program. Space is limited.  Register in-person at Dyker Library please.

Chair Yoga at Dyker

Brainy Babies Bushwick and Brownsville

Thu, Jun 30   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...

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Brainy Babies Bushwick and Brownsville

Destressing Hour

Thu, Jun 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults all ages arts and crafts DIY table-top & board games

Have you or those you care about been feeling stressed out lately? 

Please join us for an hour each day throughout the week for relaxing activities, mindful DIY, board games, coloring, painting and much more! For all ages. ...

Destressing Hour

Creative Aging: Acrylics for All with Leonid Filitsyan

Thu, Jun 30   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...

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Creative Aging: Acrylics for All with Leonid Filitsyan

Drop-In Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Thu, Jun 30   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)

Clinton Hill Instax Camera Program

Thu, Jun 30   12:00 pm to 12:15 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Teens & Young Adults photography teen tech time

The Clinton Hill Library has an instant camera! Ask at the desk and we'll show you how it works and take a photo. One picture per patron please

Clinton Hill Instax Camera Program

Creative Aging: Lets Ballroom Dance - Waltz, Mambo & Swing!

Thu, Jun 30   12:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging dance fitness and classes Virtual Programming

BALLROOM DANCING FOR BEGINNERS!

Join Silver Shoes Dance Club and learn how to Waltz, Mambo and Swing all from the comfort
of your own home! Our class is meant to be fun, informative and interactive.
All classes begin with a...

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Creative Aging: Lets Ballroom Dance - Waltz, Mambo & Swing!

Babies and Books

Thu, Jun 30   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

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Jun 30   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Bushwick Library, Auditorium

Kids free summer meals

Free Summer Meals 

Free Summer Meals

$1 Book Sale: Sponsored By Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library

Thu, Jun 30   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book sale BPL Outdoors Friends of the Library library advocacy

NEW HOURS:

Monday 11:00am to 3:00pm
Tuesday 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday 11:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday 11:00am to 4:00pm

Open for Spring 2022!...

$1 Book Sale: Sponsored By Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library

Get To Know Gmail: A beginners Guide to Gmail

Thu, Jun 30   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!!!!

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Get To Know Gmail:  A beginners Guide to Gmail

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, Jun 30   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

I phone & Laptop Help

Thu, Jun 30   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults computer programming techknowledge

Anything grinding your gears about your cell phone? Can't quite figure out something? The objective of this class is to tend to patrons' questions & concerns about their iPhone/Android smartphones. 

I phone & Laptop Help

Book Discussion: Rebecca / Daphne DuMaurier.

Thu, Jun 30   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Adults book adventures book club book discussion

Rebecca, Gothic suspense novel by Daphne du Maurier, published in 1938. Widely considered a classic, it is a psychological thriller about a young woman who becomes obsessed with her husband’s first wife.

Book Discussion: Rebecca / Daphne DuMaurier.

Creative Aging: Charcoal Made Easy - For Beginners

Thu, Jun 30   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, Jun 30   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Creative Aging: Bead Weaving Jewelry with Omi

Thu, Jun 30   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging jewelry making Virtual Programming

The Peyote Stitch is Centuries-old and dates to the Native Americans and ancient Egypt. We will be using this ancient technique to fashion some contemporary beaded designs.

Learn how to design and create a Peyote Stich ring, earrings, and...

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Creative Aging: Bead Weaving Jewelry with Omi

Virtual Resume & Career Help

Thu, Jun 30   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.

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Virtual Resume & Career Help

Intro to TinkerCad

Thu, Jun 30   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults computer programming STEM & STEAM

This session will cover the basics of navigating and designing in Tinkcad, a free online 3D modelling software. 

This session covers navigating the 3D space, adding, and manipulating shapes and the 3D plane, and participants will...

Intro to TinkerCad

Period Pride Celebration

Thu, Jun 30   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Teens & Young Adults Cycle Alliance LGBTQ pride month teen time

Celebrate Pride with the Cycle Alliance by picking up a free period kit for folks in need, as supplies last. The Pride Period Product distribution will occur on the Central Library's Plaza during our Teen Band Showcase.

 

Join...

Period Pride Celebration

Pride on the Plaza: A Teen Band Showcase

Thu, Jun 30   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Teens & Young Adults BPL Outdoors LGBTQ LGBTQ pride month live music

Join us on the Plaza to celebrate Pride with a teen band showcase!

Featuring:

- Control the Sound

- Redout

- Cellarhead

- Keni Noelle 

- Arlo Freedman

- What’s With the Lizards

...

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Pride on the Plaza: A Teen Band Showcase

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jun 30   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

Grab & Go Craft : White Paper Top Hat

Thu, Jun 30   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Head to the Gravesend Library to pick up a grab & go White Paper Top Hat. Supplies are limited so first come first serve.

Grab & Go Craft : White Paper Top Hat

Teen Time

Thu, Jun 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht, J Meeting Room

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts DIY summer reading teen tech 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!

 

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Teen Time

Game On!: Board Games

Thu, Jun 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids game on table-top & board games

Come play board games with your friends!

Kids of all ages are welcome.

Game On!: Board Games

Game On!: Board Games

Thu, Jun 30   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

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jun 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton, 2nd Flr Meeting Room

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time teen time

Join us for Teen Tech Time! We have video games, Switches, tablets, laptops and more!

Please note that this program is for teens ages 13-17 and masks are required.

Teen Tech Time

The Job Search Process: Forming a Plan and Building a Resume

Thu, Jun 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Rugby, Meeting Room

Adults adult learning career community partner resume

Finding a job is a process and it can be challenging at times. This is why having a plan is efficient and helpful. 

Learn how to use technology to search for and apply for open positions. This workshop will also include resume-...

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The Job Search Process: Forming a Plan and Building a Resume

Zoom Poetry Program

Thu, Jun 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning all ages everyone is welcome here Fine Free

 

You don't have to be well-read in poetry or literature or spend lots of time reading poetry. Just log in for an hour on Zoom and join us as we read and discuss the poetry of famous poets. You will most likely enjoy the experience...

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Zoom Poetry Program

Ask a Tech

Thu, Jun 30   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

Mac Basics

Thu, Jun 30   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Macon, Large Auditorium

Adults computer basics techknowledge

MacBook Basics/ Microsoft Word for Mac

The basic components of a MacBook computer

Navigational tools of a Mac 

Key terms and definitions

Intro to apple ID and icloud

What is Microsoft word and why use...

Mac Basics

Summer Crafternoons

Thu, Jun 30   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts BPL Outdoors creative aging summer reading

Artists and craftspeople ages 10+ (including teens, adults, and older adults) are invited to make art at the library this summer in a series of outdoor Crafternoons!  Please do join us in the shady outdoor space next to the library and...

Summer Crafternoons

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jun 30   3:00 pm to 4:30 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

Brighton Beach chess for Adults Cancelled

Thu, Jun 30   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.

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Brighton Beach chess for  Adults

Table Top Board Games for Teens Cancelled

Thu, Jun 30   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

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

Hey Teens!

Bring 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

Kids Create

Thu, Jun 30   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Macon, Small Auditorium

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Create, experiment and have fun!  Arts and crafts for school age children 5-12 years.

Kids Create

Kids Create

Thu, Jun 30   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, Jun 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Pacific, 2nd Flr Meeting Room

Kids game on table-top & board games

Come and Play 

Board Games

Teen Time

Thu, Jun 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens & Young Adults after school teen tech time

Teen time is back in person!!! Hang out, make new friends, play video games etc,

Teen Time

Kids Create: Make-a-Robot!

Thu, Jun 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us and create your own box robot!

For children ages 6+ and caregivers. 

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Kids Create: Make-a-Robot!

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