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Sound Bridges and Percussive Dance

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 11:00 am   New Lots Library

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

Sound Bridges delivers high quality, fun, energetic performances that captivate and engage audiences of all ages and backgrounds. The repertoire of the group focuses...

Sound Bridges and Percussive Dance

Make Music New York Festival

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

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

This program is part of MakeMusicNewYork.  MakeMusicNewYork is “a unique festival of free concerts in public spaces throughout the five boroughs of New...

Make Music New York Festival

More of Watercolor

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts multilingual Virtual Programming

This virtual program is sponsored by Spring Creek Library!

Come and learn little tips and techniques in watercolor painting; learn sponging, splattering, scumbling just to name a few.  These classes are for the beginner as well as...

More of Watercolor

Back to the Future: Create a Time Capsule

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts Culture Pass Events for Youth and Family

This interactive program will explore objects from the past that are part of Brooklyn Children's Museum's collection that will inspire us to make our own time capsule. Participants will reflect on this historic moment that we are living through...

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Back to the Future: Create a Time Capsule

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads Dad's Dinosaur Day

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Kids father's day storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

In honor of Father's Day, Mr. Mike reads Dad's Dinosaur Day by Dianne Dawson Hearn. 

 

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Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads Dad's Dinosaur Day

Grab & Go Craft Kits: Simply Watercolor

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Come to the Leonard library to get weekly Grab & GO Craft kit.   What would you find inside? ...  set of watercolors with a brush and special white paper to use.                  ...

Grab & Go Craft Kits: Simply Watercolor

Summer Reading: Grab & Go Kits

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Come by the Kensington Library to pick up a Grab & Go kit. We will be distributing them every Monday all summer to celebrate Summer Reading (except the week of July 4th, come by Tuesday, July 6!) 

Our Grab & Go projects...

Summer Reading: Grab & Go Kits

Grab-and-Go Art Kit: Make Art like William H. Johnson

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits juneteenth summer reading

In honor of Juneteenth, the Kings Highway Library is happy to offer a set of Grab-and-Go Art Kits for teens celebrating the art of William H. Johnson, a prominent African-American artist of the 20th Century.  

Each kit includes...

Grab-and-Go Art Kit: Make Art like William H. Johnson

Pledge to Vote! Goodie Bags

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults Civic Engagement grab and go kits

Stop by Gravesend Library to Pledge to Vote and pick up a goodie bag including a cloth mask and hand sanitizer, as well as a bookmark containing suggestions for children's books and an "I Pledge to Vote" sticker! While supplies last. 

Pledge to Vote! Goodie Bags

Virtual East New York and Kings Highway Brainy Babies (Spring)

Mon, Jun 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

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Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers in the East New York and Kings Highway communities. This program will include stories, early literacy tips, baby bounces, craft...

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Virtual East New York and Kings Highway Brainy Babies (Spring)

Virtual Live Music with Conroy Warren

Mon, Jun 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids live music summer reading Virtual Programming

Feeling the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren. It’s fun! It’s exciting! For children and families.

This...

Virtual Live Music with Conroy Warren

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Mon, Jun 21   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

DUEFUNK Music Band

Mon, Jun 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

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

DUEFUNK is a New York based group that lives and breathes the culture of live music - with an electrifying sound that's sure to get the crowd moving. This group...

DUEFUNK Music Band

Commercial Leases: Strategies | NYC SBS

Mon, Jun 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

This course offers useful steps you can take to prepare for negotiating a commercial lease that serves your interests and minimizes risks. The course instructors are attorneys who have counseled both landlords and tenants on lease agreements and...

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Commercial Leases: Strategies | NYC SBS

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Mon, Jun 21   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

Toddler Yoga

Mon, Jun 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years summer reading toddler yoga

Grab your yoga mat and join Kelly Brennan for Virtual Toddler Yoga fun! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way through adventures, stories, and songs. Suitable for ages 2-5.

*We will be using Zoom to host...

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Toddler Yoga

Urban Stages: Latin Dance Party!

Mon, Jun 21   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults music summer reading

Loreto leads us through the basics of salsa, merengue, and samba! Get ready for a fun playlist and lots of new skills to take to your next beach or block party!

 

View the broadcast at 11:30am on the Urban Stages...

Urban Stages: Latin Dance Party!

Book Discussion: "How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House" by Cherie Jones

Mon, Jun 21   12:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Clinton Hill Library

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A Summer Outdoor Book Discussion - The Book - "How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House," by Cherie Jones

This event will be hosted outdoors.  Health & Safety measures will be followed.  In the even of inclement...

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Book Discussion: "How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House" by Cherie Jones

Virtual Ask-A-Tech

Mon, Jun 21   12:00 pm to 1:00 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? No time to attend a formal class? Join our virtual drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

We will be using Zoom to host this...

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Virtual Ask-A-Tech

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Mon, Jun 21   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Marcy Library

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Do you need access to the internet? Sign up for a 30-minute session at one of our Outdoor Laptop Loan locations.

Adults must have a valid library card and photo ID that corresponds to our records. Young adult patrons must have valid...

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Alva Nelson Band: A Tribute to Stevie Wonder

Mon, Jun 21   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

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

The Alva Nelson Band will be performing a tribute to Stevie Wonder.  Enjoy songs recorded by Stevie Wonder and written for other artists.

New York City-...

Alva Nelson Band: A Tribute to Stevie Wonder

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Jun 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

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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

Blocks, Bubbles and Outlines: Graffiti 102

Mon, Jun 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults all ages artist talks Culture Pass

Hi-ARTS and Carlos Jesus Martines Dominguez present an introduction workshop on the history of Graffiti and learn the basics of graffiti art. All you need is some paper, a pencil, a sharpie, and a ruler(straight edge) to join!

Presenters...

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Blocks, Bubbles and Outlines: Graffiti 102

Borough Park Presents Virtual Toddler Time

Mon, Jun 21   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

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Toddler Time

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months. Find us on the Borough Park Facebook page every Monday at 1 p.m. This is the link: https://www.facebook.com/BPLboroughpark  hope to see you soon.

Borough Park Presents Virtual Toddler Time

Green Series: Dara McAnulty's Diary of a Young Naturalist, hosted by Jess Turner

Mon, Jun 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults author talks bpl presents environment Events for Youth and Family

Join Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center for our June Green Series with winner of the Wainright prize for UK nature writing, Dara McAnulty. He'll discuss his new book Diary of a Young Naturalist with Jess Turner.

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Green Series: Dara McAnulty's Diary of a Young Naturalist, hosted by Jess Turner

Dance Aerobics

Mon, Jun 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bpl outdoors dance fitness and classes

Enjoy an hour of outdoor exercise, fun and camaraderie in this non-stop rhythmic cardio conditioning set to high-energy music designed to leave you sweating and feeling good. All are welcome!

Dance Aerobics is taught by...

Dance Aerobics

Virtual Adult Storytime: June 2021 Edition

Mon, Jun 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults lgbtq pride month literacy music storytime

Adult Librarian Donald Peebles (Saratoga/Dekalb) is facilitating a series of Virtual Adult Storytime for the month of June, such as LGBTQ Pride Month, Black Music Month, Caribbean Heritage Month, National Puerto Rican American Day Parade and...

Virtual Adult Storytime: June 2021 Edition

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Jun 21   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 register here on our event page to reserve your spot....

Resume & Career Help Live!

Bumblebee Jamboree

Mon, Jun 21   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids live music summer reading

Bumblebee Jamboree is presenting a FREE SHOW as part of the annual Make Music New York festival on June 21st. Join Mr. Evan for a kid and grown-up friendly rock ‘n’ roll concert!

Bumblebee Jamboree

Borough Park Presents Juan Tica - Chess Workshop

Mon, Jun 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop summer reading Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Borough Park Presents Juan Tica - Chess Workshop

BPL Outdoors- Mike Traxxx and Friends Band

Mon, Jun 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bpl outdoors live music make music ny performance

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

Mike Traxxx and Friends is a smooth jazz band that also plays the blues, reggae and r&b.  Live musical entertainment that will make you get on the floor and...

BPL Outdoors- Mike Traxxx and Friends Band

Tiny Techs: Coding (Ages 3-6)

Mon, Jun 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 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: Coding (Ages 3-6)

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Mon, Jun 21   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults everyone is welcome here teen tech time Virtual Programming

 Fall Guys is a massively multiplayer party game with up to 60 players online in a free-for-all struggle through round after round of escalating chaos until one victor remains!

All skill levels welcome!

No registration...

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Microsoft Office Suite

Mon, Jun 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

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Come Learn Microsoft Office Suite for begginners

What is Microsoft Suite?

Microsoft Office is the Collective name for Microsoft's set of home and business productivity software. The MS suite of programs include Microsoft Word, a...

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Microsoft Office Suite

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Jun 21   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

Kahoot! Trivia

Mon, Jun 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Challenge your friends to a trivia game. We will be using the online trivia platform Kahoot!

Register so that we can send you a secure Zoom link. 

 

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Kahoot! Trivia

Sunset Park - Juneteenth Celebration Kids Create

Mon, Jun 21   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids juneteenth kids create summer reading

Join us on Sunset Park's Facebook page for stories about the vast importance of the Emancipation Proclamation of 1862 in celebration of Juneteenth. Celebrate Freedom Day with this fun and simple Craft Stick Flag Sign.  

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Sunset Park - Juneteenth Celebration Kids Create

BPL Game Time - Fortnite Battle Royale

Mon, Jun 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

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Are you good at fortnite and want to show us how good you are? come join us on twitch.

Watch us live by downloading the Twitch app on your mobile device or by visiting www.twitch.tv/BPLGameTime. For instructions on how to play...

BPL Game Time - Fortnite Battle Royale

Highlawn Library Presents Reinaldo Duran - Chess Tournament

Mon, Jun 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, test the skils you have learnt or just come and compete against each out in a game of chess, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please...

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Highlawn Library Presents Reinaldo Duran - Chess Tournament

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Mon, Jun 21   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

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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

Exploring the Possibilities of Bilingual Theatre

Mon, Jun 21   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults artist talks Culture Pass immigrant heritage month

Join actors Julia Brothers, Claire Hsu and director Michael Leibenluft to explore the possibilities of bilingual theater and the connections between language-learning and performance. The three theater makers will lead audience members in a...

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Exploring the Possibilities of Bilingual Theatre

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Jun 21   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

Polish for Beginners 3.0

Mon, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults polish world language conversation

They say that Polish is the most difficult language in the world. Do you want to find out if it's true? Or maybe you would like to be able to order borscht and dumplings in Polish? Greenpoint Library continues the virtual Polish for Beginners...

Polish for Beginners 3.0

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Prisons Make Us Safer

Mon, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism book club book discussion conversations

Journalist Victoria Law explains how racism and social control were the catalysts for mass incarceration and have continued to be its driving force: from the post-Civil War laws that states passed to imprison former slaves, to the laws passed...

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Justice Initiatives Book Club: Prisons Make Us Safer

Thank You and Goodbye to our Virtual Teen-Volunteers

Mon, Jun 21   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults conversations with the crew teen time

It's time to say a tremendous Thank You and - sadly - Good Bye to our virtual Program Assistant Teen-Volunteers, including the Librarians-of-Tomorrow interns. They stayed with us for more than six months in the challenging time,...

Thank You and Goodbye to our Virtual Teen-Volunteers

Thank You and Goodbye to our Virtual Teen-Volunteers

Mon, Jun 21   7:15 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations conversations with the crew

It's time to say a tremendous Thank You and - sadly - Good Bye to our virtual Program Assistant Teen-Volunteers, including the Librarians-of-Tomorrow interns. They stayed with us for more than six months in the challenging time,...

Thank You and Goodbye to our Virtual Teen-Volunteers

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Borough Park presents Brainy Babies

Tue, Jun 22   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies 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 Borough Park Library. Families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage brain development and early learning...

Borough Park presents Brainy Babies

Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, Jun 22   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

Zoom Storytime with Ms. Abby!

Tue, Jun 22   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 Preschool Storytime

Tue, Jun 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime Virtual Programming

It’s storytime... from the comfort of your own home! Watch fun people read fun stories! Storytime builds vocabulary and a love of books. And kids who love books and stories become better readers!  Join us for a pre-recorded story-time...

Virtual Preschool Storytime

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