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LitFilm: August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand & Talkback

Tue, Sep 21   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Sam Pollard
U.S., 2015, 75 min

The first documentary about the Tony- and Pulitzer-winning playwright August Wilson traces his influences, creative evolution, struggles and triumphs. Unprecedented access to his...

LitFilm: August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand & Talkback

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Borough Park presents Brainy Babies

Wed, Sep 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...

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Borough Park presents Brainy Babies

DIY Teen Crafts: Grab and Go Bracelet Kit in a Jar

Wed, Sep 22   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts DIY grab and go kits

Starting September 22nd at 10:00AM pick up a Grab and Go Bracelet Kit in a Jar at the Highlawn Library while supplies last. Decorate the Plastic Mason Jar with an assortment of Materials.  The Kit will include: A Plastic Jar, Instructions,...

DIY Teen Crafts: Grab and Go Bracelet Kit in a Jar

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Wed, Sep 22   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Books, songs, and movement activities for you and your child to enjoy.

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

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Reading Time in the Park

Wed, Sep 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Monarch Butterfly Garden

Birth to Five Years anti-racism BPL Outdoors Little Scientists story play

All are welcome for this programming reading and sharing of books and nature.

We hope you’ll join us in the great outdoors of Brower Park, near the Monarch Butterfly Garden.

NOTE: • Masks required • Social distancing...

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Reading Time in the Park

Mill Basin Presents Toddler Time With Ms. Ann

Wed, Sep 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Ann from the Mill Basin Branch for stories, songs and fun as well as early literacy tips. 

The video will premiere on the Mill Basin Facebook Page and remain up for 48 hours. 

Mill Basin Presents Toddler Time With Ms. Ann

Virtual Storytime with Sunset Park Library

Wed, Sep 22   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

KIds Storytime

Wed, Sep 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Rugby Library

Kids storytime summer reading

Kids enjoy listening to  stories outdoors in the reading garden.

KIds Storytime

Kids Storytime

Wed, Sep 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Rugby Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy Events for Youth and Family

Listen to stories, clap and stomp.

Kids Storytime

Toddler Time

Wed, Sep 22   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

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Wed, Sep 22   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go Arts & Crafts kit to take home and create! (While supplies last.)

 

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

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Wednesday of Wisdom: Brooklyn Lifelong Learning

Wed, Sep 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning never too late to learn Virtual Programming

Brooklyn Lifelong Learning (BLL) is an independent, nonprofit program affiliated with Brooklyn College. We foster peer learning among adults through non-credit classes, seminars and cultural activities designed and conducted by members and...

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Wednesday of Wisdom: Brooklyn Lifelong Learning

Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Sep 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning Microsoft Office techknowledge Virtual Programming

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 2010.

Creating and opening documents

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Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Word Basics

Story Time On the Grass

Wed, Sep 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

This is an onsite program.  Stories, songs, and fingerplays.

It is going to be hosted on our front lawn.  However, since it is held outside, it's subject to cancellation if it rains and is extremely hot.

Story Time On the Grass

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Rolie Polie Guacamole

Wed, Sep 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family first five years music stomp clap and sing

Join us on the Central library plaza outside for a music concert featuring the children's band Rolie Polie Guacamole!

Brooklyn’s kindie titans Rolie Polie Guacamole, have been perfecting their show over the last decade...

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Rolie Polie Guacamole

Brooklyn Supports

Wed, Sep 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults benefit assistance health and wellness Healthy Communities mental health

Join us to learn more about social support resources and benefits assistance!

Our Social Work Program Coordinator will be available to assist with any questions about:

Housing Assistance Food Assistance Employment Assistance...
Brooklyn Supports

Outdoor First Five Years Storytime

Wed, Sep 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books BPL Outdoors first five years preschool

Join Ms. Moore for an outdoor storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. 

For children birth through five years.  This program will...

Outdoor First Five Years Storytime

Outdoor Storytime with Ms Sarah

Wed, Sep 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years storytime

Join Ms. Sarah for an outdoor Storytime every Wednesday at 11:00AM (weather permitting). We will be singing songs, learning rhymes and reading books together.  

This program will take...

Outdoor Storytime with Ms Sarah

Outdoor Toddler Time

Wed, Sep 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Windsor Terrace Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors Events for Youth and Family first five years toddler time

Join Ms. Olivia outside the Windsor Terrace Library for stories, songs, and rhymes.  We have limited seating, so feel free to bring your own beach chair or blanket.

PLEASE NOTE: This program is weather permitting.  We require...

Outdoor Toddler Time

Zoom Virtual Storytime with Ms. Juana and Ms. Tina

Wed, Sep 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books preschool storytime toddler time

Join us for Virtual Storytime (Storyzoom!) with Ms. Juana from Kings Highway Library for books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language development skills.

We will gather with Zoom...

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Zoom Virtual Storytime with Ms. Juana and Ms. Tina

Grab and Go Craft: Fall Wreaths

Wed, Sep 22   11:00 am to 6:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts babies & books first five years toddler time

Get ready for fall by creating a wreath! These kits are designed for babies and toddlers under five years old. Kits will include a paper plate, printed leaves for coloring, crayons, and other materials to make a festive fall wreath.

Kits...

Grab and Go Craft: Fall Wreaths

Technology For All: Individual Sessions Cancelled

Wed, Sep 22   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Virtual

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: Fall Wreath

Wed, Sep 22   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts first five years grab and go kits kids create

Are you interested in making a fall wreath? This week's grab and go activity is for you!  

Stop by the McKinley Park library and pick up a fall wreath kit. Kits will include crayons, paper plate, fall leaves to color ...

Grab & Go: Fall Wreath

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED Cancelled

Wed, Sep 22   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED

Grab and Go : Kids Create

Wed, Sep 22   12:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go Arts & Crafts kit to take home and create!

(While supplies last.)

*Kits may contain small parts that are not suitable for young children. Please supervise...

Grab and Go : Kids Create

Resume & Career Help Live!

Wed, Sep 22   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!

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 22   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

Virtual Computer Basics

Wed, Sep 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 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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Virtual Computer Basics

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Sep 22   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime Spanish Virtual Programming

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores en la página Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook. (Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers on the Brooklyn...

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Introduction to Internet

Wed, Sep 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

 ...

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Introduction to Internet

Cast Your Vote! Book Adventures :A vote is a powerful thing by Courtney Dawson

Wed, Sep 22   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book adventures Civic Engagement storytime

It is important for children to understand the importance of why people vote. Even if they are like Callie's class who is voting for where their field trip should take place. Read along to explore how children are able to future ...

Cast Your Vote! Book Adventures :A vote is a powerful thing by Courtney Dawson

Virtual Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 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 virtually with the Kings Highway branch.

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Virtual Ask a Tech

Introduction To The Internet

Wed, Sep 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 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

Grab & Go Button Making

Wed, Sep 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens & Young Adults all ages arts and crafts grab and go kits

Come make your own buttons! Each kit includes 7 button templates to design your own 1.25" button- staff will press up to 4 designs and will hold them for you to pick up. Give 1-2 days to press buttons, and make sure to write your name so we can...

Grab & Go Button Making

Community Crafting

Wed, Sep 22   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults arts and crafts BPL Outdoors conversations DIY

We invite artists and craftspeople (from age 10 to over 100!) to join us for a series of Community Crafting meetups at the Kings Highway Library. 

We will be meeting in an shady outdoor space attached to the library to enjoy...

Community Crafting

Kids Create! Grab & Go Kits - Tissue Paper Suncatchers

Wed, Sep 22   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years grab and go kits kids create

Stop by the Highlawn Library to pick up a kit of supplies to create your own tissue paper suncatcher. Kits contain tissue paper, sticky contact paper, and string. You need to supply the creativity and scissors.

Kits will be available...

Kids Create! Grab & Go Kits - Tissue Paper Suncatchers

K-Pop Party

Wed, Sep 22   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 Pacific 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

Let's Read! With Free Back To School Kit

Wed, Sep 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids arts and crafts Block Party BPL Outdoors Brainy Babies

Join us for a basketball themed celebration, for babies through age 9.  Pick up a FREE tote bag with school supplies and reading tips, plus our Let's Read! booklist. Then choose two FREE books to add to your bag.  While...

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Let's Read! With Free Back To School Kit

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Wed, Sep 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids after school arts and crafts East New York Reads grab and go kits

Take your craft to go from the Cypress Hills Library! Wednesday afternoons, 3pm-5pm while supplies last. First come, first served.

Pick up your bag of supplies and instructions inside the Cypress Hills Library.

*Kits may...

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Wed, Sep 22   3:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike continues his reading of the Encyclopedia Brown Mysteries.  Today's mystery is the first mystery in the  sixth book in the series   Encyclopedia Brown Keeps the Peace,  The Case of the Dwarf's Beard...

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series en español

Wed, Sep 22   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

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

Para niños de 3-5 años y los que los cuidan.

Este programa virtual especial es parte de una serie en las cuales las familias se divierten con cuentos y actividades designadas a promover el desarrollo de las prácticas de aprendizaje a una...

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Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series en español

New Utrecht Book Discussion - The Red and the Black by Stendhal

Wed, Sep 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion

Join us for a lively Zoom discussion ofhe The Red and the Black by Stendhal.   You may pick up a copy at the New Utrecht Branch.  Please register.

 

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New Utrecht Book Discussion - The Red and the Black by Stendhal

Author Reading and Activity: ¿Qué ve el pintor?

Wed, Sep 22   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Spanish Virtual Programming

Cynthia Alonso is an illustrator & graphic designer from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She gets really into stories with a lot of passion and her work is full of life, tenderness, textures and vibrant colors. She is currently living in Berlin...

Author Reading and Activity: ¿Qué ve el pintor?

Gravesend Writers Group

Wed, Sep 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion creative writing

Writers Discussion Group Have you been writing creatively for a while? Do you consider yourself a somewhat serious writer? Have you had your work published or are you aiming to? Come join our group and share your thoughts,...
Gravesend Writers Group

Teen Tech Time: Jeopardy!

Wed, Sep 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time Virtual Programming

Love trivia and some healthy competition?  Join YA Librarian, Jes G. for a round (or two!) of teen Jeopardy. Register to receive the Zoom link information.

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Teen Tech Time: Jeopardy!

Teen Time Escape Rooms

Wed, Sep 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 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

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 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...

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Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Homework Help on Discord

Wed, Sep 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults homework help Virtual Programming

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


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

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Homework Help on Discord

Virtual Financial Coaching

Wed, Sep 22   4:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults finance Virtual Programming

Do you have questions about credit or debt? The Financial Coaching Corps (FCC) can help you manage your money, find resources in a financial crisis, and make progress toward your financial goals. 

Make an appointment with a coach...

Virtual Financial Coaching

Kids Coding: Coffeescript

Wed, Sep 22   4:00 pm to 5:30 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

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