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Virtual Homework Help

Tue, May 18   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Ask A Tech

Tue, May 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 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

Kids Explore: Typing - The Proper Way

Tue, May 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids computer basics kids explore

Do you know how to type properly? How fast can you type? Very Fast? How many mistake do you make? None?

Did you know typing properly can help you type:

- Faster

- Easier 

- Not make your hands and wrist as...

Kids Explore: Typing  - The Proper Way

Virtual Financial Coaching

Tue, May 18   3:00 pm to 7:00 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

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Tue, May 18   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

Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, May 18   3:00 pm to 3:45 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

...

Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Word Basics

Virtual Arts and Crafts with Ms Alla

Tue, May 18   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

KIds will learn how to do new crafts using household materials

Virtual Arts and Crafts with Ms Alla

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Tue, May 18   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school early literacy storytime

You're invited to join Arlington Library staff as we read Castle Hangnail by Ursula Vernon every Tuesday and Thursday at 3:30pm. Children in grades 4-8 found this book to be fun and around their reading level, though all are welcome. We will be...

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Spring Holiday Snacktime

Tue, May 18   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults cooking teen time

Passover, Easter, and Ramadan are all coming up in March-May! Make some traditional and tasty holiday treats with Katya and Zoha from the Brighton Beach Library! For our third session, which is Ramadan-themed, we'll be making many flavored...

Spring Holiday Snacktime

Borough Park Presents: Ecosystems & Habitats

Tue, May 18   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids after school all ages Events for Youth and Family everyone is welcome here

Animals and plants are connected to each other and impact their habitats in many ways. We will engage in an exploration of what makes up habitats, ecosystems, and biomes, how organisms are inter-connected, and be led on a virtual exhibit visit,...

Borough Park Presents: Ecosystems & Habitats

Teen Time: Multiplayer Variety Games

Tue, May 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school teen time

Need to de-stress from school? Come and draw, color, write, read, or just chill and hang out with your friends in your own virtual library space!

Teen Time: Multiplayer Variety Games

Virtual Adult Storytime: Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021 Edition

Tue, May 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults asian pacific american heritage month literacy storytime Virtual Programming

Adult Librarian Donald Peebles (Saratoga/Dekalb) will facilitate a series of Virtual Adult Storytime sessions to celebrate and commemorate Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage Month.

This is the link to the Saratoga Library Facebook...

Virtual Adult Storytime: Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021 Edition

Cooking Matters Virtual Shopping Tour

Tue, May 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults cooking health and wellness Virtual Programming

Do you spend too much time worrying about what’s for dinner? We can help!

Join us for a free virtual shopping tour that will help you shop healthy and more affordably.  All participants who attend the virtual shopping tour will...

Cooking Matters Virtual Shopping Tour

S.E.E. Yourself Healthy 2.0: Virtual Workshops

Tue, May 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults bklyn incubator health and wellness Healthy Communities

The purpose of these workshops is to educate Older Adult populations with practical approaches to lifestyle modification and intervention. The plan is to change behaviors and lifestyle choices which are key elements in the development and...

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S.E.E. Yourself Healthy 2.0: Virtual Workshops

Space Science! with "Brainy Bill" Louden

Tue, May 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Events for Youth and Family middle school science stem & steam

Join science edutainer "Brainy Bill" Louden in a scientific exploration of outer space! We'll build a flying rocket, see a real vacuum in action, mix up some rocket fuel in a bag, and more. This interstellar workshop will feature a mix of...

Space Science! with "Brainy Bill" Louden

Music Meets Tech: Music 101

Tue, May 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults adult learning after school all ages girls who code

Music Meets Tech is a mini-series that combines elements of music, coding, and digital audio production.
You don't have to know anything about music to join. This program will span 3 weeks and is open to all ages.

We will...

Music Meets Tech: Music 101

Teen Time: Town of Salem

Tue, May 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time video games

Town of Salem is a fresh innovation on the classic party games Mafia and Werewolf. It is a game of murder, accusations, deceit and mob hysteria.

Free on PC and iOS/Android. Register to receive an invite before the game starts.

Teen Time: Town of Salem

BPL Game Time - Rocket League

Tue, May 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time teen time video games Virtual Programming

Are you a fan of Psyonix's Rocket League? Want to show gamers across Brooklyn - including library staff - just how good at the popular soccer game (but with rocket cars) *you* are?

Watch us live by downloading the Twitch app on your...

BPL Game Time - Rocket League

Chess Workshop

Tue, May 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Play or learn chess on Zoom with Chess Master Tica.

Registration required. The Zoom link will be sent to you one hour before the program begins. 

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Chess Workshop

BPL Game Time - Rocket League

Tue, May 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time teen time video games

Are you a fan of Psyonix's Rocket League? Want to show gamers across Brooklyn - including library staff - just how good at the popular soccer game (but with rocket cars) *you* are?

Watch us live by downloading the Twitch app on your...

BPL Game Time - Rocket League

Virtual Homework Help

Tue, May 18   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

Virtual Homework Help

Drag Queen Story Hour

Tue, May 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids drag queen story hour LGBTQ

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy!

Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and...

Drag Queen Story Hour

Teen Music Trivia

Tue, May 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time teen time Virtual Programming

Join us on Tuesday March 27th at 4:00PM for Teen Trivia: Music. Test your knowledge all about Music.

Ages 12-17 are welcome.

This program will take place on Zoom and Kahoot. You will need either a computer with a microphone and a...

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Teen Music Trivia

YA Book Discussion: Yolk

Tue, May 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion

Join Rugby's Miss Yolande for our May book discussion of Yolk by Mary H K Choi. This book discussion will take place each Tuesday in May at 4 pm. Please register for each discussion separately.

"Wildly different sisters Jayne...

YA Book Discussion: Yolk

Overwatch with BPL

Tue, May 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games

If you enjoy playing the team oriented game Overwatch, then join us at BPL to play cooperatively against other teams in completing a variety of objectives. In order to partcipate, please register to be added to our friends list. A Playstation 4...

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Overwatch with BPL

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Tue, May 18   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults kids tech time teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Looking for a fun way to kill time during quarantine? Missing Basketball? Got a PlayStation 4? Join us for NBA 2K with the Library! 

Play with and against friends, family and the Library in various modes like “All Star Team Up, Pro-...

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NBA 2K Play with BPL

Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

Tue, May 18   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults conversations

New Utrecht patrons meet for an informal virtual get-together over coffee or your favorite beverage.  

 

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Coffee and Conversation  - Zoom Chat

City Council District 36 Debate

Tue, May 18   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Civic Engagement PoliticsNY

With the June 22nd primaries fast approaching, Brooklyn Public Library is co-sponsoring debates with PoliticsNY.com for Brooklyn’s City Council races. City Council District 36 represents Bedford Stuyvesant and Northern Crown Heights.

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City Council District 36 Debate

City Council District 38 Debate

Tue, May 18   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Civic Engagement PoliticsNY

With the June 22nd primaries fast approaching, Brooklyn Public Library is co-sponsoring debates with PoliticsNY.com for Brooklyn’s City Council races. City Council District 38 represents Red Hook, Sunset Park, Greenwood Heights and portions...

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City Council District 38 Debate

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, May 18   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Gaming for Teens: Among Us

Tue, May 18   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Figure out who the imposters are! 

You have to download Among Us. The game is a free download on most phones or $5 on Steam.

We use Zoom to talk, so register for a secure link. 

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Gaming for Teens: Among Us

Listen Up: A Podcast Discussion Club

Tue, May 18   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults lectures and discussions Listen Up Brooklyn podcasting and audio recording

Join us for a twice-monthly podcast discussion club: like a book club, but for your ears. Once you've registered, you'll be sent Zoom meeting info a half hour before each session.

Each month will be a new theme and...

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Listen Up: A Podcast Discussion Club

Farm-To-City

Tue, May 18   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass

Connecting the past to the present through the farming life experience in colonial times; learn about the life of the people who helped build Upper Manhattan.

This program is intended for families. Closed captioning will be available....

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Farm-To-City

"There Isn't A Road My Mind Doesn't Travel" - A Conversation With Yusef Komunyakaa

Tue, May 18   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks bpl presents poetry Virtual Programming

 

Brooklyn Public Library invites you to join the poet Yusef Komunyakaa in a conversation with prof. Katarzyna Jakubiak. Komunyakaa is one of those poets whose imaginations go beyond not one, but many boundaries and combine...

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"There Isn't A Road My Mind Doesn't Travel" - A Conversation With Yusef Komunyakaa

CBH Talks: Mutualism in Action

Tue, May 18   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents center for brooklyn history conversations Virtual Programming

In biology the term “mutualism” describes the coming together of two organisms in ways that benefit both, like the classic example of flowers and bees. Sara Horowitz, MacArthur “genius” and founder of the Freelancers Union, has spent her...

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CBH Talks:  Mutualism in Action

Bedtime Stories - Sunset Park

Tue, May 18   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books bedtime stories early literacy storytime

 

Join us on Sunset Park Facebook for Storytime with Miss Ana. There will be songs, lullabies, and stories as you wind down for bed.  Bring your favorite cuddly animal, too. 

...

Bedtime Stories  - Sunset Park

Sheepshead Bay Library Talent Without Borders presents, Bouquet of congratulations" “Букет поздравлений".

Tue, May 18   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults live music music poetry russian

You are invited to Sheepshead Bay Library's showcase performed by our talented library patrons. The program theme is entitled,  "Bouquet of congratulations".  Expressions of congratulations, gratitude and...

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Sheepshead Bay Library Talent Without Borders presents,  Bouquet of congratulations" “Букет поздравлений".

City Council District 37 Debate

Tue, May 18   8:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Civic Engagement PoliticsNY

With the June 22nd primaries fast approaching, Brooklyn Public Library is co-sponsoring debates with PoliticsNY.com for Brooklyn’s City Council races. City Council District 37 represents Cypress Hills, Bushwick, City Line, Ocean Hill,...

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City Council District 37 Debate

MAY
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Grab and Go Crafts Kits

Wed, May 19   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Come by the Leonard Library on and pick up a free grab and go craft kit!  Each kit contains everything you need to make your own fun crafts project. Let you imagination and creativity soar!

Bags with supplies will be in Lobby from 1:...

Grab and Go Crafts Kits

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Maneki-neko

Wed, May 19   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create

Stop by the Highlawn Library to pick up a craft kit with everything you need to make your own maneki-neko, or beckoning cat! Kits include paper patterns, craft rolls, and an instruction sheet with the Japanese story of the maneki-neko. ...

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Maneki-neko

Hebrew Conversation For Beginners Cancelled

Wed, May 19   10:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Adults conversations hebrew multilingual

Join us to practice basic Hebrew conversation skills

Hebrew Conversation For Beginners

Coney Island Virtual StoryTime for preschoolers

Wed, May 19   10:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool Virtual Programming

Join us for a pre-recorded Virtual Storytime with Ms. Sharon from the Coney Island  Library for books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language development skills.   Go to Coney Island Facebook   https://...
Coney Island Virtual StoryTime for preschoolers

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Babies & Books

Wed, May 19   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

Voter Registration

Wed, May 19   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library

Adults Civic Engagement

Brooklyn Voters Alliance will provide voter registration forms and rank choice voting information in front of Central Library.

Voter Registration

Virtual Storytime with Sunset Park Library

Wed, May 19   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

Storytime in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Wed, May 19   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Pier 3 Greenway Terrace

Birth to Five Years bpl outdoors preschool storytime toddler time

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

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Wed, May 19   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults bpl outdoors Laptop Loan techknowledge

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...

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Mill Basin Library Presents Toddler Time With Ms. Ann

Wed, May 19   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.

 

Mill Basin Library Presents Toddler Time With Ms. Ann

Virtual Storytime

Wed, May 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime Virtual Programming

Kids age 0-5 years and their caregivers are invited to join New Utrecht librarians for virtual storytime on Zoom! During storytime we'll sing songs, learn rhymes, and read books together all while supporting our young children's early...

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Virtual Storytime

Zoom Virtual Storytime with Ms. Juana and Ms. Tina

Wed, May 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

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...

Zoom Virtual Storytime with Ms. Juana and Ms. Tina

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