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Cooking matters Virtual Workshops

Thu, Dec 2   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning community partner cooking Healthy Communities

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

Join us for free virtual nutrition classes that incorporate healthy cooking tips on a budget.

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Cooking matters Virtual Workshops

Creative Aging: Life Story's Create a Memory Book

Thu, Dec 2   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Make a beautiful collection of your life stories and family photos with Life Story Club every week, we'll gather as a group on Zoom to share our photos and the stories behind them. We'll help you preserve them in a personal memory book to make a...

Creative Aging: Life Story's Create a Memory Book

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 2   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Get To Know Gmail: A beginners Guide to Gmail

Thu, Dec 2   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young 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!!!!

Get To Know Gmail:  A beginners Guide to Gmail

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Dec 2   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!

Creative Writing Workshop : Reflect and Restore Through Writing with Susan Buttenwieser

Thu, Dec 2   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning creative writing writing workshop

The Pandemic has touched us all in some unique way.  This workship will be an opportunity to share our experiences through Poetry, Fiction and Autobiography.   In addition to writing we will look at the work of Ada Limon,...

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Creative Writing Workshop : Reflect and Restore Through Writing with Susan Buttenwieser

Grab-and-Go: Library Lab

Thu, Dec 2   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids grab and go kits Library Lab

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through hands-on...

Grab-and-Go: Library Lab

Virtual Ask A Tech

Thu, Dec 2   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Fine Free 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? ...

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Virtual Ask A Tech

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Thu, Dec 2   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

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

Join us for Ready Set Kindergarten on Zoom! This is a virtual version of our popular school readiness program, led by educators, and designed to help children ages 3-5 get ready to read, and ready for school. Learn about every day early literacy...

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Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Teens: Cooking with the CookMobile!

Thu, Dec 2   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Greenpoint, Eco Lab 1

Teens & Young Adults BPL Outdoors cooking environment teen time

Looking for some new skills in the kitchen?

Have you ever thought about cooking as a delicious scientific experiment?

Join us for hands-on cooking demos for teens, on the roof, in the Greenpoint Environmental Education Center....

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Teens: Cooking with the CookMobile!

East New York Reads Homework Help

Thu, Dec 2   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school East New York Reads homework help

Brooklyn Public Library is offering virtual homework help sessions via the East New York Reads Initiative to school aged students. ALL students from 1st to 5th grade are welcome to join. The sessions take place on Zoom. Link will be provided...

East New York Reads Homework Help

Chess Workshop

Thu, Dec 2   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop game on

New Challengers??? Return Champions???

We are back!  Juan Tica, Chess Instructor, is here on Thursdays from 4-6 pm. 

Please register here!!!

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Chess Workshop

Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

Thu, Dec 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time teen time video games

Got a Nintendo Switch? Join us for BPL's Virtual Mario Kart session!

Play against your friends and folks from all across Brooklyn and dominate the race! All skill levels welcome!

No registration required! Just search for the...

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Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

Grab and Go Craft: Tissue Paper Painting

Thu, Dec 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Dumbo Archway

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts grab and go kits

Pick up kits from the Dumbo Tree Lighting at the Archway!  While supplies last.

Provided materials

Paper plate Paintbrush School glue Tissue paper Yarn

You will also need

Water and mixing cup or bowl (Optional...
Grab and Go Craft: Tissue Paper Painting

City Harvest Fall "Cooking Matters" Workshop

Thu, Dec 2   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

City Harvest, Snap-Ed New York, and Brooklyn Public Library's Homecrest branch present's "Cooking Matters". 

This virtual educational course (for Adults), will be held via Zoom on Thursdays at 5:00pm. October 21st, 28th,...

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City Harvest Fall "Cooking Matters" Workshop

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 2   5:00 pm to 6:30 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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Creative Aging: Watercolor Workshop with Karen Fitzgerald

Thu, Dec 2   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging

Come paint with us!

Offered as a consecutive 7-session, virtual course (hosted on Zoom), this Creative Aging Watercolor Workshop is aimed at participants ages 55+ who have limited experience working with the medium. We will cover not only...

Creative Aging: Watercolor Workshop with Karen Fitzgerald

Cross Cultural Conversations

Thu, Dec 2   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations lectures and discussions

Cross Cultural Conversations will be an hour-long monthly adult discussion group, featuring topics of contemporary cross-cultural and historical interest. It will be held on the first Thursday of each month from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Please...

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Cross Cultural Conversations

Resume Coaching

Thu, Dec 2   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume -so you can stand out!!!

Resume Coaching

CBH TALK - Black Protest, Black Art: Written Word

Thu, Dec 2   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents Brooklyn Resists Center for Brooklyn History conversations

Join the Center for Brooklyn History and New York University's the 370 Jay Project for the final discussion in our three-part series exploring the expression of Black protest through the arts. This conversation focuses on the...

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CBH TALK - Black Protest, Black Art: Written Word

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Thu, Dec 2   7:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Join the Windsor Terrace Library for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/sewing/fiber arts session to share your projects and hangout. All are welcome!

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Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

DEC
3

FEMA MOBILE DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER: DISASTER ASSISTANCE

Fri, Dec 3   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Coney Island, Second Floor Auditorium

Adults Healthy Communities support groups

FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center will provide information and assistance to members of the public at Coney Island Library on Friday, December 3, 10 AM - 6 PM and on Saturday, December 4, 10 AM - 5 PM.

The MDRC will be located at...

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FEMA MOBILE DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER: DISASTER ASSISTANCE

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 3   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

DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Fri, Dec 3   10:30 am to 6:00 pm   BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY GREENPOINT BRANCH

Kids after school christmas Events for Youth and Family grab and go kits

Ever Wanted a Pen-Pal from AUSTRALIA?

Brooklyn Public Library and Ipswich Libraries (Australia) introduce a Pen-Pal program linking families and individuals on opposite sides of the world.

After filling in an Expression of...

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DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Knit Together

Fri, Dec 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

We can all sit in our homes and knit by ourselves, or we can knit together! Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting hangout and share your projects and your morning coffee. 

**Registration required!

We will be using Zoom to...

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Knit Together

Kids Create: Grab and Go Kits - Winter Crafts

Fri, Dec 3   11:00 am to 6:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create

Come by the branch and pick up one our Kids Create: Grab and Go Kits - Winter Crafts.

December 3, 2021 - put together your own 3D printed snowman and decorate it with the supplies inside.

December 17, 2021 - decorate and stuff a...

Kids Create: Grab and Go Kits - Winter Crafts

Microsoft Excel Basics

Fri, Dec 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer programming 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

Creative Aging: Analog Art, Digital Art & Beyond

Fri, Dec 3   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

This workshop is designed to introduce the participants to multiples concepts of art and design with the ultimate goal to showcase and use our artwork. During the workshop we’ll produce bookmarks and postcards using traditional art materials...

Creative Aging: Analog Art, Digital Art & Beyond

Virtual French Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 3   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak French online on Zoom video. This group is for beginners learning to speak French.

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be...

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Virtual French Conversation Group

Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge Cancelled

Fri, Dec 3   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

12:30pm - Guided meditation, breath-work, and group chanting of “OM” 🕉 mantra
01:00pm- Spirituality teachings of the week on realizing the True Self 💟, the divinity within us, and the practices of Self-knowledge 🕉, oneness and devotion...

Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge

Caregiving and Self-Care/Cuidado y Cuidado Personal

Fri, Dec 3   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities mental health positive aging

Join social workers from the NYU Langone Family Support Program in this interactive webinar to discuss the importance of self-care and how it can affect your caregiving. They will guide you through the barriers of self-care as well as provide...

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Caregiving and Self-Care/Cuidado y Cuidado Personal

Virtual Ask a Tech

Fri, Dec 3   1:00 pm to 2:00 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? 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

Grab & Go Kits: Decorate a Ceramic Vase

Fri, Dec 3   1:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create teen time

Get supplies to decorate your own mini vase to display in your house or give as a holiday gift!

Kits are limited and will be given out on a first come, first serve basis while they last. 

Grab & Go Kits: Decorate a Ceramic Vase

Resume & Career Help

Fri, Dec 3   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career resume

Get Resume and Career Help through December 2021 with a professional librarian. Send your resume as an email attachment to [email protected] Give an overview of the kind of help you're looking for. This is a free and...

Resume & Career Help

Virtual Ask a Tech

Fri, Dec 3   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

Creative Aging: Masks & Collages

Fri, Dec 3   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

In this great workshop you will learn the art of Mask and Collage Making. For eight weeks you will use your creativity to create beautiful art.

Week One: “Understanding the basics of Art & Design”

Week Two: Introduction to the...

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Creative Aging: Masks & Collages

Kids Create: Grab & Go Craft

Fri, Dec 3   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Head to Gerritsen Beach Library to pick up a Grab & Go craft.

Supplies are limited so first come first serve. One per child.

Kids Create: Grab & Go Craft

Grab-and-Go: Kids Create

Fri, Dec 3   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids 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! For kids age 5-12 years old. Kits available while supplies last.

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

Grab-and-Go: Kids Create

Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 3   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Russian Virtual Programming world language conversation

Practice your Russian language skills in a friendly environment. For adults who have some basic knowledge of Russian language and want to improve fluency. This group is for beginners! Everyone is welcome.

Please register for the program....

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Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 3   3:00 pm to 4:30 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

Grab and Go Fridays

Fri, Dec 3   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts teen time

Grab and go bags are given out from 3:00pm to 6:00pm while supplies last. Each week the bags vary.

Grab and Go Fridays

Virtual Chess Program

Fri, Dec 3   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop game on Virtual Programming

Enjoy a game of chess with BPL, led by qualified instructors, to improve your game or learn to play. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Registration required, no more than 15 participants.

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Virtual Chess Program

Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop

Fri, Dec 3   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids cooking Events for Youth and Family kids explore Virtual Programming

Please join us for this free cooking and nutrition course led by City Harvest!

All ingredients for this cooking program will be provided by City Harvest to pick up at the Crown Heights Library!

During this 6-...

Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop

Play Skribbl.io: the Drawing Guessing Game!

Fri, Dec 3   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school game on teen time Virtual Programming

Play a game with your fellow zoom participants. Users will pick one of the three words and draw it using a variety of colors and lines. The other players have a limited time to guess what the drawing represents. Can you do it? Come, join us!...

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Play Skribbl.io: the Drawing Guessing Game!

Arts and Crafts in the Courtyard

Fri, Dec 3   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids after school arts and crafts BPL Outdoors kids create

Join us on Friday afternoon for some fun crafts!

For kids and teens we will have materials to make zines. Ms Sarah will demonstrate how to make a zine with one sheet of paper. 

Materials available will include: 

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Arts and Crafts in the Courtyard

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Dec 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion DIY

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

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can draw, paint, cosplay, digital art, etc. You can...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Kids Coding: Block Coding

Fri, Dec 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore kids tech time

December 3 & 10, 2021

Want to Code, Dance and have some fun? Join us, learn how to navigate code.org, select a character and teach it how to bust a move using coding.

December 17, 2021

Come and learn how to code your...

Kids Coding: Block Coding

Jackbox Party Games

Fri, Dec 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy social game made by Jackbox. 

We will meet in Zoom. I will send out a link by 2:45. 

You will have to be able to keep one eye on the Zoom call and one on a browser with Jackbox....

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Jackbox Party Games

Teen Grab & Go's- DIY Paracord Bracelets

Fri, Dec 3   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits teen time

Here's another Teen Grab & Go's!

Come join us at the Macon Branch, grab a kit and go create a paracord bracelets!

While supplies last! Hope to see you there!

Teen Grab & Go's- DIY Paracord Bracelets

Kids Create: Virtual: Craft Time with Jessica

Fri, Dec 3   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Make your own

Holiday Crafts

with Jessica!!!!

 

 

Kids Create: Virtual: Craft Time with Jessica

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