Skip to Main Content
E.g., Jun 17 2021
JUN
17

Zoom Virtual Storytime from Adams Street Library

Thu, Jun 17   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime summer reading toddler time

Join us for Virtual Storytime (Storyzoom?) with Kat from Adams Street Library and Annex for books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language development skills.

We will gather with Zoom!...

Register
Zoom Virtual Storytime from Adams Street Library

Jack and Friends: Family Music Playground Series with Suzi Shelton

Thu, Jun 17   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Old Stone House & Washington Park

Birth to Five Years live music music summer reading

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton 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 children ages 0-5 years, but...

Jack and Friends: Family Music Playground Series with Suzi Shelton

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jun 17   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 17   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

Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Thu, Jun 17   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...

Register
Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Masterpieces of Chinese Music

Thu, Jun 17   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids apple bank chinese everyone is welcome here immigrant heritage month

Music From China presents an online concert of traditional Chinese music with three musicians performing on iconic Chinese instruments – Wang Guowei on the erhu, Sun Li on the pipa, and Ann Yao on the zheng.

中国音乐名曲演奏

...

Masterpieces of Chinese Music

Art Appreciation Storytime: Colors, Figures, and Story!

Thu, Jun 17   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts juneteenth storytime

Join us for a special art appreciation-themed storytime to help whet your appetite for our new Black Americans Library Card!  You may have seen the unveiling; well the joy of making and drawing artwork is the theme of this storytime! ...

Art Appreciation Storytime: Colors, Figures, and Story!

Virtual Crafty Chat: Knit and Crochet Style!

Thu, Jun 17   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Welcome to our Fiber Art circle which you help to build! Whether you are a beginner or an expert, join us as we chat and work on our latest projects. We will also teach knitting and crochet techniques. Make sure to bring your...

Virtual Crafty Chat: Knit and Crochet Style!

Virtual Team Up To Read

Thu, Jun 17   12:45 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading team up to read Virtual Programming

Join us on the Saratoga Branch's Facebook page for Virtual Team Up To Read, which is a free, interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers. Offering a bridge between school and home, the program helps build...

Virtual Team Up To Read

Summer Reading Grab and Go Kits

Thu, Jun 17   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits

Grab and Go Kits will be available at the reference desk. Bags are limited to one per family and are given out on a first come first serve basis. 

This week's kits include summer reading coloring booklets, crayons, and a free book to...

Summer Reading Grab and Go Kits

TEC BALANCE: CÓMO BALANCEAR LOS MEDIOS DIGITALES Y TECNOLOGÍA EN EL HOGAR

Thu, Jun 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults first five years Media Mentorship spanish Virtual Programming

Un taller interactivo para padres de niños entre 0 y 5 años

Trabajando en asociación con Common Sense Media, BPL gustosamente ofrece este taller para padres y cuidadores sobre como guiar el tiempo de niños enfrente de pantallas. La...

Register
TEC BALANCE: CÓMO BALANCEAR LOS MEDIOS DIGITALES Y TECNOLOGÍA EN EL HOGAR

Juneteenth Celebration: Asante’s African Safari

Thu, Jun 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids black history month juneteenth storytime

Cebebrate Juneteenth! Join Asante for his unique blend of Storytelling, African/Caribbean Dance, and Drum/Percussion Music. Feel the excitement as you participate in a magical, adventurous journey through words, music and dance.

All ages...

Juneteenth Celebration: Asante’s African Safari

Celebrate Juneteenth

Thu, Jun 17   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids arts and crafts celebrate heritage juneteenth summer reading

 

Juneteenth is a holiday that commemorates the freeing of the last slaves in the USA. What will you do to celebrate freedom on Juneteenth? Come into the Dekalb Library as we celebrate Juneteeneth by picking up your summer...

Celebrate Juneteenth

Grab & Go Kit: Juneteenth Balloon Bowls

Thu, Jun 17   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids grab and go kits juneteenth

We are excited to be offering a Juneteenth Grab & Go craft kit! We will be giving you everything you need to make your own balloon bowl! Come by Midwood Library this Thursday, June 17 from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM to pick up your kit.

...

Grab & Go Kit: Juneteenth Balloon Bowls

Grab and Go Juneteenth Celebration Kit

Thu, Jun 17   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Marcy Library

Kids juneteenth summer reading

Stop by the Marcy Branch to pick up a Grab & Go Juneteenth Celebration Kit!

Contents include everything you need to commemorate the holiday with a flag and paper megaphone!

 

*While supplies last

 ...

Grab and Go Juneteenth Celebration Kit

Virtual English Conversation Group Cancelled

Thu, Jun 17   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

Virtual Homework Help—Open Hours

Thu, Jun 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 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!

Homework Help now has open hours! With open hours there is no need to register, just show up, (click here) and we'll connect you with one...

Virtual Homework Help—Open Hours

Creative Aging: Create a Legacy Cookbook

Thu, Jun 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Join us in this special 9-week Life Story Club series where we come together to create our own Legacy Cookbooks! The group will meet over Zoom to share life stories around treasured family recipes and traditions. Each week, we'll ask...

Creative Aging: Create a Legacy Cookbook

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Jun 17   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!

Light, Sound, Gaming: Unsung Black Heroes in Technology

Thu, Jun 17   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults juneteenth techknowledge teen tech time

Please join us for a special program for Juneteenth known as Light, Sound, and Gaming: Unsung Black Heroes in Technology. Here you will learn about 3 individuals who's contributions to technology still affect our daily lives.

This program...

Light, Sound, Gaming: Unsung Black Heroes in Technology

Teen Chess Basics Workshop

Thu, Jun 17   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Want to learn the tips and tricks used by the greatest chess players of all time? You're at the right place! 

Welcome to Teen Chess Basics Workshop!! 

Learn how to master your chess skills with LiChess!, used by the top...

Teen Chess Basics Workshop

Simply Watercolor- Closed

Thu, Jun 17   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning arts and crafts Friends of the Library

In this four week workshop you will learn watercolor painting or enhance your skills. Learn to mix colors to create beautiful pieces of art that you can be proud of.

Materials Needed: 1. 2H Pencil  2. Kneaded Eraser  3. Heavy...

Simply Watercolor- Closed

CMA: Hacer Arte es la Mejor Forma de Vivir

Thu, Jun 17   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass storytime

La actividad es inspirada por Sam Durant, quien tiene una práctica artistica y politica a través de fotografías, dibujos, texto y esculturas

Exploraremos la imagen y la escultura a través de esta clase de arte de 30 minutos. ¡Traiga sus...

Register
CMA: Hacer Arte es la Mejor Forma de Vivir

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Jun 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Please join us every Thursday for a friendly competition for teens looking to interact and sharpen their chess skills simultaneously!

We will be using LiChess as the "Arena," meaning after one game is over, you will be put in...

Register
Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Grab and Go Popsicle stick craft

Thu, Jun 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Rugby Library

Teens & Young Adults grab and go kits juneteenth

 

Lets all ceberate Juneteenth with a simple, fun popsicle stick project in a grab and go bag, All instructions and supplies needed for this craft project  are included in the bag, plus an excerpt of the Emancipation...

Grab and Go Popsicle stick craft

Librarian Let's Play BPL Gaming Stream

Thu, Jun 17   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator teen tech time teen time video games

Librarian Let's Play is an interactive BPL Incubator gaming stream where I, the magical gaming librarian does a playthrough of a game I love and want to show you.

Join me as I play through various...

Librarian Let's Play BPL Gaming Stream

Juneteenth Discussion

Thu, Jun 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults anti-racism juneteenth lectures and discussions teen time

What does freedom mean to you? 

What do you need in order to get that freedom, and how does race effect that freedom?

Teens discuss images poetry and video to honor Juneteenth. Chime in to the discussion, or just listen....

Register
Juneteenth Discussion

Spell Books: Dungeons & Dragons

Thu, Jun 17   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading table-top & board games teen time Virtual Programming

Have you ever wanted to start a game of Dungeons & Dragons but were too overwhelmed by the rules? Are you a novice player who needs a refresher? Or maybe you're an avid fan who wants to entice your friends into a campaign. Join Harrison and...

Spell Books: Dungeons & Dragons

Music and the Underground Railroad--Juneteenth Celebration

Thu, Jun 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family juneteenth

The Underground Railroad is one of the most important chapters in American History. This engaging concert of songs, stories and narratives about slavery and the quest for freedom reveals the hope, power and eventually, the triumph that was...

Register
Music and the Underground Railroad--Juneteenth Celebration

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Thu, Jun 17   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 Reading Coach

Thu, Jun 17   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Do you want to become a more confident reader? We can help! Reading Coach is available—virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library.Learning to read is an essential developmental skill. The ability to read and comprehend materials is not only paramount...

Register
Virtual Reading Coach

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Jun 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids ezra jack keats storytime

Enjoy a classic by Brooklyn author Ezra Jack Keats read aloud by special guest Nicole Connell-Clarke, Market Manager for Capital One Bank and librarian Yesha Naik. Afterwards, we will create a craft related to the book! 
...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Thu, Jun 17   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

Virtual Book Adventures: In Celebration of Juneteenth

Thu, Jun 17   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids book adventures juneteenth summer reading Virtual Programming

Please join us for a live Book Adventures program on the Dyker Library Facebook page. Miss Ann will read a non-fiction book:  "Celebrating Holidays: Juneteenth," by Rachel Grack, and a picture book: "All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First...

Virtual Book Adventures: In Celebration of Juneteenth

Celebrate Juneteenth: African Dance and Hip Hop

Thu, Jun 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids juneteenth summer reading Virtual Programming

In this class for the family, Fritzlyn Hector will share how African dance and music are essential in the evolution of hip hop dance. By way of demonstration and participation, viewers will experience how connected African dance movements are to...

Celebrate Juneteenth: African Dance and Hip Hop

Kids Create: Kandinsky

Thu, Jun 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Today we'll explore the art of Wassily Kandinsky and then make our own inspired work!

Suggested materials:

Colored Paper Markers  Scissors Glue

**Registration required!

We will be using Zoom to host this...

Register
Kids Create: Kandinsky

Teen Resume Help (Live)

Thu, Jun 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults career resume

Hey teens, do you need help getting started with your resume or polishing it up for that job or internship you’re interested in? We’re here to help! Come with your materials prepared and register to receive the Zoom link.

Register
Teen Resume Help (Live)

Garden Adventures: Start Growing Your Herbs Indoor!

Thu, Jun 17   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities gardening

Garden Adventures: Start Growing Your Herbs Indoors!

Spice up your garden! Herbs are the best and can be grown throughout the year to use in cooking. Tune in and get tips on herbs to throw, how to take care of them, and how to use them...

Garden Adventures: Start Growing Your Herbs Indoor!

Borough Park Presents Nigel Morgan artist in residence 99 projects from the 99 cent store

Thu, Jun 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family kids create

Learn to create art with items you probably have at home, or can buy from 99 cent store.   This program is taught by Artist in Residence Nigel Morgan. Registration is required.  Registered students will receive a supply...

Register
Borough Park Presents Nigel Morgan artist in residence 99 projects from the 99 cent store

Virtual Homework Help

Thu, Jun 17   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,...

Register
Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Chess Workshop

Thu, Jun 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Thursday from 4-5 PM with our chess instructor, Juan Tica. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to...

Register
Virtual Chess Workshop

The Virtually Lit Zone: Juneteenth Edition!

Thu, Jun 17   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults juneteenth teen time Virtual Programming

Tired of only using Zoom for school? 

Take some time to unwind and stop by the Virtually Lit Zone, an exciting escape into remixed reality.

Think of this as a sampling plate of some of the Best Buy...

Register
The Virtually Lit Zone: Juneteenth Edition!

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jun 17   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore Virtual Programming

Tune in for a favorite chapter (not necessarily the first) out of a book you might like, and please let us know in comments whether you'll be reading more :)

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Virtual Financial Coaching

Thu, Jun 17   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

Chess Workshop @ Walt Whitman Library

Thu, Jun 17   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults Chess Workshop

                                        ...

Chess Workshop @ Walt Whitman Library

Lee Conmigo

Thu, Jun 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults early literacy Events for Youth and Family spanish summer reading

Lee Conmigo – ¡Lee! ¡Hable! ¡Cante! ¡Juegue! Libros y recursos gratuitos. Una serie de cuatro talleres virtuales y gratuitos sobre buenas prácticas para cuidadores de niños jóvenes. Vamos a aprender como apoyar el desarrollo mental de...

Register
Lee Conmigo

Spread the Word: Protect Asians

Thu, Jun 17   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults lectures and discussions Virtual Programming

Join our Brooklyn Heights' Librarian of Tomorrow, Sherry, for a conversation about how Covid has impacted the Asian American community.  We will discuss before, during, and after the virus to show the steep rise in hate...

Register
Spread the Word:  Protect Asians

In Celebration of Juneteenth -An Outdoor Evening of Music with AFRAZZ

Thu, Jun 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults bpl outdoors Events for Youth and Family juneteenth live music

We are celebrating the holiday,  Juneteenth, commerating the end of slavery in the United, with Featured Musical Guests, Ronnie Roc and Afrazz.

AFRAZZ, combines African rhythms with jazz melody. The band's music...

In Celebration of Juneteenth -An Outdoor Evening of Music with AFRAZZ

Fyütch Live Performance

Thu, Jun 17   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults all ages juneteenth

Come join us for a special live performance in celebration of Juneteenth, with Fyütch! As a musical artist and educator, “Fyutch leads music, poetry, and performance workshops for students of all ages….” https://www.fyutch.com/about

The...

Register
Fyütch Live Performance

Zoom Poetry Program

Thu, Jun 17   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning national poetry month poetry Virtual Programming

 This week we will be covering poetry of Dylan Thomas and Robert Frost, two noteworthy poets. 

 

 

 

 

Zoom Poetry Program

Pages

close navigation