Skip to Main Content
E.g., Jun 7 2021
MAY
7

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, May 7   2:00 pm to 2:45 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 Storytime with Ms. Raquel!

Fri, May 7   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Raquel from Central Library's Youth Wing for Virtual Storytime with stories, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills.

View Virtual Storytime on the Brooklyn...

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Raquel!

Exhale and Refresh: Take & Make Kits

Fri, May 7   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Kids 12 and under! Come by Gerritsen Beach Library on Friday afternoons to pick up a take and make craft kit. Each week supplies will be distributed for different crafts, some with specific instructions and some with different materials to create...

Exhale and Refresh: Take & Make Kits

Storytime: Cast Your Vote!

Fri, May 7   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Birth to Five Years Civic Engagement storytime

Join for us a fun, family program and learn why voting is so important through stories, songs, and rhymes. Remember, it's an election year in NYC and we now have Rank-Choice voting!

 Join us as we read books about the colors and then...

Featured Event
Storytime: Cast Your Vote!

Exhale and Refresh: Teens DIY

Fri, May 7   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Teens & Young Adults after school arts and crafts bpl outdoors diy

Tweens and Teens are welcome to stop by Gerritsen Beach Library on Friday afternoon to pick up a DIY Fabric Sun Visor!

Quantities are limited so make sure you stop by as soon as you can!

Please take one per person!

Exhale and Refresh: Teens DIY

Macon Pageturners Book Club

Fri, May 7   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults aahc anti-racism book club book discussion

The Macon Pageturners read and discuss fiction and non-fiction from across the African Diaspora. Occasionally we investigate works beyond the diaspora and consider how they resonate with our lives. We meet every first Friday online and have...

Register
Macon Pageturners Book Club

Virtual Teen Tech Time with Gather.town

Fri, May 7   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Want to play video games with friends? Well now you can with gather.town! Gather.town is a way for us to set up a virtual space to play games together or separately, and recreate the Teen Tech Time experience virtually. 

If you've...

Register
Virtual Teen Tech Time with Gather.town

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, May 7   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

Songwriter's Studio

Fri, May 7   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults creative writing music teen time Virtual Programming

Itching to write a song but don't know where to start?  In this workshop, students will be able to craft a fully produced song from scratch!  In hour one, students will be introduced to Soundtrap, a free online digital audio workstation...

Register
Songwriter's Studio

Among Us - Whose the Imposter?

Fri, May 7   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids tech time

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. 

Register
Among Us - Whose the Imposter?

Virtual Board Games

Fri, May 7   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator board game exchange library table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy game using BoardGameArena. 

We will meet using Zoom. We will send out a link at 2:45. Then we can decide on a game and we can walk you through how to play. 

It is totally...

Register
Virtual Board Games

Virtual Reading Coach

Fri, May 7   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids after school e-books 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...

Virtual Reading Coach

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, May 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 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

Karaoke Trivia!

Fri, May 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school karaoke kids tech time music

IT'S KARAOKE TIME!

 

Fun karaoke games and trivia! We will have fun themes, and maybe even a costume or two! Join us virtually from Paerdegat Library.

Karaoke Trivia!

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, May 7   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 Monday, 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!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, May 7   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 Monday, 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!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Cooking Matters for Kids: Virtual Workshops

Fri, May 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids cooking kids create Virtual Programming

During this 6-week online program collaborating with Cypress Hills Library, your kids will: • Have fun cooking healthy foods! • Play fun games and activities • Learn about MyPlate, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recommendations for healthy...

Cooking Matters for Kids:  Virtual Workshops

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, May 7   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!...

Register
Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, May 7   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 Monday, 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!...

Register
Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Kids Create: Methods of Paper Art for My School Projects Cancelled

Fri, May 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

Children, come and explore creative and inventive ways in approaching your school projects using paper in various forms. This class is designed for children ages 6 to 12 years old. We will meet on four consecutive Fridays, starting on April 30th...

Virtual Kids Create: Methods of Paper Art for My School Projects

Make an Enchanted Forest by ArchForKids

Fri, May 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school architecture & design Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Be a landscape designer for an imaginary land. Design a wooded area for unicorns, witches, elves and other magical creatures. We will show some examples to get your imagination fired up. Then build your model along with the founder of ArchForKids...

Make an Enchanted Forest by ArchForKids

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, May 7   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

Virtual Reading Coach

Fri, May 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school e-books 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...

Virtual Reading Coach

Python From The Ground Up! - Python Level 1 - Session 1

Fri, May 7   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults adult learning computer programming girls who code teen tech time

Already know the very basics? Join us for a more advanced course here!: https://www.bklynlibrary.org/calendar/python-first-floor-python-virtual-20210507

This is a 3 week series, and participates are encouraged to attend all scheduled...

Register
Python From The Ground Up! - Python Level 1 - Session 1

ADULT FAMILY FEUD

Fri, May 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults game on Virtual Programming

Join the New Lots Library every other Friday, for a fun game of Family Feud! REGISTRATION REQUIRED!! This program will take place on Zoom.

Family feud is a team-oriented game designed for adults 18+. 

How the game...

Register
ADULT FAMILY FEUD

Get To Know Gmail: A beginners Guide to Gmail

Fri, May 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

THIS A BIWEEKLY 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

Baseball's Treasure Trove of Stats: Part 1 - Beyond RBIs

Fri, May 7   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults lectures and discussions teen time

Baseball is a game with many ways of being appreciated, from watching it with your family, or participating in a fantasy league. Part of enjoying the game is examining a player's stats, but most conventional stats don't say much about how good a...

Register
Baseball's Treasure Trove of Stats: Part 1 - Beyond RBIs

Python From the First Floor! - Python Level 2 - Session 1

Fri, May 7   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults adult learning computer programming girls who code teen tech time

Want to learn Python from the very beginning? Join us for the first class here!: https://www.bklynlibrary.org/calendar/python-ground-python-virtual-20210507

This is a 3 week series, and participates are encouraged to attend all...

Register
Python From the First Floor! - Python Level 2 - Session 1

Linda Miller Presents: A Salute to Cinco De Mayo - Bedford

Fri, May 7   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults Events for Youth and Family

Singer, Actress, Comic and Impersonator . She is an established actress with several appearances on Law & Order, As The World Turns, Hope & Faith & playing Ronni Spector with Al Pacino in David Mamet’s HBO Film “Spector”. She is a...

Linda Miller Presents: A Salute to Cinco De Mayo - Bedford

Virtual Booktalk: May the Fourth Be With You--Sci Fi for Star Wars Day

Fri, May 7   6:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book discussion Virtual Programming

Join us this evening for our weekly book talks.  Today, librarian Mr. Matt presents some good science fiction in honor of Star Wars Day, May the Fourth (be with you).  Works include The Revelation Space series by Alastair...

Virtual Booktalk:  May the Fourth Be With You--Sci Fi for Star Wars Day

Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder & Ginsberg’s Karma

Fri, May 7   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents film litfilm Virtual Programming

A double feature on Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg. Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder & Ginsberg’s Karma. Director Christopher Felver has crafted an incisive, sharply wrought portrait of American poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti that explores his vital...

Register
Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder & Ginsberg’s Karma

Book Fun Friday: Dragone Hoops, by Gene Luen Yang

Fri, May 7   7:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book discussion Virtual Programming

Miss Erica gives a book talk on  Dragone Hoops, by Gene Luen Yang.  What happens when a non-sports-guy ends up teaching at a high school with a men's basketball team bound for the state championship? You learn about the team and then...

Book Fun Friday:  Dragone Hoops, by Gene Luen Yang

MAY
8

Virtual Yoga 26/2

Sat, May 8   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults yoga and meditation

The 26/2 Practice is a beginner Hatha Yoga practice perfect for all levels of experience and all ages! We practice the same 26 asanas and two breathing exercises in every class systematically addressing strength, flexibility and balance in the...

Register
Virtual Yoga 26/2

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, May 8   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Free !Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go kids' craft in our lobby for pickup. 

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Sat, May 8   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults diy grab and go kits teen time

Be Creative !
 

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Exhale and Refresh

Sat, May 8   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids all ages bpl outdoors live music performance

Please join us for Brooklyn Public Library's Kings Highway Region outdoor event!

The theme is all about thinking green and healthy living!

·         Date: Saturday, May 8th

...
Exhale and Refresh

Virtual Storytime with Miss Emily

Sat, May 8   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool storytime toddler time

Storytime! A quick 15-minute storytime with Miss Emily of the Red Hook branch, featuring two fun books, some feltboard play, and puppet friends. This virtual storytime is viewable at https://www.facebook.com/BPLRedHook/ beginning at 10:00am...

Virtual Storytime with Miss Emily

Art for Kids with Norte Maar

Sat, May 8   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Dear friends and family,

We missed you last week! Hopefully you enjoyed the beautiful Spring we are having. This Saturday we will get back to making art at our usual time, 10am. By popular demand, this week we will make art about the...

Register
Art for Kids with Norte Maar

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, May 8   10:30 am to 11:30 am   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Exhale & Refresh : Yoga w/ Christine Findlay

Sat, May 8   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Midwood Library

Adults health and wellness yoga and meditation

 
Exhale and Refresh Kings Highway outdoor Program
Come and Join Christine Findlay
For a Yoga Session
Are you ready to achieve your fitness goals?
Strength, stretching & Balance
All fitness...

Exhale & Refresh : Yoga w/ Christine Findlay

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten storytime Virtual Programming

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!**   

Join us for virtual Ready Set Kindergarten!  Explore early literacy practices...

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Plant Giveaway at Greenpoint!

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Kids bpl outdoors gardening inclusive services

Hi! Looking to start a home garden, introduce your young one to gardening, or add to your collection?

Please come by the Greenpoint Library (107 Norman Avenue) for some free plants! There will be flowers and herbs. Rain or shine, all are...

Register
Plant Giveaway at Greenpoint!

We Everywhere: Dialogues of the African Diaspora [GERMANY]

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults aahc bklyn incubator film We Everywhere

We Everywhere: Dialogues of the African Diaspora is a virtual series showcasing the overlooked voices, stories and histories of the African diaspora. From unexpected American states to countries including Germany, Iran, Ecuador, Israel, Palestine...

Featured Event Register
We Everywhere: Dialogues of the African Diaspora [GERMANY]

Spring Fling with Brooklyn Public Library Outdoors

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Prospect Park

Kids all ages bpl outdoors Civic Engagement community partner

Spring into Spring with Brooklyn Public Library at Prospect Park! 

 

BPL's Flatbush Region Libraries and Department of Government and Community Relations are collaborating with Prospect Park Alliance and local ...

Spring Fling with Brooklyn Public Library Outdoors

Bi-weekly Saturday Storytime with Ms. Juana

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime toddler time

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!**   

Join Miss Juana for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to...

Bi-weekly Saturday Storytime with Ms. Juana

Grab & Go : Teen Journaling Kit

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens & Young Adults diy grab and go kits teen time

Grab a Journaling Kit for Teens at the Midwood Library . Kit  includes Journal, gel pen, insiprational stickers, BPL Teen bookmark. 

Pick up your kit while they last!

Grab & Go : Teen Journaling Kit

Grab & Go : Journaling/Wellness Kit  for  Adults

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults diy grab and go kits teen time

 

Grab a Journaling/Wellness Kit  for  Adults at the Midwood Library . Kit  includesJournal, pen, stress ball.

Pick up your kit while they last!

Grab & Go : Journaling/Wellness Kit  for  Adults

Kids Create! Grab & Go -Decorate Your Own Piggy Bank Kit

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

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

Decorate Your Own Piggy Bank Kit for kids . Kit includes  Cardboard piggy bank, construction paper, glue, stickers .

Pick up your kit while they last!

Kids Create! Grab & Go -Decorate Your Own Piggy Bank Kit

Grab & Go : Teen DIY Flower Pots

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens & Young Adults diy grab and go kits teen time

Grab a DIY Flower Pots for Teens at the Midwood Library. Kit inlcudes  Clothespins, soil pod, paint, paintbrush, short description of how to turn a tuna fish can into a flower pot using the clothespins

Pick up your kit while they...

Grab & Go : Teen DIY Flower Pots

Kids Create! Grab & Go -Foldable Paper Mailbox

Sat, May 8   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids grab and go kits kids create

Kids Create! Grab & Go -Foldable Paper Mailbox  at the Midwood Library. Kit includes  Foldable mailbox template, paint, paintbrush, stickers, instructions

Pick up your kit while they last!

Kids Create! Grab & Go -Foldable Paper Mailbox

Pages

close navigation 
Tell City Leaders: Protect our Libraries!
Sign a Letter