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JUN
18

Gearing Up For Summer: Virtual Resource Fair

Fri, Jun 18   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

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Gearing Up For Summer: Virtual Resource Fair

Digital Journaling and Talking Circle for Teens

Fri, Jun 18   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults conversations creative writing teen time Virtual Programming

This program is for Teens only. Come explore your thoughts on a range of different topics like college, gaming, social media, etc. Speak with others and get insight on new opinions either verbally or in the chat. You will also learn how to create...

Digital Journaling and Talking Circle for Teens

Juneteenth: African American Art, Songs, and Spirituals

Fri, Jun 18   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults juneteenth music poetry

Join us for A Juneteenth Celebration of African American Art, Songs, and Spirituals. This special performance by Dr Paulette Coppin will be on our Youtube channel.

About the Performer:

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Paulette...

Juneteenth: African American Art, Songs, and Spirituals

Friday Night at the Movies: The Color Purple

Fri, Jun 18   7:00 pm to 9:45 pm   Virtual

Adults juneteenth Virtual Programming

Join Brooklyn Heights for a Friday night at the movies.  In celebration of Juneteeth, we will have a screening of The Color Purple.  The movie is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winner novel of the same name written by Alice Walker and...

Friday Night at the Movies:  The Color Purple

JUN
19

The Rainbow Lizard - a virtual folk tale

Sat, Jun 19   12:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for the Rainbow Lizard Video presented by the Traveling Lantern Theatre company. Instructions for viewing will follow soon.

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The Rainbow Lizard - a virtual folk tale

CONEY ISLAND PRESENTS A VIRTUAL VIDEO OF "THE TALE OF THE RAINBOW LIZARD"

Sat, Jun 19   12:00 am to 11:45 pm   Virtual

Kids juneteenth storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for the Tale of the Rainbow Lizard Video (Discovering our colorful ancestry) presented by the Traveling Lantern Theatre company.

DATE: Sunday, June 13, 2021, 8 pm till the following Sunday, June 20, 2021

Where: Paste this...

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CONEY ISLAND PRESENTS A VIRTUAL VIDEO OF "THE TALE OF THE RAINBOW LIZARD"

Taller de Insectos con Queens Botanical Garden

Sat, Jun 19   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids cooking Culture Pass

Los participantes crearán un modelo de un insecto aplicando lo que aprendieron en este taller.

Materiales que necesitan los participantes:

Varias hojas de papel Colores, crayolas o marcadores Tijeras Pegamento o cinta pegante...
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Taller de Insectos con Queens Botanical Garden

Virtual Yoga 26/2

Sat, Jun 19   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...

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Virtual Yoga 26/2

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, Jun 19   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Free !Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go childrens craft in our lobby for pickup. While supplies last.

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, Jun 19   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Free !Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go childrens craft in our lobby for pickup. While supplies last.

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Bi-weekly Saturday Storytime with Ms. Juana celebrating Juneteenth

Sat, Jun 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years juneteenth storytime

**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 celebrating Juneteenth

April Armstrong Storytelling for Juneteenth

Sat, Jun 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids anti-racism black history month bpl outdoors celebrate heritage

In celebration of issuing the new Black American Library Card and of the Juneteenth Holiday, storyteller April Armstrong will share stories for all ages.

 

April Armstrong Storytelling for Juneteenth

Crazy Quilts with King Manor

Sat, Jun 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts Culture Pass

Discover the colorful world of crazy quilts, a popular way for 19th century people to put their fabric scraps to good use! Make your own crazy quilt square with supplies from home.

 

Suggested supplies list:

Colorful...

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Crazy Quilts with King Manor

Macon Library and Umoja Events Presents: African Dance and Drumming

Sat, Jun 19   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   Herbert Von King Park

Adults celebrate heritage juneteenth

Join Macon Library and Umoja Events as we present African Drumming and Dance in celebration of Juneteenth. This amazing cultural event will be held at the Herbert Von King Park located at 670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

Macon Library and Umoja Events Presents: African Dance and Drumming

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Jun 19   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Celebrate Juneteenth: Enjoy a virtual story-time and arts and craft activity!

Sat, Jun 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts juneteenth storytime summer reading

We invite all of you for a virtual story-time and craft activity.

Fun for all ages!

Create your craft and post an image of your beautiful art on our Virtual Art Studio of Sheepshead Bay Library

Celebrate Juneteenth: Enjoy a virtual story-time and arts and craft activity!

JW’s Inspirational Singers Of NYC Presents Juneteenth

Sat, Jun 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family juneteenth Virtual Programming

A Celebration of Artistic Freedom for the African American Diaspora. Today, we will put a spotlight on the many achievements of African-Americans and we will provide an opportunity for self-reflection, through Song, Dance, Spoken Word, and...

JW’s Inspirational Singers Of NYC Presents Juneteenth

Intimate Conversation with the Black American Library Card Design Winner

Sat, Jun 19   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Macon Library

Adults aahc celebrate heritage juneteenth

Please join Sheena Daree Miller, the African American Heritage Center Associate, as she discusses the inspirations and artwork behind the winning design of the new Black American Library Card with the artist who imagined and created it.

Intimate Conversation with the Black American Library Card Design Winner

Juneteenth in Brower Park featuring Asante's African Safari!

Sat, Jun 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Basketball Court at Brower Park

Kids bpl outdoors juneteenth live music music

Akwesi Munir Asante shares African American stories and tales, accompanied by music and dance at the "Celebrate Juneteenth" program in Brower Park!

Join us for this special program and enjoy the other festivities!

Juneteenth in Brower Park featuring Asante's African Safari!

CyPurr Session: Power to the (Cypurr) People Cancelled

Sat, Jun 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults internet safety techknowledge Virtual Programming

Brooklyn Public Library locations and virtual programs will be closed on Saturday, June 19, in observance of Juneteenth. This workshop will be canceled as a result, but please attend some of our special programming instead, and catch CyPurr in...

CyPurr Session: Power to the (Cypurr) People

Chess Workshop

Sat, Jun 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess at BPL, led by qualified instructors, to improve your game or learn to play. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive instructions on how to access the...

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Chess Workshop

Juneteenth Grab and Go Craft: Design your own Black American Hero Library Card

Sat, Jun 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids juneteenth

A few months ago, Brooklyn Public Library gathered artists from all over Brooklyn to compete in a design contest where the winner’s art would be featured as a Commemorative Black American Library Card. These library cards will be available...

Juneteenth Grab and Go Craft: Design your own Black American Hero Library Card

Macon Branch and Paint Box Pretty Presents:Juneteenth Paint and Sip Sparkling Cider

Sat, Jun 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults bpl outdoors celebrate heritage juneteenth

Join the Macon Library for a series of free outdoor events this summer!

Join artist Sharon Brown as she leads adult participants through a Juneteenth art themed painting while you “sip” Sparkling Cider

This program will take...

Macon Branch and Paint Box Pretty Presents:Juneteenth Paint and Sip Sparkling Cider

Kundalini Yoga for Liberation

Sat, Jun 19   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

Adults aahc bpl outdoors celebrate heritage health and wellness

Ready to experience yoga in a way that you may have never experienced yoga before? Join Bweela Steptoe as she teaches and explores Kundalini Yoga with our Macon Library community. No prior experience is required and all are welcomed to join this...

Kundalini Yoga for Liberation

Celebrate Juneteenth with Grab and Go Confetti Poppers!

Sat, Jun 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids juneteenth

On June 19, 1865, Major General Gordon Granger delivered news to enslaved African Americans that they were freed, this being over two years after the issuing of The Emancipation Proclamation. As unfortunate as it was that this information was...

Celebrate Juneteenth with Grab and Go Confetti Poppers!

Spell Books: Dungeons & Dragons

Sat, Jun 19   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

Brooklyn Resists: Outdoor Exhibition Opening

Sat, Jun 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Center for Brooklyn History

Adults Brooklyn Resists center for brooklyn history juneteenth

We invite you to join us in celebration of the long history of Black resistance and protest in Brooklyn. This event is free and open to the public.

Join us for the kickoff of the Brooklyn Resists outdoor...

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Brooklyn Resists: Outdoor Exhibition Opening

Python Workshop With Si Ying Ding!

Sat, Jun 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

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

Join Si Ying Ding as they go over the basics of Python in this fun and interactive 2 DAY Python Learning Workshop!

Links to the zoom meetings will be provided upon registration, and again on the day of the Workshop.

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Python Workshop With Si Ying Ding!

JUN
20

The Rainbow Lizard - a virtual folk tale

Sun, Jun 20   12:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for the Rainbow Lizard Video presented by the Traveling Lantern Theatre company. Instructions for viewing will follow soon.

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The Rainbow Lizard - a virtual folk tale

CONEY ISLAND PRESENTS A VIRTUAL VIDEO OF "THE TALE OF THE RAINBOW LIZARD"

Sun, Jun 20   12:00 am to 11:45 pm   Virtual

Kids juneteenth storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for the Tale of the Rainbow Lizard Video (Discovering our colorful ancestry) presented by the Traveling Lantern Theatre company.

DATE: Sunday, June 13, 2021, 8 pm till the following Sunday, June 20, 2021

Where: Paste this...

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CONEY ISLAND PRESENTS A VIRTUAL VIDEO OF "THE TALE OF THE RAINBOW LIZARD"

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Sun, Jun 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a recurring class at Brooklyn Library celebrating poetic lineage. 

The class will show how every poet has to start somewhere – and that behind every good writer, is a good reader....

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Sun, Jun 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a recurring class at Brooklyn Library celebrating poetic lineage. 

The class will show how every poet has to start somewhere – and that behind every good writer, is a good reader....

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Python Workshop With Si Ying Ding!

Sun, Jun 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

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

Join Si Ying Ding as they go over the basics of Python in this fun and interactive 2 DAY Python Learning Workshop!

Links to the zoom meetings will be provided upon registration, and again on the day of the Workshop.

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Python Workshop With Si Ying Ding!

JUN
21

The Rainbow Lizard - a virtual folk tale

Mon, Jun 21   12:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for the Rainbow Lizard Video presented by the Traveling Lantern Theatre company. Instructions for viewing will follow soon.

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The Rainbow Lizard - a virtual folk tale

Sound Bridges and Percussive Dance

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 11:00 am   New Lots Library

Adults bpl outdoors live music make music ny performance

Join New Lots Library for a series of free outdoor events this summer!

Sound Bridges delivers high quality, fun, energetic performances that captivate and engage audiences of all ages and backgrounds. The repertoire of the group focuses...

Sound Bridges and Percussive Dance

Make Music New York Festival

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults arts and crafts bpl outdoors community partner juneteenth

Join New Lots Library for a series of free outdoor events this summer!

This program is part of MakeMusicNewYork.  MakeMusicNewYork is “a unique festival of free concerts in public spaces throughout the five boroughs of New...

Make Music New York Festival

More of Watercolor

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts multilingual Virtual Programming

This virtual program is sponsored by Spring Creek Library!

Come and learn little tips and techniques in watercolor painting; learn sponging, splattering, scumbling just to name a few.  These classes are for the beginner as well as...

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More of Watercolor

Back to the Future: Create a Time Capsule

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts Culture Pass Events for Youth and Family

This interactive program will explore objects from the past that are part of Brooklyn Children's Museum's collection that will inspire us to make our own time capsule. Participants will reflect on this historic moment that we are living through...

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Back to the Future: Create a Time Capsule

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads Dad's Dinosaur Day

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Kids father's day storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

In honor of Father's Day, Mr. Mike reads Dad's Dinosaur Day by Dianne Dawson Hearn. 

 

Click here to access the video

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads Dad's Dinosaur Day

Grab & Go Craft Kits: Simply Watercolor

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Come to the Leonard library to get weekly Grab & GO Craft kit.   What would you find inside? ......    Watercolors and special white paper to use.                     ...

Grab & Go Craft Kits: Simply Watercolor

Summer Reading: Grab & Go Kits

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Come by the Kensington Library to pick up a Grab & Go kit. We will be distributing them every Monday all summer to celebrate Summer Reading (except the week of July 4th, come by Tuesday, July 6!) 

Our Grab & Go projects...

Summer Reading: Grab & Go Kits

Grab-and-Go Art Kit: Make Art like William H. Johnson

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits juneteenth summer reading

In honor of Juneteenth, the Kings Highway Library is happy to offer a set of Grab-and-Go Art Kits for teens celebrating the art of William H. Johnson, a prominent African-American artist of the 20th Century.  

Each kit includes...

Grab-and-Go Art Kit: Make Art like William H. Johnson

Virtual East New York and Kings Highway Brainy Babies (Spring)

Mon, Jun 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies early literacy East New York Reads

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers in the East New York and Kings Highway communities. This program will include stories, early literacy tips, baby bounces, craft...

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Virtual East New York and Kings Highway Brainy Babies (Spring)

Virtual Live Music with Conroy Warren

Mon, Jun 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids live music summer reading Virtual Programming

Feeling the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren. It’s fun! It’s exciting! For children and families.

This...

Virtual Live Music with Conroy Warren

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Mon, Jun 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/needlework get together. Share your projects and your morning coffee. 

**Registration required!  We will be using Zoom to host this program. You will need either a computer with audio...

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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

DUEFUNK Music Band

Mon, Jun 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bpl outdoors live music make music ny performance

Join New Lots Library for a series of free outdoor events this summer!

DUEFUNK is a New York based group that lives and breathes the culture of live music - with an electrifying sound that's sure to get the crowd moving. This group...

DUEFUNK Music Band

Commercial Leases: Strategies | NYC SBS

Mon, Jun 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

This course offers useful steps you can take to prepare for negotiating a commercial lease that serves your interests and minimizes risks. The course instructors are attorneys who have counseled both landlords and tenants on lease agreements and...

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Commercial Leases: Strategies | NYC SBS

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Mon, Jun 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion storytime

Have you ever wished someone would read to you as an adult?  Do you want to take in some good literature without spending a lot of time on it? At adult storytime, a librarian will read short stories and/or poetry to you, and all you have to...

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Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Toddler Yoga

Mon, Jun 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years summer reading toddler yoga

Grab your yoga mat and join Kelly Brennan for Virtual Toddler Yoga fun! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way through adventures, stories, and songs. Suitable for ages 2-5.

*We will be using Zoom to host...

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Toddler Yoga

Urban Stages: Latin Dance Party!

Mon, Jun 21   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults music summer reading

Loreto leads us through the basics of salsa, merengue, and samba! Get ready for a fun playlist and lots of new skills to take to your next beach or block party!

 

View the broadcast at 11:30am on the Urban Stages...

Urban Stages: Latin Dance Party!

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