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JAN
20

“Home and Homeless” Tales of the Same City Photographs by Bonita Lei

Thu, Jan 20   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults all ages exhibitions photography

Please join the Highlawn Library as we present photography exhibit entitled:“Home and Homeless: Tales of the Same City” featuring the photography of Bonita Lei who has spent three decades documenting lives in New York City. "It is often difficult...

“Home and Homeless”   Tales of the Same City   Photographs by Bonita Lei

COVID-19 Testing

Thu, Jan 20   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Adults covid-19 health and wellness

Free COVID-19 walk-in rapid testing now available at BPL's Central Library. 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn NY 11238

Entrance is on Eastern Parkway to the lower level Dweck Lobby - no appointment needed. Ages 4 and above.

 

COVID-19 Testing

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 20   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

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Thu, Jan 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

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

Kids aged 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to virtual storytime! Come join McKinley Park Branch for a fun virtual storytime program with read out louds and songs on Zoom. During storytime we'll sing songs, learn rhymes, and read books...

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McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Thu, Jan 20   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...

Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Cover Letter Basics

Thu, Jan 20   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career Virtual Programming

Learn how and why to tailor your cover letter to the job you are applying for, with tips, advice, and do’s & don’ts. This presentation will give you the information you need to create a cover letter that will help you to stand out from the...

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Cover Letter Basics

Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Thu, Jan 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults computer basics never too late to learn

Older Adults, 55 and up:  are you having trouble with your computer and smartphone? Do you want to learn how to use and navigate applications and websites? Want to become tech savvy? The Brooklyn Public Library is offering its Digital...

Technology For All:  Individual Sessions

Creating a Legal Framework | NYC SBS

Thu, Jan 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner legal resources small business

To start and run a successful business you must first understand the many different legal considerations that are needed to establish a strong foundation. This class will help you gain a deeper understanding of the legal framework and basic...

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Creating a Legal Framework | NYC SBS

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Jan 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume Virtual Programming

Get assistance with your résumé, cover letter, or career-related questions, live with a librarian via Zoom.

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Resume & Career Help Live!

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 20   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Get To Know Gmail: A beginners Guide to Gmail

Thu, Jan 20   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!!!!

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Get To Know Gmail:  A beginners Guide to Gmail

Grab & Go: Decorate Your room, Party or Holiday

Thu, Jan 20   2:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create

Come to the library and Pick up a bag with supply for creation of a beautiful piece of decoration for your Room,  Party or Holiday!
Follow a quick picture instruction, get help and share your work with friends and family. ...

Grab & Go: Decorate Your room, Party or Holiday

Virtual Garden Adventures: Meeting Monarch Butterflies

Thu, Jan 20   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids ADHD autism developmental disabilities Inclusive Services

Join us on the Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook page for this program: https://www.facebook.com/BrooklynPublicLibraryFamily/

Monarch butterflies travel over 2,500 miles a year. Come hear more about these beautiful and distinctive...

Virtual Garden Adventures: Meeting Monarch Butterflies

East New York Reads Homework Help

Thu, Jan 20   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...

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East New York Reads Homework Help

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Thu, Jan 20   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

City Harvest Cooking Matters for kids course.

Thu, Jan 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Healthy Communities

This is a virtual program for kids.  Presented by City Harvest with Arlington Library.  

“Cooking Matters”, a 6-week progressive virtual workshop, which provides wonderful lessons on nutrition and gives great tips...

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City Harvest Cooking Matters for kids course.

YA Book Discussion (virtual) "Sugar Town Queens" by Malla Nunn

Thu, Jan 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens & Young Adults book discussion teen time

Please join Ms. Yolande for a virtual book discussion every Thursday at 4:00 pm.  Jaunary's book is titled 'Sugar Town Queens" by Malla Nunn. Fifteen-year-old Amandla's mother has always been strange. For starters, she's a white woman living...

YA Book Discussion (virtual) "Sugar Town Queens" by Malla Nunn

Chess Workshop

Thu, Jan 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop

Join the Spring Creek Chess Club and improve your game with our Chess Instructor, Juan Tica!

This program will take place on lichess.org and Zoom simultaneously. 

Registration is required.

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Chess Workshop

3D printing projects -Train and Zoo make up class

Thu, Jan 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

This class is for those who had previously registered for the 3D printing project for Ulmer Park (zoo and habitat) and New Utrecht (train and village) libraries. Many were unable to participate for whatever reason and we would like to give you...

3D printing projects -Train and Zoo make up class

Virtual Financial Coaching

Thu, Jan 20   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

YA Book Discussion (virtual)

Thu, Jan 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book discussion teen time

 Please join Ms. Yolande every Thursday at 4:00 pm for a book Disussion,  We are currently readng January's title "Sugar Town Queens"  by Malla Nunn.  Fifteen-year-old Amandla's mother has always been strange. For starters,...

YA Book Discussion (virtual)

Zoom Poetry Program

Thu, Jan 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning all ages everyone is welcome here Fine Free

This week we will be covering the life of Edna St. Vincent Millay and her poem "Renascence" . https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/55993/renascence

You don't have to be well-read in poetry or literature or spend lots of...

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Zoom Poetry Program

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 20   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Nutrition Education: Spanish Language

Thu, Jan 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults cooking health and wellness

Join the staff at Washington Irving as we collaborate again with our wonderful friends at City Harvest. This class is in Spanish for adults and it will teach you how to cook delicious healthy meals on a budget.

Únase a nosotros mientras...

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Virtual Nutrition Education: Spanish Language

Plan for Business Success!

Thu, Jan 20   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business Virtual Programming

Gale Business: Plan Builder is a comprehensive tool that provides step-by-step guidance on planning, starting, and running a small business or nonprofit. The program’s intuitive dashboard walks you through five areas of exploration from...

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Plan for Business Success!

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Thu, Jan 20   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

Lenapehoking Exhibition Opening with Joe Baker

Thu, Jan 20   7:00 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents Lenapehoking Virtual Programming

In this virtual opening, curator Joe Baker, Enrolled Member of the Delaware Tribe of Indians and Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Lenape Center, discusses the exhibition works from Greenpoint Library.

Lenapehoking is the first...

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Lenapehoking Exhibition Opening with Joe Baker

JAN
21

“Home and Homeless” Tales of the Same City Photographs by Bonita Lei

Fri, Jan 21   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults all ages exhibitions photography

Please join the Highlawn Library as we present photography exhibit entitled:“Home and Homeless: Tales of the Same City” featuring the photography of Bonita Lei who has spent three decades documenting lives in New York City. "It is often difficult...

“Home and Homeless”   Tales of the Same City   Photographs by Bonita Lei

Grab & Go Kits: Yarn-Wrapped Monogram Letters

Fri, Jan 21   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

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

We'll be providing kits to create your very own monogram. All supplies are included except tape (masking tape is best), scissors, and a pencil. Kits are given out on a first come, first serve basis while they last.

Grab & Go Kits: Yarn-Wrapped Monogram Letters

COVID-19 Testing

Fri, Jan 21   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Adults covid-19 health and wellness

Free COVID-19 walk-in rapid testing now available at BPL's Central Library. 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn NY 11238

Entrance is on Eastern Parkway to the lower level Dweck Lobby - no appointment needed. Ages 4 and above.

 

COVID-19 Testing

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 21   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual French Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 21   11:00 am to 12:30 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...

Virtual French Conversation Group

Chair Yoga: Strengthen Your Body & Breathe

Fri, Jan 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

We apologize Registration is closed. Please email [email protected] if you have any questions or wish to be placed in a waiting list. Thank you.

Chair Yoga is a great way for Older Adults to get the wonderful health...

Chair Yoga: Strengthen Your Body & Breathe

Knit Together

Fri, Jan 21   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

Microsoft Excel Basics Cancelled

Fri, Jan 21   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

Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Fri, Jan 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults computer basics never too late to learn

Older Adults, 55 and up:  are you having trouble with your computer and smartphone? Do you want to learn how to use and navigate applications and websites? Want to become tech savvy? The Brooklyn Public Library is offering its Digital...

Technology For All:  Individual Sessions

Toddler Time Cancelled

Fri, Jan 21   11:45 am to 12:15 pm   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for storytime in the reading garden! We will be singing songs, learning rhymes, and reading books together. 

*This is a storytime for mobile children, walkers or crawlers. Babies who are not yet walking should...

Toddler Time

Lunchtime with Eva

Fri, Jan 21   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities mental health support groups

Coping with the Emotional Impact of COVID-19 – Many factors impact a person’s mental health, or their state of emotional and mental well-being. We will examine how biological and psychosocial factors influence our well-being.

...

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Lunchtime with Eva

Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge

Fri, Jan 21   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...

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Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge

Grab and Go Crafts Kits

Fri, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits

Come by the Flatbush 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.

Bags with supplies will be in Lobby from 1:00 PM – 4:00pm.

Pick them up...

Grab and Go Crafts Kits

Kids Create: Grab & Go Craft

Fri, Jan 21   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 & Go Crafts

Fri, Jan 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come pick up a Grab & Go surprise craft every Friday afternoon at 2pm. First come, first serve as supplies are limited.

Please note: these bags are for children and teens only.

Grab & Go Crafts

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 21   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: Kids Create

Fri, Jan 21   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

Grab n go Fridays

Fri, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids arts and crafts kids explore

A surprise toy or DIY craft to do at home on any given Friday.

Grab n go Fridays

Play Skribbl.io: the Drawing Guessing Game!

Fri, Jan 21   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!

Kids Coding: Block Coding

Fri, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore kids tech time

Ages 7 - 13

Jan 14 - Hello World

The first program many students create is a simple one that outputs an iconic line of text:  "Hello World!"   Say hello to the world of computer science with this introductory...

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Kids Coding: Block Coding

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Jan 21   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...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Jackbox Party Games

Fri, Jan 21   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 3:45. 

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

Acting Out! Improv for Teens and Tweens

Fri, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school all ages Events for Youth and Family never too late to learn

Anyone ever tell you you’re too dramatic? Perfect! We need you! Come join us in this introduction to acting improvisation and theatre. No experience is necessary to take part in this program — everyone is welcome! Sessions include a warm-up,...

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Acting Out! Improv for Teens and Tweens

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