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Zoom Virtual Storytime from Adams Street Library

Thu, Apr 15   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

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.

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Zoom Virtual Storytime from Adams Street Library

Clinton Hill Library presents Meet the Author/Illustrator with Katie Yamasaki

Thu, Apr 15   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids author talks kids create storytime

Katie Yamasaki is a muralist, children’s book author/illustrator and teaching artist. She has painted over 80 walls in diverse communities around the world and is currently working on her eigth published book for children.

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Clinton Hill Library presents Meet the Author/Illustrator with Katie Yamasaki

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Thu, Apr 15   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

Spoken Word Performance-Women’s History: Dominique Christina

Thu, Apr 15   10:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

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Spoken Word Performance-Women’s History: Dominique Christina

Dominique Christina performs her own poetry in a virtual reading sponsored by Coney Island. Adults and Young Adults are welcome.

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Spoken Word Performance-Women’s History: Dominique Christina

Grab and Go: Citizen Science Kits!

Thu, Apr 15   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids grab and go kits kids explore stem & steam

To celebrate Citizen Science Month, the Genspace Teen Leadership Council and Biobus have put together activity kits based on growing edible plants, touch sensitivity and preserving flowers. Pick up your kits in the Central Lobby by the...

Grab and Go: Citizen Science Kits!

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 15   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, Apr 15   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

April-Showering Ourselves with Self-Care

Thu, Apr 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming

Join Services for Older Adults on Thursdays at 11am as we partner with the Flow and Restore Collective of Practitioners for a three-part series designed for you to learn ancient restoration practices for a complex, modern world.  ...

April-Showering Ourselves with Self-Care

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Thu, Apr 15   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Come join McKinley Park Branch for a fun virtual storytime program with read out louds and songs on zoom.

Registration Required!

Zoom information will be sent via email 1 hr before the program

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

HRAG VARTANIAN: ART & LIFE

Thu, Apr 15   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Art and Society Census bpl presents Virtual Programming

Art & Society Census Working Group

April 8, 15, 22, 29// Thursdays at noon 

Working groups are free, facilitated courses, meeting once per week online for the month of April.  Register for this first event and you are...

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HRAG VARTANIAN: ART & LIFE

Virtual Crafty Chat: Knit and Crochet Style!

Thu, Apr 15   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!

Line Dancin' in the Livin' Room with Kadie

Thu, Apr 15   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults Culture Pass dance fitness and classes

Get in line and groove in your living room as Texas native, Kadie, brings the funk and spirit of Line Dance.  This style of dance is perfect for older adults looking for a break in the day to socialize with a focus on light movement wellness...

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Line Dancin' in the Livin' Room with Kadie

Brainy Babies

Thu, Apr 15   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies early literacy first five years multilingual storytime

Families can enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage brain development and early learning practices with Brainy Babies storytime for children ages 0-3.  Each week we will read books, sing songs, and do fun activities that promote...

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Brainy Babies

Wildlife in Watercolor Pencil

Thu, Apr 15   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts Virtual Programming

WE ARE SORRY BUT REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED AT THIS TIME

 

This drawing class is designed for both beginner and intermediate students and will run for 8 weeks.  Students will learn the drawing and...

Wildlife in Watercolor Pencil

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Meghan

Thu, Apr 15   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for stories, songs and a pesky but fun guest for an afternoon storytime!

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Meghan

Creative Aging: Create A Memory Book with Life Story Club

Thu, Apr 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging creative writing Virtual Programming

Get ready to share your unique, personal story! Gather your pictures, letters, mementos and notes and create your own memory book!

Make a beautiful collection of your life stories and family photos with Life Story Club every week, we...

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Creative Aging: Create A Memory Book with Life Story Club

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storyplay

Thu, Apr 15   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

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

Come join the Park Slope Library children's librarians for a live virtual storytime! ...

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storyplay

Community Cooking Series

Thu, Apr 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

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Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Week with us as we cook live on Instagram. Visit bklynlib.org/cooking a week before the session, for the recipe, a list of ingredients, and tools needed so you can cook along with us.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 15   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

Virtual Homework Help—Open Hours

Thu, Apr 15   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

Teen Chess Basics Workshop

Thu, Apr 15   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...

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Teen Chess Basics Workshop

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Apr 15   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...

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Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Mindfulness Discussion

Thu, Apr 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion e-books philosophy in the library

Please come and join us in discussing the spiritual and practical book, the Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle with this culturally diverse group. Thanks to everyone who shared your understandings and experiences last time, making the...

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Mindfulness Discussion

Virtual Ask A Tech

Thu, Apr 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Hi join me with any questions or help you need with technology.

 

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Virtual Ask A Tech

Teen Time: Skribblio

Thu, Apr 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults game on teen tech time

Like drawing?

Join us at this awesome Pictionary game. Every round someone has to draw their chosen word and others have to guess it to gain points. The person with the most points wins!

For Ages 13-19

This program will be...

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Teen Time: Skribblio

Virtual Financial Coaching

Thu, Apr 15   3:15 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

Virtual Reading Coach

Thu, Apr 15   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...

Virtual Reading Coach

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Apr 15   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids ezra jack keats storytime

Enjoy a classic readaloud by Brooklyn author Ezra Jack Keats, then create a craft related to the book!

This will be broadcast live at 3:30 from Brooklyn Public Library Facebook Page 

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Fortnite Battle Royal with Rugby!

Thu, Apr 15   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Are you a fan of Fortnite? Want to show gamers across Brooklyn - including library staff - just how good you are? Join us! 

 

Join by adding us on Fortnite ID: SCP IEID

Or watch Live! On Youtube: https...

Fortnite Battle Royal with Rugby!

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Thu, Apr 15   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

Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop

Thu, Apr 15   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school cooking health and wellness Virtual Programming

Join us for a free virtual nutrition lesson that incorporates healthy cooking tips on a budget. This virtual program is led by City Harvest in collaboration with Arlington Library. It's time to play in the kitchen with...

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Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop

Virtual Garden Adventures: Growing Things from Kitchen Scraps

Thu, Apr 15   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

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Garden Adventures: Growing Things from Kitchen Scraps!

Turn garbage into food! Join Zadine Richardson as she reads, sings, and starts growing plants from scraps of carrots, sweet potatoes, and onions. We'll also transplant the lettuce and...

Virtual Garden Adventures: Growing Things from Kitchen Scraps

Virtual Book Adventures: In Celebration of Ramadan

Thu, Apr 15   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids book adventures Virtual Programming

Please join us for a live Book Adventures program on the Dyker Library Facebook page. In celebration of Ramadan, Miss Ann will read "The Gift of Ramadan," by Rabiah York Lumbard. For children ages 6 to 8. Please use this link to join the program...

Virtual Book Adventures: In Celebration of Ramadan

Kids Create: Cherry Blossom Art

Thu, Apr 15   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

Today we're making cherry blossom art from recycled soda bottles!

Suggested materials:

White Paper Pink Paint black/brown paint or marker 1 recycled plastic bottle (soda, seltzer, water - anything with 5 points on the bottom)...
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Kids Create: Cherry Blossom Art

Borough Park Presents 99 projects from the 99 cent store for kids up to 99

Thu, Apr 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids adult learning after school arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family

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...

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Borough Park Presents 99 projects from the 99 cent store for kids up to 99

The Virtually Lit Zone

Thu, Apr 15   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults 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...

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The Virtually Lit Zone

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Apr 15   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

Lee Conmigo

Thu, Apr 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults early literacy Events for Youth and Family first five years spanish

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...

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Lee Conmigo

Virtual Ask A Tech

Thu, Apr 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 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? ...

Virtual Ask A Tech

Know Your Rights: Police Interaction

Thu, Apr 15   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism civic engagement justice initiatives Virtual Programming

Justice Initiatives at BPL is partnering with community organizations and agencies to produce a series of Know Your Rights workshops. This event in the series will focus on:

Your rights when interacting with police in the street, your...
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Know Your Rights: Police Interaction

Virtual Chess Workshop

Thu, Apr 15   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...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Apr 15   4:00 pm to 6:00 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!

Brawlhalla Clash with BPL!

Thu, Apr 15   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time video games Virtual Programming

Join us for Brawlhalla during the Virtually Lit Zone !  You can play on PC, Mobile, Playstation , Switch, & Xbox! 

Register so we can send you the Room Link to Join the Brawl! and the Link for the Zoom so that can watch our...

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Brawlhalla Clash with BPL!

Panel Discussion: Battling Breast Cancer

Thu, Apr 15   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults community partner conversations film health and wellness

Battling Breast Cancer, Life Interrupted, Film Screening 4/9 - 4/15 & Panel Discussion, 4/15 4:00 ET. Free Ticket, https://nnlm.gov/LIGAHEC

Information about the Event:

The film screening is available to...

Panel Discussion: Battling Breast Cancer

Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, Apr 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Anyone interested in learning Microsoft Word basics. Please register . Class will be held in Zoom meeting. I will send the link to Zoom meeting  before class to your email Account  or I will call if you leave your phone...

Microsoft Word Basics

Zoom Poetry Program

Thu, Apr 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning poetry

Join us as we discuss the poetry of Edgar Guest and optimism in poetry as we celebrate National Poetry Month. 

 

 

Zoom Poetry Program

Exceptional Parenting: Workshop for Caregivers of Children with Special Needs

Thu, Apr 15   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

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This educational workshop is for parents and primary caregivers of children with special needs. This forum will provide information and skill training on pertinent topics related to introducing caregivers to what services are available for them...

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Where Does Your Library Garden Grow?

Thu, Apr 15   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bklyn incubator gardening

Come and join us at the Crown Heights Branch for a fun six week series that focuses on home gardening. This is a virtual program that requires registration- Please register online or call the branch at #718-773-1180 to...

Where Does Your Library Garden Grow?

The Macon Writing Circle

Thu, Apr 15   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

THE MACON WRITING CIRCLE is a bi-weekly, inclusive and supportive writing group for people interested in writing work that reflects the African Diaspora. No writing background is required and all genres are welcome. Come once or come many times....

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The Macon Writing Circle

Jackbox Party Games

Thu, Apr 15   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator board game exchange library teen tech time 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 at, or by 5:15. 

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

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Jackbox Party Games

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