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Zoom Virtual Storytime from Adams Street Library

Thu, May 6   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.

We will gather with Zoom!...

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Zoom Virtual Storytime from Adams Street Library

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Thu, May 6   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 - CANCELED Cancelled

Thu, May 6   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 - CANCELED

Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Thu, May 6   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...

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Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Virtual Adult Storytime: Mother's Day Edition

Thu, May 6   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults literacy mother's day storytime Virtual Programming

Adult Librarian Donald Peebles (Saratoga/Dekalb) is facilitating two sessions of Virtual Adult Storytime to commemorate Mother's Day.

Virtual Adult Storytime: Mother's Day Edition

Celebrating Central Library’s First Phase of Renovation 

Thu, May 6   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl premier

Watch the virtual stream of Central Library’s Ribbon Cutting, celebrating the completion of the first phase of Central Library’s revitalization: The Major Owens Welcome Center, New & Noteworthy, Civic Commons, Business & Career...

Celebrating Central Library’s First Phase of Renovation 

Первый шаг к началу бизнеса. First Steps to starting your own business

Thu, May 6   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning business community partner immigrant services

В начале процесс открытия бизнеса в Нью-Йорке может пугать. Многие предприниматели спрашивают: с чего мне начать?

Цель этого курса - помочь вам понять, что значит быть успешным предпринимателем в Нью-Йорке.

На протяжении курса вы...

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Первый шаг к началу бизнеса. First Steps to starting your own business

Brainy Babies

Thu, May 6   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

Get Ready for the Covid Vaccine!

Thu, May 6   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults covid-19 health and wellness Virtual Programming

Are you ready for the Covid-19 vaccine? Ask your questions and get them answered by a public health professional from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygeine. You'll also get tips and strategies for signing up for your dose (or doses...

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Get Ready for the Covid Vaccine!

Wildlife in Watercolor Pencil

Thu, May 6   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 painting properties of...

Wildlife in Watercolor Pencil

Grab and Go Bag: Rainbow fish made with magic noodles

Thu, May 6   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts diy grab and go kits mother's day

Available from Sheepshead Bay Library while supplies last.

 

Grab and Go Bag: Rainbow fish made with magic noodles

Application Available for Friends of Clinton Hill Third Artisanal Craft Fair

Thu, May 6   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts Friends of the Library knitting and crocheting pop-up shop

The Friends of Clinton Hill Library will co-sponsor an outdoor Local Artisans Craft Fair on Saturday, June 19th from 11 am – 4 pm (rain date June 26th):

Vendor applications and rules of conduct will be available from the Clinton Hill...

Application Available for Friends of Clinton Hill Third Artisanal Craft Fair

Mother's Day Grab-Go-Bags

Thu, May 6   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DEKALB LIBRARY

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids explore

Welcome Everyone!

It's time to create something beautiful for MOM. So, come on through to make a pop-up Mother's Day Card all supplies needed are there for you. Have Fun

Mother's Day Grab-Go-Bags

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 6   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, May 6   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, May 6   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!

Microsoft Excel Basics

Thu, May 6   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 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.

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Microsoft Excel Basics

Mini-Storyplays with the Park Slope Library

Thu, May 6   2:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Virtual

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

Come and join our Park Slope Library volunteer, Karen, for a mini-storytime! These are 15-minute storytimes with books, songs, and rhymes for kids ages 0-5. 

View the broadcast on the Park Slope Library Facebook page...

Mini-Storyplays with the Park Slope Library

Kids Create Grab-and -Go: Decorate Your Own Ceramic Flower Pots for Mother's DayMother's Day Craft

Thu, May 6   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Stop by the Gravesend Library and pick up a special Mother's Day supply kit.

Bag Includes:
1  Ceramic Flower Pot
3  Flowers for coloring
2 Wooden Sticks (Stems for flowers)
4 Leaves for coloring...

Kids Create Grab-and -Go: Decorate Your Own Ceramic Flower Pots for Mother's DayMother's Day Craft

Virtual Ask A Tech

Thu, May 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 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

Art & Empathy: Community Care Through Art

Thu, May 6   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts community partner covid-19 Healthy Communities

Art & Empathy: Community Care Through Art 

Lorraine O'Grady (American, born 1934). Art Is . . . (Girl Pointing), 1983/2009. Chromogenic photograph in 40 parts, 20 × 16 in. (50.8 × 40.64 cm). Edition of 8 plus 1 artist’s proof....
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Art & Empathy: Community Care Through Art

Teen Time: Skribbl.io

Thu, May 6   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: Skribbl.io

Librarian Let's Play BPL Gaming Stream

Thu, May 6   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

Virtual Ask A Tech

Thu, May 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers?

Need assistance with finding your way around the Internet? 

Did you just buy a new smart phone or tablet and have questions on how to use it? 

 No...

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Virtual Ask A Tech

Mother's Day Craft Video and Grab & Go Kit with Ms. Roz

Thu, May 6   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits mother's day

Join Ms. Roz to make a Mother's Day card. Watch the video on our Facebook Page.

You will need

A kit from the library (they're in the lobby) or colored paper of your own

Scissors

Glue

Markers

Craft...

Mother's Day Craft Video and Grab & Go Kit with Ms. Roz

Virtual Reading Coach

Thu, May 6   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...

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Virtual Reading Coach

Virtual Financial Coaching

Thu, May 6   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

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Thu, May 6   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, May 6   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

Celebremos el Cinco de Mayo

Thu, May 6   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass storytime

Este taller de manualidades se dará en español para niños mayores de 7 años. Se utilizarán materiales de uso común en casa para crear piezas de arte y celebrar el significado histórico de esta fecha.

Este programa es dirigido para niños...

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Celebremos el Cinco de Mayo

Kids Create: Koinobori Carp Windsocks

Thu, May 6   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts asian pacific american heritage month kids create Virtual Programming

May 5th is Children's Day in Japan. Let's celebrate by making a traditional Koinobori, carp windsock!

Suggested materials:

Paper Markers toilet paper or paper towel roll tissue paper scissors glue string/yarn ...
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Kids Create: Koinobori Carp Windsocks

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

Thu, May 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school 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...

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

Virtual Homework Help

Thu, May 6   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,...

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Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Chess Workshop

Thu, May 6   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

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, May 6   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

How to: Cop Watch Workshop

Thu, May 6   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism Civic Engagement community partner justice initiatives

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

An introduction to "cop watching," i.e. holding NYPD and...
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How to: Cop Watch Workshop

CBH Talks: Fighting for Fair and Impartial Courts

Thu, May 6   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents center for brooklyn history conversations Virtual Programming

Join us for a multi-part program on the critical topic of fair and impartial courts.

We begin with a brief primer on the role of the judicial branch, created by the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) and the National Association of...

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CBH Talks: Fighting for Fair and Impartial Courts

Game On: Among Us

Thu, May 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Feeling kinda sus?

Join us this week for a fun session of Among Us and figure out who the imposters are!!

You can download the game for free from Google Play and the App Store. 

Register so that we can send you a...

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Game On: Among Us

The Virtually Lit Zone

Thu, May 6   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...

The Virtually Lit Zone

Zoom Poetry Program

Thu, May 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning national poetry month poetry

Join us as we discuss the witty and conversational poetry of Billy Collins.

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/billy-collins

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Zoom Poetry Program

Where Does Your Library Garden Grow?

Thu, May 6   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?

Mom-a-thon 2021 Macon Branch Virtual Mother's Day Event-5 Ways to destress at home- Self-Care

Thu, May 6   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults mother's day

You are invited to join the Macon Library as we celebrate mothers at our weeklong virtual Mom-a-thon!!!!!! This will be our 4th annual event and we are excited to give our wonderful moms and mother figures a week of papering and entertainment...

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Mom-a-thon 2021 Macon Branch Virtual Mother's Day Event-5 Ways to destress at home- Self-Care

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 6   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Jackbox Party Games

Thu, May 6   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

Cross Cultural Conversations

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

Adults conversations lectures and discussions

Cross Cultural Conversations will be an hour-long monthly adult discussion group, featuring topics of contemporary cross-cultural and historical interest. It will be held on the first Thursday of each month (starting January 7, 2021) from 6:00 pm...

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Cross Cultural Conversations

Hemingway, 3: The Blank Page (1944 - 61) followed by talkback: Mary Karr, Rose Styron & others

Thu, May 6   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents film litfilm Virtual Programming

Hemingway follows the Army as they advance through Europe. Afterwards, he tries to start a life with Mary Welsh, but is beset with tragedies. He publishes The Old Man and the Sea to acclaim but is overcome by his declining mental condition....

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Hemingway, 3: The Blank Page (1944 - 61) followed by talkback: Mary Karr, Rose Styron & others

Mind Body & Soul Sessions w/ BPL Literacy Zone and Alwayz Fit 4 Lyfe

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

Adults adult learning dance fitness and classes fitness health and wellness

                                  Brooklyn Public Library's Literacy Zone and Alwayz Fit 4 Lyfe presents: 

         ...

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Mind Body & Soul Sessions w/ BPL Literacy Zone and Alwayz Fit 4 Lyfe

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

Thu, May 6   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

Pajamas & Books Storytime with Tina

Thu, May 6   6:00 pm to 6:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books bedtime stories early literacy storytime

Pajamas & Books Storytime for kids with Tina Lati- 

Join us on Zoom at 6pm for Storytime with Miss Tina. There will be songs, lullabies, stories, and an opportunity to share about...

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Pajamas & Books Storytime with Tina

Ranked Choice Voting Training

Thu, May 6   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Civic Engagement community partner

Are you interested in learning more about the upcoming changes in the June primaries? Learn more about how Ranked Choice Voting works by joining us for a one hour training on this exciting new voting reform with Brooklyn Voters Alliance! The...

Ranked Choice Voting Training

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