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

Thu, Jan 27   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 27   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, Jan 27   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

Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Thu, Jan 27   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

COVID-19 Testing

Thu, Jan 27   11:00 am to 7:00 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.

Please...

COVID-19 Testing

Gaming Grab & Go

Thu, Jan 27   12:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens & Young Adults after school game on teen time video games

Feeling Nostalgic? Want to relive past glories of leveling up in video games? Come and pick up some lightly pre-owned games compatable with your PS4 and Xbox1.

Each Grab and Go Kit has between 2-6 video games. While Supplies Last.

We...
Gaming Grab & Go

Grab and Go Crafts Kits

Thu, Jan 27   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

Grab-and-Go: Teen

Thu, Jan 27   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits

Advanced craft projects to make at home. For young people age 12-18 years old. Kits available while supplies last. 

 

Grab-and-Go: Teen

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Jan 27   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 27   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 27   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-and-Go: Teen Craft

Thu, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits

Advanced craft projects to make at home. For young people age 12-18 years old. Kits available while supplies last. See Librarian on second floor for kit.

 

Grab-and-Go: Teen Craft

Virtual Book Discussion: The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon from the Kings Bay Library

Thu, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book adventures book club book discussion

The Yiddish Policeman's Union is set in a fictional colony of Jewish immigrants that set up their own state in Alaska following WWII. The colony's time of self-rule is almost up, and it will soon become part of Alaska again. The main character,...

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Virtual Book Discussion: The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon from the Kings Bay Library

Teen Tech Time: Skribbl.io

Thu, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time teen time

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

Ages 13-19

Please register

12 Slots...

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Teen Tech Time: Skribbl.io

East New York Reads Homework Help

Thu, Jan 27   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 27   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

Ask a Tech 1 on 1

Thu, Jan 27   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning

Virtual 30 min 

One on One Tech Session . Appointment Required

Ask a Tech 1 on 1

City Harvest Cooking Matters for kids course.

Thu, Jan 27   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 27   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 discussion during the month of January. Fifteen-year-old Amandla's mother has always been strange. For starters, she's a white woman living in Sugar Town, one of South Africa's infamous...

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

Virtual Financial Coaching

Thu, Jan 27   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 27   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)

Chess Workshop

Thu, Jan 27   4:30 pm to 5:30 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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 27   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

Brighton Talks: Story Circle with The Working Theater

Thu, Jan 27   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults all ages community partner conversations

Have you lived in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn? We are looking for people of all ages and ethnicities who live or have lived in Brighton Beach to join us for a casual conversation about identity in connection with Brighton Beach. Come share your...

Brighton Talks: Story Circle with The Working Theater

Virtual Nutrition Education: Spanish Language

Thu, Jan 27   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

Gerritsen Beach Book Club: The Liar's Dictionary

Thu, Jan 27   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Welcome!  This month, we are reading The Liar's Dictionary by Eley Williams.  Copies will be available at the reference desk starting in mid-to-late December.  Please join us on Zoom for literary fun in an informal and jovial...

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Gerritsen Beach Book Club: The Liar's Dictionary

Business & Career Center Book Discussion Club: The Ascent of Money Cancelled

Thu, Jan 27   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion business finance Virtual Programming

Please join the Business & Career Center for a discussion about The Ascent of Money, Niall Ferguson's classic financial history of the world....

From the Renaissance to the French Revolution to the 2008 Financial Crisis...

Business & Career Center Book Discussion Club: The Ascent of Money

Resume Coaching Cancelled

Thu, Jan 27   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume -so you can stand out!!!

Resume Coaching

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Thu, Jan 27   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

JAN
28

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

Fri, Jan 28   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

COVID-19 Testing

Fri, Jan 28   10:00 am to 5:00 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.

Please...

COVID-19 Testing

Grab & Go Craft - Windsor Terrace

Fri, Jan 28   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Kids arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family grab and go kits

Make a dragon puppet to celebrate the Lunar New Year.  Kits will be available at the Windsor Terrace Library Customer Service Desk while supplies last.

Grab & Go Craft - Windsor Terrace

Grab & Go: Lunar New Year

Fri, Jan 28   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids arts and crafts first five years 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! (While supplies last.)

We are creating dragon puppets to celebrate Lunar New Year! 

*Kits may contain small parts...

Grab & Go: Lunar New Year

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 28   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 28   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...

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Virtual French Conversation Group

Chair Yoga: Strengthen Your Body & Breathe

Fri, Jan 28   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 28   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

Fri, Jan 28   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.

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Microsoft Excel Basics

Toddler Time Cancelled

Fri, Jan 28   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

Gaming Grab & Go

Fri, Jan 28   12:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens & Young Adults after school game on teen time video games

Feeling Nostalgic? Want to relive past glories of leveling up in video games? Come and pick up some lightly pre-owned games compatable with your PS4 and Xbox1.

Each Grab and Go Kit has between 2-6 video games. While Supplies Last.

We...
Gaming Grab & Go

Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge

Fri, Jan 28   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 & Go Crafts

Fri, Jan 28   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

Grab & Go:Kids Create Snowman Puppets

Fri, Jan 28   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits

Stop by the Gravesend  library to pick up a kit with supplies for making  Snowman Puppets! Kits will be available at the Gravesend Library until we run out.

This craft includes small parts not for a child under 3 years...

Grab & Go:Kids Create Snowman Puppets

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 28   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 28   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 28   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 28   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!

Virtual Chess Program

Fri, Jan 28   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop game on Virtual Programming

Enjoy a game of chess with BPL, led by qualified instructors, to improve your game or learn to play. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Registration required, limited to 15 participants.

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Virtual Chess Program

Kids Coding: Block Coding

Fri, Jan 28   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 Grab & Go Kits

Fri, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits teen time

Here's another Teen Grab & Go's!

Come join us at the Macon Branch, grab a kit and go create! 

Limited Quantity! While supplies last! Hope to see you there!

Teen Grab & Go Kits

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