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DIY Grab & Go Photo Magnets

Mon, Dec 6   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits

Stop by and pick up a Grab & Go DIY Photo Magnets. The kit includes a 2-inch metal tin with lid, 1 bag of colored sand, 2-inch circle, and a magnet. Kits are available while supplies last.

DIY Grab & Go Photo Magnets

Diaper Drive at Kensington

Mon, Dec 6   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults kids explore social services

Did you know?
- Infants require up to 12 diapers per day, toddlers about 8.
- Disposable diapers cost $70 to $80 per month per baby.
- 1 in 3 US families reports experiencing diaper need.

Kensington is collecting...

Diaper Drive at Kensington

Storytime: Mr. Mike Celebrates Hanukkah

Mon, Dec 6   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids hanukkah storytime Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike Celebrates Hanukkah by reading two stories : It's Hanukkah Time! by Latifa Berry Kropf and Moishe's Miracle : A Hanukkah Story by Laura Krauss Melmed.

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Storytime: Mr. Mike Celebrates Hanukkah

Kids Create: Grab & Go Craft Bags

Mon, Dec 6   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts first five years grab and go kits kids create

Pass by to say hello! While you're here be sure to collect a Grab and Go Craft kit to take home and create!  (One per child please and while supplies last.)

 

Kids Create: Grab & Go Craft Bags

Grab and Go Kit: Snowman Paper Plate Masks

Mon, Dec 6   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids after school arts and crafts grab and go kits

Stop by the branch every Monday to get take home craft kits for kids! This weeks kit is "Snowman Paper Plate Masks"

Materials Included: 

Paper Plate  Construction Paper (red, blue, black) Hat Template Craft Stick Directions...
Grab and Go Kit: Snowman Paper Plate Masks

Creative Movement & Fitness

Mon, Dec 6   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Can one combine a rebalancing, "aging backward" fitness class with creative movement? 

You bet we can!

In this unique class, master teacher/dance educator Diane Jacobowitz will offer a workshop combining elements of...

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Creative Movement & Fitness

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Dec 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 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

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Mon, Dec 6   10:30 am to 6:00 pm   BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY GREENPOINT BRANCH

Kids after school christmas Events for Youth and Family grab and go kits

Ever Wanted a Pen-Pal from AUSTRALIA?

Brooklyn Public Library and Ipswich Libraries (Australia) introduce a Pen-Pal program linking families and individuals on opposite sides of the world.

After filling in an Expression of...

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DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Brainy Babies Saratoga

Mon, Dec 6   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies early literacy Events for Youth and Family preschool

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers from Brooklyn. Families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage brain development and early learning practices. ...

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Brainy Babies Saratoga

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving

Mon, Dec 6   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for a morning of books and songs as your baby or toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills.

Please register to receive the Zoom link (emailed 10am on Mondays), and email [email protected]

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Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving

Meditation Mondays: Older Adult Arts and Crafts

Mon, Dec 6   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts yoga and meditation

Join us every other monday for a virtual meditative arts and crafts session to start your week off right.

We'll alternate between guided meditation apps and arts and crafts tutorials provided by the artists on CreativeBug.com 

...

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Meditation Mondays: Older Adult Arts and Crafts

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Mon, Dec 6   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

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

Registered participants will receive an email with the Zoom link one hour before the program starts. 

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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Microsoft Excel Basics

Mon, Dec 6   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Dec 6   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 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

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Dec 6   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career resume

Get Resume and Career Help through December 2021 with a professional librarian. Send your resume as an email attachment to [email protected] Give an overview of the kind of help you're looking for. This is a free and...

Resume & Career Help

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Dec 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 click here to sign up for a time slot. If you are...

Resume & Career Help Live!

Grab & Go: Kids Create snowman ornament Craft

Mon, Dec 6   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts Fine Free 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 a snowman ornament  (While supplies last.)

 

*Kits may contain small parts that are not suitable for young...

Grab & Go: Kids Create snowman ornament  Craft

Grab and Go: Air Dry Clay Ornaments

Mon, Dec 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts teen time

Looking for an easy wintery keepsake craft? Fear not, Ms. Damla has you covered. Drop by the Mill Basin branch starting Monday, December 6th to pick a bag filled with air dry clay, paints, ribbons, etc. One bag per person!

Grab and Go: Air Dry Clay Ornaments

Chess Workshop

Mon, Dec 6   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop

Join the Borough Park Library and improve your game with chess masterJuan P Tica. You are invited to our scheduled Chess Program via Zoom. 

This program, for kids and teens, takes place on lichess.org.  Please create...

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Chess Workshop

We The Readers: A Virtual Book Club from the Kings Bay Library

Mon, Dec 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion Virtual Programming

Welcome to our Readers’ Book Club! Please tell us what kind of books you love to read, who is your favorite author, etc. Share with us your thoughts and comments on a book you have read recently.

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We The Readers: A Virtual Book Club from the Kings Bay Library

Creative Aging: Beautiful Creations

Mon, Dec 6   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

Decoupage is an art form that originated in France in the 17th century.  The word decoupage is  from the French word “de’couper,” which means “cut-out.”   You will learn how to design your decorative papers in colors of your...

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Creative Aging: Beautiful Creations

Chess Workshop

Mon, Dec 6   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop

Join the Highlawn Library and improve your game with chess master Reinaldo Duran. 

This program, for kids and teens, takes place on lichess.org.  Please create an account on lichess.org ahead of time. We will send you...

Chess Workshop

Tiny Techs: Code.org (ages 3-6)

Mon, Dec 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years techknowledge toddler time

Children Ages 3-6

We invite you to learn how to code using following instructions, counting, and  sequencing, This is a block coding program to introduce the ideas and concepts of coding to your children. You don't need to download...

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Tiny Techs: Code.org (ages 3-6)

Teen Time: Bingo Book Giveaway!

Mon, Dec 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school teen time Virtual Programming

PRIZES for our top B-I-N-G-O winners!!!

December is BINGO month!  Bring your friends and join us for the classic game!

Register so that we can send you a secure Zoom link.

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Teen Time: Bingo Book Giveaway!

Teen Book Talk

Mon, Dec 6   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book discussion teen time Virtual Programming

Need a book recommendation? Have a good book you want to recommend? Book talk will be a space for teens and young adults to recommend and discuss favorite books and to find new and interesting books. Join us Mondays at 4:30 on Zoom. Physical...

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Teen Book Talk

Small Business Financing | NYC SBS

Mon, Dec 6   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance small business

This course teaches you how to apply financiers’ method of evaluation – the 5 Cs of Business Credit – and explores the advantages and disadvantages of debt-based, equity-based, and crowdfunding financing.

By the end of the course, you...

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Small Business Financing | NYC SBS

Creative Aging: Drawing and Collage with Karen Fitzgerald

Mon, Dec 6   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging

Registration for this class is now closed.

Drawing and Collage is a 6-week class designed to focus on how each process informs the other. Participants will develop drawing and collage skills that reflect their exploration of learning to...

Creative Aging: Drawing and Collage with Karen Fitzgerald

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group - CANCELED Cancelled

Mon, Dec 6   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Spanish Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak Spanish 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 Spanish Conversation Group - CANCELED

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED

Mon, Dec 6   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group

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 CANCELED

DEC
7

CONEY ISLAND PRESENTS A VIRTUAL PRE-RECORDED TEAM UP TO READ

Tue, Dec 7   8:00 am to 11:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Inclusive Services literacy parents and caregivers team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free, interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers. Offering a bridge between school and home, the program helps build strong readers by improving reading skills like comprehension and fluency with...

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CONEY ISLAND PRESENTS A VIRTUAL PRE-RECORDED TEAM UP TO READ

Diaper Drive at Kensington

Tue, Dec 7   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults kids explore social services

Did you know?
- Infants require up to 12 diapers per day, toddlers about 8.
- Disposable diapers cost $70 to $80 per month per baby.
- 1 in 3 US families reports experiencing diaper need.

Kensington is collecting...

Diaper Drive at Kensington

Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, Dec 7   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years kids create Virtual Programming

Join us every Tuesday for a new art project you can easily replicate at home.  These fun artistic exploration will help your little one develop their creativity and their fine motor skills.

New videos are posted...

Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Tue, Dec 7   10:30 am to 6:00 pm   BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY GREENPOINT BRANCH

Kids after school christmas Events for Youth and Family grab and go kits

Ever Wanted a Pen-Pal from AUSTRALIA?

Brooklyn Public Library and Ipswich Libraries (Australia) introduce a Pen-Pal program linking families and individuals on opposite sides of the world.

After filling in an Expression of...

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DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Dec 7   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years Virtual Programming

Spend fifteen minutes with Macon children's librarians to learn lap rhymes, finger plays, and early literacy tips for interacting with your baby and fostering a lifelong love of reading.

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library...

Virtual Babies & Books

Bebés Geniales

Tue, Dec 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

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

Acompáñenos en un programa en zoom para los padres y los cuidadores de Nueva York que ayudan al desarrollo mental de niños de edad 0 a 3. Incluye cuentos e historias en inglés y español, consejos, artesanías, canciones, mira y repite, y más!...

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Bebés Geniales

How to Build an Operational Plan | NYC SBS

Tue, Dec 7   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Many businesses fail not because of a bad business idea, but because there was no system that standardized, measured, and improved its operations.

The goal of this course is to help you translate your business concept into an efficient...

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How to Build an Operational Plan | NYC SBS

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Dec 7   11:00 am to 1:00 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 click here to sign up for a time slot. If you are...

Resume & Career Help Live!

Virtual Rhyme, Song and a Tale with East Flatbush Library

Tue, Dec 7   11:30 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Ready to sing and hear some stories? We welcome all children and the young at heart to join us for a mini storytime on East Flatbush Library's Facebook Page.

Virtual Rhyme, Song and a Tale with East Flatbush Library

Creative Aging: Learning and Having Fun with Acrylic Painting with Leonid Filitsyan, Hosted by the Highlawn Library

Tue, Dec 7   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

This Creative Aging virtual program is hosted by the Highlawn Library!

The program will be taught by the artist Leonid Filitsyan via Zoom and scheduled for Tuesdays, beginning November 9th, and will end with a culminating...

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Creative Aging: Learning and Having Fun with Acrylic Painting with Leonid Filitsyan, Hosted by the Highlawn Library

Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Talks About Dinosaurs: Mr. Mike Talks About Well Defended Plant Eating Dinosaurs

Tue, Dec 7   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore Little Scientists Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike continues his reading about dinosaurs from The Secrets of Dinosaurs by Yang Yang with illustrations by Zhao Chuang. Today Mr. Mike will be reading about the Thyreophorans, a group of very well defended dinosaurs whose members include...

Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Talks About Dinosaurs: Mr. Mike Talks About  Well Defended Plant Eating Dinosaurs

Grab & Go: Make Your Own Crown

Tue, Dec 7   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Pick up a Grab and Go Arts & Crafts kit from the second floor to take home and create! Kits available while supplies last.

*Kits may contain small parts that are not suitable for...

Grab & Go: Make Your Own Crown

Virtual Ask a Tech

Tue, Dec 7   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge Virtual Programming

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? Want to explore your phone and its features? Join us for one-on-one assistance with your device.

We will be using Zoom to host this...

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Virtual Ask a Tech

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 7   1:30 pm to 3:30 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 Kids Create : Draw a Snowflake

Tue, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Learn how to draw a snowflake by following instructions on our facebook page.

Instructions are in English , Arabic & German. 

Visit: 

https://www.facebook.com/jamaicabaybpl/

 

 

Virtual Kids Create : Draw a Snowflake

Creative Aging: Writing and Resilience: Make Connections Through Creative Writing

Tue, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning community partner covid-19 creative aging

This is an eight-session series for those 55 or older. Participants are expected to attend all eight sessions. To sign up for all sessions, please register here before October 19, 2021. The session dates are listed below. Thank you.

The...

Creative Aging: Writing and Resilience: Make Connections Through Creative Writing

Computer Basics-Virtual

Tue, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Virtual Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

We will be using Zoom to host this program. You...

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Computer Basics-Virtual

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 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

PowerPoint Basics

Tue, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics introduces new and returning PowerPoint users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office presentations. This series covers the core features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. This sesssion is...

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PowerPoint Basics

Virtual Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge Virtual Programming

Virtual Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer. 

This lesson introduces new PC...

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Virtual Computer Basics

Virtual Technology Program: Computer Basics from the Kings Bay Library

Tue, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

In this lesson you will learn about the difference between computer hardware and software, computer storage, and how to work with windows.

Registration is required.

This lesson will take place on Zoom and the information will be...

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Virtual Technology Program: Computer Basics from the Kings Bay Library

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