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DEC
2

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Thu, Dec 2   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

DEC
3

FEMA MOBILE DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER: DISASTER ASSISTANCE

Fri, Dec 3   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Coney Island, Second Floor Auditorium

Adults Healthy Communities support groups

FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center will provide information and assistance to members of the public at Coney Island Library on Friday, December 3, 10 AM - 6 PM and on Saturday, December 4, 10 AM - 5 PM.

The MDRC will be located at...

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FEMA MOBILE DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER: DISASTER ASSISTANCE

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 3   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

DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Fri, Dec 3   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 . . .

Knit Together

Fri, Dec 3   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

Kids Create: Grab and Go Kits - Winter Crafts

Fri, Dec 3   11:00 am to 6:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create

Come by the branch and pick up one our Kids Create: Grab and Go Kits - Winter Crafts.

December 3, 2021 - put together your own 3D printed snowman and decorate it with the supplies inside.

December 17, 2021 - decorate and stuff a...

Kids Create: Grab and Go Kits - Winter Crafts

Microsoft Excel Basics

Fri, Dec 3   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

Creative Aging: Analog Art, Digital Art & Beyond

Fri, Dec 3   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

This workshop is designed to introduce the participants to multiples concepts of art and design with the ultimate goal to showcase and use our artwork. During the workshop we’ll produce bookmarks and postcards using traditional art materials...

Creative Aging: Analog Art, Digital Art & Beyond

Virtual French Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 3   12:00 pm to 1:30 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

Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge Cancelled

Fri, Dec 3   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...

Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge

Caregiving and Self-Care/Cuidado y Cuidado Personal

Fri, Dec 3   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities mental health positive aging

Join social workers from the NYU Langone Family Support Program in this interactive webinar to discuss the importance of self-care and how it can affect your caregiving. They will guide you through the barriers of self-care as well as provide...

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Caregiving and Self-Care/Cuidado y Cuidado Personal

Virtual Ask a Tech

Fri, Dec 3   1:00 pm to 2:00 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

Grab & Go Kits: Decorate a Ceramic Vase

Fri, Dec 3   1:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

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

Get supplies to decorate your own mini vase to display in your house or give as a holiday gift!

Kits are limited and will be given out on a first come, first serve basis while they last. 

Grab & Go Kits: Decorate a Ceramic Vase

Resume & Career Help

Fri, Dec 3   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

Virtual Ask a Tech

Fri, Dec 3   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

Creative Aging: Masks & Collages

Fri, Dec 3   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

In this great workshop you will learn the art of Mask and Collage Making. For eight weeks you will use your creativity to create beautiful art.

Week One: “Understanding the basics of Art & Design”

Week Two: Introduction to the...

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Creative Aging: Masks & Collages

Kids Create: Grab & Go Craft

Fri, Dec 3   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-and-Go: Kids Create

Fri, Dec 3   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

Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 3   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Russian Virtual Programming world language conversation

Practice your Russian language skills in a friendly environment. For adults who have some basic knowledge of Russian language and want to improve fluency. This group is for beginners! Everyone is welcome.

Please register for the program....

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Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 3   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 Fridays

Fri, Dec 3   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts teen time

Grab and go bags are given out from 3:00pm to 6:00pm while supplies last. Each week the bags vary.

Grab and Go Fridays

Virtual Chess Program

Fri, Dec 3   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, no more than 15 participants.

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Virtual Chess Program

Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop

Fri, Dec 3   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids cooking Events for Youth and Family kids explore Virtual Programming

Please join us for this free cooking and nutrition course led by City Harvest!

All ingredients for this cooking program will be provided by City Harvest to pick up at the Crown Heights Library!

During this 6-...

Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop

Play Skribbl.io: the Drawing Guessing Game!

Fri, Dec 3   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!

Arts and Crafts in the Courtyard

Fri, Dec 3   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids after school arts and crafts BPL Outdoors kids create

Join us on Friday afternoon for some fun crafts!

For kids and teens we will have materials to make zines. Ms Sarah will demonstrate how to make a zine with one sheet of paper. 

Materials available will include: 

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Arts and Crafts in the Courtyard

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Dec 3   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...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Kids Coding: Block Coding

Fri, Dec 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore kids tech time

December 3 & 10, 2021

Want to Code, Dance and have some fun? Join us, learn how to navigate code.org, select a character and teach it how to bust a move using coding.

December 17, 2021

Come and learn how to code your...

Kids Coding: Block Coding

Jackbox Party Games

Fri, Dec 3   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 2:45. 

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

Teen Grab & Go's- DIY Paracord Bracelets

Fri, Dec 3   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 a paracord bracelets!

While supplies last! Hope to see you there!

Teen Grab & Go's- DIY Paracord Bracelets

Kids Create: Virtual: Craft Time with Jessica

Fri, Dec 3   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Make your own

Holiday Crafts

with Jessica!!!!

 

 

Kids Create: Virtual: Craft Time with Jessica

Beginnings, Middles, and Ends III: Mortality Mansions

Fri, Dec 3   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn

Adults BPL Presents classical interludes live music

Beginnings, Middles, and Ends explores the moments that make up our lives in song. Works that bookend careers, meditate on mortality, and follow the course of a lifetime to show us what it means to live a life.

Two titans of American...

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Beginnings, Middles, and Ends III: Mortality Mansions

DEC
4

FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center: Disaster Assistance

Sat, Dec 4   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Coney Island, Second Floor Auditorium

Adults Civic Engagement support groups

FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center will provide information and assistance to members of the public at Coney Island Library on Friday, December 3, 10 AM - 6 PM and on Saturday, December 4, 10 AM - 5 PM  in regards to Hurricane Ida.

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FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center: Disaster Assistance

Grab & Go Kids' Craft - Red Hook

Sat, Dec 4   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Free craft project! Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go kids' craft in our lobby for pickup. Available beginning at 10am Saturdays and then throughout the week while supplies last.

Grab & Go Kids' Craft - Red Hook

DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Sat, Dec 4   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 . . .

Sunset Park - Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 4   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime Virtual Programming

Join us on the Sunset Park Library Facebook Page for Saturday Virtual Storytime to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud, interspersed with songs and rhymes.

All ages welcome!

 

 

Sunset Park - Virtual Saturday Storytime

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Dec 4   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults citizenship Immigrant Services Virtual Programming

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.  Study all topics on the naturalization civics test and practice for the interview. 

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Sat, Dec 4   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults DIY grab and go kits teen time

Be Creative !
 

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Submission Station for 'The Great Pandemics Archive'

Sat, Dec 4   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library

Adults Artists and Archives brooklyn history

Everyone is invited to submit a variety of paper ephemera to The Great Pandemics Archive documenting the multiple pandemics the world has faced in the last year that illustrate the human cost and consequence of these natural and human...

Submission Station for 'The Great Pandemics Archive'

Saturday Bilingual Singalong Storytime at Cortelyou Library

Sat, Dec 4   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years saturday storytime

Join us for a very special Bilingual Spanish/English “Singalong” story time this Saturday, Dec. 4 outdoors at the Cortelyou Library. The event will feature children's music artist Flor Bromley and local resident and Canticos creator...

Saturday Bilingual Singalong Storytime at Cortelyou Library

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 4   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime Virtual Programming

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud, interspersed with songs and rhymes.

All ages welcome!

**Registration required!

We're hoping to connect with our storytime crowd, so instead of...

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Virtual Saturday Storytime

Resume Coaching

Sat, Dec 4   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

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

Resume Coaching

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Dec 4   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 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

Events for Youth and Families: The Caterpillar Hunter - A vegetable safari!

Sat, Dec 4   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Based on the beloved character of the late Steve Irwin, the Caterpillar Hunter shrinks himself and sets off to explore the terrain, pursuing elusive bugs and strange herbage in the wild recesses of a common North American vegetable garden.

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Events for Youth and Families: The Caterpillar Hunter - A vegetable safari!

Chess Workshop

Sat, Dec 4   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess at BPL, led by qualified instructors, to improve your game or learn to play. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Space is limited and registration is required. Once registered, you will receive instructions on...

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Chess Workshop

Music for Autism: Virtual Concert with Flutist Adam Sadberry

Sat, Dec 4   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids ADHD autism developmental disabilities Inclusive Services

Memphis Symphony Orchestra acting principal flutist Adam Sadberry is known for his radiant, lyrical playing, and he’s committed to expanding the Black diaspora in the classical music world through promoting equity, representation, music education...

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Music for Autism: Virtual Concert with Flutist Adam Sadberry

Saturday Storytime (Paerdegat)

Sat, Dec 4   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids early literacy storytime

Storytime is one of the most important areas of an early childhood curriculum. The benefits of reading with young children will impact them for the rest of their lives.

Saturday Storytime (Paerdegat)

The Lost Librarian: BPL Gaming Stream | Indie Showcase: Samsara Room

Sat, Dec 4   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games

The Lost Librarian is an interactive Twitch gaming stream where Tyler, the Lost Librarian, plays a game he's never seen before. No walkthroughs, no spoilers, no nothing.

This week's stream features Samsara Room, an atmospheric horror-lite...

The Lost Librarian: BPL Gaming Stream | Indie Showcase: Samsara Room

DEC
5

DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Sun, Dec 5   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 . . .

Antiracist Parenting Workshop: Kindergarten Edition

Sun, Dec 5   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years anti-racism first five years parents and caregivers ready set kindergarten

Infusing antiracism into your parenting practice with your elementary-aged child is a priority when raising kids who are race-conscious, compassionate, and ready to take action in the face of injustice, even at young ages. Come join...

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Antiracist Parenting Workshop: Kindergarten Edition

DEC
6

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

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