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Climate Reads: The Veins of the Ocean with Elizabeth Rush, Carolina DeRobertis, and Matt Bell

Wed, Jul 28   7:00 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks book club bpl presents green series

Co-presented with Orion Magazine and Writers Rebel NYC, the July Climate Reads features Elizabeth Rush, Carolina DeRobertis, and Matt Bell discussing Patricia Engel's Veins of the Ocean. 

Reina Castillo is the alluring young woman whose...

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Climate Reads: The Veins of the Ocean with Elizabeth Rush, Carolina DeRobertis, and Matt Bell

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Jul 28   7:00 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations support groups Virtual Programming

The group is informal and completely free, it is a peer support group. This program is only for those who lost their loved ones to suicide.

No need to struggle alone. Come and share your story with other survivors for mutual support....

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

JUL
29

Cosmetics, Hygiene, and Period Product Drive for Those In Need

Thu, Jul 29   9:00 am to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Adults bklyn incubator Cycle Alliance health and wellness Healthy Communities

Cycle Alliance Menstrual Product & Cosmetics Drive In a special partnership with BPL Beauty’s Going Deeper project, the Cycle Alliance is now accepting new, unopened packages of color cosmetics, skincare, body care, and dental care items as...
Cosmetics, Hygiene, and Period Product Drive for Those In Need

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Russ & Daughters' Appetizing Factory!

Thu, Jul 29   9:30 am to 10:00 am   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts BCAP at Home brooklyn history

Brooklyn Navy Yard Presents:

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Russ & Daughters' Appetizing Factory!

Take a behind-the-scenes virtual tour of Russ & Daughters' Appetizing Factory at the Brooklyn Navy Yard! We'll hear the story of...

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Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Russ & Daughters' Appetizing Factory!

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 29   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

WE Connect Mentor Session with Precious Williams on Marketing

Thu, Jul 29   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Join WE NYC for a group mentor session with Precious Williams, CEO of Perfect Pitches by Precious. Precious is a world class master communicator who works with successful entrepreneurs and speakers and helps them take their professional...

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WE Connect Mentor Session with Precious Williams on Marketing

Free COVID-19 Mobile Vaccination Clinic

Thu, Jul 29   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Central Library

Adults Events for Youth and Family health and wellness Healthy Communities

Brooklyn Public Library in partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals Test and Trace Corps is offering FREE COVID-19 Vaccines.

 

Location: Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Dates:...

Free COVID-19 Mobile Vaccination Clinic

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Mermaid Peg Doll

Thu, Jul 29   10:15 am to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Stop by the Gravesend Library to pick up a kit with everything you need to make your very own Mermaid Peg Doll Kit. Each kit includes craft materials and instructions.

Kits will be available at the Gravesend Library...

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Mermaid Peg Doll

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 29   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

Creative Aging: An Artist's Touch

Thu, Jul 29   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Whether you already know how to paint or it's your first time you will enjoy painting with Leonid Filitsyan.

Join us in this nine week Acrylics painting workshop. It will be fun and the outcome will be beautiful. You will enjoy showing...

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Creative Aging: An Artist's Touch

Technology For All

Thu, Jul 29   11:00 am to 3:00 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...

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Technology For All

Sound Bridges Drumming Workshops

Thu, Jul 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids all ages music

Sound Bridges is a Brooklyn-based music and dance performance group fusing several different music and dance genres.

Come join us on a journey to Africa! In this interactive program we will play music and sing together and learn...

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Sound Bridges Drumming Workshops

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Thu, Jul 29   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Mapleton 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!

The program is available every Thursday.  Kits available while supplies last.

*Kits may contain small parts that are...

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Virtual Homework Help—Open Hours

Thu, Jul 29   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

Creative Aging: Create a Legacy Cookbook

Thu, Jul 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Join us in this special 9-week Life Story Club series where we come together to create our own Legacy Cookbooks! The group will meet over Zoom to share life stories around treasured family recipes and traditions. Each week, we'll ask...

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Creative Aging: Create a Legacy Cookbook

Summer Reading Outside

Thu, Jul 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids bpl outdoors grab and go kits summer reading

Find us outside of the New Utrecht library for socially-distanced book, art, or music activities, free books, and summer reading materials. Find new books and recommend an old favorite! 

*In the event of rain, find us...

Summer Reading Outside

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 29   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Grab & Go: Button Making

Thu, Jul 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts kids create teen time

Design your own buttons at home and bring them back to be pressed at the library! 

How it works: pick up a button making kit at the Clarendon Branch any day we're open. Then design your own buttons using the templates we put in the...

Grab & Go: Button Making

Get To Know Gmail: A beginners Guide to Gmail

Thu, Jul 29   2:00 pm to 2:45 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

Teens DIY Summer Hats!

Thu, Jul 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts bpl outdoors diy teen time

Head over to the Gerritsen Beach Library for an outdoor DIY session for summer hats!

We have bucket hats and visors.

Program is geared towards tweens and teens.

Supplies are limited so first come first serve.

*If...

Teens DIY Summer Hats!

Splatoon 2 Battle! Cancelled

Thu, Jul 29   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Join us July 29th for a Splatoon 2 battle! Test your skills against others! All are welcome. Register to receive info. 

Splatoon 2 Battle!

Cooking Matters Virtual Workshop with City Harvest

Thu, Jul 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults cooking health and wellness

Cooking Matters Virtual Workshops

Led by City Harvest

Do you spend too much time worrying about what’s for dinner? We can help! Join us for free virtual nutrition classes that incorporate healthy cooking tips on a budget. (Please...

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Cooking Matters Virtual Workshop with City Harvest

Best Buy Teen Tech Center Presents: Virtual Open Mic

Thu, Jul 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults music performance poetry urban art jamm

Teens are invited to show off their talents in a virtual open mic via Zoom. These can include musical performances, dance, poetry, visual art, storytelling and more. Performance is not required to attend; you can be an audience member...

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Best Buy Teen Tech Center Presents: Virtual Open Mic

Teens grab and go summer bags

Thu, Jul 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Rugby Library

Teens & Young Adults grab and go kits teen time

Free Book and a craft project.

Teens grab and go summer bags

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Thu, Jul 29   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults everyone is welcome here teen tech time Virtual Programming

 Fall Guys is a massively multiplayer party game with up to 60 players online in a free-for-all struggle through round after round of escalating chaos until one victor remains!

All skill levels welcome!

No registration...

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Teen Tech Time: Pop Sauce

Thu, Jul 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time teen time

Pop Sauce

A multiplayer general knowledge trivia game. First player to reach 50 points wins

Registration required

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Teen Tech Time: Pop Sauce

Build a Gaming PC, with Live Demonstration!

Thu, Jul 29   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults computer basics computer programming teen tech time teen time

Have you heard a lot about PC gaming, but have no idea where to start?  Have you seen all those awesome RGB rainbow colored computers, and want to know how to build your own? Want to know about how computers in general work? Have any...

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Build a Gaming PC, with Live Demonstration!

Virtual Reading Coach

Thu, Jul 29   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

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Thu, Jul 29   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

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Thu, Jul 29   3:30 pm to 4:15 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

Sex Q&A, Puberty, Period Hacks for Teens

Thu, Jul 29   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults health and wellness LGBTQ teen time Virtual Programming

A welcoming, confidential and informal discussion about sex, sexuality, puberty, and intimate relationships for teens and young adults. All genders and orientations welcomed. You can submit questions ahead of time. https://forms.gle/...
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Sex Q&A, Puberty, Period Hacks for Teens

Virtual Homework Help

Thu, Jul 29   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

Chess Introduction

Thu, Jul 29   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults Chess Workshop

MONTHLY,  ALTERNATE  THURSDAYS       

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Chess Introduction

Outdoor Summer Evening of Music with AFRAZZ

Thu, Jul 29   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults bpl outdoors live music performance

In honor of our many patron requests, we are starting off our new Outdoor Summer Evening of Music Series with Ronnie Roc and Afrazz. 

AFRAZZ, combines African rhythms with jazz melody. The band's music is steeped in the rhythms...

Outdoor Summer Evening of Music with AFRAZZ

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jul 29   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

Virtual Financial Coaching

Thu, Jul 29   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

Jewelry Workshop for Teens

Thu, Jul 29   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens & Young Adults after school arts and crafts jewelry making kids create

Come to Eastern Parkway to create your own jewelry. Materials provided. 

Jewelry Workshop for Teens

Zoom Poetry Program

Thu, Jul 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning national poetry month poetry Virtual Programming

Join us this week as we contnue covering the poetry of Sylvia Plath.

Poetry Foundation Biography of Sylvia Path 

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/sylvia-plath

 

https://www.bklynlibrary.org/online-...

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Zoom Poetry Program

Kevin and Rich's Recycled Sounds Cancelled

Thu, Jul 29   4:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Kids bpl outdoors Events for Youth and Family summer reading

Due to the rain forecasted for Thursday, we have cancelled this outdoor program.  We plan to reschedule and hold the program on Zoom another day.  Stay tuned to our website (www.bklynlibrary.org/locations/windsor-terrace) for details....

Kevin and Rich's Recycled Sounds

We Everywhere: Dialogues of the African Diaspora [ORAL HISTORY WORKSHOP]

Thu, Jul 29   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults aahc Artists and Archives bklyn incubator We Everywhere

We Everywhere: Dialogues of the African Diaspora is a virtual series showcasing the overlooked voices, stories and histories of the African diaspora.

Throughout the series, we'll hear parts of the Pan-African story that aren't always told...

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We Everywhere: Dialogues of the African Diaspora [ORAL HISTORY WORKSHOP]

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 29   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

The Magician's Assistant!

Thu, Jul 29   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Dumbo Archway

Kids bpl outdoors magic show summer reading

Join us in the Dumbo Archway for a comedic magic show, "The Magician's Assistant!" 

The magician is sick in bed but the show must go on! Enter, “The Magician’s Assistant,” who blunders onstage and has to entertain the crowd, without...

The Magician's Assistant!

Student Loans: What To Do Before Payments Resume

Thu, Jul 29   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults community partner finance Virtual Programming

Join us for a free presentation on what to do before federal student loan payments resume. Presenters will also talk about what to do if you are pursing Public Service Loan Forgiveness given FedLoan Servicing’s exit from the federal student...

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Student Loans: What To Do Before Payments Resume

Jackbox Party Games

Thu, Jul 29   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

Gerritsen Beach Book Club: Looking Backward: 2000-1887

Thu, Jul 29   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club book discussion

Welcome!  We're using a text you can access online this month, at https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/25439.  The book is Looking Backward: 2000-1887 by Edward Bellamy.  Next month we will hopefully be going back to hard copies...

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Gerritsen Beach Book Club: Looking Backward: 2000-1887

Resume Coaching

Thu, Jul 29   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, Jul 29   7:00 pm to 8:00 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

NBA Draft Watch Party

Thu, Jul 29   7:30 pm to 9:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults fitness Virtual Programming

Join us on Zoom as we watch and comment on the results NBA Draft as it plays out! 

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NBA Draft Watch Party

JUL
30

Cosmetics, Hygiene, and Period Product Drive for Those In Need

Fri, Jul 30   9:00 am to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Adults bklyn incubator Cycle Alliance health and wellness Healthy Communities

Cycle Alliance Menstrual Product & Cosmetics Drive In a special partnership with BPL Beauty’s Going Deeper project, the Cycle Alliance is now accepting new, unopened packages of color cosmetics, skincare, body care, and dental care items as...
Cosmetics, Hygiene, and Period Product Drive for Those In Need

Road to the Throne in Ancient Egypt with the Brooklyn Museum

Fri, Jul 30   9:30 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts BCAP at Home humanities and art

Brooklyn Museum Presents:

Road to the Throne in Ancient Egypt : Travel through the adventurous journey to power and royalty in ancient Egypt.

Start off by shaking off the stress of the week and loosen up on a Friday with mediation...

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Road to the Throne in Ancient Egypt with the Brooklyn Museum

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