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SUHALY BAUTISTA-CAROLINA: WHERE ART & LIFE MEET

Tue, Apr 20   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Art and Society Census bpl presents

Art & Society Census Working Group

April 6,13, 20, 27// Tuesdays at Noon

Working groups are free, facilitated courses, meeting once per week online for the month of April.  Register for this first event and you are...

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SUHALY BAUTISTA-CAROLINA: WHERE ART & LIFE MEET

Dumplings from Scratch

Tue, Apr 20   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults cooking Virtual Programming

Did you know you can easily make dumplings with what's in your kitchen right now?

In this online dumpling-making class, held via Zoom, you'll learn how to make crispy and delicious potstickers, with no need to hunt for...

Dumplings from Scratch

Chair Zumba For Seniors

Tue, Apr 20   12:30 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging dance fitness and classes fitness

Chair Zumba for Seniors is a 30 minute, seated, gentle aerobics/physical therapy class for seniors and other people with mobility issues taught by Zumba Instructor Evie Aronson -  who has several years of experience teaching this...

Chair Zumba For Seniors

Creative Aging: Lets Draw with Charcoal!

Tue, Apr 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

The subtleties in the shadows of charcoal drawings make them wonderful to look at…and now you can learn how to create them for yourself !

In this 9-week workshop you will explore landscapes, seascapes, still life and nature images as...

Creative Aging: Lets Draw with Charcoal!

Virtual Technology Program: One-on-One (Multilingual)

Tue, Apr 20   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here russian techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about using computers, your devices, applications, how to use the BPL website to search for material and place a hold, or find your secure way around the Internet?

Sign up for a 30-minute session to get the...

Virtual Technology Program: One-on-One (Multilingual)

Borough Park Presents Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Explores Fun Animal Facts Part Two

Tue, Apr 20   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Kids little scientists Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike discovers all sorts of fun animal facts when he reads Chickens Don't Fly and other fun facts  written by Laura Lyn DiSiena and Hannah Eliot and illustrated by Pete Oswald

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Borough Park Presents Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Explores Fun Animal Facts Part Two

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Tue, Apr 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion storytime

Have you ever wished someone would read to you as an adult?  Do you want to take in some good literature without spending a lot of time on it? At adult storytime, a librarian will read short stories and/or poetry to you, and all you have to...

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Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Application Available for Friends of Clinton Hill Third Artisanal Craft Fair

Tue, Apr 20   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

Covid Remembrance Candles

Tue, Apr 20   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids after school arts and crafts covid-19

Please come into the Dekalb Library to remember and honor your loved one by making a covid candle . All supplies are included in your grab and go bag .

Covid Remembrance Candles

Grab and Go Kit: Color my World! - Let's Celebrate Earth Day with coloring

Tue, Apr 20   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Come by the Leonard Library on and pick up a free Grab and Go craft kit! Each kit contains crayons and coloring pages celebrating Earth Day on Thursday, April 22, 2021.

The Earth is home to a huge diversity of life, ecosystems, trees,...

Grab and Go Kit: Color my World! - Let's Celebrate Earth Day with coloring

Virtual Technology Program: One-on-One (Multilingual)

Tue, Apr 20   1:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here russian techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about using computers, your devices, applications, how to use the BPL website to search for material and place a hold, or find your secure way around the Internet?

Sign up for a 30-minute session to get the...

Virtual Technology Program: One-on-One (Multilingual)

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Apr 20   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Apr 20   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

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Microsoft Excel Basics

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Raquel!

Tue, Apr 20   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Raquel from Central Library's Youth Wing for Virtual Storytime with stories, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills.

View Virtual Storytime on the Brooklyn...

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Raquel!

Write a Poem for National Poetry Month

Tue, Apr 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults national poetry month poetry

Join American Academy of Poets Fellow and Queens Poet Laureate Maria Lisella for a prompt-based, interactive workshop designed to inspire, encourage and lead to a poem. Participants are welcomed to write in response to a prompt. No experience...

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Write a Poem for National Poetry Month

Virtual Adult Storytime: National Poetry Month 2021 Edition

Tue, Apr 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults literacy national poetry month poetry Virtual Programming

Donald Peebles, Adult Librarian from Saratoga Library and DeKalb Library, will facilitate a series of live virtual adult storytime sessions for National Poetry Month.

The link to the Saratoga Library Facebook Page is: https://www....

Virtual Adult Storytime: National Poetry Month 2021 Edition

Microsoft Excel Basics Cancelled

Tue, Apr 20   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.

Microsoft Excel Basics

The Evolution of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Tue, Apr 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults architecture & design Culture Pass

The founding collection championed abstract and spiritual art, with artists like Vasily Kandinsky. As the collection grew, the Guggenheim moved into its current home in the Frank Lloyd Wright building with its unique architecture that allows for...

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The Evolution of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Introduction to Google Photos

Tue, Apr 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults adult learning photography techknowledge Virtual Programming

Stuck apart during the pandemic? Interested in learning how to share your memories with your friends and family? Come join us in and learn how to save and share your photos online with Google Photos! We will be focusing on how the basics of...

Introduction to Google Photos

Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Apr 20   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning microsoft office techknowledge Virtual Programming

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Creating and opening documents

...

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Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Word Basics

Latin Dance Movements

Tue, Apr 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging dance fitness and classes Virtual Programming

Latin Dance Movement with Walter Perez!

Join this fun Latin Dance Movement Program (via Zoom). 

Learn the basic steps of the most popular Latin rhythms. 

Strengthen your body and enhance your balance and...

Latin Dance Movements

Virtual Homework Help

Tue, Apr 20   3:00 pm to 3:45 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 Financial Coaching

Tue, Apr 20   3:00 pm to 7:00 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

Virtual Ask A Tech

Tue, Apr 20   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

Life Skills for Teens: Skincare 101

Tue, Apr 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

A weekly program for teens to help them gain important life skills and knowledge to navigate adulthood. 

For ages 14-18.

Will be led by YA librarian, Jes G.

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Life Skills for Teens: Skincare 101

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Tue, Apr 20   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

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

All skill levels welcome! 

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!

No registration...

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Cooking Matters for Adults Virtual Workshop

Tue, Apr 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults cooking health and wellness Virtual Programming

Do you spend too much time worrying about what’s for dinner? We can help!

Join us for a free virtual nutrition lesson that incorporates healthy cooking tips on a budget.  This virtual program is led by City...

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Cooking Matters for Adults Virtual Workshop

Fortnite Battle Royal with Rugby!

Tue, Apr 20   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Are you a fan of Fortnite? Want to show gamers across Brooklyn - including library staff - just how good you are? Join us! 

 

Join by adding us on Fortnite ID: SCP IEID

Or watch Live! On Youtube: https...

Fortnite Battle Royal with Rugby!

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Tue, Apr 20   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

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Tue, Apr 20   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, Crocheting & Coping

Tue, Apr 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts bklyn incubator cooking knitting and crocheting

This exciting new program combines the expertise of a mental health therapist, a nutritionist and a fitness trainer to guide participants through a series of fun and engaging activities. Register today and we’ll prepare a grab n’ go package for...

Cooking, Crocheting & Coping

Teen Time: Wolvesville

Tue, Apr 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time video games

Defend your village from the forces of evil or become a werewolf and hunt your friends! Wolvesville is a multiplayer game for up to 16 players. Each game has different teams such as villagers or werewolves all fighting to be the last team...

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Teen Time: Wolvesville

Borough Park Presents Marine Mammal Behavior a virtual field trip

Tue, Apr 20   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Events for Youth and Family library lab never too late to learn

Can't visit our  Aquarium? One of our talented educators will join your group  and bring a wild experience to you - anywhere in the world! Our programs are designed to meet appropriate learning standards but everyone is sure to enjoy...

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Borough Park Presents Marine Mammal Behavior a virtual field trip

BPL Game Time - Rocket League

Tue, Apr 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time teen time video games Virtual Programming

Are you a fan of Psyonix's Rocket League? Want to show gamers across Brooklyn - including library staff - just how good at the popular soccer game (but with rocket cars) *you* are?

Watch us live by downloading the Twitch app on your...

BPL Game Time - Rocket League

Drag Queen Story Hour

Tue, Apr 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids drag queen story hour LGBTQ

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy!

Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and...

Drag Queen Story Hour

Chess Workshop

Tue, Apr 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Play or learn chess on Zoom with Chess Master Tica.

Registration required. The Zoom link will be sent to you one hour before the program begins. 

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Chess Workshop

BPL Game Time - Rocket League

Tue, Apr 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time teen time video games

Are you a fan of Psyonix's Rocket League? Want to show gamers across Brooklyn - including library staff - just how good at the popular soccer game (but with rocket cars) *you* are?

Watch us live by downloading the Twitch app on your...

BPL Game Time - Rocket League

DIY Teen Crafts: Tin Foil Sculptures

Tue, Apr 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts diy earth day Virtual Programming

Join us Tuesday April 20th at 4:00PM for DIY Tin Foil Sculptures. In celebration of Earth Day  create your own tin foil sculpture using  tin foil, newspapers, glue, and cardboard.

Materials Needed:

Tin Foil

Glue...

DIY Teen Crafts: Tin Foil Sculptures

Virtual Homework Help

Tue, Apr 20   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

YA Book Discussion: Eleanor & Park

Tue, Apr 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion

Join Rugby's Miss Yolande for our April book discussion of Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell. This book discussion will take place each Tuesday in April at 4 pm. Please register for each discussion separately.

"Set over the...

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YA Book Discussion: Eleanor & Park

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy Themed

Tue, Apr 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion e-books Virtual Programming

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for ages 18 and up. 
 

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of the book? If you...

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Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy Themed

Read a Loud- Finding Winnie

Tue, Apr 20   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore storytime

We welcome you to spend time listening to our Read A Loud to help foster the love of reading. This week's book is Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear .  Ages 4-12

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Read a Loud- Finding Winnie

Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

Tue, Apr 20   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults conversations

New Utrecht patrons meet for an informal virtual get-together over coffee or your favorite beverage.  

 

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Coffee and Conversation  - Zoom Chat

Learn Hip Hop with Dyalekt

Tue, Apr 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults music national poetry month poetry teen time

Learn Hip Hop with artist Dyalekt! Join us for two classes with educator and performer Dyalekt. On the first session Dyalekt will teach you the basics of making your own rhymes. Then on the second session you can try out what you learned!

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Learn Hip Hop with Dyalekt

Borough Park presents: Basic Photoshop

Tue, Apr 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adobe creative cloud adult learning photography techknowledge

This course is for beginners who want to learn how to use Adobe Photoshop. We will be starting with the basics and will be progressing from there. Throughout 8 weeks, we will cover different tools, panels, and editing techniques that will allow...

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Borough Park presents: Basic Photoshop

STAYING SAFE DURING COVID-19: PREVENTION & TREATMENT Cancelled

Tue, Apr 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults covid-19 health and wellness Healthy Communities

Brooklyn Public Library presents: Staying Safe During COVID-19: 

Join us for a presentation by Planned Parenthood of Greater New York.

At the close of this workshop, participants will be able to name at least one...

STAYING SAFE DURING COVID-19: PREVENTION & TREATMENT

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Apr 20   5:30 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

Gaming for Teens: Among Us

Tue, Apr 20   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Figure out who the imposters are! 

You have to download Among Us. The game is a free download on most phones or $5 on Steam.

We use Zoom to talk, so register for a secure link. 

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Gaming for Teens: Among Us

Listen Up: A Podcast Discussion Club

Tue, Apr 20   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults lectures and discussions Listen Up Brooklyn podcasting and audio recording

Join us for a twice-monthly podcast discussion club: like a book club, but for your ears. Once you've registered, you'll be sent Zoom meeting info a half hour before each session.

Each month will be a new theme and...

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Listen Up: A Podcast Discussion Club

Polish for Beginners

Tue, Apr 20   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults polish world language conversation

They say that Polish is the most difficult language in the world. Do you want to find out if it's true? Or maybe you would like to be able to order borscht and dumplings in Polish? Greenpoint Library starts the virtual Polish for Beginners course...

Polish for Beginners

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