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Grab & Go: Kids Create

Mon, May 23   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go kit to take home and create! For kids age 5-12 years old. Kits available while supplies last.

*Kits contain small parts that are not suitable for young children ages 0-4...

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

Mon, May 23   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Park Slope Library

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

Calling all teens! Create your own beaded bracelets in honor of Brooklyn Public Library’s 125th birthday!

Each kit contains an arrangement of various shades of blue and white beads that can be made into any pattern of your choice, a pipe...

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

Grab and Go Crafts: Make a Vegetable Garden!

Mon, May 23   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits

Create a vegetable garden that you don't have to water or get your hands dirty.  Pick up grab and go kits with all the supplies and instructions at the Williamsburgh Branch!

Grab and Go Crafts: Make a Vegetable Garden!

Reliving Legends Photobooth

Mon, May 23   11:30 am to 4:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Older Adults all ages Artists and Archives photography

Ever wondered what it would be like to stand next to a legend?

Well, now you can at the Clinton Hill branch!

Standing in front of a green screen, we'll insert you  into an iconic black and white photograph of famous legends or...

Reliving Legends Photobooth

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED Cancelled

Mon, May 23   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED

Monday Matinee

Mon, May 23   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Clinton Hill, Meeting Room

Older Adults movies at the library photography

Join us at the Clinton Hill branch this May for Monday Matinees!

May 9th and May 23rd from 1pm to 3pm.

May is Photography Month so we'll screen films about photography and the film industry.

 

As this is...

Monday Matinee

Menstruation Mondays! Free Period Kits for Those in Need

Mon, May 23   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens & Young Adults Bklyn Incubator Cycle Alliance Healthy Communities teen time

Period Product Distribution Days When: Every Monday through June 13, while supplies last Where: Central Library, Youth Wing--Young Adult Reference Desk What: A week's worth of menstruation products. Each kit may include 7 tampons, 7 maxi...
Menstruation Mondays! Free Period Kits for Those in Need

Mahjong

Mon, May 23   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Dyker Library

Older Adults table-top & board games

learn how to play Mahjong, meet new friends.

Mahjong

Drop-In Resume & Career Help

Mon, May 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults adult learning career resume

Stop by the Central Library's Business & Career Center for help with your job search questions. All sessions are one-on-one but timeslots are limited. 

Drop-In Resume & Career Help

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Mon, May 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a fun crafting session.

Kids of all ages welcome.

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Borough Park presents Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Mon, May 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults 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...

Borough Park presents Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Borough Park presents Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Mon, May 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults 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...

Borough Park presents Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Borough Park Presents Chess with Juan Tica

Mon, May 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school Chess Workshop game on

Join Certified Chess Instructor, Juan P Tica virtually from  Brooklyn Public Library Borough Park for instruction and competition.  Please create a Free Online Chess account at this link:    https//lichess....

Borough Park Presents Chess with Juan Tica

Creative Writing Workshop

Mon, May 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

The writing workshop is  designed to allow writers of all backgrounds, ages and  experience levels to work together and grow as writers.  Participants write to the prompt offered by the experienced and trained leader and are...

Creative Writing Workshop

Library lab

Mon, May 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Adams Street, Multipurpose Room

Kids after school Library Lab

For ages 6-12 year old.

Come visit the library for a fun science experiment. 

Library lab

East New York Reads Homework Help

Mon, May 23   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 K to 5th grade are welcome to join. The sessions take place on Zoom. Link will be provided...

East New York Reads Homework Help

Anime Mondays

Mon, May 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Teens & Young Adults anime and manga teen time

Come chill out with Librarian Kristian at the Mill Basin Library for an hour of anime every Monday. Woohoo!

Anime Mondays

Arts and Craft

Mon, May 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Show your creative side. Make new friends.

Arts and Craft

Chess Workshop

Mon, May 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island, Meeting Room 2

Kids Chess Workshop

 Chess workshop for kids

Chess Workshop

Kahoot! Trivia

Mon, May 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time video games Virtual Programming

Challenge your friends to a trivia game. We will be using the online trivia platform Kahoot!

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

 

Kahoot! Trivia

Join the Highlawn Chess Workshop with Chess Master Reinaldo Duran

Mon, May 23   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

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...

Join the Highlawn Chess Workshop with Chess Master Reinaldo Duran

Bklynthology Information Session

Mon, May 23   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults creative writing

Teens 13-18 are eligible to win gift cards by writing short stories! Join us on Zoom to learn about BKLYNthology, a short story anthology being published at the New Utrecht branch. During the Zoom meeting, we will be going over expectations...

Bklynthology Information Session

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, May 23   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

RESCHEDULED DATE: Beginnings, Middles, and Ends IV: Evidence of Things Not Seen

Mon, May 23   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn

Adults BPL Presents classical interludes live music

This listing is for the rescheduled date of this program. RSVPs from the original date will be honored here.

Beginnings, Middles, and Ends explores the moments that make up our lives in song. Works that bookend careers, meditate on...

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RESCHEDULED DATE: Beginnings, Middles, and Ends IV: Evidence of Things Not Seen

Adult Book Club/Discussion: Diana Wynne Jones's "Cart and Cwidder"

Mon, May 23   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

Join the Diana Wynne Jones Adult Book Discussion as we discuss "Cart and Cwidder (Dalemark Book I)":

Cart and Cwidder is the first in the best-selling Dalemark Quartet of books and tells the story of Moril and his brother and sister who...

Adult Book Club/Discussion: Diana Wynne Jones's "Cart and Cwidder"

MAY
24

Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, May 24   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

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

Tue, May 24   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Park Slope Library

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

Calling all teens! Create your own beaded bracelets in honor of Brooklyn Public Library’s 125th birthday!

Each kit contains an arrangement of various shades of blue and white beads that can be made into any pattern of your choice, a pipe...

Teen Grab and Go: BPL’s 125th Celebration Beaded Bracelets!

Bebés Geniales Bushwick and Brownsville

Tue, May 24   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...

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Bebés Geniales Bushwick and Brownsville

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Tue, May 24   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. 

Register
Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Green Market @ Cadman Plaza!

Tue, May 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cadman Plaza

Adults bpl 125 BPL Outdoors

Your new Brooklyn Heights Library is opening June 8th - let's celebrate together!

Join us at the Green Market on Cadman Plaza on Tuesdays. We'll be there - with some giveaways! - to answer any questions about the new...

Green Market @ Cadman Plaza!

Virtual Resume & Career Help

Tue, May 24   11:00 am to 1:00 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.

Register
Virtual Resume & Career Help

Tech Help for your Job Search

Tue, May 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults career resume

Stop by to get answers to your tech questions and build your computer skills in:

Formatting & uploading resumes  Formatting & uploading cover letters Navigating job application websites Filling out job applications

...

Tech Help for your Job Search

OATS/BPL Technology For All Summer Series

Tue, May 24   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults techknowledge Virtual Programming

Join us for a FREE 10-week technology course for adults ages 50 and over.

Tuesdays from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Topics: 

All Things Zoom – April 26 Food Delivery Apps – May 3 How to Spot Fake News – May 10 Internet of...
Register
OATS/BPL Technology For All Summer Series

Reliving Legends Photobooth

Tue, May 24   11:30 am to 4:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Older Adults all ages Artists and Archives photography

Ever wondered what it would be like to stand next to a legend?

Well, now you can at the Clinton Hill branch!

Standing in front of a green screen, we'll insert you  into an iconic black and white photograph of famous legends or...

Reliving Legends Photobooth

Borough Park Presents Chair Zumba For Seniors

Tue, May 24   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...

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Borough Park Presents Chair Zumba For Seniors

Kids Create! Grab & Go Kits - Tissue Paper Suncatchers

Tue, May 24   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Kids first five years grab and go kits kids create

We are bringing back one of our favorite grab n' go kits. These kits have what you'll need to make suncatchers, a colorful craft that helps brighten up any well lit space. We give you some tissue paper, sticky contact paper, and string...

Kids Create! Grab & Go Kits - Tissue Paper Suncatchers

Dancercise: Dance, Move and Stretch with Akwesi Asante

Tue, May 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning creative aging dance fitness and classes fitness

Join our fifth virtual Dancercise workshop on Tuesday, 05/24 at 1:00 PM on Zoom. Lead by instructor Akwesi Asante, you will learn to do light movement, stretching, strengthening, breathwork, and self-massage techniques...

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Dancercise: Dance, Move and Stretch with Akwesi Asante

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Tue, May 24   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! Limited kits available while supplies last.

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

Grab & Go: Kids Create

BKLYN Fashion Academy: Model Casting Calls

Tue, May 24   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

BKLYN Fashion Academy is back, and we are casting models for our Runway Show!

Models will also have the opportunity to be casted, with our partner, Fashion Week Brooklyn's showcases.

We are looking for womenswear models, ages...

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BKLYN Fashion Academy: Model Casting Calls

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Tue, May 24   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go kit to take home and create! For kids age 5-12 years old. Kits available while supplies last.

*Kits contain small parts that are not suitable for young children ages 0-4...

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Grab & Go STEAM Craft kit: Create your own Color Mixing Tops

Tue, May 24   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids arts and crafts DIY grab and go kits kids create

 

What color would you get after mixing blue and yello? Let's find out in today's visual colormixing activity.

Recommended Age:Kids

This Grab & Go STEAM Craft Project is a blank DIY Puzzle, to decorate to...

Grab & Go STEAM Craft kit: Create your own Color Mixing Tops

Babies & Books (1:15 Session)

Tue, May 24   1:15 pm to 1:45 pm   Adams Street, Multipurpose Room

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Explore books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and meet other babies and caregivers! Best for 0-18 months.

Space is limited and registration is required. If the program fills, check our Babies and Books at 2:15pm. 

Babies & Books (1:15 Session)

Babies & Books

Tue, May 24   1:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Park Slope, Garden

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Lap songs, fingerplays, board books, and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is designed for lap-sitting babies 0-12 months old and their caregivers. This program will be held in our beautiful Story Garden. In case of...

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Babies & Books

Inside Dyker: National Wildflower Week #PlantWildflowers Papercut with Master Mingliang Lu 学剪纸

Tue, May 24   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults all ages arts and crafts Chinese humanities and art

As reported in the New York Times and seen at The American Museum of Natural History, Master Ming Liang Lu creates art using only a pair of scissors and a single piece of thin paper. His technique is a performance that must be seen to be believed...

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Inside Dyker: National Wildflower Week #PlantWildflowers Papercut with Master Mingliang Lu 学剪纸

Inside Dyker: National Wildflower Week #PlantWildflowers Papercut with Master Mingliang Lu 学剪纸

Tue, May 24   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Dyker Library, Auditorium

Adults all ages arts and crafts Chinese humanities and art

As reported in the New York Times and seen at The American Museum of Natural History, Master Ming Liang Lu creates art using only a pair of scissors and a single piece of thin paper. His technique is a performance that must be seen to be believed...

Inside Dyker: National Wildflower Week #PlantWildflowers Papercut with Master Mingliang Lu 学剪纸

Creative Aging: Drawing & Watercolor Registration Closed

Tue, May 24   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

In this 7-weeks series, participants will develop drawing and watercolor painting skills through step-by-step demonstrations and exercises via Zoom.

This will end in a culminating event in which teacher will prepare a slide show of 2 – 3...

Creative Aging: Drawing & Watercolor Registration Closed

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, May 24   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

Storytime in the Garden

Tue, May 24   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Greenpoint, Reading Garden

Kids BPL Outdoors kids create kids explore storytime

Listen and grow through stories, songs, movement, play and experiences in our Reading Garden! We'll also make a visit and do an activity each week in our Demonstration Garden.

Physical distancing will be encouraged Masks are not...
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Storytime in the Garden

Chair Yoga: Strengthen Your Body & Breathe

Tue, May 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Chair Yoga is a great way for Older Adults to get the wonderful health benefits of yoga. Staying seated means that everyone can safely do the exercises. Yoga is an excellent way for Older Adults to loosen and stretch painful muscles, reduced...

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Chair Yoga: Strengthen Your Body & Breathe

Virtual Technology Program: Introduction to Linked In Learning from the Kings Bay Library

Tue, May 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

WHAT IS LINKED IN LEARNING?

LinkedIn Learning offers more than 16,000 online courses in seven languages, hosted by expert instructors with real-world experience. Courses on LinkedIn Learning include Leadership, Project Management, Mental...

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Virtual Technology Program: Introduction to Linked In Learning from the Kings Bay Library

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