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Borough Park presents Brainy Babies

Wed, Dec 1   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies 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 Borough Park Library. Families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage brain development and early learning...

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Borough Park presents Brainy Babies

Navigating Your Child’s Disability: One-to-One Expert Assistance Is Here!

Wed, Dec 1   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults ADHD autism developmental disabilities Inclusive Services

Many situations require the assistance of an expert. We can provide one-to-one help for you and your child with:

On-line schools and services Individualized Education Program (IEP) process Early childhood services and programs...
Navigating Your Child’s Disability: One-to-One Expert Assistance Is Here!

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Wed, Dec 1   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults adult learning literacy

BPL Literacy Volunteers are a crucial part of providing adult literacy services to our patrons. We look for tutors who are passionate about sharing their skills and knowledge with adults who want to improve their reading and writing skills and...

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

“Home and Homeless” Tales of the Same City Photographs by Bonita Lei

Wed, Dec 1   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults all ages exhibitions photography

Please join the Highlawn Library as we present photography exhibit entitled:“Home and Homeless: Tales of the Same City” featuring the photography of Bonita Lei who has spent three decades documenting lives in New York City. "It is often difficult...

“Home and Homeless”   Tales of the Same City   Photographs by Bonita Lei

Hebrew Conversation For Beginners

Wed, Dec 1   10:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Adults conversations hebrew

Adults join us for learning and practicing introductory Hebrew

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Hebrew Conversation For Beginners

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Wed, Dec 1   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

Wednesday Grab & Go: Birdmark

Wed, Dec 1   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids grab and go kits kids create

This Wednesday, pick up a Wild Bird Bookmark as part of our Kids Create Grab and Go craft at Cortelyou Library while supplies last. Take a picture with your bookmark in your favorite book and share it to our Cortelyou Library Facebook page...

Wednesday Grab & Go: Birdmark

Grab and Go Crafts Kits

Wed, Dec 1   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits

Come by the Kensington Library on and pick up a free grab and go craft kit!  Each kit contains everything you need to make your own fun crafts project. This time you will design your Unicorn!

Bags with supplies will be on 1st...

Grab and Go Crafts Kits

DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Wed, Dec 1   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 . . .

Mill Basin Presents Toddler Time With Ms. Ann

Wed, Dec 1   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Ann for stories, songs and fun geared for 18-24 month olds. The video will premiere on the Mill Basin Facebook Page and remain up for 48 hours. 

Mill Basin Presents Toddler Time With Ms. Ann

Mapleton Presents: Drawing and Watercolor for Beginners and Beyond

Wed, Dec 1   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging

Create art from the comfort of your own home!

Develop drawing skills and enjoy painting with the challenging, beautiful medium of watercolor. Explore color mixing, washes and glazing and experiment with the many ways to use watercolor....

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Mapleton Presents: Drawing and Watercolor for Beginners and Beyond

Virtual Storytime

Wed, Dec 1   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Virtual Programming

Kids age 0-5 years and their caregivers are invited to join New Utrecht librarians for virtual storytime on Zoom! During storytime we'll sing songs, learn rhymes, and read books together all while supporting our young children's early...

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Virtual Storytime

Welcome Back Storytime

Wed, Dec 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime Virtual Programming

Welcome Back Storytime Gerritsen Beach Library

Welcome Back Storytime

Children's Storytime

Wed, Dec 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Facebook Children's Storytime

Children's Storytime

Turning the Holiday Blues into a Season of Joy

Wed, Dec 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults Virtual Programming

Older adults, 60 and above, oftentimes find it difficult to cope with the changes that occur during the holiday season. Whether you are having difficulties amidst the pandemic and/or due to isolation overall, there are ways to find joy and peace...

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Turning the Holiday Blues into a Season of Joy

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Wed, Dec 1   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids arts and crafts 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! (While supplies last.)

This week we're making paper candles to help commemorate Brooklyn Public Library's 125th Anniversary,...

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Virtual Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 1   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime Virtual Programming

Please join us for a live Babies and Books story time on the Dyker Library Facebook page. Miss Ann will read books and sing songs and rhymes for babies from birth through 18 months and their parents and caregivers. A video of the story time will...

Virtual Babies and Books

Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Dec 1   11:00 am to 12:00 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

Brooklyn Supports

Wed, Dec 1   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults benefit assistance health and wellness Healthy Communities mental health

Join us to learn more about social support resources and benefits assistance!

Our Social Work Program Coordinator will be available to assist with referrals for:

Housing Assistance Food Assistance Employment Assistance Health...
Brooklyn Supports

Babies & Books

Wed, Dec 1   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy East New York Reads

Parents and babies, we don't mind siblings either, join Ms. Pat for a virtual storytime. Bring your favorite toy , I'll have mine! We'll share stories, songs, and play!

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Babies & Books

Zoom Virtual Storytime with Ms. Juana and Ms. Tina

Wed, Dec 1   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books preschool storytime toddler time

Join us for Virtual Storytime (Storyzoom!) with Ms. Juana from Kings Highway Library for books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language development skills.

We will gather with Zoom...

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Zoom Virtual Storytime with Ms. Juana and Ms. Tina

Outdoor Toddler Time - Windsor Terrace

Wed, Dec 1   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Windsor Terrace Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors Events for Youth and Family storytime toddler time

As the weather permits, we will continue Outdoor Toddler Time.  

Please note that masks are required for everyone over the age of 2.

Outdoor Toddler Time - Windsor Terrace

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED Cancelled

Wed, Dec 1   11:45 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 CANCELED

Grab & Go Crafts: Paper Dreidels

Wed, Dec 1   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts DIY grab and go kits

The dreidel game is one of the most famous Hanukkah traditions. Create paper dreidels to celebrate.

Grab & Go Crafts: Paper Dreidels

Virtual Email Basics

Wed, Dec 1   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties.

This lesson will cover:

What is email and why use it? Types of email providers The email interphase Sending mail...
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Virtual Email Basics

Virtual Computer Basics

Wed, Dec 1   1:30 pm to 3:30 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.

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

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Virtual Computer Basics

La Hora Magica - Bilingual Storytime

Wed, Dec 1   1:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime

Join us for bilingual storytime on our Sunset Park Library Facebook Page.

La Hora Magica - Bilingual Storytime

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Dec 1   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime Spanish Virtual Programming

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores en la página Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook. (Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers on the Brooklyn...

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Introduction to Finding Grants (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Wed, Dec 1   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business research Virtual Programming

Introduction to Finding Grants

Description

https://learning.candid.org/training/courses/introduction-to-finding-grants/

Zoom details:

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://candid.zoom.us/meeting/...

Introduction to Finding Grants (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Introduction to Internet

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

Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

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Introduction to Internet

First Step to Starting a Business | NYC SBS

Wed, Dec 1   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Opening a business in New York City can be intimidating at the start. Many entrepreneurs ask: where do I begin?

The goal of this course is to help you understand what it means to be a successful entrepreneur in New York City.

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First Step to Starting a Business | NYC SBS

Meet with Chris Woolf, author of the new book about Afganistan: Bumbling Through the Hindu Kush: A Memoir of Fear and Kindness in Afghanistan

Wed, Dec 1   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks book adventures

Kings Bay Library is inviting you to register and attend a virtual Meet with the Author program. This time we proudly present a book by Chris Woolf: Bumbling Through the Hindu Kush. A Memoir of Fear and Kindness in Afghanistan which was published...

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Meet with  Chris Woolf, author of the new book about Afganistan: Bumbling Through the Hindu Kush:  A Memoir of Fear and Kindness in Afghanistan

DIY Teen Grab and Go: Snowglobe Kit

Wed, Dec 1   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens & Young Adults DIY grab and go kits

Stop by at 3:00PM and pick up a Grab and Go Snow Globe Kit at the Highlawn Library while supplies last. The Kit will include: Snowglobe and Glitter

DIY Teen Grab and Go: Snowglobe Kit

Grab N' Go: Craft Kits for Kids

Wed, Dec 1   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits

Come to Cypress Hills Library every Wednesday from 3-5pm to get your own Grab N' go craft kit, plus some fun giveaways including a book and lots of stickers!

*While supplies last*

Grab N' Go:  Craft Kits for Kids

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Wed, Dec 1   3:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike continues his reading of the Encyclopedia Brown Mysteries with the seventh book in the series, Encyclopedia Brown Saves the Day. Today's Mystery is The Case of The Junk Sculptor.

 

The solution will be posted at 3:10...

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Book Bracelets

Wed, Dec 1   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Stop by the library to pick up a kit with all the supplies you'll need to make your own bracelets from recycled picture book pages! Kits include a picture book page (colors will vary), instructions, Velcro fasteners, and Mod Podge.

Kits...

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Book Bracelets

Grab and Go: Decorate Our Community Tree

Wed, Dec 1   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Kids after school arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Come to McKinley Park Library and help us decorate our community holiday tree! Pick up a Grab and Go Kit on Wednesday, December 1st. This kit will include a printed ornament and craft supplies to decorate it. Then, return the ornament anytime in...

Grab and Go: Decorate Our Community Tree

Author Reading and Activity: Sandra Rivera Sanchez

Wed, Dec 1   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Author Sandra Rivera Sanchez educates children on the importance of recycling and protecting the ocean in her first book, Los caballitos de mar se mudan de coral. An excellent vehicle to teach environmental conservation to young children. The...

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Author Reading and Activity: Sandra Rivera Sanchez

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series en español

Wed, Dec 1   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years after school first five years multilingual storytime ready set kindergarten

Para niños de 3-5 años y los que los cuidan.

Este programa virtual especial es parte de una serie en las cuales las familias se divierten con cuentos y actividades designadas a promover el desarrollo de las prácticas de aprendizaje a una...

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Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series en español

The Big Question: If Bees Have a Queen, Where's the King?

Wed, Dec 1   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids Bklyn Incubator kids explore

Dr. Leslie Day explains the world of bees and their missing kings. Kids will have an opportunity to ask the expert questions and learn more about NYC ecology. For kids ages 5-8 and their grown-ups!

Register to get the Zoom link....

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The Big Question: If Bees Have a Queen, Where's the King?

Homework Help on Discord

Wed, Dec 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults homework help Virtual Programming

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This Discord server is for grades 6-12.


Basic homework help for grades 6-12. The admins and mods are willing to assist with homework, if...

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Homework Help on Discord

Fall Chess Tournament Series

Wed, Dec 1   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Welcome to the Fall 2021 chess tournament series! This season, we will run biweekly chess classes and chess tournaments. Our first class is on Wednesday, October 6th. Our first tournament is on Wednesday, October 13th. Please register...

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Fall Chess Tournament Series

Sunset Park Chess Workshop

Wed, Dec 1   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Fine Free 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. NM Juan Tica helps children and teens to improve their game. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Space is limited and registration is...

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Sunset Park Chess Workshop

Virtual Teen Creative Writing Corner

Wed, Dec 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults creative writing teen time Virtual Programming

Do you like to write?

Tap into your creative side with McKinley Park's YA Librarian, Jes! We'll explore different writing prompts and then share our work as a group. 

Register to receive the Zoom link a half hour before...

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Virtual Teen Creative Writing Corner

Sunset Park Chess Workshop

Wed, Dec 1   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Fine Free 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. NM Juan Tica helps children and teens to improve their game. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Space is limited and registration is...

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Sunset Park Chess Workshop

Teen Time Escape Rooms

Wed, Dec 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Come join us in our quest to escape some rooms!

Please register so we can send you the zoom room number.

 

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Teen Time Escape Rooms

Creative Aging: Latin Social Dances and Exercise with Walter Perez

Wed, Dec 1   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging dance fitness and classes

During seven sessions Walter Perez will teach participants 55 and over the basic steps of the following latin social dances : Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha-Cha and Cumbia. 

All classes will be taught in both English and Spanish...

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Creative Aging: Latin Social Dances and Exercise with Walter Perez

Hanukkah Crafts for Kids

Wed, Dec 1   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts hanukkah kids create Virtual Programming

Watch the program and learn how to make your own hanukiah, using craft sticks, paper plate, construction paper and other materials. 

Hanukkah Crafts for Kids

NEW LOTS BOOK CLUB

Wed, Dec 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion conversations

Join the New Lots book club for an evening of great camaraderie and conversation about our favorite books of the month.   All adult readers 50+ are welcome!    This program is virtual and registration is required.
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NEW LOTS BOOK CLUB

Class Exhibition: Exploring Collage with Found Materials

Wed, Dec 1   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

Particpants of the Creative Aging: Exploring Collage with Found Materials workshop series will present their completed creations via Zoom.

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Class Exhibition: Exploring Collage with Found Materials

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