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Creative Aging: Latin Social Dance & Exercise With Leonardo Sardella

Thu, Oct 21   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging dance fitness and classes Virtual Programming

Latin Social Dance and Exercise: will cover the most popular Latin social dances, namely Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha cha cha and Cumbia as a means to promote health, social interaction and reduce stress.

Dance is an enjoyable...

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Creative Aging: Latin Social Dance & Exercise With Leonardo Sardella

Jack and Friends: Suzi Shelton and Guests!

Thu, Oct 21   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Old Stone House & Washington Park

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors Fine Free first five years live music

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton and a whole bunch of amazing guests for a series of free, fun-filled musical performances and amazing giant bubbles. The bubbles start at 10 am and the music begins at 10:30. Geared for families with...

Jack and Friends: Suzi Shelton and Guests!

WELCOME WEEK AT CONEY ISLAND

Thu, Oct 21   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids BPL Outdoors everyone is welcome here Fine Free

Do you know that Brooklyn Public Library is now fine free?

The Coney Island Library presents Welcome Week beginning October 18 to celebrate fine free checkouts.

Celebrate with Coney Island Library! We will have a library card...

WELCOME WEEK AT CONEY ISLAND

Welcome Week at Adams Street Library

Thu, Oct 21   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Adams Street Library

Kids everyone is welcome here Fine Free

Adams Street Library is BPL’s 60th branch and the first one built since 1983. The library serves all New Yorkers and visitors but especially the Vinegar Hill, DUMBO and Farragut communities. The new library is...

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Welcome Week at Adams Street Library

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 21   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

Library Lanes (Virtual Bowling)

Thu, Oct 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots, Auditorium

Older Adults Fine Free techknowledge video games

Join the New Lots Library for a funfilled virtual bowling program for Older Adults/Adults. We compete with each other and cheer each other on as we bowl using the XBox game console, in a safe and clean evironment. This is an indoor program....

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Library Lanes (Virtual Bowling)

Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Thu, Oct 21   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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Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Creating a Legal Framework | NYC SBS

Thu, Oct 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner legal resources small business

To start and run a successful business you must first understand the many different legal considerations that are needed to establish a strong foundation. This class will help you gain a deeper understanding of the legal framework and basic...

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Creating a Legal Framework | NYC SBS

Garden Storytime!

Thu, Oct 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years autism developmental disabilities gardening Inclusive Services

Join us for a morning of garden-themed books and songs as your baby or toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. This program is deisgned to be accessible for all children, with or without disabilities....

Garden Storytime!

Storytime!

Thu, Oct 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

This LIVE, in-person storytime is held each Thursday at 11:00am in front of Clinton Hill library, weather permitting. Join us under the tent for songs, stories, rhymes, and more, that get the bodies and brains of kids 1 – 5 years...

Storytime!

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Thu, Oct 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime toddler time

Kids aged 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to virtual storytime! Come join McKinley Park Branch for a fun virtual storytime program with read out louds and songs on Zoom. During storytime we'll sing songs, learn rhymes, and read...

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Welcome Week: Pick Up a Goody Bag

Thu, Oct 21   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids everyone is welcome here Fine Free

Celebrate Welcome Week at Macon, and pick up a bag with stickers, bookmarks, and information about the library :)

Welcome Week: Pick Up a Goody Bag

Welcome Week Grab and Go Crafts for Adults

Thu, Oct 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Grab and Go Crafts for adults will be available  11am-12pm or until supplies last.

Welcome Week Grab and Go Crafts for Adults

Welcome Week: Brooklyn Heights @ CBH Cancelled

Thu, Oct 21   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults all ages BPL Outdoors Fine Free

The Brooklyn Public Library is now fine free! Come celebrate with us from 11-3 on Thursday, October 21st with activities and free giveaways on the outdoor patio of the Center for Brooklyn History. Library card sign ups, information on Culture...

Welcome Week: Brooklyn Heights @ CBH

Creative Aging; Accessible Yoga

Thu, Oct 21   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

The Flow and Restore Collective began delivering Holistic Wellness Services to community organizations in the Five Boroughs in 2016. In 2019, the company incorporated and became insured as a unit of 20 Certified Holistic Wellness Practitioners,...

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Creative Aging; Accessible Yoga

Grab & Go: Teens Create

Thu, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Mapleton Library

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

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 other Thursday.  Kits available while supplies last.

 

Grab & Go: Teens Create

E books

Thu, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer programming techknowledge

E books come join us and learn more about the libraries ebook resources.  To get the most out of the class please bring your library card. 

 

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E books

New Books Bonanza!

Thu, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Dyker Library

Adults everyone is welcome here Fine Free

The Dyker Library has a wealth of new books published in 2021.  Come check these titles out and get a blue BPL tote bag to carry.  First come first served. 

New Books Bonanza!

Welcome Back to Red Hook Library!

Thu, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids BPL Outdoors Events for Youth and Family Fine Free

We've missed you want to welcome you back to the library!

Come to the library to return your books, get a card, browse the shelves, or just say "Hi."  Remember, we are now fine free.

We'll be set up outside the branch...

Welcome Back to Red Hook Library!

Welcome Week @ New Utrecht

Thu, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids arts and crafts BPL Outdoors everyone is welcome here Fine Free

It's welcome week. This is a time to get to know or rediscover all that the library has to offer.  Return materials, get a library card, use the computers, browse the collection or Join us for a time of fun and laughter with the...

Welcome Week @ New Utrecht

Creative Aging: Life Story's Create a Memory Book

Thu, Oct 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Make a beautiful collection of your life stories and family photos with Life Story Club every week, we'll gather as a group on Zoom to share our photos and the stories behind them. We'll help you preserve them in a personal memory book to make a...

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Creative Aging: Life Story's Create a Memory Book

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 21   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Oct 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume Virtual Programming

Get assistance with your resume, cover letter, or career-related questions live with a librarian via Zoom. Participants will receive up to 30 minutes of feedback and guidance.

Please click here to sign up for a time slot. If you are...

Resume & Career Help Live!

Gerritsen Beach Special Adult Storytime: Welcome Week Edition

Thu, Oct 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club book discussion Fine Free storytime

Do you want to hear some spooky stories? In this special LIVE edition of Adult Storytime, a librarian will read short stories by Edgar Allen Poe out loud to you on the patio.  We’re so happy to welcome you back!

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Gerritsen Beach Special Adult Storytime: Welcome Week Edition

Get To Know Gmail: A beginners Guide to Gmail

Thu, Oct 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 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

Art Paper Grab and Go for Adults 免费艺术用纸

Thu, Oct 21   2:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults arts and crafts everyone is welcome here Fine Free grab and go kits

The Dyker Library is providing adults with large art paper (25"x38" size) with smooth surface that is suitable for drawing, painting with watercolor, acrylics, or used for other creative projects.  Please register first....

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Art Paper Grab and Go for Adults 免费艺术用纸

Grab & Go: Kids Create Mask Craft

Thu, Oct 21   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts Fine Free 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 a mask craft (While supplies last.)

 

*Kits may contain small parts that are not suitable for young children. ...

Grab & Go: Kids Create Mask Craft

Creative Writing Workshop : Reflect and Restore Through Writing with Susan Buttenwieser

Thu, Oct 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning creative writing writing workshop

The Pandemic has touched us all in some unique way.  This workship will be an opportunity to share our experiences through Poetry, Fiction and Autobiography.   In addition to writing we will look at the work of Ada Limon,...

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Creative Writing Workshop : Reflect and Restore Through Writing with Susan Buttenwieser

Voter Education

Thu, Oct 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults Civic Engagement

Come learn about what's at stake in the coming November election! The League of Women Voters will be tabling outside the Park Slope branch to inform voters.

Voter Education

Central Library Cookbook Club: An Ode to Beets and Parsnips

Thu, Oct 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion cooking

Is it fall yet? Can we stop pretending we like the summer and start roasting veggies and making hot soup again? 

Join us as the Cookbook club discusses all the joys of roots and tubers and maybe even pumpkins and...

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Central Library Cookbook Club: An Ode to Beets and Parsnips

Virtual Book Discussion: The Last Green Valley: a Novel by Mark Sullivan from the Kings Bay Library Cancelled

Thu, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book adventures book club book discussion

 The Martels are one of many families of German heritage whose ancestors have farmed in Ukraine for more than a century. But after already living under Stalin’s horrifying regime, Emil and Adeline decide they must run in retreat from their...

Virtual Book Discussion: The Last Green Valley: a Novel by Mark Sullivan from the Kings Bay Library

Virtual Ask A Tech

Thu, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Fine Free 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? ...

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Virtual Ask A Tech

Welcome Week: Get to know our audiobooks collection

Thu, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids everyone is welcome here Fine Free

Did you know that we have audio books to checkout just for your listening pleasure? 

Visit Dekalb today to explore our collection, so many fun titles to choose from

Welcome Week: Get to know our audiobooks collection

Need Help Applying for Emergency Rental Assistance Program?

Thu, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults techknowledge

Funding is currently available through ERAP for New York City households who are behind on their rent. Eligible low and moderate-income households can get up to 12 months of their back rent paid, three months of future rent, and other assistance...

Need Help Applying for Emergency Rental Assistance Program?

Welcome Week: Grab & Go 3D Models @the Homecrest Library

Thu, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts Fine Free techknowledge

Enjoy a fall figurine!

 

While supplies last

Welcome Week: Grab & Go 3D Models @the Homecrest Library

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Oct 21   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids ezra jack keats storytime

Enjoy a classic readaloud by Brooklyn author Ezra Jack Keats, then create a craft related to the book!

This will be broadcast live at 3:30 from Brooklyn Public Library Facebook Page 

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Thu, Oct 21   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

Voter Information Storytime

Thu, Oct 21   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Civic Engagement East New York Reads Fine Free

Learn about Voting and the Electoral College at this fun read-aloud program for school-age kids! We will be reading Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio, plus booktalking some great titles for kids about civic engagement. This program will...

Voter Information Storytime

DIY - Welcome Week

Thu, Oct 21   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults BPL Outdoors DIY Fine Free teen time

Be Creative! Welcome Week

DIY for Teens in the garden! This LIVE, in-person outdoors event will be held (weather permiting) in the Red Hook library's backyard,  (enter through the library). 

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DIY - Welcome Week

Virtual Ask A Tech

Thu, Oct 21   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Fine Free 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

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Oct 21   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

Introduction to Drawing and Watercolors

Thu, Oct 21   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

In this 7-week class series taught by artist Wilfredo Santiago, participants will learn linear design. By using shading methods, the class will create a realistic drawing. They will then transition to outlining a watercolor painting, in which...

Introduction to Drawing and Watercolors

Our Story, Our Flow: An Open Conversation About Menstruation Cancelled

Thu, Oct 21   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Bklyn Incubator Cycle Alliance teen time

Menstruators of all genders are invited to join Women's Voices for the Earth (WVE) and BPL's Cycle Alliance for an afternoon of solidarity, advocacy, and education. 

 

The purpose of Our Story, Our Flow (OSOF) is to provide an...
Our Story, Our Flow: An Open Conversation About Menstruation

Virtual Halloween Arts and Crafts from the Kings Bay Library

Thu, Oct 21   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts halloween holiday teen time

Learn how to make a pull-string bat

for teens using craft material

 from our “Grab and Go Kits.”

Kids can do this as well.

Virtual Halloween Arts and Crafts from the Kings Bay Library

Chess Workshop

Thu, Oct 21   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop game on

New Challengers??? Return Champions???

We are back!  Juan Tica, Chess Instructor, is here on Thursdays from 4-6 pm. 

Please register here!!!

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Chess Workshop

Virtual Ask A Tech- Computers

Thu, Oct 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults computer programming 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? ...

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Virtual Ask A Tech- Computers

Virtual Financial Coaching

Thu, Oct 21   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

Chess Workshop

Thu, Oct 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults Chess Workshop

Chess Workshop

For Parents, Caregivers and their kids.

Chess Workshop

Zoom Poetry Program: Welcome Week

Thu, Oct 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning all ages everyone is welcome here Fine Free

You don't have to be well-read in poetry or literature or spend lots of time reading poetry. Just log in for an hour on Zoom and join us as we read and discuss the poetry of famous poets. You will most likely enjoy the experience and wish you...

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Zoom Poetry Program: Welcome Week

After School Garden!

Thu, Oct 21   4:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Greenpoint Library

Kids autism developmental disabilities gardening Inclusive Services

Join us after school for a garden-themed program! We will read books, learn about the natural world, and  This program is deisgned to be accessible for all children, with or without disabilities. And meet our new garden!

For...

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After School Garden!

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