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Grab & Go Craft - Paper Bag Puppets

Fri, May 27   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Kids arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family grab and go kits

This week's craft is a paper bag puppet. Thanks to our StoryTeen Interns for putting it together!  Pick up a kit at the Customer Service Desk while supplies last.

Grab & Go Craft - Paper Bag Puppets

Grab and Go

Fri, May 27   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Come by the branch and pick up a grab and go craft kit. 

For kids of all ages.

While supplies last.

Grab and Go

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

Fri, May 27   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!

Borough Park presents Asian fan design craft - grab & go

Fri, May 27   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids arts and crafts Asian Pacific American Heritage Month grab and go kits

Create your own Asian style fan in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage month.  With the summer heat approaching this will be a very useful craft to keep or give as a gift. All necessary materials will be included.

Available...

Borough Park presents Asian fan design craft - grab & go

Information Session with Amazon at New Lots Learning Center

Fri, May 27   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults adult learning career community partner hse

Looking for a job? Join us along with Amazon at the New Lots Adult Learning Center for a Job Information Session. 

Meet with Amazon Representatives to learn about a variety of employment opportunities starting at $21.50/hr, ranges of...
Information Session with Amazon at New Lots Learning Center

The Art of DIY Sewing and Jewelry (Weekly Event)

Fri, May 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults DIY Sew Brooklyn

Why pay for clothing alterations? Is the price of jewelry too extravagant?

Learn how to Do-It-Yourself!!

Come join us and learn creative knitting skills, sewing skills, and jewelry making made easy with our instructor Mila...

The Art of DIY Sewing and Jewelry (Weekly Event)

Bookmobile @ Albany Houses

Fri, May 27   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Albany Houses

Adults bookmobile career community partner

Brooklyn Public Library invites you to join the Job Corp. and NYC Cares at Albany Houses Greenspace!

REpresentatives from Job Corp. will provide information on job training and opportunities while  NYC will provide resources to share...

Bookmobile @ Albany Houses

Book Giveaway

Fri, May 27   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids babies & books book discussion

Gerritsen Beach Library Book Giveaway

Chidren and Teens check out a minimum of 6 books on a child or teen library Card. Receive 1 Free Book at information desk.

Friday's 2pm-5pm

Saturday's 12pm-3pm

1. Must have a...

Book Giveaway

Teen DIY Grab & Go Kits

Fri, May 27   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

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

Hey Teens!!!

We have Grab & Go Kits to create DIY projects of your very own!

Come to the Macon Branch and pick up one!

While supplies last!!

Teen DIY Grab & Go Kits

Creative Aging: Mask and Collage

Fri, May 27   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

In this great workshop you will learn the art of Mask and Collage Making. For seven weeks you will use your creativity to create beautiful art.

Week One – Understanding the Basics of Art & Design

Week Two – Introduction to the...

Creative Aging: Mask and Collage

Celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day: Free Period Kits for Those in Need

Fri, May 27   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens & Young Adults Bklyn Incubator Cycle Alliance teen time

Period Kit Giveaway and Craft

Menstrual Hygiene Day Bracelets: A global symbol for menstruation 

The red ribbon for HIV/AIDS. The rainbow flag for LGBTQ+ rights. Symbols have the power to catalyze awareness and action. Created by MH...

Celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day: Free Period Kits for Those in Need

Kids Create: Virtual: Craft Time with Jessica

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Make virtual

Fun

Afrts & Crafts with Jessica every Friday!!!

 

 

Kids Create: Virtual: Craft Time with Jessica

Kids Create

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht, J Meeting Room

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Kids age 5-12 years old can create something new every week! Join us every Friday afternoon for a new arts and crafts project at the library. 

Kids Create

Kids Create Grab-n-Go Crafts

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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

Come by Gerritsen Beach Library and pick up a fun surprise craft. You can work on it here or take it home with you!

Kids Create Grab-n-Go Crafts

Computer Safety program

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cypress Hills, Program Room

Adults internet safety techknowledge

Computer safety class for computers and other personal devices.

Join us at Cypress Hills library to learn about ways to prevent phising and how to prevent it.

Topic covered

What is phishing? Types of phishing? How can a...
Computer Safety program

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED Cancelled

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 4:30 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

Teen Tech Time

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots, Auditorium

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time

Join us as we play video games on "The Switch" "PS5" and more; in a safe and fun environment. Ages 8 to 18.

Teen Tech Time

Grab & Go Craft Bags: Decorate and Put Together Your Own Model Airplane!

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Grab a bag of fun from the 2nd floor of the Bay Ridge library! Starts at 3:00pm, while supplies last!

Masks are required inside the library, thank you! 

Grab & Go Craft Bags: Decorate and Put Together Your Own Model Airplane!

Grab and go Fridays

Fri, May 27   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids arts and crafts kids explore

Come in for a craft surpise each week at 3:00pm until 6:00 pm or while suppies last.

Grab and  go Fridays

Kids Create: Garden

Fri, May 27   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school arts and crafts DIY kids create

Join us for a readign of Planting a Rainbow, by Lois Ehlert, followed by planting your own mini seed garden! 

Ages 6-12

Kids Create is a regularly occuring program including a story and craft for school-aged children, after...

Kids Create: Garden

Teen Time

Fri, May 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood, Basement Meeting Room

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts table-top & board games teen time video games

Teen Time is back! On Tuesday afternoons, teens and tweens are welcome to hang out at Teen Time in our basement meeting room.  Activities include:

PS4 Nintendo Switch XBox 1 Board games Arts and Crafts And more...

 ...

Teen Time

Teen Tech Time

Fri, May 27   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time video games

Come to Sunset Park Branch for a bit of video-game fun! We have Switch, PS4 and X-box and more. 

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Fri, May 27   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time video games

Come to Sunset Park Branch for a bit of video-game fun! We have Switch, PS4 and X-box and more. 

Teen Tech Time

Acting Out! Improv for Teens and Tweens

Fri, May 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school Events for Youth and Family teen time

Anyone ever tell you you’re too dramatic? Perfect! We need you! Come join us in this introduction to acting improvisation and theatre. No experience is necessary to take part in this program — everyone is welcome! Sessions include a warm-up,...

Acting Out! Improv for Teens and Tweens

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord Cancelled

Fri, May 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion DIY

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

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can draw, paint, cosplay, digital art, etc. You can...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Jungle Explorers

Fri, May 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

Kids Events for Youth and Family kids explore music performance

Bianca the butterfly is scared to fly. She journeys through the jungle to find her courage and along the way meets a monkey, Venus fly trap, and a lion who help her find inner strength. Dazzling creatures of all kind come to life in this highly...

Jungle Explorers

Teen Tech Time

Fri, May 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge

Have fun playing video games with friends. Ages 13 and up.

Teen Tech Time

Jackbox Party Games

Fri, May 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games 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 by 2:45. 

You will have to be able to keep one eye on the Zoom call and one on a browser with Jackbox....

Jackbox Party Games

Virtual Ask-A-Tech (Dekalb Branch)

Fri, May 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults computer basics computer programming techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for assistance. 

 

Virtual Ask-A-Tech (Dekalb Branch)

Teen Tech Time

Fri, May 27   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Teens & Young Adults kids tech time table-top & board games techknowledge teen tech time

Teen Tech Time is back!

On Fridays, from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM teens and tweens are welcome to hang out at Teen Tech Time at the Brighton Beach library.  We will be having:

PS4 Nintendo Switch

The games:

MINECRAFT (...

Teen Tech Time

Anime Club Cancelled

Fri, May 27   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Clinton Hill, Meeting Room

Teens & Young Adults anime and manga film movies teen time

Anime club at the Clinton Hill Library! Watch the latest Japanese cartoons in a movie theater-like environment. We've got a cool dark room and a projector. We'll also space apart the seating for social distancing. 

Anime Club

MAY
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Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, May 31   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

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Tue, May 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older 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

Tech Help for your Job Search

Tue, May 31   11:00 am to 12:00 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 31   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

Borough Park Presents Chair Zumba For Seniors

Tue, May 31   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...

Register
Borough Park Presents Chair Zumba For Seniors

Dancercise: Dance, Move and Stretch with Akwesi Asante

Tue, May 31   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning creative aging dance fitness and classes fitness

Join our virtual Dancercise workshop in these six sessions series on Zoom staring Tuesday 4/26. Lead by instructor Akwesi Asante, you will learn to do light movement, stretching, strengthening, breathwork, and self-...

Register
Dancercise: Dance, Move and Stretch with Akwesi Asante

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Tue, May 31   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

Mahjong

Tue, May 31   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Older Adults table-top & board games

learn how to play Mahjong, meet new friends.

Mahjong

Grab and Go Book Club: Fashion Design Edition

Tue, May 31   1:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Adams Street Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club grab and go kits

Pick up from Adams Street Library starting Thursday, May 5th while supplies last!

Welcome to the Grab and Go Book Club! Take a book home to read and an activity kit that goes with it. Share your thoughts with the librarian using...

Grab and Go Book Club: Fashion Design Edition

Grab & Go: Wind Sock

Tue, May 31   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Visit us on Facebook for the Video Instructions.

Cut the streamers in half, on the short side. 

Decorate the white cardstock with any design. You can draw a picture, use markers to make patterns like polka-dots or stripes....

Grab & Go: Wind Sock

Babies & Books (1:15 Session)

Tue, May 31   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. 

Register
Babies & Books (1:15 Session)

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

Tue, May 31   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...

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

Creative Aging: Drawing & Watercolor with Nancy Carey

Tue, May 31   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 with Nancy Carey

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, May 31   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

Chair Yoga: Strengthen Your Body & Breathe

Tue, May 31   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...

Register
Chair Yoga: Strengthen Your Body & Breathe

PowerPoint Basics

Tue, May 31   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics introduces new and returning PowerPoint users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office presentations. This series covers the core features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. This sesssion is...

Register
PowerPoint Basics

Unlock Your Potential with Good Nutrition: information table with CABS

Tue, May 31   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults BPL Outdoors health and wellness Healthy Communities

Stop by at the Kings Bay Library (in front of the building) to learn more about healthy eating habits and nutrition. Our neighbors and NYCHA residents are welcome! Informational flyers, PPEs (Personal Protective Equipment), healthy recipies and...

Unlock Your Potential with Good Nutrition: information table with CABS

Introduction to Lino Cutting- Session 2

Tue, May 31   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts BPL Outdoors

Registration for the classes begins on Thursday, April 14th.

Introduction to Lino-Cutting (a two-session class)– Session 1- Tuesday, May 24th 2:00-3:30 pm. Session 2- Tuesday, May 31st 2:00-3:30 pm. Both classes will be held in the...

Introduction to Lino Cutting- Session 2

Virtual Ask-a-Tech (Washington Irving)

Tue, May 31   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Do you have a questions about how to use computer, software or navigating around the Internet? We can assit you with getting to know your devices better.

Pre-registration is required and each person will get a 20 minute break-out room...

Virtual Ask-a-Tech (Washington Irving)

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