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MAY
15

Virtual Yoga 26/2

Sat, May 15   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults yoga and meditation

The 26/2 Practice is a beginner Hatha Yoga practice perfect for all levels of experience and all ages! We practice the same 26 asanas and two breathing exercises in every class systematically addressing strength, flexibility and balance in the...

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Virtual Yoga 26/2

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, May 15   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Free !Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go kids' craft in our lobby for pickup. 

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Virtual Storytime with Miss Emily

Sat, May 15   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool storytime toddler time

Storytime! A quick 15-minute storytime with Miss Emily of the Red Hook branch, featuring two fun books, some feltboard play, and puppet friends. This virtual storytime is viewable at https://www.facebook.com/BPLRedHook/ beginning at 10:00am...

Virtual Storytime with Miss Emily

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Sat, May 15   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults bpl outdoors Laptop Loan techknowledge

Do you need access to the internet? Sign up for a 30-minute session at one of our Outdoor Laptop Loan locations. Adults must have a valid library card and photo ID that corresponds to our records. Young adult patrons must have valid library cards...

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Art for Kids with Norte Maar

Sat, May 15   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Dear friends and family,

We missed you last week! Hopefully you enjoyed the beautiful Spring we are having. This Saturday we will get back to making art at our usual time, 10am. By popular demand, this week we will make art about the...

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Art for Kids with Norte Maar

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Sat, May 15   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults diy grab and go kits teen time

Be Creative !
 

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Voter Registration

Sat, May 15   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library

Adults Civic Engagement

NAACP will provide voter registration forms and rank choice voting information in front of Central Library.

Voter Registration

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, May 15   10:30 am to 11:30 am   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

In the Beginning There Was Dance: Dance & Storytelling with Pia Monique Murphy

Sat, May 15   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass dance fitness and classes storytime

One of the oldest forms of expression on Earth, when one dances West African Dance one is connecting with the past and simultaneously devising ways to move forward as a community. There’s a Ghanaian word for this phenomenon, Sankofa. Join Pia...

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In the Beginning There Was Dance: Dance & Storytelling with Pia Monique Murphy

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, May 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten storytime Virtual Programming

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!**   

Join us for virtual Ready Set Kindergarten!  Explore early literacy practices...

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Spring Fling with Brooklyn Public Library Outdoors

Sat, May 15   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Prospect Park

Kids all ages bpl outdoors Civic Engagement community partner

Spring into Spring with Brooklyn Public Library at Prospect Park! 

 

*Rescheduled to May 15!

BPL's Flatbush Region Libraries and Department of Government and Community Relations are collaborating with Prospect Park...

Spring Fling with Brooklyn Public Library Outdoors

Voter Registration

Sat, May 15   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults Civic Engagement

Brooklyn Voters Alliance will provide voter registration forms and rank choice voting information in front of New Lots Library.

Voter Registration

Voter Registration

Sat, May 15   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults Civic Engagement

Girl Scouts Troop 2724 will provide voter registration forms and rank choice voting information in front of Coney Island Library.

Voter Registration

Grab & Go Craft Kits! - Origami Ningyo Paper Dolls

Sat, May 15   11:00 am to 1:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids arts and crafts asian pacific american heritage month grab and go kits kids create

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month!

Stop by for a mini origami kit to make your own origami ningyo paper doll!

One bag per child.

Limited kits available while supplies last.

First come, first served....

Grab & Go Craft Kits! - Origami Ningyo Paper Dolls

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, May 15   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime Virtual Programming

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud, interspersed with songs and rhymes.

All ages welcome!

**Registration required!

We're hoping to connect with our storytime crowd, so instead of...

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Virtual Saturday Storytime

Air Fair The History of Airports in Queens/Feria del Aire: La Historia de los Aeropuertos en Queens

Sat, May 15   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass

Queens currently has two incredibly busy airports, La Guardia, and JFK International. These were not the only options that Queens residents have had since the turn of the century. Queens has long been a bustling center of aviation, and travel for...

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Air Fair The History of Airports in Queens/Feria del Aire: La Historia de los Aeropuertos en Queens

Hop into Spring with BPL

Sat, May 15   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cooper Park

Kids all ages bpl outdoors first five years gardening

Hop into spring with Brooklyn Public Library! We are bringing the library outdoors - to Cooper Park, at the corner of Maspeth and Morgan Avenues.

Join staff from your local branches (DeKalb, Washington Irving, Leonard, Bedford, and...

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Hop into Spring with BPL

Voter Registration

Sat, May 15   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults Civic Engagement

Girl Scouts Troop 2893 will provide voter registration forms and rank choice voting information in front of Macon Library.

Voter Registration

Building Community: A Kundalini Yoga Session

Sat, May 15   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults aahc health and wellness yoga and meditation yoga and poetry

Ready to experience yoga in a way that you may have never experienced yoga before? Join Bweela Steptoe as she teaches and explores Kundalini Yoga with our Macon Library community. No prior experience is required and all are welcomed to join this...

Building Community: A Kundalini Yoga Session

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, May 15   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 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

LAYER THE WALLS: Marco & Lorenzo's Story and Mask Workshop

Sat, May 15   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Layer the Walls began as a live theater piece that explores stories of a tenement apartment in New York City, that was once home to hundreds of new immigrants. This virtual episode uses Italian half mask to explore the story of Marco and Lorenzo...

LAYER THE WALLS: Marco & Lorenzo's Story and Mask Workshop

Gaming: Minecraft Basics

Sat, May 15   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults game on teen time video games

Want to learn how to play Minecraft? Join our Today's Teens Tomorrow's Techies intern as they live stream their game, teaching participants the basics of playing Minecraft!

Please register to receive the Zoom link. 

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Gaming: Minecraft Basics

CyPurr Session: Mobile Security

Sat, May 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults internet safety techknowledge Virtual Programming

Phones! Can't live with them, can't live without them...well, I guess some people can but let's face it, it's really hard for a lot of us not to! With so many stories of mobile threats (whether they be corporate, state, or interpersonal) it's...

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CyPurr Session: Mobile Security

Theater 20/20: Hearthside Reading Series

Sat, May 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks performance Virtual Programming

Theater 2020 continues its virtual “Hearthside Reading Series” with the Brooklyn Public Library, with two short plays about love in times of complication!  There will be a “live” talkback with the artists following the reading. Join the...

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Theater 20/20: Hearthside Reading Series

Computer Buying Guide

Sat, May 15   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults computer programming techknowledge

Have you ever wondered what makes up a computer? Do you have a hard time choosing between different computers? You’re in luck—join our Today's Teen Tomorrow's Techie intern as he teaches you what makes up a computer and how to choose a...

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Computer Buying Guide

Five Boroughs Music Festival Presents Terra Nova

Sat, May 15   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Five Boroughs Music Festival presents Terra Nova, a new concert-length song cycle created by the members of composer-collective Oracle Hysterical and performed in collaboration with the contemporary mixed-instrument quartet...

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Five Boroughs Music Festival Presents Terra Nova

Bard at BPL Virtual Open House: Schooling America

Sat, May 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bard at bpl college connect research

Fall 2021 admissions are open for Bard at BPL. Please join us for a virtual Open House event to hear Bard at BPL Professor Sarah Montgomery-Glinski give a talk. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn more about the...

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Bard at BPL Virtual Open House: Schooling America

Adult Canvas Painting

Sat, May 15   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts

Join us for a FREE, live online session, where participants will engage with and get inspired by the artwork from Danielle M. Chéry (dmcoriginalart.com). Participants will be guided in a step by step process to create a beautiful painting. No...

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Adult Canvas Painting

MAY
17

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Mon, May 17   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults bpl outdoors Laptop Loan techknowledge

Do you need access to the internet? Sign up for a 30-minute session at one of our Outdoor Laptop Loan locations. Adults must have a valid library card and photo ID that corresponds to our records. Young adult patrons must have valid library cards...

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads About Heroes

Mon, May 17   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids humanities and art storytime Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike reads two books about heroes. The first is Heroes wear Masks : Elmo's super adventure by Lillian Jane with pictures by Ernie Kwiat in which Elmo finds out that like a superhero he has to wear a mask to school in order to protect...

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads About Heroes

Adult Grab & Go: Scrabble Coaster Making Kit

Mon, May 17   10:30 am to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts grab and go kits

Come pick up a Scrabble Tile Grab & Go Kit at the Highlawn Branch while supplies last.  Kits will include Scrabble tiles and a coaster. Glue sticks are required.

Adult Grab & Go: Scrabble Coaster Making Kit

Virtual East New York and Kings Highway Brainy Babies (Spring)

Mon, May 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

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

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers in the East New York and Kings Highway communities. This program will include stories, early literacy tips, baby bounces, craft...

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Virtual East New York and Kings Highway Brainy Babies (Spring)

Building Your Own Business Website | NYC SBS

Mon, May 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

In the past, building a business website could be expensive and complicated. But today, there are website builders that are affordable and easy-to-use for almost any entrepreneur.

This course will teach you how to create a professional...

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Building Your Own Business Website | NYC SBS

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Esther Crow

Mon, May 17   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years live music stomp clap and sing Virtual Programming

Esther Crow is an NYC award-winning singer, songwriter and teacher. Her online show experience is an eclectic mix of rhythm and movement games, original songs from her upcoming debut album, All Together Now (out on June 25th, 2021), and duets she...

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Esther Crow

Jack & Friends: Zoom Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Mon, May 17   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years toddler yoga Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join Kelly Brennan for a fun yoga practice! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way through adventures, stories, and songs.  

These classes will be held over Zoom and registration is required....

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Jack & Friends: Zoom Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Mon, May 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/needlework get together. Share your projects and your morning coffee. 

**Registration required!  We will be using Zoom to host this program. You will need either a computer with audio...

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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Mon, May 17   11:00 am to 12:00 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

BPL Outdoors: Storytime

Mon, May 17   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years bpl outdoors first five years storytime

Join us on select Mondays to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud, interspersed with songs and rhymes.  This program will take place outside of the New Lots Library on Barbey Street.

This storytime will have a...

BPL Outdoors: Storytime

BPL Outdoors- New Lots Health and Wellness Fair

Mon, May 17   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults all ages bpl outdoors dance fitness and classes health and wellness

Join New Lots Library and New Lots Literacy Zone for a series of free outdoor events this summer!

Join the New Lots Literacy Zone, New Lots Library, EmblemHealth, BMS Family Health & Wellness Centers, United Community Centers/...

BPL Outdoors- New Lots Health and Wellness Fair

McKinley Park Branch Preschool Book Adventures: Can I give you a squish?

Mon, May 17   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Come join McKinley Park Branch virtually on zoom with a read out loud and craft.

Registration Required!

Materials needed: paper plate, construction paper, glue, scissors and crayons/markers.

Zoom information...

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McKinley Park Branch Preschool Book Adventures: Can I give you a squish?

Grab and Go Kit: Superhero Mask Maker

Mon, May 17   11:15 am to 4:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits parents and caregivers

Let's get crafty!

Each week in May, the Walt Whitman Library will be offering a unique grab and go kit for kids and teens!

May 3rd- May 8th: Mother's Day Travel Mugs- draw your favorite thing about your mom or decorate it with her...

Grab and Go Kit: Superhero Mask Maker

Virtual Ask-A-Tech

Mon, May 17   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge Virtual Programming

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 virtual drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

We will be using Zoom to host this...

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Virtual Ask-A-Tech

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, May 17   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 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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Borough Park Presents Virtual Toddler Time

Mon, May 17   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Toddler Time

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months. Find us on the Borough Park Facebook page every Monday at 1 p.m. This is the link: https://www.facebook.com/BPLboroughpark  hope to see you soon.

Borough Park Presents Virtual Toddler Time

Virtual Korean Storytime

Mon, May 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids literacy multilingual storytime storytime Virtual Programming

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!*

 Join us for virtual Korean Storytime with stories, songs and rhymes for children and their parents...

Virtual Korean Storytime

BPL Outdoors: Dance Aerobics

Mon, May 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bpl outdoors dance fitness and classes

Enjoy an hour of outdoor exercise, fun and camaraderie in this non-stop rhythmic cardio conditioning set to high-energy music designed to leave you sweating and feeling good. All are welcome!

Dance Aerobics is taught by...

BPL Outdoors: Dance Aerobics

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, May 17   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 register here on our event page to reserve your spot....

Resume & Career Help Live!

Borough Park Presents Juan Tica - Chess Workshop

Mon, May 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Borough Park Presents Juan Tica - Chess Workshop

Tiny Techs: Coding (Ages 3-5)

Mon, May 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years techknowledge toddler time

Children Ages 3-5

We invite you to learn how to code using following instructions, counting, and  sequencing, This is a block coding program to introduce the ideas and concepts of coding to your children. You don't need to download...

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Tiny Techs: Coding (Ages 3-5)

Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Mon, May 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults career Virtual Programming

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Canva, where the designs of your dreams can come to life! Canva is the most accessible and widespread tool for graphic design from beginner to pro-level. Use Canva to create everything from merch, to flyers and...

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Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

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