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NYC Test and Trace: COVID Test and Vaccine Van at Central Library

Fri, May 20   8:00 am to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults covid-19 health and wellness

The official NYC Health + Hospitals testing and vaccine van will be outside Central Library offering:

COVID Tests for ages 4+ at no cost to you; and COVID Vaccines for ages 12+. Walk-up vaccinations available to all eligible New...
NYC Test and Trace: COVID Test and Vaccine Van at Central Library

Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Fri, May 20   9:15 am to 10:15 am   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Older Adults computer basics never too late to learn

Older Adults, 55 and up:  are you having trouble with your computer and smartphone? Do you want to learn how to use and navigate applications and websites? Want to become tech savvy? The Brooklyn Public Library is offering its Digital...

Technology For All:  Individual Sessions

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Fri, May 20   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

Grab & Go Craft kit: Alphabet Art - Letter E: E is for Elephant collage

Fri, May 20   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years grab and go kits kids create

Do you know your ABC? What's the next letter? E is for Elephant

You  can sing it, you can color it, and the most fun of knowing alphabet is that you can read any book you like!
 Create your own collage with the letter...

Grab & Go Craft kit: Alphabet Art - Letter E: E is for Elephant collage

Grab and Go

Fri, May 20   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 20   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!

Free Notary Services

Fri, May 20   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults all ages community partner legal resources

Some restrictions apply. Please call Harold,Jones: 917-592-5875 to confirm a notary is available before you visit.

(BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

Valid photo ID was signature is required ( a current deiver's license or passport is...

Free Notary Services

Toddler Time

Fri, May 20   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for storytime in the reading garden! We will be singing songs, learning rhymes, and reading books together. 

**This is a storytime for mobile children, walkers or crawlers. Babies who are not yet walking should...

Toddler Time

Preschool Storytime

Fri, May 20   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Join us for Friday morning storytime as we read fun, sing and do a fun craft!

Preschool Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, May 20   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

Brighton Beach Storytime

Fri, May 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime toddler time

Storytime is back!

Join us in the auditorium every Friday morning for songs, fingerplays, stories and more.

Space is limited, so please make sure to register.

*Masks are required for all storytime participants ages 2 and...

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Brighton Beach Storytime

Outdoor Storytime at Cortelyou Library

Fri, May 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years toddler time

Join us for a fun storytime out on the plaza, weather permitting! Enjoy songs, rhymes and read-alouds with your little ones.  In case of inclement weather, this event will be held inside the library meeting room. Due to limited...

Outdoor Storytime at Cortelyou Library

Outdoor Storytime at Cortelyou Library

Fri, May 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years toddler time

Join us for a fun storytime out on the plaza, weather permitting! Enjoy songs, rhymes and read-alouds with your little ones.  In case of inclement weather, this event will be held inside the library meeting room. Due to limited...

Outdoor Storytime at Cortelyou Library

Knit Together

Fri, May 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

We can all sit in our homes and knit by ourselves, or we can knit together! Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting hangout and share your projects and your morning coffee. 

**Registration required!

We will be using Zoom to...

Knit Together

Computers for First Timers

Fri, May 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults adult learning computer basics

Never too late to learn.  Computers for first timers will introduce you to using a PC, mouse, keyboard, and getting online and using email.  

Computers for First Timers

Microsoft Excel Basics

Fri, May 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer programming techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

The topics covered in...

Microsoft Excel Basics

Library Lanes (Virtual Bowling)

Fri, May 20   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Macon, Large Auditorium

Older Adults techknowledge

Join the Macon 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. please...

Library Lanes (Virtual Bowling)

Drop-In Resume & Career Help

Fri, May 20   11:00 am to 1:00 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

Toddler Time

Fri, May 20   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for storytime in the reading garden! We will be singing songs, learning rhymes, and reading books together. 

**This is a storytime for mobile children, walkers or crawlers. Babies who are not yet walking should...

Toddler Time

Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Fri, May 20   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Older Adults computer basics never too late to learn

Older Adults, 55 and up:  are you having trouble with your computer and smartphone? Do you want to learn how to use and navigate applications and websites? Want to become tech savvy? The Brooklyn Public Library is offering its Digital...

Technology For All:  Individual Sessions

Virtual French Conversation Group

Fri, May 20   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak French online on Zoom video. This group is for beginner and intermediate speakers, looking to learn and practice French conversation skills.

Please register with your name and email to...

Virtual French Conversation Group

Creative Aging: Beautifully Made Jewelry with Sharon Zeisel

Fri, May 20   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging jewelry making Virtual Programming

Contemporary Beaded Jewelry Making with Sharon Zeisel

Learn how to create custom, on-trend beaded jewelry!

In each class we will learn a new beading technique and leave with a beautiful piece of handmade jewelry plus the know...

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Creative Aging: Beautifully Made Jewelry with Sharon Zeisel

Talking Needles: a crochet, knitting, & fiber arts club

Fri, May 20   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Welcome Back to our Talking Needles group! This is an IN-PERSON progam held in the Mill Basin Library meeting room. While using the meeting room, we ask that all participants to please keep their masks on. Please register with your name...

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Talking Needles: a crochet, knitting, & fiber arts club

Stop 'N' Swap

Fri, May 20   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults BPL Outdoors community partner environment green series

It's free!

Stop 'N' Swaps® are free community events where the public's invited to bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, & toys that you no longer need, and take home something new-to-you,...

Stop 'N' Swap

Neighbors Meet & Chat

Fri, May 20   12:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Dyker Library

Older Adults adult learning conversations

Come and meet your neighbors and discuss issiues like current events,

life, liberty and the pursuit of good heath and wellness.

Neighbors Meet & Chat

$1 Book Sale: Sponsored By Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library

Fri, May 20   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book sale BPL Outdoors Friends of the Library library advocacy

NEW HOURS:

Monday to Friday 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Saturday 11:00am to 4:00pm

Open for Spring 2022! All books are now just one dollar! Hundreds of pre-used DVDs for sale! Graphic novels, children's books, and more! Come browse...

$1 Book Sale: Sponsored By Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library

Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Fri, May 20   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Older Adults computer basics never too late to learn

Older Adults, 55 and up:  are you having trouble with your computer and smartphone? Do you want to learn how to use and navigate applications and websites? Want to become tech savvy? The Brooklyn Public Library is offering its Digital...

Technology For All:  Individual Sessions

The Art of DIY Sewing and Jewelry (Weekly Event)

Fri, May 20   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...

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The Art of DIY Sewing and Jewelry (Weekly Event)

Book Giveaway

Fri, May 20   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

Grab and Go Kits: Plant Wildflowers

Fri, May 20   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

Teens & Young Adults environment gardening grab and go kits kids create

The Dyker Library is giving out seeds, soil, and a pot so you can plant your very own wildflowers! Kits are limited and are given out on a first come, first serve basis. 

Grab and Go Kits: Plant Wildflowers

Kids Create: Virtual: Craft Time with Jessica

Fri, May 20   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 Cancelled

Fri, May 20   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

Jennifer Jacobs Jewelry Making

Fri, May 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Macon, Small Auditorium

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts jewelry making teen time

Teens and Tweens:

Come join us for a jewelry making hour of creativity with Jennifer Jacobs! 

Create different types of jewelry for yourself or family and friends!

Can't wait to see you there!

 

Jennifer Jacobs Jewelry Making

Kids Explore: Karaoke @ Crown Heights Library

Fri, May 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids karaoke kids explore

Belt out your favorite tunes with us during this one hour program! This socially distanced program is for children ages 6-12. This is a registered event and masks are required for entry.* 

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Kids Explore: Karaoke @ Crown Heights Library

Kids Create Grab-n-Go Crafts

Fri, May 20   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, May 20   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

Teen Tech Time

Fri, May 20   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.

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Teen Tech Time

Grab and Go Craft Bags: Scratch Art Zentangles

Fri, May 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits yoga and meditation

Come to the second floor of Bay Ridge Library and grab your zentangle scratch art kit. Each bag will include a sheet with an example of Zentangle designs, a scratch artboard, and a stick to draw with, as well as QR codes that link to other...

Grab and Go Craft Bags: Scratch Art Zentangles

Grab and go Fridays

Fri, May 20   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 supplies last.

Grab and  go Fridays

Kids Create: Suncatcher

Fri, May 20   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family kids create

Join us for a reading of From My Window, by Otávio Junior, followed by suncatcher creation. Ages 6-12.

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

Kids Create: Suncatcher

Kid Tech Time

Fri, May 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library, Story Hour Room

Kids kids tech time

Join us for Kid Tech Time! We'll have the Nintendo Switch & iPads. 

Masks will be required.

Kid Tech Time

Urban Stages presents Drummin into Spring: Latin American Drumming

Fri, May 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids kids explore move to learn music

Drummin into Spring: Latin American Drumming
Escape the city with a rhythmic trip to Latin America! Using his collection of exotic instruments, percussionist Norberto Goldberg explores the tropical rhythms of Latin America, the...

Urban Stages presents Drummin into Spring: Latin American Drumming

Teen Time

Fri, May 20   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 20   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 20   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 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school 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,...

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Acting Out! Improv for Teens and Tweens

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, May 20   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...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Jack & Friends: Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Fri, May 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Park Slope, Garden

Birth to Five Years live music music

Multi-award winning children's artist, Lucy Kalantari, brings delightful jazz age inspired music everyone can enjoy! Kids and families will love the interactive jazz-scat-along play, while singing about the simple joys and delights of life....

Jack & Friends: Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Teen Tech Time

Fri, May 20   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 20   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 3:45. 

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

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Jackbox Party Games

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