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Borough Park Grab and Go for Hispanic Heritage Month

Thu, Sep 23   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Borough Park Library, Children's Room

Kids grab and go kits Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Borough Park by picking a Spanish language book to keep. This program will continue through the remainder of the month until the books are claimed.

Borough Park Grab and Go for Hispanic Heritage Month

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 23   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

Computer Basics

Thu, Sep 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

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.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

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Computer Basics

Fiber Arts - Decorative Box

Thu, Sep 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Come join Vicki and Julia for another month of Fiber Arts fun. In this class, we will be learning how to line a plain cardboard box and turn it into a beautiful box lined with your favorite fabric.  The materials needed is a plain box, any...

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Fiber Arts - Decorative Box

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 23   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, Sep 23   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!

Virtual Ask A Tech

Thu, Sep 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 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

One-on-One Legal Clinic for Entrepreneurs

Thu, Sep 23   3:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Virtual

Adults business legal resources small business Virtual Programming

The Business & Career Center is partnering with the City Bar Justice Center’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) and Brooklyn SBDC to offer a virtual small business legal clinic. This clinic, conducted by NELP, is an opportunity for...

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One-on-One Legal Clinic for Entrepreneurs

Ezra Jack Keats Storytime

Thu, Sep 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids ezra jack keats storytime

Join us on Friday September 10th from 3:30 to 4:30 for a special outdoor storytime and craft activity celebrating the work of Ezra Jack Keats!   A free Ezra Jack Keats book will be given to the first 5 attendees!

Ezra Jack Keats Storytime

Outdoor Summer Evening of Music with LA Blacksmith & Jazz-Plus

Thu, Sep 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults BPL Outdoors live music music performance

Celebrate the end of summer and the last of the Clinton Hill Outdoor Summer Evenings of Music with LA Blacksmith & Jazz-plus. They are a dynamic and charismatic performance troupe, who dazzles and delights audiences with their unique brand of...

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Outdoor Summer Evening of Music with LA Blacksmith & Jazz-Plus

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Sep 23   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

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED Cancelled

Thu, Sep 23   5:00 pm to 6:30 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 CANCELED

A Glint of Light, Poetry on the Plaza

Thu, Sep 23   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults BPL Outdoors BPL Presents music poetry

Join us for an evening of intergalactic sounds, cosmic poetry, and starlit solidarity on the Plaza. Hala Alyan, Tahani Salah, and Tariq Luthun offer poems as illumination for community and action. DJ Shirine ...

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A Glint of Light, Poetry on the Plaza

Friends of Carroll Gardens Library Early Autumn Meeting

Thu, Sep 23   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults community partner Friends of the Library

Join us for an in-person meeting of the Friends of Carroll Gardens Library!  We will meet either in our courtyard space OR indoors with a capacity limit of 13 persons, depending on weather.  Please wear a mask covering your nose and...

Friends of Carroll Gardens Library Early Autumn Meeting

Resume Coaching

Thu, Sep 23   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume -so you can stand out!!!

Resume Coaching

Friends of Macon Library Virtual Meeting

Thu, Sep 23   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Friends of the Library

Join the Friends of Macon Library to discuss and plan Macon's Halloween event! Become an advocate for library service in your neighborhood and beyond.

Register for a Zoom link to be sent to you the day before the program....

Friends of Macon Library Virtual Meeting

LitFilm: Flannery

Thu, Sep 23   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Elizabeth Coffman, Mark Bosco
U.S., 2019, 97 min

Winner of the first-ever Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film, Flannery explores the life and legacy of American literary icon Flannery O’Connor,...

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LitFilm: Flannery

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Thu, Sep 23   7:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Join the Windsor Terrace Library for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/sewing/fiber arts session to share your projects and hangout. All are welcome!

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Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

SEP
24

Grab and Go: Origami Animals

Fri, Sep 24   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Come pick up a grab and go craft bag and make make your own origami animals! We have rabbit, jumping frog, and crane kits available, so you can choose the level you're comfortable with. Included in the kits are origami paper, instruction sheets,...

Grab and Go: Origami Animals

Kids Create: Grab and Go Bags

Fri, Sep 24   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids DIY kids create

DIY wood crafts grab and go bag

Kids Create: Grab and Go Bags

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED Cancelled

Fri, Sep 24   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 CANCELED

Knit / Crochet: Sheepshead Bay Fiber Artists

Fri, Sep 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults BPL Outdoors knitting and crocheting

Knit and crochet infront and outside of Sheepshead Bay Library. Weather permitting!

Knit / Crochet: Sheepshead Bay Fiber Artists

Knit Together

Fri, Sep 24   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...

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Knit Together

Let’s Connect: Practice Zoom Social Club [Session 6]

Fri, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning multilingual never too late to learn support groups

How are you and hope all is well with you and your family!

Getting Started with zoom, learn how to host a meeting, learn how to share screen in presentation, networking with our BPL colleagues and to build a virtual support group!

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Let’s Connect: Practice Zoom Social Club [Session 6]

Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program)

Fri, Sep 24   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

12:30pm - Guided meditation, breath-work, and group chanting of “OM” 🕉 mantra
01:00pm- Spirituality teachings of the week on realizing the True Self 💟, the divinity within us, and the practices of Self-knowledge 🕉, oneness and devotion...

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Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program)

Virtual French Conversation Group

Fri, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 2:30 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 beginners learning to speak French.

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be...

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Virtual French Conversation Group

Kids Create: Grab & Go Craft

Fri, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Head to Gerritsen Beach Library for a Grab & Go craft bag

Supplies are limited so first come first serve. One per child.

Kids Create: Grab & Go Craft

Virtual Kids Create : Draw an Ice Cream Cone

Fri, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Learn how to draw an Ice Cream Cone by following instructions on our facebook page.

Instructions are in English , Arabic & German. 

Visit: 

https://www.facebook.com/jamaicabaybpl/

 

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Virtual Kids Create : Draw an Ice Cream Cone

Six-Word Story Workshop: The Library and Me

Fri, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing writing workshop

This is the fifth workshop in the Six-Word Story series*, focusing specifically on writing stories related to libraries and personal experiences with libraries, in celebration of Library Card Sign-Up month. Brainstorm, write, share, and...

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Six-Word Story Workshop: The Library and Me

Grab-and-Go: Kids Create

Fri, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids 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! For kids age 5-12 years old. Kits available while supplies last.

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

Grab-and-Go: Kids Create

Grab and go Fridays

Fri, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids grab and go kits

Grab and go kits differ weekly.

Grab and go Fridays

Craft Time with Jessica

Fri, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

 

Come and Celebrate with Jessica

creating your own 

Apple Tree !!!

 

 

 

 

 

Craft Time with Jessica

LitFilm: Marighella

Fri, Sep 24   8:00 pm to 10:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Action drama, dir. by Wagner Moura
Brazil, 2019, 155 min
In Portuguese with English subtitles

Wagner Moura’s directing debut is a searing and energized portrait of one of Brazil’s most divisive historical figures, Afro-...

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LitFilm: Marighella

SEP
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Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, Sep 25   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 Library will put out a new Grab and Go childrens craft in our lobby for pickup. While supplies last.

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Family Storytime

Sat, Sep 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Greenpoint Library

Kids BPL Outdoors kids create saturday storytime storytime

Join us in the Reading Garden for Family Storytime.  We'll read books and do a craft together, while enjoying our beautiful garden.

Registration Required. This is an outdoor event and weather dependent.  Masks are required...

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Family Storytime

Myron the Magnificent at Nehemiah Park

Sat, Sep 25   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Nehemiah Park

Kids community partner kids explore magic show

Myron the Magnificent - with secrets passed down from his grandfather Mervyn the Magnificent and his father Marvin the Magnificent he will present a program of miracles that will entertain the whole family.

**This is an outdoor event! It...

Myron the Magnificent at Nehemiah Park

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults citizenship Immigrant Services Virtual Programming

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.  Study all topics on the naturalization civics test and practice for the interview. 

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Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Resume Coaching

Sat, Sep 25   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume -so you can stand out!!!

Resume Coaching

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Sep 25   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

Events for Youth and Families: Storyland Cabaret

Sat, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Kids BPL Outdoors Events for Youth and Family

Join New York City Children's Theater for an afternoon of music and stories at their 25th Anniversary Storyland Cabaret!

Celebrating all that New York City has to offer our young ones, NYCCT has partnered with Brooklyn Public Library to...

Events for Youth and Families: Storyland Cabaret

Music for Autism Presents: Bringing You Broadway!

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids ADHD autism developmental disabilities Inclusive Services

Bringing You Broadway develops live interactive performances to enrich the lives of children with autism and others with special needs.

With an interactive format, company members have opportunities to educate, entertain, and inspire,...

Music for Autism Presents: Bringing You Broadway!

Book Adventures (in the yard)

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids book adventures BPL Outdoors Reading Room

We will read a book and do an activity together! (ages 6 – 12)

Registration is recommended, to ensure physical distancing. Please email [email protected] or call 718-628-8378 with any questions. Mats...

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Book Adventures (in the yard)

LitFilm: Portrait of the Bookstore as an Old Man, with Molly Crabapple

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Gonzague Pichelin, Benjamin Sutherland
U.S., 2003, 52 min

In 1951, George Whitman opened a bookshop-commune in Paris. George, 92, still runs his "den of anarchists disguised as a bookstore," offering free, dirty...

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LitFilm: Portrait of the Bookstore as an Old Man, with Molly Crabapple

Knitting with Ms. Cummings

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults adult learning never too late to learn

Learn a new skill, make new friends.

Knitting with Ms. Cummings

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids everyone is welcome here saturday storytime

sing, dance, clap your hands, color pages and listen to stories.

Saturday Storytime

Back to School with the Friends of the Greenpoint Library

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults Friends of the Library

Celebrate back to school season with your neighbors and Friends of the Greenpoint Library!

Learners of all ages are welcome to make a cornucopia of fall-friendly arts and crafts. Sign up for tours to explore fall changes in the garden...

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Back to School with the Friends of the Greenpoint Library

Virtual Concert with Bringing You Broadway

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids autism Inclusive Services learning disabilities live music

Bringing You Broadway develops live interactive performances to enrich the lives of children with autism and others with special needs.

With an interactive format, company members have opportunities to educate, entertain, and inspire,...

Virtual Concert with Bringing You Broadway

Architecture Tour with Marble Fairbanks - Greenpoint Library

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults architecture & design environment

Join the architects of the Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center on an architectural tour of our brand-new building.

Award winning architects Marble Fairbanks will take you through the library, highlighting the...

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Architecture Tour with Marble Fairbanks - Greenpoint Library

Fall Seasonal Medicine with Jess Turner

Sat, Sep 25   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults adult learning BPL Outdoors gardening health and wellness

Each season brings its own set of complexities, rewards and changes in both our bodies and the earth. On the heels of the Autumnal Equinox September 22, in Fall Seasonal Medicine with Jess Turner we will dive into the energetics of fall,...

Fall Seasonal Medicine with Jess Turner

Family Storytime

Sat, Sep 25   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids BPL Outdoors kids create saturday storytime storytime

Join us in the Reading Garden for Family Storytime.  We'll read books and do a craft together, while enjoying our beautiful garden.

Registration Required. This is an outdoor event and weather dependent.  Masks are required...

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Family Storytime

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