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SEP
23

Creative Aging: Latin Social Dance & Exercise With Leonardo Sardella

Thu, Sep 23   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging dance fitness and classes Hispanic Heritage Month 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, Sep 23   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Old Stone House & Washington Park

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years live music 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!

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

Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Thu, Sep 23   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...

Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Storytime!

Thu, Sep 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Storytime has returned! This LIVE, in-person storytime will be 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...

Storytime!

Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Thu, Sep 23   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Virtual

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

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

Grab & Go: Teens Create

Thu, Sep 23   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

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

Get To Know Gmail: A beginners Guide to Gmail Cancelled

Thu, Sep 23   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!!!!

Get To Know Gmail:  A beginners Guide to Gmail

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

Grab & Go Lanyard

Thu, Sep 23   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults all ages arts and crafts jewelry making teen time

Grab your own lanyard to make your own creations! Each bag has 8 colors around 2 feet long so mix and match your creations! 

Grab & Go Lanyard

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

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Thu, Sep 23   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

DIY - outdoors

Thu, Sep 23   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults BPL Outdoors DIY summer reading teen time

Be Creative!

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). 

PLEASE NOTE:...

DIY - outdoors

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

Let's Talk Books club for Teens!

Thu, Sep 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion summer reading teen time

Reading something that you love and want to share it with others?

Need book ideas?

Love to just talk books?

Then this book club might be for you! This is an informal book club for teens where we just talk books!...

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Let's Talk Books club for Teens!

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

Creative Aging: An Introduction to Chinese Brush Painting with Jade Lam

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

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Participants will learn about the fundamental concepts and techniques of Chinese brush painting. This virtual course will focus on studying the Four Noble Plants - the bamboo, the orchid, the chrysanthemum, and the plum blossom, as well as...

Creative Aging: An Introduction to Chinese Brush Painting with Jade Lam

Virtual Storytime (Ages 2-5)

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

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime Virtual Programming

Get your morning moving with the librarians of Brighton Beach! Stories, songs, movement, early literacy tips and more for children 2-5 years of age. Older and younger children are also welcome to attend. From new babblers to early readers, let's...

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Virtual Storytime (Ages 2-5)

Grab and Go Kits: DIY Fall Jewelry

Fri, Sep 24   10:00 am to 5:30 pm   Dyker Library

Teens & Young Adults DIY grab and go kits jewelry making

Make your own bracelets and necklaces with the supplies in this to-go bag geared towards Halloween and fall. Perfect for older kids, tweens, and teens. First come, first serve while kits last.   

Grab and Go Kits: DIY Fall Jewelry

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

Garden Storytime - Babies and Toddlers

Fri, Sep 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   61 Franklin Community Garden

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years preschool storytime

Join  Greenpoint Library and Miss Elena for storytime at 61 Franklin Street Community Garden.  We'll explore books together with stories and songs, while enjoying the beautiful garden.

Our program is weather...

Garden Storytime - Babies and Toddlers

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

Healthy Aging and Fall Prevention for Older Adults

Fri, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities positive aging Virtual Programming

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and preventing injuries are some of the key fundamentals to leading a happy and healthy life.  Join us for discussion, interaction, and fun!  This presentation will cover topics such as the importance of...

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Healthy Aging and Fall Prevention for Older Adults

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

Jackbox Party Games

Fri, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 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....

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Jackbox Party Games

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

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Sep 24   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

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

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