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Computer Basics (Crown Heights Branch)

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults computer basics never too late to learn 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,...

Computer Basics (Crown Heights Branch)

Brainy Babies Brownsville Outdoors

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies early literacy storytime

Join us for a Brain Building program in Howard playground, for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers in Brownsville.  Early literacy tips, craft ideas, songs and fingerplay.  In the event of inclement weather, the program...

Brainy Babies Brownsville Outdoors

Virtual Storytime

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Virtual Programming

Kids age 0-5 years and their caregivers are invited to join New Utrecht librarians for virtual storytime on Zoom! During storytime we'll sing songs, learn rhymes, and read books together all while supporting our young children's early...

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Virtual Storytime

Toddler Time

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

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

Storytime in the garden! We will sing and read to babies and toddlers each Wednesday morning at 11:00 in the Red Hook library's backyard, weather permitting. In the event of bad weather, we will hold storytime in the program room and all...

Toddler Time

Blood Pressure Screening

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities

You can get your blood pressure checked for free at the Kings Bay Library. Kings Bay library in partnership with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNS) offers taking blood pressure every Wednesday, from 11 am to 12 pm. The taking of...

Blood Pressure Screening

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Kids aged 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to virtual storytime! Come join McKinley Park Branch for a fun virtual storytime program with read out louds and songs on Zoom. During storytime we'll sing songs, learn rhymes, and read books...

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Don't Faint, Learn Paint

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

In this virtual program we explore colors and shapes and how they come together to create images that soothe and calm the mind.

In addition to creating works of art, participants will learn to:

Open images  

Crop...

Don't Faint, Learn Paint

Toddler Time

Wed, May 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Park Slope, Garden

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime storytime toddler time

Join us for a morning of books and songs as your baby or toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills! This program will be held in our beautiful Story Garden. In case of inclement weather, it will be moved...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Wed, May 25   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Greenpoint, Reading Garden

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

Toddler Time

Wed, May 25   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Dyker Library, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes for children from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents and caregivers.

Space is limited and tickets are required for admission. Tickets will be given out at the information desk on a first come,...

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Wed, May 25   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Macon, Small Auditorium

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years

Come hear stories, sing songs, and meet new friends! For babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers.

Tickets are required and will be handed out at the reference desk before the program's start time.

Babies & Books

Outdoor Babies and Books

Wed, May 25   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Carroll Gardens Library, Story Hour Room

Birth to Five Years babies & books BPL Outdoors early literacy first five years

Join Ms. Sarah every Wednesday at 11:15AM-11:45AM for Babies and Books. This week we will be outdoors!  We will be singing songs, learning rhymes, and reading books together.  This program is for ages 0-18months and their...

Outdoor Babies and Books

Toddler Time (11:30 Session)

Wed, May 25   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Adams Street, Multipurpose Room

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Read books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play with other toddlers and caregivers! For 18-36 months.

Space is limited and registration is required. If the program fills, check our Toddler Time at 10:30am. 

Toddler Time (11:30 Session)

Resume & Career Help Hour Cancelled

Wed, May 25   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults resume

One-on-One Resume Help Hour

11:30am-12:30pm

Clinton Hill Library staff is here  as a second pair of eyes on your resume or cover letter and help with interview-practive runs.  15-30 minute spurts of one-on-one...

Resume & Career Help Hour

Toddler Time

Wed, May 25   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Enjoy some of your favorite stories along with fun sing-alongs.

Toddler Time

Computer Basics

Wed, May 25   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Cypress Hills, Program Room

Adults computer basics internet safety

Computer basics for beginners.

Learn how to use Microsoft Word, browsers, email, typing, and internet safety.

Join us in Cypress Hills branch program room.

Computer Basics

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, May 25   11:45 am to 1:00 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

Email Basics

Wed, May 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Macon, Large Auditorium

Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

Email Basics

Resume & Career Help Live!

Wed, May 25   12:00 pm to 2:00 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....

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Resume & Career Help Live!

Learn Crochet Basics

Wed, May 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

This in-person program offers help to people interested in learning how to crochet a scarf or other simple creation.  Yarn and needle are provided, or you can bring your own.  Your instructor is Nancy Grant.  This program was made...

Learn Crochet Basics

Community Health Education Series. Facts About Cataracts

Wed, May 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations health and wellness

Kings Bay Library in collaboration with the Nostrand NORC and Visiting Nurse Services of New York (VNS) presents the Community Health Education Series - Facts About Cataracts, followed by meditation and relazation exercise. Stop by before...

Community Health Education Series. Facts About Cataracts

Creative Aging: Beautifully Made Jewelry with Sharon Zeisel

Wed, May 25   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

Storytelling Workshop for Polish Seniors | Warsztaty Storytellingu dla Polskich Seniorów

Wed, May 25   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Greenpoint, Eco Lab 1

Older Adults adult learning Artists on Site community partner humanities and art

Polish older adults are welcome to learn the art of storytelling at the library! Polskie osoby starsze mogą uczyć się sztuki opowiadania w bibliotece!

Led by a published storyteller and Polish emigrant, this seven-part series will...

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Storytelling Workshop for Polish Seniors | Warsztaty Storytellingu dla Polskich Seniorów

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, May 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

Movies @ Gerritsen: The Father

Wed, May 25   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach, Large Meeting Room

Adults movies movies at the library

Join your neighbors for a movie at the library with Movies @ Gerritsen!

This week's movie is The Father (PG-13, 1h37m).

Plot:  A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages.  As he tries to make...

Movies @ Gerritsen: The Father

Grab and Go : Arts and Crafts

Wed, May 25   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids explore

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 and Go : Arts and Crafts

Computer Basics @ Greenpoint Library

Wed, May 25   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Greenpoint Library

Older Adults computer basics 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,...

Computer Basics @ Greenpoint Library

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime Spanish Virtual Programming

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores en la página Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook. (Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers on the Brooklyn...

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults techknowledge

Do you feel confused and lost when it comes to computers? Do you wish you had the time  to take a real, live course on computers?Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and...

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Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Word Basics

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime Spanish Virtual Programming

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores en la página Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook. (Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers on the Brooklyn...

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids arts and crafts 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! (While supplies last.)

 

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

Grab & Go: Kids Create

A Traitor to His Species: Henry Bergh and the Birth of the Animal Rights Movement - Book Discussion

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults book discussion

A Traitor to His Species: Henry Bergh and the birth of the animal rights movement.

In Gilded Age America, people and animals lived cheek-by-jowl in environments

 that were dirty and dangerous to man and beast alike. ......

A Traitor to His Species:  Henry Bergh and the Birth of  the Animal Rights Movement  - Book Discussion

Mango Languages: Learn Arabic, French or your preferred language on the GO

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands, Small Meeting Room

Adults adult learning Arabic english conversation group Spanish

Learn Arabic and French or improve your English skills with Mango languages. Mango is an online language learning system that teaches practical conversation skills for real communication. It's a fast, easy, and effective way to learn to speak a...

Mango Languages: Learn Arabic, French or your preferred language on the GO

Virtual Ask a tech

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 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 personalized assistance. 

 

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Virtual Ask a tech

Email Basics

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer programming techknowledge

E-mail is defined as the transmission of messages on the Internet. It is one of the most commonly used features over communications networks that may contain text, files, images, or other attachments. ... Email messages are conveyed through...

Email Basics

Ask A Tech

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? Want to explore your phone and its features? Join us for one-on-one assistance with your device.

Come by Sunset Park for an In Person...

Ask A Tech

Introduction to Internet

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

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Introduction to Internet

Creative Aging: I Have A Voice

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging creative writing Virtual Programming

I Have a Voice: Personal Narrative Writing Workshop

Write and reflect on your life stories and memories. Participants will have the opportunity during each workshop to create original material based on their own...

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Creative Aging: I Have A Voice

(Dekalb) Virtual Microsoft Word Basic

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics

Required: Microsoft Word 

 

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(Dekalb) Virtual  Microsoft Word  Basic

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids arts and crafts 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! (While supplies last.)

 

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

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Dyker Presents: Explore Chinoiserie Style Gongbi Painting with Henry Li

Wed, May 25   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults all ages arts and crafts Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebrate heritage

European designers drew upon the exuberance of Chinese motifs created a style -Chinoiserie- that proved popular beginning in the 17-18th century and continuing through contemporary times. The intrigue and versatility of Chinoiserie has influenced...

Dyker Presents: Explore Chinoiserie Style Gongbi Painting with Henry Li

Kids Create: Decorate a Picture Frame

Wed, May 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library, Auditorium

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Have fun decorating a wooden standing picture frame with duct tape in different patterns and colors, stickers, and markers. For children ages 6 to 12.

Space is limited and tickets are required for admission. Please get a ticket at...

Kids Create: Decorate a Picture Frame

Drop-In Resume & Career Help

Wed, May 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 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

Kids Create: Lanyard!!!

Wed, May 25   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Come and Grab

LANYARD

Make your own  lanyard projects!!

Kids Create: Lanyard!!!

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Origami Essentials

Wed, May 25   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Stop by the Highlawn Library to pick up some essential supplies for origami and other paper crafting activities! Kits include square origami paper in various patterns and colors, along with some instructions to get you started.

Kits...

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Origami Essentials

New Utrecht Poetry Group - Celebrating Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Wed, May 25   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Asian Pacific American Heritage Month lectures and discussions poetry

Join us for readings and a lively discussion of the work of the world's major poets.    Celebrating Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.  Please register.

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New Utrecht Poetry Group  -  Celebrating Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

DIY Teen Grab and Go: Desk Organizer Kit

Wed, May 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens & Young Adults DIY grab and go kits

Stop by at 3:00PM and pick up a Grab and Go Wooden Tray Kit at the Highlawn Library while supplies last. The Kit will include:  Stickers, Washi Tape, Paint and Desk Organizer.

DIY Teen Grab and Go: Desk Organizer Kit

Chess Workshop

Wed, May 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Teens & Young Adults after school Chess Workshop

Starting April 27th, join us at Leonard Library every Wednesday afternoon as we play the greatest of all board games: CHESS! 

All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Chess Workshop

Dream Collection by Greene Clinic's Dream Collective

Wed, May 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults all ages community partner

Come join Greene Clinic, a psychotherapy practice in Fort Greene, for a tabling event that is part of their Dream Collective initiative. "Dream collectors" will be available to listen to your sleep dreams or provide you with materials to write...

Dream Collection by Greene Clinic's Dream Collective

Grab and Go

Wed, May 25   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Arlington Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Stop by the Arlington Branch for a FREE Grab and Go Craft bag. 3:00 Wednesdays.

Only available while supplies last. One per child.

Grab and Go

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