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Read With Me

Thu, May 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults early literacy Events for Youth and Family first five years

Read With Me - Read! Talk! Sing! Play! A free, virtual workshop on easy early literacy best practices for all caregivers of young children. Participants that complete all four workshops will receive a free bag of books and other educational...

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Read With Me

Teen Chess Basics Workshop

Thu, May 20   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Want to learn the tips and tricks used by the greatest chess players of all time? You're at the right place! 

Welcome to Teen Chess Basics Workshop!! 

Learn how to master your chess skills with LiChess!, used by the top...

Teen Chess Basics Workshop

Virtual Ask A Tech

Thu, May 20   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? ...

Virtual Ask A Tech

Teen Time: Skribbl.io

Thu, May 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults game on teen tech time

Like drawing?

Join us at this awesome Pictionary game. Every round someone has to draw their chosen word and others have to guess it to gain points. The person with the most points wins!

For Ages 13-19

This program will be...

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Teen Time: Skribbl.io

Librarian Let's Play BPL Gaming Stream

Thu, May 20   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

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Librarian Let's Play is an interactive BPL Incubator gaming stream where I, the magical gaming librarian does a playthrough of a game I love and want to show you.

Join me as I play through various...

Librarian Let's Play BPL Gaming Stream

Virtual Technology Program: Introduction to Microsoft Word

Thu, May 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing  office documents. In this three part series you will be guided through the basic features of Microsoft Word (Windows 10...

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Virtual Technology Program: Introduction to Microsoft Word

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Thu, May 20   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults everyone is welcome here teen tech time Virtual Programming

 Fall Guys is a massively multiplayer party game with up to 60 players online in a free-for-all struggle through round after round of escalating chaos until one victor remains!

All skill levels welcome!

No registration...

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, May 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Please join us every Thursday for a friendly competition for teens looking to interact and sharpen their chess skills simultaneously!

We will be using LiChess as the "Arena," meaning after one game is over, you will be put in...

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Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Virtual Ask A Tech

Thu, May 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers?

Need assistance with finding your way around the Internet? 

Did you just buy a new smart phone or tablet and have questions on how to use it? 

 No...

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Virtual Ask A Tech

Virtual Reading Coach

Thu, May 20   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help team up to read Virtual Programming

Do you want to become a more confident reader? We can help! Reading Coach is available—virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library.Learning to read is an essential developmental skill. The ability to read and comprehend materials is not only paramount...

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Virtual Reading Coach

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, May 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids ezra jack keats storytime

Enjoy a classic readaloud by Brooklyn author Ezra Jack Keats, then create a craft related to the book!

This will be broadcast live at 3:30 from Brooklyn Public Library Facebook Page 

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Thu, May 20   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school early literacy storytime

You're invited to join Arlington Library staff as we read Castle Hangnail by Ursula Vernon every Tuesday and Thursday at 3:30pm. Children in grades 4-8 found this book to be fun and around their reading level, though all are welcome. We will be...

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Early Childhood Symposium 2021: Building Compassionate Communities: Black Lives Matter in Early Childhood Classrooms (CTLE: 1.5)

Thu, May 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning anti-racism ctle early literacy

This webinar is offered as part of BPL's third annual Early Childhood Symposium. This year's topic is Talking about Race with Young Children: Disrupting Harmful Narratives in Early Childhood Classrooms.

As early childhood educators, we...

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Early Childhood Symposium 2021: Building Compassionate Communities: Black Lives Matter in Early Childhood Classrooms (CTLE: 1.5)

Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop

Thu, May 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school cooking health and wellness Virtual Programming

Join us for a free virtual nutrition lesson that incorporates healthy cooking tips on a budget. This virtual program is led by City Harvest in collaboration with Arlington Library. It's time to play in the kitchen...

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Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop

Teen Resume Help (Live)

Thu, May 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults career resume

Hey teens, do you need help getting started with your resume or polishing it up for that job or internship you’re interested in? We’re here to help! Come with your materials prepared and register to receive the Zoom link.

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Teen Resume Help (Live)

Garden Adventures: Start Growing Your Herbs Indoors!

Thu, May 20   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

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Garden Adventures: Start Growing Your Herbs Indoors!

Spice up your garden! Herbs are the best and can be grown throughout the year to cook. Please tune in and get tips on herbs to grow, how to take care of them, and how to use them or...

Garden Adventures: Start Growing Your Herbs Indoors!

College and Career Development

Thu, May 20   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults career college connect Virtual Programming

Confused about what to do after high school, join us in this informational session about career options and the college application process that will help you shape your career path after you graduate.
 

This will be hosted by...

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College and Career Development

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, May 20   3:30 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts early literacy ezra jack keats storytime

Enjoy a classic readaloud of a book by Brooklyn author Ezra Jack Keats, then create a craft related to the book! 

This will be broadcast live at 3:30 from the BPL Facebook Page

Grab and Go kits with a free book...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Borough Park Presents Nigel Morgan artist in residence 99 projects from the 99 cent store

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

Kids after school all ages arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family

Learn to create art with items you probably have at home, or can buy from 99 cent store.   This program is taught by Artist in Residence Nigel Morgan. Registration is required.  Registered students will receive a supply...

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Borough Park Presents Nigel Morgan artist in residence 99 projects from the 99 cent store

Virtual Homework Help

Thu, May 20   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

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Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Chess Workshop

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

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Thursday from 4-5 PM with our chess instructor, Juan Tica. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, May 20   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

Lee Conmigo

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

Adults early literacy Events for Youth and Family first five years spanish

Lee Conmigo – ¡Lee! ¡Hable! ¡Cante! ¡Juegue! Libros y recursos gratuitos. Una serie de cuatro talleres virtuales y gratuitos sobre buenas prácticas para cuidadores de niños jóvenes. Vamos a aprender como apoyar el desarrollo mental de...

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Lee Conmigo

Virtual Financial Coaching

Thu, May 20   4:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults finance Virtual Programming

Do you have questions about credit or debt? The Financial Coaching Corps (FCC) can help you manage your money, find resources in a financial crisis, and make progress toward your financial goals. 

Make an appointment with a coach...

Virtual Financial Coaching

Game On: Jackbox Games

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

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Join us on Zoom as we play Jackbox games like Quiplash or Drawful.

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

Register now to receive a secure link!

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Game On: Jackbox Games

The Virtually Lit Zone

Thu, May 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Tired of only using Zoom for school? 

Take some time to unwind and stop by the Virtually Lit Zone, an exciting escape into remixed reality.

Think of this as a sampling plate of some of the Best Buy...

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The Virtually Lit Zone

Math Maniacs: Intro to Elementary Contest Math (Dekalb branch)

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

Kids kids explore techknowledge Virtual Programming

Grades K1 thru K5
Please Join us Thursday’s May 13, 20, and 27, 2021

Virtual Program will be lead by one of Bklyn Public Libraries brightest High School Students.
Introducing kids to competitive math at a young age will...

Math Maniacs: Intro to Elementary Contest Math (Dekalb branch)

Tomato Time at Greenpoint!

Thu, May 20   4:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

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Hello!

Please join us (virtually) for a program at the Greenpoint Library's Eco Lab and Roof Garden! We will check in on our tomato plants, read a story, sing a song, and dance!

The link to the program will be emailed out at the...

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Tomato Time at Greenpoint!

Virtual DIY

Thu, May 20   4:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults diy teen time Virtual Programming

 

Pick up supplies at the BPL Red Hook library beginning Saturday, May 22nd at 10am
and View a DIY video on Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/BPLRedHook

Virtual DIY

Where Does Your Library Garden Grow?

Thu, May 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

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Come and join us at the Crown Heights Branch for a fun six week series that focuses on home gardening. This is a virtual program that requires registration- Please register online or call the branch at #718-773-1180 to...

Where Does Your Library Garden Grow?

Granta’s Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists II, with Anderson Tepper

Thu, May 20   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks bpl presents Virtual Programming

Anderson Tepper hosts a Zoom roundtable with writers from Granta’s The Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists II issue.

In 2010, Granta’s The Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists introduced the world to such brilliant and important writers...

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Granta’s Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists II, with Anderson Tepper

Author Talk and Book Discussion "Finding Napoleon" by Margaret Rodenberg

Thu, May 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks book club book discussion

With its surprising adaptation of Napoleon Bonaparte’s real attempt to write a romantic novel, Finding Napoleon offers a fresh take on Europe’s most powerful man after he’s lost everything.  A forgotten woman of history―his last...

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Author Talk and Book Discussion "Finding Napoleon" by Margaret Rodenberg

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 20   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

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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

City Council District 40 Debate

Thu, May 20   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Civic Engagement PoliticsNY

With the June 22nd primaries fast approaching, Brooklyn Public Library is co-sponsoring debates with PoliticsNY.com for Brooklyn’s City Council races. City Council District 40 represents Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Flatbush, Kensington,...

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City Council District 40 Debate

Jackbox Party Games

Thu, May 20   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator board game exchange library teen tech time 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 at, or by 5:15. 

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

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Jackbox Party Games

Pajamas & Books Storytime with Tina

Thu, May 20   6:00 pm to 6:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books bedtime stories early literacy storytime

Pajamas & Books Storytime for kids with Tina Lati- 

Join us on Zoom at 6pm for Storytime with Miss Tina. There will be songs, lullabies, stories, and an opportunity to share about...

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Pajamas & Books Storytime with Tina

Teen Time New Utrecht

Thu, May 20   6:15 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults conversations game on teen time

Please, join us for the weekly Teen Time program to play online games, listen to songs, and socialize with your peers.

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Teen Time New Utrecht

Leonard Library Classics Book Club: Goodbye Columbus

Thu, May 20   6:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion bookmatch

Please join us via ZOOM Thursday Evenings at 6:30 beginning May 13th for a lively and fun discussion of Philip Roth's great coming of age novella Goodbye Columbus.

 

 

 

Registration is required.

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club: Goodbye Columbus

Ranked Choice Voting Training

Thu, May 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Civic Engagement community partner

Are you interested in learning more about the upcoming changes in the June primaries? Learn more about how Ranked Choice Voting works by joining us for a one hour training on this exciting new voting reform with Brooklyn Voters Alliance! The...

Ranked Choice Voting Training

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Resume & Career Help Live!

Fri, May 21   9:00 am to 11:00 am   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. This session will be conducted by Ms. Ford from the Midwood...

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Resume & Career Help Live!

Coney Island Virtual StoryTime for preschoolers

Fri, May 21   10:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool Virtual Programming

Join us for a pre-recorded Virtual Storytime with Ms. Sharon from the Coney Island  Library for books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language development skills.   Go to Coney Island Facebook   https://...
Coney Island Virtual StoryTime for preschoolers

Family Fun Friday with Brooklyn Public LIbrary at Dyker Beach Park!

Fri, May 21   10:00 am to 1:30 pm   Dyker Beach Park

Kids all ages bpl outdoors grab and go kits performance

This event will take place at Dyker Beach Park on 14th Avenue and 86th Street from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm.  

Friday May 21st, 2021 from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm. 

Please join us for a day of family fun....

Family Fun Friday with Brooklyn Public LIbrary at Dyker Beach Park!

Grab and Go Kits: Create your own fun project

Fri, May 21   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Come by the Leonard Library on and pick up a free grab and go craft kit!  Each kit contains everything you need to make your really own fun crafts project: popsicles, feathers, pompoms, construction paper, glue...and more.

 Let...

Grab and Go Kits: Create your own fun project

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Fri, May 21   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots 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.

 

Presented by New Lots Library 

665 New Lots Avenue

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Our Streets, Our Stories: Brooklyn Memories

Fri, May 21   10:00 am to 1:30 pm   Dyker Beach Park

Adults bpl outdoors podcasting and audio recording

Record your Brooklyn Memories

Join us at Dyker Beach Park on May 21, 2021 for our Family Fun Friday with the Brooklyn Public Library, from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm at 14th Ave and 86th Street.

Brooklyn Public Library is collecting your
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Our Streets, Our Stories: Brooklyn Memories

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, May 21   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Knit Together

Fri, May 21   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

Voter Registration

Fri, May 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library

Adults Civic Engagement

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

Voter Registration

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Fri, May 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Come join McKinley Park Branch for a fun virtual storytime program with read out louds and songs on zoom.

Registration Required!

Zoom information will be sent via email 1 hr before the program

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Fri, May 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

There are many benefits of yoga: improved strength, flexibility and mental clarity, as well as improved posture and reduced stress. Chair Yoga is a non-intimidating way to start practicing yoga…and you don’t have to worry about getting up and...

Chair Yoga for Everyone

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