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MAY
21

Voter Registration

Fri, May 21   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults Civic Engagement

NAACP will provide voter registration forms and rank choice voting information in front of Macon Library.

Voter Registration

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

Fri, May 21   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)

Behind-the-Scenes Virtual Tour of the Wyckoff House Museum

Fri, May 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Join the Wyckoff Museum staff for a behind-the-scenes visit to New York’s oldest house, including some areas rarely seen by the public. We will be discussing what life was like for the Wyckoff Family during the nearly 250 years they lived in this...

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Behind-the-Scenes Virtual Tour of the Wyckoff House Museum

Virtual French Conversation Group

Fri, May 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

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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

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, May 21   2:00 pm to 2:45 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

Take & Make Kits

Fri, May 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Kids 12 and under! Come by Gerritsen Beach Library on Friday afternoons to pick up a take and make craft kit. Each week supplies will be distributed for different crafts, some with specific instructions and some with different materials to create...

Take & Make Kits

Open Book, Open Doors

Fri, May 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Teens & Young Adults all ages Block Party bpl outdoors

Join us on the Central Library Plaza for Open Book, Open Doors, where we turn our library inside out! Help yourself to a grab-and-go activity kit, take a selfie with Central, and share a note with us about your ideas for future programs. Get...

Open Book, Open Doors

Six-Word Story Workshop

Fri, May 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Don’t have enough time to sit down and write that novel or short story? Start small by writing your own six-word story, first made famous by author Ernest Hemingway.  Brainstorm, write, share, and receive feedback on your own six-word...

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Six-Word Story Workshop

Cycle Alliance Maxi Pad Distribution Afternoon

Fri, May 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator Cycle Alliance Healthy Communities

To recognize Menstrual Hygiene Day (May 28, 2021), Her Village Inc. and Brooklyn Public Library's Cycle Alliance will be teaming up to distribute free menstrual hygiene products for those in need. Supplies will be limited. First come...
Cycle Alliance Maxi Pad Distribution Afternoon

Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Fri, May 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

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Practice your Russian language skills in a friendly environment. For adults who have some basic knowledge of Russian language and want to improve fluency. This group is for beginners! Everyone is welcome.

Please register for the program....

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Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Virtual Book Discussion : The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue

Fri, May 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

The Pull of the Stars, which is set in a maternity ward in 1918 in Dublin, a city hollowed out by the flu, World War I and the 1916 Irish Uprising. Nurse Julia Power works at an understaffed hospital in the city center, where expectant...

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Virtual Book Discussion : The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, May 21   3:00 pm to 3:45 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

Among Us - Whose the Imposter?

Fri, May 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids tech time

Figure out who the imposters are! 

You have to download Among Us. The game is a free download on most phones or $5 on Steam.

We use Zoom to talk, so register for a secure link. 

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Among Us - Whose the Imposter?

Chinese Paper Cutting & Music for Asian Pacific Islander Month

Fri, May 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

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May is the Asian Pacific American Heritage month. We have a special program to celebrate this culture feast. Please join  us and enjoy the amazing activity. Chinese paper-cutting, or jianzhi (剪紙), is a folk art that originated in ...

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Chinese Paper Cutting & Music for Asian Pacific Islander Month

Virtual Reading Coach

Fri, May 21   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids after school e-books homework help team up to read

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

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, May 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 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

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, May 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, May 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, May 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Moday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, May 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Kids Create: Methods of Paper Art for My School Projects

Fri, May 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

Children, come and explore creative and inventive ways in approaching your school projects using paper in various forms. This class is designed for children ages 6 to 12 years old. This is the third class in a series of four. The class will be...

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Virtual Kids Create: Methods of Paper Art for My School Projects

Calpulli Mexican Dance

Fri, May 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family summer reading Virtual Programming

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company’s mission is to celebrate the rich diversity of Mexican and Mexican-American cultural heritage through dance-based programming. Join us for a festive celebration of Mexican dance and music!

This pre-recorded...

Calpulli Mexican Dance

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, May 21   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 Reading Coach

Fri, May 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school e-books homework help 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

Virtual Chess for Teens and Tweens

Fri, May 21   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual chess fun for teens and tweens.  Ages 11 and up. Register to recieve a zoom link 1 hour prior to the event.

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Virtual Chess for Teens and Tweens

Python From The Ground Up! - Python Level 1 - Session 2

Fri, May 21   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults adult learning computer programming girls who code teen tech time

This is a 3 week series, and participates are encouraged to attend all scheduled workshops to get the most out of the program!

WORKSHOP MEETING DAYS ARE:

May 7, 2021: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
May 14, 2021: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
...

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Python From The Ground Up! - Python Level 1 - Session 2

Python From the First Floor! - Python Level 2 - Session 3

Fri, May 21   4:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults adult learning computer programming girls who code teen tech time

Want to learn Python from the very beginning? Join us for the first class here!: https://www.bklynlibrary.org/calendar/python-ground-python-virtual-20210507

This is a 3 week series, and participates are encouraged to attend all...

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Python From the First Floor! - Python Level 2 - Session 3

Microsoft Office Applications

Fri, May 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Are you interested in learning about different word processing and presentation software? 

In this program, you will learn how to navigate and use Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. You’ll gain different skills such as creating...

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Microsoft Office Applications

ADULT FAMILY FEUD

Fri, May 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults game on Virtual Programming

Join the New Lots Library every other Friday, for a fun game of Family Feud! REGISTRATION REQUIRED!! This program will take place on Zoom.

Family feud is a team-oriented game designed for adults 18+. 

How the game...

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ADULT FAMILY FEUD

Unpacking the Issues: the Death Penalty

Fri, May 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults anti-racism Civic Engagement lectures and discussions teen time

Join us for an informative and enjoyable session regarding issues that are currently affecting our society!

The death penalty, also referred to as capital punishment, is an egregious violation of civil rights and is contradictory with our...

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Unpacking the Issues: the Death Penalty

Get To Know Gmail: A beginners Guide to Gmail

Fri, May 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

THIS A BIWEEKLY 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!!!!

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Get To Know Gmail:  A beginners Guide to Gmail

Baseball's Treasure Trove of Stats: Beyond the ERA

Fri, May 21   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults research techknowledge teen time

Baseball is a game with many ways of being appreciated, from watching it with your family, or participating in a fantasy league. Part of enjoying the game is examining a player's stats, but most conventional stats don't say much about how good a...

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Baseball's Treasure Trove of Stats: Beyond the ERA

City Council District 42 Debate

Fri, May 21   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 42 represents East New York, New Lots, Remsen Village, Spring Creek...

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City Council District 42 Debate

City Council District 45 Debate

Fri, May 21   6:30 pm to 8:00 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 45 represents Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood, Marine Park,...

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City Council District 45 Debate

City Council District 46 Debate

Fri, May 21   8:00 pm to 9:30 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 46 represents Bergen Beach, Canarsie, Flatlands, Georgetown,...

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City Council District 46 Debate

MAY
22

Virtual Yoga 26/2

Sat, May 22   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults yoga and meditation

The 26/2 Practice is a beginner Hatha Yoga practice perfect for all levels of experience and all ages! We practice the same 26 asanas and two breathing exercises in every class systematically addressing strength, flexibility and balance in the...

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Virtual Yoga 26/2

Virtual Yoga 26/2

Sat, May 22   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults yoga and meditation

The 26/2 Practice is a beginner Hatha Yoga practice perfect for all levels of experience and all ages! We practice the same 26 asanas and two breathing exercises in every class systematically addressing strength, flexibility and balance in the...

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Virtual Yoga 26/2

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, May 22   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 will put out a new Grab and Go kids' craft in our lobby for pickup. 

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Coney Island Virtual StoryTime for preschoolers

Sat, May 22   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

Virtual Storytime with Miss Emily

Sat, May 22   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool storytime toddler time

Storytime! A quick 15-minute storytime with Miss Emily of the Red Hook branch, featuring two fun books, some feltboard play, and puppet friends. This virtual storytime is viewable at https://www.facebook.com/BPLRedHook/ beginning at 10:00am...

Virtual Storytime with Miss Emily

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Sat, May 22   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman 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. Adults must have a valid library card and photo ID that corresponds to our records. Young adult patrons must have valid library cards...

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Art for Kids with Norte Maar

Sat, May 22   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Dear friends and family,

We missed you last week! Hopefully you enjoyed the beautiful Spring we are having. This Saturday we will get back to making art at our usual time, 10am. By popular demand, this week we will make art about the...

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Art for Kids with Norte Maar

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Sat, May 22   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults diy grab and go kits teen time

Be Creative !
 

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, May 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

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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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Maternal Health Summit: Mental, Social-Emotional, and Physical Health

Sat, May 22   11:00 am to 1:30 pm   Virtual

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Virtual Maternal Health Summit Session 2: Mental, Social-Emotional, and Physical Health

The Healthy Communities Initiative is hosting a monthly Virtual Maternal Health Summit this Spring. We invite new and expectant parents,...

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Maternal Health Summit: Mental, Social-Emotional, and Physical Health

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, May 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten storytime Virtual Programming

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!**   

Join us for virtual Ready Set Kindergarten!  Explore early literacy practices...

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Bi-weekly Saturday Storytime with Ms. Juana

Sat, May 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime toddler time

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!**   

Join Miss Juana for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to...

Bi-weekly Saturday Storytime with Ms. Juana

Voter Registration

Sat, May 22   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults Civic Engagement

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

Voter Registration

BPL Outdoors - Linden Park Library Party

Sat, May 22   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Linden Park (aka Gershwin Park)

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Join Brooklyn Public Library for a free outdoor celebration at Linden Park!

From 11:00am until 3:00pm have fun and enjoy the sunshine with us as we bring the library outdoors to you.

This family fun day will take place at Linden...

BPL Outdoors - Linden Park Library Party

Voter Registration

Sat, May 22   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults Civic Engagement

Girl Scouts Troop 2724 will provide voter registration forms and rank choice voting information in front of Coney Island Library.

Voter Registration

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