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The Summer Slime

Thu, Aug 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts bpl outdoors teen time

Head over to the Gerritsen Beach Library for outdoor slime making!

Supplies are limited so first come first serve.

The Summer Slime

Cooking Matters Virtual Workshop with City Harvest

Thu, Aug 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Community Cooking

Cooking Matters Virtual Workshops Led by City Harvest

Do you spend too much time worrying about what’s for dinner? We can help!

Join    us    for    free    virtual ...

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Cooking Matters Virtual Workshop with City Harvest

Someone You Know Bleeds: Destigmatizing Periods and Menstrual Health for Teens

Thu, Aug 12   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Cycle Alliance everyone is welcome here health and wellness Healthy Communities

Someone You Know Bleeds:  Destigmatizing Periods and Menstrual Health For Teens

The Cycle Alliance is a Gender Inclusive Program for ages 13-18 years old. Boys, Girls, and those beyond the binary are welcomed to attend. Regardless of who we...

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Someone You Know Bleeds: Destigmatizing Periods and Menstrual Health for Teens

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Thu, Aug 12   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

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Thu, Aug 12   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, Aug 12   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 in the Red Hook library's backyard, weather permitting (enter through the library). 

PLEASE NOTE: Masks...

DIY - outdoors

Chess Introduction

Thu, Aug 12   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults Chess Workshop

MONTHLY,  ALTERNATE  THURSDAYS       

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Chess Introduction

Chess Introduction

Thu, Aug 12   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults Chess Workshop

MONTHLY,  ALTERNATE  THURSDAYS       

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Chess Introduction

Chess Workshop

Thu, Aug 12   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults Chess Workshop

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Chess Workshop

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Aug 12   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

Thu, Aug 12   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Introduction to Papermaking for Kids and Families with Dieu Donné Papermill

Thu, Aug 12   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Dumbo Archway

Kids arts and crafts bpl outdoors kids create summer reading

Join us in the DUMBO Archway, under the Manhattan Bridge, for this 1.5 hour outdoor workshop for kids and families in which participants will learn the basics of papermaking. The workshop will cover how to pull and couche a sheet, how to use...

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Introduction to Papermaking for Kids and Families with Dieu Donné Papermill

Spanish HSE Screening / Inscripción de clases de TASC/GED en español

Thu, Aug 12   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning hse literacy spanish

¿Necesita ayuda preparándose para el examen del TASC (anteriormente el GED) en español? 

No espere más. Obtenga el diploma de escuela secundaria y mejore su vida.

Con el diploma puede conseguir un mejor trabajo, ir a la...

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Spanish HSE Screening / Inscripción de clases de TASC/GED en español

Finish Your Diploma @ BPL

Thu, Aug 12   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning hse literacy nedp

Want to improve your English, reading/writing skills, finish your HSE diploma, or earn an industry recognized certification at BPL Adult Learning Program in September 2021! 

Join one of your ABE/HSE Information Sessions to learn how...

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Finish Your Diploma @ BPL

Resume Coaching

Thu, Aug 12   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

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

Resume Coaching

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Thu, Aug 12   7:00 pm to 8:00 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

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Kids Create: Gratitude Journaling

Fri, Aug 13   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Have fun thinking about what you are grateful for and express your feelings using coloring sheets to make a gratitude journal!  Pick up Grab & Go bags at the Coney Island Branch lobby (at Mermaid Avenue and W. 19th St...

Kids Create: Gratitude Journaling

Snooknuk & The Robot Puppet Show

Fri, Aug 13   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids kids explore summer reading

SNOOKNUK is a Children's Musical Artist that creates fun songs and compositions that create social awareness and mindfulness at a young age.

I Love making every small moment an Exciting moment.  There are so many things we as...

Snooknuk & The Robot Puppet Show

Grab & Go Craft Kit: Create your own craft project Cancelled

Fri, Aug 13   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits summer reading

A simple, colorful and exciting craft project with the Grab & Go kits that you can replicate or made with your own creative touches!

NOTE: • Masks required • Social distancing will be observed • Weather permitting 

Grab & Go Craft Kit: Create your own craft project

Outdoor Storytime Summer Series @Wingate Park

Fri, Aug 13   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Wingate Park

Birth to Five Years bpl outdoors first five years storytime

Join us for outdoor storytime at the Wingate Park playground at the corner of Brooklyn Avenue and Rutland Road.

We’ll cover our traditional repertoire of stories, rhymes and songs... but outside! This is a fun and educational program for...

Outdoor Storytime Summer Series @Wingate Park

Storytime in the park

Fri, Aug 13   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids story play storytime

Please Join us for Storytime in the Playground of the Park on Rochester

Storytime in the park

Knit Together

Fri, Aug 13   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

Grab-and-Go: Kids Create

Fri, Aug 13   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create summer reading

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

A Musical Road Trip of Fun with Suzi Shelton

Fri, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids live music performance stomp clap and sing summer reading

Come join us at Gerritsen Beach to sing and dance with the one and only Suzi Shelton! We'll be having an outdoor, socially-distanced concert and you are invited! Don't forget to wear your most fun and festive mask!

Suzi Shelton is a music...

A Musical Road Trip of Fun with Suzi Shelton

Graffiti Art Workshop

Fri, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Artists on Site summer reading teen time

Learn about the history of hip-hop and practice your graffiti art style. Recommended Materials: Colored pencils or colored markers.

Graffiti Art Workshop

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Aly Sunshine from Funkytown Playground

Fri, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore summer reading

Aly Sunshine is an integrated, educational, music and movement program designed for kids. Aly performs interactive songs that are designed to educate by utilizing melodies that are catchy and fun!

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Aly Sunshine from Funkytown Playground

Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Fri, Aug 13   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations russian Virtual Programming world language conversation

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....

Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Cooking Matters for Kids

Fri, Aug 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Community Cooking kids explore

Join us for a fun 6 week program all about the joys of cooking!  

During this 6-week online program, your kids will: • Have fun cooking healthy foods! • Play fun games and activities • Learn about MyPlate, the U.S. Department of...

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Cooking Matters for Kids

Among Us - Who's the Imposter?

Fri, Aug 13   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 - Who's the Imposter?

Virtual Teen Tech Time with Gather.town

Fri, Aug 13   3:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Want to play video games with friends? Well now you can with gather.town! Gather.town is a way for us to set up a virtual space to play games together or separately, and recreate the Teen Tech Time experience virtually. 

If you've...

Virtual Teen Tech Time with Gather.town

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Aug 13   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...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Twitch Stream: Spiritfarer

Fri, Aug 13   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games

Watch Ms. Damla play Spiritfarer live on twitch.tv/Mil lBasinLibrary! There wil l be puns. . .and tears. This an emotional game, so be forewarned! 

Twitch Stream: Spiritfarer

Summer Reading Let's Talk Books club for Teens!

Fri, Aug 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

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

Have you heard? Our Summer Reading theme this year is Read what you love, Love what you read!

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

Need book ideas?

Love to just talk books?

Then this...

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Summer Reading Let's Talk Books club for Teens!

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Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, Aug 14   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Free !Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go childrens craft in our lobby for pickup. While supplies last.

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, Aug 14   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Free !Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go childrens craft in our lobby for pickup. While supplies last.

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

2021 Small Press Flea (SPF21)

Sat, Aug 14   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults book sale bpl outdoors bpl presents small business

Small Press Flea (SPF) makes its return to the steps of the Brooklyn Public Library's Central Library at Grand Army Plaza for another beautiful August day with your favorite local publishers and magazines.

This year's SPF promises to...

Featured Event
2021 Small Press Flea (SPF21)

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Aug 14   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults adult learning literacy

BPL Literacy Volunteers are a crucial part of providing adult literacy services to our patrons. We look for tutors who are passionate about sharing their skills and knowledge with adults who want to improve their reading and writing skills and...

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Sat, Aug 14   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults diy grab and go kits summer reading teen time

Be Creative !
 

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Spanish HSE Screening / Inscripción de clases de TASC/GED en español

Sat, Aug 14   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults adult learning hse literacy spanish

¿Necesita ayuda preparándose para el examen del TASC (anteriormente el GED) en español? 

No espere más. Obtenga el diploma de escuela secundaria y mejore su vida.

Con el diploma puede conseguir un mejor trabajo, ir a la...

Featured Event Register
Spanish HSE Screening / Inscripción de clases de TASC/GED en español

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Aug 14   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults adult learning

BPL Literacy Volunteers are a crucial part of providing adult literacy services to our patrons. 

We look for tutors who are passionate about sharing their skills and knowledge with adults who want to improve their reading and writing...

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Aly Sunshine from Funkytown Playground

Sat, Aug 14   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Highland Park Community Garden

Kids Events for Youth and Family live music performance stomp clap and sing

Aly Sunshine is an integrated, educational, music and movement program designed for kids. Aly performs interactive songs that are designed to educate by utilizing melodies that are catchy and fun.

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Aly Sunshine from Funkytown Playground

Resume Coaching

Sat, Aug 14   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

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

Resume Coaching

My New York City

Sat, Aug 14   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing summer reading Virtual Programming writing workshop

My New York City is a six-session online creative writing workshop from Parachute Literary Arts and poet/filmmaker SM Gray in which participants explore, reflect, and write about their NYC borough, neighborhood or other meaningful city...

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My New York City

Misterios de la máscara: Lucha Libre Mask Making

Sat, Aug 14   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a luchador? Join us for an afternoon of outdoor mask making  where we jump into the world of Lucha Libre. Come learn about the history of Mexican wrestling through storytelling while creating our...

Misterios de la máscara: Lucha Libre Mask Making

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Grab and Go Craft: Sculpting with Incredible Foam Cancelled

Mon, Aug 16   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Provided materials

Incredible Foam Pipe cleaners; popsicle sticks Pom-poms; feathers; yarn; wiggle eyes

Please supervise children under 3 years with these materials. 

Suggested how to

IncredibleFoam is a non-...
Grab and Go Craft: Sculpting with Incredible Foam

Summer Reading: Grab & Go Kits

Mon, Aug 16   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Come by the Kensington Library to pick up a Grab & Go kit. We will be distributing them every Monday all summer to celebrate Summer Reading (except the week of July 4th, come by Tuesday, July 6!) 

Our Grab & Go projects...

Summer Reading: Grab & Go Kits

ESOL Fall Class Registration

Mon, Aug 16   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults adult learning community partner esol

FREE ESOL Classes to improve your English skills and/or earn a industry recognized credential. Schedule an appointment for your in-person registration/assessment. 

Fall Classes will start on Mon., Sept. 13th via Zoom. 

...

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ESOL Fall Class Registration

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Mon, Aug 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/needlework get together. Share your projects and your morning coffee. 

**Registration required!  We will be using Zoom to host this program. You will need either a computer with audio...

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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Mon, Aug 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion storytime

Have you ever wished someone would read to you as an adult?  Do you want to take in some good literature without spending a lot of time on it? At adult storytime, a librarian will read short stories and/or poetry to you, and all you have to...

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Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Storytime in the Yard

Mon, Aug 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years bpl outdoors storytime summer reading

Join us for a morning of books and songs as your baby or toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. 

Registration is required, to ensure physical distancing - a waitlist is available if...

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Storytime in the Yard

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