Parents

Brooklyn Public Library offers parents with children of all ages a wide array of resources and services, both in our libraries and online.

Virtual Storytime
Virtual Storytime

While our branches are closed, join us for live books and songs online.

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Homeschool Resources
Homeschool Resources

Explore our Homeschool Resources topic page, to support K-12 students with distance learning.

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Inclusive Services
Inclusive Services

Programming, events and services for kids and teens with and without disabilities

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BookMatch
BookMatch

Let our team of expert librarians recommend eBooks for you and your family.

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The 2020 Census is here and it's important to count your whole family, including babies and kids. Find out more about how to complete the census, and get info on upcoming virtual "office hours" and tele-town halls.

Join us for Virtual Ready, Set, Kindergarten! Explore early literacy practices through stories, songs, math, science and play! For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

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Upcoming Events

Virtual Financial Coaching

Mon, Apr 22 3:00pm
Virtual

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 from the Financial Coaching Corps of the Community…

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Apr 22 6:00pm
Central Library

adult learning conversations english conversation group

Practice your English speaking and listening skills with other adults who are learning English. Our group meets online, on Zoom. 

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 starts…

Virtual English Conversation Hour - OPEN DISCUSSION

Tue, Apr 23 2:00pm
Central Library

adult learning conversations english conversation group

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 group starts. Please register each week you would…

Librarian Let's Play BPL Gaming Stream

Tue, Apr 23 3:00pm
Ulmer Park Library

teen tech time teen time video games

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 games that I love to play.  Join the…

Virtual Crafting Circle

Tue, Apr 23 4:00pm
Central Library

fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Know how to knit, crochet, embroider, or cross-stich but need a little help? Are you looking for people to hang out with while you draw? Virtual crafting circle is the spot for you! Every other week we'll get together to talk about what we're working on, share projects, and ask questions if we…

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Apr 23 6:00pm
Central Library

adult learning conversations english conversation group

Practice your English speaking and listening skills with other adults who are learning English. Our group meets online, on Zoom. 

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 starts…

BPL/OATS Technology for All Spring Series

Wed, Apr 24 1:00pm
Central Library

never too late to learn techknowledge Virtual Programming

Never Too Late To Learn

Join us for a FREE10-week technology course for adults ages 55 and over.

          Week One           Mar 13, 2024      All Things Zoom

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Virtual Financial Coaching

Wed, Apr 24 3:00pm
Virtual

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 from the Financial Coaching Corps of the Community…

Teen Time: Unbanned Book Club--The Poet X

Wed, Apr 24 4:00pm
Brooklyn Heights Library

banned books book club book discussion

We will discuss Poet X by Elizabeth AcevedoNo need to have read the book!  We will discuss the plot and important points and freedom of information.  SNACKS PROVIDED!We will meet in person and online.

 

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 25 10:30am
Central Library

adult learning conversations english conversation group

Practice your English speaking and listening skills with other adults who are learning English. Our group meets online, on Zoom. 

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 starts…

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