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Virtual Book Club: If Beale Street Could Talk

Wed, May 27   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion humanities and art Virtual Programming

We are holding our monthly book discussion online! Join Claire from Brooklyn Heights for this chat about James Baldwin's novel If Beale Street Could Talk through video conference call.

We will be using Zoom to host this program...

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Virtual Book Club: If Beale Street Could Talk

Message from the Library with David Grossman

Wed, May 27   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Message from the Library hosts leading cultural figures commissioned by BPL to reflect on today’s most critical issues in our local and global communities. The series is part of BPL’s mission to convene diverse voices in the Library’s safe space...

Message from the Library with David Grossman

Virtual Bedtime Stories

Wed, May 27   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bedtime stories Virtual Programming

Join us for virtual bedtime stories. Wear your Pajamas and bring a stuffie friend! 
This will be live from the Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook page at 7pm.

Virtual Bedtime Stories

Virtual Storytime

Wed, May 27   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   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 us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Wed, May 27   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Emily Bronte's great novel of passion Wuthering Heights. 
 

Every Wednesday evening we will discuss one or more chapters.

registration is...

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, May 27   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/sewing/fiber arts session to share your projects and hangout.

**Registration required!

We will be using Zoom to host...

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Live via ZOOM: Jason Stanley on How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them

Wed, May 27   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks bpl presents Virtual Programming

Join author Jason Stanley as he discusses his book How Fascism Works in a virtual book discussion. Stanley will be in conversation with Jonathan Metzl.

As the child of refugees of World War II Europe and a renowned philosopher and scholar...

Live via ZOOM: Jason Stanley on How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them

MAY
28

Virtual Menstrual Hygiene Day Celebration

Thu, May 28   8:00 am to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator civic engagement Cycle Alliance Virtual Programming

STAND UP & TALK ABOUT PERIODS: Celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day! Join the Teens of Cycle Alliance for a day of Advocacy and Support. Support Period Equity and End Period Shaming

Participate in our social media campaign:

post TikTok...
Virtual Menstrual Hygiene Day Celebration

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, May 28   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join us for a storytime for toddlers incorporating live music and yoga! View the broadcast on the Brooklyn Public Library Facebook Page at 10:00AM.

Musical Yoga Storytime

Brooklyn CookMobile: Teen Cooking Class - Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Thu, May 28   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults cooking Virtual Programming

Is remote learning making you HUNGRY?  Looking for some new skills in the kitchen?

Come cook with us!  We'll explore the basics of cooking good food, with a dash of food culture and science along the way.  This...

Brooklyn CookMobile: Teen Cooking Class - Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Virtual English Conversation Groups

Thu, May 28   10:15 am to 11:45 am   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.

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Virtual English Conversation Groups

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y)

Thu, May 28   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years toddler time toddler yoga yoga and meditation

Sing and stretch with  Ms Liz during Toddler Yoga! For toddlers 18 to 36 months.

**Registration Required!

We will be using Zoom to host this program, space is limited, and you will need either a computer with audio and...

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Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y)

Virtual Storytime

Thu, May 28   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years 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 storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Woman’s Support Group

Thu, May 28   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Please join a group of ladies on Zoom at Dyker Heights to share everything virtually. Registration is required. Please send your email to [email protected] for invitation. 

Woman’s Support Group

Virtual Storytime with NY City Council Member Robert Cornegy

Thu, May 28   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 2020 census storytime Virtual Programming

Please join us for Virtual Storytime with special guest reader NY City Council Member Robert Cornegy! We will be sharing stories, songs, and rhymes to encourage families to fill out their 2020 Census forms together! View the broadcast...

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Virtual Storytime with NY City Council Member Robert Cornegy

Virtual Storytime

Thu, May 28   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years 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 storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Thu, May 28   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years 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 storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

After School Homework Help for Guardians

Thu, May 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults homework help Virtual Programming

The goal of After School Homework Help for Guardians is to provide caretakers with the skills and tools to best help the children in their lives with the challenges presented by tele-learning.

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After School Homework Help for Guardians

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, May 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults support groups Virtual Programming

Facilitated by Jennette Selig, PD (DTI), CLEC, CCCE. Jennette is a neighborhood mom in North Brooklyn, childbirth educator, and lactation educator/counselor. 

**Registration Required!

We will be using Zoom to host this...

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Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Female Founder Fireside Chat with WENYC

Thu, May 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Learn from Female Founders on how they are leading their companies.

Connect & reflect with female founders who are changing their industry and creating an impact on their communities in this virtual event from WENYC and Alley. ...

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Female Founder Fireside Chat with WENYC

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 28   2:00 pm to 3:30 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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Storytime

Thu, May 28   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years 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 storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, May 28   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume

Please note: Although this session has reached capacity, please feel free to sign up for future Thursday sessions or to email your questions to [email protected] Thank you!

Get assistance with your resume, cover letter, or...

Resume & Career Help Live!

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Thu, May 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Mr. Night Has a Day Off

Recommended ages: All Ages

Lithuania
Animation, Ignas Meilunas, 2016, 2 min.

Why is the night changing the day? Well, when you don’t like something, you change it.

Talking Points:...

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Book Adventures: A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats

Thu, May 28   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

Join us on an adventure as we read A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats. Create your very own mailbox, and post a letter too!

Materials :

A box, perhaps from delivery. A cereal box will work well.

Markers, crayons,...

Book Adventures: A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats

Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Thu, May 28   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Town Hall Virtual Programming

How are you doing? What do you need help with? What’s the most helpful thing you’ve experienced during this time?

We want to hear the answers to these questions.

The Open Newsroom is back, and this time we’re virtual. We’ll be...

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Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Thu, May 28   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations support groups Virtual Programming

The group is informal and completely free, it is a peer support group. This program is only for those who lost their loved ones to suicide.

No need to struggle alone. Come and share your story with other survivors for mutual support....

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

WE Master Resiliencia: Taller Sobre El Programa de Protección de Nómina

Thu, May 28   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

WE NYC te invita al taller de WE Master Resiliencia, donde hablaremos en detalle y contestaremos tus preguntas sobre el Programa de Protección de Nómina.

Únete a este taller para aprender más sobre el Programa de Protección de Nómina - en...

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WE Master Resiliencia: Taller Sobre El Programa de Protección de Nómina

Brooklyn Poets Reading Series: Jose Olivarez, Aria Aber, and Rick Barot

Thu, May 28   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents and Brooklyn Poets Reading Series present a live Zoom poetry reading by Jose Olivarez, Aria Aber, and Rick Barot.

José Olivarez is the son of Mexican immigrants. His debut book of poems, Citizen Illegal, was a finalist for...

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Brooklyn Poets Reading Series: Jose Olivarez, Aria Aber, and Rick Barot

MAY
29

Spanish Song and Story Time

Fri, May 29   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Time to dive into the Spanish language! Through songs, dancing, body percussion, and fun cultural facts, our facilitator will introduce new Spanish words and phrases. You and your toddler will sing, rhyme, and clap along, all while expanding your...

Spanish Song and Story Time

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, May 29   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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Knit Together

Fri, May 29   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

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Fri, May 29   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

Virtual Storytime

Fri, May 29   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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 storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime with NY State Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus

Fri, May 29   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 2020 census storytime Virtual Programming

Please join us for Virtual Storytime with special guest reader NY State Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus! We will be sharing stories, songs, and rhymes to encourage families to fill out their 2020 Census forms together! View the broadcast...

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Virtual Storytime with NY State Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus

Teens Take the Met

Fri, May 29   1:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Join on Instagram for the first-ever Virtual Teens Take The Met! Follow along on the @metteens account and across partners' social media platforms for art-making activities, performances, music, and more. Discover what you can...

Teens Take the Met

Virtual Storytime

Fri, May 29   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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 storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, May 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Please join Dyker Singers Vocal Group every Friday afternoon on Zoom. You'll learn all kinds of songs led by our piano teacher Carolyn Clark. If you're interested, please send your email to [email protected]

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Kids Create: Emoji Paper Folding

Fri, May 29   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create Virtual Programming

Join us on the Macon Library Facebook page at 3:30 to make a fun paper craft! Have markers, crayons, pencils, and paper at the ready, and we'll go from there ;)

Kids Create: Emoji Paper Folding

Teens, Tell Yr Story! Comics 101

Fri, May 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts comics creative writing Virtual Programming

Do you love comics and wish you could get started writing and/or drawing your own? In this workshop, JB Brager will take participants through the end-to-end process of making a comic using tools you have at home! No art experience necessary, all...

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Teens, Tell Yr Story! Comics 101

MAY
30

Virtual Spanish HSE Class

Sat, May 30   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning hse spanish Virtual Programming

Finish your HSE diploma in Spanish!  In an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have transitioned all our in person classes to an online format. The Spanish HSE class is fully online with live virtual class sessions on...

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Virtual Spanish HSE Class

Virtual Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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 storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, May 30   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

Virtual Social Justice Storytime

Sat, May 30   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Kids 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 storytime with Laurie Davidson of the Cortelyou Library...

Virtual Social Justice Storytime

American Sign Language {ASL}

Sat, May 30   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning creative aging Virtual Programming

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.” You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons where you will learn basic...

American Sign Language {ASL}

Read With A Therapy Dog

Sat, May 30   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids therapy dogs Virtual Programming

Sign up for a virtual slot to read with Angel the therapy dog. Registration is required for a slot. Participants will be emailed the day of the program with the Zoom meeting information. Each child will have ten minutes to read with the dog...

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Read With A Therapy Dog

Virtual Storytime

Sat, May 30   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   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 us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Best Buy Teen Tech Center Presents: Virtual Open Mic

Sat, May 30   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults music performance poetry urban art jamm

Teens are invited to show off their talents in a virtual open mic via Zoom! These can include musical performances, dance, poetry, comedy, and storytelling.

If you would like to perform, use this link to sign up: https://form.jotform...

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Best Buy Teen Tech Center Presents: Virtual Open Mic

Book Adventures: Leonardo the Terrible Monster by Mo Willems

Sat, May 30   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

Join us this afternoon for as we will be reading Mo Willems--Leonardo the Terrible Monster. Come and create your own "monster" with everyday household materials.

Supplies: Glue stick, scissors, pencil, ruler, paper/construction paper,...

Book Adventures: Leonardo the Terrible Monster by Mo Willems

Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

Sat, May 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

An extraordinary novel about the influence of history on a contemporary family, from the New York Times-bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Another Brooklyn and Brown Girl Dreaming.

Two families from different social...

Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

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