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JAN
28

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 28   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

Virtual French Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 28   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Virtual Programming world language conversation

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...

Virtual French Conversation Group

Chair Yoga: Strengthen Your Body & Breathe

Fri, Jan 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

We apologize Registration is closed. Please email [email protected] if you have any questions or wish to be placed in a waiting list. Thank you.

Chair Yoga is a great way for Older Adults to get the wonderful health...

Chair Yoga: Strengthen Your Body & Breathe

Knit Together

Fri, Jan 28   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

Microsoft Excel Basics

Fri, Jan 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer programming techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Microsoft Excel Basics

Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge

Fri, Jan 28   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 English Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group Immigrant Services

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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Play Skribbl.io: the Drawing Guessing Game!

Fri, Jan 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school game on teen time Virtual Programming

Play a game with your fellow zoom participants. Users will pick one of the three words and draw it using a variety of colors and lines. The other players have a limited time to guess what the drawing represents. Can you do it? Come, join us!...

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Play Skribbl.io: the Drawing Guessing Game!

Virtual Chess Program

Fri, Jan 28   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop game on Virtual Programming

Enjoy a game of chess with BPL, led by qualified instructors, to improve your game or learn to play. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Registration required, limited to 15 participants.

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Virtual Chess Program

Kids Coding: Block Coding

Fri, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore kids tech time

Ages 7 - 13

Jan 14 - Hello World

The first program many students create is a simple one that outputs an iconic line of text:  "Hello World!"   Say hello to the world of computer science with this introductory...

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Kids Coding: Block Coding

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 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

Acting Out! Improv for Teens and Tweens

Fri, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school all ages Events for Youth and Family never too late to learn

Anyone ever tell you you’re too dramatic? Perfect! We need you! Come join us in this introduction to acting improvisation and theatre. No experience is necessary to take part in this program — everyone is welcome! Sessions include a warm-up,...

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Acting Out! Improv for Teens and Tweens

Jackbox Party Games

Fri, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games 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 by 2:45. 

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

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Jackbox Party Games

JAN
29

Bilingual Brainy Babies in Tibetan & English

Sat, Jan 29   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies first five years multilingual storytime

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers. Families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage brain development and early learning practices.  Each week, we...

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Bilingual Brainy Babies in Tibetan & English

Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger Celebration

Sat, Jan 29   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages celebrate heritage Lunar New Year performance

Join us on the Sunset Park Library Facebook page for a Year of the Tiger themed Lunar New Year Celebration by Asian Performing Arts, featuring a presentation of Lunar New Year traditions, an interactive component to learn and sing a...

Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger Celebration

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Jan 29   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults citizenship Immigrant Services Virtual Programming

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.  Study all topics on the naturalization civics test and practice for the interview. 

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Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 29   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime Virtual Programming

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud, interspersed with songs and rhymes.

All ages welcome!

**Registration required!

We're hoping to connect with our storytime crowd, so instead of...

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Virtual Saturday Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Jan 29   1:00 pm to 2:30 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

Chess Workshop

Sat, Jan 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess at BPL, led by qualified instructors, to improve your game or learn to play. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Space is limited and registration is required at least 48 hours in advance. Once registered, you...

Chess Workshop

Building Corner

Sat, Jan 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts

In partnership with the Oye Group, Building Corner is a free monthly arts and crafts class where children ages 5-10 are invited to turn everyday art supplies and recycled materials around the house into extraordinary works of...

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Building Corner

JAN
31

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELLED Cancelled

Mon, Jan 31   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 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...

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELLED

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Mon, Jan 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

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

Registered participants will receive an email with the Zoom link one hour before the program starts. 

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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Microsoft Excel Basics

Mon, Jan 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer programming techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

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Microsoft Excel Basics

Meditation Mondays: Older Adult Arts and Crafts

Mon, Jan 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts yoga and meditation

January 31st- Arts and Crafts via Creative Bug 

Registration Required  (Zoom information to be shared 1 day and 1 hour before each session)

Pertinent Arts & Crafts Grab & Go kits with supplies will be...

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Meditation Mondays: Older Adult Arts and Crafts

Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Mon, Jan 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults computer basics never too late to learn

Older Adults, 55 and up:  are you having trouble with your computer and smartphone? Do you want to learn how to use and navigate applications and websites? Want to become tech savvy? The Brooklyn Public Library is offering its Digital...

Technology For All:  Individual Sessions

NYC Food Handler Certification Training Registration

Mon, Jan 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career hse

Registration for NYC Food Handler Certification at Pacific Library

NYC food handler certification is necessary for all food handlers in the retail food service and hospitality industries who are involved in the preparation, storage or...

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NYC Food Handler Certification Training Registration

Clinton Hill Library Noon Book Discussion "The Intuitionist" by Colson Whitehead

Mon, Jan 31   12:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

The Clinton Hill Noon Book Discussion has returned as a virtual book discussion. Old and new members welcome! We will be discussing "The Intuitionist" by Colson Whitehead. A limited number of copies will be available to check out...

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Clinton Hill Library Noon Book Discussion "The Intuitionist" by Colson Whitehead

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Jan 31   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career resume

Get Resume and Career Help through December 2021 with a professional librarian. Send your resume as an email attachment to [email protected] Give an overview of the kind of help you're looking for. This is a free and...

Resume & Career Help

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Jan 31   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group Immigrant Services

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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Jan 31   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume Virtual Programming

Get assistance with your résumé, cover letter, or career-related questions, live with a librarian via Zoom.

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Resume & Career Help Live!

Virtual Russian Storytime

Mon, Jan 31   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime Russian storytime

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

Join us for virtual Russian storytime with books, songs, and tips in Russian for your...

Virtual Russian Storytime

Knitting with Needles: A Virtual Knitting Club from the Kings Bay Library

Mon, Jan 31   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Join our friendly Knitting Club, "Knitting with Needles". We will be helping each other with new projects, lovely patterns, and unusual techniques of knitting. Please share your innovative ideas & expertise.

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Knitting with Needles: A Virtual Knitting Club from the Kings Bay Library

Borough Park presents Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Mon, Jan 31   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school Chess Workshop

Join the Borough Park Library and improve your game with chess masterJuan P Tica. You are invited to our scheduled Chess Program via Zoom. 

This program, for kids and teens, takes place on lichess.org.  Please create...

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Borough Park presents Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Tiny Techs (ages 3-6)

Mon, Jan 31   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years techknowledge toddler time

For Children Ages 3-6

This is a block coding program to introduce the basic ideas and concepts of coding to your children.  They will learn how to build basic codes by following instructions, and by using counting and sequencing...

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Tiny Techs (ages 3-6)

Join the Highlawn Chess Workshop with Chess Master Reinaldo Duran

Mon, Jan 31   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Join the Highlawn Library and improve your game with chess master Reinaldo Duran. 

This program, for kids and teens, takes place on lichess.org.  Please create an account on lichess.org ahead of time. We will send you...

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Join the Highlawn Chess Workshop with Chess Master Reinaldo Duran

Kahoot! Trivia

Mon, Jan 31   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time video games Virtual Programming

Challenge your friends to a trivia game. We will be using the online trivia platform Kahoot!

Register so that we can send you a secure Zoom link. 

 

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Kahoot! Trivia

Teen Book Talk

Mon, Jan 31   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book discussion teen time Virtual Programming

Need a book recommendation? Have a good book you want to recommend? Book talk will be a space for teens and young adults to recommend and discuss favorite books and to find new and interesting books. Join us Mondays at 4:30 on Zoom. Physical...

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Teen Book Talk

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Jan 31   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

CBH TALK: Discovering the Last Slave Ship: A Conversation with Ben Raines

Mon, Jan 31   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents Center for Brooklyn History conversations Virtual Programming

For 160 years the fate of the last known slave ship bringing captives from Africa to the United States remained a mystery. In 2018 journalist Ben Raines discovered the remains of the infamous Clotilda deep in the bayou off Alabama’s coast....

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CBH TALK: Discovering the Last Slave Ship: A Conversation with Ben Raines

Adult Book Club/Discussion: Diana Wynne Jones's "Witch Week" & "Mixed Magics"

Mon, Jan 31   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

Join the Diana Wynne Jones Adult Book Discussion as we discuss "Witch Week" and the short story collection "Mixed Magics" also set in the Chrestomanci universe:

The students in class 6B become nervous when their teacher receives an...

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Adult Book Club/Discussion: Diana Wynne Jones's "Witch Week" & "Mixed Magics"

FEB
1

First Steps to Starting a Business | NYC SBS

Tue, Feb 1   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Opening a business in New York City can seem daunting at the start. Many entrepreneurial New Yorkers ask: where do I begin? 

The goal of this course is to help you understand what starting a NYC business requires, and to define your...

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First Steps to Starting a Business | NYC SBS

We Speak NYC English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 1   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group Immigrant Services

We Speak NYC (formerly We Are New York) is the city’s free English Language Learning program, created and managed by the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs. We Speak NYC uses videos to tell the stories of New Yorkers who have come from...

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We Speak NYC English Conversation Group

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Feb 1   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years Virtual Programming

Spend fifteen minutes with Macon children's librarians to learn lap rhymes, finger plays, and early literacy tips for interacting with your baby and fostering a lifelong love of reading.

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library...

Virtual Babies & Books

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Feb 1   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume Virtual Programming

Get assistance with your résumé, cover letter, or career-related questions, live with a librarian via Zoom.

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Resume & Career Help Live!

Bebés Geniales

Tue, Feb 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies early literacy first five years multilingual storytime

Acompáñenos en un programa en zoom para los padres y los cuidadores de Nueva York que ayudan al desarrollo mental de niños de edad 0 a 3. Incluye cuentos e historias en inglés y español, consejos, artesanías, canciones, mira y repite, y más!...

Bebés Geniales

OATS/BPL Technology For All Spring Series

Tue, Feb 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults techknowledge Virtual Programming

Join us for a FREE 10-week technology course for adults ages 50 and over.

Tuesdays from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Topics: 

All Things Zoom=Feb. 1 #Age Friendly=Feb. 8 Google Maps=Feb. 15 Graphic Design Tools=Feb. 22...
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OATS/BPL Technology For All Spring Series

Virtual Cortelyou, New Utrecht and Gravesend Brainy Babies

Tue, Feb 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies early literacy first five years multilingual storytime

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers. Includes storytimes in English and Spanish, early literacy tips, sensory ideas, songs with a musician, show and tell, and more!...

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Virtual Cortelyou, New Utrecht and Gravesend Brainy Babies

Kids Create Tutorial: Origami

Tue, Feb 1   11:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

Visit the Highlawn Library Facebook Page (Facebook.com/HighlawnLibrary) for a new craft tutorial video from Mr. Gordon! This video will remain available indefinitely, so you can work at your own pace. 

Kids Create Tutorial: Origami

Mommy Moves Virtual Dance Fitness Class

Tue, Feb 1   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years dance fitness and classes parents and caregivers

Hey Parents: Does Covid have you uneasy about going to the gym, but you are missing your Zumba classes? Adams Street Library has got you covered with a virtual dance fitness class.

Dance and sway to international rhythms & familiar...

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Mommy Moves Virtual Dance Fitness Class

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Tue, Feb 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

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

Registered participants will receive an email with the Zoom link one hour before the program starts. 

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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

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