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Kids Create: Friendship Bracelets

Tue, Aug 18   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading

Learn the basic knot used for making friendship braclets with the "chevron" pattern.  Materials needed:  embroidery thread, plastic lacing cord, heavy-weight yarn or similar material.

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Kids Create: Friendship Bracelets

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Aug 18   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume Virtual Programming

Get assistance with your resume, cover letter, or career-related questions live with a librarian via Zoom. Participants will receive up to 30 minutes of feedback and guidance.

Please register here on our event page to reserve your spot....

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Resume & Career Help Live!

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy

Tue, Aug 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion e-books Virtual Programming

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for ages 18 and up. 
 

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of it so far? If we’ve...

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Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy

Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

Tue, Aug 18   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults conversations

New Utrecht patrons meet for an informal virtual get-together over coffee or your favorite beverage.  

Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

After Census 2020: New Yorkers, Redistricting and Political Power

Tue, Aug 18   6:00 pm to 6:45 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census Town Hall

You've heard about the importance of completing your 2020 Census forms, but what happens after the count wraps up? Census data affects New York’s congressional representation; the redistricting of state senate, assembly and city council districts...

After Census 2020: New Yorkers, Redistricting and Political Power

How Census data helps businesses, the community and local government

Tue, Aug 18   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census business Virtual Programming

In this session, Juan Vasquez, Support Specialist for the SimplyAnalytics team, will present a brief overview and history of the Census, and demonstrate how Census data helps businesses, the community, and local governments. The session will...

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How Census data helps businesses, the community and local government

Cinema Ephemera

Tue, Aug 18   8:30 pm to 9:30 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults bpl presents Cinema Ephemera

An eclectic mix of artist film shorts, concert footage, vintage video games, studio visits with children's illustrators and more, projected on the facade of the iconic Central Library. Stroll by after sundown, you never know what you will see....

Cinema Ephemera

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Virtual Babies and Books Storytime

Wed, Aug 19   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime Virtual Programming

Join the Central Youth Wing librarians for a weekly storytime for babies every Wednesday morning in July. Learn new ryhmes, songs, and favorite books that are appopriate for babies ages 0-18 months. 

 

The program will...

Virtual Babies and Books Storytime

Virtual Zoom Toddler Time with Ms. Ann

Wed, Aug 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Ann from the Mill Basin Branch for a virtual ZOOM storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. 

Please register to recieve the...

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Virtual Zoom Toddler Time with Ms. Ann

RESCHEDULED: WE Connect Mentor Session with Chef Grace Ramirez

Wed, Aug 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

This event has been rescheduled from August 13 to August 19. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Grace Ramirez is more than a television chef. This vivacious and stylish icon, known as La Latina, uses her exquisite Latin cooking to...

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RESCHEDULED: WE Connect Mentor Session with Chef Grace Ramirez

QuickBooks | NYC SBS

Wed, Aug 19   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Business owners need to monitor their spending and expenses in order to maintain a healthy profit. QuickBooks can help you keep track of daily transactions, as well as develop financial reports such as Income Statements, Balance Sheets, and Cash...

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QuickBooks | NYC SBS

Virtual Bug Storytime!

Wed, Aug 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for Virtual Storytime co-presented with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy!  Babies, toddlers, and pre-schoolers ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to develop early literacy skills and learn about a monthly theme...

Virtual Bug Storytime!

Virtual Storytime

Wed, Aug 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime summer reading

**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 Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 19   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class. Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

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

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Virtual Ask a Tech

Virtual Coffee Break Coloring

Wed, Aug 19   12:30 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Need to de-stress during your coffee break? Grab your favorite coloring book or a blank piece of paper and color along to some relaxing music as we demonstrate different adult coloring apps and artists. All ages welcome.

This...

Virtual Coffee Break Coloring

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Aug 19   1:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Spend a quick and crafty 30 minutes with the Saratoga's children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting,  or some combination of those.

This will be broadcast from the Saratoga Facebook page

Virtual Kids Create

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 19   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

Virtual Babies and Books

Wed, Aug 19   1:00 pm to 1:30 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 Babies and Books

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 19   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

The Art of Searching & Reading Research Articles - Session 2

Wed, Aug 19   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults all ages research Virtual Programming

Join us for session two on reading academic research articles! We will use the Brooklyn Public Library's public databases, which are all free to use with an active library membership account.
This program is open to students of all ages....

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The Art of Searching & Reading Research Articles - Session 2

Summer Reading: Jewelry Making

Wed, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Learn to make the kind of jewelry worn by celebrities!

View the broadcast on Instagram Live at 2 PM.

Summer Reading: Jewelry Making

Reflect & Restore through Writing

Wed, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Sometimes it's hard to find the right words to tell the story we want to tell. Your experiences, your feelings, your thoughts, your struggles - it's all part of your story. Your story is unique to you, and writing it down can be a release, or...

Reflect & Restore through Writing

Children's Writing Workshop: Creation Myths

Wed, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Students will explore creation myths from various cultures (including Greek, Norse, Navaho, Sicilian, Middle Eastern, and American Folk Mythology to name a few) and then write or draw their own. Make sure to have writing and drawing...

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Children's Writing Workshop: Creation Myths

Virtual Spanish Conversation - Canceled Cancelled

Wed, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations spanish Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak Spanish 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...

Virtual Spanish Conversation - Canceled

Zumba

Wed, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults benefit assistance fitness health and wellness Healthy Communities

The instructor will guide you through a fun and active Zumba workout that will leave you feeling happy and energized!  You will also receive a brief presentation on health insurance options for you and the entire family.

This program...

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Zumba

Animals of the Himalayas! with Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Wed, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Join us to learn about the animals of the Himalayas! We'll introduce you to two important animals: the snow leopard, and the yak! Learn about the importance of the yak to the people of the Himalayas!

This program is intended for children...

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Animals of the Himalayas! with Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Virtual Computer Basics

Wed, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Do you want to learn how to use a computer? During this session, you will learn computer basics including how to use a mouse, parts of a computer and what you can do with a computer.

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

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Virtual Computer Basics

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime spanish Virtual Programming

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores en la página Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook. (Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers on the Brooklyn...

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Aug 19   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading

Spend a quick and crafty half hour with the Macon children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting, tying, or some combination of those.

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

 

Virtual Kids Create

Get to Know Brainfuse JobNow: Career Search, Resume Help & More

Wed, Aug 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career resume Virtual Programming

Learn about Brainfuse JobNow, which is now accessible from home with a Brooklyn Public Library card! JobNow features free career exploration tools in partnership with the publishers of What Color Is Your Parachute? as well as a large database of...

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Get to Know Brainfuse JobNow: Career Search, Resume Help & More

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Aug 19   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books poetry

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Discuss writing you have written about the current book. It can be something you feel should’ve been written...

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Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Aug 19   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading

Join a staff member to create art! This will be broadcast from the East Flatbush Library Facebook Page !

 

Virtual Kids Create

Lions and Tigers and Bees, Oh My!

Wed, Aug 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Join author Candace Fleming as she shares the secrets behind her new books, Honeybee and Cubs in the Tub, then create your own true stories...with a little help from the author.

View the broadcast on Candace Fleming's Facebook...

Lions and Tigers and Bees, Oh My!

Virtual Teens Write Stuff Wednesdays

Wed, Aug 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults creative writing teen time Virtual Programming

While we can't share in person, that doesn't mean the writing has to stop. 

Join us online on our Instagram page! 

Virtual Teens Write Stuff Wednesdays

"A Virtual Field Trip to The Jim Henson Exhibition" with the Museum of the Moving Image

Wed, Aug 19   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Director of Curatorial Affairs Barbara Miller will lead an online audience (watching from home) on a live virtual tour, making stops at several sections pertaining to different phases of Jim Henson’s career. These sections include an introduction...

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"A Virtual Field Trip to The Jim Henson Exhibition" with the Museum of the Moving Image

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Aug 19   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books poetry

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Discuss writing you have written about the current book. It can be something you feel should’ve been written...

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Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Census Help Live!

Wed, Aug 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census Office Hours

Get assistance with your 2020 Census form live with BPL Census Navigator via Zoom. Participants will receive up to 20 minutes of support and guidance. Support can be offered in English or Spanish. Please register here and a member of the team...

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Census Help Live!

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Wed, Aug 19   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults summer reading Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join Melanie Morgan for alignment-based flow classes uploaded every Wednesday at 6pm! Each class lasts about one hour and 15 minutes. All levels are welcome!

View the broadcast on the Park Slope Library Facebook page...

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Virtual Chinese Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 19   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning chinese conversations Virtual Programming

Welcome to join other students in learning to speak Chinese through this virtual Chinese Conversation Group for beginners. Please register for this group with your name and email. The zoom link will be sent to your email one hour before the...

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Virtual Chinese Conversation Group

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Aug 19   7:00 pm to 8:00 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

Virtual Readaloud--The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

Wed, Aug 19   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us on the Kensington Library Facebook page as we continue our serial reading of Melissa Caruso's new book, The Obsidian Tower.  This week, we'll enjoy chapters 17 and 18. 

Set in a world of magic and complicated...

Virtual Readaloud--The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, Aug 19   7:30 pm to 8:30 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...

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Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

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Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Aug 20   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

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 20   10:00 am to 10:30 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 Ms. Abby for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to...

Virtual Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 20   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 Storytime

Thu, Aug 20   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Olivia for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. View the live broadcast from the Windsor Terrace Library Facebook Page.

Virtual Storytime

Summer Reading: Big Jeff

Thu, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Big Jeff is an award winning children’s singer/ songwriter. Show includes movement, children’s songs, interactive fun, musical story time, and learning through music.

View the broadcast on Facebook Live at 11 AM.

Summer Reading: Big Jeff

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Come join one of the Park Slope Library children's librarians for a virtual storytime!...

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Choosing a College

Thu, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults career Virtual Programming

Get tips for finding your "best fit" schools with this live demonstration of the library's online research tools. 

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Choosing a College

Woman’s Support Group

Thu, Aug 20   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

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