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APR
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Virtual Storytime

Mon, Apr 13   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books 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 Dungeons and Dragons

Mon, Apr 13   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens table-top & board games teen tech time Virtual Programming

Hey teens! Are you bummed about social distancing but still want to game with your friends? Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons online game! Our librarians are going to make some awesome adventures for you! 


We are using...

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Virtual Storytime

Mon, Apr 13   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

Poetry with Zetta Elliott

Mon, Apr 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

Teens are invited to join author Zetta Elliott for a poetry workshop. 

Participants must register and a Zoom link to join the program will be emailed in advance.

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Poetry with Zetta Elliott

APR
14

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Tue, Apr 14   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

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

Join Kelly Brennan for a fun yoga practice! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in...

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Drag Queen Story Hour with Miz Jade

Tue, Apr 14   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Enjoy Drag Queen Story Hour from the comfort of your own home as Miz Jade reads children's books, sings songs, and does movement activities for kids ages 3-8. Through storytelling and creativity, DQSH teaches children about gender diversity and...

Drag Queen Story Hour with Miz Jade

Stop Motion Animation

Tue, Apr 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bric photography techknowledge Virtual Programming

BRIC Media Education is offering the following FREE online class.

In two hours, learn the tools and techniques to create an animated film. Spend course time working on a short, animated video, with the potential to exhibit online or on...

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Stop Motion Animation

Virtual Storytime

Tue, Apr 14   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

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Tue, Apr 14   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids team up to read Virtual Programming

Try fun game techniques to build comprehension.  Design a comic strip to learn the parts of a story. 

This program will be broadcast on the Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook page. 

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Digital Meditation for Teens

Tue, Apr 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Brooklyn Public Library invites teens to come together to find a moment of peace in these stressful times. Instructor Lavender Suarez will guide participants through simple meditation techniques (breathing exercises, gentle movement, relaxing...

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Digital Meditation for Teens

Astra Taylor on "Philosophical Publics: Ruling Ourselves, Thinking Together"

Tue, Apr 14   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

In her Night of Philosophy talk, "Philosophical Publics: Ruling Ourselves, Thinking Together" Astra Taylor considers ways philosophers have dealt with inequality, long seen to be an enabler of tyranny.

Click here to view this event at our...

Astra Taylor on "Philosophical Publics: Ruling Ourselves, Thinking Together"

28th Amendment Town Hall: Boerum Hill/Gowanus, moderated by Brian Tate

Tue, Apr 14   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents, the programming team of Brooklyn Public Library, started the 28th Amendment Project earlier this year and, continuing the project, now invites the public online to help to draft the 28th amendment to the Constitution. The 27th...

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28th Amendment Town Hall: Boerum Hill/Gowanus, moderated by Brian Tate

APR
15

Virtual Storytime

Wed, Apr 15   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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

Creative Aging: What's Your Story? We'd like to know!

Wed, Apr 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming writing workshop

WHAT YOU HAVE TO SAY IT'S IMPORTANT!

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.

And your story is...

Creative Aging: What's Your Story? We'd like to know!

Prepare Your Business for Disruptions

Wed, Apr 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

From gas leaks and fires, to major hurricanes, flooding, and blackouts, NYC business owners face many challenges that can impact your operations and assets. The Department of Small Business Services (SBS) is here to help guide you through the...

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Prepare Your Business for Disruptions

Book Adventures-Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcake

Wed, Apr 15   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

Join us this afternoon as we read Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes by Kimberly and James Dean. Help Pete and Gus solve the mystery of just where the cupcakes went and create your own cupcake pencil holder or storage container from...

Book Adventures-Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcake

Research Refracted: Tracing Your Roots

Wed, Apr 15   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Artists and Archives brooklyn collection brooklyn history Virtual Programming

In collaboration with Weeksville Heritage Center, MoCADA, Archival Alchemy, and the Brooklyn Collection, as part of Research Refracted and The Legacy Project’s public training series, this virtual event on genealogy research will focus on...

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Research Refracted: Tracing Your Roots

Nathaniel Rich on Losing Earth, in conversation with David Leonhardt

Wed, Apr 15   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

In his book Losing Earth, Rich provides more of the context for what did—and didn’t—happen in the 1980s and, more important, is able to carry the story fully into the present day and wrestle with what those past failures mean for us in 2019. It...

Nathaniel Rich on Losing Earth, in conversation with David Leonhardt

Virtual Bedtime Stories

Wed, Apr 15   7:00 pm to 7:30 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 "bedtime" storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to...

Virtual Bedtime Stories

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

Wed, Apr 15   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...

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

APR
16

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Apr 16   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! 

Musical Yoga Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Apr 16   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

National Resources and Policy Updates for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Thu, Apr 16   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance small business

There are many programs and initiatives intended to assist small business owners, due to the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. Do you know which one is right for your business?

Attend this timely webinar, presented by Brian Pifer with...

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National Resources and Policy Updates for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Marketing & Messaging during COVID

Thu, Apr 16   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business

During this unprecedented time as a result of COVID-19, customer needs and concerns have shifted. This has required businesses to become more creative about their marketing and the messaging around their products and services. Join us for this...

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Marketing & Messaging during COVID

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Apr 16   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create 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 a virtual Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program! A ...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Thu, Apr 16   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bard at bpl

Bard Microcollege students are enrolled in courses across the liberal arts and take advantage of access to the Library’s considerable collection, events, and expertise. The online application system for the 2020–2021 academic year is open for...

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Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Thu, Apr 16   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations support groups Virtual Programming

Join support group on first Thursday of every month to find some comfort and understanding among fellow survivors. The group is informal and completely free. No need to struggle alone.

Come and share your story with other survivors for...

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Business Finances 2: Planning for Profitability

Thu, Apr 16   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance small business

Every entrepreneur is in business to make profits, but only some succeed. Creating a financial plan for profitability is an essential step towards that success.

The goal of this course is to leverage what you learned in “Business Finances...

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Business Finances 2: Planning for Profitability

Tayari Jones in conversation with James Hannaham

Thu, Apr 16   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

As the culminating event in a series of Big Read programs on Silver Sparrow, Tayari Jones discusses her work with author James Hannaham.

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 7 PM, April 16, 2020....

Tayari Jones in conversation with James Hannaham

APR
17

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Apr 17   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

Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Fri, Apr 17   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bard at bpl

Bard Microcollege students are enrolled in courses across the liberal arts and take advantage of access to the Library’s considerable collection, events, and expertise. The online application system for the 2020–2021 academic year is open for...

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Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

APR
18

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Apr 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   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 Storytime

Sat, Apr 18   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

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Sat, Apr 18   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids team up to read Virtual Programming

How do our personal experiences help us to understand what we're reading? Get some inspiration for creating an artistic visual reader's response.

This program will be broadcast on the Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook page. 

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Robert Reich discusses Saving Capitalism: For the Many Not the Few

Sat, Apr 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich worries that America’s economic recovery is bypassing most Americans. In a discussion of his new book, Reich examines how the economic system that helped make our country strong is now failing us....

Robert Reich discusses Saving Capitalism: For the Many Not the Few

28th Amendment Town Hall: New Utrecht, moderated by Brynna Tucker

Sat, Apr 18   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents, the programming team of Brooklyn Public Library, started the 28th Amendment Project earlier this year and, continuing the project, now invites the public online to help to draft the 28th amendment to the Constitution. The 27th...

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28th Amendment Town Hall:  New Utrecht, moderated by Brynna Tucker

Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Sat, Apr 18   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bard at bpl

Bard Microcollege students are enrolled in courses across the liberal arts and take advantage of access to the Library’s considerable collection, events, and expertise. The online application system for the 2020–2021 academic year is open for...

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Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

APR
19

Carnegie Hall Citywide Concert: JACK Quartet

Sun, Apr 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Christopher Otto and Austin Wulliman, violins; John Pickford Richards, viola; and Jay Campbell, cello; perform works by Ruth Crawford Seeger, Derek Bermel, Julia Wolfe, and Iannis Xenakis.

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents...

Carnegie Hall Citywide Concert: JACK Quartet

APR
20

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Mon, Apr 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens table-top & board games teen tech time Virtual Programming

Hey teens! Are you bummed about social distancing but still want to game with your friends? Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons online game! Our librarians are going to make some awesome adventures for you! 


We are using...

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Photographing in Manual Mode

Mon, Apr 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults photography techknowledge Virtual Programming

Take your photography to another level.

This online class details how to shoot in manual mode. You will learn how to operate your camera in manual mode; what the menu items in your camera mean; and how they work to get you sharp, clear,...

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Photographing in Manual Mode

Library Lab: Paper Helicopters

Mon, Apr 20   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids library lab Virtual Programming

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

Tune in to learn about aerodynamics by making and experimenting with a paper helicopter. ...

Library Lab: Paper Helicopters

Poetry with Zetta Elliott

Mon, Apr 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

Teens are invited to join author Zetta Elliott for a poetry workshop. 

Register
Poetry with Zetta Elliott

Marketing & Messaging during COVID

Mon, Apr 20   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business

During this unprecedented time as a result of COVID-19, customer needs and concerns have shifted. This has required businesses to become more creative about their marketing and the messaging around their products and services. Join us for this...

Register
Marketing & Messaging during COVID

APR
21

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Tue, Apr 21   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

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

Join Kelly Brennan for a fun yoga practice! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in...

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Virtual Storytime

Tue, Apr 21   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

Team Up To Read: Vocabulary Building

Tue, Apr 21   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids team up to read Virtual Programming

Develop strategies for learning new words while reading.  Play a game of concentration to give you some practice with the new words. 

This program will be broadcast on the Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook page. 

Team Up To Read: Vocabulary Building

Digital Meditation for Teens

Tue, Apr 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Brooklyn Public Library invites teens to come together to find a moment of peace in these stressful times. Instructor Lavender Suarez will guide participants through simple meditation techniques (breathing exercises, gentle movement, relaxing...

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Digital Meditation for Teens

Helen Philips discusses The Beautiful Bureaucrat, with Rob Spillman

Tue, Apr 21   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Rob Spillman talks with Helen Phillips, whose debut novel The Beautiful Bureaucrat has been widely praised, including by the New York Times Book Review, which called it "a riveting, drolly surreal debut novel." Kakfaesque, comic, and moving,...

Helen Philips discusses The Beautiful Bureaucrat, with Rob Spillman

28th Amendment Town Hall: Brownsville, moderated by Craig Manbauman

Tue, Apr 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents, the programming team of Brooklyn Public library, started the 28th Amendment Project earlier this year and, continuing the project, now invites the public online to help to draft the 28th amendment to the Constitution. The 27th...

Register
28th Amendment Town Hall: Brownsville, moderated by Craig Manbauman

Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Tue, Apr 21   8:00 pm to 10:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bard at bpl

Bard Microcollege students are enrolled in courses across the liberal arts and take advantage of access to the Library’s considerable collection, events, and expertise. The online application system for the 2020–2021 academic year is open for...

Register
Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

APR
22

Creative Aging: What's Your Story? We'd like to know!

Wed, Apr 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming writing workshop

WHAT YOU HAVE TO SAY IT'S IMPORTANT!

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.

And your story is...

Creative Aging: What's Your Story? We'd like to know!

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