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APR
9

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Apr 9   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

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y) Space Limited

Thu, Apr 9   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) Space Limited

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Apr 9   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

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Apr 9   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

Coronavirus and Your Small Business- Live Q&A with SCORE Mentors

Thu, Apr 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business finance small business Virtual Programming

Small businesses have been hurt deeply by the coronavirus, and the impact will be felt for months. We know you have questions and need help now. SCORE is here for you with our trusted business mentors and resources.

Join SCORE’s expert,...

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Coronavirus and Your Small Business- Live Q&A with SCORE Mentors

Using Bookkeeping Systems to Create Financial Statements for Relief Funds & Lenders

Thu, Apr 9   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Claiming a 25% sales slowdown due to COVID-19? You may need financial statements for that. This workshop follows-up on our earlier bookkeeping webinar. Participants will be walked through bookkeeping systems creating and editing the 3...

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Using Bookkeeping Systems to Create Financial Statements for Relief Funds & Lenders

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Apr 9   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

Data Analytics for Everyone!

Thu, Apr 9   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business Virtual Programming

SimplyAnalytics is a mapping, visualization, and data analytics application that makes it easy for anyone to create maps, charts, and reports using thousands of demographic, business & consumer behavior data variables including census data,...

Data Analytics for Everyone!

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Thu, Apr 9   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Piñata Love (Ages 7+)
By Joel Ramirez, NYICFF 2018
6 mins. No dialogue

Watch: https://vimeo.com/254028271

Mexican craft meets-cute with NYC street style in this tale of a near-perfect mâche.

Talking points:...

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Kids Create: Flipbooks

Thu, Apr 9   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create Virtual Programming

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

All you need is paper, a pen or pencil or markers or crayons or something else to write with...

Kids Create: Flipbooks

BPL Virtual Super Smash Bros Tournament

Thu, Apr 9   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens video games Virtual Programming

Social distancing got you down? Got a Nintendo Switch? Join us at BPL's Smash Ultimate arena!

Play against your friends and folks from all across Brooklyn! All skill levels welcome!

No registration required! Just follow these...

BPL Virtual Super Smash Bros Tournament

Become Certified As a Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE)

Thu, Apr 9   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Businesses certified as a Minority/Women-Owned (M/WBE) business are able to increase their visibility, capacity and contribute to the City’s economy through the bidding on public contracts. If you are a business owner and would like to learn how...

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Become Certified As a Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE)

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Thu, Apr 9   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

How Your Credit Can Survive A Pandemic

Thu, Apr 9   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance small business

Participate in the latest series of Small Business webinars at IMPACCT Brooklyn! This FREE webinar focuses on the process of building & using credit to grow your business.

Topics include:

Credit Ratings Establishing Business...
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How Your Credit Can Survive A Pandemic

Timothy Snyder discusses On Tyranny

Thu, Apr 9   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the twentieth century. We are no wiser than the...

Timothy Snyder discusses On Tyranny

APR
10

Toddlers in Rhythm

Fri, Apr 10   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bpl presents Virtual Programming

In this virtual movement workshop for parents/caretakers and their little ones, we will explore the fundamentals of rhythm and movement, using the lens of African Dance. Listening to the beat of the drum, participants and their parents will...

Toddlers in Rhythm

Knit Together

Fri, Apr 10   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

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Apr 10   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

Tax Implications of the CARES Act with PKF O'Connor Davies, LLP

Fri, Apr 10   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business finance small business Virtual Programming

Tax Implications of the CARES Act with PKF O'Connor Davies, LLP

Presenters:
Bruce Blasnik, CPA, CGMA, Partner
Bryan Decker, CPA, Partner
Christopher Migliaccio, Senior Manager
Sandy Weinberg, JD,...

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Tax Implications of the CARES Act with PKF O'Connor Davies, LLP

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Apr 10   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

Book Adventures

Fri, Apr 10   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

This afternoon, we'll read Michael Ian Black's I'm Bored and learn how to do something simple and silly that totally destroys indoor boredom.

Come ready with your supplies and view the program at the Adams Street Library and the...

Book Adventures

Virtual Board Games

Fri, Apr 10   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy game using Tabletopia or BoardGameArena. 

We will have a meeting in Zoom or Discord at first. I will send out a link at 3:45. Then we can decide on a game and I can walk you through joining...

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Virtual Board Games

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

Fri, Apr 10   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Social distancing got you down? Remote learning stressing you out? Got a Nintendo Switch? Join us for BPL's Virtual Mario Kart session!

Play against your friends and folks from all across Brooklyn and dominate the race! All skill levels...

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

APR
11

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Apr 11   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

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Sat, Apr 11   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

The Writhing Society meets to practice and discuss the techniques of constrained writing. We practice the methods invented by ourselves and by other writers, artists, musicians, and mathematicians. Today's exercise: At home with Fodor & Perec...

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The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Virtual Storytime

Sat, Apr 11   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: Mind Movies

Sat, Apr 11   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids team up to read Virtual Programming

Improve comprehension by making mind movies to visualize a story.  Get some inspiration for creating an artistic visual reader's response. 

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

Team Up To Read:  Mind Movies

Jennifer Egan on Manhattan Beach

Sat, Apr 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

ONE BOOK, ONE NEW YORK winning author Jennifer Egan, in conversation with Meredith Wisner, former Asst. Director of Archives at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Manhattan Beach researcher and oral historian Zaheer Ali from the Brooklyn Historical...

Jennifer Egan on Manhattan Beach

28th Amendment Town Hall: Park Slope/Windsor Terrace, moderated by Brynna Tucker

Sat, Apr 11   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: Park Slope/Windsor Terrace, moderated by Brynna Tucker

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons for Adults

Sat, Apr 11   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults game on table-top & board games

Adults looking to do something long distance with your friends while properly social distancing? Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons online game! Our librarians are going to make some awesome adventures for you! 


We are...

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons for Adults

APR
12

Classical Interludes: Piano duo with violinist Rolf Schulte and pianist James Goldsworthy

Sun, Apr 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Piano duo with violinist Rolf Schulte and pianist James Goldsworthy, performing works by Josef Suk and Edvard Grieg.

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 4 PM, April 12, 2020. Please note: this...

Classical Interludes: Piano duo with violinist Rolf Schulte and pianist James Goldsworthy

APR
13

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

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Mon, Apr 13   2:00 pm to 2:30 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)

Creative Aging: Our Oral Histories

Mon, Apr 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults conversations creative aging poetry

Our Oral History workshop with Dave Johnson. 

You can either connect through zoom video at Zoom Meeting https://NewSchool.zoom.us/j/969246783; Audio Only; please call: 1 646 558 8656 US (New York); Meeting ID: 969 246 783.

Creative Aging: Our Oral Histories

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

SBA Webinar on Economic Injury Disaster Loan

Tue, Apr 14   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance small business

This free seminar is designed to provide information to business owners about the SBA economic injury disaster loan (EIDL) for businesses and private non-profit organizations impacted by COVID-19.

Online link will be shared to...

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SBA Webinar on Economic Injury Disaster Loan

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

Virtual Board Games

Tue, Apr 14   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy game using Tabletopia or BoardGameArena. 

We will have a meeting in Zoom or Discord at first. I will send out a link at 3:45. Then we can decide on a game and I can walk you through joining...

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Virtual Board Games

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

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Apr 15   2:00 pm to 2:30 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)

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