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Music Time Class with the Children's Museum of the Arts

Fri, Oct 30   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Culture Pass music Virtual Programming

Join Tom, moms, dads, toddlers, and tikes for an online music time experience with familiar songs, interactive gestures, drumming, and even drawing. It’s easy to join in the fun! This class is led by Tom Burnett.

This program is intended...

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Music Time Class with the Children's Museum of the Arts

Virtual Mini Storytime

Fri, Oct 30   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Engage in active screentime with this pre-recorded "mini" storytime, featuring 1 song, 1 book, and 1 additional activity.

Videos will be available for 48 hours after posting, so you can watch when it works best for your family! ...

Virtual Mini Storytime

Virtual Storytime with Miss Emily

Fri, Oct 30   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Stories, songs, fingerplays, feltboard games, puppets, and more! A short video storytime for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers will be available on the Red Hook Library's facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/BPLRedHook/)  beginning...

Virtual Storytime with Miss Emily

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 30   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 Toddler Time

Fri, Oct 30   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

Join Miss Sarah for a Virtual Toddler Time! We will be singing songs, learning rhymes and reading books! We will be live on the Carroll Gardens Library Facebook Page.

 

Virtual Toddler Time

Knit Together

Fri, Oct 30   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, Oct 30   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 Ask a Tech

Fri, Oct 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer programming 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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Fri, Oct 30   11:00 am to 1:00 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!

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Fri, Oct 30   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Come join McKinley Park Branch for a fun virtual storytime program with read out louds and songs on zoom.

Registration Required!

Zoom information will be sent via email 1 hr before the program.

Optional: Come dressed...

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Vitural Storytime with Ms. Katya

Fri, Oct 30   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes with Ms. Katya from Brighton Beach. This event will stream live from the Brighton Beach Library Facebook page. 

Vitural Storytime with Ms. Katya

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Oct 30   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for storytime with Miss Samantha and enjoy some fun autumn-themed stories and songs. All books featured in the virtual storytime are available through BPL's catalog. This program will air on Mapleton Library's Facebook page and be...

Virtual Storytime

Spirituality, Meditation, Wisdom, Love & Oneness

Fri, Oct 30   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Agenda: (drop-in for any section)

12:30pm - Guided meditation 🧘‍♀️🧘‍♂️ and group chanting of “OM” 🕉 mantra

12:45pm - Group sharing of spiritual readings, inspirations 📖, and mantra songs 🎶

1:00pm - Student...

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Spirituality, Meditation, Wisdom, Love & Oneness

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 30   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults english conversation group esol

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

Creative Aging: Drawing Techniques with Charcoal

Fri, Oct 30   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

The subtleties in the shadows of charcoal drawings make them wonderful to look at…and now you can learn how to create them for youself !

In this 9-week workshop you will explore landscapes, seascapes, still life and nature images as...

Creative Aging: Drawing Techniques with Charcoal

Healthy Brain

Fri, Oct 30   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

Please join for a free workshop on Healthy Brain Aging brought to you by Sleep, Aging, and Memory expert Dr. Ricardo Osorio, NYU Langone Health Center for Cognitive Neurology and the NYU Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Dr. Osorio will...

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Healthy Brain

Virtual Mandarin Storytime with Miss Lina from Borough Park

Fri, Oct 30   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years chinese early literacy Events for Youth and Family first five years

Join Miss Lina from the Borough Park branch library for traditional and modern stories for little ones in Mandarin Chinese. Link to the Borough Park Library Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/BPLboroughpark/videos

 

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Virtual Mandarin Storytime with Miss Lina from Borough Park

Virtual Book Club: Villette

Fri, Oct 30   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Welcome!  We're going to read Villette by Charlotte Bronte at this meeting and discuss.  Please join us for literary fun in an informal and jovial atmosphere.

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Virtual Book Club: Villette

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, Oct 30   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 email to [email protected]

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, Oct 30   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help teen time Virtual Programming

Homework Help is back at Brooklyn Public Library!

We're now offer Virtual Homework Help for students in grades: K-8, via Zoom. Homework Help is available in the subjects: reading, writing, and math. 

We offer Highschool...

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Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 30   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations russian Virtual Programming world language conversation

Practice your Russian language skills in a friendly environment. For adults who have some basic knowledge of Russian language and want to improve fluency. Everyone is welcome.

Please register for the program. Registration is going to be...

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Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, Oct 30   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help teen time Virtual Programming

Homework Help is back at Brooklyn Public Library!

We're now offering Virtual Homework Help for students in grades: K-8, via Zoom. Homework Help is available in the following subjects: reading, writing, and math. 

We offer...

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Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Chess Program

Fri, Oct 30   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

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.

RSVP required, no more than 15 participants. 

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Virtual Chess Program

Frankenstein Fridays!

Fri, Oct 30   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

Join us over on the Gerritsen Beach Library Facebook page on Fridays for some spooktacular entertainment!

We will be posting up Halloween themed crafts for kids that are easy to do and a lot of fun!

There may even be a spooky...

Frankenstein Fridays!

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, Oct 30   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help teen time Virtual Programming

Homework Help is back at Brooklyn Public Library!

We're now offering Virtual Homework Help for students in grades: K-8, via Zoom. Homework Help is available in the following subjects: reading, writing, and math. 

We offer...

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Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Board Games

Fri, Oct 30   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator board game exchange library table-top & board games Virtual Programming

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

We will meet using Zoom. We will send out a link at 2:45. Then we can decide on a game and we can walk you through how to play. 

It is totally...

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Virtual Board Games

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Fri, Oct 30   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults everyone is welcome here teen tech time Virtual Programming

All skill levels welcome! 

No registration required. Just add us on PSN “Redhookbranch70” and we’ll send you an invite to the Party and Neighborhood when you get online, then we can start the Battle! 

Don't...

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Fri, Oct 30   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults everyone is welcome here teen tech time Virtual Programming

All skill levels welcome! 

No registration required. Just add us on PSN “Redhookbranch70” and we’ll send you an invite to the Party and Neighborhood when you get online, then we can start the Battle! 

Don't...

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Online Security Tips

Fri, Oct 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning all ages Virtual Programming

Today we use the internet for most things; communicating, banking, shopping, etc.  Unfortunately, the Internet is also home to certain risks, such as malware, spam, and phishing. If you want to stay safe online, you will need to understand...

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Online Security Tips

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Oct 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion e-books

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

Cooking Matters for Kids: Virtual Course

Fri, Oct 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids cooking Virtual Programming

During this 6-week online program, your kids will: • Have fun cooking healthy foods! • Play fun games and activities • Learn about MyPlate, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recommendations for healthy eating • Age participation ranges from 6-...

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Cooking Matters for Kids: Virtual Course

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, Oct 30   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help teen time Virtual Programming

Homework Help is back at Brooklyn Public Library!

We're now offering Virtual Homework Help for students in grades: K-8, via Zoom. Homework Help is available in the following subjects: reading, writing, and math. 

We offer...

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Virtual Homework Help

Book Adventures: Spooktacular

Fri, Oct 30   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school halloween kids explore Virtual Programming

Please join us for ghoulish stories and spooky fun.   Learn the art of making blood.  

Materials required: Corn syrup , food coloring, your finger or Qtips to apply it. 

Please view this program live on...

Book Adventures: Spooktacular

Aaand I Lost...| BPL Gaming Stream

Fri, Oct 30   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time teen time video games Virtual Programming

Aaand I Lost... is a new interactive (ish) BPL gaming stream where the librarian/gamer does a playthrough of a game he's never played before! 

Join Tyler as he stumbles blindly through games that he's never seen before. He may ask...

Aaand I Lost...| BPL Gaming Stream

Book Adventures: There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves

Fri, Oct 30   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Ann for another Bood Adventures program. We will be reading There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leave by Lucille Colandro and creating Leaf People.  Program can be viewed on the Mill Basin Facebook Page at 4pm. 

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Book Adventures: There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves

Best Buy Teen Tech Center Presents: Virtual Open Mic

Fri, Oct 30   5:00 pm to 6:30 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

Chinese Cultures: Poetry

Fri, Oct 30   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults chinese lectures and discussions multilingual poetry

This program is open to all adult Brooklyn Public Library patrons and is free. Please submit your name plus your e-mail address and a link will be sent to you at least 24 hours earlier. 

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Chinese Cultures: Poetry

OCT
31

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Sat, Oct 31   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Join us for a fun storytime with Ms. Lori, our storytime volunteer. We'll sing favorite songs and read good books!  View the broadcast on the Cortelyou Library Facebook page. 

 

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Virtual Yoga 26/2

Sat, Oct 31   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults adult learning yoga and meditation

Please, join us for weekly yoga sessions. The 26/2 Practice is perfect for beginners and those looking to ground their practice. It has been transforming lives around the world for decades. Traditionally it is practiced in a heated room, but this...

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Virtual Yoga 26/2

Art for Kids with Norte Maar

Sat, Oct 31   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts early literacy Virtual Programming

For the Saturdays in October, you're invited to join our wonderful community partners for an art for kids program with Norte Maar! 

Each week you can find the zoom link and activity details pinned to the top of our social media...

Art for Kids with Norte Maar

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 31   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services Virtual Programming

Join other adults who are learning to speak English on Zoom. 
Please  register with your name and email. The Zoom link will be emailed one hour before the program starts. 

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Oct 31   11:00 am to 11:45 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 Chess (en Español)

Sat, Oct 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Chess Workshop spanish Virtual Programming

Niños y adolescentes, aprendan a jugar o mejoren su juego, con un instructor profesional de 11 am a 12 pm. Para principiantes o jugadores avanzados. ¡Regístrese para obtener información sobre cómo y dónde participar!

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Virtual Chess (en Español)

Halloween Storytime with Ms. Cynthia

Sat, Oct 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family saturday storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for a special Halloween storytime on the Clarendon Library Facebook page!  StorytimeCostumes optional.

Halloween Storytime with Ms. Cynthia

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 31   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

Kids’ Halloween Canvas Painting Workshop

Sat, Oct 31   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts halloween

Join us for a FREE, live online session, where kids will engage with and get inspired by the artwork from Danielle M. Chéry (allthingsdmc.me). Participants will be guided in a step by step process to create a beautiful painting.  No...

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Kids’ Halloween Canvas Painting Workshop

American Sign Language - ASL for Everyone

Sat, Oct 31   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults 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...

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American Sign Language - ASL for Everyone

Events for Youth and Family: Día de los Muertos

Sat, Oct 31   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

The Compañía de Danza Mexicana will present a performance of its acclaimed production of “Día de los Muertos” with prerecorded educational content provided by Artistic Director, Alberto López. During the 50-minute virtual assembly, professional,...

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Events for Youth and Family: Día de los Muertos

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 31   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. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Chess Workshop

Sat, Oct 31   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. Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive instructions on how...

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Chess Workshop

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