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Coney Island's Virtual Story Time with Ms. Sharon

Fri, Feb 26   12:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool Virtual Programming

Join us for a pre-recorded Virtual Storytime with Ms. Sharon from the Coney Island Library! We will be sharing books, songs, rhymes, and tips for development of early literacy skills. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are all...

Coney Island's Virtual Story Time with Ms. Sharon

Resume & Career Help Live!

Fri, Feb 26   9:00 am to 11:00 am   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. This session will be conducted by Ms. Ford from the Midwood...

Resume & Career Help Live!

DIY Art Kit #4: Watercolor Pencils

Fri, Feb 26   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts diy grab and go kits

DIY Art Kit #4 has just been released in time for the weekend at Kings Highway Library!  It contains:

- 12 watercolor pencils in the full prism of colors

- 1 color-change pencil (graphite)

- 1 set of instructions...

DIY Art Kit #4: Watercolor Pencils

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 26   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Knit Together

Fri, Feb 26   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 Ask a Tech (Spanish)

Fri, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer programming spanish techknowledge Virtual Programming

¿Tiene alguna pregunta específica sobre cómo usar computadoras o encontrar su camino alrededor de Internet? No hay tiempo para asistir a una clase formal. Asista a nuestro programa "Ask A Tech" para obtener asistencia personalizada.

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Virtual Ask a Tech (Spanish)

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Fri, Feb 26   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

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving - on ZOOM

Fri, Feb 26   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Join Louisa for an interactive virtual storytime on Zoom with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. 

Registration is required to receive the Zoom...

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Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving - on ZOOM

Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program)

Fri, Feb 26   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 Program)

Kids in Black History: Claudette Colvin! With Online Resource Guide (Middle Grade +)

Fri, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Kids black history month kids explore women's history month

Join our video premiere on the Paerdegat Facebook Page. Learn about Claudette Colvin, the 15-year-old Civil Rights pioneer who fought against bus segregation, and won. She inspired Rosa Parks and hopefully, she'll inspire you, too!

Want...

Kids in Black History: Claudette Colvin! With Online Resource Guide (Middle Grade +)

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Esther Crow

Fri, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years kids explore toddler time

Esther Crow is an award-winning singer, songwriter and teacher. Her online show experience is an eclectic mix of original acoustic guitar songs, and backing tracks of Thunder & Sunshine songs (a rock band she founded in 2017), which she sings...

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Esther Crow

Black History program at the Cypress Hills branch Asante's African Safari

Fri, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults black history month live music techknowledge Virtual Programming

Enjoy an adventure with Asante's African Safari

Akwesi Asante tells African Stories and tales, accompanied by music and dance. 

All ages welcome!

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

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Black History program at the Cypress Hills branch Asante's African Safari

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Feb 26   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

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Feb 26   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

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, Feb 26   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, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

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Virtual Homework Help

Virtual French Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 3:30 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...

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Virtual French Conversation Group

Black History Month at Sheepshead Bay Library with Lucy Kalantari and the Jazz Cats: JAZZ GREATS

Fri, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages black history month storytime

Celebrate Black History Month with music!

Lucy Kalantari will take you back in time to the jazz age, and introduce three renowned artists who shaped and inspired her music: Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday and Cab Calloway. This fun and...

Black History Month at Sheepshead Bay Library with Lucy Kalantari and the Jazz Cats:  JAZZ GREATS

Black History program at the Gravesend branch Asante's African Safari

Fri, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids black history month live music

Enjoy an adventure with Asante's African Safari

Akwesi Asante tells African-American Stories and tales, accompanied by music and dance. 

All ages welcome!

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

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Black History program at the Gravesend branch Asante's African Safari

Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 26   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. This group is for beginners! Everyone is welcome.

Please register for the program....

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Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Virtual Chess Program

Fri, Feb 26   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. It is recommended that you arrive a few...

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Virtual Chess Program

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

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Virtual Homework Help

Gerritsen Beach Crafts

Fri, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

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Gerritsen Beach Crafts

Gerritsen Beach Virtual Book Club: Poems On Various Subjects, Religious and Moral

Fri, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Welcome!  In honor of Black History Month, we're going to read  Poems On Various Subjects, Religious and Moral by Phyllis Wheatley and discuss at this meeting.  Here's some background information on her: https://www....

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Gerritsen Beach Virtual Book Club:  Poems On Various Subjects, Religious and Moral

读书会 Chinese Book Club

Fri, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion chinese multilingual

感谢朋友们的参与和黄教授的讲解。我们也从探索内心幸福转向理解美国现实,在这快速变化的时代,看到新的希望。

新的推荐书:

Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance  论美国的民主 by 阿历克西 托克维尔 美国政治 by 塞缪尔·亨廷顿

本月聚会,我们先分享心得受,再讨论共同关心的问题,最后推荐有关好书  . . .

请电邮注册, 以寄往“ZOOM”链接。

...

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读书会 Chinese Book Club

Black History Month: Retro Detectives Brooklyn Dodgers World Series 1955

Fri, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids black history month Retro Detectives techknowledge

Case File 1.4.0 // Brooklyn Dodgers’ World Series (1955): Time Travel to Save the Game
Jackie Robinson, a Civil Rights activist and one of the greatest baseball players of all time, was the first African American to play Major League...

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Black History Month: Retro Detectives Brooklyn Dodgers World Series 1955

Virtual Teen Tech Time with Gather.town

Fri, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Want to play video games with friends? Well now you can with gather.town! Gather.town is a way for us to set up a virtual space to play games together or separately, and recreate the Teen Tech Time experience virtually. 

If you've...

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Virtual Teen Tech Time with Gather.town

Virtual Board Games

Fri, Feb 26   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 Imposter

Fri, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time

Join Us for Teen Tech Time In our own Game of Among Us.

Bpl's own Code. Lets make some new friends and catch these imposters.

 

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Virtual Imposter

Kids Create: Harriet Tubman Dolls

Fri, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create Virtual Programming

Celebrate Black History Month by creating a Harriet Tubman Doll!  The program will premiere on the Coney Island Library Facebook page here on Friday, February 26th at 3:30pm.

Kids Create: Harriet Tubman Dolls

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 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

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor David Camara from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Skribblio

Fri, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults game on teen tech time

Like drawing?

Join us at this awesome Pictionary game. Every round someone has to draw their chosen word and others have to guess it to gain points. The person with the most points wins!

Ages 13-19

Please register: 12...

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Skribblio

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Moday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Book Adventures: Tea Rex by Molly Idle

Fri, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids book adventures grab and go kits Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Ann from the Mill Basin Branch for another book adventure. Bring your favorite stuffed animal or dinosaur along with your favorite cup. Today she will read Tea Rex by Molly Idle. Afterwards she will demonstrate how to create your...

Book Adventures: Tea Rex by Molly Idle

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Moday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

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Virtual Homework Help

ADULT FAMILY FEUD

Fri, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults game on Virtual Programming

Join the New Lots Library every other Friday, for a fun game of Family Feud! REGISTRATION REQUIRED!! This program will take place on Zoom.

Family feud is a team-oriented game designed for adults 18+. 

How the game...

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ADULT FAMILY FEUD

African Dancing and Folktales

Fri, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Virtual Programming

Audience members become the storytellers in a series of African folktales as our facilitator guides them through an interactive African Dance class. Accompanied by live percussion music.

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African Dancing and Folktales

Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

Fri, Feb 26   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.  

 

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Coffee and Conversation  - Zoom Chat

COVID-19 Community Conversations: Mental Health, Equity and Resilience Cancelled

Fri, Feb 26   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities mental health Virtual Programming

COVID-19 Community Conversations: Mental Health, Equity and Resilience is a 60 minute informational virtual presentation on potential mental health impacts, relevant coping skills and available resources. This session will cover topics such as...

COVID-19 Community Conversations: Mental Health, Equity and Resilience

Author Talk and Book Discussion: Three Women Writers: True Stories of China

Fri, Feb 26   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks book club book discussion chinese

Register to meet and converse with a distinguished panel of memoirists:

Claire Chao is co-author of Remembering Shanghai: A Memoir of Socialites, Scholars and Scoundrels, which follows five generations of her family from imperial China to...

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Author Talk and Book Discussion: Three Women Writers: True Stories of China

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Coney Island's Virtual Story Time with Ms. Sharon

Sat, Feb 27   12:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool Virtual Programming

Join us for a pre-recorded Virtual Storytime with Ms. Sharon from the Coney Island Library! We will be sharing books, songs, rhymes, and tips for development of early literacy skills. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are all...

Coney Island's Virtual Story Time with Ms. Sharon

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 27   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime Virtual Programming

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud on the Saratoga Facebook page. 

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Virtual Yoga 26/2

Sat, Feb 27   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

Please, join us for weekly yoga sessions presented by Greenpoint Library. 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...

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Virtual Yoga 26/2

Saturday Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Sat, Feb 27   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 and Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook page. 

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Saturday Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Grab & Go Crafts for Kids

Sat, Feb 27   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go kid's craft in our lobby for pickup. This week: make a clothespin dragonfly magnet!

 

Grab & Go Crafts for Kids

Saturday Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Sat, Feb 27   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 and Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook page. 

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Saturday Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Art for Kids with Norte Maar

Sat, Feb 27   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

Last week's session on orange was a real treat! We had so many fun orange objects and animals to draw together and talk about. Now that we have finished all six primary and secondary colors we are going to have a special session on black this...

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Art for Kids with Norte Maar

DIY Art Kit #4: Watercolor Pencils

Sat, Feb 27   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts diy grab and go kits

DIY Art Kit #4 has just been released in time for the weekend at Kings Highway Library!  It contains:

- 12 watercolor pencils in the full prism of colors

- 1 color-change pencil (graphite)

- 1 set of instructions...

DIY Art Kit #4: Watercolor Pencils

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