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JAN
18

Virtual Toddler Time

Mon, Jan 18   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Toddler Time

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.

Virtual Toddler Time

Kahoot! Trivia

Mon, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Challenge your friends to a trivia game. We will be using the online trivia platform Kahoot!

Register so that we can send you a secure Zoom link. 

 

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Kahoot! Trivia

Virtual Financial Coaching

Mon, Jan 18   3:45 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Adults business career finance

Do you have questions about credit or debt? The Financial Coaching Corps (FCC) can help you manage your money, find resources in a financial crisis, and make progress toward your financial goals. 

Make an appointment with a coach...

Virtual Financial Coaching

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Jan 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran 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

Give Me the Moon Over Brooklyn

Mon, Jan 18   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school middle school science stem & steam Virtual Programming

Attention all Middle Schoolers:

This monthly space and astronomy series will have you seeing the universe from the comfort of your home. Explore topics including the Earth, the Solar System, the Milky Way Galaxy and beyond, plus NASA...

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Give Me the Moon Over Brooklyn

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Prison By Any Other Name by Maya Schenwar & Victoria Law

Mon, Jan 18   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism book club justice initiatives lectures and discussions

Electronic monitoring. Locked-down drug treatment centers. House arrest. Mandated psychiatric treatment. Data-driven surveillance. Extended probation. These are some of the key alternatives held up as cost-effective substitutes for jails and...

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Justice Initiatives Book Club: Prison By Any Other Name by Maya Schenwar & Victoria Law

Polish for Beginners (second level)

Mon, Jan 18   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning world language conversation

This program is a continuation of the "Polish for Beginners" course. Its participants are students from the previous course who decided to continue their education. The list of participants is closed.

Polish for Beginners (second level)

JAN
19

Virtual Mini Storytime

Tue, Jan 19   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   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 Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, Jan 19   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years kids create Virtual Programming

Join us every Tuesday for a new art project you can easily replicate at home.  These fun artistic exploration with help your little one develop their creativity and their fine motor skills.

Each new video will is ...

Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Zoom Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Tue, Jan 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Join Windsor Terrace's own Miss Cindy for songs, rhymes, and stories.  Bring your shakers, rattles, instruments, or just some pots and pans to make music.

Please register by 9:30 AM on the day of the program to receive the Zoom...

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Zoom Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Jan 19   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years Virtual Programming

Spend fifteen minutes with Macon children's librarians to learn lap rhymes, finger plays, and early literacy tips for interacting with your baby and fostering a lifelong love of reading.

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library...

Virtual Babies & Books

Bebés Geniales

Tue, Jan 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies early literacy first five years multilingual storytime

Acompáñenos en un programa en zoom para los padres y los cuidadores de Nueva York que ayudan al desarrollo mental de niños de edad 0 a 3. Incluye cuentos e historias en inglés y español, consejos, artesanías, canciones, mira y repite, y más!...

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Bebés Geniales

Virtual Storytime

Tue, Jan 19   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

Washington Irving Library: Services for Older Adults and Senior Planet/OATS "Never Too Late To Learn" Technology Series

Tue, Jan 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults never too late to learn techknowledge Virtual Programming

LEARN FROM HOME! 

Join Washington Irving Library, in partnership with Senior Planet/OATS (Older Adults Technology Services) and Brooklyn Public Library's Services for Older Adults, for a 10-week technology series for adults ages...

Washington Irving Library:  Services for Older Adults and Senior Planet/OATS "Never Too Late To Learn" Technology Series

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Jan 19   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 Preschool Book Adventures: Ravi's Roar!

Tue, Jan 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Come join McKinley Park Branch virtually on zoom with a read out loud and craft.

Registration Required!

Materials needed: paper plate, construction paper, glue, scissors and crayons/markers.

Zoom information...

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McKinley Park Branch Preschool Book Adventures: Ravi's Roar!

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Tue, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion storytime

Have you ever wished someone would read to you as an adult?  Do you want to take in some good literature without spending a lot of time on it? At adult storytime, a librarian will read short stories and/or poetry to you, and all you have to...

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Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Kids Explore: Mr. Mike talks about Dinosaurs: The Ostrich Dinosaurs Part One

Tue, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore little scientists Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike talks about the Ornithomimid Dinosaurs: Ornithomimus, (Bird-mimic), Struthiomimus (Ostrich Mimic) and Gallimimus (Chicken Mimic), dinosaurs that uncannily and coincidentally resemble ostriches. Also mentioned, but not detailed are...

Kids Explore: Mr. Mike talks about Dinosaurs: The Ostrich Dinosaurs Part One

Aaand I Lost...| BPL Gaming Stream

Tue, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

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

Aaand I Lost is an interactive BPL gaming stream where Tyler the librarian does a playthrough of a game he's never played before! 

Join Tyler as he stumbles blindly through games that he's never played before...

Aaand I Lost...| BPL Gaming Stream

Kids Create! Grab & Go - Model Magic Creatures

Tue, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Clinton Hill Library has a new grab & go kit to give out! This one has everything you need to create crazy and familiar creatures out of Model Magic, a non-toxic modeling material that's air dry and easy to manipulate. In addition to...

Kids Create! Grab & Go - Model Magic Creatures

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Jan 19   1:30 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

Book Adventures : If you plant a seed

Tue, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book adventures kids explore

Join Ms. Hasina for a read aloud of  Kadir Nelson's If You Plant a Seed. 

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While planting seeds in their garden, two animals learn the value of kindness

Activities...

Book Adventures : If you plant a seed

Virtual Financial Coaching

Tue, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business career finance

Do you have questions about credit or debt? The Financial Coaching Corps (FCC) can help you manage your money, find resources in a financial crisis, and make progress toward your financial goals. 

Make an appointment with a coach...

Virtual Financial Coaching

Virtual Homework Help

Tue, Jan 19   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

Cooking Matters For Adults

Tue, Jan 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults cooking health and wellness

Do you spend too much time worrying about what’s for dinner? We can help!

Join us for a free Holiday themed virtual nutrition lessons that incorporates healthy cooking tips on a budget and holiday recipes.

This special, six-...

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Cooking Matters For Adults

Drag Queen Story Hour

Tue, Jan 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids drag queen story hour LGBTQ

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy!

Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and...

Drag Queen Story Hour

Virtual Homework Help

Tue, Jan 19   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

Kids Create: Origami (Paper Boxes)

Tue, Jan 19   3:30 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Watch a short instructional video to learn how to make a box using origami (paper-folding).  This program is fun for older children and their families.  This program can be viewed on the New Lots Library Facebook Page.

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Kids Create: Origami (Paper Boxes)

Teen Time: Skribbl.io

Tue, Jan 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults video games

Hey teens, do you enjoy drawing or casual games? Skribbl.io is a free multiplayer drawing and guessing game. Make some friends and show off your art skills!

Register to receive a private room link via email when it starts. Limit 12...

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Teen Time: Skribbl.io

Adulting 101 for Teens

Tue, Jan 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

A weekly program for teens to help them gain important life skills and knowledge to survive adulthood. 

For ages 14-18.

Will be led by YA librarian, Jes G.

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Adulting 101 for Teens

Jackbox Party Games

Tue, Jan 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator board game exchange library teen tech time Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy social game made by Jackbox. 

We will meet in Zoom. I will send out a link at, or by 3:15. 

You will have to be able to keep one eye on the Zoom call and one on a browser with...

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Jackbox Party Games

Retro Gaming Stream

Tue, Jan 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time teen time video games

If you enjoy retro video games, or have an interest in viewing a live stream of some classic games, then our Retro Gaming Stream is perfect for you. During this stream the Librarian/Gamer Yosenex,  will give some historical insight about...

Retro Gaming Stream

Virtual Crafting Circle

Tue, Jan 19   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Know how to knit, crochet, embroider, or cross-stich but need a little help? Are you looking for people to hang out with while you draw? Virtual crafting circle is the spot for you! Every other week we'll get together to talk about what we're...

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Virtual Crafting Circle

Know Your Rights: ICE Interaction

Tue, Jan 19   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism immigrant services justice initiatives

Justice Initiatives at BPL is partnering with community organizations and agencies to produce a series of Know Your Rights workshops. This event in the series will focus on:

The current political climate related to ICE policing; How ICE...
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Know Your Rights: ICE Interaction

YA Book Discussion: Clap When You Land

Tue, Jan 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion

Join Rugby's Miss Yolande for our January book discussion of Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo. This book discussion will take place each Tuesday in January at 4 pm. Please register for each discussion separately.

"Camino...

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YA Book Discussion: Clap When You Land

BPL Game Time - Rocket League

Tue, Jan 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

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

Are you a fan of Psyonix's Rocket League? Want to show gamers across Brooklyn - including library staff - just how good at the popular soccer game (but with rocket cars) *you* are?

Watch us live by downloading the Twitch app on your...

BPL Game Time - Rocket League

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy Themed

Tue, Jan 19   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 the book? If you...

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Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy Themed

DIY Teen Crafts: Commonplace Notebook for Beginners

Tue, Jan 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts diy Virtual Programming

Please join us on Tuesday January 19th at 4:00PM for the start of a Monthly craft series Commonplace Notebook for Beginners. In our first video you will learn what a commonplace notebook is and what it is used for. Learn fun crafting techniques...

DIY Teen Crafts: Commonplace Notebook for Beginners

Virtual Homework Help

Tue, Jan 19   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

Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

Tue, Jan 19   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

Taking Care of Your Sexual Health for Older Adults

Tue, Jan 19   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities mental health positive aging

Join us for a workshop on sexual healthcare for older adults with educators from Planned Parenthood of Greater New York. This workshop aims to help participants to have conversations about the types of sexual health care adults may need,...

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Taking Care of Your Sexual Health for Older Adults

Gaming for Teens: Among Us

Tue, Jan 19   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Figure out who the imposters are! 

You have to download Among Us. The game is a free download on most phones or $5 on Steam.

We use Zoom to talk, so register for a secure link. 

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Gaming for Teens: Among Us

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Jan 19   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English for fun conversation online with 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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Business Assessment: How Does a Business Survive?

Tue, Jan 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Wondering how your business might respond to the Covid environment? Should you grow, pivot, hunker down and ride it out or even consider closing down? This webinar will guide you through the process and introduce you to the tools you need to help...

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Business Assessment: How Does a Business Survive?

Profession: reporter. Interview with Iza Klementowska, Polish writer and journalist

Tue, Jan 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks polish

We first know foreign countries from colorful postcards sent by friends. Then, when planning a trip, we buy guides. We cross borders, visit cities and beaches, and relax. But apart from the tourist reality, there is something we cannot always...

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Profession: reporter. Interview with Iza Klementowska, Polish writer and journalist

JAN
20

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Babies & Books

Wed, Jan 20   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years Virtual Programming

Songs, stories, lap bounces, and more to help foster language development and a love of books in your baby.

New videos are posted Wednesday mornings at 9am on our Facebook page: facebook.com/ClintonHillLibrary

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Babies & Books

Virtual storytime with Ms Meghan

Wed, Jan 20   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books music storytime

Join us for storytime on the Cypress Hills Facebook page for some fun stories, songs and a furry guest!  

Virtual storytime with Ms Meghan

Volunteer with Reading Partners: Information Session

Wed, Jan 20   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Adults literacy open-house

Are you interested in teaching children to read? Tutor with Reading Partners! We are seeking volunteers to provide one-to-one virtual tutoring to students. No experience is required, as we provide an easy-to-follow curriculum that...

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Volunteer with Reading Partners: Information Session

Virtual Hebrew Conversation For Beginners

Wed, Jan 20   10:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Adults conversations multilingual

Join our group to practice basic Hebrew conversation. Beginners welcome

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Virtual Hebrew Conversation For Beginners

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Babies & Books

Wed, Jan 20   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years Virtual Programming

Songs, stories, lap bounces, and more to help foster language development and a love of books in your baby.

New videos are posted Wednesday mornings at 9am on our Facebook page: facebook.com/ClintonHillLibrary

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Babies & Books

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