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K-Pop Party

Wed, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Has your favorite K-Pop group recently had a comeback? Are you dying to introduce new people to your favorite songs? Join the Greenpoint library for a K-Pop streaming party! We have a great playlist set up, but requests are always welcome!...

K-Pop Party

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

Spend a quick and crafty half hour with the Macon children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting, tying, or some combination of those. 

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

 

Virtual Kids Create

Virtual Storytime with Miss Emily

Wed, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

Come read, sing, and play with Miss Emily! Each Wednesday afternoon, a new storytime for ages 0-5 will be uploaded to the Red Hook Library Facebook page, and will remain up for 48 hours so you can view it whenever is convenient for your...

Virtual Storytime with Miss Emily

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Wed, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

 Mr. Mike continues his reading of the Encyclopedia Brown Mysteries in order with the fourth mystery in the second  book: Encyclopedia Brown Boy Detective and The Case of the Secret Pitch.  Today's mystery is  The...

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Kids Coding: Star Wars

Wed, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids techknowledge

Come and immerse yourself in the world of Star Wars.  Learn how to code droids to complete tasks using block coding and javascript.

Kids Coding: Star Wars

Afterschool Spanish Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Wed, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years after school first five years multilingual storytime ready set kindergarten

Join us for Ready Set Kindergarten in Spanish on Zoom! This is a virtual version of our popular school readiness program, led by educators, and designed to help children ages 3-5 get ready to read, and ready for school. Learn about every day...

Afterschool Spanish Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Teen Book Club Homework Help on Discord

Wed, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion creative writing e-books

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.


Basic homework help for grades 6-12. The admins and mods are willing to assist with homework, if they can. You...

Teen Book Club Homework Help on Discord

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, Feb 24   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!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Teen Time Escape Rooms

Wed, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Come join us in our quest to escape some rooms!

Please register so we can send you the zoom room number.

 

Teen Time Escape Rooms

East New York Reads Homework Help

Wed, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help

Brooklyn Public Library is offering Virtual Homework Help sessions via the East New York Reads Initiative to school aged students! Whether you’re attending school in person, online or a mixture of both, ALL students are welcome. (Grades 1-5)...

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East New York Reads Homework Help

Borough Park Presents for Black History Month Akwesi's African Safari

Wed, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school all ages black history month Events for Youth and Family

African-American stories and tales, accompanied by music and dance.

Borough Park Presents for Black History Month Akwesi's African Safari

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, Feb 24   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!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Author Reading and Activity: Your Corner Dark

Wed, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Join young adult’s book author Desmond Hall in a talk that will center on his process, in particular, the use of the “forces of antagonism.” During the discussion he will use his novel, YOUR CORNER DARK, to exemplify how the forces of antagonism...

Author Reading and Activity: Your Corner Dark

Library Lab: Homemade Catapults Cancelled

Wed, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create library lab

Today, we're making homemade catapults! Join us as we use popsicle sticks and a spoon to make a mini catapult. See if you can design one that can take out a homemade obstacle course (Angry Birds style)! This Library Lab also has an optional...

Library Lab: Homemade Catapults

Retro Gaming Stream

Wed, Feb 24   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

Borough Park Library Presents Asante's African Safari

Wed, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids black history month live music Virtual Programming

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...

Borough Park Library Presents Asante's African Safari

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, Feb 24   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

Spring Chess Tournament Series

Wed, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Calling all chess afficionados! Come play chess with Ms. Damla and IM Reinaldo in our spring (and winter?) chess tournament series. Please email [email protected] for the password. 

1/13: https://lichess.org/tournament/...

Spring Chess Tournament Series

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations spanish Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak Spanish 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 Spanish Conversation Group

Jack & Friends: Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Suzi Shelton

Wed, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years live music summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton for a series of fun-filled musical performances....

Jack & Friends: Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Suzi Shelton

Gates of Equality-The story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as told from his speeches and writings -- online! (age 8+)

Wed, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages black history month

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Virtual event - online (Age 8+)

Participate here; 

https://www.facebook.com/urbanstagesoutreach

 

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Gates of Equality-The story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as told from his speeches and writings -- online! (age 8+)

Teen Time Virtual Program New Utrecht

Wed, Feb 24   5:45 pm to 6:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults conversations with the crew game on teen time video games

Please, come and join us for the weekly Virtual New Utrecht Teen Time - online games, virtual tours, songs, and socialization with your peers.

 

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Teen Time Virtual Program New Utrecht

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Wed, Feb 24   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Adults summer reading Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join Melanie Morgan for alignment-based flow classes uploaded every Wednesday at 6pm! Each class lasts about one hour and 15 minutes. All levels are welcome!

View the broadcast on the Park Slope Library Facebook page at 6:00 PM....

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Feb 24   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations support groups Virtual Programming

The group is informal and completely free, it is a peer support group. This program is only for those who lost their loved ones to suicide.

No need to struggle alone. Come and share your story with other survivors for mutual support....

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Religion and Religious Diversity: the life of Jesus and the story of Christ

Wed, Feb 24   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations lectures and discussions social sciences Virtual Programming

Please join us for six-part series on World Religions and Religious Diversity, presented by John Wang who received his master’s degree in Theological Studies from Harvard University.  Through this series , Mr. Wang will share with us...

Religion and Religious Diversity: the life of Jesus and the story of Christ

Claudio Lomnitz discusses Nuestra América with Claire Messud

Wed, Feb 24   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks bpl presents Virtual Programming

In Nuestra América, eminent anthropologist and historian Claudio Lomnitz traces his grandparents’ exile from Eastern Europe to South America. In his appearance at BPL Presents, he discusses this landmark journey with novelist Claire...

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Claudio Lomnitz discusses Nuestra América with Claire Messud

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, Feb 24   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Join the Greenpoint Library for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/sewing/fiber arts session to share your projects and hangout. All are welcome!

**Registration...

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Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

FEB
25

Coney Island's Virtual Story Time with Ms. Sharon

Thu, Feb 25   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

Zoom Virtual Storytime with Kat

Thu, Feb 25   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Join us for Virtual Storytime (Storyzoom?) with Kat from Adams Street Library and Annex for books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language development skills.

We will gather with Zoom!...

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Zoom Virtual Storytime with Kat

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Feb 25   10:00 am to 11:00 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

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Thu, Feb 25   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Books, songs, and movement activities to get your child’s body and brain going.

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

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 25   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 Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Thu, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

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

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers from Bushwick or Brownsville.  Includes storytimes in English and Spanish, early literacy tips, craft ideas, songs with a...

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Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Virtual Adult Storytime: Black History Month 2021 Edition

Thu, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults black history month storytime

Donald Peebles, Adult Librarian at Saratoga Library, will facilitate a series of virtual Adult Storytime sessions by reading about Black historical icons and figures of the African Diaspora throughout Black History Month.

Virtual Adult Storytime: Black History Month 2021 Edition

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storyplay

Thu, Feb 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

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

Come join one of the Park Slope Library children's librarians for a virtual storytime!...

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storyplay

Lee Conmigo

Thu, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults early literacy Events for Youth and Family first five years spanish

Lee Conmigo – ¡Lee! ¡Hable! ¡Cante! ¡Juegue! Libros y recursos gratuitos. Una serie de cuatro talleres virtuales y gratuitos sobre buenas prácticas para cuidadores de niños jóvenes. Vamos a aprender como apoyar el desarrollo mental de...

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Lee Conmigo

Signing Up for the Covid-19 Vaccine: A Forum

Thu, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming

Join Services for Older Adults as we present a forum from Brooklyn Public Library's Erik Bobilin, Adult Services Librarian, on tips and advice for navigating the registration to get your Covid-19 vaccination.  Resources and...

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Signing Up for the Covid-19 Vaccine:  A Forum

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

Thu, Feb 25   11:30 am to 1:00 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...

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

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Feb 25   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

Virtual Cortelyou, New Utrecht and Midwood Library Brainy Babies

Thu, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

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

Families can enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage brain development and early learning practices with Brainy Babies storytime for children ages 0-3.  Each week we will read books, sing songs, and do fun activities that promote...

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Virtual Cortelyou, New Utrecht and Midwood Library Brainy Babies

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

Thu, Feb 25   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 +)

Meet the Artists: Tai-chi and Chinese Brush Painting Masters Yuan Ping Hu and Shulin Sun

Thu, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults artist talks Artists on Site arts and crafts chinese

Have you ever wondered how vast landscapes of mountains, rivers, and valleys can be created with ink and water?  Or try to imagine what it would be like to move all parts of your body simultaneously and slowly to benefit the body, mind, and...

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Meet the Artists: Tai-chi and Chinese Brush Painting Masters Yuan Ping Hu and Shulin Sun

Dove of Peace Arts and Crafts Grab and Go(For All Ages)

Thu, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults arts and crafts diy grab and go kits kids create

Come by Highlawn Branch and pick up a free Dove of Peace Grab and Go Kit!! :0) 

We are offering this fun D.I.Y. Arts and Craft kit in celebration of Black History Month. Doves are a universal symbol of peace and are a great...

Dove of Peace Arts and Crafts Grab and Go(For All Ages)

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 25   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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Book Discussion - THE DEEP by Rivers Solomon

Thu, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults black history month book club book discussion

Virtual Book Discussion (via Zoom)

-Shortlsted for the Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize in fiction

-A one-hour Book Discussion hosted by a member of the BPL Lit Prize committee

-Black History Month Special Selection...

Book Discussion - THE DEEP by Rivers Solomon

Virtual Homework Help—Open Hours

Thu, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 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!

Homework Help now has open hours! With open hours there is no need to register, just show up, (click here) and we'll connect you with one...

Virtual Homework Help—Open Hours

Microsoft Excel Basics

Thu, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document.

This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

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Microsoft Excel Basics

Teen Chess Basics Workshop

Thu, Feb 25   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Want to learn the tips and tricks used by the greatest chess players of all time? You're at the right place! 

Welcome to Teen Chess Basics Workshop!! 

Learn how to master your chess skills with LiChess!, used by the top...

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Teen Chess Basics Workshop

Choosing a Legal Structure | NYC SBS

Thu, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner legal resources small business

An insider look at tips, considerations, and best practices to start your small business in NYC.

To start and run a successful business you must first understand the many different legal considerations that are needed to establish a...

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Choosing a Legal Structure | NYC SBS

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Please join us every Thursday for a friendly competition for teens looking to interact and sharpen their chess skills simultaneously!

We will be using LiChess as the "Arena," meaning after one game is over, you will be put in...

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Teen Virtual Chess Arena

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