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Living Poets

Sun, Feb 28   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing poetry

Living Poets is a 10-week class exploring work by some of the most dynamic and groundbreaking contemporary poets writing today. Students will engage in close readings with each poet's work and will have opportunities to respond with poems of...

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Living Poets

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

Sun, Feb 28   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!

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

Living Poets

Sun, Feb 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing poetry

Living Poets is a 10-week class exploring work by some of the most dynamic and groundbreaking contemporary poets writing today. Students will engage in close readings with each poet's work and will have opportunities to respond with poems of...

Living Poets

MAR
1

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Mon, Mar 1   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years preschool storytime

Join us for Preschool Storytime virtually on the Saratoga Facebook page 

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads Green Eggs and Ham

Mon, Mar 1   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

In honor of Dr. Seuss's March 2, birthday, Mr. Mike will be giving an encore presentation of his reading Green Eggs and Ham.

Click here to access the video.

 

 

 

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads Green Eggs and Ham

First Step to Starting a Business (ARABIC) | NYC SBS

Mon, Mar 1   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arabic business community partner immigrant services

الخطوة الأولى لبدء عمل تجاري

قد يكون فتح عمل تجاري في مدينة نيويورك أمرًا مخيفًا في البداية. يسأل الكثير من رواد الأعمال: من أين أبدأ؟

الهدف من هذه الدورة هو مساعدتك على فهم معنى أن تكون رائد أعمال ناجحًا في مدينة نيويورك.

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First Step to Starting a Business (ARABIC) | NYC SBS

Virtual East New York and Kings Highway Brainy Babies

Mon, Mar 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies early literacy East New York Reads

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers in the East New York and Kings Highway communities. This program will include stories, early literacy tips, baby bounces, craft...

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Virtual  East New York and Kings Highway Brainy Babies

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Mon, Mar 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/needlework get together. Share your projects and your morning coffee. 

**Registration required!  Registration ends one hour before the program starts.

We will be using Zoom to...

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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Jack & Friends: Zoom Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Mon, Mar 1   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years toddler yoga Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join Kelly Brennan for a fun yoga practice! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way through adventures, stories, and songs.  

These classes will be held over Zoom and registration is required....

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Jack & Friends: Zoom Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Book Discussion - VANISHING HALF, by Britt Bennett

Mon, Mar 1   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion Virtual Programming

The Vanishing Half is an intergenerational examination of identity, and what it’s like to grow up in a body you’ve been conditioned to feel ashamed of.  It’s a poignant family story that doesn’t shy away from the intersections of race,...

Book Discussion - VANISHING HALF, by Britt Bennett

Virtual Ask a Tech

Mon, Mar 1   12:30 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning 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? Join our virtual drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

We will be using Zoom to host this...

Virtual Ask a Tech

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Mar 1   1:00 pm to 2:30 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

Virtual Toddler Time

Mon, Mar 1   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Mar 1   2:00 pm to 4:00 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....

Resume & Career Help Live!

Computer Basics

Mon, Mar 1   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

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Computer Basics

Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners - ESOL

Mon, Mar 1   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging esol Virtual Programming

Learn the techniques of watercolor painting. This workshop is sure to awaken your creative side or expand your knowledge and vision. This 9-week workshop will teach you the basics that will enable you to broaden your artistic expression!

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Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners - ESOL

Family Virtual Dance Party

Mon, Mar 1   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school dance fitness and classes Events for Youth and Family

Join us for our Virtual Family Dance Party.

Sign up here, get a chance to select the music (nothing explicit) and then join other Brooklynites and enjoy a safe and health dance party with others from your home. 

Family Virtual Dance Party

Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Mon, Mar 1   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults career Virtual Programming

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Canva, where the designs of your dreams can come to life! Canva is the most accessible and widespread tool for graphic design from beginner to pro-level. Use Canva to create everything from merch, to flyers and...

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Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Sheepshead Bay Virtual Book Discussion: Redhead by the side of the road by Anne Tyler

Mon, Mar 1   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

Join the Sheepshead Bay Library for a virtual book discussion! Zoom links will be emailed to registered participants.

Redhead by the side of the road by Anne Tyler

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Sheepshead Bay Virtual Book Discussion: Redhead by the side of the road by Anne Tyler

Borough Park Presents Juan Tica - Chess Workshop

Mon, Mar 1   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Borough Park Presents Juan Tica - Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Mar 1   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

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Mar 1   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

Teen Time: Bingo!

Mon, Mar 1   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school teen time Virtual Programming

Come play the classic game of Bingo with us!

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

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Teen Time: Bingo!

Virtual Financial Coaching

Mon, Mar 1   3:45 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Adults finance Virtual Programming

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, Mar 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Tournament

Look for Brooklyn Highlawn Library Arena host IM ReinaldoDuran81

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Online Creative Writing Workshops (Hosted by WritopiaLab)

Mon, Mar 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids creative writing writing workshop

Workshops are fun, engaging, and highly productive. Through our innovative workshop method and fun writing games, we empower students as peer leaders as they gain skills in writing, editing, analysis, and effective communication. The workshops...

Online Creative Writing Workshops (Hosted by WritopiaLab)

Polish for Beginners (second level)

Mon, Mar 1   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)

Friends of Clinton Hill Library Open Virtual Meeting

Mon, Mar 1   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Friends of the Library Virtual Programming

Join the Friends of the Clinton Hill Library at their first meeting of 2021. Old and new Friends welcome! We will update you about library events, answer questions about library services, and take suggestions for future virtual programs....

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Friends of Clinton Hill Library Open Virtual Meeting

Suleika Jaouad and Mitchell S. Jackson on Between Two Kingdoms

Mon, Mar 1   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks bpl presents Virtual Programming

The summer after graduating from college, Suleika Jaouad was preparing to enter “the real world.” She had fallen in love and moved to Paris to pursue her dream of becoming a war correspondent. The real world she found, however, would take her...

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Suleika Jaouad and Mitchell S. Jackson on Between Two Kingdoms

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2

Virtual Mini Storytime

Tue, Mar 2   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, Mar 2   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 will help your little one develop their creativity and their fine motor skills.

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Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Zoom Storytime with Ms. Abby!

Tue, Mar 2   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years preschool storytime

Join us for an interactive Virtual Storytime on Zoom, with Ms. Abby from the Cypress Hills Library! We will be sharing books, songs, rhymes, and tips for development of early literacy skills. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are all...

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Zoom Storytime with Ms. Abby!

Zoom Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Tue, Mar 2   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, Mar 2   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, Mar 2   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

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

Tue, Mar 2   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...

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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Mar 2   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: Ty's Travels

Tue, Mar 2   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.

Optional:...

Mckinley Park Branch Preschool Book Adventures: Ty's Travels

Virtual Book Discussion - The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue

Tue, Mar 2   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion Virtual Programming

Join us for a discussion of The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue.

A novel set in 1918 Dublin offers a three-day look at a maternity ward during the Great Flu pandemic. This work of dystopian historical fiction is richly detailed...

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Virtual Book Discussion - The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue

Creative Aging: Lets Draw with Charcoal!

Tue, Mar 2   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 yourself !

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

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Creative Aging: Lets Draw with Charcoal!

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Mar 2   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

Virtual Homework Help

Tue, Mar 2   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 Storytime with Ms. Raquel!

Tue, Mar 2   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years anti-racism first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Raquel from Central Library's Youth Wing for Virtual Storytime with stories, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills.

View Virtual Storytime on the Brooklyn...

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Raquel!

Community Cooking Series

Tue, Mar 2   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults apple bank Community Cooking everyone is welcome here immigrant services

Celebrate Lunar New Year with us as we cook Tibetan momos live on Instagram.  Visit bklynlib.org/cooking a week before the session, for the recipe, a list of ingredients, and tools needed so you can cook along with us.

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Community Cooking Series

Virtual Homework Help

Tue, Mar 2   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

Virtual Financial Coaching

Tue, Mar 2   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults finance Virtual Programming

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

The Mauritanian Film & Talk with Mohamedou Ould Slahi, Hollander, Rahim & Siems

Tue, Mar 2   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents film Virtual Programming

Join us for a special online screening and talkback for The Mauritanian.

In 2005, in correspondence with his attorneys from his isolation hut in Guantánamo’s Camp Echo, Mohamedou Ould Slahi constructed the manuscript for what...

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The Mauritanian Film & Talk with Mohamedou Ould Slahi, Hollander, Rahim &  Siems

Cooking Matters For Adults Virtual Shopping Tour

Tue, Mar 2   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults cooking health and wellness

Do you spend too much time deciding between products at thestore to ensure it is healthy and within your budget? We can help!

Join us for a free virtual shopping tour that will help you shophealthy and more affordably 

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Cooking Matters For Adults Virtual Shopping Tour

Computer Basics

Tue, Mar 2   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

Computer Basics

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Tue, Mar 2   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

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

Join us for Ready Set Kindergarten 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 early literacy...

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Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

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