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NOV
26

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Nov 26   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...

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

NOV
27

Holiday Virtual StoryTime. Books for the public to choose

Fri, Nov 27   1:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

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 Holiday Virtual StoryTime.   If you want to see the FaceBook post Go to https://www.facebook.com/ConeyIslandLibrary/.      Click on. POSTS on the left side of the page. 

Go to Holiday Virtual...

Holiday Virtual StoryTime. Books for the public to choose

Resume & Career Help Live!

Fri, Nov 27   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.

Please register here on our event page to reserve your spot....

Resume & Career Help Live!

Virtual English Conversation Group - CANCELLED Cancelled

Fri, Nov 27   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 - CANCELLED

Knit Together

Fri, Nov 27   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 Storytime with Ms. Abby

Fri, Nov 27   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime toddler time

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

Join Ms. Abby for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to...

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Abby

Virtual Ask-a-Tech

Fri, Nov 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics 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

Babies & Books

Fri, Nov 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy music preschool

Come enjoy songs and stories with Miss Melisa from Gerritsen Beach Library.

Babies & Books

Gerritsen Beach Babies & Books

Fri, Nov 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy music preschool

Come enjoy songs and stories with Miss Melisa from Gerritsen Beach Library.

Gerritsen Beach Babies & Books

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Katya

Fri, Nov 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Join Ms.Katya from the Brighton Beach Library for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. View the live broadcast from the Brighton Beach Library...

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Katya

Spirituality, Meditation, Wisdom, Love & Oneness

Fri, Nov 27   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 Mandarin Storytime with Miss Lina

Fri, Nov 27   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

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, Nov 27   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 Cancelled

Fri, Nov 27   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help teen time 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,...

Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Chess Program

Fri, Nov 27   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

Virtual Homework Help Cancelled

Fri, Nov 27   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help teen time 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,...

Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Board Games

Fri, Nov 27   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

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Nov 27   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

Library Lab: Static Electricity Levitation!

Fri, Nov 27   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids library lab Virtual Programming

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through...

Library Lab: Static Electricity Levitation!

Story Time With Mr.Clyde

Fri, Nov 27   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages arts and crafts storytime

Story TIme Fun! Crafts! You Gotta See This!

Story Time With Mr.Clyde

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Erotica (The Darkside)

Fri, Nov 27   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 it so far? If we’ve finished the...

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Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Erotica (The Darkside)

Virtual Homework Help Cancelled

Fri, Nov 27   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help teen time 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,...

Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Homework Help Cancelled

Fri, Nov 27   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help teen time 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,...

Virtual Homework Help

Chinese Cultures: Poetry

Fri, Nov 27   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. 

Chinese Cultures: Poetry

Book Fun Friday: With The Fire On High.

Fri, Nov 27   7:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book discussion Virtual Programming

Miss Erica talks about With This Fire On High by Elizabeth Acevedo. This book is about a high school senior who has beem living with her impoverished grandmother ever since her mother died and her father abandoned her to live in Puerto Rico when...

Book Fun Friday: With The Fire On High.

NOV
28

Holiday Virtual StoryTime. Books for the public to choose

Sat, Nov 28   1:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years christmas first five years hanukkah holiday

 Holiday Virtual StoryTime.   If you want to see the FaceBook post Go to https://www.facebook.com/ConeyIslandLibrary/.      Click on. POSTS on the left side of the page. 

Go to Holiday Virtual...

Holiday Virtual StoryTime. Books for the public to choose

Virtual Yoga 26/2

Sat, Nov 28   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

Story Play: Mindful Little Movers

Sat, Nov 28   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Kids early literacy Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Geared towards children in grades K-3.

You are invited to join Shenaaz of Little Feet Wise Heart yoga in collaboration with the Brooklyn Public Library for a program that pairs Storytime books with yoga poses and breath work to open the...

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Story Play: Mindful Little Movers

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Sat, Nov 28   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!

Saturday Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Sat, Nov 28   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. 

 

Saturday Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Virtual English Conversation Group - CANCELED Cancelled

Sat, Nov 28   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. 

Virtual English Conversation Group - CANCELED

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Nov 28   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, Nov 28   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)

American Sign Language - ASL for Everyone

Sat, Nov 28   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Nov 28   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, Nov 28   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

Team Up To Read

Sat, Nov 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids team up to read Virtual Programming

Team Up To Read: Making Connections 

How do our personal experiences help us to understand what we’re reading? Create a visual reader’s response using art supplies.  

 

Registration Required. Zoom...

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Team Up To Read

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Fantastical Erotica and Romances

Sat, Nov 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 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 it so far? If we’ve...

Register
Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Fantastical Erotica and Romances

NOV
29

Holiday Virtual StoryTime. Books for the public to choose

Sun, Nov 29   1:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years christmas first five years hanukkah holiday

 Holiday Virtual StoryTime.   If you want to see the FaceBook post Go to https://www.facebook.com/ConeyIslandLibrary/.      Click on. POSTS on the left side of the page. 

Go to Holiday Virtual...

Holiday Virtual StoryTime. Books for the public to choose

Living Poets

Sun, Nov 29   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

Living Poets

Sun, Nov 29   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...

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Living Poets

NOV
30

Coney Island Holiday Virtual StoryTime. Books for the public to choose

Mon, Nov 30   1:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years christmas first five years hanukkah holiday

 Holiday Virtual StoryTime.   If you want to see the FaceBook post Go to https://www.facebook.com/ConeyIslandLibrary/.      Click on. POSTS on the left side of the page. 

Go to Holiday Virtual...

Coney Island Holiday Virtual StoryTime. Books for the public to choose

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Nov 30   9:30 am to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults career resume

Professional librarian with 12 years of career service help offers resume and career help via email. Send your job search questions and resume or cover letter and overview of your goal to [email protected] This is a free...

Resume & Career Help

Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads  If You Give a Moose a Muffin and  What Do You Say? A Book About Manners 

Mon, Nov 30   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike Reads If You Give a Moose a Muffin by Laura Joffe Numeroff and since he has some time left, he reads What Do You Say? A Book About Manners for ages two and up by Leigh Olsenon behalf of Playskool.

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Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads  If You Give a Moose a Muffin and  What Do You Say? A Book About Manners 

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Mon, Nov 30   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for Virtual Storytime on Saratoga's Facebook page monday's at 10:15 am 

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Mon, Nov 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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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Open Air Ask a Tech

Mon, Nov 30   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer basics computer programming techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers, find your way around the Internet or use your mobile device ? No time to attend a formal or Zoom class?

Bring your technology questions and receive an outdoor ...

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Open Air Ask a Tech

Jaws, Paws & Claws: Animal Wisdom Tales

Mon, Nov 30   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family storytime Virtual Programming

Jaws, Paws & Claws - Animal Wisdom Tales is a delightful collection of animal folktales. From Korea to Egypt, Canada, India, Norway and Africa, the stories invite the listener to experience the trials, foibles and triumphs of the people who...

Jaws, Paws & Claws: Animal Wisdom Tales

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Kathy!

Mon, Nov 30   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Join us for a storytime incorporating stories, songs, and rhymes! View the broadcast on the Brooklyn Public Library Facebook Page  and the Cortelyou Library Facebook Page at 11:00AM.

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Kathy!

Native American Storytime with Tom

Mon, Nov 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids indigenous peoples day storytime

In November, we celebrate Native American history.  All are invited to listen to Native American folklore stories.   Join us on the DeKalb Branch Facebook Page for a live storytime with Tom.

https://www.facebook.com/...

Native American Storytime with Tom

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