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Virtual Email Basics

Wed, Dec 1   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties.

This lesson will cover:

What is email and why use it? Types of email providers The email interphase Sending mail...
Virtual Email Basics

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 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 Computer Basics

Wed, Dec 1   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge Virtual Programming

Virtual 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.

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

Virtual Computer Basics

La Hora Magica - Bilingual Storytime

Wed, Dec 1   1:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime

Join us for bilingual storytime on our Sunset Park Library Facebook Page.

La Hora Magica - Bilingual Storytime

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Dec 1   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime Spanish Virtual Programming

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores en la página Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook. (Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers on the Brooklyn...

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Introduction to Finding Grants (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Wed, Dec 1   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business research Virtual Programming

Introduction to Finding Grants

Description

https://learning.candid.org/training/courses/introduction-to-finding-grants/

Zoom details:

Register in advance for this meeting:

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Introduction to Finding Grants (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Introduction to Internet

Wed, Dec 1   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

Introduction to Internet

Grab & Go: Kids Create Scarecrow Craft

Wed, Dec 1   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts Fine Free grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go Arts & Crafts kit to take home and create a  Scarecrow Craft  (While supplies last.)

 

*Kits may contain small parts that are not suitable for young...

Grab & Go: Kids Create Scarecrow Craft

First Step to Starting a Business | NYC SBS

Wed, Dec 1   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Opening a business in New York City can be intimidating at the start. Many entrepreneurs ask: where do I begin?

The goal of this course is to help you understand what it means to be a successful entrepreneur in New York City.

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First Step to Starting a Business | NYC SBS

Meet with Chris Woolf, author of the new book about Afganistan: Bumbling Through the Hindu Kush: A Memoir of Fear and Kindness in Afghanistan

Wed, Dec 1   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks book adventures

Kings Bay Library is inviting you to register and attend a virtual Meet with the Author program. This time we proudly present a book by Chris Woolf: Bumbling Through the Hindu Kush. A Memoir of Fear and Kindness in Afghanistan which was published...

Meet with  Chris Woolf, author of the new book about Afganistan: Bumbling Through the Hindu Kush:  A Memoir of Fear and Kindness in Afghanistan

DIY Teen Grab and Go: Snowglobe Kit

Wed, Dec 1   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens & Young Adults DIY grab and go kits

Stop by at 3:00PM and pick up a Grab and Go Snow Globe Kit at the Highlawn Library while supplies last. The Kit will include: Snowglobe and Glitter

DIY Teen Grab and Go: Snowglobe Kit

Grab N' Go: Craft Kits for Kids

Wed, Dec 1   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits

Come to Cypress Hills Library every Wednesday from 3-5pm to get your own Grab N' go craft kit, plus some fun giveaways including a book and lots of stickers!

*While supplies last*

Grab N' Go:  Craft Kits for Kids

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Wed, Dec 1   3:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike continues his reading of the Encyclopedia Brown Mysteries with the seventh book in the series, Encyclopedia Brown Saves the Day. Today's Mystery is The Case of The Junk Sculptor.

 

The solution will be posted at 3:10...

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Book Bracelets

Wed, Dec 1   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Stop by the library to pick up a kit with all the supplies you'll need to make your own bracelets from recycled picture book pages! Kits include a picture book page (colors will vary), instructions, Velcro fasteners, and Mod Podge.

Kits...

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Book Bracelets

Grab and Go: Decorate Our Community Tree

Wed, Dec 1   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Kids after school arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Come to McKinley Park Library and help us decorate our community holiday tree! Pick up a Grab and Go Kit on Wednesday, December 1st. This kit will include a printed ornament and craft supplies to decorate it. Then, return the ornament anytime in...

Grab and Go: Decorate Our Community Tree

Author Reading and Activity: Sandra Rivera Sanchez

Wed, Dec 1   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Author Sandra Rivera Sanchez educates children on the importance of recycling and protecting the ocean in her first book, Los caballitos de mar se mudan de coral. An excellent vehicle to teach environmental conservation to young children. The...

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Author Reading and Activity: Sandra Rivera Sanchez

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series en español

Wed, Dec 1   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

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

Para niños de 3-5 años y los que los cuidan.

Este programa virtual especial es parte de una serie en las cuales las familias se divierten con cuentos y actividades designadas a promover el desarrollo de las prácticas de aprendizaje a una...

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Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series en español

The Big Question: If Bees Have a Queen, Where's the King?

Wed, Dec 1   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids Bklyn Incubator kids explore

Dr. Leslie Day explains the world of bees and their missing kings. Kids will have an opportunity to ask the expert questions and learn more about NYC ecology. For kids ages 5-8 and their grown-ups!

Register to get the Zoom link....

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The Big Question: If Bees Have a Queen, Where's the King?

Homework Help on Discord

Wed, Dec 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults homework help Virtual Programming

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


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

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Homework Help on Discord

Fall Chess Tournament Series

Wed, Dec 1   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Welcome to the Fall 2021 chess tournament series! This season, we will run biweekly chess classes and chess tournaments. Our first class is on Wednesday, October 6th. Our first tournament is on Wednesday, October 13th. Please register...

Fall Chess Tournament Series

Sunset Park Chess Workshop

Wed, Dec 1   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Fine Free 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. NM Juan Tica helps children and teens to improve their game. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Space is limited and registration is...

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Sunset Park Chess Workshop

Virtual Teen Creative Writing Corner

Wed, Dec 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults creative writing teen time Virtual Programming

Do you like to write?

Tap into your creative side with McKinley Park's YA Librarian, Jes! We'll explore different writing prompts and then share our work as a group. 

Register to receive the Zoom link a half hour before...

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Virtual Teen Creative Writing Corner

Sunset Park Chess Workshop

Wed, Dec 1   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Fine Free 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. NM Juan Tica helps children and teens to improve their game. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Space is limited and registration is...

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Sunset Park Chess Workshop

Teen Time Escape Rooms

Wed, Dec 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 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.

 

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Teen Time Escape Rooms

Creative Aging: Latin Social Dances and Exercise with Walter Perez

Wed, Dec 1   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging dance fitness and classes

During seven sessions Walter Perez will teach participants 55 and over the basic steps of the following latin social dances : Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha-Cha and Cumbia. 

All classes will be taught in both English and Spanish...

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Creative Aging: Latin Social Dances and Exercise with Walter Perez

Hanukkah Crafts for Kids

Wed, Dec 1   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts hanukkah kids create Virtual Programming

Watch the program and learn how to make your own hanukiah, using craft sticks, paper plate, construction paper and other materials. 

Hanukkah Crafts for Kids

NEW LOTS BOOK CLUB

Wed, Dec 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion conversations

Join the New Lots book club for an evening of great camaraderie and conversation about our favorite books of the month.   All adult readers 50+ are welcome!    This program is virtual and registration is required.
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NEW LOTS BOOK CLUB

Class Exhibition: Exploring Collage with Found Materials

Wed, Dec 1   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

Particpants of the Creative Aging: Exploring Collage with Found Materials workshop series will present their completed creations via Zoom.

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Class Exhibition: Exploring Collage with Found Materials

High School Graduation Requirements for English Language Learner (ELL) Students - POSTPONED Cancelled

Wed, Dec 1   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults college connect Immigrant Services parents and caregivers teen time

UPDATE: This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled for a later date.
For many students, completing high school is the first step in going to college. Immigrant and refugee students in English Language Learner (ELL)...

High School Graduation Requirements for English Language Learner (ELL) Students - POSTPONED

Virtual Adult Book Discussion

Wed, Dec 1   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Sleeper Agent: The Atomic Spy in America Who Got Away

by Ann Hagedorn

Many Americans are familiar with the names of the Soviet assets Alger Hiss, Klaus Fuchs, and Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. Few, however, have heard of George...

Virtual Adult Book Discussion

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Dec 1   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

Climate Wednesdays

Wed, Dec 1   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment Virtual Programming

Brooklyn's Battery Breakthrough: How Four Branch Libraries are Charging Ahead

Take a virtual tour of NYC's first-ever solar plus energy storage systems, housed at four Brooklyn Public Library branches that were hit hard by Superstorm Sandy...

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Climate Wednesdays

Saratoga Library Presents: Author Talk and Book Discussion of Baby Girl: Better Known As Aaliyah by Kathy Iandoli

Wed, Dec 1   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion music Virtual Programming

Adult Librarian Donald Peebles (Saratoga/Jamaica Bay) will facilitate a community conversation on Zoom with Kathy Iandoli, hip-hop journalist and author of Baby Girl: Better Known As Aaliyah. Baby Girl is the first definitive biography on...

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Saratoga Library Presents: Author Talk and Book Discussion of Baby Girl: Better Known As Aaliyah by Kathy Iandoli

DEC
2

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Thu, Dec 2   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go Arts & Crafts kit to take home and create! (While supplies last.)

 

*Kits may contain small parts that are not suitable for young children. Please...

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Library Lanes (Virtual Bowling)

Thu, Dec 2   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots, Auditorium

Older Adults techknowledge video games

Join the New Lots Library for a funfilled virtual bowling program for Older Adults/Adults. We compete with each other and cheer each other on as we bowl using the XBox game console, in a safe and clean evironment. This is an indoor program....

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Library Lanes (Virtual Bowling)

DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Thu, Dec 2   10:30 am to 6:00 pm   BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY GREENPOINT BRANCH

Kids after school christmas Events for Youth and Family grab and go kits

Ever Wanted a Pen-Pal from AUSTRALIA?

Brooklyn Public Library and Ipswich Libraries (Australia) introduce a Pen-Pal program linking families and individuals on opposite sides of the world.

After filling in an Expression of...

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DEAR BROOKLYN . . . DEAR IPSWICH . . .

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 2   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, Dec 2   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

Building Your Own Business Website | NYC SBS

Thu, Dec 2   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

In the past, building a business website could be expensive and complicated. But today, there are website builders that are affordable and easy-to-use for almost any entrepreneur.

This course will teach you how to create a professional...

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Building Your Own Business Website | NYC SBS

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Thu, Dec 2   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

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

Kids aged 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to virtual storytime! Come join McKinley Park Branch for a fun virtual storytime program with read out louds and songs on Zoom. During storytime we'll sing songs, learn rhymes, and read books...

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McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Thu, Dec 2   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults computer basics never too late to learn

Older Adults, 55 and up:  are you having trouble with your computer and smartphone? Do you want to learn how to use and navigate applications and websites? Want to become tech savvy? The Brooklyn Public Library is offering its Digital...

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Technology For All:  Individual Sessions

Garden Storytime!

Thu, Dec 2   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years autism developmental disabilities gardening Inclusive Services

Join us for a morning of garden-themed books and songs as your baby or toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. This program is deisgned to be accessible for all children, with or without disabilities....

Garden Storytime!

Storytime!

Thu, Dec 2   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

With the weather getting consistently colder this may be our last in person storytime of the year. So please, join us for songs, stories, rhymes, and more, that get the bodies and brains of kids ages 1 – 5 years moving!

 

...
Storytime!

Creative Aging; Accessible Yoga

Thu, Dec 2   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

The Flow and Restore Collective began delivering Holistic Wellness Services to community organizations in the Five Boroughs in 2016. In 2019, the company incorporated and became insured as a unit of 20 Certified Holistic Wellness Practitioners,...

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Creative Aging; Accessible Yoga

BE NYC Access: Consulting Info Session | NYC SBS

Thu, Dec 2   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Learn about the BE NYC Access: Consulting program from the BE NYC team.

Through BE NYC Access: Consulting, participating business owners will receive up to 4 hours of pro bono consulting and guidance from EY on the following topics:...

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BE NYC Access: Consulting Info Session | NYC SBS

Microsoft Excel Basics

Thu, Dec 2   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer programming 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

Hanukkah Grab and Go Book Event

Thu, Dec 2   1:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Borough Park Library, Children's Room

Kids all ages grab and go kits

During this holiday time we have give away books many of Jewish interest for children.

There are limited quantities.

Children must be present in order to receive a free book. 

One book per child and no returns....

Hanukkah Grab and Go Book Event

Cooking matters Virtual Workshops

Thu, Dec 2   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning community partner cooking Healthy Communities

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

Join us for free virtual nutrition classes that incorporate healthy cooking tips on a budget.

Register for this program here online with a valid email....

Cooking matters Virtual Workshops

Creative Aging: Life Story's Create a Memory Book

Thu, Dec 2   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Make a beautiful collection of your life stories and family photos with Life Story Club every week, we'll gather as a group on Zoom to share our photos and the stories behind them. We'll help you preserve them in a personal memory book to make a...

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Creative Aging: Life Story's Create a Memory Book

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 2   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 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

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