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JAN
28

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Jan 28   10:00 am to 10:45 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

Zoom Virtual Storytime with Kat

Thu, Jan 28   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

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jan 28   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 storytime with Ms Abby

Thu, Jan 28   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for weekly storytimes right here on the Cypress Hills library Facebook page with Ms. Abby for fun stories and songs!  

Virtual storytime with Ms Abby

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime Cancelled

Thu, Jan 28   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, Jan 28   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

Virtual Storytime with the Windsor Terrace Library

Thu, Jan 28   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Olivia 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 Windsor Terrace Library Facebook Page.

Virtual Storytime with the Windsor Terrace Library

Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Thu, Jan 28   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

Signing Up for the Covid-19 Vaccine: A Forum

Thu, Jan 28   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

Bilingual Storytime in English & Tibetan

Thu, Jan 28   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for a virtual winter bilingual storytime in Tibetan & English incorporating stories, songs and rhymes!  སྐད་གཉིས་བྱིས་པའི་དཔེ་ཀློག་ལེ་ཚན།    View the live broadcast on the Brooklyn Public Library Family Page...

Bilingual Storytime in English & Tibetan

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storyplay

Thu, Jan 28   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

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Jan 28   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, Jan 28   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

Origami Grab and Go Kits

Thu, Jan 28   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

The New Lots Library is distributing origami grab and go kits for children and adults.  These kits can be used with instructional videos on the New Lots Library Facebook Page, library books from our book display, or other instructional...

Origami Grab and Go Kits

Wintry Storytime with Ms. Hunter

Thu, Jan 28   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books preschool storytime

Join Ms. Hunter for a cozy wintry storytime, singing songs and reading stories with her animal friends on the DeKalb Facebook Page.

Wintry Storytime with Ms. Hunter

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 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.

Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Homework Help—Open Hours

Thu, Jan 28   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

Teen Chess Basics Workshop

Thu, Jan 28   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

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Jan 28   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

Aaand I Lost...| BPL Gaming Stream

Thu, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 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

Storytime

Thu, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids anti-racism

Storytime with Jezz!

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Storytime

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Jan 28   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

Virtual Financial Coaching

Thu, Jan 28   3:15 pm to 7:30 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

Ready Set Kindergarten Parent Workshop: Support Early Learning Creatively at Home with Everyday Materials

Thu, Jan 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years adult learning arts and crafts ready set kindergarten

Join us for this FREE parent workshop for parents and caregivers in our Ready Set Kindergarten Program, or any parent or caregiver of children ages 3-5. 

In partnership with Tom Burnett, Director of Early Childhood at the...

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Ready Set Kindergarten Parent Workshop: Support Early Learning Creatively at Home with Everyday Materials

Life Skills for Teens: Time Management

Thu, Jan 28   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.

Life Skills for Teens: Time Management

Kids Create: Van Gogh's Starry Night

Thu, Jan 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Today we'll learn about the Artist Vincent Van Gogh, then we'll recreate his icon "The Starry Night" painting!

Suggested materials:

Paper Pencil Paint Paintbrush Fork

**Registration required!

We will be using...

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Kids Create: Van Gogh's Starry Night

Gerritsen Beach: Virtual Acrylic Painting Class

Thu, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts performance

Join instructor Freddy Santiago and learn about acrylic painting in this 7-session course!

For this class, you will need the following supplies:
1. Pencil
2. Eraser (Kneaded Eraser)
3. Thick Paper (Mixed Media paper...

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Gerritsen Beach: Virtual Acrylic Painting Class

Creating an Annotated Bibliography: NYCHD Workshop for Students

Thu, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school brooklyn history center for brooklyn history platbpl

This workshop is designed to support students who are working on History Day projects, but all students, teachers, and parents are welcome to attend. We’ll talk about how to cite primary and secondary sources, and then how to assemble those in a...

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Creating an Annotated Bibliography: NYCHD Workshop for Students

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore Virtual Programming

Tune in for a favorite chapter (not necessarily the first) out of a book you might like, and please let us know in comments whether you'll be reading more :)

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Virtual Chess Workshop

Thu, Jan 28   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 Juan Tica 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

Documenting the Uprising: A Panel Discussion on Archiving and Activism

Thu, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism Artists and Archives center for brooklyn history civic engagement

As Black Lives Matter protestors took to the streets this summer, a proliferation of information-sharing followed, from videos and photographs, to social media posts and encrypted messages about organizing, ...

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Documenting the Uprising: A Panel Discussion on Archiving and Activism

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 6:00 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!

Nigel Morgan artist in residence presents 99 projects from the 99 cent store

Thu, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family everyone is welcome here

Did you know that the raw materials for many creative ideas can be found at your local 99cent store; things for drawing, painting, collage-making, sculpting and much more?

This class is designed to be fun. Interactive and a safe place (...

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Nigel Morgan artist in residence presents 99 projects from the 99 cent store

Best Buy Teen Tech Center Presents: Virtual Open Mic

Thu, Jan 28   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults music performance poetry urban art jamm

We're back for 2021! Teens are invited to show off their talents in a virtual open mic via Zoom. These can include musical performances, dance, poetry, visual art, storytelling and more.

If you would like to perform, use this...

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Best Buy Teen Tech Center Presents: Virtual Open Mic

Teen Time: Jeopardy

Thu, Jan 28   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Join us for Virtual Jeopardy! Ages 12-17 are welcome.

Online registration required. This program will take place on Zoom. Registrants will receive an email with access to the Zoom meeting prior to the event. 

This program is...

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Teen Time: Jeopardy

A Night of Ideas Brooklyn: Closing the Distance/Proches

Thu, Jan 28   6:00 pm to 12:00 am   Virtual

Adults bpl premier bpl presents Virtual Programming

Brooklyn Public Library and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy co-present:

A NIGHT OF IDEAS BROOKLYN: CLOSING THE DISTANCE / PROCHES

Join us for a FREE SIX-HOUR VIRTUAL EXCHANGE OF IDEAS, featuring philosophical...

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A Night of Ideas Brooklyn: Closing the Distance/Proches

Get Started On Your Business Plan With Brooklyn Public Library!

Thu, Jan 28   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Rescheduled from January 21. 

Is one of your New Years goals to start your own business? The Business & Career Center can help!

Gale Business: Plan Builder offers an engaging, step-by-step guided experience,...

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Get Started On Your Business Plan With Brooklyn Public Library!

Live from 868 Irving Street: Embracing the Caribbean Dancing Body

Thu, Jan 28   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults aahc performance research

Missing Carnival this year? You're not alone. Join us for a virtual dance performance and presentation, from the comfort of your home. Note: This event was initially scheduled for 6pm but will instead now start at 7pm.

Dancer Makayla...

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Live from 868 Irving Street: Embracing the Caribbean Dancing Body

Editing Audio With Audacity

Thu, Jan 28   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge Virtual Programming

Using Audacity, a free, open-source audio editing program, this class will walk you through the basic audio editing skills involved in making a podcast. We'll go over how to use Audacity to record, trim, and clean up audio files. We'll also talk...

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Editing Audio With Audacity

Story Time With Mr. Clyde

Thu, Jan 28   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages storytime stuffed animal sleepover

Sleepy Story Time Fun!

Story Time With Mr. Clyde

Story Time With Mr. Clyde

Thu, Jan 28   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages storytime stuffed animal sleepover

Sleepy Story Time Fun!

Story Time With Mr. Clyde

When Galactic Tourism Goes Awry: The Science of Tobias S. Buckell’s The Galactic Tourist Industrial Complex

Thu, Jan 28   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks book club book discussion conversations

Have you ever wondered how cities would transform if humanity was not only in contact with alien lifeforms, but Earth was a tourist destination for intergalactic travel? Or maybe you’re the type of person who idly wonders about how humans and...

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When Galactic Tourism Goes Awry: The Science of Tobias S. Buckell’s The Galactic Tourist Industrial Complex

JAN
29

Grab and Go Valentines Coloring Pages

Fri, Jan 29   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create

Available while supplies last all this week...come get your Valentine's coloring pages! Available in our lobby, stop by soon!

Grab and Go Valentines Coloring Pages

Origami Grab and Go Kits

Fri, Jan 29   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

The New Lots Library is distributing origami grab and go kits for children and adults.  These kits can be used with instructional videos on the New Lots Library Facebook Page, library books from our book display, or other instructional...

Origami Grab and Go Kits

Clarendon Grab and Go Origami Heart Corner Bookmark Kit!

Fri, Jan 29   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Origami heart corner bookmark kits are available for pick up at the Clarendon Branch! Make yourself (or someone you love) a fun, love-filled valentine bookmark. Available while supplies last. 

Clarendon Grab and Go Origami Heart Corner Bookmark Kit!

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 29   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

Knit Together

Fri, Jan 29   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

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Fri, Jan 29   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Come join McKinley Park Branch for a fun virtual storytime program with read out louds and songs on zoom.

Registration Required!

Zoom information will be sent via email 1 hr before the program

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving - on ZOOM

Fri, Jan 29   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Join Louisa for an interactive virtual storytime on Zoom with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. 

Registration is required to receive the Zoom...

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Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving - on ZOOM

Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program)

Fri, Jan 29   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

12:30pm - Guided meditation, breath-work, and group chanting of “OM” 🕉 mantra
01:00pm- Spirituality teachings of the week on realizing the True Self 💟, the divinity within us, and the practices of Self-knowledge 🕉, oneness and devotion...

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Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program)

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