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Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads About Art History Part Two

Mon, Apr 12   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids humanities and art storytime Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike Reads If Monet Painted a Monster written by Amy Newbold and illustrated by Greg Newbold. This picture book shows how various artists throughout history would paint a monster. After Mr. Mike finishes the story he will read the...

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads About Art History Part Two

Mindful Mondays

Mon, Apr 12   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids all ages mental health yoga and meditation

Learn and practice mindfulness with us. Increase calmness and feelings of wellbeing through stories, meditation, breathing, reflection and journaling.  Tune in Mondays from April 12 through May 31 on the Paerdegat Branch Facebook page. https...
Mindful Mondays

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Mon, Apr 12   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

Mill Basin, Windsor Terrace and Park Slope Brainy Babies

Mon, Apr 12   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

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

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers in the Mill Basin, Windsor Terrace and Park Slope communities. This program will include stories, early literacy tips, baby...

Mill Basin, Windsor Terrace and Park Slope Brainy Babies

Virtual Ask-A-Tech

Mon, Apr 12   12:00 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...

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Virtual Ask-A-Tech

Borough Park Presents Virtual Toddler Time

Mon, Apr 12   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.

Borough Park Presents Virtual Toddler Time

Dancercise: Dance, Move and Stretch with Akwesi Asante

Mon, Apr 12   1:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning creative aging dance fitness and classes fitness

This popular Windsor Terrace class continues for five sessions on our Facebook Page.  Each session will premiere on Mondays at 1:00 PM and will be available for ongoing viewing.

Dancercise: Dance, Move and Stretch with Akwesi Asante

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Apr 12   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 Adult Storytime: National Poetry Month 2021 Edition

Mon, Apr 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults literacy national poetry month poetry Virtual Programming

Donald Peebles, Adult Librarian from Saratoga Library and DeKalb Library, will facilitate a series of live virtual adult storytime sessions for National Poetry Month.

The link to the Saratoga Library Facebook Page is: https://www....

Virtual Adult Storytime: National Poetry Month 2021 Edition

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Apr 12   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!

Virtual Arabic Storytime

Mon, Apr 12   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids arabic literacy multilingual storytime storytime

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

 Join us for virtual Arabic Story time with stories, songs and rhymes for children and their parents...

Virtual Arabic Storytime

Easy Origami : Bunny Rabbit

Mon, Apr 12   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

Learn how to fold a cute origami bunny rabbit . 

 

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Easy Origami : Bunny Rabbit

Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners - ESOL

Mon, Apr 12   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

Borough Park Presents Juan Tica - Chess Workshop

Mon, Apr 12   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 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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Borough Park Presents Juan Tica - Chess Workshop

Tiny Techs: Coding (ages 3-5)

Mon, Apr 12   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years techknowledge toddler time

Children Ages 3-5

We invite you to help us code the Monkey to the banana by following instructions, counting, and  sequencing. This is a block coding program to introduce the ideas and concepts of coding to your children....

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Tiny Techs: Coding (ages 3-5)

Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Mon, Apr 12   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

Gaming for Teens

Mon, Apr 12   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults game on teen tech time

Join Labib our LoT (Librarian of Tomorrow) every Monday at 3:00 PM for an afternoon of gaming. Lets show other gamers what you've got!

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Gaming for Teens

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Apr 12   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, Apr 12   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

After School Homework Help

Mon, Apr 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults homework help teen time

Give support, assistance, and encouragement to children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their homework.

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After School Homework Help

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Apr 12   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 Monday, 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

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Apr 12   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 Monday, 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

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Apr 12   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!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Apr 12   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 Monday, 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

Kahoot! Trivia

Mon, Apr 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Challenge your friends to a trivia game. We will be using the online trivia platform Kahoot!

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

 

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Kahoot! Trivia

Virtual Financial Coaching

Mon, Apr 12   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 with Reinaldo Duran

Mon, Apr 12   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 Reinaldo Duran 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 with Reinaldo Duran

BPL Game Time - Fortnite Battle Royale

Mon, Apr 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time teen time video games

Are you good at fortnite and want to show us how good you are? come join us on twitch.

Watch us live by downloading the Twitch app on your mobile device or by visiting www.twitch.tv/BPLGameTime. For instructions on how to play...

BPL Game Time - Fortnite Battle Royale

Small Business Financing | NYC SBS

Mon, Apr 12   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance small business

This course teaches you how to apply financiers’ method of evaluation – the 5 Cs of Business Credit – and explores the advantages and disadvantages of debt-based, equity-based, and crowdfunding financing.

By the end of the course, you...

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Small Business Financing | NYC SBS

FADWA ABBAS: ENCOUNTERS

Mon, Apr 12   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Art and Society Census bpl presents Virtual Programming

Art & Society Census Working Group

April 5, 12, 19, 26/ Mondays at 5pm

Working groups are free, facilitated courses, meeting once per week online for the month of April. Register for this first event and you are registered for...

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FADWA ABBAS: ENCOUNTERS

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Eva's Man by Gayl Jones

Mon, Apr 12   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism book club book discussion humanities and art

Edited by Toni Morrison and published in 1976, Gayl Jones’ novel Eva’s Man is a deadpan yet spellbinding meditation on sexual violence and its aftershocks. Incarcerated for the murder of her lover, Eva recalls formative sexual traumas with a...

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Justice Initiatives Book Club: Eva's Man by Gayl Jones

APR
13

Virtual Mini Storytime from Adams Street Library

Tue, Apr 13   10:00 am to 10:30 am   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 from Adams Street Library

Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, Apr 13   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.

New videos are posted...

Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Borough Park presents Brainy Babies

Tue, Apr 13   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies first five years storytime

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers from Borough Park Library. Families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage brain development and early learning...

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Borough Park presents Brainy Babies

Zoom Storytime with Ms. Abby!

Tue, Apr 13   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!

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Apr 13   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

Creative Aging: Just Collage It!

Tue, Apr 13   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

Get all of your articles, papers, pictures…but don’t throw them out! Instead of tossing them out, get creative and turn them into a collage!

Dave Johnson is a master at the art of collage, and in this 9-week workshop, he will show you how...

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Creative Aging: Just Collage It!

Bebés Geniales

Tue, Apr 13   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Apr 13   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: Pete the Cat Rocking in My School Shoes!

Tue, Apr 13   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: Pete the Cat Rocking in My School Shoes!

Mill Basin Virtual Book Discussion: The Third Daughter by Talia Carner

Tue, Apr 13   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Join us on Zoom for the Mill Basin Library's monthly book discussion!

For April, we'll be discussing The Third Daughter by Talia Carner.

Please register to attend, the Zoom link will be sent out the day before the event.

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Mill Basin Virtual Book Discussion: The Third Daughter by Talia Carner

SUHALY BAUTISTA-CAROLINA: WHERE ART & LIFE MEET

Tue, Apr 13   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Art and Society Census bpl presents Virtual Programming

Art & Society Census Working Group

April 6,13, 20, 27// Tuesdays at Noon

Working groups are free, facilitated courses, meeting once per week online for the month of April.  Register for this first event and you are...

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SUHALY BAUTISTA-CAROLINA: WHERE ART & LIFE MEET

Chair Zumba For Seniors

Tue, Apr 13   12:30 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging dance fitness and classes fitness

Chair Zumba for Seniors is a 30 minute, seated, gentle aerobics/physical therapy class for seniors and other people with mobility issues taught by Zumba Instructor Evie Aronson -  who has several years of experience teaching this...

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Chair Zumba For Seniors

Creative Aging: Lets Draw with Charcoal!

Tue, Apr 13   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...

Creative Aging: Lets Draw with Charcoal!

Borough Park Presents Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Explores Fun Animal Facts Part One

Tue, Apr 13   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Kids little scientists Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike discovers all sorts of fun animal facts when he reads Eat Your Rocks, Croc!: Dr. Sugar Glider's Advice For Troubled Animals written by Jess Keating and illustrated by Pete Oswald

Click here to access the video.

Borough Park Presents Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Explores Fun Animal Facts Part One

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Tue, Apr 13   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion storytime

Have you ever wished someone would read to you as an adult?  Do you want to take in some good literature without spending a lot of time on it? At adult storytime, a librarian will read short stories and/or poetry to you, and all you have to...

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Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Apr 13   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, Apr 13   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

Sudoku Time Attack

Tue, Apr 13   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults game on techknowledge

Stuck inside? Want to take on the challenge of facing others in a Sudoku Time Attack, competing for the right to be called Sudoku Time Attack Champion? Join Jacob from the Leonard library on Zoom on April 13th from 2:00 P.M. - 2:45...

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Sudoku Time Attack

COVID Remembrance / Impermanence Story & Craft with Ms. Raquel & Jeremy Bass

Tue, Apr 13   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts COVID remembrance day Events for Youth and Family first five years

Join Ms. Raquel from Central Library's Youth Wing and her special guest award winnng multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and poet Jeremy Bass for a special COVID Remembrance / Impermanence Story & Craft Video Premiere. We'll be reading...

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COVID Remembrance / Impermanence Story & Craft with Ms. Raquel & Jeremy Bass

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