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ESOL--Business English Classes

Wed, May 27   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Learn English!

Brooklyn Public Library offers free advanced business English classes that will prepare you for success in the workplace and in business.  Improve your business vocabulary, broaden your understanding of American...

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ESOL--Business English Classes

Virtual Falls Prevention Workshop (Espanol)

Wed, May 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging spanish Virtual Programming

 Cada año, uno de cada tres neoyorquinos mayores experimenta una caída, y aproximadamente la mitad de estas caídas ocurren en el hogar. Aunque las caídas son comunes, no necesitan ser una parte normal del envejecimiento. Dado que las...

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Virtual Falls Prevention Workshop (Espanol)

Virtual Storytime

Wed, May 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 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 storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

Wed, May 27   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Make a beautiful collection of your life stories and family photos with Vita 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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Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

Philosophy Discussion Group (Virtual Programming via Zoom)

Wed, May 27   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults philosophy in the library Virtual Programming

Please join us for a discussion on the philosophy of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel and the relevance of his ideas for our times. This workshop will take place online via Zoom. Please RSVP to receive...

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Philosophy Discussion Group (Virtual Programming via Zoom)

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, May 27   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)

Creative Aging: What's Your Story? We'd like to know!

Wed, May 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming writing workshop

WHAT YOU HAVE TO SAY IT'S IMPORTANT!

Sometimes it’s hard to find the right words to tell the story we want to tell. Your experiences, your feelings, your thoughts, your struggles – it’s all part of your story.

And your story is...

Creative Aging: What's Your Story? We'd like to know!

Movie Trivia Quiz

Wed, May 27   2:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Virtual

Adults research Virtual Programming

We may not be showing movies at the Borough Park Branch for the time being but please enjoy this quiz based on the movies shown at the Borough Park library June-July 2019. Please email your answers to [email protected] The correct answers...

Movie Trivia Quiz

Meet the Author Readings and Workshops: Why Am I Me?

Wed, May 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Author/Illustrator Selina Alko will create a Venn Diagram showing what she & her co-illustrator, Sean Qualls, have in common and also the things that make them unique (their differences). She will lead a brief discussion about identity and...

Meet the Author Readings and Workshops: Why Am I Me?

Library Lab

Wed, May 27   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids library lab stem & steam

Join us for fun STEM learning on the Brooklyn Heights Facebook page at 3:30 PM.

Library Lab

Library Lab: Rainbow in a Glass

Wed, May 27   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Virtual Programming

Wanna have a rainbow to put in your window? Who doesn't? Join us to learn about rainbows and density, and to see how it all comes together in a glass!  What you'll need: a tall clear drinking glass, light corn syrup OR honey, blue dish...

Library Lab: Rainbow in a Glass

Virtual Mystery

Wed, May 27   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Solve a virtual mystery. 

This week we will try an escape room. Next week Mysterium, Time Stories or whatever else works.

Register so that I can send you the link to Zoom. Hope to hear from you soon. 

 

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Virtual Mystery

Managing your Student Loan Wisely

Wed, May 27   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults finance Virtual Programming

Student loans are complicated! This workshop from Bedford Stuvesant Restoration Corporation Financial Counselor Julian Stillman will explain how to ensure you will pay the lowest rate and access the best program terms that work for you...

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Managing your Student Loan Wisely

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, May 27   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Join our chess tournament for beginners or advanced players on lichess.org! Create a username and password and join at the link below, no password necessary!

https://lichess.org/tournament/utVNVstH

Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual support circle for families and friends of incarcerated New Yorkers

Wed, May 27   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Join us for a Zoom call to share your experience of having a loved one incarcerated during the coronavirus crisis. Hear about and share resources and supports. We will also be inviting advocates and activists into these circles to give updates...

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Virtual support circle for families and friends of incarcerated New Yorkers

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Info. Session

Wed, May 27   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career hse Virtual Programming

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

The National External Diploma Program (NEDP) is an applied performance assessment system that assesses...

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National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Info. Session

Virtual Book Club: If Beale Street Could Talk

Wed, May 27   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion humanities and art Virtual Programming

We are holding our monthly book discussion online! Join Claire from Brooklyn Heights for this chat about James Baldwin's novel If Beale Street Could Talk through video conference call.

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

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Virtual Book Club: If Beale Street Could Talk

Message from the Library with David Grossman

Wed, May 27   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Message from the Library hosts leading cultural figures commissioned by BPL to reflect on today’s most critical issues in our local and global communities. The series is part of BPL’s mission to convene diverse voices in the Library’s safe space...

Message from the Library with David Grossman

Virtual Bedtime Stories

Wed, May 27   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bedtime stories Virtual Programming

Join us for virtual bedtime stories. Wear your Pajamas and bring a stuffie friend! 
This will be live from the Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook page at 7pm.

Virtual Bedtime Stories

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Wed, May 27   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Emily Bronte's great novel of passion Wuthering Heights. 
 

Every Wednesday evening we will discuss one or more chapters.

registration is...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, May 27   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/sewing/fiber arts session to share your projects and hangout.

**Registration required!

We will be using Zoom to host...

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Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Live via ZOOM: Jason Stanley on How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them

Wed, May 27   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks bpl presents Virtual Programming

Join author Jason Stanley as he discusses his book How Fascism Works in a virtual book discussion. Stanley will be in conversation with Jonathan Metzl.

As the child of refugees of World War II Europe and a renowned philosopher and scholar...

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Live via ZOOM: Jason Stanley on How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them

MAY
28

Virtual Menstrual Hygiene Day Celebration

Thu, May 28   8:00 am to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator civic engagement Cycle Alliance Virtual Programming

STAND UP & TALK ABOUT PERIODS: Celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day! Join the Teens of Cycle Alliance for a day of Advocacy and Support. Support Period Equity and End Period Shaming

Participate in our social media campaign:

post TikTok...
Virtual Menstrual Hygiene Day Celebration

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, May 28   10:00 am to 10:30 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

Virtual English Conversation Groups

Thu, May 28   10:15 am to 11:45 am   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.

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Virtual English Conversation Groups

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y)

Thu, May 28   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years toddler time toddler yoga yoga and meditation

Sing and stretch with  Ms Liz during Toddler Yoga! For toddlers 18 to 36 months.

**Registration Required!

We will be using Zoom to host this program, space is limited, and you will need either a computer with audio and...

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Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y)

Virtual Storytime

Thu, May 28   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years 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 storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Woman’s Support Group

Thu, May 28   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Please join a group of ladies on Zoom at Dyker Heights to share everything virtually. Registration is required. Please send your email to [email protected] for invitation. 

Woman’s Support Group

Virtual Storytime with NY City Council Member Robert Cornegy

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

Birth to Five Years 2020 census storytime Virtual Programming

Please join us for Virtual Storytime with special guest reader NY City Council Member Robert Cornegy! We will be sharing stories, songs, and rhymes to encourage families to fill out their 2020 Census forms together! View the broadcast...

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Virtual Storytime with NY City Council Member Robert Cornegy

Virtual Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years first five years 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 storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years first five years 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 storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

After School Homework Help for Guardians

Thu, May 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults homework help Virtual Programming

The goal of After School Homework Help for Guardians is to provide caretakers with the skills and tools to best help the children in their lives with the challenges presented by tele-learning.

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After School Homework Help for Guardians

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, May 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 English Conversation Group

Thu, May 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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Storytime

Thu, May 28   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years 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 storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, May 28   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume

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. 

If you would...

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Resume & Career Help Live!

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

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

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Mr. Night Has a Day Off

Recommended ages: All Ages

Lithuania
Animation, Ignas Meilunas, 2016, 2 min.

Why is the night changing the day? Well, when you don’t like something, you change it.

Talking Points:...

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Book Adventures: A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats

Thu, May 28   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

Join us on an adventure as we read A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats. Create your very own mailbox, and post a letter too!

Materials :

A box, perhaps from delivery. A cereal box will work well.

Markers, crayons,...

Book Adventures: A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats

Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Thu, May 28   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Town Hall Virtual Programming

How are you doing? What do you need help with? What’s the most helpful thing you’ve experienced during this time?

We want to hear the answers to these questions.

The Open Newsroom is back, and this time we’re virtual. We’ll be...

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Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Thu, May 28   6:00 pm to 7:30 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

Brooklyn Poets Reading Series: Jose Olivarez, Aria Aber, and Rick Barot

Thu, May 28   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents and Brooklyn Poets Reading Series present a live Zoom poetry reading by Jose Olivarez, Aria Aber, and Rick Barot.

José Olivarez is the son of Mexican immigrants. His debut book of poems, Citizen Illegal, was a finalist for...

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Brooklyn Poets Reading Series: Jose Olivarez, Aria Aber, and Rick Barot

MAY
29

Spanish Song and Story Time

Fri, May 29   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Time to dive into the Spanish language! Through songs, dancing, body percussion, and fun cultural facts, our facilitator will introduce new Spanish words and phrases. You and your toddler will sing, rhyme, and clap along, all while expanding your...

Spanish Song and Story Time

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, May 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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Knit Together

Fri, May 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

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Fri, May 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

There are many benefits of yoga: improved strength, flexibility and mental clarity, as well as improved posture and reduced stress. Chair Yoga is a non-intimidating way to start practicing yoga…and you don’t have to worry about getting up and...

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Virtual Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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 storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime with NY State Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus

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

Birth to Five Years 2020 census storytime Virtual Programming

Please join us for Virtual Storytime with special guest reader NY State Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus! We will be sharing stories, songs, and rhymes to encourage families to fill out their 2020 Census forms together! View the broadcast...

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Virtual Storytime with NY State Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus

Virtual Storytime

Fri, May 29   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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 storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, May 29   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 your email to [email protected]

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Kids Create: Emoji Paper Folding

Fri, May 29   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create Virtual Programming

Join us on the Macon Library Facebook page at 3:30 to make a fun paper craft! Have markers, crayons, pencils, and paper at the ready, and we'll go from there ;)

Kids Create: Emoji Paper Folding

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