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Zoom Virtual Storytime with Kat

Thu, Feb 25   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

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Feb 25   10:00 am to 11:00 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

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Thu, Feb 25   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, Feb 25   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 Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Thu, Feb 25   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...

Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Virtual Adult Storytime: Black History Month 2021 Edition

Thu, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults black history month storytime

Donald Peebles, Adult Librarian at Saratoga Library, will facilitate a series of virtual Adult Storytime sessions by reading about Black historical icons and figures of the African Diaspora throughout Black History Month.

Virtual Adult Storytime: Black History Month 2021 Edition

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storyplay

Thu, Feb 25   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

Lee Conmigo

Thu, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults early literacy Events for Youth and Family first five years spanish

Lee Conmigo – ¡Lee! ¡Hable! ¡Cante! ¡Juegue! Libros y recursos gratuitos. Una serie de cuatro talleres virtuales y gratuitos sobre buenas prácticas para cuidadores de niños jóvenes. Vamos a aprender como apoyar el desarrollo mental de...

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Lee Conmigo

Signing Up for the Covid-19 Vaccine: A Forum

Thu, Feb 25   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

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Feb 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids story play storytime

Join us on our facebook page for sleepy time songs and stories! https://www.facebook.com/ClarendonLibrary

Virtual Storytime

COVID-19 Community Conversations: Mental Health, Equity and Resilience

Thu, Feb 25   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities mental health Virtual Programming

COVID-19 Community Conversations: Mental Health, Equity and Resilience is a 60 minute informational virtual presentation on potential mental health impacts, relevant coping skills and available resources. This session will cover topics such as...

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COVID-19 Community Conversations: Mental Health, Equity and Resilience

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Feb 25   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, Feb 25   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

Kids in Black History: Claudette Colvin! With Online Resource Guide (Middle Grade +)

Thu, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Kids black history month kids explore women's history month

Join our video premiere on the Paerdegat Facebook Page. Learn about Claudette Colvin, the 15-year-old Civil Rights pioneer who fought against bus segregation, and won. She inspired Rosa Parks and hopefully, she'll inspire you, too!

Want...

Kids in Black History: Claudette Colvin! With Online Resource Guide (Middle Grade +)

Meet the Artists: Tai-chi and Chinese Brush Painting Masters Yuan Ping Hu and Shulin Sun

Thu, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults artist talks Artists on Site arts and crafts chinese

Have you ever wondered how vast landscapes of mountains, rivers, and valleys can be created with ink and water?  Or try to imagine what it would be like to move all parts of your body simultaneously and slowly to benefit the body, mind, and...

Meet the Artists: Tai-chi and Chinese Brush Painting Masters Yuan Ping Hu and Shulin Sun

Dove of Peace Arts and Crafts Grab and Go(For All Ages)

Thu, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults arts and crafts diy grab and go kits kids create

Come by Highlawn Branch and pick up a free Dove of Peace Grab and Go Kit!! :0) 

We are offering this fun D.I.Y. Arts and Craft kit in celebration of Black History Month. Doves are a universal symbol of peace and are a great...

Dove of Peace Arts and Crafts Grab and Go(For All Ages)

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 25   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

Book Discussion - THE DEEP by Rivers Solomon

Thu, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults black history month book club book discussion

Virtual Book Discussion (via Zoom)

-Shortlsted for the Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize in fiction

-A one-hour Book Discussion hosted by a member of the BPL Lit Prize committee

-Black History Month Special Selection...

Book Discussion - THE DEEP by Rivers Solomon

Virtual Homework Help—Open Hours

Thu, Feb 25   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

Microsoft Excel Basics

Thu, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 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

Teen Chess Basics Workshop

Thu, Feb 25   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

Choosing a Legal Structure | NYC SBS

Thu, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner legal resources small business

An insider look at tips, considerations, and best practices to start your small business in NYC.

To start and run a successful business you must first understand the many different legal considerations that are needed to establish a...

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Choosing a Legal Structure | NYC SBS

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Feb 25   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

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knock out

Thu, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time Virtual Programming

Join us in Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout flings hordes of contestants together online in a mad dash through round after round of escalating chaos until one victor remains! Battle bizarre obstacles, shove through unruly competitors, and...

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knock out

The Lost Librarian | BPL Gaming Stream

Thu, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time teen time video games Virtual Programming

Join Tyler the Lost Librarian as he confidently fights through games that he's never played before. He may ask for your help, so join the conversation on Twitch to help him not lose (A Twitch account is required for chatting,...

The Lost Librarian | BPL Gaming Stream

Virtual Financial Coaching

Thu, Feb 25   3:15 pm to 7:30 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

African Dancing and Folktales

Thu, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids Virtual Programming

Audience members become the storytellers in a series of African folktales as our facilitator guides them through an interactive African Dance class. Accompanied by live percussion music.

View the broadcast on the Urban Stages Facebook...

African Dancing and Folktales

Explore NYC's Waterways with the Billion Oyster Project!

Thu, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts environment kids explore teen time

The Billion Oyster Project (BOP) is a nonprofit building oyster reefs and oyster nurseries across New York Harbor. Over the next 5 years, BOP hopes to build the capacity to restore 25 million oysters per year — and ultimately restore...

Explore NYC's Waterways with the Billion Oyster Project!

Virtual Kids Create

Thu, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create Virtual Programming

Quick and easy Arts and Crafts activities for children ages 6 and up on Saratoga's Facebook page 

Virtual Kids Create

Fortnite Battle Royal with Rugby!

Thu, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Are you a fan of Fortnite? Want to show gamers across Brooklyn - including library staff - just how good you are? Join us! 

 

Join by adding us on Fortnite ID: SCP IEID

Or watch Live! On Youtube: https...

Fortnite Battle Royal with Rugby!

Kids Create: Ndebele Inspired Geometric Art

Thu, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Today we will learn about Ndebele house painting - a style of African art practiced by the Ndebele people of South Africa. We'll explore the geometric patterns and bright colors of artist Esther Mahlangu's work and then...

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Kids Create: Ndebele Inspired Geometric Art

Virtual Chess Workshop

Thu, Feb 25   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

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Feb 25   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

Borough Park Presents Nigel Morgan artist in residence 99 projects from the 99 cent store

Thu, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

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

Learn to create art from 99 cent store items from our artist in residence Nigel Morgan. registration is required.

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Borough Park Presents Nigel Morgan artist in residence  99 projects from the 99 cent store

Coding at Home: Coding Environment

Thu, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school computer programming middle school science stem & steam

Calling all Middle Schoolers! 

Learn how to use code to build a scientific model of food webs in our local ecosystem with block-based coding tools (available free online)! Using this model “test” different modifications to population...

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Coding at Home: Coding Environment

Kids Explore - Cooking

Thu, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids cooking kids explore

Join the Youth Wing's Jason on the Library's Facebook page as they cook with kids!
Kids can learn kitchen skills and fun recipes, while adults with kids can learn how to include young helpers in the kitchen!

Kids Explore - Cooking

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Feb 25   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....

Resume & Career Help Live!

Not All Privacy Is Created Equal: A Panel on Digital Surveillance

Thu, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism internet safety justice initiatives techknowledge

Surveillance technology is omnipresent. Motion detectors trace employees’ movements in the workplace, digital trackers absorb smartphone users’ personal details, and ankle monitors patrol the whereabouts of individuals who have been released on...

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Not All Privacy Is Created Equal: A Panel on Digital Surveillance

Black Voices in Teen Lit

Thu, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults black history month teen time Virtual Programming

Join the Brooklyn Heights LoTs, Mylenne and Yanari, for a conversation about Black Voices in Teen Lit.  Bring your favorite books (or books to movies), and we will talk about plots, themes, and characters and how they ...

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Black Voices in Teen Lit

Kente Colors - Celebration Black History Month - Sunset Park

Thu, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids black history month kids create storytime

Join us for stories and crafts in celebration of Black History Month.   Another virtual program on  Sunset Park Facebook.

Materials needed for Kente Colors activity 

Color paper, scissors, glue stick and...

Kente Colors - Celebration Black History Month - Sunset Park

Virtual Ask-a-Tech

Thu, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 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

Zoom Poetry Program

Thu, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning poetry

Join us as we discuss the poetry of E. E. Cummings and Ralph Ellison and Walt Whitman. 

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Zoom Poetry Program

Book Adventures: Honoring Patricia Bath (Doctor who saved sight)

Thu, Feb 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school anti-racism black history month book adventures

Join Ms. Juana for a read aloud on Patricia Vision: The Doctor Who Saved Sight and Doctor with an Eye for an EYE    At this Book Adventure we're going to explore Patricia Bath, the doctor who invented a device to remove...

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Book Adventures: Honoring Patricia Bath (Doctor who saved sight)

Best Buy Teen Tech Center Presents: Virtual Open Mic

Thu, Feb 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults music performance poetry urban art jamm

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. Performance is not required to attend; you can be an audience member...

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Best Buy Teen Tech Center Presents: Virtual Open Mic

Teen Time: Jeopardy

Thu, Feb 25   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Join us for a fun round of virtual Jeopardy for teens. Come to relax, meet new friends, and test your knowledge of random facts. Ages 12-17 are welcome.

The game takes place on Zoom! Please register to receive the Zoom...

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Teen Time: Jeopardy

Library of Gamers BPL Gaming Stream

Thu, Feb 25   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator teen tech time teen time video games

Library of Gamers is an interactive BPL Incubator gaming stream where I, the magical gaming librarian does a playthrough of a game I love and want to show you.

Join me (and sometimes a special...

Library of Gamers BPL Gaming Stream

Join LA Blacksmith & Jazz-Plus for a Black History Show with Historical Content

Thu, Feb 25   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults black history month music performance

LA Blacksmith - Musical Performance

-Celebrate Black History Month wth a musical concert!

-L A Blacksmith is a dynamic, charismatic performer with a special brand of electrifying Funk, Jazz & Soul

-Enjoy the...

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Join LA Blacksmith & Jazz-Plus for a Black History Show with Historical Content

Virtual Book Club: The Warmth of Other Suns

Thu, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults black history month book club book discussion humanities and art

We've taken our monthly book discussion online! Join librarian Alex for this chat about The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson.

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork,...

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Virtual Book Club: The Warmth of Other Suns

Black Rest, Resistance, and Spirituality: A Night of Power Poetry

Thu, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults aahc black history month creative writing poetry

Black Rest, Resistance, and Spirituality: A Night of Power Poetry

The personal has always been political, and the recognition of the intersections of race, gender, and class has been at the forefront of every Black equity movement....

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Black Rest, Resistance, and Spirituality: A Night of Power Poetry

The Life and Achievements of Lewis Latimer

Thu, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults black history month lectures and discussions Virtual Programming

Lewis Latimer was the son of fugitive slaves, a self-taught master draftsman, an expert on patent law, a poet, and a painter - in short, a Renaissance man. In 1903 he moved to Queens, and his restored home in Flushing is now a historical landmark...

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The Life and Achievements of Lewis Latimer

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