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DEC
4

Spirituality, Meditation, Wisdom, Love & Oneness

Fri, Dec 4   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Agenda: (drop-in for any section)

12:30pm - Guided meditation 🧘‍♀️🧘‍♂️ and group chanting of “OM” 🕉 mantra

12:45pm - Group sharing of spiritual readings, inspirations 📖, and mantra songs 🎶

1:00pm - Student...

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Spirituality, Meditation, Wisdom, Love & Oneness

Creative Aging: Drawing Techniques with Charcoal

Fri, Dec 4   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 youself !

In this 9-week workshop you will explore landscapes, seascapes, still life and nature images as...

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Creative Aging: Drawing Techniques with Charcoal

Virtual Mandarin Storytime with Miss Lina

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

Birth to Five Years chinese early literacy Events for Youth and Family first five years

Join Miss Lina from the Borough Park branch library for traditional and modern stories for little ones in Mandarin Chinese. Link to the Borough Park Library Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/BPLboroughpark/videos

 

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Virtual Mandarin Storytime with Miss Lina

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 4   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

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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

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, Dec 4   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 email to [email protected]

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, Dec 4   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help teen time 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,...

Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Dec 4   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

Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 4   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

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Practice your Russian language skills in a friendly environment. For adults who have some basic knowledge of Russian language and want to improve fluency. This group is for beginners! Everyone is welcome.

Please register for the program....

Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Macon Pageturners Book Club

Fri, Dec 4   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism book club book discussion

The Macon Pageturners read and discuss fiction and non-fiction from across the African Diaspora. We meet every first and second Friday online; at our first meeting we discuss the author and their life. At the second meeting (12/11) we’ll...

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Macon Pageturners Book Club

Virtual Chess Program

Fri, Dec 4   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Enjoy a game of chess at BPL, led by qualified instructors, to improve your game or learn to play. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome.

RSVP required, no more than 15 participants. 

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Virtual Chess Program

读书会 Chinese Book Club

Fri, Dec 4   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion chinese multilingual

以书会友, 分享阅读的乐趣 ...

嘉宾: 黄永钢教授, 布鲁克林学院

引题: 佛学在美国及有关书籍   30 min. 自愿讨论,  谈书,  出题,  建议   30 min.

 

请电邮注册。 节目前,将寄去“ZOOM”链接。

 

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读书会 Chinese Book Club

Gerritsen Beach Reads!

Fri, Dec 4   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school literacy storytime

For our 8-12yr old patrons, we have a brand new program for you. Come enjoy a relaxing read-aloud every Friday afternoon. We'll be reading short stories, excerpts, and sneak peaks from up and coming new books.

We're stepping up storytime...

Gerritsen Beach Reads!

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, Dec 4   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help teen time 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,...

Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Board Games

Fri, Dec 4   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator board game exchange library table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy game using BoardGameArena. 

We will meet using Zoom. We will send out a link at 2:45. Then we can decide on a game and we can walk you through how to play. 

It is totally...

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Virtual Board Games

Book Adventure: "Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré" x Hand Puppet Craft

Fri, Dec 4   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts storytime

Join Miss Sarah for a virtual Book Adventure!  

We will be reading Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré by Anika Aldamuy Denise with illustrations by Paola Escobar. 

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Book Adventure: "Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré" x Hand Puppet Craft

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Dec 4   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion e-books

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

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can draw, paint, cosplay, digital art, etc. You can...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Kids Create: Snowman Wreath

Fri, Dec 4   3:30 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create Virtual Programming

Ever wonder how you will get your craft project home from the library without it falling apart?  Now you won't have to!

Facebook Premiere.  Click here on or after December, 4th at 3:30pm to access.

Kids Create: Snowman Wreath

Cooking Matters for Kids: Virtual Course

Fri, Dec 4   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids cooking Virtual Programming

During this 6-week online program, your kids will: • Have fun cooking healthy foods! • Play fun games and activities • Learn about MyPlate, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recommendations for healthy eating • Age participation ranges from 6-...

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Cooking Matters for Kids: Virtual Course

Kids Create: Homemade Wrapping Paper

Fri, Dec 4   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create Virtual Programming

Kids--come and learn how to make your own wrapping for any occasion using everyday household materials.

Materials: Tape, crayons, markers, glue stick, scissors construction paper, tissue paper, newspaper. tempra paint, paint brush, cotton...

Kids Create: Homemade Wrapping Paper

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

Fri, Dec 4   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Remote learning stressing you out? Got a Nintendo Switch? Join us for BPL's Virtual Mario Kart session!

Play against your friends and folks from all across Brooklyn and dominate the race! All skill levels welcome!

No registration...

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, Dec 4   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help teen time 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

ADULT FAMILY FEUD

Fri, Dec 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults game on Virtual Programming

Join the New Lots Library every other Friday, for a fun game of Family Feud! REGISTRATION REQUIRED!! This program will take place on Zoom.

Family feud is a team-oriented game designed for adults 18+. 

How the game...

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ADULT FAMILY FEUD

Holiday Trivia Game Evening

Fri, Dec 4   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults game on

Get ready for a evening of Trivia fun 😀 

Your host will guide you through all the various rounds like...Chrismahanukwanzakah and more.

We promise, we will not make it too hard, but it will be fun :) 

All You need...

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Holiday Trivia Game Evening

Virtual Microsoft Powerpoint Basics

Fri, Dec 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults microsoft office techknowledge Virtual Programming

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics introduces new and returning PowerPoint users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office presentations.

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Virtual Microsoft Powerpoint Basics

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, Dec 4   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help teen time 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

Chinese Cultures: Poetry

Fri, Dec 4   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults chinese lectures and discussions multilingual poetry

This program is open to all adult Brooklyn Public Library patrons and is free. Please submit your name plus your e-mail address and a link will be sent to you at least 24 hours earlier. 

Chinese Cultures: Poetry

Book Fun Friday: Children of Blood and Bone

Fri, Dec 4   7:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book discussion Virtual Programming

Miss Erica talks about Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyami. This is a fantasy book in which the female teenaged protagonist has magic power in a world in which the king has decided to kill or enslave everyone with magical power. She teams...

Book Fun Friday: Children of Blood and Bone

DEC
5

Holiday Virtual StoryTime. Books for the public to choose

Sat, Dec 5   1:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

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 Holiday Virtual StoryTime.   If you want to see the FaceBook post Go to https://www.facebook.com/ConeyIslandLibrary/.      Click on. POSTS on the left side of the page. 

Go to Holiday Virtual...

Holiday Virtual StoryTime. Books for the public to choose

Virtual Yoga 26/2

Sat, Dec 5   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults adult learning yoga and meditation

Please, join us for weekly yoga sessions. The 26/2 Practice is perfect for beginners and those looking to ground their practice. It has been transforming lives around the world for decades. Traditionally it is practiced in a heated room, but this...

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Virtual Yoga 26/2

Story Play: Mindful Little Movers

Sat, Dec 5   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Kids early literacy Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Geared towards children in grades K-3.

You are invited to join Shenaaz of Little Feet Wise Heart yoga in collaboration with the Brooklyn Public Library for a program that pairs Storytime books with yoga poses and breath work to open the...

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Story Play: Mindful Little Movers

Holiday New Book Raffle

Sat, Dec 5   10:00 am to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Join in on the HOLIDAYS NEW BOOK RAFFLE

FREE TO ENTER

Just Register here with Your Name and Email and if your registration is pulled, YOU WILL WIN A COPY OF THE NEW BOOK, "The Promised Land", by Barack Obama, or "Leave the World...

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Holiday New Book Raffle

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 5   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

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Join us for Virtual Saturday Storytime on Saratoga's Facebook page at 10 am !

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Sat, Dec 5   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Join us for a fun storytime with Ms. Lori, our storytime volunteer. We'll sing favorite songs and read good books!  View the broadcast on the Cortelyou Library Facebook page. 

 

Saturday Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Team Up to Read: Grab and Go at Washington Irving

Sat, Dec 5   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids grab and go kits team up to read

Stop by the lobby to grab your own bag of supplies for Team Up to Read! Supplies include crayons, colored pencils, construction paper, a blank notebook, a gluestick, and information on how to participate virtually in this program for kids ages 5...

Team Up to Read: Grab and Go at Washington Irving

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Dec 5   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services Virtual Programming

Join other adults who are learning to speak English on Zoom. 
Please  register with your name and email. The Zoom link will be emailed one hour before the program starts. 

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Dec 5   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten 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 Ready Set Kindergarten!  Explore early literacy practices...

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Virtual Chess (en Español)

Sat, Dec 5   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Chess Workshop spanish Virtual Programming

Niños y adolescentes, aprendan a jugar o mejoren su juego, con un instructor profesional de 11 am a 12 pm. Para principiantes o jugadores avanzados. ¡Regístrese para obtener información sobre cómo y dónde participar!

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Virtual Chess (en Español)

Pumpkin Origami

Sat, Dec 5   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts holiday

It's never too late for pumpkins! Join us for a pumpkin making origami class this month!

Required materials: two pieces of printer paper OR two pieces of large origami paper

Optional: scissors or straight edge IF using printer...

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Pumpkin Origami

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 5   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

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Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud, interspersed with songs and rhymes.

All ages welcome!

**Registration required!

We're hoping to connect with our storytime crowd, so instead of...

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Virtual Saturday Storytime

Recipe of the Month

Sat, Dec 5   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults cooking teen time Virtual Programming

On the first Saturday of every month, we'll be posting an easy recipe for you to try at home! Hop onto the Dyker Facebook to get a beginner's look at cooking and baking. 

Recipe of the Month

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Sat, Dec 5   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Stems (All Ages)

3 min., Ainslie Henderson, in English, NYICFF 2016

"I stick and sculpt ... and then suddenly what was just stuff becomes this character staring back at you."

Watch: https://vimeo.com/264137664

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New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

American Sign Language - ASL for Everyone

Sat, Dec 5   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.”

You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons where you will learn...

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American Sign Language - ASL for Everyone

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Dec 5   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. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Chess Workshop

Sat, Dec 5   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop 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. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Space is limited. Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive instructions on how...

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Chess Workshop

Poetry Master Class: Removing the Muzzle, Writing After a Season of Silence

Sat, Dec 5   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults lectures and discussions poetry

When faced with individual or collective trauma—whether a pandemic or political unrest, sickness or poverty or death—we enter survival mode. Our brain’s amygdala lights up and triggers our “fight or flight” response, or the lesser discussed, “...

Poetry Master Class: Removing the Muzzle, Writing After a Season of Silence

Music for Autism Presents: All Stars from the University of Maryland!

Sat, Dec 5   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

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Student Performers from the University of Maryland’s Meaningful Connections Chamber Music Course.  The Meaningful Connections class explores a range of topics, including development of entrepreneurial skills, successful programming, creating...

Music for Autism Presents: All Stars from the University of Maryland!

Virtual Concert with Kenny Wang (clarinet) and Ria Yang (piano)

Sat, Dec 5   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids autism inclusive services live music

Kenny Wang and Ria Yang are student performers from the University of Maryland’s Meaningful Connections Chamber Music Course which explores a range of topics, creating musical opportunities that contribute to society, the role of women in the...

Virtual Concert with Kenny Wang (clarinet) and Ria Yang (piano)

Story Time With Mr. Clyde

Sat, Dec 5   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages arts and crafts storytime

Story time Silliness!

Story Time With Mr. Clyde

Team Up To Read

Sat, Dec 5   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids team up to read Virtual Programming

Team Up To Read: Vocabulary Building 

Develop strategies for learning new words while reading.  Play a fun game of concentration to learn new words.  

 

Registration Required. Zoom Links will...

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Team Up To Read

DEC
6

Holiday Virtual StoryTime. Books for the public to choose

Sun, Dec 6   1:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

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 Holiday Virtual StoryTime.   If you want to see the FaceBook post Go to https://www.facebook.com/ConeyIslandLibrary/.      Click on. POSTS on the left side of the page. 

Go to Holiday Virtual...

Holiday Virtual StoryTime. Books for the public to choose

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