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Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Dec 2   7:00 pm to 8:00 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

Story Time With Mr. Clyde

Wed, Dec 2   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages bedtime stories

Silly Sleepy Time Stories!

Story Time With Mr. Clyde

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, Dec 2   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

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

**Registration...

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

DEC
3

Holiday Virtual StoryTime. Books for the public to choose

Thu, Dec 3   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

Zoom Virtual Storytime with Kat

Thu, Dec 3   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, Dec 3   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

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Abby

Thu, Dec 3   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime toddler time

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

Join Ms. Abby for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to...

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Abby

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Babies & Books

Thu, Dec 3   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years Virtual Programming

Songs, stories, lap bounces, and more to help foster language development and a love of books in your baby.

New videos are posted Thursday mornings at 9am on our Facebook page: facebook.com/ClintonHillLibrary

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Babies & Books

Holiday New Book Raffle

Thu, Dec 3   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 English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 3   10:30 am to 12:00 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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Storytime with the Windsor Terrace Library

Thu, Dec 3   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

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Thu, Dec 3   10:30 am to 11:00 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

Creative Aging: Acrylics Made Easy

Thu, Dec 3   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Let your creativity flow as the instructor guides you through the basics of acrylic painting.

The teaching artist will guide you as your artistry blossoms and your skills are expanded. If you’ve worked with acrylics before, or just want...

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Creative Aging: Acrylics Made Easy

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Dec 3   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....

Resume & Career Help Live!

Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Thu, Dec 3   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

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Dec 3   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

Yoga For Beginners

Thu, Dec 3   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Are you stressed with everything that's going on around you? We are offering you an hour of relaxation and tranquility. Something we all need. 

Everyone is welcome!

Seraphina is a 200 hour certified Vinyasa yoga teacher and...

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Yoga For Beginners

Grab & Go Kit: Snowman Puppets

Thu, Dec 3   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids grab and go kits kids create

Swing by Macon to pick up Grab & Go craft kits that contain everything you need to make your own snowman puppet!

Bags with supplies will be in front of the reference desk between 1 and 4 PM.

If you want to learn how to make a...

Grab & Go Kit: Snowman Puppets

Creative Aging: Create A Memory Book with Vita Story Club

Thu, Dec 3   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging creative writing Virtual Programming

Get ready to share your unique, personal story! Gather your pictures, letters, mementos and notes and create your own memory book!

Make a beautiful collection of your life stories and family photos with Vita Story Club every week, we'll...

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Creative Aging: Create A Memory Book with Vita Story Club

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 3   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

Microsoft Excel Basics

Thu, Dec 3   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, Dec 3   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, Dec 3   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, Dec 3   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

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

Aaand I Lost... is a new interactive (ish) 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 seen before. He may...

Aaand I Lost...| BPL Gaming Stream

Virtual Self-Love Journal Writing for Teens

Thu, Dec 3   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults creative writing teen time Virtual Programming

Do you like to write? Every week, we'll complete 3-5 journal writing exercises to help boost our confidence and self-love.

Register to participate!

For ages 12-17.

 

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Virtual Self-Love Journal Writing for Teens

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

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

Birth to Five Years after school first five years ready set kindergarten storytime

Join us for Ready Set Kindergarten on Zoom! This is a virtual version of our popular school readiness program, led by educators, and designed to help children ages 3-5 get ready to read, and ready for school. Learn about every day early literacy...

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Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Cooking Matters for Kids: Virtual Course

Thu, Dec 3   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

Chess Workshop

Thu, Dec 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop 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.   We have an excellent chess instructor, Juan Tica, if you've ever played in the branch, you'...

Chess Workshop

Chess Workshop

Thu, Dec 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop 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.   We have an excellent chess instructor, Juan Tica, if you've ever played in the branch, you'...

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Chess Workshop

Know Your Rights: Child Support, Family Court and the Pandemic

Thu, Dec 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults justice initiatives

Justice Initiatives at BPL is partnering with community organizations and agencies to produce a series of Know Your Rights workshops. This event in the series will focus on Child Support and Family Court in New York City during the COVID-19...

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Know Your Rights: Child Support, Family Court and the Pandemic

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

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

Kids book discussion kids explore

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

The Virtually Lit Zone

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

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Tired of only using Zoom for school? 

Take some time to unwind and stop by the Virtually Lit Zone, an exciting escape into remixed reality.

Think of this as a sampling plate of some of the Best Buy...

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The Virtually Lit Zone

Teen Time: Jeopardy

Thu, Dec 3   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

Orchestra of St. Luke’s presents Music in Color: The Imagination of Eleanor Alberga

Thu, Dec 3   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music music

Orchestra of St. Luke’s performs as part of its annual five-borough community concert tour, with free concerts designed to be as entertaining as they are educational. Since 2016, the tour has focused on OSL’s Music in Color initiative, a...

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Orchestra of St. Luke’s presents Music in Color: The Imagination of Eleanor Alberga

Podcast Promo 101!

Thu, Dec 3   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

This online event featuring podcast marketing consultant Jeremy Helton is meant to help independent podcasters promote their shows and grow their audience.
 
We'll look at promotional tactics like cross promos with other...

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Podcast Promo 101!

Brooklyn Public Library In Association With The Public Theater Presents "What is the City but the People? Shakespeare, Art, and Citizenship"

Thu, Dec 3   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents conversations Virtual Programming

With Stephen Greenblatt, Jill Lepore, and Eisa Davis

In the wake of the U.S. elections, we sit down with Professor Stephen Greenblatt, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics and The Swerve; ...

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Brooklyn Public Library In Association With The Public Theater Presents "What is the City but the People? Shakespeare, Art, and Citizenship"

Multicultural Poetry, Short Fiction, and Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Dec 3   7:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Artists on Site creative writing teen time Virtual Programming

Join us as we read diverse poetry and short fiction from around the world, and engage in creative writing exercises.

Thursdays at 7pm.  

Sign-up:  Please RSVP to recieve a Zoom link via email by 6:15pm on...

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Multicultural Poetry, Short Fiction, and Creative Writing for Teens

DEC
4

Holiday Virtual StoryTime. Books for the public to choose

Fri, Dec 4   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

Holiday New Book Raffle

Fri, Dec 4   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...

Register
Holiday New Book Raffle

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 4   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, Dec 4   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

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving

Fri, Dec 4   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 Louisa every other Friday morning for virtual storytime with books, songs,...

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Fri, Dec 4   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 Babies and Books

Fri, Dec 4   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime Virtual Programming

Enjoy books. songs, and fingerplays for babies from birth through 18 months. This program will be live on the Dyker Library Facebook page at 11:00 am. Please join us using this link: http://www.facebook.com/DykerLibrary

Virtual Babies and Books

McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Fri, Dec 4   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.

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McKinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

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

Flu and Germs Prevention

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

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

In this workshop you will learn about the difference between the flu and a common cold, the importance of the flu vaccine and the most effective ways to prevent the flu and other viruses.

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Flu and Germs Prevention

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 4   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

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