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LitFilm: Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

Sat, Sep 25   8:00 pm to 10:00 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by James Redford
U.S., 2021, 101 min

The debut novel The Joy Luck Club (1989) catapulted Amy Tan to commercial and critical success, spending over 40 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list. In this last film...

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LitFilm: Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Sun, Sep 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a recurring class at Brooklyn Library celebrating poetic lineage. 

The class will show how every poet has to start somewhere – and that behind every good writer, is a good reader....

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Sun, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a recurring class at Brooklyn Library celebrating poetic lineage. 

The class will show how every poet has to start somewhere – and that behind every good writer, is a good reader....

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Sunset Park Community Engagement

Sun, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults community partner

We're partnering with THE CITY Newsroom to challenge the language we use to refer to immigrant communities. Join us at Sunset Park Library for a conversation about how we can make what we do feel like home. Spanish and Chinese translation...

Sunset Park Community Engagement

LitFilm: Concerning Violence: 9 Scenes from the Anti-Imperialist Self-Defense

Sun, Sep 26   2:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Göran Hugo Olsson
Sweden, 2014, 89 min

This powerful cinematic essay covers the most daring moments in the African liberation movements of the late 1960s-70s, while exposing the mechanisms of decolonization...

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LitFilm: Concerning Violence: 9 Scenes from the Anti-Imperialist Self-Defense

Walking Curated Tour of Prospect Park: My Oasis In Brooklyn

Sun, Sep 26   4:30 pm to 5:45 pm   Lefferts Historic House

Adults all ages BPL Presents

 * Please note this is an off-site event

Join legendary photographer Jamel Shabazz as he shares his memories and stories behind the images in his exhibition “My Oasis in Brooklyn,” a collection of snapshots of Prospect Park spanning...

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Walking Curated Tour of Prospect Park: My Oasis In Brooklyn

LitFilm: Stanislaw Lem: Author of Solaris

Sun, Sep 26   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Borys Lankosz
Polish, 2016, 56 min

This first biographical documentary about renowned Polish science fiction writer Stanisław Lem, author of Solaris, sheds light on the social and historical forces that...

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LitFilm: Stanislaw Lem: Author of Solaris

LitFilm: Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation, & Talkback

Sun, Sep 26   7:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Lisa Immordino Vreeland
U.S., 2020, 81 min

The brilliant work, personal struggles, and cultural impact of iconic American writers Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams explode onto the screen in this innovative...

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LitFilm: Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation, & Talkback

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Leonard Library Scavenger Hunt BINGO!

Mon, Sep 27   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids brooklyn history

There are so many neat things in the neighborhood around the Leonard Library, can you find them all? Grab a BINGO card from the fence at the Leonard Library and explore your neighborhood. 

To complete the scavenger hunt, find the...

Leonard Library Scavenger Hunt BINGO!

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads About Friendship

Mon, Sep 27   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike is reading two books about characters who find out who their true friends are.  The first is I Am Not A Dog Toy, which was written by Ethan T. Berlin and illustrated by Jared  Chapman.  The second is Those Darn...

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads About Friendship

Rainbow Breathing Dragon

Mon, Sep 27   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create kids explore

Get a Grab and Go Arts & Crafts kit to take home and create! This fire breathing dragon made from a toilet paper roll is an easy kids craft that uses simple craft supplies. When you blow into the end of the tube the tissue paper looks like...

Rainbow Breathing Dragon

Grab and Go: Paper Bag Monster Puppets

Mon, Sep 27   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Come to Carroll Gardens Library to pick up Grab & Go Kits! New crafts will be placed out every Monday morning and will be there as supplies lasts! 

This weeks craft is: Paper Bag Monster Puppets! 

 

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Grab and Go: Paper Bag Monster Puppets

Creating Content Your Customers Value | NYC SBS

Mon, Sep 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Many businesses think that marketing only means advertising. As effective entrepreneurs know, however, customers are more interested and loyal to businesses whose marketing content provides value.

This course will provide you with the...

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Creating Content Your Customers Value | NYC SBS

Storytime in the Yard: National Voter Registration Day

Mon, Sep 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors Civic Engagement storytime

Join us for a morning of books and songs as your baby or toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. 

Registration is recommended, to ensure physical distancing. Please email [email protected]

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Storytime in the Yard: National Voter Registration Day

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Mon, Sep 27   11:00 am to 12:00 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

Microsoft Excel Basics

Mon, Sep 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning Microsoft Office 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

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Mon, Sep 27   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!  We will be using Zoom to host this program. You will need either a computer with audio...

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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Virtual National Voter Registration Day Storytime

Mon, Sep 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for this special virtual story time event to help celebrate National Voter Registration Day on Saratoga's Facebook page. 

Virtual National Voter Registration Day Storytime

Borough Park presents toddler time with Miss Lynn

Mon, Sep 27   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years nanny and me parents and caregivers summer reading

Join Miss. Lynn on theBorough Park Library Facebook Page for songs stories and literacy tips. It is geared for children ages 18mos. to 36mos. The video will remain on our facebook page for 48hrs.

 

 

Borough Park presents toddler time with Miss Lynn

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Sep 27   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 for fun conversation online with 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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Sep 27   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career resume

We are happy to serve you with resume and career help.

For a review of your resume send the document via an attachment to [email protected]

Give in your email an overview of the help you would like plus the...

Resume & Career Help

Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners & Beyond with Nan Carey

Mon, Sep 27   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Enjoy painting with the challenging, beautiful medium of watercolor. Explore color mixing, washes and glazing and experiment with the many ways to use watercolor. Subjects will be still-life, landscapes and portraits. Each class will feature a...

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Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners & Beyond with Nan Carey

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Sep 27   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 click here to sign up for a time slot. If you are...

Resume & Career Help Live!

Virtual Storytime

Mon, Sep 27   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Does being back in school have you down,  join Ms Hunter for some storyime fun as she turns those frowns into smiles. 

Join me on Dekalb's fb page.

*parents, friends, caregives all are welcome. 

Virtual Storytime

Knitting with Needles: A Vrtual Roundtable from the Kings Bay Branch

Mon, Sep 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Join our friendly Knitting with Needles RoundTable. We will be helping each other with new projects, lovely patterns, and unusual techniques of knitting. Please share your innovative ideas & expertise.

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Knitting with Needles: A Vrtual Roundtable from the Kings Bay Branch

R&B Performance by L.A. Blacksmith

Mon, Sep 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Library

Adults live music

Join us for an afternoon of R&B music featuring L.A. Blacksmith outside the Bedford Library!

R&B Performance by L.A. Blacksmith

Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop with City Harvest

Mon, Sep 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids cooking health and wellness

Kids and families, join us online for free cooking and nutrition classes led by City Harvest! Classes are for children ages 6-12.

In this six-week virtual program, kids will:

Have fun cooking healthy foods! Play fun...
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Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop with City Harvest

Grab & Go Fun at Bedford Library!

Mon, Sep 27   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Bedford Library

Kids grab and go kits

Swing by the Bedford Library after school on Monday, Sept 27th from 3:30-5:00 for lots of giveaways and children's grab & go activities!

Grab & Go Fun at Bedford Library!

Ballpoint Pen Drawing

Mon, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults artist talks Artists on Site

Ballpoint pen artwork created over the years have been favorably compared to art created using traditional art mediums. In this class participants will learn the basics techniques of drawing with a ballpoint pen. They will then explore drawing...

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Ballpoint Pen Drawing

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Middle School Book Cancelled

Mon, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books Virtual Programming

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

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of it so far? If we’ve finished the book did...

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Middle School Book

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: High School Book Cancelled

Mon, Sep 27   4:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books Virtual Programming

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

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of it so far? If we’ve finished...

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: High School Book

Our Garden Club

Mon, Sep 27   4:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Virtual

Kids autism gardening Inclusive Services learning disabilities

Hear stories, sing songs, and help things grow. Come join our garden club and get your hands dirty while having fun.

This program is outdoors and social distancing and masks are required.

Because of social distancing concerns this...

Our Garden Club

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Mon, Sep 27   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Spanish Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak Spanish 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 Spanish Conversation Group

Latin & Afro Funk Jamboree

Mon, Sep 27   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Bedford Library

Adults dance fitness and classes live music

Join us for a FREE POP-UP DANCE CLASS with 2-time pre championship Latin Ballroom Dance Winner, choreographer, composer and concert violinist Dwayne Beach! After Class open dance floor with DJ and live musicians.

Latin & Afro Funk Jamboree

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Minor Detail

Mon, Sep 27   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism book club book discussion Justice Initiatives

Minor Detail begins during the summer of 1949, one year after the war that the Palestinians mourn as the Nakba—the catastrophe that led to the displacement and exile of some 700,000 people—and the Israelis celebrate as the War of...

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Minor Detail

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Sep 27   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English for fun conversation online with 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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Polish for Beginners 4.0

Mon, Sep 27   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults polish world language conversation

This class is the continuation of the advanced group. We are not accepting new students, unless you are at an advanced level.  In such case  please contact instructior Izabela Barry at [email protected]

Polish for Beginners 4.0

Eagles September Book Club: Crying in H Mart

Mon, Sep 27   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book club brooklyn eagles

We are diving into one of the buzziest books of 2021 for our Eagles September Book Club discussion.  Reserve a copy of Crying in H Mart and join us to discuss on Zoom.  Extra tissues are recommended for "unflinching...

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Eagles September Book Club: Crying in H Mart

Adult Book Club/Discussion Diana Wynne Jones's "The Lives Of Christopher Chant"

Mon, Sep 27   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

Join the Diana Wynne Jones Adult Book Club as it discusses "The Lives of Christopher Chant" from the Chronicles of Chrestomanci series:

His father and uncles are enchanters, his mother a powerful sorceress, yet nothing seems magical about...

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Adult Book Club/Discussion Diana Wynne Jones's "The Lives Of Christopher Chant"

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Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, Sep 28   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

Creative Aging: Acrylics made easy with Leonid Filitsyan

Tue, Sep 28   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

This Creative Aging virtual program is hosted by Spring Creek Library!

The program will be taught by the artist Leonid Filitsyan via Zoom and scheduled for Tuesdays, beginning September 21st, and will end with a culminating...

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Creative Aging: Acrylics made easy with Leonid Filitsyan

Applying for Loans & Grants for NYC Small Businesses | NYC SBS

Tue, Sep 28   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Join this webinar for information on loan and grant programs and get tips to help you apply for financing for your business.

This webinar will provide guidance for businesses interested in applying for loans and grants. In addition to...

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Applying for Loans & Grants for NYC Small Businesses | NYC SBS

Voter Registration

Tue, Sep 28   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults Civic Engagement

Come register to vote outside Ryder Library!

Voter Registration

Voter Registration

Tue, Sep 28   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults Civic Engagement

Come register to vote outside Highlawn Library!

Voter Registration

Voter Registration

Tue, Sep 28   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults Civic Engagement

Come register to vote outside Kensington Library!

Voter Registration

Voter Registration

Tue, Sep 28   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Arlington Library

Adults Civic Engagement

Come register to vote outside Arlington Library!

Voter Registration

Voter Registration

Tue, Sep 28   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults Civic Engagement

Come register to vote outside Sunset Park Library!

Voter Registration

Voter Registration

Tue, Sep 28   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults Civic Engagement

Come register to vote outside Gravesend Library!

Voter Registration

Voter Registration

Tue, Sep 28   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults Civic Engagement

Come register to vote outside Brownsville Library!

Voter Registration

Voter Registration

Tue, Sep 28   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults Civic Engagement

Come register to vote outside Dekalb Library!

Voter Registration

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