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JAN
21

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Jan 21   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...

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Virtual Financial Coaching

Thu, Jan 21   3:15 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business career finance

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

Ready Set Kindergarten Parent Workshop: Let's Talk About Screen Time Balance for Young Children with BPL, PBS Kids and Common Sense Media

Thu, Jan 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years adult learning Media Mentorship ready set kindergarten

Join us for this FREE parent workshop for parents and caregivers in our Ready Set Kindergarten Program, or any parent or caregiver of children ages 3-5. 

In partnership with WNET/PBS Kids and Common Sense Media, BPL is delighted...

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Ready Set Kindergarten Parent Workshop: Let's Talk About Screen Time Balance for Young Children with BPL, PBS Kids and Common Sense Media

Library Lab: Exploding Lunch Bags!

Thu, Jan 21   3:30 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids library lab stem & steam Virtual Programming

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through...

Library Lab: Exploding Lunch Bags!

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Jan 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids ezra jack keats storytime

Enjoy a classic readaloud by Brooklyn author Ezra Jack Keats, then create a craft related to the book!

This will be broadcast live at 3:30 from Brooklyn Public Library Facebook Page 

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Virtual Gardening Adventures: Compost! What about Compost?

Thu, Jan 21   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities gardening

Let's make soil-food for plants! All you need is some food scraps, dried leaves, air, water... and a few good bacteria. We’ll read some stories, sing some songs and make some dirt.

You will need:
• An empty, clean two-liter...

Virtual Gardening Adventures: Compost! What about Compost?

Kids Create: Piet Mondrian Abstract Art

Thu, Jan 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Today we'll learn about Dutch painter Piet Mondrian, then we'll create our own inspired abstract art!

Suggested materials:

White Paper Black Paper Scissors Glue Paint or Markers in primary colors
 

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Kids Create: Piet Mondrian Abstract Art

Gerritsen Beach: Virtual Acrylic Painting Class

Thu, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts performance

Join instructor Freddy Santiago and learn about acrylic painting in this 7-session course!

For this class, you will need the following supplies:
1. Pencil
2. Eraser (Kneaded Eraser)
3. Thick Paper (Mixed Media paper...

Gerritsen Beach: Virtual Acrylic Painting Class

Finding Primary Sources Online: NYCHD Workshop for Students

Thu, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults after school brooklyn history center for brooklyn history platbpl

This workshop is designed to support students who are working on History Day projects, but all students, teachers, and parents are welcome to attend. We’ll review some important tips and tricks for finding primary sources online: where should we...

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Finding Primary Sources Online: NYCHD Workshop for Students

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jan 21   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Jan 21   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!

Virtual Chess Workshop

Thu, Jan 21   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

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Erotica (The Darkside)

Thu, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

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 ages 18 and up. 

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of the book? If you haven't ...

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Erotica (The Darkside)

Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Anyone interested in learning Microsoft Word basics. Please register . Class will be held in Zoom meeting. I will send the link to Zoom meeting one day before class to your email Account  or I will call if you leave your phone #....

Microsoft Word Basics

Sheepshead Bay Library presents Talent Without Borders. Winter Fairytale

Thu, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults live music music poetry russian

Sheepshead Bay Library's  "Winter Fairytale" a showcase performed by our talented library patrons. 

This Russian language program explores diversity through music, dance, art, and theater. Our goal is to engage,...

Sheepshead Bay Library presents Talent Without Borders.  Winter Fairytale

Coney Island Virtual StoryTime

Thu, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 11:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime Virtual Programming

Join Ms Sharon for virtual stories, songs and early literacy tips in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

http://www.Facebook.com/coneyislandlibrary

 

 

 

Coney Island Virtual StoryTime

Author Talk and Book Discussion "When The Red Gates Opened" by Dori Jones Yang

Thu, Jan 21   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks book club book discussion chinese

Did you ever wonder how China went from poor to rich so quickly? Or try to imagine what it would be like to be a foreign correspondent?

In her memoir, When the Red Gates Opened, Dori Jones Yang tells her personal story of how she as a...

Author Talk and Book Discussion "When The Red Gates Opened" by Dori Jones Yang

The Macon Writing Circle

Thu, Jan 21   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults aahc creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

THE MACON WRITING CIRCLE is a bi-weekly, inclusive and supportive writing group for people interested in writing work that reflects the African Diaspora. No writing background is required and all genres are welcome. Come once or come many times....

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The Macon Writing Circle

Virtual Book Club: BYOB/Bring Your Own Book

Thu, Jan 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion humanities and art Virtual Programming

Join librarian Alex for this chat about what we're reading through video conference call. For this Bring Your Own Book ("BYOB") book discussion, make your own choice of book and tell us why you would (or wouldn't!) recommend it....

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Virtual Book Club:  BYOB/Bring Your Own Book

Get Started On Your Business Plan With Brooklyn Public Library! Cancelled

Thu, Jan 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

RESCHEDULED TO JANUARY 28!

Is one of your New Years goals to start your own business? The Business & Career Center can help!

Gale Business: Plan Builder offers an engaging, step-by-step guided experience, complete...

Get Started On Your Business Plan With Brooklyn Public Library!

COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall with Assemblymember Emily Gallagher

Thu, Jan 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults community partner Healthy Communities

Join Assemblymember Emily Gallagher, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and Sure We Can NYC for a virtual presentation and Q&A with Dr. Julian Watkins (NYC DOHMH) about the COVID-19 vaccine. 

There'll be a...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall with Assemblymember Emily Gallagher

Multicultural Poetry, Short Fiction, and Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Jan 21   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

JAN
22

Resume & Career Help Live!

Fri, Jan 22   9:00 am to 11:00 am   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!

Origami Grab and Go Kits

Fri, Jan 22   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

The New Lots Library is distributing origami grab and go kits for children and adults.  These kits can be used with instructional videos on the New Lots Library Facebook Page, library books from our book display, or other instructional...

Origami Grab and Go Kits

Grab and Go Kits: Egg Carton Bug

Fri, Jan 22   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Annex

Kids grab and go kits

Grab and Go craft kits from the Adams Street Library and Annex. Pick up a kit and use the instructions below to create your own Egg Carton Bug! (While supplies last.) Or, use the instructions below to make your own using materials at home....

Grab and Go Kits: Egg Carton Bug

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 22   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

Babies & Books

Fri, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy music preschool

Come enjoy songs and stories with Miss Melisa from Gerritsen Beach Library.

Babies & Books

Gerritsen Beach Babies & Books

Fri, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy music preschool

Come enjoy songs and stories with Miss Melisa from Gerritsen Beach Library.

Gerritsen Beach Babies & Books

Knit Together

Fri, Jan 22   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 Ask a Tech (Spanish)

Fri, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer programming spanish techknowledge Virtual Programming

¿Tiene alguna pregunta específica sobre cómo usar computadoras o encontrar su camino alrededor de Internet? No hay tiempo para asistir a una clase formal. Asista a nuestro programa "Ask A Tech" para obtener asistencia personalizada.

...

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Virtual Ask a Tech (Spanish)

Grab and Go Kit: "One Snowy Morning"- Snowman Making!

Fri, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

Until supplies last, you can now pick up a Grab and Go Snowman Kit at the Walt Whitman Library! Follow along with our librarians here: https://www.facebook.com/waltwhitmanBPL

The story we are reading is "One Snowy Morning" by Kevin...

Grab and Go Kit: "One Snowy Morning"- Snowman Making!

Storytime with Jezz

Fri, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids anti-racism storytime

Join us for Carribbean and Island-themed storytime featuring some songs and stories.

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Storytime with Jezz

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving - on ZOOM

Fri, Jan 22   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Join Louisa for an interactive virtual storytime on Zoom with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. 

Registration is required to receive the Zoom...

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Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving - on ZOOM

Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program)

Fri, Jan 22   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

12:30pm - Guided meditation, breath-work, and group chanting of “OM” 🕉 mantra
01:00pm- Spirituality teachings of the week on realizing the True Self 💟, the divinity within us, and the practices of Self-knowledge 🕉, oneness and devotion...

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Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program)

Yoga For Beginners

Fri, Jan 22   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 22   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Aaand I Lost...| BPL Gaming Stream

Fri, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

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

Aaand I Lost is an interactive 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 played before...

Aaand I Lost...| BPL Gaming Stream

Read With Me

Fri, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults early literacy Events for Youth and Family first five years

Read With Me - Read! Talk! Sing! Play! A free, virtual workshop on easy early literacy best practices for all caregivers of young children. Participants that complete all four workshops will receive a free bag of books and other educational...

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Read With Me

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, Jan 22   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, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 2:45 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!

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

Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 22   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations russian Virtual Programming world language conversation

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....

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Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Virtual Board Games

Fri, Jan 22   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

Virtual Chess Program

Fri, Jan 22   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. It is recommended that you arrive a few...

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Virtual Chess Program

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 3:45 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!

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

Genealogy 101 for Teens

Fri, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults genealogy teen time Virtual Programming

Want to learn more about your family history and not sure where, or how to start?

Join YA librarian, Jes G. for a beginner's exploration of genealogy!

We'll navigate electronic resources (ie: Ancestry.com) made available for FREE...

Genealogy 101 for Teens

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion diy

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

Storytime

Fri, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

Join me at Eastern Parkway for Storytime fun!

Storytime

Book Adventures: The Very Smart Pea and the Princess-To-Be by Mini Grey

Fri, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts book adventures grab and go kits

Join Ms. Ann from the Mill Basin Library for another book adventure. Today she will be ready The Very Smart Pea and the Princess -To-Be by Mini Grey afterwards we will be creating crowns and magic wands from Grab and Go Kit you can pick up at the...

Book Adventures: The Very Smart Pea and the Princess-To-Be by Mini Grey

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor David Camara 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

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor David Camara from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

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