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MAY
11

Central Library Cookbook Club -Alternative and Future Foods

Tue, May 11   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion cooking COVID remembrance day

Insects, lab-grown meat, Birria tacos on every corner, hempfu, seedbutter, plant-based meat, Soylent, Soylent Green (just kidding,), fancy restaurants going vegan to sustain our environment; Foodtrucks and take-out, and pop-ups...

Central Library Cookbook Club -Alternative and Future Foods

Veronese’s The Choice between Virtue and Vice, The Frick Collection

Tue, May 11   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Artists and Archives Culture Pass

This interactive conversation will focus on the celebrated Renaissance masterpiece "The Choice Between Virtue and Vice" by Paolo Veronese. This work is currently on view at Frick Madison, the temporary new home of The Frick Collection. Space for...

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Veronese’s The Choice between Virtue and Vice, The Frick Collection

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, May 11   5:30 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

Tue, May 11   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults polish world language conversation

They say that Polish is the most difficult language in the world. Do you want to find out if it's true? Or maybe you would like to be able to order borscht and dumplings in Polish? Greenpoint Library starts the virtual Polish for Beginners course...

Polish for Beginners

BKLYN Investment League

Tue, May 11   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business career finance virtual investment club

Learn how the stock market works with the BKLYN Investment League. Mina Ennin Black from In the Black Financial Wellness, will provide insight into different types of investments, the importance of diversification, and the basics...

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BKLYN Investment League

CBH Talks: Jewish Brooklyn: Growing Up

Tue, May 11   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents center for brooklyn history conversations Virtual Programming

Join us for the final program in our series exploring the history and lived experience of Jews in Brooklyn. This time we look at growing up.

Three incomparable, born-and-bred Brooklynites come together to reminisce about growing up Jewish in...

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CBH Talks: Jewish Brooklyn: Growing Up

MAY
12

Application Available for Friends of Clinton Hill Third Artisanal Craft Fair

Wed, May 12   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts Friends of the Library knitting and crocheting pop-up shop

The Friends of Clinton Hill Library will co-sponsor an outdoor Local Artisans Craft Fair on Saturday, June 19th from 11 am – 4 pm (rain date June 26th):

Vendor applications and rules of conduct will be available from the Clinton Hill...

Application Available for Friends of Clinton Hill Third Artisanal Craft Fair

Hebrew Conversation For Beginners

Wed, May 12   10:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Adults conversations hebrew multilingual

Join us to practice basic Hebrew conversation skills

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Hebrew Conversation For Beginners

Voter Registration

Wed, May 12   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library

Adults Civic Engagement

Brooklyn Voters Alliance will provide voter registration forms and rank choice voting information in front of Central Library.

Voter Registration

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, May 12   11:45 am to 1:00 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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Wed, May 12   12:00 pm to 2:00 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 Ask A Tech

Wed, May 12   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? Did you just buy a new smart phone or tablet and have questions on how to use it?   No time to attend a formal class? ...

Virtual Ask A Tech

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, May 12   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

Virtual Adult Storytime: Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021 Edition

Wed, May 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults asian pacific american heritage month literacy storytime Virtual Programming

Adult Librarian Donald Peebles (Saratoga/Dekalb) will facilitate a series of Virtual Adult Storytime sessions to celebrate and commemorate Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage Month.

Virtual Adult Storytime: Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021 Edition

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Wed, May 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults writing workshop

WRITE and RECITE - a weekly workshop for adults. Write and read your work to the group in a creative, supportive environment.

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Fermented Vegetables with Cheryl from Contraband Ferments

Wed, May 12   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming

Fermentation is one of the oldest food processing methods still used today. Scientifically known as zymology, it is the conversion of carbohydrates into alcohols, carbon dioxide, yeast, or bacteria. Beer, miso, sourdough, kefir, kimchi and many...

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Fermented Vegetables with Cheryl from Contraband Ferments

Introduction To The Internet

Wed, May 12   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This is a  lesson of 45 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites. ...

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Introduction To The Internet

New Utrecht Book Discussion - Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion

Join us for a lively Zoom discussion of  Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson.  Please register.

 

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New Utrecht Book Discussion - Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

TEC BALANCE: CÓMO BALANCEAR LOS MEDIOS DIGITALES Y TECNOLOGÍA EN EL HOGAR

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults first five years Media Mentorship spanish Virtual Programming

Un taller interactivo para padres de niños entre 0 y 5 años

Trabajando en asociación con Common Sense Media, BPL gustosamente ofrece este taller para padres y cuidadores sobre como guiar el tiempo de niños enfrente de pantallas. La...

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TEC BALANCE: CÓMO BALANCEAR LOS MEDIOS DIGITALES Y TECNOLOGÍA EN EL HOGAR

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Wed, May 12   4:00 pm to 5:30 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

Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease

Wed, May 12   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning finance legal resources mental health

Sheepshead Bay Library and the Alzheimer's Association / NYC Chapter invite you to attend the virtual program "Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease."

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease...

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Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease

Virtual Financial Coaching

Wed, May 12   4:00 pm to 7:00 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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Wed, May 12   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!

WE NYC x Small Business Mentors x BE NYC: Mentor Session Round Robin

Wed, May 12   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Looking for a mentor to develop your business idea or solve pressing business challenges? Join the Department of Small Business Services’ virtual Mentor Session Round Robin on May 12th from 6-8 p.m.! 

You'll receive direct access to...

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WE NYC x Small Business Mentors x BE NYC: Mentor Session Round Robin

Bonafide Rojas - Observations From A City Bench (Poetry) Bedford

Wed, May 12   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults poetry yoga and poetry

Bonafide Rojas is the author of four collections of poetry: Notes On The Return To The Island (2017), Renovatio (2014), When The City Sleeps (2012) & Pelo Bueno (2004). He's appeared on Def Poetry Jam...

Bonafide Rojas - Observations From A City Bench (Poetry) Bedford

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Wed, May 12   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

The Writhing Society meets to practice and discuss the techniques of constrained writing. We practice the methods invented by ourselves and by other writers, artists, musicians, and mathematicians. Tonight's session: Clichés.

Ah, clichés...

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The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group Cancelled

Wed, May 12   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

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, May 12   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...

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Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

MAY
13

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 13   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

Business Finance 2: Planning for Profitability | NYC SBS

Thu, May 13   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance small business

Every entrepreneur is in business to make profits, but only some do. A critical step to success is creating a financial plan that will guide your business to profitability.

The goal of this course is to provide you the information and...

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Business Finance 2: Planning for Profitability | NYC SBS

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, May 13   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

Application Available for Friends of Clinton Hill Third Artisanal Craft Fair

Thu, May 13   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts Friends of the Library knitting and crocheting pop-up shop

The Friends of Clinton Hill Library will co-sponsor an outdoor Local Artisans Craft Fair on Saturday, June 19th from 11 am – 4 pm (rain date June 26th):

Vendor applications and rules of conduct will be available from the Clinton Hill...

Application Available for Friends of Clinton Hill Third Artisanal Craft Fair

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Thu, May 13   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults bpl outdoors Laptop Loan techknowledge

Do you need access to the internet? Sign up for a 30-minute session at one of our Outdoor Laptop Loan locations. Adults must have a valid library card and photo ID that corresponds to our records. Young adult patrons must have valid library cards...

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 13   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 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 Live!

Thu, May 13   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 register here on our event page to reserve your spot....

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Resume & Career Help Live!

Community Cooking Series

Thu, May 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults apple bank Community Cooking everyone is welcome here immigrant services

Join us as we cook live on Instagram family recipes shared by members of the community. Visit bklynlib.org/cooking a week before the session, for the recipe, a list of ingredients, and tools needed so you can cook along with us....

Community Cooking Series

Read With Me

Thu, May 13   2:30 pm to 3:30 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

Early Childhood Symposium 2021: Woke Kindergarten: Abolitionist Teaching in the Early Years (CTLE-2)

Thu, May 13   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning anti-racism ctle early literacy

This webinar is offered as part of BPL's third annual Early Childhood Symposium. This year's topic is Talking about Race with Young Children: Disrupting Harmful Narratives in Early Childhood Classrooms.

In her book, “We Want to Do More...

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Early Childhood Symposium 2021: Woke Kindergarten: Abolitionist Teaching in the Early Years (CTLE-2)

Virtual Ask A Tech

Thu, May 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? Did you just buy a new smart phone or tablet and have questions on how to use it?   No time to attend a formal class? ...

Virtual Ask A Tech

Virtual Technology Program: Computer Basics

Thu, May 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

In this lesson you will learn about the difference between computer hardware and software, computer storage, and how to work with windows.

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Virtual Technology Program: Computer Basics

Virtual Financial Coaching

Thu, May 13   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

Lee Conmigo

Thu, May 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 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

Protect Your Ideas: Intellectual Property Basics

Thu, May 13   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business

Whether an entrepreneur, artist, writer or musician, you may be able to claim ownership of your idea or work.  Volunteers from the City Bar Justice Center’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) will answer questions about what you...

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Protect Your Ideas: Intellectual Property Basics

Where Does Your Library Garden Grow?

Thu, May 13   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bklyn incubator gardening

Come and join us at the Crown Heights Branch for a fun six week series that focuses on home gardening. This is a virtual program that requires registration- Please register online or call the branch at #718-773-1180 to...

Where Does Your Library Garden Grow?

Visit the House of Lewis Latimer Online/线上参观路易.拉提玛故居

Thu, May 13   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass Virtual Programming

星期四, 5月13日 傍晚6点

线上参观路易.拉提玛故居 (中文, 45-60 分钟)

路易.拉提玛 (1848-1928) 是一位非裔美国发明家,他设计的炭质灯丝对上世纪电灯照明技术的发展起了重要的创新推动作用。 拉提玛同时还是一名逃亡奴隶之子,一位自学成才的工业制图师,专利法专家,诗人,以及画家。

在本次中文线上导览中,我们会通过视频、历史照片、实时讲解来讨论路易.拉提玛极具历史代表性的家族背景,他事业背后不为人知的故事,...

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Visit the House of Lewis Latimer Online/线上参观路易.拉提玛故居

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 13   5:00 pm to 6:30 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

Science in the News: It's my Life: from conception to old age

Thu, May 13   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults lectures and discussions social sciences stem & steam

Yale PhD students talk about Science in the News

Once I was a single cell with infinite potentials! Within several days, I embarked on a journey that shaped my arms, my legs, my heart, and my brain. After my birth, my memories were built...

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Science in the News: It's my Life: from conception to old age

The Macon Writing Circle

Thu, May 13   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 Hands-Only CPR presented by the American Red Cross

Thu, May 13   6:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults community partner health and wellness Virtual Programming

Many people who survive a cardiac emergency are helped by a bystander. The American Red Cross presents a virtual training on hands-only CPR, a life-saving technique that involves simply using chest compressions on a person who has suffered...

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Virtual Hands-Only CPR presented by the American Red Cross

Mind Body & Soul Sessions w/ BPL Literacy Zone and Alwayz Fit 4 Lyfe

Thu, May 13   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning dance fitness and classes fitness health and wellness

                                  Brooklyn Public Library's Literacy Zone and Alwayz Fit 4 Lyfe presents: 

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Mind Body & Soul Sessions w/ BPL Literacy Zone and Alwayz Fit 4 Lyfe

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