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JUL
12

Virtual Census Block Party: Health & Wellness

Sun, Jul 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census community partner

The BPL Census Navigator team is hosting a virtual block party! We'll have experts from the community talking about how to celebrate and nurture each other and ourselves. It's crucial to understand the importance of health and wellness...

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Virtual Census Block Party: Health & Wellness

Sunday movies at the Borough Park Library

Sun, Jul 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults movies Virtual Programming

We may not be able to show movies at our location right now, but adult services librarian Valeriya Kiselyer has found a source of movies that we can legally access and present to you free of charge.  We have decided that Sunday would be a...

Sunday movies at the Borough Park Library

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Sun, Jul 12   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

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

Looking for a fun way to kill time during quarantine? Missing Basketball? Got a PlayStation 4? Join us for NBA 2K with the Library! 

Play with and against friends, family and the Library in various modes like “All Star Team Up, Pro-...

NBA 2K Play with BPL

JUL
13

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Jul 13   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Jul 13   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career 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!

Decoupage for Teens

Mon, Jul 13   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults diy fiber arts summer reading teen time

Come join me live on the Canarsie page on Facebook where I will be demonstrating how to decorate glasswear and a wooden tray through the traditional craft of decoupage.

This program will take place on Monday, July 13 at 1:00 PM at ...

Decoupage for Teens

Character Folk Dance Class

Mon, Jul 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Brighton Ballet Theater presents the CULTURAL IMMIGRANT INITIATIVE PROGRAM at the Brighton Beach Library.

For two weeks, starting July 6, 2020, BBT will offer a range of virtual classes for all ages.

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY:
2:00...

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Character Folk Dance Class

Retro Gaming Stream

Mon, Jul 13   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading teen time video games

If you enjoy retro video games, or have an interest in viewing a live stream of some classic games, then our Retro Gaming Stream is perfect for you. During this stream the commentator will give some historical insight about each game played, and...

Retro Gaming Stream

Russian Folk Dance and Games

Mon, Jul 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Brighton Ballet Theater presents the CULTURAL IMMIGRANT INITIATIVE PROGRAM at the Brighton Beach Library.

For two weeks, starting July 6, 2020, BBT will offer a range of virtual classes for all ages.

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY:
2:00...

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Russian Folk Dance and Games

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Jul 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books summer reading

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...

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Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Jul 13   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books summer reading

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...

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Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Mon, Jul 13   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

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

Looking for a fun way to kill time during quarantine? Missing Basketball? Got a PlayStation 4? Join us for NBA 2K with the Library! 

Play with and against friends, family and the Library in various modes like “All Star Team Up, Pro-...

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Justice Initiatives' Book Club: The End of Policing by Alex Vitale

Mon, Jul 13   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism Virtual Programming

What would American society look like without punitive law enforcement? How is “crime” defined, and who gets punished for it? How can we reimagine “public safety” that keeps our communities vital—rather than eroded by racist surveillance and mass...

Justice Initiatives' Book Club: The End of Policing by Alex Vitale

Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

Mon, Jul 13   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Welcome to Chapter to Chapter, a older kid/teen-friendly "storytime" (but it's really for everyone) to help you relax at the end of the day! 

This week, we're going to read chapter fifteen ("The Forbidden Forest") of Harry...

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Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

JUL
14

Dance Exercises Class

Tue, Jul 14   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Brighton Ballet Theater presents the CULTURAL IMMIGRANT INITIATIVE PROGRAM at the Brighton Beach Library.

For two weeks, starting July 6, 2020, BBT will offer a range of virtual classes for all ages.

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY:
2:00...

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Dance Exercises Class

Virtual Sign Language Class

Tue, Jul 14   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning Events for Youth and Family inclusive services sign language

Our once in-person American Sign Language classes are now virtual! Join Sabrina, Communication Specialist from ADAPT Community Network, and Librarian Rachel, every Tuesday at 12pm.

This class is open to people of all...

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Virtual Sign Language Class

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Jul 14   12:15 pm to 1:30 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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Jul 14   1:30 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

Virtual Jigsaw Puzzles

Tue, Jul 14   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults table-top & board games teen tech time Virtual Programming

Join in to play a new jigsaw puzzle game every week via https://jigsawpuzzles.io/.

You can sign up for FREE with your Facebook, Twitter, or Google account.

Register ASAP to receive a message from the hosting librarian, Jess G.,...

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Virtual Jigsaw Puzzles

Creative Writing for Social Change

Tue, Jul 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing poetry Virtual Programming writing workshop

In times of protest, people and businesses want to be heard. Today it is equally important that your message is clearly understood. In this workshop with writer and poet Jaime Lee Lewis, you will learn how to use poetic language and persuasive...

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Creative Writing for Social Change

BPL Summer Reading List for Teens

Tue, Jul 14   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book discussion teen time Virtual Programming

Are you wondering what's on the BPL Teen Summer Reading List? 

Join us and we'll introduce you to our favorites--which means all (lol)!

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BPL Summer Reading List for Teens

Virtual Board Games

Tue, Jul 14   3:30 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 or an online platform. 

We will have a meeting in Zoom at first. I will send out a link at 3:15. Then we can decide on a game and I can walk you through...

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Virtual Board Games

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Jul 14   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career 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!

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy

Tue, Jul 14   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 it so far? If we’ve...

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Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy

Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Tue, Jul 14   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Town Hall Virtual Programming

Have questions about rent, employment, or food? Let’s have a conversation.

The Virtual Open Newsroom is back, and this time we’ll be diving deeper into issues about life in NYC during coronavirus. The Virtual Open Newsroom will have three...

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Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Create and Tell: Comics 漫画

Tue, Jul 14   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts chinese comics multilingual

Create and Tell is a series of online gatherings for anyone who wants to practice and hone art skills and gain feedback from others.  Participants are encouraged to show their work and tell their stories.  Starting from July 14th,...

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Create and Tell: Comics 漫画

JUL
15

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 15   9:30 am to 11:00 am   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

Ageless Grace

Wed, Jul 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults benefit assistance fitness health and wellness Healthy Communities

Ageless Grace is a chair-based fitness program based on everyday movements that are natural and organic, which focus on the healthy longevity of the body and mind. The instructor will guide you through this fun and easy workout that...

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Ageless Grace

Job Search: Writing Your Cover Letter

Wed, Jul 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career Virtual Programming

Don't overlook this key step in your job search. Learn how to organize your letter to showcase your strengths.

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Job Search: Writing Your Cover Letter

Virtual Ask a Tech

Wed, Jul 15   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge Virtual Programming

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class? Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

We will be using Zoom to host this program....

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Virtual Ask a Tech

Understanding Dementia for Caregivers

Wed, Jul 15   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

A safe, comfortable place to learn about dementia and the resources and services that can help you cope with the challenges today while you plan for the future. 

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Understanding Dementia for Caregivers

Character Folk Dance Class

Wed, Jul 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Brighton Ballet Theater presents the CULTURAL IMMIGRANT INITIATIVE PROGRAM at the Brighton Beach Library.

For two weeks, starting July 6, 2020, BBT will offer a range of virtual classes for all ages.

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY:
2:00...

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Character Folk Dance Class

Retro Gaming Stream

Wed, Jul 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading teen time video games

If you enjoy retro video games, or have an interest in viewing a live stream of some classic games, then our Retro Gaming Stream is perfect for you. During this stream the commentator will give some historical insight about each game played, and...

Retro Gaming Stream

LinkedIn: Getting Started as a Job Seeker

Wed, Jul 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business career Virtual Programming

With social distancing here to stay for awhile, online networking is more important than ever when it comes to your job search. Learn how LinkedIn, a professional networking site, can help you connect with people and companies in your field, and...

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LinkedIn: Getting Started as a Job Seeker

Who We Are: The Census and Identity in New York City with the Museum of the City of New York

Wed, Jul 15   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass

Join educators from the Museum of the City of New York for an exploration of the census in New York City and why this count is so important to the future of our city. During the session, we will also examine artworks that use data from the Census...

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Who We Are: The Census and Identity in New York City with the Museum of the City of New York

Russian Folk Dance and Games

Wed, Jul 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Brighton Ballet Theater presents the CULTURAL IMMIGRANT INITIATIVE PROGRAM at the Brighton Beach Library.

For two weeks, starting July 6, 2020, BBT will offer a range of virtual classes for all ages.

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY:
2:00...

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Russian Folk Dance and Games

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Jul 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books poetry

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

Discuss writing you have written about the current book. It can be something you feel should’ve been written...

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Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Virtual Mystery Meeting

Wed, Jul 15   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Solve a virtual mystery!

Escape Rooms and Puzzles of all sorts.

Register so that I can send you the link to Zoom. Hope to hear from you soon. 

 

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Virtual Mystery Meeting

Virtual Teens Write Stuff Wednesdays

Wed, Jul 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults creative writing teen time Virtual Programming

While we can't share in person, that doesn't mean the writing has to stop. 

 

 

Join us online on our Instagram page! 

Virtual Teens Write Stuff Wednesdays

Blocks, Bubbles and Outliness: Graffiti 102 with Hi-ARTS

Wed, Jul 15   4:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass

Hi-ARTS and Carlos Jesus Martinez Dominguez a.k.a FEEGZ, Figaro & Firo173 invite you to learn the history and basics of graffiti art, including block and bubble letters. All you need is some paper, a pencil, a sharpie, and a ruler (or...

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Blocks, Bubbles and Outliness: Graffiti 102 with Hi-ARTS

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Jul 15   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books poetry

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

Discuss writing you have written about the current book. It can be something you feel should’ve been written...

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Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Census Help Live!

Wed, Jul 15   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census Office Hours

Get assistance with your 2020 Census form live with BPL Census Navigator via Zoom. Participants will receive up to 20 minutes of support and guidance. Support can be offered in English or Spanish. Please register here and a member of the team...

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Census Help Live!

Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Wed, Jul 15   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Town Hall Virtual Programming

Have questions about rent, employment, or food? Let’s have a conversation.

The Virtual Open Newsroom is back, and this time we’ll be diving deeper into issues about life in NYC during coronavirus. The Virtual Open Newsroom will have three...

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Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Wed, Jul 15   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults summer reading Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join Melanie Morgan for alignment-based flow classes uploaded every Wednesday at 6pm! Each class lasts about one hour and 15 minutes. All levels are welcome!

View the broadcast on the Park Slope Library Facebook page...

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Jul 15   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

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion: Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson

Wed, Jul 15   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Sherwood Anderson's Collection of short stories,  Winesburg, Ohio. If you need the book, it is available for free on Project Gutenberg!

Every Wednesday...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion: Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, Jul 15   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 us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/sewing/fiber arts session to share your projects and hangout.

**Registration required!

We will be using Zoom to host...

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Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

JUL
16

Dance Exercises Class

Thu, Jul 16   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Brighton Ballet Theater presents the CULTURAL IMMIGRANT INITIATIVE PROGRAM at the Brighton Beach Library.

For two weeks, starting July 6, 2020, BBT will offer a range of virtual classes for all ages.

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY:
2:00...

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Dance Exercises Class

Virtual English Conversation Groups

Thu, Jul 16   10:15 am to 11:45 am   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.

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Virtual English Conversation Groups

Virtual YA Book Club: Akata Witch

Thu, Jul 16   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion teen time

Do you love reading? Do you love YA fantasy books? Do you love talking about your favorite books with your peers? BPL Librarian Eric Horwitz is hosting a virtual book club for youth ages 13-18, to be held over a Zoom call on Thursday, July...

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Virtual YA Book Club: Akata Witch

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