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Feature Film: It's a Mad Mad Mad World

Sun, Aug 9   2:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Adults movies movies at the library Virtual Programming

When a dying criminal confesses  that he was in search of the $350,000 he buried after a bank robbery 15 years previously when he had his fatal accident. a wacky race ensues among an all-star cast of the biggest names of comedy in this...

Feature Film:  It's a Mad Mad Mad World

History Sundays: Ancient Rome

Sun, Aug 9   7:00 pm to 8:45 pm   Virtual

Adults research Virtual Programming

Our examination of Ancient Rome continues with two more videos from BBC Documentary

Episode 2 | Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire Dramatised documentary series telling the story of the rise and fall of Ancient Rome through the...

History Sundays: Ancient Rome

Antigone in Ferguson

Sun, Aug 9   8:30 pm to 9:45 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Antigone in Ferguson was conceived in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in 2014, through a collaboration between Theater of War Productions and community members from Ferguson, MO. Antigone in Ferguson fuses a dramatic reading by...

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Antigone in Ferguson

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What Entrepreneurs Should Know About Entities and Contracts | NYC SBS

Mon, Aug 10   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Many aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners don’t know where to start when it comes to protecting their personal and business assets. This lack of knowledge can cost these owners their most important resources: money and time. This...

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What Entrepreneurs Should Know About Entities and Contracts | NYC SBS

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Aug 10   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 Computer Class - Microsoft Excel Basics

Mon, Aug 10   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning microsoft office techknowledge Virtual Programming

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.

Cell basics

...

Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Excel Basics

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Aug 10   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....

Resume & Career Help Live!

Retro Gaming Stream

Mon, Aug 10   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

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Aug 10   3:00 pm to 3:30 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

Vida americana: los muralistas mexicanos rehacen el arte estadounidense, 1925-1945 con el Whitney

Mon, Aug 10   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass spanish Virtual Programming

Una introducción virtual a la exposición “Vida americana: los muralistas mexicanos rehacen el arte estadounidense, 1925-1945” montada por el Whitney Museum of American Art.

Presentadora: Maria Gonzalez es una educadora basada en la ciudad...

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Vida americana: los muralistas mexicanos rehacen el arte estadounidense, 1925-1945 con el Whitney

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Aug 10   4:00 pm to 4:30 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

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown

Mon, Aug 10   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism justice initiatives

Emergent Strategy, by adrienne maree brown, is an exploration of radical social change, inspired by both science and science fiction. From explorations of biomimicry in nature to the work of Octavia Butler, this book acts as a valuable handbook...

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Justice Initiatives Book Club: Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown

Nature Documentary Mondays: Our Planet From Deserts to Grasslands

Mon, Aug 10   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults research Virtual Programming

Join us every Monday at 7PM for a Nature Documentary.  Click or cut and paste the link below to access today's video.

https://www.facebook.com/BPLboroughpark/posts/3320524048005894?__xts__[0]=68....

Nature Documentary Mondays: Our Planet  From Deserts to Grasslands

Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

Mon, Aug 10   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 two ("Dobby's Warning") of Harry Potter and the...

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Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

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Creating Content Your Customers Value | NYC SBS

Tue, Aug 11   11:00 am to 1:30 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

Virtual Sign Language Class

Tue, Aug 11   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

Education and Emotional Support for Expectant Parents

Tue, Aug 11   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities support groups Virtual Programming

Join us for four weeks of interactive, supportive conversations with birth experts at New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. Join us via Zoom on Tuesdays at noon beginning August 11th.

Series Schedule:

Week 1 (8/11)-...

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Education and Emotional Support for Expectant Parents

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 11   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. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

A Caregiver's Guide to Communication and Behavior Issues

Tue, Aug 11   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

Learn the best way to help someone with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. Gain insights into caregiver skills and coping with challenging behaviors of persons with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. Join CARE NYC for this Zoom...

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A Caregiver's Guide to Communication and Behavior Issues

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 11   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 Microsoft Excel

Tue, Aug 11   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults microsoft office techknowledge Virtual Programming

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.

Cell basics

...

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Virtual Microsoft Excel

Health & Wellness for Job Seekers: Stress Management

Tue, Aug 11   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business career health and wellness Healthy Communities

Queens Public Library’s Job and Business Academy and the Brooklyn Public Library’s Business and Career Services Department Presents:  Health & Wellness for Job Seekers Series.

The “Health & Wellness for Job Seekers” series...

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Health & Wellness for Job Seekers: Stress Management

Community Cooking Series

Tue, Aug 11   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Community Cooking everyone is welcome here Virtual Programming

Join us on Instagram as we cook family recipes shared by members of the community. This week, we will be cooking Mom's Kısır.  For a list of ingredients and tools needed visit bklynlib.org/cooking so you can cook along with us...

Community Cooking Series

Everything LGBT: A Panel Discussion

Tue, Aug 11   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults all ages LGBTQ

Everyone of all ages, genders, and orientations are welcome to join us for this virtual panel. Please come in the spirit of learning and positivity. Topics of discussions are subject to change.  Pre-registration is required. 
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Everything LGBT: A Panel Discussion

Virtual Hebrew Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 11   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults inclusive services multilingual

Join us for a Hebrew conversation group for beginners. The group will focus on everyday situations and vocabulary for everyday life. All adults are welcome

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Virtual Hebrew Conversation Group

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons with Bayleigh

Tue, Aug 11   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

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

Hey teens! Are you bummed about social distancing but still want to game with your friends? Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons online game! Our librarians are going to make some awesome adventures for you! 


We are using...

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons with Bayleigh

DIY: Slime Time

Tue, Aug 11   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts kids create teen time

Tutorial on how to create slime that not only is fun to create but also offers satisfying "asmr" sounds and qualities. 

DIY: Slime Time

Social Games

Tue, Aug 11   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator board game exchange library Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy social game made by Jackbox. 

We will meet in Zoom. I will send out a link at 3:15. 

You will have to be able to keep one eye on the Zoom call and one on a browser with Jackbox....

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Social Games

Teen Virtual Art Challenge

Tue, Aug 11   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts teen time Virtual Programming

Hey, teens! Like a challenge?

Join in each week for a Zoom meetup where we will listen to music while trying various art challenges.

Feel free to use a pencil/pen and paper or a smart device!

Registration is required....

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Teen Virtual Art Challenge

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Aug 11   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....

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Resume & Career Help Live!

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy

Tue, Aug 11   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

After Census 2020: New Yorkers, Redistricting and Political Power

Tue, Aug 11   6:00 pm to 6:45 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census Town Hall

You've heard about the importance of completing your 2020 Census forms, but what happens after the count wraps up? Census data affects New York’s congressional representation; the redistricting of state senate, assembly and city council districts...

After Census 2020: New Yorkers, Redistricting and Political Power

Insider Tips for Launching or Updating Your Website with Jennifer Shaheen

Tue, Aug 11   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business techknowledge Virtual Programming

Your website is more than just pretty pictures and words. Make your web site work for your business. Join us as Jennifer Shaheen of Technology Therapy Group shares over twenty years of insider know how on launching your website online...

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Insider Tips for Launching or Updating Your Website with Jennifer Shaheen

Do You Know Someone Who Would Like to Learn How to Read and Write?

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

Adults adult learning community partner literacy

Do you know someone who would like to learn to read and write? Brooklyn Public Library's Adult Learning Program is offering FREE small group literacy instruction virtually or via telephone. It's never too late to learn to read! We are here to...

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Do You Know Someone Who Would Like to Learn How to Read and Write?

Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Tue, Aug 11   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Town Hall Virtual Programming

Have questions about rent, employment or food? Let’s get some answers. 

The Virtual Open Newsroom is back, and this time we’ll bring in experts from organizations across the city to answer questions, share resources and shed some...

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Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Sheepshead Bay Library presents Talents Without Borders

Tue, Aug 11   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults live music music poetry russian

Sheepshead Bay Library is proud to present Virtual Talents without Borders.

Our virtual talent program will explore diversity through music, dance, art and theater. Our goal is to engage, educate, encourage, and inspire a variety of...

Sheepshead Bay Library presents Talents Without Borders

Create and Tell: Watercolors 水彩画

Tue, Aug 11   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults artist talks arts and crafts chinese 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 August 4th...

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Create and Tell: Watercolors 水彩画

Cinema Ephemera

Tue, Aug 11   8:30 pm to 9:30 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults bpl presents Cinema Ephemera

A family friendly program featuring dance, illustrations and games. Calpulli Mexican dance celebrates rich dance and music traditions from Mexico. Go inside the studios of children’s illustrators and watch Mika Song draw two squirrels–and best...

Cinema Ephemera

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Virtual Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 12   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics 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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 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 Spanish Conversation

Wed, Aug 12   2:00 pm to 3:30 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

Create What You're Feeling

Wed, Aug 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Calling all youth! Want to be given a chance to have your voice heard and express yourself creatively?

Please join us each month for a Zoom meetup where we will present a topic that has to do with current events and relevant issues. ...

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Create What You're Feeling

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

Wed, Aug 12   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

Search Jobs & Internships with ReferenceUSA

Wed, Aug 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career Virtual Programming

Learn how to easily navigate the combined power of the premier business reference and research tool, ReferenceUSA, with the world’s #1 job site, indeed.com. ReferenceUSA is available for free, from any Internet-enabled device, with a Brooklyn...

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Search Jobs & Internships with ReferenceUSA

Your Library Online: Three Databases Everyone Should Know

Wed, Aug 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning lectures and discussions Virtual Programming

Brooklyn Public Library has many databases containing books and magazines on a plethora of topics. Learn the contents and how to use:

Masterfile Premier Gale ebooks MedlinePlus

All three databases are free and accessible anywhere -...

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Your Library Online: Three Databases Everyone Should Know

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Aug 12   3:00 pm to 3:30 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

Virtual Mystery Meeting

Wed, Aug 12   3:30 pm to 5:15 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, Aug 12   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

Avoiding Common Legal Risks That Sink New Companies | NYC SBS

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

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

This course offers strategies to free up cash by asking sellers and creditors to carry their fair share of the burden by reducing, eliminating and reconstructing debt.

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Avoiding Common Legal Risks That Sink New Companies | NYC SBS

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Aug 12   4:00 pm to 4:30 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

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