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JUL
9

Virtual Computer Basics

Thu, Jul 9   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics computer programming techknowledge Virtual Programming

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

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Virtual Computer Basics

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Jul 9   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume

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!

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Jul 9   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...

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Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Be Ready for College

Thu, Jul 9   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

How to gain access to resources for grants and scholarships, navigate Blackboard, and more.

To receive Zoom link, registration is required.

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Be Ready for College

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

Thu, Jul 9   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: Erotica (The Darkside)

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Jul 9   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Artists on Site creative writing Virtual Programming

 Whether you are looking for positive encouragement with your nearly completed novel, or you would like to try some poetry or short story writing exercises, this writing workshop is for you! Participants may share their writing and...

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Creative Writing for Teens

Organized Power: Police Unions, Policy & the Labor Movement

Thu, Jul 9   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism Virtual Programming

The role of police unions has come under increased scrutiny during the ongoing uprising for racial, social and economic justice. Often seen as a lobby group fighting to block meaningful reform and deflect accountability rather than as traditional...

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Organized Power: Police Unions, Policy & the Labor Movement

Book Discussion: Metamorphoses by Ovid

Thu, Jul 9   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion

"What we have been, or now are, we shall not be tomorrow."

-Ovid, Metamorphoses

Please join us for an informal discussion of Metamorphoses, the great narrative poem by the Roman poet Ovid, considered to be his...

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Book Discussion: Metamorphoses by Ovid

Native American History with the Queens Historical Society

Thu, Jul 9   6:00 pm to 6:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass spanish

Learn about the people who first shaped Queens, and how their influence has shaped our modern landscape. We will use documents and archaeological artifacts to learn what life was like for the Native american tribes on Long Island and Queens....

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Native American History with the Queens Historical Society

JUL
10

Virtual Dancercise

Fri, Jul 10   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming

Come Join Our Virtual Dancercise! We will be sharing a fun activity for all ages, with dance and creative movements.

Dancersize promotes health and mobility through a low to medium intensity of a mix of salsa, bachata, merengue and other...

Virtual Dancercise

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jul 10   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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Ask a Tech

Fri, Jul 10   11:00 am to 12:00 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.

Note: We will be using Zoom to...

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Virtual Ask a Tech

Knit Together

Fri, Jul 10   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

Adult Role Models Program

Fri, Jul 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations health and wellness Healthy Communities

Adult Role Models (ARMs) are local parents and caring adults trained by Planned Parenthood of New York City to help parents and other caring adults communicate with their children about sexuality and strengthen parent-child relationships. ...

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Adult Role Models Program

Zumba

Fri, Jul 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults benefit assistance fitness health and wellness Healthy Communities

The instructor will guide you through a fun and active Zumba workout that will leave you feeling happy and energized!  You will also receive a brief presentation on health insurance options for you and the entire family.

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Zumba

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Fri, Jul 10   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion e-books

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. Express...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Fri, Jul 10   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion e-books

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. Express...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

JUL
11

Spanish HSE Screening / Inscripción de clases de TASC/GED en español

Sat, Jul 11   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning hse literacy spanish

¿Necesita ayuda preparándose para el examen del TASC (anteriormente el GED) en español? 

No espere más. Obtenga el diploma de escuela secundaria y mejore su vida.

Con el diploma puede conseguir un mejor trabajo, ir a la...

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Spanish HSE Screening / Inscripción de clases de TASC/GED en español

Virtual 3D Printing & Modeling Class

Sat, Jul 11   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge Virtual Programming

Welcome to the world of 3D printing! In this class you will learn everything you need to know to make beautiful 3D creations. You'll learn how to use TinkerCAD, an entry level (and free) 3D modeling program that will let you design just about...

Virtual 3D Printing & Modeling Class

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Sat, Jul 11   2:00 pm to 4:00 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. Today's topic: From Yelp to Help—Reviewing...

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The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

My New York City

Sat, Jul 11   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing summer reading Virtual Programming writing workshop

My New York City is a six-session online creative writing workshop from Parachute Literary Arts and poet/filmmaker SM Gray in which participants explore, reflect, and write about their NYC borough, neighborhood or other meaningful city locations...

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My New York City

Virtual Book Club: BYOB/Bring Your Own Book

Sat, Jul 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion humanities and art Virtual Programming

Join Brooklyn Heights librarian Claire 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...

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Virtual Book Club: BYOB/Bring Your Own Book

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Fantastical Erotica and Romances

Sat, Jul 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: Fantastical Erotica and Romances

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

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

JUL
14

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   12:30 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

Resume & Career Help Live!

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

Adults adult learning career resume

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!

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 resume

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

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

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

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

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

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Jul 16   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 16   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 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

Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

Thu, Jul 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning cooking health and wellness summer reading

We are delighted to announce a new series of workshops in collaboration with City Harvest!

Over the next six workshops, you will learn:

Learn new practices that will lead to lasting lifestyle changes Add easy new recipes on a...
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Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Jul 16   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume

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!

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Jul 16   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...

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Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Jul 16   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Artists on Site creative writing Virtual Programming

 Whether you are looking for positive encouragement with your nearly completed novel, or you would like to try some poetry or short story writing exercises, this writing workshop is for you! Participants may share their writing and...

Creative Writing for Teens

"The Swamp: Nature Never Surrenders" Talkback with Director Randall MacLowry

Thu, Jul 16   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents film green series Virtual Programming

For the July Green Series, join director Randall MacLowry, who discusses his new PBS American Experience documentary, The Swamp. 

The Swamp tells the dramatic story of humanity’s attempts to conquer the Florida Everglades, one of...

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"The Swamp: Nature Never Surrenders" Talkback with Director Randall MacLowry

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