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Marketing & Messaging during COVID

Tue, Apr 7   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business

During this unprecedented time as a result of COVID-19, customer needs and concerns have shifted. This has required businesses to become more creative about their marketing and the messaging around their products and services. Join us for this...

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Marketing & Messaging during COVID

Legal Considerations Before Starting a Nonprofit

Tue, Apr 7   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business Virtual Programming

Starting a Nonprofit? Join BPL's partner, Candid, for this free webinar. (Please note that you must register for GrantSpace in order to enroll in the webinar. Simple instructions are found on the registration page.)

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Legal Considerations Before Starting a Nonprofit

Leveraging Social Media During Turbulent Times

Tue, Apr 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Few small business owners would disagree that social media is a vital component of today’s marketing mix, especially in a market when so much is changing daily, if not hourly. However, few know where to start. 

In this insightful...

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Leveraging Social Media During Turbulent Times

Digital Meditation for Teens

Tue, Apr 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Brooklyn Public Library invites teens to come together to find a moment of peace in these stressful times. Instructor Lavender Suarez will guide participants through simple meditation techniques (breathing exercises, gentle movement, relaxing...

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Digital Meditation for Teens

Virtual Board Games

Tue, Apr 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy game using Tabletopia or BoardGameArena. 

We will have a meeting in Zoom at first. I will send out a link at 3:45. Then we can decide on a game and I can walk you through joining. ...

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Virtual Board Games

Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Tue, Apr 7   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bard at bpl

Bard Microcollege students are enrolled in courses across the liberal arts and take advantage of access to the Library’s considerable collection, events, and expertise. The online application system for the 2020–2021 academic year is open for...

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Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Business Finances 1: Getting Started

Tue, Apr 7   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance small business

For many entrepreneurs, the financial aspect of business ownership can be the most intimidating part.

But it doesn’t have to be: business finances are not so different from your personal finances.

Under that premise, this course...

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Business Finances 1: Getting Started

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

Tue, Apr 7   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

In a live recording of Project Syndicate’s Opinion Has It podcast, Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, NYT best-selling author Anand Giridharadas, and host and Foreign Policy Interrupted co-founder Elmira Bayrasli take a deep look at widening...

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

28th Amendment Town Hall: Fort Greene, moderated by Brian Tate

Tue, Apr 7   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents, the programming team of Brooklyn Public Library, started the 28th Amendment Project earlier this year and, continuing the project, now invites the public online to help to draft the 28th amendment to the Constitution. The 27th...

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28th Amendment Town Hall: Fort Greene, moderated by Brian Tate

APR
8

Q&A with NYC Department of Small Business Services regarding Response to COVID

Wed, Apr 8   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business

Join Start Small Think Big and the NYC Department of Small Business Services for a webinar to learn about NYC's Financial Relief Measures and Resources for Small Businesses Affected by Coronavirus.

Officials from the NYC Department of...

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Q&A with NYC Department of Small Business Services regarding Response to COVID

Introduction to Finding Grants

Wed, Apr 8   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business research Virtual Programming

Join BPL's partner, Candid, for this free webinar. (Please note that you must register for GrantSpace in order to enroll in the webinar. Simple instructions are found on the registration page.)

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Introduction to Finding Grants

Kiese Laymon discusses Heavy: An American Memoir, with Morgan Jerkins

Wed, Apr 8   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Kiese Laymon discusses his memoir, Heavy, with Morgan Jerkins

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 7 PM, April 8, 2020. Please note: this program will be available for 24 hours. For more...

Kiese Laymon discusses Heavy: An American Memoir, with Morgan Jerkins

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

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

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Emily Bronte's great novel of passion Wuthering Heights. 
 

Every Wednesday evening we will discuss one or more chapters.

registration is...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

APR
9

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Apr 9   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

Coronavirus and Your Small Business- Live Q&A with SCORE Mentors

Thu, Apr 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business finance small business Virtual Programming

Small businesses have been hurt deeply by the coronavirus, and the impact will be felt for months. We know you have questions and need help now. SCORE is here for you with our trusted business mentors and resources.

Join SCORE’s expert,...

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Coronavirus and Your Small Business- Live Q&A with SCORE Mentors

Using Bookkeeping Systems to Create Financial Statements for Relief Funds & Lenders

Thu, Apr 9   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Claiming a 25% sales slowdown due to COVID-19? You may need financial statements for that. This workshop follows-up on our earlier bookkeeping webinar. Participants will be walked through bookkeeping systems creating and editing the 3...

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Using Bookkeeping Systems to Create Financial Statements for Relief Funds & Lenders

Data Analytics for Everyone!

Thu, Apr 9   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business Virtual Programming

SimplyAnalytics is a mapping, visualization, and data analytics application that makes it easy for anyone to create maps, charts, and reports using thousands of demographic, business & consumer behavior data variables including census data,...

Data Analytics for Everyone!

Become Certified As a Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE)

Thu, Apr 9   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Businesses certified as a Minority/Women-Owned (M/WBE) business are able to increase their visibility, capacity and contribute to the City’s economy through the bidding on public contracts. If you are a business owner and would like to learn how...

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Become Certified As a Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE)

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Thu, Apr 9   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations support groups Virtual Programming

Join support group on first Thursday of every month to find some comfort and understanding among fellow survivors. The group is informal and completely free. No need to struggle alone.

Come and share your story with other survivors for...

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Timothy Snyder discusses On Tyranny

Thu, Apr 9   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the twentieth century. We are no wiser than the...

Timothy Snyder discusses On Tyranny

APR
10

Knit Together

Fri, Apr 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

APR
11

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Sat, Apr 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 exercise: At home with Fodor & Perec...

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The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Jennifer Egan on Manhattan Beach

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

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

ONE BOOK, ONE NEW YORK winning author Jennifer Egan, in conversation with Meredith Wisner, former Asst. Director of Archives at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Manhattan Beach researcher and oral historian Zaheer Ali from the Brooklyn Historical...

Jennifer Egan on Manhattan Beach

28th Amendment Town Hall: Park Slope/Windsor Terrace, moderated by Brynna Tucker

Sat, Apr 11   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents, the programming team of Brooklyn Public Library, started the 28th Amendment Project earlier this year and, continuing the project, now invites the public online to help to draft the 28th amendment to the Constitution. The 27th...

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28th Amendment Town Hall: Park Slope/Windsor Terrace, moderated by Brynna Tucker

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons for Adults

Sat, Apr 11   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults game on table-top & board games

Adults looking to do something long distance with your friends while properly social distancing? Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons online game! Our librarians are going to make some awesome adventures for you! 


We are...

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons for Adults

APR
12

Classical Interludes: Piano duo with violinist Rolf Schulte and pianist James Goldsworthy

Sun, Apr 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Piano duo with violinist Rolf Schulte and pianist James Goldsworthy, performing works by Josef Suk and Edvard Grieg.

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 4 PM, April 12, 2020. Please note: this...

Classical Interludes: Piano duo with violinist Rolf Schulte and pianist James Goldsworthy

APR
13

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Mon, Apr 13   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens 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

Poetry with Zetta Elliott

Mon, Apr 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

Teens are invited to join author Zetta Elliott for a poetry workshop. 

Participants must register and a Zoom link to join the program will be emailed in advance.

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Poetry with Zetta Elliott

APR
14

Stop Motion Animation

Tue, Apr 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bric photography techknowledge Virtual Programming

BRIC Media Education is offering the following FREE online class.

In two hours, learn the tools and techniques to create an animated film. Spend course time working on a short, animated video, with the potential to exhibit online or on...

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Stop Motion Animation

Digital Meditation for Teens

Tue, Apr 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Brooklyn Public Library invites teens to come together to find a moment of peace in these stressful times. Instructor Lavender Suarez will guide participants through simple meditation techniques (breathing exercises, gentle movement, relaxing...

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Digital Meditation for Teens

Astra Taylor on "Philosophical Publics: Ruling Ourselves, Thinking Together"

Tue, Apr 14   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

In her Night of Philosophy talk, "Philosophical Publics: Ruling Ourselves, Thinking Together" Astra Taylor considers ways philosophers have dealt with inequality, long seen to be an enabler of tyranny.

Click here to view this event at our...

Astra Taylor on "Philosophical Publics: Ruling Ourselves, Thinking Together"

28th Amendment Town Hall: Boerum Hill/Gowanus, moderated by Brian Tate

Tue, Apr 14   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents, the programming team of Brooklyn Public Library, started the 28th Amendment Project earlier this year and, continuing the project, now invites the public online to help to draft the 28th amendment to the Constitution. The 27th...

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28th Amendment Town Hall: Boerum Hill/Gowanus, moderated by Brian Tate

APR
15

Prepare Your Business for Disruptions

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

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

From gas leaks and fires, to major hurricanes, flooding, and blackouts, NYC business owners face many challenges that can impact your operations and assets. The Department of Small Business Services (SBS) is here to help guide you through the...

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Prepare Your Business for Disruptions

Research Refracted: Tracing Your Roots

Wed, Apr 15   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Artists and Archives brooklyn collection brooklyn history Virtual Programming

In collaboration with Weeksville Heritage Center, MoCADA, Archival Alchemy, and the Brooklyn Collection, as part of Research Refracted and The Legacy Project’s public training series, this virtual event on genealogy research will focus on...

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Research Refracted: Tracing Your Roots

Nathaniel Rich on Losing Earth, in conversation with David Leonhardt

Wed, Apr 15   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

In his book Losing Earth, Rich provides more of the context for what did—and didn’t—happen in the 1980s and, more important, is able to carry the story fully into the present day and wrestle with what those past failures mean for us in 2019. It...

Nathaniel Rich on Losing Earth, in conversation with David Leonhardt

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

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

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Emily Bronte's great novel of passion Wuthering Heights. 
 

Every Wednesday evening we will discuss one or more chapters.

registration is...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

APR
16

National Resources and Policy Updates for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Thu, Apr 16   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance small business

There are many programs and initiatives intended to assist small business owners, due to the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. Do you know which one is right for your business?

Attend this timely webinar, presented by Brian Pifer with...

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National Resources and Policy Updates for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Marketing & Messaging during COVID

Thu, Apr 16   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business

During this unprecedented time as a result of COVID-19, customer needs and concerns have shifted. This has required businesses to become more creative about their marketing and the messaging around their products and services. Join us for this...

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Marketing & Messaging during COVID

Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Thu, Apr 16   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bard at bpl

Bard Microcollege students are enrolled in courses across the liberal arts and take advantage of access to the Library’s considerable collection, events, and expertise. The online application system for the 2020–2021 academic year is open for...

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Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Thu, Apr 16   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations support groups Virtual Programming

Join support group on first Thursday of every month to find some comfort and understanding among fellow survivors. The group is informal and completely free. No need to struggle alone.

Come and share your story with other survivors for...

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Business Finances 2: Planning for Profitability

Thu, Apr 16   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance small business

Every entrepreneur is in business to make profits, but only some succeed. Creating a financial plan for profitability is an essential step towards that success.

The goal of this course is to leverage what you learned in “Business Finances...

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Business Finances 2: Planning for Profitability

Tayari Jones in conversation with James Hannaham

Thu, Apr 16   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

As the culminating event in a series of Big Read programs on Silver Sparrow, Tayari Jones discusses her work with author James Hannaham.

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 7 PM, April 16, 2020....

Tayari Jones in conversation with James Hannaham

APR
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Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Fri, Apr 17   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bard at bpl

Bard Microcollege students are enrolled in courses across the liberal arts and take advantage of access to the Library’s considerable collection, events, and expertise. The online application system for the 2020–2021 academic year is open for...

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Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

APR
18

Robert Reich discusses Saving Capitalism: For the Many Not the Few

Sat, Apr 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich worries that America’s economic recovery is bypassing most Americans. In a discussion of his new book, Reich examines how the economic system that helped make our country strong is now failing us....

Robert Reich discusses Saving Capitalism: For the Many Not the Few

28th Amendment Town Hall: New Utrecht, moderated by Brynna Tucker

Sat, Apr 18   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents, the programming team of Brooklyn Public Library, started the 28th Amendment Project earlier this year and, continuing the project, now invites the public online to help to draft the 28th amendment to the Constitution. The 27th...

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28th Amendment Town Hall:  New Utrecht, moderated by Brynna Tucker

Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Sat, Apr 18   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bard at bpl

Bard Microcollege students are enrolled in courses across the liberal arts and take advantage of access to the Library’s considerable collection, events, and expertise. The online application system for the 2020–2021 academic year is open for...

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Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

APR
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Carnegie Hall Citywide Concert: JACK Quartet

Sun, Apr 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Christopher Otto and Austin Wulliman, violins; John Pickford Richards, viola; and Jay Campbell, cello; perform works by Ruth Crawford Seeger, Derek Bermel, Julia Wolfe, and Iannis Xenakis.

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents...

Carnegie Hall Citywide Concert: JACK Quartet

APR
20

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Mon, Apr 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens 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

Photographing in Manual Mode

Mon, Apr 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults photography techknowledge Virtual Programming

Take your photography to another level.

This online class details how to shoot in manual mode. You will learn how to operate your camera in manual mode; what the menu items in your camera mean; and how they work to get you sharp, clear,...

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Photographing in Manual Mode

Poetry with Zetta Elliott

Mon, Apr 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

Teens are invited to join author Zetta Elliott for a poetry workshop. 

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Poetry with Zetta Elliott

Marketing & Messaging during COVID

Mon, Apr 20   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business

During this unprecedented time as a result of COVID-19, customer needs and concerns have shifted. This has required businesses to become more creative about their marketing and the messaging around their products and services. Join us for this...

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Marketing & Messaging during COVID

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