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The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Sat, Aug 15   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: Emoji poems and Tarot stories...

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The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

My New York City

Sat, Aug 15   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

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

Sat, Aug 15   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

Geography Saturdays: Book Recommendations

Sat, Aug 15   7:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Adults research Virtual Programming

Click here to access the Borough Park Library's Facebook page to see travel book recommendations and other useful and interesting information.

Geography Saturdays: Book Recommendations

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Fun Facts About Ancient Rome

Sun, Aug 16   7:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Adults research Virtual Programming

Please enjoy these Fun Facts from Ancient Rome and learn how to put the book they came from on hold.

Please click here to access the video.

Fun Facts About Ancient Rome

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Aug 17   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

Start Learning with Khan Academy

Mon, Aug 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning community partner computer basics esol

Hello!

We are conducting workshops on Zoom to help you with the technology for online classes and learning from home!

If you have any questions about how to effectively use Khan Academy , please sign up for this workshop.

...

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Start Learning with Khan Academy

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Aug 17   1:30 pm to 3:30 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!

Virtual Computer Basics

Mon, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Do you want to learn how to use a computer? During this session, you will learn computer basics including how to use a mouse, parts of a computer and what you can do with a computer.

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

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Virtual Computer Basics

Science in the News

Mon, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Virtual

Adults lectures and discussions

Life is Strange: Legendary Heroes of Survival

In nature as in life, heroes exist in unexpected places. In this talk, we describe three strange but wonderful little heroes that exist all around us. As we’ll see, within each of your cells and...

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Science in the News

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown

Mon, Aug 17   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

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Virtual Sign Language Class

Tue, Aug 18   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 18   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 18   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

Self-Care for the Caregiver

Tue, Aug 18   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

Discover the six areas of self-care that can lead to a more centered and fulfilled life.  This interactive workshop is designed for caregivers who are caring for persons with Alzheimer's and other form of dementia. Join CARE NYC...

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Self-Care for the Caregiver

Book Discussion: Sourdough by Robin Sloan

Tue, Aug 18   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

The March 2020 installment of the BKLYN Discussions series was, like so many events in our lives, rudely obstructed by the COVID-19 pandemic. What was to be a glorious crossover discussion, held in conjunction with...

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Book Discussion: Sourdough by Robin Sloan

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 18   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

Study Smarter! Study Skills Workshop

Tue, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning community partner computer basics esol

Hello!

We are conducting workshops on Zoom to help you with study skills and using technology for online classes!

Are you or someone you know taking classes remotely? Come learn about how to apply successful study skills in order...

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Study Smarter! Study Skills Workshop

Health & Wellness for Job Seekers: Know Your Numbers

Tue, Aug 18   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 Brooklyn Public Library’s Business and Career Center Presents:  Health & Wellness for Job Seekers Series.

The “Health & Wellness for Job Seekers” series provides a variety...

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Health & Wellness for Job Seekers: Know Your Numbers

Introduction to Ancestry Library Edition™

Tue, Aug 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning genealogy research Virtual Programming

Interested into digging into your family's past? Ancestry.com Library Edition™ is now available for free access from your home computer or mobile device through Brooklyn Public Library, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry....

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Introduction to Ancestry Library Edition™

Virtual Hebrew Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations inclusive services multilingual

Learn basic Hebrew conversation skills in a friendly environment. All adults welcome

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Virtual Hebrew Conversation Group

"Artists at Work" with the International Studio & Curatorial Program

Tue, Aug 18   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Artists at Work is a public talk program by visual artists who are currently in residence at the International Studio & Curatorial Program. The artists will offer insight into their art practices, followed by a Q&A session with attendees...

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"Artists at Work" with the International Studio & Curatorial Program

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Aug 18   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 18   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 18   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

How Census data helps businesses, the community and local government

Tue, Aug 18   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census business Virtual Programming

In this session, Juan Vasquez, Support Specialist for the SimplyAnalytics team, will present a brief overview and history of the Census, and demonstrate how Census data helps businesses, the community, and local governments. The session will...

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How Census data helps businesses, the community and local government

Cinema Ephemera

Tue, Aug 18   8:30 pm to 9:30 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults bpl presents Cinema Ephemera

An eclectic mix of artist film shorts, concert footage, vintage video games, studio visits with children's illustrators and more, projected on the facade of the iconic Central Library. Stroll by after sundown, you never know what you will see....

Cinema Ephemera

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RESCHEDULED: WE Connect Mentor Session with Chef Grace Ramirez

Wed, Aug 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

This event has been rescheduled from August 13 to August 19. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Grace Ramirez is more than a television chef. This vivacious and stylish icon, known as La Latina, uses her exquisite Latin cooking to...

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RESCHEDULED: WE Connect Mentor Session with Chef Grace Ramirez

QuickBooks | NYC SBS

Wed, Aug 19   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Business owners need to monitor their spending and expenses in order to maintain a healthy profit. QuickBooks can help you keep track of daily transactions, as well as develop financial reports such as Income Statements, Balance Sheets, and Cash...

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QuickBooks | NYC SBS

Virtual Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 19   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 Coffee Break Coloring

Wed, Aug 19   12:30 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Need to de-stress during your coffee break? Grab your favorite coloring book or a blank piece of paper and color along to some relaxing music as we demonstrate different adult coloring apps and artists. All ages welcome.

This...

Virtual Coffee Break Coloring

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 19   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 - Canceled Cancelled

Wed, Aug 19   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...

Virtual Spanish Conversation - Canceled

Zumba

Wed, Aug 19   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.

This program...

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Zumba

Virtual Computer Basics

Wed, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Do you want to learn how to use a computer? During this session, you will learn computer basics including how to use a mouse, parts of a computer and what you can do with a computer.

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

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Virtual Computer Basics

Get to Know Brainfuse JobNow: Career Search, Resume Help & More

Wed, Aug 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career resume Virtual Programming

Learn about Brainfuse JobNow, which is now accessible from home with a Brooklyn Public Library card! JobNow features free career exploration tools in partnership with the publishers of What Color Is Your Parachute? as well as a large database of...

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Get to Know Brainfuse JobNow: Career Search, Resume Help & More

Census Help Live!

Wed, Aug 19   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!

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Wed, Aug 19   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

Virtual Chinese Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 19   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning chinese conversations Virtual Programming

Welcome to join other students in learning to speak Chinese through this virtual Chinese Conversation Group for beginners. Please register for this group with your name and email. The zoom link will be sent to your email one hour before the...

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Virtual Chinese Conversation Group

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Aug 19   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, Aug 19   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

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 20   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Woman’s Support Group

Thu, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Please join a group of ladies on Zoom at Dyker Heights to share everything virtually. Registration is required. Please send your email to [email protected] for invitation. 

Woman’s Support Group

Virtual Crafty Chat: Knit and Crochet Style!

Thu, Aug 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Welcome to our Fiber Art circle which you help to build! Whether you are a beginner or an expert, join us as we chat and work on our latest projects. We will also teach knitting and crochet techniques. Make sure to bring your...

Virtual Crafty Chat: Knit and Crochet Style!

Google Classroom Workshop

Thu, Aug 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning community partner computer basics esol

Hello!

We are conducting workshops on Zoom to help you master Google Classroom and using technology for online classes!

Are you or someone you know taking classes remotely? Come find out what you need to know to support yourself...

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Google Classroom Workshop

Learn at Home: Personal Finance

Thu, Aug 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business finance Virtual Programming

Join the Business & Career Center for a demonstration of Weiss Financial Ratings and Morningstar Investment Research Center. Learn how to research investments and better manage your money by accessing these online resources with your BPL card...

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Learn at Home: Personal Finance

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Aug 20   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, Aug 20   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

Nutrition Workshops

Thu, Aug 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Events for Youth and Family health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

Join Maritza Fred, Commuity Nutrition Educator from Cornell Cooperative Extension for this 6 week nutrition program, where you will prepare delicious healthy recipes and try physical activities. Those who attend 6 sessions will receive a...

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Nutrition Workshops

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Aug 20   3:00 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!

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