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A Healthier You: How to Get and Use Your Health Insurance

Wed, Sep 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults benefit assistance health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

This presentation will provide you with a brief overview on health insurance – why you need it, how to get it, and how using it can help you lead a healthier life.  Whether you want insurance or already have it, it’s important to know...

A Healthier You: How to Get and Use Your Health Insurance

Virtual Ask a Tech

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

Adults computer basics computer programming 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, Sep 30   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

What is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and How CHADD Can Help Cancelled

Wed, Sep 30   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adhd health and wellness Healthy Communities inclusive services

ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a complex brain disorder that impacts approximately 11% of children and almost 5% of adults in the U.S. ADHD is a developmental impairment of the brain’s executive functions. People...

What is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and How CHADD Can Help

Lunch & Learn: Ask the Brooklyn Collection "Call-In" Event

Wed, Sep 30   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults brooklyn collection brooklyn history lectures and discussions

Join us for this virtual "call-in" event where you can ask the Brooklyn Collection anything about archiving! 

Have you been spending your time at home organizing your personal keepsakes and photographs? Thinking about how the pandemic has...

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Lunch & Learn: Ask the Brooklyn Collection "Call-In" Event

Virtual Spanish Conversation Cancelled

Wed, Sep 30   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

Philosophy Discussion Group (Virtual)

Wed, Sep 30   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults philosophy in the library

Please join us for a discussion on the philosophy of John Dewey on September 30, at 2pm. You will need to RSVP in order to receive the Zoom information on the day of discussion. Thank you.  

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Philosophy Discussion Group (Virtual)

Talk on Knee Pain and Common Injuries with Dr. Jeff Jaglowski

Wed, Sep 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

Join us for a two-part series of interactive and supportive conversations with men’s health experts at New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. The classes will be offered virtually on Wednesdays.

Please see below for the...

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Talk on Knee Pain and Common Injuries with Dr. Jeff Jaglowski

Doing Research Online: Professional Learning Event for Educators

Wed, Sep 30   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults brooklyn history ctle platbpl

Join us for this 30-minute workshop to learn skills for improving your own online research, as well as tips and tricks for cultivating better internet research skills in your students. We'll share activities and graphic organizers you can reuse...

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Doing Research Online: Professional Learning Event for Educators

Managing Your Finances During Uncertain Times | Restoration

Wed, Sep 30   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business finance Virtual Programming

Presented by Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (Restoration)

This webinar will guide you on how to budget and plan in light of the loss of income and other financial stresses you may be facing as a result of Covid-19. It will...

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Managing Your Finances During Uncertain Times | Restoration

Virtual Chinese Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 30   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

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Wed, Sep 30   6:00 pm to 7:15 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!

 

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Sep 30   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, Sep 30   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

Create and Tell: Oil Painting 油画艺术

Wed, Sep 30   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults artist talks arts and crafts

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 art work and tell their stories.  On September 2nd,...

Create and Tell: Oil Painting 油画艺术

OCT
1

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 1   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

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Oct 1   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 Ask a Tech

Thu, Oct 1   1:30 pm to 2:30 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

Thu, Oct 1   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

Virtual D&D: Curse of Strahd!

Thu, Oct 1   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults table-top & board games teen time

Enter the cursed land of Barovia with Dungeon Master Eric Horwitz, in an exciting game of Dungeons and Dragons! 

Virtual D&D: Curse of Strahd!

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Oct 1   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....

Resume & Career Help Live!

Open Air Ask a Tech

Thu, Oct 1   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics computer programming techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers, find your way around the Internet or use your mobile device ? No time to attend a formal or Zoom class?

Bring your technology questions and receive an outdoor ...

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Open Air Ask a Tech

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

Thu, Oct 1   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 finished the...

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

Healing and Resistance Through the Female Voice: Facets of the Dark Madonna with Bronx Music Heritage Center

Thu, Oct 1   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass performance Virtual Programming

The Dark Madonna, la Magdalena, La Dominadora (Santa Marta)--these are just some of the names she is called throughout Europe and across the waters in Latin America. An inspiration for artists and musicians, she has been a healing presence for...

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Healing and Resistance Through the Female Voice: Facets of the Dark Madonna with Bronx Music Heritage Center

The Macon Writing Circle

Thu, Oct 1   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

THE MACON WRITING CIRCLE is a bi-weekly, inclusive and supportive writing group for people interested in writing work that reflects the African Diaspora. No writing background is required and all genres are welcome. We’ll meet every other...

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The Macon Writing Circle

Leonard Library Classics Book Club: Where Angels Fear to Tread by E.M. Forster

Thu, Oct 1   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion bookmatch

Please join us Thursday Evenings at 7:30 beginning October 1st for a lively and fun discussion of Where Angels Fear to Tread.

As E.M. Forster's first novel, it launches his interest in themes of social class and cultural encounter....

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club: Where Angels Fear to Tread by E.M. Forster

OCT
2

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 2   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

Knit Together

Fri, Oct 2   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 2   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 English Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 2   2:30 pm to 4:00 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

Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 2   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations russian Virtual Programming world language conversation

Practice your Russian language skills in a friendly environment. For adults who have some basic knowledge of Russian language and want to improve fluency. Everyone is welcome.

Please register for the program. Registration is going to be...

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Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Macon Pageturners Book Club

Fri, Oct 2   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism book club book discussion

The Macon Pageturners read and discuss fiction and non-fiction from across the African Diaspora. We meet every first and second Friday online; at our first meeting we discuss the author and their life. At the second meeting we review the...

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Macon Pageturners Book Club

Antigone in Ferguson

Fri, Oct 2   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

This event is hosted by Harvard University, Scripps College,  Duke University, Georgetown University, Laboratory for Global Performance & Politics, Royden B. Davis Performing Arts Center, Pomona College, Smith College, The...

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Antigone in Ferguson

Chinese Cultures: Poetry

Fri, Oct 2   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults chinese lectures and discussions multilingual poetry

This program is open to all adult Brooklyn Public Library patrons and is free. Please submit your name plus your e-mail address and a link will be sent to you at least 24 hours earlier. 

Chinese Cultures: Poetry

OCT
3

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 3   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services Virtual Programming

Join other adults who are learning to speak English on Zoom. 
Please  register with your name and email. The Zoom link will be emailed one hour before the program starts. 

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Data Analysis with Pandas

Sat, Oct 3   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer programming techknowledge Virtual Programming

In this online workshop we'll use pandas to explore the data behind a Washington Post news article on climate change. In doing so, we'll see how we can use pandas to load, explore and plot our data. 

This is for beginners—no previous...

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Data Analysis with Pandas

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 3   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. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Jane Austen at Prinny's Palace

Sat, Oct 3   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Please join us for an original play reading as part of the "Heathside Reading Series" with Theater 20/20! 

Jane Austen at Prinny’s Palace is a comic exploration of the day Jane Austen was invited to the Royal Palace by Prince...

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Jane Austen at Prinny's Palace

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

Sat, Oct 3   3:30 pm to 4:30 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

OCT
4

Living Poets

Sun, Oct 4   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing poetry

Living Poets is a 10-week class exploring work by some of the most dynamic and groundbreaking contemporary poets writing today. Students will engage in close readings with each poet's work and will have opportunities to respond with poems of...

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Living Poets

Living Poets

Sun, Oct 4   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing poetry

Living Poets is a 10-week class exploring work by some of the most dynamic and groundbreaking contemporary poets writing today. Students will engage in close readings with each poet's work and will have opportunities to respond with poems of...

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Living Poets

Classical Interludes: Rolf Schulte and Joseph Liccardo

Sun, Oct 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music Virtual Programming

BEETHOVEN SONATAS

op.30 No.3

Allegro assai Tempo di minuetto, ma molto moderato e grazioso Allegro vivace

op.30 No.2

Allegro con brio Adagio cantabile Scherzo. Allegro Finale. Allegro

German-born Rolf Schulte...

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Classical Interludes: Rolf Schulte and Joseph Liccardo

Parent Workshop: The ABCs of Racism

Sun, Oct 4   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning anti-racism first five years

“Why is that lady brown?” “Why did the police kill Mr. Phil?” “What will happen if immigration comes to take my family away?” Young children notice a lot about the world – including race, ethnicity, inequity and injustice. They sense that these...

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Parent Workshop: The ABCs of Racism

OCT
5

Open Air Ask a Tech

Mon, Oct 5   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics computer programming techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers, find your way around the Internet or use your mobile device ? No time to attend a formal or Zoom class?

Bring your technology questions and receive an outdoor ...

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Open Air Ask a Tech

Virtual Voter Party!

Mon, Oct 5   12:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults civic engagement

Join BPL staff as we share voter information and write letters to voters in swing states to encourage them to vote in the upcoming election.

You must have access to a printer to participate in letter-writing. Phone-banking is also an...

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Virtual Voter Party!

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Oct 5   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: Until We Reckon: Violence, Mass Incarceration, and a Road to Repair by Danielle Sered

Mon, Oct 5   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism justice initiatives

Until We Reckon came out of the author’s work as Director of Common Justice, a Brooklyn-based restorative justice project, as well as her experience as an individual harmed by violence. The book makes a compelling case that our current...

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Justice Initiatives Book Club: Until We Reckon: Violence, Mass Incarceration, and a Road to Repair by Danielle Sered

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Mon, Oct 5   7:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents film litfilm Virtual Programming

Documentary, dir. by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
US, 2019, 120 mins

An artful and uplifting documentary on the life of the legendary storyteller and Nobel prize-winner. From her childhood in Lorain, OH to ’70s-era book tours with...

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Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Book Discussion: "Rainbows" by Joseph O'Neill

Mon, Oct 5   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

Please join this Zoom virtual program, Monday, October 5th at 7:00 for a discussion of Joseph O'Neill's short story "Rainbows" featured in the October 5, 2020 edition of "The New Yorker" magazine.

Brooklyn Public Library gives you free...

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Book Discussion: "Rainbows" by Joseph O'Neill

OCT
6

Virtual Sign Language Class

Tue, Oct 6   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

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