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

Thu, Aug 20   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)

Reparations: Study Group

Thu, Aug 20   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism lectures and discussions

From the #cutthecheck billboard on 7th Avenue and Flatbush in Brooklyn, to Asheville, North Carolina’s city council’s recent vote to provide financial reparations to descendants of slaves, the talk around reparations is getting louder. ...

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Reparations: Study Group

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Info. Session

Thu, Aug 20   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career hse Virtual Programming

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

The National External Diploma Program (NEDP) is an applied performance assessment system that assesses...

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National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Info. Session

Green Series: Nina Lakhani on Who Killed Berta Cáceres?

Thu, Aug 20   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism author talks bpl presents green series

For our August Green Series, join us for a Zoom conversation with Nina Lakhani on her deeply affecting–and infuriating–portrait of the life and death of a courageous indigenous leader.

The first time Honduran indigenous leader Berta Cáceres met...

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Green Series: Nina Lakhani on Who Killed Berta Cáceres?

Book Discussion: Sourdough by Robin Sloan

Thu, Aug 20   7:00 pm to 8:30 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

FITBK Dance Cardio

Thu, Aug 20   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fitness health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

“FITBK Fitness Remedy” is a fun, high energy, Dance Cardio workout featuring FITBK’s signature sound mixes of soca, afrobeats, latin, hip hop and R&B music — in the comfort of your home. 

 

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FITBK Dance Cardio

Book Discussion: We by Yevgeny Zamyatin

Thu, Aug 20   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults 1984 book club book discussion

Please join us Wednesday evenings starting August 20th 7:30 - 8:15 PM via Zoom. 

We will discuss Yengeny Zamyatin's groudbreaking novel of dystopia WE.

Book Discussion: We by Yevgeny Zamyatin

Cinema Ephemera

Thu, Aug 20   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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Virtual Dancercise

Fri, Aug 21   10:00 am to 10:45 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. View the broadcast right here from the Brighton Beach Library Facebook page. These classes are pre-recorded, so if you can't make...

Virtual Dancercise

Virtual English Conver

Fri, Aug 21   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 Conver

Knit Together

Fri, Aug 21   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 Ask a Tech

Fri, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 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

Mental Health Resilience in NYC

Fri, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities mental health Virtual Programming

Join ThriveNYC for COVID-19 Community Conversations: Mental Health, Equity and Resilience is a 60 minute informational virtual presentation on potential mental health impacts, relevant coping skills and available resources. This session will...

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Mental Health Resilience in NYC

Census Help Live!

Fri, Aug 21   12:00 pm to 2:00 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!

RADICAL SELF CARE MEDITATION: TAKING CARE DURING A PANDEMIC

Fri, Aug 21   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism yoga and meditation

Trying to take care of yourself during this pandemic? You're not alone. Don't miss this restorative session, led by wellness enthusiast, Briana Martin. Briana, a Bronx Native, is a certified Yoga Teacher, & a Reiki and Energy Healing...

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RADICAL SELF CARE MEDITATION: TAKING CARE DURING A PANDEMIC

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Aug 21   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

Ageless Grace

Fri, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 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

WE NYC Managing your Personal Finances Workshop (Online)

Fri, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults community partner finance

Learn how to meet financial goals and improve your credit score through workshops and one-on-one sessions with a certified financial counselor.

Course topics include: 

Financial goals and budgeting How to improve your credit...
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WE NYC Managing your Personal Finances Workshop (Online)

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Please join Dyker Singers Vocal Group every Friday afternoon on Zoom. You'll learn all kinds of songs led by our piano teacher Carolyn Clark. If you're interested, please send email to [email protected]

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Aug 21   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

Looking Forward: Previewing The Bartered Bride with the Bronx Opera Company

Fri, Aug 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass Virtual Programming

When we get back onstage, Bronx Opera will present Smetana’s marvelously tuneful BARTERED BRIDE, in a production updated to the 1950s. Tune in for a preview with our cast members, director, and designers.

This program is intended for...

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Looking Forward: Previewing The Bartered Bride with the Bronx Opera Company

Chinese Cultures: Poetry

Fri, Aug 21   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

𝗥𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗢𝘂𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗡𝗲𝘅𝘁 𝗣𝗵𝗮𝘀𝗲: 𝗔 𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵𝘆 𝗟𝗶𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗸𝘀𝗵𝗼𝗽 w/ Emblem Health

Fri, Aug 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning health and wellness

 

Please join the Brooklyn Public Library's Literacy Zone and Emblem Health for “𝗥𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗢𝘂𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗡𝗲𝘅𝘁 𝗣𝗵𝗮𝘀𝗲: 𝗔 𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵𝘆 𝗟𝗶𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗸𝘀𝗵𝗼𝗽” 𝗼𝗻 𝗙𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘆, 𝗔𝘂𝗴𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝟮𝟭, 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟬 𝗮𝘁 𝟲 𝗽𝗺 𝘃𝗶𝗮 𝗭𝗼𝗼𝗺.

For this workshop we will be discussing...

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𝗥𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗢𝘂𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗡𝗲𝘅𝘁 𝗣𝗵𝗮𝘀𝗲: 𝗔 𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵𝘆 𝗟𝗶𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗸𝘀𝗵𝗼𝗽 w/ Emblem Health

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Aug 22   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

#Blkgrlswurld ZINE Reading

Sat, Aug 22   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Adults artist talks author talks humanities and art music

Join the creators of #Blkgrlswurld ZINE for a reading from their new Summer 2020 Issue.

#Blkgrlswurld is an indie press, based in NYC, who is dedicated to celebrating and documenting Black womxn and womxn of color in the...

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#Blkgrlswurld ZINE Reading

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

Sat, Aug 22   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

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Aug 24   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English online on Zoom video. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Excel Basics

Mon, Aug 24   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning microsoft office techknowledge Virtual Programming

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Cell basics

...

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Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Excel Basics

Virtual Volunteer Tutor Information Session

Mon, Aug 24   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning hse Virtual Programming

In an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have transitioned all of our in-person programming to an online format. Do you want to help an adult who struggles to read or brush on their math skills virtually using an online...

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Virtual Volunteer Tutor Information Session

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown

Mon, Aug 24   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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Author Talk and Book Discussion "The Takeaway Men" by Meryl Ain

Tue, Aug 25   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults author talks book club book discussion

​Are you interested in stories about immigration, identity, prejudice, secrets, and lies in America? 

Come meet Meryl Ain, author of a historical fiction "The Takeaway Men" and ask her questions in person over Zoom video conferencing...

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Author Talk and Book Discussion "The Takeaway Men" by Meryl Ain

Virtual Sign Language Class

Tue, Aug 25   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 25   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 25   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

Coping with Caregiver Stress

Tue, Aug 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

Caring for someone with Alzheimer's /dementia can be a stressful and emotional journey that can affect the health of the caregiver. Learn how to identify the signs of caregiver stress and how to avoid caregiver burn-out. Experience stress...

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Coping with Caregiver Stress

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 25   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

Zoom with Confidence

Tue, Aug 25   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 master and navigate your way through the virtual world via Zoom and using technology for online classes!

Are you or someone you know taking classes remotely? Come find out...

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Zoom with Confidence

Virtual Microsoft Excel

Tue, Aug 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults microsoft office techknowledge Virtual Programming

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing, and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel.

Cell basics

...

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Virtual Microsoft Excel

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Aug 25   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!

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

Tue, Aug 25   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning community partner literacy

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

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

Understanding Foundations and Nonprofits

Tue, Aug 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business finance Virtual Programming

Whether you are looking for funding for your nonprofit or want to give money to a charity, you need to research the foundations and organizations to understand where their money comes from and where it goes. This presentation will introduce you...

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Understanding Foundations and Nonprofits

Sheepshead Bay Library presents Talents Without Borders

Tue, Aug 25   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults live music music poetry russian

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

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

Sheepshead Bay Library presents Talents Without Borders

Cinema Ephemera

Tue, Aug 25   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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Virtual Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 26   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class. Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

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

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Virtual Ask a Tech

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 26   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English online on Zoom video. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Spanish Conversation

Wed, Aug 26   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations spanish Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak Spanish online on Zoom video. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

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Virtual Spanish Conversation

Philosophy Discussion Group (Virtual)

Wed, Aug 26   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults philosophy in the library

Please join us for a discussion on philosophy of wisdom on August 26, 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)

Census Help Live!

Wed, Aug 26   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!

Virtual Chinese Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 26   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

Virtual Book Club: Black Leopard, Red Wolf

Wed, Aug 26   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion humanities and art Virtual Programming

We are holding our monthly book discussion online! Join Claire from Brooklyn Heights for this chat about Marlon James' Black Leopard, Red Wolf through video conference call.

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

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Virtual Book Club: Black Leopard, Red Wolf

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