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Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED Cancelled

Fri, Sep 24   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED

Knit Together

Fri, Sep 24   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. 

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Knit Together

Let’s Connect: Practice Zoom Social Club [Session 6]

Fri, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning multilingual never too late to learn support groups

How are you and hope all is well with you and your family!

Getting Started with zoom, learn how to host a meeting, learn how to share screen in presentation, networking with our BPL colleagues and to build a virtual support group!

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Let’s Connect: Practice Zoom Social Club [Session 6]

Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program)

Fri, Sep 24   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

12:30pm - Guided meditation, breath-work, and group chanting of “OM” 🕉 mantra
01:00pm- Spirituality teachings of the week on realizing the True Self 💟, the divinity within us, and the practices of Self-knowledge 🕉, oneness and devotion...

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Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program)

Virtual French Conversation Group

Fri, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak French online on Zoom video. This group is for beginners learning to speak French.

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be...

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Virtual French Conversation Group

Six-Word Story Workshop: The Library and Me

Fri, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing writing workshop

This is the fifth workshop in the Six-Word Story series*, focusing specifically on writing stories related to libraries and personal experiences with libraries, in celebration of Library Card Sign-Up month. Brainstorm, write, share, and...

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Six-Word Story Workshop: The Library and Me

LitFilm: Marighella

Fri, Sep 24   8:00 pm to 10:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Action drama, dir. by Wagner Moura
Brazil, 2019, 155 min
In Portuguese with English subtitles

Wagner Moura’s directing debut is a searing and energized portrait of one of Brazil’s most divisive historical figures, Afro-...

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LitFilm: Marighella

SEP
25

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults citizenship Immigrant Services Virtual Programming

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.  Study all topics on the naturalization civics test and practice for the interview. 

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Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Resume Coaching

Sat, Sep 25   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume -so you can stand out!!!

Resume Coaching

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Sep 25   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

LitFilm: Portrait of the Bookstore as an Old Man, with Molly Crabapple

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Gonzague Pichelin, Benjamin Sutherland
U.S., 2003, 52 min

In 1951, George Whitman opened a bookshop-commune in Paris. George, 92, still runs his "den of anarchists disguised as a bookstore," offering free, dirty...

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LitFilm: Portrait of the Bookstore as an Old Man, with Molly Crabapple

Knitting with Ms. Cummings

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults adult learning never too late to learn

Learn a new skill, make new friends.

Knitting with Ms. Cummings

Back to School with the Friends of the Greenpoint Library

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults Friends of the Library

Celebrate back to school season with your neighbors and Friends of the Greenpoint Library!

Learners of all ages are welcome to make a cornucopia of fall-friendly arts and crafts. Sign up for tours to explore fall changes in the garden...

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Back to School with the Friends of the Greenpoint Library

Architecture Tour with Marble Fairbanks - Greenpoint Library

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults architecture & design environment

Join the architects of the Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center on an architectural tour of our brand-new building.

Award winning architects Marble Fairbanks will take you through the library, highlighting the...

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Architecture Tour with Marble Fairbanks - Greenpoint Library

Fall Seasonal Medicine with Jess Turner

Sat, Sep 25   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults adult learning BPL Outdoors gardening health and wellness

Each season brings its own set of complexities, rewards and changes in both our bodies and the earth. On the heels of the Autumnal Equinox September 22, in Fall Seasonal Medicine with Jess Turner we will dive into the energetics of fall,...

Fall Seasonal Medicine with Jess Turner

Landscape Tour with SCAPE - Greenpoint Library

Sat, Sep 25   2:45 pm to 3:30 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults architecture & design environment

Join the landscape architects of the Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center for a tour of the library’s gardens.

Award winning landscape firm SCAPE will guide you through the gardens, highlighting the native plantings and...

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Landscape Tour with SCAPE  - Greenpoint Library

Architecture Tour with Marble Fairbanks - Greenpoint Library

Sat, Sep 25   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults architecture & design environment

Join the architects of the Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center on an architectural tour of our brand-new building.

Award winning architects Marble Fairbanks will take you through the library, highlighting the...

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Architecture Tour with Marble Fairbanks - Greenpoint Library

LitFilm: The Booksellers

Sat, Sep 25   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by D.W. Young
U.S., 2020, 99 min

The Booksellers takes viewers inside the fascinating world of Antiquarian booksellers, populated by an assortment of obsessives, intellects, eccentrics and dreamers. Both a loving...

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LitFilm: The Booksellers

Landscape Tour with SCAPE - Greenpoint Library

Sat, Sep 25   3:45 pm to 4:30 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults architecture & design environment

Join the landscape architects of the Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center for a tour of the library’s gardens.

Award winning landscape firm SCAPE will guide you through the gardens, highlighting the native plantings and...

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Landscape Tour with SCAPE  - Greenpoint Library

LitFilm: Between the World & Me

Sat, Sep 25   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Kamilah Forbes
U.S., 2020, 80 min

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ 2015 bestselling book Between the World and Me was written as a letter to his teenage son and recounts the author’s experience growing up in Baltimore’s inner...

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LitFilm: Between the World & Me

LitFilm: Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

Sat, Sep 25   8:00 pm to 10:00 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by James Redford
U.S., 2021, 101 min

The debut novel The Joy Luck Club (1989) catapulted Amy Tan to commercial and critical success, spending over 40 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list. In this last film...

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LitFilm: Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

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26

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Sun, Sep 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a recurring class at Brooklyn Library celebrating poetic lineage. 

The class will show how every poet has to start somewhere – and that behind every good writer, is a good reader....

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Sun, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a recurring class at Brooklyn Library celebrating poetic lineage. 

The class will show how every poet has to start somewhere – and that behind every good writer, is a good reader....

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Sunset Park Community Engagement

Sun, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults community partner

We're partnering with THE CITY Newsroom to challenge the language we use to refer to immigrant communities. Join us at Sunset Park Library for a conversation about how we can make what we do feel like home. Spanish and Chinese translation...

Sunset Park Community Engagement

LitFilm: Concerning Violence: 9 Scenes from the Anti-Imperialist Self-Defense

Sun, Sep 26   2:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Göran Hugo Olsson
Sweden, 2014, 89 min

This powerful cinematic essay covers the most daring moments in the African liberation movements of the late 1960s-70s, while exposing the mechanisms of decolonization...

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LitFilm: Concerning Violence: 9 Scenes from the Anti-Imperialist Self-Defense

Walking Curated Tour of Prospect Park: My Oasis In Brooklyn

Sun, Sep 26   4:30 pm to 5:45 pm   Lefferts Historic House

Adults all ages BPL Presents

 * Please note this is an off-site event

Join legendary photographer Jamel Shabazz as he shares his memories and stories behind the images in his exhibition “My Oasis in Brooklyn,” a collection of snapshots of Prospect Park spanning...

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Walking Curated Tour of Prospect Park: My Oasis In Brooklyn

LitFilm: Stanislaw Lem: Author of Solaris

Sun, Sep 26   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Borys Lankosz
Polish, 2016, 56 min

This first biographical documentary about renowned Polish science fiction writer Stanisław Lem, author of Solaris, sheds light on the social and historical forces that...

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LitFilm: Stanislaw Lem: Author of Solaris

LitFilm: Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation, & Talkback

Sun, Sep 26   7:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Lisa Immordino Vreeland
U.S., 2020, 81 min

The brilliant work, personal struggles, and cultural impact of iconic American writers Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams explode onto the screen in this innovative...

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LitFilm: Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation, & Talkback

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27

Creating Content Your Customers Value | NYC SBS

Mon, Sep 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Many businesses think that marketing only means advertising. As effective entrepreneurs know, however, customers are more interested and loyal to businesses whose marketing content provides value.

This course will provide you with the...

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Creating Content Your Customers Value | NYC SBS

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Mon, Sep 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion storytime

Have you ever wished someone would read to you as an adult?  Do you want to take in some good literature without spending a lot of time on it? At adult storytime, a librarian will read short stories and/or poetry to you, and all you have to...

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Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Microsoft Excel Basics

Mon, Sep 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning Microsoft Office techknowledge

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.

 

Microsoft Excel Basics

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Mon, Sep 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/needlework get together. Share your projects and your morning coffee. 

**Registration required!  We will be using Zoom to host this program. You will need either a computer with audio...

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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Sep 27   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 for fun conversation online with 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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Sep 27   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career resume

We are happy to serve you with resume and career help.

For a review of your resume send the document via an attachment to [email protected]

Give in your email an overview of the help you would like plus the...

Resume & Career Help

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Sep 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 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 click here to sign up for a time slot. If you are...

Resume & Career Help Live!

Knitting with Needles: A Vrtual Roundtable from the Kings Bay Branch

Mon, Sep 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Join our friendly Knitting with Needles RoundTable. We will be helping each other with new projects, lovely patterns, and unusual techniques of knitting. Please share your innovative ideas & expertise.

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Knitting with Needles: A Vrtual Roundtable from the Kings Bay Branch

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Mon, Sep 27   5:00 pm to 6:30 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 Group

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Minor Detail

Mon, Sep 27   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism book club book discussion Justice Initiatives

Minor Detail begins during the summer of 1949, one year after the war that the Palestinians mourn as the Nakba—the catastrophe that led to the displacement and exile of some 700,000 people—and the Israelis celebrate as the War of...

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Minor Detail

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Sep 27   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English for fun conversation online with 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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Polish for Beginners 4.0

Mon, Sep 27   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults polish world language conversation

This class is the continuation of the advanced group. We are not accepting new students, unless you are at an advanced level.  In such case  please contact instructior Izabela Barry at [email protected]

Polish for Beginners 4.0

Eagles September Book Club: Crying in H Mart

Mon, Sep 27   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book club brooklyn eagles

We are diving into one of the buzziest books of 2021 for our Eagles September Book Club discussion.  Reserve a copy of Crying in H Mart and join us to discuss on Zoom.  Extra tissues are recommended for "unflinching...

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Eagles September Book Club: Crying in H Mart

Adult Book Club/Discussion Diana Wynne Jones's "The Lives Of Christopher Chant"

Mon, Sep 27   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

Join the Diana Wynne Jones Adult Book Club as it discusses "The Lives of Christopher Chant" from the Chronicles of Chrestomanci series:

His father and uncles are enchanters, his mother a powerful sorceress, yet nothing seems magical about...

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Adult Book Club/Discussion Diana Wynne Jones's "The Lives Of Christopher Chant"

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WE Master Money Conference: Fundamentals of Funding

Tue, Sep 28   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance small business

You might be bootstrapping right now - but your business will need outside funding to move to the next level. Is your business ready for outside funding? How do you choose the right funder? And how does your business get evaluated by potential...

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WE Master Money Conference: Fundamentals of Funding

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Sep 28   11:00 am to 1:00 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 click here to sign up for a time slot. If you are...

Resume & Career Help Live!

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 28   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

Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with Asian Brush Painting 水墨画中秋

Tue, Sep 28   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults all ages arts and crafts Chinese

Henry Li will teach a special type of watercolor painting techniques using Asian brush and Xuan paper and inspire students to express themselves using such techniques of Asian painting.  Participants will develop their color sense, gain...

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Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with Asian Brush Painting 水墨画中秋

Introduction to Internet

Tue, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

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Introduction to Internet

Virtual Computer Basics

Tue, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge Virtual Programming

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

This 4-part computer series introduces new PC...

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Virtual Computer Basics

PowerPoint Basics

Tue, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics introduces new and returning PowerPoint users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office presentations. This series covers the core features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. This sesssion is...

PowerPoint Basics

Building Your Own Business Website | NYC SBS

Tue, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

In the past, building a business website could be expensive and complicated. But today, there are website builders that are affordable and easy-to-use for almost any entrepreneur.

This course will teach you how to create a professional...

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Building Your Own Business Website | NYC SBS

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