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OCT
16

Knit Together

Fri, Oct 16   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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We will be using Zoom to...

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Knit Together

What Do I Do Now? Brooklyn Public Library Resources to Help You Make Your Next Move

Fri, Oct 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career Virtual Programming

Need to figure out what the next step might be in your career? A Business & Career Librarian will demonstrate two Brooklyn Public Library resources that can help:

Career Cruising's Career Matchmaker, which matches you up with careers...
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What Do I Do Now? Brooklyn Public Library Resources to Help You Make Your Next Move

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 16   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 ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 16   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults english conversation group esol

Virtual English Conversation Group

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Virtual ESOL Conversation Group

New York Foundation for the Arts Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program:  A Conversation Between Artists About Working in the COVID19-Era

Fri, Oct 16   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults artist talks small business

New York Foundation for the Arts Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: 

A Conversation Between Artists About Working in the COVID-19 Era

The Pandemic has disrupted the livelihood of artists. It has also offered artists new...

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New York Foundation for the Arts Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program:  A Conversation Between Artists About Working in the COVID19-Era

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 16   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 16   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

New York Foundation for the Arts Immigrant Artists Program: Challenges and Opportunities in the COVID-19-era

Fri, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults artist talks business

Through the Immigrant Artist Program (IAP), the New York Foundation for the Arts is building and serving a community of artists with diverse backgrounds who share the experience of immigration.

NYFA connects artists with services and...

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New York Foundation for the Arts Immigrant Artists Program: Challenges and Opportunities in the COVID-19-era

Chinese Cultures: Poetry

Fri, Oct 16   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
17

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 17   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

Transforming Star/Donut Origami Class

Sat, Oct 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Join October’s origami class to learn how to make this transforming piece! It’s made up of 8 simple modules which, once joined, transition smoothly from a star/sun form to a donut form. Both forms are displayed in the picture.

Materials...

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Transforming Star/Donut Origami Class

Voices United: Collaborative Storytelling

Sat, Oct 17   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

Voices United: Collaborative Storytelling is an intensive creative brainstorm and workshop that fuses our collective voices as a means of writing compelling narratives that reveal our fantasies, sociopolitical desires, and...

Voices United: Collaborative Storytelling

I Wish to Say

Sat, Oct 17   1:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Our Lives Our Democracy

We want to hear you voice your wishes, concerns and dreams for a continued democracy this election cycle. 

Please join us for a socially-distanced public engagement on the plaza of Central Library on October 17th, where you...

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I Wish to Say

Not Your Grandma's Sewing Circle

Sat, Oct 17   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts diy Virtual Programming

Learning basic sewing and garment repair techniques is not just empowering, it’s vital if we want to avoid being smothered by our own garbage. According to a 2015 EPA finding, the US throws out over 15 million tons of textiles each year. That’s...

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Not Your Grandma's Sewing Circle

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 17   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

Zines Right Now

Sat, Oct 17   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Virtual

Adults artist talks humanities and art LGBTQ NY Queer Zine Fair

New York Queer Zine Fair presents an online panel discussion about what it means to make zines in the year 2020, a time of increasing visible social inequality and state violence, global pandemic, and a deepening descent into the virtual...

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Zines Right Now

Antigone in Ferguson: Baltimore

Sat, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

This presentation of Antigone in Ferguson will foreground the perspectives of people in Baltimore, Maryland whose lives have been impacted by police brutality, community violence, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Co-presented...

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Antigone in Ferguson: Baltimore

OCT
18

Living Poets

Sun, Oct 18   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 18   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

I Wish to Say

Sun, Oct 18   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Our Lives Our Democracy

We want to hear you voice your wishes, concerns and dreams for a continued democracy this election cycle. 

Please join us for the virtual performance of I Wish to Say, where you are invited to dictate messages to the next...

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I Wish to Say

OCT
19

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Mon, Oct 19   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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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Oct 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

Changing Signs, Changing Times: A History of Wayfinding in Transit with the New York Transit Museum

Mon, Oct 19   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Join Associate Curator Jodi Shapiro for a digital discussion of our recent exhibit, Changing Signs, Changing Times: A History of Wayfinding in Transit. Together, we’ll explore the evolution of New York City transit signage through the years as it...

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Changing Signs, Changing Times: A History of Wayfinding in Transit with the New York Transit Museum

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

Mon, Oct 19   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

I Wish to Say

Mon, Oct 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Our Lives Our Democracy

We want to hear you voice your wishes, concerns and dreams for a continued democracy this election cycle. 

Please join us for the virtual performance of I Wish to Say, where you are invited to dictate messages to the next...

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I Wish to Say

Green Series: Groff, Freeman, Mounzer, Addonia on Tales of Two Planets

Mon, Oct 19   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks bpl presents green series Virtual Programming

For the October Green Series, Sulaiman Addonia, Lauren Groff, John Freeman and Lina Mounzer on Tales of Two Planets.

Building from his acclaimed anthology Tales of Two Americas, beloved writer and editor John Freeman draws together a...

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Green Series: Groff, Freeman, Mounzer, Addonia on Tales of Two Planets

Recording Your Podcast From Home

Mon, Oct 19   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge Virtual Programming

When you’re producing a podcast at home, it’s helpful to have some tricks up your sleeve. In this class, we’ll walk through best practices for remote recording—including techniques for remote interviews, online recording tools, and how to get the...

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Recording Your Podcast From Home

Friends of Clinton Hill Virtual Meeting

Mon, Oct 19   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Friends of the Library Virtual Programming

Please join us for our first virtual Friends of Clinton Hill meeting. Reconnect with old Friends and meet new ones. We wil discuss how we can all work together with the Clinton Hill branch and BPL  to benefit the Clinton Hill community. Both...

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Friends of Clinton Hill Virtual Meeting

OCT
20

Virtual Sign Language Class

Tue, Oct 20   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...

Virtual Sign Language Class

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 20   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 20   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

Adult Storytime

Tue, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 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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Adult Storytime

Eat Healthy Be Active Community Workshop

Tue, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults cooking

Free virtual nutrition lesson that incorporates healthy cooking tips on a budget

Eat Healthy Be Active Community Workshop

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Oct 20   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!

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 20   5:30 pm to 7:00 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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

I Wish to Say

Tue, Oct 20   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Our Lives Our Democracy

We want to hear you voice your wishes, concerns and dreams for a continued democracy this election cycle. 

Please join us for the virtual performance of I Wish to Say, where you are invited to dictate messages to the next...

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I Wish to Say

Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize Shortlist Celebration

Tue, Oct 20   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks bpl literary prize bpl presents brooklyn eagles

Join the Brooklyn Public Library & the Brooklyn Eagles for an evening of books and bubbly, plus a sneak peek at the new store, celebrating The 2020 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize Shortlist Finalists.

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Sheepshead Bay Library presents Talents Without Borders

Tue, Oct 20   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults live music music poetry russian

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

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

Sheepshead Bay Library presents Talents Without Borders

OCT
21

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 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

Managing Remote Learning at Home: Practical Help

Wed, Oct 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Are you and your student with a disability struggling with virtual learning?
Are you having trouble getting special education services, getting a device or managing virtual learning at home? Find help with:

navigating the Department...
Managing Remote Learning at Home: Practical Help

Virtual Chinese Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 21   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

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Info. Session

Wed, Oct 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 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

I Wish to Say

Wed, Oct 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Our Lives Our Democracy

We want to hear you voice your wishes, concerns and dreams for a continued democracy this election cycle. 

Please join us for the virtual performance of I Wish to Say, where you are invited to dictate messages to the next...

I Wish to Say

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Oct 21   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

Philosophy in the Library: The Sense of Smell as a Model for Theories of Perception

Wed, Oct 21   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents philosophy in the library Virtual Programming

The October Philosophy in the Library deals with smell. The human sense of smell has a remarkably lousy reputation. Popular opinion holds that we are bad at identifying and naming scents, our olfactory system is in evolutionary decline, and our...

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Philosophy in the Library: The Sense of Smell as a Model for Theories of Perception

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, Oct 21   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

OCT
22

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 22   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

Self-Care: Making your mental health a priority

Thu, Oct 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

Join Bracha Rupp and Esty Moradi from OHEL Children's Home and Family Services for a 3 week Emotional Well-Being Series every Thursday at 11:00AM:

Thursday, October 15th @ 11:00AM- Reaching your inner calm: Finding peace in...

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Self-Care: Making your mental health a priority

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Oct 22   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, Oct 22   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

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