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Arts Spotlight: Aya Brown & Oasa DuVerney with Fawz Kabra

Thu, Sep 24   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Virtual

Adults artist talks bpl presents Virtual Programming

Brooklyn-based visual artists Aya Brown and Oasa DuVerney share their perspectives on their work and working in the arts--how they navigate cultural institutions during this time of reckoning with a greater need for change, equity and inclusion....

Arts Spotlight: Aya Brown & Oasa DuVerney with Fawz Kabra

Recording Your Podcast From Home

Thu, Sep 24   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...

Recording Your Podcast From Home

Book Discussion: We by Yevgeny Zamyatin

Thu, Sep 24   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, Sep 24   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults bpl presents Cinema Ephemera

Tonight's playlist will include:

ETHEL, Epic Soda | Music

Suzanne Maria Menghraj, Northern Range, 2020 | Artist video

ETHEL, PISACHI (Reveal) | Music

Sean Vegezzi, Archipelago 2: Clouds | Artist...

Cinema Ephemera

SEP
25

Colonial Toys and Games with the Queens Historical Society

Fri, Sep 25   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Come learn how children played during the Colonial era. Children had to get creative with ways to play without access to our modern amenities.

This program is intended for children aged 5 - 8 years old.

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Colonial Toys and Games  with the Queens Historical Society

Virtual Mini Storytime

Fri, Sep 25   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Engage in active screentime with this pre-recorded "mini" storytime, featuring 1 song, 1 book, and 1 additional activity.

Videos will be available for 48 hours after posting, so you can watch when it works best for your family! ...

Virtual Mini Storytime

Guidelines for Reopening ​ Phases 1-4 Businesses in NYC | NYC SBS

Fri, Sep 25   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

This webinar covers state requirements, recommendations, and resources available to help Phases 1-4 businesses to to reopen in NYC.

Topics include:

State requirements for reopening Recommendations and best practices for reopening...
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Guidelines for Reopening ​ Phases 1-4 Businesses in NYC | NYC SBS

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Sep 25   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

Dolls in the Collection of Historic Richmond Town

Fri, Sep 25   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Dolls can evoke fond memories of our own childhood. The dolls in the collection of the Staten Island Historical Society at Historic Richmond Town can also tell us about how childhood was lived and understood in the past. In this program, we’ll...

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Dolls in the Collection of Historic Richmond Town

Knit Together

Fri, Sep 25   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

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Fri, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

There are many benefits of yoga: improved strength, flexibility and mental clarity, as well as improved posture and reduced stress. Chair Yoga is a non-intimidating way to start practicing yoga…and you don’t have to worry about getting up and...

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Virtual Ask a Tech (Spanish)

Fri, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics computer programming spanish techknowledge

¿Tiene una pregunta específica sobre cómo utilizar las computadoras o cómo orientarse en Internet? No hay tiempo para asistir a una clase formal. Asista a nuestro programa "Pregunte a un técnico" para obtener asistencia personalizada.

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Virtual Ask a Tech (Spanish)

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving

Fri, Sep 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years hispanic heritage month storytime Virtual Programming

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!**   

Join Lee and Louisa every Friday morning for virtual storytime with books, songs, and...

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving

Mckinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Fri, Sep 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Come join Mckinley Park Branch for a fun virtual storytime program with read out louds and songs on zoom.

Registration Required!

Zoom information will be sent via email 1 hr before the program.

Mckinley Park Branch Virtual First 5 Years Storytime

Discover the Dollhouse at Van Cortlandt House Museum

Fri, Sep 25   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

In the Summer of 2019, Van Cortlandt House Museum embarked on a project to furnish the c. 1774 Homans Family Dollhouse.  The dollhouse has been furnished in keeping with the time period with furnishings inspired by the collections in Van...

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Discover the Dollhouse at Van Cortlandt House Museum

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, 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

Policies to Protect Pregnant & Breastfeeding Workers in NYC: Pregnancy Accommodation and Leave in the Workplace

Fri, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

The purpose of this webinar is to highlight the workplace laws that do exist that can help pregnant workers and new moms assert their rights, during this crisis and beyond.

WHAT WE'LL COVER: 

Your rights:

*If you...

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Policies to Protect Pregnant & Breastfeeding Workers in NYC: Pregnancy Accommodation and Leave in the Workplace

Using Data to Drive Business Growth | NYC SBS

Fri, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Department of Small Business Services (SBS) proudly partners with "Grow with Google" program to present this course in Spanish.

Learn best practices and analyze trends about how customers engage with your business online, then turn these...

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Using Data to Drive Business Growth | NYC SBS

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, Sep 25   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 Computer Class - iPad Basics

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

Adults computer programming techknowledge Virtual Programming

The iPad is very easy to learn to use. Even if you already have a personal iPhone or iPad or other similar smartphone or tablet device, there is always something new to learn about how the device functions. 

We will be using Zoom to...

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Virtual Computer Class - iPad Basics

Virtual Book Club

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

Adults book club book discussion

Welcome!  We're going to start this book club off by discussing what we're reading now or have read recently.  Come ready to share books you've loved and get some new recommendations.  We will also vote at this first meeting...

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Virtual Book Club

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Fri, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years hispanic heritage month multilingual storytime spanish

Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores en la página Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook. (Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for...

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Sep 25   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, Sep 25   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

Virtual Board Games

Fri, Sep 25   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator board game exchange library table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy game using BoardGameArena. 

We will meet using Zoom. We will send out a link at 2:45. Then we can decide on a game and we can walk you through how to play. 

It is totally...

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Virtual Board Games

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Sep 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion e-books

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can draw, paint, cosplay, digital art, etc. You can...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

ADULT FAMILY FEUD

Fri, Sep 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults game on Virtual Programming

Join the New Lots Library every Friday afternoon for a fun game of Family Feud! REGISTRATION REQUIRED!! This program will take place on Zoom.

Family feud is a team-oriented game designed for adults 18+. 

How the game is...

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ADULT FAMILY FEUD

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

Fri, Sep 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Social distancing got you down? Got a Nintendo Switch? Join us for BPL's Virtual Mario Kart session!

Play against your friends and folks from all across Brooklyn and dominate the race! All skill levels welcome!

No...

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

Book Adventures: Seeing Into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright Biography and Illustrations by Nina Crews

Fri, Sep 25   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Ann from the Mill Basin Libary for another Book Adventure. She will be reading Seeing Into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright with a biography and illustrations by Nina Crews.  Afterwards, we will explore how to create a picture...

Book Adventures: Seeing Into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright Biography and Illustrations by Nina Crews

Chinese Cultures: Poetry

Fri, Sep 25   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. 

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Chinese Cultures: Poetry

Virtual Polish Book Discussion Club

Fri, Sep 25   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Brooklyn Public Library invites you to the virtual book discussion club in Polish. The presented book is "Kołysanka z huraganem" ("Hurricane Lullaby") by Justyna Wincenty. The e-book for the participants of the discussion was...

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Virtual Polish Book Discussion Club

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Butterflies and Stars Origami Class

Sat, Sep 26   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Join this month’s origami class to learn how to fold butterflies and mini stars! Please come prepared with the following supplies.

Supplies: origami paper or printer paper (at least two sheets), and scissors
Optional: straight...

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Butterflies and Stars Origami Class

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Sat, Sep 26   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime summer reading toddler time Virtual Programming

Join us for a fun storytime with Ms. Lori, our storytime volunteer. We'll sing favorite songs and read good books!  View the broadcast on the Cortelyou Library Facebook page. 

 

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 26   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Come and enjoy  a virtual storytime on the Saratoga Branch's Facebook page!

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Sep 26   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

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Sep 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten storytime Virtual Programming

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!**   

Join us for virtual Ready Set Kindergarten!  Explore early literacy practices...

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Introduction to Programming

Sat, Sep 26   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer programming techknowledge Virtual Programming

In this online workshop, we'll use the Python programming language to gather data from the web, explore, and plot our data—all using code. Along the way, we'll learn Python fundamentals like lists, dictionaries, and loops.   ...

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Introduction to Programming

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 26   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime Virtual Programming

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud, interspersed with songs and rhymes.

All ages welcome!

**Registration required!

We're hoping to connect with our storytime crowd, so instead of...

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Virtual Saturday Storytime

University Open Air: Trade and Use of Timber and Wood Products in 2020

Sat, Sep 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Prospect Park Boat House

Adults bpl presents humanities and art social sciences

COVID-19 has changed the ways of life in many households and cities worldwide. The use of some secondary and tertiary wood products has also changed in many ways. This course attempts to classify wood products as “essential and non-essential” in...

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University Open Air: Trade and Use of Timber and Wood Products in 2020

University Open Air: Health Provider Services During a Pandemic

Sat, Sep 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Prospect Park Boat House

Adults bpl presents humanities and art social sciences

Pandemic changed everything: from unemployment to pandemic relief from the government and how health service providers have worked hard to save innocent people’s lives. What kind of problems they are facing? From understanding different...

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University Open Air: Health Provider Services During a Pandemic

University Open Air: Contemporary Taiwanese Poetry

Sat, Sep 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Prospect Park Boat House

Adults bpl presents humanities and art social sciences

In this class, students will read original and translated poems by contemporary Taiwanese authors. Pairing individual poems with American poets, students will use thematic concepts as a guide to generate new work; elements include intimacy, magic...

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University Open Air: Contemporary Taiwanese Poetry

Census Tailgate II

Sat, Sep 26   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   St. Mark Day School

Adults 2020 census community partner

Join us on Saturday, September 26, 12-4pm at the Church of St. Mark


Activities will include giveaways, food distribution from The Campaign Against Hunger, voter registration, and library card sign-ups with the Bookmobile!...

Census Tailgate II

University Open Air: Covid-19 and Pregnancy –The Good News

Sat, Sep 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Prospect Park Boat House

Adults bpl presents humanities and art social sciences

This course discusses how pregnant women have been impacted by the pandemic. Two protocols for pregnant women testing positive for Covid-19 will be discussed. Finally, the good news for pregnant women concerning their babies as supported by...

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University Open Air: Covid-19 and Pregnancy –The Good News

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Sep 26   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

University Open Air: Using the Timber Tracking Techniques: Tracing the Origin of Timber Products

Sat, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Prospect Park Boat House

Adults bpl presents humanities and art social sciences

In recent times, there are ongoing efforts by researchers on how to track the origin of commercial timber species from different countries to ensure legal trade in ‘legal’ timber on the international market, as well as enhancing the sustainable...

University Open Air: Using the Timber Tracking Techniques: Tracing the Origin of Timber Products

University Open Air: How Do We Deal with the Waste from Covid 19?

Sat, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Prospect Park Boat House

Adults bpl presents humanities and art social sciences

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to an abrupt collapse of waste management chains. Safely managing medical and domestic waste is crucial to successfully containing the disease. Mismanagement can also lead to increased...

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University Open Air: How Do We Deal with the Waste from Covid 19?

University Open Air: Are In-Person Meetings Worth the Risk? Lessons from Covid-19

Sat, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Prospect Park Boat House

Adults bpl presents humanities and art social sciences

This course discusses the pros and cons of in-person meetings that Covid-19 has exposed to people. Comparatively, how has the value of in-person meetings been affected by the pandemic? By staying at home, has the extended time spent with...

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University Open Air: Are In-Person Meetings Worth the Risk? Lessons from Covid-19

University Open Air: Poetry and A.I.

Sat, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Prospect Park Boat House

Adults bpl presents humanities and art social sciences

What's A.I. art? We've heard that A.I. writes poetry, creates art and makes music. In this course, we will read news, theory and work from A.I. labors. Starting with mimicking the A.I., you will generate new work, further the research and...

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University Open Air: Poetry and A.I.

Music for Autism Presents: Invoke!

Sat, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids autism developmental disabilities inclusive services live music

Join Genre-Defying Invoke for a Virtual Concert!  "The multi-instrumental band’s other not-nots encompass traditions from across America, including bluegrass, Appalachian fiddle tunes, jazz, and minimalism. Invoke weaves all of these styles...

Music for Autism Presents:  Invoke!

Kidsmobile Story Time With Mr. Clyde

Sat, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages storytime

Picture Books! Puppets! Sing alongs! Fingerplays! Lots of Silliness!

Look for Mr. Clyde on the Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook Page!

Kidsmobile Story Time With Mr. Clyde

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