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Mr. Mike presents an encore presentation of How Are You Peeling? Foods With Moods by Saxton Freyman

Mon, Sep 21   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike is still without a working phone, so please enjoy this encore presentation of him reading How Are You Peeling? Foods With Moods by Saxton Freyman and Joost Elffers from July. This serves as a complement to his reading of Food For Thought...

Mr. Mike presents an encore presentation of How Are You Peeling? Foods With Moods by Saxton Freyman

English Learner's Book Club

Mon, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book club conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults learning English each week as we read together! Our book club will meet Mondays from 11am-12:30pm.

 

 

English Learner's Book Club

Virtual Storytime

Mon, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy storytime Virtual Programming

Join John and Theresa Monday September 21st at 11:00 for stories and a song!

View the broadcast on the Canarsie branch facebook page

 

Virtual Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Sep 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

Virtual Movement Challenge

Mon, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Seraphina is thrilled for the opportunity to join together and grow as a community of movers and body enthusiasts! Our sessions together will act as a space to hold each other accountable to be consistent and to play. While this world turns...

Virtual Movement Challenge

Toddler Time

Mon, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years toddler time Virtual Programming

Toddler Time

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.

Toddler Time

Virtual Urdu Storytime

Mon, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime 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 Urdu storytime with books, songs, and tips in Urdu for your child...

Virtual Urdu Storytime

Build & Market Your Skills: An Introduction to Lynda and LinkedIn for Job Seekers

Mon, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Virtual

Adults career Virtual Programming

Learn how Brooklyn Public Library’s free access to Lynda can help you build your skills for a job or career change, then see how you can best promote your skills to professionals and recruiters in your field with a LinkedIn account.

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Build & Market Your Skills: An Introduction to Lynda and LinkedIn for Job Seekers

Your Public Library Online: The many benefits of a BPL library card

Mon, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults research Virtual Programming

Learn how to apply for a libray card and the many free databases, ebooks, and programs you can access with your new card!

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Your Public Library Online: The many benefits of a BPL library card

Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Mon, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults career Virtual Programming

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Canva, where the designs of your dreams can come to life! Canva is the most accessible and widespread tool for graphic design from beginner to pro-level. Use Canva to create everything from merch, to flyers and...

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Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Choosing a Legal Structure | NYC SBS

Mon, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

An insider look at tips, considerations, and best practices to start your small business in NYC. To start and run a successful business you must first understand the many different legal considerations that are needed to establish a strong...

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Choosing a Legal Structure | NYC SBS

Kahoot! Trivia

Mon, Sep 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Challenge your friends to a trivia game. We will be using the online trivia platform Kahoot!

Register so that we can send you a secure Zoom link. 

 

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Kahoot! Trivia

Kids Create: Homemade Puffy Paint

Mon, Sep 21   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

Are you ready to get a little messy? During this Kids Create, we're going to make our own puffy paint and use it to make 3D creations! We'll start with a demonstration of how to make puffy paint using just two simple ingredients, then spend some...

Kids Create: Homemade Puffy Paint

Documenting Today for Tomorrow: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Covid-19 Collecting Initiatives of Brooklyn Historical Society, Queens Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library

Mon, Sep 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass Virtual Programming

As New Yorkers grapple with the current global pandemic, this program looks at how organizations like Brooklyn Historical Society, the Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Public Library/Queens College Library are working to document a historic...

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Documenting Today for Tomorrow: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Covid-19 Collecting Initiatives of Brooklyn Historical Society, Queens Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library

Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

Mon, Sep 21   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults storytime Virtual Programming

Welcome to Chapter to Chapter, a older kid/teen-friendly "storytime" (but it's really for everyone) to help you relax at the end of the day! 

This week, we're going to read chapter five ("The Whomping Willow") of Harry...

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Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

Book Discussion: "Switzerland" by Nicole Krauss

Mon, Sep 21   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

Please join this Zoom program, Monday, September 21st at 7:30 for a discussion of Nicole Krauss' short story "Switzerland" featured in the September 21, 2020 edition of "The New Yorker" magazine.

Brooklyn Public Library gives you free...

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Book Discussion: "Switzerland" by Nicole Krauss

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Virtual Mini Storytime

Tue, Sep 22   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

Adult Basic Reading and Writing Program Screening

Tue, Sep 22   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults adult learning literacy

Outside on the Central Library Plaza

Join the Adult Learning Center community 

Reading and Writing Program for Adults 

Small group tutoring Basic reading and writing instruction Volunteer tutors

Come...

Adult Basic Reading and Writing Program Screening

ABE Fall Enrollment Session - Outdoor on the Plaza

Tue, Sep 22   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults adult learning community partner hse

Do you or someone you may know need to brush up on their math, reading, or writing skills? Join us at the Central Library - Grand Army Plaza outdoor event. 

Come learn how you can enroll in classes via Zoom, your phone, or take home...

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ABE Fall Enrollment Session - Outdoor on the Plaza

Zoom Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Tue, Sep 22   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Join Windsor Terrace's own Miss Cindy for songs, rhymes, and stories.  Bring your shakers, rattles, instruments, or just some pots and pans to make music.

Please register to receive the Zoom link.  We will email the link...

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Zoom Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Ezra Jack Keats Storytime

Tue, Sep 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years ezra jack keats first five years gardening storytime

Join us for storytime in our beautiful community garden in Highland Park! For this series of 4 storytimes, we are delighted to honor Ezra Jack Keats, who "broke the color barrier in children’s literature with the success of The Snowy Day, in 1962...

Ezra Jack Keats Storytime

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Sep 22   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years Virtual Programming

Spend fifteen minutes with Macon children's librarians to learn lap rhymes, finger plays, and early literacy tips for interacting with your baby and fostering a lifelong love of reading.

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library...

Virtual Babies & Books

Bebés Geniales

Tue, Sep 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies early literacy first five years multilingual storytime

Acompáñenos en un programa en zoom para los padres y los cuidadores de Nueva York que ayudan al desarrollo mental de niños de edad 0 a 3. Incluye cuentos e historias en inglés y español, consejos, artesanías, canciones, mira y repite, y más!...

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Bebés Geniales

Llegue A Los Clientes En Línea Con Google | NYC SBS

Tue, Sep 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Aprende cómo encontrar tu negocio en línea con Google. Este taller explica cómo funciona el Buscador de Google y cómo puedes mejorar la visibilidad de tu página web a través de la optimización de motores de búsqueda (SEO). La sesión también...

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Llegue A Los Clientes En Línea Con Google | NYC SBS

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Venus

Tue, Sep 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Venus for stories, songs and fun on the DeKalb Facebook Page.

https://www.facebook.com/DeKalbLibraryBPL/

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Venus

Mckinley Park Branch Preschool Book Adventures: Animals Everywhere!

Tue, Sep 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts first five years Virtual Programming

Come join Mckinley Park Branch virtually on zoom with a read out loud and craft.

Registration Required!

Materials needed: construction paper or paper plates, glue, scissors and crayons/markers.

Zoom information will be...

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Mckinley Park Branch Preschool Book Adventures: Animals Everywhere!

Mill Basin Virtual Book Discussion: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

Tue, Sep 22   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Join the Mill Basin Library for a virtual book discussion!

The Dutch House, by Ann Patchett

At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire,...

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Mill Basin Virtual Book Discussion: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

Virtual Rhyme and Song Time for Kids

Tue, Sep 22   11:30 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years Virtual Programming

We welcome all children and the young at heart to spend fifteen minutes saying rhymes and singing songs!

This will be broadcast from the East Flatbush Facebook Page.

Virtual Rhyme and Song Time for Kids

Virtual Sign Language Class

Tue, Sep 22   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 22   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

Census Tabling

Tue, Sep 22   1:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults 2020 census civic engagement

If you still have not filled out your 2020 Census there is still time. Stop by our information table for assistance!

Census Tabling

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 22   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

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Raquel!

Tue, Sep 22   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years anti-racism Events for Youth and Family first five years storytime

Join Ms. Raquel from Central Library's Youth WIng for Virtual Storytime with stories, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills.

View Virtual Storytime on the Brooklyn...

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Raquel!

Adult Storytime

Tue, Sep 22   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

Lee Conmigo

Tue, Sep 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults early literacy Events for Youth and Family first five years spanish

Lee Conmigo – ¡Lee! ¡Hable! ¡Cante! ¡Juegue! Una serie de cuatro talleres virtuales sobre buenas prácticas para cuidadores de niños jóvenes. Vamos a aprender como apoyar el desarrollo mental de nuestros niños en cada momento del día, en casa,...

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Lee Conmigo

Protect Your Finances During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Tue, Sep 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business finance Virtual Programming

This is the first in our two-part series on Strategies to Safeguard your Finances

Despite the nationwide disruptions being caused by the coronavirus, the CFPB is continuing its daily work to help consumers. One way ...

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Protect Your Finances During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Tue, Sep 22   3:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults everyone is welcome here teen tech time Virtual Programming

All skill levels welcome! 

No registration required. Just add us on PSN “Redhookbranch70” and we’ll send you an invite to the Party and Neighborhood when you get online, then we can start the Battle! 

Don't...

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Social Games

Tue, Sep 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator board game exchange library Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy social game made by Jackbox. 

We will meet in Zoom. I will send out a link at 3:15. 

You will have to be able to keep one eye on the Zoom call and one on a browser with Jackbox....

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Social Games

Virtual Library Lab: Create Your Own Cardboard Robotic Hand

Tue, Sep 22   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids library lab Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Ann in creating a robotic hand made from heavy paper. The program video will premiere on the Mill Basin Library Facebook Page  and the Brooklyn Public Library Family Page at 3:30 pm and remain on those pages for ...

Virtual Library Lab: Create Your Own Cardboard Robotic Hand

Teen Virtual Art Challenge

Tue, Sep 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts teen time

Hey, teens! Like a challenge?

Join in each week for a Zoom meetup where we will listen to music while trying various art challenges. Feel free to use a pencil/pen and paper or your tablet!

Registration is required. Recommended for...

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Teen Virtual Art Challenge

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Sep 22   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!

Native American History with the Queens Historical Society

Tue, Sep 22   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults chinese Culture Pass spanish Virtual Programming

Learn about the people who first shaped Queens, and how their influence has shaped our modern landscape. We will use documents and archaeological artifacts to learn what life was like for the Native american tribes on Long Island and Queens....

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Native American History with the Queens Historical Society

TECH BALANCE: CÓMO BALANCEAR LOS MEDIOS DIGITALES Y TECNOLOGÍA EN EL HOGAR

Tue, Sep 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults first five years Media Mentorship spanish Virtual Programming

Un taller interactivo para padres de niños entre 0 y 5 años

Trabajando en asociación con Common Sense Media, BPL gustosamente ofrece este taller para padres y cuidadores sobre como guiar el tiempo de niños enfrente de pantallas. La...

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TECH BALANCE: CÓMO BALANCEAR LOS MEDIOS DIGITALES Y TECNOLOGÍA EN EL HOGAR

Animal Crossing Island Tour

Tue, Sep 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Looking to branch out in the world of Animal Crossing? Come visit your local library branch! Register now to receive the island etiquette guide. This tour is limited to 8 people max, so claim your spot today! Come shake some trees for fruit...

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Animal Crossing Island Tour

Parent/Caregiver Workshop on Dating Violence Prevention and Healthy Relationships

Tue, Sep 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities mental health

Parents, Caregivers and Educators, join Brooklyn Public Library and NYC's Office to End Gender Biased Violence for a Workshop on Dating Violence Prevention and Healthy Relationships

This session engages  parents and caregivers to learn...

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Parent/Caregiver Workshop on Dating Violence Prevention and Healthy Relationships

Banned Book Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Tue, Sep 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Join us for Banned Book Scavenger Hunt!  Ages 12-17 are welcome.

Search high and low for answers to clues in the Banned Book Virtual Scavenger Hunt. Using the clues test your knowledge on Banned Books around the library....

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Banned Book Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy

Tue, Sep 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: Light and Fluffy

Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

Tue, Sep 22   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults conversations

New Utrecht patrons meet for an informal virtual get-together over coffee or your favorite beverage.  

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Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

NBA 2K21 Play with BPL

Tue, Sep 22   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults kids tech time teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Looking for a fun way to kill time during quarantine? Missing Basketball? Got a PlayStation 4? Join us for NBA 2K with the Library! 

Play with and against friends, family and the Library in various modes like “All Star Team Up, Pro-...

NBA 2K21 Play with BPL

Climate Reads: Parable of the Sower with Lisa Lucas

Tue, Sep 22   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

​BPL Presents and Writers Rebel NYC invite you to join a community of readers and writers across the nation in the Climate Reads series—a year-long reading and discussion of books shedding light on the climate crisis and environmental justice, to...

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Climate Reads: Parable of the Sower with Lisa Lucas

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