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JUL
10

Zumba

Fri, Jul 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults benefit assistance fitness health and wellness Healthy Communities

The instructor will guide you through a fun and active Zumba workout that will leave you feeling happy and energized!  You will also receive a brief presentation on health insurance options for you and the entire family.

Zumba

Book Adventures: Hey, Water! x Ice Excavation STEM Activity

Fri, Jul 10   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore stem & steam storytime summer reading

Take a book adventure as Ms. Sarah reads “Hey, Water!” by Antoinette Portis! After reading children will go on an Ice Excavation adventure!  

This will take place on the Carroll Gardens Library Facebook Page.  

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Book Adventures: Hey, Water! x Ice Excavation STEM Activity

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Fri, Jul 10   3:00 pm to 4:00 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. Express...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Book Adventures- The Twelve Dancing Princesses Retold by Rachel Isadora

Fri, Jul 10   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Take a book adventure as Ms. Lea from the New Lots Library reads "The Twelve...

Book Adventures- The Twelve Dancing Princesses Retold by Rachel Isadora

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

Fri, Jul 10   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Social distancing got you down? Remote learning stressing you out? 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...

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Fri, Jul 10   4:30 pm to 5:30 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. Express...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Art History Fridays

Fri, Jul 10   7:00 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults Artists and Archives research Virtual Programming

The Borough Park Library is inaugurating a new educational/cultural series: Art Fridays.  Every Friday at 7PM come here to see a video or gallery devoted to the visual arts. 

The first selection, discovered by Borough Park...

Art History Fridays

Virtual Bedtime Storytime

Fri, Jul 10   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bedtime stories music

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

Join us for a special bedtime edition of our virtual storytime with stories, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Bedtime Storytime

JUL
11

VIRTUAL STORYTIME

Sat, Jul 11   7:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Virtual Programming

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook live or pre-recorded broadcasts from our Coney Island Branch** Join us for a pre-recorded virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your...

VIRTUAL STORYTIME

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 11   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.. View the broadcast on the Saratoga Library's Facebook Page at 10:15 am

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Cortelyou Library Friends Virtual Meeting

Sat, Jul 11   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults Friends of the Library

Join the Cortelyou Friends of the Library group and become an advocate for library service in your neighborhood and beyond. We meet the second Saturday of every month and are currently meeting virtually at 10:30 a.m. Register for a Zoom link to...

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Cortelyou Library Friends Virtual Meeting

Jack & Friends: Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Jul 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids drag queen story hour lgbtq pride month summer reading Virtual Programming

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

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly...

Jack & Friends: Drag Queen Story Hour

Spanish HSE Screening / Inscripción de clases de TASC/GED en español

Sat, Jul 11   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning hse literacy spanish

¿Necesita ayuda preparándose para el examen del TASC (anteriormente el GED) en español? 

No espere más. Obtenga el diploma de escuela secundaria y mejore su vida.

Con el diploma puede conseguir un mejor trabajo, ir a la...

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Spanish HSE Screening / Inscripción de clases de TASC/GED en español

Hunting Together Staying Apart

Sat, Jul 11   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults video games Virtual Programming

Monsters in Astera are out of control!  We the Cypress Hills Hunter Guild need your help to hunt these ferocious beasts and protect the people of Astera from their fury.

Join us for some PC co-op Monster Hunter world gaming on a password...

Hunting Together Staying Apart

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Sat, Jul 11   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

The Writhing Society meets to practice and discuss the techniques of constrained writing. We practice the methods invented by ourselves and by other writers, artists, musicians, and mathematicians. Today's topic: From Yelp to Help—Reviewing...

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The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

My New York City

Sat, Jul 11   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing summer reading Virtual Programming writing workshop

My New York City is a six-session online creative writing workshop from Parachute Literary Arts and poet/filmmaker SM Gray in which participants explore, reflect, and write about their NYC borough, neighborhood or other meaningful city locations...

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My New York City

Library Lab: Butterfly Feeder

Sat, Jul 11   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids library lab summer reading Virtual Programming

Learn the science of attracting butterflies to your neighborhood. Supplies: plastic cup, thumb tack (to make hole in cup), string, cotton ball, one tablespoon sugar, and a colorful plastic bag.  

 

Library Lab: Butterfly Feeder

Virtual Book Club: BYOB/Bring Your Own Book

Sat, Jul 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion humanities and art Virtual Programming

Join Brooklyn Heights librarian Claire for this chat about what we're reading through video conference call. For this Bring Your Own Book ("BYOB") book discussion, make your own choice of book and tell us why you would (or wouldn't...

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Virtual Book Club: BYOB/Bring Your Own Book

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

Sat, Jul 11   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

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Sat, Jul 11   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 2K Play with BPL

JUL
12

Virtual Census Block Party: Health & Wellness

Sun, Jul 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census community partner

The BPL Census Navigator team is hosting a virtual block party! We'll have experts from the community talking about how to celebrate and nurture each other and ourselves. It's crucial to understand the importance of health and wellness...

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Virtual Census Block Party: Health & Wellness

Sunday movies at the Borough Park Library

Sun, Jul 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults movies Virtual Programming

We may not be able to show movies at our location right now, but adult services librarian Valeriya Kiselyer has found a source of movies that we can legally access and present to you free of charge.  We have decided that Sunday would be a...

Sunday movies at the Borough Park Library

JUL
13

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Mon, Jul 13   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Egypt: Journey to Kemet: Explore ancient Egyptian art and its impact on the African continent and around the world.

Explore art, design, and culture with the teen educators in the Museum Apprentice Program at the Brooklyn Museum. These...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Loud Librarian Storytime: Don't Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus

Mon, Jul 13   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Kids performance storytime Virtual Programming

See Borough Park Librarian Mr. Mike read and act out  Don't Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gY8Ou98xzOE

Loud Librarian Storytime: Don't Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Mon, Jul 13   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts first five years preschool summer reading

Join us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and a simple finger play activity. View the broadcast on the Saratoga Library's Facebook Page at 10:15 am

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Mon, Jul 13   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime summer reading

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

Join us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Jul 13   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Jul 13   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career 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!

Decoupage for Teens

Mon, Jul 13   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults diy fiber arts summer reading teen time

Come join me live on the Canarsie page on Facebook where I will be demonstrating how to decorate glasswear and a wooden tray through the traditional craft of decoupage.

This program will take place on Monday, July 13 at 1:00 PM at ...

Decoupage for Teens

Virtual Movement Challenge

Mon, Jul 13   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...

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Virtual Movement Challenge

Summer Reading: Spin, Pop, Boom

Mon, Jul 13   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Are you ready for some fun science?

Witness amazing feats of chemistry as we explore all sorts of spectacular reactions. Mad Science is a group that is on a mission to spark the imagination and curiosity of children by providing...

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Summer Reading: Spin, Pop, Boom

Character Folk Dance Class

Mon, Jul 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Brighton Ballet Theater presents the CULTURAL IMMIGRANT INITIATIVE PROGRAM at the Brighton Beach Library.

For two weeks, starting July 6, 2020, BBT will offer a range of virtual classes for all ages.

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY:
2:00...

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Character Folk Dance Class

Virtual Census Storytime - Urdu

Mon, Jul 13   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 2020 census first five years multilingual storytime storytime

**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 Census Storytime - Urdu

Russian Folk Dance and Games

Mon, Jul 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Brighton Ballet Theater presents the CULTURAL IMMIGRANT INITIATIVE PROGRAM at the Brighton Beach Library.

For two weeks, starting July 6, 2020, BBT will offer a range of virtual classes for all ages.

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY:
2:00...

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Russian Folk Dance and Games

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Jul 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books summer reading

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

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of it so far? If we’ve finished...

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Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Book Adventure: How To Catch a Unicorn

Mon, Jul 13   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime summer reading

Join us for a read aloud of How to Catch a Unicorn by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton then use materials from around the house to build your own unicorn trap. (Or tooth fairy, monster or other magical creature trap!) Supplies: cardboard boxes (...

Book Adventure: How To Catch a Unicorn

Jack & Friends: Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Suzi Shelton

Mon, Jul 13   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years live music summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton for a series of fun-filled musical performances....

Jack & Friends: Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Suzi Shelton

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Jul 13   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books summer reading

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

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of it so far? If we’ve finished...

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Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

Mon, Jul 13   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

Justice Initiatives' Book Club: The End of Policing by Alex Vitale

Mon, Jul 13   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism Virtual Programming

What would American society look like without punitive law enforcement? How is “crime” defined, and who gets punished for it? How can we reimagine “public safety” that keeps our communities vital—rather than eroded by racist surveillance and mass...

Justice Initiatives' Book Club: The End of Policing by Alex Vitale

Live Music: Ashley Keiko with the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning

Mon, Jul 13   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

Enjoy the performance of this up-and-coming multi-talented performer, educator, advocator, entrepreneur and founder of Keiko Studios.

This program is intended for families.

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Live Music: Ashley Keiko with the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning

JUL
14

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Tue, Jul 14   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Go Figure!: Enter the realm of multiple dimensions and learn how artists manipulate materials to bring them to life.

Explore art, design, and culture with the teen educators in the Museum Apprentice Program at the Brooklyn Museum. These...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Dance Exercises Class

Tue, Jul 14   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Brighton Ballet Theater presents the CULTURAL IMMIGRANT INITIATIVE PROGRAM at the Brighton Beach Library.

For two weeks, starting July 6, 2020, BBT will offer a range of virtual classes for all ages.

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY:
2:00...

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Dance Exercises Class

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Jul 14   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

Summer Reading: Silly Jazz and Camille!

Tue, Jul 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family summer reading Virtual Programming

Come dance along to “silly jazz” with comedian and jazz singer, Camille Harris. Popular songs include: “The Monster Under My Bed,” “Muffin Man,” and “Chopsticks.”

View the broadcast on Youtube Live at 11 AM.

Summer Reading: Silly Jazz and Camille!

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Tue, Jul 14   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

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

Join Kelly Brennan for a fun yoga practice! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in...

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Virtual Storytime

Tue, Jul 14   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime summer reading

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

Join us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Dance Exercises Class for Kids

Tue, Jul 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Virtual Programming

Brighton Ballet Theater presents the CULTURAL IMMIGRANT INITIATIVE PROGRAM at the Brighton Beach Library.

For two weeks, starting July 6, 2020, BBT will offer a range of virtual classes for all ages.

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY:
2:00...

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Dance Exercises Class for Kids

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Jul 14   11:30 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

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

Spend fifteen minutes with a librarian to hear a story, finger plays and songs.

This will be broadcast from the East Flatbush Facebook Page.

Virtual Babies & Books

Virtual Sign Language Class

Tue, Jul 14   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

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