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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Thu, Aug 13   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

In a place where so many people come from many different places, plants can show us how diverse Brooklyn really is. Join the Brooklyn Botanic Garden to explore what’s in bloom in your neighborhood, how to identify some of the plants growing...

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 13   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 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!**  

Come join one of the Park Slope Library children's librarians for a virtual storytime!...

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 13   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

Summer Reading: Gary the Great

Thu, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Magician Gary the Great presents his high-energy blast of magic, comedy, and juggling.

This hilarious tour through the world of magic gets everyone involved!

View the broadcast on Zoom at 2 PM.

Summer Reading: Gary the Great

Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

Thu, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning cooking health and wellness summer reading

We are delighted to announce a new series of workshops in collaboration with City Harvest!

Over the next six workshops, you will learn:

Learn new practices that will lead to lasting lifestyle changes Add easy new recipes on a...
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Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Aug 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Please join us every Thursday for a friendly competition for teens looking to interact and sharpen their chess skills simultaneously!

We will be using LiChess as the "Arena," meaning after one game is over, you will be put in...

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Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Be Ready for College

Thu, Aug 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

How to gain access to resources for grants and scholarships, navigate Blackboard, and more.

To receive Zoom link, registration is required.

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Be Ready for College

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Aug 13   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Artists on Site creative writing Virtual Programming

 Whether you are looking for positive encouragement with your nearly completed novel, or you would like to try some poetry or short story writing exercises, this writing workshop is for you! Participants may share their writing and...

Creative Writing for Teens

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Virtual Dancercise

Fri, Aug 14   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming

Come Join Our Virtual Dancercise! We will be sharing a fun activity for all ages, with dance and creative movements. View the broadcast right here from the Brighton Beach Library Facebook page. These classes are pre-recorded, so if you can't make...

Virtual Dancercise

BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Fri, Aug 14   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

In a place where so many people come from many different places, plants can show us how diverse Brooklyn really is. Join the Brooklyn Botanic Garden to explore what’s in bloom in your neighborhood, how to identify some of the plants growing...

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Summer Reading: Shine and the Moonbeams

Fri, Aug 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Shine and the Moonbeams - create a soulful musical extravaganza that captures the sweetness, uncertainty and simplicity of youth. Guitarist John Heagle currently plays with the faux French garage-rockers Les Sans Culottes. Singer songwriter...

Summer Reading: Shine and the Moonbeams

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Virtual 3D Printing & Modeling Class

Sat, Aug 15   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge Virtual Programming

Welcome to the world of 3D printing! In this class you will learn everything you need to know to make beautiful 3D creations. You'll learn how to use TinkerCAD, an entry level (and free) 3D modeling program that will let you design just about...

Virtual 3D Printing & Modeling Class

My New York City

Sat, Aug 15   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

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Summer Reading: Folktales from Around the World

Mon, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Every country from Albania to Zaire has it's own tales - in this program we will hear stories from all over the globe that are filled with wonder and fun!

View the broadcast on Zoom at 2 PM.

Summer Reading: Folktales from Around the World

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Stomp, Clap and Sing with Cara Samantha

Tue, Aug 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family stomp clap and sing

Clap, dance, sing, and party along with Cara Samantha and her magical musicians as they crawl their way into your hearts with a variety of pop, Motown, Disney, and family favorite songs.

View the broadcast on her Facebook page at 11 AM....

Stomp, Clap and Sing with Cara Samantha

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 18   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

Summer Reading: Become a Mermaid, Neptune, or Pirate

Tue, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Author/Illustrator Melanie Hope Greenberg and become a mermaid or any sea creature you can imagine. Create your own Mermaid or Neptune Crown. Based on her book Mermaids on Parade.

View the broadcast at 2 PM.

Summer Reading: Become a Mermaid, Neptune, or Pirate

Introduction to Ancestry Library Edition™

Tue, Aug 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning genealogy research Virtual Programming

Interested into digging into your family's past? Ancestry.com Library Edition™ is now available for free access from your home computer or mobile device through Brooklyn Public Library, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry....

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Introduction to Ancestry Library Edition™

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Summer Reading: Jewelry Making

Wed, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Learn to make the kind of jewelry worn by celebrities!

View the broadcast on Instagram Live at 2 PM.

Summer Reading: Jewelry Making

Reflect & Restore through Writing

Wed, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Sometimes it's hard to find the right words to tell the story we want to tell. Your experiences, your feelings, your thoughts, your struggles - it's all part of your story. Your story is unique to you, and writing it down can be a release, or...

Reflect & Restore through Writing

Summer Chess Tournament Series

Wed, Aug 19   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Join us for our weekly chess tournament on lichess.org! Open to children and teens of all skill levels. Remember to be nice in the chat! Links for each tournament for the remainder of the summer can be found below:

Week 1: https://...

Summer Chess Tournament Series

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Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Aug 20   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join us for a storytime for toddlers incorporating live music and yoga! View the broadcast on the Brooklyn Public Library Facebook Page at 10:00AM.

Musical Yoga Storytime

Summer Reading: Big Jeff

Thu, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Big Jeff is an award winning children’s singer/ songwriter. Show includes movement, children’s songs, interactive fun, musical story time, and learning through music.

View the broadcast on Facebook Live at 11 AM.

Summer Reading: Big Jeff

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 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!**  

Come join one of the Park Slope Library children's librarians for a virtual storytime!...

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 20   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

Book Discussion: The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon

Thu, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion summer reading Virtual Programming

You thought your lockdown was difficult!  Try being locked down to your small town in Indiana by your father your entire life!  That's how Caleb Franklin felt until the summer he met Styx Malone whose extraordinary escalator...

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Book Discussion: The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Please join us every Thursday for a friendly competition for teens looking to interact and sharpen their chess skills simultaneously!

We will be using LiChess as the "Arena," meaning after one game is over, you will be put in...

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Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Aug 20   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids ezra jack keats storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. 
This will be broadcasted live at 3:30 from Brooklyn Public Library Facebook...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Artists on Site creative writing Virtual Programming

 Whether you are looking for positive encouragement with your nearly completed novel, or you would like to try some poetry or short story writing exercises, this writing workshop is for you! Participants may share their writing and...

Creative Writing for Teens

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Virtual Dancercise

Fri, Aug 21   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming

Come Join Our Virtual Dancercise! We will be sharing a fun activity for all ages, with dance and creative movements. View the broadcast right here from the Brighton Beach Library Facebook page. These classes are pre-recorded, so if you can't make...

Virtual Dancercise

Summer Reading: The Lion and the Mouse

Fri, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Can a Mouse save a Lion?

He can…as you will find out from this classic folktale told with a giant pop-up book. No one can be so small as to be ignored.

View the broadcast on Zoom at 2 PM.

Summer Reading: The Lion and the Mouse

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Virtual 3D Printing & Modeling Class

Sat, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge Virtual Programming

Welcome to the world of 3D printing! In this class you will learn everything you need to know to make beautiful 3D creations. You'll learn how to use TinkerCAD, an entry level (and free) 3D modeling program that will let you design just about...

Virtual 3D Printing & Modeling Class

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Summer Reading: Lunar Landers

Mon, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

What might be difficult about landing on the moon? Explore Intrepid's connection to the Space Race and analyze the result of the engineering design process that made landing on the moon possible.

Activity Materials: Disposable cup,...

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Summer Reading: Lunar Landers

Virtual Volunteer Tutor Information Session

Mon, Aug 24   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning hse Virtual Programming

In an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have transitioned all of our in-person programming to an online format. Do you want to help an adult who struggles to read or brush on their math skills virtually using an online...

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Virtual Volunteer Tutor Information Session

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 25   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

Summer Reading: Children's Zumba Class

Tue, Aug 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Join a rockin', high-energy dance party packed with kid-friendly routines. Elaine breaks down steps, adds games and activities with an emphasis on feeling fearless on the dance floor.

View the broadcast on Zoom at 2 PM.

Summer Reading: Children's Zumba Class

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Summer Reading: Meet the Author/Illustrator: Gabriel Gale

Wed, Aug 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Lions, tigers, and bears?... not quite. Fairies, dragons, and underground rock kings?... that’s more like it! Gabriel Gale, the creator and writer of Ages of Oz, will tell you about his new magical world of Oz comprised of enchanted continents...

Summer Reading: Meet the Author/Illustrator: Gabriel Gale

Summer Chess Tournament Series

Wed, Aug 26   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Join us for our weekly chess tournament on lichess.org! Open to children and teens of all skill levels. Remember to be nice in the chat! Links for each tournament for the remainder of the summer can be found below:

Week 1: https://...

Summer Chess Tournament Series

Natural Allies: Working with Nature to Fight Climate Change

Wed, Aug 26   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment lectures and discussions Virtual Programming

How can Brooklynites confront the climate crisis? What needs to change, and how can we make sure that change will be equitable? Over three evenings thinkers and activists will share their ideas about the crisis and offer strategies for...

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Natural Allies: Working with Nature to Fight Climate Change

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Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Aug 27   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join us for a storytime for toddlers incorporating live music and yoga! View the broadcast on the Brooklyn Public Library Facebook Page at 10:00AM.

Musical Yoga Storytime

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 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!**  

Come join one of the Park Slope Library children's librarians for a virtual storytime!...

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 27   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.

Register
Virtual English Conversation Group

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Aug 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Please join us every Thursday for a friendly competition for teens looking to interact and sharpen their chess skills simultaneously!

We will be using LiChess as the "Arena," meaning after one game is over, you will be put in...

Register
Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Aug 27   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Artists on Site creative writing Virtual Programming

 Whether you are looking for positive encouragement with your nearly completed novel, or you would like to try some poetry or short story writing exercises, this writing workshop is for you! Participants may share their writing and...

Creative Writing for Teens

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Virtual Dancercise

Fri, Aug 28   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming

Come Join Our Virtual Dancercise! We will be sharing a fun activity for all ages, with dance and creative movements. View the broadcast right here from the Brighton Beach Library Facebook page. These classes are pre-recorded, so if you can't make...

Virtual Dancercise

Summer Reading: Misterios de la máscara: Lucha Libre Mask Making

Fri, Aug 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a luchador? Join us for a brand new maskmaking workshop where we jump into the world of Lucha Libre. Come learn about the history of Mexican wrestling through storytelling while creating our own...

Summer Reading: Misterios de la máscara: Lucha Libre Mask Making

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Virtual 3D Printing & Modeling Class

Sat, Aug 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge Virtual Programming

Welcome to the world of 3D printing! In this class you will learn everything you need to know to make beautiful 3D creations. You'll learn how to use TinkerCAD, an entry level (and free) 3D modeling program that will let you design just about...

Virtual 3D Printing & Modeling Class

Virtual Case Management Assistance

Sat, Aug 29   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career hse social services

In effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have transitioned all of our in-person case management services online. 

If you need help connecting to social services such as childcare referrals, housing assistance, connect to...

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Virtual Case Management Assistance

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Summer Reading Closing Celebration: 123 Andrés

Mon, Aug 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family summer reading closing celebration Virtual Programming

Andrés Salguero, better known as 123 Andrés, is one of the most exciting new voices on the family music scene in the US and Latin America, “A rockstar for little language learners” according to Billboard Magazine. A native of Bogotá,...

Summer Reading Closing Celebration: 123 Andrés

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 1   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

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