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JUL
14

Virtual Jigsaw Puzzles

Tue, Jul 14   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults table-top & board games teen tech time Virtual Programming

Join in to play a new jigsaw puzzle game every week via https://jigsawpuzzles.io/.

You can sign up for FREE with your Facebook, Twitter, or Google account.

Register ASAP to receive a message from the hosting librarian, Jess G.,...

Virtual Jigsaw Puzzles

The Little House: Storytime & Art Activity with the Museum at Eldridge Street

Tue, Jul 14   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

How and why do communities change over time? Find out by joining the Museum at Eldridge Street for a reading of Virginia Lee Burton's timeless and award winning book, The Little House. This beautifully illustrated book shows how changes come and...

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The Little House: Storytime & Art Activity with the Museum at Eldridge Street

Utilizing Your Library Online

Tue, Jul 14   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning e-books research

Although your local library might be closed, NYC's  library systems still have a lot to offer. Tracey Mantrone, Neighborhood Library Supervisor of Clinton Hill Brooklyn Public Library  and Valerie Simopoulos of the 96th Street...

Utilizing Your Library Online

Kids Create: Fly Guy's Castle

Tue, Jul 14   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

We'll learn some fun castle facts with Fly Guy, and then Kat will show participants how to make a castle with cardboard and paper! Watch the video premiere at the Adams Street Library and Annex Facebook page.

Materials for the castle:...

Kids Create: Fly Guy's Castle

Creative Writing for Social Change

Tue, Jul 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing poetry Virtual Programming writing workshop

In times of protest, people and businesses want to be heard. Today it is equally important that your message is clearly understood. In this workshop with writer and poet Jaime Lee Lewis, you will learn how to use poetic language and persuasive...

Creative Writing for Social Change

BPL Summer Reading List for Teens

Tue, Jul 14   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book discussion teen time Virtual Programming

Are you wondering what's on the BPL Teen Summer Reading List? 

Join us and we'll introduce you to our favorites--which means all (lol)!

BPL Summer Reading List for Teens

Virtual Board Games

Tue, Jul 14   3:30 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 or an online platform. 

We will have a meeting in Zoom at first. I will send out a link at 3:15. Then we can decide on a game and I can walk you through...

Virtual Board Games

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Jul 14   4:00 pm to 6:00 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....

Resume & Career Help Live!

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy

Tue, Jul 14   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...

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy

Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

Tue, Jul 14   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.  

Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Tue, Jul 14   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Town Hall Virtual Programming

Have questions about rent, employment, or food? Let’s have a conversation.

The Virtual Open Newsroom is back, and this time we’ll be diving deeper into issues about life in NYC during coronavirus. The Virtual Open Newsroom will have three...

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Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Sheepshead Bay Library presents Talents Without Borders

Tue, Jul 14   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults live music music poetry russian

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

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

Sheepshead Bay Library presents Talents Without Borders

Create and Tell: Comics 漫画

Tue, Jul 14   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts chinese comics multilingual

Create and Tell is a series of online gatherings for anyone who wants to practice and hone art skills and gain feedback from others.  Participants are encouraged to show their work and tell their stories.  Starting from July 14th,...

Create and Tell: Comics 漫画

JUL
15

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 15   9:30 am to 11:00 am   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

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Wed, Jul 15   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Shades of Change: Witness how art can be used to create change and fight for justice.

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

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Virtual Babies and Books Storytime

Wed, Jul 15   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime Virtual Programming

Join the Central Youth Wing librarians for a weekly storytime for babies every Wednesday morning in July. Learn new ryhmes, songs, and favorite books that are appopriate for babies ages 0-18 months. 

 

The program will...

Virtual Babies and Books Storytime

Summer Reading: Stewzo Musical Puppet Show

Wed, Jul 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Kids love this unique show as Stewzo performs funny songs with his guitar and comedy routines with his cast of wacky ventriloquist puppets and characters. Lots of surprises, magic, and audience participation.

View the broadcast on...

Summer Reading: Stewzo Musical Puppet Show

Ageless Grace

Wed, Jul 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults benefit assistance fitness health and wellness Healthy Communities

Ageless Grace is a chair-based fitness program based on everyday movements that are natural and organic, which focus on the healthy longevity of the body and mind. The instructor will guide you through this fun and easy workout that...

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Ageless Grace

Job Search: Writing Your Cover Letter

Wed, Jul 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career Virtual Programming

Don't overlook this key step in your job search. Learn how to organize your letter to showcase your strengths.

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Job Search: Writing Your Cover Letter

Virtual Ask a Tech

Wed, Jul 15   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge Virtual Programming

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class? Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

We will be using Zoom to host this program....

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Virtual Ask a Tech

Virtual Coffee Break Coloring

Wed, Jul 15   12:30 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Is it your coffee or lunch break time? Need to de-stress? Grab your favorite coloring book or even a blank piece of paper and color along to some relaxing music or just watch our realtime demo for inspiration. All ages welcome.

...

Virtual Coffee Break Coloring

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 15   12:45 pm to 1:15 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Spend a quick and crafty 30 minutes with the Saratoga's children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting,  or some combination of those.

This will be broadcast from the Saratoga Facebook page

Virtual Kids Create

Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

Wed, Jul 15   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Make a beautiful collection of your life stories and family photos with Vita Story Club. Every week, we'll gather as a group on Zoom to share our photos and the stories behind them. We'll help you preserve them in a personal memory book to make a...

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Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

Understanding Dementia for Caregivers

Wed, Jul 15   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

A safe, comfortable place to learn about dementia and the resources and services that can help you cope with the challenges today while you plan for the future. 

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Understanding Dementia for Caregivers

Reflect & Restore through Writing

Wed, Jul 15   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

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Jul 15   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime spanish Virtual Programming

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 children and their parents or caregivers on the Brooklyn...

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Character Folk Dance Class

Wed, Jul 15   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

Retro Gaming Stream

Wed, Jul 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading teen time video games

If you enjoy retro video games, or have an interest in viewing a live stream of some classic games, then our Retro Gaming Stream is perfect for you. During this stream the commentator will give some historical insight about each game played, and...

Retro Gaming Stream

Beanstalk Storytime

Wed, Jul 15   2:30 pm to 3:15 pm   Virtual

Kids multilingual storytime Virtual Programming

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

Join Brooklyn Beanstalk for a storytime in French and Spanish. View the broadcast on...

Beanstalk Storytime

LinkedIn: Getting Started as a Job Seeker

Wed, Jul 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business career Virtual Programming

With social distancing here to stay for awhile, online networking is more important than ever when it comes to your job search. Learn how LinkedIn, a professional networking site, can help you connect with people and companies in your field, and...

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LinkedIn: Getting Started as a Job Seeker

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 15   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Spend a quick and crafty half hour with the Macon children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting, tying, or some combination of those.

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

 

Virtual Kids Create

Russian Folk Dance and Games

Wed, Jul 15   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

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 15   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Spend a quick and crafty half hour with the Macon children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting, tying, or some combination of those.

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

 

Virtual Kids Create

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Jul 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books poetry

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

Discuss writing you have written about the current book. It can be something you feel should’ve been written...

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Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Virtual Mystery Meeting

Wed, Jul 15   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Solve a virtual mystery!

Escape Rooms and Puzzles of all sorts.

Register so that I can send you the link to Zoom. Hope to hear from you soon. 

 

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Virtual Mystery Meeting

Hey Black Child

Wed, Jul 15   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Six-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier brings this classic, inspirational poem to life, written by poet Useni Eugene Perkins.

Hey black child,

Do you know who you are?

...
Hey Black Child

Virtual Teens Write Stuff Wednesdays

Wed, Jul 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults creative writing teen time Virtual Programming

While we can't share in person, that doesn't mean the writing has to stop. 

 

 

Join us online on our Instagram page! 

Virtual Teens Write Stuff Wednesdays

Blocks, Bubbles and Outliness: Graffiti 102 with Hi-ARTS

Wed, Jul 15   4:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass

Hi-ARTS and Carlos Jesus Martinez Dominguez a.k.a FEEGZ, Figaro & Firo173 invite you to learn the history and basics of graffiti art, including block and bubble letters. All you need is some paper, a pencil, a sharpie, and a ruler (or...

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Blocks, Bubbles and Outliness: Graffiti 102 with Hi-ARTS

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Jul 15   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books poetry

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

Discuss writing you have written about the current book. It can be something you feel should’ve been written...

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Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Census Help Live!

Wed, Jul 15   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census Office Hours

Get assistance with your 2020 Census form live with BPL Census Navigator via Zoom. Participants will receive up to 20 minutes of support and guidance. Support can be offered in English or Spanish. Please register here and a member of the team...

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Census Help Live!

Summer Chess Tournament Series

Wed, Jul 15   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

Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Wed, Jul 15   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Town Hall Virtual Programming

Have questions about rent, employment, or food? Let’s have a conversation.

The Virtual Open Newsroom is back, and this time we’ll be diving deeper into issues about life in NYC during coronavirus. The Virtual Open Newsroom will have three...

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Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Wed, Jul 15   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults summer reading Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join Melanie Morgan for alignment-based flow classes uploaded every Wednesday at 6pm! Each class lasts about one hour and 15 minutes. All levels are welcome!

View the broadcast on the Park Slope Library Facebook page...

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Jul 15   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

Virtual Readaloud--The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

Wed, Jul 15   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us on the Kensington Library Facebook page as we continue our serial reading of Melissa Caruso's new book, The Obsidian Tower.  This week, we'll enjoy chapters 7 and 8. 

Set in a world of magic and complicated...

Virtual Readaloud--The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion: Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson

Wed, Jul 15   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Sherwood Anderson's Collection of short stories,  Winesburg, Ohio. If you need the book, it is available for free on Project Gutenberg!

Every Wednesday...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion: Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, Jul 15   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

JUL
16

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Jul 16   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

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Thu, Jul 16   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Roots and Routes: Unearth the origin stories of artworks and their mysterious journeys to the Brooklyn Museum.

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

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Dance Exercises Class

Thu, Jul 16   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

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