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6

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Mon, Jul 6   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Boats of the Wallabout Bay

Join us from the Brooklyn Navy Yard as we explore the different types of boats and ships built at the Yard over the past 200 years, and we'll get to see some of the ships that still visit the Wallabout Bay today...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Mon, Jul 6   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 6   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 special guest reader Gregg Richards, BPL staff...

Virtual Storytime

Latin Dance: Cumbia & Bachata

Mon, Jul 6   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Latin Dance is mainly derived from three styles: Native American, European, and African influences. Latin Dance is for Everyone! It doesn't matter what life throws at us or where we're from, once the tunes start playing and we start listening to...

Latin Dance: Cumbia & Bachata

Virtual Movement Challenge

Mon, Jul 6   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Jul 6   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 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!

Transform Your Flip Flops

Mon, Jul 6   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts diy fiber arts teen time

Come join librarian Julia on the Canarsie Library Facebook Page live on Monday, July 6 at 1:00 PM.  She will show you how to re-make, re-style and re-decorate your flip flops into a pair of yoga sandals or gladiator sandals....

Transform Your Flip Flops

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Jul 6   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

Summer Reading: Magic of Amore

Mon, Jul 6   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Amore delights audiences with his magic show, full of side-splitting comedy. For kids ages 7 & up.

The magic show video will be posted below at 2PM. 
 

Summer Reading: Magic of Amore

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Mon, Jul 6   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

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

Hey teens! Are you bummed about social distancing but still want to game with your friends? Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons online game! Our librarians are going to make some awesome adventures for you! 


We are using...

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Jul 6   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

Russian Folk Dance and Games

Mon, Jul 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 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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Russian Folk Dance and Games

Book Adventures: City Green by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan

Mon, Jul 6   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids gardening kids explore summer reading

Take a book adventure with Ms. Abby while reading City Green by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan. We will discuss what we would put in our community gardens, how we would arrange them, and Ms. Abby will put YOUR ideas together on a paper map. You can follow...

Book Adventures: City Green by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan

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

Mon, Jul 6   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 6   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

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

Mon, Jul 6   6:00 pm to 7:00 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...

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

Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

Mon, Jul 6   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults storytime summer reading 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 fourteen ("Norbert the Norwegian Ridgeback")...

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Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

JUL
7

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Tue, Jul 7   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Fixing Boats in the Dry Dock

Many ships still come to the Brooklyn Navy Yard to be repaired in the shipyard. We will take a look at one of the amazing dry docks and learn how they work to get huge ships out of the water. We will then show...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Virtual Mini Storytime

Tue, Jul 7   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

Dance Exercises Class

Tue, Jul 7   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 7   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

Chair Flow

Tue, Jul 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us for this Chair Exercise workshop series led by Brooklyn born dancer, Dwana Smallwood.  Chair Exercise is a non-intimidating way to start exercising to benefit your health....and you don't have to worry about getting up and down from...

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Chair Flow

Natural Dyeing with the Wyckoff House Museum

Tue, Jul 7   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

Join the Wyckoff Museum staff as they explore the art and science of natural dyes using materials from the garden or grocery store. We’ll touch on textile history, the pH scale, and color theory as we guide you through the steps to dye clothes at...

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Natural Dyeing with the Wyckoff House Museum

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Tue, Jul 7   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 7   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 7   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 Sign Language Class

Tue, Jul 7   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, Jul 7   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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Jul 7   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: Pourquoi Stories - How and Why Tales From Around the World

Tue, Jul 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Before there was science, people told stories to answer questions such as: Why is the sky so far away? How did the leopard get its spots? Why are there mosquitoes? Find out WHY with storyteller Robin Bady.

View the broadcast on Facebook...

Summer Reading: Pourquoi Stories - How and Why Tales From Around the World

Virtual Board Games

Tue, Jul 7   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...

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Virtual Board Games

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Jul 7   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume

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!

Beautiful Us with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Tue, Jul 7   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

This interactive online program is a cultural collections investigation and art-making workshop in which we'll explore the unique and universal reasons we adorn ourselves. We'll share ancient and contemporary adornments from BCM's collection, and...

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Beautiful Us with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy

Tue, Jul 7   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

Essay Writing Club: The Wonders of Punctuation Marks

Tue, Jul 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading teen time Virtual Programming writing workshop

Learn how and when to use punctuation in your writing.

For Grades 7 through 12.

Online registration required. This program will take place on Zoom. Registrants will receive a link with access to the Zoom meeting prior to the...

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Essay Writing Club: The Wonders of Punctuation Marks

Rebuilding from Strength

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

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

This workshop will be a hands-on interactive session using the Business Model Canvas and other exercises to review what you now know about your business, customers and environment and the steps and innovations you have already taken or must take...

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Rebuilding from Strength

SimplyAnalytics 101

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

Adults business Virtual Programming

SimplyAnalytics is a mapping, visualization, and data analytics application that makes it easy for anyone to create maps, charts, and reports using thousands of demographic, business & consumer behavior data variables including census...

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SimplyAnalytics 101

Virtual Bedtime Stories

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

Birth to Five Years bedtime stories first five years storytime summer reading

**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 and tips for your child to acquire early...

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Virtual Bedtime Stories

JUL
8

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 8   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 Navy Yard

Wed, Jul 8   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Animal Stories of the Yard

Throughout the Brooklyn Navy Yard's history, animals have had important jobs – from horses that pulled wagons and powered machinery, to cats and dogs that kept pests away, to pigeons that carried important...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Summer Reading: Louie Miranda

Wed, Jul 8   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Louie Miranda has been dazzling the hearts of children, parents & teachers everywhere he goes. He is unique, original & loved by an ever-growing population across the country! He has played with numerous ensembles performing music in a...

Summer Reading: Louie Miranda

The Magic of Meditation with the Children's Museum of Manhattan

Wed, Jul 8   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

We will discuss mindfulness and meditation, what they are and why they are helpful. This workshop will be as interactive as possible with a dialogue about the benefits of, as well as strategies for, mindfulness and meditation. We will go through...

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The Magic of Meditation with the Children's Museum of Manhattan

Virtual Ask a Tech

Wed, Jul 8   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

Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

Wed, Jul 8   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

Reflect & Restore through Writing

Wed, Jul 8   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 8   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)

Create What You're Feeling

Wed, Jul 8   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Calling all youth! Want to be given a chance to have your voice heard and express yourself creatively?

Please join us each month for a Zoom meetup where we will present a topic that has to do with current events and relevant issues. ...

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Create What You're Feeling

BCCC Virtual Census meeting

Wed, Jul 8   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census community partner

The Brooklyn Complete Count Committee (BCCC) hosts semi-monthly meetings to align on Census updates and initiatives in Brooklyn. Our focus is on increasing responses in low-response neighborhoods so that we can #MakeBrooklynCount 100%

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BCCC Virtual Census meeting

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 8   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 8   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

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