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Community Cooking Series

Fri, Aug 7   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Virtual

Adults Community Cooking everyone is welcome here Virtual Programming

Join us on Instagram as we cook family recipes shared by members of the community. This week, we will be cooking cream of spinach soup.  For a list of ingredients and tools needed visit bklynlib.org/cooking so you can cook along with us...

Community Cooking Series

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Aug 7   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Summer Reading: Star Stories

Fri, Aug 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

For millennia, people have gazed at the night sky and told themselves stories about the pictures they see there. These same stars and constellations also allowed sailors to find their way back to port. Using images of the night sky, stories from...

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Summer Reading: Star Stories

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, Aug 7   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Please join Dyker Singers Vocal Group every Friday afternoon on Zoom. You'll learn all kinds of songs led by our piano teacher Carolyn Clark. If you're interested, please send email to [email protected]

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Macon Pageturners Book Club

Fri, Aug 7   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism book club book discussion

JOIN THE MACON PAGETURNERS BOOK CLUB.

The Macon Pageturners read and discuss fiction and non-fiction from across the African Diaspora. We meet every first and second Friday online.

This August we’re reading Citizen: An American...

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Macon Pageturners Book Club

Kids Create: Drawing Games

Fri, Aug 7   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us on Facebook Live to learn how to play your very own drawing games at home with family and friends! All you need is paper and something to draw with like your favorite maker, pencil, or crayon! We'll be playing:

1. Simon Says...

Kids Create: Drawing Games

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Fri, Aug 7   3:00 pm to 5:00 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

Book Adventures: La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya

Fri, Aug 7   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

Join us today at 3:30 for another wonderful book adventure. We will be reading La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya. Afterwards, we will be creating our own paper blankets from everyday materials. If you would like to do the project...

Book Adventures: La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Aug 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 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. You can...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Book Adventures: Rocket Says Look Up! x DIY Telescopes

Fri, Aug 7   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create stem & steam summer reading

Take a Book Adventure as Ms. Sarah reads “Rocket Says Look Up!” by Nathan Bryon and Illustrated by Dapa Adeola! After reading, children will learn how to make and decorate their very own collapsible telescopes!

The Event will take...

Book Adventures: Rocket Says Look Up! x DIY Telescopes

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

Fri, Aug 7   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Social distancing got you down? 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 welcome!

No...

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

ADULT FAMILY FEUD

Fri, Aug 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults game on Virtual Programming

Join the New Lots Library every Friday afternoon for a fun game of Family Feud! REGISTRATION REQUIRED!! This program will take place on Zoom.

Family feud is a team-oriented game designed for adults 18+. 

How the game is...

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ADULT FAMILY FEUD

Art History Fridays: The Art of Florence

Fri, Aug 7   7:00 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults artist talks research Virtual Programming

Art History Fridays resumes with the Art of Florence.  First we go on a virtual tour of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence.  Then we take an in-depth look at one of the greatest masterpieces in the Uffizi's collection, Botticelli's...

Art History Fridays: The Art of Florence

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Virtual Preschool Storytime

Sat, Aug 8   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

Bilingual Storytime in English and Tibetan

Sat, Aug 8   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids saturday 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 storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Bilingual Storytime in English and Tibetan

Nom Noms - Recipes for Beginners

Sat, Aug 8   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults all ages cooking Virtual Programming

Straightfoward recipes with accessible ing3idients. 

There is no registration required. Just visit the @bklynfuture Instragram page to check them out!

Nom Noms - Recipes for Beginners

Virtual 3D Printing & Modeling Class

Sat, Aug 8   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

NYC's Mayor's Officer of Immigrant Affairs Hosts A Haitian Community Forum

Sat, Aug 8   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults all ages health and wellness immigrant services

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs and the Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence present a...
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NYC's Mayor's Officer of Immigrant Affairs Hosts A Haitian Community Forum

CyPurr Session: Cybersecurity in Times of COVID

Sat, Aug 8   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults internet safety techknowledge Virtual Programming

We're back (kind of)! We'll be on the BPL Zoom on this day, doing one of our classic Cypurr cybersecurity discussions, this one focusing on tips and concerns folks have on navigating the digital world during quarantine! Part workshop, part...

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CyPurr Session: Cybersecurity in Times of COVID

Garden Tour Saturdays

Sat, Aug 8   2:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Virtual

Adults all ages gardening Virtual Programming

Garden Tour Saturdays continue with a tour of the National Trust’s Hidcote.

Take a 360-degree tour around the old garden, plant house and spectacular red borders of the National Trust’s Hidcote Manor Gardens in Gloucestershire. The...

Garden Tour Saturdays

Garden Tour Saturdays: National Trust’s Hidcote.

Sat, Aug 8   2:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Virtual

Adults all ages gardening Virtual Programming

Garden Tour Saturdays continue with a tour of the National Trust’s Hidcote.

Take a 360-degree tour around the old garden, plant house and spectacular red borders of the National Trust’s Hidcote Manor Gardens in Gloucestershire. The...

Garden Tour Saturdays: National Trust’s Hidcote.

My New York City

Sat, Aug 8   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

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

Sat, Aug 8   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

Geography Saturdays: Italy

Sat, Aug 8   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults research Virtual Programming

Geography Saturdays continues with this look at Italy.  Click, or cut and paste the link below to access the video.

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Geography Saturdays: Italy

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Virtual Storytime with Jessica - Antiracist Baby!

Sun, Aug 9   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years anti-racism early literacy first five years storytime

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

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

Virtual Storytime with Jessica - Antiracist Baby!

Feature Film: It's a Mad Mad Mad World

Sun, Aug 9   2:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Adults movies movies at the library Virtual Programming

When a dying criminal confesses  that he was in search of the $350,000 he buried after a bank robbery 15 years previously when he had his fatal accident. a wacky race ensues among an all-star cast of the biggest names of comedy in this...

Feature Film:  It's a Mad Mad Mad World

History Sundays: Ancient Rome

Sun, Aug 9   7:00 pm to 8:45 pm   Virtual

Adults research Virtual Programming

Our examination of Ancient Rome continues with two more videos from BBC Documentary

Episode 2 | Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire Dramatised documentary series telling the story of the rise and fall of Ancient Rome through the...

History Sundays: Ancient Rome

Antigone in Ferguson

Sun, Aug 9   8:30 pm to 9:45 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Antigone in Ferguson was conceived in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in 2014, through a collaboration between Theater of War Productions and community members from Ferguson, MO. Antigone in Ferguson fuses a dramatic reading by...

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Antigone in Ferguson

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Bees!

Mon, Aug 10   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Learn about Bees in the Discovery Garden with Meera Jagroo at BBG.

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...

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Bees!

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Mon, Aug 10   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Storytime from the Edible Academy with New York Botanical Gardens

Mon, Aug 10   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

A world of food adventure awaits the whole family with selected readings from the children’s book Kalamata’s Kitchen and cooking demonstrations, filmed at NYBG’s Edible Academy!

This program is intended for children and families.

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Storytime from the Edible Academy with New York Botanical Gardens

What Entrepreneurs Should Know About Entities and Contracts | NYC SBS

Mon, Aug 10   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Many aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners don’t know where to start when it comes to protecting their personal and business assets. This lack of knowledge can cost these owners their most important resources: money and time. This...

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What Entrepreneurs Should Know About Entities and Contracts | NYC SBS

Virtual Movement Challenge

Mon, Aug 10   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Aug 10   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 Computer Class - Microsoft Excel Basics

Mon, Aug 10   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning microsoft office techknowledge Virtual Programming

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Cell basics

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Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Excel Basics

Summer Reading: Calpulli Youth Dance

Mon, Aug 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company’s mission is to celebrate the rich diversity of Mexican and Mexican-American cultural heritage through dance-based programming. Join us for a festive celebration of Mexican dance and music!

The program will...

Summer Reading: Calpulli Youth Dance

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Aug 10   2:00 pm to 4:00 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!

Retro Gaming Stream

Mon, Aug 10   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

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Aug 10   3:00 pm to 3:30 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

Library Lab: Engineering Fairy Tales

Mon, Aug 10   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids library lab stem & steam summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Fairy tales are stories based in mythology and fantasy. Or are they? Join us for this...

Library Lab: Engineering Fairy Tales

Vida americana: los muralistas mexicanos rehacen el arte estadounidense, 1925-1945 con el Whitney

Mon, Aug 10   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass spanish Virtual Programming

Una introducción virtual a la exposición “Vida americana: los muralistas mexicanos rehacen el arte estadounidense, 1925-1945” montada por el Whitney Museum of American Art.

Presentadora: Maria Gonzalez es una educadora basada en la ciudad...

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Vida americana: los muralistas mexicanos rehacen el arte estadounidense, 1925-1945 con el Whitney

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Aug 10   4:00 pm to 4:30 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: Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown

Mon, Aug 10   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism justice initiatives

Emergent Strategy, by adrienne maree brown, is an exploration of radical social change, inspired by both science and science fiction. From explorations of biomimicry in nature to the work of Octavia Butler, this book acts as a valuable handbook...

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Justice Initiatives Book Club: Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown

Nature Documentary Mondays: Our Planet From Deserts to Grasslands

Mon, Aug 10   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults research Virtual Programming

Join us every Monday at 7PM for a Nature Documentary.  Click or cut and paste the link below to access today's video.

https://www.facebook.com/BPLboroughpark/posts/3320524048005894?__xts__[0]=68....

Nature Documentary Mondays: Our Planet  From Deserts to Grasslands

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Bows and Arrows

Tue, Aug 11   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Greta Pemberton demonstrates how to create your own bow and arrow set.

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...

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Bows and Arrows

Virtual Mini Storytime

Tue, Aug 11   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

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Aug 11   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

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

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: Conroy Warren

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

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Feeling the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren. It’s fun! It’s exciting!

View the broadcast on Facebook Live...

Summer Reading: Conroy Warren

Creating Content Your Customers Value | NYC SBS

Tue, Aug 11   11:00 am to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Many businesses think that marketing only means advertising. As effective entrepreneurs know, however, customers are more interested and loyal to businesses whose marketing content provides value.

This course will provide you with the...

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Creating Content Your Customers Value | NYC SBS

Journey to the Himalayas! with Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Tue, Aug 11   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Join us for an introduction to the people of Tibet & the Himalayan region, learn about their culture and their way of life!

This program is intended for children aged 8-12.

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Journey to the Himalayas! with Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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