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Census Help Live!

Fri, Aug 14   12:00 pm to 2:00 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!

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Aug 14   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

Discover the Dollhouse at Van Cortlandt House Museum

Fri, Aug 14   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

In the Summer of 2019, Van Cortlandt House Museum embarked on a project to furnish the c. 1774 Homans Family Dollhouse.  The dollhouse has been furnished in keeping with the time period with furnishings inspired by the collections in Van...

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Discover the Dollhouse at Van Cortlandt House Museum

Breast Cancer Educational Workshop

Fri, Aug 14   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults benefit assistance health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

Join The Cancer Peer Educators from Peconic Bay Medical Center to provide free education to women ages 50-74 about breast cancer in partnership with Fidelis Care.

Registration is required for this program.

Breast Cancer Educational Workshop

Miss Lina Reads A Famous Nursery Rhyme In Chinese

Fri, Aug 14   1:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years chinese storytime Virtual Programming

Miss Lina reads a famous nursery rhyme in Chinese.

"Row Row Row, Row to the Grandma Bridge" is a famous Chinese nursery rhyme. Almost every child of Chinese descent has heard their Grandma read it for them. Miss Lina shares this with you...

Miss Lina Reads A Famous Nursery Rhyme In Chinese

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, Aug 14   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

"Sonic Voices: Utilizing the Art of DJing as a Creative Expression for Cultural Impact and Social Change" with Hi-ARTS

Fri, Aug 14   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Hi-ARTS and DJ Reborn invite you to a workshop that explores the history of djing, basic mixing techniques, and how to utilize the craft intentionally to have cultural impact.

This program is intended for teens and adults.

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"Sonic Voices: Utilizing the Art of DJing as a Creative Expression for Cultural Impact and Social Change" with Hi-ARTS

Virtual Internet Resources

Fri, Aug 14   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge Virtual Programming

This class offers a tour of Brooklyn Public Library web resources and links to the other organizations and information resources.

We will be using Zoom to host this program. You will need either a computer with a microphone and a webcam...

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Virtual Internet Resources

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Aug 14   2:30 pm to 4:00 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

Macon Pageturners Book Club

Fri, Aug 14   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

Virtual Board Games

Fri, Aug 14   3:00 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. 

We will meet using Zoom. We will send out a link at 2:45. Then we can decide on a game and I can walk you through joining and how to play. 

It is...

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Virtual Board Games

Professions in the Medical Field

Fri, Aug 14   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults career teen time Virtual Programming

This program introduces aspiring medical field students to the vast variety of professions that are within the medical field aside from being a doctor. They will understand more about the classes they should take in high school, the best colleges...

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Professions in the Medical Field

Kids Create: Fortune-Tellers & Log Cabins

Fri, Aug 14   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading

Come have some fun with arts and crafts! We're making fortune-tellers and log cabins! View the broadcast premiere on the Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook Page anytime after Friday, August 14 at 3:30 PM. 

 

Kids Create: Fortune-Tellers & Log Cabins

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Aug 14   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...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Book Adventures: Little Cloud by Eric Carle X Cloud in a Jar

Fri, Aug 14   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 “Little Cloud” by Eric Carle! After reading, children will explore clouds, rain and painting! 

The Event will take place on the Carroll Gardens Library Facebook Page !

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Book Adventures: Little Cloud by Eric Carle X Cloud in a Jar

"Dolls Collection" with Historic Richmond Town

Fri, Aug 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Dolls can evoke fond memories of our own childhood. The dolls in the collection of the Staten Island Historical Society at Historic Richmond Town can also tell us about how childhood was lived and understood in the past. In this program, we’ll...

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"Dolls Collection" with Historic Richmond Town

ADULT FAMILY FEUD

Fri, Aug 14   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

Kids Create: Coded Bracelets

Fri, Aug 14   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Come an learn a little bit about how binary code works and create your own "coded" bracelet using pony beads. The program will be pre-recorded and you can view the video on the Mill Basin Library Facebook page at 4 pm.  Clicking on the...

Kids Create: Coded Bracelets

Tenant's Housing Rights During COVID-19 Workshop w/ IMPACCT Brooklyn

Fri, Aug 14   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning literacy

 Please join the Brooklyn Public Library's Literacy Zone and IMPACCT Brooklyn for Tenants' Housing Rights During COVID-19 on Friday, August 14, 2020 at 5PM via Zoom. 

IMPACCT Brooklyn will  be onhand to discuss the...

Tenant's Housing Rights During COVID-19 Workshop w/ IMPACCT Brooklyn

Polish Book Discussion Club

Fri, Aug 14   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Brooklyn Public Library invites you to the virtual book discussion club for the first event in Polish. The presented book is the reportage ""27 śmierci Toby'ego Obeda"  (27 deaths of Toby Obed) by Joanna Gierak Onoszko. The e-book...

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Polish Book Discussion Club

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Virtual Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Sat, Aug 15   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime summer reading toddler time Virtual Programming

Join us for a fun storytime with Ms. Lori, our storytime volunteer. We'll sing favorite songs and read good books!  View the broadcast on the Cortelyou Library Facebook page. 

 

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Virtual Saturday Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Come and enjoy  a virtual storytime on the Saratoga Branch's Facebook page!

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 15   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids early literacy literacy saturday storytime storytime

Mr. Donald, Adult Librarian at Saratoga Library, will facilitate Virtual Saturday Storytime for children, tweens, and their families. 

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Hunting Together Staying Apart

Sat, Aug 15   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

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

Read With A Therapy Dog

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

Kids summer reading therapy dogs Virtual Programming

Sign up for a virtual slot to read with Angel the therapy dog. Registration is required for a slot. Participants will be emailed the day of the program with the Zoom meeting information. Each child will have ten minutes to read with the dog...

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Read With A Therapy Dog

Summer Reading | FAMAJAM: Virtual Family Dance Party

Sat, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Last summer, Marc Herstein aka Mr. Marc brought his Dance Advance: Educational Dance Party program to 12 BPL branches and had everyone moving their feet and letting loose! 

This summer Mr. Marc is bringing his dance party program to...

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Summer Reading | FAMAJAM: Virtual Family Dance Party

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Sat, Aug 15   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: Emoji poems and Tarot stories...

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The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

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

Kids Create with Miss Melisa

Sat, Aug 15   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come join Miss Melisa for some crafting fun on our Gerritsen Beach Facebook page here.

Kids Create with Miss Melisa

Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Aug 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids drag queen story hour LGBTQ saturday storytime

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

Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and...

Drag Queen Story Hour

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

Sat, Aug 15   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

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Summer Concert with LA Blacksmith

Sun, Aug 16   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Join Services for Older Adults in partnership with Fountain House (fountainhouse.org) for a free summer concert featuring LA Blacksmith.  

LA Blacksmith is a dynamic and charismatic performer who has brought his special...

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Summer Concert with LA Blacksmith

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Mr. Mike reads There's a Nightmare in My Closet by Mercer Mayer and talks about the Brooklyn Public Library's Summer Reading Program

Mon, Aug 17   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

A librarian reads There's a Nightmare in My Closet by Mercer Mayer and talks about the Brooklyn Public Library's Summer Reading Program. It will be louder than you expect.

Please click here to access the video.

Mr. Mike reads There's a Nightmare in My Closet by Mercer Mayer and talks about the Brooklyn Public Library's Summer Reading Program

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Mon, Aug 17   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

Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Mon, Aug 17   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults career Virtual Programming

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Canva, where the designs of your dreams can come to life! Canva is the most accessible and widespread tool for graphic design from beginner to pro-level. Use Canva to create everything from merch, to flyers and...

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Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Virtual Movement Challenge

Mon, Aug 17   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 17   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

Start Learning with Khan Academy

Mon, Aug 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning community partner computer basics esol

Hello!

We are conducting workshops on Zoom to help you with the technology for online classes and learning from home!

If you have any questions about how to effectively use Khan Academy , please sign up for this workshop.

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Start Learning with Khan Academy

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Aug 17   1:30 pm to 3:30 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!

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.

Participants must register in advance...

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Summer Reading: Folktales from Around the World

Virtual Computer Basics

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

Adults computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Do you want to learn how to use a computer? During this session, you will learn computer basics including how to use a mouse, parts of a computer and what you can do with a computer.

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

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Virtual Computer Basics

Kids Explore : Scratch Part 2

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

Kids kids explore techknowledge Virtual Programming

 

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Target audience – school-aged

 Part 2 of  Kids Explore : Scratch Part 2

 Live zoom session Goal - Create an interactive map that a character can...

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Kids Explore : Scratch Part 2

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Aug 17   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

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Aug 17   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

Science in the News

Mon, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Virtual

Adults lectures and discussions

Life is Strange: Legendary Heroes of Survival

In nature as in life, heroes exist in unexpected places. In this talk, we describe three strange but wonderful little heroes that exist all around us. As we’ll see, within each of your cells and...

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Science in the News

Alphonse Mucha: Online Talk with Poster House

Mon, Aug 17   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Embark on a virtual journey through the Paris portion of Alphonse Mucha’s career and the exhibition Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau / Nouvelle Femme recently debuted at Poster House — through exhibitions, events, and publications, this museum...

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Alphonse Mucha: Online Talk with Poster House

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown

Mon, Aug 17   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

Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

Mon, Aug 17   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 three ("The Burrow") of Harry Potter and...

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Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

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Virtual Mini Storytime

Tue, Aug 18   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

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