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JUL
2

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Jul 2   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

Virtual English Conversation Groups

Thu, Jul 2   10:15 am to 11:45 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.

Virtual English Conversation Groups

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 2   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Olivia for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. View the live broadcast from the Windsor Terrace Library Facebook Page.

Virtual Storytime

Colonial Toys and Games with the Queens Historical Society

Thu, Jul 2   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

Come learn how children played during the Colonial era. Children had to get creative with ways to play without access to our modern amenities.

This program is intended for children aged 5 - 8 years old.

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Colonial Toys and Games  with the Queens Historical Society

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 2   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. View the live broadcast from the Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook Page.

Virtual Storytime

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 2   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 Storytime with Yesha!

Thu, Jul 2   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime summer reading toddler time Virtual Programming

Join us for a storytime incorporating Stories, Songs, and Rhymes! View the broadcast on the Brooklyn Public Library Facebook Page at 11:00AM.

Virtual Storytime with Yesha!

Teen DIY: Succulent Collage

Thu, Jul 2   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts teen time Virtual Programming

Join Miss K from the Paerdegat branch in making a cool succulent collage. You'll need colored paper like magazines, newspaper, construction paper or tissue paper. Glue and scissors. Craft for kids, tweens and teens.

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Teen DIY: Succulent Collage

Storytime with Ms. Meghan!

Thu, Jul 2   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages kids explore storytime

Join us tomorrow for storytime with Ms. Meghan!

Storytime with Ms. Meghan!

Latin Dance: Salsa & Merengue

Thu, Jul 2   1:00 pm to 2:00 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: Salsa & Merengue

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Jul 2   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults support groups Virtual Programming

Facilitated by Jennette Selig, PD (DTI), CLEC, CCCE. Jennette is a neighborhood mom in North Brooklyn, childbirth educator, and lactation educator/counselor. 

**Registration Required!

We will be using Zoom to host this...

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Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Mental Health Resilience in NYC

Thu, Jul 2   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning health and wellness Healthy Communities mental health

Join ThriveNYC for an informational presentation on potential mental health impacts, relevant coping skills and available resources. This session will cover topics such as grief, trauma, coping and resilience, in addition to mental...

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Mental Health Resilience in NYC

Summer Reading: Bubbles the Clown

Thu, Jul 2   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Have fun with the antics of Bubbles the Silly Entertainer. She will have you and your entire family, dancing and moving and grooving.

View the broadcast on Zoom at 2 PM.

Online registration required.

A link to...

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Summer Reading: Bubbles the Clown

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 2   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.

Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 2   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. View the live broadcast from the Gerritsen Beach Library Facebook Page.

Virtual Storytime

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Jul 2   3:00 pm to 6:00 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!

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Jul 2   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

Kids Create: Rainsticks

Thu, Jul 2   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Librarian Christina for a read-aloud of "Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain", then follow along as we construct and decorate our own rainsticks!

Suggested materials:

paper towel roll (or rolled up paper) aluminum foil...
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Kids Create: Rainsticks

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Erotica (The Darkside)

Thu, Jul 2   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: Erotica (The Darkside)

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jul 2   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore

Tune in for a favorite chapter (not necessarily the first) out of a book you might like*, and please let us know in comments whether you'll be reading more :)

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Teen Time: Jeopardy

Thu, Jul 2   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading teen time Virtual Programming

Join us for Virtual Jeopardy! Ages 12-17 are welcome.

Online registration required. This program will take place on Zoom. Registrants will receive an email with access to the Zoom meeting prior to the event. 

This program is...

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Teen Time: Jeopardy

Virtual Bedtime Storytime

Thu, Jul 2   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bedtime stories music

**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, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Bedtime Storytime

Virtual Bedtime Storytime

Thu, Jul 2   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bedtime stories music Virtual Programming

**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, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Bedtime Storytime

The Borough Park Library Presents Orchestral Music Conducted by Andre Rieu

Thu, Jul 2   7:00 pm to 9:15 pm   Virtual

Adults live music Virtual Programming

Join us every Thursday at 7 PM for an orchestral concert chosen  by Adult Services Librarian Valeriya Kiselyer. This month's featured conductor is Andre Rieu.

Today's concert is Love in Maastricht that originally premiered on March...

The Borough Park Library Presents Orchestral Music Conducted by Andre Rieu

Virtual Interview--Author Melissa Caruso part 2

Thu, Jul 2   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults author talks Virtual Programming

Join us on Kensington Library's Facebook page for part 2 of our virtual interview with author Melissa Caruso.  This week, Ms. Caruso discusses her writing process, and how it fits into the publishing process overall.

Don't forget to...

Virtual Interview--Author Melissa Caruso part 2

JUL
3

Virtual Mini Storytime

Fri, Jul 3   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

Summer Reading: Rock N Lolo - Learn Spanish through Music

Fri, Jul 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Rock N Lolo, "Where kids learn Spanish through Original Music.

Rock N Lolo continue sharing love and bringing joy to each little one’s home.

30 minutes long full of singing and dancing, while learning Spanish, and most importantly...

Summer Reading: Rock N Lolo - Learn Spanish through Music

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Fri, Jul 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

There are many benefits of yoga: improved strength, flexibility and mental clarity, as well as improved posture and reduced stress. Chair Yoga is a non-intimidating way to start practicing yoga…and you don’t have to worry about getting up and...

Chair Yoga for Everyone

The Story of King Midas

Fri, Jul 3   2:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Virtual

Kids bedtime stories performance story play storytime

Borough Park Librarian Miss Valeriya and her assistant Alika tell the story of Midas with the help of dolls that Miss Valeriya has sewn herself.

 

Please click or cut and paste the link below to access the video.

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The Story of King Midas

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord Cancelled

Fri, Jul 3   3:00 pm to 4:00 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. Express...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord Cancelled

Fri, Jul 3   4:30 pm to 5:30 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. Express...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

JUL
4

Hunting Together Staying Apart

Sat, Jul 4   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

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

Sat, Jul 4   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: Fantastical Erotica and Romances

JUL
5

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Sun, Jul 5   4:30 pm to 6:30 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

JUL
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!

Sandal Making

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

Teens & Young Adults all ages arts and crafts fiber arts teen time

Come join me on the Canarsie Library Facebook Page Live on Monday, July 6 at 1:00 where I will be showing you different way to wear your flip flops. 

Just visit the link: https://www.facebook.com/CanarsieLibrary

 ...

Sandal Making

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

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...

Register
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

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 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

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