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Ndaba Mandela on Going to the Mountain

Sat, Apr 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Ndaba Mandela discusses growing up in the shadow of his famous grandfather Nelson Mandela

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 4 PM, April 4, 2020. Please note: this program will be available for...

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Ndaba Mandela on Going to the Mountain

28th Amendment Town Hall: Flatbush, moderated by Brian Tate

Sat, Apr 4   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents, the programming team of Brooklyn Public library, started the 28th Amendment Project earlier this year and, continuing the project, now invites the public online to help to draft the 28th amendment to the Constitution. The 27th...

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28th Amendment Town Hall: Flatbush, moderated by Brian Tate

APR
5

Classical Interludes: Friction Quartet

Sun, Apr 5   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

The San Francisco Chronicle has praised the Friction Quartet for its “high-octane music making” and “fine blend of rhythmic ferocity and tonal flair.” Dedicated to working with living composers, the quartet has given more than 70 world-premiere...

Classical Interludes: Friction Quartet

APR
6

DIY Face Masks

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

Adults fiber arts Virtual Programming

So many of us want to help protect our neighbors by wearing face mask*, but we don’t want to prevent health care workers from having the supplies they need. So let’s do it ourselves. Learn to sew a simple face mask for your personal use with...

DIY Face Masks

APR
7

Marketing & Messaging during COVID

Tue, Apr 7   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business

During this unprecedented time as a result of COVID-19, customer needs and concerns have shifted. This has required businesses to become more creative about their marketing and the messaging around their products and services. Join us for this...

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Marketing & Messaging during COVID

Legal Considerations Before Starting a Nonprofit

Tue, Apr 7   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business Virtual Programming

Starting a Nonprofit? Join BPL's partner, Candid, for this free webinar. (Please note that you must register for GrantSpace in order to enroll in the webinar. Simple instructions are found on the registration page.)

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Legal Considerations Before Starting a Nonprofit

Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Tue, Apr 7   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bard at bpl

Bard Microcollege students are enrolled in courses across the liberal arts and take advantage of access to the Library’s considerable collection, events, and expertise. The online application system for the 2020–2021 academic year is open for...

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Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

Tue, Apr 7   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

In a live recording of Project Syndicate’s Opinion Has It podcast, Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, NYT best-selling author Anand Giridharadas, and host and Foreign Policy Interrupted co-founder Elmira Bayrasli take a deep look at widening...

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

28th Amendment Town Hall: Fort Greene, moderated by Brian Tate

Tue, Apr 7   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents, the programming team of Brooklyn Public library, started the 28th Amendment Project earlier this year and, continuing the project, now invites the public online to help to draft the 28th amendment to the Constitution. The 27th...

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28th Amendment Town Hall: Fort Greene, moderated by Brian Tate

APR
8

Q&A with NYC Department of Small Business Services regarding Response to COVID

Wed, Apr 8   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business

Join Start Small Think Big and the NYC Department of Small Business Services for a webinar to learn about NYC's Financial Relief Measures and Resources for Small Businesses Affected by Coronavirus.

Officials from the NYC Department of...

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Q&A with NYC Department of Small Business Services regarding Response to COVID

Introduction to Finding Grants

Wed, Apr 8   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business research Virtual Programming

Join BPL's partner, Candid, for this free webinar. (Please note that you must register for GrantSpace in order to enroll in the webinar. Simple instructions are found on the registration page.)

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Introduction to Finding Grants

Kiese Laymon discusses Heavy: An American Memoir, with Morgan Jerkins

Wed, Apr 8   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Kiese Laymon discusses his memoir, Heavy, with Morgan Jerkins

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 7 PM, April 8, 2020. Please note: this program will be available for 24 hours. For more...

Kiese Laymon discusses Heavy: An American Memoir, with Morgan Jerkins

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

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

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Emily Bronte's great novel of passion Wuthering Heights. 
 

Every Wednesday evening we will discuss one or more chapters.

registration is...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

APR
9

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Apr 9   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

Using Bookkeeping Systems to Create Financial Statements for Relief Funds & Lenders

Thu, Apr 9   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Claiming a 25% sales slowdown due to COVID-19? You may need financial statements for that. This workshop follows-up on our earlier bookkeeping webinar. Participants will be walked through bookkeeping systems creating and editing the 3...

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Using Bookkeeping Systems to Create Financial Statements for Relief Funds & Lenders

Data Analytics for Everyone!

Thu, Apr 9   3:00 pm to 4:00 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 data,...

Data Analytics for Everyone!

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Thu, Apr 9   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations support groups Virtual Programming

Join support group on first Thursday of every month to find some comfort and understanding among fellow survivors. The group is informal and completely free. No need to struggle alone.

Come and share your story with other survivors for...

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Timothy Snyder discusses On Tyranny

Thu, Apr 9   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the twentieth century. We are no wiser than the...

Timothy Snyder discusses On Tyranny

APR
10

Knit Together

Fri, Apr 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

We can all sit in our homes and knit by ourselves, or we can knit together! Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting hangout and share your projects and your morning coffee. 

**Registration required!

We will be using Zoom to...

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Knit Together

APR
11

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Sat, Apr 11   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 exercise: At home with Fodor & Perec...

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The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Jennifer Egan on Manhattan Beach

Sat, Apr 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

ONE BOOK, ONE NEW YORK winning author Jennifer Egan, in conversation with Meredith Wisner, former Asst. Director of Archives at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Manhattan Beach researcher and oral historian Zaheer Ali from the Brooklyn Historical...

Jennifer Egan on Manhattan Beach

28th Amendment Town Hall: Park Slope/Windsor Terrace, moderated by Brynna Tucker

Sat, Apr 11   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents, the programming team of Brooklyn Public library, started the 28th Amendment Project earlier this year and, continuing the project, now invites the public online to help to draft the 28th amendment to the Constitution. The 27th...

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28th Amendment Town Hall: Park Slope/Windsor Terrace, moderated by Brynna Tucker

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons for Adults

Sat, Apr 11   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults game on table-top & board games

Adults looking to do something long distance with your friends while properly social distancing? Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons online game! Our librarians are going to make some awesome adventures for you! 


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Virtual Dungeons and Dragons for Adults

APR
12

Classical Interludes: Piano duo with violinist Rolf Schulte and pianist James Goldsworthy

Sun, Apr 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Piano duo with violinist Rolf Schulte and pianist James Goldsworthy, performing works by Josef Suk and Edvard Grieg.

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 4 PM, April 12, 2020. Please note: this...

Classical Interludes: Piano duo with violinist Rolf Schulte and pianist James Goldsworthy

APR
14

Stop Motion Animation

Tue, Apr 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bric photography techknowledge Virtual Programming

BRIC Media Education is offering the following FREE online class.

In two hours, learn the tools and techniques to create an animated film. Spend course time working on a short, animated video, with the potential to exhibit online or on...

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Stop Motion Animation

Astra Taylor on "Philosophical Publics: Ruling Ourselves, Thinking Together"

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

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

In her Night of Philosophy talk, "Philosophical Publics: Ruling Ourselves, Thinking Together" Astra Taylor considers ways philosophers have dealt with inequality, long seen to be an enabler of tyranny.

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Astra Taylor on "Philosophical Publics: Ruling Ourselves, Thinking Together"

28th Amendment Town Hall: Park Slope/Boerum Hill/Gowanus, moderated by Brian Tate

Tue, Apr 14   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents, the programming team of Brooklyn Public library, started the 28th Amendment Project earlier this year and, continuing the project, now invites the public online to help to draft the 28th amendment to the Constitution. The 27th...

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28th Amendment Town Hall: Park Slope/Boerum Hill/Gowanus, moderated by Brian Tate

APR
15

Nathaniel Rich on Losing Earth, in conversation with David Leonhardt

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

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

In his book Losing Earth, Rich provides more of the context for what did—and didn’t—happen in the 1980s and, more important, is able to carry the story fully into the present day and wrestle with what those past failures mean for us in 2019. It...

Nathaniel Rich on Losing Earth, in conversation with David Leonhardt

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

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

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Emily Bronte's great novel of passion Wuthering Heights. 
 

Every Wednesday evening we will discuss one or more chapters.

registration is...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

APR
16

Marketing & Messaging during COVID

Thu, Apr 16   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business

During this unprecedented time as a result of COVID-19, customer needs and concerns have shifted. This has required businesses to become more creative about their marketing and the messaging around their products and services. Join us for this...

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Marketing & Messaging during COVID

Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Thu, Apr 16   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bard at bpl

Bard Microcollege students are enrolled in courses across the liberal arts and take advantage of access to the Library’s considerable collection, events, and expertise. The online application system for the 2020–2021 academic year is open for...

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Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Thu, Apr 16   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations support groups Virtual Programming

Join support group on first Thursday of every month to find some comfort and understanding among fellow survivors. The group is informal and completely free. No need to struggle alone.

Come and share your story with other survivors for...

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Tayari Jones in conversation with James Hannaham

Thu, Apr 16   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

As the culminating event in a series of Big Read programs on Silver Sparrow, Tayari Jones discusses her work with author James Hannaham.

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 7 PM, April 16, 2020....

Tayari Jones in conversation with James Hannaham

APR
17

Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Fri, Apr 17   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bard at bpl

Bard Microcollege students are enrolled in courses across the liberal arts and take advantage of access to the Library’s considerable collection, events, and expertise. The online application system for the 2020–2021 academic year is open for...

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Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

APR
18

Robert Reich discusses Saving Capitalism: For the Many Not the Few

Sat, Apr 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich worries that America’s economic recovery is bypassing most Americans. In a discussion of his new book, Reich examines how the economic system that helped make our country strong is now failing us....

Robert Reich discusses Saving Capitalism: For the Many Not the Few

28th Amendment Town Hall: New Utrecht, moderated by Brynna Tucker

Sat, Apr 18   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents, the programming team of Brooklyn Public library, started the 28th Amendment Project earlier this year and, continuing the project, now invites the public online to help to draft the 28th amendment to the Constitution. The 27th...

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28th Amendment Town Hall:  New Utrecht, moderated by Brynna Tucker

Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Sat, Apr 18   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bard at bpl

Bard Microcollege students are enrolled in courses across the liberal arts and take advantage of access to the Library’s considerable collection, events, and expertise. The online application system for the 2020–2021 academic year is open for...

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Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

APR
20

Marketing & Messaging during COVID

Mon, Apr 20   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business

During this unprecedented time as a result of COVID-19, customer needs and concerns have shifted. This has required businesses to become more creative about their marketing and the messaging around their products and services. Join us for this...

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Marketing & Messaging during COVID

APR
21

Helen Philips discusses The Beautiful Bureaucrat, with Rob Spillman

Tue, Apr 21   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Rob Spillman talks with Helen Phillips, whose debut novel The Beautiful Bureaucrat has been widely praised, including by the New York Times Book Review, which called it "a riveting, drolly surreal debut novel." Kakfaesque, comic, and moving,...

Helen Philips discusses The Beautiful Bureaucrat, with Rob Spillman

28th Amendment Town Hall: Brownsville, moderated by Craig Manbauman

Tue, Apr 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents, the programming team of Brooklyn Public library, started the 28th Amendment Project earlier this year and, continuing the project, now invites the public online to help to draft the 28th amendment to the Constitution. The 27th...

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28th Amendment Town Hall: Brownsville, moderated by Craig Manbauman

Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Tue, Apr 21   8:00 pm to 10:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bard at bpl

Bard Microcollege students are enrolled in courses across the liberal arts and take advantage of access to the Library’s considerable collection, events, and expertise. The online application system for the 2020–2021 academic year is open for...

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Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

APR
22

Bill McKibben discusses fighting for climate justice

Wed, Apr 22   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Bill McKibben is author of The End of Nature, regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change. A founder of 350.org and Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College and a fellow of the...

Bill McKibben discusses fighting for climate justice

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Wed, Apr 22   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Emily Bronte's great novel of passion Wuthering Heights. 
 

Every Wednesday evening we will discuss one or more chapters.

registration is...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Wed, Apr 22   7:30 pm to 9:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bard at bpl

Bard Microcollege students are enrolled in courses across the liberal arts and take advantage of access to the Library’s considerable collection, events, and expertise. The online application system for the 2020–2021 academic year is open for...

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Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

APR
23

Make a Movie on Your Phone

Thu, Apr 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bric techknowledge Virtual Programming

BRIC Media Education is offering the following FREE online class.

Learn how to use mobile devices to make compelling short-form videos. We will discuss storyboard frame composition, audio and lightning, as well as exploring iMovie and...

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Make a Movie on Your Phone

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Thu, Apr 23   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations support groups Virtual Programming

Join support group on first Thursday of every month to find some comfort and understanding among fellow survivors. The group is informal and completely free. No need to struggle alone.

Come and share your story with other survivors for...

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Michael Cunningham discusses A Wild Swan, with Rob Spillman

Thu, Apr 23   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

In A Wild Swan and Other Tales, Pulitzer Prize winning author Michael Cunningham transforms the people and talismans of lands far, far away - the mythic figures of our childhoods and the source of so much of our wonder - into stories of sublime...

Michael Cunningham discusses A Wild Swan, with Rob Spillman

Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Thu, Apr 23   7:30 pm to 9:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bard at bpl

Bard Microcollege students are enrolled in courses across the liberal arts and take advantage of access to the Library’s considerable collection, events, and expertise. The online application system for the 2020–2021 academic year is open for...

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Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

APR
24

Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Fri, Apr 24   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bard at bpl

Bard Microcollege students are enrolled in courses across the liberal arts and take advantage of access to the Library’s considerable collection, events, and expertise. The online application system for the 2020–2021 academic year is open for...

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Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

APR
25

28th Amendment Town Hall: Bed-Stuy, moderated by Brian Tate

Sat, Apr 25   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents, the programming team of Brooklyn Public library, started the 28th Amendment Project earlier this year and, continuing the project, now invites the public online to help to draft the 28th amendment to the Constitution. The 27th...

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28th Amendment Town Hall: Bed-Stuy, moderated by Brian Tate

Arundhati Roy on The Ministry of Utmost Happiness with Robin Desser

Sat, Apr 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Arundhati Roy comes to Brooklyn Public Library's BPL Presents for the paperback launch of her bestselling and award-winning novel The Ministry of Utmost Happiness. In conversation with Robin Desser. A dazzling, richly moving new novel by the...

Arundhati Roy on The Ministry of Utmost Happiness with Robin Desser

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