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Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y) Space Limited

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

Birth to Five Years toddler time toddler yoga yoga and meditation

Sing and stretch with  Ms Liz during Toddler Yoga! For toddlers 18 to 36 months.

**Registration Required!

We will be using Zoom to host this program, space is limited, and you will need either a computer with audio and...

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y) Space Limited

Virtual Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years first five years 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...

Virtual Storytime

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

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

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

The first-ever edition of Short Takes, short film recommendations for you to share with the kids in your life for a spot of playful inspiration, creative exploration, and empathy-generating discussion.
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New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Kids Create: Origami

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

Kids kids create Virtual Programming

Join us on the Macon Library Facebook page at 3:30 for origami fun!

Kids Create: Origami

BPL Virtual Super Smash Bros Tournament

Thu, Apr 2   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens video games Virtual Programming

Social distancing got you down? Got a Nintendo Switch? Join us at BPL's Smash Ultimate arena!

Play against your friends and folks from all across Brooklyn! All skill levels welcome!

No registration required! Just follow these...

BPL Virtual Super Smash Bros Tournament

Mitchell Jackson on Survival Math, with Esperanza Spalding

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

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Mitchell Jackson discusses his memoir Survival Math with musician Esperanza Spalding

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 7 PM, April 2, 2020. Please note: this program will be available for 24...

Mitchell Jackson on Survival Math, with Esperanza Spalding

Virtual Bedtime Stories

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

Birth to Five Years bedtime stories first five years storytime 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 Stories

Virtual Board Games: Zooloretto

Thu, Apr 2   9:00 pm to 10:00 pm   Virtual

Adults table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a game of Zooloretto. This is a very small group and a very easy game. 

I will be using Tabletopia, which works best with IE and Safari but works for me in Chrome. The meeting will be through Zoom.

...
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Virtual Board Games: Zooloretto

APR
3

A Silly Singalong with the Cooper Troopers

Fri, Apr 3   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

What happens when two children's musicians are quarantined together? They make music, of course! Lucky for us, children's musicians, and seasoned library pros, Ian Hayes and Dan Barracuda will be combining their talents during these unknown times...

A Silly Singalong with the Cooper Troopers

Knit Together

Fri, Apr 3   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

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Apr 3   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime 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 broadcast on the Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook Page at 11:00am....

Virtual Storytime

Book Adventures

Fri, Apr 3   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

This afternoon, we'll read Jon Klassen's This is Not My Hat and create our own hats from newspaper!

Come ready with your supplies and view the program at the Adams Street Library and the Annex Facebook page!

Supply...

Book Adventures

APR
4

Virtual Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Apr 4   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years ready set kindergarten Virtual Programming

Join us on the Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook page at 11 AM for this special series! Enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Explore literacy, science, & math...

Virtual Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Apr 4   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten 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 Ready Set Kindergarten!  Explore early literacy practices...

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Virtual Storytime

Sat, Apr 4   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years 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...

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Virtual Storytime

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...

Featured Event
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

Virtual Storytime

Mon, Apr 6   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years 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...

Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Mon, Apr 6   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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...

Virtual Storytime

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

Virtual Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy 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...

Virtual Storytime

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

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

Teens table-top & board games teen tech time

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

APR
7

Virtual Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years first five years 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...

Virtual Storytime

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Mil's Trills

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

Birth to Five Years bpl presents Virtual Programming

Mil's Trills is performing a *special online concert* to help kids and families cope with being stuck at home. Tune in, connect, and engage with original playful uplifting songs, special guests, and interactive songwriting activities that will...

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Mil's Trills

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.)

About

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Legal Considerations Before Starting a Nonprofit

Found Object Puppet Making

Tue, Apr 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Wait, don't take out that recycling just yet! Join us in this hands-on workshop where you will learn how just about anything can be animated and brought to life as a puppet. Our puppeteer will show you how objects you might readily discard, such...

Found Object Puppet Making

Digital Meditation for Teens

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

Teens health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Brooklyn Public Library invites teens to come together to find a moment of peace in these stressful times. Instructor Lavender Suarez will guide participants through simple meditation techniques (breathing exercises, gentle movement, relaxing...

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Digital Meditation for Teens

Virtual Board Games

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

Teens table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy game using Tabletopia or BoardGameArena. 

We will have a meeting in Zoom at first. Then we can decide on a game and I can walk you through joining. 

You don't have to make any...

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Virtual Board Games

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

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.)

About

Are you new to the...

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Introduction to Finding Grants

The Bear Report and Arctic Drawing

Wed, Apr 8   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

I read my book The Bear Report and guide kids through making an arctic drawing, exploring the idea of negative space by using the white of the paper for the white of the ice...and we add a bear!

View the broadcast at 3:30 pm.

The Bear Report and Arctic Drawing

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

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y) Space Limited

Thu, Apr 9   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years toddler time toddler yoga yoga and meditation

Sing and stretch with  Ms Liz during Toddler Yoga! For toddlers 18 to 36 months.

**Registration Required!

We will be using Zoom to host this program, space is limited, and you will need either a computer with audio and...

Register
Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y) Space Limited

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

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Thu, Apr 9   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Piñata Love (Ages 7+)
By Joel Ramirez, NYICFF 2018
6 mins. No dialogue

Watch: https://vimeo.com/254028271

Mexican craft meets-cute with NYC street style in this tale of a near-perfect mâche.

Talking points:...

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

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

Toddlers in Rhythm

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

Birth to Five Years bpl presents Virtual Programming

In this virtual movement workshop for parents/caretakers and their little ones, we will explore the fundamentals of rhythm and movement, using the lens of African Dance. Listening to the beat of the drum, participants and their parents will...

Toddlers in Rhythm

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

Library Lab: Paper Helicopters

Fri, Apr 10   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids library lab Virtual Programming

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

Tune in to learn about aerodynamics by making and experimenting with a paper helicopter. ...

Library Lab: Paper Helicopters

APR
11

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Apr 11   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten 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 Ready Set Kindergarten!  Explore early literacy practices...

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

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

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
13

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Mon, Apr 13   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens table-top & board games teen tech time

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

APR
14

Drag Queen Story Hour with Miz Jade

Tue, Apr 14   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Enjoy Drag Queen Story Hour from the comfort of your own home as Miz Jade reads children's books, sings songs, and does movement activities for kids ages 3-8. Through storytelling and creativity, DQSH teaches children about gender diversity and...

Drag Queen Story Hour with Miz Jade

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

Digital Meditation for Teens

Tue, Apr 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Brooklyn Public Library invites teens to come together to find a moment of peace in these stressful times. Instructor Lavender Suarez will guide participants through simple meditation techniques (breathing exercises, gentle movement, relaxing...

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Digital Meditation for Teens

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