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MAY
26

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, May 26   12:15 pm to 1:30 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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, May 26   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English online on Zoom video. 

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Virtual English Conversation Group

DQSH Livestream: Book Launch with Lil Miss Hot Mess

Tue, May 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents drag queen story hour Virtual Programming

Join Lil Miss Hot Mess for a livestream Drag Queen Story Hour celebrating the launch of her new book, THE HIPS ON THE DRAG QUEEN GO SWISH SWISH SWISH! This event is presented in partnership with New York City Council Member Laurie Cumbo...

DQSH Livestream: Book Launch with Lil Miss Hot Mess

Book Adventures: Draw Like Bebe Gunn

Tue, May 26   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

This afternoon, we'll read "Bebe" from Loius Sachar's Sideways Stories from Wayside School and spend some time practicing drawing.

Come ready with your supplies and join us live at the Adams Street Library and the Annex...

Book Adventures: Draw Like Bebe Gunn

Virtual Board Games

Tue, May 26   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults 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 or Discord at first. I will send out a link at 3:15. Then we can decide on a game and I can walk you through joining...

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Virtual Board Games

Mindfulness and My Art

Tue, May 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Attendees will undergo a series of four Mindfulness Techniques that they will do before they start on a series of four forms of Artistic Expression. Youth will walk away from this experience with strategies for achieving well being in their daily...

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Mindfulness and My Art

Criminal Justice Policy and the Pandemic in New York

Tue, May 26   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

The COVID-19 public health crisis has created a “natural experiment” in policing and criminal justice policy as cities and states struggle to deal with the pandemic in jails and prisons. This is a moment of opportunity in the long movement to end...

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Criminal Justice Policy and the Pandemic in New York

Temping During Coronavirus: Bridging the Gap in Your Career

Tue, May 26   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults career finance Virtual Programming

Temporary hire job opportunities may not always seem like an attractive option especially to job seekers who prefer the seeming security of direct hire positions. Yet in a labor market with more workers than available career opportunities,...

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Temping During Coronavirus: Bridging the Gap in Your Career

28th Amendment Town Hall in your Neighborhood, moderated by Brian Tate

Tue, May 26   7:00 pm to 8:00 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 in your Neighborhood, moderated by Brian Tate

Rising China: What It Means for the World

Tue, May 26   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Newspaper accounts and new publications warn us about the decline of American power on the global stage as China continues to expand its global foot print. Indeed, for the first time in more than two centuries, the Euro-American dominance in the...

Rising China: What It Means for the World

Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

Tue, May 26   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults storytime Virtual Programming

Social distancing got you down? Remote learning stressing you out?

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...

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Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

MAY
27

We Speak NYC Conversation Group

Wed, May 27   9:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English online using the We Speak NYC videos from the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs. We will meet on Zoom video calls. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the...

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We Speak NYC Conversation Group

ESOL--Business English Classes

Wed, May 27   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Learn English!

Brooklyn Public Library offers free advanced business English classes that will prepare you for success in the workplace and in business.  Improve your business vocabulary, broaden your understanding of American...

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ESOL--Business English Classes

Philosophy Discussion Group (Virtual Programming via Zoom)

Wed, May 27   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults philosophy in the library Virtual Programming

Please join us for a discussion on the philosophy of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel and the relevance of his ideas for our times. This workshop will take place online via Zoom. Please RSVP to receive...

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Philosophy Discussion Group (Virtual Programming via Zoom)

Meet the Author Readings and Workshops: Why Am I Me?

Wed, May 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Author/Illustrator Selina Alko will create a Venn Diagram showing what she & her co-illustrator, Sean Qualls, have in common and also the things that make them unique (their differences). She will lead a brief discussion about identity and...

Meet the Author Readings and Workshops: Why Am I Me?

Virtual Mystery

Wed, May 27   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Solve a virtual mystery. 

This week we will try an escape room. Next week Mysterium, Time Stories or whatever else works.

Register so that I can send you the link to Zoom. Hope to hear from you soon. 

 

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Virtual Mystery

Managing your Student Loan Wisely

Wed, May 27   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults finance Virtual Programming

Student loans are complicated! This workshop from Bedford Stuvesant Restoration Corporation Financial Counselor Julian Stillman will explain how to ensure you will pay the lowest rate and access the best program terms that work for you...

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Managing your Student Loan Wisely

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, May 27   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!

Registraton is now closed...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual support circle for families and friends of incarcerated New Yorkers

Wed, May 27   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Join us for a Zoom call to share your experience of having a loved one incarcerated during the coronavirus crisis. Hear about and share resources and supports. We will also be inviting advocates and activists into these circles to give updates...

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Virtual support circle for families and friends of incarcerated New Yorkers

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Info. Session

Wed, May 27   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career hse Virtual Programming

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

The National External Diploma Program (NEDP) is an applied performance assessment system that assesses...

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National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Info. Session

Virtual Book Club: If Beale Street Could Talk

Wed, May 27   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion humanities and art Virtual Programming

We are holding our monthly book discussion online! Join Claire from Brooklyn Heights for this chat about James Baldwin's novel If Beale Street Could Talk through video conference call.

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

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Virtual Book Club: If Beale Street Could Talk

Message from the Library with David Grossman

Wed, May 27   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Message from the Library hosts leading cultural figures commissioned by BPL to reflect on today’s most critical issues in our local and global communities. The series is part of BPL’s mission to convene diverse voices in the Library’s safe space...

Message from the Library with David Grossman

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

Wed, May 27   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

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, May 27   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/sewing/fiber arts session to share your projects and hangout.

**Registration required!

We will be using Zoom to host...

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Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Live via ZOOM: Jason Stanley on How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them

Wed, May 27   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks bpl presents Virtual Programming

Join author Jason Stanley as he discusses his book How Fascism Works in a virtual book discussion. Stanley will be in conversation with Jonathan Metzl.

As the child of refugees of World War II Europe and a renowned philosopher and scholar...

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Live via ZOOM: Jason Stanley on How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them

MAY
28

Virtual Menstrual Hygiene Day Celebration

Thu, May 28   8:00 am to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator civic engagement Cycle Alliance Virtual Programming

STAND UP & TALK ABOUT PERIODS: Celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day! Join the Teens of Cycle Alliance for a day of Advocacy and Support. Support Period Equity and End Period Shaming

Participate in our social media campaign:

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Virtual Menstrual Hygiene Day Celebration

Virtual English Conversation Groups

Thu, May 28   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. 

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Virtual English Conversation Groups

Woman’s Support Group

Thu, May 28   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Please join a group of ladies at Dyker Heights to share everything virtually.

Woman’s Support Group

After School Homework Help for Guardians

Thu, May 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults homework help Virtual Programming

The goal of After School Homework Help for Guardians is to provide caretakers with the skills and tools to best help the children in their lives with the challenges presented by tele-learning.

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After School Homework Help for Guardians

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, May 28   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 28   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. 

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, May 28   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume

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. 

If you would...

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Resume & Career Help Live!

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Thu, May 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Mr. Night Has a Day Off

Recommended ages: All Ages

Lithuania
Animation, Ignas Meilunas, 2016, 2 min.

Why is the night changing the day? Well, when you don’t like something, you change it.

Talking Points:...

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Book Adventures: A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats

Thu, May 28   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

Join us on an adventure as we read A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats. Create your very own mailbox, and post a letter too!

Materials :

A box, perhaps from delivery. A cereal box will work well.

Markers, crayons,...

Book Adventures: A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats

Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Thu, May 28   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Town Hall Virtual Programming

How are you doing? What do you need help with? What’s the most helpful thing you’ve experienced during this time?

We want to hear the answers to these questions.

The Open Newsroom is back, and this time we’re virtual. We’ll be...

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Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Thu, May 28   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations support groups Virtual Programming

The group is informal and completely free, it is a peer support group. This program is only for those who lost their loved ones to suicide.

No need to struggle alone. Come and share your story with other survivors for mutual support....

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Brooklyn Poets Reading Series: Jose Olivarez, Aria Aber, and Rick Barot

Thu, May 28   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents and Brooklyn Poets Reading Series present a live Zoom poetry reading by Jose Olivarez, Aria Aber, and Rick Barot.

José Olivarez is the son of Mexican immigrants. His debut book of poems, Citizen Illegal, was a finalist for...

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Brooklyn Poets Reading Series: Jose Olivarez, Aria Aber, and Rick Barot

MAY
29

Spanish Song and Story Time

Fri, May 29   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Time to dive into the Spanish language! Through songs, dancing, body percussion, and fun cultural facts, our facilitator will introduce new Spanish words and phrases. You and your toddler will sing, rhyme, and clap along, all while expanding your...

Spanish Song and Story Time

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, May 29   10:30 am to 12:00 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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Knit Together

Fri, May 29   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

Dyker Singers Virtual Meeting

Fri, May 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Please join Dyker Singers virtual Vocal Group every Friday afternoon for fun. If you're interested, please send email to [email protected] for more information. 

Dyker Singers Virtual Meeting

Kids Create: Emoji Paper Folding

Fri, May 29   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create Virtual Programming

Join us on the Macon Library Facebook page at 3:30 to make a fun paper craft! Have markers, crayons, pencils, and paper at the ready, and we'll go from there ;)

Kids Create: Emoji Paper Folding

MAY
30

Virtual Spanish HSE Class

Sat, May 30   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning hse spanish Virtual Programming

Finish your HSE diploma in Spanish!  In an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have transitioned all our in person classes to an online format. The Spanish HSE class is fully online with live virtual class sessions on...

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Virtual Spanish HSE Class

Best Buy Teen Tech Center Presents: Virtual Open Mic

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

Teens & Young Adults music performance poetry urban art jamm

Teens are invited to show off their talents in a virtual open mic via Zoom! These can include musical performances, dance, poetry, comedy, and storytelling.

If you would like to perform, use this link to sign up: https://form.jotform...

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Best Buy Teen Tech Center Presents: Virtual Open Mic

Book Adventures: Leonardo the Terrible Monster by Mo Willems

Sat, May 30   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

Join us this afternoon for as we will be reading Mo Willems--Leonardo the Terrible Monster. Come and create your own "monster" with everyday household materials.

Supplies: Glue stick, scissors, pencil, ruler, paper/construction paper,...

Book Adventures: Leonardo the Terrible Monster by Mo Willems

Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

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

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

An extraordinary novel about the influence of history on a contemporary family, from the New York Times-bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Another Brooklyn and Brown Girl Dreaming.

Two families from different social...

Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

Sunrise Movement NYC Book Club: A Planet to Win

Sat, May 30   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks book club book discussion environment

Join youth climate organizers from Sunrise Movement NYC, as well as authors Daniel Aldana Cohen and Thea Riofrancos, to discuss the book "A Planet to Win" and the importance of a Green New Deal.

While participants are encouraged to read...

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Sunrise Movement NYC Book Club: A Planet to Win

MAY
31

This Might Help: A Poetry Class

Sun, May 31   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults national poetry month poetry Virtual Programming

Classes are currently full. This page will update when space opens.

In this weekly workshop on Sunday afternoons, we will study poets who find comfort in the midst of difficulty.

We will examine comfort in all of its forms: love,...

This Might Help: A Poetry Class

Music for Autism Presents: Jade Simmons

Sun, May 31   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids autism inclusive services live music

Jade is a one-of-a-kind artist who has built a one-of-a-kind career garnering diverse recognition from unlikely places. She’s played renowned halls, including the hallowed ones of the White House and the US Supreme Court, and her genre-bending...

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Music for Autism Presents:  Jade Simmons

JUN
1

ESOL--Business English Classes

Mon, Jun 1   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Learn English!

Brooklyn Public Library offers free advanced business English classes that will prepare you for success in the workplace and in business.  Improve your business vocabulary, broaden your understanding of American...

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ESOL--Business English Classes

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