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MAY
28

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.

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...

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Female Founder Fireside Chat with WENYC

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

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Learn from Female Founders on how they are leading their companies.

Connect & reflect with female founders who are changing their industry and creating an impact on their communities in this virtual event from WENYC and Alley. ...

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Female Founder Fireside Chat with WENYC

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. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group.

Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Storytime

Thu, May 28   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

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

Adults adult learning career resume

Please note: Although this session has reached capacity, please feel free to sign up for future Thursday sessions or to email your questions to [email protected] Thank you!

Get assistance with your resume, cover letter, or...

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

WE Master Resiliencia: Taller Sobre El Programa de Protección de Nómina

Thu, May 28   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business finance small business Virtual Programming

WE NYC te invita al taller de WE Master Resiliencia, donde hablaremos en detalle y contestaremos tus preguntas sobre el Programa de Protección de Nómina.

Únete a este taller para aprender más sobre el Programa de Protección de Nómina - en...

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WE Master Resiliencia: Taller Sobre El Programa de Protección de Nómina

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

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Fri, May 29   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

Virtual Storytime

Fri, May 29   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

Virtual Storytime with NY State Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus

Fri, May 29   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 2020 census storytime Virtual Programming

Please join us for Virtual Storytime with special guest reader NY State Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus! We will be sharing stories, songs, and rhymes to encourage families to fill out their 2020 Census forms together! View the broadcast...

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Virtual Storytime with NY State Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus

Teens Take the Met

Fri, May 29   1:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Join on Instagram for the first-ever Virtual Teens Take The Met! Follow along on the @metteens account and across partners' social media platforms for art-making activities, performances, music, and more. Discover what you can...

Teens Take the Met

Virtual Storytime

Fri, May 29   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   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

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, May 29   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 your email to [email protected]

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

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

Teens, Tell Yr Story! Comics 101

Fri, May 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts comics creative writing Virtual Programming

Do you love comics and wish you could get started writing and/or drawing your own? In this workshop, JB Brager will take participants through the end-to-end process of making a comic using tools you have at home! No art experience necessary, all...

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Teens, Tell Yr Story! Comics 101

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

Virtual Storytime

Sat, May 30   10:00 am to 10:30 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

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, May 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   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 Social Justice Storytime

Sat, May 30   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Kids 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 Laurie Davidson of the Cortelyou Library...

Virtual Social Justice Storytime

American Sign Language {ASL}

Sat, May 30   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning creative aging Virtual Programming

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.” You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons where you will learn basic...

American Sign Language {ASL}

Read With A Therapy Dog

Sat, May 30   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids 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

Virtual Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime toddler time

**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

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

Virtual Storytime

Sun, May 31   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

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

Virtual Storytime

Mon, Jun 1   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

It is our Summer Reading Kickoff Day! This year's Theme is Imagine Your Story. Let your imagination run wild.**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!**...

Virtual Storytime

Summer Reading Kickoff: Cara Samantha

Mon, Jun 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bpl presents summer reading summer reading kickoff Virtual Programming

Clap, dance, sing, and party along with Cara Samantha and her magical musicians as they crawl their way into your hearts with a variety of pop, Motown, Disney, and family favorite songs.

View the broadcast on the Brooklyn Public Library...

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Summer Reading Kickoff: Cara Samantha

Latin Dance: Cumbia & Bachata

Mon, Jun 1   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 English Conversation Group

Mon, Jun 1   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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Summer Reading Kickoff: Storybook Castles by ArchForKids

Mon, Jun 1   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading summer reading kickoff Virtual Programming

Magnificent castles appear in many fairy tales. They house a royal family, guards and many others. They are defensive structures designed to keep enemies out. Castles can also be places of secrets, with rooms where people and things can be hidden...

Summer Reading Kickoff: Storybook Castles by ArchForKids

Learn Latin Dance

Mon, Jun 1   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fitness Virtual Programming

Take an afternoon break and get moving to the rhythm and music of Latin dance.  Instructor Leonardo Sardella from Friends of Argentine Tango will run through the steps of dances like the cha-cha, mamba, and salsa before turning up the music...

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Learn Latin Dance

Virtual Movement Challenge

Mon, Jun 1   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Seraphina is thrilled for the opportunity to join together over the next 6 weeks to 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...

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Virtual Movement Challenge

Creative Aging: Our Oral Histories

Mon, Jun 1   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults conversations creative aging poetry

Our Oral History workshop with Dave Johnson. 

You can either connect through zoom video at Zoom Meeting https://NewSchool.zoom.us/j/969246783; Audio Only; please call: 1 646 558 8656 US (New York); Meeting ID: 969 246 783.

Creative Aging: Our Oral Histories

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Mon, Jun 1   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

Creative Aging: Our Oral Histories

Mon, Jun 1   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults conversations creative aging poetry

Our Oral History is the collection and study of historical information about individuals, families, important events or everyday life. Dave Johnson will make the sharing experience of your stories fun and exciting. 

To register,...

Creative Aging: Our Oral Histories

Summer Reading Kickoff: Mexican Folk Traditional with Calpulli Youth Dance!

Mon, Jun 1   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading summer reading kickoff Virtual Programming

Join youth members of the Calpulli Mexican Dance group. Outfitted in traditional costumes, the talented dancers will perform selections from different regions of Mexico-Jalisco, set to the world famous music of the Mariachi.

View the...

Summer Reading Kickoff: Mexican Folk Traditional with Calpulli Youth Dance!

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Jun 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

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