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BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Tue, Aug 4   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Take a walk on the wild side with the virtual offerings of our friends at the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Prospect Park Zoo. Each day we’ll share a cool feature being offered online by our Zoological partners and learn more about how...

BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Virtual Mini Storytime

Tue, Aug 4   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

"Artist Talk by Yu Honglei" with the Swiss Institute

Tue, Aug 4   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults chinese Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Beijing-based artist Yu Honglei will discuss the flattening effects of technology used to maintain communication in the time of COVID-19. A Q+A will follow.

来自北京的艺术家尉洪磊将讨论在新冠疫情的背景下用于保持沟通的技术的平面化。在这之后会有问答环节。
 

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"Artist Talk by Yu Honglei" with the Swiss Institute

Story Play

Tue, Aug 4   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years story play 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 books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Story Play

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Aug 4   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years summer reading

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

Summer Reading: Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Esther Crow

Tue, Aug 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family stomp clap and sing summer reading Virtual Programming

Esther Crow is an award-winning singer, songwriter and teacher. Her online show experience is an eclectic mix of original acoustic guitar songs, and backing tracks of Thunder & Sunshine songs (a rock band she founded in 2017), which she sings...

Summer Reading: Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Esther Crow

Virtual Yiddish Storytime

Tue, Aug 4   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 2020 census multilingual storytime yiddish

Join us on the Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook page for a special storytime in Yiddish! 

We will be reading the Very Hungry Caterpillar af yidish! In between our favorite caterpillar's meals, we will spend...

Virtual Yiddish Storytime

Tai Chi for Fall Prevention

Tue, Aug 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning health and wellness Healthy Communities positive aging

Did you know that Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention is one of the best things you can do to prevent falls?  This evidence-based exercise program reduces the risk of falling by improving strength, balance, flexibility, and...

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Tai Chi for Fall Prevention

Virtual Sign Language Class

Tue, Aug 4   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning Events for Youth and Family inclusive services sign language

Our once in-person American Sign Language classes are now virtual! Join Sabrina, Communication Specialist from ADAPT Community Network, and Librarian Rachel, every Tuesday at 12pm.

This class is open to people of all...

Virtual Sign Language Class

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Elizabeth

Tue, Aug 4   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Kids first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Please visit our branch's Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/StoneAvenueLibrary/) for storytime with Ms. Elizabeth!

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Elizabeth

Education and Emotional Support for Expectant Parents

Tue, Aug 4   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities support groups Virtual Programming

Join us for four weeks of interactive, supportive conversations with birth experts at New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. Join us via Zoom on Tuesdays at noon beginning August 4th.

Series Schedule:

Week 1 (8/4)-...

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Education and Emotional Support for Expectant Parents

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 4   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. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

How To Talk With Your Doctor

Tue, Aug 4   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

One of the keys to getting good health care is communication. Learn proven ways to talk to your doctor and healthcare professionals and how to advocate for yourself and the people for whom you are caring. Join CARE NYC for this Zoom virtual...

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How To Talk With Your Doctor

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 4   1:30 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. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Computer Class - Google Drive

Tue, Aug 4   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge Virtual Programming

Learn how you can store and share files in the cloud and access them anywhere via the internet. You will also learn how to create and edit documents, spreadsheets and presentations using the Google Docs applications.

We will be using Zoom...

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Virtual Computer Class - Google Drive

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

Tue, Aug 4   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids create summer reading

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition!

Calling kids ages 5-12! Have you signed up for Summer Reading on Beanstack? Would you like to see how other kids are rising to the weekly challenges? Are you excited to share what you've been...

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Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

Retro Gaming Stream

Tue, Aug 4   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading teen time video games

If you enjoy retro video games, or have an interest in viewing a live stream of some classic games, then our Retro Gaming Stream is perfect for you. During this stream the commentator will give some historical insight about each game played, and...

Retro Gaming Stream

Virtual Storytime: Counting on Your Community

Tue, Aug 4   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 2020 census storytime Virtual Programming

Virtual storytime live with Ms. Katya from the Brighton Beach Library! We'll read stories about the people around us in our community, and count the ways that we can participate. First on the list, fill out the census and get counted! But there...

Virtual Storytime: Counting on Your Community

Community Cooking Series

Tue, Aug 4   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Community Cooking everyone is welcome here Virtual Programming

Join us on Instagram as we cook family recipes shared by members of the community. This week, we will be cooking cream of spinach soup.  For a list of ingredients and tools needed visit bklynlib.org/cooking so you can cook along with us...

Community Cooking Series

Virtual Hebrew Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 4   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults inclusive services Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join our conversation group open to beginners in Hebrew. Our focus will include basic conversation with some grammar. The ability to read Hebrew script is not a requirement, as Hebrew script will not be used. Join us and build up your Hebrew week...

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Virtual Hebrew Conversation Group

Virtual Board Games

Tue, Aug 4   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator board game exchange library table-top & board games Virtual Programming

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

We will have a meeting in Zoom at first. I will send out a link at 3:15. Then we can decide on a game and I can walk you through...

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Virtual Board Games

Virtual Puberty & Sex Ed Q&A Forum for Teens

Tue, Aug 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities summer reading teen time

Older tweens and teens across the gender spectrum are welcome to attend this virtual program about growing up, puberty, sex, sexuality/gender, and romantic relationships.  Register and submit questions: HERE Ask questions, clear up...
Virtual Puberty & Sex Ed Q&A Forum for Teens

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy

Tue, Aug 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...

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Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy

Kids Create: Friendship Bracelets

Tue, Aug 4   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading

Learn the basic knot used for making friendship braclets with the "spiral staircase" pattern.  Materials needed:  embroidery thread, plastic lacing cord, heavy-weight yarn or similar material.

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Kids Create: Friendship Bracelets

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Aug 4   4:00 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!

Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

Tue, Aug 4   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults conversations

New Utrecht patrons meet for an informal virtual get-together over coffee or your favorite beverage.  

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Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

"Objects Tell Stories" with Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Tue, Aug 4   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass Virtual Programming

A highly participatory program that enables us to share objects we hold dear while connecting us to one another. This program is especially appropriate for teen and senior audiences. Objects hold our history, connect us to culture, and stir our...

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"Objects Tell Stories" with Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Eddie Glaude discusses James Baldwin and Begin Again

Tue, Aug 4   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks bpl presents Virtual Programming

Join us for a Zoom talk with Eddie Glaude, who discusses Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and its Urgent Lessons for Our Own. James Baldwin grew disillusioned by the failure of the civil rights movement to force America to confront its lies...

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Eddie Glaude discusses James Baldwin and Begin Again

Dance at the Borough Park Library Presents: Latin Dance Championships

Tue, Aug 4   7:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Virtual

Adults performance Virtual Programming

Come watch the Singapore WDSF Superstars Championships Latin Final Dance Competition from August 26, 2018 that was organized by Shawn and Gladys Dance Academy.

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Dance at the Borough Park Library Presents: Latin Dance Championships

Dance At The Borough Park Library Presents:

Tue, Aug 4   7:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Virtual

Adults performance Virtual Programming

Come watch the Singapore WDSF Superstars Championships Latin Final from August 26, 2018Organized by Shawn and Gladys Dance Academy.

https://www.facebook.com/BPLboroughpark/posts/3290140511044248?__xts__[0]=68....

Dance At The Borough Park Library Presents:

Create and Tell: Watercolors 水彩画

Tue, Aug 4   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults artist talks arts and crafts chinese multilingual

Create and Tell is a series of online gatherings for anyone who wants to practice and hone art skills and gain feedback from others.  Participants are encouraged to show their work and tell their stories.  Starting from August 4th...

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Create and Tell: Watercolors 水彩画

Cinema Ephemera

Tue, Aug 4   8:30 pm to 9:30 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults bpl presents Cinema Ephemera

A family friendly program featuring dance, illustrations and games. Calpulli Mexian dance celebrates rich dance and music traditions from Mexico. Go inside the studios of children’s illustrators and watch Mika Song draw two squirrels–and best...

Cinema Ephemera

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BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Wed, Aug 5   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Take a walk on the wild side with the virtual offerings of our friends at the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Prospect Park Zoo. Each day we’ll share a cool feature being offered online by our Zoological partners and learn more about how...

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BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Navigating Your Child's Disability: One-to-One Expert Assistance Is Here!

Wed, Aug 5   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Many situations require the assistance of an expert. We can provide one-to-one help for you and your child with:

Virtual school Issues with school re-opening  Individualized Education Program (IEP) process Early childhood services...
Navigating Your Child's Disability: One-to-One Expert Assistance Is Here!

Virtual Babies and Books Storytime

Wed, Aug 5   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime Virtual Programming

Join the Central Youth Wing librarians for a weekly storytime for babies every Wednesday morning in July. Learn new ryhmes, songs, and favorite books that are appopriate for babies ages 0-18 months. 

 

The program will...

Virtual Babies and Books Storytime

"West African Adventures" with Cumbe: Center for African Diaspora Dance

Wed, Aug 5   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Take a journey with us through West African culture as we explore the vivacious rhythms, high energy movement, and jewels of knowledge from Nigeria, Guinea, Burkina Faso and more! From viewing the map of Africa, learning oral and movement...

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"West African Adventures" with Cumbe: Center for African Diaspora Dance

Virtual Storytime

Wed, Aug 5   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 Coffee Break Coloring

Wed, Aug 5   12:30 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Need to de-stress during your coffee break? Grab your favorite coloring book or a blank piece of paper and color along to some relaxing music as we demonstrate different adult coloring apps and artists. All ages welcome.

This...

Virtual Coffee Break Coloring

Virtual Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 5   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class. Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

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

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Virtual Ask a Tech

Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

Wed, Aug 5   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Make a beautiful collection of your life stories and family photos with Vita Story Club. Every week, we'll gather as a group on Zoom to share our photos and the stories behind them. We'll help you preserve them in a personal memory book to make a...

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Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Aug 5   1:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Spend a quick and crafty 30 minutes with the Saratoga's children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting,  or some combination of those.

This will be broadcast from the Saratoga Facebook page

Virtual Kids Create

The Art of Searching & Reading Research Articles - Session 1

Wed, Aug 5   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults all ages research Virtual Programming

Join us for this class on searching & reading academic research articles! This two-session program is open to all students of any age. We will use the Brooklyn Public Library's public databases, which are all free to use with an active...

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The Art of Searching & Reading Research Articles - Session 1

Introduction to Proposal Writing (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Wed, Aug 5   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business research

Hi there,

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

When: Aug 5, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://candid.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0lc-...

Introduction to Proposal Writing (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Summer Reading: Puppet Making with Circus Artist Laine Barton

Wed, Aug 5   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us for the humorous story Too Much Noise and for a puppet-making craft with circus artist, Laine Barton!

We'll hear Too Much Noise while making a puppet out of an envelope, representing one of the animals brought into the...

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Summer Reading: Puppet Making with Circus Artist Laine Barton

How to Write a Cover Letter

Wed, Aug 5   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career Virtual Programming

Don't overlook this key step in your job search! Learn how to organize your cover letter to showcase your strengths.

Please note that you may register for this event up until one hour before it starts. You will receive the Zoom link...

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How to Write a Cover Letter

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 5   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations spanish Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak Spanish 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...

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Virtual Computer Basics

Wed, Aug 5   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Do you want to learn how to use a computer? During this session, you will learn computer basics including how to use a mouse, parts of a computer and what you can do with a computer.

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

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Virtual Computer Basics

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Aug 5   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime spanish Virtual Programming

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores en la página Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook. (Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers on the Brooklyn...

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Virtual Kids Create: Origami

Wed, Aug 5   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading

Spend a quick and crafty half hour with the Macon children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting, tying, or some combination of those.

**Registration required!

We're going to try a new format, and instead of broadcasting from...

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Virtual Kids Create: Origami

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Aug 5   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books poetry

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Discuss writing you have written about the current book. It can be something you feel should’ve been written...

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Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

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