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JUL
9

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Erotica (The Darkside)

Thu, Jul 9   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: Erotica (The Darkside)

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Jul 9   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Artists on Site creative writing Virtual Programming

 Whether you are looking for positive encouragement with your nearly completed novel, or you would like to try some poetry or short story writing exercises, this writing workshop is for you! Participants may share their writing and...

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Creative Writing for Teens

Organized Power: Police Unions, Policy & the Labor Movement

Thu, Jul 9   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism Virtual Programming

The role of police unions has come under increased scrutiny during the ongoing uprising for racial, social and economic justice. Often seen as a lobby group fighting to block meaningful reform and deflect accountability rather than as traditional...

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Organized Power: Police Unions, Policy & the Labor Movement

Book Discussion: Metamorphoses by Ovid

Thu, Jul 9   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion

"What we have been, or now are, we shall not be tomorrow."

-Ovid, Metamorphoses

Please join us for an informal discussion of Metamorphoses, the great narrative poem by the Roman poet Ovid, considered to be his...

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Book Discussion: Metamorphoses by Ovid

Native American History with the Queens Historical Society

Thu, Jul 9   6:00 pm to 6:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass spanish

Learn about the people who first shaped Queens, and how their influence has shaped our modern landscape. We will use documents and archaeological artifacts to learn what life was like for the Native american tribes on Long Island and Queens....

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Native American History with the Queens Historical Society

JUL
10

Virtual Dancercise

Fri, Jul 10   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming

Come Join Our Virtual Dancercise! We will be sharing a fun activity for all ages, with dance and creative movements.

Dancersize promotes health and mobility through a low to medium intensity of a mix of salsa, bachata, merengue and other...

Virtual Dancercise

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Fri, Jul 10   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Reusing and Recycling

Many of the manufacturers, designers, and artists at the Brooklyn Navy Yard find new uses for materials that might be thrown away. We will look at some of these innovative uses of recycled and repurposed materials,...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Virtual Mini Storytime

Fri, Jul 10   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jul 10   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

Summer Reading: City of Hope

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

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

“City of Hope” is the story of how music from African Roots developed into beloved forms of artistic expression around the world, told by the Agents of Jam - FunikiJam’s multicultural band of contemporary artists. 

Featuring a score...

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Summer Reading: City of Hope

Virtual Ask a Tech

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

Adults 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.

Note: We will be using Zoom to...

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Virtual Ask a Tech

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Fri, Jul 10   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

Knit Together

Fri, Jul 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

Adult Role Models Program

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

Adults adult learning conversations health and wellness Healthy Communities

Adult Role Models (ARMs) are local parents and caring adults trained by Planned Parenthood of New York City to help parents and other caring adults communicate with their children about sexuality and strengthen parent-child relationships. ...

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Adult Role Models Program

Music Making Engineering Tinker Summer Festival with the Lewis Latimer House Museum

Fri, Jul 10   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

Learn how to make music online! Make incredible electronic music with Claire, the person behind dolltr!ck, Claire is a music technologist and educator who has worked with numerous organizations in providing learning opportunities for young...

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Music Making Engineering Tinker Summer Festival with the Lewis Latimer House Museum

Zumba

Fri, Jul 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults benefit assistance fitness health and wellness Healthy Communities

The instructor will guide you through a fun and active Zumba workout that will leave you feeling happy and energized!  You will also receive a brief presentation on health insurance options for you and the entire family.

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Zumba

Book Adventures

Fri, Jul 10   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore stem & steam storytime summer reading

Take a book adventure as Ms. Sarah reads “Hey, Water!” by Antoinette Portis! After reading children will go on an Ice Excavation adventure!  

This will take place on the Carroll Gardens Library Facebook Page.  

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Book Adventures

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Fri, Jul 10   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion e-books

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

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can draw, paint, cosplay, digital art, etc. Express...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Fri, Jul 10   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion e-books

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

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can draw, paint, cosplay, digital art, etc. Express...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

JUL
11

Jack & Friends: Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Jul 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids drag queen story hour lgbtq pride month summer reading Virtual Programming

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

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly...

Jack & Friends: Drag Queen Story Hour

Spanish HSE Screening / Inscripción de clases de TASC/GED en español

Sat, Jul 11   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning hse literacy spanish

¿Necesita ayuda preparándose para el examen del TASC (anteriormente el GED) en español? 

No espere más. Obtenga el diploma de escuela secundaria y mejore su vida.

Con el diploma puede conseguir un mejor trabajo, ir a la...

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Spanish HSE Screening / Inscripción de clases de TASC/GED en español

Virtual 3D Printing & Modeling Class

Sat, Jul 11   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge Virtual Programming

Welcome to the world of 3D printing! In this class you will learn everything you need to know to make beautiful 3D creations. You'll learn how to use TinkerCAD, an entry level (and free) 3D modeling program that will let you design just about...

Virtual 3D Printing & Modeling Class

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Sat, Jul 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 topic: From Yelp to Help—Reviewing...

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The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

My New York City

Sat, Jul 11   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing summer reading Virtual Programming writing workshop

My New York City is a six-session online creative writing workshop from Parachute Literary Arts and poet/filmmaker SM Gray in which participants explore, reflect, and write about their NYC borough, neighborhood or other meaningful city locations...

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My New York City

Virtual Book Club: BYOB/Bring Your Own Book

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

Adults book club book discussion humanities and art Virtual Programming

Join Brooklyn Heights librarian Claire for this chat about what we're reading through video conference call. For this Bring Your Own Book ("BYOB") book discussion, make your own choice of book and tell us why you would (or wouldn't...

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Virtual Book Club: BYOB/Bring Your Own Book

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Fantastical Erotica and Romances

Sat, Jul 11   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: Fantastical Erotica and Romances

JUL
13

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Mon, Jul 13   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Egypt: Journey to Kemet: Explore ancient Egyptian art and its impact on the African continent and around the world.

Explore art, design, and culture with the teen educators in the Museum Apprentice Program at the Brooklyn Museum. These...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Mon, Jul 13   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts first five years preschool summer reading

Join us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and a simple finger play activity. View the broadcast on the Saratoga Library's Facebook Page at 10:15 am

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Jul 13   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. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Summer Reading: Spin, Pop, Boom

Mon, Jul 13   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Are you ready for some fun science?

Witness amazing feats of chemistry as we explore all sorts of spectacular reactions. Mad Science is a group that is on a mission to spark the imagination and curiosity of children by providing...

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Summer Reading: Spin, Pop, Boom

Jack & Friends: Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Suzi Shelton

Mon, Jul 13   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years live music summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton for a series of fun-filled musical performances....

Jack & Friends: Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Suzi Shelton

Justice Initiatives' Book Club: The End of Policing by Alex Vitale

Mon, Jul 13   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism Virtual Programming

What would American society look like without punitive law enforcement? How is “crime” defined, and who gets punished for it? How can we reimagine “public safety” that keeps our communities vital—rather than eroded by racist surveillance and mass...

Justice Initiatives' Book Club: The End of Policing by Alex Vitale

Live Music: Ashley Keiko with the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning

Mon, Jul 13   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

Enjoy the performance of this up-and-coming multi-talented performer, educator, advocator, entrepreneur and founder of Keiko Studios.

This program is intended for families.

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Live Music: Ashley Keiko with the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning

JUL
14

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Tue, Jul 14   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Go Figure!: Enter the realm of multiple dimensions and learn how artists manipulate materials to bring them to life.

Explore art, design, and culture with the teen educators in the Museum Apprentice Program at the Brooklyn Museum. These...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Jul 14   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years Virtual Programming

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: Silly Jazz and Camille!

Tue, Jul 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family summer reading Virtual Programming

Come dance along to “silly jazz” with comedian and jazz singer, Camille Harris. Popular songs include: “The Monster Under My Bed,” “Muffin Man,” and “Chopsticks.”

View the broadcast on Youtube Live at 11 AM.

Summer Reading: Silly Jazz and Camille!

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Tue, Jul 14   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

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

Join Kelly Brennan for a fun yoga practice! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in...

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Virtual Storytime

Tue, Jul 14   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years 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...

Virtual Storytime

Virtual Sign Language Class

Tue, Jul 14   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...

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Virtual Sign Language Class

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Jul 14   12:30 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, Jul 14   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Jul 14   4:00 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 to reserve your spot....

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Resume & Career Help Live!

JUL
15

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 15   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 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

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Wed, Jul 15   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Shades of Change: Witness how art can be used to create change and fight for justice.

Explore art, design, and culture with the teen educators in the Museum Apprentice Program at the Brooklyn Museum. These live virtual programs will...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Summer Reading: Stewzo Musical Puppet Show

Wed, Jul 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Kids love this unique show as Stewzo performs funny songs with his guitar and comedy routines with his cast of wacky ventriloquist puppets and characters. Lots of surprises, magic, and audience participation.

View the broadcast on...

Summer Reading: Stewzo Musical Puppet Show

Ageless Grace

Wed, Jul 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults benefit assistance fitness health and wellness Healthy Communities

Ageless Grace is a chair-based fitness program based on everyday movements that are natural and organic, which focus on the healthy longevity of the body and mind. The instructor will guide you through this fun and easy workout that...

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Ageless Grace

Job Search: Writing Your Cover Letter

Wed, Jul 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career resume

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

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Job Search: Writing Your Cover Letter

Virtual Ask a Tech

Wed, Jul 15   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults 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, Jul 15   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

Understanding Dementia for Caregivers

Wed, Jul 15   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

A safe, comfortable place to learn about dementia and the resources and services that can help you cope with the challenges today while you plan for the future. 

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Understanding Dementia for Caregivers

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