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Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 6   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Olivia for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. View the live broadcast from the Windsor Terrace Library Facebook Page.

Virtual Storytime

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 6   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Come join one of the Park Slope Library children's librarians for a virtual storytime!...

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Woman’s Support Group

Thu, Aug 6   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Please join a group of ladies on Zoom at Dyker Heights to share everything virtually. Registration is required. Please send your email to [email protected] for invitation. 

Woman’s Support Group

WE Connect Mentor Session with Agustina Cervera

Thu, Aug 6   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Agustina Cervera moved to NYC in 2010 after graduating as an architect. As a first-time immigrant with little to no network that could support her professional goals, Agustina relied on her resourcefulness to realize her dreams of working and...

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WE Connect Mentor Session with Agustina Cervera

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 6   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 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 Storytime

Thu, Aug 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

Expecting and New Parents Support Group Cancelled

Thu, Aug 6   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

Virtual Computer Class - Google Drive

Thu, Aug 6   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...

Virtual Computer Class - Google Drive

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 6   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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Summer Reading: Parallel Exit

Thu, Aug 6   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

A vaudeville show for the entire family, with juggling, magic, and music. Fun-loving physical comedians present a wide range of old-fashioned family entertainment, and you get to join in the fun! Brought to you by the award-winning troupe...

Summer Reading: Parallel Exit

Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

Thu, Aug 6   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning cooking health and wellness summer reading

We are delighted to announce a new series of workshops in collaboration with City Harvest!

Over the next six workshops, you will learn:

Learn new practices that will lead to lasting lifestyle changes Add easy new recipes on a...
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Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

Retro Gaming Stream

Thu, Aug 6   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

Nutrition Workshops

Thu, Aug 6   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Events for Youth and Family health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

Join Maritza Fred, Commuity Nutrition Educator from Cornell Cooperative Extension for this 6 week nutrition program, where you will prepare delicious healthy recipes and try physical activities. Those who attend 6 sessions will receive a...

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Nutrition Workshops

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Aug 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Please join us every Thursday for a friendly competition for teens looking to interact and sharpen their chess skills simultaneously!

We will be using LiChess as the "Arena," meaning after one game is over, you will be put in...

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Teen Virtual Chess Arena

SimplyAnalytics 101

Thu, Aug 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business Virtual Programming

SimplyAnalytics is a mapping, visualization, and data analytics application that makes it easy for anyone to create maps, charts, and reports using thousands of demographic, business & consumer behavior data variables including census...

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SimplyAnalytics 101

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Aug 6   3:00 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!

NBA Basketball Discussion Club BPL Edition

Thu, Aug 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fitness Virtual Programming

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Basketball topics such as the NBA returns, Lebron James vs Micheal Jordan, Championship Favorites, The NBA Draft , Free Agency and much more!

Registration is required...

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NBA Basketball Discussion Club BPL Edition

Kids Create: Making Fairy Houses

Thu, Aug 6   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us to learn how to make your very own fairy house! We'll talk a bit about the mythology of fairies, fairy culture, and how to use natural and household items to decorate your fairy house! Will the fairies come visit? Let's see! 

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Kids Create: Making Fairy Houses

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Aug 6   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

Tai Chi for Fall Prevention

Thu, Aug 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 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

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Aug 6   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore summer reading

Tune in for a favorite chapter (not necessarily the first) out of a book you might like, and please let us know in comments whether you'll be reading more :)

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

A World Without Police: Abolition and Community Safety

Thu, Aug 6   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism justice initiatives

When we abolish the police, what comes next? 

The ongoing uprising against racist militarized policing has led to an urgent demand to reimagine community support and public safety. What does accountability look like without police or...

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A World Without Police: Abolition and Community Safety

"Cartoon Illustration" with Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning

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

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass Virtual Programming

A class for skilled young artists and beginners who are interested in creating their own cartoon illustrations. Participants will learn drawing techniques that will allow them to create original superheroes, manga characters, and humorous...

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"Cartoon Illustration" with Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning

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

Thu, Aug 6   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)

Teen Time: Jeopardy

Thu, Aug 6   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading teen time Virtual Programming

Join us for Virtual Jeopardy! Ages 12-17 are welcome.

Online registration required. This program will take place on Zoom. Registrants will receive an email with access to the Zoom meeting prior to the event. 

This program is...

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Teen Time: Jeopardy

BRICxHOME: Produce Remotely!

Thu, Aug 6   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bric community partner techknowledge Virtual Programming

Learn how to use various platforms to create well-produced meetings and shows.

This free virtual workshop is being hosted by BRIC, our lead media education partner. Get more information at https://www.bricartsmedia.org/education-...

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BRICxHOME: Produce Remotely!

Virtual Bedtime Stories with Ms. Raquel!

Thu, Aug 6   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bedtime stories early literacy Events for Youth and Family first five years

Join Ms. Raquel from Central Library's Youth WIng for a special bedtime edition of our virtual storytime with stories, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills.

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Virtual Bedtime Stories with Ms. Raquel!

Create and Tell: Watercolors 水彩画

Thu, Aug 6   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

Thu, Aug 6   8:30 pm to 9:30 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults bpl presents Cinema Ephemera

***Please note: Due to the threat of severe weather on Friday, this event has been moved to Thursday***

A family friendly program featuring dance, illustrations and games. Calpulli Mexican dance celebrates rich dance and music traditions...

Cinema Ephemera

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Virtual Dancercise

Fri, Aug 7   10:00 am to 10:45 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. View the broadcast right here from the Brighton Beach Library Facebook page. These classes are pre-recorded, so if you can't make...

Virtual Dancercise

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

Fri, Aug 7   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

Virtual Mini Storytime

Fri, Aug 7   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 Conver

Fri, Aug 7   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. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

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Virtual English Conver

Adult Role Models Program

Fri, Aug 7   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 Greater New York 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

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Fri, Aug 7   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, Aug 7   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

Playground Design/Diseña tu Patio de Juego with the Noguchi Museum

Fri, Aug 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass spanish Virtual Programming

Explore the playgrounds that Isamu Noguchi created around the world. Then, collaborate with your family and design your own three-dimensional playground using materials found in your home, such as paper, tape, and cardboard. This program is in...

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Playground Design/Diseña tu Patio de Juego with the Noguchi Museum

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving

Fri, Aug 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 Lee and Louisa every Friday morning for virtual storytime with books, songs, and...

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving

Virtual Ask a Tech

Fri, Aug 7   11:00 am to 12:00 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

Census Help Live!

Fri, Aug 7   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census Office Hours

Get assistance with your 2020 Census form live with BPL Census Navigator via Zoom. Participants will receive up to 20 minutes of support and guidance. Support can be offered in English or Spanish. Please register here and a member of the team...

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Census Help Live!

Community Cooking Series

Fri, Aug 7   1:00 pm to 1:45 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 English Conversation Group

Fri, Aug 7   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: Star Stories

Fri, Aug 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

For millennia, people have gazed at the night sky and told themselves stories about the pictures they see there. These same stars and constellations also allowed sailors to find their way back to port. Using images of the night sky, stories from...

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Summer Reading: Star Stories

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, Aug 7   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 email to [email protected]

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Macon Pageturners Book Club

Fri, Aug 7   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism book club book discussion

JOIN THE MACON PAGETURNERS BOOK CLUB.

The Macon Pageturners read and discuss fiction and non-fiction from across the African Diaspora. We meet every first and second Friday online.

This August we’re reading Citizen: An American...

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Macon Pageturners Book Club

Kids Create: Drawing Games

Fri, Aug 7   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us on Facebook Live to learn how to play your very own drawing games at home with family and friends! All you need is paper and something to draw with like your favorite maker, pencil, or crayon! We'll be playing:

1. Box Grids...

Kids Create: Drawing Games

Book Adventures: La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya

Fri, Aug 7   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

Join us today at 3:30 for another wonderful book adventure. We will be reading La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya. Afterwards, we will be creating our own paper blankets from everyday materials. If you would like to do the project...

Book Adventures: La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Aug 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 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. You can...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Book Adventures: Rocket Says Look Up! x DIY Telescopes

Fri, Aug 7   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create stem & steam summer reading

Take a Book Adventure as Ms. Sarah reads “Rocket Says Look Up!” by Nathan Bryon and Illustrated by Dapa Adeola! After reading, children will learn how to make and decorate their very own collapsible telescopes!

The Event will take...

Book Adventures: Rocket Says Look Up! x DIY Telescopes

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

Fri, Aug 7   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Social distancing got you down? Got a Nintendo Switch? Join us for BPL's Virtual Mario Kart session!

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

No...

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

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