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JUN
4

Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Thu, Jun 4   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, Jun 4   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

JUN
5

Yoga for Kids

Fri, Jun 5   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years summer reading Virtual Programming

Ms. Corinne uses her imagination, storytelling, songs and help from her audience to travel through space and time! We’ll learn about different yoga techniques that teach us to be present, creative, and mindful, all while stretching our bodies...

Yoga for Kids

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jun 5   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, Jun 5   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

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Jun 5   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

Miss Paula Makes Popsicles

Fri, Jun 5   11:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Miss Paula and her two young assistants, Joseph and Jase, teach you how to make healthy popsicles using fruit juice and real fruit.  Click or cut and paste the link below to watch the video

https://www.facebook.com/BPLboroughpark/...

Miss Paula Makes Popsicles

Mind Your Business: What Entrepreneurs Should Know About Entities and Contracts

Fri, Jun 5   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Many aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners don’t know where to start when it comes to protecting their personal and business assets. This lack of knowledge can cost these owners their most important resources: money and time. This...

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Mind Your Business: What Entrepreneurs Should Know About Entities and Contracts

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, Jun 5   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

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Jun 5   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jun 5   3:30 pm to 5:00 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

Three Romantic Craft Workshops: Tea Stained Origami Flower Bouquet

Fri, Jun 5   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts summer reading Virtual Programming

Join artist and fashion designer Laura Eliason of Arguing the Mobius in this three-video craft series. The first craft is a Tea Stained Origami Flower Bouquet! 

Supplies needed:

paper ruler scissors glue tea mug

...

Three Romantic Craft Workshops: Tea Stained Origami Flower Bouquet

JUN
6

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Jun 6   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 Storytime

Sat, Jun 6   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

Mapping Our Digital Selves: Zine Making with Maamoul Press

Sat, Jun 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts comics Cool Work x Interesting People humanities and art

Please note: This workshop is designed for adults 17+.

In the time of COVID-19, our lives are mediated more than ever through technology. We appear in one another's homes and interact with our colleagues and loved ones through digital...

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Mapping Our Digital Selves: Zine Making with Maamoul Press

Charla del censo 2020: Mi existencia... Cuenta!

Sat, Jun 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census immigrant services spanish

Acompañe a la Biblioteca Pública de Brooklyn, la Federación Hispana, y CUNY el 6 de junio para hablar sobre los beneficios y el impacto del censo en nuestra comunidad. 

Registre aquí: https://bit.ly/todoscontamos...

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Charla del censo 2020: Mi existencia... Cuenta!

Virtual Book Club: BYOB/Bring Your Own Book

Sat, Jun 6   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

JUN
7

Virtual Storytime- Transportation

Sun, Jun 7   11:00 am to 11:45 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!**   

Join us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime- Transportation

This Might Help: A Poetry Class

Sun, Jun 7   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

Classical Interludes: Carlos Almeida

Sun, Jun 7   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents classical interludes Virtual Programming

Originally from Rio de Janeiro, guitarist/vocalist Carlos Almeida has been living in New York since 1987. During his career, he has played with major Brazilian stars, including Beth Carvalho, Jorje Aragão, Alcione, Martinho da Vila, Jair...

Classical Interludes: Carlos Almeida

JUN
8

ESOL--Business English Classes

Mon, Jun 8   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 English Conversation Group

Mon, Jun 8   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

Learn Latin Dance

Mon, Jun 8   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

Criminal Justice Policy and the Pandemic: A National Perspective

Mon, Jun 8   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. At the same time, the people's revolt in response to the...

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Criminal Justice Policy and the Pandemic: A National Perspective

JUN
9

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Tue, Jun 9   10:00 am to 10:30 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

Access to Capital: How to get Capital for Your Business

Tue, Jun 9   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Learn about what type of loan programs the Small Business Administration (SBA) has to offer. Learn about the requirements for each loan program. Figure out if you qualify to participate and how the loan programs benefit the borrower.

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Access to Capital: How to get Capital for Your Business

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Jun 9   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

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

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

Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Gustafer Yellowgold

Tue, Jun 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

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

Gustafer Yellowgold’s Show is a funny and touching multimedia performance of music, colored pencil animations and storytelling. The music and ‘moving art’ shows are performed by two-time Grammy-nominated songwriter, cartoonist, and author, Morgan...

Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Gustafer Yellowgold

Virtual Storytime

Tue, Jun 9   11:00 am to 11:30 am   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

Virtual Sign Language Class

Tue, Jun 9   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, Jun 9   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, Jun 9   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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Census Storytime - Cantonese

Tue, Jun 9   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 2020 census chinese first five years multilingual

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

Join us for virtual Cantonese storytime with books, songs, and tips in Cantonese for...

Virtual Census Storytime - Cantonese

Job Interviews: Making the Best Impression, Especially Now

Tue, Jun 9   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business career finance Virtual Programming

A Business & Career Librarian will discuss best practices in job interviews – what has changed about interviews since they mostly have gone virtual, as well as plenty of things that haven’t.  

Please note that you must RSVP...

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Job Interviews: Making the Best Impression, Especially Now

Green Series: The Condor and the Eagle Screening

Tue, Jun 9   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents film green series Virtual Programming

The June Green Series presented by Brooklyn Public Library's BPL Presents features a screening and discussion of The Condor & the Eagle. 

The Condor and the Eagle documents the stories of four well-known Native environmental...

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Green Series: The Condor and the Eagle Screening

Tips for Surviving and then Thriving Through this Crisis

Tue, Jun 9   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance small business

This workshop will be an overview of the first three stages of actions to survive this crisis. It will help you define where you are and what you can do to emerge and thrive. 

Stage One is about survival and financial...

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Tips for Surviving and then Thriving Through this Crisis

Virtual Volunteer Tutor Information Session

Tue, Jun 9   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning hse Virtual Programming

In an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have transitioned all of your spring in-person programming to an online format. Do you want to help an adult who struggles to read or brush on their math skills virtually using an online...

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Virtual Volunteer Tutor Information Session

28th Amendment Town Hall, moderated by Brynna Tucker

Tue, Jun 9   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, moderated by Brynna Tucker

JUN
10

We Speak NYC Conversation Group

Wed, Jun 10   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, Jun 10   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

BCCC Virtual Census meeting

Wed, Jun 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census community partner

The Brooklyn Complete Count Committee (BCCC) hosts semi-monthly meetings to align on Census updates and initiatives in Brooklyn. Our focus is on increasing responses in low-response neighborhoods so that we can #MakeBrooklynCount 100%

BCCC Virtual Census meeting

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Jun 10   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)

Gender Diversity in Early Childhood Education

Wed, Jun 10   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning early literacy LGBTQ lgbtq pride month

Lindsay 'Lindz' Amer, a queer and non-binary LGBTQ+ creator, activist, and children's performer known for their popular webseries Queer Kid Stuff provides tools for developing LGBTQ+ inclusive programming, answering those tough questions, and the...

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Gender Diversity in Early Childhood Education

Support Circle for Friends & Family of Incarcerated People (with guest lawyer from Bronx Defenders)

Wed, Jun 10   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

This support group is lowkey and free, a place for those with incarcerated loved ones to be there for one another, vent, and share resources. Join the conversation! Anything shared with the group is completely confidential, and nobody except...

Support Circle for Friends & Family of Incarcerated People (with guest lawyer from Bronx Defenders)

Three Romantic Craft Workshops: Leather Fringe Earrings

Wed, Jun 10   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts summer reading Virtual Programming

Join artist and fashion designer Laura Eliason of Arguing the Mobius for the second of a three-video craft series. This craft is Leather Fringe Earrings! 

Supplies needed:

Cardstock Scissors Leather (9" x 3.25") Rotary...
Three Romantic Craft Workshops: Leather Fringe Earrings

Philosophy in the Library: "A Theory of Jerks" by Eric Schwitzgebel

Wed, Jun 10   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents philosophy in the library Virtual Programming

The June Philosophy in the Library asks: What is the essence of jerkitude?  And why is it that jerks so rarely realize what huge jerks they are?  If jerks don't know that they're jerks, might you yourself be a jerk without realizing it...

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Philosophy in the Library: "A Theory of Jerks" by Eric Schwitzgebel

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, Jun 10   7:30 pm to 8:30 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

JUN
11

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Jun 11   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join us for a storytime for toddlers incorporating live music and yoga! View the broadcast on the Brooklyn Public Library Facebook Page at 10:00AM.

Musical Yoga Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Groups

Thu, Jun 11   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. 

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

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Virtual English Conversation Groups

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y)

Thu, Jun 11   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years toddler time toddler yoga yoga and meditation

Sing and stretch with  Ms Liz during Toddler Yoga! For toddlers 18 to 36 months.

**Registration Required!

We will be using Zoom to host this program, space is limited, and you will need either a computer with audio and...

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Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y)

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