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JUL
21

Cara's Caterpillars

Tue, Jul 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family summer reading 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 song.

View the broadcast on the Brooklyn Public Library...

Cara's Caterpillars

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Tue, Jul 21   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 21   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 English Conversation Group

Tue, Jul 21   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 21   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

2020 Census Q&A with the BPL Census Navigator Team

Tue, Jul 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census Office Hours Virtual Programming

Join us on the Brooklyn Public Library Instagram page for a Live event featuring the BPL Census Navigator team. Get real time help with your census questions, learn why a complete count is so important in Brooklyn, and complete your 2020 Census...

2020 Census Q&A with the BPL Census Navigator Team

Introduction to Ancestry Library Edition™

Tue, Jul 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning genealogy research Virtual Programming

Interested into digging into your family's past? Ancestry.com Library Edition ™ is now available for free access from your home computer or mobile device through Brooklyn Public Library, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry....

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Introduction to Ancestry Library Edition™

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Jul 21   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!

Colonial Cooking with the Wyckoff House Museum

Tue, Jul 21   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass

J​oin the Wyckoff Museum staff as they prepare a fresh summertime meal from historical recipes. We’ll discuss the history of the Wyckoff farm and agriculture in Brooklyn, as well as food preservation, healthy meals, and how the Wyckoff Museum is...

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Colonial Cooking with the Wyckoff House Museum

JUL
22

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Wed, Jul 22   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Wildcard Wednesdays

Stay on your toes as we surprise you with a wacky project to try at home with our youth librarians. You’re not the only one with cabin fever! 


Think the library is just for reading? Think again!...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Virtual Ask a Tech

Wed, Jul 22   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 22   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

Summer Reading: African Jewelry Making

Wed, Jul 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Participants will design and create African jewelry while listening to some ethnic beats for inspiration.

View the broadcast at 2 PM.

Summer Reading: African Jewelry Making

Reflect & Restore through Writing

Wed, Jul 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Sometimes it's hard to find the right words to tell the story we want to tell. Your experiences, your feelings, your thoughts, your struggles - it's all part of your story. Your story is unique to you, and writing it down can be a release, or...

Reflect & Restore through Writing

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Jul 22   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)

Investing in Uncertain Times

Wed, Jul 22   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business finance Virtual Programming

These are uncertain times. But here’s some good news - when it comes to investing, there are opportunities. Use this workshop to get better informed about investing so you can make strategic choices about...

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Investing in Uncertain Times

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 22   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

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

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

 

Virtual Kids Create

Virtual Teens Write Stuff Wednesdays

Wed, Jul 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults creative writing teen time Virtual Programming

While we can't share in person, that doesn't mean the writing has to stop. 

 

 

Join us online on our Instagram page! 

Virtual Teens Write Stuff Wednesdays

Summer Chess Tournament Series

Wed, Jul 22   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Join us for our weekly chess tournament on lichess.org! Open to children and teens of all skill levels. Remember to be nice in the chat! Links for each tournament for the remainder of the summer can be found below:

Week 1: https://...

Summer Chess Tournament Series

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Jul 22   7:00 pm to 8:00 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

Climate Wednesdays: Transportation

Wed, Jul 22   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment lectures and discussions Virtual Programming

How can Brooklynites confront the climate crisis? What needs to change, and how can we make sure that change will be equitable? Over three evenings thinkers and activists will share their ideas about the crisis and offer strategies for...

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Climate Wednesdays: Transportation

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion: Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson

Wed, Jul 22   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Sherwood Anderson's Collection of short stories,  Winesburg, Ohio. If you need the book, it is available for free on Project Gutenberg!

Every Wednesday...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion: Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, Jul 22   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

JUL
23

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Jul 23   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

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Thu, Jul 23   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Brooklyn Origami and Haiku

Stay home this summer,

let paper take you away,

create things at home.

Join our librarians as we explore art and poetry from Japan to make Haikus and origami that reflect nature in...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Virtual English Conversation Groups

Thu, Jul 23   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

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 23   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

What Do I Do Now? Brooklyn Public Library Resources to Help You Make Your Next Move

Thu, Jul 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business career Virtual Programming

Need to figure out what the next step is if your job has been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis? If so, some free library resources might help. A Business & Career Librarian will demonstrate Career Cruising, a database that helps match your...

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What Do I Do Now? Brooklyn Public Library Resources to Help You Make Your Next Move

Journey to the Past - NYC and Transit History with the New York Transit Museum

Thu, Jul 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

Check out the New York Transit Museum’s unique space with a virtual, kid-friendly tour! Learn about life, work, science, and transportation throughout New York City's past and present. Explore the Museum’s vintage train collection and learn about...

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Journey to the Past - NYC and Transit History with the New York Transit Museum

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 23   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

Crafty Chat: Knit and Crochet Style!

Thu, Jul 23   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Welcome to our Fiber Art circle which you help to build! Whether you are a beginner or an expert, join us as we chat and work on our latest projects. We will also teach knitting and crochet techniques. Make sure to bring your...

Crafty Chat: Knit and Crochet Style!

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Jul 23   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...

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Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 23   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: Zumba for Kids

Thu, Jul 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

It is a perfect combination of fun and fitness, featuring international rhythms and dancing.

View the broadcast on Zoom at 2 PM.

Summer Reading: Zumba for Kids

Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

Thu, Jul 23   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

Virtual Internet Basics

Thu, Jul 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer programming techknowledge Virtual Programming

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson covers browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

We will be using Zoom to...

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Virtual Internet Basics

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Jul 23   3:00 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!

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Jul 23   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

2020 Census Q&A with the BPL Census Navigator Team

Thu, Jul 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census Office Hours Virtual Programming

Join us on the Brooklyn Public Library Twitter page for a Live event featuring the BPL Census Navigator team. Get real time help with your census questions, learn why a complete count is so important in Brooklyn, and complete your 2020 Census...

2020 Census Q&A with the BPL Census Navigator Team

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jul 23   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore

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

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Jul 23   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...

Creative Writing for Teens

JUL
24

Virtual Dancercise

Fri, Jul 24   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 Public Library

Fri, Jul 24   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Street Art

Express Yourself! See how street art can help and improve your community, while making your voice heard right from the Plaza in front of our Central Branch. Learn some (temporary) techniques to liven up your own neighborhood...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jul 24   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: Hopalong Andrew

Fri, Jul 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Hopalong Andrew is an American Western and Folk music singer and humorist who revisions classic cowboy and folk songs to playfully reflect city life for urban cowpokes.

View the broadcast on Facebook Live at 11 AM.

Summer Reading: Hopalong Andrew

Virtual Ask a Tech

Fri, Jul 24   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

Knit Together

Fri, Jul 24   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 24   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

Animal Crossing Island Tour

Fri, Jul 24   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Looking to branch out in the world of Animal Crossing? Come visit your local library branch! Register now to receive the link to the Discord + unique Dodo code + island etiquette guide. This tour is limited to 8 people max, so claim your spot...

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Animal Crossing Island Tour

Treasures from The Frick Collection

Fri, Jul 24   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass

An educator-led walk-through of the Frick's Virtual Tour, with close looks at high-resolution images of masterpieces in the collection. This immersive online tour will explore the history of the mansion and collection at 1 East 70th Street,...

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Treasures from The Frick Collection

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