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Virtual PreSchool Storytime

Mon, Oct 26   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for Virtual Storytime on Saratoga's Face Book page!!

Virtual PreSchool Storytime

Mr. Mike Reads

Mon, Oct 26   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike reads fun stories for the younger set. https://www.facebook.com/BPLboroughpark/videos

 

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Mr. Mike Reads

Mr. Mike Reads The Halloween House

Mon, Oct 26   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Kids halloween storytime Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike reads The Halloween House by Erica Silverman and illustrator John Agee. The Halloween House is a Halloween themed backwards counting rhyme featuring monsters and variouscreepy creatures that's based on the 19th Century classic counting...

Mr. Mike Reads The Halloween House

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Mon, Oct 26   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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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Jack & Friends: Zoom Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Mon, Oct 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years toddler yoga Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join Kelly Brennan for a fun yoga practice! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way through adventures, stories, and songs.  

These classes will be held over Zoom and registration is required....

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Jack & Friends: Zoom Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Misterios de la máscara: Lucha Libre Mask Making

Mon, Oct 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

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Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a luchador? Join us for a brand new maskmaking workshop where we jump into the world of Lucha Libre. Come learn about the history of Mexican wrestling through storytelling while creating our own...

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Misterios de la máscara: Lucha Libre Mask Making

English Learner's Book Club

Mon, Oct 26   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

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Join other adults learning English each week as we read together! Our book club will meet Mondays from 11am-12:30pm.

This book club will meet every Monday, and talk about the same book. You will read on your own, and talk about what you...

English Learner's Book Club

Book Discussion - "My Vanishing Country" a memoir by Baraki Sellers

Mon, Oct 26   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion Virtual Programming

"My Vanishing Country is both a timely and timeless book that sheds a light on the unseen and gives a voice to the many who are unheard." (Tyler Perry)

“Bakari Sellers’ My Vanishing Country is urgent and essential reading brimming...

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Book Discussion - "My Vanishing Country" a memoir by Baraki Sellers

Virtual Movement Challenge

Mon, Oct 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Seraphina is thrilled for the opportunity to join together and grow as a community of movers and body enthusiasts! Our sessions together will act as a space to hold each other accountable to be consistent and to play. While this world turns...

Virtual Movement Challenge

Toddler Time

Mon, Oct 26   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years toddler time Virtual Programming

Toddler Time

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.

Toddler Time

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Oct 26   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Toddler Time

Mon, Oct 26   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time Virtual Programming

Toddler Time with Miss Lynn

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months. https://www.facebook.com/BPLboroughpark/videos

Toddler Time

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Mon, Oct 26   1:30 pm to 3:00 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 Russian Storytime

Mon, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime russian storytime

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

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

Virtual Russian Storytime

Virtual Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

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Virtual Computer Basics

Plant Care With Tula

Mon, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults gardening Virtual Programming

Join Tula's co-founder and resident plant lover, Christan Summers for a digital workshop celebrating seasonal plant life and how to properly repot your plants. During the workshop, we will demonstrate the best repotting methods and...

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Plant Care With Tula

Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners - ESOL

Mon, Oct 26   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging esol Virtual Programming

Van Gogh, Szabo, Whitney and Webb…and you!

Learn the techniques of watercolor painting. This workshop is sure to awaken your creative side or expand your knowledge and vision. This 9-week workshop will teach you the basics that will...

Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners - ESOL

Adult Book Discussion: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Mon, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

Join our virtual book discussion group offered by Dyker Library on Zoom. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour...

Adult Book Discussion: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Mon, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults career Virtual Programming

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Canva, where the designs of your dreams can come to life! Canva is the most accessible and widespread tool for graphic design from beginner to pro-level. Use Canva to create everything from merch, to flyers and...

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Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Signing a Commercial Lease: What You Need to Know | NYC SBS

Mon, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Learn how to negotiate a fair commercial lease!

Business owners know that securing the right commercial space is an important decision, but many are not prepared to enter the lease negotiation process. By effectively negotiating a lease...

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Signing a Commercial Lease: What You Need to Know | NYC SBS

Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Mon, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults career Virtual Programming

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Canva, where the designs of your dreams can come to life! Canva is the most accessible and widespread tool for graphic design from beginner to pro-level. Use Canva to create everything from merch, to flyers and...

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Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Banned Books Response

Mon, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young 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 grades 6-12.
 

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of it so far? If we’ve finished...

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Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Banned Books Response

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Mon, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults everyone is welcome here teen tech time Virtual Programming

All skill levels welcome! 

No registration required. Just add us on PSN “Redhookbranch70” and we’ll send you an invite to the Party and Neighborhood when you get online, then we can start the Battle! 

Don't...

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Kahoot! Trivia

Mon, Oct 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Challenge your friends to a trivia game. We will be using the online trivia platform Kahoot!

Register so that we can send you a secure Zoom link. 

 

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Kahoot! Trivia

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Banned Books Response

Mon, Oct 26   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young 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 grades 6-12.
 

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of it so far? If we’ve finished...

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Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Banned Books Response

Kids Explore: Multilingual Storytelling

Mon, Oct 26   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore multilingual

Join us for the first in a series of programs, listen along as two librarians share a similar story in two different languages. We'll share an English version of the Brothers Grimm tale The Fisherman and His Wife and the classic Russian...

Kids Explore: Multilingual Storytelling

Aaand I Lost...| BPL Gaming Stream

Mon, Oct 26   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time teen time video games Virtual Programming

Aaand I Lost... is a new interactive (ish) BPL gaming stream where the librarian/gamer does a playthrough of a game he's never played before! 

Join Tyler as he stumbles blindly through games that he's never seen before. He may ask...

Aaand I Lost...| BPL Gaming Stream

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

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

Mon, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 4:45 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

Know Your Rights: Early Voting and Election Day

Mon, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults justice initiatives

Justice Initiatives at BPL is partnering with community organizations and agencies to produce a series of Know Your Rights workshops. This event in the series will focus on the Right to Vote, with an emphasis on early voting in New York and...

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Know Your Rights: Early Voting and Election Day

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Banned Books Response

Mon, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young 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 grades 6-12.
 

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of it so far? If we’ve...

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Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Banned Books Response

"Objects Tell Stories" with Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Mon, Oct 26   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Objects hold our history, connect us to culture, and stir our emotions. As we spend more time in our homes let’s take a look at some of the objects we value, explore their secrets, their stories, and how they can connect us to others.

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"Objects Tell Stories" with Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Until We Reckon: Violence, Mass Incarceration, and a Road to Repair by Danielle Sered

Mon, Oct 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism justice initiatives

Until We Reckon came out of the author’s work as Director of Common Justice, a Brooklyn-based restorative justice project, as well as her experience as an individual harmed by violence. The book makes a compelling case that our current...

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Justice Initiatives Book Club: Until We Reckon: Violence, Mass Incarceration, and a Road to Repair by Danielle Sered

Polish for Beginners

Mon, Oct 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning polish world language conversation

They say that Polish is the most difficult language in the world. Do you want to find out if it's true? Or maybe you would like to be able to order borscht and dumplings in Polish? Greenpoint Library starts the virtual Polish for Beginners course...

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Polish for Beginners

Jewish Diaspora in China: Sephardi Jews in Shanghai

Mon, Oct 26   6:15 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism chinese Jewish Refugees Exhibit Virtual Programming

The development and prosperity of Shanghai in the middle of 19th century to the early 20th century couldn't have been possible withouth contributions of the Jewish community, who are predominantly composed of Sephardic Jews and their descendants...

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Jewish Diaspora in China: Sephardi Jews in Shanghai

Virtual Polish Book Discussion Club

Mon, Oct 26   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Brooklyn Public Library invites you to the virtual book discussion club in Polish. The presented book is "Piękne zielone oczy" ("Beautiful Green Eyes") by ARNOŠT LUSTIG. The e-book for the participants of the discussion was...

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Virtual Polish Book Discussion Club

Adult Book Club/Discussion "Dogsbody" by Diana Wynne Jones

Mon, Oct 26   8:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

Join us as we discuss another book by legendary fantasy writer Diana Wynne Jones.  This funny, heartbreaking, stunning book is "Dogsbody".The Dog Star, Sirius, is tried - and found guilty - by his heavenly peers for a murder he did not...

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Adult Book Club/Discussion "Dogsbody" by Diana Wynne Jones

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Virtual Mini Storytime

Tue, Oct 27   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

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, Oct 27   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years kids create Virtual Programming

Join us every Tuesday for a new art project you can easily replicate at home.  These fun artistic exploration with help your little one develop their creativity and their fine motor skills.

Each new video will is ...

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Kids Create! First 5 Years

Zoom Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Tue, Oct 27   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Join Windsor Terrace's own Miss Cindy for songs, rhymes, and stories.  Bring your shakers, rattles, instruments, or just some pots and pans to make music.

Please register to receive the Zoom link.  We will email the link...

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Zoom Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Oct 27   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

Bebés Geniales

Tue, Oct 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies early literacy first five years multilingual storytime

Acompáñenos en un programa en zoom para los padres y los cuidadores de Nueva York que ayudan al desarrollo mental de niños de edad 0 a 3. Incluye cuentos e historias en inglés y español, consejos, artesanías, canciones, mira y repite, y más!...

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Bebés Geniales

Creative Aging: Don't Toss It, Collage It

Tue, Oct 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

Get all of your articles, papers, pictures…but don’t throw them out! Instead of tossing them out, get creative and turn them into a collage!

Dave Johnson is a master at the art of collage, and in this 9-week workshop, he will show you how...

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Creative Aging: Don't Toss It, Collage It

Virtual Storytime

Tue, Oct 27   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

McKinley Park Branch Preschool Book Adventures: the case of the missing pumpkin

Tue, Oct 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts first five years Virtual Programming

Come join McKinley Park Branch virtually on zoom with a read out loud and craft.

Registration Required!

Materials needed: construction paper/paper plate, glue, scissors and crayons/markers.

Zoom information...

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McKinley Park Branch Preschool Book Adventures: the case of the missing pumpkin

Virtual Sign Language Class

Tue, Oct 27   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

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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

Resources to Successfully Reopen Your Business | NYC SBS

Tue, Oct 27   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Learn how to find information regarding State Reopening guidelines for your industry, and resources that are available to help your business adapt to a changing business environment.

Resources include:

Virtual Compliance Advisement...
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Resources to Successfully Reopen Your Business | NYC SBS

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 27   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

The Adult Learning Department and The Literacy Zone Virtual Open House!

Tue, Oct 27   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning hse never too late to learn

         Are you interested in earning your HSE Diploma or maybe need a refferal to help with an issue?  

It's possible at Brooklyn Public Library!  Join us for our Fall Virtual Open House on...

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The Adult Learning Department and The Literacy Zone Virtual Open House!

Creative Aging: Remembering NY

Tue, Oct 27   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Before you moved to New York, how did you imagine it would be? What did you leave behind? What songs or games did you bring with you to New York? What were your dreams? How has New York changed?

Through theater games, songs, storytelling...

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Creative Aging: Remembering NY

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