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JUL
8

Book Discussion - It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

Wed, Jul 8   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion

Join us for a lively Zoom discussion of It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis.  Please register.

 

Book Discussion - It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

Virtual Mystery Meeting

Wed, Jul 8   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Solve a virtual mystery!

Escape Rooms and Puzzles of all sorts.

Register so that I can send you the link to Zoom. Hope to hear from you soon. 

 

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Virtual Mystery Meeting

Virtual Teens Write Stuff Wednesdays

Wed, Jul 8   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

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Jul 8   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books poetry

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

Discuss writing you have written about the current book. It can be something you feel should’ve been written...

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

2020 Census Q&A with the BPL Census Navigator Team

Wed, Jul 8   5:00 pm to 7:00 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

Changing Signs, Changing Times: A History of Wayfinding in Transit with the New York Transit Museum

Wed, Jul 8   5:30 pm to 6:15 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass

Join Associate Curator Jodi Shapiro for a digital discussion of our recent exhibit, Changing Signs, Changing Times: A History of Wayfinding in Transit. Together, we’ll explore the evolution of New York City transit signage through the years as it...

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Changing Signs, Changing Times: A History of Wayfinding in Transit with the New York Transit Museum

Summer Chess Tournament Series

Wed, Jul 8   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

Strategies To Accelerate Revenue during COVID

Wed, Jul 8   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business finance Virtual Programming

To create growth during the COVID Crisis business owners need the mindset, tools, and resources iconic CEOs use every day to take their corporations to the next level. Achieving growth during times such as these requires a new set of skills,...

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Strategies To Accelerate Revenue during COVID

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Jul 8   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

Adult Animated Shorts

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

Adults movies at the library silent movie matinee Virtual Programming

Join us every Wednesday at 7 PM for a series of animated shorts curated by Adult Services Librarian Valeriya Kiselyer.  All of today's animations are wordless so they are suitable for speakers of every language.  All are included....

Adult Animated Shorts

Virtual Readaloud--The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

Wed, Jul 8   7:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us on the Kensington Library Facebook page as we continue our serial reading of Melissa Caruso's new book, The Obsidian Tower.  This week, we'll enjoy chapters 5 and 6. 

Set in a world of magic and complicated politics...

Virtual Readaloud--The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

Virtual Bedtime Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years bedtime stories early literacy Events for Youth and Family storytime

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

Join us for a virtual bedtime storytime with Ms. Raquel from Central Library's Youth...

Virtual Bedtime Storytime

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

Wed, Jul 8   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 8   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
9

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Jul 9   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 Navy Yard

Thu, Jul 9   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

How Products Are Made

The Brooklyn Navy Yard is home to hundreds of companies that make all sorts of different things that we use in our everyday lives, from face masks and clothing to food and chairs. We will look at some examples of...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 9   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

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

Join us 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 Carroll Gardens Facebook Page. 

Virtual Storytime

Dance Exercises Class

Thu, Jul 9   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Brighton Ballet Theater presents the CULTURAL IMMIGRANT INITIATIVE PROGRAM at the Brighton Beach Library.

For two weeks, starting July 6, 2020, BBT will offer a range of virtual classes for all ages.

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY:
2:00...

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Dance Exercises Class

Virtual English Conversation Groups

Thu, Jul 9   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. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group starts.

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Virtual English Conversation Groups

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 9   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

Job Search: Upgrading Your Resume

Thu, Jul 9   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults business career Virtual Programming

Your resume is good… but could it be better? Follow our checklist to spot the ways you and your resume can stand out to hiring managers.

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Job Search: Upgrading Your Resume

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 9   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

Dance Exercises Class for Kids

Thu, Jul 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Virtual Programming

Brighton Ballet Theater presents the CULTURAL IMMIGRANT INITIATIVE PROGRAM at the Brighton Beach Library.

For two weeks, starting July 6, 2020, BBT will offer a range of virtual classes for all ages.

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY:
2:00...

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Dance Exercises Class for Kids

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Kathy!

Thu, Jul 9   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime summer reading toddler time Virtual Programming

Join us for a storytime incorporating stories, songs, and rhymes! View the broadcast on the Brooklyn Public Library Facebook Page at 11:00AM.

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Kathy!

Documenting Today for Tomorrow: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Covid-19 Collecting Initiatives of Brooklyn Historical Society, Queens Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library

Thu, Jul 9   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass

As New Yorkers grapple with the current global pandemic, this program looks at how organizations like Brooklyn Historical Society, the Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Public Library/Queens College Library are working to document a historic...

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Documenting Today for Tomorrow: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Covid-19 Collecting Initiatives of Brooklyn Historical Society, Queens Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library

Latin Dance: Salsa & Merengue

Thu, Jul 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Latin Dance is mainly derived from three styles: Native American, European, and African influences. Latin Dance is for Everyone! It doesn't matter what life throws at us or where we're from, once the tunes start playing and we start listening to...

Latin Dance: Salsa & Merengue

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Jul 9   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 Library Lab

Thu, Jul 9   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create library lab

Join Miss Jeana and she'll show you how to make watercolor paint from 5 ingredients you have at home! 

Virtual Library Lab

Retro Gaming Stream

Thu, Jul 9   1:00 pm to 2:30 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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 9   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: Science Edutainment

Thu, Jul 9   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Spells & Potion Science!

Welcome to the online laboratory of Bill Louden Science! “Brainy Bill” amazes and amuses crowds of all ages and sizes with his incredible live science demonstrations.  

Join Brainy Bill for a hands-...

Summer Reading: Science Edutainment

Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

Thu, Jul 9   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...
Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

Virtual Computer Basics

Thu, Jul 9   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics computer programming 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

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 9   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Jul 9   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career 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!

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Jul 9   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

Book Adventures: Olivia by Ian Falconer

Thu, Jul 9   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us for an enteraining read--Olivia by Ian Falconer. Afterwards, we will create a watercolor resist. Ms. Ann from the Mill Basin Libary will also attempt to demonstrate how to make water color paint at home. This event will go live from the...

Book Adventures: Olivia by Ian Falconer

Library Lab: Paper Rockets

Thu, Jul 9   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts stem & steam summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Librarian Christina to learn about rocket stability as you construct, decorate and fly your very own paper rocket!

Suggested materials:

paper drinking straw scissors tape

 

**Registration required!

...
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Library Lab: Paper Rockets

Be Ready for College

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

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

How to gain access to resources for grants and scholarships, navigate Blackboard, and more.

To receive Zoom link, registration is required.

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Be Ready for College

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jul 9   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

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

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Thu, Jul 9   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

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

Looking for a fun way to kill time during quarantine? Missing Basketball? Got a PlayStation 4? Join us for NBA 2K with the Library! 

Play with and against friends, family and the Library in various modes like “All Star Team Up, Pro-...

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Teen Time: Jeopardy

Thu, Jul 9   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

Immigrants and 2020 Census

Thu, Jul 9   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census community partner

A discussion of Immigration Policy and Prison Reform: Can the 2020 Census be a catalyst for change? Panel discussion with representatives from the Muslim Community Network, Witness to Mass Incarceration and Africans Together. BPL's Census...

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Immigrants and 2020 Census

Book Discussion: Metamorphoses by Ovid

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

Adults book discussion finance

"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 chinese 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

Sheepshead Bay Library presents Virtual Talents Without Borders

Thu, Jul 9   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults live music russian Virtual Programming

Sheepshead Bay Library is proud to present Virtual Talents without Borders.

Our virtual talent program will explore diversity through music, dance, art and theater. Our goal is to engage, educate, encourage, and inspire a variety of...

Sheepshead Bay Library presents Virtual Talents Without Borders

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 9   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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

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