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JUL
8

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 8   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 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

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Wed, Jul 8   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Animal Stories of the Yard

We will share some of our favorite animal tales of the Yard, and then go live to Thyra Heder's studio at the Brooklyn Navy Yard where she illustrates and writes children's books. Inspired by her book ...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Virtual Babies and Books Storytime

Wed, Jul 8   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime Virtual Programming

Join the Central Youth Wing librarians for a weekly storytime for babies every Wednesday morning in July. Learn new ryhmes, songs, and favorite books that are appopriate for babies ages 0-18 months. 

 

The program will...

Virtual Babies and Books Storytime

Summer Reading: Louie Miranda

Wed, Jul 8   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Louie Miranda has been dazzling the hearts of children, parents & teachers everywhere he goes. He is unique, original & loved by an ever-growing population across the country! He has played with numerous ensembles performing music in a...

Summer Reading: Louie Miranda

The Magic of Meditation with the Children's Museum of Manhattan

Wed, Jul 8   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

We will discuss mindfulness and meditation, what they are and why they are helpful. This workshop will be as interactive as possible with a dialogue about the benefits of, as well as strategies for, mindfulness and meditation. We will go through...

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The Magic of Meditation with the Children's Museum of Manhattan

Virtual Ask a Tech

Wed, Jul 8   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....

Virtual Ask a Tech

Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

Wed, Jul 8   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

Time for Stories with Ms. Meghan

Wed, Jul 8   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

Join us on Wednesday July 8th for stories and songs with Ms. Meghan!  

https://www.facebook.com/cypresshillslibrary/

 

 

Time for Stories with Ms. Meghan

Reflect & Restore through Writing

Wed, Jul 8   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 8   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)

Virtual Crafting Circle

Wed, Jul 8   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults all ages arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Looking to craft with others? Join our Virtual crafting circle! We will be going live on the Clarendon Library Facebook page at 2:00 PM for an hour of knitting and sharing information about projects and techniques. You can ask questions, share...

Virtual Crafting Circle

Create What You're Feeling

Wed, Jul 8   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Calling all youth! Want to be given a chance to have your voice heard and express yourself creatively?

Please join us each month for a Zoom meetup where we will present a topic that has to do with current events and relevant issues. ...

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Create What You're Feeling

BCCC Virtual Census meeting

Wed, Jul 8   3:00 pm to 4:00 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%

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BCCC Virtual Census meeting

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 8   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

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Jul 8   3:00 pm to 4:00 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...

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Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Pregúntale a una Promotora - ¿Qué son la PrEP y PEP?

Wed, Jul 8   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations health and wellness Healthy Communities

Únete a las Promotoras de Salud de Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) para aprender sobre la PrEP y PEP y cómo estos medicamentos pueden ayudar a prevenir la transmisión del VIH, seguido por una sesión de preguntas y respuestas con...

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Pregúntale a una Promotora - ¿Qué son la PrEP y PEP?

Russian Folk Dance and Games

Wed, Jul 8   3:00 pm to 4:00 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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Russian Folk Dance and Games

Virtual Kids Create: Paper Plate Craft

Wed, Jul 8   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: Paper Plate Craft

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.

 

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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...

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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

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 career resume

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

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

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...
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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 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 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

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