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JUL
15

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Jul 15   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

Virtual Readaloud--The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

Wed, Jul 15   7:00 pm to 8:00 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 7 and 8. 

Set in a world of magic and complicated...

Virtual Readaloud--The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

Adult Animated Shorts

Wed, Jul 15   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults film movies Virtual Programming

Join us every Wednesday at 7 PM for a series of animated shorts curated by Adult Services Librarian Valeriya Kiselyer.

Today's offerings are: 

 The Gift.  (2013) 8min | Animation, Short | 2013 (Chile...

Adult Animated Shorts

Virtual bedtime stories

Wed, Jul 15   7:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Virtual

Kids bedtime stories storytime

Join us on 7PM for stories and songs with Ms. Meghan! 

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Virtual bedtime stories

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

Wed, Jul 15   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...

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

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, Jul 15   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
16

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Jul 16   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 Museum

Thu, Jul 16   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Roots and Routes: Unearth the origin stories of artworks and their mysterious journeys to the Brooklyn Museum.

Explore art, design, and culture with the teen educators in the Museum Apprentice Program at the Brooklyn Museum. These live...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Dance Exercises Class

Thu, Jul 16   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 Storytime

Thu, Jul 16   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

Brooklyn Cookmobile Summer Reading Edition: Banh Mi!

Thu, Jul 16   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults cooking kids create teen time

Get in the kitchen this summer! We'll be making Banh Mi, using a recipe from Sandwiches! by Alison Deering and Bob Lentz, a cookbook featured on the2020 BPL Summer Reading List.

Join us for a delicious sandwich, and a terrific book....

Brooklyn Cookmobile Summer Reading Edition: Banh Mi!

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 16   10:00 am to 10:30 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 Ms. Abby for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to...

Virtual Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Groups

Thu, Jul 16   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 16   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

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 16   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 16   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

The Princess Saves Herself – Making Modern-Day Fairytales

Thu, Jul 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids creative writing Virtual Programming

The workshop will look at some “classical” fairytales and how predictable the characters and settings are. What if characters in fairytales looked more like us? What if the stories took place now and in our own city? What if the female characters...

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The Princess Saves Herself – Making Modern-Day Fairytales

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   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

Virtual YA Book Club: Akata Witch

Thu, Jul 16   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion teen time

Do you love reading? Do you love YA fantasy books? Do you love talking about your favorite books with your peers? BPL Librarian Eric Horwitz is hosting a virtual book club for youth ages 13-18, to be held over a Zoom call on Thursday, July...

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Virtual YA Book Club: Akata Witch

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Jul 16   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 16   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

Anansi The Spider: A West African Folktale

Thu, Jul 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family summer reading Virtual Programming

A Celebration of West African Folktales performed by Nadine Grisar. Puppetry in Practice uses the creative arts to enhance literacy, spark curiosity and imagination, and engage in cultural immersions in the countries of origin that make our city...

Anansi The Spider: A West African Folktale

Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

Thu, Jul 16   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 Storytime- It's Raining Cats and Dogs!

Thu, Jul 16   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first 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...

Virtual Storytime- It's Raining Cats and Dogs!

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Jul 16   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 16   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

TECH BALANCE: CÓMO BALANCEAR LOS MEDIOS DIGITALES Y TECNOLOGÍA EN EL HOGAR

Thu, Jul 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Media Mentorship spanish Virtual Programming

Un taller interactivo para padres de niños entre 0 y 5 años

Trabajando en asociación con Common Sense Media, BPL gustosamente ofrece este taller para padres y cuidadores sobre como guiar el tiempo de niños enfrente de pantallas. La...

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TECH BALANCE: CÓMO BALANCEAR LOS MEDIOS DIGITALES Y TECNOLOGÍA EN EL HOGAR

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Jul 16   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids ezra jack keats storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. 
This will be broadcasted live at 3:30 from Brooklyn Public Library Facebook...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jul 16   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

Amazing Animals with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Thu, Jul 16   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

Whether they can regrow a tail or lift 1,000 times their weight, our animal friends at Brooklyn Children’s Museum have super powers! All animals, including humans, have unique gifts that help us to survive, grow, solve problems, and live our...

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Amazing Animals with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Jul 16   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

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Erotica (The Darkside)

Thu, Jul 16   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)

Green Series: The Swamp: Nature Never Surrenders Talkback with Director Randall MacLowry

Thu, Jul 16   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents film green series Virtual Programming

For the July Green Series, join director Randall MacLowry, who discusses his new PBS American Experience documentary, The Swamp. 

The Swamp tells the dramatic story of humanity’s attempts to conquer the Florida Everglades, one of...

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Green Series: The Swamp: Nature Never Surrenders Talkback with Director Randall MacLowry

Teen Time: Jeopardy

Thu, Jul 16   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

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Info. Session

Thu, Jul 16   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career hse Virtual Programming

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

The National External Diploma Program (NEDP) is an applied performance assessment system that assesses...

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Info. Session

Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Thu, Jul 16   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Town Hall Virtual Programming

Have questions about rent, employment, or food? Let’s have a conversation.

The Virtual Open Newsroom is back, and this time we’ll be diving deeper into issues about life in NYC during coronavirus. The Virtual Open Newsroom will have three...

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Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Market Research Simplified! Researching Your Customers

Thu, Jul 16   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Do you know where your customers are? Attend this workshop to get tips on how to determine the demographic characteristics, size and spending habits of your target market.

To attend you must RSVP to this program. You will receive an email...

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Market Research Simplified! Researching Your Customers

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 16   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 Bedtime Stories this evening -- with books, songs, and tips for your...

Virtual Storytime

International Jazz Day Virtual Global Concert

Thu, Jul 16   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults live music music Virtual Programming

 

Hosted by jazz legend and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock with co-hosts Morgan Freeman and Forest Whitaker, join Stevie Wonder, John McLaughlin, Cecile McLorin Salvant, UNESCO Artist for Peace Marcus Miller, Jane Monheit...

International Jazz Day Virtual Global Concert

Create and Tell: Comics 漫画

Thu, Jul 16   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts chinese comics multilingual

Create and Tell is a series of online gatherings for anyone who wants to practice and hone art skills and gain feedback from others.  Participants are encouraged to show their work and tell their stories.  Starting from July 14th,...

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Create and Tell: Comics 漫画

JUL
17

Virtual Dancercise

Fri, Jul 17   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 Museum

Fri, Jul 17   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Earth in Crisis: Get inspired by artists that engage with environmental activism, and see how Earth's natural resources appear in art.

Explore art, design, and culture with the teen educators in the Museum Apprentice Program at the...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Stretching Class for Adults

Fri, Jul 17   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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Stretching Class for Adults

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jul 17   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

Virtual Ask a Tech (Spanish)

Fri, Jul 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults spanish 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 (Spanish)

Knit Together

Fri, Jul 17   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 17   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 Greater New York 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

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Jul 17   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

Ballet Beginners Class

Fri, Jul 17   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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Ballet Beginners Class

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Fri, Jul 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

There are many benefits of yoga: improved strength, flexibility and mental clarity, as well as improved posture and reduced stress. Chair Yoga is a non-intimidating way to start practicing yoga…and you don’t have to worry about getting up and...

Chair Yoga for Everyone

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