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JUN
4

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Jun 4   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

Virtual English Conversation Groups

Thu, Jun 4   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.

Virtual English Conversation Groups

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y)

Thu, Jun 4   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years toddler time toddler yoga yoga and meditation

Sing and stretch with  Ms Liz during Toddler Yoga! For toddlers 18 to 36 months.

**Registration Required!

We will be using Zoom to host this program, space is limited, and you will need either a computer with audio and...

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y)

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jun 4   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years 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

Woman’s Support Group

Thu, Jun 4   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Please join a group of ladies at Dyker Heights on Zoom to share everything virtually. Registration is required. Please send your email to [email protected] for invitation. 

Woman’s Support Group

Virtual Storytime- Babies and Books

Thu, Jun 4   11:00 am to 11:45 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!**   

Join us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime- Babies and Books

WE Master Resiliency: How Do I Ensure My PPP Loan Is Forgiven?

Thu, Jun 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business finance small business Virtual Programming

WE NYC and Ramona Cedeño, Founder of FiBrick Financial Services, invite you to a WE Master Resiliency webinar to help you understand what steps you need to take to ensure that your PPP loan is forgiven.

If you received funds from a...

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WE Master Resiliency: How Do I Ensure My PPP Loan Is Forgiven?

Miss Paula Makes Moon Dough

Thu, Jun 4   11:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Miss Paula and her two young assistants, Joseph and Jase, teach you how to make moon dough.  It’s like play dough and slime combined, but much cooler!  Click or cut and paste the link below to watch the video.

https://www....

Miss Paula Makes Moon Dough

PPP Loan Forgiveness Webinar

Thu, Jun 4   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business finance small business Virtual Programming

NYC small business owners are are encouraged to join City Bar Justice Center’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP for this interactive legal webinar on PPP Loan Forgiveness.

In this...

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PPP Loan Forgiveness Webinar

After School Homework Help for Guardians

Thu, Jun 4   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults homework help Virtual Programming

The goal of After School Homework Help for Guardians is to provide caretakers with the skills and tools to best help the children in their lives with the challenges presented by tele-learning.

 

Please register with your name...

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After School Homework Help for Guardians

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Jun 4   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

Latin Dance: Salsa & Merengue

Thu, Jun 4   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 4   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Jun 4   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. 

Note:...

Resume & Career Help Live!

Science Edutainment: Potion Science!

Thu, Jun 4   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore Virtual Programming

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

Join science edutainer "Brainy Bill" Louden for a hands-on potions...

Science Edutainment: Potion Science!

Let's Talk About Screen Time Balance for ages 0-5: A Workshop for Parents and Caregivers

Thu, Jun 4   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Media Mentorship

In partnership with Common Sense Media, BPL is delighted to bring this parent & caregiver workshop on how to balance screen time for young children. Technology is all around us, and research shows it can have a significant impact on the...

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Let's Talk About Screen Time Balance for ages 0-5: A Workshop for Parents and Caregivers

Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Thu, Jun 4   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

UKA (All Ages), 3 min.
By Valle Comba, NYICFF 2017

Watch: https://vimeo.com/247026939

Life for Uka is grey and dull until she finds a way of changing how she sees the world.

Talking points:

How does Uka feel...
Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Book Adventures: Cuckoo: A Mexican Folktale by Lois Ehlert

Thu, Jun 4   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us on an adventure as we read Cuckoo- A Mexican Folktale by Lois Ehlert.  Create a bird in the style of the illustrator, collage and papel picado (paper cutting).  

Supplies- Constrution paper, scissors...

Book Adventures: Cuckoo: A Mexican Folktale by Lois Ehlert

Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jun 4   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion early literacy 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.

Upcoming (...

Teaser Chapter

Sustaining an Uprising: Alternatives to Policing and Where to Go From Here

Thu, Jun 4   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Across the country people are rising up in protest against police brutality—only to be met with more police brutality. How can we demand accountability? What are the limits of 'police reform,' and what would investing in our communities—...

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Sustaining an Uprising: Alternatives to Policing and Where to Go From Here

Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Thu, Jun 4   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Town Hall Virtual Programming

How are you doing? What do you need help with? What’s the most helpful thing you’ve experienced during this time?

We want to hear the answers to these questions.

The Open Newsroom is back, and this time we’re virtual. We’ll be...

Featured Event
Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Thu, Jun 4   6:00 pm to 7:30 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

JUN
5

Summer Reading: Yoga for Kids

Fri, Jun 5   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Ms. Corinne uses her imagination, storytelling, songs and help from her audience to travel through space and time! We’ll learn about different yoga techniques that teach us to be present, creative, and mindful, all while stretching our bodies...

Summer Reading: Yoga for Kids

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jun 5   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

Knit Together

Fri, Jun 5   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

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Fri, Jun 5   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

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Jun 5   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

Miss Paula Makes Popsicles

Fri, Jun 5   11:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Miss Paula and her two young assistants, Joseph and Jase, teach you how to make healthy popsicles using fruit juice and real fruit.  Click or cut and paste the link below to watch the video

https://www.facebook.com/BPLboroughpark/...

Miss Paula Makes Popsicles

Mind Your Business: What Entrepreneurs Should Know About Entities and Contracts

Fri, Jun 5   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Many aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners don’t know where to start when it comes to protecting their personal and business assets. This lack of knowledge can cost these owners their most important resources: money and time. This...

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Mind Your Business: What Entrepreneurs Should Know About Entities and Contracts

ArchforKids: Dragon Dens, Fairy Cottages & Troll Bridges

Fri, Jun 5   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts summer reading Virtual Programming

Create a shelter for a fantasy character of your choice in this interactive workshop. We will show some examples to get your imagination fired up. Then build your model along with the architect-educator from ArchforKids. A great family...

ArchforKids: Dragon Dens, Fairy Cottages & Troll Bridges

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, Jun 5   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Please join Dyker Singers Vocal Group every Friday afternoon on Zoom. You'll learn all kinds of songs led by our piano teacher Carolyn Clark. If you're interested, please send email to [email protected]

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Jun 5   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years 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

Teen Show & Tell

Fri, Jun 5   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults conversations teen time Virtual Programming

 

With remote learning and Zoom meetings, we've been getting glimpses into each other's homes.  Let's make it intentional with a good old fashioned Show & Tell!  

We'll share some of our favorite/...

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Teen Show & Tell

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jun 5   3:30 pm to 5:00 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

Library Lab: Pasta Construction (Truss Bridges)

Fri, Jun 5   3:30 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids stem & steam summer reading Virtual Programming

Are you up for an engineering challenge?  Your challenge is to construct a bridge that billy goats can cross.  The only materials that you can use is pasta and glue.  We are using pasta to construct Truss bridge....

Library Lab: Pasta Construction  (Truss Bridges)

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

Fri, Jun 5   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Social distancing got you down? Remote learning stressing you out? Got a Nintendo Switch? Join us for BPL's Virtual Mario Kart session!

Play against your friends and folks from all across Brooklyn and dominate the race! All skill levels...

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

Three Romantic Craft Workshops: Tea Stained Origami Flower Bouquet

Fri, Jun 5   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts summer reading Virtual Programming

Join artist and fashion designer Laura Eliason of Arguing the Mobius in this three-video craft series. The first craft is a Tea Stained Origami Flower Bouquet! 

Supplies needed:

paper ruler scissors glue tea mug

...

Three Romantic Craft Workshops: Tea Stained Origami Flower Bouquet

JUN
6

Tammy Hall Virtual Storytelling Event

Sat, Jun 6   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids live music storytime summer reading

Join storyteller Tammy Hall as she helps us Imagine Our Story with her spellbinding tales and hand-clapping songs.

Tammy Hall Virtual Storytelling Event

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Jun 6   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten 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 Ready Set Kindergarten!  Explore early literacy practices...

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Music With Emily: Family Sing-A-Long

Sat, Jun 6   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Virtual

Kids music summer reading

Emily will get your children up and moving along to familiar songs and originals that will engage and entice them to sing along, clap along, jump along and just have fun! Bring any instruments to shake and play and feel free to type in song...

Music With Emily: Family Sing-A-Long

American Sign Language {ASL}

Sat, Jun 6   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning creative aging Virtual Programming

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.” You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons where you will learn basic...

American Sign Language {ASL}

Virtual Storytime

Sat, Jun 6   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   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 us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Mapping Our Digital Selves: Zine Making with Maamoul Press

Sat, Jun 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts comics Cool Work x Interesting People humanities and art

Please note: This workshop is designed for adults 17+.

In the time of COVID-19, our lives are mediated more than ever through technology. We appear in one another's homes and interact with our colleagues and loved ones through digital...

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Mapping Our Digital Selves: Zine Making with Maamoul Press

Charla del censo 2020: Mi existencia... Cuenta!

Sat, Jun 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census immigrant services spanish

Acompañe a la Biblioteca Pública de Brooklyn, la Federación Hispana, y CUNY el 6 de junio para hablar sobre los beneficios y el impacto del censo en nuestra comunidad. 

Registre aquí: https://bit.ly/todoscontamos...

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Charla del censo 2020: Mi existencia... Cuenta!

Virtual Book Club: BYOB/Bring Your Own Book

Sat, Jun 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion humanities and art Virtual Programming

Join Brooklyn Heights librarian Claire for this chat about what we're reading through video conference call. For this Bring Your Own Book ("BYOB") book discussion, make your own choice of book and tell us why you would (or wouldn't...

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Virtual Book Club: BYOB/Bring Your Own Book

JUN
7

Virtual Storytime- Transportation

Sun, Jun 7   11:00 am to 11:45 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!**   

Join us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime- Transportation

This Might Help: A Poetry Class

Sun, Jun 7   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults national poetry month poetry Virtual Programming

Classes are currently full. This page will update when space opens.

In this weekly workshop on Sunday afternoons, we will study poets who find comfort in the midst of difficulty.

We will examine comfort in all of its forms: love,...

This Might Help: A Poetry Class

Classical Interludes: Carlos Almeida

Sun, Jun 7   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents classical interludes Virtual Programming

Originally from Rio de Janeiro, guitarist/vocalist Carlos Almeida has been living in New York since 1987. During his career, he has played with major Brazilian stars, including Beth Carvalho, Jorje Aragão, Alcione, Martinho da Vila, Jair...

Classical Interludes: Carlos Almeida

JUN
8

ESOL--Business English Classes

Mon, Jun 8   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Learn English!

Brooklyn Public Library offers free advanced business English classes that will prepare you for success in the workplace and in business.  Improve your business vocabulary, broaden your understanding of American...

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ESOL--Business English Classes

Music With Emily: Family Sing-A-Long

Mon, Jun 8   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids music summer reading

Emily will get your children up and moving along to familiar songs and originals that will engage and entice them to sing along, clap along, jump along and just have fun! Bring any instruments to shake and play and feel free to type in song...

Music With Emily: Family Sing-A-Long

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