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Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Aug 6   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

SimplyAnalytics 101

Thu, Aug 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business Virtual Programming

SimplyAnalytics is a mapping, visualization, and data analytics application that makes it easy for anyone to create maps, charts, and reports using thousands of demographic, business & consumer behavior data variables including census...

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SimplyAnalytics 101

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Aug 6   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume 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!

Kids Create: Making Fairy Houses

Thu, Aug 6   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create summer reading

Join us to learn how to make your very own fairy house! We'll talk a bit about the mythology of fairies, fairy culture, and how to use natureal and household items to decorate your fairy house! Will the fairies come visit? Let's see! 

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Kids Create: Making Fairy Houses

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Aug 6   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

Tai Chi for Fall Prevention

Thu, Aug 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning health and wellness Healthy Communities positive aging

Did you know that Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention is one of the best things you can do to prevent falls?  This evidence-based exercise program reduces the risk of falling by improving strength, balance, flexibility, and...

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Tai Chi for Fall Prevention

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Aug 6   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore summer reading

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

A World Without Police: Abolition and Community Safety

Thu, Aug 6   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism justice initiatives

When we abolish the police, what comes next? 

The ongoing uprising against racist militarized policing has led to an urgent demand to reimagine community support and public safety. What does accountability look like without police or...

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A World Without Police: Abolition and Community Safety

"Cartoon Illustration" with Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning

Thu, Aug 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass Virtual Programming

A class for skilled young artists and beginners who are interested in creating their own cartoon illustrations. Participants will learn drawing techniques that will allow them to create original superheroes, manga characters, and humorous...

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"Cartoon Illustration" with Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning

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

Thu, Aug 6   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)

Teen Time: Jeopardy

Thu, Aug 6   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

BRICxHOME: Produce Remotely!

Thu, Aug 6   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bric community partner techknowledge Virtual Programming

Learn how to use various platforms to create well-produced meetings and shows.

This free virtual workshop is being hosted by BRIC, our lead media education partner. Get more information at https://www.bricartsmedia.org/education-...

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BRICxHOME: Produce Remotely!

Create and Tell: Watercolors 水彩画

Thu, Aug 6   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults artist talks arts and crafts chinese 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 August 4th...

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Create and Tell: Watercolors 水彩画

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Virtual Dancercise

Fri, Aug 7   10:00 am to 10:45 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. View the broadcast right here from the Brighton Beach Library Facebook page. These classes are pre-recorded, so if you can't make...

Virtual Dancercise

BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Fri, Aug 7   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Take a walk on the wild side with the virtual offerings of our friends at the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Prospect Park Zoo. Each day we’ll share a cool feature being offered online by our Zoological partners and learn more about how...

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BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Virtual Mini Storytime

Fri, Aug 7   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

Virtual English Conver

Fri, Aug 7   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. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

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Virtual English Conver

Adult Role Models Program

Fri, Aug 7   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

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Fri, Aug 7   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

Knit Together

Fri, Aug 7   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

Playground Design/Diseña tu Patio de Juego with the Noguchi Museum

Fri, Aug 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass spanish Virtual Programming

Explore the playgrounds that Isamu Noguchi created around the world. Then, collaborate with your family and design your own three-dimensional playground using materials found in your home, such as paper, tape, and cardboard. This program is in...

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Playground Design/Diseña tu Patio de Juego with the Noguchi Museum

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving

Fri, Aug 7   11:00 am to 11:30 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 Lee and Louisa every Friday morning for virtual storytime with books, songs, and...

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving

Virtual Ask a Tech

Fri, Aug 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics 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

Census Help Live!

Fri, Aug 7   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census Office Hours

Get assistance with your 2020 Census form live with BPL Census Navigator via Zoom. Participants will receive up to 20 minutes of support and guidance. Support can be offered in English or Spanish. Please register here and a member of the team...

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Census Help Live!

Community Cooking Series

Fri, Aug 7   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Virtual

Adults Community Cooking everyone is welcome here Virtual Programming

Join us on Instagram as we cook family recipes shared by members of the community. This week, we will be cooking cream of spinach soup.  For a list of ingredients and tools needed visit bklynlib.org/cooking so you can cook along with us...

Community Cooking Series

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Aug 7   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Summer Reading: Star Stories

Fri, Aug 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

For millennia, people have gazed at the night sky and told themselves stories about the pictures they see there. These same stars and constellations also allowed sailors to find their way back to port. Using images of the night sky, stories from...

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Summer Reading: Star Stories

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, Aug 7   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

Macon Pageturners Book Club

Fri, Aug 7   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism book club book discussion

JOIN THE MACON PAGETURNERS BOOK CLUB.

The Macon Pageturners read and discuss fiction and non-fiction from across the African Diaspora. We meet every first and second Friday online.

This August we’re reading Citizen: An American...

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Macon Pageturners Book Club

Book Adventures: La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya

Fri, Aug 7   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

Join us today at 3:30 for another wonderful book adventure. We will be reading La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya. Afterwards, we will be creating our own paper blankets from everyday materials. If you would like to do the project...

Book Adventures: La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Aug 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion e-books

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

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can draw, paint, cosplay, digital art, etc. You can...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Book Adventures: Rocket Says Look Up! x DIY Telescopes

Fri, Aug 7   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create stem & steam summer reading

Take a Book Adventure as Ms. Sarah reads “Rocket Says Look Up!” by Nathan Bryon and Illustrated by Dapa Adeola! After reading, children will learn how to make and decorate their very own collapsible telescopes!

The Event will take...

Book Adventures: Rocket Says Look Up! x DIY Telescopes

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

Fri, Aug 7   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Social distancing got you down? 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 welcome!

No...

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

ADULT FAMILY FEUD

Fri, Aug 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults game on Virtual Programming

Join the New Lots Library every Friday afternoon for a fun game of Family Feud! REGISTRATION REQUIRED!! This program will take place on Zoom.

Family feud is a team-oriented game designed for adults 18+. 

How the game is...

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ADULT FAMILY FEUD

Cinema Ephemera

Fri, Aug 7   8:30 pm to 9:30 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults bpl presents Cinema Ephemera

A family friendly program featuring dance, illustrations and games. Calpulli Mexian dance celebrates rich dance and music traditions from Mexico. Go inside the studio of children illustrator Aram Kim and watch her draw
Yoomi...

Cinema Ephemera

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Virtual Preschool Storytime

Sat, Aug 8   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts first five years preschool summer reading

Join us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and a simple finger play activity. View the broadcast on the Saratoga Library's Facebook Page at 10:15 am

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Nom Noms - Recipes for Beginners

Sat, Aug 8   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults all ages cooking Virtual Programming

Straightfoward recipes with accessible ing3idients. 

There is no registration required. Just visit the @bklynfuture Instragram page to check them out!

Nom Noms - Recipes for Beginners

Virtual 3D Printing & Modeling Class

Sat, Aug 8   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge Virtual Programming

Welcome to the world of 3D printing! In this class you will learn everything you need to know to make beautiful 3D creations. You'll learn how to use TinkerCAD, an entry level (and free) 3D modeling program that will let you design just about...

Virtual 3D Printing & Modeling Class

CyPurr Session: Cybersecurity in Times of COVID

Sat, Aug 8   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults internet safety techknowledge Virtual Programming

We're back (kind of)! We'll be on the BPL Zoom on this day, doing one of our classic Cypurr cybersecurity discussions, this one focusing on tips and concerns folks have on navigating the digital world during quarantine! Part workshop, part...

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CyPurr Session: Cybersecurity in Times of COVID

My New York City

Sat, Aug 8   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing summer reading Virtual Programming writing workshop

My New York City is a six-session online creative writing workshop from Parachute Literary Arts and poet/filmmaker SM Gray in which participants explore, reflect, and write about their NYC borough, neighborhood or other meaningful city locations...

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My New York City

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Fantastical Erotica and Romances

Sat, Aug 8   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: Fantastical Erotica and Romances

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Virtual Storytime with Jessica - Antiracist Baby!

Sun, Aug 9   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years anti-racism early literacy first five years storytime

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

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

Virtual Storytime with Jessica - Antiracist Baby!

Antigone in Ferguson

Sun, Aug 9   8:30 pm to 9:45 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Antigone in Ferguson was conceived in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in 2014, through a collaboration between Theater of War Productions and community members from Ferguson, MO. Antigone in Ferguson fuses a dramatic reading by...

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Antigone in Ferguson

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Bees!

Mon, Aug 10   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Learn about Bees in the Discovery Garden with Meera Jagroo at BBG.

In a place where so many people come from many different places, plants can show us how diverse Brooklyn really is. Join the Brooklyn Botanic Garden to...

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Bees!

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Mon, Aug 10   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and a simple finger play activity. View the broadcast on the Saratoga Library's Facebook Page at 10:15 am

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Storytime from the Edible Academy with New York Botanical Gardens

Mon, Aug 10   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

A world of food adventure awaits the whole family with selected readings from the children’s book Kalamata’s Kitchen and cooking demonstrations, filmed at NYBG’s Edible Academy!

This program is intended for children and families.

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Storytime from the Edible Academy with New York Botanical Gardens

What Entrepreneurs Should Know About Entities and Contracts | NYC SBS

Mon, Aug 10   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner 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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What Entrepreneurs Should Know About Entities and Contracts | NYC SBS

Virtual Movement Challenge

Mon, Aug 10   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Aug 10   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Excel Basics

Mon, Aug 10   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning microsoft office techknowledge Virtual Programming

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Cell basics

...

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Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Excel Basics

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