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

Mon, Aug 3   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 Preschool Storytime

Mon, Aug 3   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

Summer Reading | Monkey Monkey Music: At Home with Merry

Mon, Aug 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Come sing along with Merry in her special space created just for child viewers. Explore Merry's handmade world while she entertains children with familiar favorites and classic Monkey Monkey Music songs as seen daily on PBS stations.

View...

Summer Reading | Monkey Monkey Music: At Home with Merry

Summer Fun Virtual Storytime with Ms. Kathy!

Mon, Aug 3   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime summer reading toddler time Virtual Programming

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

Summer Fun Virtual Storytime with Ms. Kathy!

Mr. Mike Teaches About Dinosaurs.

Mon, Aug 3   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids little scientists Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike reads from two science books on dinosaurs to describe the Iguanodon and Corythosaurus, the dinosaur that the parents  become in Dad's Dinosaur Day. 

 

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Mr. Mike Teaches About Dinosaurs.

Creating a Business Idea that Works | NYC SBS

Mon, Aug 3   12:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Many entrepreneurs have a business idea and passion for it. But not nearly as many understand or have the research to prove the idea will work.

The goal of this course is to provide you with the tools to analyze your customers, industry,...

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Creating a Business Idea that Works | NYC SBS

Virtual Movement Challenge

Mon, Aug 3   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 3   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Aug 3   1:30 pm to 3:30 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!

Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Word Basics

Mon, Aug 3   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning microsoft office techknowledge Virtual Programming

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2019.

Creating and opening documents

...

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Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Word Basics

Let's CHAT ON ZOOM!

Mon, Aug 3   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics lectures and discussions Virtual Programming

Let's talk and learn how to use Zoom videoconferencing to stay connected with friends and family.

Registrants will receive the Zoom link 30 minutes before the start of the program.

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Let's CHAT ON ZOOM!

Virtual Computer Basics

Mon, Aug 3   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Do you want to learn how to use a computer? During this session, you will learn computer basics including how to use a mouse, parts of a computer and what you can do with a computer.

We will be using Zoom to host this program. You will...

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Virtual Computer Basics

Fanfiction 101

Mon, Aug 3   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Have you heard of Fanfiction but didn't know what it was? Are you in interested in writing fanfiction but didn't know where to start? Join us in our Fanfiction 101 class where we'll go over what Fanfiction is, terms you might encounter and good...

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Fanfiction 101

Artmaking With the Whitney From Home: Monuments to Essential Workers

Mon, Aug 3   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass spanish Virtual Programming

Inspired by the sculpture Angel: The Shoe Shiner by Pepón Osorio, this workshop encourages participants to use any materials available to make a monument to celebrate essential workers. This monument can take the form of a poster or sculpture...

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Artmaking With the Whitney From Home: Monuments to Essential Workers

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Aug 3   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books summer reading

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

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of it so far? If we’ve finished...

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Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Aug 3   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books summer reading

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

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of it so far? If we’ve finished...

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Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

DrawNow! ¡DibujoAhora! with the Drawing Center

Mon, Aug 3   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass spanish Virtual Programming

Guided by teaching artist Ada Pilar Cruz —presented in Spanish and English—participants will explore drawing as witnessing. We will look at a selection of drawings gathered from all over the globe, produced over a roughly two-hundred-year period...

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DrawNow! ¡DibujoAhora! with the Drawing Center

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown

Mon, Aug 3   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism justice initiatives

Emergent Strategy, by adrienne maree brown, is an exploration of radical social change, inspired by both science and science fiction. From explorations of biomimicry in nature to the work of Octavia Butler, this book acts as a valuable handbook...

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Justice Initiatives Book Club: Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown

Nature Documentary Mondays

Mon, Aug 3   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults research Virtual Programming

Join us every Monday at 7PM for a Nature Documentary.  Click or cut and paste the link below to access today's video, Coastal Seas.

https://www.facebook.com/BPLboroughpark/posts/3302797653111867?__xts__[0]=68.ARAp-...

Nature Documentary Mondays

Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

Mon, Aug 3   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Welcome to Chapter to Chapter, a older kid/teen-friendly "storytime" (but it's really for everyone) to help you relax at the end of the day! 

This week, we're going to FINISH chapter seventeen ("The Man with Two Faces"—LAST...

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Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

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

Tue, Aug 4   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

Tue, Aug 4   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

"Artist Talk by Yu Honglei" with the Swiss Institute

Tue, Aug 4   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults chinese Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Beijing-based artist Yu Honglei will discuss the flattening effects of technology used to maintain communication in the time of COVID-19. A Q+A will follow.

来自北京的艺术家尉洪磊将讨论在新冠疫情的背景下用于保持沟通的技术的平面化。在这之后会有问答环节。
 

This...

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"Artist Talk by Yu Honglei" with the Swiss Institute

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Aug 4   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years summer reading

Spend fifteen minutes with Macon children's librarians to learn lap rhymes, finger plays, and early literacy tips for interacting with your baby and fostering a lifelong love of reading.

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library...

Virtual Babies & Books

Summer Reading: Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Esther Crow

Tue, Aug 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family stomp clap and sing summer reading Virtual Programming

Esther Crow is an award-winning singer, songwriter and teacher. Her online show experience is an eclectic mix of original acoustic guitar songs, and backing tracks of Thunder & Sunshine songs (a rock band she founded in 2017), which she sings...

Summer Reading: Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Esther Crow

Virtual Yiddish Storytime

Tue, Aug 4   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 2020 census multilingual storytime yiddish

Join us on the Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook page for a special storytime in Yiddish! 

We will be reading the Very Hungry Caterpillar af yidish! In between our favorite caterpillar's meals, we will spend...

Virtual Yiddish Storytime

Tai Chi for Fall Prevention

Tue, Aug 4   11:00 am to 12:00 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

Virtual Sign Language Class

Tue, Aug 4   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning Events for Youth and Family inclusive services sign language

Our once in-person American Sign Language classes are now virtual! Join Sabrina, Communication Specialist from ADAPT Community Network, and Librarian Rachel, every Tuesday at 12pm.

This class is open to people of all...

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Virtual Sign Language Class

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Elizabeth

Tue, Aug 4   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Kids first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Please visit our branch's Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/StoneAvenueLibrary/) for storytime with Ms. Elizabeth!

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Elizabeth

Education and Emotional Support for Expectant Parents

Tue, Aug 4   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities support groups Virtual Programming

Join us for four weeks of interactive, supportive conversations with birth experts at New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. Join us via Zoom on Tuesdays at noon beginning August 4th.

Series Schedule:

Week 1 (8/4)-...

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Education and Emotional Support for Expectant Parents

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 4   12:15 pm to 1:30 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

How To Talk With Your Doctor

Tue, Aug 4   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

One of the keys to getting good health care is communication. Learn proven ways to talk to your doctor and healthcare professionals and how to advocate for yourself and the people for whom you are caring. Join CARE NYC for this Zoom virtual...

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How To Talk With Your Doctor

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 4   1:30 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. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Computer Class - Google Drive

Tue, Aug 4   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge Virtual Programming

Learn how you can store and share files in the cloud and access them anywhere via the internet. You will also learn how to create and edit documents, spreadsheets and presentations using the Google Docs applications.

We will be using Zoom...

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Virtual Computer Class - Google Drive

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

Tue, Aug 4   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids create summer reading

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition!

Calling kids ages 5-12! Have you signed up for Summer Reading on Beanstack? Would you like to see how other kids are rising to the weekly challenges? Are you excited to share what you've been...

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Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

Retro Gaming Stream

Tue, Aug 4   2:00 pm to 4:00 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

Community Cooking Series

Tue, Aug 4   3:00 pm to 4:30 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 Hebrew Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 4   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults inclusive services Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join our conversation group open to beginners in Hebrew. Our focus will include basic conversation with some grammar. The ability to read Hebrew script is not a requirement, as Hebrew script will not be used. Join us and build up your Hebrew week...

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Virtual Hebrew Conversation Group

Virtual Board Games

Tue, Aug 4   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator board game exchange library table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy game using BoardGameArena or an online platform. 

We will have a meeting in Zoom at first. I will send out a link at 3:15. Then we can decide on a game and I can walk you through...

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Virtual Board Games

Virtual Puberty & Sex Ed Q&A Forum for Teens

Tue, Aug 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities summer reading teen time

Older tweens and teens across the gender spectrum are welcome to attend this virtual program about growing up, puberty, sex, sexuality/gender, and romantic relationships.  Register and submit questions: HERE Ask questions, clear up...
Virtual Puberty & Sex Ed Q&A Forum for Teens

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy

Tue, Aug 4   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: Light and Fluffy

Kids Create: Friendship Bracelets

Tue, Aug 4   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading

Learn the basic knot used for making friendship braclets with the "spiral staircase" pattern.  Materials needed:  embroidery thread, plastic lacing cord, heavy-weight yarn or similar material.

Be sure to register for a link to...

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Kids Create: Friendship Bracelets

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Aug 4   4:00 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!

Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

Tue, Aug 4   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults conversations

New Utrecht patrons meet for an informal virtual get-together over coffee or your favorite beverage.  

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Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

"Objects Tell Stories" with Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass Virtual Programming

A highly participatory program that enables us to share objects we hold dear while connecting us to one another. This program is especially appropriate for teen and senior audiences. Objects hold our history, connect us to culture, and stir our...

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"Objects Tell Stories" with Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Eddie Glaude discusses James Baldwin and Begin Again

Tue, Aug 4   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks bpl presents Virtual Programming

Join us for a Zoom talk with Eddie Glaude, who discusses Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and its Urgent Lessons for Our Own. James Baldwin grew disillusioned by the failure of the civil rights movement to force America to confront its lies...

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Eddie Glaude discusses James Baldwin and Begin Again

Dance at the Borough Park Library Presents: Latin Dance Championships

Tue, Aug 4   7:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Virtual

Adults performance Virtual Programming

Come watch the Singapore WDSF Superstars Championships Latin Final Dance Competition from August 26, 2018 that was organized by Shawn and Gladys Dance Academy.

Click or cut and paste the link below to access the video

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Dance at the Borough Park Library Presents: Latin Dance Championships

Dance At The Borough Park Library Presents:

Tue, Aug 4   7:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Virtual

Adults performance Virtual Programming

Come watch the Singapore WDSF Superstars Championships Latin Final from August 26, 2018Organized by Shawn and Gladys Dance Academy.

https://www.facebook.com/BPLboroughpark/posts/3290140511044248?__xts__[0]=68....

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Create and Tell: Watercolors 水彩画

Tue, Aug 4   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

Cinema Ephemera

Tue, Aug 4   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 studios of children’s illustrators and watch Mika Song draw two squirrels–and best...

Cinema Ephemera

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