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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

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...

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

Retro Gaming Stream

Thu, Jul 9   1:00 pm to 2:30 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

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.

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...
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,...

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 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 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

Book Adventures: Olivia by Ian Falconer

Thu, Jul 9   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us for an enteraining read--Olivia by Ian Falconer. Afterwards, we will create a watercolor resist. Ms. Ann from the Mill Basin Libary will also attempt to demonstrate how to make water color paint at home. This event will go live from the...

Book Adventures: Olivia by Ian Falconer

Library Lab: Paper Rockets

Thu, Jul 9   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts stem & steam summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Librarian Christina to learn about rocket stability as you construct, decorate and fly your very own paper rocket!

Suggested materials:

paper drinking straw scissors tape

 

**Registration required!

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Library Lab: Paper Rockets

Be Ready for College

Thu, Jul 9   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

How to gain access to resources for grants and scholarships, navigate Blackboard, and more.

To receive Zoom link, registration is required.

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Be Ready for College

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jul 9   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

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

Thu, Jul 9   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)

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Jul 9   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...

Creative Writing for Teens

Organized Power: Police Unions, Policy & the Labor Movement

Thu, Jul 9   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism Virtual Programming

The role of police unions has come under increased scrutiny during the ongoing uprising for racial, social and economic justice. Often seen as a lobby group fighting to block meaningful reform and deflect accountability rather than as traditional...

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Organized Power: Police Unions, Policy & the Labor Movement

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Thu, Jul 9   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults kids tech time teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Looking for a fun way to kill time during quarantine? Missing Basketball? Got a PlayStation 4? Join us for NBA 2K with the Library! 

Play with and against friends, family and the Library in various modes like “All Star Team Up, Pro-...

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Teen Time: Jeopardy

Thu, Jul 9   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

Immigrants and 2020 Census

Thu, Jul 9   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census community partner

A discussion of Immigration Policy and Prison Reform: Can the 2020 Census be a catalyst for change? Panel discussion with representatives from the Muslim Community Network, Witness to Mass Incarceration, and African Communities Together. BPL...

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Immigrants and 2020 Census

Book Discussion: Metamorphoses by Ovid

Thu, Jul 9   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion finance

"What we have been, or now are, we shall not be tomorrow."

-Ovid, Metamorphoses

Please join us for an informal discussion of Metamorphoses, the great narrative poem by the Roman poet Ovid, considered to be his...

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Book Discussion: Metamorphoses by Ovid

Native American History with the Queens Historical Society

Thu, Jul 9   6:00 pm to 6:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults chinese Culture Pass spanish Virtual Programming

Learn about the people who first shaped Queens, and how their influence has shaped our modern landscape. We will use documents and archaeological artifacts to learn what life was like for the Native american tribes on Long Island and Queens....

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Native American History with the Queens Historical Society

Sheepshead Bay Library presents Virtual Talents Without Borders

Thu, Jul 9   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults live music russian Virtual Programming

Sheepshead Bay Library is proud to present Virtual Talents without Borders.

Our virtual talent program will explore diversity through music, dance, art and theater. Our goal is to engage, educate, encourage, and inspire a variety of...

Sheepshead Bay Library presents Virtual Talents Without Borders

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 9   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 virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 9   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 virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

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Virtual Storytime

Fri, Jul 10   6:00 am to 11:15 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Virtual Programming

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook live or pre-recorded broadcasts from our Coney Island Branch** Join us for a pre-recorded virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child...

Virtual Storytime

VIRTUAL STORYTIME

Fri, Jul 10   6:00 am to 11:15 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Virtual Programming

 **While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook live or pre-recorded broadcasts from our Coney Island Branch** Join us for a pre-recorded virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your...

VIRTUAL STORYTIME

VIRTUAL STORYTIME

Fri, Jul 10   7:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Virtual Programming

<p>**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual&nbsp;programming via Facebook live or pre-recorded broadcasts from our Coney Island Branch** Join us for a pre-recorded virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips...

VIRTUAL STORYTIME

Virtual Dancercise

Fri, Jul 10   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 Navy Yard

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

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Reusing and Recycling

Many of the manufacturers, designers, and artists at the Brooklyn Navy Yard find new uses for materials that might be thrown away. We will look at some of these innovative uses of recycled and repurposed materials,...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Virtual Mini Storytime

Fri, Jul 10   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

Stretching Class for Adults

Fri, Jul 10   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 10   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

Summer Reading: City of Hope

Fri, Jul 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

“City of Hope” will premier on the FunikiJam YouTube channel at 11 AM.

“City of Hope” is the story of how music from African Roots developed into beloved forms of artistic expression around the world, told by the Agents of Jam...

Summer Reading: City of Hope

Virtual Ask a Tech

Fri, Jul 10   11:00 am to 12:00 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.

Note: We will be using Zoom to...

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Virtual Ask a Tech

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Fri, Jul 10   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, Jul 10   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 10   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

Ballet Beginners Class

Fri, Jul 10   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

Census Help Live!

Fri, Jul 10   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!

Music Making Engineering Tinker Summer Festival with the Lewis Latimer House Museum

Fri, Jul 10   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Learn how to make music online! Make incredible electronic music with Claire, the person behind dolltr!ck, Claire is a music technologist and educator who has worked with numerous organizations in providing learning opportunities for young...

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Music Making Engineering Tinker Summer Festival with the Lewis Latimer House Museum

Zumba

Fri, Jul 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults benefit assistance fitness health and wellness Healthy Communities

The instructor will guide you through a fun and active Zumba workout that will leave you feeling happy and energized!  You will also receive a brief presentation on health insurance options for you and the entire family.

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Zumba

Book Adventures: Hey, Water! x Ice Excavation STEM Activity

Fri, Jul 10   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore stem & steam storytime summer reading

Take a book adventure as Ms. Sarah reads “Hey, Water!” by Antoinette Portis! After reading children will go on an Ice Excavation adventure!  

This will take place on the Carroll Gardens Library Facebook Page.  

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Book Adventures: Hey, Water! x Ice Excavation STEM Activity

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Fri, Jul 10   3:00 pm to 4:00 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. Express...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Book Adventures- The Twelve Dancing Princesses Retold by Rachel Isadora

Fri, Jul 10   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts 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!**    

Take a book adventure as Ms. Lea from the New Lots Library reads "The Twelve...

Book Adventures- The Twelve Dancing Princesses Retold by Rachel Isadora

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

Fri, Jul 10   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

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Fri, Jul 10   4:30 pm to 5:30 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. Express...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Art History Fridays

Fri, Jul 10   7:00 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults Artists and Archives research Virtual Programming

The Borough Park Library is inaugurating a new educational/cultural series: Art Fridays.  Every Friday at 7PM come here to see a video or gallery devoted to the visual arts. 

The first selection, discovered by Borough Park...

Art History Fridays

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