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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 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....

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

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

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"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 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

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

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

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

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!

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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Navigating Your Child's Disability: One-to-One Expert Assistance Is Here!

Wed, Aug 5   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Many situations require the assistance of an expert. We can provide one-to-one help for you and your child with:

Virtual school Issues with school re-opening  Individualized Education Program (IEP) process Early childhood services...
Navigating Your Child's Disability: One-to-One Expert Assistance Is Here!

Virtual Coffee Break Coloring

Wed, Aug 5   12:30 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Need to de-stress during your coffee break? Grab your favorite coloring book or a blank piece of paper and color along to some relaxing music as we demonstrate different adult coloring apps and artists. All ages welcome.

This...

Virtual Coffee Break Coloring

Virtual Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 5   12:30 pm to 1:30 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

Introduction to Proposal Writing (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Wed, Aug 5   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business research

Hi there,

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

When: Aug 5, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://candid.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0lc-...

Introduction to Proposal Writing (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

How to Write a Cover Letter

Wed, Aug 5   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career Virtual Programming

Don't overlook this key step in your job search! Learn how to organize your cover letter to showcase your strengths.

Please note that you may register for this event up until one hour before it starts. You will receive the Zoom link...

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How to Write a Cover Letter

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 5   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations spanish Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak Spanish 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 Spanish Conversation Group

Virtual Computer Basics

Wed, Aug 5   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

Book Discussion - Persuasion by Jane Austen

Wed, Aug 5   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion

Join us for a lively Zoom discussion of Persuasion by Jane Austen.  Please register.

 

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Book Discussion - Persuasion by Jane Austen

Small Business Partnerships | NYC SBS

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

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

This course offers advantages of a General Partnership. A partnership business can be defined as the coming together of two or more people to form a business with the aim of making profit. Partnership is one of the most common types of business...

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Small Business Partnerships | NYC SBS

Census Help Live!

Wed, Aug 5   5:00 pm to 7:00 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!

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Wed, Aug 5   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults summer reading Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join Melanie Morgan for alignment-based flow classes uploaded every Wednesday at 6pm! Each class lasts about one hour and 15 minutes. All levels are welcome!

View the broadcast on the Park Slope Library Facebook page...

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Start, Manage, Grow Your Business!

Wed, Aug 5   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business Virtual Programming

Entrepreneurs and business owners will learn how to use ReferenceUSA to find the mission critical information necessary to start, manage and grow a business. 

Topics include: 

research prospects and prospective clients...
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Start, Manage, Grow Your Business!

Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Wed, Aug 5   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Town Hall Virtual Programming

Have questions about rent, employment or food? Let’s get some answers. 

The Virtual Open Newsroom is back, and this time we’ll bring in experts from organizations across the city to answer questions, share resources and shed some...

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Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, Aug 5   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

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 6   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. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Woman’s Support Group

Thu, Aug 6   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

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

Woman’s Support Group

WE Connect Mentor Session with Agustina Cervera

Thu, Aug 6   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Agustina Cervera moved to NYC in 2010 after graduating as an architect. As a first-time immigrant with little to no network that could support her professional goals, Agustina relied on her resourcefulness to realize her dreams of working and...

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WE Connect Mentor Session with Agustina Cervera

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Aug 6   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 Computer Class - Google Drive

Thu, Aug 6   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 6   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

Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

Thu, Aug 6   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

Nutrition Workshops

Thu, Aug 6   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Events for Youth and Family health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

Join Maritza Fred, Commuity Nutrition Educator from Cornell Cooperative Extension for this 6 week nutrition program, where you will prepare delicious healthy recipes and try physical activities. Those who attend 6 sessions will receive a...

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Nutrition Workshops

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!

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