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Kids Create: Friendship Bracelets

Tue, Aug 11   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 "diagonal candy stripe" pattern.  Materials needed:  embroidery thread, plastic lacing cord, heavy-weight yarn or similar material.

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Kids Create: Friendship Bracelets

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Aug 11   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....

Resume & Career Help Live!

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy

Tue, Aug 11   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...

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy

Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

Tue, Aug 11   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.  

Coffee and Conversation - Zoom Chat

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Tue, Aug 11   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

Insider Tips for Launching or Updating Your Website with Jennifer Shaheen

Tue, Aug 11   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business techknowledge Virtual Programming

Your website is more than just pretty pictures and words. Make your web site work for your business. Join us as Jennifer Shaheen of Technology Therapy Group shares over twenty years of insider know how on launching your website online...

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Insider Tips for Launching or Updating Your Website with Jennifer Shaheen

Do You Know Someone Who Would Like to Learn How to Read and Write?

Tue, Aug 11   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning community partner literacy

Do you know someone who would like to learn to read and write? Brooklyn Public Library's Adult Learning Program is offering FREE small group literacy instruction virtually or via telephone. It's never too late to learn to read! We are here to...

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Do You Know Someone Who Would Like to Learn How to Read and Write?

Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Tue, Aug 11   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

Sheepshead Bay Library presents Talents Without Borders

Tue, Aug 11   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults live music music poetry russian

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 Talents Without Borders

Fashion Tuesdays Presents: Coco Chanel

Tue, Aug 11   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults research Virtual Programming

Fashion Tuesdays resume with a month long look at the life and work of French fashion designer, businesswoman and Nazi collaborator Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel. Join us on August 18, 25 and September 1 to learn more about her.

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Fashion Tuesdays Presents: Coco Chanel

Create and Tell: Watercolors 水彩画

Tue, Aug 11   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

Coco Chanel Booklist

Tue, Aug 11   8:00 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults research Virtual Programming

If you want to learn more about Coco Chanel here is a list of books about her owned by the Brooklyn Public Library.

Click or cut and paste the link below to access the Borough Park Libraruy's Facebook Page

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

Coco Chanel Booklist

Cinema Ephemera

Tue, Aug 11   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 Mexican Dance Company celebrates rich dance and music traditions from Mexico. Go inside the studios of children’s illustrators and watch Mika Song draw two...

Cinema Ephemera

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Flower Crowns

Wed, Aug 12   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Greta Pemberton and her son, Mac, demonstrate how to create your own flower crowns.

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...

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Flower Crowns

Virtual Babies and Books Storytime

Wed, Aug 12   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime Virtual Programming

Join the Central Youth Wing librarians for a weekly storytime for babies every Wednesday morning in July. Learn new ryhmes, songs, and favorite books that are appopriate for babies ages 0-18 months. 

 

The program will...

Virtual Babies and Books Storytime

"Virtual Family Tour" with Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Wed, Aug 12   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Explore the museum from home with an interactive, family-friendly tour that includes creative, hands-on activities. Each tour is organized around a single theme and highlights artworks from the Guggenheim's collection and special exhibitions....

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"Virtual Family Tour" with Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Summer Reading: The Jolly Lollies

Wed, Aug 12   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Liz Corwin and Holly Johnson are both singer-songwriters who teamed up to create Liz, Holly, & The Jolly Lollies. Based in Charlotte, NC they are known around the Queen City for teaching early childhood music in preschools and for leading...

Summer Reading: The Jolly Lollies

Virtual Storytime

Wed, Aug 12   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first 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

Virtual Storytime

Wed, Aug 12   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books 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 with Ms. Elizabeth

Wed, Aug 12   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

Virtual Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 12   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

Virtual Coffee Break Coloring

Wed, Aug 12   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

Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

Wed, Aug 12   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Make a beautiful collection of your life stories and family photos with Vita Story Club. Every week, we'll gather as a group on Zoom to share our photos and the stories behind them. We'll help you preserve them in a personal memory book to make a...

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Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Aug 12   1:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Spend a quick and crafty 30 minutes with the Saratoga's children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting,  or some combination of those.

This will be broadcast from the Saratoga Facebook page

Virtual Kids Create

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 12   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

Reflect & Restore through Writing

Wed, Aug 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Sometimes it's hard to find the right words to tell the story we want to tell. Your experiences, your feelings, your thoughts, your struggles - it's all part of your story. Your story is unique to you, and writing it down can be a release, or...

Reflect & Restore through Writing

The Known World: Mapping and Writing Intimate Geographies

Wed, Aug 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids community partner creative writing kids create kids explore

Please join the Cypress Hills Library and our partners at Community Word Project for an interactive writing workshop for kids ages 6-12. Teaching artist Felipe Galindo will teach this writing workshop in both English and Spanish.

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The Known World: Mapping and Writing Intimate Geographies

Community-Word Project: Giu-Fa Gets Lost

Wed, Aug 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

In this Sicilian/Middle Eastern folktale about prejudice, a character is harshly judged by his appearance. How does his mother solve that problem? How can the landscape of story involve us?

This event will be held on Zoom. Registration is...

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Community-Word Project: Giu-Fa Gets Lost

Virtual Spanish Conversation

Wed, Aug 12   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...

Virtual Spanish Conversation

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Aug 12   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime spanish Virtual Programming

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores en la página Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook. (Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers on the Brooklyn...

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Book Adventures : farmer duck by martin waddell

Wed, Aug 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading

Join us for bookish fun as we read a book together and do a craft based on the book!

DUCK HAT CRAFT:

Materials:

Yellow, Orange, and White construction paper

A Marker 

Scissors 

Glue...

Book Adventures : farmer duck by martin waddell

Virtual Crafting Circle

Wed, Aug 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults all ages arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Looking to craft with others? Join our Virtual crafting circle! We will be going live on the Clarendon Library Facebook page at 2:00 PM for an hour of knitting and sharing information about projects and techniques. You can ask questions, share...

Virtual Crafting Circle

Create What You're Feeling

Wed, Aug 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Calling all youth! Want to be given a chance to have your voice heard and express yourself creatively?

Please join us each month for a Zoom meetup where we will present a topic that has to do with current events and relevant issues. ...

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Create What You're Feeling

Who We Are: The Census and Identity in New York City with the Museum of the City of New York

Wed, Aug 12   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass

Join educators from the Museum of the City of New York for an exploration of the census in New York City and why this count is so important to the future of our city. During the session, we will also examine artworks that use data from the Census...

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Who We Are: The Census and Identity in New York City with the Museum of the City of New York

Search Jobs & Internships with ReferenceUSA

Wed, Aug 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career Virtual Programming

Learn how to easily navigate the combined power of the premier business reference and research tool, ReferenceUSA, with the world’s #1 job site, indeed.com. ReferenceUSA is available for free, from any Internet-enabled device, with a Brooklyn...

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Search Jobs & Internships with ReferenceUSA

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Aug 12   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading

Spend a quick and crafty half hour with the Macon children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting, tying, or some combination of those.

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

 

Virtual Kids Create

"Who We Are: The Census and Identity in New York City" with Museum of the City of New York

Wed, Aug 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids 2020 census Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Join educators from the Museum of the City of New York for an exploration of the census in New York City and why this count is so important to the future of our city. During the session, we will also examine artworks that use data from the Census...

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"Who We Are: The Census and Identity in New York City" with Museum of the City of New York

Your Library Online: Three Databases Everyone Should Know

Wed, Aug 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning lectures and discussions Virtual Programming

Brooklyn Public Library has many databases containing books and magazines on a plethora of topics. Learn the contents and how to use:

Masterfile Premier Gale ebooks MedlinePlus

All three databases are free and accessible anywhere -...

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Your Library Online: Three Databases Everyone Should Know

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Aug 12   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books poetry

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

Discuss writing you have written about the current book. It can be something you feel should’ve been written...

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Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Aug 12   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading

Join a staff member to create art! This will be broadcast from the East Flatbush Library Facebook Page !

 

Virtual Kids Create

Overground Railroad

Wed, Aug 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

This husband and wife team, author Lesa Cline-Ransome and artist James Ransome continue to create books for young readers that intrigue as well as inspire. Lesa will read one of their newest titles, Overground Railroad and will discuss the...

Overground Railroad

Virtual Mystery Meeting

Wed, Aug 12   3:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Solve a virtual mystery!

Escape Rooms and Puzzles of all sorts.

Register so that I can send you the link to Zoom. Hope to hear from you soon. 

 

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Virtual Mystery Meeting

Virtual Teens Write Stuff Wednesdays

Wed, Aug 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults creative writing teen time Virtual Programming

While we can't share in person, that doesn't mean the writing has to stop. 

We're celebrating Shark Week with some 🦈 facts and 🦈 writing prompts!  It's gonna be fin-tastic!

Join us online on our Instagram...

Virtual Teens Write Stuff Wednesdays

Avoiding Common Legal Risks That Sink New Companies | NYC SBS

Wed, Aug 12   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

This course offers strategies to free up cash by asking sellers and creditors to carry their fair share of the burden by reducing, eliminating and reconstructing debt.

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Avoiding Common Legal Risks That Sink New Companies | NYC SBS

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Aug 12   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books poetry

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

Discuss writing you have written about the current book. It can be something you feel should’ve been written...

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Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Census Help Live!

Wed, Aug 12   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!

Summer Chess Tournament Series

Wed, Aug 12   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Join us for our weekly chess tournament on lichess.org! Open to children and teens of all skill levels. Remember to be nice in the chat! Link below:

Week 7: https://lichess.org/tournament/PAdiPugj

Please email [email protected]

Summer Chess Tournament Series

Adult Yoga with Melanie

Wed, Aug 12   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

After Census 2020: New Yorkers, Redistricting and Political Power

Wed, Aug 12   6:00 pm to 6:45 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census Town Hall

You've heard about the importance of completing your 2020 Census forms, but what happens after the count wraps up? Census data affects New York’s congressional representation; the redistricting of state senate, assembly and city council districts...

After Census 2020: New Yorkers, Redistricting and Political Power

Recording, Producing, and Releasing Your Podcast From Home

Wed, Aug 12   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge Virtual Programming

When you’re producing a podcast at home, it’s helpful to have some tricks up your sleeve. In this class, we’ll walk through best practices for remote recording—including techniques for remote interviews, online recording tools, and how to get the...

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Recording, Producing, and Releasing Your Podcast From Home

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