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JUL
4

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

Sat, Jul 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...

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

JUL
6

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Mon, Jul 6   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

Virtual Storytime

Mon, Jul 6   11:00 am to 11:30 am   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 special guest reader Gregg Richards, BPL staff...

Virtual Storytime

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Jul 6   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 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!

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Jul 6   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

Jack & Friends: Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Suzi Shelton

Mon, Jul 6   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years live music 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 local family performer Suzi Shelton for a series of fun-filled musical performances....

Jack & Friends: Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Suzi Shelton

Justice Initiatives' Book Club: The End of Policing by Alex Vitale

Mon, Jul 6   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism Virtual Programming

What would American society look like without punitive law enforcement? How is “crime” defined, and who gets punished for it? How can we reimagine “public safety” that keeps our communities vital—rather than eroded by racist surveillance and mass...

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Justice Initiatives' Book Club: The End of Policing by Alex Vitale

JUL
7

Virtual Mini Storytime

Tue, Jul 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

Dance Exercises Class

Tue, Jul 7   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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Dance Exercises Class

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Jul 7   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years Virtual Programming

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

Chair Flow

Tue, Jul 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us for this Chair Exercise workshop series led by Brooklyn born dancer, Dwana Smallwood.  Chair Exercise is a non-intimidating way to start exercising to benefit your health....and you don't have to worry about getting up and down from...

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Chair Flow

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Tue, Jul 7   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

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

Join Kelly Brennan for a fun yoga practice! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in...

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Virtual Storytime

Tue, Jul 7   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 Sign Language Class

Tue, Jul 7   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 English Conversation Group

Tue, Jul 7   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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Jul 7   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Jul 7   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume

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!

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Light and Fluffy

Tue, Jul 7   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

Rebuilding from Strength

Tue, Jul 7   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

This workshop will be a hands-on interactive session using the Business Model Canvas and other exercises to review what you now know about your business, customers and environment and the steps and innovations you have already taken or must take...

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Rebuilding from Strength

SimplyAnalytics 101

Tue, Jul 7   6:00 pm to 7:00 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

Virtual Bedtime Stories

Tue, Jul 7   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bedtime stories first five years storytime summer reading

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

Join us for a special bedtime edition of our virtual storytime with stories and tips for your child to acquire early...

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Virtual Bedtime Stories

JUL
8

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 8   9:30 am to 11:00 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

BCCC Virtual Census meeting

Wed, Jul 8   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census community partner

The Brooklyn Complete Count Committee (BCCC) hosts semi-monthly meetings to align on Census updates and initiatives in Brooklyn. Our focus is on increasing responses in low-response neighborhoods so that we can #MakeBrooklynCount 100%

BCCC Virtual Census meeting

Virtual Ask a Tech

Wed, Jul 8   12:30 pm to 1:30 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.

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

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Virtual Ask a Tech

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Jul 8   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)

Pregúntale a una Promotora - ¿Qué son la PrEP y PEP?

Wed, Jul 8   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations health and wellness Healthy Communities

Únete a las Promotoras de Salud de Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) para aprender sobre la PrEP y PEP y cómo estos medicamentos pueden ayudar a prevenir la transmisión del VIH, seguido por una sesión de preguntas y respuestas con...

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Pregúntale a una Promotora - ¿Qué son la PrEP y PEP?

Book Discussion - It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

Wed, Jul 8   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion

Join us for a lively Zoom discussion of It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis.  Please register.

 

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Book Discussion - It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

2020 Census Q&A with the BPL Census Navigator Team

Wed, Jul 8   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census Office Hours Virtual Programming

Join us on the Brooklyn Public Library Twitter page for a Live event featuring the BPL Census Navigator team. Get real time help with your census questions, learn why a complete count is so important in Brooklyn, and complete your 2020 Census...

2020 Census Q&A with the BPL Census Navigator Team

Changing Signs, Changing Times: A History of Wayfinding in Transit with the New York Transit Museum

Wed, Jul 8   5:30 pm to 6:15 pm   Virtual

Adults Culture Pass

Join Associate Curator Jodi Shapiro for a digital discussion of our recent exhibit, Changing Signs, Changing Times: A History of Wayfinding in Transit. Together, we’ll explore the evolution of New York City transit signage through the years as it...

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Changing Signs, Changing Times: A History of Wayfinding in Transit with the New York Transit Museum

Strategies To Accelerate Revenue during COVID

Wed, Jul 8   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business finance Virtual Programming

To create growth during the COVID Crisis business owners need the mindset, tools, and resources iconic CEOs use every day to take their corporations to the next level. Achieving growth during times such as these requires a new set of skills,...

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Strategies To Accelerate Revenue during COVID

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Jul 8   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations support groups Virtual Programming

The group is informal and completely free, it is a peer support group. This program is only for those who lost their loved ones to suicide.

No need to struggle alone. Come and share your story with other survivors for mutual support....

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion: Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson

Wed, Jul 8   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Sherwood Anderson's Collection of short stories,  Winesburg, Ohio. If you need the book, it is available for free on Project Gutenberg!

Every Wednesday...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion: Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, Jul 8   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

JUL
9

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Jul 9   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join us for a storytime for toddlers incorporating live music and yoga! View the broadcast on the Brooklyn Public Library Facebook Page at 10:00AM.

Musical Yoga Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 9   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills!

View the live broadcast from the Carroll Gardens Facebook Page. 

Virtual Storytime

Dance Exercises Class

Thu, Jul 9   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...

Register
Dance Exercises Class

Virtual English Conversation Groups

Thu, Jul 9   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.

Register
Virtual English Conversation Groups

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 9   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Olivia for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. View the live broadcast from the Windsor Terrace Library Facebook Page.

Virtual Storytime

Job Search: Upgrading Your Resume

Thu, Jul 9   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults career resume

Your resume is good… but could it be better? Follow our checklist to spot the ways you and your resume can stand out to hiring managers.

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Job Search: Upgrading Your Resume

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 9   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to 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!**  

Come join one of the Park Slope Library children's librarians for a virtual storytime!...

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

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

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...

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Expecting and New Parents Support Group

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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

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...
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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,...

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Virtual Computer Basics

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Jul 9   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume

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....

Register
Resume & Career Help Live!

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...

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

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

Book Discussion: Metamorphoses by Ovid

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

Adults book discussion

"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

JUL
10

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

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