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JUN
6

Mapping Our Digital Selves: Zine Making with Maamoul Press

Sat, Jun 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts comics Cool Work x Interesting People humanities and art

Please note: This workshop is designed for adults 17+.

In the time of COVID-19, our lives are mediated more than ever through technology. We appear in one another's homes and interact with our colleagues and loved ones through digital...

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Mapping Our Digital Selves: Zine Making with Maamoul Press

Charla del censo 2020: Mi existencia... Cuenta!

Sat, Jun 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census immigrant services spanish

Acompañe a la Biblioteca Pública de Brooklyn, la Federación Hispana, y CUNY el 6 de junio para hablar sobre los beneficios y el impacto del censo en nuestra comunidad. 

Registre aquí: https://bit.ly/todoscontamos...

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Charla del censo 2020: Mi existencia... Cuenta!

Портреты поэта / Portraits of Poet. Anniversary of A.S. Pushkin

Sat, Jun 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults lectures and discussions russian Virtual Programming

Портреты поэта / Portraits of Poets

Приглашаем вас в прямом эфире послушать рассказ о портретах А.С.Пушкина, находящихся в архиве Пушкинского общества Америки, и отметить таким образом, день рождения великого поэта.

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Портреты поэта / Portraits of Poet.  Anniversary of A.S. Pushkin

Virtual Book Club: BYOB/Bring Your Own Book

Sat, Jun 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion humanities and art Virtual Programming

Join Brooklyn Heights librarian Claire for this chat about what we're reading through video conference call. For this Bring Your Own Book ("BYOB") book discussion, make your own choice of book and tell us why you would (or wouldn't...

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Virtual Book Club: BYOB/Bring Your Own Book

JUN
7

This Might Help: A Poetry Class

Sun, Jun 7   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults national poetry month poetry Virtual Programming

Classes are currently full. This page will update when space opens.

In this weekly workshop on Sunday afternoons, we will study poets who find comfort in the midst of difficulty.

We will examine comfort in all of its forms: love,...

This Might Help: A Poetry Class

Classical Interludes: Carlos Almeida

Sun, Jun 7   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents classical interludes Virtual Programming

Originally from Rio de Janeiro, guitarist/vocalist Carlos Almeida has been living in New York since 1987. During his career, he has played with major Brazilian stars, including Beth Carvalho, Jorje Aragão, Alcione, Martinho da Vila, Jair...

Classical Interludes: Carlos Almeida

JUN
8

ESOL--Business English Classes

Mon, Jun 8   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Learn English!

Brooklyn Public Library offers free advanced business English classes that will prepare you for success in the workplace and in business.  Improve your business vocabulary, broaden your understanding of American...

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ESOL--Business English Classes

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Jun 8   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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Learn Latin Dance

Mon, Jun 8   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fitness Virtual Programming

Take an afternoon break and get moving to the rhythm and music of Latin dance.  Instructor Leonardo Sardella from Friends of Argentine Tango will run through the steps of dances like the cha-cha, mamba, and salsa before turning up the music...

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Learn Latin Dance

A One take Journey Through Russia's Iconic Hermitage Museum

Mon, Jun 8   2:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Artists and Archives research Virtual Programming

Take a video tour of Russia's Hermitage Museum .  Click or cut and paste the link below  to the Borough Park Library's Facebook page to access this and other videos.  

 

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A One take Journey Through Russia's Iconic Hermitage Museum

Criminal Justice Policy and the Pandemic: A National Perspective

Mon, Jun 8   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

The COVID-19 public health crisis has created a “natural experiment” in policing and criminal justice policy as cities and states struggle to deal with the pandemic in jails and prisons. At the same time, the people's revolt in response to the...

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Criminal Justice Policy and the Pandemic: A National Perspective

JUN
9

Access to Capital: How to get Capital for Your Business

Tue, Jun 9   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Learn about what type of loan programs the Small Business Administration (SBA) has to offer. Learn about the requirements for each loan program. Figure out if you qualify to participate and how the loan programs benefit the borrower.

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Access to Capital: How to get Capital for Your Business

Virtual Sign Language Class

Tue, Jun 9   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, Jun 9   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, Jun 9   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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Job Interviews: Making the Best Impression, Especially Now

Tue, Jun 9   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business career finance Virtual Programming

A Business & Career Librarian will discuss best practices in job interviews – what has changed about interviews since they mostly have gone virtual, as well as plenty of things that haven’t.  

Please note that you must RSVP...

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Job Interviews: Making the Best Impression, Especially Now

Green Series: The Condor and the Eagle Screening

Tue, Jun 9   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents film green series Virtual Programming

The June Green Series presented by Brooklyn Public Library's BPL Presents features a screening and discussion of The Condor & the Eagle. 

The Condor and the Eagle documents the stories of four well-known Native environmental...

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Green Series: The Condor and the Eagle Screening

Tips for Surviving and then Thriving Through this Crisis

Tue, Jun 9   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance small business

This workshop will be an overview of the first three stages of actions to survive this crisis. It will help you define where you are and what you can do to emerge and thrive. 

Stage One is about survival and financial...

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Tips for Surviving and then Thriving Through this Crisis

Virtual Volunteer Tutor Information Session

Tue, Jun 9   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning hse Virtual Programming

In an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have transitioned all of your spring in-person programming to an online format. Do you want to help an adult who struggles to read or brush on their math skills virtually using an online...

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Virtual Volunteer Tutor Information Session

28th Amendment Town Hall, moderated by Brynna Tucker

Tue, Jun 9   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents, the programming team of Brooklyn Public Library, started the 28th Amendment Project earlier this year and, continuing the project, now invites the public online to help to draft the 28th amendment to the Constitution. The 27th...

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28th Amendment Town Hall, moderated by Brynna Tucker

JUN
10

We Speak NYC Conversation Group

Wed, Jun 10   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 using the We Speak NYC videos from the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs. We will meet on Zoom video calls. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the...

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We Speak NYC Conversation Group

ESOL--Business English Classes

Wed, Jun 10   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Learn English!

Brooklyn Public Library offers free advanced business English classes that will prepare you for success in the workplace and in business.  Improve your business vocabulary, broaden your understanding of American...

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ESOL--Business English Classes

BCCC Virtual Census meeting

Wed, Jun 10   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, Jun 10   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

Gender Diversity in Early Childhood Education

Wed, Jun 10   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning early literacy LGBTQ lgbtq pride month

Lindsay 'Lindz' Amer, a queer and non-binary LGBTQ+ creator, activist, and children's performer known for their popular webseries Queer Kid Stuff provides tools for developing LGBTQ+ inclusive programming, answering those tough questions, and the...

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Gender Diversity in Early Childhood Education

Support Circle for Friends & Family of Incarcerated People (with guest lawyer from Bronx Defenders)

Wed, Jun 10   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

This support group is lowkey and free, a place for those with incarcerated loved ones to be there for one another, vent, and share resources. Join the conversation! Anything shared with the group is completely confidential, and nobody except...

Support Circle for Friends & Family of Incarcerated People (with guest lawyer from Bronx Defenders)

Three Romantic Craft Workshops: Leather Fringe Earrings

Wed, Jun 10   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts summer reading Virtual Programming

Join artist and fashion designer Laura Eliason of Arguing the Mobius for the second of a three-video craft series. This craft is Leather Fringe Earrings! 

Supplies needed:

Cardstock Scissors Leather (9" x 3.25") Rotary...
Three Romantic Craft Workshops: Leather Fringe Earrings

Philosophy in the Library: "A Theory of Jerks" by Eric Schwitzgebel

Wed, Jun 10   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents philosophy in the library Virtual Programming

The June Philosophy in the Library asks: What is the essence of jerkitude?  And why is it that jerks so rarely realize what huge jerks they are?  If jerks don't know that they're jerks, might you yourself be a jerk without realizing it...

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Philosophy in the Library: "A Theory of Jerks" by Eric Schwitzgebel

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, Jun 10   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

JUN
11

Virtual English Conversation Groups

Thu, Jun 11   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.

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Virtual English Conversation Groups

Woman’s Support Group

Thu, Jun 11   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

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Jun 11   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, Jun 11   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Jun 11   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. 

Note:...

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Resume & Career Help Live!

SimplyAnalytics 101

Thu, Jun 11   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

A Zoom Discussion on Poet Joseph Brodsky

Thu, Jun 11   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks bpl presents poetry Virtual Programming

Join translators Ann Kjellberg and Glyn Maxwell for a Zoom discussion of the Selected Works from the Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky.

Joseph Brodsky spent his life advocating for the place of the poet in society. As Derek Walcott said...

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A Zoom Discussion on Poet Joseph Brodsky

Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Thu, Jun 11   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Town Hall Virtual Programming

How are you doing? What do you need help with? What’s the most helpful thing you’ve experienced during this time?

We want to hear the answers to these questions.

The Open Newsroom is back, and this time we’re virtual. We’ll be...

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Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

2020 Census Bengali Teletown Hall

Thu, Jun 11   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census bengali Town Hall

Join BPL's Census Navigators, CUNY Census Corps students and a representative from the U.S. Census Bureau for a Q&A covering the basics of the 2020 Census and the importance of a complete count in NYC.

This Bengali-language...

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2020 Census Bengali Teletown Hall

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Thu, Jun 11   6:00 pm to 7:30 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

The King Lear Project

Thu, Jun 11   7:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

The King Lear Project presents streamlined readings of scenes from Shakespeare’s King Lear to engage diverse audiences—including older adults, caregivers, and family members—in open, healing, constructive, discussions about the challenges of...

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The King Lear Project

Portrait Painting 肖像画教学

Thu, Jun 11   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts chinese humanities and art Virtual Programming

Learn realistic art techniques taught by Rob Silverman featuring a live model and a Chinese interpreter.  Professional instruction will include demos, handouts and personalized critique covering how to: -produce pleasing color harmony and...

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Portrait Painting 肖像画教学

JUN
12

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jun 12   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

Knit Together

Fri, Jun 12   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

Virtual Ask a Tech

Fri, Jun 12   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

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, Jun 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Please join Dyker Singers Vocal Group every Friday afternoon on Zoom. You'll learn all kinds of songs led by our piano teacher Carolyn Clark. If you're interested, please send email to [email protected]

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jun 12   3:30 pm to 5:00 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

Barynya Ensemble Virtual Dance Concert

Fri, Jun 12   7:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Virtual

Adults Events for Youth and Family humanities and art performance russian

Sheepshead Bay Library presents a virtual dance ensemble featuring Barynya.

The Russian music, dance and song ensemble Barynya is a world renowned group that enjoys exalting stature as the premier Russian folk ensemble outside of Russia....

Barynya Ensemble Virtual Dance Concert

JUN
13

Origami Stars Tutorial

Sat, Jun 13   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts diy Virtual Programming

The Info Commons is hosting a one time special Origami Stars class. You will learn how to make two pieces: one large star, made with five simple units combined into a stunning geometric shape, and one mini star. 

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Origami Stars Tutorial

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Sat, Jun 13   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

The Writhing Society meets to practice and discuss the techniques of constrained writing. We practice the methods invented by ourselves and by other writers, artists, musicians, and mathematicians.

As the Writhing Society gathers on Zoom...

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Virtual Case Management

Sat, Jun 13   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career hse social services

In effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have transitioned all of our in-person case management services online. 

If you need help connecting to social services such as childcare referrals, housing assistance, connect to...

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Virtual Case Management

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