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JUL
16

Anansi The Spider: A West African Folktale

Thu, Jul 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family summer reading Virtual Programming

A Celebration of West African Folktales performed by Nadine Grisar. Puppetry in Practice uses the creative arts to enhance literacy, spark curiosity and imagination, and engage in cultural immersions in the countries of origin that make our city...

Anansi The Spider: A West African Folktale

Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

Thu, Jul 16   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 Storytime- It's Raining Cats and Dogs!

Thu, Jul 16   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   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...

Virtual Storytime- It's Raining Cats and Dogs!

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Jul 16   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 16   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

TECH BALANCE: CÓMO BALANCEAR LOS MEDIOS DIGITALES Y TECNOLOGÍA EN EL HOGAR

Thu, Jul 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Media Mentorship spanish Virtual Programming

Un taller interactivo para padres de niños entre 0 y 5 años

Trabajando en asociación con Common Sense Media, BPL gustosamente ofrece este taller para padres y cuidadores sobre como guiar el tiempo de niños enfrente de pantallas. La...

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TECH BALANCE: CÓMO BALANCEAR LOS MEDIOS DIGITALES Y TECNOLOGÍA EN EL HOGAR

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Jul 16   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids ezra jack keats storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. 
This will be broadcasted live at 3:30 from Brooklyn Public Library Facebook...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jul 16   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

Amazing Animals with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Thu, Jul 16   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

Whether they can regrow a tail or lift 1,000 times their weight, our animal friends at Brooklyn Children’s Museum have super powers! All animals, including humans, have unique gifts that help us to survive, grow, solve problems, and live our...

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Amazing Animals with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Jul 16   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...

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Creative Writing for Teens

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

Thu, Jul 16   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)

Green Series: The Swamp: Nature Never Surrenders Talkback with Director Randall MacLowry

Thu, Jul 16   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents film green series Virtual Programming

For the July Green Series, join director Randall MacLowry, who discusses his new PBS American Experience documentary, The Swamp. 

The Swamp tells the dramatic story of humanity’s attempts to conquer the Florida Everglades, one of...

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Green Series: The Swamp: Nature Never Surrenders Talkback with Director Randall MacLowry

Teen Time: Jeopardy

Thu, Jul 16   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

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Info. Session

Thu, Jul 16   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career hse Virtual Programming

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

The National External Diploma Program (NEDP) is an applied performance assessment system that assesses...

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National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Info. Session

Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Thu, Jul 16   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Town Hall Virtual Programming

Have questions about rent, employment, or food? Let’s have a conversation.

The Virtual Open Newsroom is back, and this time we’ll be diving deeper into issues about life in NYC during coronavirus. The Virtual Open Newsroom will have three...

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Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Market Research Simplified! Researching Your Customers

Thu, Jul 16   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Do you know where your customers are? Attend this workshop to get tips on how to determine the demographic characteristics, size and spending habits of your target market.

To attend you must RSVP to this program. You will receive an email...

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Market Research Simplified! Researching Your Customers

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 16   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 Bedtime Stories this evening -- with books, songs, and tips for your...

Virtual Storytime

Create and Tell: Comics 漫画

Thu, Jul 16   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts chinese comics 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 July 14th,...

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Create and Tell: Comics 漫画

JUL
17

Virtual Dancercise

Fri, Jul 17   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 Museum

Fri, Jul 17   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Earth in Crisis: Get inspired by artists that engage with environmental activism, and see how Earth's natural resources appear in art.

Explore art, design, and culture with the teen educators in the Museum Apprentice Program at the...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Stretching Class for Adults

Fri, Jul 17   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 17   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

Virtual Ask a Tech (Spanish)

Fri, Jul 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults spanish 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 (Spanish)

Knit Together

Fri, Jul 17   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 17   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

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Jul 17   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime 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

Ballet Beginners Class

Fri, Jul 17   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 17   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!

STEAM Paper Engineering Tinker Summer Festival with the Lewis H. Latimer House Museum

Fri, Jul 17   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

Explore the magic of EngineeringwithPaper.com projects by joining us to make your own amusement park-style game. This hands-on workshop will get you cutting, folding, connecting, and building in a matter of minutes. You will start by learning a...

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STEAM Paper Engineering Tinker Summer Festival with the Lewis H. Latimer House Museum

Summer Reading: The Magician's Workshop

Fri, Jul 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Introduces children to the fascinating world of magic and magicians.

The magic show video will be posted below at 2PM. 

Summer Reading: The Magician's Workshop

Book Adventure: Big Mooncake for Little Star x Oreo Moon Phase Activity

Fri, Jul 17   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime summer reading

Get Ready for a Book Adventure!

This Friday live on the Carroll Gardens Library Facebook Page @2PM take a Book Adventure as Ms Sarah reads "A Big Mooncake for Little Star” by Grace Lin! After hearing the story children can...

Book Adventure: Big Mooncake for Little Star x Oreo Moon Phase Activity

Let's Talk Trees with Wave Hill

Fri, Jul 17   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

In this program, we will investigate our local street trees and learn about how they help us out and what we can do to care for them. Then, we will make mandalas together to tell our stories just like tree rings tell the story of a tree. ...

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Let's Talk Trees with Wave Hill

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Fri, Jul 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 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. You can...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Jul 17   4:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons! Come listen to stories, sing, and dance!

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Virtual Storytime

JUL
18

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Sat, Jul 18   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime summer reading toddler time Virtual Programming

Join us for a storytime incorporating stories, songs, and rhymes! View the broadcast on the Cortelyou Library Facebook page. 

 

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 18   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.. View the broadcast on the Saratoga Library's Facebook Page at 10:15 am

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Hearts In Box Origami Class

Sat, Jul 18   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts diy Virtual Programming

Join us for a one-time special live class on making mini hearts and a cute box to display them in!

Required materials: One sheet of standard printer paper (8.5x11) and a pair of scissors.

Suggested materials: Extra colored paper...

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Hearts In Box Origami Class

Hunting Together Staying Apart

Sat, Jul 18   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults video games Virtual Programming

Monsters in Astera are out of control!  We the Cypress Hills Hunter Guild need your help to hunt these ferocious beasts and protect the people of Astera from their fury.

Join us for some PC co-op Monster Hunter world gaming on a password...

Hunting Together Staying Apart

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Jul 18   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

My New York City

Sat, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing summer reading Virtual Programming writing workshop

My New York City is a six-session online creative writing workshop from Parachute Literary Arts and poet/filmmaker SM Gray in which participants explore, reflect, and write about their NYC borough, neighborhood or other meaningful city locations...

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My New York City

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

Sat, Jul 18   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: Fantastical Erotica and Romances

JUL
20

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Mon, Jul 20   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Summer Reading

Join our Librarians to explore some great summer escapes from the Library, then make a project that brings your stories to life.


Think the library is just for reading? Think again! Join us for fun...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Summer Reading: Stories From Latin America

Mon, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

This collection of stories involves sneaky characters who use wit and humor to trick their often bigger and scarier opponents.

View the broadcast on Facebook Live at 11 AM.

Summer Reading: Stories From Latin America

Job Search: Preparing for Your Interview

Mon, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career Virtual Programming

Relax, you've got this! Find out how to anticipate the questions employers will have for you, and prepare your answers.

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Job Search: Preparing for Your Interview

Migration Stories: Oral Histories, Literature, and the Power of Telling with the Brooklyn Historical Society

Mon, Jul 20   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass

Brooklyn Historical Society’s initiative “Muslims in Brooklyn” is grounded in a collection of 50 oral histories that represent Muslims of all ages and backrounds, life experiences and identities. One topic touched upon repeatedly in these audio...

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Migration Stories: Oral Histories, Literature, and the Power of Telling with the Brooklyn Historical Society

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Jul 20   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, Jul 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 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!

Virtual Movement Challenge

Mon, Jul 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Seraphina is thrilled for the opportunity to join together and grow as a community of movers and body enthusiasts! Our sessions together will act as a space to hold each other accountable to be consistent and to play. While this world turns...

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Virtual Movement Challenge

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books summer reading

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

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of it so far? If we’ve finished...

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Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

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

Mon, Jul 20   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

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