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The Art of Searching & Reading Research Articles - Session 1

Wed, Aug 5   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults all ages research Virtual Programming

Join us for this class on searching & reading academic research articles! This two-session program is open to all students of any age. We will use the Brooklyn Public Library's public databases, which are all free to use with an active...

The Art of Searching & Reading Research Articles - Session 1

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)

Summer Reading: Puppet Making with Circus Artist Laine Barton

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

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us for the humorous story Too Much Noise and for a puppet-making craft with circus artist, Laine Barton!

We'll hear Too Much Noise while making a puppet out of an envelope, representing one of the animals brought into the...

Summer Reading: Puppet Making with Circus Artist Laine Barton

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...

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...

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...

Virtual Computer Basics

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Aug 5   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)

Virtual Kids Create: Origami

Wed, Aug 5   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.

**Registration required!

We're going to try a new format, and instead of broadcasting from...

Virtual Kids Create: Origami

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Aug 5   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...

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Wed, Aug 5   3:00 pm to 5:00 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

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

A Place Inside of Me: A Poem to Heal the Heart

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

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Join Zetta Elliott for a reading of her new book A PLACE INSIDE OF ME: A POEM TO HEAL THE HEART. After the reading viewers will learn some "tools of the trade' they can use to write their own healing poem.

View the broadcast on Zetta...

A Place Inside of Me: A Poem to Heal the Heart

Virtual Mystery Meeting

Wed, Aug 5   3:30 pm to 5:30 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

Book Adventure: Trap the Tooth Fairy

Wed, Aug 5   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids library lab summer reading Virtual Programming

For inspiration we'll read aloud How to Catch the Tooth Fairy, written by Adam Wallace with illustrations by Andy Elkerton. Then we'll build a clever catapult game to see if you can "catch" the tooth fairy to prove that she really...

Book Adventure: Trap the Tooth Fairy

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

Virtual Teens Write Stuff Wednesdays

Wed, Aug 5   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. 

Join us online on our Instagram page! 

Virtual Teens Write Stuff Wednesdays

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Aug 5   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...

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Equity and Justice: Poster Design in the COVID Age with Poster House

Wed, Aug 5   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Join Poster House—the first museum in the United States dedicated exclusively to posters—and Isometric—a Brooklyn-based design studio led by queer people of color—as we discuss the transformative role of posters in promoting inclusion, equity,...

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Equity and Justice: Poster Design in the COVID Age with Poster House

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!

Summer Chess Tournament Series

Wed, Aug 5   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 6: https://lichess.org/tournament/J8VBvn36

Please email [email protected]

Summer Chess Tournament Series

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

Virtual Readaloud--The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

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

Teens & Young Adults summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us on the Kensington Library Facebook page as we continue our serial reading of Melissa Caruso's new book, The Obsidian Tower.  This week, we'll enjoy chapters 13 and 14. 

Set in a world of magic and complicated...

Virtual Readaloud--The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Aug 5   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

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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Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Aug 6   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

BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Thu, Aug 6   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Take a walk on the wild side with the virtual offerings of our friends at the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Prospect Park Zoo. Each day we’ll share a cool feature being offered online by our Zoological partners and learn more about how...

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BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 6   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime toddler time

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

Join Ms. Abby for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to...

Virtual Storytime

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

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 6   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

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 6   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

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

Virtual Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years 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

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

Birth to Five Years first five years 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

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

Summer Reading: Parallel Exit

Thu, Aug 6   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

A vaudeville show for the entire family, with juggling, magic, and music. Fun-loving physical comedians present a wide range of old-fashioned family entertainment, and you get to join in the fun! Brought to you by the award-winning troupe...

Summer Reading: Parallel Exit

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

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Aug 6   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

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!

NBA Basketball Discussion Club BPL Edition

Thu, Aug 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fitness Virtual Programming

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Basketball topics such as the NBA returns, Lebron James vs Micheal Jordan, Championship Favorites, The NBA Draft , Free Agency and much more!

Registration is required...

NBA Basketball Discussion Club BPL Edition

Kids Create: Making Fairy Houses

Thu, Aug 6   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us to learn how to make your very own fairy house! We'll talk a bit about the mythology of fairies, fairy culture, and how to use natural and household items to decorate your fairy house! Will the fairies come visit? Let's see! 

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Kids Create: Making Fairy Houses

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Aug 6   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

Tai Chi for Fall Prevention

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

Older Adults adult learning health and wellness Healthy Communities positive aging

Did you know that Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention is one of the best things you can do to prevent falls?  This evidence-based exercise program reduces the risk of falling by improving strength, balance, flexibility, and...

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Tai Chi for Fall Prevention

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Aug 6   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore summer reading

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

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