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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. ...

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...

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.

We welcome you to create a...

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 -...

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...

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 !

We welcome you to create a Rainbow Cloud.

Materials list: Yarn of various colors at least (about 4-6 strings of each...

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

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...

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

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

Johanna Fernández on The Young Lords

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

Adults anti-racism author talks bpl presents Virtual Programming

Join us for a Zoom discussion of The Young Lords with Johanna Fernández.

Against the backdrop of America’s escalating urban rebellions in the 1960s, an unexpected cohort of New York radicals unleashed a series of urban guerrilla actions...

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Johanna Fernández on The Young Lords

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Aug 12   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

Bedtime Stories with Miss Melisa

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

Kids babies & books bedtime stories literacy storytime

Bring your favorite bedtime buddy for a special sleepytime storytime with Miss Melisa.

Bedtime Stories with Miss Melisa

Virtual Readaloud--The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

Wed, Aug 12   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 15 and 16. 

Set in a world of magic and complicated...

Virtual Readaloud--The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, Aug 12   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 13   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 Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Japanese Garden Scavenger Hunt

Thu, Aug 13   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

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 to explore what’s in bloom in your neighborhood, how to identify some of the plants growing...

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Japanese Garden Scavenger Hunt

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 13   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

"MAD Reads" with the Museum of Arts and Design

Thu, Aug 13   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass spanish Virtual Programming

MAD Reads, derivado de en un programa popular en MAD, es un taller en línea que será facilitado por un educador del museo para dar vida a un libro ilustrado a través de cuentos interactivos, exploración visual y creación artística. Los...

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"MAD Reads" with the Museum of Arts and Design

Cancelled - Virtual English Conversation Group Cancelled

Thu, Aug 13   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group immigrant services

 

This group on August 13th is cancelled. Please join us next week.

Join other adults who are learning to speak English online on Zoom video. 

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

Cancelled - Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 13   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 13   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 13   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

Call Out the Count

Thu, Aug 13   11:30 am to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census

Brooklyn Public Library, NYC Census, and YMCA of Greater New York invite you to Call Out the Count, a special 2020 Census phone banking party this Thursday, August 13. This is a virtual event featuring music and special guests, focused...

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Call Out the Count

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Aug 13   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 Construction-Themed Storytime!

Thu, Aug 13   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Join us as we read some books about construction workers and construction machines!  And we'll look at some nearby cranes moving things around and people building tall buildings!

Virtual Construction-Themed Storytime!

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 13   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: Gary the Great

Thu, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Magician Gary the Great presents his high-energy blast of magic, comedy, and juggling.

This hilarious tour through the world of magic gets everyone involved!

Register for the Zoom broadcast via the RSVP button.

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Summer Reading: Gary the Great

Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops with City Harvest

Thu, Aug 13   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

Signing a Commercial Lease | NYC SBS

Thu, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Business owners know that securing the right commercial space is an important decision, but many are not prepared to enter the lease negotiation process. By effectively negotiating a lease agreement before signing it, small business owners can...

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Signing a Commercial Lease | NYC SBS

Virtual Microsoft Excel

Thu, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults microsoft office techknowledge Virtual Programming

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing, and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel.

Cell basics

...

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Virtual Microsoft Excel

Storytime with Ms. Damla!

Thu, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

Catch us live at 2 PM on the Mill Basin Library Facebook page -- https://www.facebook.com/MillBasinLibrary 

Storytime with Ms. Damla!

Nutrition Workshops

Thu, Aug 13   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 Chess Basics Workshop

Thu, Aug 13   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Want to learn the tips and tricks used by the greatest chess players of all time? You're at the right place! 

Welcome to Teen Chess Basics Workshop!! 

Learn how to master your chess skills with LiChess!, used by the top...

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Teen Chess Basics Workshop

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Aug 13   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Aug 13   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!

Book Adventures: Radiant Child by Javaka Steptoe

Thu, Aug 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts summer reading Virtual Programming

In this program, we'll be reading Radiant Child by Javaka Steptoe. We'll learn about famous artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat and then recreate one of his iconic works! 

Suggested materials:

paper markers, crayons, paint...
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Book Adventures: Radiant Child by Javaka Steptoe

Be Ready for College

Thu, Aug 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

How to gain access to resources for grants and scholarships, navigate Blackboard, and more.

To receive Zoom link, registration is required.

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Be Ready for College

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Aug 13   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

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Aug 13   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

"MOCACreate @Home: Woven Together" with Museum of Chinese in America

Thu, Aug 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Garment workers have always been a large part of Chinatown's identity and community. Learn about their experiences as you create an individual paper weaving that reflects on your contributions to the rich fabric of MOCA and the Chinatown...

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"MOCACreate @Home: Woven Together" with Museum of Chinese in America

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

Thu, Aug 13   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)

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Thu, Aug 13   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

Teen Time: Jeopardy

Thu, Aug 13   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

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