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SEP
23

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 23   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. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Thu, Sep 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies early literacy first five years multilingual storytime

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers from Bushwick or Brownsville.  Includes storytimes in English and Spanish, early literacy tips, craft ideas, songs with a...

Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Technology For All: Individual Sessions

Thu, Sep 23   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults computer basics never too late to learn

Older Adults, 55 and up:  are you having trouble with your computer and smartphone? Do you want to learn how to use and navigate applications and websites? Want to become tech savvy? The Brooklyn Public Library is offering its Digital...

Technology For All:  Individual Sessions

Computer Basics

Thu, Sep 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

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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Computer Basics

Fiber Arts - Decorative Box

Thu, Sep 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Come join Vicki and Julia for another month of Fiber Arts fun. In this class, we will be learning how to line a plain cardboard box and turn it into a beautiful box lined with your favorite fabric.  The materials needed is a plain box, any...

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Fiber Arts - Decorative Box

Get To Know Gmail: A beginners Guide to Gmail Cancelled

Thu, Sep 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

THIS A WEEKLY SERIES WHICH SHOWS YOU HOW TO CREATE A GMAIL ACCOUNT AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ITS MANY USES.

 

IF YOU HAVE ANY GENERAL QUESTIONS ABOUT GMAIL,YOU ARE WELCOME TO COME!!!!

Get To Know Gmail:  A beginners Guide to Gmail

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 23   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 for fun conversation online with 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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Sep 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 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 click here to sign up for a time slot. If you are...

Resume & Career Help Live!

Virtual Ask A Tech

Thu, Sep 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? Did you just buy a new smart phone or tablet and have questions on how to use it?   No time to attend a formal class? ...

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Virtual Ask A Tech

Grab & Go Lanyard

Thu, Sep 23   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults all ages arts and crafts jewelry making teen time

Grab your own lanyard to make your own creations! Each bag has 8 colors around 2 feet long so mix and match your creations! 

Grab & Go Lanyard

One-on-One Legal Clinic for Entrepreneurs

Thu, Sep 23   3:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Virtual

Adults business legal resources small business Virtual Programming

The Business & Career Center is partnering with the City Bar Justice Center’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) and Brooklyn SBDC to offer a virtual small business legal clinic. This clinic, conducted by NELP, is an opportunity for...

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One-on-One Legal Clinic for Entrepreneurs

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Thu, Sep 23   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years after school first five years ready set kindergarten storytime

Join us for Ready Set Kindergarten on Zoom! This is a virtual version of our popular school readiness program, led by educators, and designed to help children ages 3-5 get ready to read, and ready for school. Learn about every day early literacy...

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Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Let's Talk Books club for Teens!

Thu, Sep 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion summer reading teen time

Reading something that you love and want to share it with others?

Need book ideas?

Love to just talk books?

Then this book club might be for you! This is an informal book club for teens where we just talk books!...

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Let's Talk Books club for Teens!

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Sep 23   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore Virtual Programming

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

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED Cancelled

Thu, Sep 23   5:00 pm to 6:30 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...

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED

Friends of Macon Library Virtual Meeting

Thu, Sep 23   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Friends of the Library

Join the Friends of Macon Library to discuss and plan Macon's Halloween event! Become an advocate for library service in your neighborhood and beyond.

Register for a Zoom link to be sent to you the day before the program....

Friends of Macon Library Virtual Meeting

LitFilm: Flannery

Thu, Sep 23   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Elizabeth Coffman, Mark Bosco
U.S., 2019, 97 min

Winner of the first-ever Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film, Flannery explores the life and legacy of American literary icon Flannery O’Connor,...

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LitFilm: Flannery

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Thu, Sep 23   7:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Join the Windsor Terrace Library for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/sewing/fiber arts session to share your projects and hangout. All are welcome!

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Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

SEP
24

Creative Aging: An Introduction to Chinese Brush Painting with Jade Lam

Fri, Sep 24   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Participants will learn about the fundamental concepts and techniques of Chinese brush painting. This virtual course will focus on studying the Four Noble Plants - the bamboo, the orchid, the chrysanthemum, and the plum blossom, as well as...

Creative Aging: An Introduction to Chinese Brush Painting with Jade Lam

Virtual Storytime (Ages 2-5)

Fri, Sep 24   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime Virtual Programming

Get your morning moving with the librarians of Brighton Beach! Stories, songs, movement, early literacy tips and more for children 2-5 years of age. Older and younger children are also welcome to attend. From new babblers to early readers, let's...

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Virtual Storytime (Ages 2-5)

Grab and Go: Origami Animals

Fri, Sep 24   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Come pick up a grab and go craft bag and make make your own origami animals! We have rabbit, jumping frog, and crane kits available, so you can choose the level you're comfortable with. Included in the kits are origami paper, instruction sheets,...

Grab and Go: Origami Animals

Kids Create: Grab and Go Bags

Fri, Sep 24   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids DIY kids create

DIY wood crafts grab and go bag

Kids Create: Grab and Go Bags

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED Cancelled

Fri, Sep 24   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. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED

Knit Together

Fri, Sep 24   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

Let’s Connect: Practice Zoom Social Club [Session 6]

Fri, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning multilingual never too late to learn support groups

How are you and hope all is well with you and your family!

Getting Started with zoom, learn how to host a meeting, learn how to share screen in presentation, networking with our BPL colleagues and to build a virtual support group!

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Let’s Connect: Practice Zoom Social Club [Session 6]

Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program)

Fri, Sep 24   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

12:30pm - Guided meditation, breath-work, and group chanting of “OM” 🕉 mantra
01:00pm- Spirituality teachings of the week on realizing the True Self 💟, the divinity within us, and the practices of Self-knowledge 🕉, oneness and devotion...

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Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program)

Virtual French Conversation Group

Fri, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak French online on Zoom video. This group is for beginners learning to speak French.

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be...

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Virtual French Conversation Group

Healthy Aging and Fall Prevention for Older Adults

Fri, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities positive aging Virtual Programming

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and preventing injuries are some of the key fundamentals to leading a happy and healthy life.  Join us for discussion, interaction, and fun!  This presentation will cover topics such as the importance of...

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Healthy Aging and Fall Prevention for Older Adults

Virtual Kids Create : Draw an Ice Cream Cone

Fri, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Learn how to draw an Ice Cream Cone by following instructions on our facebook page.

Instructions are in English , Arabic & German. 

Visit: 

https://www.facebook.com/jamaicabaybpl/

 

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Virtual Kids Create : Draw an Ice Cream Cone

Six-Word Story Workshop: The Library and Me

Fri, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing writing workshop

This is the fifth workshop in the Six-Word Story series*, focusing specifically on writing stories related to libraries and personal experiences with libraries, in celebration of Library Card Sign-Up month. Brainstorm, write, share, and...

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Six-Word Story Workshop: The Library and Me

Jackbox Party Games

Fri, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy social game made by Jackbox. 

We will meet in Zoom. I will send out a link by 2:45. 

You will have to be able to keep one eye on the Zoom call and one on a browser with Jackbox....

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Jackbox Party Games

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion DIY

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 and Crafts on Discord

LitFilm: Marighella

Fri, Sep 24   8:00 pm to 10:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Action drama, dir. by Wagner Moura
Brazil, 2019, 155 min
In Portuguese with English subtitles

Wagner Moura’s directing debut is a searing and energized portrait of one of Brazil’s most divisive historical figures, Afro-...

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LitFilm: Marighella

SEP
25

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults citizenship Immigrant Services Virtual Programming

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.  Study all topics on the naturalization civics test and practice for the interview. 

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Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 25   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime summer reading

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud, interspersed with songs and rhymes.

All ages welcome!

**Registration required!

We're hoping to connect with our storytime crowd, so instead of...

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Virtual Saturday Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Sep 25   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Music for Autism Presents: Bringing You Broadway!

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids ADHD autism developmental disabilities Inclusive Services

Bringing You Broadway develops live interactive performances to enrich the lives of children with autism and others with special needs.

With an interactive format, company members have opportunities to educate, entertain, and inspire,...

Music for Autism Presents: Bringing You Broadway!

LitFilm: Portrait of the Bookstore as an Old Man, with Molly Crabapple

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Gonzague Pichelin, Benjamin Sutherland
U.S., 2003, 52 min

In 1951, George Whitman opened a bookshop-commune in Paris. George, 92, still runs his "den of anarchists disguised as a bookstore," offering free, dirty...

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LitFilm: Portrait of the Bookstore as an Old Man, with Molly Crabapple

Virtual Concert with Bringing You Broadway

Sat, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids autism Inclusive Services learning disabilities live music

Bringing You Broadway develops live interactive performances to enrich the lives of children with autism and others with special needs.

With an interactive format, company members have opportunities to educate, entertain, and inspire,...

Virtual Concert with Bringing You Broadway

Family Storytime

Sat, Sep 25   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids BPL Outdoors kids create saturday storytime storytime

Join us in the Reading Garden for Family Storytime.  We'll read books and do a craft together, while enjoying our beautiful garden.

Registration Required. This is an outdoor event and weather dependent.  Masks are required...

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Family Storytime

LitFilm: The Booksellers

Sat, Sep 25   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by D.W. Young
U.S., 2020, 99 min

The Booksellers takes viewers inside the fascinating world of Antiquarian booksellers, populated by an assortment of obsessives, intellects, eccentrics and dreamers. Both a loving...

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LitFilm: The Booksellers

LitFilm: Between the World & Me

Sat, Sep 25   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Kamilah Forbes
U.S., 2020, 80 min

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ 2015 bestselling book Between the World and Me was written as a letter to his teenage son and recounts the author’s experience growing up in Baltimore’s inner...

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LitFilm: Between the World & Me

LitFilm: Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

Sat, Sep 25   8:00 pm to 10:00 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by James Redford
U.S., 2021, 101 min

The debut novel The Joy Luck Club (1989) catapulted Amy Tan to commercial and critical success, spending over 40 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list. In this last film...

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LitFilm: Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

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26

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Sun, Sep 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a recurring class at Brooklyn Library celebrating poetic lineage. 

The class will show how every poet has to start somewhere – and that behind every good writer, is a good reader....

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Sun, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a recurring class at Brooklyn Library celebrating poetic lineage. 

The class will show how every poet has to start somewhere – and that behind every good writer, is a good reader....

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

LitFilm: Concerning Violence: 9 Scenes from the Anti-Imperialist Self-Defense

Sun, Sep 26   2:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Göran Hugo Olsson
Sweden, 2014, 89 min

This powerful cinematic essay covers the most daring moments in the African liberation movements of the late 1960s-70s, while exposing the mechanisms of decolonization...

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LitFilm: Concerning Violence: 9 Scenes from the Anti-Imperialist Self-Defense

LitFilm: Stanislaw Lem: Author of Solaris

Sun, Sep 26   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Borys Lankosz
Polish, 2016, 56 min

This first biographical documentary about renowned Polish science fiction writer Stanisław Lem, author of Solaris, sheds light on the social and historical forces that...

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LitFilm: Stanislaw Lem: Author of Solaris

LitFilm: Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation, & Talkback

Sun, Sep 26   7:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Lisa Immordino Vreeland
U.S., 2020, 81 min

The brilliant work, personal struggles, and cultural impact of iconic American writers Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams explode onto the screen in this innovative...

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LitFilm: Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation, & Talkback

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27

Coney Island presents a pre-recorded virtual Team Up To Read program for ages 5-9

Mon, Sep 27   8:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime team up to read Virtual Programming

Team Up To Read is a free, interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers. Offering a bridge between school and home, the program helps build strong readers by improving reading skills like comprehension and fluency...

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Coney Island presents a pre-recorded virtual Team Up To Read program for ages 5-9

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads About Friendship

Mon, Sep 27   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike is reading two books about characters who find out who their true friends are.  The first is I Am Not A Dog Toy, which was written by Ethan T. Berlin and illustrated by Jared  Chapman.  The second is Those Darn...

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads About Friendship

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