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26

Butterflies and Stars Origami Class

Sat, Sep 26   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Join this month’s origami class to learn how to fold butterflies and mini stars! Please come prepared with the following supplies.

Supplies: origami paper or printer paper (at least two sheets), and scissors
Optional: straight...

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Butterflies and Stars Origami Class

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Sat, Sep 26   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime summer reading toddler time Virtual Programming

Join us for a fun storytime with Ms. Lori, our storytime volunteer. We'll sing favorite songs and read good books!  View the broadcast on the Cortelyou Library Facebook page. 

 

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 26   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Come and enjoy  a virtual storytime on the Saratoga Branch's Facebook page!

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Sep 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services Virtual Programming

Join other adults who are learning to speak English on Zoom. 
Please  register with your name and email. The Zoom link will be emailed one hour before the program starts. 

Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Sep 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten 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 Ready Set Kindergarten!  Explore early literacy practices...

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Introduction to Programming

Sat, Sep 26   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer programming techknowledge Virtual Programming

In this online workshop, we'll use the Python programming language to gather data from the web, explore, and plot our data—all using code. Along the way, we'll learn Python fundamentals like lists, dictionaries, and loops.   ...

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Introduction to Programming

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 26   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime Virtual Programming

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

University Open Air: Trade and Use of Timber and Wood Products in 2020

Sat, Sep 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Prospect Park Boat House

Adults bpl presents humanities and art social sciences

COVID-19 has changed the ways of life in many households and cities worldwide. The use of some secondary and tertiary wood products has also changed in many ways. This course attempts to classify wood products as “essential and non-essential” in...

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University Open Air: Trade and Use of Timber and Wood Products in 2020

University Open Air: Health Provider Services During a Pandemic

Sat, Sep 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Prospect Park Boat House

Adults bpl presents humanities and art social sciences

Pandemic changed everything: from unemployment to pandemic relief from the government and how health service providers have worked hard to save innocent people’s lives. What kind of problems they are facing? From understanding different...

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University Open Air: Health Provider Services During a Pandemic

University Open Air: Contemporary Taiwanese Poetry

Sat, Sep 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Prospect Park Boat House

Adults bpl presents humanities and art social sciences

In this class, students will read original and translated poems by contemporary Taiwanese authors. Pairing individual poems with American poets, students will use thematic concepts as a guide to generate new work; elements include intimacy, magic...

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University Open Air: Contemporary Taiwanese Poetry

Census Tailgate II

Sat, Sep 26   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   St. Mark Day School

Adults 2020 census community partner

Join us on Saturday, September 26, 12-4pm at the Church of St. Mark


Activities will include giveaways, food distribution from The Campaign Against Hunger, voter registration, and library card sign-ups with the Bookmobile!...

Census Tailgate II

University Open Air: Covid-19 and Pregnancy –The Good News

Sat, Sep 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Prospect Park Boat House

Adults bpl presents humanities and art social sciences

This course discusses how pregnant women have been impacted by the pandemic. Two protocols for pregnant women testing positive for Covid-19 will be discussed. Finally, the good news for pregnant women concerning their babies as supported by...

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University Open Air: Covid-19 and Pregnancy –The Good News

Talent Without Borders. Талант Без границ.

Sat, Sep 26   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults live music performance poetry russian

Sheepshead Bay Library presents our virtual “Talent Without Borders virtual event. 
Our library patrons are poets, composers and musicians performing their original pieces on a given theme. Today's theme is «Appreciate life's every...

Talent Without Borders. Талант Без границ.

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Sep 26   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. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

University Open Air: Using the Timber Tracking Techniques: Tracing the Origin of Timber Products

Sat, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Prospect Park Boat House

Adults bpl presents humanities and art social sciences

In recent times, there are ongoing efforts by researchers on how to track the origin of commercial timber species from different countries to ensure legal trade in ‘legal’ timber on the international market, as well as enhancing the sustainable...

University Open Air: Using the Timber Tracking Techniques: Tracing the Origin of Timber Products

University Open Air: How Do We Deal with the Waste from Covid 19?

Sat, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Prospect Park Boat House

Adults bpl presents humanities and art social sciences

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to an abrupt collapse of waste management chains. Safely managing medical and domestic waste is crucial to successfully containing the disease. Mismanagement can also lead to increased...

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University Open Air: How Do We Deal with the Waste from Covid 19?

University Open Air: Are In-Person Meetings Worth the Risk? Lessons from Covid-19

Sat, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Prospect Park Boat House

Adults bpl presents humanities and art social sciences

This course discusses the pros and cons of in-person meetings that Covid-19 has exposed to people. Comparatively, how has the value of in-person meetings been affected by the pandemic? By staying at home, has the extended time spent with...

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University Open Air: Are In-Person Meetings Worth the Risk? Lessons from Covid-19

University Open Air: Poetry and A.I.

Sat, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Prospect Park Boat House

Adults bpl presents humanities and art social sciences

What's A.I. art? We've heard that A.I. writes poetry, creates art and makes music. In this course, we will read news, theory and work from A.I. labors. Starting with mimicking the A.I., you will generate new work, further the research and...

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University Open Air: Poetry and A.I.

Music for Autism Presents: Invoke!

Sat, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids autism developmental disabilities inclusive services live music

Join Genre-Defying Invoke for a Virtual Concert!  "The multi-instrumental band’s other not-nots encompass traditions from across America, including bluegrass, Appalachian fiddle tunes, jazz, and minimalism. Invoke weaves all of these styles...

Music for Autism Presents:  Invoke!

Kidsmobile Story Time With Mr. Clyde

Sat, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages storytime

Picture Books! Puppets! Sing alongs! Fingerplays! Lots of Silliness!

Look for Mr. Clyde on the Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook Page!

Kidsmobile Story Time With Mr. Clyde

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

Sat, Sep 26   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

SEP
27

Poetry Master Class: Entering "The Cave of One's Self"

Sun, Sep 27   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults lectures and discussions poetry

This generative master class will be led by award-winning poet and educator Tyree Daye.

Class Description: “The poet Vievee Francis introduced the concept of entering "the cave of one's self" during my grad school years at North Carolina...

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Poetry Master Class: Entering "The Cave of One's Self"

Book Adventures

Sun, Sep 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults poetry

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Book Adventures

SEP
28

Zoom Storytime with Ms. Abby!

Mon, Sep 28   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years preschool storytime

Join us for an interactive Virtual Storytime on Zoom, with Ms. Abby from the Cypress Hills Library! We will be sharing books, songs, rhymes, and tips for development of early literacy skills. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are all...

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Zoom Storytime with Ms. Abby!

Mr. Mike Reads Baby Food by Saxton Freymann and Joost Elffers

Mon, Sep 28   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Continuing Mr. Mike's presentation of the works of Saxton Freymann and Joost Elffers, and their pictures of  fruits and vegetables that look like something else, Mr. Mike reads Baby Food, a book in which fruits and vegetables look like...

Mr. Mike Reads Baby Food by Saxton Freymann and Joost Elffers

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Sep 28   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

Virtual Movement Challenge

Mon, Sep 28   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

Toddler Time

Mon, Sep 28   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years toddler time Virtual Programming

Toddler Time

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.

Toddler Time

Virtual Arabic Storytime

Mon, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids arabic literacy multilingual storytime storytime

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

 Join us for virtual Arabic Story time with stories, songs and rhymes for children and their parents...

Virtual Arabic Storytime

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord Cancelled

Mon, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young 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 grades 6-12.
 

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

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Mon, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults everyone is welcome here teen tech time Virtual Programming

All skill levels welcome! 

No registration required. Just add us on PSN “Redhookbranch70” and we’ll send you an invite to the Party and Neighborhood when you get online, then we can start the Battle! 

Don't...

Virtual Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Mon, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults career Virtual Programming

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Canva, where the designs of your dreams can come to life! Canva is the most accessible and widespread tool for graphic design from beginner to pro-level. Use Canva to create everything from merch, to flyers and...

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Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Kahoot! Trivia

Mon, Sep 28   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Challenge your friends to a trivia game. We will be using the online trivia platform Kahoot!

Register so that we can send you a secure Zoom link. 

 

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Kahoot! Trivia

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord Cancelled

Mon, Sep 28   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young 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 grades 6-12.
 

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

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Alphonse Mucha: Online Talk with Poster House

Mon, Sep 28   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Embark on a virtual journey through the Paris portion of Alphonse Mucha’s career and the exhibition Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau / Nouvelle Femme recently debuted at Poster House — through exhibitions, events, and publications, this museum...

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Alphonse Mucha: Online Talk with Poster House

Adult Book Club/Discussion "The Merlin Conspiracy" by Diana Wynne Jones

Mon, Sep 28   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

When the Merlin of Blest dies, everyone thinks it's a natural death. But Roddy and Grundo, two children traveling with the Royal Court, soon discover the truth. The Merlin's replacement and other courtiers are scheming to steal the magic of Blest...

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Adult Book Club/Discussion "The Merlin Conspiracy" by Diana Wynne Jones

SEP
29

Author Talk and Book Discussion "Toward That Which Is Beautiful" by Marian O'Shea Wernicke

Tue, Sep 29   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults author talks book club book discussion

Come meet Marian O'Shea Wernicke, author of a new novel "Toward Which That Is Beautiful" and ask her questions in person over Zoom video conferencing.  The book will be released on 9/29/2020 and a digital version will be provided if you...

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Author Talk and Book Discussion "Toward That Which Is Beautiful" by Marian O'Shea Wernicke

Virtual Mini Storytime

Tue, Sep 29   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Engage in active screentime with this pre-recorded "mini" storytime, featuring 1 song, 1 book, and 1 additional activity.

Videos will be available for 48 hours after posting, so you can watch when it works best for your family! ...

Virtual Mini Storytime

Zoom Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Tue, Sep 29   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Join Windsor Terrace's own Miss Cindy for songs, rhymes, and stories.  Bring your shakers, rattles, instruments, or just some pots and pans to make music.

Please register to receive the Zoom link.  We will email the link...

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Zoom Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Sep 29   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years Virtual Programming

Spend fifteen minutes with Macon children's librarians to learn lap rhymes, finger plays, and early literacy tips for interacting with your baby and fostering a lifelong love of reading.

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library...

Virtual Babies & Books

Managing Your Finances in these Uncertain Times

Tue, Sep 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Please make the time to join this important webinar to hear how to preserve your savings, manage debt during a crisis, and whether or not to touch your investment accounts. The presentation will offer online resources and useful articles in...

Managing Your Finances in these Uncertain Times

Bebés Geniales

Tue, Sep 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

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

Acompáñenos en un programa en zoom para los padres y los cuidadores de Nueva York que ayudan al desarrollo mental de niños de edad 0 a 3. Incluye cuentos e historias en inglés y español, consejos, artesanías, canciones, mira y repite, y más!...

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Bebés Geniales

Storytime with Yesha

Tue, Sep 29   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books live music preschool storytime

Join us for a virtual storytime, with songs, rhymes, and stories at 11 AM on Brooklyn Public Library's Facebook page!

https://www.facebook.com/BrooklynPublicLibrary/

 

Storytime with Yesha

Mckinley Park Branch Preschool Book Adventures: The Box Turtle

Tue, Sep 29   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts first five years Virtual Programming

Come join Mckinley Park Branch virtually on zoom with a read out loud and craft.

Registration Required!

Materials needed: construction paper/paper plate, glue, scissors and crayons/markers.

Zoom information will...

Mckinley Park Branch Preschool Book Adventures: The Box Turtle

Resume & Career Help Live!

Tue, Sep 29   11:00 am to 12:00 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!

Virtual Sign Language Class

Tue, Sep 29   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, Sep 29   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. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 29   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

Virtual Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Sep 29   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning microsoft office techknowledge Virtual Programming

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word.

Creating and opening documents

...

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Virtual Microsoft Word Basics

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Raquel!

Tue, Sep 29   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years anti-racism Events for Youth and Family first five years storytime

Join Ms. Raquel from Central Library's Youth WIng for Virtual Storytime with stories, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills.

View Virtual Storytime on the Brooklyn...

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Raquel!

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