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MAY
29

Spanish Song and Story Time

Fri, May 29   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Time to dive into the Spanish language! Through songs, dancing, body percussion, and fun cultural facts, our facilitator will introduce new Spanish words and phrases. You and your toddler will sing, rhyme, and clap along, all while expanding your...

Spanish Song and Story Time

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, May 29   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

Knit Together

Fri, May 29   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

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Fri, May 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

There are many benefits of yoga: improved strength, flexibility and mental clarity, as well as improved posture and reduced stress. Chair Yoga is a non-intimidating way to start practicing yoga…and you don’t have to worry about getting up and...

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Virtual Storytime

Fri, May 29   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

Virtual Storytime with NY State Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus

Fri, May 29   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 2020 census storytime Virtual Programming

Please join us for Virtual Storytime with special guest reader NY State Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus! We will be sharing stories, songs, and rhymes to encourage families to fill out their 2020 Census forms together! View the broadcast...

Virtual Storytime with NY State Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus

Virtual Storytime

Fri, May 29   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   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

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, May 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Please join Dyker Singers Vocal Group every Friday afternoon on Zoom. You'll learn all kinds of songs led by our piano teacher Carolyn Clark. If you're interested, please send your email to [email protected]

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Kids Create: Emoji Paper Folding

Fri, May 29   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create Virtual Programming

Join us on the Macon Library Facebook page at 3:30 to make a fun paper craft! Have markers, crayons, pencils, and paper at the ready, and we'll go from there ;)

Kids Create: Emoji Paper Folding

Teens, Tell Yr Story! Comics 101

Fri, May 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts comics creative writing Virtual Programming

Do you love comics and wish you could get started writing and/or drawing your own? In this workshop, JB Brager will take participants through the end-to-end process of making a comic using tools you have at home! No art experience necessary, all...

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Teens, Tell Yr Story! Comics 101

MAY
30

Virtual Spanish HSE Class

Sat, May 30   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning hse spanish Virtual Programming

Finish your HSE diploma in Spanish!  In an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have transitioned all our in person classes to an online format. The Spanish HSE class is fully online with live virtual class sessions on...

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Virtual Spanish HSE Class

Virtual Storytime

Sat, May 30   10:00 am to 10:30 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

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, May 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   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

American Sign Language {ASL}

Sat, May 30   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning creative aging Virtual Programming

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.” You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons where you will learn basic...

American Sign Language {ASL}

Read With A Therapy Dog

Sat, May 30   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids therapy dogs Virtual Programming

Sign up for a virtual slot to read with Angel the therapy dog. Registration is required for a slot. Participants will be emailed the day of the program with the Zoom meeting information. Each child will have ten minutes to read with the dog...

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Read With A Therapy Dog

Virtual Storytime

Sat, May 30   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   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 us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Best Buy Teen Tech Center Presents: Virtual Open Mic

Sat, May 30   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults music performance poetry urban art jamm

Teens are invited to show off their talents in a virtual open mic via Zoom! These can include musical performances, dance, poetry, comedy, and storytelling.

If you would like to perform, use this link to sign up: https://form.jotform...

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Best Buy Teen Tech Center Presents: Virtual Open Mic

Book Adventures: Leonardo the Terrible Monster by Mo Willems

Sat, May 30   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

Join us this afternoon for as we will be reading Mo Willems--Leonardo the Terrible Monster. Come and create your own "monster" with everyday household materials.

Supplies: Glue stick, scissors, pencil, ruler, paper/construction paper,...

Book Adventures: Leonardo the Terrible Monster by Mo Willems

Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

Sat, May 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

An extraordinary novel about the influence of history on a contemporary family, from the New York Times-bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Another Brooklyn and Brown Girl Dreaming.

Two families from different social...

Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

Sunrise Movement NYC Book Club: A Planet to Win

Sat, May 30   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks book club book discussion environment

Join youth climate organizers from Sunrise Movement NYC, as well as authors Daniel Aldana Cohen and Thea Riofrancos, to discuss the book "A Planet to Win" and the importance of a Green New Deal.

While participants are encouraged to read...

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Sunrise Movement NYC Book Club: A Planet to Win

MAY
31

This Might Help: A Poetry Class

Sun, May 31   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults national poetry month poetry Virtual Programming

Classes are currently full. This page will update when space opens.

In this weekly workshop on Sunday afternoons, we will study poets who find comfort in the midst of difficulty.

We will examine comfort in all of its forms: love,...

This Might Help: A Poetry Class

Music for Autism Presents: Jade Simmons

Sun, May 31   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids autism inclusive services live music

Jade is a one-of-a-kind artist who has built a one-of-a-kind career garnering diverse recognition from unlikely places. She’s played renowned halls, including the hallowed ones of the White House and the US Supreme Court, and her genre-bending...

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Music for Autism Presents:  Jade Simmons

JUN
1

ESOL--Business English Classes

Mon, Jun 1   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Learn English!

Brooklyn Public Library offers free advanced business English classes that will prepare you for success in the workplace and in business.  Improve your business vocabulary, broaden your understanding of American...

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ESOL--Business English Classes

Virtual Storytime

Mon, Jun 1   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

It is our Summer Reading Kickoff Day! This year's Theme is Imagine Your Story. Let your imagination run wild.**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!**...

Virtual Storytime

Summer Reading Kickoff: Cara Samantha

Mon, Jun 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bpl presents summer reading kickoff Virtual Programming

Clap, dance, sing, and party along with Cara Samantha and her magical musicians as they crawl their way into your hearts with a variety of pop, Motown, Disney, and family favorite songs.

View the broadcast on the Brooklyn Public Library...

Summer Reading Kickoff: Cara Samantha

Latin Dance: Cumbia & Bachata

Mon, Jun 1   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Latin Dance is mainly derived from three styles: Native American, European, and African influences. Latin Dance is for Everyone! It doesn't matter what life throws at us or where we're from, once the tunes start playing and we start listening to...

Latin Dance: Cumbia & Bachata

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Jun 1   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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Summer Reading Kickoff: Storybook Castles by ArchForKids

Mon, Jun 1   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading kickoff Virtual Programming

Magnificent castles appear in many fairy tales. They house a royal family, guards and many others. They are defensive structures designed to keep enemies out. Castles can also be places of secrets, with rooms where people and things can be hidden...

Summer Reading Kickoff: Storybook Castles by ArchForKids

Learn Latin Dance

Mon, Jun 1   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fitness Virtual Programming

Take an afternoon break and get moving to the rhythm and music of Latin dance.  Instructor Leonardo Sardella from Friends of Argentine Tango will run through the steps of dances like the cha-cha, mamba, and salsa before turning up the music...

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Learn Latin Dance

Creative Aging: Our Oral Histories

Mon, Jun 1   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults conversations creative aging poetry

Our Oral History workshop with Dave Johnson. 

You can either connect through zoom video at Zoom Meeting https://NewSchool.zoom.us/j/969246783; Audio Only; please call: 1 646 558 8656 US (New York); Meeting ID: 969 246 783.

Creative Aging: Our Oral Histories

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Mon, Jun 1   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults table-top & board games teen tech time Virtual Programming

Hey teens! Are you bummed about social distancing but still want to game with your friends? Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons online game! Our librarians are going to make some awesome adventures for you! 


We are using...

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Creative Aging: Our Oral Histories

Mon, Jun 1   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults conversations creative aging poetry

Our Oral History is the collection and study of historical information about individuals, families, important events or everyday life. Dave Johnson will make the sharing experience of your stories fun and exciting. 

To register,...

Creative Aging: Our Oral Histories

Summer Reading Kickoff: Mexican Folk Traditional with Calpulli Youth Dance!

Mon, Jun 1   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading kickoff Virtual Programming

Join youth members of the Calpulli Mexican Dance group. Outfitted in traditional costumes, the talented dancers will perform selections from different regions of Mexico-Jalisco, set to the world famous music of the Mariachi.

View the...

Summer Reading Kickoff: Mexican Folk Traditional with Calpulli Youth Dance!

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Jun 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

JUN
2

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Tue, Jun 2   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

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

Join Kelly Brennan for a fun yoga practice! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in...

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Summer Reading: Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Michael Napolitano

Tue, Jun 2   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Michael Napolitano of Michael & The Rockness Monsters presents an interactive, super galactic, funk inspired, rock-n-roll experience for families. The music is a exploration into the child’s subconscious that shines with creativity, catchy...

Summer Reading: Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Michael Napolitano

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Jun 2   12:30 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.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Jun 2   1:30 pm to 3:00 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 Census Storytime - Russian

Tue, Jun 2   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 2020 census first five years russian 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 Russian storytime with books, songs, and tips in Russian for your...

Virtual Census Storytime - Russian

Summer Reading: Mime Over Matter with Bill Bowers

Tue, Jun 2   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Mime is the most ancient of the performing arts, and it is also something we use every day. Have you ever played Charades with your friends? That is mime. Do you like Hip Hop Dance? Mime is a huge part of it. Let’s explore all that we can say...

Summer Reading: Mime Over Matter with Bill Bowers

Digital Meditation for Teens

Tue, Jun 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Brooklyn Public Library invites teens to come together to find a moment of peace in these stressful times. Instructor Lavender Suarez will guide participants through simple meditation techniques (breathing exercises, gentle movement, relaxing...

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Digital Meditation for Teens

28th Amendment Town Hall, moderated by Craig Manbauman

Tue, Jun 2   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents, the programming team of Brooklyn Public Library, started the 28th Amendment Project earlier this year and, continuing the project, now invites the public online to help to draft the 28th amendment to the Constitution. The 27th...

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28th Amendment Town Hall, moderated by Craig Manbauman

JUN
3

We Speak NYC Conversation Group

Wed, Jun 3   9:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English online using the We Speak NYC videos from the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs. We will meet on Zoom video calls. 

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

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We Speak NYC Conversation Group

ESOL--Business English Classes

Wed, Jun 3   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Learn English!

Brooklyn Public Library offers free advanced business English classes that will prepare you for success in the workplace and in business.  Improve your business vocabulary, broaden your understanding of American...

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ESOL--Business English Classes

Navigating Your Child's Disability: One-to-One Expert Assistance Is Here!

Wed, Jun 3   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Central Library, Info Commons Room 5

Many situations require the assistance of an expert. We can provide one-to-one help for you and your child with:

Virtual school Individualized Education Program (IEP) process Early childhood...
Navigating Your Child's Disability: One-to-One Expert Assistance Is Here!

Funkytown Playground with Aly Sunshine

Wed, Jun 3   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Kids music summer reading

Aly Sunshine is an integrated, educational, music and movement program designed for kids. Aly performs interactive songs that are designed to educate by utilizing melodies that are catchy and fun.

View the broadcast Live on Aly Sunshine...

Funkytown Playground with Aly Sunshine

Introduction to Foundation Directory Online (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Wed, Jun 3   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business research Virtual Programming

You are invited to a Zoom meeting. When: Jun 3, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)   Register in advance for this meeting: https://candid.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUscu-prjovGdLV4qmV-XpKNEtJdRYCpY8b   After registering, you...
Introduction to Foundation Directory Online (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Managing Your Finances in these Uncertain Times

Wed, Jun 3   2:00 pm to 3:00 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

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Jun 3   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)

Creative Aging: What's Your Story? We'd like to know!

Wed, Jun 3   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming writing workshop

WHAT YOU HAVE TO SAY IT'S IMPORTANT!

Sometimes it’s hard to find the right words to tell the story we want to tell. Your experiences, your feelings, your thoughts, your struggles – it’s all part of your story.

And your story is...

Creative Aging: What's Your Story? We'd like to know!

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