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Tech Time: Programming with Scratch

Wed, May 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults computer programming kids tech time teen time Virtual Programming

Scratch is an easy-to-learn computer coding platform designed for school age kids. This program is all about understanding the basics of programming and applying them through block-based coding on Scratch by building fun games such as Tic-...

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Tech Time: Programming with Scratch

Virtual Ask A Tech

Wed, May 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning 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? ...

Virtual Ask A Tech

Introduction To The Internet

Wed, May 19   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This is a  lesson of 45 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites. ...

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Introduction To The Internet

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Wed, May 19   3:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike continues his reading of the Encyclopedia Brown Mysteries in order with the eighth mystery in the the third book in the series: Encyclopedia Brown Finds the Clues. Today's mystery is The Case of the Stolen Diamonds.

The solution...

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

East New York Reads Homework Help

Wed, May 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help

Brooklyn Public Library is offering Virtual Homework Help sessions via the East New York Reads Initiative to school aged students! Whether you’re attending school in person, online or a mixture of both, ALL students are welcome. (Grades 1-5)...

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East New York Reads Homework Help

Teen Book Club Homework Help on Discord

Wed, May 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion creative writing e-books

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.


Basic homework help for grades 6-12. The admins and mods are willing to assist with homework, if they can. You...

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Teen Book Club Homework Help on Discord

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Wed, May 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

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Enjoy a classic readaloud by Brooklyn author Ezra Jack Keats, then create a craft related to the book!


This will be broadcast live at 3:30 from the Saratoga Library Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/SaratogaLibraryBPL)

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Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, May 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, May 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, May 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Moday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, May 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Teen Time Escape Rooms

Wed, May 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen time Virtual Programming

Come join us in our quest to escape some rooms!

Please register so we can send you the zoom room number.

 

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Teen Time Escape Rooms

Retro Gaming Stream

Wed, May 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games

If you enjoy retro video games, or have an interest in viewing a live stream of some classic games, then our Retro Gaming Stream is perfect for you. During this stream the Librarian/Gamer Yosenex,  will give some historical insight about...

Retro Gaming Stream

Spring Chess Tournament Series

Wed, May 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Calling all chess afficionados! Come play chess with Ms. Damla and IM Reinaldo in our spring (and winter?) chess tournament series. Please email [email protected] for the password. 

1/13: https://lichess.org/tournament/...

Spring Chess Tournament Series

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Wed, May 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

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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

Discover China Through Art: An Online Experience

Wed, May 19   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Artists and Archives Culture Pass

In collaboration with Culture Pass, The China Institute presents Discover China Through Art: An Online Experience.

In this iteration of the DCTA program, teens will have the opportunity to make an introduction to Chinese art and culture...

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Discover China Through Art: An Online Experience

Calm Families, Calm Kids

Wed, May 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

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Join us to learn more about how parents who take breaks to relax and recharge can help positively impact their whole family. We’ll discuss your current biggest concerns as a parent during a pandemic and review practical ways to take care of...

Calm Families, Calm Kids

Tech Time: Programming with Scratch

Wed, May 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults computer programming kids tech time teen time Virtual Programming

Scratch is an easy-to-learn computer coding platform designed for school age kids. This program is all about understanding the basics of programming and applying them through block-based coding on Scratch by building fun games such as Tic-...

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Tech Time: Programming with Scratch

Resume & Career Help Live!

Wed, May 19   4:00 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!

Talking to Yourself: A Mental Health Workshop

Wed, May 19   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book discussion health and wellness mental health teen time

Do you talk to yourself? Chances are you're thinking, "No, that's what crazy people do--and I am not crazy!" But the truth is, whether we realize it or not, we all do talk to ourselves. Whether it's only in your mind, or out loud, what...

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Talking to Yourself: A Mental Health Workshop

Kensingteen Presents: Beat the Patriots

Wed, May 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults video games Virtual Programming

Fans of American Football!  Our streaming video game program continues this week with Beat the Patriots!  We'll be playing Madden, trying to defeat the New England Patriots.  Come see what happens when two players of average (at...

Kensingteen Presents: Beat the Patriots

Teen Art Program: digital art and animation

Wed, May 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Events for Youth and Family projectart Virtual Programming

FREE!
Virtual Art Classes
Portfolio Development
Mentorship

Learn inking techniques, digital art & animation with Eva!  Eva Redamonti’s work blends realism and fantasy.

Music is a strong source of...

Teen Art Program: digital art and animation

Resources to Successfully Reopen Your Business | NYC SBS

Wed, May 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

Learn how to find information regarding State Reopening guidelines for your industry, and resources that are available to help your business adapt to a changing business environment.

Resources include:

Virtual Compliance Advisement...
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Resources to Successfully Reopen Your Business | NYC SBS

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Info. Session

Wed, May 19   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career hse Virtual Programming

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

The National External Diploma Program (NEDP) is an applied performance assessment system that assesses...

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National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Info. Session

Aging Without Disease Sponsored by the Bedford Library

Wed, May 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness

Sharon Petty has been a registered nurse for over forty years. After decades of hands on experience in caring for patients in the ICU , Emergency room and managed care (HMO) she leverages all her knowledge when helping people optimize their...

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Aging Without Disease Sponsored by the Bedford Library

Google Docs Overview

Wed, May 19   6:00 pm to 6:45 pm   Virtual

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Google Docs has a variety of current options. We'd like to introduce you to them. Just visit: facebook.com/newutrechtlibrary.

Google Docs Overview

Google Docs Overview

Wed, May 19   6:00 pm to 6:45 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics conversations

Please, join us to learn about a variety of Google Docs options, introduced by our teen program assistants to adults and older adults. Just click on: facebook.com/newutrechtlibrary

 

Google Docs Overview

Introduction to Web Development

Wed, May 19   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

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Join our program to learn about the techniques to create your own Website.

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Introduction to Web Development

Financing a Fossil Fuel-Free Future

Wed, May 19   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment Virtual Programming

The corporate world is feeling pressure to stop financing fossil fuel projects and start measuring the impact of climate change on the bottom line. How much of this is real and how much is hype? How can we get business to finally...

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Financing a Fossil Fuel-Free Future

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, May 19   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

Welcome to the Whitney

Wed, May 19   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults architecture & design Artists and Archives Culture Pass

Participants will explore the museum's architecture as it was designed by Renzo Piano. This program will explain the ways the building engages with both a local and historical context in connection to the Whitney’s origins in 1930's Greenwich...

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Welcome to the Whitney

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, May 19   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 the Greenpoint Library for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/sewing/fiber arts session to share your projects and hangout. All are welcome!

**Registration...

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Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

City Council District 39 Debate

Wed, May 19   8:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Civic Engagement PoliticsNY

With the June 22nd primaries fast approaching, Brooklyn Public Library is co-sponsoring debates with PoliticsNY.com for Brooklyn’s City Council races. City Council District 39 represents Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Columbia Waterfront,...

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City Council District 39 Debate

MAY
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Zoom Virtual Storytime from Adams Street Library

Thu, May 20   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Join us for Virtual Storytime (Storyzoom?) with Kat from Adams Street Library and Annex for books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language development skills.

We will gather with Zoom!...

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Zoom Virtual Storytime from Adams Street Library

Coney Island Virtual StoryTime for preschoolers

Thu, May 20   10:00 am to 11:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool Virtual Programming

Join us for a pre-recorded Virtual Storytime with Ms. Sharon from the Coney Island  Library for books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language development skills.   Go to Coney Island Facebook   https://...
Coney Island Virtual StoryTime for preschoolers

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Thu, May 20   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Books, songs, and movement activities for you and your child to enjoy.

New videos are posted Thursday mornings at 9am on our Facebook page: facebook.com/ClintonHillLibrary

Clinton Hill Library presents Virtual Storytime

Jack and Friends: Family Music Playground Series with Suzi Shelton

Thu, May 20   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Old Stone House & Washington Park

Birth to Five Years live music music summer reading

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton for a series of free, fun-filled musical performances and amazing giant bubbles. The bubbles start at 10 am and the music begins at 10:30. Geared for families with children ages 0-5 years, but...

Jack and Friends: Family Music Playground Series with Suzi Shelton

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 20   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

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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 Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Thu, May 20   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...

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Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Small Business Partnerships | NYC SBS

Thu, May 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner legal resources small business

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 Crafty Chat: Knit and Crochet Style!

Thu, May 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Welcome to our Fiber Art circle which you help to build! Whether you are a beginner or an expert, join us as we chat and work on our latest projects. We will also teach knitting and crochet techniques. Make sure to bring your...

Virtual Crafty Chat: Knit and Crochet Style!

Wildlife in Watercolor Pencil

Thu, May 20   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts Virtual Programming

WE ARE SORRY BUT REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED AT THIS TIME

This drawing class is designed for both beginner and intermediate students and will run for 8 weeks.  Students will learn the drawing and painting properties of...

Wildlife in Watercolor Pencil

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, May 20   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

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Thu, May 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

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Do you need access to the internet? Sign up for a 30-minute session at one of our Outdoor Laptop Loan locations. Adults must have a valid library card and photo ID that corresponds to our records. Young adult patrons must have valid library cards...

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Thu, May 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults bpl outdoors Laptop Loan techknowledge

Do you need access to the internet? Sign up for a 30-minute session at one of our Outdoor Laptop Loan locations.

Adults must have a valid library card and photo ID that corresponds to our records. Young adult patrons must have valid...

Outdoor Libraries: Laptop Loan

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, May 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

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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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Homework Help—Open Hours

Thu, May 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

Homework Help now has open hours! With open hours there is no need to register, just show up, (click here) and we'll connect you with one...

Virtual Homework Help—Open Hours

Microsoft Excel Basics

Thu, May 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

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 2010.

 

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Microsoft Excel Basics

Virtual Adult Storytime: Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021 Edition

Thu, May 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults asian pacific american heritage month literacy storytime Virtual Programming

Adult Librarian Donald Peebles (Saratoga/Dekalb) will facilitate a series of Virtual Adult Storytime sessions to celebrate and commemorate Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage Month.

Virtual Adult Storytime: Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021 Edition

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, May 20   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 register here on our event page to reserve your spot....

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Resume & Career Help Live!

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