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JUN
10

ESOL--Business English Classes

Wed, Jun 10   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

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Jun 10   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 10   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!

Gender Diversity in Early Childhood Education

Wed, Jun 10   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning early literacy LGBTQ

Lindsay 'Lindz' Amer, a queer and non-binary LGBTQ+ creator, activist, and children's performer known for their popular webseries Queer Kid Stuff provides tools for developing LGBTQ+ inclusive programming, answering those tough questions, and the...

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Gender Diversity in Early Childhood Education

Summer Reading: In My Garden

Wed, Jun 10   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Phil C. Stead as he discusses the making of his new book, IN MY GARDEN, written by Charlotte Zolotow. Philip will do a live demonstration of a technique he used to make the illustrations. Kids (and grownups) will be encouraged to follow...

Summer Reading: In My Garden

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, Jun 10   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!

Registraton is now closed...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual support circle for families and friends of incarcerated New Yorkers

Wed, Jun 10   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Join us for a Zoom call to share your experience of having a loved one incarcerated during the coronavirus crisis. Hear about and share resources and supports. We will also be inviting advocates and activists into these circles to give updates...

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Virtual support circle for families and friends of incarcerated New Yorkers

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, Jun 10   7:30 pm to 8:15 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

JUN
11

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Jun 11   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

Virtual English Conversation Groups

Thu, Jun 11   10:15 am to 11:45 am   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 Groups

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y)

Thu, Jun 11   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years toddler time toddler yoga yoga and meditation

Sing and stretch with  Ms Liz during Toddler Yoga! For toddlers 18 to 36 months.

**Registration Required!

We will be using Zoom to host this program, space is limited, and you will need either a computer with audio and...

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Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y)

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jun 11   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years 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

Woman’s Support Group

Thu, Jun 11   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Please join a group of ladies at Dyker Heights to share everything virtually.

Woman’s Support Group

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Jun 11   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

Latin Dance: Salsa & Merengue

Thu, Jun 11   1:00 pm to 2:00 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: Salsa & Merengue

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 11   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

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Jun 11   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume

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. 

If you would...

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Resume & Career Help Live!

Science Edutainment

Thu, Jun 11   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore Virtual Programming

Welcome to the laboratory of Bill Louden Science! “Brainy Bill” amazes and amuses crowds of all ages and sizes with his incredible live science demonstrations.

Mark your calendars and Check back later for the Zoom link to view this...

Science Edutainment

Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Thu, Jun 11   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Eagle Blue (all ages), 4 min.

By Will Rose

A bold palette and a swaying beat bolster Eagle Blue high above the mountaintop, but she must swoop in and provide a proper meal for her hungry chicks

Watch: https...

Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Thu, Jun 11   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Town Hall Virtual Programming

How are you doing? What do you need help with? What’s the most helpful thing you’ve experienced during this time?

We want to hear the answers to these questions.

The Open Newsroom is back, and this time we’re virtual. We’ll be...

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Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

2020 Census Bengali Teletown Hall

Thu, Jun 11   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census bengali Town Hall

Join BPL's Census Navigators, CUNY Census Corps students and a representative from the U.S. Census Bureau for a Q&A covering the basics of the 2020 Census and the importance of a complete count in NYC.

This Bengali-language...

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2020 Census Bengali Teletown Hall

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Thu, Jun 11   6:00 pm to 7:30 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

The King Lear Project

Thu, Jun 11   7:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

The King Lear Project presents streamlined readings of scenes from Shakespeare’s King Lear to engage diverse audiences—including older adults, caregivers, and family members—in open, healing, constructive, discussions about the challenges of...

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The King Lear Project

A Zoom Discussion on Poet Joseph Brodsky

Thu, Jun 11   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks bpl presents poetry Virtual Programming

Join translators Ann Kjellberg and Glyn Maxwell for a Zoom discussion of the Selected Works from the Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky.

Joseph Brodsky spent his life advocating for the place of the poet in society. As Derek Walcott said...

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A Zoom Discussion on Poet Joseph Brodsky

JUN
12

Summer Reading: Opera Soup

Fri, Jun 12   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Opera Soup is an imaginative and interactive performance that explores the basic “ingredients” it takes to make an opera. This engaging show, performed by professional opera singer Dr. Lori Mirabal, sparks interest in opera with the use of...

Summer Reading: Opera Soup

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jun 12   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, Jun 12   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, Jun 12   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, Jun 12   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

Dyker Singers Virtual Meeting

Fri, Jun 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Please join Dyker Singers virtual Vocal Group every Friday afternoon for fun. If you're interested, please send email to [email protected] for more information. 

Dyker Singers Virtual Meeting

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jun 12   3:30 pm to 5:00 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

JUN
13

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Jun 13   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

Jack & Friends: Dragon Queen Story Hour

Sat, Jun 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids drag queen story hour lgbtq pride month summer reading Virtual Programming

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

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly...

Jack & Friends: Dragon Queen Story Hour

American Sign Language {ASL}

Sat, Jun 13   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}

Virtual Case Management

Sat, Jun 13   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census adult learning career hse

In effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have transitioned all of our in-person case management services online. 

If you need help connecting to social services such as childcare referrals, housing assistance, connect to...

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Virtual Case Management

JUN
14

This Might Help: A Poetry Class

Sun, Jun 14   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

JUN
15

Summer Reading: Los tres cochinitos/The Three Little Pigs by Scaramouches Puppet Theatre

Mon, Jun 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

The Three Little Pigs is a fable about three pigs who build three houses of different materials. A Big Bad Wolf blows down the first two piggies houses, made of straw and sticks respectively, but is unable to destroy the third pig's house, made...

Summer Reading: Los tres cochinitos/The Three Little Pigs by Scaramouches Puppet Theatre

Latin Dance: Cumbia & Bachata

Mon, Jun 15   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 15   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

Learn Latin Dance

Mon, Jun 15   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 15   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

Creative Aging: Our Oral Histories

Mon, Jun 15   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

Human Resources for Small Businesses

Mon, Jun 15   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Learn the basics of human resources for your own business!

This course provides a basic overview of the entire employee cycle from hiring to termination. Business owners are introduced to the steps that they can take to help them manage...

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Human Resources for Small Businesses

JUN
16

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Tue, Jun 16   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 Josh Lovelace

Tue, Jun 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Josh Lovelace, Knoxville, Tennessee native and member of the Grammy-nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE performs joyous and heartfelt family style Americana. His warm-hearted songwriting and rich musicianship blend together in concert for an...

Summer Reading: Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Josh Lovelace

Virtual Sign Language Class

Tue, Jun 16   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...

Virtual Sign Language Class

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, Jun 16   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 16   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 - Yiddish

Tue, Jun 16   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 2020 census first five years immigrant heritage week multilingual 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 Yiddish storytime with books, songs, and tips in Yiddish for your...

Virtual Census Storytime - Yiddish

True Play Improv

Tue, Jun 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Using the tools of our current reality, this Facebook Live session will get us playing together, even when we're socially distant. True Play Improv is...

True Play Improv

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