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JUN
16

BKLYN Investment League

Tue, Jun 16   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults finance virtual investment club

Learn how the stock market works with the BKLYN Investment League. Mina Ennin Black from In the Black Financial Wellness, will provide insight into today’s volatile market and help you understand its reaction to COVID -19. This is...

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BKLYN Investment League

JUN
17

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Jun 17   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)

What Do I Do Now? BPL Resources to Help You Make Your Next Move

Wed, Jun 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business career finance Virtual Programming

Need to figure out what to do next if your industry has been hard-hit by the COVID-19 crisis? If so, some free library resources might help! A Business & Career Librarian will demonstrate Career Cruising, a database that helps match your...

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What Do I Do Now? BPL Resources to Help You Make Your Next Move

Beanstalk Storytime

Wed, Jun 17   2:30 pm to 3:15 pm   Virtual

Kids multilingual storytime Virtual Programming

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

Join Brooklyn Beanstalk for a storytime in French and Spanish. View the broadcast on...

Beanstalk Storytime

Summer Reading: Author/Illustrator Javaka Steptoe

Wed, Jun 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Javaka Steptoe, award winning author and illustrator, will host an interactive book reading and arts & crafts workshop for children.

 

Summer Reading: Author/Illustrator Javaka Steptoe

Signing a Commercial Lease: What You Need to Know

Wed, Jun 17   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Learn how to negotiate a fair commercial lease!

Business owners know that securing the right commercial space is an important decision, but many are not prepared to enter the lease negotiation process. By effectively negotiating a lease...

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Signing a Commercial Lease: What You Need to Know

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, Jun 17   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

Business pitches, marketing plans, and product development

Wed, Jun 17   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business Virtual Programming

Gather the information you need for business pitches, marketing plans, and product development with Statista

Statista is one of the world's leading portals offering access to statistics and studies on 80,000 topics and 170 industries worldwide....

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Business pitches, marketing plans, and product development

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Wed, Jun 17   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
18

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Jun 18   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 18   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 18   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 18   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 18   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 18   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 18   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 18   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 18   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 18   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 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Stems                                                                 ...

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

Virtual Open Newsroom: THE CITY and Brooklyn Public Library

Thu, Jun 18   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

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Thu, Jun 18   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

Virtual Book Club: BYOB/Bring Your Own Book

Thu, Jun 18   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion humanities and art Virtual Programming

Join librarian Alex for this chat about what we're reading through video conference call. For this Bring Your Own Book ("BYOB") book discussion, make your own choice of book and tell us why you would (or wouldn't!) recommend it....

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Virtual Book Club: BYOB/Bring Your Own Book

Small Business Support with BPL Online Resources

Thu, Jun 18   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business Virtual Programming

Brooklyn Public Library offers a wide variety of resources to support small business creation and growth; in this virtual training, we’ll get to know two of them: Gale Business: Plan Builder  and Gale Business: Entrepreneurship....

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Small Business Support with BPL Online Resources

JUN
19

Summer Reading: Virtual Ballet with Angelina Ballerina

Fri, Jun 19   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Take your first (or second...or hundredth!) ballet class along with Angelina Ballerina! We'll meet ballet’s favorite mouse, Angelina Ballerina, in one of her books, and then join in on the fun. Learn some new ballet terms, get some stretching in...

Summer Reading: Virtual Ballet with Angelina Ballerina

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jun 19   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 19   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 19   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 19   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

First Step to Starting a Business (Webinar)

Fri, Jun 19   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

The goal of this course is to help you understand what starting a NYC business requires, and to define your own expectations for life as a business owner.

Total course hours: 1 Session/2 HRS.

During this course, you will:

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First Step to Starting a Business (Webinar)

Dyker Singers Virtual Meeting

Fri, Jun 19   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 19   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
20

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Jun 20   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, Jun 20   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}

Summer Reading: Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Jun 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents drag queen story hour saturday storytime summer reading

Join Miz Jade for Drag Queen Story Hour and enjoy stories and songs for kids ages 3-8. Watch live on Drag Queen Story Hour NYC's Instagram, or afterward on Brooklyn Public Library's Instagram page.

Summer Reading: Drag Queen Story Hour

JUN
21

This Might Help: A Poetry Class

Sun, Jun 21   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
22

Latin Dance: Cumbia & Bachata

Mon, Jun 22   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 22   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

Creative Aging: Our Oral Histories

Mon, Jun 22   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 22   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

Virtual Census Storytime - Kreyol

Mon, Jun 22   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 2020 census first five years kreyol multilingual

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

Join us for virtual Kreyol storytime with books, songs, and tips in Kreyol for...

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Virtual Census Storytime - Kreyol

JUN
23

Virtual Sign Language Class

Tue, Jun 23   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 23   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 23   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

Summer Reading: Drag Queen Story Hour Livestream

Tue, Jun 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents drag queen story hour Virtual Programming

Enjoy songs and stories for kids age 3-8 during a livestream Drag Queen Story Hour. This event is presented in partnership with New York City Council Member Laurie Cumbo and Brooklyn Public Library. Watch live on DQSHNYC's Instagram, or...

Summer Reading: Drag Queen Story Hour Livestream

Marketing de Medios Sociales

Tue, Jun 23   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Las redes sociales se han convertido en una herramienta esencial de todas las pequeñas empresas modernas. El desafío para los emprendedores es saber cómo crear el contenido de redes sociales que sus clientes desean en las plataformas de redes...

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Marketing de Medios Sociales

JUN
24

Virtual Falls Prevention Workshop (Russian)

Wed, Jun 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging russian Virtual Programming

 Каждый год каждый третий пожилой житель Нью-Йорка переживает падение, и примерно половина таких падений происходит дома. Хотя падения распространены, они не должны быть нормальной частью старения. Людям, проводящим больше времени...

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Virtual Falls Prevention Workshop (Russian)

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Jun 24   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)

Summer Reading: Dear Beast

Wed, Jun 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Dori Hillestad Butler as she discusses her new chapter book series, DEAR BEAST, illustrated by Kevan Atteberry. She will share some behind-the-book fun facts about the series, her inspiration, and her writing process. Dori will be answering...

Summer Reading: Dear Beast

Intellectual Property Strategy: What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About IP

Wed, Jun 24   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

This course will help you better understand the meaning of intellectual property and steps business owners can take in protecting the intellectual property of their business.

You will learn about:

The different types of...
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Intellectual Property Strategy: What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About IP

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