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While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts, Zoom meetings, and streaming from our branch staff!


Upcoming Events

Book Adventures: Draw Like Bebe Gunn

Tue, May 26   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

This afternoon, we'll read "Bebe" from Loius Sachar's Sideways Stories from Wayside School and spend some time practicing drawing.

Come ready with your supplies and join us live...

Colored pencils

Virtual Board Games

Tue, May 26   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy game using Tabletopia or BoardGameArena. 

We will have a meeting in Zoom or Discord at first. I will send out a link at 3:15. Then we can...


Mindfulness and My Art

Tue, May 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

teen time Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Attendees will undergo a series of four Mindfulness Techniques that they will do before they start on a series of four forms of Artistic Expression. Youth will walk away from this experience with...


Criminal Justice Policy and the Pandemic in New York

Tue, May 26   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Virtual Programming

The COVID-19 public health crisis has created a “natural experiment” in policing and criminal justice policy as cities and states struggle to deal with the pandemic in jails and prisons. This is a...

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Temping During Coronavirus: Bridging the Gap in Your Career

Tue, May 26   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

career finance Virtual Programming

Temporary hire job opportunities may not always seem like an attractive option especially to job seekers who prefer the seeming security of direct hire positions. Yet in a labor market with more...


28th Amendment Town Hall in your Neighborhood, moderated by Brian Tate

Tue, May 26   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

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...


Rising China: What It Means for the World

Tue, May 26   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

bpl presents Virtual Programming

Newspaper accounts and new publications warn us about the decline of American power on the global stage as China continues to expand its global foot print. Indeed, for the first time in more than...

Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

Tue, May 26   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

storytime Virtual Programming

Social distancing got you down? Remote learning stressing you out?

Welcome to Chapter to Chapter, a older kid/teen-friendly "storytime" (but it's really for everyone) to help you relax at...

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We Speak NYC Conversation Group

Wed, May 27   9:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

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. 


Speech bubbles

Virtual Falls Prevention Workshop (Espanol)

Wed, May 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

creative aging spanish Virtual Programming

 Cada año, uno de cada tres neoyorquinos mayores experimenta una caída, y aproximadamente la mitad de estas caídas ocurren en el hogar. Aunque las caídas son comunes, no necesitan ser una...

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