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APR
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2020 Census Q&A with the BPL Census Navigator Team

Wed, Apr 1   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 2020 census Office Hours Virtual Programming

It's Census Day! Join us on the Brooklyn Public Library Facebook page for a Live event featuring the BPL Census Navigator team. Get real time help with your census questions, learn why a complete count is so important in Brooklyn, and complete...

2020 Census Q&A with the BPL Census Navigator Team

Fraidyzoo and Zebra Mask Making

Wed, Apr 1   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Author/Illustrator Thyra Heder wil read you her book Fraidyzoo, which is all about making animal...

Fraidyzoo and Zebra Mask Making

Library Lab: Gluten Free Cookies

Wed, Apr 1   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids 2020 census cooking kids create library lab

Join us on the Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook page to learn how to make gluten free cookies with peanut butter and different kinds of sugars.  Bonus material:  Find out more about the Census. 

Library Lab: Gluten Free Cookies

Olga Tokarczuk in conversation with translator Jennifer Croft. Moderated by John Freeman

Wed, Apr 1   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Author Olga Tokarczuk discusses her novel Flights with translator Jennifer Croft and editor/poet John Freeman

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 7 PM, April 1, 2020. Please note: this program will...

Olga Tokarczuk in conversation with translator Jennifer Croft. Moderated by John Freeman

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Wed, Apr 1   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Emily Bronte's great novel of passion Wuthering Heights. 
 

Every Wednesday evening we will discuss one or more chapters.

registration is...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

APR
2

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Thu, Apr 2   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

The first-ever edition of Short Takes, short film recommendations for you to share with the kids in your life for a spot of playful inspiration, creative exploration, and empathy-generating discussion.
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New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Kids Create: Origami

Thu, Apr 2   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create Virtual Programming

Join us on the Macon Library Facebook page at 3:30 for origami fun!

Kids Create: Origami

Mitchell Jackson on Survival Math, with Esperanza Spalding

Thu, Apr 2   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Mitchell Jackson discusses his memoir Survival Math with musician Esperanza Spalding

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 7 PM, April 2, 2020. Please note: this program will be available for 24...

Mitchell Jackson on Survival Math, with Esperanza Spalding

Virtual Board Games: Zooloretto

Thu, Apr 2   9:00 pm to 10:00 pm   Virtual

Adults table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a game of Zooloretto. This is a very small group and a very easy game. 

I will be using Tabletopia, which works best with IE and Safari but works for me in Chrome. The meeting will be through Zoom.

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Virtual Board Games: Zooloretto

APR
3

A Silly Singalong with the Cooper Troopers

Fri, Apr 3   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

What happens when two children's musicians are quarantined together? They make music, of course! Lucky for us, children's musicians, and seasoned library pros, Ian Hayes and Dan Barracuda will be combining their talents during these unknown times...

A Silly Singalong with the Cooper Troopers

Knit Together

Fri, Apr 3   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

Book Adventures

Fri, Apr 3   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

This afternoon, we'll read Jon Klassen's This is Not My Hat and create our own hats from newspaper!

Come ready with your supplies and view the program at the Adams Street Library and the Annex Facebook page!

Supply...

Book Adventures

APR
4

Ndaba Mandela on Going to the Mountain

Sat, Apr 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Ndaba Mandela discusses growing up in the shadow of his famous grandfather Nelson Mandela

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 4 PM, April 4, 2020. Please note: this program will be available for...

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Ndaba Mandela on Going to the Mountain

28th Amendment Town Hall: Flatbush, moderated by Brian Tate

Sat, Apr 4   4:00 pm to 5:30 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: Flatbush, moderated by Brian Tate

APR
5

Classical Interludes: Friction Quartet

Sun, Apr 5   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

The San Francisco Chronicle has praised the Friction Quartet for its “high-octane music making” and “fine blend of rhythmic ferocity and tonal flair.” Dedicated to working with living composers, the quartet has given more than 70 world-premiere...

Classical Interludes: Friction Quartet

APR
6

Instagram for Small Business - an Online Class with BRIC

Mon, Apr 6   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business computer programming small business Virtual Programming

Learn how to use Instagram for promoting your small business. Presented by BRIC, this online class covers setting up an Instagram Business account, the basics of posting, Instagram Stories, Analytics and posting strategies such as when to...

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Instagram for Small Business - an Online Class with BRIC

DIY Face Masks

Mon, Apr 6   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts Virtual Programming

So many of us want to help protect our neighbors by wearing face mask*, but we don’t want to prevent health care workers from having the supplies they need. So let’s do it ourselves. Learn to sew a simple face mask for your personal use with...

DIY Face Masks

APR
7

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

Tue, Apr 7   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

In a live recording of Project Syndicate’s Opinion Has It podcast, Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, NYT best-selling author Anand Giridharadas, and host and Foreign Policy Interrupted co-founder Elmira Bayrasli take a deep look at widening...

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

28th Amendment Town Hall: Fort Greene, moderated by Brian Tate

Tue, Apr 7   7:00 pm to 8:30 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: Fort Greene, moderated by Brian Tate

APR
8

Kiese Laymon discusses Heavy: An American Memoir, with Morgan Jerkins

Wed, Apr 8   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Kiese Laymon discusses his memoir, Heavy, with Morgan Jerkins

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 7 PM, April 8, 2020. Please note: this program will be available for 24 hours. For more...

Kiese Laymon discusses Heavy: An American Memoir, with Morgan Jerkins

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Wed, Apr 8   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Emily Bronte's great novel of passion Wuthering Heights. 
 

Every Wednesday evening we will discuss one or more chapters.

registration is...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

APR
9

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Apr 9   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

Timothy Snyder discusses On Tyranny

Thu, Apr 9   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Timothy Snyder discusses his book On Tyranny

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 7 PM, April 9, 2020. Please note: this program will be available for 24 hours. For more videos, please...

Timothy Snyder discusses On Tyranny

APR
10

Knit Together

Fri, Apr 10   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

Library Lab: Paper Helicopters

Fri, Apr 10   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids library lab Virtual Programming

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

Tune in to learn about aerodynamics by making and experimenting with a paper helicopter. ...

Library Lab: Paper Helicopters

APR
11

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Sat, Apr 11   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

The Writhing Society meets to practice and discuss the techniques of constrained writing. We practice the methods invented by ourselves and by other writers, artists, musicians, and mathematicians. Today's exercise: At home with Fodor & Perec...

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The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Jennifer Egan on Manhattan Beach

Sat, Apr 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Jennifer Egan presents her book Manhattan Beach

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 4 PM, April 11, 2020. Please note: this program will be available for 24 hours. For more videos, please...

Jennifer Egan on Manhattan Beach

28th Amendment Town Hall: Park Slope/Windsor Terrace, moderated by Brynna Tucker

Sat, Apr 11   4:00 pm to 5:30 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: Park Slope/Windsor Terrace, moderated by Brynna Tucker

APR
12

Classical Interludes: Piano duo with violinist Rolf Schulte and pianist James Goldsworthy

Sun, Apr 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Piano duo with violinist Rolf Schulte and pianist James Goldsworthy, performing works by Josef Suk and Edvard Grieg.

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 4 PM, April 12, 2020. Please note: this...

Classical Interludes: Piano duo with violinist Rolf Schulte and pianist James Goldsworthy

APR
14

Drag Queen Story Hour with Miz Jade

Tue, Apr 14   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Enjoy Drag Queen Story Hour from the comfort of your own home as Miz Jade reads children's books, sings songs, and does movement activities for kids ages 3-8. Through storytelling and creativity, DQSH teaches children about gender diversity and...

Drag Queen Story Hour with Miz Jade

Astra Taylor on "Philosophical Publics: Ruling Ourselves, Thinking Together"

Tue, Apr 14   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

In her Night of Philosophy talk, "Philosophical Publics: Ruling Ourselves, Thinking Together" Astra Taylor considers ways philosophers have dealt with inequality, long seen to be an enabler of tyranny.

Click here to view this event at our...

Astra Taylor on "Philosophical Publics: Ruling Ourselves, Thinking Together"

28th Amendment Town Hall: Park Slope/Boerum Hill/Gowanus, moderated by Brian Tate

Tue, Apr 14   7:00 pm to 8:30 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: Park Slope/Boerum Hill/Gowanus, moderated by Brian Tate

APR
15

Nathaniel Rich on Losing Earth, in conversation with David Leonhardt

Wed, Apr 15   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Nathaniel Rich on Losing Earth, in conversation with David Leonhardt

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 7 PM, April 15, 2020. Please note: this program will be available for 24 hours. For...

Nathaniel Rich on Losing Earth, in conversation with David Leonhardt

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Wed, Apr 15   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Emily Bronte's great novel of passion Wuthering Heights. 
 

Every Wednesday evening we will discuss one or more chapters.

registration is...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

APR
16

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Apr 16   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create 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 a virtual Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program! A ...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Tayari Jones in conversation with James Hannaham

Thu, Apr 16   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Tayari Jones in conversation with James Hannaham

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 7 PM, April 16, 2020. Please note: this program will be available for 24 hours. For more videos, please...

Tayari Jones in conversation with James Hannaham

APR
18

Robert Reich discusses Saving Capitalism: For the Many Not the Few

Sat, Apr 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

Robert Reich discusses Saving Capitalism: For the Many Not the Few

Click here to view this event at our BPL Presents page beginning from 4 PM, April 18, 2020. Please note: this program will be available for 24 hours. For...

Robert Reich discusses Saving Capitalism: For the Many Not the Few

28th Amendment Town Hall: New Utrecht, moderated by Brynna Tucker

Sat, Apr 18   4:00 pm to 5:30 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:  New Utrecht, moderated by Brynna Tucker

APR
21

28th Amendment Town Hall: Brownsville, moderated by Craig Manbauman

Tue, Apr 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 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: Brownsville, moderated by Craig Manbauman

APR
22

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Wed, Apr 22   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Emily Bronte's great novel of passion Wuthering Heights. 
 

Every Wednesday evening we will discuss one or more chapters.

registration is...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

APR
25

28th Amendment Town Hall: Bed-Stuy, moderated by Brian Tate

Sat, Apr 25   4:00 pm to 5:30 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: Bed-Stuy, moderated by Brian Tate

APR
29

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Wed, Apr 29   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Emily Bronte's great novel of passion Wuthering Heights. 
 

Every Wednesday evening we will discuss one or more chapters.

registration is...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

MAY
6

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Wed, May 6   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Emily Bronte's great novel of passion Wuthering Heights. 
 

Every Wednesday evening we will discuss one or more chapters.

registration is...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

MAY
13

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Wed, May 13   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Emily Bronte's great novel of passion Wuthering Heights. 
 

Every Wednesday evening we will discuss one or more chapters.

registration is...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

MAY
20

28th Amendment Town Hall: Leon Goldstein HS, moderated by Craig Manbauman

Wed, May 20   9:15 am to 11:45 am   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: Leon Goldstein HS, moderated by Craig Manbauman

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Wed, May 20   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Emily Bronte's great novel of passion Wuthering Heights. 
 

Every Wednesday evening we will discuss one or more chapters.

registration is...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

MAY
27

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Wed, May 27   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Emily Bronte's great novel of passion Wuthering Heights. 
 

Every Wednesday evening we will discuss one or more chapters.

registration is...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

JUN
3

Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Wed, Jun 3   7:30 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Please join us on in the comfort of your own home on ZOOM as we discuss Emily Bronte's great novel of passion Wuthering Heights. 
 

Every Wednesday evening we will discuss one or more chapters.

registration is...

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Leonard Library Classics Book Club presents for Discussion : Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

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