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Virtual Storytime

Mon, Apr 6   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

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

Virtual Storytime

Mon, Apr 6   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books 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

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Mon, Apr 6   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens table-top & board games teen tech time Virtual Programming

Hey teens! Are you bummed about social distancing but still want to game with your friends? Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons online game! Our librarians are going to make some awesome adventures for you! 


We are using...

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Virtual Storytime

Mon, Apr 6   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   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

Brain Break for Kids!

Mon, Apr 6   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore yoga and meditation

A "brain break" for ages 5/6 and up to take care of all that stuffy, pent-up, stuck-inside energy. This program will include a little bit of stretching, focusing exercises, breathing and meditation. Good for grown-ups too!

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Brain Break for Kids!

Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

Mon, Apr 6   7:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Virtual

Teens 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 the end of the day! 

This week, we're...

Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

APR
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Virtual Storytime

Tue, Apr 7   11:00 am to 11:30 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

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Mil's Trills

Tue, Apr 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bpl presents Virtual Programming

Mil's Trills is performing a *special online concert* to help kids and families cope with being stuck at home. Tune in, connect, and engage with original playful uplifting songs, special guests, and interactive songwriting activities that will...

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Mil's Trills

Marketing & Messaging during COVID

Tue, Apr 7   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business

During this unprecedented time as a result of COVID-19, customer needs and concerns have shifted. This has required businesses to become more creative about their marketing and the messaging around their products and services. Join us for this...

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Marketing & Messaging during COVID

Legal Considerations Before Starting a Nonprofit

Tue, Apr 7   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business Virtual Programming

Starting a Nonprofit? Join BPL's partner, Candid, for this free webinar. (Please note that you must register for GrantSpace in order to enroll in the webinar. Simple instructions are found on the registration page.)

About

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Legal Considerations Before Starting a Nonprofit

Virtual Storytime

Tue, Apr 7   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   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

Found Object Puppet Making

Tue, Apr 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Wait, don't take out that recycling just yet! Join us in this hands-on workshop where you will learn how just about anything can be animated and brought to life as a puppet. Our puppeteer will show you how objects you might readily discard, such...

Found Object Puppet Making

Team Up To Read: Just Right Books

Tue, Apr 7   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids team up to read Virtual Programming

Learn strategies for choosing a book that's "just right" for independent reading.  Get some inspiration for creating an artistic visual reader's response.  

Team Up To Read:  Just Right Books

Digital Meditation for Teens

Tue, Apr 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Brooklyn Public Library invites teens to come together to find a moment of peace in these stressful times. Instructor Lavender Suarez will guide participants through simple meditation techniques (breathing exercises, gentle movement, relaxing...

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Digital Meditation for Teens

Virtual Board Games

Tue, Apr 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens 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 at first. I will send out a link at 3:45. Then we can decide on a game and I can walk you through joining. ...

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Virtual Board Games

Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

Tue, Apr 7   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning bard at bpl

Bard Microcollege students are enrolled in courses across the liberal arts and take advantage of access to the Library’s considerable collection, events, and expertise. The online application system for the 2020–2021 academic year is open for...

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Bard at BPL Admissions: Writing Session

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
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Q&A with NYC Department of Small Business Services regarding Response to COVID

Wed, Apr 8   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business

Join Start Small Think Big and the NYC Department of Small Business Services for a webinar to learn about NYC's Financial Relief Measures and Resources for Small Businesses Affected by Coronavirus.

Officials from the NYC Department of...

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Q&A with NYC Department of Small Business Services regarding Response to COVID

Introduction to Finding Grants

Wed, Apr 8   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business research Virtual Programming

Join BPL's partner, Candid, for this free webinar. (Please note that you must register for GrantSpace in order to enroll in the webinar. Simple instructions are found on the registration page.)

About

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Introduction to Finding Grants

The Bear Report and Arctic Drawing

Wed, Apr 8   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

I read my book The Bear Report and guide kids through making an arctic drawing, exploring the idea of negative space by using the white of the paper for the white of the ice...and we add a bear!

View the broadcast at 3:30 pm.

The Bear Report and Arctic Drawing

Pet Partners Reading to Dogs Program

Wed, Apr 8   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids literacy therapy dogs

Read with Scout and have fun practicing your reading.

Pet Partners Reading to Dogs Program

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
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Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Apr 9   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! 

Musical Yoga Storytime

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y) Space Limited

Thu, Apr 9   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) Space Limited

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

Using Bookkeeping Systems to Create Financial Statements for Relief Funds & Lenders

Thu, Apr 9   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business small business Virtual Programming

Claiming a 25% sales slowdown due to COVID-19? You may need financial statements for that. This workshop follows-up on our earlier bookkeeping webinar. Participants will be walked through bookkeeping systems creating and editing the 3...

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Using Bookkeeping Systems to Create Financial Statements for Relief Funds & Lenders

Data Analytics for Everyone!

Thu, Apr 9   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business Virtual Programming

SimplyAnalytics is a mapping, visualization, and data analytics application that makes it easy for anyone to create maps, charts, and reports using thousands of demographic, business & consumer behavior data variables including census data,...

Data Analytics for Everyone!

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Thu, Apr 9   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents Virtual Programming

Piñata Love (Ages 7+)
By Joel Ramirez, NYICFF 2018
6 mins. No dialogue

Watch: https://vimeo.com/254028271

Mexican craft meets-cute with NYC street style in this tale of a near-perfect mâche.

Talking points:...

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Kids Create: Flipbooks

Thu, Apr 9   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create Virtual Programming

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

All you need is paper, a pen or pencil or markers or crayons or something else to write with...

Kids Create: Flipbooks

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Thu, Apr 9   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations support groups Virtual Programming

Join support group on first Thursday of every month to find some comfort and understanding among fellow survivors. The group is informal and completely free. No need to struggle alone.

Come and share your story with other survivors for...

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Timothy Snyder discusses On Tyranny

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

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the twentieth century. We are no wiser than the...

Timothy Snyder discusses On Tyranny

APR
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Toddlers in Rhythm

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

Birth to Five Years bpl presents Virtual Programming

In this virtual movement workshop for parents/caretakers and their little ones, we will explore the fundamentals of rhythm and movement, using the lens of African Dance. Listening to the beat of the drum, participants and their parents will...

Toddlers in Rhythm

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

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Apr 10   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   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

Book Adventures

Fri, Apr 10   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

This afternoon, we'll read Michael Ian Black's I'm Bored and learn how to do something simple and silly that totally destroys indoor boredom.

Come ready with your supplies and view the program at the Adams Street Library and the...

Book Adventures

APR
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Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Apr 11   11:00 am to 11:30 am   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

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

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sat, Apr 11   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids team up to read Virtual Programming

Improve comprehension by making mind movies to visualize a story.  Get some inspiration for creating an artistic visual reader's response. 

Team Up To Read:  Mind Movies

Jennifer Egan on Manhattan Beach

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

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

ONE BOOK, ONE NEW YORK winning author Jennifer Egan, in conversation with Meredith Wisner, former Asst. Director of Archives at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Manhattan Beach researcher and oral historian Zaheer Ali from the Brooklyn Historical...

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

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons for Adults

Sat, Apr 11   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults game on table-top & board games

Adults looking to do something long distance with your friends while properly social distancing? Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons online game! Our librarians are going to make some awesome adventures for you! 


We are...

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Virtual Dungeons and Dragons for Adults

APR
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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
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Virtual Storytime

Mon, Apr 13   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books 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

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Mon, Apr 13   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens table-top & board games teen tech time Virtual Programming

Hey teens! Are you bummed about social distancing but still want to game with your friends? Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons online game! Our librarians are going to make some awesome adventures for you! 


We are using...

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Virtual Storytime

Mon, Apr 13   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   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

Poetry with Zetta Elliott

Mon, Apr 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

Teens are invited to join author Zetta Elliott for a poetry workshop. 

Participants must register and a Zoom link to join the program will be emailed in advance.

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Poetry with Zetta Elliott

APR
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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

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