Free Virtual Library Programs: June

Are you looking for online programs to attend? Here are some interesting library programs I’m co-hosting and programs that are being put together by my fellow co-workers. All of them are free to attend! You don’t need to be a member of the library to attend. All you have to do is register at the corresponding link and the meeting information will be sent to you the day before the event.

Hope to see you all there!

NYPL Zine Information Session – Wednesday, June 9 at 3 PM

Interested in being published in the next issue of the NYPL Zine’s “Library Zine! Voices Across the New York Public Library”? Then join our information session! We will be discussing the submission requirements, general timeline, and what to expects after you submit for this year’s theme, “Dear Future Self…”

You must register with your email address in order to receive the link to participate. The link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before the program. You will need a device with audio and video and an internet connection to join.

If you have any questions, please email us at nyplzine@nypl.org. 

Register here.

Kids STEAM: Introduction to Canva– Thursday, June 10 at 3 PM

Want to learn how to create a comic or a poster to help your community? Join staff from the Allerton and Pelham-Parkway Van Nest libraries for an educational and exciting hands-on beginners program on Canva, the online website that lets you design so many things! Open to ages 8-12 accompanied by a caregiver

This event will take place over Google Meet. You must register with your email address in order to receive the link to participate. The link will be sent to you by email approximately one hour before the program. You will need a device with audio and video and an internet connection to join. When registering for this program, parents/caregivers should use their information. 

Register here

Virtual Comics Chat – Thursday, June 17 at 3:30 PM

Join us as three librarians talk about some of our personal favorite comics that we hope you’ll check out! This month, we will be discussing graphic novels and memoirs for LGBTQ+ Pride Month& Summer Reading.

Advanced registration required. The link to the virtual event will be sent one day in advance. Attendees must have a valid email address and a device with an Internet connection and audio and/or video capabilities. Public participation in the talk is optional.

Register Here

Proud to Read: LGBTQAI+ Book Tasting– Monday, June 21 at 4 PM

Our brains have taken a beating over the last year and they might not have been doing so great pre-pandemic. So with May being Mental Health Awareness Month, librarians from Bronx Library Center, Hunts Point and Pelham Parkway-Van Nest will highlight favorite books that showcase stories of struggling and handling mental health issues. We will also be recommending books and resources to help navigate the highs and lows of various mental health disorders.

Register here.

Dueling Detectives: Phyrne Fisher vs. Lady Victoria Georgina- Tuesday, June 22 at 3 PM

It’s a battle of the historical literary detectives! Librarians from Van Nest and Epiphany will be debate on which historical detective they would hire while giving book recommendations along the way!  This event will take place over Google Meet.

Register here.

Bronx Anti-Prom Presents: Ships that Should Have Sailed – Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 3 PM

Harry and Draco. Korra and Asami. Dean and Castiel. Finn and Poe. Bucky and Steve (and Sam?). Sailor Neptune and Uranus. Kara and Lena. These are all prominent ships from popular media, both in books and on screen.

Join the Melrose and Wakefield Young Adult Librarians as we discuss our favorite Queer OTPs in fandom. We’ll have a battle royale of the best ships of all time and talk about the ships that should have been endgame.

This program is part of the 2021 Bronx Anti-Prom Virtual Programs.  The theme this year is ‘New Beginnings’, a hopeful outlook into the future ahead after a difficult year.  Go to bit.ly/BXAP2021 for more programs!

Register here.

Photo by Ivan Samkov on Pexels.com

Your Best Summer: Writing a Cover Letter or College Application Essay -Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 3 PM

If you are a TEEN wondering how to write a cover letter or college application essay, this session is for you!  Join Bronx Library Center and Woodstock YA Librarians as they guide you through the basics of writing an essay or personal statement and tips for success! 

Your Best Summer is a series of programs for teens to make them successful in navigating job searches, finding a job, and/or creating their own hustle. Stay tuned for more programs happening over the summer: http://bit.ly/YrBestSummer

Register Here

Bronx Anti-Prom Presents: Teens Meet the Collection! – Monday, June 28, 2021, 3 PM

Looking for something to read? 

The  Wakefield and Eastchester branches present Bronx Anti-Prom’s first Teens Meet the Collection! In celebration of Pride Month, Juneteenth and Bronx Anti-Prom Kick-Off this June we will share themed titles that teens should be reading! Don’t miss out on this our awesome booklist and be ready to share what you are reading!

Register here.

Photo by Janko Ferlic on Pexels.com

Virtual Book Tasting – Friday, June 25 at 3 PM

Need a new book for the month? Then come to our Virtual Book Tasting! Get a “taste” of a variety of new and popular books. Come and hear about the great books from our librarians that are in our collection!

Register here.


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