Free Virtual Library Programs: July

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!

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Your Best Summer: Getting Ready for College! – Wednesday, July 7 at 1 PM

If you are a TEEN trying to figure out how to prepare for college, this session is for you!  Join Bronx Library Center, Belmont, and Woodstock YA Librarians as they guide you through the basics of how to get ready for college. We’ll discuss the different parts of the college application, how to find funding, and what to expect once you’re in college. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of the college process and some useful resources.

Register Here.

Bronx Anti-Prom Presents: Author Talk with Mike Curato – Wednesday, July 7 at 2 PM

Join the Bronx Anti-Prom in a discussion with Mike Curato, author of the graphic novel, Flamer, a story that follows Aiden Navarro in the summer between middle school and high school,where he must navigate friendships, deal with bullies, and finds himself drawn to Elias, a boy he can’t stop thinking about.

While it’s not necessary for participation, feel free to place Flamer on hold with your Library Card!

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 HERE for more programs!

Register here

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Your Best Summer: Job Searching and Career Cruising – Monday, July 12 at 3:30 PM

Join the Pelham Parkway-Van Nest and Wakefield Young Adult Librarians as they guide you through different job boards and sites geared toward TEENS.  Attendees can come with career goals in mind (ex: starting your own business, volunteering for credit hours, your first job, etc.) and work collectively in finding resources that will help you achieve them!

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

NYPL Zine Information Session – Wednesday, July 13 at 4 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.

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Your Best Summer: Writing a Cover Letter or College Application Essay – Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 4 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! 

Register here.

Virtual Comics Chat – Thursday, July 15 at 3 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 Disability Awareness & Travelling.

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

Teen Love: Summer Romance– Monday, July 19 at 4 PM

Bronx Anti-Prom Presents Teen Love: Summer Romance. Fall in love with a new book this summer as the YA librarians from Bronx Library Center, Hunts Point, and Pelham Parkway-Van Nest discuss our favorite romance reads.  

Register here.

Dueling Detectives: Agatha Christie’s Other Detectives – Tuesday, June 20 at 3 PM

Its a battle of the Agatha Christie’s Detectives ! Librarians from Van Nest and Epiphany will be debate on which character (Tommy & Tuppence, Harley Quin and Parker Pyne) they would hire while giving book recommendations along the way!  This event will take place over Google Meet.

Register here.

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Bronx Anti-Prom Presents: Books That Shaped Us -Thursday, July 22, 2021, 4 PM

The NYPL Library Zine and Bronx Anti-Prom are putting together a Book Tasting Program for kids, teens and adults entitled, “The Books That Shaped Us” where library staff will share a book they’ve read that made an impact on them. We will also be discussing the submission requirements for the Library Zine for this year’s theme, “Dear Future Self…”

Register Here

Virtual Book Tasting – Friday, July 30 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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