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Saturday, May 30, 2015

This class is open to anyone interested in the guitar (also for those who used to play / have an old rusty guitar sitting sadly in the corner - just waiting to be played again). Fundamentals of guitar playing - proper fingering technique - chords...
Sat, May 30
12:00 pm
Join this FREE aerobics class.  Class taught by NYC Parks Department community volunteers.
Sat, May 30
12:00 pm
The Friends of Mill Basin Library presents their Spring Luncheon with Guest Speakers: Councilman Alan Maisel and Michael Fieni, Manager, Community Engagement, BPL Office of Gov’t & Community Affairs. The luncheon will be held on...
Sat, May 30
12:00 pm
Gaming for All! Check out our Adaptive Gaming Arcade! Se habla español Ages 13 and up For more information call 718.253.4948
Held Every Fourth Saturday of the Month at the Sheepshead Bay Library 12 – 3 PM We invite Russian Literature and poetry enthusiasts to join our monthly club of immigrant writers and poets! Our goal is to unite and support immigrant writers and...
Sat, May 30
12:00 pm
Practice your Italian in an informal and fun Setting The class is free No registration required 
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Sahaja Yoga is a unique method of meditation based on an experience called Self Realization (Kundalini awakening) that can occur within each human being. Through this process an inner transformation takes place by which one becomes moral, united,...
Sat, May 30
12:30 pm
Adults: Come meet us with your current project for an afternoon of crafting and conversation. Don't know how to knit or crochet? One of our very experienced members would be delighted to show you how. Come prepared with a pair of knitting...
A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers with challenging homework assignments.
Sat, May 30
1:00 pm
BPL film screening
This 2013 drama is based on the novel of the same name by Li Er.  Guanzhuang Village's Kong Fanhua will stop at nothing to maintain her position as village head. First she orders her husband back from his job in a coastal city to...
Students in grades 1 - 8 are offered homework help in all subjects four days a week.
Sat, May 30
2:00 pm
Learn the basics of knitting with Ms. Cummings.
Sat, May 30
2:00 pm
Read your own poems or your favorite  published poems. Or just listen to others read, and take part in discussions.
Registration Closed
The Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Public Library, to provide thousands of low income New Yorkers with free Internet access. This program addresses the needs of...
Sat, May 30
2:00 pm
Hear original composition and music from the Steel Pan.  Pheeroan Aklaff, master drummer and Hillard Greene, master bassist.  This Family friendly event will feature a special surprise for kids of all ages.
Sat, May 30
2:00 pm
Narcotics Anonymous Program.
Sat, May 30
2:15 pm
arts and crafts
Arts and Crafts with the BPL Volunteer. Program takes place on the 2nd Floor, Children section of the Library.
Sat, May 30
2:30 pm
Children learn about science and math through working with connecting straws and other materials.
Sat, May 30
2:30 pm
 Improve your Chinese Language in an informal and fun setting. No registration required. The Class is .
Ching , the book of changes is one of the oldest Chinese classic philosophies that can help us to make decisions  that our logic alone cannot handle. Free lectures in Chinese and English.
An informal meeting group for community members to discuss our anxiety. What makes us anxious and ways to relieve the stresses of our daily lives. The group will include guided discussions about anxiety, and creative activities to heal anxiety. The...
Sat, May 30
3:00 pm
Topics may include graphs and reports. Please bring a USB flash drive if you want to save your work to bring home or to a future class. Presented by New York Cares.
Back to 1942, BPL screening
Back to 1942 is a 2012 Chinese historical film directed by Feng Xiaogang. It is based on Liu Zhenyun’s novel, Remembering 1942. In the historically accurate Back to 1942, Chinese director Feng Xiaogang uses the classic epic format to...
This event is at full capacity and RSVPs are no longer being accepted. On May 24, 2015, Joseph Brodsky would have turned 75. It seems, everything in Brodsky's life and legacy has already been discussed, remembered and seen. But this year, we...

Sunday, May 31, 2015

The Dhamma Brothers, BPL film screening
East meets West in the Deep South. An overcrowded maximum-security prison-the end of the line in Alabama's correctional system-is dramatically changed by the influence of an ancient meditation program.  Directed by Andrew Kukura, 76 minutes...
The Stolen Years, BPL Screening
Hong Kong writer director Barbara Wong sets the story in Taipei, 2012. After being in a coma for a month, He Man (Bai Baihe) wakes up in hospital with amnesia. The last thing she can remember is having an accident on a motorbike with her husband Xie...
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Afri Diaspora Yoruba Cultural Institute AfroCROWD present AFRICACROWD Join us as we explore Wikipedia resources for and about Africa and Africans, including resources in English, French and African languages such as Yoruba, Twi and Igbo. We will...
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
   Practice your Japanese in an informal and fun Setting The class is free No registration required 
I Am a Genius/My Running Shadow, BPL Screening
Director Fang Gangliang tells the beautiful story of Xiuzhi, a math wizard with Aspergers syndrome, who meets his father who comes back from America for the first time when he is seventeen years old. His father intends to take him to America for...

Monday, June 1, 2015

Come use our large auditorium seating for your laptopping and freelancing work. Our auditorium is a space located in our basement and away from high traffic areas of the library and is conducive to quiet work. Bring your charger and use our plugs,...
Mon, Jun 1
10:00 am
Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops. Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel,...
Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free community workshop! This writing group is open to writers of all...
current events discussion
Discuss current events with your friends.
Mon, Jun 1
10:00 am
Songs and stories for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years old. Call or come in to make an appointment for your group or class.
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Board games, playing cards and legos available during library hours for all ages.
Mon, Jun 1
10:00 am
In Brooklyn Bublic Library'S Pre-HSE classes, you practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking that form foundation of high school equivalency success. Registration required.
Mon, Jun 1
10:00 am
Enjoy books, songs and rhymes. For babies from 0 to 18 months.
Mon, Jun 1
10:00 am
Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor,...
Icon: Toddler Time at Washington Irving Library
Playing with your toddler is more than fun, it’s one of the most important ways you can encourage early literacy and language development. At these special Toddler Time programs, we’ll show you how to let your child take the lead in...
Hear wonderful stories, discover amazing toys and meet new friends in this fun informal program.
Children meet , hear stories, make friends and play.
Enjoy stories, rhymes and songs with your child!
A program for very young readers (Birth-18 months) and their caregivers. Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and play. TICKETS REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION! Please call library for further details.   http://www.bklynlibrary.org/first5years/
Babies and Books is back!  No tickets needed!  Simply arrive by 10:25 for the 10:30 session and 11:10 for the 11:15 session!  We'll call you down.  Park your stroller in our stroller parking area and then enjoy our storytime...
ToddlerTime
Come In and Enjoy great books and new friends!
Mon, Jun 1
10:45 am
Enjoy books, songs and rhymes. 0 to 18 months. You can also get free books for your baby by participating in the Reading is Fundamental (RIF) program.