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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Join this FREE aerobics class. Class taught by NYC Parks Department community volunteers.
Sat, Feb 28
12:00 pm
the child's place for children with special needs
Adaptive Gaming Arcade for teens ages 13 and up.
Art Exhibit by Ms. Elizabeth R. Paulus Music Concert-Jazz, Tango & Classical Music Mr. Merab Kiknadze-Cello Ms. Lela Bodzashuli-Violin Poetry Reading by Honey Bee Hive Poetry Factory
Sat, Feb 28
12:00 pm
practice English.
Sat, Feb 28
12:30 pm
Word cloud of all different language in that language format
The Class Is Free No Registration Required Improve your Italian language in an informal and fun setting
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, Feb 28
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...
Sign up for a free Citizenship Preparation Class. Classes meet 3-6 hours per week for 11 weeks. Free legal assistance with Catholic Migration Services. Learn about the application and interview process. Improve your English. Review all the topics on...
Sat, Feb 28
1:00 pm
Journey into Africa
Take a fascinating excursion from Senagal to Soweto through the traditional rhythms, songs, instruments, and dances that are an integral part of everyday African life. Three talented performers offer a rousing presentation, full of audience...
Sat, Feb 28
1:00 pm
A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa. Stars: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto| Director: Justin...
Sat, Feb 28
1:00 pm
Featured Event
Chinese New Year, Year of the Sheep 2015
Join us for an afternoon of fun and entertainment! Learn greetings in Chinese, sing a song, make a craft and join in the traditional lion dance. The YZY Concord Chorus will perform.  请来参加新春联欢会:学问候,学唱歌,做手工,学舞狮。 游子吟合唱团将为您演绎中外名曲与舞蹈 。
Sat, Feb 28
1:00 pm
Kids & teens make beaded jewelry, free-form. Appropriate for ages 8 and up.
Sat, Feb 28
1:00 pm
Struggling to cut down on sugar? Join Brooklyn health coach, Jon Fischer, for a free workshop on ways to cool off your love affair with the ubiquitous sweetener. You will learn how to: Reduce your cravings; make simple food swaps; set yourself up...
Sat, Feb 28
1:00 pm
Feeling the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso Reggae through singing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren. It's fun! It's exciting!
Sat, Feb 28
2:00 pm
Discuss poetry in a comfortable setting.
Get help from a computer expert. Topics include: how to operate a computer in your job, using a computer for educational purposes, and for entertainment. This class will be taught in Chinese. 专业的电脑指导,真诚为你服务. 我们将会教导你成为工作,学习,娱乐不求人帮助的电脑能手. 电脑基础课程是中文授课...
Sat, Feb 28
2:00 pm
Create your own African Art-inspired book bag!
Sat, Feb 28
2:00 pm
Featured Event
February 28 "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan":   Centuries ago, two 'sworn sisters' are isolated by their families, but stay connected through a secret language written in the folds of a white silk fan. Now in modern-...
Sat, Feb 28
2:00 pm
Learn the basics of knitting with Ms. Cummings.
Sat, Feb 28
2:00 pm
In this ten-session series, children will work with a teaching artist to learn the basic elements of design in various media, including painting, collage and drawing. Students will be introduced to notable artists of the past and encouraged to...
Sat, Feb 28
2:00 pm
Students in grades 1 - 8 are offered homework help in all subjects four days a week.
Sat, Feb 28
2:00 pm
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Work on your resume, get education and career advice, learn interview skills, practice LinkedIn, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian. Patrons will be seen on a first come, first served basis.
Sat, Feb 28
2:00 pm
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Master storyteller/dancer Caren Calder brings traditional African Folktales to life with movement and song all to the beat of a live percussionist.  After listening to the tales, Caren and her percussionist teach the children a bit of...
Sat, Feb 28
2:00 pm
Concert of students and teachers of Shostakovich School of Srt, Music and Dance.
Children learn about science through experimentation with lego and other materials.
A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers with their homework.
Sat, Feb 28
2:30 pm
Word cloud of all different language in that language format
I-Ching, the Book of Changes, is one of the oldest Chinese classic philosophies and can help us to make decisions that our logic alone can't handle. Free lectures in Chinese and English. As of January 10th until March 28th the class will move to...
Attend a free Citizenship Preparation Class. Classes meet 3-6 hours per week for 11 weeks. Free legal assistance with Catholic Migration Services. Learn about the application and interview process. Improve your English. Review all the topics on the...
Sat, Feb 28
3:00 pm
Young Adults/Teens are welcome to play Play Station 3 and Wii games in the auditorium.
Sat, Feb 28
3:00 pm
Get help from a computer expert. Topics range from how to operate a computer in your job, your education, and your entertainment. This class will be taught in Chinese. 专业的电脑指导,真诚为你服务. 我们将会教导你成为工作,学习,娱乐不求人帮助的电脑能手. 电脑基础课程是中文授课, 期待大家踊跃参加.
Sat, Feb 28
3:30 pm
Enjoy the pleasure of moving your body, safely, under expert guidance. Beginners are welcome. Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket to sit on. Wear comfortable clothing.
Sat, Feb 28
3:45 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.
Featured Event
Jennifer Jacquet
In individualist cultures, guilt is the cornerstone of conscience. In recent years, we as consumers have sought to assuage our guilt about flawed social and environmental practices and policies by, for example, buying organic foods or fair-trade...

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Black History Month Books Exhibition
Sun, Mar 1
10:00 am
baby worn in carrier
This is a great opportunity to try new carriers and learn new techniques.  There will be demonstrations and hands-on help provided by Babywearing International volunteer babywearing educators.  Parents-to-be, experienced babywearers, and...
Practice your Japanese in an informal and fun setting. The Class is Free No registration required
Sebastian Bäverstam, BPL Program
Gifted cellist Sebastian Bäverstam returns to the Dweck by popular demand. He will perform Cello Sonata No. 4 in C major, Op. 102 No. 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven, Adagio and Allegro Op. 70 by Robert Schumann and Cello Sonata No. 1 in e minor, Op...

Monday, March 2, 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, Mar 2
10:00 am
Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.
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,...
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. Call 718.623.7000 to make an appointment. This is...
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...
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, Mar 2
10:00 am
Learn to use the mouse and keyboard, get on the Internet, and use email to stay in touch with family and friends. You'll learn the basics of how to operate a computer and navigate the Internet in ways that can enrich your life. Classes are...
Board games, playing cards and legos available during library hours.
Mon, Mar 2
10:00 am
Narwhal, copyright Charrow
Original illustrations inspired by children’s imaginations, created by illustrator, Charrow.  She creates whimsical and intimate artwork that appeals to both children and adults.
Mon, Mar 2
10:00 am
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...
The Windsor Terrace branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, in conjunction with support from the office of Brad Lander and Older Adults Technology Services, is offering free one-on-one computer instruction for older adults (60+) between now and the...
Book Displays for Women's History Month
Mon, Mar 2
10:00 am
Join us for a story and playtime with your baby!  Limited seating due to overwhelming demand!  Please queue at the Union St. gate of the library for a (free) paper ticket starting at 10 am.  One per child, must be present.  The...