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Saturday, March 28, 2015

This class is open to any kids interested in learning to play the guitar. Both electric and acoustic guitars can be used. If your child is an intermediate player, please feel free to join the class and we can work out a lesson for...
Sat, Mar 28
11:30 am
Practice speaking English and improve your conversational skills. Talk with library volunteers about current events, New York City, family life, holidays, and much more. Led by New York Cares volunteers  
Sat, Mar 28
11:30 am
 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 poets and help them be heard! Литературный клуб, приглашает всех...
Sat, Mar 28
12:00 pm
Featured Event
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, Mar 28
12:00 pm
Join this FREE aerobics class. Class taught by NYC Parks Department community volunteers.
Sat, Mar 28
12:00 pm
Adaptive Gaming Arcade for teens 13 and up.
practice English.
Sat, Mar 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, Mar 28
12:30 pm
In this special six session series, families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning skills. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories, and play will help you and your child get...
In this special six session series, families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning skills. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories, and play will help you and your child get...
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...
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With her lovely coloring and shimmering scales, the Rainbow Fish is used to being the most beautiful creature in the ocean. So when the other fish ask her for some silver scales, she refuses. How can she sacrifice the one thing that makes her so...
Sat, Mar 28
1:00 pm
The practice of decorating eggshell is ancient, predating Christian traditions. Ostrich eggs with engraved decoration that are 60,000 years old have been found in Africa. Decorated ostrich eggs, and representations of ostrich eggs in gold and silver...
Sat, Mar 28
1:00 pm
In this special six session series, families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning skills. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories, and play will help you and your child get...
Sat, Mar 28
2:00 pm
In this special six session series, families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning skills. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories, and play will help you and your child get...
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, Mar 28
2:00 pm
Students in grades 1 - 8 are offered homework help in all subjects four days a week.
Sat, Mar 28
2:00 pm
Learn the basics of knitting with Ms. Cummings.
Sat, Mar 28
2:00 pm
The Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz will speak on how to file your taxes on line. Join us with any questions you have. However, tax returns will not be prepared in his presentation.
Sat, Mar 28
2:00 pm
Registration Closed
Library Hotspot Logo
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, Mar 28
2:30 pm
Children learn about science through experimentation with connecting straws and other materials.
Kids and teens play computer games and compete.
Sat, Mar 28
2:30 pm
A trained volunteer helps children and young adults to complete their homework.
Sat, Mar 28
2:30 pm
Featured Event
The first film in the "For the Love of Brooklyn" series presented by the Leonard Library Film Club will be Elia Kazan's adaptation of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith. Synopsis: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is the first film...
Sat, Mar 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...
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, Mar 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, Mar 28
3:45 pm
Topics may include Wikipedia, weather, news, Google searches, and maps. Presented by New York Cares.
Maria Koroleva, Russian Literary Series
Koroleva, Deputy Chief Editor of the Echo of Moscow Radio, conducts a popular series of programs on the current developments in the Russian language. She will conduct an interactive program which will include a short dictation test. If you think...

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Women's History Month Books Display.
Sun, Mar 29
10:00 am
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
In this special six session series, families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning skills. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories, and play will help you and your child get...
Featured Event
Ducks created by a 3D Printer
3DPrinterOS, Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) and Ultimaker are pleased to host an introduction to 3D printing workshop. This workshop will help people interested in 3D printing learn: What is 3D Printing and how does it work? How do we take an...
In this special six session series, families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning skills. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories, and play will help you and your child get...
Featured Event
Rotholz, Bailen and Kampmeier
Susan Rotholz, flute, Eliot Bailen, cello and Margaret Kampmeier, piano, perform sonatas by C.P.E. Bach, Lowell Leibermann in addition to compositions by Eliot Bailen, Heitor Villa Lobos and Bohuslav Martinu.   Children under 6...

Monday, March 30, 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 30
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 30
10:00 am
Board games, playing cards and legos available during library hours.
Mon, Mar 30
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 30
10:00 am
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...
Mon, Mar 30
10:00 am
Book Displays for Women's History Month
Mon, Mar 30
10:00 am
Women's History Month Books Display.
Mon, Mar 30
10:00 am
Come and choose books by women authors, or about famous women that are on display throughout the library.
Mon, Mar 30
10:00 am
Discuss current events with your friends.
Mon, Mar 30
10:00 am