All Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) locations will be closed Monday, January 16, 2017 in observance of Martin L. King, Jr. Day.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Saturday, December 3, 2016 2:00PM until 4:00PM meet at the Windsor Terrace library for a Reception and Discussion by the Quilters. This array of quilts is the result of our Guild's 2016 Small Quilt Challenge, which was to design a 20"...
Tue, Jan 17
10:00 am
Current events
Come and enjoy discussing current events with your friends!
Tue, Jan 17
10:00 am
Make your appointment today! Call 311 and say “Citizenship” OR Call 212-514-4277 Meet 1:1 with a free, trusted lawyer Confidential, private meeting space Find out if you can apply for free Get free financial counseling NYCitizenship...
Tue, Jan 17
10:00 am
Cancelled
EXERCISE AND FEEL GREAT!
Tue, Jan 17
10:00 am
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NEW earlier time on 1/17. Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your résumé, cover letter, interview, or job search. This is a one-on-one service; first come, first served.
Tue, Jan 17
10:00 am
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
Public can obtain information about qualified health insurance plans from a trained and certified navigator
Tue, Jan 17
10:00 am
Learn English!
Tue, Jan 17
10:00 am
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The Spring Creek Branch will soon be receiving a beautiful mural!  This mural project is being developed in conjunction with Groundswell; a not for profit organization whose mission is to facilitate mural making projects designed and painted...
Tue, Jan 17
10:00 am
Registration Closed
Stories, songs, puppets, and playtime for all kids 0-5 and their caregivers! Online registration is required (for the 10:15 session only) and will be available beginning 24 hours before the event.
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Reading Is Fundamental All R.I.F. members must have a BPL library card to participate. Ages 0 to 17 years old. Youth will be allowed to choose a free book when they join RIF and on their birthday. Youth can earn additional books by borrowing and...
Tue, Jan 17
10:15 am
Babies and Books with Reading Is Fundamental
Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys and meet new friends! For babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers. 
Tue, Jan 17
10:30 am
Cancelled
Youth Yoga
Come experience movement practices and themed read-a-louds on themes of gratitude, kindness, emotions and mindfulness. Ages 3-5
Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 
Tue, Jan 17
10:30 am
Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.
Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months. For more resources for you and your toddler, click here.
Tue, Jan 17
10:30 am
Learn basic computer skills and more with help from library staff.
Tue, Jan 17
10:30 am
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Join us for a sensory and autism friendly storytime! Read a book, sing a song, dance or play along.  Small groups, visual supports, sensory activities, fidgets and orientations will help us all have fun.   Children ages 3 to 5 and...
Tue, Jan 17
10:30 am
Improve your game. Make new friends. Borrow a chess set.
Tue, Jan 17
10:30 am
It's Baby Time!  Bring the children and meet other babies and parents for some fun and social interaction. 
Practice reading, writing and  math skills critical for HSE success!
Tue, Jan 17
10:30 am
Come and join us for stories, songs, and music as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.
Tue, Jan 17
10:45 am
Morning Tai Chi Class
Tue, Jan 17
11:00 am
Digital photography is a form of photography that uses cameras containing arrays of electronic photodetectors to capture images focused by a lens, as opposed to an exposure on photographic film.   Learn the basics of your digital camera and...
Tue, Jan 17
11:00 am
Have fun, learn new strategies. All welcome.
Tue, Jan 17
11:00 am
Enjoy songs and stories for children ages 3 to 5 years old.Registration is required - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk.
Hear stories, sing songs and play with other children.   Ages 0-5.
Story Time with books and stuffed animals
Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and playtime. 0-5 years old. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included after the program.
Enjoy our Story time with books, puppets and games. Little Hands Craft Time means more fun and more crafts then join us to sing and learn about the Letter People. For children ages 2 1/2 to 4 years old and their caregivers. Age Group: Birth...
Get ready for a serious jam session that will get everyone up and dancing! Jam with Jamie and Friends come armed with guitar and bubbles, ready to jam out to traditional children's songs, rock n' roll oldies, and today's hits. Jam with...
Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.
Cancelled
Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover: What is email and why use it? The various types of email providers available. How to set up an email account....
Tue, Jan 17
11:00 am
Children hear stories, play and make friends! This is an inclusive program for children with and without disabilities, ages 0 to 5  
Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.   This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...
Tue, Jan 17
11:00 am
Enjoy stories, songs and play. For children ages 18 to 36 months. *Please see the Info Desk for a free ticket. You must have a ticket to attend the program. First come, first served.*
Express yourself on paper through a variety of creative writing exercises.
Tue, Jan 17
11:00 am
2nd floor Community Room
Tue, Jan 17
11:00 am
Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.
Tue, Jan 17
11:00 am
Tai Chi for Adults
Tue, Jan 17
11:00 am
story play
Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5.
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Learn to use your mobile device to make compelling short-form videos. We’ll start you off with scriptwriting and storyboarding discuss frame composition, and then cover how to get the best audio and lighting when recording your footage. You...
Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.
Tue, Jan 17
11:00 am
The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn!  Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For children 18 months to 3 years with their...
This gentle story time is meant just for babies and their caregivers. *Please see the Info Desk for a free ticket. You must have a ticket to attend the program. First come, first served.*
Tue, Jan 17
11:00 am
"From the Booker Award winner: a luminous, profoundly moving work of fiction that begins with an afternoon tryst in 1924 between a servant girl and the young man of the neighboring house, but then opens to reveal the whole life of a remarkable...
Tue, Jan 17
11:00 am
Join other adults who are learning to speak English-FREE! No registration necessary Sponsored by Brooklyn Public Library Volunteers
Tue, Jan 17
11:00 am
Caregiving 101: A Workshop Presented by Heights and Hills for Family Members Caring for an Aging Loved One Are you: Seeing your older loved one slow down and realize that soon you'll need to focus on their aging needs? Dealing with a recent...
Tue, Jan 17
11:00 am
Learn about computer hardware and software. Learn how to use the mouse, search the library website. Surf the internet and setup an email address.
Tue, Jan 17
11:00 am
The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. (18-36 months)
Tue, Jan 17
11:00 am
Stories, songs, puppets, and playtime for all kids 0-5 and their caregivers! TICKETS ARE required and will be available in person only, distributed at the information desk beginning at 10:00 am on the day of the event. First come first served.