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Saturday, April 30, 2016

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Practice Your Italian in an informal and fun setting The class is free No registration is required
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It’s a children’s program by critically acclaimed, Latino-led modern dance company Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater, with brief interesting educational comments and a question and answer period to encourage interaction and deepen...
Sat, Apr 30
1:00 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...
Sat, Apr 30
1:00 pm
Zinovy Genkin
The Jewish Folk Craft Guild and the Kings Bay Library cordially invite you to attend  the exhibition of photographs by Zinovy Genkin. Mr. Genkin was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia. He majored in electronic engineering and for many years he...
Sat, Apr 30
1:00 pm
El más destacado programa infantil de lenguaje y música en Nueva York viene a la Biblioteca de Brooklyn. Explore temas como el transporte y  la naturaleza a través de canto, baile y títeres.  ¡Cada clase...
Kids club games, crafts, song, dance, shows and stories.
Sat, Apr 30
1:00 pm
We supply the colors you supply the creativity!
Sat, Apr 30
1:00 pm
Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month at Cortelyou Library.  Local artists will perform.  The whole family is invited.
Sat, Apr 30
1:00 pm
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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...
Sat, Apr 30
1:00 pm
Come to laugh, sing and have fun! Program in Russian only!
Sat, Apr 30
1:00 pm
These guardians of Harlem’s musical traditions turn to the music of Basie, Ellington, Lionel Hampton, and Illinois Jacquet.
Sat, Apr 30
1:00 pm
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      Rock and Roll Fundraiser Friday, May 13th 2016 (your lucky day) Total Cost: $20.00 ($10 Admission Fee and you must bring a $10.00 gift card in a gift bag).   There will also be Basket Raffles, Lucky Bingo Balls...
Sat, Apr 30
1:00 pm
Celebrate El Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros !. Take home a balloon sculpture made by Ray Santana,. “the Balloon Guy.”
Sat, Apr 30
1:30 pm
Learn the basics of knitting with Ms. Cummings.
Sat, Apr 30
2:00 pm
All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third week
Come to the Gerritsen Beach Library and join us for a relaxing LEGO and DUPLO building session. 
Learn how to speak and carry on English Conversation
Sat, Apr 30
2:00 pm
Enjoy poetry with you friends!
Sat, Apr 30
2:00 pm
Get in shape for free at your neighborhood library! This total body workout increases muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardiorespiratory system. Continuous simple moves...
Sat, Apr 30
2:00 pm
Soda, popcorn, movie reel, and movie ticket
"Robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada learns to harness his genius, thanks to his brilliant brother Tadashi and their like-minded friends: adrenaline junkie Go Go Tamago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon, and fanboy Fred. When a devastating...
Sat, Apr 30
2:00 pm
Improve your game. Make new friends. Borrow a chess set, but bring your own clock!
Sat, Apr 30
2:00 pm
Enjoy voice, guitar and see the artist dance to her own recorded musical accompaniment. Come enjoy a musical performance by Lily Galperin on Saturday, April 30th 2016 from 2:00pm-4:00pm at Highlawn Library. In this performance for all ages Lily...
Sat, Apr 30
2:00 pm
Kids and teens in grades 4-8 can learn the basics on how to write code and create games. All skill levels are welcome.
Sat, Apr 30
2:00 pm
A trained citizenship coach will help you prepare to take the United States citizenship exam.  Study material are provided. Age: Adults and Teens are also encouraged to attend.
Sat, Apr 30
2:00 pm
Improve your Chinese Language in an informal and fun setting No registration required The class is free
STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.
Join Kelly Brennan for some fun on the yoga mat! Kids ages 2-5, together with caregiver, will explore yoga poses and breathing exercises in a playful way through adventures, stories, games, and songs. Partner poses will ensure sweet bonding moments...
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Learn Chess with Instructor William Del Castillo.
Sat, Apr 30
2:30 pm
Play board games with your family!
Sat, Apr 30
2:45 pm
Come learn the basics of citizenship exam preparation. Please Pre-Register by contacting the Leonard Library: 718-486-3365. Thank you.
Sat, Apr 30
3:00 pm
A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.
Sat, Apr 30
3:30 pm
Cancelled
I-Ching the book of changes is one of the oldest Chinese classic philosophies that can help us to make decisions that logic alone cannot handle. Free lectures in Chinese and English
Native speakers of critical languages are in high demand in the U.S. government. EHLS trains advanced English speakers to be effective communicators and strong candidates for federal jobs. To be eligible, you must be a US citizen, have a college...
Sat, Apr 30
3:30 pm
Cancelled
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, Apr 30
3:45 pm
Drop in to an Open Level Lab on Microsoft Word. Ask questions or go through tutorials on topics including navigating Word, typing, using features such as copy and paste, formatting text and doing mail merges. Please bring a USB flash drive if you...
Featured Event
Randy Weston, BPL Program
Randy Weston the storyteller and esteemed Elder takes us on a spiritual journey from Brooklyn to Africa, tracing the African roots and branches of Jazz. RSVP here. We thank all of you who were able to join us this past Tuesday for Central Brooklyn...

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Cancelled
Sign-Up to showcase your talent at Coney Island! Coney Island Library, in collaboration with NYC Council Member Mark Treyger, will be hosting Coney Island’s Got Talent, their first annual teen talent show. The show is open to those ages 12 to...
Sun, May 1
8:00 am
Feel like drawing, coloring, doing a puzzle. Just inquire at the information desk and choose from our large selection of worksheets for all ages.  Drawing materials, scissors, glue etc. will be provided.  
Sun, May 1
10:00 am
Epshtyn reads from his new book, Buzz - A Good Time in Prison. This event is in Russian.
boy and girl characters with open mouths and musical notes around them
      Rock and Roll Fundraiser Friday, May 13th 2016 (your lucky day) Total Cost: $20.00 ($10 Admission Fee and you must bring a $10.00 gift card in a gift bag).   There will also be Basket Raffles, Lucky Bingo Balls...
Sun, May 1
1:00 pm
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
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English for Heritage Language Speakers (EHLS) is an intensive advanced English and professional skills program that prepares non-native English speakers from a variety of fields for careers with the federal government. For 2017, full scholarships...
Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting The class is free No registration required
Featured Event
This concert is the second of an eight-part series of Beethoven’s piano sonatas. Masi will perform: Sonata No.6, Op.10 No.2; Sonata No.26, Op.81a; Sonata No.12, Op.26 and Sonata No.30, Op.109. RSVP here.
For ten weeks, theatrical workshops have been taking place in Greenpoint, with over a dozen older adults from Greenpoint participating. The goal of these meetings was finding individual histories, ones we’ve lived through ourselves or ones...
Sun, May 1
4:00 pm

Monday, May 2, 2016

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, May 2
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,...
Public can obtain information about qualified health insurance plans from a trained and certified navigator.
NYC Business Solutions
Make your business idea a reality! If you are an entrepreneur with a business idea and want to make it a reality, FastTrac NewVenture is for you. Our free program, offered in partnership with New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library,...
Mon, May 2
10:00 am
Current events
Come to the Library and discuss current events with your friends!
Mon, May 2
10:00 am