All Brooklyn Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, February 15, 2016 for President's Day.

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Saturday, February 13, 2016

The Friends of Clinton Hill will be holding their next Book Sale on Saturday, April 16th in conjunction with the ASPCA Adoption Van. Donations of books and CD's in good condition will be accepted during library hours ONLY from Tuesday,...
Sat, Feb 13
10:00 am
Attend free Citizenship Preparation Classes at the library. Classes meet 4 hours per week for 11 weeks. Free naturalization application legal assistance with Catholic Migration Services. Improve your English. Study all topics on the...
Sat, Feb 13
10:00 am
assorted games in clear, plastic, rectangular box
Assorted board games, playing cards and puzzles are made available during library hours for all ages.
Sat, Feb 13
10:00 am
Free one-on-one resume help. No appointment necessary. Create a new resume or get assistance editing an existing one.  Learn how to use social media to your advantage when searching for a job.
Obtain information about qualified health insurance plans, check requirements for subsidies and government insurance programs, and get enrollment assistance from trained and certified navigators. All sessions are by appointment only.  
Sat, Feb 13
10:00 am
Drop in to an Open Level Lab on using the Internet. Ask questions or go through tutorials on topics including doing online searches, finding news online and using information resources such as Wikipedia. Please bring a USB flash drive if you want to...
Come to Jamaica Bay Library to receive free assistance in filing your state and federal tax returns online for the year 2015, courtesy of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance: E-file to get your tax refund faster! Our online...
Sat, Feb 13
10:00 am
Dinosaur Roar! Book and toys
Play with toys and hear a story. For ages 0-5.
Start off the New Year with a new fitness program. Our Stretching (Essentrics) program is taught by a dedicated community volunteer. No pre-registration needed.
Sat, Feb 13
10:00 am
SATURDAYS 10:15-11:30 AM Reduce stress and & gain flexibility in a safe & fun environment Beginners are welcome Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket to practice on Wear comfortable clothing that will be easy to move in Yoga is best practiced...
Sat, Feb 13
10:15 am
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
Attend free Citizenship Preparation Classes at the library.  Classes meet 4 hours per week for 11 weeks. Free naturalization application legal assistance with Catholic Migration Services. Improve your English. Study all topics on the...
Sat, Feb 13
10:30 am
Come join us for a Saturday Storytime with our local volunteer, Carol!  Carol is the head of a local school and is great with kids!  Bring yours and spend Saturday morning at storytime!
Kam Mak, BPL Program
In Celebrating the Lunar New Year please join Kam Mak, Illustrator for the USPS Lunar New Stamp series in a workshop on how to design a stamp. He will share with you some of the Chinese Lunar new Year customs and glimpse of his stamp design. A...
Sat, Feb 13
11:00 am
a cartoon head with math numbers going out of it
Join us if you want to enhance your math skills or need help with homework and exam prep. For 8 graders and under.
Sat, Feb 13
11:00 am
This Email Basics class will be taught in Chinese.
Sat, Feb 13
11:00 am
Learn English Free. English Classes for adults 17 and older.
Sat, Feb 13
11:00 am
Sharpen up your English conversation skills and meet friends from around the world.      
Sat, Feb 13
11:00 am
Free Tax Help
Sat, Feb 13
11:00 am
Learn English! ESOL at Marcy Library. Tuesdays and Saturdays. Free English Classes for adults 17 and older. All classes meet two days per week. ESOL classes are supported by a generous grant from the New York State Education Department, Office of...
Sat, Feb 13
11:00 am
Kings Bay- Game On!
Please come and enjoy board games with other kids!
people dancing and exercising
Shaping Up has never been this easy! In partnership with the NYC Parks Department, Shape Up NYC classes are taught by expert fitness instructors who know how to make fitness fun. So join us for this morning wake up Zumba class, form friendships...
Sat, Feb 13
11:00 am
puzzle piece
Appropriate for 3-5 year olds. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Floor Puzzles will be made available at the Customer Service Desk with a library card.
Sat, Feb 13
11:00 am
Get help writing your resume so you stand out! Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional) Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.   Just Drop In! Wednesdays: 6:30-8pm Saturdays: 11am-1pm  
Sat, Feb 13
11:00 am
Children ages 0 to 5 learn about science and math through working creatively with connecting straws and other materials.
Black History Month Film Festival Celebrating the films and filmmakers that exemplify the cultural, historic, and artistic contributions of African Americans throughout the world. Each week will be dedicated to a different (broad) focus: Week One:...
Want to improve your park? Tell us how!
Want to improve your park? Tell us how! We’re asking for suggestions on how to make our parks more beautiful, open, and inviting through a new design approach called Parks Without Borders. Come learn more and share your ideas—we’...
Sat, Feb 13
11:00 am
caricature of young child chewing on a pencil, scratching head in front of book
Hey Kids, Got Homework?  We can help!
Sat, Feb 13
11:00 am
Do you enjoy creating projects with Legos? Join us for an afternoon of Lego projects! For teens with or without disabilities.
Sat, Feb 13
11:30 am
YZY Concord Chorus, would like to bring joyful memories of the celebration of Lunar New Year for Brooklyn communities. This year, the lion dance performance, folding origami activity and chorus singing would be wonderful experiences both parents and...
Sat, Feb 13
11:30 am
Black History Month - Trinidad Stories w/Something Positive
Sat, Feb 13
12:00 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.
Children & Teens come and make fun Crafts
Sat, Feb 13
12:00 pm
Have you ever thought about learning Latin? It's time now. The class is free No registration required
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 and...
Sat, Feb 13
12:00 pm
Join this FREE aerobics class.  Class taught by NYC Parks Department community volunteer.
Sat, Feb 13
12:00 pm
Practice Your Italian in an informal and fun setting The class is free No registration is required
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 13
12:30 pm
Grace Chang
Grace Chang and her dragon, Jin Jin, once again will light up the stage in celebration of Chinese New Year, the Year of the Monkey! An incredible celebration with puppets, magical illusions, acrobats, mime and storytelling. 
Sat, Feb 13
1:00 pm
Friends Book Sale all day and every day! All profits go to Sheepshead Bay Branch Library. We have a large selection of fiction and non-fiction books, and children and YA books, too! Prices are $1.00 - $3.00.
Sat, Feb 13
1:00 pm
Come have fun playing Wii games, watching movies, and eating snacks!
Sat, Feb 13
1:00 pm
Kids club games, crafts, song, dance, shows and stories.
Sat, Feb 13
1:00 pm
We supply the colors you supply the creativity!
Sat, Feb 13
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...
Narcotics Anonymous
Dramatizes the events in 1955-1956 in Montgomery, Alabama, when blacks boycotted public transport because they were forced to sit at the back. Odessa works as a maid for the Thompsons, and as well as she is treated, she feels it is her duty to walk...
Sat, Feb 13
1:00 pm
Imagine It!  Build It!  Do you enjoy creating projects LEGO? Join us for an afternoon of LEGO projects!
Sat, Feb 13
1:00 pm
We'll celebrate Black History Month by reading Trombone Shorty, the vibrant biography about a New Orleans boy who got his nickname because he played a trombone that was higher than he was tall.  After the story, do a collage-based craft...
Sat, Feb 13
1:00 pm
Practice your English speaking skills with an experienced teacher in an informal group setting.
Sat, Feb 13
1:00 pm
Featured Event
Events include: 1:00-1:30pm: Storytime 1:30-2:30pm: Crafts - Button-making and Hearts 2:30-4:00pm: Toy Swap!* All Day: Food Drive**, Bake Sale, Photo Booth & Tote Bags *Families are encouraged to bring a clean, gently used toy to share in...