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

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

BPL presents the inside story of the British inquiry into the radioactive poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko, a Russian expat in London, focusing on the history, forensics, law and political impact of the case. The Litvinenko case shocked the...

Thursday, February 11, 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,...
Thu, Feb 11
10:00 am
Cancelled
the child's place for children and teens with special needs
This interactive workshop will look at the available support services for children and youth with disabilities and their families.  With Gary Shulman, MS. Ed.  Printable flyer (PDF) 
Free consultations by Immigrant Justice Corps Community Fellows are done under the supervision of immigration attorneys. Services offered include: Full screenings to determine eligibility for immigration benefits; assistance filing applications for...
Thu, Feb 11
10:00 am
Learn English Free. English Classes for adults 17 and older.
Thu, Feb 11
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.
Thu, Feb 11
10:00 am
Find information about qualified health insurance plans, check requirements for subsidies and government insurance programs, and get enrollment assistance from trained and certified navigators. Thursday sessions offer help in English. This service...
Thu, Feb 11
10:00 am
Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program Find information about qualified health insurance plans, check requirements for subsidies and government insurance programs and get enrollment assistance from trained and certified...
Thu, Feb 11
10:00 am
Our "Read All About It" box is available all day, every day the Dyker library is open. Patrons are invited to read the daily newspapers and magazines offered.
Thu, Feb 11
10:00 am
If your income did not exceed $62,000 in 2015, you qualify to e-file at no cost.  The Brooklyn Public Library (BPL), in cooperation with the New York State Tax Department, is offering free tax-preparation assistance at the Coney Island Library...
Thu, Feb 11
10:00 am
Join us for songs, books, stories, fingerplays and rhymes! Specifically tailored for toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be distributed prior to the event, first come first served. Please convene at...
Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5, with RIF giveaway.
Thu, Feb 11
10:30 am
bowling ball and pin
Join Brooklyn Public’s Library Bowling League! Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One with Rival Kinect, and compete during monthly tournaments between branches. No registration or experience necessary.
Thu, Feb 11
10:30 am
Friends of Cortelyou Library in partnership with the Flatbush Development Corporation present storytime for toddlers. Join us for an hour of stories, songs and fun!
Thu, Feb 11
10:30 am
Welcome to Brooklyn Public Library’s Library Lanes Virtual Bowling League! Learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One with Rival Kinect, and compete during monthly tournaments to show that Cypress Hills is the Best Branch in...
Thu, Feb 11
10:30 am
Come enjoy stories, rhymes and hands-on activities at this fun and educational program. Explore a different theme every week! For ages 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). Daycares and preschools are also encouraged to attend in groups....
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Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology.   Topics may include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft...
Thu, Feb 11
10:30 am
A trained volunteer will help job hunters to create or improve their résumé.
Thu, Feb 11
10:30 am
Yoga for ages 18 months to 3 years under expert guidance. Space is limited.
Thu, Feb 11
10:30 am
If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups!
Thu, Feb 11
10:30 am
Please join us using our new Microsoft X-box one bowling game.
Thu, Feb 11
10:30 am
(Birth to 5)
Thu, Feb 11
10:30 am
bowling ball and pin
Join Brooklyn Public’s Library Bowling League! Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One with Rival Kinect, and compete during monthly tournaments between branches. No registration or experience necessary.
Thu, Feb 11
10:30 am
Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll have a craft or exploration stations to enjoy. Ages 3-5.
Learn about computer hardware and software. Learn how to use the mouse, search the library website. Surf the internet and setup an email address.
Thu, Feb 11
11:00 am
Enjoy stories, songs and play. For children ages 18 to 36 months.
Librarian reading to children on a rug
Come and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and  rhymes with other children and caregivers in the neighborhood. After the  session, we always have playtime on the rug! Ages 0-5 years old with caregivers.
It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. (Birth to 18 months)
Thu, Feb 11
11:00 am
2nd floor meeting room
Thu, Feb 11
11:00 am
Come and enjoy books, songs, and Toytime for ages 18 mos.-3 yrs. get free books with (RIF) program.
Thu, Feb 11
11:00 am
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 filing...
Thu, Feb 11
11:00 am
Toddlers (0 to 4) have a free-form play time.
Thu, Feb 11
11:00 am
Toddler Time Come and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with your child. Ages 18 months to 36 months. If you have a group and wish to attend this program, please call the Marcy library at 718-935-0032.
Thu, Feb 11
11:00 am
For children 0-18 months and their caregivers.
Thu, Feb 11
11:00 am
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.
Thu, Feb 11
11:00 am
Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.
Thu, Feb 11
11:00 am
Join us for songs, books, stories, fingerplays and rhymes! Specifically tailored for toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be distributed prior to the event, first come first served. Please convene at...
Computer Basics introduce new PC users to the hardware, applications and techniques used to navigate a computer.
Thu, Feb 11
11:30 am
Come with your questions and receive one-on-one assistance on how to open an email account, using the internet, and more! First come, first served.
Take a step toward financial stability--make a confidential appointment with a counselor from Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation's Financial Empowerment Center. A counselor can advise you on budgeting and money management, establishing...
Free computer classes learn basic computer skills, typing, and computer applications.
Thu, Feb 11
1:00 pm
Join our rewarding & exciting knitting & crocheting classes at our local PS 209 school. Learn a new skill, create beautiful handmade knitted crafts for your home and yourself! This program is sponsored by the Friends of...
Thu, Feb 11
1:00 pm
Practice meditation and slow moving exercise.  Eliminate stress, enjoy peace of mind.
Thu, Feb 11
1:00 pm
the child's place for children and teens with special needs
Children hear stories, play and make friends! This is an inclusive program for children with and without disabilities, ages 0 to 5. 
Learn basic computer skills such as navigating the internet, using Microsoft Word, using email, and more. No experience necessary.
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.
Thu, Feb 11
1:00 pm
Practice and improve your conversation skills fast! Sharpen up your English conversation skills and meet friends from around the world 
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
You can prepare and electronically file your tax return with some help from a tax assistant...To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all...
Thu, Feb 11
1:00 pm
Bridge Club
Come and play bridge in the company of other seniors!
Thu, Feb 11
1:00 pm