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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Join this FREE aerobics class.  Class taught by NYC Parks Department community volunteers.
Sat, Apr 18
12:00 pm
practice English.
Sat, Apr 18
12:30 pm
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, Apr 18
12:30 pm
Practice your Italian 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...
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...
Two Bugs are Better than One
Students at the Peachtree School for insects are up to their usual antics, but today there is a buzz in the air because Fiona the Firefly, the leader of their community, has disappeared! Marvin and Anna, a scatter-brained moth and a studious worker...
Sat, Apr 18
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 pair of knitting...
A concert streamed from Lincoln Center.
Sat, Apr 18
1:00 pm
Bring some! Take some! One man's trash is another man's treasure! Men's, women's and children's clothing, shoes, books, toys, bicycles, phones, household items and electronics*. Cleaned, gently used and working items please! *...
Sat, Apr 18
1:00 pm
Attend a free Citizenship Preparation Class. Classes meet 3-6 hours per week for 11 weeks. Free legal assistance with Catholic Migration Services. Learn about the application and interview process. Improve your English. Review all the topics on the...
Sat, Apr 18
1:30 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...
Sat, Apr 18
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...
Cancelled
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, Apr 18
2:00 pm
Learn the basics of knitting with Ms. Cummings.
Sat, Apr 18
2:00 pm
Featured Event
Roza Bulat, Olga Shyp, vocal music, music
Please join us for a concert to listen two beautiful voices of great singers: Roza Bulat and Olga Shyp. The ensemble is a winner of Artists International's Chamber Music Award and Long Island International Chamber Competition....
Sat, Apr 18
2:00 pm
Discuss poetry in a comfortable setting.
Students in grades 1 - 8 are offered homework help in all subjects four days a week.
Sat, Apr 18
2:00 pm
magic, carpet, magic carpet
Director, Nacer Khemir's, Le collier perdu de la colombe (The Dove's Lost Necklace), 1991 A story set in the ancient deserts and settlements of Tunisia. While studying Arabic calligraphy from a grand master, Hassan comes across a fragment...
Sat, Apr 18
2:00 pm
Brooklyn Public Library Brooklyn Heights Branch: Theater 2020
You think your life is challenging? - Imagine your stepfather is Napoleon Bonaparte! Based on a true story of the French Revolution MADAME CAMPAN'S ACADEMY follows the relationship of Hortense de Beauharnais (daughter of Josephine), her beloved...
Sat, Apr 18
2:30 pm
The third film in the "For the Love of Brooklyn" series presented by the Leonard Library Film Club will be The Squid and the Whale. Synopsis: Bernard Berkman, the patriarch of an eccentric Brooklyn family, claims to have been a...
Sat, Apr 18
2:30 pm
Children learn about science through experimentation with connecting straws and other materials.
Cancelled
Arts and Crafts with the BPL Volunteer. Program takes place on the 2nd Floor, Children section of the Library.
Sat, Apr 18
2:30 pm
A trained volunteer helps children and young adults to complete their homework.
Sat, Apr 18
2:30 pm
Ching , the book of changes is one of the oldest Chinese classic philosophies that can help us to make decisions  that our logic alone cannot handle. Free lectures in Chinese and English.
Greg Weiss will be reading from his first book of poems, Interstate (CW Books, 2014). He teaches writing at NYU. A special thank you to the Friends of Cortelyou for hosting this event.
Sat, Apr 18
3:00 pm
Topics may include presentation creation and templates. Please bring a USB flash drive if you want to save your work to bring home or to a future class. Presented by New York Cares.
Gotham
Beatty discusses The Sellout, a biting satire about a young man’s isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court. The novel challenges the sacred tenets of the United States Constitution, urban life, the civil...

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Featured Event
Regional understandings of law and justice have shaped and reshaped our nation throughout history, but America’s Constitution, our founding and unifying document, looks slightly different in California than it does in Kansas. In The Law of the...
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
3D printed ornaments
As many are discovering, 3D printing is the latest technology to spark a revolution—a digital revolution placing the power of customization into the hands of anyone looking to rapidly bring an idea to life with minimal costs and resources...
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...
   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...
Scott Ballantyne, BPL Program
Scott Ballantyne, cello, and Hiroko Sasaki, piano, perform sonatas by Kodaly, Debussy, and Brahms. Children under the age of 6 will not be admitted.   RSVP here.

Monday, April 20, 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, Apr 20
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. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor,...
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...
Discuss current events with your friends.
Mon, Apr 20
10:00 am
National Poetry Month Book Exhibition Display
Mon, Apr 20
10:00 am
Songs and stories for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years old. Call or come in to make an appointment for your group or class.
Mon, Apr 20
10:00 am
Find information about qualified health insurence plans from trained and certified navigator.
Mon, Apr 20
10:00 am
Board games, playing cards and legos available during library hours for all ages.
Mon, Apr 20
10:00 am
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, Apr 20
10:00 am
Focus group with senior citizens on helping the neighborhood become more Age- Friendly
Mon, Apr 20
10:00 am
Icon: Toddler Time at Washington Irving Library
Playing with your toddler is more than fun, it’s one of the most important ways you can encourage early literacy and language development. At these special Toddler Time programs, we’ll show you how to let your child take the lead in...
Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)
Come In & Enjoy Stories, Play, and Meet New Friends @ the Library.
Mon, Apr 20
10:15 am
Join us for a story and playtime with your baby!  Limited seating due to overwhelming demand!  Please queue at the Union St. gate of the library for a (free) paper ticket starting at 10 am.  One per child, must be present.  The...