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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Get your crochet hooks, knitting needles and yarns ready! Learn how to make your very own hats, scarves and other cozy things for your friends and family! Beginners are welcome! Patrons are encouraged to bring their own crochet hook, knitting...
Thu, Mar 30
6:00 pm
Join other adults who are learning to speak English.  Free! No registration required.
Thu, Mar 30
6:00 pm
Come socialize and knit at your leisure!
Thu, Mar 30
6:00 pm
Duplos
Come on down to Spring Creek and get your DUPLO on!  DUPLO sets are available to buid your own world!
Join us for a fun evening of exciting board games! For all ages!
Thu, Mar 30
6:00 pm
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Shaping Up has never been this easy! Shape Up NYC classes are taught by expert fitness instructors who know how to make fitness fun.
Thu, Mar 30
6:00 pm
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Computer Basics at Washington Irving Library
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, applications and...
Thu, Mar 30
6:00 pm
ESOL on a sphere
Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.
Thu, Mar 30
6:00 pm
Practice and improve your conversation skills fast! Sharpen up your English conversation skills and meet friends from around the world.
Thu, Mar 30
6:00 pm
Trained volunteer group leaders supplement the library’s ESOL classes for adult learners by leading weekly small conversation groups in select neighborhood libraries. Open to everyone, the groups provide participants with opportunities to...
Thu, Mar 30
6:00 pm
An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance moves that will increase cardiovascular fitness while toning, tightening, & stretching the muscles.  Developed in partnership with the NYC Parks Shape Up NYC program, the class...
Thu, Mar 30
6:00 pm
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Each month we read a short book and discuss it. This month we will be reading Prez: Corndog in Chief by Mark Russel. Ask for a copy of the book at the desk or stop by to see how it works.
Thu, Mar 30
6:00 pm
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,...
Thu, Mar 30
6:00 pm
If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups! No registration necessary.
Thu, Mar 30
6:00 pm
Paint to be creative, relax, and make new friends! Art supplies and snacks will be provided. Snacks are sponsored by our devoted Friends group.
Thu, Mar 30
6:00 pm
If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups!
Thu, Mar 30
6:00 pm
Join us for a free evening of live music that pays tribute to great women of R&B, Soul, Pop and Jazz. All songs performed by Stacia Hobdy.
Thu, Mar 30
6:00 pm
Come take part in our group that celebrates and appreciates French culture and language. Mademoiselle Agnes, a native French speaker, is our guide to all things French.
Thu, Mar 30
6:30 pm
Join other adults who are learning to speak English!
Thu, Mar 30
6:30 pm
Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us  and we’ll help you start strumming for free. Please bring your own instrument if you can.
Thu, Mar 30
6:30 pm
Featured Event
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BPL will be hosting a book discussion group on George Orwell's 1984 every month for 48 months beginning in January 2017. Each discussion cycle will be facilitated by a librarian, writer, community member, artist, etc. If you are interested...

Friday, March 31, 2017

Brooklyn Public Library can help you prepare your own taxes online...for free!  You can prepare and electronically file your tax return with help from a tax assistant...all for free. To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less...
Fri, Mar 31
9:00 am
Enjoy songs, stories and more for pre-schoolers ages 3-5 years old. If you have a group or class and wish to attend this program, please call to make an appointment at 718-649-0311
Fri, Mar 31
10:00 am
Drop-In Computer Lab
Drop in to the computer lab at New Lots Library Mondays and Fridays 10 am to Noon. One-on-one resume help available. Work on resumes, online job applications, go through tutorials from Lynda.com, access online housing applications and forms. Please...
Fri, Mar 31
10:00 am
If your income did not exceed $64,000 in 2016, 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...
Fri, Mar 31
10:00 am
All AARP free tax preparation sites for low and middle income taxpayers operate on a first come, first served basis. To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms...
Fri, Mar 31
10:00 am
Enjoy books, songs and rhymes with your baby aged 0 to 18 months followed. Registration is required - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk.
Free Pre-HSE (GED) Classes at Brooklyn Public Library Evening, daytime and Saturday classes available. Begin your High School Equivalency Diploma preparation. Practice reading, writing and math skills critical for HSE success. Part-time and full-...
Fri, Mar 31
10:00 am
Free Pre-HSE (GED) Classes at Brooklyn Public Library Evening, daytime and Saturday classes available. Begin your High School Equivalency Diploma preparation. Practice reading, writing and math skills critical for HSE success. Part-time and full-...
Fri, Mar 31
10:00 am
Crocheting Circle
Join a group of peers and enjoy creating crochet with Instructor. The program is organized in collaboration with the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.
Fri, Mar 31
10:00 am
Jewelry making
Have fun creating your own jewelry! The program is done in collaboration with the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.
Fri, Mar 31
10:00 am
El Grupo de Apoyo de habla hispana ayuda a los padres con niños con necesidades especiales.
Fri, Mar 31
10:00 am
Free Income Tax Preparation
The Vita program offers FREE tax preparation to low-moderate income taxpayers. IRS-certified volunteers help eligible taxpayers in local communities with tax return and electronic filing preparation. They also inform taxpayers about special tax...
Fri, Mar 31
10:00 am
Do you love to color? Of course you do! We provide the crayons and coloring pages or you can draw from your imagination!
Fri, Mar 31
10:00 am
Comic browsing made easy at the Dyker branch! Our new mini collection will be available all day, every day the branch is open. The collection will include titles from DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, and others. Come by and check out a volume or two.
Fri, Mar 31
10:00 am
Register at the reference desk. Program to take place each Wednesday in May.   Whether you are experienced or a beginner, this series is for all knitters who want to make the most of their craft. Kate Clifford, an experienced teacher and expert...
Fri, Mar 31
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...
Fri, Mar 31
10:15 am
Babies & Toddlers come and play with toys & puzzles.
During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5
Enjoy new and classic picture books, sing favorite songs, and learn new rhymes and fingerplays at our storytime program for children ages 3 to 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. *All groups please call (718) 277-6004 to schedule an appointment.
Improve your game. Make new friends. Borrow a chess set.
Fri, Mar 31
10:30 am
Doors open at 10:00 a.m.   Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis starting at 10:30am. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day, but please visit the following week or visit one of our other sites offering...
Fri, Mar 31
10:30 am
Free Tax Preparation available at this location under the sponsorship of Congresswoman Yvette Clarke. ID, social Security Card and W2 Form must be presented  
Fri, Mar 31
10:30 am
Join us for stories and songs in Chinese for children and their parents or caregivers.  
Join us for stories and songs in Arabic for children and their parents or caregivers. الانضمام إلينا القصص والأغاني باللغة العربية للأطفال وآبائهم أو مقدمي الرعاية.
Fri, Mar 31
10:30 am
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Learn to draw and paint with watercolor under the instruction of Artist Nan Carey.  All levels, especially beginners, are welcome. Materials provided. This program is supported by generous funding from the Friends of the New...
Fri, Mar 31
10:30 am
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Explore and create with us at the Canarsie library.  Draw, paint and paste your way through the spring.   Find out what you can do with a line, with paints and much, much more.  Led by Doris Strugatz For children with and without...
Fri, Mar 31
10:30 am
DUPLO LEGO program for toddlers and preschoolers
Fri, Mar 31
10:30 am
Join us for fun stories, songs and play!