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

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Sunday, February 14, 2016

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...
Sun, Feb 14
1:00 pm
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...
Sun, Feb 14
1:00 pm
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting The class is free No registration required
Shakespeare by Joan Chiverton, BPL Program
BASS celebrates the Bard by performing songs by composers who were inspired by his work, including Hector Berlioz, Ernest Chausson, Gerald Finzi, Francis Poulenc, Roger Quilter, Franz Schubert, Richard Strauss, and Peter Warlock. Actors from the...

Monday, February 15, 2016

Learn the fundamentals of popular Latin dances in this fun, informal series. Professional dancer Walter Perez teaches you to Salsa, Bachata and Tango, one of the world’s most dramatic dances. Brought to you by IATI Theater.   Lessons...

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Take a step toward financial stability--make a confidential appointment with a counselor from Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration's Financial Empowerment Center. A counselor can advise you on budgeting and money management, establishing and improving...
Current events
Discuss current events with your friends.
Tue, Feb 16
10:00 am
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,...
Tue, Feb 16
10:00 am
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
Enroll in a Health Insurance Policy of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
Tue, Feb 16
10:00 am
Learn English Free. English Classes for adults 17 and older.
Tue, Feb 16
10:00 am
Registration Closed
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Led by educator, Aaron McAuliffe, this workshop is for any PreK-12 educator who knows a little or a lot about Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, & Asexual topics and would like to bring them into the classroom. Learn...
Come exercise Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings
Tue, Feb 16
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 from...
Tue, Feb 16
10:00 am
The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers aged 18-36 months. There are two sessions, one...
It's Baby Time!  Bring the children and meet other babies and parents for some fun and social interaction. 
Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months. For more resources for you and your toddler, click here.
Tue, Feb 16
10:30 am
Bring your babies and toddlers to the library to hear stories, do early-learning activities and play with toys.
Tue, Feb 16
10:30 am
Cover Image of The Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown
Join us for Musical Fun, A Read Aloud of The Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown, Parent Discussion, Free Book Give Away & Library Card sign up. For Parents and Children Ages 24 months - 4 years.
Tue, Feb 16
10:30 am
Babies and Books with Reading Is Fundamental
Come In and Listen to Stories, Play, and Meet New Friends
Tue, Feb 16
10:30 am
For children 18 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to...
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...
Come and enjoy some books, songs, finger plays and toy time. For ages 18 months to 3 years old.
Tue, Feb 16
10:30 am
All AARP free tax preparation sites operate on a first come, first served basis. Sign up the day of only. For a list of documents you may need to bring, visit the AARP website. To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both...
Tue, Feb 16
10:30 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 on an empty stomach....
Tue, Feb 16
10:30 am
Toddler Time
Sing songs, read books, and play. For ages 18-36 months.
Tue, Feb 16
10:45 am
Learn about computer hardware and software. Learn how to use the mouse, search the library website. Surf the internet and setup an email address.
Tue, Feb 16
11:00 am
Hear stories, sing songs and play with other children.  Ages 0-5.
Enjoy stories, songs and play. For children ages 18 to 36 months.
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,...
Tue, Feb 16
11:00 am
Have fun, improve your game, learn new techniques.
BRIC digital media classes
Learn how to use your camera’s features to create beautiful digital images. We’ll cover digital photography basics like camera settings, resolution and exposure levels, and how to properly white balance to make your pictures pop. You...
LEGO Bricks
Playing and building with LEGO DUPLO is always fun and helps further your child's motor skills. For ages 2-6.
Cancelled
Songs and stories for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years old. Registration is Required.
For children 18 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn!  Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program...
Enjoy our Story time with books, puppets and games. For children ages 2 to 4 years old and their caregivers.
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...
Tue, Feb 16
11:00 am
Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.
The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. (18 - 36 months)
Tue, Feb 16
11:00 am
Arts for Story Time Black History Month
Come join us to create a themed type craft for Black History Month
Tue, Feb 16
11:00 am
You will be introduced to the ribbon & work area, creating, opening & saving documents, copying & pasting, and other functions. Some experience required.
Tue, Feb 16
11:00 am
2nd floor meeting room
Tue, Feb 16
11:00 am
Every Tuesday in the month of February come enjoy a movie for black history month! 
Tue, Feb 16
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.
Tue, Feb 16
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.
Tue, Feb 16
11:00 am
We will be engaged in creative writing exercises to improve our writing style and engage with our creativity.
Tue, Feb 16
11:00 am
Bring your babies and toddlers to the library to hear stories, do early-learning activities and play with toys.
Tue, Feb 16
11:30 am
This program is for children 2 - 4 years old and their caregivers. Join us to sing and learn about the Letter People.
Got a laptop, tablet, ereader or smartphone that you don't know how to use? Come in for one-on-one help with your device. First come, first served