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Thursday, February 23, 2017

The House at the Edge of Night by Catherine Banner.
Thu, Feb 23
1:30 pm
Enjoy books, songs and rhymes. 0 to 18 months. *Please see the Info Desk for a free ticket. You must have a ticket to attend the program. First come, first served.*
Learn the basics of Microsoft Office.
Thu, Feb 23
1:30 pm
Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys and meet new friends! For babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers. This program requires online registration - registration will be available 24 hours in advance, at 1:30pm on Wednesday.
STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) will be here at Macon for the school year,  Geared to tweens they will provide activities guarantee to make learning fun. 
Thu, Feb 23
2:00 pm
 God Help the Child by Toni Morrison Spare and unsparing, God Help the Child—the first novel by Toni Morrison to be set in our current moment—weaves a tale about the way the sufferings of childhood can shape, and misshape, the...
Thu, Feb 23
2:00 pm
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 23
2:00 pm
If you’re an avid reader and are interested in learning how to download e-books to your device (phone, laptop, kindle, nook) then this is the class for you!
Thu, Feb 23
2:00 pm
With many people fearing the actions of super heroes, the government decides to push for the Hero Registration Act, a law that limits a hero's actions. This results in a division in The Avengers. Iron Man stands with this Act, claiming that...
Thu, Feb 23
2:00 pm
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! FREE! No registration required.
Thu, Feb 23
2:00 pm
Movie and Craft - Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
Thu, Feb 23
2:00 pm
If you are in grades 1-8 we can help you with your homework! FREE!  No appointment necessary.
Thu, Feb 23
2:00 pm
Join us for the February book discussion! We will be reading the New York Times bestseller Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi.   A “buoyant” and “rapturous” debut novel (The Wall Street Journal) about the...
Thu, Feb 23
2:00 pm
2nd floor Community Room
Thu, Feb 23
2:00 pm
Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:
Thu, Feb 23
2:00 pm
Meet one-on-one with a Business & Career Librarian to get information on career-related topics, including resume, cover letter, interviewing and LinkedIn help. Learn how Brooklyn Public Library's resources can help you become more...
Thu, Feb 23
2:00 pm
Practice your English skills in a friendly, informal setting, every Tuesday night at 6pm.  Location varies, but the session is usually in the Storytime room upstairs.  No reservation necessary.
Thu, Feb 23
2:00 pm
In this tightly wound, enthralling story reminiscent of Agatha Christie s works, Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins....
Thu, Feb 23
2:00 pm
Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6  to 10) and their families.  Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark...
Thu, Feb 23
2:00 pm
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 23
2:00 pm
Based on a true story.  An Ugandan girl living in a slum in Katwe learns to play chess and becomes a Woman Candidate Master after her performances at the World Chess Olympiads
Thu, Feb 23
2:00 pm
Have a question about downloading books to your device? We are here to help so come in and join us for this workshop!  
Thu, Feb 23
2:15 pm
Cancelled
Chair Yoga: Gentle Beginner   Yoga practice for beginners
Thu, Feb 23
2:30 pm
Play games and meet new friends: WiiU, Wii, PS3, XBOX   Board Games   Card Games
Thu, Feb 23
2:30 pm
This workshop is aimed to get your creative juices flowing in the arts of Slam Poetry through engaging exercises and games. Together let’s craft meaning with the power of the written and spoken word. Bring yourself and friends...
Thu, Feb 23
2:30 pm
Create a square of a Freedom Quilt in honor of Black History Month.
Thu, Feb 23
2:30 pm
(Drama 123 minutes) The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.
Thu, Feb 23
2:30 pm
Kids of all ages are welcomed to come build with LEGO and DUPLO! Let your imagination run wild
Thu, Feb 23
2:45 pm
Discuss trends in Nail Art View photos of latest trends in Nail Art Design and decorate your nails using polka dots, stripes, rhinestones, glitter, etc.  Take Photos of your nails and your friends’ nails  
Thu, Feb 23
2:45 pm
Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.
Thu, Feb 23
3:00 pm
Children are encouraged to read at least two library books per week and are rewarded periodically with free books for their home library.
Thu, Feb 23
3:00 pm
If you are in Grades 1-8, we can help you with your homework!
Thu, Feb 23
3:00 pm
Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.
Thu, Feb 23
3:00 pm
RIF logo
For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information
Thu, Feb 23
3:00 pm
Xbox anyone?
Thu, Feb 23
3:00 pm
Use legos and duplos to build a castle, a race car, a department store or whatever your imagination wants!
Thu, Feb 23
3:00 pm
A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 to complete their homework assignments.
Thu, Feb 23
3:00 pm
In grades K-8? Need homework help? Come to the Flatlands library and ask our homework helper all of your questions!
Thu, Feb 23
3:00 pm
Enjoy an hour of board games or card games with other kids!
Thu, Feb 23
3:00 pm
Expert Instruction Provided by the Guru himself! Is there anything more exciting and fascinating than chess? We think not! Kids 5 and up are invited to play and improve their skills in this, the most ancient and mysterious of...
Thu, Feb 23
3:00 pm
Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join our Kids Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.      
Thu, Feb 23
3:00 pm
Practice English in a conversation group at the Canarsie Library! Join other adults who are learning to speak English! FREE! No registration required!
Thu, Feb 23
3:00 pm
Get free after school tutoring from a NY State Certified teacher. For children grades k-12. 
Thu, Feb 23
3:00 pm
Build with LEGOs
Create with LEGOs at your local Library!
Thu, Feb 23
3:00 pm
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 23
3:00 pm
Free homework help for grades 1-8 with a community volunteer.
Thu, Feb 23
3:00 pm
If your child needs help with their homework and are in Grades 1-12, please visit our branch and receive assistance.  Our Homework Helpers are here to help.
Thu, Feb 23
3:00 pm
Make your own portable speakers out of a paper towel tube and cups to use with your phone.
Thu, Feb 23
3:15 pm
RIF is a program that offers free books to children and teens. Get a free book when you sign up and every third time you check in after that. Must have a valid Brooklyn Public Library Card.
Thu, Feb 23
3:30 pm
Improve your chess game with help from an instructor
Thu, Feb 23
3:30 pm