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FEB
20

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: The Messenger — A documentary screening

Tue, Feb 20   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

birding birds songbirds

Join the Brooklyn Bird Club and NYC Audubon to learn about the many conservation issues threatening migratory birds as we screen The Messenger, the award-winning documentary exploring our deep-seated connection to birds and the uncertain...

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Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: The Messenger — A documentary screening

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Feb 20   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

português World Language Conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

LitFilm Keynote: Rebecca Miller; and Opening Reception

Tue, Feb 20   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

Director Rebecca Miller delivers the keynote for the first LitFilm: A BPL Film Festival About Writers. She discusses her personal portrait of her father — master playwright Arthur Miller. The talk is followed by a Q&A and a reception in...

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LitFilm Keynote: Rebecca Miller; and Opening Reception

FEB
21

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 21   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Babies and Books central youth wing Early Literacy first five years

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

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Babies and Books

Mixed Media: Arts & Crafts for Adults

Wed, Feb 21   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

50 plus arts and crafts Mixed Media NORC

Enjoy creative time under the guidance of experienced Instructor provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Mixed Media: Arts & Crafts for Adults

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 21   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Cypress Hills Library

0-5 years old storytime toddler

At our Toddler Time programs, we’ll show you how to let your child take the lead in playful learning activities to encourage language development and early literacy. For children ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent or caregiver. *Groups...

Toddler Time

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Feb 21   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

business One-on-One SCORE

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Chess Club

Wed, Feb 21   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

SCORE - Free Business Counseling

Wed, Feb 21   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults Flatbush SCORE small business

SCORE provides FREE, in-depth business counseling for business owners and small businesses, providing assistance with starting a business, writing a business plan, and helping successful firms in planning for expansion. SCORE is a volunteer, non-...

SCORE - Free Business Counseling

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 21   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Dyker Library

Early Literacy play singing storytime

Enjoy stories, songs and play!  For children ages 18 to 36 months. *Please see the Info Desk for a free ticket. You must have a ticket to attend the program.  First come, first served.*

Toddler Time

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Babies and Books storytime Early Literacy first five years

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Fort Hamilton Library

babies Read-Aloud Early Literacy Babies and Books

Enjoy books, songs and rhymes. 0 to 18 months.

Babies and Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

play storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Bay Ridge Library

first five years storytime toddler time toddlers

A storytime for children 18 months-3 years old and their caregivers. Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Your toddler learns...

Toddler Time

Story Play

Wed, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Macon Library

Children ages birth to 5 years come together with their carers to read, sing and play.

Tickets at front desk upstairs.

Story Play

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

conversation group English Conversation Group:ESOl Program

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Science Baby!

Wed, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

baby storytime science baby STEM toddler

Join us at the library for this special 8-week series for babies and toddlers exploring STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math!

Science Baby is a creative science program for 0-3 year olds led by teaching artist Emma Gordon. The...

Science Baby!

Microsoft Excel Basics

Wed, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Excel 2010 basics formulas

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Microsoft Excel Basics

Story Play

Wed, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Eastern Parkway Library

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library.

*Caregivers must be present with their child for entire...

Story Play

Free Tax Help and Preparation

Wed, Feb 21   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   Bushwick Library

Brooklyn Public Library can help you prepare your own taxes online… for free!

To participate in this free program, you must have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills, and you must bring all required information to the site (...

Free Tax Help and Preparation

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

babies Brooklyn Public Library first five years Reading is Fundamental

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out prior to the event at the information desk, first come first served. Reading is Fundamental (RIF...

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Leonard Library

storytime

Toddlers 18 to 24 months have their own special time for stories and songs.

Toddler Time

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Sunset Park Library

First Five Years RIF story play

Enjoy books, songs, and playtime. For ages 0-5 years old. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included.

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 21   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

Internet and Email

Wed, Feb 21   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

TechKnowledge

Having trouble using the internet or email? Have no fear Highlawn is here to help! Stop by Highlawn on February 21st for our special internet and email class.

Internet and Email

Introduction to American Sign Language

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

ASL inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by  Elizabeth Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network

Introduction to American Sign Language

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

An hour of songs, stories, and toys. Ages 18 mos. to 3 years.

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

toddler time first five years Early Literacy movement

Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, movement, shakers and scarves during this library time dedicated to active toddlers ages 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers. Reading, singing and playing are all important early...

Toddler Time

TechAssist!

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

techknowledge

Learn about computer hardware and software. Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard. Learn how to use the library website/databses. Surf the internet, setup an email address and learn the basics of the mircrosoft office programs.

...
TechAssist!

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

crafts crocheting Intergenerational knitting

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets for our Vets. Don’t know how?  We’ll teach you!  Supplies included.  Ages 10 - 110.

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Babies & Books

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Babies and toddlers first five years Reading

Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and finger plays that you can try together at home in this lapsit program for babies and caregivers. Ages 0 to 18 months. *Groups please call (718) 277-6004 to make an advance reservation.

Babies & Books

Babies & Books

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Highway Library

Babies and Books

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come to this program to hear great stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

For babies birth to 18 months and their parents or...

Babies & Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Red Hook Library

storytime toddler time toddlers

Storytime and playtime for toddlers and their caregivers.

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

babies Babies & Books birth to five years Crown Heights

Fingerplays, tummy-time and books, Oh My! A special half-hour of stories, rhymes and songs geared specifically for the youngest children who are not yet walking.

Babies & Books

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

interviewing job resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Art O'Clock for Adults

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

adult art arts and crafts

Make time in your life for creativity!

Work on relaxing and fun art projects including:

Coloring

Collaging

Line Drawing

Painting

Designing postcards

Sculpting

Crafts

And more...

Art O'Clock for Adults

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

 

Microsoft Word Basics

Coloring pages for children.

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

"You have to color outside the lines once in a while if you want to make your life a masterpiece." att. Albert Einstein

 

 

 

Coloring pages for children.

TechKnowledge: Drop In Computer Lab

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults Drop in Computer Lab Drop in Computer Lab; older adults TechKnowledge; Dasny

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers, cell phones, tablets, or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

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TechKnowledge: Drop In Computer Lab

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

CD42-Laptop program Dasny Drop in Computer Lab techknowledge

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Computer basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instructions before confidently using a computer. This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware, ...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

story and play

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Bring your children to the library to enjoy stories, songs, games, rhymes and fingerplays etc.  You may also interact with other parents, caregivers, and children.

story and play

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

babies Brooklyn Public Library first five years Reading is Fundamental

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out prior to the event at the information desk, first come first served. Reading is Fundamental (RIF...

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Story Play

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Story Play

Drop-In Lab Computer Lab

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:15 pm   Leonard Library

Dasny techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers, iPad, Laptops  or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Drop-In Lab Computer Lab

Preschool Storytime

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Marcy Library

Join us for Preschool Storytime! Listen to stories, sing songs, and make new friends.

Preschool Storytime

Computer Basics: Drop in Lab

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

Computer basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instructions before confidently using a computer. This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware, ...

Computer Basics: Drop in Lab

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 21   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

first five years storytime toddler time toddlers

A storytime for children 18 months-3 years old and their caregivers. Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Your toddler learns...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 21   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

Story Play

Wed, Feb 21   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Enjoy songs, stories, and play time. Tickets will be distributed at the 2nd floor desk at 11:00.

Ages 0 to 5 years.

Story Play

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