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JUN
17

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Jun 17   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Jun 17   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Jun 17   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults fitness health and wellness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

JUN
18

Toddler Time

Tue, Jun 18   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years summer reading toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

University Open Air: In their own Voices: Iranian Women Bloggers

Tue, Jun 18   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

This course will discuss why self-blogging is used by Iranian women as a medium. Their reasons for blogging are varied: some blog simply for the pleasure of writing, while others use the platform as a way to communicate and engage with other...

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University Open Air: In their own Voices: Iranian Women Bloggers

University Open Air: Heritage Interpretation: Proposals for the National Park Historic: Henry’s Citadel, Sans-Souci Palace and the Complex of Ramiers in Haiti

Tue, Jun 18   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

The question of conservation and enhancement of the Heritage has always been debated by intellectuals and professionals. In the Nineteenth century, these debates gave rise to both the concept of ‘'monument'’ but also to Art History as a...

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University Open Air: Heritage Interpretation: Proposals for the National Park Historic: Henry’s Citadel, Sans-Souci Palace and the Complex of Ramiers in Haiti

Little Scientists

Tue, Jun 18   1:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years stem & steam summer reading

Come and explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through stories, music, hands-on exploration, and play with your young child. This session will be run by special guest Emma Gordon.

Little Scientists

University Open Air: Political Ideologies in Latin America

Tue, Jun 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

This course lists and distinguish the different ideologies developed in Latin America from independence to the Spanish Empire. Topics include the concept of ideology, Liberalism, Conservatism, Socialism, Nationalism/Populism, Neo- Indigenismo and...

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University Open Air: Political Ideologies in Latin America

JUN
19

Ask A Tech

Wed, Jun 19   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults 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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask A Tech

Babies and Books

Wed, Jun 19   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years summer reading

Storytime for babies birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. 

Babies and Books

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Jun 19   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults diy fiber arts

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

Fiber Arts Group

JUN
20

University Open Air: The Interpretation of Dreams: Freud and the Origins of Psychoanalysis

Thu, Jun 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

Why do we dream? Why are dreams often bizarre? Do dreams have symbolic meaning? What are the principles of psychoanalytic dream interpretation? Is dream interpretation the “royal road to the unconscious”? The aim of this course is to examine...

University Open Air: The Interpretation of Dreams: Freud and the Origins of Psychoanalysis

University Open Air: Social Movements and Democracy

Thu, Jun 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

Social movements are collective efforts aimed at changing institutions, shifting public opinion, and/or transforming personal and group behavior. This course discusses the meaning of social movements and the several ways in which social movements...

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University Open Air: Social Movements and Democracy

University Open Air: Community Development and Participatory Design

Thu, Jun 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

The United Nations defines community development as "a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems." In this course, citizens and professionals will collaborate to discuss,...

University Open Air: Community Development and Participatory Design

University Open Air: Lady Fatimah

Thu, Jun 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

This course will cover the first lady in Islam, a symbol of women's rights as she was the first to fight for her inheritance. Fourteen hundred years ago, it was unheard of for a woman to go to court to fight for her right to property. Lady...

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University Open Air: Lady Fatimah

A Tour of Central Library

Thu, Jun 20   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library

Adults library tour

This tour will explore the architectural significance and history of Brooklyn Public Library’s (BPL) landmark Central Library at Grand Army Plaza. The tour will introduce attendees to the history of the library’s spaces and its services. The tour...

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A  Tour of Central Library

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 20   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

JUN
21

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Jun 21   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults support groups

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Chess Club

Fri, Jun 21   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults adult learning all ages chess workshop

 

Drop In for the Opportunity to play chess. All skill levels and ages are welcome.

Friday Afternoons, 3:30-5:30

Art and Music Division Third Floor 718-230-2184

Chess Club

JUN
22

University Open Air: What is Tibetan Pranayama?

Sat, Jun 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

In this session, Dr. Chok will teach the most known nine-round of breathings for purifying the stale energies from our bodies. It is like washing a dirty cup, wiping it and filling it with delicious coffee! We wash our body every day but we do...

University Open Air: What is Tibetan Pranayama?

University Open Air: Graffiti Mutation in a Gentrified Environment: the Case of NYC

Sat, Jun 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

This workshop will be centered on trying to understand if the mutation of the “traditional” graffiti has been used as a tool to rapidly gentrify NYC. The participants will explore the story of graffiti in NYC and try to find a link...

University Open Air: Graffiti Mutation in a Gentrified Environment: the Case of NYC

University Open Air: Community Development and Participatory Design

Sat, Jun 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

The United Nations defines community development as "a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems." In this course, citizens and professionals will collaborate to discuss,...

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University Open Air: Community Development and Participatory Design

University Open Air: Intersex Activism

Sat, Jun 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

Who are the Intersex people? What challenges do they face? What is difference between Intersex and LGBTQ? What is an intersex identity? What are Intersex organizations in the US and in other countries? Aleksander Berezkin, Intersex man and a...

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University Open Air: Intersex Activism

University Open Air: Transhumanism: Endless Evolution or the End of Humanity

Sat, Jun 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

This course will address challenging limitations, overcoming fears, exploring the nature of the universe, and the endless attempts we make to define who we are. Throughout all of history, humankind has struggled with these ...

University Open Air: Transhumanism: Endless Evolution or the End of Humanity

University Open Air: In their own Voices: Iranian Women Bloggers

Sat, Jun 22   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

This course will discuss why self-blogging is used by Iranian women as a medium. Their reasons for blogging are varied: some blog simply for the pleasure of writing, while others use the platform as a way to communicate and engage with other...

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University Open Air: In their own Voices: Iranian Women Bloggers

University Open Air: Contemporary Taiwanese Poetry

Sat, Jun 22   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

In this class, students will read original and translated poems by contemporary Taiwanese authors. Pairing individual poems with American poets, students will use thematic concepts as a guide to generate new work; elements include intimacy,...

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University Open Air: Contemporary Taiwanese Poetry

University Open Air: Business Law in Morocco: Legal Amendments and Reforms

Sat, Jun 22   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

This course will discuss the amendments and reforms that Morocco has made in commercial and business laws in order to encourage and attract foreign investors and investments. The focus will be on the role of foreign capital and its relationship...

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University Open Air: Business Law in Morocco: Legal Amendments and Reforms

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jun 22   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids saturday storytime summer reading

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

JUN
24

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Jun 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Jun 24   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults fitness health and wellness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

JUN
25

Toddler Time

Tue, Jun 25   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years summer reading toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

University Open Air: Origin of Islam

Tue, Jun 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

This course will look at the foundations of Islam and how the prophet Muhammad brought the message of God to the world, and how his followers divided after his death. It will also overlook the foundations of Islamophobia, the core message of...

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University Open Air: Origin of Islam

University Open Air: Centrality of Culture and Religion in the Medieval Central Asian landmass

Tue, Jun 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

The region of modern Central Asia was formed in the early decades of the twentieth century. It currently comprises five independent states of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, and in antiquity included several...

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University Open Air: Centrality of Culture and Religion in the Medieval Central Asian landmass

Little Scientists

Tue, Jun 25   1:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years stem & steam summer reading

Come and explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through stories, music, hands-on exploration, and play with your young child. This session will be run by special guest Emma Gordon.

Little Scientists

University Open Air: Theater Workshop: Self-Discovery

Tue, Jun 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Teens bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

This workshop aims to bring students to the stage of discovering themselves through their vocal and physical abilities. This workshop will give the students an opportunity to travel through their bodies to the world of...

University Open Air: Theater Workshop: Self-Discovery

University Open Air: Thinking Like a Data Scientist

Tue, Jun 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents science and math University Open Air

Are you passionate to develop the essential data science skills for your career? This course is structured to get you accustomed and familiar with the key skills used in Data Science.

Eugene Opoku-Mensah is a Computer Science...

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University Open Air: Thinking Like a Data Scientist

JUN
26

Ask A Tech

Wed, Jun 26   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults 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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask A Tech

Babies and Books

Wed, Jun 26   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years summer reading

Storytime for babies birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. 

Babies and Books

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Jun 26   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults diy fiber arts

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

Fiber Arts Group

JUN
27

University Open Air: Linguistic Map of Tajikistan

Thu, Jun 27   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

Tajikistan is home to several ‘remnant’ Iranian languages, which are designated after the geographical zones where the speakers of these languages live. One of the major groups is that Badakhshani, or commonly known as Pamiri languages and are...

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University Open Air: Linguistic Map of Tajikistan

University Open Air: Thinking Like a Data Scientist

Thu, Jun 27   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents science and math University Open Air

Are you passionate to develop the essential data science skills for your career? This course is structured to get you accustomed and familiar with the key skills used in Data Science.

Eugene Opoku-Mensah is a Computer Science...

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University Open Air: Thinking Like a Data Scientist

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Jun 27   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every  Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and...

Free Summer Meals

University Open Air: Theater Workshop: Creative Fantasy

Thu, Jun 27   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Teens bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

This workshop will motivate students to use memory and imagination through games based on living experiences and new sensory and human situations. 

Asma Thabet is an actress, dancer, theatre teacher, director, and psychodramist...

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University Open Air: Theater Workshop: Creative Fantasy

University Open Air: Business Law in Morocco: Legal Amendments and Reforms

Thu, Jun 27   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

This course will discuss the amendments and reforms that Morocco has made in commercial and business laws in order to encourage and attract foreign investors and investments. The focus will be on the role of foreign capital and its relationship...

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University Open Air: Business Law in Morocco: Legal Amendments and Reforms

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 27   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

JUN
28

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Jun 28   12:15 pm to 1:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every  Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and...

Free Summer Meals

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Jun 28   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults support groups

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Chess Club

Fri, Jun 28   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults adult learning all ages chess workshop

 

Drop In for the Opportunity to play chess. All skill levels and ages are welcome.

Friday Afternoons, 3:30-5:30

Art and Music Division Third Floor 718-230-2184

Chess Club

JUN
29

University Open Air: What is Chod (cutting your ego)?

Sat, Jun 29   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

We live in a conceptual world full of hope and fear, yet we mostly focus on the past and future. Why is there so much anger, destruction and unhappiness in life? Chod is a famous healing practice on the Himalayan plateau. For this session, Dr....

University Open Air: What is Chod (cutting your ego)?

University Open Air: The Project Quality Management Plan for Sustainable Construction

Sat, Jun 29   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

Adults bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

This course presents a typical plan for the management of quality of the contraction process towards achieving a sustainable construction, which delivers the objectives of the client in terms of satisfaction, delivery within budget, construction...

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University Open Air: The Project Quality Management Plan for Sustainable Construction

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