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19

Celebrate Black History Month: Honoring Garrett Morgan, Inventor of the Traffic Light

Wed, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens arts and crafts black history month

Please join us for a special program in tribute to Garrett Augustus Morgan, the pioneering African-American inventor who created the first three-position traffic signal. Garrett Morgan had profound impacts on the way we design safety devices...

Celebrate Black History Month: Honoring Garrett Morgan, Inventor of the Traffic Light

Chess Workshop

Wed, Feb 19   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school kids explore table-top & board games

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:45pm- 4:45pm.

Chess Workshop

Build with LEGO

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Come play with our extensive collection of LEGO, DUPLO, and other building toys, with materials suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Build with LEGO

Game On! Tabletop Gaming for Kids & Tweens

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Play with classic and new board games, tabletop games, and puzzles.

Game On! Tabletop Gaming for Kids & Tweens

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 19   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Wed, Feb 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 19   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Join other adults who are learning to speak English, and improve your conversational skills.  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

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20

Toddler Time

Thu, Feb 20   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Thu, Feb 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Thu, Feb 20   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, songs, and playtime! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk...

Babies & Books

Book Discussion: If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

Thu, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK by James Baldwin

“This novel is a moving story of love in the face of injustice. Told through the eyes of Tish, a nineteen-year-old girl, in love with Fonny, a young sculptor who is the father of her child, the...

Book Discussion:  If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

Project Art Workshop

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Explore, create and express yourself through art with ProjectArt! Classes will be taught by Bushwick Library's artist-in-residence.

The ProjectArt community is dedicated to bringing the arts to as many children as it can in a...

Project Art Workshop

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

 

 

Do you love LEGOS, robotic and teamwork? Then join and Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

This year’s theme is City...

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens game on

The Campaign has reached the midpoint. Many challenges still remain and the quest is far from over. 

Will you join our adventuring Party and help them defeat  the evil forces that haunt Phandalin?

Join us for a Dungeons...

Dungeons and Dragons

eBooks Basics

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults techknowledge

Learn how to download E-books, audio books and more unto your tablet, kindle or iPad. Feel free to bring your own devices!

Session is on a first come, first served basis.

eBooks Basics

Kids Create:Arts & Crafts

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come join us at the Homecrest Library to create fun and easy art projects.

Kids Create:Arts & Crafts

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 20   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Chess Workshop

Thu, Feb 20   4:45 pm to 6:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school kids explore table-top & board games

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:45pm- 4:45pm.

Chess Workshop

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

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21

Toy Time

Fri, Feb 21   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.  

Toy Time

Choo Choo Train Play Time

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

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join us for a very special play time featuring toy trains! For all ages. 

Choo Choo Train Play Time

English Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Brainy Babies

Fri, Feb 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies early literacy toddler time

Join us for free, brain-building storytimes for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers. Families will learn fun activities to build young brains and learn about community resources. Prepare your child for 3-K and...

Brainy Babies

Babies & Books

Fri, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy storytime toddler time

Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys, and meet new friends!

Babies & Books

Playtime

Fri, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!!  Come play with nice toys on our special carpet and listen to precschool music!!!

Playtime

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Feb 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

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Feb 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Come and play board games such as Monopoly, Clue and Sorry! 

Game On! Board Games

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Feb 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Come and play board games such as Connect 4, Uno Cards, Jenga and Monopoly.

Game On! Board Games

Freestyle Fridays for Kids and Tweens

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids after school kids tech time

An open-ended, afterschool program for kids and tweens on Friday afternoons.

Freestyle Fridays for Kids and Tweens

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts diy fiber arts

From mobiles to monsters and everything in between, we have tons of fun crafts coming up at Gerritsen in the next few months. We are super excited to get creative and see what kind of crafty magic we can create!

Our activities are great...

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Fri, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

 

 

Do you love LEGOS, robotic and teamwork? Then join and Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

This year’s theme is City...

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Fri, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

 

 

Do you love LEGOS, robotic and teamwork? Then join and Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

This year’s theme is City...

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Teen/Tween Anime Club

Fri, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens anime and manga techknowledge

Come geek out about your favorites! We'll be watching popular anime from shonen to shoujo. All anime-lovers or curious newbies welcome.

Have a new anime suggestion? Let us know!

Teen/Tween Anime Club

Freestyle Fridays for Teens

Fri, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Teens after school teen tech time teen time

An open-ended, afterschool program for teens on Friday afternoons.

Freestyle Fridays for Teens

Library Lab: Roller Coasters

Fri, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids library lab stem & steam

Celebrate Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day! Design your own roller coaster and complete fun marble challenges in one of our most popular Library Lab experiments. Both boys and girls are welcome to attend! 

Library Lab is Brooklyn...

Library Lab: Roller Coasters

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22

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime

Storytime for ages 0-5! 

Saturday Storytime

After School Homework Help

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

Saturday Storytime

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning citizenship immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

This group will be headed by a Citizenship Exam coach, and will allow participants to practice for the exam with other adults. 

Free, No...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens arts and crafts

Make beautiful bracelets using beads.

Beaded Jewelry

Coloring Club

Sat, Feb 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

English Conversation Group

Sat, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids team up to read

Improve comprehension by making “mind movies” to visualize stories.

Enjoy drawing with colored pencils to visualize a story!

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids team up to read

Improve comprehension by making “mind movies” to visualize stories.

Enjoy drawing with colored pencils to visualize a story!

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids team up to read

Improve comprehension by making “mind movies” to visualize stories.

Enjoy drawing with colored pencils to visualize a story!

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

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Toy Time

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

Build with Duplo

Mon, Feb 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Free play with Lego DUPLOs. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

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...

Computer Basics

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