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Chess Club

Thu, Feb 20   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

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

Resume & Career Help

Thu, Feb 20   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Paerdegat Library

Adults resume

Get advice on your resume or cover letter, get help finding education and career information, learn interview skills, and more with help from trained Brooklyn Public Library staff.  First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff...

Resume & Career Help

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

Build with DUPLO

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

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

For ages 0-5.  Open play with toys and DUPLO.

Build with DUPLO

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

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Feb 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Kids Explore: Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

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

Kids book discussion kids create kids explore poetry

Kids are invited to a reading of As Good As Anybody, the true story about the friendship between Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. The story will be followed by a book discussion and poetry workshop.

 

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Kids Explore: Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

DIY: Community Service Kits

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Ask for a community service kit at our front desk to complete small projects to earn 1-2 hours of community service credit. Projects include: drawing greeting cards for senior citizens, creating tote bags for women's shelters, and aligning...

DIY: Community Service Kits

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

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

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Chess Club

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

Adults table-top & board games

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

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

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Fri, Feb 21   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults career resume

Sessions available by appointment only. Call or visit the Midwood branch or email Lynette Ford at lford@bklynlibrary.org

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter? Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's...

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Preschool Playtime

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

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool story play storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, play and new friends!

Preschool Playtime

Family Movie: The Lion King Cancelled

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

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Join us for the Lion King- a family favorite movie.

Family Movie: The Lion King

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

English Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 21   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

Heart, Mind and Community: A Psychology, Spirituality and Meditation Group

Fri, Feb 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults yoga and meditation

All are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing. We will sit in a circle on chairs. No prior experience necessary. Drop into our weekly workshop to learn, grow and heal with meditation and led classes on the mind, spirituality, psychology, love...

Heart, Mind and Community: A Psychology, Spirituality and Meditation Group

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

Fun Fridays

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts techknowledge teen time video games

Start your weekend of fun at the library with your friends! Enjoy board games, video games, VR games, Karaoke, crafts and more…

Every Friday from 3pm.

Fun Fridays

Community Performance: Decades of Jazz (1920 - Present!)

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

Adults black history month live music music performance

Come to Paerdegat Library to celebrate the Music and the Music Makers of America’s Classical Music Genre Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Billy Holliday, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, and more!

Featuring:...

Community Performance: Decades of Jazz (1920 - Present!)

Teen Zone

Fri, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

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

DIY: Creative Writing Club

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

Teens creative writing

With the guidance of a professional writer, teens work on their creative writing process in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Led by the NY Writer's Coalition.

DIY: Creative Writing Club

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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

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

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

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and classic tales read aloud. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

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Chess Club

Sun, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

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

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Chess Club

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

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

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

Little Scientists

Mon, Feb 24   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy little scientists stem & steam

Explore science and build literacy skills through play and sensory activities! This hands-on science program and storytime is specially designed for kids age 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Younger friends are welcome too.

Little Scientists

Story Play

Mon, Feb 24   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Story play is for ages 0-5 and includes stories, songs, and play.

*Space is limited.  Tickets are given out at 11 am on a first come, first served basis (2nd floor information desk).

Story Play

After School Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 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

Teen Time

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens teen tech time teen time

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. Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U consoles, board...

Teen Time

After School Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in Grades

1-8 we can help you with your homework!

Free!

After School Homework Help

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Mon, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

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Chess Club

Tue, Feb 25   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

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

Toddler Time

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

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

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

Toddler Time

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Feb 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults microsoft office techknowledge

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

Creative Arts for Teens

Tue, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday to express yourself with the arts while having fun with your friends. Materials will be provided for coloring, embroidery, painting or getting creative with lanyard and duct tape.

Ages 10+

Creative Arts for Teens

Build with LEGO

Tue, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam

For ages 6 and up.  Open build - let your master builder skills run wild!

Build with LEGO

Community Journalism For Teens

Tue, Feb 25   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens teen time

Do you want to ask the questions? Get the answers? Be in the room where it happens? And write the stories? Then The Ditmas Examiner wants you! The Ditmas Examiner is a program for high school students who want to cover their community, learn...

Community Journalism For Teens

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