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20

Sports Discussion Group

Thu, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations

Join your fellow sports fans for an informal group to discuss the world of sports.

The discussions can range from historical conversations and trivia to the news of the day.

Whatever your favorite sport may be, please join us to...

Sports Discussion Group

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

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

Kids after school arts and crafts

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 20   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

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

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Thu, Feb 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults diy knitting and crocheting

This program is for ages 14 and up. Just bring your imagination, patience, and willingness to learn! Relax and create a gift you can say you made yourself. Please arrive on time.

 

All materials will be provided for you.

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Thu, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Pacific Library

Adults adult learning hse nedp

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

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National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Brooklyn Poets CoPresents Three Poets Reading

Thu, Feb 20   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents poetry

Poet, storyteller and essayist Roberto Carlos Garcia is the author of black / Maybe (Willow Books, 2019) and Melancolía (Červená Barva Press, 2016) and the founder of the cooperative press Get Fresh Books Publishing. His poems and prose have...

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Brooklyn Poets CoPresents Three Poets Reading

FEB
21

Story Play

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

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

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

Teen Gaming

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

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the PS4 VR, Switch or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For everyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

English Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Kids Tech Time: Ipads

Fri, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids game on kids tech time

Have fun playing video games on IPads with friends. Ages 12 and down.

Kids Tech Time: Ipads

2020 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Fri, Feb 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Enter PowerUP! and you could win a CASH AWARD to start your business. Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. To apply, you must attend an orientation....

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2020 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

FEB
22

English Conversation Group

Sat, Feb 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

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

Kids team up to read

Team up to Read is a free interactive series designed for childrens ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help them improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

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

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Feb 22   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Sat, Feb 22   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Pacific Library

Adults adult learning hse nedp

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

Register
National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

9th Annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival

Sat, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family movies

Welcome to the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival—a yearly video contest in which kid filmmakers create weird short movies that tell the entire stories of Newbery award-winning books in about 90 seconds. The screening is hosted by...

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9th Annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival

Game On!

Sat, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids game on kids explore

Play board games with your friends and family!

Game On!

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   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Sat, Feb 22   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults conversations health and wellness

Managing your blood pressure can lower your risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease. Join us and learn how.

Are you feeling FRUSTRATED NOT KNOWING WHAT YOU CAN OR CAN’T EAT?

Are you unsure of what to do to keep your Blood...

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

FEB
23

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

Sun, Feb 23   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

There will be just 3 classes for each month the first , the third and the fourth week of each month.

...

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

FEB
24

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

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

Adults computer basics email techknowledge

Come in and learn the basics of email usage.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

We have guitars to use during the class, but please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

After School Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

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

Do It Yourself: DIY

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

Adults adult learning diy teen time

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

FEB
25

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

Toddler Time

Tue, Feb 25   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Pacific Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for songs, stories and more while meeting other children and caregivers in the neighborhood! 

Ages 18 months-3 years.

Toddler Time

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Shine and the Moonbeams

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family first five years music stomp clap and sing

Shine and the Moonbeams take the best rhythmic elements of popular music to give family audiences a soulfully satisfying experience. Come jump, grove, shakes, and sings along.

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Shine and the Moonbeams

After School Homework Help

Tue, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Family Movie Night: Playing with Fire

Tue, Feb 25   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

When straight-laced fire superintendent Jake Carson (John Cena) and his elite team of firefighters come to the rescue of three siblings, they quickly realize that no amount of training could prepare them for their most challenging job yet...

Family Movie Night: Playing with Fire

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Tue, Feb 25   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults citizenship immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group!  Free!  No registration required.

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

Tue, Feb 25   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

In a live recording of Project Syndicate’s Opinion Has It podcast, Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, NYT best-selling author Anand Giridharadas, and host and Foreign Policy Interrupted co-founder Elmira Bayrasli take a deep look at widening...

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

FEB
26

2020 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Wed, Feb 26   9:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Enter PowerUP! and you could win a CASH AWARD to start your business. Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. To apply, you must attend an orientation....

Featured Event Register
2020 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Wed, Feb 26   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults resume

Meet one-to-one with a librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find local job postings and free job training, get feedback on your resume, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

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

Toddler Time

Ask A Tech

Wed, Feb 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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask A Tech

Brooklyn Supports: Coffee and Connection

Wed, Feb 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults everyone is welcome here inclusive services

Brooklyn Supports: Coffee and Connection

Ask a Tech

Wed, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults techknowledge

Answering questions about technology, such as, phone, laptops, and any other technology.

Ask a Tech

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 26   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

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

Small Business Cyber Preparation with SCORE

Wed, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business community partner small business

Did you know that small and mid-sized businesses are more impacted by cyberattacks than the larger corporations you are always hearing about? That’s because smaller businesses have limited IT resources, inexperience with government regulations,...

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Small Business Cyber Preparation with SCORE

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults philosophy in the library

Philosophy begins in wonder. Plato

Featured Event
Philosophy Discussion Group

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Teen Gaming

Wed, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the Wii U or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For everyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

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