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FEB
21

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 21   5:45 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

FEB
22

Older Adults Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Feb 22   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mhfa

Mental Health First Aid USA for Older Adults is an 8-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adults over the age of...

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Older Adults Mental Health First Aid

Checkers Tournament

Fri, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Teens table-top & board games

We will be having an all ages checkers tornement today.

Checkers Tournament

2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Kick-off Orientation

Fri, Feb 22   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

THIS ORIENTATION IS AT CAPACITY. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. Please register for one of the seven remaining orientations.

Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Enter PowerUP! and you could win a CASH AWARD to start your business....

Featured Event
2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Kick-off Orientation

FEB
23

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Events for Youth and Families: Shine and the Moonbeams

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids music

Shine and the Moonbeams take the best rhythmic elements of soul songs and music to give the families a soulfully satisfying experience.

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Events for Youth and Families: Shine and the Moonbeams

FEB
24

Classical Interludes: Donald Sinta Quartet

Sun, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

The Donald Sinta Quartet, First Prize Winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition, has earned praise from audiences and critics alike for its virtuosic performances and distinctive repertoire that range from commissions by today’s emerging...

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Classical Interludes: Donald Sinta Quartet

FEB
26

Toddler Time

Tue, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

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

Toddler Time

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Tue, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Multi-award winning children's artist Lucy Kalantari brings delightful jazz age inspired music everyone can enjoy! Kids and families will love the interactive jazz-scat-along play, while singing about the simple joys and delights of life.

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Tue, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years live music

Muilti-award winning children's artist, Lucy Kalantari, brings delightful jazz age inpsired music everyone can enjoy!

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

After School Homework Help

Tue, Feb 26   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids bengali homework help

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

After School Homework Help

FEB
27

2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Wed, Feb 27   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....

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2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Ask A Tech

Wed, Feb 27   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

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Wed, Feb 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 27   1:00 pm to 1:45 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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults english conversation group

Practice English in a conversation group at the Bedford Library, Adult Learning Center.  Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

FREE!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 27   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids bengali homework help

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

After School Homework Help

FEB
28

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Feb 28   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

RIF: Digital Scavenger Hunt

Thu, Feb 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental summer reading

Ready to learn about your library and win cool prizes, put on your thinking caps and see if you can find the answers to the scavenger hunt questions hidden throughout the Cypress Hills Library.

RIF: Digital Scavenger Hunt

Chess Club

Thu, Feb 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 28   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids bengali homework help

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

After School Homework Help

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 28   5:45 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

MAR
1

Women Trailblazers: Million Dollar Entrepreneurs

Fri, Mar 1   8:30 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Join us for a compelling dialogue between two inspiring entrepreneurs. Selena Cuffe, co-founder of award-winning wine importer and producer, Heritage Link Brands and Brooklyn’s own Monique Greenwood, CEO of Akwaaba Bed & Breakfast Inns, will...

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Women Trailblazers: Million Dollar Entrepreneurs

Read Across Brooklyn

Fri, Mar 1   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years first five years read across brooklyn storytime

Join us for Read Across Brooklyn, a special read-aloud program!  We will read I Got the Rhythm, a picture book written by Connie Schofield-Morrison and illustrated by Frank Morrison.

Read Across Brooklyn

MAR
4

English Language Learning Group

Mon, Mar 4   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults bengali esol techknowledge world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak English in a conversation group using Mango Languages! Free!

English Language Learning Group

MAR
5

Adult Crocheting Class

Tue, Mar 5   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults diy fiber arts

Work on crochet projects of your choice.

Adult Crocheting Class

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Mar 5   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Week: Tangle Free Earbuds

Tue, Mar 5   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Teens techknowledge teen time

Come in and put together tangle free earbuds. You can keep the earbuds when we are done.

Teen Tech Week: Tangle Free Earbuds

MAR
6

2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Wed, Mar 6   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....

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2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Wed, Mar 6   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

After School Homework Help

Wed, Mar 6   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids bengali homework help

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

After School Homework Help

Mitchell Jackson on Survival Math, in conversation with Esperanza Spalding

Wed, Mar 6   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

Copresented with Greenlight Books

In a thrillingly alive, candid new work, award-winning author Mitchell S. Jackson takes us inside the drug-ravaged neighborhood and struggling family of his youth, while examining the cultural forces—...

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Mitchell Jackson on Survival Math, in conversation with Esperanza Spalding

MAR
7

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Mar 7   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

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High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Mar 7   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Chess Club

Thu, Mar 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

After School Homework Help

Thu, Mar 7   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids bengali homework help

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

After School Homework Help

Philosophy in the Library: Derek Skillings on Microbes and the Self

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

Adults bpl presents philosophy in the library

In Philosophy in the Library, philosophers from around the world tackle the big questions. In March, we hear from Derek Skillings.

You are a holobiont - a biological unit made up of a host and its associated microbiome (bacteria, protists...

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Philosophy in the Library: Derek Skillings on Microbes and the Self

MAR
8

Brooklyn Small Business Resource Fair

Fri, Mar 8   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS), in collaboration with the Brooklyn Public Library Business & Career Center and the North Flatbush (BID),...

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Brooklyn Small Business Resource Fair

Kids Create: ORIGAMI

Fri, Mar 8   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts and crafts hour for kids ages 6-12. Join us each week for a new project to take home! This week we'll create something to celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Dog.

Kids Create: ORIGAMI

MAR
9

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Mar 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science & math through music, stories, art & play will help you and your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Events for Youth and Families: Spin, Pop...Boom!

Sat, Mar 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids

Are you ready for some fun science? Our Special Event, “Spin, Pop, Boom” is all about awesome experiments! You will witness amazing feats of chemistry as we explore all sorts of spectacular reactions. You will marvel at our demonstrations as we...

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Events for Youth and Families: Spin, Pop...Boom!

MAR
10

Classical Interludes: PUBLIQuartet

Sun, Mar 10   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

PUBLIQuartet’s genre-bending programs span the classical canon and also feature open-form improvisations that expand the techniques and aesthetic of the traditional string quartet.

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Classical Interludes: PUBLIQuartet

MAR
11

English Language Learning Group

Mon, Mar 11   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults bengali esol techknowledge world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak English in a conversation group using Mango Languages! Free!

English Language Learning Group

Cooking Matters for Kids!

Mon, Mar 11   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids cooking kids create

Kids come take FREE cooking and nutrition classes sponsored by City Harvest! Explore healthy foods and learn how to cook them!

During this 6-week program you will:
• Practice hands-on cooking and tasting of healthy foods
•...

Cooking Matters for Kids!

MAR
12

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Joshua David Stein

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

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Children’s book author Joshua David Stein leads a group of musicians as they romp through children’s books that focus on environment. Come hear old classics and new discoveries like you’ve never heard them before!

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Joshua David Stein

Adult Crocheting Class

Tue, Mar 12   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults diy fiber arts

Work on crochet projects of your choice.

Adult Crocheting Class

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Mar 12   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Bridgett Davis and Tyehimba Jess in conversation with Lisa Lucas

Tue, Mar 12   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

A singular memoir highlighting "the outstanding humanity of black America" that tells the story of one unforgettable mother, her devoted daughter, and the life they lead in the Detroit numbers of the 1960s and 1970s (James McBride). In 1958...

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Bridgett Davis and Tyehimba Jess in conversation with Lisa Lucas

MAR
13

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Louie from Jerry Joy Music

Wed, Mar 13   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years first five years stomp clap and sing

Louie Miranda has been dazzling the hearts of children, parents & teachers everywhere he goes.  He is unique, original & loved by an ever-growing population across the country!  He has played with numerous ensembles performing...

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Louie from Jerry Joy Music

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