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FEB
21

Black History in Cinema : Sorry to Bother You

Thu, Feb 21   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults black history month movies at the library

Sorry to Bother You is a 2018 American dark comedy film written and directed by Boots Riley, in his directorial debut. It stars Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick, Terry Crews, Patton Oswalt, David Cross, Danny...

Black History in Cinema : Sorry to Bother You

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Feb 21   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, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

L.A. Blacksmith R&B/Jazz Performance

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults all ages music performance

Come listen to the amazing sounds of L.A. Blacksmith at Highlawn branch.  L.A. Blacksmith is a dynamic and charismatic performer known for his electrifying funk, soul and jazz. He is a gifted saxophonist, flutist and vocalist whose...

L.A. Blacksmith R&B/Jazz Performance

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 21   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 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

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

Black History in Cinema : The Hate You Give

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Teens black history month movies at the library

 

Starr Carter is a 16-year-old American black girl who lives in the fictional, black neighborhood of Garden Heights, but attends an academic white school, Williamson Prep...

Black History in Cinema : The Hate You Give

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

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Sat, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults 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
25

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Feb 25   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

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

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

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Feb 26   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

FEB
27

Storytime

Wed, Feb 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards

Storytime

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

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

Bronisław Huberman: Maestro Who Saved Lives

Wed, Feb 27   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults author talks

There are many heroic stories about WWII and the Holocaust. Countless articles have told the tales of resistance fighters, average citizens, businessmen, diplomats, and nuns who risked their lives to protect and save Jews from the Nazis.

...

Featured Event
Bronisław Huberman: Maestro Who Saved Lives

FEB
28

Black History in Cinema : The Spook by the Door

Thu, Feb 28   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults black history month movies at the library

The Spook Who Sat by the Door is a 1973 action crime–drama film based on the 1969 novel of the same name by Sam Greenlee (which was first published in the UK by Allison and Busby after being much rejected in the US).

Black History in Cinema : The Spook by the Door

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

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

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Mar 4   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

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

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Mar 5   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

MAR
6

Storytime

Wed, Mar 6   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards

Storytime

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

MAR
7

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

MAR
8

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!

MAR
11

Words & Memories

Mon, Mar 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Older Adults

Come & share your life experiences in a group setting in which you will enjoy and enhance the process of remembering. It’s a great opportunity to remember and share your childhood memories while meeting new people and hear them share their...

Words & Memories

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

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Mar 11   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

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!

1984/48: A Book Discussion

Mon, Mar 11   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults 1984 book discussion

BPL is hosting a book discussion group on George Orwell's 1984 every month for 48 months. Groups began in January 2017. Each discussion cycle is facilitated by a librarian, writer, community member, artist, etc. If you are interested in...

Register
1984/48: A Book Discussion

MAR
12

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)

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