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Tot Art

Mon, Mar 18   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for an art session geared for 0-5 years old prior to storytime.

Tot Art

Story Play

Mon, Mar 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Mar 18   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults health and wellness fitness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

English Language Learning Group

Mon, Mar 18   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

English Conversation Group

Mon, Mar 18   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Kids Create: Make a Mask

Mon, Mar 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Create a fun mask!

Kids Create: Make a Mask

Cooking Matters for Kids!

Mon, Mar 18   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!

Teen Writing Workshop

Mon, Mar 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens creative writing teen time writing workshop

Bring a pen, your creativity and a love writing. Writers of all styles are welcome.

Teen Writing Workshop

Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists

Mon, Mar 18   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Jonathan Alter, John Block and Steve McCarthy
US, 2019, 107 mins

Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill’s brilliant, honest and courageous writing defined New York City’s last great era of print journalism. For five...

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Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists

English Conversation Group

Mon, Mar 18   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

MAR
19

Toddler Time

Tue, Mar 19   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

Read and Play

Tue, Mar 19   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

Little Scientists

Tue, Mar 19   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years stem & steam

Come and explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through stories, music, hands-on exploration, and play with your young child.

Little Scientists

English Conversation Group

Tue, Mar 19   1:15 pm to 2:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Adult Crocheting Class

Tue, Mar 19   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

English Conversation Group (Advanced)

Tue, Mar 19   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group (Advanced)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Mar 19   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)

Ask a Tech

Tue, Mar 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Mar 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time video games

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Our Garden Club

Tue, Mar 19   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids gardening inclusive services

A garden grows in Brooklyn! Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants. For kids with and without disabilities.

Our Garden Club

Naguib Mahfouz: The Passage of a Century

Tue, Mar 19   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Francka Mouloudi
US, 2007, 49 mins  

The film is an interview with the first (and only) Arab Nobel Laureate for Literature, Naguib Mahfouz. Half blind, deaf, and crippled by a recent...

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Naguib Mahfouz: The Passage of a Century

Wole Soyinka: Child of the Forest

Tue, Mar 19   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Akin Omotoso
Nigeria/South Africa, 2009, 52 mins

A literary lion and diehard political activist, Wole Soyinka has spent a long lifetime speaking truth to power. Part tribute...

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Wole Soyinka: Child of the Forest

Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun

Tue, Mar 19   8:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Sam Pollard
US, 2008, 85 mins

One of the first black women to enter the literary canon (Their Eyes Were Watching God), Zora Neale Hurston established the African American vernacular as one of the most...

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Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun

MAR
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English Conversation Group

Wed, Mar 20   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Tot Art

Wed, Mar 20   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for an art session geared for 0-5 years old prior to storytime.

Tot Art

Ask A Tech

Wed, Mar 20   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, Mar 20   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)

Story Play

Wed, Mar 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, Mar 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instructions before confidently using a computer. This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware, ...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

English Conversation Group

Wed, Mar 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Read and Play

Wed, Mar 20   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

Babies and Books

Wed, Mar 20   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

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Mar 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults career resume techknowledge

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarians are here to help!

Resume help is availble by appointment only and is arranged in 30 minute slots. Please come in or call the branch to...

Resume Editing Help

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Mar 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time video games

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Mar 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Chair Yoga

Wed, Mar 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Come join us for chair yoga at the Flatlands library. For adults.

Chair Yoga

Short: Interview with Clarice Lispector

Wed, Mar 20   6:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Filmed Interview, São Paulo TV 
Cultura Brazil, 1977, 23 mins, Portuguese with English subtitles

The only existing footage of Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector (1920–1977), widely considered to be Brazil’s greatest modern...

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Short: Interview with Clarice Lispector

French Conversation Group - Intermediate-Advanced

Wed, Mar 20   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

This class has designed for intermediate and advanced level.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

French Conversation Group - Intermediate-Advanced

Short: Pull My Daisy (The Beats)

Wed, Mar 20   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Short film, dir. by Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie

US, 1959, 30 mins

In this short adapted from the third act of Jack Kerouac’s play, Beat Generation, and featuring improvised narration by Kerouac, Milo is a railroad brakeman, his...

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Short: Pull My Daisy (The Beats)

Obscene: A Portrait of Barney Rosset and Grove Press

Wed, Mar 20   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Neil Ortenberg
US, 2007, 98 mins

Obscene is the definitive film biography of Barney Rosset, who acquired Grove Press in 1951 and embarked on a tumultuous career of publishing and political engagement....

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Obscene: A Portrait of Barney Rosset and Grove Press

MAR
21

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Jam with Jamie and Friends

Thu, Mar 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years first five years stomp clap and sing

Get ready for a serious jam session that will get everyone up and dancing! Jam with Jamie and Friends come armed with guitar and bubbles, ready to jam out to traditional children's songs, rock n' roll oldies, and today's hits.

Change...

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Jam with Jamie and Friends

English Conversation Group

Thu, Mar 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Creative Writing Workshop: Symbolism

Thu, Mar 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Do you enjoy writing? Great, come write with us! We'll be exploring symbolism and how to use it to enhance your stories. Paper and pencils will be supplied.

Featured Event
Creative Writing Workshop: Symbolism

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Mar 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)

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

Thu, Mar 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids

Enjoy building with Lego and Duplo bricks and Keva planks! Create cars, planes, castles, gardens and more; let your imagination soar!

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

Chess Club

Thu, Mar 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

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

This class has designed for intermediate and advanced level.

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

Studs Terkel: Listening to America

Thu, Mar 21   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Short film, dir. by Eric Simonson
US, 2009, 40 mins

For over 60 years, Studs Terkel elevated the voices and experiences of everyday Americans through his skillful interviews on radio and TV and in books. The documentary...

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Studs Terkel: Listening to America

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Mar 21   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

Marguerite Duras: Worn Out with Desire to Write

Thu, Mar 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Dir. by Alan Benson and Daniel Wiles
UK, 1985, 54 mins

Marguerite Duras – 20th-century France’s greatest femme de lettres – was the sort of woman who spared neither herself nor others. In this vintage filmed interview, the late...

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Marguerite Duras: Worn Out with Desire to Write

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