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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

Make a Movie on Your Phone

Tue, Mar 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Learn how to use mobile devices to make compelling short-form videos. We will discuss storyboard frame composition, audio and lightning, as well as exploring iMovie and Movie Maker.

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Make a Movie on Your Phone

Mahjong

Tue, Mar 19   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults table-top & board games

Interested in learning and playing American Mahjong? Please join us!

Mahjong

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

Chair Yoga

Tue, Mar 19   1:45 pm to 3:00 pm   Leonard Library

Older Adults yoga and meditation

Join us for this gentle form of yoga.  Participants will be taught a way of achieving mental and physcial wellness by sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  If you are unable to attend...

Chair Yoga

Homework Help

Tue, Mar 19   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades 1 through 8, we can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

Chess Club

Tue, Mar 19   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

DIY Tuesdays

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

Teens arts and crafts diy teen time

Make buttons, jewelry, duct tape creations, origami, blackout poetry and more with other teens. For 6th grade and up. 

DIY Tuesdays

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Mar 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

Story Play

Tue, Mar 19   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years story play

Listening to a story and play toys.

Story Play

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

ESOL Conversation Group

Tue, Mar 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

ESOL Conversation Group

Yoga

Tue, Mar 19   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Leonard Library

Adults fitness health and wellness yoga and meditation

Adults will enjoy the pleasure of moving their body, safely, under expert guidance. Beginners are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing.

Yoga

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

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Homegrown Strategies: Saving our Native Flora

Tue, Mar 19   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

Grace Markman has worked as a field botanist and educator in New York City and the Northeast for over thirty years.

Her workshop will focus on successful strategies that have been utilized to conserve and promote our native flora. A power...

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Homegrown Strategies: Saving our Native Flora

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
20

Understanding Diploma Options and Pathways

Wed, Mar 20   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adhd autism inclusive services

Learn what it takes to obtain a local, Regents, and advanced Regents diploma, as well as alternate pathways such as a high school equivalency degree and CDOS credential, and develop a plan to achieve your high school graduation goals. (For...

Understanding Diploma Options and Pathways

coloring for kids

Wed, Mar 20   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  Your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.  

coloring for kids

Toddler Time

Wed, Mar 20   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Toddlers 18 to 24 months have their own special time for stories and songs.

Toddler Time

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

Build with DUPLO

Wed, Mar 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Dyker Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo

Join us for DUPLO playtime in the library!

Build with DUPLO

Stomp, Clap & Sing

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

Birth to Five Years first five years stomp clap and sing toddler time

Brooklyn's kindie titans Rolie Polie Guacamole, have been perfecting their show over the last decade scooping up several Parents' Choice awards along the way. Their shows incorporate fun, fresh and smart lyrics in a style appealing to kids and...

Stomp, Clap & Sing

Ask a Tech

Wed, Mar 20   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Leonard 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

Babies & Books

Wed, Mar 20   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

Babies and great books - a classic combination! For little ones 0 to 20 months.

Babies & Books

Build with DUPLO

Wed, Mar 20   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo

Join us for DUPLO playtime in the library!

Build with DUPLO

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

Game On!

Wed, Mar 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Teens game on! table-top & board games teen time

Anyone up for a quick game? Check out a game by leaving your library card at the front desk.

Game On!

Family Movie: The Hunger Games... Celebrate Women's History Month

Wed, Mar 20   2:45 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Teens techknowledge teen time women's history month

Celebrate Woman's History Month at Dyker.

Watch the Hunger Games rated PG-13, 142 mins.

Family Movie: The Hunger Games... Celebrate Women's History Month

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

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

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Mar 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y) Space Limited

Thu, Mar 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Leonard Library

Kids toddler time yoga and meditation toddler yoga

Toddlers have a chance to explore the exciting world of yoga under the supervision of an experienced and expert instructor.

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y) Space Limited

Adult Coloring for Fun

Thu, Mar 21   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults arts and crafts

Please come and join us for the fun of adult coloring program at the Dyker Library.

Art supplies will be provided.   No registration required.

Adult Coloring for Fun

Ask the Tech

Thu, Mar 21   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults adult learning 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 the Tech

SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Thu, Mar 21   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Enroll in the NYC Rent Freeze Program

Seniors and People with Disabilities, Keep Your Rent From Increasing, If You:

- Are you 62 years or older (18 years old if disabled);

- Have a household income of $50,000 or less;

-...

Featured Event
SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Mar 21   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Leonard Library

Adults support groups

Facilitated by Jennette Selig, PD (DTI), CLEC. Jennette is a neighborhood mom, childbirth educator, and lactation educator/counselor.

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Babies & Books

Thu, Mar 21   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Dyker Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

It's never too early to introduce your baby to books!  Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.  For ages 0 - 18 months.  

Babies & Books

Homework Help

Thu, Mar 21   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades 1 through 8, we can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

Game On!

Thu, Mar 21   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Teens game on! table-top & board games teen time

Anyone up for a quick game? Check out a game by leaving your library card at the front desk.

Game On!

“Library Lab: Roller Coaster Challenge

Thu, Mar 21   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids after school kids explore

"Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through...

“Library Lab: Roller Coaster Challenge

Teen Tech Time

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

Teens techknowledge teen tech 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.

Teen Tech Time

Chess Workshop for Kids

Thu, Mar 21   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids chess workshop teen time

Is there anything more exciting and fascinating than chess? We think not! Kids 8 and up are invited to play and improve their skills in this, the most ancient and mysterious of board games.

Chess Workshop for Kids

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

Knitting for Adults

Thu, Mar 21   5:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Dyker Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Come socialize with a group of ladies and knit at your leisure!

Knitting for Adults

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

Dreaming Murakami

Thu, Mar 21   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Nitesh Anjaan
Denmark, 2017, 58 mins

When Mette Holm begins to translate Haruki Murakami’s debut novel Kaze no uta o kike (Hear the Wind Sing), a two-meter-tall frog shows up at an underground station...

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Dreaming Murakami

imagine... Margaret Atwood: You Have Been Warned

Thu, Mar 21   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Katy Homan
UK, 2017, 60 mins

Universally acclaimed as one of Canada's greatest living writers, Margaret Atwood has been fearlessly outspoken in her life and in her work. At age 77, her star shines brighter and...

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imagine... Margaret Atwood: You Have Been Warned

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Veterans Mental Health First Aid

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

Adults mhfa

Family members and personnel working with military and families are often not aware of how to engage veterans with mental illnesses and addictions. In addition to the impact of military service on the veteran, each has a circle of family (...

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Veterans Mental Health First Aid

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