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FEB
24

Free Tax Help and Preparation

Sat, Feb 24   10:30 am to 4:30 pm   Bushwick Library

Brooklyn Public Library can help you prepare your own taxes online… for free!

To participate in this free program, you must have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills, and you must bring all required information to the site (...

Free Tax Help and Preparation

Movies @ the Library: Selma

Sat, Feb 24   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Spring Creek Library

all ages Blockbuster Saturday Dasny Movies @ The Library

Come on down to Spring Creek and we'll enjoy some cool new blockbusters!

"Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march...

Movies @ the Library: Selma

Resume One-on-One

Sat, Feb 24   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Need help to make your resume?

Need help to create a customized cover letter?

Want to learn interview skills?
Resume One-on-One

Homework Help

Sat, Feb 24   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

afer school homework help after school homework

Come to Paerdegat Library for homework help!

Homework Help

Resume One-on-One 如何写简历

Sat, Feb 24   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Need help to make your resume?

Need help to create a customized cover letter?

Want to learn interview skills?
Resume One-on-One 如何写简历

Karaoke

Sat, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Come in and sing hits from the 1940s through 1960s.

Karaoke

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Sat, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Saratoga Library

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Are you looking to improve your skills to make yourself more attractive to employers in your job search? Come to find out more about Brooklyn Public Library’s online learning platforms, which allow you to take skill-building classes in many...

Featured Event
Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines

Sat, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

Documentary, dir. Kristy Guevara-Flanagan and Kelcey Edwards
US, 2012, 62 min.

The film explores the fascinating birth, evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. It introduces audiences to a dynamic group of fictional and real-life...

Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines

English Conversation Group

Sat, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults English English conversation learn English

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

English Conversation Group

After School Homework Help

Sat, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

after school homework children's program program for teenagers

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Talents Without Borders

Sat, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

culture Dasny Russian Show

We are proud to present a wide variety of community talents, artists, musicians, composers and visual artists of multicultural community of New York City.

Explore diversity through music, dance, art and theater. Our goal is to engage,...

Talents Without Borders

Chinese New Year Celebration

Sat, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Celebrate Chinese New Year Dasny Tecknowledge

Do you know how the Chinese

celebrate the Lunar New Year? What kind of music do they play during a family gathering?

Along with festive music, folk songs and dance, Ba Ban Chinese Music Society wishes you great prospects and...

Chinese New Year Celebration

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Clinton Hill Library

First Five Years play Read Aloud Saturday Storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

I-Ching

 

I-Ching the book of changes is one of the oldest Chinese classic philosophies that can help us to make decisions that logic alone cannot handle.

Free lectures in Chinese and English

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Music Therapy: Family Karaoke

Sat, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Sing along to popular songs

Families Welcome

Music Therapy: Family Karaoke

Capoeira Class for Adults and Teens

Sat, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Capoeira (cap·o·ei·ra) is an Afro-Brazilian martial art disguised as a dance. It was created in the 16th century by enslaved Africans in Brazil who used it to liberate themselves.

Come join Ile de Palmares for this free class for adults...

Capoeira Class for Adults and Teens

Write Down, I am an Arab

Sat, Feb 24   5:00 pm to 6:15 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

Documentary, dir. by Ibtisam Mara’ana
Israel/Palestine, 2014, 73 min., Arabic with English subtitles

A fascinating look at the life and work of Palestinian national poet and one of the most influential writers of the Arab world,...

Featured Event
Write Down, I am an Arab

Burroughs, the Movie

Sat, Feb 24   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

Documentary, dir. by Howard Brookner
US, 1983, 90 min.

Made up of footage filmed over the course of 5 years, the documentary charts the development of William S. Burroughs’ unique literary style and wildly unconventional life,...

Register
Burroughs, the Movie

Citizen Havel

Sat, Feb 24   9:00 pm to 11:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

Documentary, dir. by Pavel
Koutecký and Miroslav Janek
Czech Republic, 2017, 120 min., Czech with English subtitles

An absorbing cinéma-vérité portrait of dissident playwright-turned-statesman Václav Havel through his private...

Register
Citizen Havel

FEB
25

Free Online Tax Help and Preparation

Sun, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

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Brooklyn Public Library can help you prepare your own taxes online...for free!  You can prepare and electronically file your tax return with help from a tax assistant...all for free.

To participate in this free program, you must:...

Free Online Tax Help and Preparation

English Conversation Group

Sun, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adult Learning English Conversation Group Adults Bi Lingual ESOL Engilsh as a second Language Free English Conversation Group:ESOl Program

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

English Conversation Group

Chess Club

Sun, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Midwood Library

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Two Shorts: Bartleby & The Poetry Deal: A Film with Diane di Prima

Sun, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents films LitFilm

1:00 PM
Bartleby
Short/Animation, dir. by
Kristen Kee and Laura Naylor
US, 2017, 11 min.

A stop-motion reimagining of Herman Melville’s classic novella of the same name, in which a Wall Street lawyer finds...

Featured Event Register
Two Shorts: Bartleby & The Poetry Deal: A Film with Diane di Prima

Free Tax Help

Sun, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Room 216

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The Brooklyn Public Library can help you prepare and electronically file your tax return, with the help of a tax assistant--all for free.

Free Tax Help

Preschool Storytime

Sun, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mapleton Library

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Regarding Susan Sontag

Sun, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

Documentary, dir. by
Nancy D. Kates
US, 2014, 100 min.

The award-winning documentary explores the life of the passionate and gracefully outspoken writer, Susan Sontag, through experimental images, archival materials, accounts...

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Regarding Susan Sontag

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Japanese Language World Language Conversation 日本語

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required

Japanese Conversation Group

Patriotism (Short by Mishima) and Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

Sun, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

4:00 PM
Patriotism (Yu-koku)
Short, dir. by Yukio Mishima
Japan, 1966, 28 min., Japanese with English subtitles

Yukio Mishima foreshadowed his own suicide with this ravishing short, his only foray into filmmaking....

Register
Patriotism (Short by Mishima) and Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold

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

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

**This event has reached capacity and RSVPs are no longer being accepted.**

Documentary, dir. by Griffin Dunne
US, 2017, 94 min.

Literary icon Joan Didion reflects on her remarkable career and personal struggles in this...

Register
Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold

FEB
26

Mental Health First Aid

Mon, Feb 26   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

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Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour course that will help you:

Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses Learn how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, and loved ones...
Featured Event Register
Mental Health First Aid

Discovery Table

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Coney Island Library

free duplo Train Set pre-k

Play on our new Discovery Table with DUPLO or a Train Set!

Discovery Table

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Bilingual storytime Early Literacy Family multilingual storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Featured Event
Spanish Storytime

The Coupon Exchange

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

Our Coupon Exchange box is available all day, every day we are open. Patrons are invited to drop off valid, unwanted coupons and encouraged to pick up coupons that are offered that they'd like to use.

The Coupon Exchange

MacBook Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Macon Library

The basic components of a MacBook computer

Navigational tools of a Mac

Key terms and definitions

Intro to Apple Id and iCloud

What is Microsoft word and why use it?

Creating and opening documents

...

MacBook Computer Basics

Positive aging: Current Events

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

50 plus current events positive aging program for older aduls

Enjoy discussing current events in the company of your peers. The program takes place at the Meeting Room.

Positive aging: Current Events

Free Online Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

free tax assistance free tax help free tax preparation online tax help

Brooklyn Public Library can help you prepare your own taxes online...for free!  You can prepare and electronically file your tax return with help from a tax assistant...all for free.

To participate in this free program, you must:...

Free Online Tax Help and Preparation

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

business One-on-One SCORE

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Chess Club

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

50 plus 50+ computer info-commons

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Featured Event
Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

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All AARP free tax preparation sites for low and middle income taxpayers operate on a first come, first served basis. To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required...

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Free Online Tax Return Filing Assistance from New York State

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Finance Free new york state nys

Come to Jamaica Bay Library to receive free assistance in filing your state and federal tax returns online for the year 2017, courtesy of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance:

E-file to get your tax refund faster! Our...

Free Online Tax Return Filing Assistance from New York State

ESOL by Potencia Now

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Arlington Library

Free English Classes

ESOL by Potencia Now

TechKnowledge: One on One Help

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Mill Basin Library

Need help downloading your ebook on your ereader? Don't remember your username or password for your email & you need to reset it?

Get One-on-One Help on the computer, creating & saving documents or printing, tablet, or any...

TechKnowledge: One on One Help

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Feb 26   10:15 am to 11:00 am   DeKalb Library

Come and join us for stories, rhymes and fingerplays!

Preschool Storytime

Bengali Storytime

Mon, Feb 26   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cypress Hills Library

Bengali Family FirstFiveYears ReadAloud

Join us for stories and songs in Bengali for children and their parents or caregivers.

শিশুদের এবং তাদের অভিভাবকদের  জন্য বাংলা গল্প ও গানের জন্য আমাদের সাথে যোগ দিন.

Bengali Storytime

Build with Duplo

Mon, Feb 26   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Build with DUPLO cortelyou library duplo first five years

Music and free play with DUPLOs and other toys. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Windsor Terrace Library

Enjoy New and classic picture books, sing favorite songs and join in other activities in this playful program.

Preschool Storytime

Read and Play

Mon, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Saratoga Library

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Children hear stories, play, sing songs and make friends!

Read and Play

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill Library

first five years preschool storytime Read Aloud storytime

Stories for 2-5 year olds read aloud by a community volunteer. Tickets are not required.

Preschool Storytime

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Bilingual storytime Early Literacy Family multilingual storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

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