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JAN
28

Free Online Tax Help

Tue, Jan 28   12:00 pm to 7:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

Babies and Books

Tue, Jan 28   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months only, please. 

This program requires online registration - registration will be...

Babies and Books

Read and Play

Tue, Jan 28   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities first five years

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

Tue, Jan 28   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months only, please. 

This program requires online registration - registration will be available...

Babies and Books

Gather to knit and crochet

Tue, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Come learn to knit and crochet.  All ages welcome.

Gather to knit and crochet

Ask a Tech

Tue, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands 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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time teen time

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Teen Zone's Anime Afternoon

Tue, Jan 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Teens teen time

Join us for an Afternoon of Anime celebration.  Drawing, viewing, and reading galore!

Teen Zone's Anime Afternoon

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Tue, Jan 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Homework Help

Tue, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades 1 through 8, a trained volunteer can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

Our Garden Club

Tue, Jan 28   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities first five years

Missing plants and green things? Come inside and garden with us this winter! Celebrate plants with stories, songs and dance.  For children ages 6-12 with and without disabilities. Parent or caregiver must accompany children.

Our Garden Club

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Jan 28   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

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Jan 28   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

JAN
29

Toddler Time

Wed, Jan 29   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months only, please.

This program requires online...

Toddler Time

Tot Art

Wed, Jan 29   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for a creative art session geared for 0-5 year olds.

Tot Art

Story Play

Wed, Jan 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for storytime! Enjoy books, songs and playtime.

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required, inquire at Information Desk.

Story Play

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, Jan 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Older 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

Babies and Books

Wed, Jan 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years 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 0-36 months.

Babies and Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Jan 29   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months only, please.

This program requires online...

Toddler Time

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jan 29   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Read and Play

Wed, Jan 29   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities first five years

Come and hear stories, make friends and play at our inclusive storytime. For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities. Group size limited to 12. A parent or caregiver must accompany children.

Read and Play

Crochet Circle

Wed, Jan 29   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Every Wednesday afternoon all skill levels are welcomed to join the Crochet Club. Come meet new people, talk with friends and work on projects. 

Crochet Circle

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jan 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Jan 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults philosophy in the library

Philosophy begins in wonder. Plato

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Philosophy Discussion Group

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Jan 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time teen time

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Ask a Tech

Wed, Jan 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat 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 a Tech

Chess Club

Wed, Jan 29   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Drop into our chess club and learn strategy from our Chessmaster William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun! Ages 5+

This program is generously funded by our...

Chess Club

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Wed, Jan 29   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Jan 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults resume

Get advice on your resume or cover letter, get help finding education and career information, learn interview skills, and more with help from trained Brooklyn Public Library staff.  First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff...

Resume & Career Help

Digital Photography: The Manual Setting

Wed, Jan 29   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn how to fully utilize your digital camera’s features and simple tricks to create beautiful images. We’ll discuss manual camera settings, resolution and exposure levels, and how to properly white balance to make your pictures pop.

...

Register
Digital Photography: The Manual Setting

Project Art Workshop

Wed, Jan 29   5:15 pm to 6:15 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Explore, create and express yourself through art with ProjectArt! Classes will be taught by New lLots Library's artist-in-residence.

The ProjectArt community is dedicated to bringing the arts to as many children as it can in a time...

Project Art Workshop

Chess Workshop

Wed, Jan 29   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Drop-in and learn strategy from our chess grandmaster master William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun!

All ages - all levels.

Chess Workshop

Adult Book Club/Discussion: Women Talking

Wed, Jan 29   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join us for a discussion of Women Talking by Canadian author Miriam Toews. Her novel is based on real-life events in a Mennonite colony in Bolivia when women learned they were being drugged and raped.

Adult Book Club/Discussion: Women Talking

JAN
30

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Jan 30   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Free Online Tax Help

Thu, Jan 30   10:30 am to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Jan 30   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll take out educational toys for social play.  Ages 3-5 only, please.

This program requires online registration -...

Preschool Storytime

Game On!: Board Games

Thu, Jan 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Enjoy playing board games with your friends.

Game On!: Board Games

Kids Create: Stencils and Stamps

Thu, Jan 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids after school kids create

Come and let your creativity fly!  Ages 4+.

Kids Create: Stencils and Stamps

Anime and Manga Club

Thu, Jan 30   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens anime and manga movies techknowledge

A time to chill and have fun watching and talking about anime and manga after a stressful day at school. We will watch 1-2 episodes of an anime or a movie and have time to talk about it and anything else related to anime and manga.

Anime and Manga Club

Ancestor Pyramid Presentation

Thu, Jan 30   5:00 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults artist talks film lectures and discussions

Sasha Juste of Birthright Creations LLC will be showcasing and discussing her Ancestor Pyramid that she created.  There will also be a film screening of a short documentary called "Offerings for Goree Island."

Ancestor Pyramid Presentation

JAN
31

Tot Art

Fri, Jan 31   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for a creative art session geared for 0-5 year olds.

Tot Art

Story Play

Fri, Jan 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for storytime! Enjoy books, songs and playtime.

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required, inquire at Information Desk.

Story Play

Story Play

Fri, Jan 31   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime w/parents and caregiviers!

For ages 0-5.

Story Play

Family Movie: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Fri, Jan 31   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids after school film friday film club

Come to the library for a movie to start the weekend off right!

About the film: "Video game villain Wreck-It-Ralph must brave the Internet to help Vanellope fix her game Sugar Rush." Rated PG.

Family Movie: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Read and Play

Fri, Jan 31   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities first five years

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

Read and Play

Dance with BUPH

Fri, Jan 31   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids move to learn music

Learning to dance can be fun!

Every Friday children and teens can have fun dancing while making new friends.

Dance with BUPH

Teen Computer Lab

Fri, Jan 31   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens computer basics

Teens ages 9-17 can work on homework, watch a video, or play a game. Research assistance and tech help available from a librarian....

Teen Computer Lab

Teen Zone

Fri, Jan 31   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

Kid Tech Time

Fri, Jan 31   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

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Tired after a long week of school? Come to the Carroll Gardens Library on Fridays @ 4 PM in order to enjoy playing video games on the Nintendo Switch or play solo games on our iPads!@

Kid Tech Time

Kid Tech Time

Fri, Jan 31   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time video games

Tired after a long week of school? Come to the Carroll Gardens Library on Fridays @ 4 PM in order to enjoy playing video games on the Nintendo Switch or play solo games on our iPads!

Kid Tech Time

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