E.g., Sep 20 2019
SEP
20

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Sep 20   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids kids tech time

It's Friday!  You made it!!  Come hangout with us and unwind from your week with some friendly video gaming.

Wii gaming console and iPads will be available during the program.

Ages 5-12

Kids Tech Time

SEP
21

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Marcy Library

Kids all ages early literacy

Join us for Saturday Storytime - every Saturday at 11am! We'll read old classics, new favorites & sing songs. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

SEP
22

Brooklyn Book Festival Day: Second Read: Susan Sontag presented by BPL

Sun, Sep 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Borough Hall

Adults author talks bpl presents brooklyn book festival conversations

*This event will take place at Brooklyn Borough Hall & Plaza's main stage located at 209 Joralemon Street.

Second Read is BPL’s series of live-criticism examining the work of contemporary and canonical classics. Susan Sontag, the...

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Brooklyn Book Festival Day: Second Read: Susan Sontag presented by BPL

SEP
23

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Sep 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults performance

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi at Central

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Mon, Sep 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Movies @ the Library

Mon, Sep 23   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids family movie film movies movies at the library

Join us to watch a fun family film!

Movies @ the Library

SEP
24

Outreach at Apple Bank

Tue, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Apple Bank

Adults apple bank

Come by Apple Bank and say hello to Flatlands Branch staff!

Outreach at Apple Bank

ESOL Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 24   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults english conversation group

Join us for a free conversation group to practice your English!  Led by an experienced teacher, you will review common terms, common themes, and participate in English speaking!  No preparation required and all levels welcome!

ESOL Conversation Group

SEP
25

Build with LEGO

Wed, Sep 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids build with lego

Need a creative way to decompress from a long school day?  No problem!  Join us at your very own LEGO group where can take up the weekly LEGO challenge or let your imagination run wild with your very own design.

Build with LEGO

Billy Bragg Discusses "The Three Dimensions of Freedom," with Amy Goodman

Wed, Sep 25   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

PLEASE NOTE: This event has reached capacity and registration has been closed.

Co-presented with Greenlight Books, BPL Presents musician and activist Billy Bragg, in conversation with Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman. Bragg diagnoses...

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Billy Bragg Discusses "The Three Dimensions of Freedom," with Amy Goodman

SEP
26

Story Play

Thu, Sep 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Marcy Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes & playtime! Ages 0-5yrs, accompanied by parents or caregivers!

Story Play

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Sep 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Adults arts and crafts

Every Thursday afternoon all skill levels are welcomed to join the Knitting and Crochet group. Come meet new people and work on projects. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own crochet hook, knitting needles and yarn.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Sep 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Teens summer reading teen tech time video games

Teen Tech Time just got way more awesome, because the Carroll Gardens library now has a Nintendo Switch! Join us for Video Game Club: Summer edition! Come join our Super Smash Bros party, or bring your own games for extra fun...

Teen Tech Time

ACLU: At Liberty Podcast with Edward Snowden

Thu, Sep 26   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government’s system of mass surveillance, joins ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero (via video call) to discuss his new memoir, Permanent Record, which reveals for the first...

ACLU: At Liberty Podcast with Edward Snowden

SEP
27

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids kids tech time

It's Friday!  You made it!!  Come hangout with us and unwind from your week with some friendly video gaming.

Wii gaming console and iPads will be available during the program.

Ages 5-12

Kids Tech Time

SEP
28

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 28   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Marcy Library

Kids all ages early literacy

Join us for Saturday Storytime - every Saturday at 11am! We'll read old classics, new favorites & sing songs. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

SEP
30

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Sep 30   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults performance

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi at Central

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Mon, Sep 30   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Movies @ the Library

Mon, Sep 30   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids family movie film movies movies at the library

Join us to watch a fun family film!

Movies @ the Library

OCT
1

The Review Panel

Tue, Oct 1   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults artist talks bpl presents the review panel

Leading art critics join moderator David Cohen in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs.

Presented in association with Artcritical.

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The Review Panel

OCT
2

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Wed, Oct 2   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Oct 2   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the idea that behind every great writer is a great reader. 

We will study the work of poets recommended by Eduardo Corral, Kaveh Akbar, Nikky Finney, Dunya...

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

OCT
3

Story Play

Thu, Oct 3   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Marcy Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes & playtime! Ages 0-5yrs, accompanied by parents or caregivers!

Story Play

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Oct 3   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Adults arts and crafts

Every Thursday afternoon all skill levels are welcomed to join the Knitting and Crochet group. Come meet new people and work on projects. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own crochet hook, knitting needles and yarn.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Ask a Tech

Thu, Oct 3   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Marcy 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.

If you need additional help or can’t make...

Ask a Tech

Amitav Ghosh Discusses Gun Island with Elliott Holt

Thu, Oct 3   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

From the award-winning author of the bestselling epic Ibis trilogy comes a globetrotting, folkloric adventure novel about family and heritage.

Bundook. Gun. A common word, but one that turns Deen Datta’s world upside down. A dealer of...

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Amitav Ghosh Discusses Gun Island with Elliott Holt

OCT
5

Events for Youth and Families: A Bilingual Family Concert with Mister G

Sat, Oct 5   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids live music music performance

Ben Gundersheimer (MISTER G) is a Latin GRAMMY Award-winning artist, author, activist, and educator. Hailed as “a bilingual rock star” by the Washington Post, he tours internationally playing everywhere from Lollapalooza and Lincoln Center to...

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Events for Youth and Families: A Bilingual Family Concert with Mister G

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 5   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

OCT
7

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Oct 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults performance

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi at Central

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Mon, Oct 7   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

OCT
8

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Sunny Songsters

Tue, Oct 8   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Come sing and dance with the Sunny Songsters! We take children on an exciting musical journey filled with instruments, scarves, bubbles and much more. We sing a mix of original tunes and classic children's songs.

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Sunny Songsters

OCT
9

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Wed, Oct 9   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Oct 9   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the idea that behind every great writer is a great reader. 

We will study the work of poets recommended by Eduardo Corral, Kaveh Akbar, Nikky Finney, Dunya...

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Perfecting Your Pitch-Part 2

Wed, Oct 9   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!  Camille Newman-Alleyne, first place winner of the 2010 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition and many pitch competitions, returns for Perfecting Your Pitch-Part 2.

In our first pitch workshop we...

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Perfecting Your Pitch-Part 2

OCT
10

Story Play

Thu, Oct 10   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Marcy Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes & playtime! Ages 0-5yrs, accompanied by parents or caregivers!

Story Play

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Oct 10   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Adults arts and crafts

Every Thursday afternoon all skill levels are welcomed to join the Knitting and Crochet group. Come meet new people and work on projects. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own crochet hook, knitting needles and yarn.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Ask a Tech

Thu, Oct 10   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Marcy 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.

If you need additional help or can’t make...

Ask a Tech

OCT
12

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 12   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten

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 &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Events for Youth & Families: New York International Children's Film Festival: Kid Flicks One

Sat, Oct 12   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids family movie movies

Bigger, brighter, bolder—change is in the air in NYICFF Kid Flicks 1, brimming with fun and clever stories of growth and transformation. If you’ve ever been the youngest of the group, you’ll sympathize with the little tadpole who always falls a...

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Events for Youth & Families: New York International Children's Film Festival: Kid Flicks One

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 12   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

The Open Newsroom in the Library

Sat, Oct 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults community partner

The Brooklyn Public Library & THE CITY invite you to the Open Newsroom to chat, eat snacks & figure out how local news can better serve you.

Whose information do you trust more: TV or your best friend? Is Facebook your only news...

The Open Newsroom in the Library

OCT
13

Silent Movie Matinee: The Phantom of the Opera (1925/1929)

Sun, Oct 13   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film silent movie matinee

Strange things are happening behind the scenes at the Paris Opéra, circa 1881, where rumors of an "Opera ghost" may be true. An unseen phantom tutors and inspires Christine Daaé to rise from chorus-member to soloist, but when she rejects his love...

Silent Movie Matinee: The Phantom of the Opera (1925/1929)

OCT
15

Kids Create

Tue, Oct 15   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a fun and engaging craft or art project.  Bring your creative side and let's create!

Kids Create

Franklin Furnace: Performance Is Public Artist Talk and Reception

Tue, Oct 15   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

We welcome you to an artist talk with visionary artist and Franklin Furnace Founder Martha Wilson. Reception to follow with light fare and refreshments served.

View information on the Franklin Furnace: Performance Is Public exhibition...

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Franklin Furnace: Performance Is Public Artist Talk and Reception

OCT
16

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Wed, Oct 16   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Oct 16   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the idea that behind every great writer is a great reader. 

We will study the work of poets recommended by Eduardo Corral, Kaveh Akbar, Nikky Finney, Dunya...

Register
Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

OCT
17

Story Play

Thu, Oct 17   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Marcy Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes & playtime! Ages 0-5yrs, accompanied by parents or caregivers!

Story Play

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Oct 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Adults arts and crafts

Every Thursday afternoon all skill levels are welcomed to join the Knitting and Crochet group. Come meet new people and work on projects. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own crochet hook, knitting needles and yarn.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

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