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JAN
18

Toy Swap

Sat, Jan 18   10:00 am to 12:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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The Climate Action Family Network, along with 350 Brooklyn Families, is hosting a post-holiday toy swap! Bring any toys in good condition to the Information Commons Lab to swap, reduce waste, and save money :)

Swap will be from...

Toy Swap

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 18   11:00 am to 11:45 am   DeKalb Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends! Join us for stories, music, and rhymes at the library!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us for a fun storytime!

For all ages.

Saturday Storytime

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Sat, Jan 18   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults adult learning esol

Free Beginners' English as a Second Language class for adults (21 and over).   For more info call 718-240-2770 or go to www.tinyurl.com/School6=GetInfo

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 18   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Highway Library

Kids saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Story Time

Sat, Jan 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Marcy Library

Kids saturday storytime

Children's Story time and arts& crafts (drawing) for Children and Families.

Saturday Story Time

Coloring for Kids

Sat, Jan 18   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful day in the library.

Coloring for Kids

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 18   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

Poetry Club

Sat, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults creative writing poetry

Discuss poetry in a  comfortable setting.

Poetry Club

Kids Create Duplo

Sat, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego toddler time

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Mapleton Library

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Afternoon storytime at Mapleton Branch.

Saturday Storytime

LEGO Club

Sat, Jan 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

Kids build with lego

We provide the legos, you provide the creativity!

LEGO Club

JAN
19

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Jan 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Wash and Fold Super Laundry

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Wash and Fold Super Laundry at 647 Powell Street**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Hands-On Art for Young Children

Sun, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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Hands-On Art for Young Children (CTLE Credits: 3)

Early Learning Through Artful Playing, Strategies for Child-lead Art explorations.

A fun, hands-on session where participants work with a variety of basic art...

Featured Event Register
BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Hands-On Art for Young Children

Coloring for Kids

Sun, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful day in the library.

Coloring for Kids

Kids Create Duplo

Sun, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego toddler time

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clean Rite

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Clean Rite at 1760 Eastern Parkway**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead story time and...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

JAN
21

Stop Motion Animation

Tue, Jan 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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In two hours, learn the tools and techniques to create an animated film. Spend course time working on a short, animated video, with the potential to exhibit online or on Brooklyn Free Speech.

Featured Event Register
Stop Motion Animation

Read and Play

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

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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

Babies & Books

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come to this program to hear great stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

For babies birth to 18 months and their parents or...

Babies & Books

Coloring for Kids

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful day in the library.

Coloring for Kids

Health and Medical Information Online

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults health and wellness

Learn how research various diseases/illnesses along with Prescription drugs and their side effects

Health and Medical Information Online

Kids Create Duplo

Tue, Jan 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego toddler time

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Chess Club

Tue, Jan 21   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids after school table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess!  Instruction available for total beginners, as well as those more advanced.  Recommended for ages 8 and up. 

Chess Club

Gather to knit and crochet

Tue, Jan 21   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

How to Record Your Podcast

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started.

Register
How to Record Your Podcast

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Ask a Tech

Tue, Jan 21   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 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

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Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Computer Basics

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway 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 instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

Computer Basics

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Ask a librarian for quick tips to speed up your job search. Learn where to find local job openings and free job training, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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Teens, age 12+, battle it for supremacy playing SuperSmash Brothers or racing to the number 1 spot in Mario Kart. 

Have fun! Make friends! Get a free book!*

Teen Tech Time is a welcoming sapce.

Teen Tech Time

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Tue, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Clean Rite

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Clean Rite at 1760 Eastern Parkway**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead story time and...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Our Garden Club

Tue, Jan 21   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

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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

Chess Workshop

Tue, Jan 21   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Marcy Library

Teens Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your chess game with instructor Reinaldo Duran.  For beginers or advanced players.  Tweens, teens and families welcome.

Chess Workshop

How to Edit Your Podcast

Tue, Jan 21   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about simple editing tools to make your podcast sound better, as well as free and inexpensive software options for editing at home or on the go.

Register
How to Edit Your Podcast

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Tue, Jan 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults adult learning esol

Free Beginners' English as a Second Language class for adults (21 and over).  Open enrollment.  For more info call 718-240-2770 or go to www.tinyurl.com/School6=GetInfo

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jan 21   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: The Galapagos: Home of Evolution

Tue, Jan 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults all ages environment

600 miles off the coast of mainland Ecuador sits a chain of volcanic islands that are home to a range of fascinating and unique animals. Because of its isolation, the Galapagos has served as a workshop in evolution. The slight variation of some...

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: The Galapagos: Home of Evolution

JAN
22

Tot Art

Wed, Jan 22   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 22   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 22   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

story and play

Wed, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years story play

stories, fingerplays, songs, games and other fun activities.

story and play

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Wed, Jan 22   12:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census career

The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a variety of temporary full-time and flexible part-time jobs. No resumés or cover letters are required to apply. Pay rates start at $20 per hour!

You will have the opportunity to learn about...

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Read and Play

Wed, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

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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

Coloring for Kids

Wed, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful day in the library.

Coloring for Kids

Afternoon Movie of the Month

Wed, Jan 22   1:30 pm to 3:15 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults movies movies at the library

"Bad Day at Black Rock" (1955)

Afternoon Movie of the Month

Kids Create Duplo

Wed, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego toddler time

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

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Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Introduction to iPads

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

iPad training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to iPads or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using an iPad.

This lesson introduces new iPad users to apps and techniques used to...

Introduction to iPads

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