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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

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

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

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**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

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

Adults bric photography techknowledge

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

Creative Writing

Tue, Jan 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults creative writing

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Jan 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults adult learning computer basics microsoft office techknowledge

Microsoft Word introduces new and returning users to the basics of using, creating, editing and documents.

Microsoft Word Basics

Falun Dafa Exercise and Meditation Class

Tue, Jan 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Practice meditation and exercise, increase energy and vitality, reduce stress, and enjoy peace of mind.

Falun Dafa Exercise and Meditation Class

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

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)

Children's Movie

Tue, Jan 21   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids family movie movies at the library

Call the Ryder branch for details. 718-331-2962

Children's Movie

Teen Tech Time

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

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

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

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

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 Time

Wed, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

An hour of stories, songs, and playing for babies and toddlers.

Story Time

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

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

Tai Chi Exercise

Wed, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults fitness

Chinese exercise

Tai Chi Exercise

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

Afterschool Homework Help

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

Library Lab

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

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

Library Lab: Electricity

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids after school library lab

After School STEM Activities for Children

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 12) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun,...

Library Lab: Electricity

Arts & Crafts

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids arts and crafts

Enjoy a different arts & crafts project every week.

Arts & Crafts

Japanese 101

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens anime and manga japanese

Japanese manga has become very popular in the US. Titles such as Naruto, Sailor Moon, and Fairy Tail continue to be well loved.

Many fans of manga, anime, and video games, develop an interest in learning Japanese, so let’s practice...

Japanese 101

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