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FEB
18

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Tue, Feb 18   10:00 am to 11:45 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Toddler Time

Tue, Feb 18   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Feb 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Babies and Books

Tue, Feb 18   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, Feb 18   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, Feb 18   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...

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Babies and Books

Ask a Tech

Tue, Feb 18   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 Zone: Freestyle Watercolor

Tue, Feb 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Bring an open mind and let your creativity flow! 

Teen Zone:  Freestyle Watercolor

Build with LEGO

Tue, Feb 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids build with lego kids explore

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

Our Garden Club

Tue, Feb 18   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

FEB
19

2020 Vision: Ushering in an Era of CommUnity Inclusion

Wed, Feb 19   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults autism developmental disabilities inclusive services library advocacy

Presented by Morénike Giwa Onaiwu, MA, Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network

Contrary to popular opinion, 20/20 vision is not superior or “perfect” eyesight - but it is the highest measure of clarity of vision. As the new decade (2020)...

2020 Vision: Ushering in an Era of CommUnity Inclusion

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 19   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

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 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 19   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

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

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 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Tot Art

Wed, Feb 19   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, Feb 19   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, Feb 19   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

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 19   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, Feb 19   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults english conversation group

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

 

English Conversation Group

Read and Play

Wed, Feb 19   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. Group size limited to 12. A parent or caregiver must accompany children.

Read and Play

Chess Club

Wed, Feb 19   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

2020 Census Job Recruiting Event

Wed, Feb 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults 2020 census

The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring for a variety of temporary full-time and flexible part-time jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff for the 2020 Census. No resumes or cover letters are required...

2020 Census Job Recruiting Event

Global Citizen Poetry

Wed, Feb 19   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults literacy poetry

Inspired by Ilya Kaminsky’s “Poets in the World” series, Global Citizen Poetry will examine the work of living poets based outside of the United States. In addition to the “Poets in the World” anthologies, we will read New Generation African...

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Global Citizen Poetry

FEB
20

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Thu, Feb 20   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Feb 20   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

Ask A Tech

Thu, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Make a reservation for a 30-minute one-on-one session with our Technology Resource Specialist on your technology question.

Ask A Tech

Legos & Keva Planks

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Get creative and use your imagination as you build with Lego and Duplo blocks & Keva planks!

Legos & Keva Planks

Library Lab: Candy Science

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids library lab

This week, we'll explore the scientific properties of candy! Do different types of candy dissolve in different ways and at different rates? We'll find out! Ages 4+

Library Lab: Candy Science

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one of Mr. Keats' books...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Brooklyn Poets CoPresents Three Poets Reading

Thu, Feb 20   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents poetry

Poet, storyteller and essayist Roberto Carlos Garcia is the author of black / Maybe (Willow Books, 2019) and Melancolía (Červená Barva Press, 2016) and the founder of the cooperative press Get Fresh Books Publishing. His poems and prose have...

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Brooklyn Poets CoPresents Three Poets Reading

FEB
21

Lego Club

Fri, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids build with lego

Join other Lego and Duplo lovers in the neighborhood and have fun building! Take on our library challenge or build whatever you like. Ages 4+.

Lego Club

Read and Play

Fri, Feb 21   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. Group size limited to 12. A parent or caregiver must accompany children.

Read and Play

After School Stories

Fri, Feb 21   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Come and hear stories, sing songs, and make something fun! For children 5-12 years old with and without disabilities. Group size limited to 12. A parent or caregiver must accompany children.

After School Stories

2020 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Fri, Feb 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Enter PowerUP! and you could win a CASH AWARD to start your business. Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. To apply, you must attend an orientation....

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2020 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

FEB
22

Story and Play

Sat, Feb 22   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Saturday Storytime: Special Storytime with Nina Crews!

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years author talks black history month saturday storytime

Join us for a special Saturday Storytime with illustrator Nina Crews, in celebration of Black History Month! She'll be reading from her new book, "A Girl Like Me."

Light refreshments will be served, and books will be available for...

Saturday Storytime: Special Storytime with Nina Crews!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us for a fun storytime!

For all ages.

Saturday Storytime

9th Annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival

Sat, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family movies

Welcome to the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival—a yearly video contest in which kid filmmakers create weird short movies that tell the entire stories of Newbery award-winning books in about 90 seconds. The screening is hosted by...

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9th Annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival

Fun With Yarn!

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Please join us to work on projects in yarn. Instruction in crocheting is provided. Yarn available, limited hooks/needles available. No registration required.

Fun With Yarn!

Chess Workshop

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore

Learn how to play, or improve your game, with help from our chess instructor!

Chess Workshop

FEB
23

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sun, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids team up to read

Improve comprehension by making “mind movies” to visualize stories.

Enjoy drawing with colored pencils to visualize a story!

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

FEB
24

Story and Play

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Tot Art

Mon, Feb 24   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

Mon, Feb 24   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

Arts & Crafts

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a fun craft!

Arts & Crafts

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

Mon, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens anime and manga arts and crafts diy table-top & board games

Teens 12 and up join us every week for crafts, tabletop gaming, and more! 

The Youth Wing is an inclusive space and all teens are welcome.

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

FEB
25

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Tue, Feb 25   10:00 am to 11:45 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Shine and the Moonbeams

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family first five years music stomp clap and sing

Shine and the Moonbeams take the best rhythmic elements of popular music to give family audiences a soulfully satisfying experience. Come jump, grove, shakes, and sings along.

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Shine and the Moonbeams

Babies and Books

Tue, Feb 25   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, Feb 25   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

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