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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

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Mon, Feb 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Flatbush Learning Center

Adults adult learning citizenship literacy

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen we can help!

Join our free exam preparation groups! 

For more information contact: Literacy Zone Case Managers at 718.230.2102 or email Christina Reid at creid@bklynlibrary.org...

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

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.

Featured Event
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

Babies and Books

Tue, Feb 25   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

Ask a Tech

Tue, Feb 25   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: Gaming

Tue, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Teens game on teen tech time teen time video games

Join us for an hour of PS4 and/or Switch gaming!

Teen Zone:  Gaming

Build with LEGO

Tue, Feb 25   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 25   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

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

Tue, Feb 25   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

In a live recording of Project Syndicate’s Opinion Has It podcast, Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, NYT best-selling author Anand Giridharadas, and host and Foreign Policy Interrupted co-founder Elmira Bayrasli take a deep look at widening...

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Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

FEB
26

2020 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Wed, Feb 26   9:30 am to 11:00 am   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....

Featured Event Register
2020 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 26   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 26   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 26   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 26   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 26   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 26   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 26   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

Computer Basics Workshop

Wed, Feb 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Flatbush Learning Center

Adults adult learning computer basics

Come learn how to use a computer, including: 

Basic computer operations Searching the internet  Typing Email

For more information or to RSVP contact: Christina Reid at creid@bklynlibrary.org

Computer Basics Workshop

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 26   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

Small Business Cyber Preparation with SCORE

Wed, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business community partner small business

Did you know that small and mid-sized businesses are more impacted by cyberattacks than the larger corporations you are always hearing about? That’s because smaller businesses have limited IT resources, inexperience with government regulations,...

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Small Business Cyber Preparation with SCORE

Read and Play

Wed, Feb 26   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 26   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

Adult Book Club/Discussion: The Overstory

Wed, Feb 26   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join us for a discussion of The Overstory by Richard Powers.

Adult Book Club/Discussion: The Overstory

Global Citizen Poetry

Wed, Feb 26   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
27

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Thu, Feb 27   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 27   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 27   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

Game On!: Board Games

Thu, Feb 27   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: Stained Glass Window Art

Thu, Feb 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids kids create

Design your own mini-version of a stained glass window! Ages 4+

Kids Create: Stained Glass Window Art

Kids Create

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with art projects.

For ages 6 to 12.

 

Kids Create

FEB
28

Family Movie: 101 Dalmatians

Fri, Feb 28   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids family movie

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

About the film: "When Cruella DeVil dognaps all of the Dalmatian puppies in London, brave animal heroes launch a daring plan to save all puppies from Cruella's clutches!"...

Family Movie: 101 Dalmatians

Read and Play

Fri, Feb 28   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

After School Stories

Fri, Feb 28   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

FEB
29

Story and Play

Sat, Feb 29   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

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

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

All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us for a fun storytime!

For all ages.

Saturday Storytime

Kotchegna: Dance Traditions from Ivory Coast

Sat, Feb 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family

Performing in elaborate masks to the explosive percussion of a corps of brilliant drummers, Kotchegna Dance Company's irresistible excitement and pulsating rhythms are an experience to behold. Join master dancer and percussionist Vado Diomande...

Featured Event
Kotchegna: Dance Traditions from Ivory Coast

Featured Film: Harriet (2019)

Sat, Feb 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults film movies movies at the library

The incredible true story of Harriet Tubman, and her quest to lead hundreds of slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

Featured Film: Harriet (2019)

Chess Workshop

Sat, Feb 29   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

MAR
1

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Sun, Mar 1   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids team up to read

Utilize fun game techniques to build comprehension.

Design a comic strip to learn the parts of a story!

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Mar 1   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam

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!

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: David Krakauer and Kathleen Tagg, Breath + Hammer

Sun, Mar 1   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Influences of world music, jazz, classical, experimental techniques, and electronics blend together in this unique collaboration. Krakauer’s use of extended techniques, improvisation, and circular breathing on the clarinet, and Tagg’s prowess...

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: David Krakauer and Kathleen Tagg, Breath + Hammer

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