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OCT
23

Chess Club

Wed, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids table-top & board games

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

Build with LEGO

Wed, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego kids create

Do you Lego?

Need a creavitve way to decompress from a long school day? No problem! Join us at our very own LEGO group where you can let your imagination run wild with your very own design!

Build with LEGO

Kids Create: (Halloween Themed 3D Printing and Painting)

Wed, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create techknowledge

Fun arts and crafts projects for children ages 5-12! ... Kids Create. Come and check out our new 3D printer, learn how to print and paint some halloween themed figurines!!!!

Kids Create: (Halloween Themed 3D Printing and Painting)

Kids Create

Wed, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts and crafts program for children to develop their creativity. Have fun and create a project to bring home with you.

Kids Create

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Wed, Oct 23   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

US Citizenship Test Prep

Wed, Oct 23   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults citizenship

Led by a citizenship exam coach, the group lets participants discuss topics covered on the exam and practice mock interviews.

This program is FREE and no registration is required!

US Citizenship Test Prep

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Oct 23   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

OCT
24

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Oct 24   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Ask A Tech

Thu, Oct 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Have any tech related questions about your Ipad, laptops, pc, smartphone, etc.? this is the place for you!!!. Stop in, ask questions, get answers!!!. Its never too late to learn. Lets learn and grow together.

Ask A Tech

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga 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 (Saratoga)

Kids Create: Leaf Rubbings!

Thu, Oct 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Celebrate fall with us and make some beautiful leaf rubbings to take home! Ages 4+.

Kids Create: Leaf Rubbings!

Build with LEGO

Thu, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids build with lego

Come play with our extensive collection of LEGO, DUPLO, and other building toys, with materials suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Build with LEGO

OCT
25

Recruiting 2020 U.S. Census Workers

Fri, Oct 25   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults 2020 census career

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

Recruiting 2020 U.S. Census Workers

Lego Club

Fri, Oct 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids build with lego

Join us for Legos at the library. Take on our building challenge or create whatever strikes your fancy! Meet up with other Lego lovers in the neighborhood and have fun.

Lego Club

OCT
26

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 26   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, Oct 26   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime!

Hot Peas 'n Butter Live! Music for Every Nation & Generation

Sat, Oct 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids events for youth and family live music music

Led by Danny Lapidus, the award-winning family music band, Hot Peas 'n Butter, wows thousands of young audiences across the nation every year with their interactive, roots music from around the world.

With eight award-winning albums and...

Featured Event
Hot Peas 'n Butter Live! Music for Every Nation & Generation

Featured Film: A Vigilante (2019)

Sat, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults film movies movies at the library

Starring Olivia Wilde and directed by Sarah Daggar-Nickson. A woman who is a survivor of domestic abuse channels her rage into becoming a vigilante, using violence to stop violent men.

Featured Film: A Vigilante (2019)

On the Front Lines of Freedom: SNCC, the Black Panther Party, and the Movement for Black Lives

Sat, Oct 26   7:45 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Veteran and youth activists discuss freedom movements with Anthonine Pierre, Deputy Director of the Brooklyn Movement Center; Geri M. Augusto, Gerard Visiting Associate Professor of International & Public Affairs and Africana Studies, Brown...

On the Front Lines of Freedom: SNCC, the Black Panther Party, and the Movement for Black Lives

Hands on the Freedom Plow: Women Activists In the Civil Rights Era and Beyond

Sat, Oct 26   7:45 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Languages and Literature

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Robyn C. Spencer, The Revolution Has Come: Black Power, Gender and the Black Panther Party in Oakland; Judy Richardson,  Series Associate Producer, Eyes on the Prize; Co-Editor, Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC;...

Hands on the Freedom Plow: Women Activists In the Civil Rights Era and Beyond

Historical and Literary Readings: Honoring Four Centuries of Visionaries and Freedom Fighters

Sat, Oct 26   8:00 pm to 10:00 pm   Central Library, Society, Sciences and Technology

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

As read by:

Aishe Tandiwe-Bell
Tamar-kali Brown
Patrick Dougher
Asma Feyijinmi
Chinara Tate
Jason Bernard Lucas
Greg Mays
Martell Ruffin

Historical and Literary Readings: Honoring Four Centuries of Visionaries and Freedom Fighters

A Continuous Reading of Toni Morrison's "Beloved"

Sat, Oct 26   8:15 pm to 10:15 pm   Central Library, Business and Career Center

Adults bpl presents Til Victory Is Won

A continous reading of Toni Morrison's Beloved read by Bridgett M. Davis, Ola Ronke Akinmowo, Chaney Sims, and Kali Holloway. 

A Continuous Reading of Toni Morrison's "Beloved"

In the Interest of Justice: A Moral Response to Mass Incarceration

Sat, Oct 26   8:45 pm to 9:45 pm   Central Library, Languages and Literature

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Human rights activist Susan Burton (Founder, A New Way of Life, and co-author, Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women) and playwright/actor Liza Jessie Peterson (creator, The Peculiar Patriot, and...

In the Interest of Justice: A Moral Response to Mass Incarceration

ACLU AT Liberty at BPL: Loving v. Virginia with Melissa Murray

Sat, Oct 26   8:45 pm to 9:45 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents Til Victory Is Won

ACLU's At Liberty Podcast at Brooklyn Public Library presents The Legacy of Loving: White Supremacy & the Regulation of the Family

The Supreme Court struck down bans on interracial marriage in Loving v. Virginia, the landmark ACLU...

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ACLU AT Liberty at BPL: Loving v. Virginia with Melissa Murray

Envisioning Victory: What Will It Take To Win?

Sat, Oct 26   10:00 pm to 11:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Demita Frazier, founding member of the Combahee River Collective; Kimberly Peeler-Allen, co-founder of Higher Heights, a national organization building the political power and leadership of Black women; Shawnda Chapman, Board Chair, Black Women's...

Envisioning Victory: What Will It Take To Win?

'Til Earth and Heaven Ring: A Liberation Dance to Revolution and Utopia

Sat, Oct 26   11:00 pm to 12:00 am   Central Library, Grand Lobby

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Performances by:
Deejay Reborn
Marika Hughes
Alicia Hall Moran
Storyboard P

'Til Earth and Heaven Ring: A Liberation Dance to Revolution and Utopia

OCT
27

Classical Interludes: Formosa Quartet

Sun, Oct 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

The Formosa Quartet has played a leading role in actively commissioning new works, contributing significantly to the modern string quartet repertory.

Classical Interludes: Formosa Quartet

OCT
28

Brooklyn Census CBO Conference

Mon, Oct 28   8:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults 2020 census

Join Brooklyn Public Library for a convening of community based organizations to make sure that every Brooklyn resident, regardless of age, race or immigration status, is fairly and accurately counted in Census 2020. Light breakfast will be...

Register
Brooklyn Census CBO Conference

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Oct 28   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

Movies @ the Library

Mon, Oct 28   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids family movie movies at the library

Join us to watch a fun family film!

Movies @ the Library

Friends of the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library's 26th Annual Benefit Gala

Mon, Oct 28   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults author talks friends of the library

For the Friends' 26th Annual Benefit Gala, we will be honoring John Leland, author of Happiness is a Choice You Make. Join your neighbors for an evening of good conversation and light refreshments right here in the library!

This...

Friends of the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library's 26th Annual Benefit Gala

OCT
29

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Oct 29   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Introduction To VPN (Virtual Private Network)

Tue, Oct 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Want to learn what is a VPN and how it can prtect your privacy? this is the place for you!!!. Stop in, ask questions, get answers!!!. Its never too late to learn. We will cover all you need to know so that you can make an intelligent decision...

Introduction To VPN (Virtual Private Network)

Story Play

Tue, Oct 29   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime!

Story Play

Gather to knit and crochet

Tue, Oct 29   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

Game On!

Tue, Oct 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Kids age 6-12 can play board games and other table top games. Bring a friend or make a new one!

Game On!

OCT
30

Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 30   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.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 30   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.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

Creative Aging: Let's Paint!

Wed, Oct 30   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Older Adults adult learning arts and crafts creative aging

Creative Aging: Let's Paint with Nigel Morgan!

Would you like to learn Acrylic painting or enhance your skills in this art form?

If so, please join us in this nine week workshop series.

Learn...

Creative Aging: Let's Paint!

Chess Club

Wed, Oct 30   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids table-top & board games

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

Build with LEGO

Wed, Oct 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego kids create

Do you Lego?

Need a creavitve way to decompress from a long school day? No problem! Join us at our very own LEGO group where you can let your imagination run wild with your very own design!

Build with LEGO

Kids Create:Arts and Crafts (Halloween Themed 3D Printing and Painting)

Wed, Oct 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Fun arts and crafts projects for children ages 5-12! ... Kids Create. Come and check out our new 3D printer, learn how to print and paint some halloween themed figurines!!!!

Kids Create:Arts and Crafts (Halloween Themed 3D Printing and Painting)

Kids Create

Wed, Oct 30   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts and crafts program for children to develop their creativity. Have fun and create a project to bring home with you.

Kids Create

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Wed, Oct 30   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

US Citizenship Test Prep

Wed, Oct 30   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults citizenship

Led by a citizenship exam coach, the group lets participants discuss topics covered on the exam and practice mock interviews.

This program is FREE and no registration is required!

US Citizenship Test Prep

Adult Book Club/Discussion: Trust Exercise

Wed, Oct 30   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join us for a discussion of Susan Choi's Trust Exercise. Named a best book of 2019 by Buzzfeed, Entertainment Weekly, Vanity Fair, NewYork Magazine, Los Angeles Times, Bustle, Refinery29, Town & Country, ...

Adult Book Club/Discussion: Trust Exercise

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

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

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

Register
Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

OCT
31

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Oct 31   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Oct 31   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.

This program requires online registration - registration will be...

Preschool Storytime

Ask A Tech

Thu, Oct 31   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Have any Tech related questions about your IPad, Laptops, PC, smartphone, etc.? this is the place for you. Stop in,ask questions, get answers!!!. Its never too late to learn. Lets learn and grow together.

Ask A Tech

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