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Mental Health First Aid

Wed, Sep 18   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health mhfa

As part of the City's ThriveNYC initiative, the NYC Health Department is offering free Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to all New Yorkers. This is an eight hour training. Mental Health First Aid trainings provide proven...

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Mental Health First Aid

Toddler Time

Wed, Sep 18   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, Sep 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Wed, Sep 18   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 -...

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Toddler Time

Monthly Meditation Class with Chance Krempasky

Wed, Sep 18   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults health and wellness yoga and meditation

Please join us for a 90-minute free guided meditation and self-care class with Chance Krempasky. No registration necessary. All levels welcome.

Monthly Meditation Class with Chance Krempasky

Brooklyn Gardening Days

Wed, Sep 18   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults environment gardening

Join the Human Impacts Institute in caring for our green spaces at the Williamsburg Public Library. Our goal: beautify the library grounds, create community relationships, promote green space, mitigate air pollution, and prevent stormwater runoff...

Brooklyn Gardening Days

Build with LEGO

Wed, Sep 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids build with lego

Need a creative way to decompress from a long school day?  No problem!  Join us at your very own LEGO group where can take up the weekly LEGO challenge or let your imagination run wild with your very own design.

Build with LEGO

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Preschool Storytime

Thu, Sep 19   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, Sep 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Have any tech related questions about your Ipad,smartphone,tablets, etc.? this is the place for you!. Stop in and sign-up at the front desk* for a 30 minute one on one session with a tech specialist. We will help you troubleshoot your tech...

Ask A Tech

Game On!

Thu, Sep 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids table-top & board games

Join us for tabletop games galore! Come have fun and chill out with other kids in the neighborhood. Ages 5+.

Game On!

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Sep 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Teens summer reading teen tech time video games

Teen Tech Time just got way more awesome, because the Carroll Gardens library now has a Nintendo Switch! Join us for Video Game Club: Summer edition! Come join our Super Smash Bros party, or bring your own games for extra fun...

Teen Tech Time

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Sep 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Thu, Sep 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults diy knitting and crocheting

This program is for ages 14 and up. Just bring your imagination, patience, and willingness to learn! Relax and create a gift you can say you made yourself.

 

All materials will be provided for you.

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend: Leila Taylor discusses Darkly

Thu, Sep 19   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents brooklyn book festival

To be a goth is to be out of joint with your surroundings—prone to daydreaming and longing for something beyond the here and now. This can be dangerous for a Black person in the United States, where lingering somewhere often results in violence...

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Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend: Leila Taylor discusses Darkly

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Story Play

Fri, Sep 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Family Movie: Paddington 2

Fri, Sep 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids movies at the library

Come to the library to enjoy this popular film!

"Paddington 2 continues the story of the enduringly popular little bear in the trademark blue coat and red hat that touched audiences worldwide. The new story finds Paddington (Ben Whishaw)...

Family Movie: Paddington 2

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Sep 20   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids kids tech time

It's Friday!  You made it!!  Come hangout with us and unwind from your week with some friendly video gaming.

Wii gaming console and iPads will be available during the program.

Ages 5-12

Kids Tech Time

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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids saturday storytime

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

All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Featured Film: Dial M For Murder (1954)

Sat, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults film movies movies at the library

Academy Award winners Grace Kelly and Ray Milland star with Robert Cummings in one of Alfred Hitchcock's greatest thrillers.

Featured Film: Dial M For Murder (1954)

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

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Brooklyn Book Festival Day: Second Read: Susan Sontag presented by BPL

Sun, Sep 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Borough Hall

Adults author talks bpl presents brooklyn book festival conversations

*This event will take place at Brooklyn Borough Hall & Plaza's main stage located at 209 Joralemon Street.

Second Read is BPL’s series of live-criticism examining the work of contemporary and canonical classics. Susan Sontag, the...

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Brooklyn Book Festival Day: Second Read: Susan Sontag presented by BPL

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Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Sep 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults computer basics email techknowledge

Come in and learn the basics of email usage.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Sep 23   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

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Sep 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

We have guitars to use during the class, but please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

Brooklyn Robotics League

Mon, Sep 23   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

Brooklyn Robotics League

Movies @ the Library

Mon, Sep 23   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids family movie film movies movies at the library

Join us to watch a fun family film!

Movies @ the Library

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Sep 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

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Introduction To VPN

Tue, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Learn all you need to know about VPN's - Virtual Private Networks in this amazing class. We will cover topics such as which VPN are a good fit for your budget,what does a VPN do and how can it protect you. Stop in, ask questions, get answers. Its...

Introduction To VPN

Babies and Books

Tue, Sep 24   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. 

This program requires online registration - registration will be available 24 hours in...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Tue, Sep 24   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. 

This program requires online registration - registration will be available 24 hours in...

Babies and Books

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Kids Tech Time

Identity Theft Seminar

Tue, Sep 24   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults internet safety

At this seminar, Rey Tariche, Flushing Bank Senior Vice President/Chief Security Officer, and former FBI Agent, will discuss the best ways for you to DETER identity thieves, DETECT identity theft, and DEFEND against identity theft as soon as it...

Identity Theft Seminar

ESOL Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 24   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults english conversation group

Join us for a free conversation group to practice your English!  Led by an experienced teacher, you will review common terms, common themes, and participate in English speaking!  No preparation required and all levels welcome!

ESOL Conversation Group

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Toddler Time

Wed, Sep 25   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, Sep 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults techknowledge

Answering questions about technology, such as, phone, laptops, and any other technology.

Ask a Tech

Toddler Time

Wed, Sep 25   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

Build with LEGO

Wed, Sep 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids build with lego

Need a creative way to decompress from a long school day?  No problem!  Join us at your very own LEGO group where can take up the weekly LEGO challenge or let your imagination run wild with your very own design.

Build with LEGO

Adult Book Club/Discussion: My Brilliant Friend

Wed, Sep 25   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join us for a discussion of Elena Ferrante's first book in her Neapolitan Quartet, My Brilliant Friend.

Adult Book Club/Discussion: My Brilliant Friend

Billy Bragg Discusses "The Three Dimensions of Freedom," with Amy Goodman

Wed, Sep 25   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

PLEASE NOTE: This event has reached capacity and registration has been closed.

Co-presented with Greenlight Books, BPL Presents musician and activist Billy Bragg, in conversation with Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman. Bragg diagnoses...

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Billy Bragg Discusses "The Three Dimensions of Freedom," with Amy Goodman

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Children's Sing-Along

Thu, Sep 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years music

Sing along at the top of your lungs to all of your favorite children's songs like "Wheels on Bus" and  "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star"!  We'll be accompanied by a guitarist and all the lyrics will be displayed on a...

Children's Sing-Along

Kids Create: Collage Art

Thu, Sep 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

We'll have all the materials, you bring the creativity! Let's make a masterpiece! Ages 4+

Kids Create: Collage Art

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Sep 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Teens summer reading teen tech time video games

Teen Tech Time just got way more awesome, because the Carroll Gardens library now has a Nintendo Switch! Join us for Video Game Club: Summer edition! Come join our Super Smash Bros party, or bring your own games for extra fun...

Teen Tech Time

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Sep 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Family Movie Night: The Secret Life of Pets 2

Thu, Sep 26   5:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Max the terrier encounters canine-intolerant cows, hostile foxes and a scary turkey when he visits the countryside. Luckily for Max, he soon catches a break when he meets Rooster, a gruff farm dog who tries to cure the lovable pooch of his neuroses...
Family Movie Night: The Secret Life of Pets 2

ACLU: At Liberty Podcast with Edward Snowden

Thu, Sep 26   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government’s system of mass surveillance, joins ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero (via video call) to discuss his new memoir, Permanent Record, which reveals for the first...

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ACLU: At Liberty Podcast with Edward Snowden

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Story Play

Fri, Sep 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Ask A Tech

Fri, Sep 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Have any questions about your Ipad,smartphone,tablets,etc.? this is the class for you. Stop in, ask questions, get answers!!!. Its never too late to learn. We will help you troubleshoot your tech related questions.  Drop in and sign-up at...

Ask A Tech

Lego Club!

Fri, Sep 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Come to the library to build with Legos! Take on our Lego challenge or just build whatever you like!

Lego Club!

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids kids tech time

It's Friday!  You made it!!  Come hangout with us and unwind from your week with some friendly video gaming.

Wii gaming console and iPads will be available during the program.

Ages 5-12

Kids Tech Time

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