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20

Chess Club

Thu, Feb 20   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Babies & Books

Thu, Feb 20   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Windsor Terrace JCC

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the JCC Brooklyn Windsor Terrace, 1224 Prospect Ave.**

A closed Windsor Terrace Library isn't going to stop our Babies and Books program! 

Please note that since we are guests, we'll need...

Babies & Books

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Feb 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

For ages 0-5.  Open play with toys and DUPLO.

Build with DUPLO

Adult Coloring

Thu, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Feb 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

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

DIY: Community Service Kits

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Ask for a community service kit at our front desk to complete small projects to earn 1-2 hours of community service credit. Projects include: drawing greeting cards for senior citizens, creating tote bags for women's shelters, and aligning...

DIY: Community Service Kits

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids kids tech time

Video gaming for kids.

Kids Tech Time

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Feb 20   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults resume

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning resume

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume...

One-on-One Resume Help

Let's Record and Edit

Thu, Feb 20   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Recording Studio

Adults music podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

This beginner's audio course will cover how to record with the tools in the Info Commons Recording Studio. We'll discuss microphone types, learn how to use a digital audio workstation to record vocals, and cover how to make common edits.

...

Let's Record and Edit

FEB
21

Chess Club

Fri, Feb 21   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Fri, Feb 21   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults career resume

Sessions available by appointment only. Call or visit the Midwood branch or email Lynette Ford at lford@bklynlibrary.org

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter? Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's...

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

English Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 21   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

Heart, Mind and Community: A Psychology, Spirituality and Meditation Group

Fri, Feb 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults yoga and meditation

All are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing. We will sit in a circle on chairs. No prior experience necessary. Drop into our weekly workshop to learn, grow and heal with meditation and led classes on the mind, spirituality, psychology, love...

Heart, Mind and Community: A Psychology, Spirituality and Meditation Group

Fun Fridays

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts techknowledge teen time video games

Start your weekend of fun at the library with your friends! Enjoy board games, video games, VR games, Karaoke, crafts and more…

Every Friday from 3pm.

Fun Fridays

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

FEB
22

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Feb 22   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

Featured Event
Literacy Volunteer Information Session

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

Friends Group Book Sale/Greeter

Sat, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults book sale Friends of the Library

Book Sale for Friends Group

Friends Group Book Sale/Greeter

FEB
23

Chess Club

Sun, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Crime Victim Advocacy Group

Sun, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Ryder Library

Adults social services

Learn what you can do if you are the victim of a crime.

Crime Victim Advocacy Group

FEB
24

Chess Club

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

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

Adult Coloring

Mon, Feb 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Story Play

Mon, Feb 24   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Story play is for ages 0-5 and includes stories, songs, and play.

*Space is limited.  Tickets are given out at 11 am on a first come, first served basis (2nd floor 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

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens teen tech time teen time

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. Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U consoles, board...

Teen Time

After School Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in Grades

1-8 we can help you with your homework!

Free!

After School Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

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

Teens teen tech time

Video gaming for teens.

Teen Tech Time

Afterschool Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

FEB
25

Chess Club

Tue, Feb 25   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Creative Writing

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults creative writing

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Falun Dafa Exercise and Meditation Class

Tue, Feb 25   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

Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Feb 25   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

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

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

Creative Arts for Teens

Tue, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday to express yourself with the arts while having fun with your friends. Materials will be provided for coloring, embroidery, painting or getting creative with lanyard and duct tape.

Ages 10+

Creative Arts for Teens

Build with LEGO

Tue, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam

For ages 6 and up.  Open build - let your master builder skills run wild!

Build with LEGO

Children's Movie

Tue, Feb 25   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

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

Toastmasters

Tue, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning

Learn useful tips and tricks that will help you develop your speaking skills and reach your goals.

Toastmasters

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Chess Club

Wed, Feb 26   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

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

Urdu Storytime

Wed, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual multilingual storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Urdu for children and their parents or caregivers. 
 
                   آئیں ہمارے ساتھ اردو زبان میں کہانیاں سنیں اور گانے گائیں۔

...

Urdu Storytime

Story Time

Wed, Feb 26   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

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