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FEB
18

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in conversation with Frank Bruni

Mon, Feb 18   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

A mayor’s inspirational story of a Midwest city that has become nothing less than a blueprint for the future of American renewal.

Once described by The Washington Post as “the most interesting mayor you’ve never heard of,” Pete Buttigieg...

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in conversation with Frank Bruni

FEB
19

Family Movies in the Dweck: Moana

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Enjoy a family movie while school's out! Free and open to all. 

Family Movies in the Dweck: Moana

Read and Play

Tue, Feb 19   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

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 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

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 Tech Time

Tue, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Library Lab

Tue, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school library lab

In our library lab we will be playing around with different STEM concepts while working on really fun experiments and projects!

Library Lab

Our Garden Club

Tue, Feb 19   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids gardening inclusive services

A garden grows in Brooklyn! Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants. For kids with and without disabilities.

Our Garden Club

FEB
20

Story Play

Wed, Feb 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, Feb 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

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

Yoga

Wed, Feb 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

Are you ready to get fit? Yoga is back at Gerritsen Beach!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Read and Play

Wed, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to 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

Cinema: Adrift

Wed, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

A true story of survival, as a young couple’s chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic...

Cinema: Adrift

Family Movies in the Dweck: The LEGO Batman Movie

Wed, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Enjoy a family movie while school's out! Free and open to all. 

Family Movies in the Dweck: The LEGO Batman Movie

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults career resume techknowledge

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarians are here to help!

Resume help is availble by appointment only and is arranged in 30 minute slots. Please come in or call the branch to...

Resume Editing Help

Teen Tech Time

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

Teens

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Chair Yoga

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults

Come join us for chair yoga at the Flatlands library. For adults.

Chair Yoga

iPad Workshop

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you want to learn how to navigate an iPad? Or do you own an iPad and want to put it in to better use? Learn to work with iPad by navigating the screens, connecting to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth surfacing the internet and working with photo, video and...

iPad Workshop

HSE Screening

Wed, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Come in to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class or enrolled in our online prep class. You can also register for the TASC exam or the...

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HSE Screening

FEB
21

Family Movies in the Dweck: Curious George

Thu, Feb 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Enjoy a family movie while school's out! Free and open to all. 

Family Movies in the Dweck: Curious George

Babies & Books

Thu, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

Come join Miss Melisa for an awesome storytime with lots of books, music, dancing, and play.

This program is best suited for ages three and under.

Babies & Books

Family Movies in the Dweck: Small Foot

Thu, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Enjoy a family movie while school's out! Free and open to all. 

Family Movies in the Dweck: Small Foot

Creative Writing Workshop: Card and Chinese Envelope Making

Thu, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults arts and crafts creative writing writing workshop

Do you enjoy writing? Do you enjoy getting cards? Excellent! then come join us for an afternoon of writing cards., Valentines cards and Chinese Evelopes ! You can show the people in your life that you care about them. We'll be putting poems...

Creative Writing Workshop: Card and Chinese Envelope Making

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

Thu, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids

Enjoy building with Lego and Duplo bricks and Keva planks! Create cars, planes, castles, gardens and more; let your imagination soar!

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

FEB
22

Older Adults Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Feb 22   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mhfa

Mental Health First Aid USA for Older Adults is an 8-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adults over the age of...

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Older Adults Mental Health First Aid

Story Play

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

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids bookish first five years

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third week...

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Fri, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a different craft every Friday afternoon at Gerritsen Beach! 

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

After School Stories

Fri, Feb 22   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs and make something fun!

After School Stories

2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Kick-off Orientation

Fri, Feb 22   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

THIS ORIENTATION IS AT CAPACITY. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. Please register for one of the seven remaining orientations.

Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Enter PowerUP! and you could win a CASH AWARD to start your business....

Featured Event
2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Kick-off Orientation

FEB
23

eBook Starter Session

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults techknowledge

Did you know you can check out ebooks and downloadable audiobooks free from the library? Whether you're new to ebooks completely or just not sure how to get them with your library card, stop by our drop-in session where a librarian will help you...

eBook Starter Session

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

Come here classic stories read aloud in our family friendly Saturday Storytime!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

Saturday Storytime

Events for Youth and Families: Shine and the Moonbeams

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids music

Shine and the Moonbeams take the best rhythmic elements of soul songs and music to give the families a soulfully satisfying experience.

Featured Event
Events for Youth and Families: Shine and the Moonbeams

Teen Tech Time

Sat, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

FEB
24

Classical Interludes: Donald Sinta Quartet

Sun, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

The Donald Sinta Quartet, First Prize Winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition, has earned praise from audiences and critics alike for its virtuosic performances and distinctive repertoire that range from commissions by today’s emerging...

Register
Classical Interludes: Donald Sinta Quartet

FEB
25

Story Play

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Children's Open Play

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Come join us in our children's space for open play! Toys, tents, and oh so much fun!

Children's Open Play

Kids Create: Collage Making

Mon, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids arts and crafts

Use a variety of craft items to create what's in your imagingation!

Kids Create: Collage Making

FEB
26

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Tue, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Multi-award winning children's artist Lucy Kalantari brings delightful jazz age inspired music everyone can enjoy! Kids and families will love the interactive jazz-scat-along play, while singing about the simple joys and delights of life.

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Read and Play

Tue, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

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 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

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 Tech Time

Tue, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Library Lab

Tue, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school library lab

In our library lab we will be playing around with different STEM concepts while working on really fun experiments and projects!

Library Lab

Our Garden Club

Tue, Feb 26   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids gardening inclusive services

A garden grows in Brooklyn! Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants. For kids with and without disabilities.

Our Garden Club

FEB
27

2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Wed, Feb 27   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
2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, Feb 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

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

Yoga

Wed, Feb 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

Are you ready to get fit? Yoga is back at Gerritsen Beach!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Cinema: Calendar Girls

Wed, Feb 27   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

A Women’s Institute chapter’s fundraising effort for a local hospital by posing nude for a calendar becomes a media sensation.

 

Cinema: Calendar Girls

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Feb 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults career resume techknowledge

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarians are here to help!

Resume help is availble by appointment only and is arranged in 30 minute slots. Please come in or call the branch to...

Resume Editing Help

Teen Trivia

Wed, Feb 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens

Test your knowledge on various subjects.

Teen Trivia

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