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MAR
23

Reading the Rhythm @ Clarendon Library

Sat, Mar 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Kids bklyn incubator book discussion

Let's celebrate Women's History Month through dance and book discussion! This program is targeted for kids ages 8 to 10 years old and their families. No registration is required. 

The dance portion will be led by artists from...

Reading the Rhythm @ Clarendon Library

Teen DIY: Coffee Scrub

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

Teens diy techknowledge teen time

A way to save money is to make your own personal care products. A coffee scrub is a way to upgrade your normal shower to a spa experience.

Teen DIY: Coffee Scrub

Waiting for Beckett

Sat, Mar 23   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by John L. Reilly

UK, 1993, 86 minutes

Nobel prize-winning author and playwright Samuel Beckett shunned publicity throughout his life, yet became a worldwide cultural influence. In the U.S. alone, his...

Waiting for Beckett

Working with Pinter

Sat, Mar 23   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Harry Burton
UK, 2007, 56 mins

For nearly fifty years until his death in 2008, Harold Pinter was at the center of British and international theatre, and contributed to films...

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Working with Pinter

The Polymath, or The Life & Opinions of Samuel R. Delany, Gentleman

Sat, Mar 23   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Fred Barney Taylor
US, 2007, 75 mins

A sprawling portrait of the larger-than-life Samuel R. Delany – one of the most prolific and innovative sci-fi authors and an icon in the gay and African-American...

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The Polymath, or The Life & Opinions of Samuel R. Delany, Gentleman

Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

Sat, Mar 23   7:30 pm to 10:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

The Life and Work of a Treasured American Playwright
Documentary, dir. by Tracy Heather Strain
US, 2018, 118 mins

If the 1959 Broadway production of A Raisin in the Sun changed the face of American theater forever,...

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Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

MAR
24

Classical Interludes: ETHEL

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

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

**Please note: This program is at capacity and regsitration has been closed.

In the program Devoted, ETHEL has gathered music of passionate affection and dedication from cultures of the world, and practices as old as time. Following their...

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Classical Interludes: ETHEL

Pablo Neruda ¡Presente!

Sun, Mar 24   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Mark Eisner

US, 2004, 76 mins

Latin America’s most renowned poet and a major player in Chile’s political struggles, Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) attained mythic stature in his lifetime. Narrated by Chilean...

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Pablo Neruda ¡Presente!

MAR
25

Tot Art

Mon, Mar 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for an art session geared for 0-5 years old prior to storytime.

Tot Art

Creative Aging: Active and Moving The Soul of Haitian Dance

Mon, Mar 25   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Older Adults creative aging

Enjoy this 8 week workshop introducing you to the exciting Haitian Dancing.

Dancing can be great exercise for the body, mind and soul. Come join us in as the instructor demonstrates how to move your body to the rhythms of Haitian dancing...

Creative Aging: Active and Moving The Soul of Haitian Dance

Story Play

Mon, Mar 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, Mar 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

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Mar 25   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what emplyers are looking for in today's job market?  Now sure what to say in interviews?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help!  Come and...

Resume & Career Help

Kids Create: Collage Making

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

Kids arts and crafts kids create

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

Kids Create: Collage Making

Teen Time- Read & Watch

Mon, Mar 25   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens book club book discussion movies at the library teen time

For this month's Read & Watch we will be discussing To All the Boys I Loved Before by Jenny Han! Books will be available at the information desk. We will also have a couple of copies of books 2 & 3! 

Snacks will be provided....

Teen Time-  Read & Watch

MAR
26

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Flor Bromley

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

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

Flor and her band will play songs from her brand new bilingual album Chiqui Music Boom, a collection of songs that transports you to a world of imagination inside a child’s mind. These songs along with bilingual versions of popular children’s...

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Flor Bromley

Read and Play

Tue, Mar 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

Teen Tech Time in Teen Space

Tue, Mar 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens teen tech time video games

Join us for Teen Tech Time in Teen Space! We'll have the PS3 out and ready, just bring yourselves! 

Teen Tech Time in Teen Space

Ask a Tech

Tue, Mar 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

Library Lab

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

Kids after school arts and crafts library lab stem & steam

Come join us for science-based crafts and fun experiments.

Library Lab

Kids Create

Tue, Mar 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Kids kids create

Join us for arts and crafts at the library! Recommended ages 6 to 12.

Kids Create

Our Garden Club

Tue, Mar 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

College Planning

Tue, Mar 26   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults research

Conducted through the non profit wing of Forester's, this class will help you plan for college. 

College Planning

Polish and American Centennials of Women’s Rights: Activism, Feminism, Public Presence, Leadership

Tue, Mar 26   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults women's history month

It has been a hundred years since women in Poland were granted electoral rights, and many other rights, which we consider today to be natural and assigned to everyone regardless of sex. American women will celebrate their centennial of obtaining...

Featured Event
Polish and American Centennials of Women’s Rights: Activism, Feminism, Public Presence, Leadership

MAR
27

Tot Art

Wed, Mar 27   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for an art session geared for 0-5 years old prior to storytime.

Tot Art

Crafting with AHRC

Wed, Mar 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults arts and crafts knitting and crocheting

Come sit for an hour and crochet, knit, or sew. This is an inclusive program led by staff members from AHRC, an organization committed to finding ways for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities build full lives.

...

Crafting with AHRC

Story Play

Wed, Mar 27   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

Yoga

Wed, Mar 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

Read and Play

Wed, Mar 27   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

Cinema: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

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

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than advertised, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless...

Cinema: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Resume Editing Help

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

Teens game on! techknowledge teen time

Test your knowledge on vartious subjects.

Teen Trivia

Chair Yoga

Wed, Mar 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults yoga and meditation

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

Chair Yoga

iPad Workshop

Wed, Mar 27   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

Citizenship Prep Group

Wed, Mar 27   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help!  Join our free exam preparation groups!

Citizenship Prep Group

Poetry of Presence

Wed, Mar 27   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Auditorium Meeting Room 2

Adults creative writing poetry whitman 200 writing workshop

Poetry of Presence will teach writers how to channel Walt Whitman and make poems out of every day moments. Whether it’s making eye contact with someone on the subway, forgetting an umbrella on the stormiest of days, or noticing a storefront...

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Poetry of Presence

Albert Woodfox on Solitary, in conversation with Jelani Cobb

Wed, Mar 27   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents Freedom Index

**Please note: This program is at capacity and registraiton has been closed.

Cobb interviews Woodfox on Solitary, which chronicles his more than four decades in solitary confinement for a crime he did not commit.

Solitary is the...

Albert Woodfox on Solitary, in conversation with Jelani Cobb

MAR
28

Story Play

Thu, Mar 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for books, songs, fingerplays, and more! After storytime, there will be toys and play time. Recommended ages birth to 5 and caregivers.

Story Play

Babies & Books

Thu, Mar 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy storytime

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

Book Discussion:The Alchemist By Paulo Coelho

Thu, Mar 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults book discussion

Looking for a new book to read? Here's a suggestion, The Alchemist By Paulo Coelho. All adults &  their families are welcome to join, no signup required. Copies of the book are held behind the front desk at the branch, feel...

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Book Discussion:The Alchemist By Paulo Coelho

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Mar 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens teen tech 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.

Teen Tech Time

Game on! Board Games

Thu, Mar 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids table-top & board games

Come play classic board games at the library with your friends!

Game on! Board Games

Books and Brews: Evicted

Thu, Mar 28   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club book discussion

Do you like beer and talking about books? Join us as we discuss:

Evicted by Matthew Desmond

March 28th at 7 PM

@The Gather Inn Again
2718 Gerritsen Ave.

Books are available at the Gerritsen Beach Library...

Books and Brews: Evicted

The ACLU's At Liberty at BPL, with Sergio De La Pava

Thu, Mar 28   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents Freedom Index

At Liberty is a weekly podcast from the ACLU that explores the biggest civil rights and civil liberties issues of the day.

At Liberty at BPL is a periodic live recording of the podcast from Brooklyn Public Library’s BPL Presents team and...

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The ACLU's At Liberty at BPL, with Sergio De La Pava

MAR
29

Tot Art

Fri, Mar 29   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for an art session geared for 0-5 years old prior to storytime.

Tot Art

Resume Editing Help

Fri, Mar 29   11:00 am to 12:00 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

Story Play

Fri, Mar 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Adult Coloring

Fri, Mar 29   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults arts and crafts

Come enjoy an hour of mindful coloring, just for adults.

Art supplies will be provided.

Adult Coloring

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Mar 29   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids 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, Mar 29   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

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