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JAN
24

Library Lanes

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes

Creative Writing Workshop: Metaphor

Thu, Jan 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults arts and crafts creative writing writing workshop

Do you enjoy writing? Great, come write with us! We'll be exploring metaphors and how to use them to enhance your stories. Paper and pencils will be supplied.

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Creative Writing Workshop: Metaphor

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

Thu, Jan 24   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

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework? Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

Lights, Camera Action at Macon

Thu, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults photography techknowledge

Photography can be achieved with the most expensive to the least expensive camera. In this class you will learn the basics of a DSLR camera and a micro four-third camera, you will need any of these cameras and a passion for photography!

A...

Lights, Camera Action at Macon

JAN
25

Story Play

Fri, Jan 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

Resume Editing Help

Fri, Jan 25   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

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Jan 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, new friends and play.
Recommended for 3-5 years old. Younger friends are always welcome too.

Preschool Playtime

Facebook

Fri, Jan 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Facebook is a social networking site that makes it easy for you to connect and share with your family and friends online.

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Facebook

Family Open Play

Fri, Jan 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Children ages 0-5 and carers, join us at Macon for music, toys, and friends!

Family Open Play

Read and Play

Fri, Jan 25   3:30 pm to 4:15 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

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jan 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Teens 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

Teen Tech Time

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Jan 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens creative writing

With the guidance of a professional writer, teens work on their creative writing process in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Led by the NY Writer's Coalition.

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Kids Explore: Puzzles

Fri, Jan 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids

Word puzzles, jigsaw puzzles and math puzzles, oh my! Join us for all types of puzzles for kids of all ages. You won't want to miss these brain teasers.

Kids Explore: Puzzles

After School Stories

Fri, Jan 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs and make something fun!

After School Stories

JAN
26

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 26   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, Jan 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Jan 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults citizenship

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

African American Genealogy Seminar

Sat, Jan 26   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

Adults

Come and learn how to discover your ancestors.  In addition different types of genealogy testing will be discussed. 

African American Genealogy Seminar

Teen Tech Time

Sat, Jan 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens techknowledge teen time

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Homework Help

Sat, Jan 26   2:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework? Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

JAN
28

Story Play

Mon, Jan 28   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

Introduction to American Sign Language

Mon, Jan 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by  Elizabeth Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network

Introduction to American Sign Language

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Jan 28   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

A Virtual Travel Tour in New Zealand (Part 1) with Librarian Shirley!

Mon, Jan 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults adult learning multilingual

Looking for a new way to relax after the New Year?

Want to travel but cannot leave home?

Join our Librarian Shirley Wong in travel &...

A Virtual Travel Tour in New Zealand (Part 1) with Librarian Shirley!

Kids Create: Collage Making

Mon, Jan 28   3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids

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

Kids Create: Collage Making

Homework Help

Mon, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework? Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

Kids Create: 3D Printing

Mon, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids techknowledge

Learn the basics of what 3D Printing is and where we can apply it in everyday life.

Kids Create: 3D Printing

JAN
29

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

Tue, Jan 29   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults career

The Workforce1 Industrial & Transportation Career Center is partnering with Macon Library to reach job-seekers in Brooklyn. Workforce1 recruiters will be at the library to pre-screen candidates for available job openings.

...

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

Read and Play

Tue, Jan 29   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

Twitter

Tue, Jan 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called "tweets". Registered users can read and post tweets, but those who are unregistered can only read them.

Twitter

Homework Help

Tue, Jan 29   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework? Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

Our Garden Club

Tue, Jan 29   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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jan 29   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults

Practice your English skills in a friendly, informal setting, every Tuesday night at 6pm.  Location varies, but the session is usually in the Storytime room upstairs.  No reservation necessary.

English Conversation Group

JAN
30

Story Play

Wed, Jan 30   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

Toddler Time

Wed, Jan 30   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy toddler time

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and play. All while making new friends!

Toddler Time

Introduction to American Sign Language

Wed, Jan 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by  Elizabeth Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network

Introduction to American Sign Language

Computer Basics

Wed, Jan 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon 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 instruction before confidently using a computer

Computer Basics

Read and Play

Wed, Jan 30   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

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Jan 30   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, Jan 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens techknowledge teen time

Test your knowledge on random facts current and old.

Teen Trivia

Homework Help

Wed, Jan 30   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework? Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

Chair Yoga

Wed, Jan 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults

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

Chair Yoga

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Jan 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

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

 

Teen Tech Time

Kids Create: Weaving

Wed, Jan 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids

Learn to weave with loopers! Weaving is an ancient method used to make clothing, rugs, blankets, scarves and so much more! Learn how to interlace loopers through weaving and bring home your own woven project.

Kids Create: Weaving

JAN
31

Library Lanes

Thu, Jan 31   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes

Book Discussion: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

Thu, Jan 31   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults book discussion

Looking for a new book to read? Here's a suggestion, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith. Read the book and come to the discussion on January 31st at 2pm. This discussion was originally scheduled for ( December 27th at 2pm but was...

Featured Event
Book Discussion: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

Join the Kensington Book Club: The Atomic City Girls: A Novel By Janet Beard

Thu, Jan 31   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Welcome to the Kensington Book Club!  All adults &  their families are welcome to join.

In November 1944, eighteen-year-old June Walker boards an unmarked bus, destined for a city that...

Join the Kensington Book Club: The Atomic City Girls: A Novel By Janet Beard

Game on! Board Games

Thu, Jan 31   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids

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

Game on! Board Games

FEB
1

Story Play

Fri, Feb 1   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

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