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Resume Editing Help

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

Teens techknowledge teen tech time video games

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Ask-A-Tech

Wed, Mar 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults adult learning 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 computer lab for personalized assistance.

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Ask-A-Tech

ProjectArt: Ages 5-10

Wed, Mar 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

ProjectArt offers free art classes at Red Hook Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll.

Full schedule:...

ProjectArt: Ages 5-10

Chair Yoga

Wed, Mar 20   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

Teen / Tween Time

Wed, Mar 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

Teens video games

 Meet up with friends at the library!  Hangout and play Video Games, Chess, Yu-Gi-Oh! UNO and other games.  9+

 

Teen / Tween Time

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Mar 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League.

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that transport...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Short: Interview with Clarice Lispector

Wed, Mar 20   6:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Filmed Interview, São Paulo TV 
Cultura Brazil, 1977, 23 mins, Portuguese with English subtitles

The only existing footage of Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector (1920–1977), widely considered to be Brazil’s greatest modern...

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Short: Interview with Clarice Lispector

Short: Pull My Daisy (The Beats)

Wed, Mar 20   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Short film, dir. by Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie

US, 1959, 30 mins

In this short adapted from the third act of Jack Kerouac’s play, Beat Generation, and featuring improvised narration by Kerouac, Milo is a railroad brakeman, his...

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Short: Pull My Daisy (The Beats)

Obscene: A Portrait of Barney Rosset and Grove Press

Wed, Mar 20   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Neil Ortenberg
US, 2007, 98 mins

Obscene is the definitive film biography of Barney Rosset, who acquired Grove Press in 1951 and embarked on a tumultuous career of publishing and political engagement....

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Obscene: A Portrait of Barney Rosset and Grove Press

MAR
21

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Thu, Mar 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Just like the bowling you know and love, including fun competition, but virtual!

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Story Play

Thu, Mar 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Marcy Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes & playtime! For ages 0-5 with participating parents and caregivers.

Story Play

Story Play

Thu, Mar 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5 with parents/caregivers.

Story Play

Creative Writing Workshop: Symbolism

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

Adults creative writing writing workshop

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

Featured Event
Creative Writing Workshop: Symbolism

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

Thu, Mar 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

Introduction to Photograhy

Thu, Mar 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults techknowledge

This is the perfect photography course for anyone new to photography and for anyone already engaged with photography and wants to learn new techniques

Kids (Ages 6-12)

Young Adults/Adults (Ages 13 and above)

Introduction to Photograhy

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Thu, Mar 21   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

ProjectArt offers free art classes at Red Hook Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll.

Full schedule:...

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Ask a Tech

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning 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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask  a Tech

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Thu, Mar 21   4:15 pm to 5:15 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

ProjectArt offers free art classes at Red Hook Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll.

Full schedule:...

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Studs Terkel: Listening to America

Thu, Mar 21   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Short film, dir. by Eric Simonson
US, 2009, 40 mins

For over 60 years, Studs Terkel elevated the voices and experiences of everyday Americans through his skillful interviews on radio and TV and in books. The documentary...

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Studs Terkel: Listening to America

Gender Neutral Makeup Class with Drag Queen Story Hour

Thu, Mar 21   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens change agents drag queen story hour teen time

In this hour-long workshop, Miz Jade from Drag Queen Story Hour will teach eye makeup skills to teens ages 12-18. Participants will observe the application of eye makeup techniques and then have the opportunity to practice on themselves...

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Gender Neutral Makeup Class with Drag Queen Story Hour

Marguerite Duras: Worn Out with Desire to Write

Thu, Mar 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Dir. by Alan Benson and Daniel Wiles
UK, 1985, 54 mins

Marguerite Duras – 20th-century France’s greatest femme de lettres – was the sort of woman who spared neither herself nor others. In this vintage filmed interview, the late...

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Marguerite Duras: Worn Out with Desire to Write

Thursday Tech Hour

Thu, Mar 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids techknowledge

Join our Tuesday Tech hour program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Thursday Tech Hour

Dreaming Murakami

Thu, Mar 21   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Nitesh Anjaan
Denmark, 2017, 58 mins

When Mette Holm begins to translate Haruki Murakami’s debut novel Kaze no uta o kike (Hear the Wind Sing), a two-meter-tall frog shows up at an underground station...

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Dreaming Murakami

imagine... Margaret Atwood: You Have Been Warned

Thu, Mar 21   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Katy Homan
UK, 2017, 60 mins

Universally acclaimed as one of Canada's greatest living writers, Margaret Atwood has been fearlessly outspoken in her life and in her work. At age 77, her star shines brighter and...

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imagine... Margaret Atwood: You Have Been Warned

MAR
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Veterans Mental Health First Aid

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

Adults mhfa

Family members and personnel working with military and families are often not aware of how to engage veterans with mental illnesses and addictions. In addition to the impact of military service on the veteran, each has a circle of family (...

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Veterans Mental Health First Aid

Tot Art

Fri, Mar 22   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 22   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...

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Resume Editing Help

Story Play

Fri, Mar 22   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

Ask a Tech

Fri, Mar 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning 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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask  a Tech

Read and Play

Fri, Mar 22   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years autism developmental disabilities first five years 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

Fri, Mar 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Red Hook 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

After School Stories

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

Kids inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs and make something fun!

After School Stories

Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators

Fri, Mar 22   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Ema Ryan Yamazaki
US, 2017, 82 mins

Since the publication of the first book in 1941, Curious George has touched the hearts and minds of children throughout the world. The documentary explores the lives...

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Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators

Larry Kramer: In Love & Anger

Fri, Mar 22   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Jean Carlomusto
US, 2015, 82 mins

Pioneering activist, author and playwright Larry Kramer is a political firebrand who gave voice to the outrage and grief that inspired a generation of gay men and...

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Larry Kramer: In Love & Anger

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Fri, Mar 22   8:00 pm to 10:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Biography of an Influential Civil Rights Activist and Poet
Documentary, dir. by Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack
US, 2016, 114 mins

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise is the first feature documentary on the singer,...

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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

MAR
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eBook Starter Session

Sat, Mar 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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Marcy Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Mar 23   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Invisible Essence: The Little Prince

Sat, Mar 23   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Charles Officer
US, 2018, 90 mins

This new documentary explores the global legacy of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's timeless fable, 75 years after its publication. Following a modern day Little Prince – a seven-year...

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Invisible Essence: The Little Prince

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

Saturday Storytime

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

Kids all ages saturday storytime

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


 

Saturday Storytime

Game On! Cards and Chess.

Sat, Mar 23   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Marcy Library

Teens table-top & board games

Meet up with friends at the library!  Hangout and play Legos, Chess, Checkers, Connect four, Yu-Gi-Oh! UNO and other games.  9+

Game On!  Cards and Chess.

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Mar 23   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Marcy Library

Kids all ages literacy

Join us for Saturday Storytime - every Saturday at 11am! We'll read old classics, new favorites & sing songs. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

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...

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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
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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...

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!

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