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19

Read and Play

Tue, Mar 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, Mar 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 Week: DIY Tangle Free Ear Buds

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

Teens techknowledge teen tech time video games

Spice up yur headphones with unique colors and designs.

Teen Tech Week: DIY Tangle Free Ear Buds

Coding for Kids

Tue, Mar 19   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school kids explore

Kids ages 5 years and older learn basic  coding using Scratch Jr. and Code.org.

Coding for Kids

Chess Workshop

Tue, Mar 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school chess workshop

Be A CHESSMASTER....

Come In & Learn how to play CHESS with our chess instructor, Jose Villar.

ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME

Chess Workshop

Our Garden Club

Tue, Mar 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

Tuesday Tech Hour

Tue, Mar 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids techknowledge

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

Tuesday Tech Hour

Chess Workshop

Tue, Mar 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids chess workshop

Learn with Chess Master Alexander Baez! For beginner, intermediate and advanced players. Age Group: Kids

Chess Workshop

Naguib Mahfouz: The Passage of a Century

Tue, Mar 19   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Francka Mouloudi
US, 2007, 49 mins  

The film is an interview with the first (and only) Arab Nobel Laureate for Literature, Naguib Mahfouz. Half blind, deaf, and crippled by a recent...

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Naguib Mahfouz: The Passage of a Century

Wole Soyinka: Child of the Forest

Tue, Mar 19   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Akin Omotoso
Nigeria/South Africa, 2009, 52 mins

A literary lion and diehard political activist, Wole Soyinka has spent a long lifetime speaking truth to power. Part tribute...

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Wole Soyinka: Child of the Forest

Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun

Tue, Mar 19   8:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Sam Pollard
US, 2008, 85 mins

One of the first black women to enter the literary canon (Their Eyes Were Watching God), Zora Neale Hurston established the African American vernacular as one of the most...

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Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun

MAR
20

ESOL Class

Wed, Mar 20   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn to Speak, Read, Write & Understand English!

Attend ESOL classes at the Red Hook Library January 7th-March 20th. 

ESOL Class

Tot Art

Wed, Mar 20   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

Story Play

Wed, Mar 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, Mar 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

Art O'Clock for Adults

Wed, Mar 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

Adults arts and crafts

Make time in your life for creativity!

Work on relaxing and fun art projects including:

Coloring Collaging Line Drawing Painting Designing postcards Sculpting Crafts

And more!

Art O'Clock for Adults

Read and Play

Wed, Mar 20   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

English Tools and More

Wed, Mar 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Adult/older adult language learners will attend a hybrid in-person conversation group/interactive language lab. The first 30 minutes will be self-directed language practice on iPad and the last 30 minutes will be a facilitated conversation group...

English Tools and More

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.

Register
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

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 11:30 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

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing

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

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing is an application software program for teaching touch typing.   Whether you want to learn essential keyboarding skills or improve overall typing efficiency, Mavis Beacon will guide you step-by-step on your...

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing

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

New York Tenants Justice League

Thu, Mar 21   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Patron can get help with various housing issues

New York Tenants Justice League

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Mar 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

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...

Featured Event Register
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
22

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 (...

Featured Event Register
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...

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

Homework Help

Fri, Mar 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for students ages in grade 1-8.

Homework Help

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