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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

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Feb 21   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

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

New York Tenants Justice League

Thu, Feb 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, Feb 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)

Clarendon Friends Group

Thu, Feb 21   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults friends of the library

Friends of BPL are core groups of organized volunteers who help Brooklyn Public Library through advocacy, fundraising and promotion of Library programs and initiatives.

For almost 70 years, Friends of...

Clarendon Friends Group

FEB
22

ZUMBA for Older Adults

Fri, Feb 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults apple bank fitness

Have fun and raise your heart rate! Dance your cares away!
Our free Zumba classes are taught by certified Zumba Instructor.

All fitness levels welcome.

For adults aged 17 and up.

Please register at the first floor...

ZUMBA for Older Adults

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

Adult Coloring

Fri, Feb 22   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

Read and Play

Fri, Feb 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

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

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23

Saturday Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years

Join us at the library for a read aloud, music, and fingerplays. Recommended ages birth to 5 years old and caregivers.

Saturday Storytime

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 11:45 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Saturday Storytime

Spellbound Theatre: Free Family Art Day

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for a morning of art activities and creative play around our theme, Once Upon A Time, including a special pop-up performance of "The Last Coin"!

Free Family Art Days are opportunities to play, imagine, and explore through a...

Spellbound Theatre: Free Family Art Day

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career

Are you looking to improve your skills to make yourself more attractive to employers in your job search? Come to find out more about Brooklyn Public Library’s online learning platforms, which allow you to take skill-building classes in many...

Featured Event Register
Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Scribbles n' Nibbles: Last Saturday's for Kids

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts black history month

Woke Lil' Folk is a Black History Month themed arts & crafts program hosted by Scribbles n' Nibbles. Visit scribblesnnibbles.com for more details about their mission and vision.

Scribbles n' Nibbles: Last Saturday's for Kids

Black History Education: Truths And Lies

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

Adults black history month

There can be No True History without including Black History

Come Learn about Black Icons, Music, Movements and the Black History Education...

Black History Education: Truths And Lies

Teen Tech Time

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

Teens

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Saturday Storytime

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

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Have a Family Storytime @ local Library

Every Saturday, Come in and Listen to some great stories with your family.

Saturday Storytime

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25

Creative Aging: Active and Moving The Soul of Haitian Dance

Mon, Feb 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, 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

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Feb 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, 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

After School Stories

Mon, Feb 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

A fun-filled hour of stories and crafts.  Hear great stories and make someting fun.

After School Stories

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26

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Preschool Storytime

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

Teen Tech Time in Teen Space

Tue, Feb 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, 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

Chess Workshop

Tue, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school chess workshop

Learn to be a CHESS MASTER?

Come In and Play with our Chess Instructor, Jose Villar, and Staff

Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop

Tue, Feb 26   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids

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

Chess Workshop

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 26   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults english conversation group

Practice English in a conversation group at the Clarendon Library.  Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

FREE!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Black History in Cinema : Hidden Figures

Tue, Feb 26   5:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults black history month movies at the library

Hidden Figures is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Theodore Melfi and written by Melfi and Allison Schroeder. It is loosely based on the non-fiction book of the same nameby...

Black History in Cinema : Hidden Figures

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27

Adult Crafting

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

Adults arts and crafts knitting and crocheting

Come sit for an hour and do a new craft project every week! 

Knitting and crochet materials will also be available.

Adult Crafting

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

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

Ask-A-Tech

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

Adults

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

Chair Yoga

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

Adults

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

Chair Yoga

Resume and Career Help

Wed, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's job market?  Not sure what to say in interviews?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help!  Come and...

Resume and Career Help

Homework Help

Wed, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids homework help

Need help doing your homework ? Then come to Saratoga library every Wednesday from 4-6 for one-on-one help.

Ages 5-12

Homework Help

Improve Your Credit Score 101

Wed, Feb 27   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults finance small business

Financial literacy workshop facilitated by Lady Farley of Lady Farley Productions Inc. Financial coach: Ms. Johnson from You're Approved.    Free and open to the public.

 

Improve Your Credit Score 101

Citizenship Prep Group

Wed, Feb 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

US Citizenship Test Prep

Wed, Feb 27   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Led by a citizenship exam coach, the group lets participants discuss topics covered on the exam and practice mock interviews.

This program is FREE and no registration is required!

US Citizenship Test Prep

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Music & Movement Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years

Join us for storytime packed with live music and early literacy skill-building movement activities. Recommended ages 1-5 and caregivers.

Music & Movement Storytime

Typing with Mavis Beacon

Thu, Feb 28   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Saratoga Library

Adults adult learning 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...

Typing with Mavis Beacon

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Feb 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

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