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MAR
23

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten storytime

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...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

BRIC Media Arts Orientation

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Learn about all the courses and media resources presented by BRIC. Join us for an orientation and get a great introduction to what Public Access is all about— free and low-cost, high-quality media courses, and the wide variety of services...

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BRIC Media Arts Orientation

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Mar 23   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   New Lots Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Sat, Mar 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults health and wellness

Managing your blood pressure can lower your risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease. Join us and learn how.

Are you feeling FRUSTRATED NOT KNOWING WHAT YOU CAN OR CAN’T EAT?

Are you unsure of what to do to keep your Blood...

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

New Lots Teen Book Club

Sat, Mar 23   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club

Teens get together; each participant chooses his/her book; lively discussions; Regents exercises; games; prizes; lite snacks; movies; seeding; plant nursery; DIY Body Butter; DIY Soap; etc. 

New Lots Teen Book Club

MAR
25

Read and Play

Mon, Mar 25   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Red Hook Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Children hear stories, play, sing songs and make friends!

Read and Play

English Tools and More

Mon, Mar 25   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

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Mar 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Mon, Mar 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

 

Grades: K-5

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Kids Create with littleBits

Mon, Mar 25   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids techknowledge

Kids will learn the basics of circuitry and electronics with Little Bits.  In this free workshop, kids ages 6-18 will get to make basic robotics and more.

Kids Create with littleBits

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Mon, Mar 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

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

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll or in the New Lots...

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Chess Workshop

Mon, Mar 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Teens chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn to play the game of chess with instructor Vladimir Mazo in this weekly workshop! All ages welcome.

Chess Workshop

Microsoft Word Basics

Mon, Mar 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. In this  series you will cover the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

 

 ...

Microsoft Word Basics

After School Stories

Mon, Mar 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs and make something fun! For children 5 to 12 with and without disabilities

After School Stories

Red Hook Book Club: Wealth and Power in Space Edition

Mon, Mar 25   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join us at the Record Shop at 360 Van Brunt for the next installment of the Red Hook Book Club! 

In The Dispossessed by Ursula K. LeGuin, 1975 Hugo Award-winning novel, the story revolves around two neighboring planets. A bleak...

Featured Event
Red Hook Book Club: Wealth and Power in Space Edition

Business & Career Center Book Discussion: Behold the Dreamers

Mon, Mar 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion business finance

A novel set against the backdrop of the Lehman Brothers collapse, Behold the Dreamers offers insight into the global financial crisis and Great Recession, which we’ll consider, as its ten year anniversary is upon us....
Business & Career Center Book Discussion: Behold the Dreamers

1984/48: A Book Discussion

Mon, Mar 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults 1984 book discussion

BPL will is hosting a book discussion group on George Orwell's 1984 every month for 48 months. Groups began in January 2017. Each discussion cycle is facilitated by a librarian, writer, community member, artist, etc. If you are interested in...

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1984/48: A Book Discussion

MAR
26

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Tue, Mar 26   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Tue, Mar 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens teen tech time

It's the next big thing! Virtual Reality Gaming is here!  Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various gaming systems such as: XBOX, Playstation 4, Playstaion VR in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Homework Help

Tue, Mar 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades 1 through 8, a trained volunteer can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

Coding for Kids

Tue, Mar 26   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

Tuesday Tech Hour

Tue, Mar 26   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

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Mar 26   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Multicultural Body Sculpt

Tue, Mar 26   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults fitness

Come join the Multicultural Body Sculpt movement. MBS embodies breathing, stretching, toning, dancercise, and simple-to-follow fun exercises for adults and seniors. Enjoy a variety of international music whilst working out. Instructor: Malaika (...

Multicultural Body Sculpt

MAR
27

Babies and Books

Wed, Mar 27   11:00 am to 11:45 am   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-36 months.

Babies and Books

Art O'Clock for Adults

Wed, Mar 27   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

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Mar 27   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years music reading is fundamental storytime

Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.  This program includes a Reading is Fundamental book distribution.

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

English Tools and More

Wed, Mar 27   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

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Mar 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults philosophy in the library

Philosophy begins in wonder.

Plato

Philosophy Discussion Group

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Wed, Mar 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

 

Grades: K-5

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Wed, Mar 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults adult learning bric

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and...

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Mobile Phone Podcasting

Chess Workshop

Wed, Mar 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Learn how to play Chess or perfect your game with the help of an instructor.  All ages welcome.

Chess Workshop

ProjectArt: Ages 5-10

Wed, Mar 27   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

Movie Screening: The Rape of Recy Taylor

Wed, Mar 27   4:00 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults film movies

In honor of Women's History Month, join us for a movie screening of "The Rape of Recy Taylor."

A documentary by Nancy Buirski- Followed by a (discussion, panel discussion, Q&A, etc.)

Our film exposes a legacy of physical abuse...

Movie Screening: The Rape of Recy Taylor

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Mar 27   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

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Wed, Mar 27   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

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

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll or in the New Lots...

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

New Lots Book Club

Wed, Mar 27   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults book club

Book clubbers meet for lively discussions, movies and join us as we chat with a member in the Carolinas on Google Hangouts.

New Lots Book Club

Stop Motion Animation

Wed, Mar 27   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

In two hours, learn the tools and techniques to create an animated film. Spend course time working on a short, animated video, with the potential to exhibit online or on Brooklyn Free Speech.

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Stop Motion Animation

MAR
28

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Thu, Mar 28   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Free Tax Help at Red Hook Library

Thu, Mar 28   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults finance income tax tax help

Come to the Red Hook Library for free tax help from a tax professional! 

To use this FREE program, you must have a valid email address and basic computer skills, and bring all relevant tax documents with you, including:

...
Free Tax Help at Red Hook Library

Coffee & Conversation

Thu, Mar 28   10:15 am to 11:15 am   New Lots Library

Adults

Come get free coffee!

All patrons are invited to get a free cup of coffee

Library staff will be on hand to help connect patrons with free resources in the community – but there’s no commitment necessary

Come with...

Coffee & Conversation

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Thu, Mar 28   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

Homework Help

Thu, Mar 28   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades 1 through 8, a trained volunteer can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

Introduction to Photograhy

Thu, Mar 28   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

The Virtual Dementia Tour

Thu, Mar 28   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults alzheimer's

An interactive experience with the New York Memory Center and Right at Home of Brooklyn.

Join us on an emotional journey to experience the realities of life for persons living with Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia.  After...

The Virtual Dementia Tour

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Thu, Mar 28   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Mar 28   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids

Standalone RIF program for ages 6-12.  Earn gift books by reading!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Mar 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Teens teen tech time

Come play video games with your friends at the library!

Teen Tech Time

Family Arts and Crafts

Thu, Mar 28   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts

Kids and their parents/ caregivers are invited to come make a fun craft you can take home. Projects include painting, collage, screen printing, jewelry making, and more. All supplies provided - just bring your imagination!

Family Arts and Crafts

Family Arts & Crafts: T-Shirt Tote Bags

Thu, Mar 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come make a no-sew tote bag out of upcycled t-shirts!  A variety of graphic tees, scissors and washable markers will be provided to decoarte your unique bag.

Family Arts & Crafts: T-Shirt Tote Bags

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