E.g., Jan 19 2019
JAN
22

After School Homework Help

Tue, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Teens

High School Math Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Fun Fab Yoga

Tue, Jan 22   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

Bring a yoga mat, but yoga experience is not needed. If you like to move your body, laugh or be silly you will enjoy this class. Find your inner beauty and see the inner beauty of others.

Fun Fab Yoga

JAN
23

The Mini Brooklyn Playdate

Wed, Jan 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years babies & books big brooklyn playdate first five years toddler time

Stop by the Mini Brooklyn Playdate to enjoy fun games and activities that delight young children and encourage early literacy.

Come to play and leave ready to turn ordinary objects in your home into your child’s...

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The Mini Brooklyn Playdate

Babies and Books

Wed, Jan 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years

Enjoy books, songs, and rhymes. 0 to 18 months.

Babies and Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Jan 23   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years toddler time

Enjoy stories and play. 18 months to 48 months.

Toddler Time

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades 1 to 8.

After School Homework Help

JAN
25

Central Library Friday Film Club: Immortal Beloved (Lives of Famous Composers - Ludwig van Beethoven)

Fri, Jan 25   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults

Music arouses constant emotions in us; it accompanies us in every situation of life. The creators of music, composers, are people equipped not only with talent but also with exceptional sensitivity. Their lives are usually turbulent, full of...

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Central Library Friday Film Club: Immortal Beloved (Lives of Famous Composers - Ludwig van Beethoven)

JAN
26

Events for Youth and Families: Polar Opposites by Wildlife Theater

Sat, Jan 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids

Antarctica and the Arctic Circle are the two ends of the world. They look and feel the same, but very different types of animals call these icy lands home. Students explore the similarities and differences through two shows, "Polar Bear and the...

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Events for Youth and Families: Polar Opposites by Wildlife Theater

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 26   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

JAN
28

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Mon, Jan 28   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

If you are interested

in becoming a U.S.

Citizen we can help!

Join our free exam

preparation groups!

 

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

JAN
29

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Jam I AM

Tue, Jan 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Singing guitarist Will Leet and jazz singer/pianist Sammy Rae Bowers will sing an exciting mix of children’s songs and contemporary pop songs, and foster exploration with musical instruments and fun movement activities. We believe that exposing...

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Jam I AM

Fun Fab Yoga

Tue, Jan 29   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

Bring a yoga mat, but yoga experience is not needed. If you like to move your body, laugh or be silly you will enjoy this class. Find your inner beauty and see the inner beauty of others.

Fun Fab Yoga

JAN
30

Babies and Books

Wed, Jan 30   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years

Enjoy books, songs, and rhymes. 0 to 18 months.

Babies and Books

Toddler Time

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

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years toddler time

Enjoy stories and play. 18 months to 48 months.

Toddler Time

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 30   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades 1 to 8.

After School Homework Help

FEB
2

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 2   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

FEB
3

Celebrate Here’s Hank with Henry Winkler & Lin Oliver

Sun, Feb 3   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids author talks

Brooklyn Public Library is thrilled to partner with Stories Bookshop + Storytelling Lab for a fun-filled afternoon for Brooklyn families with actor, director and writer Henry Winkler and co-author Lin Oliver, to celebrate the publication of their...

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Celebrate Here’s Hank with Henry Winkler & Lin Oliver

FEB
4

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Feb 4   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Adults finance income tax tax help

All AARP free tax preparation sites for low and middle income taxpayers operate on a first come, first served basis. To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required...

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Mon, Feb 4   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

If you are interested

in becoming a U.S.

Citizen we can help!

Join our free exam

preparation groups!

 

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Career Club - Resume & Career Help

Mon, Feb 4   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults career resume

Personalized small-group instruction on resume writing and career help.

Career Club - Resume & Career Help

All Day All Week: An Occupy Wall Street Story

Mon, Feb 4   6:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents business film

Eight years ago Occupy Wall Street seized NYC’s financial center and captured the world’s attention in a demonstration of the democratic process.  Today the right to assemble, to earn a fair wage, and to speak the truth is more...

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All Day All Week: An Occupy Wall Street Story

FEB
5

Fun Fab Yoga

Tue, Feb 5   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

Bring a yoga mat, but yoga experience is not needed. If you like to move your body, laugh or be silly you will enjoy this class. Find your inner beauty and see the inner beauty of others.

Fun Fab Yoga

FEB
6

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 6   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years

Enjoy books, songs, and rhymes. 0 to 18 months.

Babies and Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 6   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years toddler time

Enjoy stories and play. 18 months to 48 months.

Toddler Time

Philosophy in the Library: Ethan Hallerman

Wed, Feb 6   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents philosophy in the library

Philosophers from around the country discuss the great questions and generate discussions with our audience.

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Philosophy in the Library: Ethan Hallerman

FEB
8

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Feb 8   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mhfa

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is...

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

FEB
9

Morning Yoga

Sat, Feb 9   10:15 am to 11:45 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

Reduce Stress and gain flexibility in a safe and fun environment

Beginners are welcome

Bring a Yoga Mat, towel or blanket to practice on

Wear comfortable clothing that will be easy to move in

Yoga is best practiced...

Morning Yoga

Events for Youth and Families: Chinese New Year Celebration

Sat, Feb 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids music

Join us for a fantastic Chinese New Year presentation celebrating the arrival of the Year of the Pig and usher in a year of joy and abundance! Put on something red and bring the whole family to experience the beautiful dances from one of the most...

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Events for Youth and Families: Chinese New Year Celebration

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 9   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

FEB
10

Classical Interludes: Min Xiao-Fen + Alan Chan present “Moon Walk”- New York Debut

Sun, Feb 10   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Pipa virtuoso Min Xiao-Fen who plays solo Monk tunes collaborates with gifted LA-based composer Alan Chan to explore new jazz through their new project Moon Walk, with inspiration drawn from the story of the goddess of the Moon Chang'e and...

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Classical Interludes: Min Xiao-Fen + Alan Chan present “Moon Walk”- New York Debut

FEB
11

Create the Business Plan That’s Right for You

Mon, Feb 11   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Small business owners, start-ups and entrepreneurs: learn to create or update your business plan or launch a new product or service at this free half-day SCORE program.

This workshop will give you the tools and background to:

...
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Create the Business Plan That’s Right for You

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Feb 11   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Adults finance income tax tax help

All AARP free tax preparation sites for low and middle income taxpayers operate on a first come, first served basis. To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required...

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Mon, Feb 11   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

If you are interested

in becoming a U.S.

Citizen we can help!

Join our free exam

preparation groups!

 

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Reformation)

Mon, Feb 11   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults book discussion

The Reformation (volume 6 of The Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant)
We will discuss the visions and valor of Joan of Arc, and the various ways and reasons that Martin Luther, Henry VIII, and Copernicus challenged authority and...

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Reformation)

FEB
12

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Conroy Warren

Tue, Feb 12   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Feeling the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren. It’s fun! It’s exciting!

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Conroy Warren

From Score to Speculative Lit

Tue, Feb 12   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

From Score to Speculative Lit with Artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed and Writer Anaïs Duplan

This creative writing workshop, led by artist-in-residence Kameelah Janan Rasheed and writer/Afrofuturist Anaïs Duplan, begins with fragments of text...

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From Score to Speculative Lit

Fun Fab Yoga

Tue, Feb 12   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

Bring a yoga mat, but yoga experience is not needed. If you like to move your body, laugh or be silly you will enjoy this class. Find your inner beauty and see the inner beauty of others.

Fun Fab Yoga

FEB
13

The Review Panel

Wed, Feb 13   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents the review panel

Leading art critics join in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs. Presented in association with Artcritical.

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The Review Panel

FEB
16

Events for Youth and Families: Senegalese Dancer and Griot Lamine Thiam

Sat, Feb 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids music

Lamine Thiam is a master Senegalese dancer who comes from a long lineage of griots. As a dancer, he shares with audiences the deep connections of dance and music to everyday life in his home country of Senegal. In this special family program,...

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Events for Youth and Families: Senegalese Dancer and Griot Lamine Thiam

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 16   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

FEB
17

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

Sun, Feb 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Muneko Otani and Michael Roth (violins), Ah Ling Neu (viola), Roberta Cooper (cello), and Peter Weitzner (double bass). Mozart’s Divertimento in F Major and Dvořák’s String Quintet in G Major, Op. 77 as well as selections by Lev Zhurbin.

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Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

FEB
18

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in conversation with Frank Bruni

Mon, Feb 18   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

A mayor’s inspirational story of a Midwest city that has become nothing less than a blueprint for the future of American renewal.

Once described by The Washington Post as “the most interesting mayor you’ve never heard of,” Pete Buttigieg...

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South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in conversation with Frank Bruni

FEB
19

Fun Fab Yoga

Tue, Feb 19   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

Bring a yoga mat, but yoga experience is not needed. If you like to move your body, laugh or be silly you will enjoy this class. Find your inner beauty and see the inner beauty of others.

Fun Fab Yoga

FEB
20

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 20   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years

Enjoy books, songs, and rhymes. 0 to 18 months.

Babies and Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 20   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years toddler time

Enjoy stories and play. 18 months to 48 months.

Toddler Time

FEB
22

Older Adults Mental Health First Aid

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

Adults mhfa

Mental Health First Aid USA for Older Adults is an 8-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adults over the age of...

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Older Adults Mental Health First Aid

2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Kick-off Orientation

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

Adults business

Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Enter PowerUP! and you could win a CASH AWARD to start your business. Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. To apply, you must attend an orientation....

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2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Kick-off Orientation

FEB
23

Events for Youth and Families: Shine and the Moonbeams

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

Kids music

Shine and the Moonbeams take the best rhythmic elements of soul songs and music to give the families a soulfully satisfying experience.

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Events for Youth and Families: Shine and the Moonbeams

FEB
24

Classical Interludes: Donald Sinta Quartet

Sun, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

The Donald Sinta Quartet, First Prize Winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition, has earned praise from audiences and critics alike for its virtuosic performances, compelling recordings and distinctive repertoire that range from commissions...

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Classical Interludes: Donald Sinta Quartet

FEB
25

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Feb 25   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Adults finance income tax tax help

All AARP free tax preparation sites for low and middle income taxpayers operate on a first come, first served basis. To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required...

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

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