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SEP
24

Book Adventures: Banned Books

Mon, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids banned books week book adventures

September 23th - September 29th is Banned Books week, a yearly celebration of those books which have been deemed "offensive" -- which just makes us love them all the more! Exercise your Right to Read!

Book Adventures: Banned Books

ProjectArt Art Workshops

Mon, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens

Explore, create and express yourself through art with ProjectArt! Classes will be taught by Crown Heights Library's artist-in-residence.

The ProjectArt community is dedicated to bringing the arts to as many children as it can in a...

ProjectArt Art Workshops

SEP
25

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Sep 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids techknowledge

Come join Tech Time with dancing on the Xbox and playing on the Ipads tablets.

Kids Tech Time

Meditation

Tue, Sep 25   6:45 pm to 7:45 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults

Come to this free meditation class!  Learn how to balance your emotions, tap into your natural energy and improve your overall health! All are welcome.

Meditation

SEP
26

Computer Basics

Wed, Sep 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse,typing navigating the screen and going online? Come and join our computer basic class!

Computer Basics

Babies & Books

Wed, Sep 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Fingerplays, tummy-time and books, Oh My! A special half-hour of stories, rhymes and songs geared specifically for the youngest children who are not yet walking.

Only pre-walkers will be admitted. Please be mindful of our age limits, they...

Babies & Books

Drag Queen Story Hour: Banned Books Week Edition

Wed, Sep 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years drag queen story hour

Drag Queen Story Hour observes Banned Books Week by featuring some of the most frequently challenged picture books in this special edition of DQSH. Celebrate your freedom to read! 

What do drag queens and children have in common?...

Featured Event
Drag Queen Story Hour: Banned Books Week Edition

ProjectArt Art Workshops

Wed, Sep 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids

Explore, create and express yourself through art with ProjectArt! Classes will be taught by Crown Heights Library's artist-in-residence.

The ProjectArt community is dedicated to bringing the arts to as many children as it can in a...

ProjectArt Art Workshops

Film Screening: Miles Davis and Quincy Troupe Live at the Studio Museum in Harlem

Wed, Sep 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film movies

On April 15, 1989, writer and poet Quincy Troupe interviewed Miles Davis at the Studio Museum in Harlem, just a few months before the publication of their co-authored Autobiography of Miles Davis. The interview is the sole time Davis gave a live...

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Film Screening: Miles Davis and Quincy Troupe Live at the Studio Museum in Harlem

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Sep 26   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Crown Heights 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 drop-in computer lab for personalize assistance.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Quincy Troupe on Miles and Me

Wed, Sep 26   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations

Noted photographer Anthony Barboza leads an on-stage discussion with poet, activist, and journalist Quincy Troupe about his newly re-issued memoir, Miles and Me, a candid account of his friendship with Miles Davis and an engrossing chronicle of...

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Quincy Troupe on Miles and Me

SEP
27

Story Play

Thu, Sep 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Come enjoy stories, rhymes and hands-on activities at this fun and educational program. Explore a different theme every week! For ages 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). Daycares and preschools are also encouraged to attend in groups....

Story Play

Teen Time

Thu, Sep 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens

*Hang Out with Friends*Do Homework*Play on gaming systems*Check out Laptops or iPads*Work on Group Project*Listen to Music*Engage in a Hobby*Play Chess or Board games*

Teen Time

Olga Tokarczuk discusses Flights

Thu, Sep 27   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations

Olga Tokarczuk in conversation with translator Jennifer Croft. Moderated by John Freeman.

In this Man Booker International Prize Winning Novel, a seventeenth-century Dutch anatomist discovers the Achilles tendon by...

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Olga Tokarczuk discusses Flights

SEP
28

Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Sep 28   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour course that will help you:

Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses

Learn how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, and loved...

Featured Event
Mental Health First Aid

A Sukkot Musical Celebration with Tkiya

Fri, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids everyone is welcome here holiday live music

Join us for a musical performance celebration of Sukkot! The program will include songs and stories for young children centered around this harvest festival of the Jewish faith.

Tkiya: The Jewish Community Music Initiative uses...

A Sukkot Musical Celebration with Tkiya

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a free drop-in program open to babies, kids, and adolescents. Check-in with us on Fridays from 2-4 and earn a free book for joining! Earn another free book every third time you come!! And on your birthday...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

SEP
29

Set Your Goals: Money is Power

Sat, Sep 29   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

A Women's Financial Empowerment Series

Learn from financial experts who will address setting financial goals for wealth building, investment strategies, and retirement planning. Presented in partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority,...

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Set Your Goals: Money is Power

Free Family Art Day

Sat, Sep 29   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years first five years openhouse2018 saturday storytime storytime

Join us for a morning of art activities, creative play, and music, including a special pop-up performance of "A Book of Hours"!   Free Family Art Days are opportunities to play, imagine, and explore through a variety of art forms. Each month...
Free Family Art Day

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Sat, Sep 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults hotspot openhouse2018 techknowledge

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for...

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

OCT
1

Chess Workshop

Mon, Oct 1   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids after school chess workshop

Learn how to master the strategic and fun game of chess with a trained instructor.

Chess Workshop

ProjectArt Art Workshops

Mon, Oct 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens

Explore, create and express yourself through art with ProjectArt! Classes will be taught by Crown Heights Library's artist-in-residence.

The ProjectArt community is dedicated to bringing the arts to as many children as it can in a...

ProjectArt Art Workshops

OCT
2

Meditation

Tue, Oct 2   6:45 pm to 7:45 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults

Come to this free meditation class!  Learn how to balance your emotions, tap into your natural energy and improve your overall health! All are welcome.

Meditation

OCT
3

Babies & Books

Wed, Oct 3   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Fingerplays, tummy-time and books, Oh My! A special half-hour of stories, rhymes and songs geared specifically for the youngest children who are not yet walking.

Only pre-walkers will be admitted. Please be mindful of our age limits, they...

Babies & Books

ProjectArt Art Workshops

Wed, Oct 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids

Explore, create and express yourself through art with ProjectArt! Classes will be taught by Crown Heights Library's artist-in-residence.

The ProjectArt community is dedicated to bringing the arts to as many children as it can in a...

ProjectArt Art Workshops

OCT
4

Story Play

Thu, Oct 4   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Come enjoy stories, rhymes and hands-on activities at this fun and educational program. Explore a different theme every week! For ages 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). Daycares and preschools are also encouraged to attend in groups....

Story Play

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Oct 4   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi for Beginners

Philosophy in the Library: How Philosophical Conceptions of Engineering Shape the World Around Us

Thu, Oct 4   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents philosophy in the library

There are numerous books about the philosophy of science, but relatively few focus on the philosophy of engineering. Why has the philosophy of engineering been undeveloped in contrast to science? While many engineers prefer to build new things...

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Philosophy in the Library: How Philosophical Conceptions of Engineering Shape the World Around Us

OCT
5

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Oct 5   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a free drop-in program open to babies, kids, and adolescents. Check-in with us on Fridays from 2-4 and earn a free book for joining! Earn another free book every third time you come!! And on your birthday...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

OCT
6

Master Your Credit: Solutions for Entrepreneurs

Sat, Oct 6   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

A Women's Financial Empowerment Series

Learn how to improve your credit and its impact on your business through this WE NYC Master Money: Credit workshop.

One-on-one speed counseling sessions with a certified financial counselor...

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Master Your Credit: Solutions for Entrepreneurs

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 6   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Events for Youth and Families: La Fiesta Tropical

Sat, Oct 6   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids music

The Bilingual Birdies Band celebrates language and culture in a fun-filled live music and dance! Learn new words while you sing along to original hip tunes and your favorite traditional folk songs. Expect a high energy performance of instruments...

Featured Event
Events for Youth and Families: La Fiesta Tropical

OCT
9

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Ian Hayes

Tue, Oct 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

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

Join children's musician Ian Hayes for a seasonal sing-a-long! An interactive music show to welcome the changing season with song and dance. Ian will perform children’s favorites, as well as classics that everyone will enjoy!

Seating is...

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Ian Hayes

Meditation

Tue, Oct 9   6:45 pm to 7:45 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults

Come to this free meditation class!  Learn how to balance your emotions, tap into your natural energy and improve your overall health! All are welcome.

Meditation

OCT
10

Babies & Books

Wed, Oct 10   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Fingerplays, tummy-time and books, Oh My! A special half-hour of stories, rhymes and songs geared specifically for the youngest children who are not yet walking.

Only pre-walkers will be admitted. Please be mindful of our age limits, they...

Babies & Books

ProjectArt Art Workshops

Wed, Oct 10   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids

Explore, create and express yourself through art with ProjectArt! Classes will be taught by Crown Heights Library's artist-in-residence.

The ProjectArt community is dedicated to bringing the arts to as many children as it can in a...

ProjectArt Art Workshops

OCT
11

Story Play

Thu, Oct 11   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Come enjoy stories, rhymes and hands-on activities at this fun and educational program. Explore a different theme every week! For ages 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). Daycares and preschools are also encouraged to attend in groups....

Story Play

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Oct 11   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi for Beginners

OCT
12

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Oct 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a free drop-in program open to babies, kids, and adolescents. Check-in with us on Fridays from 2-4 and earn a free book for joining! Earn another free book every third time you come!! And on your birthday...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

OCT
13

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years ready set kindergarten

For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. 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,...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Events for Youth and Families: Book Launch: Carmela Full of Wishes

Sat, Oct 13   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids

Join Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson, the award-winning, bestselling duo behind Last Stop on Market Street for a special event celebrating the release of their second collaboration, Carmela Full of Wishes. Set in a migrant community,...

Events for Youth and Families: Book Launch: Carmela Full of Wishes

OCT
14

Silent Movie Matinee: Buster Keaton in THE GENERAL (1926)

Sun, Oct 14   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film movies silent movie matinee

Keaton often referred to THE GENERAL as his favorite feature, and he adapted it from a real-life Civil War event that he read about in the book “The Great Locomotive Chase.” He plays Johnnie Gray, a train-engineer with two loves: a woman named...

Silent Movie Matinee: Buster Keaton in THE GENERAL (1926)

Classical Interludes: Machiko Ozawa Tango Duo with Pablo Cafici

Sun, Oct 14   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

A formidable virtuoso violinist, Machiko Ozawa is internationally esteemed as an interpreter of the tango repertoire. This performance features her most recent project: a duo with the Argentinian pianist Pablo Cafici.  They will perform...

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Classical Interludes: Machiko Ozawa Tango Duo with Pablo Cafici

OCT
15

Mental Health First Aid

Mon, Oct 15   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour course that will help you:

Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses

Learn how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, and loved...

Featured Event
Mental Health First Aid

Chess Workshop

Mon, Oct 15   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids after school chess workshop

Learn how to master the strategic and fun game of chess with a trained instructor.

Chess Workshop

ProjectArt Art Workshops

Mon, Oct 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens

Explore, create and express yourself through art with ProjectArt! Classes will be taught by Crown Heights Library's artist-in-residence.

The ProjectArt community is dedicated to bringing the arts to as many children as it can in a...

ProjectArt Art Workshops

OCT
16

Meditation

Tue, Oct 16   6:45 pm to 7:45 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults

Come to this free meditation class!  Learn how to balance your emotions, tap into your natural energy and improve your overall health! All are welcome.

Meditation

The Review Panel

Tue, Oct 16   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.

This month, Laila Pedro, Barry Schwabsky, and Roberta Smith join moderator David Cohen.

...
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The Review Panel

OCT
17

Babies & Books

Wed, Oct 17   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Fingerplays, tummy-time and books, Oh My! A special half-hour of stories, rhymes and songs geared specifically for the youngest children who are not yet walking.

Only pre-walkers will be admitted. Please be mindful of our age limits, they...

Babies & Books

ProjectArt Art Workshops

Wed, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids

Explore, create and express yourself through art with ProjectArt! Classes will be taught by Crown Heights Library's artist-in-residence.

The ProjectArt community is dedicated to bringing the arts to as many children as it can in a...

ProjectArt Art Workshops

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