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MAR
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Babies and Books

Wed, Mar 20   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

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 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Wed, Mar 20   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

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 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Mar 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time

Teen Time: Table-top Gaming

Wed, Mar 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens performance techknowledge

Play a game with us

Teen Time: Table-top Gaming

Kids Explore: Tai Chi Workshop

Wed, Mar 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids community partner health and wellness

 

  Kids 6-12, come join us for an introduction to Tai Chi workshop with special guest Sifu Tzyann Hsu of Qi Tao.  This workshop will introduce young people to mindfulness, meditation and healthy movement. Tai Chi...

Kids Explore: Tai Chi Workshop

Computer Basics

Wed, Mar 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

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

Computer Basics

Teen / Tween Time

Wed, Mar 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

Teens video games

 Meet up with friends at the library!  Hangout and play Video Games, Chess, Yu-Gi-Oh! UNO and other games.  9+

 

Teen / Tween Time

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Mar 20   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Join our Drop-In computer lab for personalized assistance.

Drop-In Computer Lab

MAR
21

Spanish Storytime

Thu, Mar 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Story Play

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

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes & playtime! For ages 0-5 with participating parents and caregivers.

Story Play

Creative Aging: Let's Have Fun and Dance

Thu, Mar 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Older Adults creative aging

Enjoy this 8 week workshop, taught by Leonardo J. Sardella, introducing you to the exciting world of Latin American dances.

Dancing can be great exercise for the body, mind and soul. Come join us in as the instructor demonstrates how...

Creative Aging: Let's Have Fun and Dance

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one of Mr. Keats' books...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one of Mr. Keats' books...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens teen tech time

Do you play videogames?

Play with a PS4, or X-box in this friendly competitive gaming session.

Teen Tech Time

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Storymakers Exhibition Reception

Thu, Mar 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Adults artist talks author talks exhibitions

Join us to celebrate the winners of the Storymakers Award...

...eleven aspiring children’s picture book writers and illustrators ages 18-24 representing diverse voices, selected by Pat Cummings, Laurent Linn, and Donna Mark during a...

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Storymakers Exhibition Reception

MAR
22

Story Play

Fri, Mar 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Musical Yoga Storytime

Fri, Mar 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years storytime yoga and meditation

Join us for a storytime for toddlers incorporating live music and yoga! Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk.

Musical Yoga Storytime

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Mar 22   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)

LDBA Free Art Fridays

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

Kids

Explore new techniques and materials in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old!

Free Art Fridays is offered every two weeks and is presented by Williamsburg art school L'Ecole Des Beaux Arts.

The program is...

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LDBA Free Art Fridays

DIY Friday!

Fri, Mar 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens diy teen time

Make jewelry, duct tape creations, origami, blackout poetry and more with other teens.

All teens in 6th grade and up welcome! 

DIY Friday!

MAR
23

Story and Play

Sat, Mar 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshop

Sat, Mar 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Adults creative writing nannies fairy tales writing workshops writing workshop

Brooklyn Public Library invites nannies to participate in a dynamic eight-week FREE writing workshop where you can develop your writing skills and create an original story.

A certificate of completion and copies of your final work will be...

Featured Event
Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshop

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Marcy Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam

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 help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Pop-Up Tech

Sat, Mar 23   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

Come have fun with some cool Pop-Up Technology!

(Time varies- time slots are between 2:00-4:30

Pop-Up Tech

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Mar 23   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Chess Workshop

Sat, Mar 23   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Learn how to play, or improve your game, with help from our chess instructor!

Chess Workshop

Game On! Cards and Chess.

Sat, Mar 23   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Marcy Library

Teens table-top & board games

Meet up with friends at the library!  Hangout and play Legos, Chess, Checkers, Connect four, Yu-Gi-Oh! UNO and other games.  9+

Game On!  Cards and Chess.

Beanstalk Storytime

Sat, Mar 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years spanish storytime

Enjoy this storytime in French and Spanish from Brooklyn Beanstalk. Ages 1-8.

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Beanstalk Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Mar 23   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Marcy Library

Kids all ages literacy

Join us for Saturday Storytime - every Saturday at 11am! We'll read old classics, new favorites & sing songs. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

MAR
25

Computer Basics

Mon, Mar 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh 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 instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to hardware...

Computer Basics

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Mon, Mar 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Chess Workshop

Mon, Mar 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens after school chess workshop

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

Chess Workshop

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Mar 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

Preschool Story&Craft

Mon, Mar 25   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Come to our program to lister to the story, make a simple craft and meet  new friends.

Preschool Story&Craft

Teen Gaming and Anime Club

Mon, Mar 25   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens

Teens, join us for analog games (board games, card games, RPGs) and anime!

Every Monday at 4 PM in the Youth Wing.

Games include Magic: The Gathering, Exploding Kittens, Machi Koro, Sushi Go!, Munchkin, Dungeons and...

Teen Gaming and Anime Club

MAR
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Teen Tech Time

Tue, Mar 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens after school teen tech time video games

Play video games with us!

Everyone from 11-21 is welcome to join us.

Teen Tech Time

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Mar 26   3:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Marcy Library

Kids

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a free drop-in program open to babies, kids to age 17. Check-in with us on Tuesdays from 3:30 - 7pm and earn a free book for joining! Earn another free book every third time you come!! And on your...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Build with LEGO

Tue, Mar 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

Homework Help

Tue, Mar 26   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids after school homework help

Support, assistance, and encouragement for children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their homework.

Homework Help

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Mar 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Come join Kids Tech Time with dancing on the xbox and some good'ole Ipads fun!

Kids Tech Time

Homework Help

Tue, Mar 26   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school homework help

Free homework help for students in grades 1 to 8. 

Homework Help

Gender Neutral Makeup Tutorial

Tue, Mar 26   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens change agents

Want to get some tricks on how to do your makeup?

The Drag Queen Storytime crew will teach you some tricks for making your eye makeup pop. 

Register
Gender Neutral Makeup Tutorial

Family Movie Night: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Tue, Mar 26   5:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Bring the family and see the 2018 animated hit on our large screen. 

Family Movie Night: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Resume Writing Coach

Tue, Mar 26   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning career resume

Free one-on-one resume help. No appointment necessary. Create a new resume or get assistance editing an existing one. Learn how to use social media to your advantage when searching for a job.

Resume Writing Coach

MAR
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Babies and Books

Wed, Mar 27   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

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 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Wed, Mar 27   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

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 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Mar 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time

Pre-school Storytime

Wed, Mar 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Marcy Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for Preschool Storytime every Wednesday at 11am. Ages 3, 4 & 5 welcome!

Pre-school Storytime

Songwriter's Studio

Wed, Mar 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens music poetry

Students will examine the craft of songwriting through the use of poetry, percussion, and singing. 

We will first break down the structure in popular American song, then as a group construct a song together.  We will discuss our...

Songwriter's Studio

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