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FEB
19

Teen Tech Time in Teen Space

Tue, Feb 19   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

Library Lab: Forms of Matter: CO2

Tue, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Explore what happens inside a soda bottle when vinegar and baking soda meet!

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology,...

Library Lab: Forms of Matter: CO2

Teen Time: Slime

Tue, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens stem & steam

Make some gooey, stringy, stretchy, sticky slime or oobleck. 

Teen Time: Slime

Kids Create

Tue, Feb 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join other kids in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you! Intended for kids ages 6-12.

Kids Create

Homework Help

Tue, Feb 19   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, Feb 19   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

The Ditmas Examiner Teen Writing Workshop

Tue, Feb 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens creative writing teen time writing workshop

The Ditmas Examiner is a program for high school students who want to cover their community, learn about journalism – and make a difference. We’ll produce a news web site and a print newspaper covering Ditmas Park and parts of Flatbush, Prospect...

The Ditmas Examiner Teen Writing Workshop

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 19   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

Movies @ the Library: Black Panther

Tue, Feb 19   5:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults black history month movies at the library

T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past. Must be 13+ or accompanied by an adult.

Movies @ the Library: Black Panther

The Classical Sounds of Spain: Rubén de lis Performs Flamenco Fusion Music

Tue, Feb 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults live music music

Rubén de lis is a singer, guitarist, composer, multi-instrumentalist and showman who performs his own music and finds inspiration in artists like Paco de Lucía, the Gypsy Kings, and Alejandro Sanz.  At this pocket show, de lis will perform...

The Classical Sounds of Spain: Rubén de lis Performs Flamenco Fusion Music

FEB
20

Caregiver Meetup

Wed, Feb 20   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults build with duplo first five years

We welcome caregivers to mingle, network, and interact with other caregivers while the children play & listen to music. Self supervised.

Urdu Storytime resumes 2/27/19!

Caregiver Meetup

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 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

Adult Crafting

Wed, Feb 20   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

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Come enjoy a special half-hour of stories, rhymes and songs at this fun and educational program geared for children who are already walking through 3 years of age (with a caregiver).

Please be mindful of our age...
Toddler Time

Computer Basics

Wed, Feb 20   11:00 am to 12:00 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

Crochet Circle

Wed, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Get hooked at Cortelyou! Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any craft...

Crochet Circle

Chess Workshop

Wed, Feb 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:30pm- 4:30pm.

Chess Workshop

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids reading is fundamental

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate. Ages 0 to 17 years old.  Youth will be allowed to choose a free book when they join RIF and on their birthday. Youth can earn additional books by borrowing and...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Knitting for Adults and Teens

Wed, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults

All skill levels are welcome.  If you don't know how to knit, we'll show you how!  Please bring a pair of size 7 or 8 needles and worsted-weight yarn if you can. 

Knitting for Adults and Teens

Urban Stages presents African Dance & Folktales

Wed, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids

Join us in celebrating Black History Month! African folktales are woven through an interactive African Dance class with Urban Stages.

 

Urban Stages presents African Dance & Folktales

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults english conversation group

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

FREE!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Game On!

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

Kids after school game on! table-top & board games

Trouble, Jenga, Monopoly, you name it! Come play games with your friends!

Game On!

Citizenship Prep Group

Wed, Feb 20   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

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S Citizen we can help! Join our free exam preparation group.

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

First-Time Home Buyer Seminar

Wed, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning

Thinking about buying a first-home? Not sure where to start? Join us at this FREE seminar to learn about:

* the homebuying process * sources of down-payment and closing-cost assistance * credit repair * mortgage types * who should be...
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First-Time Home Buyer Seminar

Drop-In Computer Lab

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

Adults never too late to learn 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

FEB
21

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Little Scientists

Thu, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) themed storytime and activity.

Recommended ages 2-5 and caregivers.

Little Scientists

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Feb 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, songs, and playtime! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Feb 21   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, songs, and playtime! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Library Lanes

Thu, Feb 21   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults library lanes techknowledge

Come join our bowling team! Don't want to stand or carry a big ball around no problem, bowling is directly on our gaming system (xbox).

 

Library Lanes

Understanding Alzheimer's Dementia

Thu, Feb 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults

What do we know about Alzheimer's dementia prevention? Healthy living for your brain or body.

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on...

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Understanding Alzheimer's Dementia

Chess Workshop

Thu, Feb 21   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:30pm- 4:30pm.

Chess Workshop

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

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

DIY: Teen Arts & Crafts

Thu, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens arts and crafts diy

Come hang out with friends, do homework, and participate in arts & crafts...

This is your time to have fun and connect!

DIY: Teen Arts & Crafts

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime russian storytime

Приглашаем детей и родителей ! Рассказы и песни на русском языке

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

Russian Storytime России История Время

eBooks Basics

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults techknowledge

Learn how to download E-books, audio books and more unto your tablet, kindle or iPad. Feel free to bring your own devices!

Session is on a first come, first served basis.

eBooks Basics

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Feb 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, Feb 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

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

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Feb 22   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a very special play time featuring our very own, generously donated Thomas the Tank Engine Play Set! For all ages. 

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Story Play

Fri, Feb 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

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Feb 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Come to Cortelyou Library at 11AM on Fridays for some adult stress relief coloring for an hour. Colored pencils and coloring books are included.

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Feb 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)

Family Movie

Fri, Feb 22   2:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids

Looking for a fun activity during school vacation week? Come & enjoy a screening of "Smallfoot" at the Cortelyou Library!

Smallfoot: A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.

Family Movie

LDBA Free Art Fridays

Fri, Feb 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

Just Sing! Karaoke

Fri, Feb 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids karaoke kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

Karaoke Fridays are back!  Join us and sing your favorite song!

Kids & teens are welcome.

This program has rolling entry.

Just Sing! Karaoke

Brooklyn Robotics League

Fri, Feb 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights 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

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