E.g., Feb 19 2019
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

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Register
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

FEB
23

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

Sat, Feb 23   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning

Join us for an hour of Sahaja Yoga and Meditation.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

Kids Tech Time: Hack Minecraft Workshop

Sat, Feb 23   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids computer programming kids tech time

Become a master builder in Minecraft with this five-part workshop series. Learn to code using Python and Raspberry Pi's to construct huge buildings in seconds, build forests and cities instantly and learn to teleport in the Minecraft...

Kids Tech Time: Hack Minecraft Workshop

Girls Who Code

Sat, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens

Learn computer science through real-world projects in art and storytelling, robotics, video games, web sites, apps and more!

 

...
Girls Who Code

Pop-Up Tech

Sat, Feb 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, Feb 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

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

Immigrant Justice Corps Consultation & Legal Help

Mon, Feb 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Immigration consultations, legal services and information sessions are available with Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) at Brooklyn Public Library. 

Immigration consultation and legal help. By appointment only,...

Immigrant Justice Corps Consultation & Legal Help

Build with Duplo

Mon, Feb 25   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Music and free play with Lego DUPLOs and other toys. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

Morning Movies: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial

Mon, Feb 25   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Captivating audiences of all ages, this heartwarming and timeless story follows the unforgettable journey of a lost alien and the ten-year-old boy he befriends.  Come see it on our large screen. 

Morning Movies: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults career resume

Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained reviewer to get assistance with editing and advice for your job search.

Please bring a draft of your resume with you, or a list of your work history and education. This is a one-on-one...
Resume & Career Help

Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults computer basics 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 the...

Computer Basics

Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 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

Movies @ the Library: Black Panther

Mon, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults movies 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.

Movies @ the Library: Black Panther

After School Homework Help

Mon, Feb 25   2:30 pm to 4:30 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

Virtual Reality Gaming

Mon, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens kids tech time teen tech time

Get immersed in the world of Moss, Gran Turismo or Arkham Assylum.

Put on one of our three Virtual Reality headsets.

Virtual Reality Gaming

Teen Tech Time: 3D Design with Tinkercad

Mon, Feb 25   3:15 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens arts and crafts techknowledge teen tech time

Drop in 3D Design Lab: Choose an item from the MakerBot Thingiverse web site or design your own object using Tinkercad and a library laptop. Also, try our 3-D Doodler Pen to create fun projects. Participants can pick up their projects at a later...

Teen Tech Time: 3D Design with Tinkercad

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