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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

Corduroy Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years babies & books city for corduroy storytime toddler time

Join us for a special storytime including a reading of Don Freeman's Corduroy and activities that are great for babies and toddlers inspired by the book. 

We will also be hosting a teddybear sleepover! Bring your...

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Corduroy Storytime

Falun Dafa Exercise & Meditation Class

Thu, Mar 21   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning yoga and meditation

Join us for the practice of mediation and exercise. Increases energy  vitatlity. Eliminate stress, enjoy peace of mind. 

Truthfulness, compassion, and exercise. www.falundafa.org

Every Thursday, from 12:30 - 1:30 PM from...

Falun Dafa Exercise & Meditation Class

Story Play

Thu, Mar 21   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy story play storytime

Kids age 0-5 years and their caregivers can join us for books, songs, ryhmes and play! 

*Thursday March 21st will be a special Story Play celebrating Holi! In celebration of Holi come hear...

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

Chess Workshop

Thu, Mar 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, Mar 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

eBooks Basics

Thu, Mar 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, 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

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Mar 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

Book Discussion: Lincoln In the Bardo by George Saunders

Thu, Mar 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Adults book club book discussion

February 1862. The Civil War is less than one year old. The fighting has begun in earnest, and the nation has begun to realize it is in for a long, bloody struggle. Meanwhile, President Lincoln’s beloved eleven-year-old son, Willie, lies...

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Book Discussion: Lincoln In the Bardo by George Saunders

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Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Mar 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, 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

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

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

Adults adult learning creative aging

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, 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)

Creative Writing for Kids

Fri, Mar 22   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school creative writing

NY Writers Coalition (NYWC) invites you to write and share your story in this one-of-a-kind creative writing workshop. Participants discover the power of their own stories, gain confidence and a stronger sense of self and become part of a...

Creative Writing for Kids

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

Chess Workshop

Fri, Mar 22   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids chess workshop table-top & board games

A chessmaster will be here to teach kids and teens how to play chess or improve their skills! For kids and teens.

Chess Workshop

Teen Time: Songwriting Studio

Fri, Mar 22   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens creative writing music teen time

We are partnering with Community Word Project to offer a songwriting workshop to promote the 2019 Teen Writing Contest & Ned Vizzini Teen Writing Prize. Teens will examine the craft of songwriting through the use of poetry, percussion,...

Teen Time: Songwriting Studio

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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Mar 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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years preschool ready set kindergarten

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...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

After School Homework Help

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 1:00 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

Kids Tech Time: Hack Minecraft Workshop

Sat, Mar 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

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

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

Adults adult learning yoga and meditation

Join us for an hour of Sahaja Yoga and Meditation.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

Everything is Comics: How to Make Anything You Want

Sat, Mar 23   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Adults arts and crafts comics Cool Work x Interesting People

Join cartoonist and illustrator, Laura Lannes, for an afternoon of making whatever you want. There are as many different ways to make comics as there are people who make comics. Any way that works for you is correct. Sometimes there is a lot...

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Everything is Comics: How to Make Anything You Want

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

Urban Stages presents Irish Dancing

Sat, Mar 23   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids music performance

Ashley Smith-Wallace, Irish dancer extraordinaire, leads participants through the world of Irish Dancing. Participants learn new steps, listen to Irish music, and discover the joy of this classic style

Urban Stages presents Irish Dancing

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

Creative Kids and Teens Storytelling Workshop

Sat, Mar 23   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens creative writing teen time

A one-hour storytelling workshop that will inspire young writers! Participants will be given fun writing prompts and have an opportunity to share their writing with the group. For ages 8 and up. Facilitating the workshop is Roohi...

Creative Kids and Teens Storytelling Workshop

MAR
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AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Mar 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

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

Mon, Mar 25   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

Make an appointment to meet with an attorney who will assist you in applying for citizenship

NYCitizenship provides free legal help with citizenship application, and financial counseling, at The New Utrecht Branch. As part of...

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

Build with Duplo

Mon, Mar 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

Resume & Career Help

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

Adults adult learning 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, Mar 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, 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

Movies @ the Library: A Star Is Born

Mon, Mar 25   1:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults movies movies at the library

A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

Movies @ the Library: A Star Is Born

MEDITATION: THE SECRET TO A PEACEFUL LIFE with Dr. Frank Pawlowski, Long Time Meditator

Mon, Mar 25   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Many of us worry about the future or dwell upon the past. Our mind is constantly in turmoil. In this program, will explore the healing power of meditation and how to unlock the door to a life of improved physical and emotional wellbeing....

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MEDITATION: THE SECRET TO A PEACEFUL LIFE with Dr. Frank Pawlowski, Long Time Meditator

After School Homework Help

Mon, Mar 25   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. 

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After School Homework Help

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

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, Mar 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Do you want to learn how to speak English for everyday use? If so, this class is perfect for you! Join us to learn practical English that you can use in your everyday situations.

Class will be conducted in English.

All are...

Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

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

LEGO Mindstorms

Mon, Mar 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens lego robotics techknowledge

Tweens and teens - join us to help build and program a robot in the library! For ages 9 and up! 

LEGO Mindstorms

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Story Play

Tue, Mar 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy story play storytime

Kids age 0-5 years and their caregivers can join us for books, songs, ryhmes and play! 

 

*Caregivers must remain with child for the entire program*

Story Play

Email Basics

Tue, Mar 26   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults email techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties.

This lesson will cover:

What is email and why use it? The various types of email providers available. How...
Email Basics

After School Homework Help

Tue, Mar 26   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

Library Lab: Forms of Matter -- Oobleck

Tue, Mar 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Is it a solid, a liquid or both? Make your own mixture and find out!

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

Library Lab: Forms of Matter -- Oobleck

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

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Mar 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Kids Create

Tue, Mar 26   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

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