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SEP
26

Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 26   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older 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 personalized assistance.

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Ask a Tech

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Sep 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens techknowledge

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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Sep 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League by October 5th.

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...

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Brooklyn Robotics League

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?...

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Drag Queen Story Hour: Banned Books Week Edition

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

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

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 27   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

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...

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Mental Health First Aid

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Sep 28   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Sep 28   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Teen Time

Fri, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens gaming for teens teen time

Come have fun with your peers after a long week of school. Enjoy playing games, or just socializing, while spending a leisure time in a safe relaxing space.

Teen Time

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

My Grandfather Don Quixote : Mi Abuelo Don Quijote

Sat, Sep 29   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Highlawn Library

Kids everyone is welcome here kids explore openhouse2018

Join the Lati Theater as they perform My Grandfather Don Quixote -- Come to and join Don Quixote, Sancho Panza and friends during the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration in this adventure filled with fun, music and surprise. 

Ven y...

My Grandfather Don Quixote : Mi Abuelo Don Quijote

Open House

Sat, Sep 29   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids everyone is welcome here openhouse2018 saturday storytime

On Saturday, September 29, Brooklynites of all ages are invited to visit their local library for Brooklyn Public Library’s Open House Day 2018!

Meet the branch staff, sign up for your library card and explore all the FREE activities...

Open House

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 29   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids saturday storytime summer reading

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

Saturday Storytime

OCT
1

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Oct 1   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults health and wellness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Oct 1   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

2018 Midterm Explainer: Zephyr Teachout on the Invisible Hand of the SuperPAC

Mon, Oct 1   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents midterm explainer

In our inaugural Midterm Explainer, veteran candidate and anti-corruption professor Zephyr Teacher looks at who’s spending the money on our campaigns. When over half of the money spent in races is spent by the machine, aka a SuperPAC, rather than...

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2018 Midterm Explainer: Zephyr Teachout on the Invisible Hand of the SuperPAC

OCT
4

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

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 4   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

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

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Oct 5   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Oct 5   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Teen Time

Fri, Oct 5   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens gaming for teens teen time

Come have fun with your peers after a long week of school. Enjoy playing games, or just socializing, while spending a leisure time in a safe relaxing space.

Teen Time

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

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...

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Events for Youth and Families: La Fiesta Tropical

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 6   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids saturday storytime summer reading

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

Saturday Storytime

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...

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Ian Hayes

OCT
10

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Oct 10   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens bklyn robotics league techknowledge

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 teams into space.

In partnership with NYC First, BPL will host weekly workshops leading up to the...

Brooklyn Robotics League

OCT
11

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

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 11   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

OCT
12

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Oct 12   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Oct 12   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Teen Time

Fri, Oct 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens gaming for teens teen time

Come have fun with your peers after a long week of school. Enjoy playing games, or just socializing, while spending a leisure time in a safe relaxing space.

Teen Time

OCT
13

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn 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 and your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Team Up to Read

Sat, Oct 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

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Team Up to Read

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,...

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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

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Oct 15   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults health and wellness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

OCT
16

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 16   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Oct 16   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years summer reading

Story time for children ages 3 to 5 years. Come enjoy some stories, songs, finger plays and an activity.

Preschool Storytime

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Tue, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens diy

Join us for a fun filled hour or arts and crafts!  Bring out your creative side!

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Fiber Arts Group

Tue, Oct 16   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults crochet diy fiber arts

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

Fiber Arts Group

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 to...

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The Review Panel

OCT
17

Babies and Books

Wed, Oct 17   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Storytime for babies birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. 

Babies and Books

OCT
18

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Oct 18   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

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 18   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

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