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FEB
17

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

Sun, Feb 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Muneko Otani and Michael Roth (violins), Ah Ling Neu (viola), Roberta Cooper (cello), and Peter Weitzner (double bass). Mozart’s Divertimento in F Major and Dvořák’s String Quintet in G Major, Op. 77 as well as selections by Lev Zhurbin.

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

FEB
18

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in conversation with Frank Bruni

Mon, Feb 18   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

A mayor’s inspirational story of a Midwest city that has become nothing less than a blueprint for the future of American renewal.

Once described by The Washington Post as “the most interesting mayor you’ve never heard of,” Pete Buttigieg...

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South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in conversation with Frank Bruni

FEB
19

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Feb 19   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Babies & Books

Tue, Feb 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years

Bring your baby for a relaxing program full of fun stories, singing and play.  This is a great opportunity for children to practice developing social skills, motor skills, and early literacy skills.

 

This program...

Babies & Books

Family Movies in the Dweck: Moana

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Enjoy a family movie while school's out! Free and open to all. 

Family Movies in the Dweck: Moana

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults career

The Workforce1 Industrial & Transportation Career Center is partnering with Macon Library to reach job-seekers in Brooklyn. Workforce1 recruiters will be at the library to pre-screen candidates for available job openings.

...

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

Babies & Books

Tue, Feb 19   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years

Bring your baby for a relaxing program full of fun stories, singing and play.  This is a great opportunity for children to practice developing social skills, motor skills, and early literacy skills.

 

This program...

Babies & Books

ESOL Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults

Join us for a free conversation group to practice your English!  Led by an experienced teacher, you will review common terms, common themes, and participate in English speaking!  No preparation required and all levels welcome!

ESOL Conversation Group

Gather to knit and crochet

Tue, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults

Come learn to knit and crochet.  All ages welcome.

Gather to knit and crochet

After School Homework Help

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

Kids after school homework help

Are you having problems with your homework? Come and talk with our Homework Helper to find out how to answer your questions. For Grades 1 to 6.

After School Homework Help

FEB
20

Storytime

Wed, Feb 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards

Storytime

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 20   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Children 18 months-3 years and carers, join us for songs, stories and play at the Macon Library!

Toddler Time

Ask A Tech

Wed, Feb 20   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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask A Tech

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults english conversation group

Practice English in a conversation group at the Bedford Library, Adult Learning Center.  Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

FREE!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Family Movies in the Dweck: The LEGO Batman Movie

Wed, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Enjoy a family movie while school's out! Free and open to all. 

Family Movies in the Dweck: The LEGO Batman Movie

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Teens teen tech time video games

Join us for PS4 and Wii U video games including Super Smash Bros, Naruto, and more!  Bring some friends and we'll start a tournament!

Teen Tech Time

Build with LEGO

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids build with lego

Need a creative way to decompress from a long school day?  No problem!  Join us at your very own LEGO group where can take up the weekly LEGO challenge or let your imagination run wild with your very own design.

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Build with LEGO

Kids Create: Kente Paper Pattern

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids after school arts and crafts black history month kids create

Celebrate Black History Month by designing your own paper craft resembling Kente cloth!

Kids Create: Kente Paper Pattern

Chess Workshop

Wed, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids chess workshop

Drop-in and learn strategy from our chess grandmaster master William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun!

All ages - all levels.

Chess Workshop

FEB
21

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Thu, Feb 21   10:00 am to 11:15 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Toddler Time

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

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a morning full of great stories, songs and playtime as your toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor and language developmental skills.

This program requires online registration - registration will be available 24 hours in...

Toddler Time

Library Lanes

Thu, Feb 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes

Family Movies in the Dweck: Curious George

Thu, Feb 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Enjoy a family movie while school's out! Free and open to all. 

Family Movies in the Dweck: Curious George

Toddler Time

Thu, Feb 21   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a morning full of great stories, songs and playtime as your toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor and language developmental skills.

This program requires online registration - registration will be available 24 hours in...

Toddler Time

Black History in Cinema : Sorry to Bother You

Thu, Feb 21   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults black history month movies at the library

Sorry to Bother You is a 2018 American dark comedy film written and directed by Boots Riley, in his directorial debut. It stars Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick, Terry Crews, Patton Oswalt, David Cross, Danny...

Black History in Cinema : Sorry to Bother You

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

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High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Family Movies in the Dweck: Small Foot

Thu, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Enjoy a family movie while school's out! Free and open to all. 

Family Movies in the Dweck: Small Foot

Tax Help

Thu, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults finance tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 28 thru April 15, 2019.

To participate, you must have a valid...

Tax Help

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Teens teen tech time video games

Join us for Nintendo club!  Come play our classic Wii/Gamecube games, or bring your own!  Ages 12 and up.

Teen Tech Time

Kids Create

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids

End the day with relaxing fun art and craft activities!

Kids Create

L.A. Blacksmith R&B/Jazz Performance

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

Adults all ages music performance

Come listen to the amazing sounds of L.A. Blacksmith at Highlawn branch.  L.A. Blacksmith is a dynamic and charismatic performer known for his electrifying funk, soul and jazz. He is a gifted saxophonist, flutist and vocalist whose...

L.A. Blacksmith R&B/Jazz Performance

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 21   5:45 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

FEB
22

Older Adults Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Feb 22   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mhfa

Mental Health First Aid USA for Older Adults is an 8-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adults over the age of...

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Older Adults Mental Health First Aid

Intro to IPADs

Fri, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults

Do you have a specific question about how to use an IPAD or find your way around it? Join our intro to IPAD lab for personalized assistance.

Intro to IPADs

Black History in Cinema : The Hate You Give

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Teens black history month movies at the library

 

Starr Carter is a 16-year-old American black girl who lives in the fictional, black neighborhood of Garden Heights, but attends an academic white school, Williamson Prep...

Black History in Cinema : The Hate You Give

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon 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

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Feb 22   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids

It's Friday!  You made it!!  Come hangout with us and unwind from your week with some friendly video gaming.

Wii gaming console and iPads will be available during the program.

Ages 5-12

Kids Tech Time

2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Kick-off Orientation

Fri, Feb 22   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

THIS ORIENTATION IS AT CAPACITY. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. Please register for one of the seven remaining orientations.

Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Enter PowerUP! and you could win a CASH AWARD to start your business....

Featured Event
2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Kick-off Orientation

FEB
23

Saturday Storytime!

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

Kids

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

Saturday Storytime!

Homework Help

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids

Our tutor will be on the library floor waiting to help kids in grades K-8 achieve their academic goals.

Homework Help

Tax Help

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults finance tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 28 thru April 15, 2019.

To participate, you must have a valid...

Tax Help

Events for Youth and Families: Shine and the Moonbeams

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids music

Shine and the Moonbeams take the best rhythmic elements of soul songs and music to give the families a soulfully satisfying experience.

Featured Event
Events for Youth and Families: Shine and the Moonbeams

FEB
24

Classical Interludes: Donald Sinta Quartet

Sun, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

The Donald Sinta Quartet, First Prize Winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition, has earned praise from audiences and critics alike for its virtuosic performances and distinctive repertoire that range from commissions by today’s emerging...

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Classical Interludes: Donald Sinta Quartet

FEB
25

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon 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 (Macon Library)

Tax Help

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults finance tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 28 thru April 15, 2019.

To participate, you must have a valid...

Tax Help

Ask the Tech

Mon, Feb 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults

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.

Ask the Tech

FEB
26

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Feb 26   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Babies & Books

Tue, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years

Bring your baby for a relaxing program full of fun stories, singing and play.  This is a great opportunity for children to practice developing social skills, motor skills, and early literacy skills.

 

This program...

Babies & Books

Toddler Time

Tue, Feb 26   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

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