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FEB
20

Tax Help

Wed, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults finance tax help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation assistance to families who earn $70,000 or less and individuals who earn $35,000 or less. This includes persons with disabilities, seniors and limited English speaking...

Tax Help

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

Ask a Tech

Wed, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning 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

We provide help with:

...

Ask a Tech

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Kids Create

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts change agents kids create

Each week we'll do a fun and engaging craft or art project.  Bring your creative side and let's create!

This week's program is called "Be Kind Bookmarks" and is funded by Change Agents.

Kids Create

Teen Study Group

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Teens homework help

Need a place to study? Have questions about your homework? Come by the Jamaica Bay Library to study with your classmates and help each other succeed. Bring your homework, school projects, and research papers to work on in a quiet, stress-free...

Teen Study Group

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

FEB
21

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

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...

Register
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

One on One

Thu, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning 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

We provide help with:

...

One on One

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Kids and Teens Tech Time

Thu, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Teens after school video games kids tech time

Do you like video games?  Come to Jamaica Bay Library to try out some new games and play your old favorites.  Hang out with friends and make some new ones in this friendly, competitive environment.  Kids and teens welcome!

Kids and Teens Tech Time

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

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

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Feb 21   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume writing skills workshop, including tips on wording and formatting using Microsoft Word. Make your resume stand out to potential...

One-on-One Resume Help

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Feb 21   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume writing skills workshop, including tips on wording and formatting using Microsoft Word. Make your resume stand out to potential...

One-on-One Resume Help

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...

Featured Event Register
Older Adults Mental Health First Aid

Department of Social Services

Fri, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults

Department of Social Services:

Source of Income Discrimination.

2-4 pm

Department of Social Services

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

Build with LEGO

Fri, Feb 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids build with lego

Release your inner engineer and build amazing creations with LEGOs at the library!

Build with LEGO

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card.  Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.  Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books.  Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids preschool saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

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...

Register
Classical Interludes: Donald Sinta Quartet

FEB
25

Tax Help

Mon, Feb 25   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults finance tax help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation assistance to families who earn $70,000 or less and individuals who earn $35,000 or less. This includes persons with disabilities, seniors and limited English speaking...

Tax Help

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 a Tech

Mon, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning 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

We provide help with:

...

Ask a Tech

Game On!

Mon, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Jenga, Sorry, Uno, Dominoes, Trouble, Monopoly, Scrabble, card games, Battleship and many more at the library - come play with friends and have a blast!

Game On!

FEB
26

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

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Tue, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Multi-award winning children's artist Lucy Kalantari brings delightful jazz age inspired music everyone can enjoy! Kids and families will love the interactive jazz-scat-along play, while singing about the simple joys and delights of life.

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Story Play

Tue, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Birth to Five Years preschool story play storytime

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5.

Story Play

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Tue, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years live music

Muilti-award winning children's artist, Lucy Kalantari, brings delightful jazz age inpsired music everyone can enjoy!

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

One on One

Tue, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning 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

We provide help with:

...

One on One

DIY: Teen Craft Time

Tue, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Teens arts and crafts diy teen time

Come join us at the Jamaica Bay Library for Teen Craft Time! Hang out with friends, have fun, and express your creativity with a new craft every Tuesday. Check in at the library to see what the craft will be each week.

Everyone ages 10+...

DIY: Teen Craft Time

FEB
27

2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Wed, Feb 27   9:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Enter PowerUP! and you could win a CASH AWARD to start your business. Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. To apply, you must attend an orientation....

Featured Event Register
2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Storytime

Wed, Feb 27   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 27   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 27   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

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Feb 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Microsoft Word Basics

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