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MAR
19

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Tue, Mar 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Toddler Time

Tue, Mar 19   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

Creative Writing

Tue, Mar 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults creative writing

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Computer Basics Laptop)

Tue, Mar 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults techknowledge

Learn the basic components of a computer, windows, mouse control and introduction to internet.

Computer Basics Laptop)

Little Scientists

Tue, Mar 19   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years stem & steam

Come and explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through stories, music, hands-on exploration, and play with your young child.

Little Scientists

Chess Club

Tue, Mar 19   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids after school chess workshop

Enjoy a game of chess!  Instruction available for total beginners, as well as those more advanced.  Recommended for ages 8 and up. 

Chess Club

Resume & Career Help (Brownsville Library)

Tue, Mar 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Brownsville Library)

Introduction To Internet

Tue, Mar 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

Introduction To Internet

Introduction to Internet

Tue, Mar 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

Introduction to Internet

Homework Help

Tue, Mar 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids homework help

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Mar 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville 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

Homework Help

Tue, Mar 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

Teen Gaming Hour

Tue, Mar 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Hour program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Gaming Hour

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Tue, Mar 19   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

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

Naguib Mahfouz: The Passage of a Century

Tue, Mar 19   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Francka Mouloudi
US, 2007, 49 mins  

The film is an interview with the first (and only) Arab Nobel Laureate for Literature, Naguib Mahfouz. Half blind, deaf, and crippled by a recent...

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Naguib Mahfouz: The Passage of a Century

Wole Soyinka: Child of the Forest

Tue, Mar 19   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Akin Omotoso
Nigeria/South Africa, 2009, 52 mins

A literary lion and diehard political activist, Wole Soyinka has spent a long lifetime speaking truth to power. Part tribute...

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Wole Soyinka: Child of the Forest

Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun

Tue, Mar 19   8:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Sam Pollard
US, 2008, 85 mins

One of the first black women to enter the literary canon (Their Eyes Were Watching God), Zora Neale Hurston established the African American vernacular as one of the most...

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Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun

MAR
20

Ask A Tech

Wed, Mar 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

Babies & Books

Wed, Mar 20   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Highway Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come to this program to hear great stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

For babies birth to 18 months and their parents or...

Babies & Books

Introduction to IPADS

Wed, Mar 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you want to learn how to navigate an iPad? Do you own an iPad and want to put it in to better use? Learn to work with iPad by: Navigating the screens, Connecting to Wi-Fi, Connecting to Bluetooth, Working with Photo, Video, Music and Surfing...

Introduction to IPADS

Introduction to IPADS

Wed, Mar 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you want to learn how to navigate an iPad? Do you own an iPad and want to put it in to better use? Learn to work with iPad by: Navigating the Screens, Connecting to Wi-Fi, Connecting to Bluetooth, Working with Photo, Video, Music and Surfing...

Introduction to IPADS

Babies & Books

Wed, Mar 20   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Highway Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come to this program to hear great stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

For babies birth to 18 months and their parents or...

Babies & Books

Story Time

Wed, Mar 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

An hour of stories, songs, and playing for babies and toddlers.

Story Time

Computer Basics Laptop)

Wed, Mar 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults techknowledge

Continuation of pt. 1 Learn the basic components of a computer, windows, mouse control and introduction to internet.

Computer Basics Laptop)

Babies and Books

Wed, Mar 20   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

English Conversation Group

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

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

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English Conversation Group

The Future is Yours: Resume Lab

Wed, Mar 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens career resume teen time

Learn to utilize the library's resources in your search for summer jobs and beyond.

The Future is Yours: Resume Lab

After School Homework Help

Wed, Mar 20   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids homework help

Homework help for kids in grades 1-8.

After School Homework Help

Library Lab: Mobile Magic

Wed, Mar 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

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 Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through...

Library Lab: Mobile Magic

Arts & Crafts

Wed, Mar 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids arts and crafts

Enjoy a different arts & crafts project every week.

Arts & Crafts

Homework Help

Wed, Mar 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids homework help

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

Homework Help

Wed, Mar 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

Introduction to Lynda

Wed, Mar 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Lynda.com is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of over 3,000 courses that iinclude over 130,000 videos. Courses cover a variety of topics and software that can help you pursue personal and professional goals. These...

Introduction to Lynda

Introduction to Lynda

Wed, Mar 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Lynda.com is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of over 3,000 courses that iinclude over 130,000 videos. Courses cover a variety of topics and software that can help you pursue personal and professional goals. These...

Introduction to Lynda

Short: Interview with Clarice Lispector

Wed, Mar 20   6:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Filmed Interview, São Paulo TV 
Cultura Brazil, 1977, 23 mins, Portuguese with English subtitles

The only existing footage of Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector (1920–1977), widely considered to be Brazil’s greatest modern...

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Short: Interview with Clarice Lispector

Short: Pull My Daisy (The Beats)

Wed, Mar 20   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Short film, dir. by Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie

US, 1959, 30 mins

In this short adapted from the third act of Jack Kerouac’s play, Beat Generation, and featuring improvised narration by Kerouac, Milo is a railroad brakeman, his...

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Short: Pull My Daisy (The Beats)

Obscene: A Portrait of Barney Rosset and Grove Press

Wed, Mar 20   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Neil Ortenberg
US, 2007, 98 mins

Obscene is the definitive film biography of Barney Rosset, who acquired Grove Press in 1951 and embarked on a tumultuous career of publishing and political engagement....

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Obscene: A Portrait of Barney Rosset and Grove Press

MAR
21

Library Lanes

Thu, Mar 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

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Mar 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...

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High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Adult Coloring

Thu, Mar 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Ask a Tech

Thu, Mar 21   2:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults techknowledge

Patrons need assistance with using and configuring personal electronic devices are invited to attend.

Ask a Tech

“Library Lab: Roller Coaster Challenge

Thu, Mar 21   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids after school kids explore

"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 Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through...

“Library Lab: Roller Coaster Challenge

Tax Help

Thu, Mar 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

Little Scientists

Thu, Mar 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Birth to Five Years after school little scientists stem & steam

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

Children learn through stories, play and exploration.

Ages 3 and up!

Little Scientists

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Mar 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids kids tech time

Video gaming for kids.

Kids Tech Time

Homework Help

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids homework help

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville 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

Homework Help

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Mar 21   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Ryder Library

Teens teen tech time

Video gaming for teens.

Teen Tech Time

Studs Terkel: Listening to America

Thu, Mar 21   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Short film, dir. by Eric Simonson
US, 2009, 40 mins

For over 60 years, Studs Terkel elevated the voices and experiences of everyday Americans through his skillful interviews on radio and TV and in books. The documentary...

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Studs Terkel: Listening to America

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