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FEB
21

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

ZUMBA for Older Adults

Fri, Feb 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults apple bank fitness

Have fun and raise your heart rate! Dance your cares away!
Our free Zumba classes are taught by certified Zumba Instructor.

All fitness levels welcome.

For adults aged 17 and up.

Please register at the first floor...

ZUMBA for Older Adults

Mixed Media: 2019 Vision Boards

Fri, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Older Adults arts and crafts diy

Fridays This February

 

We'll be creating Small Quilts and Collages using basic techniques that combine the two art forms.   We'll also be looking at the history of quilting and the collage works of African American Artists...
Mixed Media: 2019 Vision Boards

Book Read: Sally McGuire's "A Heart of Gold"

Fri, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids book discussion

  Join us for a reading of Sally McGuire’s first children’s book series A Heart of Gold: The Missing Letters.

Introduction

"My son, Neron McGuire is the inspiration behind the series ‘A heart of gold’. This series is written...

Book Read: Sally McGuire's "A Heart of Gold"

Teen Gaming Hour

Fri, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens kids tech time techknowledge

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

Teen Gaming Hour

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

Homework Help

Fri, Feb 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

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....

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2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Kick-off Orientation

FEB
23

Morning Meditations

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Older Adults yoga and meditation

Join Us, Saturday February 9th and 23rf for Morning Meditations to ease into the New Year.  Introduction to simple mindfullness techniques, excercises, and digital apps.
Morning Meditations

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Saturday Storytime

Spellbound Theatre: Free Family Art Day

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for a morning of art activities and creative play around our theme, Once Upon A Time, including a special pop-up performance of "The Last Coin"!

Free Family Art Days are opportunities to play, imagine, and explore through a...

Spellbound Theatre: Free Family Art Day

Movies @ the Library: Black History Month Edition

Sat, Feb 23   11:30 am to 2:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults black history month techknowledge

Come and enjoy a New movie every week in honor of Black History Month.

Movies @ the Library: Black History Month Edition

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.

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Events for Youth and Families: Shine and the Moonbeams

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career

Are you looking to improve your skills to make yourself more attractive to employers in your job search? Come to find out more about Brooklyn Public Library’s online learning platforms, which allow you to take skill-building classes in many...

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Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Scribbles n' Nibbles: Last Saturday's for Kids

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts black history month

Woke Lil' Folk is a Black History Month themed arts & crafts program hosted by Scribbles n' Nibbles. Visit scribblesnnibbles.com for more details about their mission and vision.

Scribbles n' Nibbles: Last Saturday's for Kids

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

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

Homework Help

Mon, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

After School Stories

Mon, Feb 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

A fun-filled hour of stories and crafts.  Hear great stories and make someting fun.

After School Stories

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

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Preschool Storytime

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.

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

Ready Set Kindergarten

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

Birth to Five Years

 

In this special program, 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...

Ready Set Kindergarten

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

Resume & Career Help (Brownsville Library)

Tue, Feb 26   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, Feb 26   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, Feb 26   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, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Feb 26   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

Black History Books at Brownsville

Tue, Feb 26   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults after school black history month book club

Come observe the dynamic and spectacular histories of black people in America through books and discussion.  Brooklyn Public Library will be exploring our favorite heroes and the unparalleled contributions of African Americans to this...

Black History Books at Brownsville

Teen Gaming Hour

Tue, Feb 26   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

Chess Workshop

Tue, Feb 26   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids

Learn with Chess Master Alexander Baez! For beginner, intermediate and advanced players. Age Group: Kids

Chess Workshop

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....

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2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

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

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 27   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, Feb 27   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

Achievement First Brownsville Information Session

Wed, Feb 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults community partner

A representative from Achievement First Public Charter School will be at the library to answer any questions about enrollment. Apply now for grades K-12.

Achievement First Brownsville Information Session

Homework Help

Wed, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

Homework Help

Wed, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids homework help

Need help doing your homework ? Then come to Saratoga library every Wednesday from 4-6 for one-on-one help.

Ages 5-12

Homework Help

Improve Your Credit Score 101

Wed, Feb 27   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults finance small business

Financial literacy workshop facilitated by Lady Farley of Lady Farley Productions Inc. Financial coach: Ms. Johnson from You're Approved.    Free and open to the public.

 

Improve Your Credit Score 101

Book Adventures

Wed, Feb 27   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Hey there!

Join us, every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. for Book Adventures. The book of the month is Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry  by: Mildred D. Taylor.

Don't miss out, we'd love to have you! Groups and families are...

Book Adventures

US Citizenship Test Prep

Wed, Feb 27   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Led by a citizenship exam coach, the group lets participants discuss topics covered on the exam and practice mock interviews.

This program is FREE and no registration is required!

US Citizenship Test Prep

FEB
28

Library Lanes

Thu, Feb 28   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

Typing with Mavis Beacon

Thu, Feb 28   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Saratoga Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing is an application software program for teaching touch typing.   Whether you want to learn essential keyboarding skills or improve overall typing efficiency, Mavis Beacon will guide you step-by-step on your...

Typing with Mavis Beacon

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