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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...

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in conversation with Frank Bruni

FEB
19

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

Digital Storytelling for Mac

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. Also learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

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Digital Storytelling for Mac

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)

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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Feb 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

The Classical Sounds of Spain: Rubén de lis Performs Flamenco Fusion Music

Tue, Feb 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults live music music

Rubén de lis is a singer, guitarist, composer, multi-instrumentalist and showman who performs his own music and finds inspiration in artists like Paco de Lucía, the Gypsy Kings, and Alejandro Sanz.  At this pocket show, de lis will perform...

The Classical Sounds of Spain: Rubén de lis Performs Flamenco Fusion Music

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Quail vs. Ticks by Eric Powers

Tue, Feb 19   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

“Ranger Eric” as students know him, is a biologist, teacher, photographer, outdoorsman, and overall nature-lover. He started leading nature hikes in 1987 as a Park Ranger in Colorado until he served two years in the US Peace Corps as an...

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Quail vs. Ticks by Eric Powers

FEB
20

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

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Ages 18-36 months

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

Research Workshop 101

Wed, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adult learning

Learn how to create keyword searches, and how to access library databases to find scholarly and peer-reviewed resources for academic research. Open to college students and adult learners.

Research Workshop 101

Knitting for Adults and Teens

Wed, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults

All skill levels are welcome.  If you don't know how to knit, we'll show you how!  Please bring a pair of size 7 or 8 needles and worsted-weight yarn if you can. 

Knitting for Adults and Teens

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

Genealogy for Beginners

Wed, Feb 20   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults research

This class explores the databases and resources available to genealogy researchers. This course is intended for the genealogy beginner, and participants will receive hands-on training as well as a list of genealogical research...

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Genealogy for Beginners

Beats, Rhymes, Convos and Demos

Wed, Feb 20   7:00 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults conversations music

A dialog and demonstration featuring Hip Hop legends and contributors to the culture

In this four-part series, we will present major Hip Hop legends discussing their craft and contributions to Hip Hop culture. They’ll also give a hands-on...

Beats, Rhymes, Convos and Demos

FEB
21

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Feb 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Please join our premier 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...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

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

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

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

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

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

Kids

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

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

Grow Your Business: Public Relations and Social Media Monitoring

Thu, Feb 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business

Attend this workshop to learn how Cision, an online resource, can help you find media outlets, and create and send a press release. You'll also learn how to set up BPL's Cision account to monitor social...

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Grow Your Business: Public Relations and Social Media Monitoring

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

Story Play

Fri, Feb 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

LDBA Free Art Fridays

Fri, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Explore new techniques and materials in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old!

Free Art Fridays is offered every two weeks and is presented by Williamsburg art school L'Ecole Des Beaux Arts.

The program is...

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LDBA Free Art Fridays

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

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

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

Screaming on Paper: Activism and Community Engagement Through Comics

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults artist talks arts and crafts comics Cool Work x Interesting People

Join cartoonist, Carta Monir, in conversation with artist and Editorial Art Director, Hannah K. Lee, about community engagement, activism, and the experience of being a trans woman. This talk will delve into how family and vulnerability informs...

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Screaming on Paper: Activism and Community Engagement Through Comics

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids 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...

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Classical Interludes: Donald Sinta Quartet

FEB
25

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Feb 25   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Morning Movies: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial

Mon, Feb 25   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Captivating audiences of all ages, this heartwarming and timeless story follows the unforgettable journey of a lost alien and the ten-year-old boy he befriends.  Come see it on our large screen. 

Morning Movies: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

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

Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to hardware...

Computer Basics

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Cancelled
Do It Yourself: DIY

Intro to Video Editing with Premiere Pro

Mon, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud

Adobe Premiere Pro is one of the leading video editing softwares. In this introductory class you’ll learn foundational and technical knowledge to begin editing your video projects. We’ll learn basic setup and how to navigate the user interface,...

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Intro to Video Editing with Premiere Pro

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