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FEB
20

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years music reading is fundamental storytime

Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.  This program includes a Reading is Fundamental book distribution.

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

English Tools and More

Wed, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Adult/older adult language learners will attend a hybrid in-person conversation group/interactive language lab. The first 30 minutes will be self-directed language practice on iPad and the last 30 minutes will be a facilitated conversation group...

English Tools and More

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

ProjectArt: Ages 5-10

Wed, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Week of Feburary 18: Due to school recess, ProjectArt will not meet this week. Happy break!

ProjectArt offers free art classes at Red Hook Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual...

Cancelled
ProjectArt: Ages 5-10

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids homework help

Students in K - 8th grades receive help with their assignments in all subjects.

After School Homework Help

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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League.

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that transport...

Brooklyn Robotics League

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

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

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

Older Adults techknowledge

Just like the bowling you know and love, including fun competition, but virtual!

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

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...

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Standalone RIF program for ages 6-12.  Earn gift books by reading!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

Introduction to Photograhy

Thu, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults techknowledge

This is the perfect photography course for anyone new to photography and for anyone already engaged with photography and wants to learn new techniques

Kids (Ages 6-12)

Young Adults/Adults (Ages 13 and above)

Introduction to Photograhy

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Thu, Feb 21   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Week of Feburary 18: Due to school recess, ProjectArt will not meet this week. Happy break!

ProjectArt offers free art classes at Red Hook Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual...

Cancelled
ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

DISCOVERY TABLE

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years

STEM FOR PRESCHOOLERS

DISCOVERY TABLE

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Teens teen tech time

Come play video games with your friends at the library!

Teen Tech Time

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

Ask a Tech

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook 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.

Ask  a Tech

Ask a Tech

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook 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.

Ask  a Tech

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Thu, Feb 21   4:15 pm to 5:15 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Week of Feburary 18: Due to school recess, ProjectArt will not meet this week. Happy break!

ProjectArt offers free art classes at Red Hook Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual...

Cancelled
ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

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

Thursday Tech Hour

Thu, Feb 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids techknowledge

Join our Tuesday Tech hour program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Thursday Tech Hour

Adult Fitness Class: UNBOUND Fitness by Miranda

Thu, Feb 21   6:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults fitness health and wellness

Come on Red Hook residents! New year! New You! 

Good music! Good people! Positive energy! For all fitness levels!

Come join us - you just may surprise yourself! 

Taught by an experienced, certified personal...

Adult Fitness Class: UNBOUND Fitness by Miranda

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

Videography for Adults

Fri, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Videography Basics is for Adults who wish to familiarize themselves with a digital camera, iPads and laptops. Adults will learn how to create, direct, and edit videos using a variety of apps and websites.

Videography for Adults

Ask a Tech

Fri, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Red Hook 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.

Ask  a Tech

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

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Red Hook 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

Movies @ the Library: The Lion King

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school family movie movies movies at the library

A lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.

Rated G

Runtime 1h 28min

Movies @ the Library: The Lion King

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

Black History Month Super Soul Train Saturday

Sat, Feb 23   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults black history month music poetry

FOOD, FOLKS, AND FUN FOR ALL AGES!  Join the Soul Train Line! Good music! Good people! Positive energy! Come join us – you just may surprise yourself!

Try out the Scrabble board, learn the art of head wrapping, and more! We will have...

Black History Month Super Soul Train Saturday

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   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday 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

ESOL Class

Mon, Feb 25   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn to Speak, Read, Write & Understand English!

Attend ESOL classes at the Red Hook Library January 7th-March 20th. 

ESOL Class

Monday Morning Motion

Mon, Feb 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Coney Island Library

Older Adults adult learning yoga and meditation

Join Coney Island staff for some low-impact healthy exercise!

Monday Morning Motion

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

Read and Play

Mon, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Red Hook Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Children hear stories, play, sing songs and make friends!

Read and Play

English Tools and More

Mon, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Adult/older adult language learners will attend a hybrid in-person conversation group/interactive language lab. The first 30 minutes will be self-directed language practice on iPad and the last 30 minutes will be a facilitated conversation group...

English Tools and More

Kids Create with littleBits

Mon, Feb 25   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids techknowledge

Kids will learn the basics of circuitry and electronics with Little Bits.  In this free workshop, kids ages 6-18 will get to make basic robotics and more.

Kids Create with littleBits

Chess Workshop

Mon, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Teens chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn to play the game of chess with instructor Vladimir Mazo in this weekly workshop! All ages welcome.

Chess Workshop

After School Stories

Mon, Feb 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs and make something fun!

After School Stories

Red Hook Book Club: Feral Princess Edition

Mon, Feb 25   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join us at the Record Shop at 360 Van Brunt for the next installment of the Red Hook Book Club! 

Orlando: A Biography by Virginia Woolf describes the adventures...

Featured Event
Red Hook Book Club: Feral Princess Edition

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