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FEB
16

Events for Youth and Families: Senegalese Dancer and Griot Lamine Thiam

Sat, Feb 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids music

Lamine Thiam is a master Senegalese dancer who comes from a long lineage of griots. As a dancer, he shares with audiences the deep connections of dance and music to everyday life in his home country of Senegal. In this special family program,...

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Events for Youth and Families: Senegalese Dancer and Griot Lamine Thiam

Pop-Up Tech

Sat, Feb 16   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

Come have fun with some cool Pop-Up Technology!

(Time varies- time slots are between 2:00-4:30

Pop-Up Tech

FEB
17

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

Sun, Feb 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Muneko Otani and Michael Roth (violins), Ah Ling Neu (viola), Roberta Cooper (cello), and Peter Weitzner (double bass). Mozart’s Divertimento in F Major and Dvořák’s String Quintet in G Major, Op. 77 as well as selections by Lev Zhurbin.

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

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

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)

Ask A Tech

Tue, Feb 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brighton Beach 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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask A Tech

Teen Time: Slime

Tue, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens stem & steam

Make some gooey, stringy, stretchy, sticky slime or oobleck. 

Teen Time: Slime

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 Time

Tue, Feb 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Teens video games

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. Ages 13 and up.

Teen Time

Homework Help

Tue, Feb 19   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids after school homework help

Support, assistance, and encouragement for children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their homework.

Homework Help

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Feb 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Come join Kids Tech Time with dancing on the xbox and some good'ole Ipads fun!

Kids Tech Time

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

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

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Come enjoy a special half-hour of stories, rhymes and songs at this fun and educational program geared for children who are already walking through 3 years of age (with a caregiver).

Please be mindful of our age...
Toddler Time

Computer Basics

Wed, Feb 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing navigating the screen and going online? Come and join out computer basic class!

Computer Basics

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

Build with DUPLO

Wed, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years preschool

Come get creative and build with DUPLO blocks while socializing with other toddlers and their caregivers.

Ages 18 months to 5 years.

Build with DUPLO

Build with LEGO

Wed, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam

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

Build with LEGO

Game On!

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids after school game on! table-top & board games

Trouble, Jenga, Monopoly, you name it! Come play games with your friends!

Game On!

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

First-Time Home Buyer Seminar

Wed, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning

Thinking about buying a first-home? Not sure where to start? Join us at this FREE seminar to learn about:

* the homebuying process * sources of down-payment and closing-cost assistance * credit repair * mortgage types * who should be...
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First-Time Home Buyer Seminar

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults never too late to learn techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Join our Drop-In computer lab for personalized assistance.

Drop-In Computer Lab

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

Library Lanes

Thu, Feb 21   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults library lanes techknowledge

Come join our bowling team! Don't want to stand or carry a big ball around no problem, bowling is directly on our gaming system (xbox).

 

Library Lanes

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

DIY: Teen Arts & Crafts

Thu, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens arts and crafts diy

Come hang out with friends, do homework, and participate in arts & crafts...

This is your time to have fun and connect!

DIY: Teen Arts & Crafts

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

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Teens video games

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. Ages 13 and up.

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens teen tech time

Do you play videogames?

Play with a PS4, or X-box in this friendly competitive gaming session.

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

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

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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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a free drop-in program open to babies, kids, and adolescents. Check-in with us on Fridays from 2-4 and earn a free book for joining! Earn another free book every third time you come!! And on your birthday...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

Chess Club

Fri, Feb 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids chess workshop

Drop into our chess club and learn strategy from our Chessmaster Vladimir Mazo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun! Ages 6 and up.

Chess Club

Just Sing! Karaoke

Fri, Feb 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids karaoke kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

Karaoke Fridays are back!  Join us and sing your favorite song!

Kids & teens are welcome.

This program has rolling entry.

Just Sing! Karaoke

Brooklyn Robotics League

Fri, Feb 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights 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

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

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.

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Events for Youth and Families: Shine and the Moonbeams

Pop-Up Tech

Sat, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

Come have fun with some cool Pop-Up Technology!

(Time varies- time slots are between 2:00-4:30

Pop-Up Tech

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

Computer Basics Multilingual

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

Older 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 the...

Computer Basics Multilingual

Russian Storytime России История Время

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

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime russian storytime

Приглашаем детей и родителей ! Рассказы и песни на русском языке

Join us for stories and songs in Russian for children and their parents or caregivers.

Russian Storytime России История Время

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