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JAN
17

Library Lanes

Thu, Jan 17   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

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Thu, Jan 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults adult learning

Please join Flatbush Library and the AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

ESOL Registration

Thu, Jan 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults

Adult English Class (ESOL) at the Bedford Learning Center

Class will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00-4:00 at the Bedford Learning Center beginning January 15, 2019.

Register in Person for Bedford Learning Center Class...
ESOL Registration

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Jan 17   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

Build with LEGO

Thu, Jan 17   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam

Build with LEGO @ Highlawn

Join us for our weekly LEGO club to create amazing Lego structures, meet other builders, and make new friends!

Build with LEGO

Lights, Camera Action at Macon

Thu, Jan 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults photography techknowledge

Photography can be achieved with the most expensive to the least expensive camera. In this class you will learn the basics of a DSLR camera and a micro four-third camera, you will need any of these cameras and a passion for photography!

A...

Lights, Camera Action at Macon

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 17   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.

Cancelled
ESOL Conversation Group

JAN
18

Mental Health First Aid (Adults)

Fri, Jan 18   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mhfa

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a groundbreaking public education program which introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common treatments. MHFA is...

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Mental Health First Aid (Adults)

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Jan 18   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

Family Open Play

Fri, Jan 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Children ages 0-5 and carers, join us at Macon for music, toys, and friends!

Family Open Play

Pre-School Story Play

Fri, Jan 18   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years

Storytime with toys and interactive manipulatives to promote the development of cognitive and gross motor skills

Pre-School Story Play

Homework Help

Fri, Jan 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids after school homework help

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

Fri, Jan 18   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 grades 1 to 6

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jan 18   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

JAN
19

Events for Youth and Families: Dan Zanes' House Party!

Sat, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids music

Grammy Award winner Dan Zanes and Haitian-American jazz vocalist/Music Therapist Claudia Eliaza perform some children's folk songs included in their new book, Dan Zanes' House Party! The audience is invited to sing and dance along in what might...

Featured Event
Events for Youth and Families: Dan Zanes' House Party!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

JAN
22

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 22   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

Little Scientists

Tue, Jan 22   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

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

Tue, Jan 22   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 grades 1 to 6

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and receive another free book on your birthday. Checkout two books every week and receive your third checkout.

All RIF members must have a BPL card to participate in RIF.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Tue, Jan 22   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids

Come join us for ProjectArt, a creative fun filled free art program for kids where participants:

Create new and fun projects every week.

Create artwork that will be shown in a gallery exhibition at the end of the program.

...

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

JAN
23

The Mini Brooklyn Playdate

Wed, Jan 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years babies & books big brooklyn playdate first five years toddler time

Stop by the Mini Brooklyn Playdate to enjoy fun games and activities that delight young children and encourage early literacy.

Come to play and leave ready to turn ordinary objects in your home into your child’s...

Featured Event
The Mini Brooklyn Playdate

Toddler Time

Wed, Jan 23   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, Jan 23   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

Computer Basics

Wed, Jan 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon 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

Computer Basics

Toddler Time

Wed, Jan 23   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years story play toddler time

All parents and caregivers are invited to bring their children aged 0-5 to listen to stories, sing songs, and chant rhymes. Afterwards, there will be time to play and socialize!

Toddler Time

Babies and Books

Wed, Jan 23   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, Jan 23   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

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Wed, Jan 23   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids

Come join us for ProjectArt, a creative fun filled free art program for kids where participants:

Create new and fun projects every week.

Create artwork that will be shown in a gallery exhibition at the end of the program.

...

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

JAN
24

Library Lanes

Thu, Jan 24   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

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults adult learning

Please join Flatbush Library and the AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Lights, Camera Action at Macon

Thu, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults photography techknowledge

Photography can be achieved with the most expensive to the least expensive camera. In this class you will learn the basics of a DSLR camera and a micro four-third camera, you will need any of these cameras and a passion for photography!

A...

Lights, Camera Action at Macon

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 24   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

Book Discussion: Manchild in the Promised Land

Thu, Jan 24   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join the Flatbush Book Club Thursday, December 20 for a discussion of Manchild in the Promised Land by Claude Brown.

Discussion copies will be available for checkout at the branch, ask at the front desk.

Manchild in the...

Book Discussion: Manchild in the Promised Land

JAN
25

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Jan 25   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

Family Open Play

Fri, Jan 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Children ages 0-5 and carers, join us at Macon for music, toys, and friends!

Family Open Play

Pre-School Story Play

Fri, Jan 25   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years

Storytime with toys and interactive manipulatives to promote the development of cognitive and gross motor skills

Pre-School Story Play

Homework Help

Fri, Jan 25   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids after school homework help

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

Fri, Jan 25   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 grades 1 to 6

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jan 25   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

JAN
26

Events for Youth and Families: Polar Opposites by Wildlife Theater

Sat, Jan 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids

Antarctica and the Arctic Circle are the two ends of the world. They look and feel the same, but very different types of animals call these icy lands home. Students explore the similarities and differences through two shows, "Polar Bear and the...

Featured Event
Events for Youth and Families: Polar Opposites by Wildlife Theater

African American Genealogy Seminar

Sat, Jan 26   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

Adults

Come and learn how to discover your ancestors.  In addition different types of genealogy testing will be discussed. 

African American Genealogy Seminar

Little Scientists

Sat, Jan 26   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

JAN
28

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Jan 28   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)

Computer Basics

Mon, Jan 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults

A Three Session, Computer Basics Workshop for Adults

Join us for this introduction to using computers (for adults with little or no experience using a computer)   Gain basic computer skills Create and edit a document in Microsoft...
Cancelled
Computer Basics

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Mon, Jan 28   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids

Come join us for ProjectArt, a creative fun filled free art program for kids where participants:

Create new and fun projects every week.

Create artwork that will be shown in a gallery exhibition at the end of the program.

...

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Chess Club

Mon, Jan 28   4:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn how to play Chess or perfect your game with the help of an instructor. 

All ages welcome.

Chess Club

JAN
29

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 29   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

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Jam I AM

Tue, Jan 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Singing guitarist Will Leet and jazz singer/pianist Sammy Rae Bowers will sing an exciting mix of children’s songs and contemporary pop songs, and foster exploration with musical instruments and fun movement activities. We believe that exposing...

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Jam I AM

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

Tue, Jan 29   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)

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