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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

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)

Ready Set Kindergarten

Tue, Feb 19   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

Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

It's never too late to learn! Come and learn together!

Computer Basics

Resume & Career Help (Brownsville Library)

Tue, Feb 19   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 19   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 19   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

Tween Tech Time

Tue, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens summer reading techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Tween Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends!

Tween Tech Time

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

Homework Help

Tue, Feb 19   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 19   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 19   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 19   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

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

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

Achievement First Brownsville Information Session

Wed, Feb 20   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

New York City Department of Social Services Information Table

Wed, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults community partner

New York City Department of Social Services will provide information on what to do if your are refused an apartment rental based on your source of income.  Find our what you can do if you feel you have faced source of income discrimination...

New York City Department of Social Services Information Table

Homework Help

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

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

Book Adventures

Wed, Feb 20   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

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

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

Resume Help Express

Thu, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults career resume

One-on-One

 

Resume Writing and Job Search Tips

 

Application and Cover Letter Help

 

Interview Practice

Resume Help Express

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

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Bowling!

BMS @ the Library

Thu, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults health and wellness

Brownsville Multi Services (BMS) Family Health Center tabling at the Brownsville Branch every Thursday Afternoon,

Come and speak with a BMS representative to  set up an appointment or learn about BMS health programs around...

BMS @ the Library

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   Gravesend Library

Teens techknowledge video games

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends!

Teen Tech Time

Homework Help

Thu, Feb 21   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

Thu, Feb 21   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

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

Chess Workshop

Thu, Feb 21   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids

Learn to play chess or practice your skills.

For Kids
Ages 8 & Up

Chess Workshop

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...

Featured Event Register
Older Adults Mental Health First Aid

Featured Film: JULIET NAKED

Fri, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film: JULIET NAKED

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

Build with LEGO

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

Kids build with lego

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.
(Ages 4-10)

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Build with LEGO

Homework Help

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids

Need Homework Help?
We Can Help!
If you are in Grades 1-8 we can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

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....

Featured Event
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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Gravesend Library

Kids

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.
 

Saturday Storytime

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