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MAR
18

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Mar 18   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, Mar 18   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

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Mar 18   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults health and wellness fitness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Read and Play

Mon, Mar 18   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, Mar 18   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

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Mon, Mar 18   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults health and wellness

Callen Lorde's Insurance Navigator Program is available to help determine if you're eligible for free public health insurance and, if so, help you enroll. Trained staff will meet with you, screen what programs you qualify for, and submit the...

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Kids Create with littleBits

Mon, Mar 18   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

Microsoft Word Basics

Mon, Mar 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. In this  series you will cover the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

 

 ...

Microsoft Word Basics

After School Stories

Mon, Mar 18   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

Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists

Mon, Mar 18   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Jonathan Alter, John Block and Steve McCarthy
US, 2019, 107 mins

Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill’s brilliant, honest and courageous writing defined New York City’s last great era of print journalism. For five...

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Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists

MAR
19

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Tue, Mar 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Toddler Time

Tue, Mar 19   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

Toddler Time

Tue, Mar 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Toddler Time

Family Open Play

Tue, Mar 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years story play

For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers--join us at Mill Basin for toys and friends!

Family Open Play

Little Scientists

Tue, Mar 19   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

Coding for Kids

Tue, Mar 19   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school kids explore

Kids ages 5 years and older learn basic  coding using Scratch Jr. and Code.org.

Coding for Kids

Tuesday Tech Hour

Tue, Mar 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids techknowledge

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

Tuesday Tech Hour

Naguib Mahfouz: The Passage of a Century

Tue, Mar 19   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Francka Mouloudi
US, 2007, 49 mins  

The film is an interview with the first (and only) Arab Nobel Laureate for Literature, Naguib Mahfouz. Half blind, deaf, and crippled by a recent...

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Naguib Mahfouz: The Passage of a Century

Wole Soyinka: Child of the Forest

Tue, Mar 19   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Akin Omotoso
Nigeria/South Africa, 2009, 52 mins

A literary lion and diehard political activist, Wole Soyinka has spent a long lifetime speaking truth to power. Part tribute...

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Wole Soyinka: Child of the Forest

Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun

Tue, Mar 19   8:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Sam Pollard
US, 2008, 85 mins

One of the first black women to enter the literary canon (Their Eyes Were Watching God), Zora Neale Hurston established the African American vernacular as one of the most...

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Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun

MAR
20

ESOL Class

Wed, Mar 20   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

Computer Basics

Wed, Mar 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

 Intersted in learning to use the computer? Anyone can learn to use the computers, by attending our Techknowledge computer bascis class.  Our T.R.S (class instructor) makes learning easy and enjoyable!  Please call or come in to...

Computer Basics

Ask A Tech

Wed, Mar 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

Art O'Clock for Adults

Wed, Mar 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

Adults arts and crafts

Make time in your life for creativity!

Work on relaxing and fun art projects including:

Coloring Collaging Line Drawing Painting Designing postcards Sculpting Crafts

And more!

Art O'Clock for Adults

Babies and Books

Wed, Mar 20   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 Tools and More

Wed, Mar 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, Mar 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

Cancelled
English Conversation Group

ProjectArt: Ages 5-10

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

Kids after school arts and crafts

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

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll.

Full schedule:...

ProjectArt: Ages 5-10

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Mar 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

Short: Interview with Clarice Lispector

Wed, Mar 20   6:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Filmed Interview, São Paulo TV 
Cultura Brazil, 1977, 23 mins, Portuguese with English subtitles

The only existing footage of Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector (1920–1977), widely considered to be Brazil’s greatest modern...

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Short: Interview with Clarice Lispector

Short: Pull My Daisy (The Beats)

Wed, Mar 20   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Short film, dir. by Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie

US, 1959, 30 mins

In this short adapted from the third act of Jack Kerouac’s play, Beat Generation, and featuring improvised narration by Kerouac, Milo is a railroad brakeman, his...

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Short: Pull My Daisy (The Beats)

Obscene: A Portrait of Barney Rosset and Grove Press

Wed, Mar 20   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Neil Ortenberg
US, 2007, 98 mins

Obscene is the definitive film biography of Barney Rosset, who acquired Grove Press in 1951 and embarked on a tumultuous career of publishing and political engagement....

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Obscene: A Portrait of Barney Rosset and Grove Press

MAR
21

Library Lanes

Thu, Mar 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, Mar 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

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Mar 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

Tax Help

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

Kids after school arts and crafts

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

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll.

Full schedule:...

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Ask a Tech

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

Kids after school arts and crafts

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

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll.

Full schedule:...

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Studs Terkel: Listening to America

Thu, Mar 21   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Short film, dir. by Eric Simonson
US, 2009, 40 mins

For over 60 years, Studs Terkel elevated the voices and experiences of everyday Americans through his skillful interviews on radio and TV and in books. The documentary...

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Studs Terkel: Listening to America

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Mar 21   5:00 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

Gender Neutral Makeup Class with Drag Queen Story Hour

Thu, Mar 21   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens change agents drag queen story hour teen time

In this hour-long workshop, Miz Jade from Drag Queen Story Hour will teach eye makeup skills to teens ages 12-18. Participants will observe the application of eye makeup techniques and then have the opportunity to practice on themselves...

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Gender Neutral Makeup Class with Drag Queen Story Hour

Marguerite Duras: Worn Out with Desire to Write

Thu, Mar 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Dir. by Alan Benson and Daniel Wiles
UK, 1985, 54 mins

Marguerite Duras – 20th-century France’s greatest femme de lettres – was the sort of woman who spared neither herself nor others. In this vintage filmed interview, the late...

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Marguerite Duras: Worn Out with Desire to Write

Thursday Tech Hour

Thu, Mar 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

Dreaming Murakami

Thu, Mar 21   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Nitesh Anjaan
Denmark, 2017, 58 mins

When Mette Holm begins to translate Haruki Murakami’s debut novel Kaze no uta o kike (Hear the Wind Sing), a two-meter-tall frog shows up at an underground station...

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Dreaming Murakami

imagine... Margaret Atwood: You Have Been Warned

Thu, Mar 21   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Katy Homan
UK, 2017, 60 mins

Universally acclaimed as one of Canada's greatest living writers, Margaret Atwood has been fearlessly outspoken in her life and in her work. At age 77, her star shines brighter and...

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imagine... Margaret Atwood: You Have Been Warned

MAR
22

Veterans Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Mar 22   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mhfa

Family members and personnel working with military and families are often not aware of how to engage veterans with mental illnesses and addictions. In addition to the impact of military service on the veteran, each has a circle of family (...

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Veterans Mental Health First Aid

Babies & Books

Fri, Mar 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months.

Babies & Books

Family Open Play

Fri, Mar 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years story play

For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers--join us at Mill Basin for toys and friends!

Family Open Play

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