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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

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Feb 19   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 10am

StoryPlay 11am

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 11am

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)

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Stone Avenue 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, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Makerbot: DIY Adult Workshop

Tue, Feb 19   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults techknowledge

Intergrate art and technology together with Makerbot and Tinkercad!

Registered participants will be joining a 3-week workshop where they will create their own designs on paper, in preparation for it to be printed ...

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Makerbot: DIY Adult Workshop

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Feb 19   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Knitting and crocheting in a fun, friendly group. Learn, teach, chat, or just knit! Please bring your own materials.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Homework Help

Tue, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids homework help

Free afterschool homework help for grades K-8 with Joseph!

Homework Help

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 Tech Time

Tue, Feb 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens

If you love video games the come to Stone Avenue for Teen Tech Time, and play various video games on PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U.

Popular titles at our branch include Tekken 7, Puyo Puyo Tetris, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Super Smash Bros. 4...

Teen Tech Time

Chess for Kids

Tue, Feb 19   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Come learn how to play chess with our instructor Juan!

Chess for Kids

FEB
20

Toy Time

Wed, Feb 20   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

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

Ask a Tech

Wed, Feb 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

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.

No registration required.

Ask a Tech

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids

Free book when joining RIF. Check out 2 books 3 times get another free book to keep

You must read to succeed

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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 LEGO

Wed, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Free play with our extensive collection of building toys, suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be supervised at all times by an adult.

Build with LEGO

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

Japanese 101

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens

Japanese manga has become very popular in the US. Titles such as Naruto, Sailor Moon, and Fairy Tail continue to be well loved.

Many fans of manga, anime, and video games, develop an interest in learning Japanese, so let’s practice...

Japanese 101

Stone Stories: Defining Moments in Black History

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens black history month teen time

We would like teens in our community to learn a little more about their history to share it with others.

Record an interview with an older person and ask them about their most defining moment in black history.

Present these...

Stone Stories: Defining Moments in Black History

Family Movie Night: Betty and Coretta

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids black history month family movie movies at the library

The widows of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X and how they carry on as single mothers after the assassination of their husbands.

CommonSenseMedia suggests the following for parents:

Parents need to know that Betty & Coretta...

Family Movie Night: Betty and Coretta

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

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Feb 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Stone Avenue Library

Kids first five years stomp clap and sing storytime

Stories, songs, and fun for little ones and their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime

Creative Aging: Active & Moving – Chinese Square Dance

Thu, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Older Adults creative aging

Enjoy this 8 week workshop introducing you to the exciting Chinese Square Dancing.

Dancing can be great exercise for the body, mind and soul. Come join us in as the instructor demonstrates how to move your body to the rhythms of Chinese...

Creative Aging: Active & Moving – Chinese Square Dance

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

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

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

Board Games

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens

If you love board games then join us on Thursday at the Stone Avenue Branch for some fun. Some of our games include the following:

Scrabble Uno 5-Minute Dungeon Blokus

 

Feel free to share some of your favorite board...

Board Games

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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 21   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Practice speaking and listening to English.

This group meets on the second floor. No registration required.

English 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...

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Older Adults Mental Health First Aid

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

RIF

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens game on! teen tech time

If you love video games the come to Stone Avenue for Teen Tech Time, and play various video games on PS4, Wii U, and Nintendo Switch

Popular titles at our branch include Tekken 7, Puyo Puyo Tetris, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Super Smash...

Teen Tech Time

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime

Come read stories, sing songs, and have fun at our Saturday Storytime program! All ages welcome.

Saturday Storytime

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

English Conversation Group

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Practice speaking and listening to English.  This group meets on the second floor. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids

Free book when joining . Get by by checking out 2 books 3 Times

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

FEB
24

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Feb 24   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Giant Wash Laundromat at 795 Rockaway Avenue.**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too!

Come join a BPL children’s librarian who...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

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

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