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MAR
23

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices.  Exploring literacy, science and math through music, stories, art and play will help you and your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam

In this special six session series, 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 and your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Tax Help

Sat, Mar 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, Mar 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

Invisible Essence: The Little Prince

Sat, Mar 23   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Charles Officer
US, 2018, 90 mins

This new documentary explores the global legacy of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's timeless fable, 75 years after its publication. Following a modern day Little Prince – a seven-year...

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Invisible Essence: The Little Prince

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Mar 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)

African American Genealogy Seminar

Sat, Mar 23   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

Adults genealogy

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

African American Genealogy Seminar

Arabic Storytime

Sat, Mar 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years arabic multilingual storytime

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

الانضمام إلينا القصص والأغاني

باللغة العربية للأطفال وآبائهم أو

.مقدمي الرعاية

Arabic Storytime

Waiting for Beckett

Sat, Mar 23   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by John L. Reilly

UK, 1993, 86 minutes

Nobel prize-winning author and playwright Samuel Beckett shunned publicity throughout his life, yet became a worldwide cultural influence. In the U.S. alone, his...

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Waiting for Beckett

Working with Pinter

Sat, Mar 23   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Harry Burton
UK, 2007, 56 mins

For nearly fifty years until his death in 2008, Harold Pinter was at the center of British and international theatre, and contributed to films...

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Working with Pinter

The Polymath, or The Life & Opinions of Samuel R. Delany, Gentleman

Sat, Mar 23   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Fred Barney Taylor
US, 2007, 75 mins

A sprawling portrait of the larger-than-life Samuel R. Delany – one of the most prolific and innovative sci-fi authors and an icon in the gay and African-American...

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The Polymath, or The Life & Opinions of Samuel R. Delany, Gentleman

Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

Sat, Mar 23   7:30 pm to 10:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

The Life and Work of a Treasured American Playwright
Documentary, dir. by Tracy Heather Strain
US, 2018, 118 mins

If the 1959 Broadway production of A Raisin in the Sun changed the face of American theater forever,...

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Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

MAR
24

Classical Interludes: ETHEL

Sun, Mar 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

**Please note: This program is at capacity and regsitration has been closed.

In the program Devoted, ETHEL has gathered music of passionate affection and dedication from cultures of the world, and practices as old as time. Following their...

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Classical Interludes: ETHEL

Pablo Neruda ¡Presente!

Sun, Mar 24   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Mark Eisner

US, 2004, 76 mins

Latin America’s most renowned poet and a major player in Chile’s political struggles, Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) attained mythic stature in his lifetime. Narrated by Chilean...

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Pablo Neruda ¡Presente!

MAR
25

Toy Time

Mon, Mar 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years kids explore

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

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Mar 25   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 25   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 25   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

Movies @ the Library: Something to Sing About

Mon, Mar 25   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies

(Musical/Comedy) 93 Minutes A New York bandleader is offered a film contract in Los Angeles.  He and his wife move to California, where his lack of desire to be a star is thought to be arrogance. Sick of Hollywood, he takes his wife on a...

Movies @ the Library: Something to Sing About

Movies @ the Library: Something to Sing About

Mon, Mar 25   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies

(Musical/Comedy) 93 Minutes A New York bandleader is offered a film contract in Los Angeles.  He and his wife move to California, where his lack of desire to be a star is thought to be arrogance. Sick of Hollywood, he takes his wife on a...

Movies @ the Library: Something to Sing About

Kids Create: Bay Ridge Rocks

Mon, Mar 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids kids create

Your favorite neighborhood kindness event is back! Come paint rocks to hide all over the neighborhood. Younger children MUST be accompanied by a participant adult, as this activity can be challenging/messy!

Kids Create: Bay Ridge Rocks

MAR
26

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Mar 26   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years story play

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

Toddler Time

Tue, Mar 26   10:30 am to 11:45 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

StoryPlay 11am

Tue, Mar 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years story play

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 11am

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Flor Bromley

Tue, Mar 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

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

Flor and her band will play songs from her brand new bilingual album Chiqui Music Boom, a collection of songs that transports you to a world of imagination inside a child’s mind. These songs along with bilingual versions of popular children’s...

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Flor Bromley

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Mar 26   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.

Cancelled
Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Jam with Jamie and Friends

Tue, Mar 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years live music

Jam with Jamie and Friends

Get ready for a serious jam session that will get everyone up and dancing! Jam with Jamie and Friends come armed with guitar and bubbles, ready to jam out to traditional children's songs, rock n' roll oldies,...

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Jam with Jamie and Friends

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Mar 26   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, Mar 26   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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Mar 26   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, Mar 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids chess workshop

Come learn how to play chess with our instructor Juan!

Chess for Kids

The Barynya Russian Dance & Music Ensemble

Tue, Mar 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults all ages live music performance

The Barynya Dance and Music Ensemble is a world renowed performance group that enjoys exalting stature as the premier Russian folk ensemble outside of Russia. Barynya has performed at some of the mist prestigious cultural venues in the United...

The Barynya Russian Dance & Music Ensemble

An Evening With Judy Gorman

Tue, Mar 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Macon Library

Adults all ages music women's history month

The Multicultural History of Women and Music: All of Us Finding Our Own Voice.

Accompanied by Cellist Barry Kornhauser, she will perform music about women in honor of Women’s History Month. Her music is inspired by American gospel, jazz,...

An Evening With Judy Gorman

Polish and American Centennials of Women’s Rights: Activism, Feminism, Public Presence, Leadership

Tue, Mar 26   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults women's history month

It has been a hundred years since women in Poland were granted electoral rights, and many other rights, which we consider today to be natural and assigned to everyone regardless of sex. American women will celebrate their centennial of obtaining...

Featured Event
Polish and American Centennials of Women’s Rights: Activism, Feminism, Public Presence, Leadership

MAR
27

Toy Time

Wed, Mar 27   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years kids explore

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

Ask A Tech

Wed, Mar 27   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, Mar 27   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

Babies and Books

Wed, Mar 27   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Mar 27   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, Mar 27   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.

English Conversation Group

Build with LEGO

Wed, Mar 27   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

Japanese Ink Writing featuring Tomoko Abe

Wed, Mar 27   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens arts and crafts japanese

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

For the month of March, we are hosting a series of Japanese Calligraphy courses featuring Tomoko Abe. Even if...

Japanese Ink Writing featuring Tomoko Abe

Albert Woodfox on Solitary, in conversation with Jelani Cobb

Wed, Mar 27   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents Freedom Index

**Please note: This program is at capacity and registraiton has been closed.

Cobb interviews Woodfox on Solitary, which chronicles his more than four decades in solitary confinement for a crime he did not commit.

Solitary is the...

Albert Woodfox on Solitary, in conversation with Jelani Cobb

MAR
28

Library Lanes

Thu, Mar 28   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

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Mar 28   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, Mar 28   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

Tax Help

Thu, Mar 28   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

Board Games

Thu, Mar 28   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

Homework Help

Thu, Mar 28   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids homework help

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

Homework Help

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Mar 28   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

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