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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

Ask a Tech

Mon, Mar 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Do you have a question about using a specific computer program? Ask a Tech for personalized assistance.
Ask a Tech

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

Movies @ the Library: The Old Man and the Gun

Mon, Mar 18   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies

(Drama)  93 minutes At age 70, Forrest Tucker infamously made his escape from the tough San Quentin prison. Once he had gained his freedom, he embarked on a new set of heists that left investigators scratching their...

Movies @ the Library: The Old Man and the Gun

ESOL Conversation

Mon, Mar 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills.

Meet new friends from around the world.

ESOL Conversation

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...

Featured Event Register
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

Next Chapter Book Club

Tue, Mar 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club everyone is welcome here

Please join Sheepshead Bay and 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...

Next Chapter Book Club

Preschool Storytime for 2.5 - 4 years old

Tue, Mar 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Enjoy our Story time with books, puppets and games. Little Hands Craft Time means more fun and more crafts. Join us to sing and learn about the Letter People.

For children ages 2 1/2 to 4 years old and their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime for 2.5 - 4 years old

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Mar 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)

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

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Mar 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

Computer Basics / Основы компьютера

Tue, Mar 19   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults computer basics russian

Требуется регистрация. Зарегистрируйтесь в справочном бюро.

Станьте мастером вашего компьютера, планшета или смартфона с Аркадием Клаузовым!

Attend a free class that will make you the boss of your computer,  tablet or...

Computer Basics / Основы компьютера

Homework Help

Tue, Mar 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, Mar 19   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids homework help

Attention Students:  homework help is available at Sheepshead Bay Library, 

Please bring your text books.

 

 

After School Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Mar 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, Mar 19   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

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
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Toy Time

Wed, Mar 20   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 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

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

ESOL Conversation

Wed, Mar 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills!

Sharpen your English, and meet friends from around the world.

ESOL Conversation

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Mar 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, 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.

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English Conversation Group

Color your World

Wed, Mar 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids kids create

Just can't wait for Explore and Create? 

Get your creative color muscles warmed up with Alexandra.

Make your world a more colorful place.

Color your World

Build with LEGO

Wed, Mar 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: Explore and Create

Wed, Mar 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids kids create kids explore

Explore and Create to become an Artist. Master your craft at Sheepshead Bay Library's Arts and Craft Program.

Kids Create: Explore and Create

Japanese Ink Writing Featuring Tomoko Abe

Wed, Mar 20   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

ESOL Class

Wed, Mar 20   5:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning esol

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English:

Classes are open to adults 17 and older.

All classes meet two days per week

ESOL Class

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

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Mar 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

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Thu, Mar 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Book Discussion: The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg

Thu, Mar 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

THE STORY OF ARTHUR TRULUV, by Elizabeth Berg

“For the past six months, Arthur Moses’s days have looked the same: He tends to his rose garden and to Gordon, his cat, then rides the bus to the cemetery to visit his beloved late wife for...

Book Discussion:  The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg

Creative Aging: Active & Moving – Chinese Square Dance

Thu, Mar 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, 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...

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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

Chess Workshop

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids chess workshop everyone is welcome here

Learn to play chess every Thursday at 4:00.

All ages and skill levels welcomed!

Chess Workshop

Board Games

Thu, Mar 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

Computer Basics / Основы компьютера

Thu, Mar 21   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults computer basics russian

Требуется регистрация. Зарегистрируйтесь в справочном бюро.

Станьте мастером вашего компьютера, планшета или смартфона с Аркадием Клаузовым!

Attend a free class that will make you the boss of your computer,  tablet or...

Computer Basics / Основы компьютера

Homework Help

Thu, Mar 21   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

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

ESOL Class

Thu, Mar 21   5:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning esol

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English:

Classes are open to adults 17 and older.

All classes meet two days per week

ESOL Class

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