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APR
25

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Apr 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

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 enviornment.

Teen Tech Time

Visions, Premonitions, and Precognitive Dreams, part 1: Is It Possible To See The Future?

Wed, Apr 25   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents

In this lecture, magician and mentalist Eric Walton examines the history of divination, tracing its roots all the way to pre-agrarian societies, taking a skeptical, bird's-eye view of the statistical accuracy of divination as a means of reliably...

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Visions, Premonitions, and Precognitive Dreams, part 1: Is It Possible To See The Future?

APR
26

Library Lab

Thu, Apr 26   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Highlawn Library

kids library lab STEM

Explore Science with fun experiements every other week. Ages 6-12.

Library Lab

Koko NYC presents BitBots

Thu, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

after school Kids Create

Teaching artists from Brooklyn's own Koko NYC will help guide and encourage your child as they choose recyclables such as plastic bottles, cardboard and paper to create sculptures that, when combined with littleBits come to life and light up,...

Koko NYC presents BitBots

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Thu, Apr 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

adult learning citizenship

Preparing for the Citizenship Exam? You're not alone! Meet with a volunteer-led study group to discuss topics covered in the Citizenship exam.

Featured Event
U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 26   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

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

Jasper Johns: A Life's Work

Thu, Apr 26   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents

How does the work of a significant living artist enter the canon and the archive? And how must the field of art become more inclusive when it comes to representing artistic legacies?

Join us for an evening with acclaimed contemporary...

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Jasper Johns: A Life's Work

APR
27

Library Lanes

Fri, Apr 27   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Library Lanes TechKnowledge

If you love bowling, you'll love this library lanes! 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...

Library Lanes

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Apr 27   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Build with DUPLO First Five Years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library

Build with DUPLO

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Apr 27   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Teen Time

Fri, Apr 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens, games, socialization

Teen Time

APR
28

ESOL Conversation Group

Sat, Apr 28   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Highlawn Library

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

Book Launch: Peter Brown presents The Wild Robot Escapes

Sat, Apr 28   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Author Talks BPL Presents kids kids

Come celebrate this long-awaited sequel, The Wild Robot Escapes! Peter Brown will be reading, drawing, and signing his books, and telling you everything you need to know about Roz.

Copies of Peter Brown's books will be available from...

Book Launch: Peter Brown presents The Wild Robot Escapes

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Apr 28   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

kids storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

APR
30

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Apr 30   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

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

Adult DIY Spoon Flowers

Mon, Apr 30   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

art and crafts

If you have too many plastic spoons left over from the holidays put them to use in this craft! We will be creating beautiful flowers using spoons!!

Don’t worry if you don’t have any plastic spoons. Highlawn will supply all the materials...

Adult DIY Spoon Flowers

After School Homework Help

Mon, Apr 30   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

homework help

If you are in the grades 1-8, and you need help with homework, come to Highlawn library any Monday from 3 to 5 p.m.

After School Homework Help

Game On!: Chess

Mon, Apr 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Are YOU a CHESS MASTER?

Come In and Find Out and Learn How to be One @ your local Library

Game On!: Chess

MAY
1

Preschool Storytime

Tue, May 1   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

First Five Years preschool storytime

Story time for children ages 3 to 5 years. Come enjoy some stories, songs, finger plays and an activity.

Preschool Storytime

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Tue, May 1   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

DIY

Join us for a fun filled hour or arts and crafts!  Bring out your creative side!

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

MAY
2

Babies and Books

Wed, May 2   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

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

MAY
3

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Thu, May 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

adult learning citizenship

Preparing for the Citizenship Exam? You're not alone! Meet with a volunteer-led study group to discuss topics covered in the Citizenship exam.

Featured Event
U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, May 3   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

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

PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation: Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Thu, May 3   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

business

Enter PowerUP! and you could win seed money to start your business. Compete for $20,000—our biggest cash prize ever! Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. You must be 18 years of age or older, live...

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PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation: Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

MAY
4

PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation: Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Fri, May 4   9:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Dweck Center

business

Enter PowerUP! and you could win seed money to start your business. Compete for $20,000—our biggest cash prize ever! Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. You must be 18 years of age or older, live...

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PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation: Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Library Lanes

Fri, May 4   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Library Lanes TechKnowledge

If you love bowling, you'll love this library lanes! 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...

Library Lanes

Build with DUPLO

Fri, May 4   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Build with DUPLO First Five Years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library

Build with DUPLO

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, May 4   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Teen Time

Fri, May 4   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens, games, socialization

Teen Time

MAY
6

Silent Movie Matinee: Harold Lloyd: Consciousness-Raising

Sun, May 6   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents Movies

Girl Shy (1924) 80 minutes USA
Harold Lloyd evolved film comedy at the Hal Roach Studio, in 1917, when he dropped his slapstick-based persona to create a new character dressed in every-day clothes, which allowed him to explore more real-...

Silent Movie Matinee: Harold Lloyd: Consciousness-Raising

Classical Interludes: The Claremont Trio

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

BPL Presents Live Music music performance

Pianist Andrea Lam, violinist Emily Bruskin-Yarbrough, and Cellist Julia Bruskin-Wunsch will perform:

W. A. Mozart:
     Piano Trio in B-flat Major, K. 502

Kati Agócs:
    ...

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Classical Interludes: The Claremont Trio

MAY
7

Read and Play

Mon, May 7   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Saratoga Library

inclusive services

Children hear stories, play, sing songs and make friends!

Cancelled
Read and Play

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, May 7   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

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

After School Homework Help

Mon, May 7   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

homework help

If you are in the grades 1-8, and you need help with homework, come to Highlawn library any Monday from 3 to 5 p.m.

After School Homework Help

Game On!: Chess

Mon, May 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Are YOU a CHESS MASTER?

Come In and Find Out and Learn How to be One @ your local Library

Game On!: Chess

PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation: Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Mon, May 7   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

business

Enter PowerUP! and you could win seed money to start your business. Compete for $20,000—our biggest cash prize ever! Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. You must be 18 years of age or older, live...

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PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation: Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

MAY
8

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Sonia & Elena: Songs from East Asia & Latin America

Tue, May 8   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents First Five Years music performance

Sonia & Elena are an exciting family music duo that takes audiences on a melodic, soulful, playful, and linguistically-diverse musical journey around the world, guided by folk and children's songs from East Asia & Latin America, and...

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Sonia & Elena: Songs from East Asia & Latin America

Preschool Storytime

Tue, May 8   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

First Five Years preschool storytime

Story time for children ages 3 to 5 years. Come enjoy some stories, songs, finger plays and an activity.

Preschool Storytime

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Tue, May 8   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

DIY

Join us for a fun filled hour or arts and crafts!  Bring out your creative side!

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

James & Deborah Fallows on Small-Town, USA, with David Brooks

Tue, May 8   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Author Talks BPL Presents

A unique, revelatory portrait of the civic and economic renewal already taking place across America, town by town and generally out of view of the national media. A surprisingly hopeful view of the country between its coasts.

For the...

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James & Deborah Fallows on Small-Town, USA, with David Brooks

MAY
9

Babies and Books

Wed, May 9   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

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

The Review Panel, with moderator David Cohen

Wed, May 9   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Author Talks BPL Presents

Leading art critics Eva Díaz, Phoebe Hoban, and Gregory Volk join David Cohen in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs. Presented in association with Artcritical.

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The Review Panel, with moderator David Cohen

MAY
10

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Thu, May 10   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

adult learning citizenship

Preparing for the Citizenship Exam? You're not alone! Meet with a volunteer-led study group to discuss topics covered in the Citizenship exam.

Featured Event
U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, May 10   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

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

Philosophy in the Library: Kate Manne on Himpathy for the Nice Guy

Thu, May 10   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Author Talks BPL Presents

In her recent book, Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny (Oxford University Press: 2017), Kate Manne characterizes misogyny as the “law enforcement” branch of patriarchy, which serves to police, enforce, or restore patriarchal social order—often by...

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Philosophy in the Library: Kate Manne on Himpathy for the Nice Guy

MAY
11

Library Lanes

Fri, May 11   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Library Lanes TechKnowledge

If you love bowling, you'll love this library lanes! 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...

Library Lanes

Build with DUPLO

Fri, May 11   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Build with DUPLO First Five Years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library

Build with DUPLO

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, May 11   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Teen Time

Fri, May 11   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens, games, socialization

Teen Time

MAY
12

Events for Youth and Families: Frog and Toad

Sat, May 12   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents kids kids performance

Arnold Lobel's well-loved characters hop from the page to the stage in this musical which follows two great friends through four fun-filled seasons. Frog and Toad spend the seasons planting Gardens, Swimming, raking leaves, and sledding down the...

Events for Youth and Families: Frog and Toad

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