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Kids Explore: Tai Chi Workshop

Wed, Mar 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids community partner health and wellness

 

  Kids 6-12, come join us for an introduction to Tai Chi workshop with special guest Sifu Tzyann Hsu of Qi Tao.  This workshop will introduce young people to mindfulness, meditation and healthy movement. Tai Chi...

Kids Explore: Tai Chi Workshop

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Mar 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving 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

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Wed, Mar 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

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

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll or in the New Lots...

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Poetry of Presence

Wed, Mar 20   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults creative writing poetry writing workshop

Poetry of Presence will teach writers how to channel Walt Whitman and make poems out of every day moments. Whether it’s making eye contact with someone on the subway, forgetting an umbrella on the stormiest of days, or noticing a storefront...

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Poetry of Presence

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Mar 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bedtime stories

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years. 

Bedtime Stories

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21

Coffee & Conversation

Thu, Mar 21   10:15 am to 11:15 am   New Lots Library

Adults

Come get free coffee!

All patrons are invited to get a free cup of coffee

Library staff will be on hand to help connect patrons with free resources in the community – but there’s no commitment necessary

Come with...

Coffee & Conversation

“Library Lab: Roller Coaster Challenge

Thu, Mar 21   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids after school kids explore

"Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through...

“Library Lab: Roller Coaster Challenge

Homework Help

Thu, Mar 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades 1 through 8, a trained volunteer can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one of Mr. Keats' books...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one of Mr. Keats' books...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Family Books and Crafts with LINC

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts storytime

Kids and their parents/ caregivers are invited to celebrate the joy reading.  Hear a wonderful story and then do a craft afterwards.  Receive a free book to take home each time you attend. 

This program is...

Family Books and Crafts with LINC

Library Lab / Build with LEGO

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids build with lego library lab

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through hands-on experiments.

Library Lab / Build with LEGO

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

Storymakers Exhibition Reception

Thu, Mar 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Adults artist talks author talks exhibitions

Join us to celebrate the winners of the Storymakers Award...

...eleven aspiring children’s picture book writers and illustrators ages 18-24 representing diverse voices, selected by Pat Cummings, Laurent Linn, and Donna Mark during a...

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Storymakers Exhibition Reception

Low-Impact Aerobics

Thu, Mar 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults fitness

Enjoy the benefits of aerobics without the wear and tear on your body and joints. A fun, upbeat aerobics class that may include some floor and yoga moves. If you have a mat, feel free to bring it. This class is all ages. Instructor: Regina (Shape...

Low-Impact Aerobics

MAR
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Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Fri, Mar 22   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults business career resume

Come work on your resume and get help applying to jobs. Learn about upcoming job fairs and recruitment events. One-on-one help is available. Free printing of your resume is offered, as well as Metrocards for job interviews.

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Toddler Time

Fri, Mar 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years story play toddler time

Join us for songs, books, and play. 0-5 years. Toddler Time will be upstairs on Fridays. 

Toddler Time

Musical Yoga Storytime

Fri, Mar 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years storytime yoga and meditation

Join us for a storytime for toddlers incorporating live music and yoga! Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk.

Musical Yoga Storytime

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Mar 22   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults support groups

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Dance with B.U.P.H

Fri, Mar 22   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids music

Learning to dance can be fun!

Every Friday children can have fun dancing while making new friends. 

 

Dance with B.U.P.H

Teen Computer Lab

Fri, Mar 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens computer basics

Teens ages 9-17 can work on homework, watch a video, or play a game. Research assistance and tech help available from a librarian.

Teen Computer Lab

DIY Friday!

Fri, Mar 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens diy teen time

Make jewelry, duct tape creations, origami, blackout poetry and more with other teens.

All teens in 6th grade and up welcome! 

DIY Friday!

New Lots Teen Book Club

Fri, Mar 22   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club

New Lots Teens meet Fridays 5:00 - 5:45; each participant chooses his/her book; lively discussions; regents exercises; lite snacks; movies; games; educational support; seeding; nursing plants; growing food

New Lots Teen Book Club

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Story and Play

Sat, Mar 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshop

Sat, Mar 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Adults creative writing nannies fairy tales writing workshops writing workshop

Brooklyn Public Library invites nannies to participate in a dynamic eight-week FREE writing workshop where you can develop your writing skills and create an original story.

A certificate of completion and copies of your final work will be...

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Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshop

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!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten storytime

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...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

BRIC Media Arts Orientation

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Learn about all the courses and media resources presented by BRIC. Join us for an orientation and get a great introduction to what Public Access is all about— free and low-cost, high-quality media courses, and the wide variety of services...

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BRIC Media Arts Orientation

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years preschool 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 child...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Mar 23   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   New Lots Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Chess Workshop

Sat, Mar 23   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Learn how to play, or improve your game, with help from our chess instructor!

Chess Workshop

New Lots Teen Book Club

Sat, Mar 23   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club

Teens get together; each participant chooses his/her book; lively discussions; Regents exercises; games; prizes; lite snacks; movies; seeding; plant nursery; DIY Body Butter; DIY Soap; etc. 

New Lots Teen Book Club

Beanstalk Storytime

Sat, Mar 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years spanish storytime

Enjoy this storytime in French and Spanish from Brooklyn Beanstalk. Ages 1-8.

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Beanstalk Storytime

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Toddler Time

Mon, Mar 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years story play toddler time

Join us for songs, books, and play. 0-5 years.

Toddler Time

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Mar 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

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

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Mon, Mar 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

 

Grades: K-5

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Mon, Mar 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

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

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll or in the New Lots...

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Preschool Story&Craft

Mon, Mar 25   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Come to our program to lister to the story, make a simple craft and meet  new friends.

Preschool Story&Craft

Teen Gaming and Anime Club

Mon, Mar 25   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens

Teens, join us for analog games (board games, card games, RPGs) and anime!

Every Monday at 4 PM in the Youth Wing.

Games include Magic: The Gathering, Exploding Kittens, Machi Koro, Sushi Go!, Munchkin, Dungeons and...

Teen Gaming and Anime Club

Kids Explore

Mon, Mar 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Book reading, crafts, and activities around a different theme each week 

Kids Explore

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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

Bilingual Storytime

Tue, Mar 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years spanish storytime

Spanish-English storytime. You guessed it -- the Brooklyn Library offers multilingual storytimes! They are a great way to introduce your young child to new languages, or enforce languages already spoken at home. Beyond that, multilingualism...

Bilingual Storytime

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

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Tue, Mar 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens teen tech time

It's the next big thing! Virtual Reality Gaming is here!  Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various gaming systems such as: XBOX, Playstation 4, Playstaion VR in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Homework Help

Tue, Mar 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades 1 through 8, a trained volunteer can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

Build with LEGO

Tue, Mar 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Mar 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Free book giveaway at the service desk every Tuesday from 4-5pm. Sign up and get a free book every 3rd visit! 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Brooklyn Robotics League

Tue, Mar 26   4:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Washington Irving 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

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