E.g., Feb 20 2019
FEB
20

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 20   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 20   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

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

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 20   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years story play toddler time

All parents and caregivers are invited to bring their children aged 0-5 to listen to stories, sing songs, and chant rhymes. Afterwards, there will be time to play and socialize!

Toddler Time

Movies @ the Library: The LEGO Movie

Wed, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   McKinley Park Library

Kids all ages family movie movies at the library

Come join us for a special showing of The LEGO Movie at McKinley Park library. Following the movie, there will be a series of LEGO-themed programs for you to enjoy!

Movies @ the Library: The LEGO Movie

Get to Know Your Camera

Wed, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Learn photography basics like camera settings, resolution, exposure levels, composition theory, and shot types that make your pictures pop.

Register
Get to Know Your Camera

Homework Help

Wed, Feb 20   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

Library Lab: Slime Madness

Wed, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts library lab

What’s the Solution?

Children will have fun making their own slime.

There are a limited number of spaces.  Please register in the branch at the information desk or call 718-649-0311.

Ages- 6 -12*

*Children...

Library Lab: Slime Madness

Chess Workshop

Wed, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Learn how to play Chess or perfect your game with the help of an instructor.  All ages welcome.

Chess Workshop

Library Lab

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

Kids kids tech time stem & steam

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...

Library Lab

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Wed, Feb 20   4:45 pm to 5:45 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

Edit Photos on Your Phone

Wed, Feb 20   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Up your social media game and learn to make your photos web-ready with this free two-hour class on editing photos using Adobe’s FREE photo editing software. For iPhone and Android users. Note: Please come to class with Adobe...

Register
Edit Photos on Your Phone

Low-Impact Aerobics

Wed, Feb 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 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...

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Low-Impact Aerobics

FEB
21

Coffee & Conversation

Thu, Feb 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

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Thu, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults adult learning

Please join Flatbush Library and the 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.

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Thu, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids

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

 

Grades: K-5

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Feb 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, Feb 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

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

Family Books and Crafts with LINC

Thu, Feb 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

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

Book Discussion: Parable of the Talents

Thu, Feb 21   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join the Flatbush Book Club Thursday,  February 21st for a discussion of Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler.

A  limited amount of copies will be available for checkout at the branch.

Copies can also be...

Book Discussion: Parable of the Talents

FEB
22

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Fri, Feb 22   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults income tax tax help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation assistance to families who earn $70,000 or less and individuals who earn $35,000 or less. This includes persons with...

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Fri, Feb 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

Pre-School Story Play

Fri, Feb 22   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years

Storytime with toys and interactive manipulatives to promote the development of cognitive and gross motor skills

Pre-School Story Play

Homework Help

Fri, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids after school homework help

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

Dance with B.U.P.H

Fri, Feb 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, Feb 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, Feb 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!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Feb 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Kids kids create reading is fundamental

Receive FREE books by borrowing and returning items with your library card.  Get a FREE book when you first sign up and on every third visit.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

FEB
23

Story and Play

Sat, Feb 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

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Sat, Feb 23   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults income tax tax help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers FREE tax preparation assistance to families who earn $70...

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Intro to Video Field Production

Sat, Feb 23   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Produce videos anywhere! Gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade, digital video camera, audio equipment, tripods, and portable lighting.

This workshop meets 2/9, 2/16, and 2/23. Registration required for all sessions.

Register
Intro to Video Field Production

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years 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, Feb 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

Lunar New Year 2019

Sat, Feb 23   2:30 pm to 3:15 pm   McKinley Park Library

Adults live music lunar new year

Come to join us celebrate Lunar New Year with Asian Performing Arts. They will be providing a Chinese cultural program including Chinese ethnic dances, songs, martial arts and a ribbon dance demo with audience participation. It will be a...

Lunar New Year 2019

Drag Queen Story Hour: Fashion Design!

Sat, Feb 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids drag queen story hour

Learn about fashion design, and leave with a completed project to wear! For ages 8 to 12. Please register as space is limited. 

DQSH captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous,...

Register
Drag Queen Story Hour: Fashion Design!

FEB
25

Story and Play

Mon, Feb 25   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

Homework Help

Mon, Feb 25   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

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Mon, Feb 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, Feb 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, Feb 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

Corduroy Storytime and Stuffed Animal Sleepover Party

Mon, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids city for corduroy storytime

Join us for a special storytime for children ages 3 to 7. Corduroy is a little toy bear. The book about him was written and illustrated by Don Freeman and published by Viking Press. Nation Education Association named the book one of its "Teachers...

Featured Event
Corduroy Storytime and Stuffed Animal Sleepover Party

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Mon, Feb 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids

Come join us for ProjectArt, a creative fun filled free art program for kids where participants:

Create new and fun projects every week.

Create artwork that will be shown in a gallery exhibition at the end of the program.

...

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Chess Club

Mon, Feb 25   4:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn how to play Chess or perfect your game with the help of an instructor. 

All ages welcome.

Chess Club

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Mon, Feb 25   4:45 pm to 5:45 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

FEB
26

Toddler Time

Tue, Feb 26   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

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

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

Birth to Five Years first five years live music

Muilti-award winning children's artist, Lucy Kalantari, brings delightful jazz age inpsired music everyone can enjoy!

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Tue, Feb 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

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