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Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Mar 26   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and receive another free book on your birthday. Checkout two books every week and receive your third checkout.

All RIF members must have a BPL card to participate in RIF.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

Shape Up NYC: Multicultural Body Sculpt

Tue, Mar 26   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults fitness

Come work out with Shape Up NYC every Tuesday and Thursday evening at the New Lots branch. Our Tuesday class - Multicultural Body Sculpt - is a fun toning and dance workout set to international music.  

Shape Up NYC: Multicultural Body Sculpt

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Babies and Books

Wed, Mar 27   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, Mar 27   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, 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

Babies and Books

Wed, Mar 27   11:00 am to 11:45 am   New Lots Library

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 0-36 months.

Babies and Books

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

Japanese Storytime

Wed, Mar 27   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Birth to Five Years

Books are read in Japanese to FFY kids

Japanese Storytime

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Wed, Mar 27   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

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Wed, Mar 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults adult learning bric

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and...

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Mobile Phone Podcasting

Chess Workshop

Wed, Mar 27   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

Chess Workshop

Wed, Mar 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids

Chess for beginners

Chess Workshop

Movie Screening: The Rape of Recy Taylor

Wed, Mar 27   4:00 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults film movies

In honor of Women's History Month, join us for a movie screening of "The Rape of Recy Taylor."

A documentary by Nancy Buirski- Followed by a (discussion, panel discussion, Q&A, etc.)

Our film exposes a legacy of physical abuse...

Movie Screening: The Rape of Recy Taylor

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Wed, Mar 27   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

New Lots Book Club

Wed, Mar 27   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults book club

Book clubbers meet for lively discussions, movies and join us as we chat with a member in the Carolinas on Google Hangouts.

New Lots Book Club

Stop Motion Animation

Wed, Mar 27   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

In two hours, learn the tools and techniques to create an animated film. Spend course time working on a short, animated video, with the potential to exhibit online or on Brooklyn Free Speech.

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Stop Motion Animation

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Coffee & Conversation

Thu, Mar 28   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

Little Makers

Thu, Mar 28   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists stem & steam

Afterschool engineering program for children ages 3-5 at the Bushwick Library! Presented by Emma Gordon, creator of Science Baby.

 

Join us at the library for this special 6-week afterschool maker series for children 3-5...

Little Makers

After School Homework Help

Thu, Mar 28   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids homework help

Bushwick supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Homework Help

Thu, Mar 28   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

Kids Create

Thu, Mar 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with art projects.

For ages 6 to 12.

 

Kids Create

Family Arts & Crafts: T-Shirt Tote Bags

Thu, Mar 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come make a no-sew tote bag out of upcycled t-shirts!  A variety of graphic tees, scissors and washable markers will be provided to decoarte your unique bag.

Family Arts & Crafts: T-Shirt Tote Bags

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

Low-Impact Aerobics

Thu, Mar 28   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

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Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Fri, Mar 29   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

Babies & Books

Fri, Mar 29   11:00 am to 12:15 pm   Bushwick Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Enjoy great books for babies, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this interactive program for ages 0-18 months.

If you have a daycare, pre-k class, or other group and would like to attend our...

Babies & Books

Babies & Books

Fri, Mar 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Enjoy great books for babies, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this interactive storytime program for ages 0-18 months.

If you have a daycare, Pre-K, or other group and would like to attend...

Babies & Books

Musical Yoga Storytime

Fri, Mar 29   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 29   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 29   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 29   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

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Mar 29   3:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Teens summer reading techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Tween Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends!

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Mar 29   3:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Teens summer reading techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Tween Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends!

Teen Tech Time

DIY Friday!

Fri, Mar 29   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 29   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 30   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

Taller para niñeras y cuidadores para aprender a escribir cuentos de hadas

Sat, Mar 30   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults creative writing nannies fairy tales writing workshops writing workshop

La Biblioteca Pública de Brooklyn invita a las niñeras a participar en un taller de escritura GRATUITO de ocho semanas en el que podrá desarrollar un cuento sencillo para niños sobre criaturas mágicas.

Al terminar el taller recibirá un...

Taller para niñeras y cuidadores para aprender a escribir cuentos de hadas

Nanny Writing Workshop

Sat, Mar 30   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults nannies fairy tales writing workshops spanish writing workshop

La Biblioteca Pública de Brooklyn invita a las niñeras a participar en un taller de escritura GRATUITO de ocho semanas en el que podrá desarrollar un cuento sencillo para niños sobre criaturas mágicas.

Al terminar el taller recibirá un...

Nanny Writing Workshop

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshop

Sat, Mar 30   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...

Featured Event
Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshop

Field Recording Techniques

Sat, Mar 30   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Learn how to use various types of equipment such as microphones, field mixers, and digital audio recorders. We will also discuss tips to recognize and minimize distracting background noise, and make an “audio checklist” to...

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Field Recording Techniques

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Mar 30   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 30   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!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Mar 30   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, Mar 30   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids openhouse2018 saturday storytime

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

Saturday Storytime!

Chess Workshop

Sat, Mar 30   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

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