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FEB
20

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 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)

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

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

Birth to Five Years music spanish story play storytime

Cuentos, Juegos, canciones, rimas y actividades divertidas para los pequeños de 1- 5 años. Programa bilingüe en español e inglés .

Stories, games, songs, fingerplay, rhymes, and fun activities for Children ages 1-5 years old. Bilingual...

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Ask A Tech

Wed, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

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? Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

We provide help with:

...

Ask A Tech

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Oscars Best Picture Tasting Party

Wed, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens movies teen time

Who’s going to win Best Picture at this year’s Oscars Awards? Will it be Black Panther? Roma? Join us for some Oscars fun where we will be watching the trailers of the Best Picture nominated films and making our predictions!

Snacks will...

Oscars Best Picture Tasting Party

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

Japanese 101

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens

Japanese manga has become very popular in the US. Titles such as Naruto, Sailor Moon, and Fairy Tail continue to be well loved.

Many fans of manga, anime, and video games, develop an interest in learning Japanese, so let’s practice...

Japanese 101

Stone Stories: Defining Moments in Black History

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens black history month teen time

We would like teens in our community to learn a little more about their history to share it with others.

Record an interview with an older person and ask them about their most defining moment in black history.

Present these...

Stone Stories: Defining Moments in Black History

Family Movie Night: Betty and Coretta

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids black history month family movie movies at the library

The widows of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X and how they carry on as single mothers after the assassination of their husbands.

CommonSenseMedia suggests the following for parents:

Parents need to know that Betty & Coretta...

Family Movie Night: Betty and Coretta

ESOL Conversation

Wed, Feb 20   6:15 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Trained volunteer group leaders supplement the library’s ESOL classes for adult learners by leading weekly small conversation groups in select neighborhood libraries. Open to everyone, the groups provide participants with opportunities to...

ESOL Conversation

FEB
21

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Feb 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

We Speak NYC Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults

We Speak NYC is an English conversation group that helps individuals to learn and improve their English by watching videos, participating in activities and interacting with other members of the group. Members will also learn about City Services...

We Speak NYC Conversation Group

Kids Create: Kindness

Thu, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids change agents kids create

Inspired by The Kindness Rocks Project, this program helps participants to create their own rocks with positive, uplifting messages. Paint, markers and other tools will be used to make the messages. This Change Angent Program is designed to help...

Kids Create: Kindness

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

Board Games

Thu, Feb 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

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Adult Coloring

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults

Come to adult coloring, express yourself creatively and have a good time.

 

Adult Coloring

Chess Workshop

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids

A chess teacher helps children and teenagers to improve their game.

Chess Workshop

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

FEB
22

Knitting

Fri, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

Kids Create

Fri, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids create lunar new year

Celebrate Lunar New Year by making a pig fortune teller in honor of 2019 as the Year of the Pig in the Chinese Zodiac. 

Kids Create

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

RIF

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens game on! teen tech time

If you love video games the come to Stone Avenue for Teen Tech Time, and play various video games on PS4, Wii U, and Nintendo Switch

Popular titles at our branch include Tekken 7, Puyo Puyo Tetris, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Super Smash...

Teen Tech Time

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For kids and tweens/teens ages 6 to 17, Reading is Fundamental (RIF) promotes literacy and rewards kids and tweens/teens for reading with free books. The activity occurs on Fridays from 3:30 to 5PM at the Sunset Park Library.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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!

Everyone is Welcome Here: Lunar New Year 2019 with Asian Performing Arts

Fri, Feb 22   4:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids apple bank chinese everyone is welcome here 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...

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Everyone is Welcome Here: Lunar New Year 2019 with Asian Performing Arts

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

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Feb 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park 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!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids

Free book when joining . Get by by checking out 2 books 3 Times

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Little Scientists

Sat, Feb 23   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists stem & steam

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

Build with Duplo

Sat, Feb 23   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Enjoy a  Duplo program.

Build with Duplo

Dancing at Sunset

Sat, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning creative aging

Come & enjoy the different Latin rhythms in this 8 week worksho

Many researchers say dancing is a good form of physical exercise. It has shown to benefit mod, mental and physical health and it doesn’t hurt that it’s great fun.

...
Dancing at Sunset

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

Build with Lego

Sat, Feb 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids build with duplo first five years

Enjoy a Lego program.

Build with Lego

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
24

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Feb 24   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Giant Wash Laundromat at 795 Rockaway Avenue.**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too!

Come join a BPL children’s librarian who...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

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

Family Movie

Mon, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Come join us for February's Family Movie!

Family Movie

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...

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Corduroy Storytime and Stuffed Animal Sleepover Party

STEM:

Mon, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids arts and crafts stem & steam video games

Join us at the Stone Avenue Branch for STEM/STEAM activities featuring the Nintendo Labo!

Build Nintendo Labo gadgets.

Learn how to make Toy-Con Projects.

Play with them using our Nintendo Switch.

Please attend all...

STEM:

After School Homework Help

Mon, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

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

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Feb 26   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)

Videoediting Basics

Tue, Feb 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults techknowledge

Introduces new users to Videoediting

Videoediting Basics

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

Read and Play

Tue, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

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