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JAN
23

The Mini Brooklyn Playdate

Wed, Jan 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years babies & books big brooklyn playdate first five years toddler time

Stop by the Mini Brooklyn Playdate to enjoy fun games and activities that delight young children and encourage early literacy.

Come to play and leave ready to turn ordinary objects in your home into your child’s...

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The Mini Brooklyn Playdate

Toddler Time

Wed, Jan 23   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Children 18 months-3 years and carers, join us for songs, stories and play at the Macon Library!

Toddler Time

Computer Basics

Wed, Jan 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer

Computer Basics

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults english conversation group

Practice English in a conversation group at the Bedford Library, Adult Learning Center.  Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

FREE!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

JAN
24

Library Lanes

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. 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 other older...

Library Lanes

Lights, Camera Action at Macon

Thu, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults photography techknowledge

Photography can be achieved with the most expensive to the least expensive camera. In this class you will learn the basics of a DSLR camera and a micro four-third camera, you will need any of these cameras and a passion for photography!

A...

Lights, Camera Action at Macon

JAN
25

Family Open Play

Fri, Jan 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Children ages 0-5 and carers, join us at Macon for music, toys, and friends!

Family Open Play

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jan 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Teens 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 environment

Teen Tech Time

JAN
26

Events for Youth and Families: Polar Opposites by Wildlife Theater

Sat, Jan 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids

Antarctica and the Arctic Circle are the two ends of the world. They look and feel the same, but very different types of animals call these icy lands home. Students explore the similarities and differences through two shows, "Polar Bear and the...

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Events for Youth and Families: Polar Opposites by Wildlife Theater

African American Genealogy Seminar

Sat, Jan 26   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

Adults

Come and learn how to discover your ancestors.  In addition different types of genealogy testing will be discussed. 

African American Genealogy Seminar

JAN
28

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Jan 28   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon 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, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Computer Basics

Mon, Jan 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults

A Three Session, Computer Basics Workshop for Adults

Join us for this introduction to using computers (for adults with little or no experience using a computer)   Gain basic computer skills Create and edit a document in Microsoft...
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Computer Basics

JAN
29

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Jam I AM

Tue, Jan 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Singing guitarist Will Leet and jazz singer/pianist Sammy Rae Bowers will sing an exciting mix of children’s songs and contemporary pop songs, and foster exploration with musical instruments and fun movement activities. We believe that exposing...

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Jam I AM

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

Tue, Jan 29   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults career

The Workforce1 Industrial & Transportation Career Center is partnering with Macon Library to reach job-seekers in Brooklyn. Workforce1 recruiters will be at the library to pre-screen candidates for available job openings.

...

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

JAN
30

Computer Basics

Wed, Jan 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer

Computer Basics

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jan 30   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults english conversation group

Practice English in a conversation group at the Bedford Library, Adult Learning Center.  Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

FREE!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

JAN
31

Library Lanes

Thu, Jan 31   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. 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 other older...

Library Lanes

FEB
2

Homework Help

Sat, Feb 2   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids

Our tutor will be on the library floor waiting to help kids in grades K-8 achieve their academic goals.

Homework Help

FEB
3

Celebrate Here’s Hank with Henry Winkler & Lin Oliver

Sun, Feb 3   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids author talks

Brooklyn Public Library is thrilled to partner with Stories Bookshop + Storytelling Lab for a fun-filled afternoon for Brooklyn families with actor, director and writer Henry Winkler and co-author Lin Oliver, to celebrate the publication of their...

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Celebrate Here’s Hank with Henry Winkler & Lin Oliver

FEB
4

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Feb 4   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon 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, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 4   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults

A Three Session, Computer Basics Workshop for Adults

Join us for this introduction to using computers (for adults with little or no experience using a computer)   Gain basic computer skills Create and edit a document in Microsoft...
Computer Basics

All Day All Week: An Occupy Wall Street Story

Mon, Feb 4   6:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents business film

Eight years ago Occupy Wall Street seized NYC’s financial center and captured the world’s attention in a demonstration of the democratic process.  Today the right to assemble, to earn a fair wage, and to speak the truth is more...

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All Day All Week: An Occupy Wall Street Story

FEB
6

Philosophy in the Library: Ethan Hallerman

Wed, Feb 6   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents philosophy in the library

Philosophers from around the country discuss the great questions and generate discussions with our audience.

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Philosophy in the Library: Ethan Hallerman

FEB
7

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Feb 7   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

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High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

FEB
8

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Feb 8   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mhfa

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is...

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

FEB
9

FREE OSHA 30 Class for Construction Safety

Sat, Feb 9   10:30 am to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults career

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New York City will require construction site workers to have 30 hours of safety...

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FREE OSHA 30 Class for Construction Safety

Homework Help

Sat, Feb 9   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids

Our tutor will be on the library floor waiting to help kids in grades K-8 achieve their academic goals.

Homework Help

Events for Youth and Families: Chinese New Year Celebration

Sat, Feb 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids music

Join us for a fantastic Chinese New Year presentation celebrating the arrival of the Year of the Pig and usher in a year of joy and abundance! Put on something red and bring the whole family to experience the beautiful dances from one of the most...

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Events for Youth and Families: Chinese New Year Celebration

FEB
10

Classical Interludes: Min Xiao-Fen + Alan Chan present “Moon Walk”- New York Debut

Sun, Feb 10   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Pipa virtuoso Min Xiao-Fen who plays solo Monk tunes collaborates with gifted LA-based composer Alan Chan to explore new jazz through their new project Moon Walk, with inspiration drawn from the story of the goddess of the Moon Chang'e and...

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Classical Interludes: Min Xiao-Fen + Alan Chan present “Moon Walk”- New York Debut

FEB
11

Create the Business Plan That’s Right for You

Mon, Feb 11   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Small business owners, start-ups and entrepreneurs: learn to create or update your business plan or launch a new product or service at this free half-day SCORE program.

This workshop will give you the tools and background to:

...
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Create the Business Plan That’s Right for You

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Feb 11   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon 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, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 11   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults

A Three Session, Computer Basics Workshop for Adults

Join us for this introduction to using computers (for adults with little or no experience using a computer)   Gain basic computer skills Create and edit a document in Microsoft...
Computer Basics

FEB
12

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Conroy Warren

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

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Feeling the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren. It’s fun! It’s exciting!

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Conroy Warren

From Score to Speculative Lit

Tue, Feb 12   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

From Score to Speculative Lit with Artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed and Writer Anaïs Duplan

This creative writing workshop, led by artist-in-residence Kameelah Janan Rasheed and writer/Afrofuturist Anaïs Duplan, begins with fragments of text...

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From Score to Speculative Lit

FEB
13

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 13   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Children 18 months-3 years and carers, join us for songs, stories and play at the Macon Library!

Toddler Time

The Review Panel

Wed, Feb 13   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents the review panel

Leading art critics join in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs. Presented in association with Artcritical.

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The Review Panel

FEB
16

Homework Help

Sat, Feb 16   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids

Our tutor will be on the library floor waiting to help kids in grades K-8 achieve their academic goals.

Homework Help

Events for Youth and Families: Senegalese Dancer and Griot Lamine Thiam

Sat, Feb 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids music

Lamine Thiam is a master Senegalese dancer who comes from a long lineage of griots. As a dancer, he shares with audiences the deep connections of dance and music to everyday life in his home country of Senegal. In this special family program,...

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Events for Youth and Families: Senegalese Dancer and Griot Lamine Thiam

FEB
17

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

Sun, Feb 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Muneko Otani and Michael Roth (violins), Ah Ling Neu (viola), Roberta Cooper (cello), and Peter Weitzner (double bass). Mozart’s Divertimento in F Major and Dvořák’s String Quintet in G Major, Op. 77 as well as selections by Lev Zhurbin.

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Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

FEB
18

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in conversation with Frank Bruni

Mon, Feb 18   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

A mayor’s inspirational story of a Midwest city that has become nothing less than a blueprint for the future of American renewal.

Once described by The Washington Post as “the most interesting mayor you’ve never heard of,” Pete Buttigieg...

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South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in conversation with Frank Bruni

FEB
19

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults career

The Workforce1 Industrial & Transportation Career Center is partnering with Macon Library to reach job-seekers in Brooklyn. Workforce1 recruiters will be at the library to pre-screen candidates for available job openings.

...

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

FEB
20

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 20   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Children 18 months-3 years and carers, join us for songs, stories and play at the Macon Library!

Toddler Time

FEB
21

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

FEB
22

Older Adults Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Feb 22   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mhfa

Mental Health First Aid USA for Older Adults is an 8-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adults over the age of...

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Older Adults Mental Health First Aid

2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Kick-off Orientation

Fri, Feb 22   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Enter PowerUP! and you could win a CASH AWARD to start your business. Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. To apply, you must attend an orientation....

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2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Kick-off Orientation

FEB
23

Homework Help

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids

Our tutor will be on the library floor waiting to help kids in grades K-8 achieve their academic goals.

Homework Help

Events for Youth and Families: Shine and the Moonbeams

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids music

Shine and the Moonbeams take the best rhythmic elements of soul songs and music to give the families a soulfully satisfying experience.

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Events for Youth and Families: Shine and the Moonbeams

FEB
24

Classical Interludes: Donald Sinta Quartet

Sun, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

The Donald Sinta Quartet, First Prize Winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition, has earned praise from audiences and critics alike for its virtuosic performances, compelling recordings and distinctive repertoire that range from commissions...

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Classical Interludes: Donald Sinta Quartet

FEB
25

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon 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, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

FEB
26

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Tue, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Multi-award winning children's artist Lucy Kalantari brings delightful jazz age inspired music everyone can enjoy! Kids and families will love the interactive jazz-scat-along play, while singing about the simple joys and delights of life.

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

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