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FEB
17

Zora Neale Hurston: A Discussion of Barracoon and Her Amazing Life

Sun, Feb 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults black history month book discussion women's history month

The Black Luminary Society invites Brooklyn Public Library patrons to join in a two-part series celebrating the life and legacy of literary ancestor, Zora Neale Hurston and the recently released book Barracoon. 

PART I
- In...

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Zora Neale Hurston: A Discussion of Barracoon and Her Amazing Life

FEB
19

Toddler Time

Tue, Feb 19   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Digital Storytelling for Mac

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. Also learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

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Digital Storytelling for Mac

Toddler Time

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Feb 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

Build with LEGO

Tue, Feb 19   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

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Quail vs. Ticks by Eric Powers

Tue, Feb 19   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

“Ranger Eric” as students know him, is a biologist, teacher, photographer, outdoorsman, and overall nature-lover. He started leading nature hikes in 1987 as a Park Ranger in Colorado until he served two years in the US Peace Corps as an...

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Quail vs. Ticks by Eric Powers

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

Research Workshop 101

Wed, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adult learning

Learn how to create keyword searches, and how to access library databases to find scholarly and peer-reviewed resources for academic research. Open to college students and adult learners.

Research Workshop 101

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

Genealogy for Beginners

Wed, Feb 20   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults research

This class explores the databases and resources available to genealogy researchers. This course is intended for the genealogy beginner, and participants will receive hands-on training as well as a list of genealogical research...

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Genealogy for Beginners

Beats, Rhymes, Convos and Demos

Wed, Feb 20   7:00 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults conversations music

A dialog and demonstration featuring Hip Hop legends and contributors to the culture

In this four-part series, we will present major Hip Hop legends discussing their craft and contributions to Hip Hop culture. They’ll also give a hands-on...

Beats, Rhymes, Convos and Demos

FEB
21

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Feb 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Please join our premier 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...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

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

Grow Your Business: Public Relations and Social Media Monitoring

Thu, Feb 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business

Attend this workshop to learn how Cision, an online resource, can help you find media outlets, and create and send a press release. You'll also learn how to set up BPL's Cision account to monitor social...

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Grow Your Business: Public Relations and Social Media Monitoring

FEB
22

Central Library Friday Film Club - Documentaries about African Americans

Fri, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club

Rejoice and Shout  View this jubilant journey through gospel music's 200-year history featuring archival and modern footage of the musicians and singers who carried on the genre.

Central Library Friday Film Club - Documentaries about African Americans

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!

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

Screaming on Paper: Activism and Community Engagement Through Comics

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults artist talks arts and crafts comics Cool Work x Interesting People

Join cartoonist, Carta Monir, in conversation with artist and Editorial Art Director, Hannah K. Lee, about community engagement, activism, and the experience of being a trans woman. This talk will delve into how family and vulnerability informs...

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Screaming on Paper: Activism and Community Engagement Through Comics

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

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,...

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Drag Queen Story Hour: Fashion Design!

FEB
25

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Feb 25   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

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

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

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

Intro to Video Editing with Premiere Pro

Mon, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud

Adobe Premiere Pro is one of the leading video editing softwares. In this introductory class you’ll learn foundational and technical knowledge to begin editing your video projects. We’ll learn basic setup and how to navigate the user interface,...

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Intro to Video Editing with Premiere Pro

FEB
26

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

Build with LEGO

Tue, Feb 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

Supply Chain & Production in Fashion

Tue, Feb 26   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults business

Are you a fashion designer who wants to expand your business? Join us as we explore the world of supply chains and production with Sonia Park, Assistant Vice President, Creative and Applied Tech at New York City Economic Development Corporation....

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Supply Chain & Production in Fashion

FEB
27

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 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, Feb 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

Library Lab

Wed, Feb 27   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

Beats, Rhymes, Convos and Demos

Wed, Feb 27   7:00 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults conversations music

A dialog and demonstration featuring Hip Hop legends and contributors to the culture

In this four-part series, we will present major Hip Hop legends discussing their craft and contributions to Hip Hop culture. They’ll also give a hands-on...

Featured Event
Beats, Rhymes, Convos and Demos

FEB
28

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Feb 28   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Please join our premier 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...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Thu, Feb 28   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Enroll in the NYC Rent Freeze Program

Seniors and People with Disabilities, Keep Your Rent From Increasing, If You:

- Are you 62 years or older (18 years old if disabled);

- Have a household income of $50,000 or less;

-...

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SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Kids Create

Thu, Feb 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

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Feb 28   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults citizenship immigrant services

Do you have an immigration question? Do you want to apply for citizenship? Do you want help preparing for the citizenship interview?

Join us for our monthly Immigration Information Walk-in Hours and speak to a trusted legal service...

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Score Goes Pop!

Thu, Feb 28   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Score goes Pop! with Artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed & Morgan Bassichis

Come make a pop song! This workshop, led by Kameelah Janan Rasheed and guest artist Morgan Bassichis, interprets found text from the exhibition Scoring the Stacks...

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Score Goes Pop!

MAR
1

Musical Yoga Storytime

Fri, Mar 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years storytime

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

Central Library Friday Film Club - You Go Girl Month

Fri, Mar 1   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults film friday film club movies movies at the library

Underworld  Selene, a vampire warrior, is entrenched in a conflict between vampires and werewolves, while falling in love with Michael, a human who is sought by werewolves for unknown reasons.

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club - You Go Girl Month

DIY Friday!

Fri, Mar 1   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!

MAR
2

Story and Play

Sat, Mar 2   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

Storymakers Publishers Panel on Diversity in Children's Picture Books

Sat, Mar 2   2:15 pm to 3:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults author talks writing workshop

How Children's Publishers are Addressing the Need for More Diverse Books (And what we are looking for from new writers and illustrators!)

Leaders in the field of diverse publishing discuss their efforts to increase equity and inclusivity...

Storymakers Publishers Panel on Diversity in Children's Picture Books

Chess Workshop

Sat, Mar 2   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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