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FEB
19

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

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

Chess Workshop

Wed, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master  Danny.    Ages 7 and up

Chess Workshop

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...

Featured Event Cancelled
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

ToddlerTime

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

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Come and enjoy books, songs and toytime. For ages 18 momths - 3 years old. Earn free books with the Reading Is Fundamental program (RIF).

Register
ToddlerTime

Chinese New Year Celebration

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids lunar new year

"Red  is the traditional Chinese color.  It is the color of "happiness" It is the color of Lunar New Year.  Developed from a story line of how the Chinese celebrate Lunar New Year, this program is both entertaining and informative...

Chinese New Year Celebration

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...

Register
Grow Your Business: Public Relations and Social Media Monitoring

FEB
22

Playtime

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

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons! Come play with toys and listen to preschool music!

Playtime

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Feb 22   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Kids and Teens can earn free books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Register
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Feb 22   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Come and play board games such as Connect 4, Uno cards, Clue, and Monopoly.

Game On! Board Games

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

FEB
23

English Conversation Group

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

Adults

Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required

English Conversation Group

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens

Make your own bracelets

Beaded Jewelry

Kids Create:Coloring Fun

Sat, Feb 23   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Color your favorite Disney characters, special coloring pages or bring your favorite coloring book. It's coloring fun for everyone.

Kids Create:Coloring Fun

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...

Register
Screaming on Paper: Activism and Community Engagement Through Comics

Family Movie

Sat, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids family movie

Sing (2016) 1h 48min.

A koala impresario stages a grand singing competition for the world's animals in order to save his elegant theater and bring it back to its former glory.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth...

Family Movie

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

Babies & Books

Mon, Feb 25   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come listen to stories, sing songs, play with toys, and dance!

Babies & Books

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

Email Basics

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

Email Basics

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,...

Featured Event
Intro to Video Editing with Premiere Pro

FEB
26

Movies @ the Library

Tue, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults movies at the library

Gilda (1946) 1h 50min.

Johnny Farrell goes to work for Ballin Mundson, the proprietor of an illegal gambling casino in South America city and quickly rises to become Mundson's "main man". All is well until Mundson returns from a trip with...

Cancelled
Movies @ the Library

After School Homework Help

Tue, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Afterschool homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Kids and Teens can earn free books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Register
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 26   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults

Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required

English Conversation Group

FEB
27

Ask a Tech

Wed, Feb 27   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Homecrest 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Chess Workshop

Wed, Feb 27   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master  Danny.    Ages 7 and up

Chess Workshop

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

ToddlerTime

Thu, Feb 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Come and enjoy books, songs and toytime. For ages 18 momths - 3 years old. Earn free books with the Reading Is Fundamental program (RIF).

Register
ToddlerTime

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;

-...

Featured Event
SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Feb 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Create fun simple crafts. For ages 6 years old and up.

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

arts & crafts

Thu, Feb 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts

Arts and crafts!! Fun! Fun! FUN!!!

arts & crafts

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

Playtime

Fri, Mar 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons! Come play with toys and listen to preschool music!

Playtime

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Mar 1   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Kids and Teens can earn free books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Register
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Mar 1   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Come and play board games such as Connect 4, Uno cards, Clue, and Monopoly.

Game On! Board Games

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

MAR
2

English Conversation Group

Sat, Mar 2   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults

Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required

English Conversation Group

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Mar 2   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens

Make your own bracelets

Beaded Jewelry

Kids Create:Coloring Fun

Sat, Mar 2   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Color your favorite Disney characters, special coloring pages or bring your favorite coloring book. It's coloring fun for everyone.

Kids Create:Coloring Fun

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

MAR
3

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

Sun, Mar 3   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 1 - Sunday, ...

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

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