E.g., Sep 19 2018
SEP
19

Family Movie: Early Man

Wed, Sep 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids

Watch a Family Fun Movie at the same time with family and friends at your local Library.

All Ages

Family Movie: Early Man

SEP
20

SUN-B Presents: Coming of Age in Aging America

Thu, Sep 20   9:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults movies

Film Screening & Discussion: Coming of Age in Aging America

A PBS documentary based on the impact of people living longer and healthier than ever before in human history. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with experts...

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SUN-B Presents: Coming of Age in Aging America

SEP
22

Drag Queen Story Hour Book Launch

Sat, Sep 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids drag queen story hour

Join us for a special Drag Queen Story Hour to celebrate the launch of the Dragtivity Book!

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy! Drag Queen Story Hour captures the...

Drag Queen Story Hour Book Launch

SEP
26

Drag Queen Story Hour: Banned Books Week Edition

Wed, Sep 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years drag queen story hour

Drag Queen Story Hour observes Banned Books Week by featuring some of the most frequently challenged picture books in this special edition of DQSH. Celebrate your freedom to read! 

What do drag queens and children have in common?...

Drag Queen Story Hour: Banned Books Week Edition

Film Screening: Miles Davis and Quincy Troupe Live at the Studio Museum in Harlem

Wed, Sep 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film movies

On April 15, 1989, writer and poet Quincy Troupe interviewed Miles Davis at the Studio Museum in Harlem, just a few months before the publication of their co-authored Autobiography of Miles Davis. The interview is the sole time Davis gave a live...

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Film Screening: Miles Davis and Quincy Troupe Live at the Studio Museum in Harlem

Quincy Troupe on Miles and Me

Wed, Sep 26   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations

Noted photographer Anthony Barboza leads an on-stage discussion with poet, activist, and journalist Quincy Troupe about his newly re-issued memoir, Miles and Me, a candid account of his friendship with Miles Davis and an engrossing chronicle of...

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Quincy Troupe on Miles and Me

SEP
27

Olga Tokarczuk discusses Flights

Thu, Sep 27   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations

Olga Tokarczuk in conversation with translator Jennifer Croft. Moderated by John Freeman.

In this Man Booker International Prize Winning Novel, a seventeenth-century Dutch anatomist discovers the Achilles tendon by...

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Olga Tokarczuk discusses Flights

SEP
28

Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Sep 28   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour course that will help you:

Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses

Learn how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, and loved...

Featured Event
Mental Health First Aid

SEP
29

Set Your Goals: Money is Power

Sat, Sep 29   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

A Women's Financial Empowerment Series

Learn from financial experts who will address setting financial goals for wealth building, investment strategies, and retirement planning. Presented in partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority,...

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Set Your Goals: Money is Power

OCT
2

Eagles BPL Literary Prize Shortlist Reading

Tue, Oct 2   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl literary prize bpl presents conversations

An evening of discussion with the finalists for the BPL Literary Prize, literary awards presented by the Brooklyn Eagles for outstanding works of nonfiction and fiction.

Finalists for the prize are:

Nonfiction

A More...

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Eagles BPL Literary Prize Shortlist Reading

OCT
4

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Oct 4   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi for Beginners

Philosophy in the Library: How Philosophical Conceptions of Engineering Shape the World Around Us

Thu, Oct 4   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents

There are numerous books about the philosophy of science, but relatively few focus on the philosophy of engineering. Why has the philosophy of engineering been undeveloped in contrast to science? While many engineers prefer to build new things...

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Philosophy in the Library: How Philosophical Conceptions of Engineering Shape the World Around Us

OCT
6

Master Your Credit: Solutions for Entrepreneurs

Sat, Oct 6   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

A Women's Financial Empowerment Series

Learn how to improve your credit and its impact on your business through this WE NYC Master Money: Credit workshop.

One-on-one speed counseling sessions with a certified financial counselor...

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Master Your Credit: Solutions for Entrepreneurs

Events for Youth and Families: La Fiesta Tropical

Sat, Oct 6   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids bpl presents music

The Bilingual Birdies Band celebrates language and culture in a fun-filled live music and dance! Learn new words while you sing along to original hip tunes and your favorite traditional folk songs. Expect a high energy performance of instruments...

Events for Youth and Families: La Fiesta Tropical

OCT
9

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Ian Hayes

Tue, Oct 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

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

Join children's musician Ian Hayes for a seasonal sing-a-long! An interactive music show to welcome the changing season with song and dance. Ian will perform children’s favorites, as well as classics that everyone will enjoy!

Seating is...

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Ian Hayes

OCT
11

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Oct 11   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi for Beginners

OCT
13

Events for Youth and Families: Book Launch: Carmela Full of Wishes

Sat, Oct 13   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids bpl presents

Join Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson, the award-winning, bestselling duo behind Last Stop on Market Street for a special event celebrating the release of their second collaboration, Carmela Full of Wishes. Set in a migrant community,...

Events for Youth and Families: Book Launch: Carmela Full of Wishes

OCT
14

Silent Movie Matinee: Buster Keaton in THE GENERAL (1926)

Sun, Oct 14   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film movies silent movie matinee

Keaton often referred to THE GENERAL as his favorite feature, and he adapted it from a real-life Civil War event that he read about in the book “The Great Locomotive Chase.” He plays Johnnie Gray, a train-engineer with two loves: a woman named...

Silent Movie Matinee: Buster Keaton in THE GENERAL (1926)

Classical Interludes: Machiko Ozawa Tango Duo with Pablo Cafici

Sun, Oct 14   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

A formidable virtuoso violinist, Machiko Ozawa is internationally esteemed as an interpreter of the tango repertoire. This performance features her most recent project: a duo with the Argentinian pianist Pablo Cafici.  They will perform...

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Classical Interludes: Machiko Ozawa Tango Duo with Pablo Cafici

OCT
15

Mental Health First Aid

Mon, Oct 15   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour course that will help you:

Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses

Learn how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, and loved...

Featured Event
Mental Health First Aid

OCT
16

The Review Panel

Tue, Oct 16   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.

This month, Laila Pedro, Barry Schwabsky, and Roberta Smith join moderator David Cohen.

...
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The Review Panel

OCT
18

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi for Beginners

OCT
19

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Oct 19   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

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

OCT
20

Events for Youth and Families: Pinkalicious

Sat, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids bpl presents

This is the tale, based on the popular book by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, of Pinkalicious, who can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an...

Events for Youth and Families: Pinkalicious

OCT
23

Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Meredith Levande

Tue, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

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

Get ready to play air guitar, jump high, go innie and outie, count the odds, pop the bubbles, stroll in the garden and do the “macaroni” with Monkey Monkey Music. Come early to get a seat!

Seating is limited; first come, first served.

Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Meredith Levande

OCT
24

Asia in the World: Geocultural Conversations with Vishakha Desai

Wed, Oct 24   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents conversations

Dr. Vishakha Desai and leaders in politics, arts, and culture from around the globe investigate current events and consider themes ranging from the history of global power to attitudes toward social responsibility. Join for a new series of...

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Asia in the World: Geocultural Conversations with Vishakha Desai

OCT
25

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Oct 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi for Beginners

OCT
27

Events for Youth and Families: A Haunted Journey with Myron the Magnificent

Sat, Oct 27   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids bpl presents

As Halloween approaches, join magician Myron the Magnificent for an afternoon of spooky, haunted, mysteries. Myron will amaze by levitating strange objects, sending items away to the netherworld, and performing other miracles before your very...

Events for Youth and Families: A Haunted Journey with Myron the Magnificent

OCT
30

Kiese Laymon presents Heavy: An American Memoir

Tue, Oct 30   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations

Few writers are able to expose the enduring failures of American society through the lens of a personal narrative with unflinching candor and raw vulnerability. Genre-bending essayist and novelist Kiese Laymon has accomplished this impressive...

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Kiese Laymon presents Heavy: An American Memoir

NOV
4

Classical Interludes: Rolf Schulte and Nico Namoradze

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

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Violinist Rolf Schulte and pianist Nico Namoradze perform a program of Debussy, Ravel, and Stravinsky.

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Classical Interludes: Rolf Schulte and Nico Namoradze

NOV
11

Silent Movie Matinee: ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (1930)

Sun, Nov 11   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film movies silent movie matinee

We commemorate Veterans Day today, which marks the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended World War One. Today’s film is based on the German novel by Erich Maria Remarque, which tells the story of Paul Bäumer (played by Lew Ayres), who...

Silent Movie Matinee: ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (1930)

NOV
14

Mental Health First Aid

Wed, Nov 14   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour course that will help you:

Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses

Learn how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, and loved...

Featured Event
Mental Health First Aid

NOV
17

Anne Carson delivers Three Lectures on Aesthetics

Sat, Nov 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl premier bpl presents conversations

Please note: This program is now at capacity and registration has been closed.

The first of a two-part lecture series. Noted poet, translator, essayist, and professor of classics, Carson reprises three lectures on aesthetics. 

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Anne Carson delivers Three Lectures on Aesthetics

NOV
18

Anne Carson delivers Three Lectures on Aesthetics

Sun, Nov 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl premier bpl presents conversations

Please note: This program is now at capacity and registration has been closed.

The conclusion of a two-part lecture series. Noted poet, translator, essayist, and professor of classics, Carson reprises three lectures on aesthetics. ...

Anne Carson delivers Three Lectures on Aesthetics

NOV
25

Classical Interludes: counter)induction

Sun, Nov 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

counter)induction’s mission since its inception has been straightforward: world-class performances of contemporary chamber music, without hype and without agenda other than our complete commitment to the most compelling music of our day.

...

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Classical Interludes: counter)induction

DEC
2

Silent Movie Matinee: LUCKY STAR (1929)

Sun, Dec 2   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film movies silent movie matinee

Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell first co-starred in director Frank Borzage’s 7th Heaven.  Lucky Star is their third and final work with Borzage, from a story by Tristram Tupper, who wrote for movies between serving in both World Wars....

Silent Movie Matinee: LUCKY STAR (1929)

DEC
7

Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Dec 7   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour course that will help you:

Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses

Learn how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, and loved...

Featured Event
Mental Health First Aid

DEC
9

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Lara St. John

Sun, Dec 9   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Canadian-born violinist Lara St. John has been described as "something of a phenomenon" by The Strad and a “high-powered soloist” by The New York Times. She has performed as soloist with the orchestras of Cleveland, Philadelphia, San Francisco,...

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Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Lara St. John

DEC
17

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Mon, Dec 17   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

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

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