E.g., Jan 20 2019
JAN
22

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 22   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

Edit Photos on Your Phone

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Up your social media game and learn to make your photos web-ready with this free two-hour class on editing photos using Adobe’s FREE photo editing software. For iPhone and Android users. Note: Please come to class with Adobe...

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Edit Photos on Your Phone

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 22   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, Jan 22   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, Jan 22   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: The New York Seascape

Tue, Jan 22   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

The New York Bight encompasses more than 16,000 square miles of coastal and ocean waters from Montauk, New York, to Cape May, New Jersey. It is an ecological treasure trove, providing critical migration routes for globally threatened species,...

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: The New York Seascape

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Jan 22   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

JAN
23

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Jan 23   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Babies and Books

Wed, Jan 23   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, Jan 23   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

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Jan 23   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults career resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

Fashion Design: Create a Tote!

Wed, Jan 23   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business

THIS CLASS IS FULL - REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.

Don’t miss this opportunity to create your own handbag! Expert accessories designer, Charanor Marcano, teaches you how to make your own leather tote bag and add your own swag. All tools and...

Fashion Design: Create a Tote!

JAN
24

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Jan 24   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

Kids Create

Thu, Jan 24   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

Genealogy for Beginners

Thu, Jan 24   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

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

JAN
25

¿Qué es el autismo?

Fri, Jan 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults autism inclusive services spanish

María Virginia Ortega, maestra de educación especial hablara del autismo. Contestara preguntas y se reunirá con padres y parientes para que: reciban información concreta acerca del Trastorno del Autimiso, comprendan esta condición y la...

¿Qué es el autismo?

DIY Friday!

Fri, Jan 25   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!

JAN
26

Story and Play

Sat, Jan 26   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

Computer Programming for Beginners, the Unsure, and the Afraid - Building a Dynamic Website in Python

Sat, Jan 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

We'll build our first website in Python. We'll put our programming skills to the test by building a small website in Python. Our websites will display HTML and CSS, and dynamically display data (whatever that means). This is a workshop, so bring...

Computer Programming for Beginners, the Unsure, and the Afraid - Building a Dynamic Website in Python

Chess Workshop

Sat, Jan 26   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

Chess Workshop

Sat, Jan 26   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

JAN
27

NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative Meeting

Sun, Jan 27   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

This is the first All-Member Meeting of the NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative (NYC REIC) of 2019. Everyone is welcome to attend and learn more about the NYC REIC—this event is open to all.

The NYC REIC is working together to secure...

NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative Meeting

JAN
28

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jan 28   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

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Jan 28   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Story and Play

Mon, Jan 28   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, Jan 28   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, Jan 28   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, Jan 28   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, Jan 28   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, Jan 28   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

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Jan 28   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults career resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

Start Smart: Fashion Your Future, Launch Your Brand - Map Your Fashion & Beauty Journey

Mon, Jan 28   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business

Join Sadia Seymour, fashion stylist and business counselor at Brooklyn Women’s Business Center at the LDCENY, as she leads the discussion on how to jump-start your business for success in the New Year. Presented in partnership with the Brooklyn...

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Start Smart:  Fashion Your Future, Launch Your Brand - Map Your Fashion & Beauty Journey

JAN
29

Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Tue, Jan 29   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In Twitter, you’ll learn how to create a profile for personal or professional use, learn how to tweet in 280 characters or less and connect with other users in the Twitterverse.

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Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Jan 29   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, Jan 29   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

History and Future of Brooklyn's First Apartment House District

Tue, Jan 29   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

Over the past two years, the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council (PHNDC) and the Cultural Row Block Association on Eastern Parkway (CuRBA) have explored the history of the district of over one hundred multi-family buildings located...

History and Future of Brooklyn's First Apartment House District

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Jan 29   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

JAN
30

Start Smart: Fashion Your Future, Launch Your Brand - Upcycle, Repurpose and Design for a Sustainable Future

Wed, Jan 30   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business

Discuss zero waste design with none other than designers Zero Waste Daniel and Camile Tagle of FABSCRAP, the fabric reuse company. We will cover how waste affects you, designing fashions using scraps and what you can do to recycle your clothing....

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Start Smart:  Fashion Your Future, Launch Your Brand - Upcycle, Repurpose and Design for a Sustainable Future

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Jan 30   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Babies and Books

Wed, Jan 30   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, Jan 30   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

Kids Explore: Relaxation Station

Wed, Jan 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids change agents kids explore yoga and meditation

Kids and Teens are welcome to join us for a meditation and mindfulness workshop as part of our new Change Agents programming.  This program creates a focused engagement on one’s feelings, senses, energy and emotions. You are welcome to bring...

Kids Explore: Relaxation Station

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Jan 30   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults career resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

JAN
31

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Jan 31   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

Kids Create

Thu, Jan 31   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, Jan 31   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 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...

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Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

FEB
1

DIY Friday!

Fri, Feb 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!

FEB
2

Story and Play

Sat, Feb 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

CyPurr Session

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

Adults internet safety

Come on by and get advice on your cybersecurity and hardware problems, or just come to meet n' greet with other folks to chat about the big digital issues of the day! Snacks and children are welcome. Open to beginner and seasoned techies alike!...

CyPurr Session

Storymakers Publishers Panel on Diversity in Children's Picture Books

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

Adults

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...

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Storymakers Publishers Panel on Diversity in Children's Picture Books

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