E.g., Feb 15 2019
FEB
16

Story and Play

Sat, Feb 16   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

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Sat, Feb 16   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults income tax tax help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation assistance to families who earn $70,000 or less and individuals who earn $35,000 or less. This includes persons with disabilities,...

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Saturday Storytime

Family LEGOS

Sat, Feb 16   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids

Imagine it!! Build it!!. Do you enjoy creating projects using legos and Duplos?

Join us for an afternoon of LEGo projects.

Family LEGOS

Little Scientists

Sat, Feb 16   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Featured Event
Little Scientists

Chess Workshop

Sat, Feb 16   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

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

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Feb 19   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Preschool Storytime

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Feb 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and receive another free book on your birthday. Checkout two books every week and receive your third checkout.

All RIF members must have a BPL card to participate in RIF.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

Chess Workshop

Tue, Feb 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids

Learn with Chess Master Alexander Baez! For beginner, intermediate and advanced players. Age Group: Kids

Chess Workshop

Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you need computer training because you have:

¨ Problems using the Mouse?

¨ Problems with the Keyboard?

¨ Problems using the internet?

¨ Problems printing?

¨ Problems creating/saving a file?

¨...

Computer Basics

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Feb 19   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

FEB
20

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Feb 20   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, 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

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 20   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years story play toddler time

All parents and caregivers are invited to bring their children aged 0-5 to listen to stories, sing songs, and chant rhymes. Afterwards, there will be time to play and socialize!

Toddler Time

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

Homework Help

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids homework help

Need help doing your homework ? Then come to Saratoga library every Wednesday from 4-6 for one-on-one help.

Ages 5-12

Homework Help

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Feb 20   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

US Citizenship Test Prep

Wed, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Led by a citizenship exam coach, the group lets participants discuss topics covered on the exam and practice mock interviews.

This program is FREE and no registration is required!

US Citizenship Test Prep

FEB
21

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

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

Adults adult learning

Please join Flatbush Library and the AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Typing with Mavis Beacon

Thu, Feb 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Saratoga Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing is an application software program for teaching touch typing.   Whether you want to learn essential keyboarding skills or improve overall typing efficiency, Mavis Beacon will guide you step-by-step on your...

Typing with Mavis Beacon

New York Tenants Justice League

Thu, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Patron can get help with various housing issues

New York Tenants Justice League

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

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

Book Discussion: Parable of the Talents

Thu, Feb 21   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join the Flatbush Book Club Thursday,  February 21st for a discussion of Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler.

A  limited amount of copies will be available for checkout at the branch.

Copies can also be...

Book Discussion: Parable of the Talents

FEB
22

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Fri, Feb 22   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults income tax tax help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation assistance to families who earn $70,000 or less and individuals who earn $35,000 or less. This includes persons with...

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

ZUMBA for Older Adults

Fri, Feb 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults apple bank fitness

Have fun and raise your heart rate! Dance your cares away!
Our free Zumba classes are taught by certified Zumba Instructor.

All fitness levels welcome.

For adults aged 17 and up.

Please register at the first floor...

ZUMBA for Older Adults

Pre-School Story Play

Fri, Feb 22   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years

Storytime with toys and interactive manipulatives to promote the development of cognitive and gross motor skills

Pre-School Story Play

Homework Help

Fri, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids after school homework help

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

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

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Sat, Feb 23   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults income tax tax help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers FREE tax preparation assistance to families who earn $70...

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Saturday Storytime

Spellbound Theatre: Free Family Art Day

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for a morning of art activities and creative play around our theme, Once Upon A Time, including a special pop-up performance of "The Last Coin"!

Free Family Art Days are opportunities to play, imagine, and explore through a...

Spellbound Theatre: Free Family Art Day

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career

Are you looking to improve your skills to make yourself more attractive to employers in your job search? Come to find out more about Brooklyn Public Library’s online learning platforms, which allow you to take skill-building classes in many...

Featured Event Register
Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Scribbles n' Nibbles: Last Saturday's for Kids

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts black history month

Woke Lil' Folk is a Black History Month themed arts & crafts program hosted by Scribbles n' Nibbles. Visit scribblesnnibbles.com for more details about their mission and vision.

Scribbles n' Nibbles: Last Saturday's for Kids

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

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,...

Register
Drag Queen Story Hour: Fashion Design!

FEB
25

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Feb 25   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, 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

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...

Featured Event
Corduroy Storytime and Stuffed Animal Sleepover Party

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Mon, Feb 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids

Come join us for ProjectArt, a creative fun filled free art program for kids where participants:

Create new and fun projects every week.

Create artwork that will be shown in a gallery exhibition at the end of the program.

...

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

After School Stories

Mon, Feb 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

A fun-filled hour of stories and crafts.  Hear great stories and make someting fun.

After School Stories

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