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)

Latino Book Club: Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende

Sat, Feb 16   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults black history month book club book discussion

Join other adults for an informal discussion of Isabel Allende’s Island beneath the Sea.

From the sugar plantations of Saint-Domingue to the lavish parlors of New Orleans at the turn of the 19th century, this fascinating historical novel...

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Latino Book Club: Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende

Little Scientists

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

Birth to Five Years

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

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Little Scientists

Saturday Storytime

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

Kids 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 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

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

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

The Classical Sounds of Spain: Rubén de lis Performs Flamenco Fusion Music

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

Adults live music music

Rubén de lis is a singer, guitarist, composer, multi-instrumentalist and showman who performs his own music and finds inspiration in artists like Paco de Lucía, the Gypsy Kings, and Alejandro Sanz.  At this pocket show, de lis will perform...

The Classical Sounds of Spain: Rubén de lis Performs Flamenco Fusion Music

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   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time

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

Knitting for Adults and Teens

Wed, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults

All skill levels are welcome.  If you don't know how to knit, we'll show you how!  Please bring a pair of size 7 or 8 needles and worsted-weight yarn if you can. 

Knitting for Adults and Teens

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

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

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

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

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

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

Kids

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

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)

Story Play

Fri, Feb 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

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

LDBA Free Art Fridays

Fri, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Explore new techniques and materials in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old!

Free Art Fridays is offered every two weeks and is presented by Williamsburg art school L'Ecole Des Beaux Arts.

The program is...

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LDBA Free Art Fridays

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   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

Saturday Storytime

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

Kids 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,...

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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

Morning Movies: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial

Mon, Feb 25   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Captivating audiences of all ages, this heartwarming and timeless story follows the unforgettable journey of a lost alien and the ten-year-old boy he befriends.  Come see it on our large screen. 

Morning Movies: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial

Computer Basics

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

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to hardware...

Computer Basics

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

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Do It Yourself: DIY

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!

Chess Club

Mon, Feb 25   4:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn how to play Chess or perfect your game with the help of an instructor. 

All ages welcome.

Chess Club

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Feb 25   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

FEB
26

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Feb 26   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)

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