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FEB
19

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Feb 19   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults microsoft office techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

 

Microsoft Excel Basics

Library Lab: Forms of Matter: CO2

Tue, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Explore what happens inside a soda bottle when vinegar and baking soda meet!

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology,...

Library Lab: Forms of Matter: CO2

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)

Kids Create

Tue, Feb 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join other kids in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you! Intended for kids ages 6-12.

Kids Create

The Ditmas Examiner Teen Writing Workshop

Tue, Feb 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens creative writing teen time writing workshop

The Ditmas Examiner is a program for high school students who want to cover their community, learn about journalism – and make a difference. We’ll produce a news web site and a print newspaper covering Ditmas Park and parts of Flatbush, Prospect...

The Ditmas Examiner Teen Writing Workshop

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Feb 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

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

FEB
20

Caregiver Meetup

Wed, Feb 20   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults build with duplo first five years

We welcome caregivers to mingle, network, and interact with other caregivers while the children play & listen to music. Self supervised.

Urdu Storytime resumes 2/27/19!

Caregiver Meetup

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

Crochet Circle

Wed, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Get hooked at Cortelyou! Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any craft...

Crochet Circle

Chess Workshop

Wed, Feb 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:30pm- 4:30pm.

Chess Workshop

Resume Writing Basics

Wed, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults career resume

Do you need to write or update your resume? Please join us for a presentation on resume writing - we will cover the basic parts of a resume, with do’s & dont’s, and tips & advice for creating a resume that will present you effectively to...

Register
Resume Writing Basics

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids reading is fundamental

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate. Ages 0 to 17 years old.  Youth will be allowed to choose a free book when they join RIF and on their birthday. Youth can earn additional books by borrowing and...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Urban Stages presents African Dance & Folktales

Wed, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids

Join us in celebrating Black History Month! African folktales are woven through an interactive African Dance class with Urban Stages.

 

Urban Stages presents African Dance & Folktales

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults english conversation group

Practice English in a conversation group at the Cortelyou Library.  Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

FREE!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S Citizen we can help! Join our free exam preparation group.

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

FEB
21

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Feb 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, songs, and playtime! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

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

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Feb 21   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, songs, and playtime! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Chess Workshop

Thu, Feb 21   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:30pm- 4:30pm.

Chess Workshop

After School Homework Help

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

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Russian Storytime России История Время

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

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime russian storytime

Приглашаем детей и родителей ! Рассказы и песни на русском языке

Join us for stories and songs in Russian for children and their parents or caregivers.

Russian Storytime России История Время

eBooks Basics

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

Adults techknowledge

Learn how to download E-books, audio books and more unto your tablet, kindle or iPad. Feel free to bring your own devices!

Session is on a first come, first served basis.

eBooks Basics

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)

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Feb 22   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a very special play time featuring our very own, generously donated Thomas the Tank Engine Play Set! For all ages. 

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

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

Adults

Come to Cortelyou Library at 11AM on Fridays for some adult stress relief coloring for an hour. Colored pencils and coloring books are included.

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

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

Family Movie

Fri, Feb 22   2:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids

Looking for a fun activity during school vacation week? Come & enjoy a screening of "Smallfoot" at the Cortelyou Library!

Smallfoot: A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.

Family Movie

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

FEB
23

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   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

Sat, Feb 23   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning

Join us for an hour of Sahaja Yoga and Meditation.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

Kids Tech Time: Hack Minecraft Workshop

Sat, Feb 23   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids computer programming kids tech time

Become a master builder in Minecraft with this five-part workshop series. Learn to code using Python and Raspberry Pi's to construct huge buildings in seconds, build forests and cities instantly and learn to teleport in the Minecraft...

Kids Tech Time: Hack Minecraft Workshop

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Sat, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults health and wellness

Managing your blood pressure can lower your risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease. Join us and learn how.

Are you feeling FRUSTRATED NOT KNOWING WHAT YOU CAN OR CAN’T EAT?

Are you unsure of what to do to keep your Blood...

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Girls Who Code

Sat, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens

Learn computer science through real-world projects in art and storytelling, robotics, video games, web sites, apps and more!

 

...
Girls Who Code

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

FEB
25

Immigrant Justice Corps Consultation & Legal Help

Mon, Feb 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Immigration consultations, legal services and information sessions are available with Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) at Brooklyn Public Library. 

Immigration consultation and legal help. By appointment only,...

Immigrant Justice Corps Consultation & Legal Help

Build with Duplo

Mon, Feb 25   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Music and free play with Lego DUPLOs and other toys. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

Resume & Career Help

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

Adults career resume

Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained reviewer to get assistance with editing and advice for your job search.

Please bring a draft of your resume with you, or a list of your work history and education. This is a one-on-one...
Resume & Career Help

Computer Basics

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

Adults computer basics 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 the...

Computer Basics

Movies @ the Library: Black Panther

Mon, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults movies movies at the library

T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.

Movies @ the Library: Black Panther

After School Homework Help

Mon, Feb 25   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Teen Tech Time: 3D Design with Tinkercad

Mon, Feb 25   3:15 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens arts and crafts techknowledge teen tech time

Drop in 3D Design Lab: Choose an item from the MakerBot Thingiverse web site or design your own object using Tinkercad and a library laptop. Also, try our 3-D Doodler Pen to create fun projects. Participants can pick up their projects at a later...

Teen Tech Time: 3D Design with Tinkercad

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

FEB
26

Email Basics

Tue, Feb 26   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults email 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. How...
Email Basics

After School Homework Help

Tue, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

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