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FEB
23

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card.  Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.  Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books.  Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

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   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids preschool 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

Tax Help

Mon, Feb 25   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults finance 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, seniors and limited English speaking...

Tax 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

Ask a Tech

Mon, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance

We provide help with:

...

Ask a Tech

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

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

Game On!

Mon, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Jenga, Sorry, Uno, Dominoes, Trouble, Monopoly, Scrabble, card games, Battleship and many more at the library - come play with friends and have a blast!

Game On!

FEB
26

Story Play

Tue, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Birth to Five Years preschool story play storytime

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5.

Story Play

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

One on One

Tue, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance

We provide help with:

...

One on One

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

Library Lab: Forms of Matter: CO2

Tue, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 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,...

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Library Lab: Forms of Matter: CO2

Kids Create

Tue, Feb 26   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.

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Kids Create

DIY: Teen Craft Time

Tue, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Teens arts and crafts diy teen time

Come join us at the Jamaica Bay Library for Teen Craft Time! Hang out with friends, have fun, and express your creativity with a new craft every Tuesday. Check in at the library to see what the craft will be each week.

Everyone ages 10+...

DIY: Teen Craft Time

The Ditmas Examiner Teen Writing Workshop

Tue, Feb 26   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens creative writing 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

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Feb 26   6:15 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults book club

Join the book club as they discuss Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders!

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

FEB
27

Urdu Storytime اردو کہانی پروگرام

Wed, Feb 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual multilingual storytime

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM
February 27th through May 29th

 

آئیں ہمارے ساتھ اردو زبان میں کہانیاں سنیں اور گانے گائیں۔

پانچ سال تک کی عمر...

Urdu Storytime اردو کہانی پروگرام

Tax Help

Wed, Feb 27   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults finance 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, seniors and limited English speaking...

Tax Help

Crochet Circle

Wed, Feb 27   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

Ask a Tech

Wed, Feb 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance

We provide help with:

...

Ask a Tech

Chess Workshop

Wed, Feb 27   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 27   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)

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 27   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 27   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 27   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

Kids Create

Wed, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Each week we'll do a fun and engaging craft or art project.  Bring your creative side and let's create!

Kids Create

Teen Study Group

Wed, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Teens homework help

Need a place to study? Have questions about your homework? Come by the Jamaica Bay Library to study with your classmates and help each other succeed. Bring your homework, school projects, and research papers to work on in a quiet, stress-free...

Teen Study Group

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Feb 27   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
28

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Feb 28   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 28   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

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Feb 28   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

One on One

Thu, Feb 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance

We provide help with:

...

One on One

Chess Workshop

Thu, Feb 28   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Feb 28   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Kids and Teens Tech Time

Thu, Feb 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Teens after school video games kids tech time

Do you like video games?  Come to Jamaica Bay Library to try out some new games and play your old favorites.  Hang out with friends and make some new ones in this friendly, competitive environment.  Kids and teens welcome!

Kids and Teens Tech Time

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Feb 28   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume writing skills workshop, including tips on wording and formatting using Microsoft Word. Make your resume stand out to potential...

One-on-One Resume Help

Community Doula Awareness Night

Thu, Feb 28   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults community partner health and wellness

What does a doula do? Why would you need one? Aren't they for natural births only? How can you afford a doula?

Get these questions answered and more at our Community Doula Awareness Night, hosted by Jennifer Canton, M.S.Ed., CD(DONA)...

Community Doula Awareness Night

Bedtime Stories

Thu, Feb 28   6:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Birth to Five Years bedtime stories preschool storytime

Join us for an evening storytime!  Feel free to wear your pajamas!

Bedtime Stories

MAR
1

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Mar 1   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, Mar 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning creative aging

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

Creative Writing for Kids

Fri, Mar 1   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school creative writing

NY Writers Coalition (NYWC) invites you to write and share your story in this one-of-a-kind creative writing workshop. Participants discover the power of their own stories, gain confidence and a stronger sense of self and become part of a...

Creative Writing for Kids

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