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16

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Featured Film: The Set-Up (1949)

Sat, Feb 16   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Older Adults film movies movies at the library

Because aging boxer Bill Thompson always lost his past fights, his corrupt manager, without telling Thompson, takes bribes from a betting gangster, to ensure Thompson's pre-arranged dive-loss in the next match.

Featured Film: The Set-Up (1949)

Smartphone Security 101

Sat, Feb 16   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety

Whether covering a protest or just the day-to-day of the city, mobile devices open the potential for anyone to tell a story from a first-person perspective. As with many emerging technologies though, mobile devices like smartphones and tablets...

Featured Event
Smartphone Security 101

FEB
17

Zora Neale Hurston: A Discussion of Barracoon and Her Amazing Life

Sun, Feb 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults black history month book discussion women's history month

The Black Luminary Society invites Brooklyn Public Library patrons to join in a two-part series celebrating the life and legacy of literary ancestor, Zora Neale Hurston and the recently released book Barracoon. 

PART I
- In...

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Zora Neale Hurston: A Discussion of Barracoon and Her Amazing Life

FEB
19

Excel Basics

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Want to learn how to get started using Excel? this is the class for you. We will cover all you need to get started utiliing this amazing program. Stop in, ask questions, get answers, its never too late to learn.

Excel Basics

Digital Storytelling for Mac

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. Also learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

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Digital Storytelling for Mac

Babies & Books

Tue, Feb 19   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months. 

This program requires online registration -...

Babies & Books

Babies & Books

Tue, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months. 

This program requires online registration - registration will be available 24 hours in...

Babies & Books

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Feb 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids

Come and have fun while playing video games and teching out with other kids in the neighborhood. Ages 8+.

Kids Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Feb 19   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

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Quail vs. Ticks by Eric Powers

Tue, Feb 19   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

“Ranger Eric” as students know him, is a biologist, teacher, photographer, outdoorsman, and overall nature-lover. He started leading nature hikes in 1987 as a Park Ranger in Colorado until he served two years in the US Peace Corps as an...

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Quail vs. Ticks by Eric Powers

FEB
20

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 20   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 20   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

Positive Aging: Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimers

Wed, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Older Adults alzheimer's health and wellness social services

Learn the ten signs of Alzheimers. For all ages.

Positive Aging: Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimers

Research Workshop 101

Wed, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adult learning

Learn how to create keyword searches, and how to access library databases to find scholarly and peer-reviewed resources for academic research. Open to college students and adult learners.

Research Workshop 101

Chess Club

Wed, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids

Drop into our chess club and learn strategy from our Chessmaster William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun! Ages 5+

Chess Club

Genealogy for Beginners

Wed, Feb 20   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults research

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...

Featured Event Cancelled
Genealogy for Beginners

Beats, Rhymes, Convos and Demos

Wed, Feb 20   7:00 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults conversations music

A dialog and demonstration featuring Hip Hop legends and contributors to the culture

In this four-part series, we will present major Hip Hop legends discussing their craft and contributions to Hip Hop culture. They’ll also give a hands-on...

Beats, Rhymes, Convos and Demos

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21

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Feb 21   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

PreK Story & Play

Thu, Feb 21   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll have a craft or exploration stations to enjoy. Ages 3-5.

This program requires online registration - registration will be...

PreK Story & Play

Ask a Tech

Thu, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Have any tech related questions about your Ipad, smartphone, laptops, etc.? this is the place for you. Stop in, ask questions, get answers. Its never too late to learn.

Ask a Tech

Kids Create: Watercolor Butterflies

Thu, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids

Help us bring some color into the library by creating watercolor butterflies! All supplies will be provided.

Ages 4+

Kids Create: Watercolor Butterflies

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Feb 21   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone or bring a friend, our WiiU is your WiiU. We also have a PS4, not to brag or anything


We FINALLY have Super Smash Brothers for WiiU.
Even with 8-...

Teen Tech Time

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Feb 21   5:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Flatbush Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Grow Your Business: Public Relations and Social Media Monitoring

Thu, Feb 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business

Attend this workshop to learn how Cision, an online resource, can help you find media outlets, and create and send a press release. You'll also learn how to set up BPL's Cision account to monitor social...

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Grow Your Business: Public Relations and Social Media Monitoring

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22

Build with LEGO

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids build with lego

Come and take on our Lego building challenge or build whatever you feel like! Have fun and meet other Lego lovers in the neighborhood.  For ages 5+

Build with LEGO

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23

Saturday Storytime with author/illustrator Sharee Miller!

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids author talks black history month friends of the library saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. This Saturday, come celebrate Black History Month and President's Day at story time with Sharee Miller, the author/illustrator of Princess Hair and Don't Touch My Hair...

Saturday Storytime with author/illustrator Sharee Miller!

Screaming on Paper: Activism and Community Engagement Through Comics

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults artist talks arts and crafts comics Cool Work x Interesting People

Join cartoonist, Carta Monir, in conversation with artist and Editorial Art Director, Hannah K. Lee, about community engagement, activism, and the experience of being a trans woman. This talk will delve into how family and vulnerability informs...

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Screaming on Paper: Activism and Community Engagement Through Comics

Fun With Yarn!

Sat, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Please join us to work on projects in yarn. Instruction in crocheting is provided. Yarn available, limited hooks/needles available. No registration required.

Fun With Yarn!

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25

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Feb 25   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

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Feb 25   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, Feb 25   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, Feb 25   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

Lego Mindstorm

Mon, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids kids tech time

Experience the wonder of Lego Mindstorm and learn how to build, program and command a Lego robot with your friends.

Lego Mindstorm

Intro to Video Editing with Premiere Pro

Mon, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud

Adobe Premiere Pro is one of the leading video editing softwares. In this introductory class you’ll learn foundational and technical knowledge to begin editing your video projects. We’ll learn basic setup and how to navigate the user interface,...

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Intro to Video Editing with Premiere Pro

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26

Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Want to learn the fundamentals to get started utilizing this great program? this is the class for you. Stop in, ask questions, get answers. Its never too late to learn.

Microsoft Word Basics

Babies & Books

Tue, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months. 

This program requires online registration -...

Babies & Books

Babies & Books

Tue, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months. 

This program requires online registration - registration will be available 24 hours in...

Babies & Books

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Feb 26   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

DIY: Make Your Own Headphones

Tue, Feb 26   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Teens

Make your own headphones at Brooklyn Heights!

Celebrate Teen Tech Week (March 2-9) early, bedazzle some headphones, and show your true colors in varied layers of embroidery thread.

Technically, you will be wrapping pre-fabricated...

DIY: Make Your Own Headphones

Corduroy Storytime: Pajama Party

Tue, Feb 26   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids city for corduroy storytime

Join us in your pajamas for a special storytime for children ages 3 to 7 years.

Listen to storytime with Corduroy followed by a craft.

But that is not all!! We will have a stuffed animal overnight party, so please bring a...

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Corduroy Storytime: Pajama Party

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27

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 27   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 27   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

Chess Club

Wed, Feb 27   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids

Drop into our chess club and learn strategy from our Chessmaster William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun! Ages 5+

Chess Club

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Wed, Feb 27   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults book club book discussion

TBD. Watch this space!

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Beats, Rhymes, Convos and Demos

Wed, Feb 27   7:00 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults conversations music

A dialog and demonstration featuring Hip Hop legends and contributors to the culture

In this four-part series, we will present major Hip Hop legends discussing their craft and contributions to Hip Hop culture. They’ll also give a hands-on...

Featured Event
Beats, Rhymes, Convos and Demos

FEB
28

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Feb 28   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

PreK Story & Play

Thu, Feb 28   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll have a craft or exploration stations to enjoy. Ages 3-5.

This program requires online registration - registration will be...

PreK Story & Play

SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Thu, Feb 28   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Enroll in the NYC Rent Freeze Program

Seniors and People with Disabilities, Keep Your Rent From Increasing, If You:

- Are you 62 years or older (18 years old if disabled);

- Have a household income of $50,000 or less;

-...

Featured Event
SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Ask a Tech

Thu, Feb 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Have any tech related questions about you Ipad, smartphone, laptop, etc.? this is the place for you. Stop in, ask questions, get answers. Its never too late to learn.

Ask a Tech

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