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FEB
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...

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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

Library Lab / Build with LEGO

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids build with lego library lab

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through hands-on experiments.

Library Lab / Build with LEGO

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

FEB
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

FEB
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!

FEB
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

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving 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 (Washington Irving)

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

Kids Explore

Mon, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Book reading, crafts, and activities around a different theme each week 

Kids Explore

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

FEB
26

Bilingual Storytime

Tue, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years spanish storytime

Spanish-English storytime. You guessed it -- the Brooklyn Library offers multilingual storytimes! They are a great way to introduce your young child to new languages, or enforce languages already spoken at home. Beyond that, multilingualism...

Bilingual Storytime

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Free book giveaway at the service desk every Tuesday from 4-5pm. Sign up and get a free book every 3rd visit! 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

NHS Brooklyn Community Development

Tue, Feb 26   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Flatbush Learning Center

Adults community partner

NHS Brooklyn Community Development Corporaton

NHS Brooklyn is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that creates and preserves affordable housing by providing opportunities for homeownership education, financial assistance and community...

NHS Brooklyn Community Development

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

FEB
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

Science Baby!

Wed, Feb 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books science baby stem & steam toddler time

Join us at the library for this special 8-week series for babies and toddlers exploring STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math!

Science Baby is a creative science program for 0-3 year olds led by teaching artist Emma Gordon. The...

Science Baby!

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

Library Lab: Slime

Thu, Feb 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

This week, we will be exploring forms of matter by making slime!

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...

Library Lab: Slime

Library Lab / Build with LEGO

Thu, Feb 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids build with lego library lab

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through hands-on experiments.

Library Lab / Build with LEGO

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Feb 28   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!  We have PS4, WiiU, and other awesome techy stuff!


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

Teen Tech Time

Score Goes Pop!

Thu, Feb 28   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Score goes Pop! with Artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed & Morgan Bassichis

Come make a pop song! This workshop, led by Kameelah Janan Rasheed and guest artist Morgan Bassichis, interprets found text from the exhibition Scoring the Stacks...

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Score Goes Pop!

MAR
2

Storymakers Publishers Panel on Diversity in Children's Picture Books

Sat, Mar 2   2:15 pm to 3:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults author talks writing workshop

How Children's Publishers are Addressing the Need for More Diverse Books (And what we are looking for from new writers and illustrators!)

Leaders in the field of diverse publishing discuss their efforts to increase equity and inclusivity...

Storymakers Publishers Panel on Diversity in Children's Picture Books

MAR
3

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

Sun, Mar 3   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 1 - Sunday, ...

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

MAR
4

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Mar 4   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, Mar 4   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, Mar 4   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, Mar 4   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

Fun With Lego Robots

Mon, Mar 4   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids techknowledge

Learn to design, build and program robots using motors, sensors, gears, wheels, axles and other technical components. Come gain a better understanding of how technology works in real-world applications.

Fun With Lego Robots

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