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21

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

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

FEB
22

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

Cancelled
ESOL Conversation Group

Latin Dance Class

Fri, Feb 22   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Come join our Latin Dance Class where you will learn Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Cumbia and Tango and the cultural history that is embedded in each dance.

 

 

Latin Dance Class

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

Chess Workshop

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn how to play chess or improve your skills! Chess Instructor Jose will be at the library running a Chess Workshop for kids and teens.

Chess Workshop

Introduction to Poetry

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults black history month lunar new year poetry

Don’t know much about poetry?

Come and get familiar with the world’s greatest poets. 

This session focuses on Chinese poets to celebrate Lunar New Year and poets of African heritage to celebrate Black History Month.

...

Introduction to Poetry

FEB
23

The Friends of New Utrecht Fundraiser

Sat, Feb 23   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults black history month friends of the library lunar new year valentine's day

 

The Friends of New Utrecht Library will be selling jewelry and handmade ornaments to support the library. Find a unique gift while helping the branch to provide excellent programs for our community.

 

Featured Event
The Friends of New Utrecht Fundraiser

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!

Lunar New Year 2019

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids apple bank chinese lunar new year

Come to join us celebrate Lunar New Year with Asian Performing Arts. They will be providing a Chinese cultural program including Chinese ethnic dances, songs, martial arts and a ribbon dance demo with audience participation. It will be a...

Lunar New Year 2019

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!

New Utrecht Library Presents The Italian Opera Company's Valentine Concert

Sat, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults music valentine's day

Join us for an afternoon of beautiful music with The Italian Opera Company.  Bring your Valentine and loved ones to enjoy - opera favorites, Broadway hits, traditional songs and more.
New Utrecht Library Presents The Italian Opera Company's Valentine Concert

FEB
25

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

Mon, Feb 25   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

Make an appointment to meet with an attorney who will assist you in applying for citizenship

NYCitizenship provides free legal help with citizenship application, and financial counseling, at The New Utrecht Branch. As part of...

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

Toddler Time

Mon, Feb 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years story play toddler time

Join us for songs, books, and play. 0-5 years.

Toddler Time

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

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Do you want to learn how to speak English for everyday use? If so, this class is perfect for you! Join us to learn practical English that you can use in your everyday situations.

Class will be conducted in English.

All are...

Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

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

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

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

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...

Featured Event Register
Corduroy Storytime: Pajama Party

FEB
27

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Feb 27   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

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

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Feb 27   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

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

FEB
28

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

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

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 28   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

MAR
1

Read Across Brooklyn: I Got the Rhythm

Fri, Mar 1   10:00 am to 10:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years first five years read across brooklyn storytime

Join us for a reading of I Got the Rhythm by Connie Schofield Morrison with a special guest reader! 

Read Across Brooklyn: I Got the Rhythm

MAR
4

Toddler Time

Mon, Mar 4   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years story play toddler time

Join us for songs, books, and play. 0-5 years.

Toddler Time

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

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, Mar 4   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Do you want to learn how to speak English for everyday use? If so, this class is perfect for you! Join us to learn practical English that you can use in your everyday situations.

Class will be conducted in English.

All are...

Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

Kids Explore

Mon, Mar 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

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

Kids Explore

Shape the Future of New Utrecht Library

Mon, Mar 4   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults branch design workshop friends of the library

Reenvision New Utrecht Library

New Utrecht Library will be renovated to create a better library space that meets your needs. Join Brooklyn Public Library for an interactive and fun, hands-on workshop to envision the library’s future. All...

Shape the Future of New Utrecht Library

Re-Envision Your Library Community Design Workshop at New Utrecht Library

Mon, Mar 4   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults chinese

The New Utrecht branch will be renovated to enhance the library space that meets the needs of the community.  Join BPL for an interactive hands-on workshop that will help us to create a neighborhood library that we...

Re-Envision Your Library Community Design Workshop at New Utrecht Library

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