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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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Feb 19   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids reading is fundamental summer reading

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: one free book when you sign up for RIF and a free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play summer reading

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime!

Story Play with RIF

Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults adult learning 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.

Computer Basics

Homework Help

Tue, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids homework help

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework?  Come to Homework Help at the library.  No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

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

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

Kids Create

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids kids create

Arts and crafts program for children to develop their creativity. Create a project to bring home with you.

Kids Create

HSE Screening

Wed, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Come in to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class or enrolled in our online prep class. You can also register for the TASC exam or the...

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HSE Screening

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...

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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

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

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

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Feb 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Join us to play on our Playstation 4 or our new technology!

Kids Tech Time

FEB
23

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Feb 23   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime summer reading

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

Saturday Storytime!

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

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

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Feb 26   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids reading is fundamental summer reading

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: one free book when you sign up for RIF and a free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Feb 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play summer reading

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime!

Story Play with RIF

Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults adult learning 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.

Computer Basics

Homework Help

Tue, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids homework help

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework?  Come to Homework Help at the library.  No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

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

FEB
27

Kids Create

Wed, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids kids create

Arts and crafts program for children to develop their creativity. Create a project to bring home with you.

Kids Create

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

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;

-...

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SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

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

HSE Screening

Mon, Mar 4   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Come in to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class or enrolled in our online prep class. You can also register for the TASC exam or the...

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HSE Screening

MAR
5

Stop Motion Animation

Tue, Mar 5   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

In two hours, learn the tools and techniques to create an animated film. Spend course time working on a short, animated video, with the potential to exhibit online or on Brooklyn Free Speech.

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Stop Motion Animation

Homework Help

Tue, Mar 5   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids homework help

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework?  Come to Homework Help at the library.  No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Mar 5   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

MAR
6

HSE Screening

Wed, Mar 6   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Come in to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class or enrolled in our online prep class. You can also register for the TASC exam or the...

Featured Event Register
HSE Screening

MAR
7

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Mar 7   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

Lab Talks: Session Four

Thu, Mar 7   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults conversations lab talks

Lab Talks features presentations by experts and hobbyists sharing their passion projects and research topics. Each evening will feature a few short talks followed by a Q&A session. Tonight's talks:

The Romantic, Revolutionary...

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Lab Talks: Session Four

MAR
9

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Sat, Mar 9   11:00 am to 1:00 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

Comic Art Ed!: Comics in the Classroom

Sat, Mar 9   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults arts and crafts comics Cool Work x Interesting People platbpl

Cartoonist and educator Cathy G. Johnson leads this workshop about bringing comics into the classroom! Come learn about why comic books are an important and useful art form to include in education, and learn some hands-on lesson plans to share...

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Comic Art Ed!: Comics in the Classroom

MAR
10

Digital Privacy Workshop with Freedom of the Press Foundation

Sun, Mar 10   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety

In this workshop, trainers from Freedom of the Press Foundation will be covering a digital privacy topic to be announced. This workshop is aimed toward people with no prior knowledge of these tools or people who have questions about them....

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Digital Privacy Workshop with Freedom of the Press Foundation

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