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JAN
22

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Jan 22   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, Jan 22   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, Jan 22   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, Jan 22   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

JAN
23

The Mini Brooklyn Playdate

Wed, Jan 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years babies & books big brooklyn playdate first five years toddler time

Stop by the Mini Brooklyn Playdate to enjoy fun games and activities that delight young children and encourage early literacy.

Come to play and leave ready to turn ordinary objects in your home into your child’s...

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The Mini Brooklyn Playdate

Kids Create

Wed, Jan 23   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

Game On! for Families

Wed, Jan 23   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids

Come to the library and unwind playing board games, card games and puzzles. People of all ages are welcome!

Game On! for Families

JAN
24

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Jan 24   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Flatbush Learning Center

Adults

Are you hoping ot get your high schol 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, emrolled in our online prep class, or...

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

JAN
25

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Jan 25   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

JAN
26

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Jan 26   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!

Events for Youth and Families: Polar Opposites by Wildlife Theater

Sat, Jan 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids

Antarctica and the Arctic Circle are the two ends of the world. They look and feel the same, but very different types of animals call these icy lands home. Students explore the similarities and differences through two shows, "Polar Bear and the...

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Events for Youth and Families: Polar Opposites by Wildlife Theater

JAN
28

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Teens teen tech time

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

Teen Tech Time

JAN
29

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Jan 29   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)

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Jam I AM

Tue, Jan 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Singing guitarist Will Leet and jazz singer/pianist Sammy Rae Bowers will sing an exciting mix of children’s songs and contemporary pop songs, and foster exploration with musical instruments and fun movement activities. We believe that exposing...

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Jam I AM

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Jan 29   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, Jan 29   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, Jan 29   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

JAN
30

Next Step Session

Wed, Jan 30   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Flatbush Learning Center

Adults

This workshop will provide resources that will help attendees navigate life after receiving their High School Equivalency.

Information on:

College Options

CUNY Math Start

Applying for Jobs

Job training...

Next Step Session

Kids Create

Wed, Jan 30   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

Game On! for Families

Wed, Jan 30   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids

Come to the library and unwind playing board games, card games and puzzles. People of all ages are welcome!

Game On! for Families

FEB
1

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Feb 1   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
2

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Feb 2   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!

FEB
3

Celebrate Here’s Hank with Henry Winkler & Lin Oliver

Sun, Feb 3   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids author talks

Brooklyn Public Library is thrilled to partner with Stories Bookshop + Storytelling Lab for a fun-filled afternoon for Brooklyn families with actor, director and writer Henry Winkler and co-author Lin Oliver, to celebrate the publication of their...

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Celebrate Here’s Hank with Henry Winkler & Lin Oliver

FEB
4

All Day All Week: An Occupy Wall Street Story

Mon, Feb 4   6:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents business film

Eight years ago Occupy Wall Street seized NYC’s financial center and captured the world’s attention in a demonstration of the democratic process.  Today the right to assemble, to earn a fair wage, and to speak the truth is more...

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All Day All Week: An Occupy Wall Street Story

FEB
5

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Feb 5   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 5   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

Homework Help

Tue, Feb 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

FEB
6

Kids Create

Wed, Feb 6   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

Philosophy in the Library: Ethan Hallerman

Wed, Feb 6   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents philosophy in the library

Philosophers from around the country discuss the great questions and generate discussions with our audience.

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Philosophy in the Library: Ethan Hallerman

FEB
8

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Feb 8   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mhfa

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is...

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Feb 8   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
9

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Feb 9   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!

Events for Youth and Families: Chinese New Year Celebration

Sat, Feb 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids music

Join us for a fantastic Chinese New Year presentation celebrating the arrival of the Year of the Pig and usher in a year of joy and abundance! Put on something red and bring the whole family to experience the beautiful dances from one of the most...

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Events for Youth and Families: Chinese New Year Celebration

FEB
10

Classical Interludes: Min Xiao-Fen + Alan Chan present “Moon Walk”- New York Debut

Sun, Feb 10   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Pipa virtuoso Min Xiao-Fen who plays solo Monk tunes collaborates with gifted LA-based composer Alan Chan to explore new jazz through their new project Moon Walk, with inspiration drawn from the story of the goddess of the Moon Chang'e and...

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Classical Interludes: Min Xiao-Fen + Alan Chan present “Moon Walk”- New York Debut

FEB
11

Create the Business Plan That’s Right for You

Mon, Feb 11   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Small business owners, start-ups and entrepreneurs: learn to create or update your business plan or launch a new product or service at this free half-day SCORE program.

This workshop will give you the tools and background to:

...
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Create the Business Plan That’s Right for You

FEB
12

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Feb 12   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)

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Conroy Warren

Tue, Feb 12   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Feeling the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren. It’s fun! It’s exciting!

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Conroy Warren

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Feb 12   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

Homework Help

Tue, Feb 12   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

From Score to Speculative Lit

Tue, Feb 12   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

From Score to Speculative Lit with Artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed and Writer Anaïs Duplan

This creative writing workshop, led by artist-in-residence Kameelah Janan Rasheed and writer/Afrofuturist Anaïs Duplan, begins with fragments of text...

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From Score to Speculative Lit

FEB
13

Kids Create

Wed, Feb 13   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

The Review Panel

Wed, Feb 13   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents the review panel

Leading art critics join in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs. Presented in association with Artcritical.

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The Review Panel

FEB
15

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Feb 15   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
16

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Feb 16   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!

Events for Youth and Families: Senegalese Dancer and Griot Lamine Thiam

Sat, Feb 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids music

Lamine Thiam is a master Senegalese dancer who comes from a long lineage of griots. As a dancer, he shares with audiences the deep connections of dance and music to everyday life in his home country of Senegal. In this special family program,...

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Events for Youth and Families: Senegalese Dancer and Griot Lamine Thiam

FEB
17

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

Sun, Feb 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Muneko Otani and Michael Roth (violins), Ah Ling Neu (viola), Roberta Cooper (cello), and Peter Weitzner (double bass). Mozart’s Divertimento in F Major and Dvořák’s String Quintet in G Major, Op. 77 as well as selections by Lev Zhurbin.

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Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

FEB
18

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in conversation with Frank Bruni

Mon, Feb 18   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

A mayor’s inspirational story of a Midwest city that has become nothing less than a blueprint for the future of American renewal.

Once described by The Washington Post as “the most interesting mayor you’ve never heard of,” Pete Buttigieg...

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South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in conversation with Frank Bruni

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)

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

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

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