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FEB
20

Toy Time

Wed, Feb 20   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

Caregiver Meetup

Wed, Feb 20   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults build with duplo first five years

We welcome caregivers to mingle, network, and interact with other caregivers while the children play & listen to music. Self supervised.

Urdu Storytime resumes 2/27/19!

Caregiver Meetup

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, Feb 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Yoga

Wed, Feb 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

Are you ready to get fit? Yoga is back at Gerritsen Beach!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Ask a Tech

Wed, Feb 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

No registration required.

Ask a Tech

Cinema: Adrift

Wed, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

A true story of survival, as a young couple’s chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic...

Cinema: Adrift

Crochet Circle

Wed, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Get hooked at Cortelyou! Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any craft...

Crochet Circle

Chess Workshop

Wed, Feb 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:30pm- 4:30pm.

Chess Workshop

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids reading is fundamental

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate. Ages 0 to 17 years old.  Youth will be allowed to choose a free book when they join RIF and on their birthday. Youth can earn additional books by borrowing and...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Build with LEGO

Wed, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Free play with our extensive collection of building toys, suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be supervised at all times by an adult.

Build with LEGO

Urban Stages presents African Dance & Folktales

Wed, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids

Join us in celebrating Black History Month! African folktales are woven through an interactive African Dance class with Urban Stages.

 

Urban Stages presents African Dance & Folktales

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults english conversation group

Practice English in a conversation group at the Cortelyou Library.  Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

FREE!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

iPad Workshop

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you want to learn how to navigate an iPad? Or do you own an iPad and want to put it in to better use? Learn to work with iPad by navigating the screens, connecting to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth surfacing the internet and working with photo, video and...

iPad Workshop

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S Citizen we can help! Join our free exam preparation group.

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

FEB
21

Free Financial Coaching

Thu, Feb 21   10:00 am to 1:30 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults business finance

Meet with a financial counselor to develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability. In addition to obtaining a free credit...

Register
Free Financial Coaching

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Feb 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, songs, and playtime! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Babies & Books

Thu, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

Come join Miss Melisa for an awesome storytime with lots of books, music, dancing, and play.

This program is best suited for ages three and under.

Babies & Books

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Feb 21   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, songs, and playtime! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Creative Aging: Active & Moving – Chinese Square Dance

Thu, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Older Adults creative aging

Enjoy this 8 week workshop introducing you to the exciting Chinese Square Dancing.

Dancing can be great exercise for the body, mind and soul. Come join us in as the instructor demonstrates how to move your body to the rhythms of Chinese...

Creative Aging: Active & Moving – Chinese Square Dance

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Chess Workshop

Thu, Feb 21   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:30pm- 4:30pm.

Chess Workshop

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime russian storytime

Приглашаем детей и родителей ! Рассказы и песни на русском языке

Join us for stories and songs in Russian for children and their parents or caregivers.

Russian Storytime России История Время

eBooks Basics

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults techknowledge

Learn how to download E-books, audio books and more unto your tablet, kindle or iPad. Feel free to bring your own devices!

Session is on a first come, first served basis.

eBooks Basics

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 21   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Practice speaking and listening to English.

This group meets on the second floor. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

FEB
22

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Feb 22   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a very special play time featuring our very own, generously donated Thomas the Tank Engine Play Set! For all ages. 

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Feb 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Come to Cortelyou Library at 11AM on Fridays for some adult stress relief coloring for an hour. Colored pencils and coloring books are included.

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids bookish first five years

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

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Family Movie

Fri, Feb 22   2:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids

Looking for a fun activity during school vacation week? Come & enjoy a screening of "Smallfoot" at the Cortelyou Library!

Smallfoot: A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.

Family Movie

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Fri, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a different craft every Friday afternoon at Gerritsen Beach! 

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

FEB
23

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime

Come read stories, sing songs, and have fun at our Saturday Storytime program! All ages welcome.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

Saturday Storytime

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

Sat, Feb 23   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning

Join us for an hour of Sahaja Yoga and Meditation.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

Kids Tech Time: Hack Minecraft Workshop

Sat, Feb 23   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids computer programming kids tech time

Become a master builder in Minecraft with this five-part workshop series. Learn to code using Python and Raspberry Pi's to construct huge buildings in seconds, build forests and cities instantly and learn to teleport in the Minecraft...

Kids Tech Time: Hack Minecraft Workshop

English Conversation Group

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Practice speaking and listening to English.  This group meets on the second floor. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Girls Who Code

Sat, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens

Learn computer science through real-world projects in art and storytelling, robotics, video games, web sites, apps and more!

 

...
Girls Who Code

FEB
25

Immigrant Justice Corps Consultation & Legal Help

Mon, Feb 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Immigration consultations, legal services and information sessions are available with Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) at Brooklyn Public Library. 

Immigration consultation and legal help. By appointment only,...

Immigrant Justice Corps Consultation & Legal Help

Build with Duplo

Mon, Feb 25   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Music and free play with Lego DUPLOs and other toys. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults career resume

Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained reviewer to get assistance with editing and advice for your job search.

Please bring a draft of your resume with you, or a list of your work history and education. This is a one-on-one...
Resume & Career Help

Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults 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.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the...

Computer Basics

Children's Open Play

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Come join us in our children's space for open play! Toys, tents, and oh so much fun!

Children's Open Play

Movies @ the Library: Black Panther

Mon, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults movies movies at the library

T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.

Movies @ the Library: Black Panther

After School Homework Help

Mon, Feb 25   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Teen Tech Time: 3D Design with Tinkercad

Mon, Feb 25   3:15 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens arts and crafts techknowledge teen tech time

Drop in 3D Design Lab: Choose an item from the MakerBot Thingiverse web site or design your own object using Tinkercad and a library laptop. Also, try our 3-D Doodler Pen to create fun projects. Participants can pick up their projects at a later...

Teen Tech Time: 3D Design with Tinkercad

Kids Create: Bay Ridge Rocks

Mon, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids kids create

Your favorite neighborhood kindness event is back! Come paint rocks to hide all over the neighborhood. Younger children MUST be accompanied by a participant adult, as this activity can be challenging/messy!

Kids Create: Bay Ridge Rocks

FEB
26

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Feb 26   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 10am

Free Financial Coaching

Tue, Feb 26   10:00 am to 1:30 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults business finance

Meet with a financial counselor to develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability. In addition to obtaining a free credit...

Register
Free Financial Coaching

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