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FEB
18

Black History Month Movie & Event

Tue, Feb 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park, Meeting Room

Kids black history month family movie kids create

Join us for our Black History Month Movie and Event, where you will watch The Jackie Robinson Story completing a small activity packages.

Black History Month Movie & Event

Black History Month Movie: Hidden Colors 4

Tue, Feb 18   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults black history month movies movies at the library

Saratoga Library presents the Hidden Colors series to commemorate Black History Month.

Black History Month Movie: Hidden Colors 4

FEB
19

Asante's African Safari: Storytelling, Music & Dance

Wed, Feb 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years black history month first five years

 African-American stories and tales, accompanied by music and dance.

For ages birth - 5 years.

Asante's African Safari: Storytelling, Music & Dance

Celebrate Black History Month: Honoring Garrett Morgan, Inventor of the Traffic Light

Wed, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens arts and crafts black history month

Please join us for a special program in tribute to Garrett Augustus Morgan, the pioneering African-American inventor who created the first three-position traffic signal. Garrett Morgan had profound impacts on the way we design safety devices...

Celebrate Black History Month: Honoring Garrett Morgan, Inventor of the Traffic Light

Film: Black History Month Feature

Wed, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Borough Park Library, Basement Meeting Room

Older Adults black history month film movies at the library

Come see a biographical film relating to African American History.  

Rated PG

127 Minutes

Film: Black History Month Feature

Book Adventures: Freedom Quilt Banner

Wed, Feb 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids after school black history month

Come join us for Black History month and learn about the Freedom Quilt that assisted the slaves to freedom. We are creating a freedom banner to commemorate the occasion.

Ages 6 and up! 

Book Adventures: Freedom Quilt Banner

Black History Month Open Mic

Wed, Feb 19   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults black history month poetry

Saratoga Library invites local poets to come  commemorate Black History Month.   

Program is free to the public and is open to all people 13 and up.

Black History Month Open Mic

An Evening with Imani Mchunu and Paul Grosvenor

Wed, Feb 19   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Macon, Dionne Mack-Harvin Heritage Center

Adults all ages black history month

Celebrate Black History Month with momentous spirituals by Imani Mchunu and Paul Grosvenor

An Evening with Imani Mchunu and Paul Grosvenor

CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH SPIRITUALS

Wed, Feb 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Macon, Dionne Mack-Harvin Heritage Center

Adults black history month live music

Imani Mchunu and Paul Grosvenor sing spirituals, the songs of a people who chose to live.

CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH SPIRITUALS

FEB
20

Midday Movie to Commemorate Black History Month

Thu, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 3:15 pm   New Lots, Auditorium

Adults black history month movies movies at the library

Join us for our Thursday afternoon movie, Hidden Figures.  

Midday Movie to Commemorate Black History Month

African Dance-Urban Stages

Thu, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Fort Hamilton, Meeting Room

Kids black history month

Dance concert for kids

African Dance-Urban Stages

Kids Create: African Paper Plate Necklaces

Thu, Feb 20   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids arts and crafts black history month

In honor of Black History Month children will create African Paper Plate Necklaces.

Kids Create: African Paper Plate Necklaces

FEB
21

Adult Movie Matinee: Horror Noire

Fri, Feb 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Ulmer Park, Meeting Room

Adults black history month movies at the library techknowledge

Join us for our Adult Movie Matinee...Horror Noire

February 7, 2020 - MA

February 14, 2020 - Get Out!

February 21, 2020 - US

February 28, 2020 - The girl with all the gifts

Adult Movie Matinee: Horror Noire

Mixed Media: BHM Paper Quilting

Fri, Feb 21   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Older Adults arts and crafts black history month fiber arts

This Black History Month

Gather with us at the Brownsville Branch 

to stich together paper and fabric collage 

in the spirit of 

African American Quilting Traditions

Paper, needles and thread...

Mixed Media: BHM Paper Quilting

Community Performance: Decades of Jazz (1920 - Present!)

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults black history month live music music performance

Come to Paerdegat Library to celebrate the Music and the Music Makers of America’s Classical Music Genre Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Billy Holliday, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, and more!

Featuring:...

Community Performance: Decades of Jazz (1920 - Present!)

Introduction to Poetry - Celebrate Black History Month with the Poetry of African Americans

Fri, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults black history month poetry

Don’t know much about poetry?

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

This week we will focus on the work of famous African American poets.

 

 

Introduction to Poetry - Celebrate Black History Month with the Poetry of African Americans

Book Discussion: Friday Black

Fri, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens black history month book club book discussion lectures and discussions

Think Outside the Books: An unconventional story club for teens

Join us as we talk about Graphic Novels, Short Stories, and Audio Books and whatever else comes up.

- You do not have to read the story ahead of time!...

Book Discussion: Friday Black

FEB
22

Saturday Storytime: Special Storytime with Nina Crews!

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years author talks black history month saturday storytime

Join us for a special Saturday Storytime with illustrator Nina Crews, in celebration of Black History Month! She'll be reading from her new book, "A Girl Like Me."

Light refreshments will be served, and books will be available for...

Saturday Storytime: Special Storytime with Nina Crews!

FEB
24

Book Club: Think Outside the Books

Mon, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens black history month book discussion teen time

Think Outside the Books: An unconventional story club for teens

Graphic Novels / Short Stories / Audio Books

Join us for our inaugural story!

Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Come for the snacks...

Book Club: Think Outside the Books

FEB
25

Kids Explore: The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read

Tue, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Annex

Kids black history month kids explore storytime

In 1848, Mary Walker was born into slavery. At age 15, she was freed, and by age 20, she was married and had her first child. By age 68, she had worked numerous jobs, including cooking, cleaning, babysitting, and selling sandwiches to raise money...

Kids Explore: The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read

Black History Month Movie: Hidden Colors 5

Tue, Feb 25   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults black history month movies movies at the library

Saratoga Library presents the Hidden Colors series to commemorate Black History Month.

Black History Month Movie: Hidden Colors 5

FEB
26

DIY: Black History Pride

Wed, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights, Conference Room

Teens arts and crafts black history month diy

Create a nice image for a wall.

Use African print fabric to make the silhouette of an African woman.

DIY: Black History Pride

Urban Stages presents African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

Wed, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids black history month music

African folktales are woven through an interactive African Dance class.

Urban Stages presents African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

Celebrating Decades of Jazz

Wed, Feb 26   6:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults black history month live music music

Join Saratoga in welcoming the Renegade Jazz Quartet who will be introducing us to the music and the makers of America's Classical Music Genre such as:

Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Billy Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Miles...

Celebrating Decades of Jazz

The Legacy of Hattie Carthan: New Stewards of Grassroots Green Movements

Wed, Feb 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults black history month brooklyn collection brooklyn history environment

Join us for a talk led by Magnolia Tree Earth Center Executive Director Marlon Rice about the black presence in Brooklyn's urban green movement as seen through Hattie Carthan's legacy, the heirs to her movement, and the Magnolia Tree Earth...

The Legacy of Hattie Carthan: New Stewards of Grassroots Green Movements

FEB
27

Midday Movie to Commemorate Black History Month

Thu, Feb 27   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots, Auditorium

Adults black history month movies movies at the library

Join us for our Thursday afternoon movie, 12 Years a Slave.  

Midday Movie to Commemorate Black History Month

Black History Month Jeopardy

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Annex

Teens after school black history month

February is Black History Month! Join us for an hour of Jeopardy to test your knowledge and compete against your friends! There will be prizes!

Black History Month Jeopardy

FEB
28

Adult Movie Matinee: Horror Noire

Fri, Feb 28   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Ulmer Park, Meeting Room

Adults black history month movies at the library techknowledge

Join us for our Adult Movie Matinee...Horror Noire

February 7, 2020 - MA

February 14, 2020 - Get Out!

February 21, 2020 - US

February 28, 2020 - The girl with all the gifts

Adult Movie Matinee: Horror Noire

Mixed Media: BHM Paper Quilting

Fri, Feb 28   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Older Adults arts and crafts black history month fiber arts

This Black History Month

Gather with us at the Brownsville Branch 

to stich together paper and fabric collage 

in the spirit of 

African American Quilting Traditions

Paper, needles and thread...

Mixed Media: BHM Paper Quilting

FEB
29

Saturday Storytime: Black History Month

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Gravesend Library

Kids black history month saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. This Saturday we will be celebrating the culmination of Black History Month.

For Kids

Saturday Storytime: Black History Month

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