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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Feb 4   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults adult learning literacy

The February Registrations are now closed.  The next session will be on Saturday, March 4th at 10:00 AM - Click Here

BPL Literacy Volunteers are a crucial part of providing adult literacy services to our patrons. We look for...

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Kids Create

Sat, Feb 4   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Draw, create, and have fun! We'll provide materials, you bring the creativity!

This is a passive program in the Children's Section on the Main Floor. Young children should be accompanied by an adult.

Kids Create

Single Stop Free Tax Help By Appointment

Sat, Feb 4   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults community partner finance tax help

The Flatbush Library on the second floor  appointment-only in-person one-on-one tax preparation services with Single Stop. 

Single Stop will be providing one-on-one tax assistance by appointment on Tuesdays from 1...

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Single Stop Free Tax Help By Appointment

Food Bank Free Tax Help By Appointment

Sat, Feb 4   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults community partner finance income tax tax help

Food Bank offers tax self-prep with help by appointment tax preparation services on Fridays from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturdays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sundays from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Brooklyn Public Library's...

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Food Bank Free Tax Help By Appointment

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 4   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

Join us every Saturday for storytime for babies and kids of all ages!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 4   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime

Join us for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

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Saturday Storytime

Create Your Own Folk & Fairytale Characters

Sat, Feb 4   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults arts and crafts storytime

*Let your creativity take hold!*

Come join our class. Receive instruction in designing and constructing your own folk and fairytale characters! 

Use your imagination to create something unique.  

Arts and...

Create Your Own Folk & Fairytale Characters

ARGENTINE TANGO CLASSES

Sat, Feb 4   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults dance fitness and classes

ARGENTINE TANGO CLASSES 

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ARGENTINE TANGO CLASSES

Dyker Lunar New Year Festival -Friends of Dyker Library Fundraiser

Sat, Feb 4   10:30 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults all ages arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family Friends of the Library

Come to Dyker Library—at 8202 13th Avenue on 82nd Street—and support local vendors offering a wide range of items celebrating the lunar new year.  

The Friends of Dyker Library will receive fifteen percent (15%) of the...

Dyker Lunar New Year Festival -Friends of Dyker Library Fundraiser

Fitness With Malvia

Sat, Feb 4   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek, Meeting Room

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities

The Spring Creek Library offers a free workout class taught by a certified fitness trainer, Malvia! Join us for a fitness workout and weight training, all while having fun and staying fit. All participants are encouraged to wear comfortable,...

Fitness With Malvia

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 4   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Highlawn, Meeting Room

Kids grab and go kits storytime

Join the Highlawn Library for the return of Saturday Storytime; hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. We'll also be handing out grab-and-go kits for this week's special storytime craft. All ages welcome! 

Please note that...

Saturday Storytime

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Elizabeth

Sat, Feb 4   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime Virtual Programming

Join us for Virtual Saturday Storytime on February 4th at 11am!

This week's theme will be: Flowers

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Virtual Storytime with Ms. Elizabeth

Mill Basin Presents Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 4   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts saturday storytime

Families! Join us this Saturday at the Mill Basin Library for a fun filled storytime complete with a craft project. Space is limited so please pick up a ticket at the reference desk up to 30 min. before. 

The Mill Basin Library is...

Mill Basin Presents Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 4   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Macon, The Fireplace

Kids early literacy first five years saturday storytime storytime

All ages storytime!

Join the Macon Children's Librarian to share rhymes, songs, and books!

Saturday Storytime

Book Chat: What Are You Reading?

Sat, Feb 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library, Orange Meeting Room

Adults book club book discussion

Reading anything good? Looking for a good recommendation? Come join our Book Chat! Bring a book you've enjoyed that you want to tell others about, and get ready to discover your next great read! 

 

Book Chat: What Are You Reading?

Alzheimer's Association Workshop

Sat, Feb 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Older Adults alzheimer's health and wellness Healthy Communities

Join the Brooklyn Public Library Brighton Beach Branch and the Alzheimer’s Association New York City Chapter for a three-part series to increase awareness and maximize quality care and support for the dementia community.

Healthy Living...

Alzheimer's Association Workshop

Bengali Storytime

Sat, Feb 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years Bengali multilingual storytime

Let's thrive though Bengali Rhymes, Poems and Songs.

Children and their parents are requested to attend.

Bengali Storytime

Saturday Morning Cartoons

Sat, Feb 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids all ages family movie movies movies at the library

Feeling nostalgic for the days of Saturday morning cartoons? Looking for something to do with bored kids when it's too cold to go outside? Just want a fun family activity to kick-off your weekend?

We've got you covered!

Come by...

Saturday Morning Cartoons

Sensory-Friendly Open Playroom

Sat, Feb 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years Build with Lego first five years kids explore

Pop by our children's area to tinker with our lightboard, practice shaping your letters, or experiment with kinetic sand. Older readers are welcome to play with toys, build towering Lego structures, or create their next artistic masterpiece....

Sensory-Friendly Open Playroom

Dyker Lunar New Year Festival -Arts and Crafts

Sat, Feb 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Dyker Library

Kids arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family Lunar New Year

Come to the Dyker Library to make papercutting craft of a family of rabbits and to write and decorate Chinese characters to celebrate the new year.

Dyker Lunar New Year Festival -Arts and Crafts

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Feb 4   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group Immigrant Services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English online on Zoom video. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Feb 4   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults citizenship Immigrant Services Virtual Programming

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.  Study all topics on the naturalization civics test and practice for the interview. 

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Homework Help

Sat, Feb 4   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Kids after school homework help

Trouble with math? Geography got you stumped? Need some advice on how to polish your essay? The library is here to help! Our trained volunteer tutor provides free drop-in homework assistance to students in K - 8th...

Homework Help

$1 Book Sale: Sponsored By Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library

Sat, Feb 4   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book sale Friends of the Library library advocacy

All sales benefit Sheepshead Bay Library programs and services. 

NEW HOURS:

Monday 11-4
Tuesday 1-4
Wed/Thurs/Fri 11-4
Saturday 11-3

We have hundreds of books, pre-used DVDs, graphic novels, children...

$1 Book Sale: Sponsored By Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library

Tabling for Get Covered NYC (Health Insurance)

Sat, Feb 4   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults health and wellness

Do you have questions about health insurance? Come to the Dyker Library on Saturdays between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm to speak with a representative from Get Covered NYC for help in finding a plan that's right for you and your family. We also have...

Tabling for Get Covered NYC (Health Insurance)

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Sat, Feb 4   11:00 am to 4:45 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults DIY grab and go kits teen time

Be Creative !

Weekly Grab & Go DIY -Featuring kits such as: 

Clay Impression, Intaglio 
Macrame Basics 
Pastel techniques 
STEAM: Paper Airplane, Create Puzzles, Newtons Spinner...

Grab & Go DIY for Teens

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 4   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids music saturday storytime storytime

Saturday Morning Storytime is returning to Sheepshead Bay.

Kids and parents are invited to join the weekend storytime party with us!

Hear your favorite authors, characters, folk tales, songs, and rhymes read outloud! There will be...

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 4   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Coney Island, Meeting Room 2

Birth to Five Years first five years parents and caregivers saturday storytime storytime

Listen to stories, sing songs with musical instruments, and play with toys and puppets! 

Saturday Storytime

Chess Workshop

Sat, Feb 4   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids all ages Chess Workshop

Our Chess Master Alex is an excellent player and will help you increase your Chess Skills

Chess Workshop

Sigma Storytime

Sat, Feb 4   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   Central Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Enjoy readalouds from members of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. 
Recommended for ages 4 and up.

Sigma Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 4   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us for Paerdegat's Saturday Storytime, designed to spark curiosity and inspire imagination in readers aged four to eight. Each week, we'll dive into a new picture book and chat about all things kid-lit! See you there!

Saturday Storytime

Arts & Crafts + Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 4   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids music saturday storytime storytime

Arts & Crafts are back!

Now included as an extention of our Saturday Storytime winter series, stay with us afterwards for more stories plus craft creations and ideas! Spark your creativitiy and get inspired!

By the...

Arts & Crafts + Saturday Storytime

Resume Help

Sat, Feb 4   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

One to One Resume assistance -includes feedback and suggestions regarding formatting and content, skills and qualifications you may wish to highlight, and keyword choices to best spotlight your ability to do the job you are seeking.

No...

Resume Help

East New York Reads Homework Help

Sat, Feb 4   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Kids East New York Reads homework help

Brooklyn Public Library is offering in-person homework help sessions via the East New York Reads Initiative to school aged students at Arlington Library. ALL students from K to 5th grade are welcome. 

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East New York Reads Homework Help

Brooklyn Family Fun Day & Camp Fair

Sat, Feb 4   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Kids Events for Youth and Family kids explore

Attending NY Family Fun Day is the best way to find summer camps for your children this year. Best of all, it's FREE! Don’t miss it!

The Brooklyn Family Fun Day & Camp Fair is a day for the whole family. Kids can play and participate...

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Brooklyn Family Fun Day & Camp Fair

Events for Youth & Families: She Persisted

Sat, Feb 4   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family

Based on the best-selling children’s book, America’s fearless women are in the spotlight! Presented by Plaza Theatrical.

Events for Youth & Families: She Persisted

Shape up NYC Exercise Group

Sat, Feb 4   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Fort Hamilton, Meeting Room

Adults dance fitness and classes fitness health and wellness

Shape Up NYC is a free citywide fitness program supported by NYC Service, the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, and the Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation, that aims to reduce health inequalities across New York City by...

Shape up NYC Exercise Group

eBooks @ BPL: Learn to Access On Your Phone, Tablet, and Computer!

Sat, Feb 4   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Macon, The Fireplace

Adults adult learning techknowledge

If you've got a smartphone, tablet, or even a web browser on your laptop or home computer, you can get reading and listening with BPL's huge collection of eBooks and audiobooks!

If you used any of BPL's app options, or if you're a print-...

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eBooks @ BPL: Learn to Access On Your Phone, Tablet, and Computer!

Adulting is Hard: A Graphic Novel Book Club

Sat, Feb 4   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Clinton Hill, Meeting Room

Adults anime and manga book club book discussion comics

Once Monthly, come hang out at the Clinton Hill branch to commiserate on Adulthood's most confounding themes as heralded within the great modern epics of our time: the humble graphic novel. 

The 1st saturday of every month....

Adulting is Hard: A Graphic Novel Book Club

Knitting Circle

Sat, Feb 4   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library, Orange Meeting Room

Adults arts and crafts knitting and crocheting

Join a social circle where we can learn new skills from each other based on our own expeirences in knitting, crochet and hand-sewing. This program is not led by an instructor.

Meet up with other knitters or crocheters for self-...

Knitting Circle

Narcotics Anonymous

Sat, Feb 4   1:15 pm to 4:45 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults community partner

Narcotics Anonymous is a nonprofit Fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. It allows addicts to attend meetings without fear of legal or social repercussions.

Narcotics Anonymous

Chess with Justin

Sat, Feb 4   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids Chess Workshop game on

Learn how to play chess or just play with your friends! Masks are appreciated! 

Chess with Justin

Dyker Lunar New Year Festival -Chinese Music and Dance Performance

Sat, Feb 4   1:45 pm to 3:15 pm   Dyker Library

Adults Events for Youth and Family live music Lunar New Year music

1:50pm   Red Lantern Dance by the Forest Park Morning Dancing Troupe 

2:00pm Trditional Chinese celebrotory music and red ribbon ance by the Ba Ban Chinese Music Society 

2:50pm Chinese songs performed by...

Dyker Lunar New Year Festival -Chinese Music and Dance Performance

City's First Readers Storytime

Sat, Feb 4   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years saturday storytime storytime

Kids 0-5 and their caregivers can join us for books, songs, and rhymes. We'll have a book giveaway for children and materials and information for caregivers courtesy City's First Readers, an early literacy initiative of the New...

City's First Readers Storytime

Dyker Lunar New Year Festival -Celebrate The Year of The Rabbit With Ba Ban Chinese Music Society 玉兔迎春歌舞

Sat, Feb 4   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Dyker Library

Kids Chinese everyone is welcome here Lunar New Year

Ba Ban Chinese Music Society invites you to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with festive music, dance, interactive New Year traditions and more. As the sounds of Silk and Bamboo tunes fill the air, red ribbons tossed up and down to drum beats,...

Dyker Lunar New Year Festival -Celebrate The Year of The Rabbit With Ba Ban Chinese Music Society 玉兔迎春歌舞

Read with a Therapy Dog

Sat, Feb 4   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids kids explore therapy dogs

Read to a dog at the library! Our certified therapy dog Flash Gordon loves to be read to.

Kids can make enormous strides in building self-esteem and confidence while acquiring a love of books by reading to a therapy dog....

Read with a Therapy Dog

Health and Wellness: Yoga

Sat, Feb 4   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities yoga and meditation

  Are you looking for a way to de-stress in these challenging times? Join us on Saturday's for an afternoon of relaxation and rejuvenation while practicing Yoga. Yoga has origins dating back over 5,000 years in India and yields...
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Health and Wellness: Yoga

SWING DANCE CLASS

Sat, Feb 4   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Coney Island, Meeting Room 3

Adults dance fitness and classes

Join us for Swing Dance Classes at Coney Island Library

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SWING DANCE CLASS

Saturday Family Movies

Sat, Feb 4   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ulmer Park, Meeting Room

Kids family movie summer reading

Watch some great movies at Ulmer Park Library:

February 4 - Spider-man Into the Spider-verse

February 11 - Princess & the Frog

February 18 - Soul

Saturday Family Movies

Chess Workshop

Sat, Feb 4   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids Chess Workshop table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess and get tips from our chess instructor, chess master Reinaldo Duran! For ages 6 and up; kids and teens welcome. 

Chess Workshop

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