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Computer Basics for Older Adults

Thu, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

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Learn basic computer skills such as navigating the internet, using Microsoft Word, using email, and more. No experience necessary.

Please Register in Advance at the Desk.

Computer Basics for Older Adults

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

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Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Creative Writing Workshop

Thu, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

      

        Creative Writing Workshop with Aimee Herman, poet and writing instructor.  Participants will read and evaluate poems and stories, answer prompts and...

Creative Writing Workshop

Computer Basics

Thu, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brownsville Library

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 hardware,...

Computer Basics

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

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Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

English Conversation Group

Robotics with Ozobots and littleBits

Thu, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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Magnets, markers, and robots? Yes!
Explore the world of robotics with littleBits
and Ozobots!
For youth ages 13 and up with and without disabilities
For more information call 718.253.4948

Featured Event
Robotics with Ozobots and littleBits

Library Lab: Bunny Copters

Thu, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Science Library Lab

In honor of Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day we will make a bunny copter and explore how helicopters use their rotors (bunny ears) to create resistance to gravity and spin. 

Library Lab: Bunny Copters

Kids Create: Black History Month

Thu, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Red Hook Library

afterschool Black History Month Kids Create storytime

Join us for a story and create a related artwork! For kids 5 and up; younger kids are welcome with an adult.

We will hold this program twice today, at 1pm and at 4pm.

Kids Create: Black History Month

Babies & Books

Thu, Feb 22   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Dyker Library

Ages 0 - 18 months Babies & Books storytime

It's never too early to introduce your baby to books!  Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.  For ages 0 - 18 months.  

Babies & Books

Microsoft Word

Thu, Feb 22   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Improve your Microsoft Word skills to make all kinds of documents, including letters, flyers, signage, etc.  No registration necessary. This class is usually held on the second floor.

Microsoft Word

Coloring pages for children.

Thu, Feb 22   1:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

"You have to color outside the lines once in a while if you want to make your life a masterpiece." att. Albert Einstein

 

 

 

Coloring pages for children.

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Thu, Feb 22   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Babies & Books

Thu, Feb 22   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

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Lap songs, fingerplays, board books and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is for non-walking infants under 1 year old and their caregivers.

Online registration is required and will be open 24 hours before the event. Only...

Babies & Books

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Thu, Feb 22   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

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The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet...

Register
ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

R.I.F. (Reading is Fundamental)

Thu, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Coney Island Library

Gift Books

Earn gift books through reading!  All you need is a library card to sign up.

R.I.F. (Reading is Fundamental)

Legos

Thu, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Macon Library

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Legos

English Language Conversation

Thu, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

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Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

Led by a BPL trained volunteer.

JOIN US FREE!

No registration required.

English Language Conversation

iPad Basics (for kids)

Thu, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

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The iPad is very easy to learn to use. Even if you already have a personal iPhone or iPad or other similar smart phone or tablet device, there is always something new to learn about how the device functions.

iPad Basics (for kids)

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

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

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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)

Book Discussion: Wonder

Thu, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Please join us for a discussion of the book Wonder by R. J. Palacio.

Book Discussion: Wonder

Bowling

Thu, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Looking for fun? Want to become the champion of BPL's digital bowling League?

 

Register
Bowling

Bowling

Thu, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Looking for fun? Want to become the champion of BPL's digital bowling League?

 

Register
Bowling

Creative Aging: Calligraphy & Chinese Brush Painting

Thu, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

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In China, from a very early period, calligraphy was considered not just a form of decorative art; rather, it was viewed as the supreme visual art form, was more valued than painting and sculpture, and ranked alongside poetry as a means of self-...

Creative Aging: Calligraphy & Chinese Brush Painting

Book Discussion: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Thu, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

“Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan...But for Cath, being a fan is her life—and she’s really good at it. She and her twin sister, Wren, ensconced themselves in the Simon Snow series when they were just kids; it’s...

Book Discussion: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Winter Recess Movie and Event

Thu, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

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Join us for our Winter Recess Movies and Events:

2/20/18 Ninjago - Ninja Masks

2/21/18 Ozzy - Mugshot Photos

2/22/18 Leap! - Straw Towers (Most Unique tower wins a prize)

2/23/17 Despicable Me 3 - Door Signs

...
Winter Recess Movie and Event

Resume and CV Help

Thu, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

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Get free  resume and CV help from a Librarian.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on resumes and cover letters, but will not write or type these documents for patrons. 

Resume and CV Help

Feature Fillm: The Glass Castle

Thu, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Borough Park Library

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A woman reflects on her unconventional upbringing at the hands of her artsy, nonconformist parents.  Now married to a man who works in finance in New York, she faces criticism from her parents that she's betrayed their values.

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Feature Fillm: The Glass Castle

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Feb 22   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Please come and join us for Kids Gaming at the Paerdegat Library

Kids Tech Time

Teen Time: DIY Stained Glass

Thu, Feb 22   2:30 pm to 3:15 pm   Dyker Library

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Waxed paper + tissue paper+ glue= DIY stained glass. Teens and tweens can stop by to make their own unique creations.

Teen Time: DIY Stained Glass

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Feb 22   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Feb 22   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

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Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time

Drop-In Computer Lab

Thu, Feb 22   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bushwick Library

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Classic Movie - The Grapes of Wrath

Thu, Feb 22   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Based on Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize winning novel.

Starring: Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell and John Carradine

Directed by John Ford

Academy Award Winner 1941

John Ford, Best Director 

Jane...

Classic Movie - The Grapes of Wrath

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

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      Come get help with your homework, right when you need it.  Twice a week, our tutor will help students with all elementary-school level subjects.  Whether you need help with a specific project, need to...

After School Homework Help

RIF Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Children are encouraged to read at least two library books per week and are rewarded periodically with free books for their home library.

RIF Reading is Fundamental

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

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Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Borough Park Library

 

Afterschool homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

RIF

Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

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If you are in grades 1 to 8, we can help you with your homework. Free!

The Volunteer Tutor will be on the Second (Children) Floor.

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After School Homework Help

Arabic Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 2

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Improve your Arabic language in an informal and fun setting.

 

The class is free and no registrations is required.

Featured Event
Arabic  Conversation Group

Story Play

Thu, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Brief story time with the younger set with age appropriate toys and games for birth to 5.

Story Play

Game On!

Thu, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Have fun with your friends or make new friends playing board games or solving puzzles.

Game On!

Kids Explore: Build With LEGO

Thu, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

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Come play with our extensive collection of LEGOs and other building toys, appropriate for ages 2-12, respectively. Sometimes challenges, always free building!

Kids Explore: Build With LEGO

Homework Help

Thu, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

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Free after school Homework Help for kids in grades K-8.

Homework Help

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

RIF

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time: Photoshoot

Thu, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

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Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various gaming systems such as: XBOX, Playstation 4, Playstaion VR in a friendly competitive environment....

Teen Tech Time: Photoshoot

Little bits

Thu, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

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Kids will learn the basics of circuitry and electronics with Little Bits. In this free workshop, kids ages 6-18 will get to make basic robotics and more.

Little bits

Motown Karaoke at Cortelyou Library!

Thu, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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Come join us for a fun filling hour of entertainment! Show off your talents!

All ages welcome!

Motown Karaoke at Cortelyou Library!

Kids Tech Time: Library Olympics

Thu, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

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Put your research skills to the test and compete in the New Utrecht Library Olympics Challenge!

Kids Tech Time: Library Olympics

Game on! Board Games

Thu, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Come play classic board games at the library with your friends!

Game on! Board Games

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