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FEB
25

Patriotism (Short by Mishima) and Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

Sun, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

4:00 PM
Patriotism (Yu-koku)
Short, dir. by Yukio Mishima
Japan, 1966, 28 min., Japanese with English subtitles

Yukio Mishima foreshadowed his own suicide with this ravishing short, his only foray into filmmaking....

Patriotism (Short by Mishima) and Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold

Sun, Feb 25   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

Documentary, dir. by Griffin Dunne
US, 2017, 94 min.

Literary icon Joan Didion reflects on her remarkable career and personal struggles in this intimate documentary directed by her nephew. Griffin Dunne unearths a treasure...

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Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold

FEB
26

Mental Health First Aid

Mon, Feb 26   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

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Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour course that will help you:

Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses Learn how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, and loved ones...
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Mental Health First Aid

The Coupon Exchange

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

Our Coupon Exchange box is available all day, every day we are open. Patrons are invited to drop off valid, unwanted coupons and encouraged to pick up coupons that are offered that they'd like to use.

The Coupon Exchange

MacBook Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Macon Library

The basic components of a MacBook computer

Navigational tools of a Mac

Key terms and definitions

Intro to Apple Id and iCloud

What is Microsoft word and why use it?

Creating and opening documents

...

MacBook Computer Basics

Free Online Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

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Brooklyn Public Library can help you prepare your own taxes online...for free!  You can prepare and electronically file your tax return with help from a tax assistant...all for free.

To participate in this free program, you must:...

Free Online Tax Help and Preparation

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

business One-on-One SCORE

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Chess Club

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

free tax help Income Tax

All AARP free tax preparation sites for low and middle income taxpayers operate on a first come, first served basis. To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required...

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Free Online Tax Return Filing Assistance from New York State

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

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Come to Jamaica Bay Library to receive free assistance in filing your state and federal tax returns online for the year 2017, courtesy of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance:

E-file to get your tax refund faster! Our...

Free Online Tax Return Filing Assistance from New York State

ESOL by Potencia Now

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Arlington Library

Free English Classes

ESOL by Potencia Now

TechKnowledge: One on One Help

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Mill Basin Library

Need help downloading your ebook on your ereader? Don't remember your username or password for your email & you need to reset it?

Get One-on-One Help on the computer, creating & saving documents or printing, tablet, or any...

TechKnowledge: One on One Help

Free Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Feb 26   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   Bushwick Library

Brooklyn Public Library can help you prepare your own taxes online… for free!

To participate in this free program, you must have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills, and you must bring all required information to the site (...

Free Tax Help and Preparation

Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brower Park 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,...

Register
Computer Basics

Introduction to American Sign Language

Mon, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

ASL inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by  Elizabeth Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network

Introduction to American Sign Language

Next Chapter Book Club

Mon, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club inclusive Teens

Please join Sheepshead Bay and AHRC for 

the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with...

Next Chapter Book Club

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Feb 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

resume Adults resume help career help

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

Adult Coloring

Mon, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

English Language Learning Group

Mon, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:15 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Conversation English ESOL Mango Languages

Join other adults who are learning to speak English in a conversation group using Mango Languages! Free!

English Language Learning Group

Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

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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 hardware...

Computer Basics

iPad Basics Class

Mon, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bushwick Library

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 Basics Class

Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest 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

Exercise Program

Mon, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Beginner cardio workouts led by library staff and Jillian Michaels' DVD. Bring yoga mat, light weights (1-5 lbs), and resistance bands. Limit 5 participants.

Register
Exercise Program

Drop-In Computer Lab

Mon, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Microsoft Excel Basics Part 1

Mon, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Techknowledge DASNY

Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet application developed by Microsoft for their Microsoft Office suite. Excel is used to store and manage data, and has powerful tools to analyze and sort data.

Microsoft Excel Basics Part 1

Introduction to the Safari Web Browser

Mon, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60 minutes covers browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

NOTE:...

Introduction to the Safari Web Browser

Resume & Career Help (Brownsville Library)

Mon, Feb 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Brownsville Library

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Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your résumé, cover letter, interview, or job search.

Resume & Career Help (Brownsville Library)

CEAHAW

Mon, Feb 26   11:15 am to 1:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Overeaters Anonymous adults

 

Community discussion of a specific topic

CEAHAW

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Feb 26   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults Feldenkrais meditation mild exercise

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Yoga for Adults with Arturo Castillo

Mon, Feb 26   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Park Slope Library

adult programs exercise free yoga mindfulness

Yoga is, above all else, a vital science, a natural way of accomplishing well-being. By stimulating the nerve system and the endocrine glands, through relaxation, free breathing and gentle stretches, we can experience peace of mind, emotional...

Yoga for Adults with Arturo Castillo

Book Discussion - "HOMEGOING" by Yaa Gyasi

Mon, Feb 26   12:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Clinton Hill Library

"HOMEGOING" by Yaa Gyasi a page turning novel published in 2016, a New York Times Notable Book and a Washington Post Notable Book. 

Come join us in reading and discussing this African American/Historical Fiction.

Book Discussion - "HOMEGOING" by Yaa Gyasi

Movies @ the Library: Love & Mercy

Mon, Feb 26   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adult Movies movie

In the 1960s, Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson struggles with emerging psychosis as he attempts to craft his avant-garde pop masterpiece. In the 1980s, he is a broken, confused man under the 24-hour watch of shady therapist Dr. Eugene Landy.

Movies @ the Library: Love & Mercy

Workforce 1 Career Development Event

Mon, Feb 26   12:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Red Hook Library

career and resume help career counseling job readiness job recruitment

Brooklyn Workforce1 is bringing their top notch career building services directly to the Red Hook Community. Services offered include:

- Recruitment services

- Job Search Resources

- Skill-Building Workshops

-...

Workforce 1 Career Development Event

Overeaters Anonymous

Mon, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Overeaters Anonymous

Join a guided group where you can discuss and exchange ideas on changing your eating habits

Overeaters Anonymous

English Conversation Group

Mon, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adult Learning English Conversation group conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Knitting and Crochet

Mon, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Join our informal knit/crochet group. There is no formal instruction, but beginners are welcome. Please bring yarn, knitting needles and/or a crochet hook.

Knitting and Crochet

Drop-In Computer Lab

Mon, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brownsville 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

Falun Dafa Exercise

Mon, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Practice of meditation and slow moving exercise. Eliminate stress, enjoy peace of mind.

Falun Dafa Exercise

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Mon, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

citizenship exam preparation

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call 718 230-2406 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Movie Time for Adults

Mon, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Arlington Library

Join us to watch a different movie every week!

 

Movie Time for Adults

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Feb 26   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

adult book discussion

Join our book discussion group.

This month: Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Celluloid Cinema: Viceroy's House

Mon, Feb 26   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

(Drama) 106 Minutes. The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change. Stars Gillian...

Celluloid Cinema: Viceroy's House

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Mon, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

insurance Healthcare ACA Navigator

Callen Lorde's Insurance Navigator Program is available to help determine if you're eligible for free public health insurance and, if so, help you enroll. Trained staff will meet with you, screen what programs you qualify for, and submit the...

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Chinese Mandarin Conversation Group

Mon, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

mandarin World Language Conversation

Improve your Chinese Mandarin language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

Chinese Mandarin Conversation Group

Friends Group at Sheepshead Bay:

Mon, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Come & browse our selection of donated books!

All proceeds will go to the Friends of the Sheepshead Bay Library and will be used to improve the many free services and programs offered by the library.

Friends Group at Sheepshead Bay:

Book Discussion: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Mon, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

book discussion programs for adults programs for older adults

"Memphis, Tennessee, 1936. The five Foss children find their lives changed forever when their parents leave them alone ... one stormy night. Rill Foss ... must protect her four younger siblings as they are wrenched from their home on the...

Book Discussion: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Resume and Career Help

Mon, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

brooklyn career career and resume help

Need career and resume help? Our trained librarians are here to help you!

Resume and Career Help

Book Discussion: American War

Mon, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

An audacious and powerful debut novel: a second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle—a story that asks what might happen if America were to turn its most devastating policies and deadly weapons upon...

Book Discussion: American War

Computer One-on-One

Mon, Feb 26   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Marcy Library

Stop in and sign up at the reference desk for one-on-one computer assistance.

Computer One-on-One

ESOL Conversation

Mon, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adult Learing free Sheepshead Bay ESOL Conversation

Practice and improve your conversation skills.

Meet new friends from around the world.

ESOL Conversation

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