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FEB
24

Free Tax Help and Preparation

Sat, Feb 24   10:30 am to 4:30 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

Black History Month: Shinobi's Elephants

Sat, Feb 24   12:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Clarendon Library

 

Devin Royce, author of Shinobi’s Elephants, leads a presentation about the role Shinobi plays in the Black community. 

“...

Black History Month: Shinobi's Elephants

Poetry Club

Sat, Feb 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Discuss poetry in a  comfortable setting.

Poetry Club

Resume One-on-One

Sat, Feb 24   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Need help to make your resume?

Need help to create a customized cover letter?

Want to learn interview skills?
Resume One-on-One

English Conversation Group

Sat, Feb 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

 

Learn how to carry on English Conversation

English Conversation Group

Science Fiction Film Festival

Sat, Feb 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Our Illustrious Schedule...

January 27, Westworld, 1973, Yul Brynner

February  3, World's End, Simon Pegg

February 10, Quest for Fire, Directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud

February 17, Shin Godzilla

...

Science Fiction Film Festival

Resume One-on-One 如何写简历

Sat, Feb 24   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Need help to make your resume?

Need help to create a customized cover letter?

Want to learn interview skills?
Resume One-on-One 如何写简历

Knitting Circle

Sat, Feb 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

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Join Brooklyn Heights' Knitting Circle! Do you like to work in yarn? Want to meet up with other knitters or crocheters from all different skill levels? Interested in free supplies? We'll be meeting this Saturday at 2 PM for self-directed projects...

Knitting Circle

Movies @ the Library: Celebrating Black History Month

Sat, Feb 24   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

Black History Month Films

Celebrate Black History month. Watch a movie on the biggish screen with us.

We will be viewing BLACK PANTHER. Not the blockbuster smash currently in the theaters now.

The animated version of BLACK PANTHER premiered on BET in...

Movies @ the Library: Celebrating Black History Month

Drop-In Computer Lab

Sat, Feb 24   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Sunset Park 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? Register for our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.   We provide help with: Computer Basics...
Drop-In Computer Lab

Karaoke

Sat, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Come in and sing hits from the 1940s through 1960s.

Karaoke

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Sat, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Saratoga Library

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Are you looking to improve your skills to make yourself more attractive to employers in your job search? Come to find out more about Brooklyn Public Library’s online learning platforms, which allow you to take skill-building classes in many...

Featured Event
Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

English Conversation Group

Sat, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults English English conversation learn English

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

English Conversation Group

Talents Without Borders

Sat, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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We are proud to present a wide variety of community talents, artists, musicians, composers and visual artists of multicultural community of New York City.

Explore diversity through music, dance, art and theater. Our goal is to engage,...

Talents Without Borders

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

I-Ching

 

I-Ching the book of changes is one of the oldest Chinese classic philosophies that can help us to make decisions that logic alone cannot handle.

Free lectures in Chinese and English

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Capoeira Class for Adults and Teens

Sat, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Capoeira (cap·o·ei·ra) is an Afro-Brazilian martial art disguised as a dance. It was created in the 16th century by enslaved Africans in Brazil who used it to liberate themselves.

Come join Ile de Palmares for this free class for adults...

Capoeira Class for Adults and Teens

Write Down, I am an Arab

Sat, Feb 24   5:00 pm to 6:15 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

Documentary, dir. by Ibtisam Mara’ana
Israel/Palestine, 2014, 73 min., Arabic with English subtitles

A fascinating look at the life and work of Palestinian national poet and one of the most influential writers of the Arab world,...

Featured Event
Write Down, I am an Arab

Burroughs, the Movie

Sat, Feb 24   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

Documentary, dir. by Howard Brookner
US, 1983, 90 min.

Made up of footage filmed over the course of 5 years, the documentary charts the development of William S. Burroughs’ unique literary style and wildly unconventional life,...

Register
Burroughs, the Movie

Citizen Havel

Sat, Feb 24   9:00 pm to 11:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

Documentary, dir. by Pavel
Koutecký and Miroslav Janek
Czech Republic, 2017, 120 min., Czech with English subtitles

An absorbing cinéma-vérité portrait of dissident playwright-turned-statesman Václav Havel through his private...

Register
Citizen Havel

FEB
25

Free Online Tax Help and Preparation

Sun, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 4:30 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

English Conversation Group

Sun, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adult Learning English Conversation Group Adults Bi Lingual ESOL Engilsh as a second Language Free English Conversation Group:ESOl Program

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

English Conversation Group

Chess Club

Sun, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 4:45 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

Two Shorts: Bartleby & The Poetry Deal: A Film with Diane di Prima

Sun, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents films LitFilm

1:00 PM
Bartleby
Short/Animation, dir. by
Kristen Kee and Laura Naylor
US, 2017, 11 min.

A stop-motion reimagining of Herman Melville’s classic novella of the same name, in which a Wall Street lawyer finds...

Featured Event Register
Two Shorts: Bartleby & The Poetry Deal: A Film with Diane di Prima

Free Tax Help

Sun, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Room 216

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The Brooklyn Public Library can help you prepare and electronically file your tax return, with the help of a tax assistant--all for free.

Free Tax Help

Regarding Susan Sontag

Sun, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Arts and Culture BPL Presents film LitFilm

Documentary, dir. by
Nancy D. Kates
US, 2014, 100 min.

The award-winning documentary explores the life of the passionate and gracefully outspoken writer, Susan Sontag, through experimental images, archival materials, accounts...

Register
Regarding Susan Sontag

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Japanese Language World Language Conversation 日本語

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required

Japanese Conversation Group

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....

Register
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

**This event has reached capacity and RSVPs are no longer being accepted.**

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

Literary icon Joan Didion reflects on her remarkable career and personal struggles in this...

Register
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...
Featured Event Register
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

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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

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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

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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

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