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APR
21

The Doughnut Fix Launch Party

Sat, Apr 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Author Talks BPL Presents kids

Celebrate the publication of The Doughnut Fix, the first book in a fun new series by New York author Jessie Janowitz. Meet the author and hear her read an excerpt from the book; enjoy hands-on activities. There will be a book sale and signing....

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The Doughnut Fix Launch Party

APR
22

Classical Interludes: Steven Masi

Sun, Apr 22   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents Live Music music performance

Masi concludes an eight-part concert cycle of Beethoven’s piano sonatas.

Tickets for the Sunday, March 4 performance will be honored and registrations have been transferred from the previous event listing.

 

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Classical Interludes: Steven Masi

APR
23

PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Kick-off Orientation: Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Mon, Apr 23   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

business

CLOSED - We are at capacity for this orientation session. Please check here for additional dates.

Enter PowerUP! and you could win seed money to start your business. Compete for $20,000—our biggest cash prize ever! Attend classes,...

PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Kick-off Orientation: Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

APR
24

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Suzi and Ann

Tue, Apr 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents First Five Years music performance

Your family is sure to sing and dance along when these two award-winning children's performers, Brooklyn's own Suzi Shelton and Chicago's Little Miss Ann, play together. Suzi will be singing songs from her latest family album, Smile in My Heart...

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Suzi and Ann

APR
25

The Big Brooklyn Playdate

Wed, Apr 25   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Big Brooklyn Playdate

Come to the Big Brooklyn Playdate to enjoy fun games and activities that delight young children and encourage early literacy. Come to play and leave ready to turn ordinary objects in your home into your child’s favorite toys.

For...

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The Big Brooklyn Playdate

Visions, Premonitions, and Precognitive Dreams, part 1: Is It Possible To See The Future?

Wed, Apr 25   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents

In this lecture, magician and mentalist Eric Walton examines the history of divination, tracing its roots all the way to pre-agrarian societies, taking a skeptical, bird's-eye view of the statistical accuracy of divination as a means of reliably...

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Visions, Premonitions, and Precognitive Dreams, part 1: Is It Possible To See The Future?

APR
26

Jasper Johns: A Life's Work

Thu, Apr 26   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents

How does the work of a significant living artist enter the canon and the archive? And how must the field of art become more inclusive when it comes to representing artistic legacies?

Join us for an evening with acclaimed contemporary...

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Jasper Johns: A Life's Work

APR
28

Book Launch: Peter Brown presents The Wild Robot Escapes

Sat, Apr 28   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Author Talks BPL Presents kids kids

Come celebrate this long-awaited sequel, The Wild Robot Escapes! Peter Brown will be reading, drawing, and signing his books, and telling you everything you need to know about Roz.

Copies of Peter Brown's books will be available from...

Book Launch: Peter Brown presents The Wild Robot Escapes

MAY
3

PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation: Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Thu, May 3   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

business

Enter PowerUP! and you could win seed money to start your business. Compete for $20,000—our biggest cash prize ever! Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. You must be 18 years of age or older, live...

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PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation: Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

MAY
4

PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation: Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Fri, May 4   9:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Dweck Center

business

Enter PowerUP! and you could win seed money to start your business. Compete for $20,000—our biggest cash prize ever! Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. You must be 18 years of age or older, live...

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PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation: Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

MAY
6

Silent Movie Matinee: Harold Lloyd: Consciousness-Raising

Sun, May 6   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents Movies

Girl Shy (1924) 80 minutes USA
Harold Lloyd evolved film comedy at the Hal Roach Studio, in 1917, when he dropped his slapstick-based persona to create a new character dressed in every-day clothes, which allowed him to explore more real-...

Silent Movie Matinee: Harold Lloyd: Consciousness-Raising

Classical Interludes: The Claremont Trio

Sun, May 6   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents Live Music music performance

With Andrea Lam on piano, Emily Bruskin-Yarbrough on violin, and Julia Bruskin-Wunsch on cello.

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Classical Interludes: The Claremont Trio

MAY
7

PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation: Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Mon, May 7   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

business

Enter PowerUP! and you could win seed money to start your business. Compete for $20,000—our biggest cash prize ever! Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. You must be 18 years of age or older, live...

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PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation: Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

MAY
8

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Sonia & Elena: Songs from East Asia & Latin America

Tue, May 8   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents First Five Years music performance

Sonia & Elena are an exciting family music duo that takes audiences on a melodic, soulful, playful, and linguistically-diverse musical journey around the world, guided by folk and children's songs from East Asia & Latin America, and...

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Sonia & Elena: Songs from East Asia & Latin America

James and Deborah Fallows present "Our Towns" with David Brooks

Tue, May 8   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Author Talks BPL Presents

A unique, revelatory portrait of the civic and economic renewal already taking place across America, town by town and generally out of view of the national media. A surprisingly hopeful view of the country between its coasts.

For the...

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James and Deborah Fallows present "Our Towns" with David Brooks

MAY
10

Philosophy in the Library: Kate Manne on Himpathy for the Nice Guy

Thu, May 10   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Author Talks BPL Presents

In her recent book, Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny (Oxford University Press: 2017), Kate Manne characterizes misogyny as the “law enforcement” branch of patriarchy, which serves to police, enforce, or restore patriarchal social order—often by...

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Philosophy in the Library: Kate Manne on Himpathy for the Nice Guy

MAY
12

Events for Youth and Families: Frog and Toad

Sat, May 12   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents kids kids performance

Arnold Lobel's well-loved characters hop from the page to the stage in this musical which follows two great friends through four fun-filled seasons. Frog and Toad spend the seasons planting Gardens, Swimming, raking leaves, and sledding down the...

Events for Youth and Families: Frog and Toad

MAY
15

Molly Crabapple: Author Talk and Exhibition Opening

Tue, May 15   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Author Talks BPL Presents

Join BPL Presents for an evening with 2018 Katowitz Radin Artist-in-residence Molly Crabapple, illustrator and co-author with Syrian journalist Marwan Hisham of Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian War (One World/ Random House, 2018)....

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Molly Crabapple: Author Talk and Exhibition Opening

MAY
19

Events for Youth and Families: Myron the Magnificent

Sat, May 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents kids kids

Myron the Magnificent has amazed audiences across the country with his unbelievable magic. With secrets passed down from his grandfather Mervyn the Magnificent and his father Marvin the Magnificent he will present a program of miracles that will...

Events for Youth and Families: Myron the Magnificent

MAY
22

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Rita Rosa and Jesse Bisceglia singing Genius songs

Tue, May 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents First Five Years music performance

Let's sing, let's dance, let's have fun and let's learn. A completely bilingual show brought to you by singer-songwriters Rita Rosa and Jesse Bisceglia. Jesse arrives from Upstate New York with her songs of numbers and letters, while Rita Rosa...

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Rita Rosa and Jesse Bisceglia singing Genius songs

MAY
23

Visions, Premonitions, and Precognitive Dreams, part 2: Debunking American Psychics

Wed, May 23   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents

The American fortune-telling business is a two-billion dollar-a-year industry, and while there may be some self-proclaimed psychics who are simply trying to make an honest living by offering advice and spiritual guidance to strangers, many others...

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Visions, Premonitions, and Precognitive Dreams, part 2:  Debunking American Psychics

JUN
5

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Camille Harris

Tue, Jun 5   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents First Five Years music performance

Come dance along to “silly jazz” with comedian and jazz singer, Camille Harris. Popular songs include: “The Monster Under My Bed,” “Muffin Man,” and “Chopsticks.”

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Camille Harris

JUN
8

Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Jun 8   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

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

JUN
12

2018 Teen Writing Contest & Ned Vizzini Teen Writing Prize Celebration

Tue, Jun 12   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Join us as we honor the finalists of the 2018 Teen Writing Contest and winners of the Ned Vizzini Teen Writing Prize.

The Ned Vizzini Teen Writing Prize, a cash award that is the centerpiece of Brooklyn Public Library's...

2018 Teen Writing Contest & Ned Vizzini Teen Writing Prize Celebration

JUN
18

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Mon, Jun 18   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is...

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

JUN
19

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Alex Mitnick

Tue, Jun 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents First Five Years music performance

Emmy Award-winning children's entertainer Alex Mitnick guides us on a journey that leads to all the treasures of the world. Songs unfold like storybooks, captivating young minds, drawing them into adventures, stirring their imagination!

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Alex Mitnick

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