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Tax Help

Tue, Feb 18   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults tax help

Free Online Tax Help

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Tax Help

Toddler Time

Tue, Feb 18   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Open Play Space

Tue, Feb 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

There will be no Kids Create! First Five Years this Tuesday, but come hang out at the library with other families and watch your child learn through play! Children ages 0 - 5 years are welcome.

Open Play Space

Toddler Time

Tue, Feb 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Gaming for Teens

Tue, Feb 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Teens game on table-top & board games

Whether you're a fan of traditional games like Chess and Uno, or are interested in new favorires like Pandemic and Bears vs. Babies*, come on over to the J Reference desk and borrow a game in exchange for your library card.

*No actually...

Gaming for Teens

Build with LEGO

Tue, Feb 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids build with lego kids explore

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 18   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group everyone is welcome here

Join other adults as they practice their English under the guidance of a trained volunteer.

English Conversation Group

Cursive Writing for Adults

Tue, Feb 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults literacy writing workshop

Join this 7 session program as we harken back to a bygone era of cursive writing.  Some of the benefits are: improved legibility and spelling ability, quality signature and increased writing speed.

This program is to learn cursive...

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Cursive Writing for Adults

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Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 19   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years 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. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years 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. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Little Scientists

Wed, Feb 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists open-house stem & steam

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

Babies & Books

Wed, Feb 19   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come to this program to hear great stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

For babies birth to 18 months and their parents or...

Babies & Books

Email Basics

Wed, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

Email Basics

Gaming for Teens

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Teens game on table-top & board games

Whether you're a fan of traditional games like Chess and Uno, or are interested in new favorires like Pandemic and Bears vs. Babies*, come on over to the J Reference desk and borrow a game in exchange for your library card.

*No actually...

Gaming for Teens

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 19   3:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids after school homework help

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Build with DUPLO

Wed, Feb 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

For ages 18 months - 5 years.

Let your toddler explore with LEGO DUPLO.

Build with DUPLO

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Resume & Career Help

Thu, Feb 20   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Paerdegat Library

Adults resume

Get advice on your resume or cover letter, get help finding education and career information, learn interview skills, and more with help from trained Brooklyn Public Library staff.  First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff...

Resume & Career Help

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Gaming for Teens

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Teens game on table-top & board games

Whether you're a fan of traditional games like Chess and Uno, or are interested in new favorires like Pandemic and Bears vs. Babies*, come on over to the J Reference desk and borrow a game in exchange for your library card.

*No actually...

Gaming for Teens

Chess Workshop for Kids

Thu, Feb 20   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids table-top & board games teen time

Is there anything more exciting and fascinating than chess? We think not! Kids 8 and up are invited to play and improve their skills in this, the most ancient and mysterious of board games.

Chess Workshop for Kids

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids after school homework help

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one of Mr. Keats' books...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Tax Help

Thu, Feb 20   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults tax help

Free Online Tax Help

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Tax Help

Meaningful Stuff: Writing Flash Fiction Comics with Sentimental Objects

Thu, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults comics Cool Work x Interesting People creative writing humanities and art

In this hands-on workshop, participants will write and draw a one-page comic about or inspired by an object. The workshop will be guided by comics artist JB Brager. Participants may bring their own art supplies and sentimental objects, or can use...

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Meaningful Stuff: Writing Flash Fiction Comics with Sentimental Objects

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Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids arts and crafts

Study with a professional artist.

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Gaming for Teens

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Teens game on table-top & board games

Whether you're a fan of traditional games like Chess and Uno, or are interested in new favorires like Pandemic and Bears vs. Babies*, come on over to the J Reference desk and borrow a game in exchange for your library card.

*No actually...

Gaming for Teens

Teen Tech Time 10+

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

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.

Do you want to create sketches?
Do you want to learn...

Teen Tech Time 10+

Community Performance: Decades of Jazz (1920 - Present!)

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults black history month live music music performance

Come to Paerdegat Library to celebrate the Music and the Music Makers of America’s Classical Music Genre Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Billy Holliday, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, and more!

Featuring:...

Community Performance: Decades of Jazz (1920 - Present!)

Teen Zone

Fri, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Fri, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Vladimir Mazo from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

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Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Feb 22   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer basics email microsoft office techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Story and Play

Sat, Feb 22   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Afterschool Homework Help

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 1:00 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...

Afterschool Homework Help

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Stories, songs, rhymes, and lots more to enjoy. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join in.

Saturday Storytime

Introduction to 3D Printing

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

Teens techknowledge

Welcome to the world of 3D printing! In this class you will learn everything you need to know to make beautiful 3D creations. You'll learn how to use TinkerCAD, an entry level (and free) 3D modeling program that will let you design just about...

Introduction to 3D Printing

Introduction to 3D Printing

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

Kids techknowledge

Welcome to the world of 3D printing! In this class you will learn everything you need to know to make beautiful 3D creations. You'll learn how to use TinkerCAD, an entry level (and free) 3D modeling program that will let you design just about...

Introduction to 3D Printing

Build with LEGO

Sat, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids build with lego

 

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Build with LEGO

Chess Workshop

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore

Learn how to play, or improve your game, with help from our chess instructor!

Chess Workshop

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Tax Help

Sun, Feb 23   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults tax help

Free Online Tax Help

Brooklyn Public Library, in partnership with The Food Bank NYC and with Office of Financial Empowerment, will help you electronically file your tax return for free!


To participate, you must have a valid...

Tax Help

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sun, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids team up to read

Improve comprehension by making “mind movies” to visualize stories.

Enjoy drawing with colored pencils to visualize a story!

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

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AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults finance income tax tax help

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

Story and Play

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Mon, Feb 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group!  Free!  No registration required.

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Gaming for Teens

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Teens game on table-top & board games

Whether you're a fan of traditional games like Chess and Uno, or are interested in new favorires like Pandemic and Bears vs. Babies*, come on over to the J Reference desk and borrow a game in exchange for your library card.

*No actually...

Gaming for Teens

After School Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

Chess Workshop

Mon, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

Mon, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens anime and manga arts and crafts diy table-top & board games

Teens 12 and up join us every week for crafts, tabletop gaming, and more! 

The Youth Wing is an inclusive space and all teens are welcome.

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

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Tax Help

Tue, Feb 25   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults tax help

Free Online Tax Help

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Tax Help

After School Homework Help

Tue, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids after school homework help

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

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