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Civilian Complaint Review Board Information Table

Fri, Feb 28   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults civic engagement

Stop at the Information table at the Library to learn about the Civilian Complaint Review Board and its activities. The CCRB is a City Agency, independent from the New York Police Department, that investigates and mediates complaints against NYPD...

Civilian Complaint Review Board Information Table

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Feb 28   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool story play storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, play and new friends!

Preschool Playtime

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Feb 28   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Russian Folktales & Fairy Tales / Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для Детей

Fri, Feb 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids multilingual storytime russian

Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для школьников и дошкольников.

You and your child will enjoy classic Folk Tales and Fairytales, your favorite songs, and join in other activities in this playful program.

Russian Folktales & Fairy Tales / Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для Детей

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Fri, Feb 28   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 28   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 Zone Cancelled

Fri, Feb 28   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

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Feb 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens creative writing

With the guidance of a professional writer, teens work on their creative writing process in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Led by the NY Writer's Coalition.

DIY: Creative Writing Club

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GetCoveredNYC Tabling

Sat, Feb 29   10:30 am to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults health and wellness open-house

GetCoveredNYC is a city-wide initiative to enroll New Yorkers in health insurance and provide them with access to primary and preventive care at NYC Health and Hospitals. The initiative is a partnership between NYC Health and Hospitals,...

GetCoveredNYC Tabling

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories  & activities designed to encourage the development of  early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science,  & math through music, stories, art, & play will...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults citizenship

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Coloring Club

Sat, Feb 29   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Feb 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, &play will help you &your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 29   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and classic tales read aloud. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

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AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

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

Adults finance income tax tax help

PLEASE NOTE: Due to overwhelming demand and limited space and staff, not everyone that attends AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation programs can be seen on their first visit. Please be prepared to arrive early, or to have to return for another...

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Mar 2   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Little Scientists

Mon, Mar 2   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy little scientists stem & steam storytime

Explore science and build literacy skills through play and sensory activities! This hands-on science program and storytime is specially designed for kids age 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Younger friends are welcome too.

Little Scientists

HSE Screening

Mon, Mar 2   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma?

Come in to begin an assessment of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep class, registered for the TASC exam, or...

Featured Event
HSE Screening

Gaming for Teens

Mon, Mar 2   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

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party!

Mon, Mar 2   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids kids create kids explore storytime

Come celebrate reading, come celebrate books, come celebrate the life of Dr. Seuss!

In honor of Dr. Seuss' 116th birthday, the Kings Bay Library will be hosting a party with stories and crafts. (Recommended ages 5+)

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party!

Chess Workshop

Mon, Mar 2   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

Kids Create: Digital Stills

Mon, Mar 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids techknowledge

Kids Create: Digital Stills is for kids who want to try their hand at drawing with iPads. Participants will be able to use iPads to virtually finger-paint and digitally sketch.

Kids Create: Digital Stills

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Positive Aging: Current Events Cancelled

Tue, Mar 3   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Cantonese Chinese Storytime 广东話故事時間

Tue, Mar 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual multilingual storytime storytime

歡迎所有任何有興趣的兒童與家長或與其照顧者一起參加我們的广东話故事及兒歌時間

Join us for stories and songs in Cantonese Chinese for children and their parents or caregivers.

Cantonese Chinese Storytime 广东話故事時間

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Mar 3   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

After School Homework Help

Tue, Mar 3   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

Gaming for Teens

Tue, Mar 3   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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Mar 3   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

Computer Basics

Tue, Mar 3   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

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

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A New User Guide to iPad

Wed, Mar 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Older Adults techknowledge

iPad Basic training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to iPads or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using an iPad.

 

A New User Guide to iPad

Ask a Tech

Wed, Mar 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults 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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Toddler Time

Wed, Mar 4   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud, singing, moving and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active kids and their parents or caregivers.

Toddler Time

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Wed, Mar 4   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Mandarin Chinese Storytime 普通話故事時間

Wed, Mar 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years chinese multilingual storytime storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese for children and their parents or caregivers.

歡迎所有任何有興趣的兒童 與家長或與其照顧者一起參加我們的普通話故事及兒歌時間.

Mandarin Chinese Storytime 普通話故事時間

Positive Aging. Health Discussion. The Plate Method.

Wed, Mar 4   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations health and wellness

Experienced Nurse will give you some tips and advise related to your health. This program is organized by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC (Naturally Occured Retirement Communities) and Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens.

Positive Aging. Health Discussion. The Plate Method.

Babies & Books

Wed, Mar 4   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

Gaming for Teens

Wed, Mar 4   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

Ask a Tech

Wed, Mar 4   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults adult learning 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.

Ask a Tech

Kids Create: Knitting & Crocheting

Wed, Mar 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids kids create

Join us for an hour and learn everything you will need to crochet or knit your own hat, scarf or cool bag design by yourself.  Ages 7 and up.

Kids Create: Knitting & Crocheting

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Mar 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join us at our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment, or just hang out.  

...

Teen Tech Time

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Wed, Mar 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay 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

After School Homework Help

Wed, Mar 4   4:30 pm to 5:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids after school homework help

We can help you with your homework. No question is too big or small!

After School Homework Help

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Resume & Career Help

Thu, Mar 5   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

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Mar 5   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults game on table-top & board games

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Thu, Mar 5   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join us as we explore the world of technology, using desktops.

Topics include computer basics

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Gaming for Teens

Thu, Mar 5   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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Mar 5   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults conversations english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

English Conversation Group

Homework Help

Thu, Mar 5   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids after school homework help

Free homework help for those in grades K - 8.

Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Thu, Mar 5   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

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