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Chess Club

Tue, Feb 18   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

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

Stop Motion Animation

Tue, Feb 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

In two hours, learn the tools and techniques to create an animated film. Spend course time working on a short, animated video, with the potential to exhibit online or on Brooklyn Free Speech.

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Stop Motion Animation

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Feb 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Creative Arts for Teens

Tue, Feb 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday to express yourself with the arts while having fun with your friends. Materials will be provided for coloring, embroidery, painting or getting creative with lanyard and duct tape.

Ages 10+

Creative Arts for Teens

Build with LEGO

Tue, Feb 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam

For ages 6 and up.  Open build - let your master builder skills run wild!

Build with LEGO

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Feb 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Teens, age 12+, battle it for supremacy playing SuperSmash Brothers or racing to the number 1 spot in Mario Kart. 

Have fun! Make friends! Get a free book!*

Teen Tech Time is a welcoming sapce.

Teen Tech Time

Toastmasters

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

Adults adult learning

Learn useful tips and tricks that will help you develop your speaking skills and reach your goals.

Toastmasters

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: How to Take Better Photos of Birds

Tue, Feb 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults all ages environment

Birds make beautiful pictures. And photos can be useful in making tough IDs and also serve as memories of great experiences. But birds can be very difficult to photograph well.

This workshop covers everything you need to know to make...

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: How to Take Better Photos of Birds

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Feb 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

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Chess Club

Wed, Feb 19   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

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

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

Asante's African Safari: Storytelling, Music & Dance

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

Birth to Five Years black history month first five years

 African-American stories and tales, accompanied by music and dance.

For ages birth - 5 years.

Asante's African Safari: Storytelling, Music & Dance

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 19   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English, and improve your conversational skills.  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Ask a Tech

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

Adults techknowledge

Answering questions about technology, such as, phone, laptops, and any other technology.

Ask a Tech

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Wed, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults writing workshop

WRITE and RECITE - a weekly workshop for adults. Write and read your work to the group in a creative, supportive environment.

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Teen Time

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens teen tech time teen 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. Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U consoles, board...

Teen Time

Homework Help

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

Homework Help

Wed, Feb 19   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

Adult Coloring

Wed, Feb 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults arts and crafts positive aging

Pick up a coloring page and express yourself! All supplies are provided.

Adult Coloring

Teen Gaming

Wed, Feb 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the Wii U or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For everyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Feb 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

RESCHEDULED: Benchmarking Your Business with BizMiner Cancelled

Wed, Feb 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults business

If you are putting together a business plan you need quality, specific data to benchmark your projections against the performance of other firms in your industry and market.

In this workshop we'll demonstrate how to use BizMiner to find...

RESCHEDULED: Benchmarking Your Business with BizMiner

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Feb 19   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bedtime stories storytime

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years!

Bedtime Stories

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Chess Club

Thu, Feb 20   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

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

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Feb 20   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Feb 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

For ages 0-5.  Open play with toys and DUPLO.

Build with DUPLO

SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Thu, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults community partner finance

Enroll in the NYC Rent Freeze Program

Seniors and People with Disabilities, Keep Your Rent From Increasing, If You:

- Are you 62 years or older (18 years old if disabled);

- Have a household income of $50,000 or less;

-...

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SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Feb 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

DIY: Community Service Kits

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Ask for a community service kit at our front desk to complete small projects to earn 1-2 hours of community service credit. Projects include: drawing greeting cards for senior citizens, creating tote bags for women's shelters, and aligning...

DIY: Community Service Kits

Homework Help

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Thu, Feb 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults diy knitting and crocheting

This program is for ages 14 and up. Just bring your imagination, patience, and willingness to learn! Relax and create a gift you can say you made yourself. Please arrive on time.

 

All materials will be provided for you.

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Intro to Audition

Thu, Feb 20   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Adobe Audition is an industry standard audio editing software for Mac and PC. This course covers how to start an Audition project, importing and layering audio files, basic editing techniques and effects, as well as how to export a finished...

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Intro to Audition

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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Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Feb 21   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults citizenship

A free workshop to help eligible lawful permanent residents (green card holders) prepare their N-400, Application for Naturalization. Immigration experts will be available to answer legal questions and review applications. Registration is not...

Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

Chess Club

Fri, Feb 21   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

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

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Fri, Feb 21   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults career resume

Sessions available by appointment only. Call or visit the Midwood branch or email Lynette Ford at lford@bklynlibrary.org

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter? Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's...

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Story Play

Fri, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Fiber Arts for Adults

Fri, Feb 21   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults creative aging fiber arts

All ages are welcome to join us for this special time dedicated to fiber arts: knitting, crocheting and sewing.

Fiber Arts for Adults

English Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 21   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

Heart, Mind and Community: A Psychology, Spirituality and Meditation Group

Fri, Feb 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults yoga and meditation

All are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing. We will sit in a circle on chairs. No prior experience necessary. Drop into our weekly workshop to learn, grow and heal with meditation and led classes on the mind, spirituality, psychology, love...

Heart, Mind and Community: A Psychology, Spirituality and Meditation Group

Central Library Friday Film Club: Four Fridays Of Black Stars Shining

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

The Last Dragon (1985) | Directed by Michael Schultz
Friday, February 21, 2020 at 2:00 PM

In New York City, a young man searches for a Master to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the Glow.

Language:...

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Central Library Friday Film Club: Four Fridays Of Black Stars Shining

Fun Fridays

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

Teens arts and crafts techknowledge teen time video games

Start your weekend of fun at the library with your friends! Enjoy board games, video games, VR games, Karaoke, crafts and more…

Every Friday from 3pm.

Fun Fridays

Teen Gaming

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

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the PS4 VR, Switch or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For everyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

Chess Workshop

Fri, Feb 21   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Chess for all, never-played-before to expert! Come learn and play with our teen volunteer. Ages: 6 – 17 yrs

Chess Workshop

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Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

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

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Canarsie Library

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Canarsie 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

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Chess Club

Sun, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

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

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