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JAN
25

Telling Tales of Migration

Sat, Jan 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults creative writing

"You must not tell anyone,’ my mother said, ‘what I am about to tell you.”  So begins The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston’s dazzling memoir of growing up in a Chinese immigrant family in California.  

Migration stories...

Telling Tales of Migration

Literacy Volunteer Information Session Cancelled

Sat, Jan 25   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

Featured Event
Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Story Time

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Birth to Five Years

Please join us every Saturday for Story Time

Saturday Story Time

After School Homework Help

Sat, Jan 25   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching Cancelled

Sat, Jan 25   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults 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.

Due to Public Safety, the...

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

JAN
26

English Conversation Group

Sun, Jan 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults health and wellness humanities and art

Please note: The room will open at 1:45pm. Please arrive early to get settled for the workshop which will start promptly at 2. No one will be admitted into the session after 2:10pm.

Sound healing practitioner, Lavender Suarez, will guide...

Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
27

Build with Duplo

Mon, Jan 27   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Free play with Lego DUPLOs. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

Mon, Jan 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

Computer Basics

Mon, Jan 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults computer basics 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...

Computer Basics

English Conversation Group

Mon, Jan 27   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Kids Tech Time

Mon, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Come join us for Kids Tech Time! Play games on our PS4, watch videos on our laptops, or try out the various apps on our iPads!

 

Kids Tech Time

Game On

Mon, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids game on

Play with our collection of Legos and board games. 

Game On

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Mon, Jan 27   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

 

 

Do you love LEGOS, robotic and teamwork? Then join and Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

This year’s theme is City...

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Teen DIY: Arts and Crafts

Mon, Jan 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school arts and crafts diy jewelry making

Come enjoy getting creative using crafting materials of our choice here at Eastern Parkway with other teens!

Teen DIY: Arts and Crafts

English Conversation Group

Mon, Jan 27   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

JAN
28

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jan 28   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jan 28   1:15 pm to 2:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Library Lab: Construction

Tue, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids build with lego library lab

Join us on Tuesday afternoons for construction challenges with LEGO and more. Learn about architecture and engineering and most importantly have fun!

Library Lab: Construction

After School Homework Help

Tue, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids after school homework help

Free homework help for grades 1-8!

After School Homework Help

English Conversation Group (Advanced)

Tue, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group (Advanced)

After School Homework Help

Tue, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Community Journalism For Teens

Tue, Jan 28   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens teen time

Do you want to ask the questions? Get the answers? Be in the room where it happens? And write the stories? Then The Ditmas Examiner wants you! The Ditmas Examiner is a program for high school students who want to cover their community, learn...

Community Journalism For Teens

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Jan 28   6:15 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning book club

Join the book club as they discuss The Topeka School by Ben Lerner.

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

JAN
29

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jan 29   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Story Play

Wed, Jan 29   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime

Join us for storytime! Enjoy books, songs and playtime.

For ages 0-5.

Story Play

STORYPLAY

Wed, Jan 29   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Eastern Parkway Library

Birth to Five Years

Please join us for story time and play time

STORYPLAY

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jan 29   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Crochet Circle

Wed, Jan 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Get hooked at Cortelyou!

Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any...

Crochet Circle

Chess Workshop

Wed, Jan 29   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school kids explore table-top & board games

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:45pm- 4:45pm.

Chess Workshop

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 29   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids after school homework help

Free homework help for grades 1-8!

After School Homework Help

Game On! Tabletop Gaming for Kids & Tweens

Wed, Jan 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Play with classic and new board games, tabletop games, and puzzles.

Game On! Tabletop Gaming for Kids & Tweens

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Jan 29   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

The class is free.

The class will start at 3.30 PM and ends 4.45 PM

Spanish Conversation Group  Beginners

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 29   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Anime Club for Teens

Wed, Jan 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school anime and manga teen time yoga and poetry

Come to Eastern Parkway and enjoy all things Anime with other teens.

Anime Club for Teens

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Wed, Jan 29   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

Wed, Jan 29   5:00 pm to 6:15 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

The class will start at 5:00 PM and ends 6:15 PM

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

French Conversation Group - Advanced

Wed, Jan 29   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

 

 

 

French Conversation Group - Advanced

JAN
30

Toddler Time

Thu, Jan 30   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Thu, Jan 30   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Thu, Jan 30   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, songs, and playtime! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk...

Babies & Books

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 30   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Chess Workshop

Thu, Jan 30   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school kids explore table-top & board games

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:45pm- 4:45pm.

Chess Workshop

Project Art Workshop

Thu, Jan 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Explore, create and express yourself through art with ProjectArt! Classes will be taught by Bushwick Library's artist-in-residence.

The ProjectArt community is dedicated to bringing the arts to as many children as it can in a...

Project Art Workshop

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 30   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Jan 30   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults citizenship immigrant services

Do you have an immigration question? Do you want to apply for citizenship? Do you want help preparing for the citizenship interview?

Join us for our monthly Immigration Information Walk-in Hours and speak to a trusted legal service...

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 2

Thu, Jan 30   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

The second session builds on the first to cover break-even analysis, profit margin analysis, cash flow statements, financing capacity, scalability, and how business activities are reflected in financial statements. Presented in partnership with...

Register
Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 2

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Jan 30   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

 

 

French Conversation Group -Beginners

JAN
31

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Jan 31   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join us for a very special play time featuring our very own, generously donated Thomas the Tank Engine Play Set! For all ages. 

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

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