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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

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

Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Feb 18   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2016.

Microsoft Word Basics

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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Ask a Tech

Wed, Feb 19   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, Feb 19   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

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

Game On Cancelled

Wed, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Join us for board games and card games upstairs.

Game On

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

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Feb 19   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.  

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Teen Tech Time

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 19   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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Kids Explore: Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids book discussion kids create kids explore poetry

Kids are invited to a reading of As Good As Anybody, the true story about the friendship between Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. The story will be followed by a book discussion and poetry workshop.

 

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Kids Explore: Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

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

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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Preschool Playtime

Fri, Feb 21   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

Family Movie: The Lion King Cancelled

Fri, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Join us for the Lion King- a family favorite movie.

Family Movie: The Lion King

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

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Feb 21   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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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

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

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Feb 22   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

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   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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   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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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

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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

Little Scientists

Mon, Feb 24   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy little scientists stem & steam

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

Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   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

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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

Google Apps

Tue, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Tips & Tricks you didn't know you could do with Google for on the go, at work and having fun.

(Gmail, Maps, Youtube, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Photos, etc...)

Google Apps

Cursive Writing for Adults

Tue, Feb 25   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...

Cursive Writing for Adults

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Ask a Tech

Wed, Feb 26   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, Feb 26   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

The Brain Fitness Club

Wed, Feb 26   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults adult learning

Please join us for a special program for people with developmental disabilities.

Read, play, and have fun at the library! Hear stories read by our librarians, play with words and numbers, and create your own pictures...

The Brain Fitness Club

Excel Class

Wed, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Excel Class

Introduction to Internet

Wed, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

Introduction to Internet

Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   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

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Feb 26   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

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   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

Clinton Hill Evening Book Discussion

Wed, Feb 26   6:15 pm to 7:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join us for a book discussion in the evenings. Working too late to arrive on time? That’s ok! Late comers are welcomed. Check out the book from the Info Desk.

THE ISLAND OF SEA WOMEN offers up an evocative tale of two best friends whose...

Clinton Hill Evening Book Discussion

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Open Play Space for Babies

Thu, Feb 27   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

There will be no Babies & Books this Thursday, but come hang out at the library with other families and watch your child learn through play! Children ages birth - 18 months are welcome.

Open Play Space for Babies

Improve your research skills

Thu, Feb 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults research

Conducting research is a fundamental skill for everyone. Whether you’re browsing websites or using scholarly materials such as journal articles, you need to know how to formulate good searches, evaluate your sources and organize information. This...

Improve your research skills

Homework Help

Thu, Feb 27   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

Tax Help

Thu, Feb 27   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

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Feb 27   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

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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

Fiber Arts for Adults

Fri, Feb 28   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

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

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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