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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

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Shine and the Moonbeams

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family first five years music stomp clap and sing

Shine and the Moonbeams take the best rhythmic elements of popular music to give family audiences a soulfully satisfying experience. Come jump, grove, shakes, and sings along.

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Shine and the Moonbeams

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Feb 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults microsoft office 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.

 

Microsoft Excel Basics

Community Journalism For Teens

Tue, Feb 25   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

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

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

Tue, Feb 25   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

In a live recording of Project Syndicate’s Opinion Has It podcast, Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, NYT best-selling author Anand Giridharadas, and host and Foreign Policy Interrupted co-founder Elmira Bayrasli take a deep look at widening...

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

FEB
26

2020 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Wed, Feb 26   9:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Enter PowerUP! and you could win a CASH AWARD to start your business. Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. To apply, you must attend an orientation....

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2020 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Story Play

Wed, Feb 26   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

Small Business Cyber Preparation with SCORE

Wed, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business community partner small business

Did you know that small and mid-sized businesses are more impacted by cyberattacks than the larger corporations you are always hearing about? That’s because smaller businesses have limited IT resources, inexperience with government regulations,...

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Small Business Cyber Preparation with SCORE

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

Chess Workshop

Wed, Feb 26   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

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

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   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

Global Citizen Poetry

Wed, Feb 26   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults literacy poetry

Inspired by Ilya Kaminsky’s “Poets in the World” series, Global Citizen Poetry will examine the work of living poets based outside of the United States. In addition to the “Poets in the World” anthologies, we will read New Generation African...

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Global Citizen Poetry

FEB
27

Toddler Time

Thu, Feb 27   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, Feb 27   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, Feb 27   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

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

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

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 27   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

Chess Workshop

Thu, Feb 27   4:45 pm to 6:45 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

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

Fundraiser: Refresh Cortelyou Library

Thu, Feb 27   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults community partner Friends of the Library

SAVE THE DATE

Join the fun(draiser) and help our beloved community space at Cortelyou Library!

 

About the Fundraiser

The Friends of Cortelyou Library set a goal to raise $40,000 to buy all new furniture for the...

Fundraiser: Refresh Cortelyou Library

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28

Choo Choo Train Play Time

Fri, Feb 28   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join us for a very special play time featuring toy trains! For all ages. 

Choo Choo Train Play Time

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Feb 28   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Come and play board games such as Monopoly, Clue and Sorry! 

Game On! Board Games

After School Homework Help

Fri, Feb 28   3:00 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

FEB
29

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Feb 29   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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 29   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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou 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!

After School Homework Help

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 2:00 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

Kotchegna: Dance Traditions from Ivory Coast

Sat, Feb 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family

Performing in elaborate masks to the explosive percussion of a corps of brilliant drummers, Kotchegna Dance Company's irresistible excitement and pulsating rhythms are an experience to behold. Join master dancer and percussionist Vado Diomande...

Featured Event
Kotchegna: Dance Traditions from Ivory Coast

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Sat, Feb 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids team up to read

Utilize fun game techniques to build comprehension.

Design a comic strip to learn the parts of a story!

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

MAR
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Tax Help

Sun, Mar 1   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

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: David Krakauer and Kathleen Tagg, Breath + Hammer

Sun, Mar 1   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Influences of world music, jazz, classical, experimental techniques, and electronics blend together in this unique collaboration. Krakauer’s use of extended techniques, improvisation, and circular breathing on the clarinet, and Tagg’s prowess...

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: David Krakauer and Kathleen Tagg, Breath + Hammer

MAR
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Small Business Sales Summit with SCORE

Mon, Mar 2   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business community partner small business

Leverage Your Relationships to Grow Your Business

Small businesses are always looking for ways to increase their visibility, connect with more prospects and close more sales. Connecting with prospective customers, establishing...

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Small Business Sales Summit with SCORE

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

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

Build with Duplo

Mon, Mar 2   10:30 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

Computer Basics

Mon, Mar 2   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

MAR
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Tax Help

Tue, Mar 3   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults tax help

Free Online Tax Help

...
Tax Help

Cursive Writing for Adults

Tue, Mar 3   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

MAR
4

Brooklyn Small Business Resource Fair (Grand Army Plaza)

Wed, Mar 4   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business small business

Come and join us for the Brooklyn Small Business Resource Fair to receive FREE guidance from various City agencies to grow and expand your small business!

At this multi-agency event, NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) will...

Register
Brooklyn Small Business Resource Fair (Grand Army Plaza)

Excel Class

Wed, Mar 4   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

Computer Basics

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

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

Global Citizen Poetry

Wed, Mar 4   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults literacy poetry

Inspired by Ilya Kaminsky’s “Poets in the World” series, Global Citizen Poetry will examine the work of living poets based outside of the United States. In addition to the “Poets in the World” anthologies, we will read New Generation African...

Register
Global Citizen Poetry

MAR
5

Introduction to Internet

Thu, Mar 5   2:00 pm to 3:00 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

Tax Help

Thu, Mar 5   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults tax help

Free Online Tax Help

...
Tax Help

MAR
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Sat, Mar 7   8:00 am to 8:45 am   Arlington Library

Adults creative writing

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Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Mar 7   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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Mar 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou 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!

Bee Parks and the Hornets

Sat, Mar 7   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family live music music

The Hornets perform high-energy shows that combine rockin’ music, puppetry, and audience participation to inspire young people to get up and move — both with their feet and in their communities. With all-original songs that promote kindness,...

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Bee Parks and the Hornets

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