E.g., Jan 25 2020
JAN
31

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Jan 31   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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 (Business & Career Center)

Family Movie: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Fri, Jan 31   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids after school film friday film club

Come to the library for a movie to start the weekend off right!

About the film: "Video game villain Wreck-It-Ralph must brave the Internet to help Vanellope fix her game Sugar Rush." Rated PG.

Family Movie: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Teen Zone

Fri, Jan 31   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

FEB
1

Telling Tales of Migration

Sat, Feb 1   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 often...

Telling Tales of Migration

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 1   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 1   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 1   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

READ with Flash Gordon!

Sat, Feb 1   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids storytime

Read to a certified therapy dog at the library! "Flash Gordon" loves to listen to kids read. Sign up for a 15 minute slot on the day of the program at the customer service desk.  Space is limited to four children per session. Sign up begins...

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READ with Flash Gordon!

FEB
2

From the Everyday to the Ineffable: Working Our Way toward Wisdom in Poems

Sun, Feb 2   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults literacy poetry

Sometimes we want poems to make stark, powerful statements about being alive, to shine with hard-earned wisdom. But profound truth is a slippery thing, and if you go straight for the ineffable, your language may fall flat. In this workshop, we’ll...

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From the Everyday to the Ineffable: Working Our Way toward Wisdom in Poems

FEB
3

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Feb 3   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

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Feb 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

Toddler Time

Mon, Feb 3   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years story play toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers.

For children 18 months to 5 years...

Toddler Time

Play Time

Mon, Feb 3   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Learn to play together with other kids and share the toys.

Play Time

FEB
4

Toddler Time

Tue, Feb 4   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

 

Toddler Time

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Feb 4   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.

Babies and Books

Tue, Feb 4   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months only, please. 

This program requires online registration - registration will be...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Tue, Feb 4   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months only, please. 

This program requires online registration - registration will be available...

Babies and Books

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Feb 4   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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 (Business & Career Center)

Teen Zone Anime Afternoon

Tue, Feb 4   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Teens anime and manga movies teen time

Join us for an Afternoon of Anime.  You can peruse graphic novels, watch a movie, sit and sketch, or just come hang out!

Teen Zone Anime Afternoon

FEB
5

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 5   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months only, please.

This program requires online...

Toddler Time

Computer Basics

Wed, Feb 5   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Adults adult learning computer basics email

Intersted in learning to use the computer? Anyone can learn to use the computers, by attending our Techknowledge computer bascis class.  Our T.R.S (class instructor) makes learning easy and enjoyable!  Please call or come in to register...

Computer Basics

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, Feb 5   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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 (Business & Career Center)

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Wed, Feb 5   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.

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 5   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months only, please.

This program requires online...

Toddler Time

Positive Aging. Health Discussion: Know Your Numbers for a Healthy Heart.

Wed, Feb 5   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: Know Your Numbers for a Healthy Heart.

Ask a Tech

Wed, Feb 5   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

Chess Club

Wed, Feb 5   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Drop into our chess club and learn strategy from our Chessmaster William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun! Ages 5+

This program is generously funded by our...

Chess Club

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Feb 5   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   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

FEB
6

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Feb 6   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll take out educational toys for social play.  Ages 3-5 only, please.

This program requires online registration -...

Preschool Storytime

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Feb 6   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, Feb 6   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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Feb 6   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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 (Business & Career Center)

Homework Help

Thu, Feb 6   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

Drop-In Basic Resume Help

Thu, Feb 6   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults career resume

Meet one-on-one with a trained Brooklyn Public Library staff member to review your resume, get personal suggestions for improvement, and receive a packet of business & career resources.
Please bring a printed copy of your resume for...

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Drop-In Basic Resume Help

FEB
7

WE Master Money: Funding

Fri, Feb 7   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business finance

The Women Entrepreneurs (WE) Master Money: Funding workshop is designed to help women entrepreneurs gain knowledge about the 5 C's of creditworthiness that make one a desirable potential borrower, perfecting your business pitch, and interactive...

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WE Master Money: Funding

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Feb 7   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.

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Feb 7   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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 (Business & Career Center)

Teen Zone

Fri, Feb 7   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

Brooklyn Youth Arts Expo

Fri, Feb 7   4:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Teens arts and crafts community partner teen time

Join the Mayor's Community Affairs Unit in a celebration of youth art with light refreshments, performances and displays.

Limited seats and food please RSVP here.

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Brooklyn Youth Arts Expo

FEB
8

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 8   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 8   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 8   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

Book Launch: "Rise! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou" Author Bethany Hegedus & Illustrator Tonya Engel

Sat, Feb 8   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family

Author Bethany Hegedus and Illustrator Tonya Engel read from Rise!: From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the publication of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, this beautiful biography of...

Featured Event
Book Launch: "Rise! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou" Author Bethany Hegedus & Illustrator Tonya Engel

FEB
9

Classical Interludes: Ayane Kozasa, Melissa Reardon, Raman Ramakrishnan, and Paul Wiancko

Sun, Feb 9   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Ayane Kozasa and Melissa Reardon, violas and Raman Ramakrishnan and Paul Wiancko, cellos, perform works by Wiancko, Judd Greenstein, and others.

Hailed for her “magnetic, wide-ranging tone” and her “rock solid technique” (Philadelphia...

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Classical Interludes: Ayane Kozasa, Melissa Reardon, Raman Ramakrishnan, and Paul Wiancko

FEB
10

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Feb 10   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

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Feb 10   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

Toddler Time

Mon, Feb 10   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years story play toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers.

For children 18 months to 5 years...

Toddler Time

Play Time

Mon, Feb 10   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Learn to play together with other kids and share the toys.

Play Time

FEB
11

Toddler Time

Tue, Feb 11   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

 

Toddler Time

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Conroy Warren

Tue, Feb 11   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

Feeling the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren. It’s fun! It’s exciting!

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Conroy Warren

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