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Toddler Time

Tue, Feb 18   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 18   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 18   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 18   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...

Register
Babies and Books

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Feb 18   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: Freestyle Watercolor

Tue, Feb 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Bring an open mind and let your creativity flow! 

Teen Zone:  Freestyle Watercolor

FEB
19

2020 Vision: Ushering in an Era of CommUnity Inclusion

Wed, Feb 19   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults autism developmental disabilities inclusive services library advocacy

Presented by Morénike Giwa Onaiwu, MA, Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network

Contrary to popular opinion, 20/20 vision is not superior or “perfect” eyesight - but it is the highest measure of clarity of vision. As the new decade (2020)...

2020 Vision: Ushering in an Era of CommUnity Inclusion

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 19   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 19   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 19   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 19   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 19   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. How to get a good night sleep?

Wed, Feb 19   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. How to get a good night sleep?

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 19   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults english conversation group

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

 

English Conversation Group

Library Lab: Simple Machines

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids kids explore library lab stem & steam

Come join us as we learn about the different kinds of simple machines we use every day and build our very own catapults!

Library Lab: Simple Machines

Chess Club

Wed, Feb 19   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

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Wed, Feb 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Vladimir Mazo from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

2020 Census Job Recruiting Event

Wed, Feb 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults 2020 census

The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring for a variety of temporary full-time and flexible part-time jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff for the 2020 Census. No resumes or cover letters are required...

2020 Census Job Recruiting Event

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

Global Citizen Poetry

Wed, Feb 19   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

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20

Resume & Career Help

Thu, Feb 20   10:00 am to 11:00 am   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

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Feb 20   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 20   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: Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, Feb 20   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older 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 2010.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Ask A Tech

Thu, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Make a reservation for a 30-minute one-on-one session with our Technology Resource Specialist on your technology question.

Ask A Tech

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Feb 20   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)

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults conversations english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

English Conversation Group

Homework Help

Thu, Feb 20   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 20   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

Library Lab: Candy Science

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids library lab

This week, we'll explore the scientific properties of candy! Do different types of candy dissolve in different ways and at different rates? We'll find out! Ages 4+

Library Lab: Candy Science

Kids Create: Holiday Clay Sculpture

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts holiday kids create

Come join us as we make holiday crafts using clay. Recommended ages 5+

Kids Create: Holiday Clay Sculpture

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

Let's Record and Edit

Thu, Feb 20   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Recording Studio

Adults music podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

This beginner's audio course will cover how to record with the tools in the Info Commons Recording Studio. We'll discuss microphone types, learn how to use a digital audio workstation to record vocals, and cover how to make common edits.

...

Let's Record and Edit

Brooklyn Poets CoPresents Three Poets Reading

Thu, Feb 20   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents poetry

Poet, storyteller and essayist Roberto Carlos Garcia is the author of black / Maybe (Willow Books, 2019) and Melancolía (Červená Barva Press, 2016) and the founder of the cooperative press Get Fresh Books Publishing. His poems and prose have...

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Brooklyn Poets CoPresents Three Poets Reading

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21

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Feb 21   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 21   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)

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

Community Performance: Decades of Jazz (1920 - Present!)

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

Adults black history month live music music performance

Come to Paerdegat Library to celebrate the Music and the Music Makers of America’s Classical Music Genre Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Billy Holliday, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, and more!

Featuring:...

Community Performance: Decades of Jazz (1920 - Present!)

Lego Club

Fri, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids build with lego

Join other Lego and Duplo lovers in the neighborhood and have fun building! Take on our library challenge or build whatever you like. Ages 4+.

Lego Club

Teen Zone

Fri, Feb 21   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

2020 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Fri, Feb 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   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

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22

Saturday Storytime: Special Storytime with Nina Crews!

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years author talks black history month saturday storytime

Join us for a special Saturday Storytime with illustrator Nina Crews, in celebration of Black History Month! She'll be reading from her new book, "A Girl Like Me."

Light refreshments will be served, and books will be available for...

Saturday Storytime: Special Storytime with Nina Crews!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   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 22   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

9th Annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival

Sat, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family movies

Welcome to the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival—a yearly video contest in which kid filmmakers create weird short movies that tell the entire stories of Newbery award-winning books in about 90 seconds. The screening is hosted by...

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9th Annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival

Fun With Yarn!

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Please join us to work on projects in yarn. Instruction in crocheting is provided. Yarn available, limited hooks/needles available. No registration required.

Fun With Yarn!

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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

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Feb 24   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 24   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 24   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

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