E.g., Nov 15 2019
NOV
16

Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Nov 16   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years first five years 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 and math through music, stories, art, and play will help your child get...

Ready Set Kindergarten

Creative aging: Let's Dance!

Sat, Nov 16   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Older Adults creative aging fitness positive aging

Come & join us in this amazing nine week Afro-Haitian Dance Workshop. Even if you don’t want to dance come enjoy the music and meet new friends.

Saturdays, October 12th to December 7th, 2019, 10:30am

Culminating Event:...

Creative aging: Let's Dance!

Learn To Crochet Bags

Sat, Nov 16   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids arts and crafts

Phoenix-Womanhood in Bloom, Inc. presents Free “Learn to Crochet Bags” Workshops. Come enjoy a relaxing, fun program.

Children will have fun learning crochet techniques and creating their own booties. All materials will be provided. Come...

Learn To Crochet Bags

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Sat, Nov 16   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids team up to read

Team up to Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help them improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Stories, songs, rhymes, and lots more to enjoy. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join in.

Saturday Storytime

The Magic of Amore presents: EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!

Sat, Nov 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family performance

Experience edge of your seat fun!

Amore will amaze children and their parents with a performance that tops all others. Fast paced and original, this one-of-a-kind performance utilizes amazing magic, hilarious side-splitting comedy, music...

Featured Event
The Magic of Amore presents: EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!

Build with LEGO

Sat, Nov 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids build with lego

 

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Build with LEGO

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years ready set kindergarten

For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. 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,...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Job Search Using BPL Databases Cancelled

Sat, Nov 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults career

See how to use Brooklyn Public Library's Learning Resources (databases) VAULT and Career Cruising in your job search. 

Strategy, planning [and a positive attitude] go a...

Job Search Using BPL Databases

NOV
17

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Catalyst Quartet

Sun, Nov 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

“Uncovered” presents the music of African-American composers Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Florence Price, and Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson in concert. The event is taking place in response to the 400th commemoration of the first slave ships...

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Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Catalyst Quartet

NOV
18

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Nov 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults performance

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi at Central

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush Library)

Mon, Nov 18   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is a...

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush Library)

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Mon, Nov 18   4:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Courage and Fear. Non-heoric narratives of occupied Lwów

Mon, Nov 18   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations research

Courage and Fear is a study of a multicultural city in times when all norms collapse. Ola Hnatiuk presents a meticulously documented portrait of Lviv’s ethnically diverse intelligentsia during World War Two. As the Soviet, Nazi, and once again...

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Courage and Fear. Non-heoric narratives of occupied Lwów

NOV
19

Toddler Time

Tue, Nov 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

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

Tickets will be given out at the front desk.

Toddler Time

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz & Camille

Tue, Nov 19   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

Come dance along to "silly jazz" with comedian and jazz singer, Camille Harris. Popular songs include: "The Monster Under My Bed," "Muffin Man," and “Chopsticks."

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz & Camille

Chair Yoga

Tue, Nov 19   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Leonard Library

Older Adults yoga and meditation

Join us for this gentle form of yoga.  Participants will be taught a way of achieving mental and physcial wellness by sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  If you are unable to attend...

Chair Yoga

1619-2019: 400 Years Later - African Dance & Folktales Workshop

Tue, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids 400 Years Later

In August 1619, between 20 and 30 enslaved Africans were brought to Jamestown, Virginia and then sold to the colonists. 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of this event.

To celebrate the millions of enslaved Africans who survived the harsh...
1619-2019: 400 Years Later - African Dance & Folktales Workshop

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Tue, Nov 19   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come join us for ProjectArt, a creative fun filled free art program for kids where participants:

Create new and fun projects every week.

Create artwork that will be shown in a gallery exhibition at the end of the program.

...

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Tue, Nov 19   5:45 pm to 6:45 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come join us for ProjectArt, a creative fun filled free art program for kids where participants:

Create new and fun projects every week.

Create artwork that will be shown in a gallery exhibition at the end of the program.

...

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Yoga

Tue, Nov 19   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Leonard Library

Adults fitness health and wellness yoga and meditation

Adults will enjoy the pleasure of moving their body, safely, under expert guidance. Beginners are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing.

Yoga

Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

Tue, Nov 19   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

An extraordinary new novel about the influence of history on a contemporary family, from the New York Times-bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Another Brooklyn and Brown Girl Dreaming.

Two families from different social...

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Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

NOV
20

Computer Basics

Wed, Nov 20   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

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Wed, Nov 20   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come join us for ProjectArt, a creative fun filled free art program for kids where participants:

Create new and fun projects every week.

Create artwork that will be shown in a gallery exhibition at the end of the program.

...

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Wed, Nov 20   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Nov 20   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

Register
Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

NOV
21

Chess Workshop for Kids

Thu, Nov 21   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids table-top & board games teen time

Is there anything more exciting and fascinating than chess? We think not! Kids 8 and up are invited to play and improve their skills in this, the most ancient and mysterious of board games.

Chess Workshop for Kids

Coloring for kids

Thu, Nov 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  

 

Coloring for kids

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Nov 21   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

Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack

Thu, Nov 21   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults adult learning music poetry

Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack is a master class exploring the historic connections between music and poetry, with particular interest in music of the African diaspora. Participants will plumb insights into creating...

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Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack

Job Search Using BPL Databases

Thu, Nov 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults career

See how to use Brooklyn Public Library's Learning Resources (databases) VAULT and Career Cruising in your job search. 

Strategy, planning [and a positive attitude] go a long way!

Job Search Using BPL Databases

Film Screening and Book Launch by Black Chalk & Co.

Thu, Nov 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Curated by Black Chalk & Co.

Part of the exhibition Beautiful Words Are Subversive, join us for this book launch and film screening. Guest filmmakers were invited to collaborate on an experimental film sequence responding to the...

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Film Screening and Book Launch by Black Chalk & Co.

NOV
22

Pre-School Story Play

Fri, Nov 22   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Storytime with toys and interactive manipulatives to promote the development of cognitive and gross motor skills

Pre-School Story Play

NOV
23

Creative aging: Let's Dance!

Sat, Nov 23   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Older Adults creative aging fitness positive aging

Come & join us in this amazing nine week Afro-Haitian Dance Workshop. Even if you don’t want to dance come enjoy the music and meet new friends.

Saturdays, October 12th to December 7th, 2019, 10:30am

Culminating Event:...

Creative aging: Let's Dance!

Learn To Crochet Bags

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids arts and crafts

Phoenix-Womanhood in Bloom, Inc. presents Free “Learn to Crochet Bags” Workshops. Come enjoy a relaxing, fun program.

Children will have fun learning crochet techniques and creating their own booties. All materials will be provided. Come...

Learn To Crochet Bags

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids team up to read

Team up to Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help them improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Stories, songs, rhymes, and lots more to enjoy. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join in.

Saturday Storytime

Cara's Caterpillars

Sat, Nov 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family live music music

Clap, dance, sing, and party along with Cara Samantha and her magical musicians as they crawl their way into your hearts with a variety of pop, Motown, Disney, and family favorite songs!

Featured Event
Cara's Caterpillars

Build with LEGO

Sat, Nov 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids build with lego

 

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Build with LEGO

1619-2019: 400 Years Later - African Dance & Hip-Hop

Sat, Nov 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids 400 Years Later

In August 1619, between 20 and 30 enslaved Africans were brought to Jamestown, Virginia and then sold to the colonists. 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of this event.

To celebrate the millions of enslaved Africans who survived the harsh...

1619-2019: 400 Years Later - African Dance & Hip-Hop

NOV
24

Classical Interludes: Turtle Island Quartet

Sun, Nov 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

Presenting their Grammy Award-winning project A Love Supreme: The music of John Coltrane. This event is taking place in response to the 400th commemoration of the first slave ships arriving in America and the impact of African Americans on music...

Classical Interludes: Turtle Island Quartet

NOV
25

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush Library)

Mon, Nov 25   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is a...

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush Library)

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Mon, Nov 25   4:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

NOV
26

Toddler Time

Tue, Nov 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

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

Tickets will be given out at the front desk.

Toddler Time

Chair Yoga

Tue, Nov 26   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Leonard Library

Older Adults yoga and meditation

Join us for this gentle form of yoga.  Participants will be taught a way of achieving mental and physcial wellness by sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  If you are unable to attend...

Chair Yoga

Yoga

Tue, Nov 26   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Leonard Library

Adults fitness health and wellness yoga and meditation

Adults will enjoy the pleasure of moving their body, safely, under expert guidance. Beginners are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing.

Yoga

NOV
27

Computer Basics

Wed, Nov 27   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

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Wed, Nov 27   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Nov 27   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

Register
Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

NOV
30

Creative aging: Let's Dance!

Sat, Nov 30   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Older Adults creative aging fitness positive aging

Come & join us in this amazing nine week Afro-Haitian Dance Workshop. Even if you don’t want to dance come enjoy the music and meet new friends.

Saturdays, October 12th to December 7th, 2019, 10:30am

Culminating Event:...

Creative aging: Let's Dance!

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