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JAN
26

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults health and wellness humanities and art

Please note: The room will open at 1:45pm. Please arrive early to get settled for the workshop which will start promptly at 2. No one will be admitted into the session after 2:10pm.

Sound healing practitioner, Lavender Suarez, will guide...

Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
27

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Homework Help

Mon, Jan 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

JAN
28

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Build with DUPLO

Tue, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo stem & steam

Join us for fun with DUPLO -- building blocks suitable for the littlest hands.

Build with DUPLO

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Jan 28   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Jan 28   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jan 28   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

JAN
29

The Brain Fitness Club

Wed, Jan 29   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

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Jan 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults philosophy in the library

Philosophy begins in wonder. Plato

Featured Event
Philosophy Discussion Group

Ask A Tech

Wed, Jan 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults adult learning computer basics 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

Homework Help

Wed, Jan 29   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

JAN
30

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Thu, Jan 30   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

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...

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 30   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

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Jan 30   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

Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 2

Thu, Jan 30   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

The second session builds on the first to cover break-even analysis, profit margin analysis, cash flow statements, financing capacity, scalability, and how business activities are reflected in financial statements. Presented in partnership with...

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Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 2

JAN
31

Fiber Arts for Adults

Fri, Jan 31   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

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 11:45 am   DeKalb Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends! Join us for stories, music, and rhymes at the library!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 1   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

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

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Feb 3   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Homework Help

Mon, Feb 3   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

The Philosophy of History: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Story of Philosophy)

Mon, Feb 3   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

The Story of Philosophy  by Will Durant

We will survey the ideas of Socrates, Voltaire, and Kant within the context of their time and background.

Please join us for a three part series of readings and discussions of...

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The Philosophy of History: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Story of Philosophy)

FEB
4

Build with DUPLO

Tue, Feb 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo stem & steam

Join us for fun with DUPLO -- building blocks suitable for the littlest hands.

Build with DUPLO

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Feb 4   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 4   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

FEB
5

The Brain Fitness Club

Wed, Feb 5   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

CHESS Introduction with Carlton Lula

Wed, Feb 5   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults Chess Workshop

Intro to Chess: for Parents, Caregivers and their kids.

Helping kids improve and apply chess strategies and tactics.

WEEKLY, WEDNESDAYS

January 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th  3:00pm

February 5th, 12th, 19th...

CHESS Introduction with Carlton Lula

Homework Help

Wed, Feb 5   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

FEB
6

Babies & Books

Thu, Feb 6   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Walt Whitman Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Explore books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play with other babies and caregivers! Best for 0-18 months.

Babies & Books

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Thu, Feb 6   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

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...

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Homework Help

Thu, Feb 6   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

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

Fiber Arts for Adults

Fri, Feb 7   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

FEB
8

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 8   11:00 am to 11:45 am   DeKalb Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends! Join us for stories, music, and rhymes at the library!

Saturday Storytime

Team Up To Read: Be Curious

Sat, Feb 8   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids team up to read

Learn how to pause and ask questions to be a more curious reader. 

Learn about the library and get a library card!

Team Up To Read: Be Curious

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 8   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

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

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Mon, Feb 10   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma?  Need to build your reading and writing skills? Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed ina prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

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High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Feb 10   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Homework Help

Mon, Feb 10   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

BHM: Paper Quilting

Mon, Feb 10   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Teens arts and crafts

All ages are invited to participate in the creation of a special paper quilt following African patterns in celebration of Black History Month. The quilt will then be displayed in the branch for the month.

All materials provided.

BHM: Paper Quilting

Book Discussion: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

Mon, Feb 10   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

Set in the rural South in the early 20th century, Zora Neale Hurston's masterpiece tells the story of Janie Crawford: her tragedies, her loves, and the fullness of her humanity.

Book Discussion: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

FEB
11

Build with DUPLO

Tue, Feb 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo stem & steam

Join us for fun with DUPLO -- building blocks suitable for the littlest hands.

Build with DUPLO

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Feb 11   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 11   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

FEB
12

The Brain Fitness Club

Wed, Feb 12   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

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Wed, Feb 12   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills? Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep class,...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

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