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Citizenship Exam Prep Group Cancelled

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning citizenship immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

This group will be headed by a Citizenship Exam coach, and will allow participants to practice for the exam with other adults. 

Free, No...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving 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

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Sat, Feb 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Highlawn 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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 29   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

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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

PLEASE NOTE: Due to overwhelming demand and limited space and staff, not everyone that attends AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation programs can be seen on their first visit. Please be prepared to arrive early, or to have to return for another...

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Mar 2   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults computer basics email techknowledge

Come in and learn the basics of email usage.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Homework Help

Mon, Mar 2   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Mar 2   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving 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 (Washington Irving)

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Mon, Mar 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Mar 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults adult learning diy teen time

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

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Toddler Time

Tue, Mar 3   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

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FastTrac NewVenture for Entrepreneurs

Wed, Mar 4   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults business

In order to attend this program series and other FastTrac program series, you must apply at https://www1.nyc.gov/nycbusiness/article/fasttrac.

This is a competitive program, so please be sure to submit a thoughtful and complete...

Register
FastTrac NewVenture for Entrepreneurs

Toddler Time

Wed, Mar 4   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

English Conversation Group

Wed, Mar 4   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English, and improve your conversational skills.  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Ask a Tech

Wed, Mar 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults techknowledge

Answering questions about technology, such as, phone, laptops, and any other technology.

Ask a Tech

Babies and Books

Wed, Mar 4   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Storytime for babies birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. 

Babies and Books

Homework Help

Wed, Mar 4   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

Teen Gaming

Wed, Mar 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the Wii U or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For everyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

Friends Group 4th Year Anniversary Celebration

Wed, Mar 4   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults Friends of the Library

Be a Friend of Jamaica Bay Library

As a Friend of Jamaica Bay Library, you will play a critical role in the success of your branch and community.

ADVOCATE:  Friends are a voice for the Library on relevant local, state and...

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Friends Group 4th Year Anniversary Celebration

Jamaica Bay Library Friends Group 4th Year Anniversary

Wed, Mar 4   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults 2020 census all ages book sale Friends of the Library

Please come and celebrate with us!

Events:

Speakers Maestro Kaiso - Violinist Read Aloud & Crafts Crochet & & Book Sales Music Free Food, Drinks and Giveaways And more

 

Community Organizations...

Jamaica Bay Library Friends Group 4th Year Anniversary

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Mar 4   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bedtime stories storytime

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years!

Bedtime Stories

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Spanish Storytime

Thu, Mar 5   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Mar 5   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Mar 5   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Mar 5   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults resume

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning resume

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume...

One-on-One Resume Help

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Mar 5   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults resume

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning resume

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume...

One-on-One Resume Help

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Read Across Brooklyn

Fri, Mar 6   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Kids read across brooklyn storytime

Come join us for a special Friday morning storytime, featuring a special community guest reader! We’ll be reading Pat Hutchins’ “The Doorbell Rang”—and we’ll have a special surprise for attendees!

Read Across Brooklyn

Story Play Cancelled

Fri, Mar 6   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy read across brooklyn storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Read Across Brooklyn: The Doorbell Rang

Fri, Mar 6   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years 2020 census arts and crafts read across brooklyn storytime

Every year, all the libraries in Brooklyn invite guest readers from the community to read the same book out loud for Read Across Brooklyn.  The 2020 Census is starting, and this year's Read Across Brooklyn title is a counting book,...

Read Across Brooklyn: The Doorbell Rang

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Mar 6   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults support groups

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Teen Gaming

Fri, Mar 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the PS4 VR, Switch or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For everyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

Chess Workshop

Fri, Mar 6   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Chess for all, never-played-before to expert! Come learn and play with our teen volunteer. Ages: 6 – 17 yrs

Chess Workshop

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

Adults creative writing

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Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Mar 7   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning citizenship immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

This group will be headed by a Citizenship Exam coach, and will allow participants to practice for the exam with other adults. 

Free, No...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Sat, Mar 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids team up to read

How do our personal experiences help us to understand what we’re reading?

Create a visual reader’s response using fun watercolor painting!

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Taller para niñeras y cuidadores para aprender a escribir cuentos de hadas

Sat, Mar 7   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults creative writing nannies fairy tales writing workshops writing workshop

La Biblioteca Pública de Brooklyn/Washington Irving invita a las niñeras a participar en un taller de escritura GRATUITO de ocho semanas en el que podrá desarrollar un cuento sencillo para niños sobre criaturas mágicas.

Al terminar el...

Taller para niñeras y cuidadores para aprender a escribir cuentos de hadas

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Sat, Mar 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids team up to read

How do our personal experiences help us to understand what we’re reading?

Create a visual reader’s response using fun watercolor painting!

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Mar 7   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

MAR
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AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Mar 9   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults finance income tax tax help

PLEASE NOTE: Due to overwhelming demand and limited space and staff, not everyone that attends AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation programs can be seen on their first visit. Please be prepared to arrive early, or to have to return for another...

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Mar 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults computer basics email techknowledge

Come in and learn the basics of email usage.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Homework Help

Mon, Mar 9   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Mar 9   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving 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 (Washington Irving)

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Mon, Mar 9   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Mar 9   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults adult learning diy teen time

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

The Firsts: The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress by Jennifer Steinhauer

Mon, Mar 9   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults author talks bpl presents

A lively, behind-the-scenes look at the historic cohort of diverse, young, and groundbreaking women newly elected to the House of Representatives in 2018 as they arrive in Washington, D.C., and start working for change, by a New York Times...

Register
The Firsts: The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress by Jennifer Steinhauer

MAR
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Toddler Time

Tue, Mar 10   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

Urban Stages presents Pot of Gold

Tue, Mar 10   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids music

A collection of Irish stories and songs from the Emerald Isle. Join our adventures with leprechauns, mermaids, and a talking pig!!

Urban Stages presents Pot of Gold

MAR
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Toddler Time

Wed, Mar 11   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

English Conversation Group

Wed, Mar 11   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English, and improve your conversational skills.  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Ask a Tech

Wed, Mar 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults techknowledge

Answering questions about technology, such as, phone, laptops, and any other technology.

Ask a Tech

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