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22

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Feb 22   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime

Storytime for ages 0-5! 

Saturday Storytime

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Feb 22   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

English Conversation Group

Sat, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Introduction to 3D Printing Cancelled

Sat, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Teens techknowledge

Welcome to the world of 3D printing! In this class you will learn everything you need to know to make beautiful 3D creations. You'll learn how to use TinkerCAD, an entry level (and free) 3D modeling program that will let you design just about...

Introduction to 3D Printing

Introduction to 3D Printing

Sat, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids techknowledge

Welcome to the world of 3D printing! In this class you will learn everything you need to know to make beautiful 3D creations. You'll learn how to use TinkerCAD, an entry level (and free) 3D modeling program that will let you design just about...

Introduction to 3D Printing

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids team up to read

Improve comprehension by making “mind movies” to visualize stories. (For ages 5-9.)

Enjoy drawing with colored pencils to visualize a story!

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids multilingual storytime saturday storytime

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids team up to read

Improve comprehension by making “mind movies” to visualize stories.

Enjoy drawing with colored pencils to visualize a story!

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

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24

Toy Time

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Mon, Feb 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group!  Free!  No registration required.

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Movies @ the Library: Harriet

Mon, Feb 24   1:45 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies movies at the library

(Drama) 126 minutes Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of...

Movies @ the Library: Harriet

G . O . A . T. (Games on a Table)

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens table-top & board games teen time

Drop in for tabletop gaming.

We have games on hand but you are also welcome to bring your own games and hand held devices (Switch, 3DS, etc) .

G . O . A . T.  (Games on a Table)

Kids Create: Wand Making with Rana!

Mon, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Make your very own magic wand with our favorite art teacher Rana! 

Kids Create: Wand Making with Rana!

After School Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

After School Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Book Club: Think Outside the Books

Mon, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens black history month book discussion teen time

Think Outside the Books: An unconventional story club for teens

Graphic Novels / Short Stories / Audio Books

Join us for our inaugural story!

Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Come for the snacks...

Book Club: Think Outside the Books

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Mon, Feb 24   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

Project Art

Mon, Feb 24   4:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids artist talks arts and crafts

Project Art

Project Art

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Toy Time

Tue, Feb 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.  

Toy Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Feb 25   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

Homework Help!

Tue, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework help with Joe! First come, first served. 

Homework Help!

Chess Workshop

Tue, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids table-top & board games

Play with your friends and get your skills in working order. Juan Tica teaches chess!

Chess Workshop

After School Homework Help

Tue, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

After School Homework Help

After School Homework Help

DIY: Resolutions Revisited Vision Board

Tue, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens arts and crafts diy teen time

Studies show that only 8% of Americans who make a New Year's resolution actually keep them all year and 80% have failed by the start of February.

Let’s revisit our resolutions and goals by making vision boards to chart our success in 2020...

DIY: Resolutions Revisited Vision Board

FEB
26

Toy Time

Wed, Feb 26   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.  

Toy Time

Ask A Tech

Wed, Feb 26   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults 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

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 26   11:30 am to 12:15 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

Build with LEGO

Wed, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Come play with our extensive collection of LEGO, DUPLO, and other building toys, with materials suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Build with LEGO

Write Stuff Wednesdays

Wed, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens creative writing teen time

Teens, let your creativity come to life! Are you working on a play, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to get your creative juices flowing and see what happens.

We’ll focus on generating new writing...

Write Stuff Wednesdays

Build with DUPLO

Wed, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

For ages 18 months - 5 years.

Let your toddler explore with LEGO DUPLO.

Build with DUPLO

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

After School Homework Help

After School Homework Help

FEB
27

Brainy Babies

Thu, Feb 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies early literacy storytime

Join us for free, brain-building storytimes for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers. Families will learn fun activities to build young brains and learn about community resources. Prepare your child for 3-K and toddler for Pre-K....

Brainy Babies

Brainy Babies

Thu, Feb 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies storytime

Join us for free, brain-building storytimes for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers. Families will learn fun activities to build young brains and learn about community resources. Prepare your child for 3-K and toddler for Pre-...

Brainy Babies

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Resume Help Express

Thu, Feb 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults career resume

One-on-One

 

Resume Writing and Job Search Tips

 

Application and Cover Letter Help

 

Interview Practice

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Resume Help Express

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens game on

The Campaign has reached the midpoint. Many challenges still remain and the quest is far from over. 

Will you join our adventuring Party and help them defeat  the evil forces that haunt Phandalin?

Join us for a Dungeons...

Dungeons and Dragons

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

After School Homework Help

After School Homework Help

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 27   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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 27   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

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Toy Time

Fri, Feb 28   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.  

Toy Time

Brighton Beach Library Playdate

Fri, Feb 28   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books Big Brooklyn Playdate early literacy first five years

Stop by the Brighton Beach Library Playdate to enjoy fun games and activities that delight young children and encourage early literacy. Come to play and leave ready to turn ordinary objects in your home into your child’s favorite toys...

Brighton Beach Library Playdate

English Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 28   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Feb 28   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

Computer Basics

Fri, Feb 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the...

Computer Basics

Mixed Media: BHM Paper Quilting

Fri, Feb 28   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Older Adults arts and crafts black history month fiber arts

This Black History Month

Gather with us at the Brownsville Branch 

to stich together paper and fabric collage 

in the spirit of 

African American Quilting Traditions

Paper, needles and thread...

Mixed Media: BHM Paper Quilting

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Feb 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids kids tech time teen tech time

Kids Tech Time

Kids Tech Time

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Fri, Feb 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach 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

After School Homework Help

Fri, Feb 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

After School Homework Help

After School Homework Help

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Ready, Set, Kindergarten! (Session 1)

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years ready set kindergarten saturday storytime

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories, art, and play will help you and your child...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten! (Session 1)

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