E.g., Aug 18 2018
AUG
20

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Aug 20   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

health and wellness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Cancelled
Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Jam with Jamie and Friends

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

summer reading closing celebration

Come join us for our end of Summer Reading celebration. Listen and Jam with Jamie and Friends.

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Jam with Jamie and Friends

AUG
21

Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 21   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

first five years storytime summer reading

Come In and Have FUN with New and Old Friends through song and play @ your local Library.

Toddler Time

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

first five years summer reading

Story time for children ages 3 to 5 years. Come enjoy some stories, songs, finger plays and an activity.

Preschool Storytime

Fiber Arts Group

Tue, Aug 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our monthly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all skill levels.

Fiber Arts Group

AUG
22

Babies and Books

Wed, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

babies & books first five years summer reading

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

AUG
23

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Thu, Aug 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

adult learning citizenship

Preparing for the Citizenship Exam? You're not alone! Meet with a volunteer-led study group to discuss topics covered in the Citizenship exam.

Featured Event Cancelled
U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 23   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

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

AUG
24

Library Lanes

Fri, Aug 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

library lanes techknowledge

If you love bowling, you'll love this library lanes! Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes

Build with Duplo

Fri, Aug 24   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

build with duplo first five years summer reading

Come and build with Duplo.

Build with Duplo

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Aug 24   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Teen Time

Fri, Aug 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

gaming for teens teen time

Games, socialization, leisure for teens and tweens

Teen Time

AUG
25

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

saturday storytime summer reading

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

Saturday Storytime

AUG
27

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Aug 27   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

health and wellness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

AUG
28

Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 28   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

first five years summer reading

Come In and Have FUN with New and Old Friends through song and play @ your local Library.

Toddler Time

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Aug 28   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

first five years summer reading

Story time for children ages 3 to 5 years. Come enjoy some stories, songs, finger plays and an activity.

Preschool Storytime

AUG
29

Babies and Books

Wed, Aug 29   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

babies & books first five years summer reading

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

AUG
30

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Thu, Aug 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

adult learning citizenship

Preparing for the Citizenship Exam? You're not alone! Meet with a volunteer-led study group to discuss topics covered in the Citizenship exam.

Featured Event
U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 30   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

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

AUG
31

Build with Duplo

Fri, Aug 31   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

build with duplo first five years summer reading

Come and build with Duplo.

Build with Duplo

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Aug 31   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Teen Time

Fri, Aug 31   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

gaming for teens teen time

Games, socialization, leisure for teens and tweens

Teen Time

SEP
10

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Sep 10   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Sep 10   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

SEP
24

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Teaching With Primary Sources: A Skills Workshop For Paraprofessionals

Mon, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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Engaging with primary source material is a key way to foster inquiry and critical thinking in our students. This professional development seminar for paraprofessionals will explore what kinds of documents are considered primary source material,...

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Teaching With Primary Sources: A Skills Workshop For Paraprofessionals

SEP
26

Author Talk: Andrew Mele - Caesar's of the Diamond: Italian-Americans in Major League Baseball 1897-2017

Wed, Sep 26   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

In his latest book Caesars of the Diamond: Italian-Americans in Major League Baseball 1897-2017 Andrew Mele discusses the impact of Italian immigration on the game of baseball.  He looks at the contributions of players such as Yogi Berra,...

Author Talk: Andrew Mele - Caesar's of the Diamond: Italian-Americans in Major League Baseball 1897-2017

OCT
1

Archival Research: An Introduction for Classroom Educators

Mon, Oct 1   9:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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Join us for a day in the Brooklyn Collection as we provide educators with an in-depth and practical introduction to archival research. Through a mix of discovery, experiential, and cooperative learning, participants will learn how to navigate an...

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Archival Research: An Introduction for Classroom Educators

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Oct 1   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

OCT
22

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

NOV
5

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Nov 5   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

NOV
6

Historic Green-Wood Cemetery

Tue, Nov 6   9:00 am to 3:15 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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Brooklyn Connections' favorite educator workshop is back! Join us as we explore the history of Green-Wood Cemetery and meet some of its finest (and most infamous!) permanent residents. This workshop kicks off in the morning with a historic...

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Historic Green-Wood Cemetery

NOV
26

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Nov 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

DEC
1

Brooklyn & World War I

Sat, Dec 1   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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Join us as we examine Brooklyn Collection primary sources from the First World War during the centennial anniversary. By immersing ourselves in poems, political cartoons, NYC landmarks, and journals written by a Brooklyn-based soldier dispatched...

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Brooklyn & World War I

DEC
10

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Dec 10   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

DEC
17

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

FEB
11

Community Organizing in Brooklyn

Mon, Feb 11   9:00 am to 3:15 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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Join us for a day of thinking and learning about community organizing in Brooklyn. We’ll start our morning with expert Sarah Seidman, Puffin Foundation Curator of Social Activism at the Museum of the City of New York, as we learn about the rich...

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Community Organizing in Brooklyn

MAY
13

Brooklyn's Bridges: Connecting Communities & Classrooms

Mon, May 13   9:00 am to 3:15 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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Join us for an immersive look at the evolution of transportation and community as we explore the history of bridges in Brooklyn. Brooklyn Bridge expert and noted author Richard Haw will discuss how these majestic feats of engineering and...

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Brooklyn's Bridges: Connecting Communities & Classrooms

JUN
6

Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Thu, Jun 6   9:00 am to 3:15 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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Join us for a day of horticulture and history as we explore the impact of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on Brooklyn and its broader legacy for plants and science. Learn about the unique gardens the Brooklyn Botanic Garden has cultivated, the...

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Brooklyn Botanical Garden

JUN
14

Brooklyn Connections Educator Open House

Fri, Jun 14   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

brooklyn collection

Join us for a free Educator Open House at the Brooklyn Collection, Brooklyn Public Library’s local history archive. Tour our facilities, including the Brooklyn Daily Eagle “morgue” and other behind the scenes areas.  View a selection of rare...

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Brooklyn Connections Educator Open House

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