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FEB
18

Chess Workshop

Tue, Feb 18   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

Chess Workshop

Tue, Feb 18   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Marcy Library

Teens Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your chess game with instructor Reinaldo Duran.  For beginers or advanced players.  Tweens, teens and families welcome.

Chess Workshop

FEB
19

Toy Time

Wed, Feb 19   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

Wed, Feb 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months only, please.

This program requires online...

Toddler Time

Computer Basics

Wed, Feb 19   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

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Wed, Feb 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 19   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months only, please.

This program requires online...

Toddler Time

Positive Aging. Health Discussion. How to get a good night sleep?

Wed, Feb 19   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations health and wellness

Experienced Nurse will give you some tips and advise related to your health. This program is organized by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC (Naturally Occured Retirement Communities) and Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens.

Positive Aging. Health Discussion. How to get a good night sleep?

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 19   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults english conversation group

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

 

English Conversation Group

Build with LEGO

Wed, Feb 19   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

Library Lab: Simple Machines

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids kids explore library lab stem & steam

Come join us as we learn about the different kinds of simple machines we use every day and build our very own catapults!

Library Lab: Simple Machines

Chess Club

Wed, Feb 19   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Drop into our chess club and learn strategy from our Chessmaster William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun! Ages 5+

This program is generously funded by our...

Chess Club

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Wed, Feb 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay 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

2020 Census Job Recruiting Event

Wed, Feb 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults 2020 census

The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring for a variety of temporary full-time and flexible part-time jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff for the 2020 Census. No resumes or cover letters are required...

2020 Census Job Recruiting Event

FEB
20

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Feb 20   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll take out educational toys for social play.  Ages 3-5 only, please.

This program requires online registration -...

Preschool Storytime

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults game on table-top & board games

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, Feb 20   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Book Discussion: If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

Thu, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK by James Baldwin

“This novel is a moving story of love in the face of injustice. Told through the eyes of Tish, a nineteen-year-old girl, in love with Fonny, a young sculptor who is the father of her child, the...

Book Discussion:  If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

Ask A Tech

Thu, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Make a reservation for a 30-minute one-on-one session with our Technology Resource Specialist on your technology question.

Ask A Tech

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults conversations english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

English Conversation Group

Homework Help

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids after school homework help

Free homework help for those in grades K - 8.

Homework Help

Drop-In Basic Resume Help

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults career resume

Meet one-on-one with a trained Brooklyn Public Library staff member to review your resume, get personal suggestions for improvement, and receive a packet of business & career resources.
Please bring a printed copy of your resume for...

Register
Drop-In Basic Resume Help

Library Lab: Candy Science

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids library lab

This week, we'll explore the scientific properties of candy! Do different types of candy dissolve in different ways and at different rates? We'll find out! Ages 4+

Library Lab: Candy Science

Kids Create: Holiday Clay Sculpture

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts holiday kids create

Come join us as we make holiday crafts using clay. Recommended ages 5+

Kids Create: Holiday Clay Sculpture

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Feb 20   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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 20   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

Let's Record and Edit

Thu, Feb 20   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Recording Studio

Adults music podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

This beginner's audio course will cover how to record with the tools in the Info Commons Recording Studio. We'll discuss microphone types, learn how to use a digital audio workstation to record vocals, and cover how to make common edits.

...

Let's Record and Edit

FEB
21

Toy Time

Fri, Feb 21   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

English Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 21   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

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Feb 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Lego Club

Fri, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids build with lego

Join other Lego and Duplo lovers in the neighborhood and have fun building! Take on our library challenge or build whatever you like. Ages 4+.

Lego Club

Teen/Tween Anime Club

Fri, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens anime and manga techknowledge

Come geek out about your favorites! We'll be watching popular anime from shonen to shoujo. All anime-lovers or curious newbies welcome.

Have a new anime suggestion? Let us know!

Teen/Tween Anime Club

FEB
22

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

Saturday Storytime: Special Storytime with Nina Crews!

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years author talks black history month saturday storytime

Join us for a special Saturday Storytime with illustrator Nina Crews, in celebration of Black History Month! She'll be reading from her new book, "A Girl Like Me."

Light refreshments will be served, and books will be available for...

Saturday Storytime: Special Storytime with Nina Crews!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay 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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Marcy Library

Kids all ages early literacy

Join us for Saturday Storytime - every Saturday at 11am! We'll read old classics, new favorites & sing songs. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Coloring Club

Sat, Feb 22   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

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

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.

Enjoy drawing with colored pencils to visualize a story!

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Fun With Yarn!

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Please join us to work on projects in yarn. Instruction in crocheting is provided. Yarn available, limited hooks/needles available. No registration required.

Fun With Yarn!

FEB
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

Positive Aging: Current Events

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

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Toddler Time

Mon, Feb 24   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years story play toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers.

For children 18 months to 5 years...

Toddler Time

Play Time

Mon, Feb 24   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Learn to play together with other kids and share the toys.

Play Time

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

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

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

Adults resume

Meet with a librarian for help with your job search.

Learn where to find job openings and free job training...    Get feedback on your resume and cover letter...    Practice for your job interview
Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Wand Making With Rana!

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

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a special wand-making program with our favorite art teacher Rana! 

For ages 6-12. (Limited space, first come, first served.) 

Wand Making With Rana!

FEB
25

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 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy toddler time

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

 

Toddler Time

Cantonese Chinese Storytime 广东話故事時間

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual multilingual storytime storytime

歡迎所有任何有興趣的兒童與家長或與其照顧者一起參加我們的广东話故事及兒歌時間

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

Cantonese Chinese Storytime 广东話故事時間

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