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NOV
15

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Nov 15   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi for Beginners

NOV
16

AHRC on Broadway presents: Beauty and the Beast

Fri, Nov 16   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Teens autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Join us for a unique interpretation of this timeless tale.

AHRC on Broadway presents: Beauty and the Beast

NOV
17

Actionplay Live and on Screen!

Sat, Nov 17   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Dweck Center

Teens adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

 Come out and see hilarious short comedy films and a performance by the Actionplay Chorus who have been featured on HBO and Comedy Central’s a Night of Too Many Stars!  Actionplay is an organization devoted to inclusive arts and culture...

Actionplay Live and on Screen!

Events for Youth and Families: Nugget & Fang

Sat, Nov 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids

ArtsPower’s colorful musical tells the story of Nugget, a minnow, and Fang, a shark, who are two unlikely undersea pals. When Nugget swims off to school and is taught that sharks are known to eat smaller fish, Nugget decides that the two should...

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Events for Youth and Families: Nugget & Fang

Anne Carson delivers Three Lectures on Aesthetics

Sat, Nov 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents conversations

Please note: This program is now at capacity and registration has been closed.

The first of a two-part lecture series. Noted poet, translator, essayist, and professor of classics, Carson reprises three lectures on aesthetics. 

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Anne Carson delivers Three Lectures on Aesthetics

NOV
18

Anne Carson delivers Three Lectures on Aesthetics

Sun, Nov 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents conversations

Please note: This program is now at capacity and registration has been closed.

The conclusion of a two-part lecture series. Noted poet, translator, essayist, and professor of classics, Carson reprises three lectures on aesthetics. ...

Anne Carson delivers Three Lectures on Aesthetics

NOV
19

Bring your Fashion & Beauty Dream to Market

Mon, Nov 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

In this panel discussion learn the steps, tips and resources to get your small fashion & beauty businesses manufactured. Presented in partnership with the Local Development Corporation of East NY.

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Bring your Fashion & Beauty Dream to Market

NOV
20

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Hopalong Andrew

Tue, Nov 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Join the fun with folk songs, cowboy songs and other fun songs sprinkled in. Tunes to sing, holler and hoedown to with Hopalong Andrew! C'mon down, y'hear!

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Hopalong Andrew

NOV
25

Classical Interludes: counter)induction

Sun, Nov 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

counter)induction’s mission since its inception has been straightforward: world-class performances of contemporary chamber music, without hype and without agenda other than our complete commitment to the most compelling music of our day.

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Classical Interludes: counter)induction

NOV
28

WE NYC Annual Summit: WE Lead

Wed, Nov 28   12:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

This forum will equip you with practical and actionable advice on negotiation techniques, communicating with power and overcoming risk aversion behavior. Attend roundtables on crafting your pitch and identifying your leadership style and take...

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WE NYC Annual Summit: WE Lead

Jarrett J. Krosoczka in Conversation with National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Jacqueline Woodson

Wed, Nov 28   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Teens author talks

 Join Jarrett J. Krosoczka as he reads from his young adult graphic memoir, HEY, KIDDO. After the reading, Jarrett will be joined on stage by National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Jacqueline Woodson to discuss writing, children's...

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Jarrett J. Krosoczka in Conversation with National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Jacqueline Woodson

NOV
29

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Nov 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi for Beginners

DEC
1

Events for Youth and Families: The Pop Ups - Giants of Science

Sat, Dec 1   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids music

Giants of Science Live is an all-out sonic and visual experience featuring songs from The Pop Ups critically acclaimed new album, their Amazon Video Special, and classics from their two GRAMMY nominated albums. The show is a wild adventure...

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Events for Youth and Families: The Pop Ups - Giants of Science

DEC
2

Silent Movie Matinee: LUCKY STAR (1929)

Sun, Dec 2   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film movies silent movie matinee

Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell first co-starred in director Frank Borzage’s 7th Heaven.  Lucky Star is their third and final work with Borzage, from a story by Tristram Tupper, who wrote for movies between serving in both World Wars....

Silent Movie Matinee: LUCKY STAR (1929)

DEC
4

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Funkytown Playground

Tue, Dec 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Come on down to the Funkytown Playground! We will jump and jam with shakers and tambourines, dance with bubbles and fall from the stars with our colorful parachute. 

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Funkytown Playground

Philosophy in the Library: Kwame Anthony Appiah on Identity

Tue, Dec 4   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents philosophy in the library

In December's Philosophy in the Library, Kwame Anthony Appiah speaks on "How (Not) to Think About Identity."

Appiah will discuss how identities work, what they have in common, and some of the common pitfalls of identity thinking...

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Philosophy in the Library: Kwame Anthony Appiah on Identity

DEC
5

Asia in the World: Geocultural Conversations with Dr. Vishakha N. Desai: Perceptions and Misperceptions of Islam and Muslim Cultures

Wed, Dec 5   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents conversations

Dr. Vishakha Desai moderates a multidisciplinary panel focused on perceptions and misperceptions of Islam and Muslim cultures, especially in regions beyond the Middle East, such as South Asia and the diaspora in Europe and America. With Dr....

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Asia in the World: Geocultural Conversations with Dr. Vishakha N. Desai: Perceptions and Misperceptions of Islam and Muslim Cultures

DEC
7

Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Dec 7   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour course that will help you:

Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses

Learn how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, and loved...

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Mental Health First Aid

DEC
9

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Lara St. John and Matt Herskowitz

Sun, Dec 9   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Called a “volcanic violinist with a huge, fabulous tone” (Los Angeles Times), Lara St. John is equally at home with classical works, new music, folk, and beyond. She is joined by multifaceted pianist Matt Herskowitz, recognized for his jazz,...

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Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Lara St. John and Matt Herskowitz

DEC
10

PowerUP! 15th Annual Awards Ceremony

Mon, Dec 10   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Please join us for the 15th annual PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Awards Ceremony. Hear live business pitches from our finalists and choose your favorite to receive the $1,000 Audience Choice Award.

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PowerUP! 15th Annual Awards Ceremony

DEC
11

The Review Panel

Tue, Dec 11   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents the review panel

Leading art critics Faye Hirsch, Sharmistha Ray, and Robert C. Morgan join moderator David Cohen in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs. Presented in association with Artcritical.

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The Review Panel

DEC
15

Events for Youth and Families: Once Upon a Snowflake

Sat, Dec 15   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids

This is a world premiere musical about a little snow girl with big dreams! Ella lives with her Grandpa in Snowflake Junction and with the first snowfall of winter, she creates Sarah the Snow Girl. She doesn’t have the fanciest hat or buttons, but...

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Events for Youth and Families: Once Upon a Snowflake

DEC
17

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Mon, Dec 17   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is...

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

DEC
18

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Rolie Polie Guacamole

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Brooklyn’s kindie titans Rolie Polie Guacamole, have been perfecting their show over the last decade scooping up several Parents’ Choice awards along the way. Their shows incorporate fun, fresh and smart lyrics in a style appealing to kids and...

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Rolie Polie Guacamole

JAN
19

Events for Youth and Families: Dan Zanes' House Party!

Sat, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids music

Grammy Award winner Dan Zanes and Haitian-American jazz vocalist/Music Therapist Claudia Eliaza perform some children's folk songs included in their new book, Dan Zanes' House Party! The audience is invited to sing and dance along in what might...

Events for Youth and Families: Dan Zanes' House Party!

JAN
26

Events for Youth and Families: Polar Opposites by Wildlife Theater

Sat, Jan 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids

Antarctica and the Arctic Circle are the two ends of the world. They look and feel the same, but very different types of animals call these icy lands home. Students explore the similarities and differences through two shows, "Polar Bear and the...

Events for Youth and Families: Polar Opposites by Wildlife Theater

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