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Babies & Books

Tue, Feb 20   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Macon Library

Parents and caregivers of children ages birth to 18 months bring your little one to Babies & Books to sing songs and read books.  

Babies & Books

Positive Aging: Blood Pressure screening

Tue, Feb 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Blood pressure screening hypertension NORC positive aging

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

Positive Aging: Blood Pressure screening

Positive aging. Health Conversation. Hypertension: Heart Under Pressure.

Tue, Feb 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

50 plus hypertension Nostrand NORC positive aging

Talk with experienced Nurse provided by the local Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC. Learn about hypertension and how you can help your heart to stay healthy.

Positive aging. Health Conversation. Hypertension: Heart Under Pressure.

Homework Help

Tue, Feb 20   12:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

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Homework help for grades 1-8.

Homework Help

Celebrate Black History Month: Honoring Garrett Morgan, Inventor of the Traffic Light

Tue, Feb 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Make your own traffic light in honor of Garrett Morgan, the brilliant African American inventor who saved many lives with his inventions.

Celebrate Black History Month: Honoring Garrett Morgan, Inventor of the Traffic Light

Computer Basics PT. 2 (Spanish)

Tue, Feb 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

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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.

There are two parts to computers basics:

-Computer...

Computer Basics PT. 2 (Spanish)

Mahjong

Tue, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

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Interested in learning and playing American Mahjong? Welcome to join us!

Mahjong

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Older Adults techknowledge Drop in Computer Lab

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Babies & Books

Tue, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come to this program to hear great stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

For babies birth to 18 months and their parents or...

Babies & Books

Playtime

Tue, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Come at your convenience. Play with library toys. Have fun!

Teach your little one:

Colors Numbers Letters of the alphabet

 

Playtime

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

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

English Conversation Group

One-On-One Computer Basic

Tue, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Do you need help learning how to use a computer? We can help!

 

One-On-One Computer Basic

Read and Play

Tue, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

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Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Highlawn Library

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

Preschool Storytime

Grey Sheeters Anonymous

Tue, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mapleton Library

 

Discussion of certain issues

Grey Sheeters Anonymous

Internet Basics

Tue, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

 

Learn how to surf the Internet using various Search Engines

Internet Basics

Black History Month Movie: Roads to Memphis

Tue, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Black History Month Black History Month Films Martin Luther King Jr.

Black History Month Movie Roads To Memphis: Documents the story of assassin, James Earl Ray, his target, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the seething, turbulent forces in American society that led these two men to their violent and tragic...

Black History Month Movie: Roads to Memphis

Mixed Media: Quilting

Tue, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Quilting Older Adults Adults

Learn to Quilt Share Quilting Ideas Bring Your Own Materials For Adults
Mixed Media: Quilting

Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Spring Creek Library

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Do you need help with the computer?  Do you need to brush up on computer skills?  Join us as we help you with basic questions.

Please come at least one hour in advance for sign up.  The class is first comes first...

Computer Basics

Knitting & Crochet

Tue, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Bring your own yarn and needles and join the fun.

Knitting & Crochet

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

 

Microsoft Excel Basics

Beginners Typing Class

Tue, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Do you want to improve your typing? Come join the Typing Workshop! You will be shown a number of resources and provided computer time to help you improve your typing skill.

Beginners Typing Class

Adult Book Discussion: The Underground Railroad

Tue, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adult adult book discussion book club

Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hellish for all the slaves but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood - where even greater pain awaits.

Adult Book Discussion: The Underground Railroad

Babies & Books

Tue, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

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Lap songs, fingerplays, board books and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is for non-walking infants under 1 year old and their caregivers.

Online registration is required and will be open 24 hours before the event. Only...

Babies & Books

Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Marcy Library

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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.

There are two parts to computers basics:

-Computer...

Computer Basics

Movies @ the Library: Moana

Tue, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Red Hook Library

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In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches Moana's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.

Rated PG Runtime 1h 47min

About Movies @ the Library

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Movies @ the Library: Moana

Black History Month Celebration - Sing-a-Long! with Bev and Deb

Tue, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Join the Friends of the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library for a Presidents' Day and Black History Month celebration! Music lovers of all ages are welcome.

Black History Month Celebration - Sing-a-Long!  with Bev and Deb

Positive Aging: Low Impact Exercise

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

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Join low impact exercise under the guidance of an experienced Instructor provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Positive Aging: Low Impact Exercise

Adult Knitting group

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

DIY knitting Older Adults

Come socialize and knit at your leisure!

Adult Knitting group

STEAM

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Macon Library

STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.  Taught by NYC Board of Education STEAM uses games, computers, and art to teach science to children.

STEAM

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Movies @ the Library

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

The 33 (2015) 2h 7min.

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche

Movies @ the Library

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Central Library Drop in Computer Lab

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Friends Group at Sheepshead Bay:

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Come & browse our selection of donated books!

All proceeds will go to the Friends of the Sheepshead Bay Library and will be used to improve the many free services and programs offered by the library.

Friends Group at Sheepshead Bay:

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls: A Book Discussion

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Book Discussions Central Library

In this engrossing memoir, Walls recounts her difficult childhood without anger or bitterness. The book has been bestseller since 2005. Come and share your thoughts about this unique story.

Featured Event
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls: A Book Discussion

Celebrate Black History Month

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

February is Black History Month. 

Watch it:  Join us for "Ida B. Wells: Crusader for Human Rights"

Running Time: 56 Minutes

"Ida B. Wells walked the long road from slavery to freedom and equality. Born 1862...

Celebrate Black History Month

Black History Month Trivia

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

50 seniors older adults Black History Month trivia

We'll provide a range of trivia and games quizing our collective Black History knowledge: Using crosswords, wordfinds and  flash cards each week Tuesday, from 2-3pm we'll be practicing for a quick-fire trivia challenge  on Tuesday...
Black History Month Trivia

Winter Recess Movie and Event

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

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Join us for our Winter Recess Movies and Events:

2/20/18 Ninjago - Ninja Masks

2/21/18 Ozzy - Mugshot Photos

2/22/18 Leap! - Straw Towers (Most Unique tower wins a prize)

2/23/17 Despicable Me 3 - Door Signs

...
Winter Recess Movie and Event

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Come join our knititng and crocheting club at the Flatlands Branch! All skill levels are welcome to join!

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Library Lab: Build with Dowel Rods

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Join us during February vacation to build with GIANT dowel rods. What kinds of structures can you build with 3-foot dowels and rubber bands?

Library Lab: Build with Dowel Rods

Kids Create: Kente Cloth

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

ages 6 - 12 Arts and Crafts. Black History Month

The people of Ghana, Africa wear colorful Kente Cloth on special occasions such as holidays. Celebrate Black History Month by creating your own Kente Cloth with construction paper and markers.

Kids Create: Kente Cloth

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Feb 20   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Please come and join us for Kids Gaming at the Paerdegat Library

Kids Tech Time

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Feb 20   2:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

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Kids can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Feb 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

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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

Introduction to email

Tue, Feb 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Marcy Library

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Introduction to email is designed specifically for those who are interested in creating an email account. This lesson of 60 minutes covers how to create an email account, how to send and retrieve emails.

Introduction to email

Chess Workshop

Tue, Feb 20   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

Enjoy playing a game of chess!  Instruction available for total beginners, as well as those more advanced.  Recommended for ages 8 and up.

Chess Workshop

TechKnowledge Homework help

Tue, Feb 20   2:45 pm to 3:15 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids ages 8-12 learn how to incorporate tecnology into their homework assignments.

TechKnowledge Homework help

After School Homework Help

Tue, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

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      Come get help with your homework, right when you need it.  Twice a week, our tutor will help students with all elementary-school level subjects.  Whether you need help with a specific project, need to...

After School Homework Help

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Clarendon Library

RIF kids

Come check out books with you library card between 3 and 6pm to be counted in our RIF program. Every three weeks you check out books, you get to pick out a book to keep!

Children ages birth to 17 can participate.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Library Lab:

Tue, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Library Lab: Use of various stem projects and some technologies.

Library Lab:

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