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20

Chess Club

Thu, Feb 20   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Toddler Time

Thu, Feb 20   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Thu, Feb 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Feb 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

For ages 0-5.  Open play with toys and DUPLO.

Build with DUPLO

Babies & Books

Thu, Feb 20   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, songs, and playtime! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk...

Babies & Books

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults fitness game on positive aging

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Thu, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Feb 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Kids Create: African Paper Plate Necklaces

Thu, Feb 20   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids arts and crafts black history month

In honor of Black History Month children will create African Paper Plate Necklaces.

Kids Create: African Paper Plate Necklaces

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Kids homework help

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework? Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small.

After School Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens teen tech time video games

Do you want to explore new and old games?  Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time

DIY: Community Service Kits

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Ask for a community service kit at our front desk to complete small projects to earn 1-2 hours of community service credit. Projects include: drawing greeting cards for senior citizens, creating tote bags for women's shelters, and aligning...

DIY: Community Service Kits

eBooks Basics

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults techknowledge

Learn how to download E-books, audio books and more unto your tablet, kindle or iPad. Feel free to bring your own devices!

Session is on a first come, first served basis.

eBooks Basics

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 20   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Chess Workshop

Thu, Feb 20   4:45 pm to 6:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school kids explore table-top & board games

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:45pm- 4:45pm.

Chess Workshop

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Thu, Feb 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Let's Record and Edit Cancelled

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.

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Let's Record and Edit

FEB
21

Chess Club

Fri, Feb 21   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Choo Choo Train Play Time

Fri, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join us for a very special play time featuring toy trains! For all ages. 

Choo Choo Train Play Time

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Fri, Feb 21   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults career resume

Sessions available by appointment only. Call or visit the Midwood branch or email Lynette Ford at lford@bklynlibrary.org

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter? Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's...

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Adult Coloring

Fri, Feb 21   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults arts and crafts diy

Come have a relaxing session of coloring for Adults in our sunlit room

Adult Coloring

Featured Film: JIMI: All is By My Side

Fri, Feb 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults movies at the library positive aging

Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film: JIMI: All is By My Side

English Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 21   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

Heart, Mind and Community: A Psychology, Spirituality and Meditation Group

Fri, Feb 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults yoga and meditation

All are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing. We will sit in a circle on chairs. No prior experience necessary. Drop into our weekly workshop to learn, grow and heal with meditation and led classes on the mind, spirituality, psychology, love...

Heart, Mind and Community: A Psychology, Spirituality and Meditation Group

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Feb 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Come and play board games such as Monopoly, Clue and Sorry! 

Game On! Board Games

Fun Fridays

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts techknowledge teen time video games

Start your weekend of fun at the library with your friends! Enjoy board games, video games, VR games, Karaoke, crafts and more…

Every Friday from 3pm.

Fun Fridays

Library Lab: Roller Coasters

Fri, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids library lab stem & steam

Celebrate Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day! Design your own roller coaster and complete fun marble challenges in one of our most popular Library Lab experiments. Both boys and girls are welcome to attend! 

Library Lab is Brooklyn...

Library Lab: Roller Coasters

FEB
22

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

After School Homework Help

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Saturday Storytime

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

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

For Kids

Saturday Storytime

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults adult learning early 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

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou 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

FEB
23

Chess Club

Sun, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

FEB
24

Chess Club

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Build with Duplo

Mon, Feb 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Free play with Lego DUPLOs. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults computer basics 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

Story Play

Mon, Feb 24   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Story play is for ages 0-5 and includes stories, songs, and play.

*Space is limited.  Tickets are given out at 11 am on a first come, first served basis (2nd floor information desk).

Story Play

Resume Help

Mon, Feb 24   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults career resume

Come each monday to Clarendon library at 11:30 AM for Resume help where we look over the resume and give advice to advancing a job search.

Resume Help

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Mon, Feb 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Flatbush Learning Center

Adults adult learning citizenship literacy

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen we can help!

Join our free exam preparation groups! 

For more information contact: Literacy Zone Case Managers at 718.230.2102 or email Christina Reid at creid@bklynlibrary.org...

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults computer basics computer programming

It's never too late to learn about  computer.

 

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

After School Homework Help

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

Kids homework help

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework? Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small.

After School Homework Help

After School Homework Help

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

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Teen Time

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

Teens teen tech time teen time

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. Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U consoles, board...

Teen Time

After School Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in Grades

1-8 we can help you with your homework!

Free!

After School Homework Help

BRL

Mon, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens after school bklyn robotics league

Join with us with Robotic.

BRL

FEB
25

Chess Club

Tue, Feb 25   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults computer basics computer programming

It's never too late to learn about  computer.

 

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Feb 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults microsoft office techknowledge

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

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