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NOV
17

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Catalyst Quartet

Sun, Nov 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

“Uncovered” presents the music of African-American composers Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Florence Price, and Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson in concert. The event is taking place in response to the 400th commemoration of the first slave ships...

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Catalyst Quartet

NOV
18

Toddler Yoga

Mon, Nov 18   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids supported by zipcar yoga and meditation

Join Kelly Brennan for some fun on the yoga mat! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way through adventures, stories, games, and songs.

This class is designed for toddlers 18 mos. to 3 years. We kindly ask...

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Toddler Yoga

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Nov 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults performance

“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 at Central

Courage and Fear. Non-heoric narratives of occupied Lwów

Mon, Nov 18   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations research

Courage and Fear is a study of a multicultural city in times when all norms collapse. Ola Hnatiuk presents a meticulously documented portrait of Lviv’s ethnically diverse intelligentsia during World War Two. As the Soviet, Nazi, and once again...

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Courage and Fear. Non-heoric narratives of occupied Lwów

NOV
19

Storytime

Tue, Nov 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards

Storytime

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz & Camille

Tue, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family first five years music stomp clap and sing

Come dance along to "silly jazz" with comedian and jazz singer, Camille Harris. Popular songs include: "The Monster Under My Bed," "Muffin Man," and “Chopsticks."

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz & Camille

Babies & Books

Tue, Nov 19   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Lap songs, fingerplays, board books, and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is designed for lap-sitting babies 0-12 months old and their caregivers.

Online registration is required and will be open 24 hours...

Babies & Books

Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

Tue, Nov 19   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

An extraordinary new novel about the influence of history on a contemporary family, from the New York Times-bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Another Brooklyn and Brown Girl Dreaming.

Two families from different social...

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Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

NOV
20

Babies & Books

Wed, Nov 20   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Lap songs, fingerplays, board books, and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is designed for lap-sitting babies 0-12 months old and their caregivers.

Online registration is required and will be open 24 hours...

Babies & Books

One On One Technology Training

Wed, Nov 20   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Take advantage of our personal computer courses and ask any technology-related questions you may have. You can sign up at our reference desk at the branch.

These classes are for individuals who want personal help with anything computer-...

One On One Technology Training

Build with LEGO

Wed, Nov 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids build with lego kids create

Build with LEGOs and unleash your creativity!

Build with LEGO

Kids Create

Wed, Nov 20   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come into the Park Slope Library and create a take-home craft with us! The craft will change each week, so continue to stop by to see what we're making!

For kids 6 and up. Younger children (4 and up) are welcome when accompanied by...

Kids Create

Brower Park Writer's Group

Wed, Nov 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Join a small group of writers who meet weekly to read their own writing. Sometimes we use prompts from "Writer's Digest," but this is by no means mandatory. Feedback and critiques are available if you would like them.

Brower Park Writer's Group

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Nov 20   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Brooklyn Legacies: Author Talk with Triss Stein

Wed, Nov 20   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults author talks brooklyn collection brooklyn history

The latest addition to the Erica Donato mystery series is due out in December. Join us as local favorite Triss Stein tells us about her newest history mystery! 

Murder strikes the neighborhoods of Brooklyn―the hip, the historic, and...

Brooklyn Legacies: Author Talk with Triss Stein

NOV
21

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Thu, Nov 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Thu, Nov 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Film Screening and Book Launch by Black Chalk & Co.

Thu, Nov 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Curated by Black Chalk & Co.

Part of the exhibition Beautiful Words Are Subversive, join us for this book launch and film screening. Guest filmmakers were invited to collaborate on an experimental film sequence responding to the...

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Film Screening and Book Launch by Black Chalk & Co.

NOV
22

Family Game Night

Fri, Nov 22   3:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids techknowledge video games

Join us as we turn our basement auditorium into a drop-in game room! Featuring a variety of new and classic board games, LEGO®, Little Bits, IPADs and video games. Also including cards wtih  kittens that explode, sushi on the go...

Family Game Night

NOV
23

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Park Slope Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us for Saturday Storytime! Listen to new favorites and classic stories read aloud. All ages welcome!

This event will be held in our downstairs auditorium. Tickets are required and will be given out 30 minutes before storytime...

Saturday Storytime

Cara's Caterpillars

Sat, Nov 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family live music music

Clap, dance, sing, and party along with Cara Samantha and her magical musicians as they crawl their way into your hearts with a variety of pop, Motown, Disney, and family favorite songs!

Featured Event
Cara's Caterpillars

Science Fiction Film Series : Soylent Green

Sat, Nov 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Shown in Blu-Ray format...  1973, Directed by Richard Fleischer...  Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young and Edward G. Robinson in his last movie...   In the year 2022,  40 million people live in New York...

Science Fiction Film Series : Soylent Green

NOV
24

Classical Interludes: Turtle Island Quartet

Sun, Nov 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

Presenting their Grammy Award-winning project A Love Supreme: The music of John Coltrane. This event is taking place in response to the 400th commemoration of the first slave ships arriving in America and the impact of African Americans on music...

Classical Interludes: Turtle Island Quartet

NOV
25

Toddler Yoga

Mon, Nov 25   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids supported by zipcar yoga and meditation

Join Kelly Brennan for some fun on the yoga mat! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way through adventures, stories, games, and songs.

This class is designed for toddlers 18 mos. to 3 years. We kindly ask...

Toddler Yoga

NOV
26

Storytime

Tue, Nov 26   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards

Storytime

Babies & Books

Tue, Nov 26   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Lap songs, fingerplays, board books, and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is designed for lap-sitting babies 0-12 months old and their caregivers.

Online registration is required and will be open 24 hours...

Babies & Books

NOV
27

Babies & Books

Wed, Nov 27   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Lap songs, fingerplays, board books, and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is designed for lap-sitting babies 0-12 months old and their caregivers.

Online registration is required and will be open 24 hours...

Babies & Books

One On One Technology Training

Wed, Nov 27   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Take advantage of our personal computer courses and ask any technology-related questions you may have. You can sign up at our reference desk at the branch.

These classes are for individuals who want personal help with anything computer-...

One On One Technology Training

1619: 400 Years Later-African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

Wed, Nov 27   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids 400 Years Later all ages

In August 1619, between 20 and 30 enslaved Africans were brought to Jamestown, Virginia and then sold to the colonists. 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of this event.

To celebrate the millions of enslaved Africans who survived the harsh...

1619: 400 Years Later-African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

Build with LEGO

Wed, Nov 27   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids build with lego kids create

Build with LEGOs and unleash your creativity!

Build with LEGO

Kids Create

Wed, Nov 27   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come into the Park Slope Library and create a take-home craft with us! The craft will change each week, so continue to stop by to see what we're making!

For kids 6 and up. Younger children (4 and up) are welcome when accompanied by...

Kids Create

Brower Park Writer's Group

Wed, Nov 27   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Join a small group of writers who meet weekly to read their own writing. Sometimes we use prompts from "Writer's Digest," but this is by no means mandatory. Feedback and critiques are available if you would like them.

Brower Park Writer's Group

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Nov 27   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

NOV
30

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 30   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Park Slope Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us for Saturday Storytime! Listen to new favorites and classic stories read aloud. All ages welcome!

This event will be held in our downstairs auditorium. Tickets are required and will be given out 30 minutes before storytime...

Saturday Storytime

Science Fiction Film Series : Rollerball

Sat, Nov 30   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults movies movies at the library

1975, Norman Jewison, Director...   starring James Caan, Moses Gunn and John Houseman... 

 In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful...

Science Fiction Film Series : Rollerball

DEC
2

Toddler Yoga

Mon, Dec 2   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids supported by zipcar yoga and meditation

Join Kelly Brennan for some fun on the yoga mat! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way through adventures, stories, games, and songs.

This class is designed for toddlers 18 mos. to 3 years. We kindly ask...

Toddler Yoga

Marie Howe, Yehoshua November, and Leila Chatti: Interfaith Poetry Reading

Mon, Dec 2   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults literacy poetry

Join renowned poets Marie Howe, Yehoshua November, and Leila Chatti as they share their poetry and faiths with the Brooklyn community.

Marie Howe is the former State Poet for New York. She is the author of Magdalene (W. W....

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Marie Howe, Yehoshua November, and Leila Chatti: Interfaith Poetry Reading

DEC
3

Storytime

Tue, Dec 3   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards

Storytime

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Little Maestros

Tue, Dec 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family first five years music stomp clap and sing

You and your child will love our catchy original music, musical story-time, language development segments, funny and meaningful puppet shows, and "bubble music".

Little Maestros is continuously creating! Each presentation is fresh and...

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Little Maestros

Andrea Beaty presents Sofia Valdez, Future Prez

Tue, Dec 3   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family

Did you hear? There’s a new Questioneer! Acclaimed author Andrea Beaty and illustrator David Roberts join forces once again for the latest addition to their bestselling Questioneer series, Sofia Valdez, Future Prez. Meet Sofia Valdez, a Mexican...

Andrea Beaty presents Sofia Valdez, Future Prez

DEC
4

Babies & Books

Wed, Dec 4   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Lap songs, fingerplays, board books, and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is designed for lap-sitting babies 0-12 months old and their caregivers.

Online registration is required and will be open 24 hours...

Babies & Books

Brower Park Writer's Group

Wed, Dec 4   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Join a small group of writers who meet weekly to read their own writing. Sometimes we use prompts from "Writer's Digest," but this is by no means mandatory. Feedback and critiques are available if you would like them.

Brower Park Writer's Group

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Dec 4   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

Register
Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

DEC
5

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Thu, Dec 5   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Thu, Dec 5   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Shape Up New York

Thu, Dec 5   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults fitness stomp clap and sing

Work up a sweat and get in shape, the fun way...

Shape Up New York

William Kentridge: In Praise of Failure - A Beginning

Thu, Dec 5   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Acclaimed South African visual and theater artist William Kentridge inaugurates a season-long engagement, In Praise of Failure, a project which celebrates the great importance of failure in any creative process.

Throughout the Spring of...

William Kentridge: In Praise of Failure - A Beginning

DEC
7

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 7   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Park Slope Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us for Saturday Storytime! Listen to new favorites and classic stories read aloud. All ages welcome!

This event will be held in our downstairs auditorium. Tickets are required and will be given out 30 minutes before storytime...

Saturday Storytime

DEC
9

Toddler Yoga

Mon, Dec 9   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids supported by zipcar yoga and meditation

Join Kelly Brennan for some fun on the yoga mat! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way through adventures, stories, games, and songs.

This class is designed for toddlers 18 mos. to 3 years. We kindly ask...

Toddler Yoga

DEC
10

Storytime

Tue, Dec 10   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards

Storytime

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