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2020 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Wed, Feb 26   9:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Enter PowerUP! and you could win a CASH AWARD to start your business. Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. To apply, you must attend an orientation....

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2020 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 26   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 26   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 26   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years story play toddler time

All parents and caregivers are invited to bring their children aged 0-5 to listen to stories, sing songs, and chant rhymes. Afterwards, there will be time to play and socialize!

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Toddler Time

Small Business Cyber Preparation with SCORE

Wed, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business community partner small business

Did you know that small and mid-sized businesses are more impacted by cyberattacks than the larger corporations you are always hearing about? That’s because smaller businesses have limited IT resources, inexperience with government regulations,...

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Small Business Cyber Preparation with SCORE

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library Fundraising

Wed, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book sale Friends of the Library

Come & browse our selection of donated books!  All proceeds raised by the Friends of the Sheepshead Bay Library will be used to improve the library's many free services and programs.

We invite you to become a Friend of...

Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library Fundraising

Cinema: All Is True

Wed, Feb 26   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

A look at the final days of renowned playwright William Shakespeare.

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Ian McKellan

*Rated PG-13\ 1 hour 41 min*

Cinema: All Is True

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

The class will start at 3.30 PM and ends 4.45 PM.

Space is limited.

We will put out a sign-in sheet a half hour before the start time.

Spanish Conversation Group  Beginners

Afterschool Workout

Wed, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens fitness

No gym, no problem! Workout to YouTube (Cardio, Hip Hop, African Dance and more) and learn/share dance choreography with the group. Open to kids, tweens & teens.  February 12 and 26. 

Afterschool Workout

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids after school homework help

Free homework help for grades 1-8!

After School Homework Help

Explore and Create

Wed, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids after school Artists on Site arts and crafts kids explore

Kids Create Arts & Crafts

Give your child a chance to embrace his artistic side.  Your creative kid will love exploring the many ways to express himself.  Your kids will love our collection of art projects!

Explore and Create

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Wed, Feb 26   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come join us for ProjectArt, a creative fun filled free art program for kids where participants:

Create new and fun projects every week.

Create artwork that will be shown in a gallery exhibition at the end of the program.

...

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Computer Basics / Основы компьютера Cancelled

Wed, Feb 26   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults computer basics russian

Требуется регистрация. Зарегистрируйтесь на информационной стойке.

Станьте мастером своего компьютера, планшета или смартфона с Аркадием Клаузовым!

Посетите бесплатный урок, который сделает вас боссом своего компьютера, планшета...

Computer Basics / Основы компьютера

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

Wed, Feb 26   5:00 pm to 6:15 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

The class will start at 5:00 PM and ends 6:15 PM.

Space is limited.

We will put out a sign-in sheet a half hour before the start time.

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Wed, Feb 26   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Global Citizen Poetry

Wed, Feb 26   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults literacy poetry

Inspired by Ilya Kaminsky’s “Poets in the World” series, Global Citizen Poetry will examine the work of living poets based outside of the United States. In addition to the “Poets in the World” anthologies, we will read New Generation African...

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Global Citizen Poetry

French Conversation Group - Advanced

Wed, Feb 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

 

 

 

French Conversation Group - Advanced

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27

Resume & Career Help

Thu, Feb 27   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Paerdegat Library

Adults resume

Get advice on your resume or cover letter, get help finding education and career information, learn interview skills, and more with help from trained Brooklyn Public Library staff.  First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff...

Resume & Career Help

Library Lanes

Thu, Feb 27   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 27   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library Fundraising

Thu, Feb 27   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book sale Friends of the Library

Come & browse our selection of donated books!  All proceeds raised by the Friends of the Sheepshead Bay Library will be used to improve the library's many free services and programs.

We invite you to become a Friend of...

Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library Fundraising

Kids Create

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with art projects.

For ages 6 to 12.

 

Kids Create

Chess Workshop

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play chess every Thursday at 4:00.

All ages and skill levels welcomed!

Chess Workshop

Books and Brews: The Wall

Thu, Feb 27   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   The Gather Inn Again

Adults book club book discussion

Do you like beer and talking about books? Join us as we discuss:

The Wall by John Lanchester

Thursday, February 27th at 6:30 PM

@The Gather Inn Again
2718 Gerritsen Ave.

Books are available at the...

Books and Brews: The Wall

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Feb 27   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

 

 

French Conversation Group -Beginners

FEB
28

Tax Help

Fri, Feb 28   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults tax help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation assistance to families who earn $70,000 or less and individuals who earn $35,000 or less. This includes persons with disabilities, seniors and limited English speaking...

Tax Help

Babies & Books

Fri, Feb 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy storytime toddler time

Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys, and meet new friends!

Babies & Books

Pre-School Story Play

Fri, Feb 28   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Storytime with toys and interactive manipulatives to promote the development of cognitive and gross motor skills

Pre-School Story Play

Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library Fundraising

Fri, Feb 28   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book sale Friends of the Library

Come & browse our selection of donated books!  All proceeds raised by the Friends of the Sheepshead Bay Library will be used to improve the library's many free services and programs.

We invite you to become a Friend of...

Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library Fundraising

Homework Help

Fri, Feb 28   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework help for kids.

Homework Help

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Fri, Feb 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts diy fiber arts

From mobiles to monsters and everything in between, we have tons of fun crafts coming up at Gerritsen in the next few months. We are super excited to get creative and see what kind of crafty magic we can create!

Our activities are great...

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Teen Time

Fri, Feb 28   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Teens techknowledge

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  Time

Teen Zone

Fri, Feb 28   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

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Story and Play

Sat, Feb 29   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Tax Help

Sat, Feb 29   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults tax help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation assistance to families who earn $70,000 or less and individuals who earn $35,000 or less. This includes persons with disabilities, seniors and limited English speaking...

Tax Help

GetCoveredNYC Tabling

Sat, Feb 29   10:30 am to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults health and wellness open-house

GetCoveredNYC is a city-wide initiative to enroll New Yorkers in health insurance and provide them with access to primary and preventive care at NYC Health and Hospitals. The initiative is a partnership between NYC Health and Hospitals,...

GetCoveredNYC Tabling

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 29   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sheepshead Bay Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

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

 

Saturday Storytime

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids team up to read

Team up to Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help them improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years first five years ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science and math through music, stories, art, and play will help your child get...

Ready Set Kindergarten

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

Saturday Storytime

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years ready set kindergarten

For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music,...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library Fundraising

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book sale Friends of the Library

Come & browse our selection of donated books!  All proceeds raised by the Friends of the Sheepshead Bay Library will be used to improve the library's many free services and programs.

We invite you to become a Friend of...

Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library Fundraising

Russian Folktales & Fairy Tales / Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для Детей

Sat, Feb 29   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids russian saturday storytime

Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для школьников и дошкольников.

You and your child will enjoy classic Folk Tales and Fairytales, your favorite songs, and join in other activities in this playful program.

A multi-sensory learning...

Russian Folktales & Fairy Tales / Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для Детей

Duplo Brick Builders

Sat, Feb 29   12:30 pm to 1:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo

Join an afternoon of fun and building! Come build as a team or work on your own creation. We'll provide the Duplo Bricks! ! See what your imagination can create! Parents and Children are welcome.

Duplo Brick Builders

Kotchegna: Dance Traditions from Ivory Coast

Sat, Feb 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family

Performing in elaborate masks to the explosive percussion of a corps of brilliant drummers, Kotchegna Dance Company's irresistible excitement and pulsating rhythms are an experience to behold. Join master dancer and percussionist Vado Diomande...

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Kotchegna: Dance Traditions from Ivory Coast

Chess Workshop

Sat, Feb 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore

Learn how to play, or improve your game, with help from our chess instructor!

Chess Workshop

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Sat, Feb 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids team up to read

Utilize fun game techniques to build comprehension.

Design a comic strip to learn the parts of a story!

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Feb 29   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults i-ching

 

I-Ching the book of changes is one of the oldest Chinese classic philosophies that can help us to make decisions that logic alone cannot handle.

Free lectures in Chinese and English.

Due to Public Safety, the...

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

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