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FEB
25

Toddler Time

Tue, Feb 25   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

Make a Digital Story for Mac

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. Also learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

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Make a Digital Story for Mac

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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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 (Business & Career Center)

Ask a Tech

Tue, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults techknowledge

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.

Ask a Tech

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Teens, age 12+, battle it for supremacy playing SuperSmash Brothers or racing to the number 1 spot in Mario Kart. 

Have fun! Make friends! Get a free book!*

Teen Tech Time is a welcoming sapce.

Teen Tech Time

Free Financial Coaching

Tue, Feb 25   4:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults finance

Meet with a financial counselor one-on-one to develop the skills needed to manage money and gain financial stability. Get assistance with:

Improving Your Credit Report Dealing with Debt Collection Budget and Saving Opening a Bank...
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Free Financial Coaching

Community Journalism For Teens

Tue, Feb 25   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens teen time

Do you want to ask the questions? Get the answers? Be in the room where it happens? And write the stories? Then The Ditmas Examiner wants you! The Ditmas Examiner is a program for high school students who want to cover their community, learn...

Community Journalism For Teens

Personal Finance for Everyone

Tue, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business finance

Baffled by where your money is going? Does retirement seem unreachable? Tired of living paycheck to paycheck or just without a realistic financial plan? Stop being reactive; become proactive about your money!

This workshop is geared...

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Personal Finance for Everyone

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Feb 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

FEB
26

Story Play

Wed, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime

Join us for storytime! Enjoy books, songs and playtime.

For ages 0-5.

Story Play

Ask A Tech

Wed, Feb 26   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults techknowledge

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.

Ask A Tech

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, Feb 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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 (Business & Career Center)

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 26   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Storytime for babies birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. 

Babies and Books

Chess Workshop

Wed, Feb 26   2:45 pm to 4:45 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

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 5:30 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

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Feb 26   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

The Legacy of Hattie Carthan: New Stewards of Grassroots Green Movements

Wed, Feb 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults black history month brooklyn collection brooklyn history environment

Join us for a talk led by Magnolia Tree Earth Center Executive Director Marlon Rice about the black presence in Brooklyn's urban green movement as seen through Hattie Carthan's legacy, the heirs to her movement, and the Magnolia Tree Earth...

The Legacy of Hattie Carthan: New Stewards of Grassroots Green Movements

FEB
27

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Feb 27   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier 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...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Toddler Time

Thu, Feb 27   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

Babies & Books

Thu, Feb 27   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Windsor Terrace JCC

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the JCC Brooklyn Windsor Terrace, 1224 Prospect Ave.**

A closed Windsor Terrace Library isn't going to stop our Babies and Books program! 

Please note that since we are guests, we'll need...

Babies & Books

Toddler Time

Thu, Feb 27   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

Babies & Books

Thu, Feb 27   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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Feb 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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 (Business & Career Center)

How to Record Your Podcast

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started.

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How to Record Your Podcast

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 27   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 27   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

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 27   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

How to Edit Your Podcast

Thu, Feb 27   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about simple editing tools to make your podcast sound better, as well as free and inexpensive software options for editing at home or on the go.

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How to Edit Your Podcast

Fundraiser: Refresh Cortelyou Library

Thu, Feb 27   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults community partner Friends of the Library

SAVE THE DATE

Join the fun(draiser) and help our beloved community space at Cortelyou Library!

 

About the Fundraiser

The Friends of Cortelyou Library set a goal to raise $40,000 to buy all new furniture for the...

Fundraiser: Refresh Cortelyou Library

FEB
28

Choo Choo Train Play Time

Fri, Feb 28   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

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Feb 28   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults support groups

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Feb 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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 (Business & Career Center)

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Feb 28   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

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Fri, Feb 28   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census career

During this recruiting event, you will learn more about 2020 Census jobs. You will get assistance on your application from a US Census Bureau...

Featured Event
2020 Census Recruiting Event

After School Homework Help

Fri, Feb 28   3:00 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

FEB
29

Pre-K For All Information and Registration Session

Sat, Feb 29   9:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years preschool

Come meet with the Brooklyn outreach team for Pre-K for All!  All NYC families with children born in 2016 can now apply to Pre-K for All between February 5 and March 16, 2020. 

Learn how to:

Explore current pre-...
Pre-K For All Information and Registration Session

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 29   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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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,  & math through music, stories, art, & play will...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

After School Homework Help

Sat, Feb 29   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

Citizenship Exam Prep Group Cancelled

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning citizenship immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

This group will be headed by a Citizenship Exam coach, and will allow participants to practice for the exam with other adults. 

Free, No...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Sat, Feb 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou 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

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Sat, Feb 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Highlawn 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

MAR
1

CyPurr Session: The Password Is Strong With This One...

Sun, Mar 1   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

Everyone has had nightmares remembering passwords, or trying to come up with one that contains a number, a special character, and an eldritch rune. Nowadays there are special programs called password managers that make it easy to generate and...

CyPurr Session: The Password Is Strong With This One...

MAR
2

Build with Duplo

Mon, Mar 2   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

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Mar 2   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults adult learning computer basics computer programming

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Computer Basics

Mon, Mar 2   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

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Mon, Mar 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Mar 2   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

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