E.g., Jan 22 2020
JAN
21

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Tue, Jan 21   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults 2020 census career

The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a variety of temporary full-time and flexible part-time jobs. No resumés or cover letters are required to apply. Pay rates start at $20 per hour!

You will have the opportunity to learn about...

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Jan 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Preschool Storytime for 2.5 - 4 years old

Tue, Jan 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Enjoy our Story time with books, puppets and games. Little Hands Craft Time means more fun and more crafts. Join us to sing and learn about the Letter People.

For children ages 2 1/2 to 4 years old and their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime for 2.5 - 4 years old

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Jan 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults creative writing

The 4 session workshop will be conducted by Aimee Herman poet and writing instructor.

Presented by Adult Services/Languages & Literature.

Participants will read and evaluate stories and poems, answer prompts and create and...

Creative  Writing  Workshop

Creative Arts for Teens

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday to express yourself with the arts while having fun with your friends. Materials will be provided for coloring, embroidery, painting or getting creative with lanyard and duct tape.

Ages 10+

Creative Arts for Teens

Build with LEGO

Tue, Jan 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam

Test your master builder skills to create fun and imaginative structures with LEGO.

*For ages 6 and up

Build with LEGO

Computer Basics

Tue, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults 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

Computer Basics

Computer Basics / Основы компьютера

Tue, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:30 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

DIY for Teens

Tue, Jan 21   4:15 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens arts and crafts diy

Explore your Creative side

DIY for Teens

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Tue, Jan 21   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!

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Tue, Jan 21   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids after school Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game with instructor Jose Villar. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Tue, Jan 21   5:45 pm to 6:45 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!

Toastmasters

Tue, Jan 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning

Learn useful tips and tricks that will help you develop your speaking skills and reach your goals.

Toastmasters

JAN
22

Chess Club

Wed, Jan 22   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

Toddlers Explore

Wed, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Toddlers can practice both fine and gross motor skills in this fun and interactive program.  Activities include playdough, stampers, coloring, and building materials.

*For ages 18 months - 5 years

Toddlers Explore

Toddler Time

Wed, Jan 22   11:15 am to 12:15 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!

Featured Event
Toddler Time

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Wed, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults writing workshop

WRITE and RECITE - a weekly workshop for adults. Write and read your work to the group in a creative, supportive environment.

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Teen Time

Wed, Jan 22   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

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Wed, Jan 22   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!

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Jan 22   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults diy fiber arts

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

Meeting...

Fiber Arts Group

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Wed, Jan 22   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.

JAN
23

Chess Club

Thu, Jan 23   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

Library Lanes

Thu, Jan 23   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

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Jan 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Babies and toddlers can socialize while playing with DUPLO and toys.

Build with DUPLO

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Jan 23   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Chess Workshop

Thu, Jan 23   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

Computer Basics / Основы компьютера

Thu, Jan 23   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

JAN
24

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Fri, Jan 24   10:00 am to 5:00 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)

Chess Club

Fri, Jan 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

Pre-School Story Play

Fri, Jan 24   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

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

Fri, Jan 24   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

English Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 24   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

Central Library Friday Film Club: Fahrenheit 451

Fri, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Books, libraries and librarians are the subject of January screenings at our Central Library Friday Film Club. From reportage to comedy to war drama, we try to show how films portray one of the greatest goods of humanity - books and libraries....

Central Library Friday Film Club: Fahrenheit 451

Homework Help

Fri, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework help for kids.

Homework Help

Chess Club

Fri, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults Chess Workshop game on

Meets 3:30-5:30pm Fridays Art and Music Division. Enjoy a leisurely game of chess for all ages. All skill levels welcome.

Chess Club

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jan 24   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 Tech Time

JAN
25

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   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, Jan 25   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

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

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 12:00 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

Ensemble Barynya — Russian music, dance and song

Sat, Jan 25   3:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults live music russian

Join us for a family evening with the Barynya Dance Ensemble.

World-renowned Russian music, dance and song ensemble Barynya is the premier Russian folk ensemble outside of Russia. Barynya will present a selection of their traditional...

Ensemble Barynya — Russian music, dance and song

JAN
26

Chess Club

Sun, Jan 26   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

JAN
27

Chess Club

Mon, Jan 27   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

Crossword Puzzles

Mon, Jan 27   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Central Library

Adults adult learning alzheimer's literacy mental health

Try your hand at either the Monday NYT Mini Crossword Puzzle or the Regular Monday NYT Crossword Puzzle.

Pick up your puzzle at the Language and Literature Reference Desk.  Puzzles are available to the  first twelve patrons....

Crossword Puzzles

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Jan 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults resume

Meet one-on-one with a librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to search for job openings and training, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Story Play

Mon, Jan 27   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Stories, songs, and playtime for ages 0-5.

*Because space is limited, tickets will be handed out on a first come, first serve basis at the 2nd floor information desk at 11 am.

Story Play

DIY: Mosaic Coasters

Mon, Jan 27   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Join us for a fun and easy craft. Ages 12-18

DIY: Mosaic Coasters

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush Library)

Mon, Jan 27   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

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 a...

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush Library)

After School Homework Help

Mon, Jan 27   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

Teen Time

Mon, Jan 27   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

Protect Your Piggy Bank

Mon, Jan 27   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults business finance

Weiss Financial Ratings is a new tool available to Brooklyn Public Library users, designed to help you make informed decisions about your finances. Join a representative from Weiss to learn how to find the best performing stocks and mutual funds...

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Protect Your Piggy Bank

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