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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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool 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 help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Feb 29   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 29   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Bedford 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

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

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Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Mar 1   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Wash and Fold Super Laundry

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Wash and Fold Super Laundry at 647 Powell Street**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Mar 1   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clean Rite

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Clean Rite at 1760 Eastern Parkway**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead story time and...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

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NYC Food Handler Certification Training Registration

Mon, Mar 2   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Pacific Library

Adults adult learning career hse

Registration for NYC Food Handler Certification at Pacific Library

NYC food handler certification is necessary for all food handlers in the retail food service and hospitality industries who are involved in the preparation, storage or...

Register
NYC Food Handler Certification Training Registration

Pre-School Storytime

Mon, Mar 2   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Stone Avenue Library

Kids first five years preschool storytime

Join us for an hour of song, stories, crafts, and play
For kids ages 3-5 years

Pre-School Storytime

Pre-School Storytime

Mon, Mar 2   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Join us for an hour of song, stories, crafts, and play
For kids ages 3-5 years

Pre-School Storytime

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Mon, Mar 2   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

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush Library)

Mon, Mar 2   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)

Coloring for Kids

Mon, Mar 2   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons. 

Coloring for Kids

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Mon, Mar 2   4:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

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Storytime

Tue, Mar 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

Toddler Time

Tue, Mar 3   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Pacific Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for songs, stories and more while meeting other children and caregivers in the neighborhood! 

Ages 18 months-3 years.

Toddler Time

Coloring for Kids

Tue, Mar 3   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons. 

Coloring for Kids

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Mar 3   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Ask a librarian for quick tips to speed up your job search. Learn where to find local job openings and free job training, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Tue, Mar 3   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Clean Rite

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Clean Rite at 1760 Eastern Parkway**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead story time and...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Tue, Mar 3   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!

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Tue, Mar 3   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!

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Story Time

Wed, Mar 4   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Stories and song at the Library.

Story Time

Toddler Time

Wed, Mar 4   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!

Featured Event
Toddler Time

Computer Basics Workshop

Wed, Mar 4   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Flatbush Learning Center

Adults adult learning computer basics

Come learn how to use a computer, including: 

Basic computer operations Searching the internet  Typing Email

For more information or to RSVP contact: Christina Reid at creid@bklynlibrary.org

Computer Basics Workshop

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Wed, Mar 4   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Library

Adults finance income tax tax help

All AARP free tax preparation sites for low and middle income taxpayers operate on a first come, first served basis. To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required...

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Memories of Nueva York Performance

Wed, Mar 4   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults Friends of the Library learning disabilities

Please join us to celebrate the talents of our adults with special needs community. They have been working hard with performance artist Jose Garcia in a lively program of joy,...

Memories of Nueva York Performance

English Conversation Group

Wed, Mar 4   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Coloring for Kids

Wed, Mar 4   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons. 

Coloring for Kids

Library Lab

Wed, Mar 4   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through...

Library Lab

Japanese 101

Wed, Mar 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens anime and manga japanese

Japanese manga has become very popular in the US. Titles such as Naruto, Sailor Moon, and Fairy Tail continue to be well loved.

Many fans of manga, anime, and video games, develop an interest in learning Japanese, so let’s practice...

Japanese 101

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Wed, Mar 4   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!

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Wed, Mar 4   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning 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...

Featured Event Register
Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Brower Park Writer's Group

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

Adults creative writing writing workshop

A weekly gathering of writers. You may read whatever you'd like, as long as you wrote it. If you'd like feedback, that's available, but optional. Writing prompts are offered as well.

Brower Park Writer's Group

Research Refracted: Introduction to Archives with the Brooklyn Collection

Wed, Mar 4   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults artist talks Artists and Archives brooklyn collection brooklyn history

This workshop will demystify the archival research process, including: a gentle explanation of what an archive really is; an overview of resources available in an archive; tips and tricks for doing research in archives derived from the...

Register
Research Refracted: Introduction to Archives with the Brooklyn Collection

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Mar 4   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

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High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Mar 5   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

Coloring for Kids

Thu, Mar 5   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons. 

Coloring for Kids

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Thu, Mar 5   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids team up to read

How do our personal experiences help us to understand what we’re reading?

Create a visual reader’s response using fun watercolor painting!

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Chess Workshop

Thu, Mar 5   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop game on

Chess Master Juan Tica with show you the basics or step up your game...

Chess Workshop

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Thu, Mar 5   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Wash and Fold Super Laundry

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Wash and Fold Super Laundry at 647 Powell Street**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Shape Up New York

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

Adults fitness

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

Shape Up New York

Friends of Brower Park Library Meeting

Thu, Mar 5   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults Friends of the Library

Have ideas on how to make the branch a better place? Want to support the branch through advocacy and fundraising? Come and join the Friends of Brower Park Library and help us plan and support our upcoming events!

The Friends of Brower...

Friends of Brower Park Library Meeting

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AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Fri, Mar 6   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Bedford Library

Adults finance income tax tax help

All AARP free tax preparation sites for low and middle income taxpayers operate on a first come, first served basis. To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required...

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Tax Help

Fri, Mar 6   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

Read Across Brooklyn

Fri, Mar 6   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brower Park Library

Kids read across brooklyn storytime

"Read Across America" is "Read Across Brooklyn" at BPL!

This year, we've chosen The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins for our Read Across Brooklyn read aloud! The accompanying activities will complement the 2020 Census, since...

Read Across Brooklyn

Read Across Brooklyn 2020

Fri, Mar 6   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years 2020 census first five years read across brooklyn storytime

Help us celebrate with a Read Aloud of

...
Read Across Brooklyn 2020

Pre-School Story Play

Fri, Mar 6   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years first five years read across brooklyn

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

Pre-School Story Play

Coloring for Kids

Fri, Mar 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons. 

Coloring for Kids

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