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FEB
20

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Feb 20   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, Feb 20   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: Mind Movies

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids team up to read

Improve comprehension by making “mind movies” to visualize stories.

Enjoy drawing with colored pencils to visualize a story!

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Chess Workshop

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 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, Feb 20   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, Feb 20   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

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Thu, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Pacific Library

Adults adult learning hse nedp

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

Register
National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

FEB
21

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Fri, Feb 21   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, Feb 21   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

Coloring for Kids

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons. 

Coloring for Kids

Homework Help

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework help for kids.

Homework Help

Chess Workshop

Fri, Feb 21   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Chess for all, never-played-before to expert! Come learn and play with our teen volunteer. Ages: 6 – 17 yrs

Chess Workshop

FEB
22

Tax Help

Sat, Feb 22   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

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Sat, Feb 22   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

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids team up to read

Improve comprehension by making “mind movies” to visualize stories.

Enjoy drawing with colored pencils to visualize a story!

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Feb 22   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

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Sat, Feb 22   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Pacific Library

Adults adult learning hse nedp

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

Register
National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   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

Movies from the Wild, Wild West : El Mariachi

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults movies movies at the library

 

1992. Robert Rodriguez, Directs this violent tale of a Mexican Musician  who is mistaken for another man marked for death and pursued by numerous hitmen...  a dusty contemporary western set below the border in Mexico......

Movies from the Wild, Wild West : El Mariachi

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids team up to read

Improve comprehension by making “mind movies” to visualize stories.

Enjoy drawing with colored pencils to visualize a story!

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

FEB
23

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Feb 23   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, Feb 23   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!

FEB
24

Pre-School Storytime

Mon, Feb 24   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, Feb 24   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

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush Library)

Mon, Feb 24   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, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons. 

Coloring for Kids

Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Mon, Feb 24   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

FEB
25

Storytime

Tue, Feb 25   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, Feb 25   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, Feb 25   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, Feb 25   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)

Kids Create

Tue, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a fun and engaging craft or art project.  Bring your creative side and let's create!

Kids Create

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Tue, Feb 25   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, Feb 25   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, Feb 25   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!

FEB
26

Story Time

Wed, Feb 26   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

Story Time

Wed, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Stories and song at the Library.

Story Time

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English, and improve your conversational skills.  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

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!

Featured Event
Toddler Time

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Wed, Feb 26   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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 26   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, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons. 

Coloring for Kids

Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

Japanese 101

Wed, Feb 26   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, 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!

Brower Park Writer's Group

Wed, Feb 26   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

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

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Feb 26   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

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Feb 26   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bedtime stories storytime

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years!

Bedtime Stories

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