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FEB
21

Playtime

Fri, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!!  Come play with nice toys on our special carpet and listen to precschool music!!!

Playtime

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Feb 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Come and play board games such as Connect 4, Uno Cards, Jenga and Monopoly.

Game On! Board Games

Chess Club

Fri, Feb 21   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

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Fri, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

2020 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Fri, Feb 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   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....

Featured Event Register
2020 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

FEB
22

Beaded Jewelry

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

Teens arts and crafts

Make beautiful bracelets using beads.

Beaded Jewelry

Brooklyn Robotics League FINAL COMPETITION

Sat, Feb 22   11:30 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

The Brooklyn Robotics League is in full swing and we are quickly approaching the finale!

The top twelve teams will battle it out to see who will be the Brooklyn Robotics League champions for 2020. First, second and third place...

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Brooklyn Robotics League FINAL COMPETITION

Coloring Club

Sat, Feb 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

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

Introduction to 3D Printing

Sat, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Teens techknowledge

Welcome to the world of 3D printing! In this class you will learn everything you need to know to make beautiful 3D creations. You'll learn how to use TinkerCAD, an entry level (and free) 3D modeling program that will let you design just about...

Introduction to 3D Printing

Introduction to 3D Printing

Sat, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids techknowledge

Welcome to the world of 3D printing! In this class you will learn everything you need to know to make beautiful 3D creations. You'll learn how to use TinkerCAD, an entry level (and free) 3D modeling program that will let you design just about...

Introduction to 3D Printing

9th Annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival

Sat, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family movies

Welcome to the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival—a yearly video contest in which kid filmmakers create weird short movies that tell the entire stories of Newbery award-winning books in about 90 seconds. The screening is hosted by...

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9th Annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival

ASL - American Sign Language

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

Older Adults creative aging inclusive services sign language

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.”

You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons, where you will learn...

ASL - American Sign Language

FEB
24

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Mon, Feb 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group!  Free!  No registration required.

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Tai-Chi for Beginners

Mon, Feb 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults creative aging fitness

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance while promoting serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi workshop...

Tai-Chi for Beginners

FEB
25

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Tue, Feb 25   10:00 am to 11:45 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Babies and Books @the YMCA

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

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Shine and the Moonbeams

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family first five years music stomp clap and sing

Shine and the Moonbeams take the best rhythmic elements of popular music to give family audiences a soulfully satisfying experience. Come jump, grove, shakes, and sings along.

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Shine and the Moonbeams

After School Homework Help

Tue, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids after school homework help

Afterschool homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

Tue, Feb 25   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

In a live recording of Project Syndicate’s Opinion Has It podcast, Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, NYT best-selling author Anand Giridharadas, and host and Foreign Policy Interrupted co-founder Elmira Bayrasli take a deep look at widening...

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

FEB
26

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....

Featured Event Register
2020 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

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

Build with DUPLO

Wed, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

For ages 18 months - 5 years.

Let your toddler explore with LEGO DUPLO.

Build with DUPLO

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Feb 26   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

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

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

FEB
27

Native Americans in New York: Representations Past & Present - SOLD OUT

Thu, Feb 27   9:00 am to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Museum

Adults ctle platbpl

NOTE: Native Americans in New York is currently SOLD OUT. Click the RSVP link to sign up for the waitlist, should tickets become available. 

Dive into the Brooklyn Museum’s new exhibition showcasing work by artist Jeffrey...

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Native Americans in New York: Representations Past & Present - SOLD OUT

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Thu, Feb 27   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Toddler Time @the YMCA

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Kids Create:Arts & Crafts

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come join us at the Homecrest Library to create fun and easy art projects.

Kids Create:Arts & Crafts

FEB
28

Brighton Beach Library Playdate

Fri, Feb 28   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books Big Brooklyn Playdate early literacy first five years

Stop by the Brighton Beach Library Playdate to enjoy fun games and activities that delight young children and encourage early literacy. Come to play and leave ready to turn ordinary objects in your home into your child’s favorite toys...

Brighton Beach Library Playdate

Playtime

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

Birth to Five Years first five years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!!  Come play with nice toys on our special carpet and listen to precschool music!!!

Playtime

Chair Yoga for Beginners

Fri, Feb 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults creative aging fitness yoga and meditation

There are many benefits of yoga: improved strength, flexibility and mental clarity, as well as improved posture and reduced stress. Chair Yoga is a non-intimidating way to start practicing yoga…and you don’t have to worry about getting up and...

Chair Yoga for Beginners

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Feb 28   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Come and play board games such as Connect 4, Uno Cards, Jenga and Monopoly.

Game On! Board Games

Chess Club

Fri, Feb 28   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

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Fri, Feb 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

FEB
29

Beaded Jewelry

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

Teens arts and crafts

Make beautiful bracelets using beads.

Beaded Jewelry

Coloring Club

Sat, Feb 29   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

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

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...

Featured Event
Kotchegna: Dance Traditions from Ivory Coast

MAR
1

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: David Krakauer and Kathleen Tagg, Breath + Hammer

Sun, Mar 1   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Influences of world music, jazz, classical, experimental techniques, and electronics blend together in this unique collaboration. Krakauer’s use of extended techniques, improvisation, and circular breathing on the clarinet, and Tagg’s prowess...

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: David Krakauer and Kathleen Tagg, Breath + Hammer

MAR
2

Small Business Sales Summit with SCORE

Mon, Mar 2   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business community partner small business

Leverage Your Relationships to Grow Your Business

Small businesses are always looking for ways to increase their visibility, connect with more prospects and close more sales. Connecting with prospective customers, establishing...

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Small Business Sales Summit with SCORE

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

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Mon, Mar 2   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group!  Free!  No registration required.

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

MAR
3

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Tue, Mar 3   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Babies and Books @the YMCA

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

After School Homework Help

Tue, Mar 3   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids after school homework help

Afterschool homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

MAR
4

Brooklyn Small Business Resource Fair (Grand Army Plaza)

Wed, Mar 4   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business small business

Come and join us for the Brooklyn Small Business Resource Fair to receive FREE guidance from various City agencies to grow and expand your small business!

At this multi-agency event, NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) will...

Register
Brooklyn Small Business Resource Fair (Grand Army Plaza)

Little Scientists: Tech Exploration

Wed, Mar 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists stem & steam

Digital story time for children ages 2 to 5 years.  Toddlers and preschoolers will hear stories using computer technology and interactive media.

Little Scientists: Tech Exploration

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