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FEB
20

Resume & Career Help

Thu, Feb 20   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Paerdegat Library

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

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one of Mr. Keats' books...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Feb 20   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults resume

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning resume

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume...

One-on-One Resume Help

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

Community Performance: Decades of Jazz (1920 - Present!)

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

Adults black history month live music music performance

Come to Paerdegat Library to celebrate the Music and the Music Makers of America’s Classical Music Genre Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Billy Holliday, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, and more!

Featuring:...

Community Performance: Decades of Jazz (1920 - Present!)

Teen Zone

Fri, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

FEB
22

Story and Play

Sat, Feb 22   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Afterschool Homework Help

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Kids after school homework help

Trouble with math? Geography got you stumped? Need some advice on how to polish your essay? The library is here to help! Our trained volunteer tutor provides free drop-in homework assistance to students in K - 8th...

Afterschool Homework Help

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   DeKalb Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends! Join us for stories, music, and rhymes at the library!

Saturday Storytime

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

Friends Group Book Sale/Greeter

Sat, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults book sale Friends of the Library

Book Sale for Friends Group

Friends Group Book Sale/Greeter

Chess Workshop

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore

Learn how to play, or improve your game, with help from our chess instructor!

Chess Workshop

FEB
23

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sun, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

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
24

Story and Play

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

Mon, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens anime and manga arts and crafts diy table-top & board games

Teens 12 and up join us every week for crafts, tabletop gaming, and more! 

The Youth Wing is an inclusive space and all teens are welcome.

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

FEB
25

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

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Build with LEGO

Tue, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids build with lego kids explore

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 25   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

FEB
26

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 26   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Afterschool Workout

Wed, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens fitness

No gym, no problem! Workout to YouTube (Cardio, Hip Hop, African Dance and more) and learn/share dance choreography with the group. Open to kids, tweens & teens.  February 12 and 26. 

Afterschool Workout

Urban Stages presents African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

Wed, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids black history month music

African folktales are woven through an interactive African Dance class.

Urban Stages presents African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

Free Crochet Class for Beginners

Wed, Feb 26   5:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults never too late to learn

You may bring your own yarn, and hooks, or they will be provided.  You may also choose to work on a project for our Friends Group Books and Crochet Sale.

Free Crochet Class for Beginners

Free Crochet Class for Beginners

Wed, Feb 26   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults never too late to learn

You may bring your own yarn, and hooks, or they will be provided.  You may also choose to work on a project for our Friends Group Books and Crochet Sale.

Free Crochet Class for Beginners

Clinton Hill Evening Book Discussion

Wed, Feb 26   6:15 pm to 7:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join us for a book discussion in the evenings. Working too late to arrive on time? That’s ok! Late comers are welcomed. Check out the book from the Info Desk.

THE ISLAND OF SEA WOMEN offers up an evocative tale of two best friends whose...

Clinton Hill Evening Book Discussion

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

Friends Group General Meeting

Wed, Feb 26   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults Friends of the Library

Be a Friend of Jamaica Bay Library

As a Friend of Jamaica Bay Library, you will play a critical role in the success of your branch and community.

ADVOCATE:  Friends are a voice for the Library on relevant local, state and...

Friends Group General Meeting

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

Resume & Career Help

Thu, Feb 27   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Paerdegat Library

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

Open Play Space for Babies

Thu, Feb 27   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

There will be no Babies & Books this Thursday, but come hang out at the library with other families and watch your child learn through play! Children ages birth - 18 months are welcome.

Open Play Space for Babies

Kids Create

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with art projects.

For ages 6 to 12.

 

Kids Create

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Feb 27   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults resume

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning resume

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume...

One-on-One Resume Help

FEB
28

Teen Zone

Fri, Feb 28   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

FEB
29

Story and Play

Sat, Feb 29   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Afterschool Homework Help

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

Kids after school homework help

Trouble with math? Geography got you stumped? Need some advice on how to polish your essay? The library is here to help! Our trained volunteer tutor provides free drop-in homework assistance to students in K - 8th...

Afterschool Homework Help

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 11:45 am   DeKalb Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends! Join us for stories, music, and rhymes at the library!

Saturday Storytime

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

Chess Workshop

Sat, Feb 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore

Learn how to play, or improve your game, with help from our chess instructor!

Chess Workshop

MAR
1

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Sun, Mar 1   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Mar 1   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam

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!

MAR
2

Story and Play

Mon, Mar 2   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Mar 2   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy multilingual storytime spanish

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

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

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

Mon, Mar 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens anime and manga arts and crafts diy table-top & board games

Teens 12 and up join us every week for crafts, tabletop gaming, and more! 

The Youth Wing is an inclusive space and all teens are welcome.

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

MAR
3

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

Make a Movie on Your Phone

Tue, Mar 3   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn how to use mobile devices to make compelling short-form videos. We will discuss storyboard frame composition, audio and lightning, as well as exploring iMovie and Movie Maker.

Register
Make a Movie on Your Phone

Build with LEGO

Tue, Mar 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids build with lego kids explore

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

Instagram for Small Business

Tue, Mar 3   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults bric small business techknowledge

Learn how to use Instagram for promoting your small business. This class covers setting up an Instagram Business account, the basics of posting, Instagram Stories, Analytics and posting strategies such as when to post, tagging, and adding...

Register
Instagram for Small Business

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