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Chess Club

Fri, Feb 21   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

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Fri, Feb 21   10:30 am to 12:30 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)

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

Adult Coloring

Fri, Feb 21   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults arts and crafts diy

Come have a relaxing session of coloring for Adults in our sunlit room

Adult Coloring

English Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 21   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

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

Fri, Feb 21   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

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

Fun Fridays

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts techknowledge teen time video games

Start your weekend of fun at the library with your friends! Enjoy board games, video games, VR games, Karaoke, crafts and more…

Every Friday from 3pm.

Fun Fridays

Family Game Night

Fri, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids techknowledge video games

Join us as we turn our basement auditorium into a drop-in game room! Featuring a variety of new and classic board games, LEGO®, Little Bits, IPADs and video games. Also including cards wtih  kittens that explode, sushi on the go...

Family Game Night

FEB
22

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Feb 22   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Central Library 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
Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Park Slope Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us for Saturday Storytime! Listen to new favorites and classic stories read aloud. All ages welcome!

This event will be held in our downstairs auditorium. Tickets are required and will be given out 30 minutes before storytime...

Saturday Storytime

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

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

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

FEB
23

Chess Club

Sun, Feb 23   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

FEB
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Chess Club

Mon, Feb 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

Story Play

Mon, Feb 24   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Story play is for ages 0-5 and includes stories, songs, and play.

*Space is limited.  Tickets are given out at 11 am on a first come, first served basis (2nd floor information desk).

Story Play

Toddler Yoga

Mon, Feb 24   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids supported by zipcar yoga and meditation

Join Kelly Brennan for some fun on the yoga mat! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way through adventures, stories, games, and songs.

This class is designed for toddlers 18 mos. to 3 years. We kindly ask...

Toddler Yoga

Resume Help

Mon, Feb 24   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults career resume

Come each monday to Clarendon library at 11:30 AM for Resume help where we look over the resume and give advice to advancing a job search.

Resume Help

Ask A Tech

Mon, Feb 24   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask A Tech

After School Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Kids homework help

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework? Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small.

After School Homework Help

Teen Time

Mon, Feb 24   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

After School Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   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

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Mon, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids after school Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in grades 1-8, we can help you with your homework!

For free!

Homework Help

Yoga for Adults

Mon, Feb 24   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

Hosted by Melanie Morgan

(Certified Yoga & Meditation instructor)

...
Yoga for Adults

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Chess Club

Tue, Feb 25   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

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

After School Homework Help

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

Kids homework help

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework? Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small.

After School Homework Help

Nintendo switch in teen space

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

Teens teen tech time video games

Come play with the Nintendo switch in our teen area! For ages 12+ only.

Nintendo switch in teen space

Creative Arts for Teens

Tue, Feb 25   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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Feb 25   3:15 pm to 5:15 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens after school teen tech time video games

Play video games with us!

Everyone from 11-21 is welcome to join us.

Teen Tech Time

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

Build with LEGO

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

Kids build with lego stem & steam

For ages 6 and up.  Open build - let your master builder skills run wild!

Build with LEGO

Library Lab

Tue, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Spark your curiosity with hands-on experiments! For kids ages 5 to 12.

Library Lab

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Come join Kids Tech Time with dancing on the Xbox, some IPads fun and YouTube music videos.

Kids Tech Time

Resume & Career Help

Tue, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning career resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's job market?  Not sure what to say in interviews? 

We can help!  Come and meet one-on-one with our...

Resume & Career Help

Toastmasters

Tue, Feb 25   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

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Chess Club

Wed, Feb 26   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

Computer Basics

Wed, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults computer basics techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing navigating the screen and going online? Come and join out computer basic class!

Computer Basics

Urdu Storytime

Wed, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual multilingual storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Urdu for children and their parents or caregivers. 
 
                   آئیں ہمارے ساتھ اردو زبان میں کہانیاں سنیں اور گانے گائیں۔

...

Urdu Storytime

Babies & Books

Wed, Feb 26   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Lap songs, fingerplays, board books, and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is designed for lap-sitting babies 0-12 months old and their caregivers.

Online registration is required and will be open 24 hours...

Babies & Books

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Wed, Feb 26   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

One On One Technology Training

Wed, Feb 26   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Take advantage of our personal computer courses and ask any technology-related questions you may have. You can sign up at our reference desk at the branch.

These classes are for individuals who want personal help with anything computer-...

One On One Technology Training

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Kids homework help

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework? Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small.

After School Homework Help

Teen Time

Wed, Feb 26   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

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

Adult Coloring

Wed, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults arts and crafts positive aging

Pick up a coloring page and express yourself! All supplies are provided.

Adult Coloring

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

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