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Pre-K For All Information and Registration Session

Sat, Feb 29   9:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years preschool

Come meet with the Brooklyn outreach team for Pre-K for All!  All NYC families with children born in 2016 can now apply to Pre-K for All between February 5 and March 16, 2020. 

Learn how to:

Explore current pre-...
Pre-K For All Information and Registration Session

Saturday Storytime

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

Teens arts and crafts

Make beautiful bracelets using beads.

Beaded Jewelry

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Feb 29   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime!

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

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CyPurr Session: The Password Is Strong With This One...

Sun, Mar 1   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

Everyone has had nightmares remembering passwords, or trying to come up with one that contains a number, a special character, and an eldritch rune. Nowadays there are special programs called password managers that make it easy to generate and...

CyPurr Session: The Password Is Strong With This One...

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Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Mar 2   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults adult learning computer basics computer programming

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Toddler Yoga

Mon, Mar 2   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

Teen DIY: Arts and Crafts

Mon, Mar 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school arts and crafts diy jewelry making

Come enjoy getting creative using crafting materials of our choice here at Eastern Parkway with other teens!

Teen DIY: Arts and Crafts

Yoga for Adults

Mon, Mar 2   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

Government Accountability: Transparency and Privacy

Mon, Mar 2   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults techknowledge

How does New York City government encourage transparency and protect New Yorkers’ privacy? The City leverages large amounts of information to offer its services, and New York State's Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) and New York City's Open Data...

Government Accountability: Transparency and Privacy

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Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Mar 3   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and anytime.

Register
Mobile Phone Podcasting

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Mar 3   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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 (Business & Career Center)

Introduction to Foundation Directory Online (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Tue, Mar 3   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business research

Course description:

Looking for grants for your organization?

Come learn how to use Foundation Directory Online (FDO), the most comprehensive prospect research tool for fundraisers, with over 156,000 grantmaker profiles. You will...

Introduction to Foundation Directory Online (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Mar 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Teens, age 12+, battle it for supremacy playing SuperSmash Brothers or racing to the number 1 spot in Mario Kart. 

Have fun! Make friends! Get a free book!*

Teen Tech Time is a welcoming sapce.

Teen Tech Time

Build with LEGO

Tue, Mar 3   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids build with lego kids explore

Meet new friends and have fun building with LEGO and Duplo blocks.

 

Build with LEGO

Free Financial Coaching

Tue, Mar 3   4:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults finance

Meet with a financial counselor one-on-one to develop the skills needed to manage money and gain financial stability. Get assistance with:

Improving Your Credit Report Dealing with Debt Collection Budget and Saving Opening a Bank...
Featured Event Register
Free Financial Coaching

BRIC Media Arts Orientation

Tue, Mar 3   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn about all the courses and media resources presented by BRIC. Join us for an orientation and get a great introduction to what Public Access is all about - free and low-cost, high-quality media courses, and the wide variety of services...

Register
BRIC Media Arts Orientation

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Story Play

Wed, Mar 4   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Eastern Parkway Library

Birth to Five Years story play

Please join us for Stories and Playtime.

Story Play

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, Mar 4   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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 (Business & Career Center)

Ask a Tech

Wed, Mar 4   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults adult learning 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

Build with LEGO

Wed, Mar 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids

PLease join us for Build with LEGO

Build with LEGO

Kids Create

Wed, Mar 4   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts and crafts program for children to develop their creativity. Have fun and create a project to bring home with you.

Kids Create

Friends Group 4th Year Anniversary Celebration

Wed, Mar 4   5:30 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...

Featured Event
Friends Group 4th Year Anniversary Celebration

Jamaica Bay Library Friends Group 4th Year Anniversary

Wed, Mar 4   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults 2020 census all ages book sale Friends of the Library

Please come and celebrate with us!

Events:

Speakers Maestro Kaiso - Violinist Read Aloud & Crafts Crochet & & Book Sales Music Free Food, Drinks and Giveaways And more

 

Community Organizations...

Jamaica Bay Library Friends Group 4th Year Anniversary

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Mar 5   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Brooklyn Supports

Thu, Mar 5   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults health and wellness social services

Join us for coffee and connection to social services.  Support available around social work, homelessness, housing and other social service needs.

For more information, contact Sophie Zimiles at 718.230.2173.

Brooklyn Supports

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Mar 5   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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 (Business & Career Center)

Kids Create:Arts & Crafts

Thu, Mar 5   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

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Mar 5   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop for photo enhancement, typography, and graphic design.

This class meets for three mandatory sessions on 3/5, 3/12, 3/19. Registration is required for all three sessions.

Register
Intro to Photoshop

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Mar 5   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

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Mar 5   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

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Playtime

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

Birth to Five Years first five years read across brooklyn

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

Playtime

Read Across Brooklyn

Fri, Mar 6   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years first five years read across brooklyn storytime

Help us celebrate with a Read Aloud of The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins!

Join us for a Read-Aloud with our Guest Reader and Special Surprises.

Learn more about the 2020 Census!

Read Across Brooklyn

Knit and Crochet

Fri, Mar 6   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Learn to knit and crochet in an informal atmosphere with other creative knitting enthusiasts.

Knit and Crochet

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Mar 6   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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 (Business & Career Center)

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Mar 6   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

Read Across Brooklyn: The Doorbell Rang! by Pat Hutchins

Fri, Mar 6   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids 2020 census after school early literacy first five years

Help us celebrate with a Read Aloud of The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins!

Join us for a Read-Aloud with our Librarian Shirley and Special Surprises.

Learn more about the 2020 Census!

 

Read Across Brooklyn: The Doorbell Rang! by Pat Hutchins

Kid Tech Time

Fri, Mar 6   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge video games

Tired after a long week of school? Come to the Spring Creek Library on Fridays @ 4 PM in order to enjoy playing video games on the Play Station 4 or play solo games on our iPads!

Kid Tech Time

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Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Mar 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens arts and crafts

Make beautiful bracelets using beads.

Beaded Jewelry

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Mar 7   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime!

Coloring Club

Sat, Mar 7   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

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BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Raising Race Conscious Children: Explicit Race Talk for Early Childhood Educators

Sun, Mar 8   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adult learning ctle early literacy first five years

Raising Race Conscious Children: Explicit Race Talk for Early Childhood Educators (CTLE Credits: 3)

We often avoid talking about race with young children but, whether we like it or not, children notice similarities and...

Featured Event Register
BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Raising Race Conscious Children: Explicit Race Talk for Early Childhood Educators

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Babies & Books

Mon, Mar 9   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come read stories, sing songs, play with toys, and dance!!!

Babies & Books

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Mar 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults adult learning computer basics computer programming

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Computer Basics

Mon, Mar 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the...

Computer Basics

Toddler Yoga

Mon, Mar 9   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

Teen DIY: Arts and Crafts

Mon, Mar 9   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school arts and crafts diy jewelry making

Come enjoy getting creative using crafting materials of our choice here at Eastern Parkway with other teens!

Teen DIY: Arts and Crafts

Yoga for Adults

Mon, Mar 9   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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