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Ask a Tech

Wed, Feb 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults 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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud, singing, moving and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active kids and their parents or caregivers.

Toddler Time

Computer Basics Workshop

Wed, Feb 19   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Flatbush Learning Center

Adults adult learning computer basics

Come learn how to use a computer, including: 

Basic computer operations Searching the internet  Typing Email

For more information or to RSVP contact: Christina Reid at creid@bklynlibrary.org

Computer Basics Workshop

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Wed, Feb 19   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

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Feb 19   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults career resume

Receive advice on your resume and/or cover letter.

Work at a computer station and use online resources.

Receive other job search and career information.

(Note:  Our staff will not write or type resumes or cover...

Resume & Career Help

Babies & Books

Wed, Feb 19   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

Ipad Bingo

Wed, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults all ages everyone is welcome here

Come play Bingo on Ipads!

Ipad Bingo

Game On Cancelled

Wed, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Join us for board games and card games upstairs.

Game On

One On One Technology Training

Wed, Feb 19   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

Coloring for Kids

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons. 

Coloring for Kids

Game On! Tabletop Gaming for Kids & Tweens

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Play with classic and new board games, tabletop games, and puzzles.

Game On! Tabletop Gaming for Kids & Tweens

Library Lab

Wed, Feb 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through...

Library Lab

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Feb 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join us at our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment, or just hang out.  

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Teen Tech Time

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 19   4:30 pm to 5:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids after school homework help

We can help you with your homework. No question is too big or small!

After School Homework Help

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Wed, Feb 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 19   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

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

English Conversation Group

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness Fusion

Wed, Feb 19   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults fitness health and wellness

Do you like to dance? Do you want to get fit while having fun? Join us for our Shape Up Dance Fitness class.

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness Fusion

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Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults fitness game on positive aging

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Thu, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

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...

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Kids Create: African Paper Plate Necklaces

Thu, Feb 20   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids arts and crafts black history month

In honor of Black History Month children will create African Paper Plate Necklaces.

Kids Create: African Paper Plate Necklaces

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

Project Art Workshop

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Explore, create and express yourself through art with ProjectArt! Classes will be taught by Bushwick Library's artist-in-residence.

The ProjectArt community is dedicated to bringing the arts to as many children as it can in a...

Project Art Workshop

Kids Explore: Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids book discussion kids create kids explore poetry

Kids are invited to a reading of As Good As Anybody, the true story about the friendship between Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. The story will be followed by a book discussion and poetry workshop.

 

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Kids Explore: Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

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

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

 

 

Do you love LEGOS, robotic and teamwork? Then join and Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

This year’s theme is City...

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Thu, Feb 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Let's Record and Edit

Thu, Feb 20   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Recording Studio

Adults music podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

This beginner's audio course will cover how to record with the tools in the Info Commons Recording Studio. We'll discuss microphone types, learn how to use a digital audio workstation to record vocals, and cover how to make common edits.

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Let's Record and Edit

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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

Brainy Babies

Fri, Feb 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies early literacy toddler time

Join us for free, brain-building storytimes for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers. Families will learn fun activities to build young brains and learn about community resources. Prepare your child for 3-K and...

Brainy Babies

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Feb 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool story play storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, play and new friends!

Preschool Playtime

Family Movie: The Lion King Cancelled

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

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Join us for the Lion King- a family favorite movie.

Family Movie: The Lion King

Featured Film: JIMI: All is By My Side

Fri, Feb 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults movies at the library positive aging

Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film: JIMI: All is By My Side

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

Freestyle Fridays for Kids and Tweens

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

Kids after school kids tech time

An open-ended, afterschool program for kids and tweens on Friday afternoons.

Freestyle Fridays for Kids and Tweens

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Fri, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

 

 

Do you love LEGOS, robotic and teamwork? Then join and Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

This year’s theme is City...

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Fri, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

 

 

Do you love LEGOS, robotic and teamwork? Then join and Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

This year’s theme is City...

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

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

Freestyle Fridays for Teens

Fri, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Teens after school teen tech time teen time

An open-ended, afterschool program for teens on Friday afternoons.

Freestyle Fridays for Teens

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens creative writing

With the guidance of a professional writer, teens work on their creative writing process in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Led by the NY Writer's Coalition.

DIY: Creative Writing Club

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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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Gravesend Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

For Kids

Saturday Storytime

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

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

Adults citizenship

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults adult learning early 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...

Register
Literacy Volunteer Information  Session

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and classic tales read aloud. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

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Little Scientists

Mon, Feb 24   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy little scientists stem & steam

Explore science and build literacy skills through play and sensory activities! This hands-on science program and storytime is specially designed for kids age 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Younger friends are welcome too.

Little Scientists

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

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Mon, Feb 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Flatbush Learning Center

Adults adult learning citizenship literacy

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen we can help!

Join our free exam preparation groups! 

For more information contact: Literacy Zone Case Managers at 718.230.2102 or email Christina Reid at creid@bklynlibrary.org...

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults computer basics computer programming

It's never too late to learn about  computer.

 

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

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

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