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Preschool Storytime

Thu, Feb 20   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll take out educational toys for social play.  Ages 3-5 only, please.

This program requires online registration -...

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Preschool Storytime

Ask A Tech

Thu, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Make a reservation for a 30-minute one-on-one session with our Technology Resource Specialist on your technology question.

Ask A Tech

Gaming for Teens

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Teens game on table-top & board games

Whether you're a fan of traditional games like Chess and Uno, or are interested in new favorires like Pandemic and Bears vs. Babies*, come on over to the J Reference desk and borrow a game in exchange for your library card.

*No actually...

Gaming for Teens

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

Library Lab: Candy Science

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids library lab

This week, we'll explore the scientific properties of candy! Do different types of candy dissolve in different ways and at different rates? We'll find out! Ages 4+

Library Lab: Candy Science

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids 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

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids after school homework help

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Let's Record and Edit Cancelled

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

FEB
21

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

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids arts and crafts

Study with a professional artist.

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Gaming for Teens

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Teens game on table-top & board games

Whether you're a fan of traditional games like Chess and Uno, or are interested in new favorires like Pandemic and Bears vs. Babies*, come on over to the J Reference desk and borrow a game in exchange for your library card.

*No actually...

Gaming for Teens

Lego Club

Fri, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids build with lego

Join other Lego and Duplo lovers in the neighborhood and have fun building! Take on our library challenge or build whatever you like. Ages 4+.

Lego Club

Kids Tech Time: Ipads

Fri, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids game on kids tech time

Have fun playing video games on IPads with friends. Ages 12 and down.

Kids Tech Time: Ipads

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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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: Special Storytime with Nina Crews!

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years author talks black history month saturday storytime

Join us for a special Saturday Storytime with illustrator Nina Crews, in celebration of Black History Month! She'll be reading from her new book, "A Girl Like Me."

Light refreshments will be served, and books will be available for...

Saturday Storytime: Special Storytime with Nina Crews!

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

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

Kids team up to read

Team up to Read is a free interactive series designed for childrens ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help them improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Game On!

Sat, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids game on kids explore

Play board games with your friends and family!

Game On!

Fun With Yarn!

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Please join us to work on projects in yarn. Instruction in crocheting is provided. Yarn available, limited hooks/needles available. No registration required.

Fun With Yarn!

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Sat, Feb 22   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults conversations health and wellness

Managing your blood pressure can lower your risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease. Join us and learn how.

Are you feeling FRUSTRATED NOT KNOWING WHAT YOU CAN OR CAN’T EAT?

Are you unsure of what to do to keep your Blood...

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

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

Gaming for Teens

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Teens game on table-top & board games

Whether you're a fan of traditional games like Chess and Uno, or are interested in new favorires like Pandemic and Bears vs. Babies*, come on over to the J Reference desk and borrow a game in exchange for your library card.

*No actually...

Gaming for Teens

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

After School Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

Chess Workshop

Mon, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

After School Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

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Babies and Books

Tue, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months only, please. 

This program requires online registration - registration will be...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Tue, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months only, please. 

This program requires online registration - registration will be available...

Babies and Books

After School Homework Help

Tue, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids after school homework help

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Little Scientist

Tue, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Birth to Five Years after school little scientists stem & steam

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

Children learn through stories, play and exploration.

Ages 3 and up!

Little Scientist

Gaming for Teens

Tue, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Teens game on table-top & board games

Whether you're a fan of traditional games like Chess and Uno, or are interested in new favorires like Pandemic and Bears vs. Babies*, come on over to the J Reference desk and borrow a game in exchange for your library card.

*No actually...

Gaming for Teens

Teen Zone: Gaming

Tue, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Teens game on teen tech time teen time video games

Join us for an hour of PS4 and/or Switch gaming!

Teen Zone:  Gaming

After School Homework Help

Tue, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group everyone is welcome here

Join other adults as they practice their English under the guidance of a trained volunteer.

English Conversation Group

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Google Apps

Tue, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Tips & Tricks you didn't know you could do with Google for on the go, at work and having fun.

(Gmail, Maps, Youtube, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Photos, etc...)

Google Apps

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Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months only, please.

This program requires online...

Toddler Time

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Wed, Feb 26   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults resume

Meet one-to-one with a librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find local job postings and free job training, get feedback on your resume, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Ask a Tech

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

Older 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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

 

Ask a Tech

Brooklyn Supports: Coffee and Connection

Wed, Feb 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults everyone is welcome here inclusive services

Brooklyn Supports: Coffee and Connection

Ask a Tech

Wed, Feb 26   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 26   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

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 26   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months only, please.

This program requires online...

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Wed, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come to this program to hear great stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

For babies birth to 18 months and their parents or...

Babies & Books

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults english conversation group

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

 

English Conversation Group

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults philosophy in the library

Philosophy begins in wonder. Plato

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Philosophy Discussion Group

Gaming for Teens

Wed, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Teens game on table-top & board games

Whether you're a fan of traditional games like Chess and Uno, or are interested in new favorires like Pandemic and Bears vs. Babies*, come on over to the J Reference desk and borrow a game in exchange for your library card.

*No actually...

Gaming for Teens

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

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