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Choo Choo Train Play Time

Fri, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join us for a very special play time featuring toy trains! For all ages. 

Choo Choo Train Play Time

Story Play

Fri, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

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

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Feb 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Come and play board games such as Monopoly, Clue and Sorry! 

Game On! Board Games

Teen Gaming

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

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the PS4 VR, Switch or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For everyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

Teen Time

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

Teens techknowledge

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

Teen  Time

Library Lab: Roller Coasters

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

Kids library lab stem & steam

Celebrate Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day! Design your own roller coaster and complete fun marble challenges in one of our most popular Library Lab experiments. Both boys and girls are welcome to attend! 

Library Lab is Brooklyn...

Library Lab: Roller Coasters

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   Cortelyou 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

After School Homework Help

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults adult learning esol

Free Beginners' English as a Second Language class for adults (21 and over).   For more info call 718-240-2770 or go to www.tinyurl.com/School6=GetInfo

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Highway Library

Kids saturday storytime

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

All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

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

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou 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

Poetry Club

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults creative writing poetry

Discuss poetry in a  comfortable setting.

Poetry Club

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids 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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Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Feb 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Wash and Fold Super Laundry

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Wash and Fold Super Laundry at 647 Powell Street**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sun, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Highway 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

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clean Rite

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Clean Rite at 1760 Eastern Parkway**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead story time and...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

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Build with Duplo

Mon, Feb 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Free play with Lego DUPLOs. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

Pre-School Storytime

Mon, Feb 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Stone Avenue Library

Kids first five years preschool storytime

Join us for an hour of song, stories, crafts, and play
For kids ages 3-5 years

Pre-School Storytime

Pre-School Storytime

Mon, Feb 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Join us for an hour of song, stories, crafts, and play
For kids ages 3-5 years

Pre-School Storytime

Computer Basics

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

Adults computer basics 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

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

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Feb 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults resume

Meet one-on-one with a librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to search for job openings and training, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

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

Adults computer basics email techknowledge

Come in and learn the basics of email usage.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

After School Homework Help

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

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Homework Help

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

Kids after school homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades Pre-K through 8, a trained volunteer can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

We have guitars to use during the class, but please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults adult learning diy teen time

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

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Babies & Books

Tue, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Kings Highway 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

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Feb 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults microsoft office techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

 

Microsoft Excel Basics

Chess Club

Tue, Feb 25   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids after school table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess!  Instruction available for total beginners, as well as those more advanced.  Recommended for ages 8 and up. 

Chess Club

Homework Help

Tue, Feb 25   2:45 pm to 5:15 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids after school homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades Pre-K through 8, a trained volunteer can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway 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 hardware,...

Computer Basics

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Ask a librarian for quick tips to speed up your job search. Learn where to find local job openings and free job training, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Tue, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Clean Rite

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Clean Rite at 1760 Eastern Parkway**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead story time and...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Community Journalism For Teens

Tue, Feb 25   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens teen time

Do you want to ask the questions? Get the answers? Be in the room where it happens? And write the stories? Then The Ditmas Examiner wants you! The Ditmas Examiner is a program for high school students who want to cover their community, learn...

Community Journalism For Teens

Family Movie Night: Playing with Fire

Tue, Feb 25   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

When straight-laced fire superintendent Jake Carson (John Cena) and his elite team of firefighters come to the rescue of three siblings, they quickly realize that no amount of training could prepare them for their most challenging job yet...

Family Movie Night: Playing with Fire

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

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Tue, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults adult learning esol

Free Beginners' English as a Second Language class for adults (21 and over).  Open enrollment.  For more info call 718-240-2770 or go to www.tinyurl.com/School6=GetInfo

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

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Story Play

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

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime

Join us for storytime! Enjoy books, songs and playtime.

For ages 0-5.

Story Play

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

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

Babies & Books

Wed, Feb 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Highway 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

Ask a Tech

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

Adults techknowledge

Answering questions about technology, such as, phone, laptops, and any other technology.

Ask a Tech

Chess Workshop

Wed, Feb 26   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school kids explore table-top & board games

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:45pm- 4:45pm.

Chess Workshop

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