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FEB
22

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

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Feb 22   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults i-ching

 

I-Ching the book of changes is one of the oldest Chinese classic philosophies that can help us to make decisions that logic alone cannot handle.

Free lectures in Chinese and English.

Due to Public Safety, the...

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

FEB
23

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Sun, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

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

FEB
24

WE Connect Mentor Session

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults business small business

Join WE NYC for a group mentor session with our brand new WE Connect Mentor Ash Spivak. Ash is an internationally certified birth doula and co-Founder of allbodies, a digital platform for modern health classes. She is passionate about using the...

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WE Connect Mentor Session

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Tot Art

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

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for a creative art session geared for 0-5 year olds.

Tot Art

Story Play

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

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

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

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required, inquire at Information Desk.

Story Play

Toddler Time

Mon, Feb 24   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years story play toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers.

For children 18 months to 5 years...

Toddler Time

Play Time

Mon, Feb 24   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Learn to play together with other kids and share the toys.

Play Time

English Conversation Group

Mon, Feb 24   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Arts & Crafts

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

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a fun craft!

Arts & Crafts

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

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

Adults resume

Meet with a librarian for help with your job search.

Learn where to find job openings and free job training...    Get feedback on your resume and cover letter...    Practice for your job interview
Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Feb 24   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

English Conversation Group

Mon, Feb 24   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

FEB
25

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Shine and the Moonbeams

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family first five years music stomp clap and sing

Shine and the Moonbeams take the best rhythmic elements of popular music to give family audiences a soulfully satisfying experience. Come jump, grove, shakes, and sings along.

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Shine and the Moonbeams

Cantonese Chinese Storytime 广东話故事時間

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

Birth to Five Years multilingual multilingual storytime storytime

歡迎所有任何有興趣的兒童與家長或與其照顧者一起參加我們的广东話故事及兒歌時間

Join us for stories and songs in Cantonese Chinese for children and their parents or caregivers.

Cantonese Chinese Storytime 广东話故事時間

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Feb 25   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Read and Play

Tue, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

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Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 25   1:15 pm to 2:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Reading Circle. Book Discussion: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson.

Tue, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults book discussion

Inspired by the true blue-skinned people of Kentucky and the brave and dedicated Kentucky Pack Horse library service of the 1930s, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a story of raw courage, fierce strength, and one woman's belief that books...

Reading Circle. Book Discussion: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson.

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

English Conversation Group (Advanced)

Tue, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group (Advanced)

Ask a Tech

Tue, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands 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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

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

Our Garden Club

Tue, Feb 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

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Missing plants and green things? Come inside and garden with us this winter! Celebrate plants with stories, songs and dance.  For children ages 6-12 with and without disabilities. Parent or caregiver must accompany children.

Our Garden Club

Chess Workshop

Tue, Feb 25   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Marcy Library

Teens Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your chess game with instructor Reinaldo Duran.  For beginers or advanced players.  Tweens, teens and families welcome.

Chess Workshop

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

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Feb 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

Tue, Feb 25   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

In a live recording of Project Syndicate’s Opinion Has It podcast, Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, NYT best-selling author Anand Giridharadas, and host and Foreign Policy Interrupted co-founder Elmira Bayrasli take a deep look at widening...

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

FEB
26

2020 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Wed, Feb 26   9:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Enter PowerUP! and you could win a CASH AWARD to start your business. Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. To apply, you must attend an orientation....

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2020 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 26   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Tot Art

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

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for a creative art session geared for 0-5 year olds.

Tot Art

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Excel Basics

Wed, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults 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.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Excel Basics

Story Play

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

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

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

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required, inquire at Information Desk.

Story Play

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

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

Older Adults techknowledge

Computer basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instructions before confidently using a computer. This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware, ...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Wed, Feb 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Positive Aging. Health Discussion. Understanding your IBS.

Wed, Feb 26   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations health and wellness

Experienced Nurse will give you some tips and advise related to your health. This program is organized by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC (Naturally Occured Retirement Communities) and Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens.

Positive Aging. Health Discussion. Understanding your IBS.

Small Business Cyber Preparation with SCORE

Wed, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business community partner small business

Did you know that small and mid-sized businesses are more impacted by cyberattacks than the larger corporations you are always hearing about? That’s because smaller businesses have limited IT resources, inexperience with government regulations,...

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Small Business Cyber Preparation with SCORE

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Read and Play

Wed, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities first five years

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities. Group size limited to 12. A parent or caregiver must accompany children.

Read and Play

Introduction to iPads

Wed, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

iPad training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to iPads or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using an iPad.

This lesson introduces new iPad users to apps and techniques used to...

Introduction to iPads

Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

The class will start at 3.30 PM and ends 4.45 PM.

Space is limited.

We will put out a sign-in sheet a half hour before the start time.

Spanish Conversation Group  Beginners

Build with LEGO: Human Figures

Wed, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids after school build with lego library lab

Come and put your master builder skills to the test.

For ages 4 and up!

Build with LEGO: Human Figures

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