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FEB
22

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

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

Kids team up to read

Team up to Read is a free interactive series designed for children 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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime 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...

Literacy Volunteer Information  Session

Coloring Club

Sat, Feb 22   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

Movies from the Wild, Wild West : El Mariachi

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults movies movies at the library

 

1992. Robert Rodriguez, Directs this violent tale of a Mexican Musician  who is mistaken for another man marked for death and pursued by numerous hitmen...  a dusty contemporary western set below the border in Mexico......

Movies from the Wild, Wild West : El Mariachi

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

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

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

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

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)

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

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush Library)

Mon, Feb 24   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

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 a...

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush Library)

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Mon, Feb 24   4:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

FEB
25

Storytime

Tue, Feb 25   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards

Storytime

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.

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Tue, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build reading and writing skills? Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep class,...

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

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.

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway) Cancelled

Tue, Feb 25   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Eastern Parkway 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 (Eastern Parkway)

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

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

Kids arts and crafts

Come join us for ProjectArt, a creative fun filled free art program for kids where participants:

Create new and fun projects every week.

Create artwork that will be shown in a gallery exhibition at the end of the program.

...

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Tue, Feb 25   5:45 pm to 6:45 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come join us for ProjectArt, a creative fun filled free art program for kids where participants:

Create new and fun projects every week.

Create artwork that will be shown in a gallery exhibition at the end of the program.

...

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Tue, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Eastern Parkway 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!  Seating is limited.

For more information and to confirm attendance please call the Literacy Zone/ Family...

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

FEB
26

Story Time

Wed, Feb 26   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Stories and song at the Library.

Story Time

Story Time

Wed, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Stories and song at the Library.

Story Time

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

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.

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 26   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years story play toddler time

All parents and caregivers are invited to bring their children aged 0-5 to listen to stories, sing songs, and chant rhymes. Afterwards, there will be time to play and socialize!

Featured Event
Toddler Time

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.

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Wed, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Vladimir Mazo from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Wed, Feb 26   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come join us for ProjectArt, a creative fun filled free art program for kids where participants:

Create new and fun projects every week.

Create artwork that will be shown in a gallery exhibition at the end of the program.

...

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Brower Park Writer's Group

Wed, Feb 26   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

A weekly gathering of writers. You may read whatever you'd like, as long as you wrote it. If you'd like feedback, that's available, but optional. Writing prompts are offered as well.

Brower Park Writer's Group

The Legacy of Hattie Carthan: New Stewards of Grassroots Green Movements

Wed, Feb 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults black history month brooklyn collection brooklyn history environment

Join us for a talk led by Magnolia Tree Earth Center Executive Director Marlon Rice about the black presence in Brooklyn's urban green movement as seen through Hattie Carthan's legacy, the heirs to her movement, and the Magnolia Tree Earth...

The Legacy of Hattie Carthan: New Stewards of Grassroots Green Movements

FEB
27

Library Lanes

Thu, Feb 27   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Please join our  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 other older...

Library Lanes

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Feb 27   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults game on table-top & board games

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Thu, Feb 27   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)

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 27   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults conversations english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

English Conversation Group

Homework Help

Thu, Feb 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids after school homework help

Free homework help for those in grades K - 8.

Homework Help

Chess Workshop

Thu, Feb 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop game on

Chess Master Juan Tica with show you the basics or step up your game...

Chess Workshop

Shape Up New York

Thu, Feb 27   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults fitness

Work up a sweat and get in shape, the fun way...

Shape Up New York

FEB
28

Tax Help

Fri, Feb 28   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults tax help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation assistance to families who earn $70,000 or less and individuals who earn $35,000 or less. This includes persons with disabilities, seniors and limited English speaking...

Tax Help

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Feb 28   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.

Pre-School Story Play

Fri, Feb 28   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Storytime with toys and interactive manipulatives to promote the development of cognitive and gross motor skills

Pre-School Story Play

Homework Help

Fri, Feb 28   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework help for kids.

Homework Help

Teen Time

Fri, Feb 28   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

FEB
29

Tax Help

Sat, Feb 29   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults tax help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation assistance to families who earn $70,000 or less and individuals who earn $35,000 or less. This includes persons with disabilities, seniors and limited English speaking...

Tax Help

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids team up to read

Team up to Read is a free interactive series designed for children 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

Ready Set Kindergarten

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

Birth to Five Years first five years ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science and math through music, stories, art, and play will help your child get...

Ready Set Kindergarten

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids first five years 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   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Sat, Feb 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids team up to read

Utilize fun game techniques to build comprehension.

Design a comic strip to learn the parts of a story!

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Feb 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, &play will help you &your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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