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18

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Feb 18   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.

Babies and Books

Tue, Feb 18   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

Mahjong

Tue, Feb 18   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults table-top & board games

Interested in learning and playing American Mahjong? Please join us!

Mahjong

Babies & Books

Tue, Feb 18   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

Chair yoga

Tue, Feb 18   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Join us for this gentle form of yoga.  Participants will be taught a way of achieving mental and physcial wellness by sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  If you are unable to attend...

Chair yoga

Babies and Books

Tue, Feb 18   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...

Register
Babies and Books

Chess Club

Tue, Feb 18   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Chess Club

Tue, Feb 18   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

How to Record Your Podcast

Tue, Feb 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started.

Register
How to Record Your Podcast

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Feb 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 18   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

Teen Zone: Freestyle Watercolor

Tue, Feb 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Bring an open mind and let your creativity flow! 

Teen Zone:  Freestyle Watercolor

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Feb 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Feb 18   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and anytime.

Register
Mobile Phone Podcasting

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Tue, Feb 18   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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 18   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

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19

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 19   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

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Feb 19   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Wed, Feb 19   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 19   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

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 19   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

Ask a Tech

Wed, Feb 19   11:30 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Teens techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Come and “Ask a Tech” for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Positive Aging. Health Discussion. How to get a good night sleep?

Wed, Feb 19   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. How to get a good night sleep?

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 19   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

Afternoon Movie of the Month

Wed, Feb 19   1:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults movies movies at the library

"A Monster Calls" (2016)

Afternoon Movie of the Month

Chess Club

Wed, Feb 19   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Coloring for Kids

Wed, Feb 19   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons. Your kids will have a wonderful time at the library.

Coloring for Kids

Game On!

Wed, Feb 19   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Board games and card games for kids ages 6 - 12.

Game On!

Library Lab: Simple Machines

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids kids explore library lab stem & steam

Come join us as we learn about the different kinds of simple machines we use every day and build our very own catapults!

Library Lab: Simple Machines

Introduction to iPads

Wed, Feb 19   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

Chess Club

Wed, Feb 19   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Drop into our chess club and learn strategy from our Chessmaster William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun! Ages 5+

This program is generously funded by our...

Chess Club

Book Adventures: Freedom Quilt Banner

Wed, Feb 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids after school black history month

Come join us for Black History month and learn about the Freedom Quilt that assisted the slaves to freedom. We are creating a freedom banner to commemorate the occasion.

Ages 6 and up! 

Book Adventures: Freedom Quilt Banner

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Wed, Feb 19   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

2020 Census Job Recruiting Event

Wed, Feb 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults 2020 census

The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring for a variety of temporary full-time and flexible part-time jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff for the 2020 Census. No resumes or cover letters are required...

2020 Census Job Recruiting Event

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Feb 19   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Wed, Feb 19   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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20

Adult Coloring for Fun

Thu, Feb 20   10:30 am   Dyker Library

Adults arts and crafts

Please come and join us for the fun of adult coloring program at the Dyker Library.

Art supplies will be provided.   No registration required.

Adult Coloring for Fun

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 -...

Preschool Storytime

Ask a Tech

Thu, Feb 20   11:30 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Teens techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Come and “Ask a Tech” for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Women's Support Group

Thu, Feb 20   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults support groups

Women's support group, where women can talk about whatever is on their mind. 

Women's Support Group

Women's Support Group

Thu, Feb 20   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults support groups

Women's support group, where women can talk about whatever is on their mind. 

Women's Support Group

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Feb 20   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

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, Feb 20   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

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

Chess Club

Thu, Feb 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Feb 20   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Teens kids tech time teen tech time video games

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 Tech Time

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 20   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 20   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

Introduction to Google Drive

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Google Drive is a personal cloud storage service from Google that lets users store and synchronize digital content across computers, laptops and mobile devices.

What are the benefits of Google Drive?

Backup Your Precious Files...

Introduction to Google Drive

Writing to Improve Your English

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol writing workshop

Learn to express yourself on paper

You may be the next

Shakespeare

Writing to Improve Your English

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