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23

Tax Help

Sun, Feb 23   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults tax help

Free Online Tax Help

Brooklyn Public Library, in partnership with The Food Bank NYC and with Office of Financial Empowerment, will help you electronically file your tax return for free!


To participate, you must have a valid...

Tax Help

Free Online Tax Help

Sun, Feb 23   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sun, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

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!

FEB
24

Story and Play

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Information Table- Census Jobs

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults 2020 census

The U. S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. Census Bureau representatives will be at the New Lots Library to table.  They describe Census employment to all job-seekers,...

Information Table- Census Jobs

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

Tai-Chi for Beginners

Mon, Feb 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults creative aging fitness

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance while promoting serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi workshop...

Tai-Chi for Beginners

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

Mon, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens anime and manga arts and crafts diy table-top & board games

Teens 12 and up join us every week for crafts, tabletop gaming, and more! 

The Youth Wing is an inclusive space and all teens are welcome.

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Mon, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Project Art Workshop

Mon, Feb 24   4:45 pm to 5:45 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Explore, create and express yourself through art with ProjectArt! Classes will be taught by New lLots Library's artist-in-residence.

The ProjectArt community is dedicated to bringing the arts to as many children as it can in a time...

Project Art Workshop

FEB
25

Tax Help

Tue, Feb 25   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults tax help

Free Online Tax Help

...
Tax Help

Free Online Tax Help

Tue, Feb 25   12:00 pm to 7:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

Introducing Reading Partners: A Volunteer Opportunity

Tue, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults storytime

Volunteer as a Reading Partner Information Session

Do you want to.....

Give back to your community? Build a lasting relationship Serve as a role model to a struggling early reader

Become a Reading Partner Today!

...
Introducing Reading Partners: A Volunteer Opportunity

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)

Build with LEGO

Tue, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids build with lego kids explore

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

Homework Help

Tue, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades 1 through 8, a trained volunteer can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

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!

Cursive Writing for Adults

Tue, Feb 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults literacy writing workshop

Join this 7 session program as we harken back to a bygone era of cursive writing.  Some of the benefits are: improved legibility and spelling ability, quality signature and increased writing speed.

This program is to learn cursive...

Cursive Writing for Adults

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26

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 26   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

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

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-36 months.

Babies and Books

Crochet Circle

Wed, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Every Wednesday afternoon all skill levels are welcomed to join the Crochet Club. Come meet new people, talk with friends and work on projects. 

Crochet Circle

Excel Class

Wed, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

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.

Excel Class

Introduction to Internet

Wed, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

Introduction to Internet

Intro to Radio Podcasting

Wed, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

This course will give you hands-on experience using professional audio recorders and editing software to create your own podcast. Learn about different styles of podcasting, best practices for developing and pitching a show, basic audio editing...

Register
Intro to Radio Podcasting

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Wed, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots 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

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Wed, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Japanese 101

Wed, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens anime and manga japanese

Japanese manga has become very popular in the US. Titles such as Naruto, Sailor Moon, and Fairy Tail continue to be well loved.

Many fans of manga, anime, and video games, develop an interest in learning Japanese, so let’s practice...

Japanese 101

Project Art Workshop

Wed, Feb 26   5:15 pm to 6:15 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Explore, create and express yourself through art with ProjectArt! Classes will be taught by New lLots Library's artist-in-residence.

The ProjectArt community is dedicated to bringing the arts to as many children as it can in a time...

Project Art Workshop

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Feb 26   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults diy fiber arts

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

Meeting...

Fiber Arts Group

FEB
27

Native Americans in New York: Representations Past & Present - SOLD OUT

Thu, Feb 27   9:00 am to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Museum

Adults ctle platbpl

NOTE: Native Americans in New York is currently SOLD OUT. Click the RSVP link to sign up for the waitlist, should tickets become available. 

Dive into the Brooklyn Museum’s new exhibition showcasing work by artist Jeffrey...

Register
Native Americans in New York: Representations Past & Present - SOLD OUT

Free Online Tax Help

Thu, Feb 27   10:30 am to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

Improve your research skills

Thu, Feb 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults research

Conducting research is a fundamental skill for everyone. Whether you’re browsing websites or using scholarly materials such as journal articles, you need to know how to formulate good searches, evaluate your sources and organize information. This...

Improve your research skills

Kids Create

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with art projects.

For ages 6 to 12.

 

Kids Create

Kids Create: Turn T-Shirts Into Reusable Bags

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Turn old T-shirts into a reusable bag!

Single-use plastic carryout bags are banned, with limited exceptions, starting March 1st, 2020. Learn how to make your own reusable bag from old T-shirts to prepare for the ban. No sewing required....

Kids Create: Turn T-Shirts Into Reusable Bags

Anime and Manga Club

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens anime and manga movies techknowledge

A time to chill and have fun watching and talking about anime and manga after a stressful day at school. We will watch 1-2 episodes of an anime or a movie and have time to talk about it and anything else related to anime and manga.

Anime and Manga Club

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 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!

Tax Help

Thu, Feb 27   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults tax help

Free Online Tax Help

...
Tax Help

FEB
28

2020 Census Day- Jobs Application Assistance

Fri, Feb 28   11:30 am to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults 2020 census

The U. S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. Census Bureau representatives will be at the New Lots Library to describe Census employment to all job-seekers, assist with the job...

2020 Census Day- Jobs Application Assistance

Chair Yoga for Beginners

Fri, Feb 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults creative aging fitness yoga and meditation

There are many benefits of yoga: improved strength, flexibility and mental clarity, as well as improved posture and reduced stress. Chair Yoga is a non-intimidating way to start practicing yoga…and you don’t have to worry about getting up and...

Chair Yoga for Beginners

Chess Club

Fri, Feb 28   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults Chess Workshop game on

Meets 3:30-5:30pm Fridays Art and Music Division. Enjoy a leisurely game of chess for all ages. All skill levels welcome.

Chess Club

Dance with BUPH

Fri, Feb 28   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids move to learn music

Learning to dance can be fun!

Every Friday children and teens can have fun dancing while making new friends.

Dance with BUPH

Teen Computer Lab

Fri, Feb 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens computer basics

Teens ages 9-17 can work on homework, watch a video, or play a game. Research assistance and tech help available from a librarian....

Teen Computer Lab

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29

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Feb 29   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer basics email microsoft office techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Story and Play

Sat, Feb 29   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Mental Health First Aid

Sat, Feb 29   10:00 am to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults mental health mhfa

As part of the City's ThriveNYC initiative, the NYC Health Department is offering free Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to all New Yorkers. Learn to identify, understand, and respond to mental health and substance use challenges at a free...

Register
Mental Health First Aid

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts early literacy ready set kindergarten storytime

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...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 29   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   New Lots Library

Kids music saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

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