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Teen Tech Time

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

Teens teen tech time

Video gaming for teens.

Teen Tech Time

Afterschool Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

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

Questions to Ask Yourself When Starting a Podcast

Mon, Feb 24   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Do you have an idea for a podcast, but aren’t sure where to start? Do you want to learn more about what producing a podcast entails? In this class, we’ll go over some of the first questions you should ask yourself (and your potential listeners!)...

Questions to Ask Yourself When Starting a Podcast

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Make a Digital Story for Mac

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. Also learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

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Make a Digital Story for Mac

Creative Writing

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

Adults creative writing

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Falun Dafa Exercise and Meditation Class

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

Adults yoga and meditation

Practice meditation and exercise, increase energy and vitality, reduce stress, and enjoy peace of mind.

Falun Dafa Exercise and Meditation Class

Microsoft Word Basics

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

Adults adult learning computer basics microsoft office techknowledge

Microsoft Word introduces new and returning users to the basics of using, creating, editing and documents.

Microsoft Word Basics

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

Ask a Tech

Tue, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

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

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

Children's Movie

Tue, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids family movie movies at the library

Call the Ryder branch for details. 718-331-2962

Children's Movie

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Teens, age 12+, battle it for supremacy playing SuperSmash Brothers or racing to the number 1 spot in Mario Kart. 

Have fun! Make friends! Get a free book!*

Teen Tech Time is a welcoming sapce.

Teen Tech Time

Game On!

Tue, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Kids age 6-12 can play board games and other table top games. Bring a friend or make a new one!

Game On!

Personal Finance for Everyone

Tue, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business finance

Baffled by where your money is going? Does retirement seem unreachable? Tired of living paycheck to paycheck or just without a realistic financial plan? Stop being reactive; become proactive about your money!

This workshop is geared...

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Personal Finance for Everyone

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

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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

Story Time

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

Birth to Five Years toddler time

An hour of stories, songs, and playing for babies and toddlers.

Story Time

The Brain Fitness Club

Wed, Feb 26   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults adult learning

Please join us for a special program for people with developmental disabilities.

Read, play, and have fun at the library! Hear stories read by our librarians, play with words and numbers, and create your own pictures...

The Brain Fitness Club

Tai Chi Exercise

Wed, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults fitness

Chinese exercise

Tai Chi Exercise

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

Afterschool Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

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

Arts & Crafts

Wed, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids arts and crafts

Enjoy a different arts & crafts project every week.

Arts & Crafts

Kids Create

Wed, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts and crafts program for children to develop their creativity. Have fun and create a project to bring home with you.

Kids Create

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Feb 26   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

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

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Wed, Feb 26   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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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...

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

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Feb 27   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier 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...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Adult Coloring

Thu, Feb 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Introduction to Google Drive

Thu, Feb 27   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

Chess Workshop for Kids

Thu, Feb 27   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids table-top & board games teen time

Is there anything more exciting and fascinating than chess? We think not! Kids 8 and up are invited to play and improve their skills in this, the most ancient and mysterious of board games.

Chess Workshop for Kids

Homework Help

Thu, Feb 27   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Feb 27   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids kids tech time

Video gaming for kids.

Kids Tech Time

How to Record Your Podcast

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

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

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How to Record Your Podcast

How to Edit Your Podcast

Thu, Feb 27   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about simple editing tools to make your podcast sound better, as well as free and inexpensive software options for editing at home or on the go.

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How to Edit Your Podcast

Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, Feb 27   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Ryder Library

Adults adult learning computer basics microsoft office techknowledge

Microsoft Word introduces new and returning users to the basics of using, creating, editing and documents.

Microsoft Word Basics

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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

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Fri, Feb 28   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census career

During this recruiting event, you will learn more about 2020 Census jobs. You will get assistance on your application from a US Census Bureau...

Featured Event
2020 Census Recruiting Event

Teen Tech Time 10+

Fri, Feb 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

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.

Do you want to create sketches?
Do you want to learn...

Teen Tech Time 10+

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

Kid Tech Time

Fri, Feb 28   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge video games

Tired after a long week of school? Come to the Spring Creek Library on Fridays @ 4 PM in order to enjoy playing video games on the Play Station 4 or play solo games on our iPads!

Kid Tech Time

Open Mic Night at Best Buy Teen Tech Center

Fri, Feb 28   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Teens all ages live music performance

The "Open Mic Night" is an opportunity for teens and staff to present their talents to their peers. Performances can include, but are not limited to: song, dance, poetry, comedy, magic tricks, etc. The Open Mic Night will take place once a...

Open Mic Night at Best Buy Teen Tech Center

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Pre-K For All Information and Registration Session

Sat, Feb 29   9:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years preschool

Come meet with the Brooklyn outreach team for Pre-K for All!  All NYC families with children born in 2016 can now apply to Pre-K for All between February 5 and March 16, 2020. 

Learn how to:

Explore current pre-...
Pre-K For All Information and Registration Session

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Sat, Feb 29   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

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