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FEB
19

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

After School Homework Help

After School Homework Help

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

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Feb 19   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
20

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 -...

Register
Preschool Storytime

Brainy Babies

Thu, Feb 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies early literacy storytime

Join us for free, brain-building storytimes for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers. Families will learn fun activities to build young brains and learn about community resources. Prepare your child for 3-K and toddler for Pre-K....

Brainy Babies

Brainy Babies

Thu, Feb 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies storytime

Join us for free, brain-building storytimes for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers. Families will learn fun activities to build young brains and learn about community resources. Prepare your child for 3-K and toddler for Pre-...

Brainy Babies

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

Resume Help Express

Thu, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults career resume

One-on-One

 

Resume Writing and Job Search Tips

 

Application and Cover Letter Help

 

Interview Practice

Featured Event
Resume Help Express

Library Lab: Candy Science

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids library lab

This week, we'll explore the scientific properties of candy! Do different types of candy dissolve in different ways and at different rates? We'll find out! Ages 4+

Library Lab: Candy Science

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville 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 Tech Time

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

After School Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Tax Help

Thu, Feb 20   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults tax help

Free Online Tax Help

...
Tax Help

FEB
21

Computer Basics

Fri, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville 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...

Computer Basics

Mixed Media: BHM Paper Quilting

Fri, Feb 21   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Older Adults arts and crafts black history month fiber arts

This Black History Month

Gather with us at the Brownsville Branch 

to stich together paper and fabric collage 

in the spirit of 

African American Quilting Traditions

Paper, needles and thread...

Mixed Media: BHM Paper Quilting

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids kids tech time teen tech time

Kids Tech Time

Kids Tech Time

Lego Club

Fri, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids build with lego

Join other Lego and Duplo lovers in the neighborhood and have fun building! Take on our library challenge or build whatever you like. Ages 4+.

Lego Club

Chess Club

Fri, Feb 21   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

Book Discussion: Friday Black

Fri, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens black history month book club book discussion lectures and discussions

Think Outside the Books: An unconventional story club for teens

Join us as we talk about Graphic Novels, Short Stories, and Audio Books and whatever else comes up.

- You do not have to read the story ahead of time!...

Book Discussion: Friday Black

After School Homework Help

Fri, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

After School Homework Help

After School Homework Help

FEB
22

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Feb 22   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

Saturday Storytime: Special Storytime with Nina Crews!

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years author talks black history month saturday storytime

Join us for a special Saturday Storytime with illustrator Nina Crews, in celebration of Black History Month! She'll be reading from her new book, "A Girl Like Me."

Light refreshments will be served, and books will be available for...

Saturday Storytime: Special Storytime with Nina Crews!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   DeKalb Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends! Join us for stories, music, and rhymes at the library!

Saturday Storytime

Brooklyn Robotics League FINAL COMPETITION

Sat, Feb 22   11:30 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

The Brooklyn Robotics League is in full swing and we are quickly approaching the finale!

The top twelve teams will battle it out to see who will be the Brooklyn Robotics League champions for 2020. First, second and third place...

Featured Event
Brooklyn Robotics League FINAL COMPETITION

Fun With Yarn!

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Please join us to work on projects in yarn. Instruction in crocheting is provided. Yarn available, limited hooks/needles available. No registration required.

Fun With Yarn!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids multilingual storytime saturday storytime

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

ASL - American Sign Language

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults creative aging inclusive services sign language

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.”

You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons, where you will learn...

ASL - American Sign Language

FEB
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

FEB
24

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

G . O . A . T. (Games on a Table)

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

Teens table-top & board games teen time

Drop in for tabletop gaming.

We have games on hand but you are also welcome to bring your own games and hand held devices (Switch, 3DS, etc) .

G . O . A . T.  (Games on a Table)

After School Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

After School Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Book Club: Think Outside the Books

Mon, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens black history month book discussion teen time

Think Outside the Books: An unconventional story club for teens

Graphic Novels / Short Stories / Audio Books

Join us for our inaugural story!

Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Come for the snacks...

Book Club: Think Outside the Books

Project Art

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

Kids artist talks arts and crafts

Project Art

Project Art

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

Babies and Books

Tue, Feb 25   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

Babies and Books

Tue, Feb 25   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...

Babies and Books

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

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)

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Feb 25   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)

Teen Zone: Gaming

Tue, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Teens game on teen tech time teen time video games

Join us for an hour of PS4 and/or Switch gaming!

Teen Zone:  Gaming

After School Homework Help

Tue, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

After School Homework Help

After School Homework Help

DIY: Resolutions Revisited Vision Board

Tue, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens arts and crafts diy teen time

Studies show that only 8% of Americans who make a New Year's resolution actually keep them all year and 80% have failed by the start of February.

Let’s revisit our resolutions and goals by making vision boards to chart our success in 2020...

DIY: Resolutions Revisited Vision Board

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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 25   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

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

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 26   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

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 26   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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 26   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

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

Write Stuff Wednesdays

Wed, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens creative writing teen time

Teens, let your creativity come to life! Are you working on a play, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to get your creative juices flowing and see what happens.

We’ll focus on generating new writing...

Write Stuff Wednesdays

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

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