Honan Allston Branch Library

These are the events and activities that will be held at the Honan Allston Branch Library, 300 N. Harvard St., Allston. The branch hours are noon to 8 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, noon to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. All events are free. For information: bpl.org/branches/al_calendar.htm or facebook.com honanallstonbranchbpl.

Programs for adults

ESOL conversation groups: 2-4 p.m. and 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

Midweek Midday Matinee: 1 p.m. March 11 “American Beauty”; 1 p.m. March 18 “The Kids Are All Right”

Tech Help: Make an appointment with staff for computer or mobile device help.

Adult Coloring: During library hours, ask for coloring books, pencils, markers, crayons and chalk.

Programs for children

Homework Help Mentors: 3:30-5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. September through May when BPS is in session. High School Students tutor and mentor younger students.

BTU Homework Help: 4-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays September through May when BPS is in session for students K-12.

Toddler Storytime with Craft: 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays for ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

Sensory Time: 10:30 a.m.-noon Thursdays March 12. For ages 1-5 and their caregivers

Baby Lapsit: 11 a.m. March 14.

Family Game Night: 5-7:30 p.m. March 18.

Crafternoon: 3-4 p.m. March 23.

Brighton Branch Library

Programs held at the Brighton Branch Library, 40 Academy Hill Road. For full list of programs: bpl.org/calendar. For information and membership: 617-782-6032; ask@bpl.org.

Programs for adults

ESL Conversation Group: 6:15 p.m. Thursdays. New English speakers gather to practice their language skills. Free. No registration required.

Beginning Internet Class: Internet help is available every Tuesday on a one-on-one basis. Call for an appointment and ask for Alan.

Daniel Shaughnessy: 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 5. Award winning sports writer for the Boston Globe Daniel Shaughnessy will speak.

Spring Concert: 6:30 p.m. March 26. Duo Romance with Daniel Kurganov on the violin and Hua Ye on the piano will perform.

Programs for children

Baby Lapsit: 10:30 a.m. Fridays.

Tuesday Playgroups: 11 a.m. Tuesdays. Parent-child playgroup for Allston and Brighton families. Allston-Brighton Family Support Network weekly playgroup for caregivers and their children 1-4 years old. Enjoy structured free play, stories, circle time songs and parachute play. For information, contact Elayne Baskin at 617-474-1143. Ext. 404.

Faneuil Branch Library

The branch hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, noon to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. For information: 617-782-6705; bpl.org/branches/faneuil.htm. The library is located at 419 Faneuil St., Brighton.

In the Faneuil Library Gallery

One Fish, Two Fish: It’s artwork inspired by fish! This new exhibition features oil paintings on copper by Nora Charney Rosenbaum of Brookline, ceramic art by Jill Gross of Brighton, copper-wire sculpture by Isaac West of Brighton and fish-themed jewelry by members of The Corner Art Room in Brighton Center. “One Fish, Two Fish” is on view through March 21 at the library.

Programs for adults

ESL Conversation Group: 10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesdays and Fridays. Improve English language skills in a relaxed setting.

Spanish Classes for Advanced Beginners: 5-5:50 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Practice your Spanish in a relaxed setting. Engage in conversation and build skills in vocabulary and grammar.

Spanish Classes for Beginners: 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Interested in learning Spanish? This weekly class is designed for anyone just starting out with Spanish. You will learn vocabulary, grammar and practice conversation skills.

Library Land Project: 6:30 p.m. March 10. Come hear Greg Peverill-Conti and Adam Zand discuss the Library Land project. The duo set out to visit every public library here in Massachusetts — and have been to more than 270 so far in the past two years. They’ll talk about what they’ve seen and learned along the way, what makes a library great and will share a few of their favorites.

O’Shea Chaplin Irish Dance Performance: 3 p.m. March 13. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a performance by the O’Shea Chaplin Academy of Irish Dancers.

Programs for children

Toddler Storytime: 10:30 a.m. Mondays. Stories, songs and finger plays that encourage early literacy for preschoolers, ages 2-5, and their caregivers.

Bilingual Sing-along: 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Songs, finger plays and action rhymes that are fun for young children, in English and Spanish.

Homework Help: 3-5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Help from a BTU Teacher, K–12, from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays. For students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Free drop-in homework help, academic support, and mentoring in all subject areas is available during the school year when Boston Public Schools are in session.

All branches

ESL classes: ESL instruction is offered in a traditional classroom environment. Classes range from beginner — for people with little or no experience with English — to high-intermediate. Classes are free, but registration is required. For more information and to register, call 617-859-2446 or email mmurray@bpl.org. Visit bpl.org/branches/ESL_groups.pdf for the complete schedule.

Immigrant Information Corners: Immigrant Information Corners, located at all 24 Boston Public Library locations, are a strategic collaboration between the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Boston Public Library and the city of Boston, as well as community partners. They are meant to serve as information stations for Boston’s immigrants and refugees, giving access to citizenship and other immigration-related materials in multiple languages, information about citizenship preparation assistance, as well as information about financial empowerment resources.