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Thursday, April 28, 2016

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According to the United Nations refugee agency, more than one million refugees and migrants reached Europe by sea in 2015. More than 80% of the migrants arrived in Greece, with the majority landing on Lesbos Island. Filmmaker Irina Patkanian...
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The first issue of Hanging Loose magazine was published in 1966. Since then, Hanging Loose has published some 220 books and 106 issues -- well over 10,000 pages of poetry, prose, and art. Featured poets for this reading are Joanna Fuhrman (The Year...

Friday, April 29, 2016

There will be no storytime this week, but come hang out with friends and enjoy some playtime! Miss Emily will be back for regular storytime next week.
Ven y aprende cómo expresarse a través del arte del baile. Reunansen por once semanas (11) consecutivas para aprender los pasos y disfrutar de la música.  No experiencia necesaria. El maestro enseña en ingl...
Fri, Apr 29
10:00 am
Feel like drawing, coloring, doing a puzzle. Just inquire at the information desk and choose from our large selection of worksheets for all ages.  Drawing materials, scissors, glue etc. will be provided.  
Fri, Apr 29
10:00 am
Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor,...
Crochet class
Come and learn crochet under the guidance of experienced Instructor provided by NORC.
Fri, Apr 29
10:00 am
Enjoy books, songs and rhymes. 0 to 10 months.
Drop in to Jamaica Bay daily from April 18th through May 7th to register for your IDNYC card. For a full list of 2016 IDNYC Cardholder benefits, please visit this link.
Fri, Apr 29
10:00 am
Make your appointment today! Call 311 and say “Citizenship” OR Call 212-514-4277 Meet 1:1 with a free, trusted lawyer Confidential, private meeting space Find out if you can apply for free Get free financial counseling NYCitizenship...
Fri, Apr 29
10:00 am
assorted games in clear, rectangular, plastic box
Assorted board games, playing cards and puzzles are made available during library hours.
Fri, Apr 29
10:00 am
Are you ready to apply for Citizenship?  Attend an Information Sessions with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out: How to apply for U.S. citizenship Benefits of becoming a citizen Free test and interview preparation at your library Receiving...
Fri, Apr 29
10:00 am
Sign-Up to showcase your talent at Coney Island! Coney Island Library, in collaboration with NYC Council Member Mark Treyger, will be hosting Coney Island’s Got Talent, their first annual teen talent show. The show is open to those ages 12 to...
Fri, Apr 29
10:00 am
Enjoy new and classic picture books, sing favorite songs, and learn new rhymes and fingerplays at our storytime program for children ages 3 to 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. At this special session we will be celebrating Dia! Diversity...
During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5.
  Stories, songs and play.
Fri, Apr 29
10:30 am
Enjoy Play Time with Toys & Puzzles.
New York's first and most outstanding foreign language and live music program for kids is coming to Brooklyn libraries.  Explore themes like transportation and nature through singing, dancing, and puppetry. Each class ends with a lively...
Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys and meet new friends! For babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers. Tickets are required and will be handed out at the reference desk 1/2 hour before the program's start time.
There will be no storytimes April 25-May 6th. For fun activities and stories to read with your child, check out Tumblebooks, Bookflix, Beanstack, and our BPL youtube channel.
Fri, Apr 29
10:30 am
Relax and learn how to meditate.
Fri, Apr 29
10:30 am
Reduce stress and & gain flexibility in a safe & fun environment Beginners are welcome Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket to practice on Wear comfortable clothing that will be easy to move in Yoga is best practiced on an empty stomach....
Fri, Apr 29
10:30 am
For Children 3 to 5 years and their parents or caregivers. Reading with preschoolers is fun and educational! You and your child will enjoy picture books, sing favorite songs, and join in some gardening fun! We will plant lettuce seeds. Space is...
Listen to a story and sing songs!
Fri, Apr 29
10:45 am
Come and enjoy DIA Day at Clarendon Branch. For ages 3-5 years old.
Fri, Apr 29
10:45 am
Cancelled
Practice speaking English with others learners with our volunteer English Conversation Group leader.
Fri, Apr 29
11:00 am
Music and free play with DUPLOs. For children 0 to 5 years old. *Please see the Info Desk for a free ticket. You must have a ticket to attend the program. First come, first served.*
Enjoy stories, rhymes and finger plays with your child as you help him or her develop literacy skills!
Fri, Apr 29
11:00 am
Play Date Press Photo
Join husband and wife duo Greg Attonito and Shanti Wintergate of the kindie music group, Play Date. Their music inspires children to use their imaginations—and their dance moves—to explore the world around them.  Play Date's...
Fri, Apr 29
11:00 am
kids playing on oversized books
Play with toys and hear a story. We might sing a song or dance too! For ages 0-5.
Need help with your resume or job searching skills?  Meet with library staff/resume help volunteer to Get guidance on job hunting. Review your resume. Get tips on interviewing. Explore library resources. Discuss next steps towards...
Fri, Apr 29
11:00 am
Enjoy great books for babies, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this interactive program for ages 0-18 months. If you have a daycare, Pre-K, or other group and would like to attend our Storytime...
Fri, Apr 29
11:00 am
Come down to Spring Creek and mingle with other adults!  Every day is a different activity! Monday: Adult Crafting Tuesday: Wii Bowling Wednesday: Free time! Thursday: Adult Coloring Friday: Free time! Saturday: Free time! Let us know what you...
Fri, Apr 29
11:00 am
Cancelled
Stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets, and fun for toddlers and caregivers!
Cancelled
Tickets are required and will be given out starting 11am at the Information Desk
Fri, Apr 29
11:30 am
Cancelled
Learn how to Knit or increase your skills.  Come in a join our Knitting Circle...
Fri, Apr 29
12:00 pm
Obtain information about qualified health insurance plans, check requirements for subsidies and government insurance programs, and get enrollment assistance from trained and certified navigators. All sessions are by appointment only.
Fri, Apr 29
12:00 pm
Hear wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program! (Birth - 5 years)
Bring your unfinished projects to join a group of talented ladies to share your skills, passion and love of knitting and crocheting. They are more than happy to give instruction to beginners. Children are welcome to join their parents or...
Fri, Apr 29
12:00 pm
ESOL class
Practice English language speaking skills in the company of other immigrants under the guidance of experienced BPL Volunteer.
Fri, Apr 29
12:00 pm
Hone your sea star sleuth skills and go on a problem solving adventure! Sea star and their kin are extremely unique creatures and you'll uncover their similarities and differences through songs, habitat and explorations , and meeting a live...
Fri, Apr 29
12:00 pm
Learn to knit or crochet! Create a cool knitted or crocheted project that you made all by yourself! Age Group: Adults
Fri, Apr 29
12:00 pm
Enjoy weekly kid friendly films.
Fri, Apr 29
1:00 pm
Poetry Writing Workshop conducted by Aimee Herman, Poet and Instructor of Creative Writing & Composition. In observance of National Poetry Month.   Class will include in-class writing, and sharing and reading of work. Bring pens, pencils...
Fri, Apr 29
1:00 pm
Let your creativity take hold! Design and construct puppets for Desk Top Puppet Theater. Use your imagination to create something unique.
Fri, Apr 29
1:00 pm
Learn to knit or crochet and make new friends! “In the rhythm of the needles, there is music for the soul”
Fri, Apr 29
1:00 pm
The Art of Sewing. Sewing lessons for beginners. Why pay for alterations? Why pay for clothes transformation? Do it by yourself! Come join and made easy with our creative sewing instructor, Mila Vaygen!
Fri, Apr 29
1:00 pm
RIF 50 Years Logo
Reading Is Fundamental All R.I.F. members must have a BPL library card to participate. Ages 0 to 17 years old. Youth will be allowed to choose a free book when they join RIF and on their birthday. Youth can earn additional books by borrowing and...
Fri, Apr 29
1:00 pm
boy and girl characters with open mouths and musical notes around them
      Rock and Roll Fundraiser Friday, May 13th 2016 (your lucky day) Total Cost: $20.00 ($10 Admission Fee and you must bring a $10.00 gift card in a gift bag).   There will also be Basket Raffles, Lucky Bingo Balls...
Fri, Apr 29
1:00 pm