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Saturday, February 13, 2016

Come join us for a Saturday Storytime with our local volunteer, Carol!  Carol is the head of a local school and is great with kids!  Bring yours and spend Saturday morning at storytime!
Kam Mak, BPL Program
In Celebrating the Lunar New Year please join Kam Mak, Illustrator for the USPS Lunar New Stamp series in a workshop on how to design a stamp. He will share with you some of the Chinese Lunar new Year customs and glimpse of his stamp design. A...
Sat, Feb 13
11:00 am
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Join us if you want to enhance your math skills or need help with homework and exam prep. For 8 graders and under.
Sat, Feb 13
11:00 am
Kings Bay- Game On!
Please come and enjoy board games with other kids!
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Hey Kids, Got Homework?  We can help!
Sat, Feb 13
11:00 am
Do you enjoy creating projects with Legos? Join us for an afternoon of Lego projects! For teens with or without disabilities.
Sat, Feb 13
11:30 am
All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third week.
Children & Teens come and make fun Crafts
Sat, Feb 13
12:00 pm
Grace Chang
Grace Chang and her dragon, Jin Jin, once again will light up the stage in celebration of Chinese New Year, the Year of the Monkey! An incredible celebration with puppets, magical illusions, acrobats, mime and storytelling. 
Sat, Feb 13
1:00 pm
Come have fun playing Wii games, watching movies, and eating snacks!
Sat, Feb 13
1:00 pm
Kids club games, crafts, song, dance, shows and stories.
Sat, Feb 13
1:00 pm
We supply the colors you supply the creativity!
Sat, Feb 13
1:00 pm
We'll celebrate Black History Month by reading Trombone Shorty, the vibrant biography about a New Orleans boy who got his nickname because he played a trombone that was higher than he was tall.  After the story, do a collage-based craft...
Sat, Feb 13
1:00 pm
Featured Event
Events include: 1:00-1:30pm: Storytime 1:30-2:30pm: Crafts - Button-making and Hearts 2:30-4:00pm: Toy Swap!* All Day: Food Drive**, Bake Sale, Photo Booth & Tote Bags *Families are encouraged to bring a clean, gently used toy to share in...
Come to the Gerritsen Beach Library and join us for a relaxing LEGO and DUPLO building session. 
Join us for a very special 10-week program with ProjectArt.  Explore, create and express yourself through art! The ProjectArt community is dedicated to bringing the arts to as many children as it can in a time when access to arts education...
Sat, Feb 13
2:00 pm
Bring your child to Jamaica Bay Library to participate in a fun Valentine's Day craft.  Ages 5-11
Sat, Feb 13
2:00 pm
Have you ever wondered how to create your own comics? This is your chance to learn! Join Read! Write! Create! for an exciting workshop, where you can - Read humorous comic strips - Write your own comic conversations - Create your own comic...
Sat, Feb 13
2:00 pm
Learn the basics of knitting with Ms. Cummings.
Sat, Feb 13
2:00 pm
Come celebrate the Year of the Monkey by creating a New Year's Craft. Ages 5-12 but all are welcome.
Sat, Feb 13
2:00 pm
Chess board with pieces
Learn Chess with Instructor William Del Castillo
Sat, Feb 13
2:30 pm
Play board games with your family!
Sat, Feb 13
2:45 pm
A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers with their homework.
Sat, Feb 13
3:00 pm
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Surprise a friend or your mom with a Valentine's Day card.
Sat, Feb 13
3:00 pm

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

LEGO Bricks
Playing and building with LEGO DUPLO is always fun and helps further your child's motor skills. For ages 2-6.
Join Asante for his unique blend of Folk/Storytelling, African/Caribbean Dance, and Drum/Percussion Music.  Feel the excitement as you participate in a magical, adventurous journey through words, music and dance.
Tue, Feb 16
1:00 pm
Make A Collage @ Pacific Learn about famous author Bryan Collier & his collage techniques. Make your own Black History collage using an array of materials 1:30-2:30pm
Tue, Feb 16
1:30 pm
Explore the underwater world through watercolors! Try your hand at painting while learning about underwater life.This is an easy watercolor program for families, with an ocean theme. This program is for children ages 5-12 and their parents....
Tue, Feb 16
1:30 pm
Earn gift books by reading!
Tue, Feb 16
2:00 pm
Afterschool homework help with volunteers Ricardo & Chul. Free!
Tue, Feb 16
2:00 pm
Come explore science with us! Young scientists age 5 and up are invited to participate in fun, engaging, hands-on workshops that allow them to explore various STEM topics. Kiddie Science is a local nonprofit organization that presents science...
Tue, Feb 16
2:00 pm
Major Payne
Celebrate Black History month at New Lots Library with a movie. Showing Major Payne at 2 pm.
Tue, Feb 16
2:00 pm
spinart
Join us for DIY craft activities such as spin art and much more.
Tue, Feb 16
2:30 pm
Do you have homework to do and need a quiet space? Come to our Homework Cove in our meeting room to study.
Tue, Feb 16
2:30 pm
Discover astronauts like Joan Higginbotham (shown) at this space-themed craft honoring African American Space Heroes. Participants will make a 3-D rocket to blast off into the stratosphere while learning about the brave men and women who reach...
Tue, Feb 16
2:30 pm
Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.
Tue, Feb 16
3:00 pm
Is your child having trouble with Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Reading? Come to the Canarsie Library every Tuesday from 3-5PM for free homework help. For students in grades 1-8.
Tue, Feb 16
3:00 pm
Play an enjoyable game of chess!  For total beginners as well as those more advanced.  For ages 8 and up!
Tue, Feb 16
3:00 pm
Get help/assistance with your Homework during after school hours
Tue, Feb 16
3:00 pm
Learn to play or improve your game and challenge your friends.
Tue, Feb 16
3:00 pm
Children can come in for afterschool homework help from a trained volunteer. Good for grades 1-8.
Tue, Feb 16
3:00 pm
Help for children and teens with all subjects K-12th grade
Tue, Feb 16
3:00 pm
Gaming PS4
Have fun with PS4 gaming. For teens and tweens.
Tue, Feb 16
3:00 pm
If you are in Grades 1-8, our Homework Helper can help you with your homework.
Tue, Feb 16
3:00 pm
Explore construction and science through the use of Legos.
Tue, Feb 16
3:00 pm
Icon: Study Hour  at Washington Irving
Need to finish an assignment and need a quiet space? All computers are being used? 30 minutes not enough time to type a report? Join us for Study Hour Enjoy a quiet study space Laptops will be available to use, if needed Staff available for...
Tue, Feb 16
3:00 pm
Kings Bay- Build with LEGO and DUPLO
Join us for our weekly LEGO club to meet other builders and make new friends. Come help us think up new things to build - towers, house, cities, vehicles, monsters? Collaborate with your friends and get creative. DUPLO bricks will be...
Get after school homework help for grades 1-8.
Tue, Feb 16
3:00 pm
After School Homework Help.
Tue, Feb 16
3:00 pm