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Format: 5/26/2016

Thursday, May 26, 2016

NYC Business Solutions
Learn how to launch your business with other female entrepreneurs! Our free program for female entrepreneurs will take you through the requirements of making your business idea a reality, with focused attention on overcoming the challenges specific...
Thu, May 26
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.  
Thu, May 26
10:00 am
Fleet Week NYC logo
Meet one of the men and women who serve our country as Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Fleet Week New York with a special read aloud with a uniformed service member from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, or the Coast Guard!
Thu, May 26
10:00 am
Find information about qualified health insurance plans, check requirements for subsidies and government insurance programs, and get enrollment assistance from trained and certified navigators. Thursday sessions offer help in English. This service...
Thu, May 26
10:00 am
Our "Read All About It" box is available all day, every day the Dyker library is open. Patrons are invited to read the daily newspapers and magazines offered.
Thu, May 26
10:00 am
"Sit down to get down." Chair exercise and meditation . Akwesi Asante is a certified personal group trainer, yoga instructor, body-worker (mixed modalities), and a student practitioner of martial arts. He has spent 30 years in the...
Thu, May 26
10:00 am
A program for very young readers (Birth-18 months) and their caregivers. Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and play.
Thu, May 26
10:00 am
assorted games in clear, rectangular, plastic box
Assorted board games, playing cards and puzzles are made available during library hours.
Thu, May 26
10:00 am
Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program Find information about qualified health insurance plans, check requirements for subsidies and government insurance programs and get enrollment assistance from trained and certified...
Thu, May 26
10:00 am
Take a step toward financial stability--make a confidential appointment with a counselor from Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration's Financial Empowerment Center. A counselor can advise you on budgeting and money management, establishing and improving...
Fleet Week NYC logo
Meet one of the men and women who serve our country as Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Fleet Week New York with a special read aloud with a uniformed service member from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, or the Coast Guard!
Fleet Week NYC logo
Meet one of the men and women who serve our country as Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Fleet Week New York with a special read aloud with a uniformed service member from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, or the Coast Guard!
Thu, May 26
10:15 am
Fleet Week NYC logo
Meet one of the men and women who serve our country as Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Fleet Week New York with a special read aloud with a uniformed service member from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, or the Coast Guard!
Please join us as we form our first virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge senior centers and other libraries around New York City, to meet and compete with other...
Join us for songs, books, stories, fingerplays and rhymes! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are WALKING independently, up to age 3. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be distributed prior to the event, first come first served....
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drawing of a red bowling pin and a black bowling ball
Join Brooklyn Public’s Library Bowling League! Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One with Rival Kinect, and compete during monthly tournaments between branches. No registration or experience necessary. While this...
Thu, May 26
10:30 am
Join Brooklyn Public Library's Bowling League! Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One with Rival Kinect, and compete during monthly tournaments between neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community.  No...
Thu, May 26
10:30 am
Fleet Week NYC logo
Meet one of the men and women who serve our country as Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Fleet Week New York with a special read aloud with a uniformed service member from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, or the Coast Guard!
Come enjoy stories, rhymes and hands-on activities at this fun and educational program. Explore a different theme every week! For ages 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). Daycares and preschools are also encouraged to attend in groups....
Welcome to Brooklyn Public Library’s Library Lanes Virtual Bowling League! Learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One with Rival Kinect, and compete during monthly tournaments to show that Cypress Hills is the Best Branch in...
Thu, May 26
10:30 am
Library Lanes
Become the champion of BPL’s digital bowling league! Older adults are welcome to join a team, learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One and compete with neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community.
Thu, May 26
10:30 am
Older adults are welcome to join a team, learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One and compete with neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community.
Thu, May 26
10:30 am
Older adults are welcome to join a team, learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One and compete with neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community
Thu, May 26
10:30 am
Welcome to Brooklyn Public Library’s Library Lanes Virtual Bowling League! Learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One with Rival Kinect, and compete during monthly tournaments to show that Saratoga is the Best Branch in...
Thu, May 26
10:30 am
Join Brooklyn Public’s Library Bowling League! Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One with Rival Kinect, and compete during monthly tournaments between branches. No registration or experience necessary. While this event...
Thu, May 26
10:30 am
Friends of Cortelyou Library in partnership with the Flatbush Development Corporation present storytime for toddlers. Join us for an hour of stories, songs and fun!
Thu, May 26
10:30 am
A trained volunteer helps job hunters to create or improve their résumé.
Thu, May 26
10:30 am
Join “Team Brownsville” Every Thursday This Spring! Get a Little Bit of Exercise and Experience Fun Virtual Bowling using the Xbox One game consul!  No Registration or Equipment Necessary. Just Bring Yourself!   For more...
Thu, May 26
10:30 am
Improve your math skills.
Thu, May 26
10:30 am
Join us for songs, books, stories, fingerplays and rhymes! Age Group: Kids
Thu, May 26
10:30 am
Toddlers have a chance to explore the exciting world of yoga under the supervision of an experienced and expert instructor.
Thu, May 26
10:30 am
Stories, songs and play.
Thu, May 26
10:30 am
Please joins us using our new Microsoft x box one bowling game
Thu, May 26
10:30 am
Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5, with RIF giveaway.
Thu, May 26
10:30 am
Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll have a craft or exploration stations to enjoy. Ages 3-5.
Fleet Week NYC logo
Meet one of the men and women who serve our country as Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Fleet Week New York with a special read aloud with a uniformed service member from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, or the Coast Guard!
Thu, May 26
11:00 am
Fleet Week NYC logo
Meet one of the men and women who serve our country as Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Fleet Week New York with a special read aloud with a uniformed service member from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, or the Coast Guard!
Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and playtime. 0-5 years old. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included after the program.
It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. (Birth to 18 months)
Thu, May 26
11:00 am
Learn about computer hardware and software. Learn how to use the mouse, search the library website. Surf the internet and setup an email address.
Thu, May 26
11:00 am
Illustration of animals at storytime
*Please note that this storytime will take place at the Target Community Garden at 931 Bedford Ave. between DeKalb and Willoughby Ave.* Come and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with your child. Ages 18 months to 36 months. If you have a group and...
Thu, May 26
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...
Thu, May 26
11:00 am
Enjoy stories, songs and play. For children ages 18 to 36 months. *Please see the Info Desk for a free ticket. You must have a ticket to attend the program. First come, first served.*
For children 0-18 months and their caregivers.
Thu, May 26
11:00 am
Toddlers (0 to 3) have a free-form play time.
Thu, May 26
11:00 am
Come to Jamaica Bay Library for one-on-one help to perfect your resume writing skills using Microsoft Word, including tips on wording and formatting that will make your resume stand out to potential employers. Please contact the adult librarian...
Thu, May 26
11:00 am
Come and enjoy books, songs and Toy time for ages 18 months - 3 yrs. old. Get free books with (RIF) program.
Thu, May 26
11:00 am
Join us for songs, books, stories, fingerplays and rhymes! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are WALKING independently, up to age 3. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be distributed prior to the event, first come first served....
knitting hands
Come in and crochet or knit with us. We can help beginners, and experts can probably teach us a thing or two. We have crochet hooks, needles and yarn to practice with, but you can definitely bring your own projects. Hope to see you soon!
Thu, May 26
11:30 am