Filter
Format: 4/25/2015

Saturday, April 25, 2015

This class is open to any kids interested in learning to play the guitar. Both electric and acoustic guitars can be used. If your child is an intermediate player, please feel free to join the class and we can work out a lesson for...
Sat, Apr 25
11:30 am
Practice speaking English and improve your conversational skills. Talk with library volunteers about current events, New York City, family life, holidays, and much more. Led by New York Cares volunteers  
Sat, Apr 25
11:30 am
This class is open to anyone interested in the guitar (also for those who used to play / have an old rusty guitar sitting sadly in the corner - just waiting to be played again). Fundamentals of guitar playing - proper fingering technique - chords...
Sat, Apr 25
12:00 pm
Adaptive Gaming Arcade for teens ages 13 and up.
Русский литературный клуб писателей и поэтов -  эмиграции.   We invite Russian Literature and poetry enthusiasts to join our monthly club of immigrant writers and poets! Our goal is to unite and support immigrant writers and...
Sat, Apr 25
12:00 pm
Join this FREE aerobics class.  Class taught by NYC Parks Department community volunteers.
Sat, Apr 25
12:00 pm
magic carpet
Director, Nacer Khemir's Bab'Aziz, The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul "The desert… evokes the Arabic language, which bears the memory of its origins. In every Arabic word, there is a bit of flowing sand. It is also one of the...
Sat, Apr 25
12:00 pm
  The first act features the performance of a renowned poet-satirist, clarinet virtuoso, composer and sculptor Michael Blehman, whose interview was taken by the likes of David Letterman, Conan O’Brien and Victor Topaller. Most of us know...
Sat, Apr 25
12:00 pm
practice English.
Sat, Apr 25
12:30 pm
Sahaja Yoga is a unique method of meditation based on an experience called Self Realization (Kundalini awakening) that can occur within each human being. Through this process an inner transformation takes place by which one becomes moral, united,...
Sat, Apr 25
12:30 pm
Practice your Italian in an informal and fun Setting The class is free No registration required 
flier for voci di primavera concert with spring flowers
Enjoy a wonderful concert celebrating the beauty of Spring.
Sat, Apr 25
1:00 pm
The Wizard of Oz
Set on a Kansas prairie, young Dorothy Gale runs away from home when a busybody neighbor tries to take her precious dog Toto away. A sudden tornado transports Dorothy and Toto to the Wonderful Land of Oz, where she is greeted by Glinda the Good...
Sat, Apr 25
1:00 pm
Featured Event
Music for Autism
Experience traditional mariachi in a brand new way!   This is a fully bilingual concert; emcee, performers and announcements and written materials are in both English and Spanish.   You must register for this event at www.musicforautism....
Sat, Apr 25
1:00 pm
Adults: Come meet us with your current project for an afternoon of crafting and conversation. Don't know how to knit or crochet? One of our very experienced members would be delighted to show you how. Come prepared with a pair of knitting...
"Who will answer?" The Afghan War.  Yury TArler
Kings Bay Library and the Jewish Folk Crafts Guild are cordially inviting you to the exhibition by Russian Artist and Sculptor Yury Tarler. Yury Tarler was born in St. Petersburg, Russia. He studied at the Repin's Institute of Fine...
Sat, Apr 25
1:00 pm
Cancelled
In this ten-session series, children will work with a teaching artist to learn the basic elements of design in various media, including painting, collage and drawing. Students will be introduced to notable artists of the past and encouraged to...
Sat, Apr 25
2:00 pm
Featured Event
In this passion-filled celebration of great voices, Olga Borodina, Marcello Giordani, Dmitri Hvorostovsky and opera’s leading lights come out to perform opera favorites. The program also introduces us to soprano Ailyn Pérez, winner of...
Sat, Apr 25
2:00 pm
Learn the basics of knitting with Ms. Cummings.
Sat, Apr 25
2:00 pm
Show your skills and compete with friends!
Sat, Apr 25
2:00 pm
Discuss poetry in a comfortable setting.
The defiant spirit and groove-heavy music of Nigerian firebrand Fela Anikulapo Kuti lives on as Afrobeat icon and Fela’s master drummer Tony Allen teams up with the cinematic dance rockers of Superhuman Happiness and stars of the next...
Sat, Apr 25
2:00 pm
The Bay Ridge Olympians is an activity and social club for mythology-obsessed kids. Can you name all the Titans? Do you know how the Trojan War got started and who killed the Minotaur? Do you think you might belong at Camp Half-Blood? This is the...
Sat, Apr 25
2:00 pm
Students in grades 1 - 8 are offered homework help in all subjects four days a week.
Sat, Apr 25
2:00 pm
Children learn about science through experimentation with connecting straws and other materials.
Cancelled
Arts and Crafts with the BPL Volunteer. Program takes place on the 2nd Floor, Children section of the Library.
Sat, Apr 25
2:30 pm
A trained volunteer helps children and young adults to complete their homework.
Sat, Apr 25
2:30 pm
Ching , the book of changes is one of the oldest Chinese classic philosophies that can help us to make decisions  that our logic alone cannot handle. Free lectures in Chinese and English.
Fred Moten
A reading by poet and National Book Award finalist Fred Moten, author of The Little Edges and The Feel Trio. Presented in collaboration with The Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY and Wesleyan University Press.
Featured Event
Do you have a special talent? Become a Celebrity in Your Community! Can you or your friends act, sing, dance, play a musical instrument, juggle, tell funny jokes, or do magic tricks? Showcase your talent! We are presenting vocalists, musicians,...
Sat, Apr 25
3:00 pm
Teens come create and express yourself!
Sat, Apr 25
3:30 pm
Enjoy the pleasure of moving your body, safely, under expert guidance. Beginners are welcome. Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket to sit on. Wear comfortable clothing.
Sat, Apr 25
3:45 pm
Topics may include animations, transitions, and presentation tools. Please bring a USB flash drive if you want to save your work to bring home or to a future class. Presented by New York Cares.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
   Practice your Japanese in an informal and fun Setting The class is free No registration required 
Featured Event
Theo Bleckmann
A jazz singer and new music composer of eclectic tastes and prodigious gifts, Grammy-nominated Theo Bleckmann makes music that is accessibly sophisticated, unsentimentally emotional, and seriously playful. His work provokes the mind to wonder, but...

Monday, April 27, 2015

Come use our large auditorium seating for your laptopping and freelancing work. Our auditorium is a space located in our basement and away from high traffic areas of the library and is conducive to quiet work. Bring your charger and use our plugs,...
Mon, Apr 27
10:00 am
Cancelled
Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.
Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops. Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel,...
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,...
Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free community workshop! This writing group is open to writers of all...
current events group
Discuss current events with your friends.
Mon, Apr 27
10:00 am
National Poetry Month Book Exhibition Display
Mon, Apr 27
10:00 am
Songs and stories for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years old. Call or come in to make an appointment for your group or class.
Mon, Apr 27
10:00 am
Find information about qualified health insurence plans from trained and certified navigator.
Mon, Apr 27
10:00 am
Board games, playing cards and legos available during library hours for all ages.
Mon, Apr 27
10:00 am
In Brooklyn Bublic Library'S Pre-HSE classes, you practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking that form foundation of high school equivalency success. Registration required.
Mon, Apr 27
10:00 am
Join us for a story and playtime with your baby!  Limited seating due to overwhelming demand!  Please queue at the Union St. gate of the library for a (free) paper ticket starting at 10 am.  One per child, must be present.  The...
Hear wonderful stories, discover amazing toys and meet new friends in this fun informal program.
Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with your child!
Mon, Apr 27
10:30 am