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Thursday, May 5, 2016

Join other adults to practice your English skills and make new friends. No registration required. Ages Adult & Young Adult.
Thu, May 5
5:30 pm
Attend free Citizenship Preparation Classes at the library. Classes meet 4 hours per week for 11 weeks. Free naturalization application legal assistance with Catholic Migration Services. Improve your English. Study all topics on the...
Thu, May 5
5:30 pm
In a group setting, learn how to read and speak English.
Thu, May 5
5:30 pm
Learn to play chess
Thu, May 5
5:30 pm
Children, families, and others can choose from a variety of board games, videogames, and other devices. All ages are welcome.
Thu, May 5
5:30 pm
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required
Thu, May 5
6:00 pm
Drop-In Computer Lab for Beginners
Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.
Thu, May 5
6:00 pm
Adult Virtual Investment Club
Are you interested in investing in the stock market, but not sure what it’s all about? Join the Virtual Investment Club for adults.  You’ll learn what it takes to make wise investments in a no-risk environment with the help of...
Thu, May 5
6:00 pm
Practice speaking English and make new friends with other English language learners from around the world.  No registration necessary.
Improve your French Language in an informal and fun setting. This class has designed for Intermediate and Advanced Level. The class is free and no registration required
"Father of the Rain" bookcover image
Author, Myla Goldberg, leads a discussion of "Father of the Rain" by Lily King. Prize-winning author Lily King’s masterful novel spans three decades of a volatile relationship between a charismatic, alcoholic father and the...
Thu, May 5
6:00 pm
two cartoon figures sitting around a table
In a group setting practice and Improve your English conversation with other adults
Thu, May 5
6:00 pm
2 hands, knitting needles and various colored yarn
People can come together here to socialize and create knitted items.
Thu, May 5
6:00 pm
homework help, school
Children get homework help in grades K-8.
Thu, May 5
6:00 pm
Suicide Survivors Support Group
Join support group on first Thursday of every month to find some comfort and understanding among fellow survivors. The group is informal and completely free. No need to struggle alone. Come and share your story with other survivors for mutual...
Thu, May 5
6:00 pm
Trained volunteer group leaders supplement the library’s ESOL classes for adult learners by leading weekly small conversation groups in select neighborhood libraries. Open to everyone, the groups provide participants with opportunities to...
Thu, May 5
6:00 pm
Email Basics at Washington Irving Library.
Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover: What is email and why use it? The various types of email providers available. How to set up an email account...
Thu, May 5
6:00 pm
Mariusz Szczygieł graduated in journalism and political science at the University of Warsaw in 2000. At 16, he began writing for the weekly-paper Na przełaj. In spite of communist-era censorship, he published a shocking collection of reportages...
Thu, May 5
6:00 pm
Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.   NOTE:...
Thu, May 5
6:00 pm
Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar?  Join us in our music studio on the second floor and we'll help you start strumming for free. The class is taught by professional guitarist and music educator Pontus Gunve. Please...
Thu, May 5
6:15 pm
According to a recent report by the Huffington Post, adult coloring "generates wellness, quietness, and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity.” Here's your chance to discover the therapeutic...
Thu, May 5
6:30 pm
[yoga class]
A free monthly program for adults. Enjoy the pleasure of moving your body, safely, under expert guidance. Reduce stress and gain flexibility. Feel your blood move and your heart beat! Beginners / all experience levels welcome. Bring a yoga mat,...
Thu, May 5
6:30 pm
Join other adults who are learning to speak English!
Thu, May 5
6:30 pm
Featured Event
Birds, LLC is an independent poetry press based out of Austin, Minneapolis, New York, and Raleigh. Specializing in close author relationships, Birds, LLC believes that great books are a collaboration of editors and authors. Featured poets for this...

Friday, May 6, 2016

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, May 6
10:00 am
Blood pressure screening
Come to the Library to check your blood pressure for free! Experienced Nurse will share with you important information about your health. The service is provided by NORC and VNS of New York.  
Fri, May 6
10:00 am
Crochet class
Come and learn crochet under the guidance of experienced Instructor provided by NORC.
Fri, May 6
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,...
Fri, May 6
10:00 am
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, May 6
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, May 6
10:00 am
assorted games in clear, rectangular, plastic box
Assorted board games, playing cards and puzzles are made available during library hours.
Fri, May 6
10:00 am
Nothing Says Mother's Day Like  Flowers! Come support the Friends of the Gerritsen Beach Library as we gather together for the sale of our reasonably-priced flowers! All proceeds are donated to the Gerritsen Beach Library.
Fri, May 6
10:00 am
Citizenship Information Sessions 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...
Fri, May 6
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, May 6
10:00 am
ICL Family Resource Center offers a Spanish Speaking Support Group for parent of families with special needs. 
Fri, May 6
10:00 am
The Spanish Speaking Support Group is a group for parents with children with special challenges.  
Fri, May 6
10:00 am
Stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets, and fun for toddlers and caregivers! Space is limited; tickets are required and will be distributed prior to the event, first come first served. Please line up outside the building prior to opening time at 10am...
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. *All groups please call (718) 277-6004 to schedule an appointment.
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.
Relax and learn how to meditate.
Fri, May 6
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, May 6
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...
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
Listen to a story and sing songs!
Fri, May 6
10:45 am
Stories, songs, and play.
Fri, May 6
10:45 am
Come for some great stories, silly songs and fun movement.  Then stay to play with our toys.