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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

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Wed, May 25
10:00 am
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. For ages Birth-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and one...
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.  
Wed, May 25
10:00 am
At our Toddler Time programs, we’ll show you how to let your child take the lead in playful learning activities to encourage language development and early literacy. For children ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent or caregiver. *Groups...
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,...
Our "Poetry Anyone?" box is available all day, every day that our branch in open. Patrons are invited to read a poem or two in their spare time. The books may be checked out if you crave more time with any of the poems or poets.
Wed, May 25
10:00 am
shelves of toys and games
Assorted board games, playing cards and puzzles are made available during library hours.
Wed, May 25
10:00 am
Aerobics, strength training, chair exercises and Yoga led by  registered yoga teacher, dance movement therapist and professional dancer Jeana Musacchio.
Wed, May 25
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...
Wed, May 25
10:00 am
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...
Wed, May 25
10:00 am
Read library books to earn free books of your own. Check in for RIF on Wednesdays and Thursdays at the customer service desk at Bushwick Library when your borrow or return books. Every third check-in earns a free book! For babies, kids, and...
Learn the basics of using the computer.  What's a Mouse and how does it work?   Set up an email account, Facebook...  find out what those kids are doing...
Wed, May 25
10:30 am
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
Fleet Week NY 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!
Wed, May 25
10:30 am
Fleet Week NY 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!
Wed, May 25
10:30 am
Cancelled
Enjoy books, songs and rhymes. 0 to 18 months.
Come and join us for books, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, stories and more during this library time dedicated to active toddlers! 18 months - 3 years. Tickets are required and will be given out 1/2 hour before the start of the program at the...
Basic computer class offering the opportunity to learn how to type using Mavis Beacon, Microsoft Word, create an e-mail address, as well as learning to how to use the internet. Register only at the Mill Basin branch.
Wed, May 25
10:30 am
Children hear stories, play and make friends. This is an inclusive program for children with and without disabilities, ages 0-5
Enjoy books, songs, and playtime. For ages 0-5 years old. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included.
A storytime for children 18 months-3 years old and their caregivers. Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Your toddler learns nine...
Wed, May 25
10:30 am
Story Play at Washington Irving Library.
Bring your baby, toddler or preschooler for a relaxed program full of fun stories, singing and play. This is a great opportunity to develop social skills as well as literacy skills. No registration required.    
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.
Wed, May 25
10:30 am
Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.  There is no program on May 11th. Ages 18-36 months
Great songs and stories for toddlers 18 to 24 months. Child must have a library card.
Wed, May 25
10:30 am
Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.
Come and listen to fun stories, sing silly songs, and wiggle your body with us. Ages 2-5
Wed, May 25
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!
Wed, May 25
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!
Wed, May 25
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!
Wed, May 25
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!
Wed, May 25
11:00 am
For babies birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books!  Come to this program to hear great stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your...
Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and finger plays that you can try together at home in this lapsit program for babies and caregivers. Ages 0 to 18 months. *Groups please call (718) 277-6004 to make an advance reservation.
For Russian Speakers: learn the basics of using a computer, email, the Internet, and Microsoft Office.
Wed, May 25
11:00 am
Read books, sing songs and play toys!
Wed, May 25
11:00 am
a red folder with "resume" written on it
Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Librarian. First come, first served.
Wed, May 25
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...
Wed, May 25
11:00 am
Typing For Beginners- Come learn how to type or improve your typing skill using Mavis Bacon  No Registration or Experience required
Wed, May 25
11:00 am
Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer. This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware, applications and...
Wed, May 25
11:00 am
Join us and learn about basic computer skills.
Wed, May 25
11:00 am
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.
Wed, May 25
11:00 am
Express Laptop Usage
Wed, May 25
11:00 am
statue of victory
“Accept the challenge so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory” Reinvent yourself! Find ways to reveal the most authentic version of you. A 3-part workshop    
Wed, May 25
11:00 am
Open Door logo for the Child's Place for children and teens with disabilities
Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.  Facilitated by  Elizabeth Reyes, Sign Language Specialist  at United Cerebral Palsy of New...
Wed, May 25
11:00 am
sailboat
Join us for a special "Sailor's Sensory Playdate" in honor of Fleetweek.
Wed, May 25
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!
Wed, May 25
11:15 am
Cancelled
Come and join us for books, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, stories and more during this library time dedicated to active toddlers! 18 months - 3 years. Tickets are required and will be given out 1/2 hour before the start of the program at the...
Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.
Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and playtime. 0-5 years old. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included after the program.
Wed, May 25
11:15 am
A storytime for children 18 months-3 years old and their caregivers. Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Your toddler learns nine...
Wed, May 25
11:15 am