All Brooklyn Public Library locations will be closed from Saturday, September 3rd through Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day Weekend.

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you. This is a one-on-one service; first come, first...
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Current Events
Come to the Kings Bay Library and discuss current events with your friends!
Tue, Aug 30
10:00 am
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
Public can obtain information about qualified health insurance plans from a trained and certified navigator.
Tue, Aug 30
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...
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...
Tue, Aug 30
10:00 am
There will be no storytime this week, but relax and enjoy learning through play at the library with your friends! Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are welcome to drop in any time between 10:00 and 12:00. Tickets not required.
Playing Chess
Come down to Spring Creek daily to play chess.  Come down all day and play with your friends.  Chess sets are available behind the information desk.
Tue, Aug 30
10:15 am
Crayons in a circle
Come down to Spring Creek and get your coloring sheets on!  We always have coloring sheets and crayons available at the Information Desk.   
Tue, Aug 30
10:15 am
Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months. For more resources for you and your toddler, click here.
Tue, Aug 30
10:30 am
It's Baby Time!  Bring the children and meet other babies and parents for some fun and social interaction. 
A story time for preschool age children featuring books, music, and a craft.
Tue, Aug 30
10:30 am
This program is for children 2 - 4 years old and their caregivers. Join us to sing and learn about the Letter People.
Improve your game. Make new friends. Borrow a chess set.  
Tue, Aug 30
10:30 am
Toddler Time at Washington Irving Library.
Playing with your toddler is more than fun, it’s one of the most important ways you can encourage early literacy and language development. . At these special Toddler Time programs, we’ll show you how to let your child take the lead in...
We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors.  Volunteer Literacy Tutors at the BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, have not yet learned to read and write.  The BPL Literacy...
Tue, Aug 30
10:30 am
Join us each week for a themed storytime with songs, fingerplays, and activities for pre-schoolers age 3-5 years old.
Tue, Aug 30
10:30 am
Green Leaves
Green Leaves: Read'em and Reap First Workshops: Introduction to the Farms with Green City Force and NYCHA   Read Along with the Library and Reap the Benefits of a Greener and Healthier Brownsville! Registration is Strongly Encouraged...
Tue, Aug 30
10:30 am
Join us for stories, songs, music and movement just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.
Tue, Aug 30
10:45 am
Have fun, improve your game, learn new techniques.
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...
Tue, Aug 30
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.*
BRIC digital media classes
Are you a creative writer, poet, or spoken word artist who is looking for another way to connect to your audience? Learn how to record and exhibit your poetry. Using professional Zoom recorders and audio editing software Audacity, you will create...
For the months of July and August storytime will take a break and in its place there will be open play. Play, socialize, and have a good time from 11am-12pm.
Tue, Aug 30
11:00 am
Drop by Jamaica Bay Library to challenge fellow patrons or the adult services librarian to a friendly game of chess or checkers! Daily Monday through Friday. Beginners are welcome—we would be happy to teach you!    
Tue, Aug 30
11:00 am
Hear stories, sing songs and play with other children.   Ages 0-5.
Rolie Polie Guacamole, BPL Program
Rolie Polie Guacamole has developed a smart, parent-friendly musical style that dresses up original tunes and classic covers in their latest album Chips and Salsa. Chips and Salsa and their 2012 album Houses of the Moly are both available to check...
                         ENTERTAINMENT Who’s hot,  Who’s not, What’s  in,   What’s  out,...
Tue, Aug 30
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,...
Tue, Aug 30
11:00 am
Enjoy stories and play for pre-school aged children.
Enjoy our Story time with books, puppets and games. For children ages 2 to 4 years old and their caregivers.
We will be engaged in creative writing exercises to improve our writing style and engage with our creativity.
Tue, Aug 30
11:00 am
2nd floor Community Room
Tue, Aug 30
11:00 am
Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.
Tue, Aug 30
11:00 am
Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Experience is required (you must...
Tue, Aug 30
11:00 am
Got a laptop, tablet, ereader or smartphone that you don't know how to use? Come in for one-on-one help with your device. First come, first served.
Tue, Aug 30
11:30 am
Babies and caregivers will share songs, stories, finger play and rhymes. Join in and receive a free book from Reading Is Fundamental for babies 0 to 18 months.
Tue, Aug 30
11:30 am
Little Hands Craft Time means more fun and more crafts.
Free Summer Meals for EVERYONE 18 years old and UNDER.
Tue, Aug 30
12:30 pm
RIF 50 Years Logo
Reading Is Fundamental All R.I.F. members must have a BPL library card to participate. Ages 0 to 17 years old. Youth will be allowed to choose a free book when they join RIF and on their birthday. Youth can earn additional books by borrowing and...
Tue, Aug 30
1:00 pm
Board games for teens will be available all day in our Young Adult area. We will be offering Jenga, Uno, and other favorites.
Tue, Aug 30
1:00 pm
Use your imagination and create something unique with our arts and crafts program
Tue, Aug 30
1:00 pm
Join us weekday afternoons at 1:00pm for board games and other fun activities based on this year's Summer Reading theme: Get in the Game! For kids age 6 & up.
Tue, Aug 30
1:00 pm
Serving free lunch to individuals 18 years of age and under during the summer.  Sumer Meals!  Enjoy Delicious Sandwiches, Tasty Salads, Fresh Fruit, Cold & Milk
Tue, Aug 30
1:00 pm
Learn how to use PowerPoint in detail in the first part of a two part class.
Tue, Aug 30
1:00 pm
assorted board games and playing cards
Assorted board games, playing cards and puzzles are made available during library hours.
Tue, Aug 30
1:00 pm
Serving free lunch to individuals 18 years of age and under during the summer.  Sumer Meals!  Enjoy Delicious Sandwiches, Tasty Salads, Fresh Fruit, Cold Milk & Interactive Storytelling! Wednesday, June 29th – Friday, September...
Tue, Aug 30
1:00 pm
Our "Time for A Short Story?" box is available all day, every day we're open. This box of short story collections helps our patrons pass some time while waiting to use computers, printers, or waiting for friends to finish checking out...
Tue, Aug 30
1:00 pm
Low impact exercise
Enjoy low impact exercise in the company of other seniors. The Instructor is provided by NORC.
Tue, Aug 30
1:00 pm