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Thursday, August 27, 2015

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Under the guide from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.
Thu, Aug 27
5:00 pm
Participants will learn how to bowl using the Wii gaming console.  Come out to meet and compete with other older adults.
Thu, Aug 27
5:00 pm
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
ESOL, Learn English
Learn English Free English Classes for adults 17 and older Daytime, Evening and Saturday class schedules available. All classes meet two days per week. Sign up for a class at any registration session. Space is limited. Classes close quickly.
Icon: Computer Basics and Beyond at Washington Irving.
Get help from a computer expert. Topics include how to operate a computer, navigating the Windows 7 desktop, how to open an email account, and using the internet. Classes are taught using laptops No experience necessary.    
English Classes Registration. Free Sessions. Improve your English fast with our professional instructor.
Thu, Aug 27
5:00 pm
In a group setting, learn how to read and speak English.
Cancelled
Their will be no Summer session for Computer Basics. Classes will resume on Tuesday September 8th, 2015.
Thu, Aug 27
6:00 pm
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required
Thu, Aug 27
6:00 pm
Each writing workshop will focus on participants creating poems, short stories, essays, and other works linked to their lives on September 11, 2001 on the day of the terrorist attacks.  
Thu, Aug 27
6:00 pm
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Practice and Improve your English skills with other adults.
Thu, Aug 27
6:00 pm
Learn the fundamentals of using a computer. No prior experience with computers is necessary. Instructor speaks both English and Spanish. No registration is necessary.
Thu, Aug 27
6:00 pm
Learn basic computer skills.
Thu, Aug 27
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, Aug 27
6:00 pm
hands, knitting, yarn, knitting needles
Here people can come together to socialize and create knitted items. Free instruction included.
Thu, Aug 27
6:00 pm
BRIC media classes
If you have a smartphone or tablet, you don’t need an expensive camera or fancy audio equipment to produce an engaging video. In this two-hour session, learn to use your mobile device to make compelling short-form videos—and how to show...

Friday, August 28, 2015

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,...
assorted games
Board games, playing cards and legos available during library hours for all ages.
Fri, Aug 28
10:00 am
Blood pressures screening and health presentation
Experienced nurse will share information on various health topics and check your blood pressure.
Fri, Aug 28
10:00 am
A Picture and Your Written short caption/short story that tells the story of your Clinton Hill neighborhood.  It can be a picture of a person or persons, a place, a thing, a picturesque memory.  All photographic short stories/captions...
Fri, Aug 28
10:00 am
Enjoy books, songs and rhymes. 0 to 18 months.
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Come and enjoy songs, stories and more at the New Lots Library. Large groups, Summer Camps and/or Day Cares please call and make an appointment. 718-649-0311.
Fri, Aug 28
10:15 am
Stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets, and fun for toddlers and caregivers!
Enjoy Play time with Toys & Puzzles.
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.
Stomp, clap your hand and play with toys.
Fri, Aug 28
10:30 am
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.
Crochet class
Come and learn crochet under the guidance of an experienced Instructor. This program is done in collaboration with NORC.
Fri, Aug 28
10:30 am
Computer help!
Fri, Aug 28
11:00 am
Enjoy stories, rhymes and songs with your child!
Fri, Aug 28
11:00 am
Toddler Time
Storytime for all ages.
Is there something you need to learn on the computer? Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point? Join our Technology Specialist for assistance in learning the information you need.
Fri, Aug 28
11:00 am
Stories and fun. For ages 3-5.
Fri, Aug 28
11:00 am
First five years old kids enjoy arts and crafts.
Fun board games for toddlers.
Fri, Aug 28
11:00 am
Storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5, with free RIF giveaway.
Fri, Aug 28
11:15 am
Storytime is for babies, too! Come sing, play, hear stories, and meet with other parents and caregivers.
There will be no preschool storytime today.
Fri, Aug 28
11:30 am
Learn to knit and make new friends! “In the rhythm of the needles, there is music for the soul” No registration required!  
Fri, Aug 28
12:00 pm
Hear wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program!  (Birth - 5 years)
Come join our knitting group for another summer of fun!  Learn how to knit and/or crochet.  Enjoy conversations with knitters/mentors from our community.
Fri, Aug 28
12:00 pm
ESOL Conversation Group
Join English for Speakers of Other Languages Conversation group. You can practice your English skills with an experienced Instructor/BPL Volunteer.
Fri, Aug 28
12:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon of crochet and knitting. Beginners are also welcome.
Fri, Aug 28
12:00 pm
Find information about qualified health insurance plans, check requirements for subsidies and government insurance programs, and get enrollment assistance from trained and certified navigators. All sessions are by appointment only.
Fri, Aug 28
12:00 pm
Enjoy weekly kid friendly films
Fri, Aug 28
1:00 pm
Family Movie Time is held in the library with limited seating offered on a first-come, first-served basis. The movie begins at 1:00 p.m. This week we will be showing Despicable Me.
Fri, Aug 28
1:00 pm
Explore and Create Origami and more!! Arts and Crafts all summer long!
Fri, Aug 28
1:00 pm
Free Summer Meals starting June 29th and ending September 4th, 2015, 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., for everyone 18 years old and under!