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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Register, by phone or in-person, to reserve a librarian or TRS for 30 minutes for one-on-one computer help. Learn how to type, use Microsoft Office programs, how to search the Internet, create an email, search for jobs, or type a resume....
Wed, Aug 31
9:00 am
shelves of toys and games
Assorted board games, playing cards and puzzles are made available during library hours.
Wed, Aug 31
10:00 am
Free Pre-HSE Classes for adults 17+ Evening, daytime and Saturday classes available. Begin your HSE preparation at Brooklyn Public Library. Practice reading, writing and math skills critical for HSE success. Attend a registration to: • Sign up...
Wed, Aug 31
10:00 am
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, Aug 31
10:00 am
Enjoy songs, stories and more for pre-schoolers ages 3-5 years old. If you have a group or class and wish to attend this program, please call to make an appointment at 718-649-0311.
Wed, Aug 31
10:00 am
Public can obtain information about qualified health insurance plans from a trained and certified navigator.
Wed, Aug 31
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,...
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, Aug 31
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...
RIF logo
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...
Wed, Aug 31
10:15 am
little boy and little girl and a kangaroo
Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. What is your child learning? Your toddler learns nine new words a day! Hearing stories, songs...
Wed, Aug 31
10:15 am
Cancelled
monkey and doggy enjoying Ezra Jack Keats' "A Snowy Day"
Kindly note that regular children’s programming will be on break from August 31st to September 13th. Weekly programs will resume on Wednesday, September 14th at 10:30am with Toddler Time. Come and join us for books, songs, fingerplays, action...
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Great songs and stories for toddlers 18 to 24 months.
Wed, Aug 31
10:30 am
Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and playtime. 0-5 years old. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included after the program. There are two sessions, one at 10:30 and one at 11:30. Tickets will be given out at the information desk, and will be first come...
Wed, Aug 31
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
Children hear stories, play and make friends! This is an inclusive program for children with and without disabilities, ages0-5
Improve your game. Make new friends. Borrow a chess set.  
Wed, Aug 31
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.    
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Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
Learn the basics of iPhones and Android Devices.  Learn how to download e-books.
Wed, Aug 31
10:30 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, Aug 31
10:30 am
Bring the children and meet other babies and toddlers and parents for some fun and social interaction. 
If you are interested in becoming a US citizen we can help! Join a free exam preparation group.  
Wed, Aug 31
10:30 am
Enjoy stories, songs, finger plays and rhymes as your child learns and develops different literacy skills!
Wed, Aug 31
11:00 am
Storytime and toys
Wed, Aug 31
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, Aug 31
11:00 am
Fingerplays, tummy-time and books, Oh My! A special half-hour of stories, rhymes and songs geared specifically for the youngest children who are not yet walking.
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.
Wed, Aug 31
11:00 am
Express Laptop usage
Wed, Aug 31
11:00 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. *Groups please call 718-649-0311 to make an...
Wed, Aug 31
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.
Wed, Aug 31
11:00 am
Read books, sing songs, and play with toys.
Wed, Aug 31
11:00 am
Do you have a special talent? Can you or your friends act, sing, dance, play a musical instrument, juggle, tell a funny joke, or do magic tricks? Showcase your talent! Register at the Reference Desk for a chance to perform at the 6th Annual...
Wed, Aug 31
11:00 am
Listen to stories, sing and play games with other toddlers.
Wed, Aug 31
11:00 am
Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010. NO Registration Required    
Wed, Aug 31
11:00 am
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.
*Because of limited space, the library cannot accommodate groups in these programs.Tickets are distributed at 11 a.m. at the 2nd Floor Information desk. Attendance is limited due to the size of the room.
Wed, Aug 31
11:15 am
little boy, little girl and a kangaroo
Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. What is your child learning? Your toddler learns nine new words a day! Hearing stories, songs...
Wed, Aug 31
11:15 am
cartoon character building with blocks
Enjoy duplo building time with your toddler after storytime.
Wed, Aug 31
11:15 am
The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. No registration required. Check out six books a...
Wed, Aug 31
11:15 am
Cancelled
Babies and great books - a classic combination! For little ones 0 to 20 months. Child must have a library card. Held downstairs.  
Wed, Aug 31
11:30 am
Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and playtime. 0-5 years old. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included after the program. There are two sessions, one at 10:30 and one at 11:30. Tickets will be handed out at the information desk, and will be first come,...
Wed, Aug 31
11:30 am
cartoon character building with blocks
Enjoy duplo building time with your toddler after storytime.
Wed, Aug 31
12:15 pm
Free Summer Meals for EVERYONE 18 years old and UNDER.
Wed, Aug 31
12:30 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...
Wed, Aug 31
1:00 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...
Wed, Aug 31
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.
Wed, Aug 31
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
Wed, Aug 31
1:00 pm
Learn Microsoft PowerPoint in detail in the second part of a two part class.
Wed, Aug 31
1:00 pm
Bubbles the Clown
Celebrate the End of the Summer w/Bubbles the Clown!    
Wed, Aug 31
1:00 pm