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Thursday, August 25, 2016

One on one computer assistance for kids. Learn to type, create greeting cards, banners, other documents, using Microsoft Word or Microsoft Publisher. Learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint or Excel.
Thu, Aug 25
9:00 am
Exercise your cares away and feel great!
assorted games
Assorted board games, playing cards and puzzles are made available during library hours.
Thu, Aug 25
10:00 am
Our "Read All About It" box is available all day, every day the Dyker library is open. Patrons are invited to read the daily newspapers and magazines offered.
Thu, Aug 25
10:00 am
Enjoy stories and play with toys.
Thu, Aug 25
10:00 am
Find information about qualified health insurance plans, check requirements for subsidies and government insurance programs, and get enrollment assistance from trained and certified navigators. Thursday sessions offer help in English. This service...
Thu, Aug 25
10:00 am
PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is intended for educators/school administrators. In New York State, 105,000 children and teens have a parent in prison or jail (via New York Department of Corrections). In May 2016, over 60,000 individuals spent the night...
Thu, Aug 25
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...
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. 
Thu, Aug 25
10:15 am
Enjoy books, songs and rhymes. 0 to 18 months
Come enjoy stories, rhymes and hands-on activities at this fun and educational program. Explore a different theme every week! For ages 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). Daycares and preschools are also encouraged to attend in groups....
Cancelled
Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5, with RIF giveaway.
Thu, Aug 25
10:30 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. Join us for an hour of stories, songs and fun!
Thu, Aug 25
10:30 am
Improve your game. Make new friends. Borrow a chess set.  
Thu, Aug 25
10:30 am
Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...
Join us for songs, books, stories, fingerplays and rhymes! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be distributed prior to the event, first come first served...
Welcome to Brooklyn Public Library’s Library Lanes Virtual Bowling League! Learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One with Rival Kinect, and compete during monthly tournaments to show that Saratoga is the Best Branch in...
Thu, Aug 25
10:30 am
A weekly storytime for babies and toddlers.
Thu, Aug 25
10:30 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...
Thu, Aug 25
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.*
*because of limited space, the library cannot accommodate groups in these programs
Thu, Aug 25
11:00 am
Stuffed animal tiger and lion with books
Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and playtime. 0-5 years old. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included after the program.
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Immediately following Toddler Yoga, little ones 0 to 4 and their caregivers (with or without tickets) take part in a freeform playtime.
Thu, Aug 25
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!    
Thu, Aug 25
11:00 am
ESOL, ESL, Free English Classes
Learn English! Free English Classes for adults 17 and older Daytime, Evening and Saturday class schedules available. Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English: Classes...
Thu, Aug 25
11:00 am
image of colorful collage
In this regularly occurring program, adults are encouraged to come and explore their creative sides, look through a variety of art books in the library collection, and try out different art media.   Much of the work done during this program...
Thu, Aug 25
11:00 am
Come and enjoy books, songs and toytime. For ages 18 months to 3 years old. Earn free books with the Reading Is Fundamental program (RIF).
Thu, Aug 25
11:00 am
For children 0-18 months and their caregivers.
Thu, Aug 25
11:00 am
Come learn about and practice Falun Dafa, a form of exercise built around meditation practices and slow movement. Eliminate stress and enjoy peace of mind!
Thu, Aug 25
11:00 am
Join us for songs, books, stories, fingerplays and rhymes! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be distributed prior to the event, first come first served....
Free Summer Meals for EVERYONE 18 years old and UNDER.
Thu, Aug 25
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...
Thu, Aug 25
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.
Thu, Aug 25
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
Thu, Aug 25
1:00 pm
Bridge Club
Enjoy playing bridge in the company of other seniors.
Thu, Aug 25
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...
Thu, Aug 25
1:00 pm
Are you new to the Internet? Are you wondering what's so important about being connected online? This introductory course will guide you through the basics while providing up-to-date information on the latest online tools and technologies.
Thu, Aug 25
1:00 pm
Have fun playing video games with friends. Ages 13 and up.
Thu, Aug 25
1:00 pm
summer meals
Serving free lunch to individuals 18 years of age and under during the summer.  Summer Meals!  Enjoy Delicious Sandwiches, Tasty Salads, Fresh Fruit, Cold Milk
Thu, Aug 25
1:00 pm
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Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
Practice and improve your conversation skills fast! Sharpen up your English conversation skills and meet friends from around the world 
Thu, Aug 25
1:00 pm
PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is intended for classroom teachers. As educators, promoting literacy and lifelong learning is one of our primary goals. Yet too often, literacy instruction for students with disabilities, second language learners and...
PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is intended for educators/school administrators. In May 2015, President Obama announced a directive allowing transgender students to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity. This policy has been in place at the...
Please support your neighborhood library. Books and handmade items will be available for sale.
Thu, Aug 25
1:00 pm
Free Summer Meals
Free lunch at the library for anyone 18 and under. Sandwiches, salads, fruit, and drinks.
Thu, Aug 25
1:00 pm
Free lunch for children and teens ages 18 and younger.
Thu, Aug 25
1:15 pm
Free Summer Meals starting June 29th and ending September 2nd, 2016, 1:15 p.m.- 2:00 p.m. for everyone 18 years old and under!
Thu, Aug 25
1:15 pm
Summer Reading
Free Summer Meals  from June 29 to September 2, 2016, 1:15pm – 2:00pm for everyone 18 years old and under!
Thu, Aug 25
1:15 pm
Free Summer Meals from June 29 to September 2, 2016.
Thu, Aug 25
1:15 pm
Free lunch for children and teens, 18 years or younger.
Thu, Aug 25
1:15 pm