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Wednesday, August 24, 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 24
9:00 am
PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is intended for educators/school administrators. For over a decade, The DBQ Project has promoted rigorous reading and writing instruction for all students, not just those in advanced classes. This workshop will be...
shelves of toys and games
Assorted board games, playing cards and puzzles are made available during library hours.
Wed, Aug 24
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 24
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 24
10:00 am
PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is intended for educators/school administrators. Looking to update your approach to teaching research skills with primary resources? Participants in this workshop will discover the Digital Public Library of America’s...
Public can obtain information about qualified health insurance plans from a trained and certified navigator.
Wed, Aug 24
10:00 am
Exercise your cares away and feel great!
Wed, Aug 24
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 24
10:00 am
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 24
10:15 am
monkey and doggy enjoying Ezra Jack Keats' "A Snowy Day"
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...
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, Aug 24
10:30 am
Cancelled
Great songs and stories for toddlers 18 to 24 months.
Wed, Aug 24
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 24
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 24
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.    
Cancelled
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
Stop by the Sunset Park Library Playdate to enjoy fun games and activities that delight young children and encourage early literacy. Come to play and leave ready to turn ordinary objects in your home into your child’s favorite toys.   For...
Cancelled
Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:   What is email and why use it? The various types of email providers available. How to set up an email...
Wed, Aug 24
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 24
10:30 am
Bring the children and meet other babies and toddlers and parents for some fun and social interaction. 
Enjoy stories, songs, finger plays and rhymes as your child learns and develops different literacy skills!
Wed, Aug 24
11:00 am
Storytime and toys
Wed, Aug 24
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 24
11:00 am
Adult coloring "generates wellness, quietness, and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity.” Come in, color and relax for a while. Space is limited so call or stop in to register.
Wed, Aug 24
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 24
11:00 am
bubbles the clown
The fantastic antics of Bubbles the Clown will keep you smiling.  www.bubblesplayhouse.com
Wed, Aug 24
11:00 am
Express Laptop usage
Wed, Aug 24
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 24
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 24
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...
Read books, sing songs, and play with toys.
Wed, Aug 24
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 24
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 24
11:00 am
Luoie Miranda with guitar
Louie Miranda has been dazzling the hearts of children, parents & teachers everywhere he goes. He is unique, original & loved by an ever growing population across the country! Louie is a veteran musician and educator with extensive knowledge...
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, Aug 24
11:15 am
*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 24
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 24
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 24
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 24
11:30 am
hands knitting
Come in and crochet or knit with us. We can help beginners, and experts can probably teach us a thing or two. We have crochet hooks, needles and yarn to practice with, but you can definitely bring your own projects. Hope to see you soon!
Wed, Aug 24
11:30 am
Fun with Board Games
Wed, Aug 24
12:00 pm
Free Summer Meals for EVERYONE 18 years old and UNDER.
Wed, Aug 24
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 24
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 24
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 24
1:00 pm