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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Learn English with your professional instructor. Free English classes for adults 17 and older. Registration required.
Thu, Sep 29
10:00 am
Photo of instructor José Joaquin Garcia.
Join us for a very special series of workshops.  Through theater games, exercises and traditional songs, participants will stage and perform the stories of their lives. Through our collection of stories we will create, write and perform a...
Thu, Sep 29
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...
Come and exercise. You will feel great
Thu, Sep 29
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, Sep 29
10:00 am
Enjoy playtime at the library with other babies and toddlers!
Please join us using our new Microsoft X-Box one bowling games.
Thu, Sep 29
10:00 am
RIF 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, Sep 29
10:00 am
Bring your baby to the library to enjoy an hour of fun time of stories, songs and toys.
Thu, Sep 29
10:00 am
YALP registrations provide an opportunity for interested patrons to determine eligibility for the Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) classes. Participants must be: Between the ages of 17 and 24 years old Not enrolled in school and...
Thu, Sep 29
10:00 am
Free consultations (in English or Haitian Kreyol) by Immigrant Justice Corps Community Fellows are done under the supervision of immigration attorneys. Services offered include: Full screenings to determine eligibility for...
Thu, Sep 29
10:00 am
Come to Paerdegat Library to color on pre-printed templates of relaxing country scenes or create your own painting using various brush techniques Mingle with like-minded adults to share artistic talents Renew and build friendships while learning...
Thu, Sep 29
10:15 am
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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...
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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...
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Library Lanes
Become the champion of BPL’s digital bowling league! Older adults are welcome to join a team, learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One and compete with neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community.
Thu, Sep 29
10:30 am
Hear wonderful stories, sing songs, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun program for babies through 5 year-olds.
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, Sep 29
10:30 am
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....
Toddlers have a chance to explore the exciting world of yoga under the supervision of an experienced and expert instructor. Space is limited. Tickets are given out starting at 10 am.
Thu, Sep 29
10:30 am
It's never too early to introduce your baby to books, especially when they're accompanied by songs and activities. It's a great way to help them succeed in school and a great way for parents to meet each other.
Thu, Sep 29
10:30 am
Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5, with RIF giveaway at the end.
Thu, Sep 29
10:30 am
Become the champion of BPL’s digital bowling league! Older adults are welcome to join a team, learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One and compete with neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community.
Thu, Sep 29
10:30 am
Registration Closed
Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll have a craft or exploration stations to enjoy. Ages 3-5.
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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, Sep 29
11:00 am
*because of limited space, the library cannot accommodate groups in these programs
Thu, Sep 29
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.*
Reading to babies sparks their brain development and creativity. It helps them succeed later when they enter school. And, it's a fun and unique bonding opportunity for parents and their babies.
Come to Jamaica Bay Library for one-on-one help to perfect your resume writing skills using Microsoft Word, including tips on wording and formatting that will make your resume stand out to potential employers. Please contact the adult librarian...
Thu, Sep 29
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.
Thu, Sep 29
11:00 am
babies & books
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. (Birth to 18 months)
Thu, Sep 29
11:00 am
Lion, tiger, and books
Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and playtime. 0-5 years old. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included after the program.
Get help writing your resume so you stand out! Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional). Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.
Thu, Sep 29
11:00 am
Basic computer knowledge is not required.
Learn about computer hardware and software. Learn how to use the mouse, search the library website. Surf the internet and setup an email address.
Thu, Sep 29
11:00 am
Vincent Van Gogh - Starry Night
This series of workshops, specially designed Pre-K children (ages 4-5), will introduce participants to the basic elements of fine art and visual literacy: color, shape, line and texture. Children will receive an introduction to each concept and then...
For children ages 0-18 months and their caregivers.
Thu, Sep 29
11:00 am
Enjoy a read-aloud for preschool-aged kids! Groups and daycares welcome.
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. For children 18 months to 3 years with their...
Thu, Sep 29
11:00 am
Cancelled
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....
Facilitated by jennette Selig, PD (DTI), CLEC. Jennette is a neighborhood mom, childbirth educator, and lactation educator/counselor.
Thu, Sep 29
12:30 pm
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
Bridge Club
Enjoy playing Bridge in the company of your friends!
Thu, Sep 29
1:00 pm
Practice and improve your conversation skills fast! Sharpen up your English conversation skills and meet friends from around the world 
Thu, Sep 29
1:00 pm
Learn basic computer skills such as navigating the internet, using Microsoft Word, using email, and more. No experience necessary.
Thu, Sep 29
1:00 pm
Reduce stress and gain flexibility in a safe and fun environment. Beginners are welcome! Bring a yoga matt or towel to practice on Wear comfortable clothing that will be easy to move in Instruction will be provided by DVD
Thu, Sep 29
1:00 pm
All New Yorkers can apply for a IDNYC card – a municipal identification Card that is available to New York City residents ages 14 and older. Come to Sheepshead Bay to schedule your appointment, then visit either...
Thu, Sep 29
1:00 pm
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...
Thu, Sep 29
1:15 pm
Enjoy books, songs, and play. For babies birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers. *Please see the Info Desk for a free ticket. You must have a ticket to attend the program. First come, first served.*
Registration Closed
Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys and meet new friends! For babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers. This program requires online registration - registration will be available 24 hours in advance, at 1:30pm on Wednesday.
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...
Thu, Sep 29
1:30 pm
Word 2010 allows you to create various of documents such as letters, flyers, and resume. In this class you will learn the basic of Microsoft word.
Thu, Sep 29
1:30 pm