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Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, May 23   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

português World Language Conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Writing Workshop: Become a Writer, Prepare to Publish

Tue, May 23   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Room 214

writing workshop

Do you want to be a writer? A published writer?

This workshop conducted by Rachel Burkot, Literary Agent, Holloway Literary Agency will focus on the basics of writing, improving skills, organizing materials and preparing to publish....

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents Members’ Favorite Photos

Tue, May 23   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

birding birds photography

Join members of the Brooklyn Bird club as we present our favorite photos.


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Babies & Books

Wed, May 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

storytime Babies and Books early literacy storytime

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. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and one at 10:30. For ages Birth-18...

Poetry Anyone?

Wed, May 24   10:00 am to 5:30 pm   Dyker Library

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.

Toddler Time

Wed, May 24   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Cypress Hills Library

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...

Preschool Storytime

Wed, May 24   10:00 am to 10:45 am   New Lots Library

preschool storytime reading

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

Citizenship Class

Wed, May 24   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Learn about the application and interview process.

Improve your English.

Review all the topics on the naturalization test.

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor

Wed, May 24   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

business One-on-One SCORE entrepreneur

SCORE NYC is a volunteer team of experienced business mentors dedicated to providing insights and knowledge to small business owners and those wishing to start a business. To make an appointment with a counselor, please go to https://...

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Colorful Mornings

Wed, May 24   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

#older adults #coloring

Looking for a new way to relax? Enjoy the sublime pleasure of coloring. Coloring sheets and colored pencils shall be provided to patrons by the library.

This activity is exclusively available to older adult patrons

Coloring Pages

Wed, May 24   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

all ages

Do you love to color? Of course you do! We provide the crayons and coloring pages or you can draw from your imagination!

Toddler Time

Wed, May 24   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Dyker Library

storytime birth to five years

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.*

English Conversation Group

Wed, May 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

English Conversation Group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.

We have chess everyday!!

Wed, May 24   10:30 am to 7:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Free

Borrow a chess set.

Improve your game.

Make new friends.

 

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, May 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

TechKnowledge

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join us as we explore the world of technology, using desktops.

 

Topics include computer basics, computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health...

Toddler Time

Wed, May 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

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Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Ages 18-36 months

Read and Play

Wed, May 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Greenpoint Library

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Children hear stories, make friends and play.

Discover the World of Stuffed Animals

Wed, May 24   10:30 am to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids can enjoy a bunch of stuffed animals and play with them  any time they want.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, May 24   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Greenpoint Library

#TechKnowledge

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.

Never Too Late to Learn: A New User Guide to IPad Basics

Wed, May 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

computers 50 plus 50+ Seniors

For new iPad users who have never owned an iPhone or iPod Touch, simple things like finding good apps, installing them, organizing them or even deleting them might seem like a task. Even for users that know the basic of navigation, there are tips...

Story Play

Wed, May 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

storytime songs First Five Years Fingerplays

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.

Babies and Books

Wed, May 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Babies & Books storytime books First Five Years play

Enjoy books, songs and rhymes. 0 to 18 months.

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, May 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

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Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out prior to the event at the information desk, first come first served. Reading is Fundamental (RIF...

Toddler Time

Wed, May 24   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Leonard Library

Toddlers 18 to 24 months have their own special time for stories and songs.

Toddler Time

Wed, May 24   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Bay Ridge Library

toddler time toddlers storytime first five years

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...

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, May 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Sunset Park Library

- Preschool Stories; songs #First Five Years

Enjoy books, songs, and playtime. For ages 0-5 years old. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included.

Story Play

Wed, May 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Brower Park Library

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys, and make new friends at this fun and informal program at your library.

Toddler Time

Wed, May 24   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

toddler time storytime first five years Read Aloud

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

Online registration is required. Please sign up 24...

Babies & Books

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Highway Library

storytime First Five Years Babies & Books

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 neighborhood.

For babies birth to 18 months and their...

Toddler Time

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Storytime and playtime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

crafts Intergenerational

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets for our Vets. Don’t know how?  We’ll teach you!  Supplies included.

Introduction to American Sign Language

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

disabilities American Sign Language

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by  Elizabeth Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at United Cerebral Palsy of New...

Babies & Books

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

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.

Babies & Books

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

storytime Babies reading

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...

Story Play

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

storytime story time Story Play

Join us for storytime, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Turn your Talent to Treasure:Knitting Classes

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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Whether you are experienced or a beginner, this series is for all knitters who want to make the most of their craft. Kate Clifford, an experienced teacher and expert knitter, will show you how to improve your skills and position yourself to make...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

TechKnowledge

Learn the fundamentals of using a computer. No prior experience with computers is necessary

Babies & Books

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

storytime Babies Babies & Books birth to five years

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.

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

TechKnowledge

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.

Toddler Time

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

#toddlertime

Toddler Time (ages 1-3)

Ask A Tech!

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library

#TechKnowledge

Learn about computer hardware and software. Learn how to use the mouse, search the library website. Surf the internet and setup an email address.

Resume & Career Help

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Business & Career Center

business resume LinkedIn career

Meet one-on-one with a Business & Career Librarian to get information on career-related topics, including resume, cover letter, interviewing and LinkedIn help. Learn how Brooklyn Public Library's resources can help you become...

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

toddlers storytime Babies rif

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out prior to the event at the information desk, first come first served. Reading is Fundamental (RIF...

Russian Storytime, Сказки,Рассказы,Стихи и Песни на русском языке

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

storytime Family Russian bilingual

Join us for stories and songs in Russian for children and their parents or caregivers.  Приглашаем детей и родителей! Рассказы и песни на русском языке.

Toddlers Explore

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Toddlers ages 2-5 will be able to explore various sensory activities including playdough, giant stampers, and dot markers. Playtime and toys for children less than 2 will be available on the 2nd floor rug.

Email Basics

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

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...

Toddler Time

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

An hour of songs, stories, and toys with other toddlers. Ages 18 months to 3 years.

Cuentos para Niños en Español (Spanish Storytime)

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

#storytime #spanish bilingual #preschool

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores. (Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers).

Edades 0-5 (Ages 0-5).

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, May 24   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

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.