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The Art of Watercolor Exhibition

Thu, May 25   11:30 am to 1:30 pm   Dyker Library

watercolor art art exhibition

The Dyker branch is proud to display the work of students from our water color class taught by Nan Carey. Patrons are welcome to come view our work whenever the branch is open and our program schedule allows.

The Jumpsuit Project

Thu, May 25   12:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library

Arts and Culture incarceration Sherrill Roland The Jumpsuit Project

Tuesday, May 23 - Thursday, May 25

The Jumpsuit Project is a socially engaged art project inspired by Sherrill Roland’s personal experience in the prison system. Roland was wrongfully convicted of a crime and spent nearly a year in...

The Jumpsuit Project - Sherrill Roland

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, May 25   12:30 pm to 1:15 pm   Leonard Library

Facilitated by jennette Selig, PD (DTI), CLEC. Jennette is a neighborhood mom, childbirth educator, and lactation educator/counselor.

Positive aging: Bridge Club.

Thu, May 25   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

50 plus Older Adults 50 + program for older adults

Enjoy playing bridge in the company of your peers!

English Conversation Group

Thu, May 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

English Conversation Group

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

Knitting & Crocheting with Edna

Thu, May 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Park Slope Library

#knitting #crocheting

Do you want to learn or brush up on your knitting and crocheting skills? join edna every thursday starting January 19!

 

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Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, May 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Learn to read patterns and crochet, knit, and other needlework projects.

We have crochet hooks and knitting needles to use here at the library, but not for loan. Please bring size 10 knitting needles or size H crochet hook. Please bring...

ESOL English Conversation Group

Thu, May 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

ESOL learn English Adult Learning English Conversation Group

Practice your conversational skills in an informal setting with other adults who are learning to speak English. Free! All levels welcome. No registration required.

Microsoft Excel Basics

Thu, May 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

# techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Computer Basics

Thu, May 25   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

#older adults # DASNY #TECHKNOWLEDGE

Learn basic computer skills such as navigating the internet, using Microsoft Word, using email, and more. No experience necessary.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, May 25   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

computers 50 plus 50+ Seniors

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.

 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, May 25   1:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Bushwick Library

kids babies RIF Reading

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,...

Babies & Books

Thu, May 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Greenpoint Library

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

*Please see the Info Desk for a free ticket. You must have a ticket to attend the program. First come, first served.*

Book Discussion

Thu, May 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Ryder Library

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.

Google Drive

Thu, May 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Midwood Library

techknowledge # DASNY #technology #adult learning

Learn how you can store and share files in the cloud and access them anywhere via the internet. You will also learn how to create and edit documents, spreadsheets and presentations using Google’s web based applications.

S(science) T(technology) E(engineering) A (art) M(mathematics)

Thu, May 25   2:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Macon Library

STEAM Program

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) will be here at Macon for the school year,  Geared to tweens they will provide activities guarantee to make learning fun. 

BIG READ EVENT: Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones, a book discussion

Thu, May 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

adult book discussion Silver Sparrow Tayari Jones Big Read

With the opening line of Silver Sparrow, “My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist,” author Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a man’s deception, a family’s complicity, and the two teenage girls caught in the...

Resume & Career Help

Thu, May 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bedford Library

Get free one-on-one resume, cover letter and interviewing help .  

Easy Yoga By DVD

Thu, May 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

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
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Resume & Career Help

Thu, May 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Business & Career Center

business resume 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...

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, May 25   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

2nd floor Community Room

Learning Resources & Online Databases at BPL

Thu, May 25   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

research learning resources Databases

Join us in this intermediate research workshop to gain practical skills on how to search for scholarly journals and articles using databases available through Brooklyn Public Library's Learning Resources. Come with your queries!

Researchers working in the stacks

Feature Film: Fences

Thu, May 25   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Based on the 1987 Pulitzer Prize winning play by August Wilson.

Set in 1950’s Pittsburgh, a father sabotages his sons dreams either because he doesn’t believe they can be attained in a racist society or because he doesn’t want his son to...

Fences Movie Poster

Book Discussion: I See You

Thu, May 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library


 Every morning and evening, Zoe Walker takes the same route to the train station, waits at a certain place on the platform, finds her favorite spot in the car, never suspecting that someone is watching her...
 
It all...

Game On for Kids!

Thu, May 25   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Legos videogames boardgames williamsburgh library

Play video games, board games, build with Lego and more while you make new friends.

Teen Tech Time

Thu, May 25   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

gaming video games Teen Tech Time teen time

Play games and meet new friends:

WiiU, Wii, PS3, XBOX
  Board Games
  Card Games

Chair Yoga: Gentle Beginner!

Thu, May 25   2:30 pm to 3:45 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Chair Yoga: Gentle Beginner! 

Yoga practice for beginners.

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics Pt. 2

Thu, May 25   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Pacific Library

TechKnowledge

This course introduces new and returning presentation users to the basics of creating informative presentation slideshows. Part 2 of this course will go more in-depth about how to enhance and fine-tune your presentation with animations and slide...

Tai Chi with Rose of Body & Brain

Thu, May 25   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Spring Creek Library

Spring Creek Tai Chi #adult #creativeaging

Doors open at 2pm!  Class starts at 2:30!

Tai Chi helps you strech, get strong, and find your balance!

 

Sign up with Monique Morene by calling 718-676-5920.

Elvis Impersonator

Thu, May 25   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Ryder Library

music; concert Elvis Presley Impersonator Concert old songs

Join us to enjoy an hour of fun and songs of Elvis Presley, who is impersonated by Robert McArthur.

Express yourself with your nails

Thu, May 25   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Macon Library

Discuss trends in Nail Art View photos of latest trends in Nail Art Design and decorate your nails using polka dots, stripes, rhinestones, glitter, etc.  Take Photos of your nails and your friends’ nails...

Build with LEGO & DUPLO

Thu, May 25   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Macon Library

Every Thursday at the library join us for Lego playtime! We have Legos of all sizes and all ages are welcomed.

RIF Reading is Fundamental

Thu, May 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Children are encouraged to read at least two library books per week and are rewarded periodically with free books for their home library.

After School Homework Help

Thu, May 25   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

#afterschool #tutors #homework #studygroup %23HOMEWORK HELP

Get free after school tutoring from a NY State Certified teacher.

For children grades k-12. 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, May 25   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Homework Help

Thu, May 25   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Red Hook Library

If you are in Grades 1-8 we can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

Thu, May 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

kids Afterschool Homework Help grades 1-8

Support, assistance, and encouragement for children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their homework.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, May 25   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

#rif

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information

Chess Workshop for Kids

Thu, May 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Expert Instruction Provided by the Guru himself! Is there anything more exciting and fascinating than chess? We think not! Kids 5 and up are invited to play and improve their skills in this, the most ancient and mysterious of...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) for Teens

Thu, May 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

#teens #free books

What can be more fun than building a collection of favorite books? With regular attendance of the RIF program, teens with a library card have the exciting opportunity to choose and add great books for their own private library. Please note:...

Kids Explore: Lego

Thu, May 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Come build a masterpiece using Legos and Duplos.

Homework Help

Thu, May 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

kids Homework tutor help

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

*Please see the calendar or call the branch for cancellations.

Homework Help

Thu, May 25   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 to complete their homework assignments.

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb Library)

Thu, May 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

resume interviewing job careers

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.

Please call the branch or visit www.bklynlibrary.org/calendar to confirm...

red resume folder

Kids Tech Time

Thu, May 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Arlington Library

 

Kids Tech Time. All Brooklyn Public Library locations ... Kids interact with the Wii U and the PS4. Come in and match your skill against other kids. Age Group: Kids

The Big Read: Book Discussion of After Tupac and D Foster

Thu, May 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

#teens *Book Discussion NEA Big Read

Teens are invited to join us for a discussion of After Tupac and D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson. This program is offered as part of our NEA Big Read of Tayari Jones’s Silver Sparrow.  
 
NEA Big Read is a program of the...

Cover image for the book After Tupac and D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson

Homework Help

Thu, May 25   3:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

homework help Homework

Free homework help for grades K-8 with our wonderful volunteers!

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Thu, May 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

resume career job cover letter

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your résumé, cover letter, interview, or job search.

resume

Older Adults Coloring Program

Thu, May 25   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

50+ OAM2017 coloring Older Adults

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.

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After School Homework Help

Thu, May 25   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Come and get FREE Homework Help at clarendon Branch.  Our Homework Helper assist Kids and Teens (Grades 1 -12).