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Chess Club

Wed, Jul 18   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Gaming

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Summer R.I.F. Book Club

Wed, Jul 18   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Create your own library at home, get a FREE book when you sign up for R.I.F., get another FREE book after every 3rd visit to RIF.

Summer R.I.F. Book Club

ESOL Conversation

Wed, Jul 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

adult learning esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills!

Sharpen your English, and meet friends from around the world.

ESOL Conversation

Chess Club

Wed, Jul 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Cooking Matters for Kids!

Wed, Jul 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

cooking Kids Create

Kids come take FREE cooking and nutrition classes sponsored by City Harvest! Explore healthy foods and learn how to cook them!

During this 6-week program you will:
• Practice hands-on cooking and tasting of healthy foods
•...

Cooking Matters for Kids!

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 18   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.

English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 18   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.

English Conversation Group

ESOL Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

career resume TechKnowledge

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarian is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume with you. Don't have a draft? That's ok, we'll help you create one! First come, first served.

Resume Editing Help

Babies & Books with RIF

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Arlington Library

babies & 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.

Birth to 18 months

Babies & Books with RIF

Gary the Great

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Magician Gary the Great presents his high-energy blast of magic, comedy and juggling.  This hilarious tour through the world of magic gets everyone involved!

Gary the Great

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

esol

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

No registration required.

 

English Conversation Group

CS-First-Music

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids will learn how to program and play music on the computer.

**Registration required. Please register in person at the Mill Basin LIbrary or by calling 718-241-3973.

CS-First-Music

Game On!

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Join us for an afternoon of fun and board games!!!

Game On!

Arts and Crafts for Kids

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brower Park Library

arts and crafts Kids Create

Creat great crafts at the library, each week we'll make something new - from making musical instruments to decorating hats.  Come see what we have this week!

Limited to 12 crafters, on a first come, first served basis. Don't be late...

Arts and Crafts for Kids

Kids Create: Drums

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids Create summer reading

Arts and crafts program for children to develop their creativity. Create a project to bring home with you.

Kids Create: Drums

Book Adventures

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Come join us for read alouds and activites! This book club is interactive and we read something new each week--no homework necessary! 

Recommended ages 5-12.

Book Adventures

Creative Aging Workshop

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Older adults compose and read from their own works.

Creative Aging Workshop

Summer Jam: International Music Festival

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

music summer reading

Come In and Jam with your local Library through our own creative music program.

Summer Jam: International Music Festival

Arts & Crafts

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Enjoy a different arts & crafts project every week.

Arts & Crafts

Ask A Tech

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park 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? Register for our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

We provide help with:

Computer...

Ask A Tech

Summer Feet

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

A new children's program for the library!  Children will learn to play a piano with their feet!  Have you seen the movie, "Big?"  If not, come find out!

Summer Feet

Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

The Great American Read - Podcast Recording

Review the list of 100 books from The Great American Read (TGAR).

Choose your personal favorite book on the list.

Let us make a recording of you pitching your book—telling us why...

Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

Crystal Bracelet Workshop

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

adult learning jewelry making

Join us to create a stunning, crystal bracelet that is sure to turn heads. We will use Swarovski crystals and glass seed beads to make a beautiful bracelet that you’ll love wearing! All materials will be provided.

Registration is required...

Crystal Bracelet Workshop

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Canarsie Library

esol

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

FREE!

No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Free Book When You Join

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Kids Create

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Marcy Library

Create beautiful art and crafts at Kids Create! Ages 6+

Kids Create

Game On!

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Game On! table-top & board games

Enjoy board games at the library!

Ages 5 and up.

Game On!

Gaming for Teens

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our GamingTime for teens program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Gaming for Teens

Japanese 101 Princess Mononoke Viewing

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Have you been attending Japanese classes here at Stone? Then put those ears to practice with a viewing of Princess Mononoke in Japanese with English subtitles. This animated film is created by Hayao Miyazaki, the individual behind the various...

Japanese 101 Princess Mononoke Viewing

Kids Create

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Dyker Library

arts and crafts Kids Create

A fun-filled hour of stories and crafts! Recommended for ages 5 - 12 (Younger children may be able to participate with the help of a caregiver). 

Kids Create

Percussion Circle

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Come jam with us at the Brownsville Library! Grab an instrument or bring your own and lets make some rhythms. All ages welcome!

Percussion Circle

Kids Create!

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Arts and crafts for school age children. Learn various crafts using many mediums.

Kids Create!

Movies @ the Library

Wed, Jul 18   2:15 pm to 4:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

Movies at the Library summer reading

Join us every Wednesday for a kid's movie!

This Week: Early Man (2018) Rated: PG

A prehistoric tribe clash with foreign invaders, which leads to a monumental game of soccer.

Movies @ the Library

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Arlington Library

Sign up at the reference desk every Wednesday for FREE books for babies and children!

- All babies and children must have their own library card.

-Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.

-Earn more FREE RIF books by...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Crochet Circle

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

crochet

Get hooked at Cortelyou! Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any craft...

Crochet Circle

Library Lab: Lego Bridge Challenge

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Build and test a Lego bridge to withstand weight!

Library Lab: Lego Bridge Challenge

Build with LEGO

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

build with lego

Kids ages 6 through 12 can create their own LEGO structures.

Build with LEGO

Game On!

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Game On!

Board game fun! This program will be held on the floor of the children's area.

Game On!

Game On!

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

Kids ages 6 & up and carers, join us after Summer Meals for board game competitions and basic robotics!

Game On!

Teatro IATI presents Latin Dance

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Summer Jam summer meals

Learn the fundamentals of popular Latin dances in these fun, informal sessions. Professional dancer Walter Perez teaches you to Salsa, Bachata and Tango, one of the world’s most dramatic dances.

Presented by IATI Theater

Ages...

Teatro IATI presents Latin Dance

Girls Who Code: Kick-off

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

girls who code

Currently fewer than 1 in 5 computer science graduates are women. In light of this, the Brooklyn Public Library and Girls Who Code (GWC) have partnered to provide a 10 week program for teens ages 12-17. All are welcome; our goal is to introduce...

Girls Who Code: Kick-off

Kids Create: Paper Marbling Workshop

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bushwick Library

Learn to create your own beautiful, marbled paper in this one-time workshop with guest teacher Adam (from Artist & Craftsman Supply store). 

Kids Create: Paper Marbling Workshop

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

gaming for teens Teen Tech Time

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends! 

Teen Tech Time

Cinema: Same Kind of Different As Me

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of...

Cinema: Same Kind of Different As Me

Intro to Social Media: Facebook

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

bric

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In our Facebook class, learn how to set up a profile page, and apply privacy and security settings. Please note: in order to successfully complete this class, you must be able to...

Register
Intro to Social Media: Facebook

Make a Stop-Motion Animation

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

bric

Would you like to be an animator in two hours? It’s possible! In this class you will learn the tools and techniques to create your own animated movies. Spend course time working on a short animated video with the potential to exhibit online or on...

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Make a Stop-Motion Animation

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

A free book to keep for joining RIF. Check out 2 books 3 times and receive another free book

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Kids Create!

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

arts and crafts Kids Create summer reading

Each week we'll do a fun and engaging craft or art project. Bring your creative side and let's create!

Kids Create!

Summer Reading Beanstack registration

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

summer reading

Kids 6 - 17:  win a pair of Bluetooth headphones!

How?

Register for Summer Reading 2018 at bklynlibrary.beanstack.org and select Sheepshead Bay as your primary branch.

or visit Sheepshead Bay Branch, and our...

Summer Reading Beanstack registration

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