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Free One-on-One Financial Counseling

Thu, Sep 21   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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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...

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Chess Club

Thu, Sep 21   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

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.

Taking Care: A Story of Common History

Thu, Sep 21   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Arts and Culture Taking Care BPL Presents

Rain date: Friday, September 22 from 10am to 3pm.

There is healing in the simple pleasures of domestic life, especially washing laundry.
It is familiar to all of us:  the smell of soap and lavender, the poetry of the white...

Taking Care, Image ©Simon Courchel

Read All About It!

Thu, Sep 21   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Dyker Library

Our "Read All About It" box is available all day, every day the Dyker library is open. Patrons are invited to read the daily newspapers and magazines offered.

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Thu, Sep 21   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Greenpoint Library

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**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your...

Babies & Books

Thu, Sep 21   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Ryder Library

Enjoy books, songs, and rhymes for you and your baby. Ages birth to 18 months.

Toddler Time

Thu, Sep 21   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

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Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out prior to the event at the information desk,...

Computer Basics

Thu, Sep 21   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Paerdegat Library

Computer Basics. Learn the Keyboard with Mavis Beacon.

Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

Thu, Sep 21   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Dyker Library

Older Adults Chair Yoga Adults

Join Marja, our guide to integrating body, mind and spirit in this chair yoga program.

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Library Lanes

Thu, Sep 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

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.

Story Play

Thu, Sep 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

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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....

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Sep 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Xbox One Seniors Older Adults bowling

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...

Yoga for Toddlers

Thu, Sep 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Leonard Library

Toddlers have a chance to explore the exciting world of yoga under the supervision of an experienced and expert instructor.

Library Lanes

Thu, Sep 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

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Become the champion of Brooklyn Public Library's digital bowling league.

Older adults are welcome to join our team, and compete with neighborhood libraries across Brooklyn.

Game On!

Thu, Sep 21   10:30 am to 5:00 pm   Dyker Library

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Anyone up for a quick game? Check out a game by leaving your library card at the front desk.

Library Lanes Bowling League

Thu, Sep 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

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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.

Sparrow Sisters

Thu, Sep 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Park Slope Library

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The Sparrow Sisters are parents from Brooklyn who play music for young children (ages 0-5). With guitar and vocal harmonies, they perform a sweet mixture of folk and nursery songs.

Original members, Katy Stone (guitar) and Jessie...

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ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Thu, Sep 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Canarsie Library

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The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for...

Babies & Books

Thu, Sep 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Windsor Terrace Library

Enjoy books, songs and rhymes. 0 to 18 months

DIY: Blogging 101

Thu, Sep 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

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It’s easy to make a blog account (We’ll show you how!), but regularly updating a blog takes a little bit of commitment and a little bit of work! Sign up for this blogging class and get in the habit of posting to your...

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Preschool Storytime

Thu, Sep 21   10:45 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Come and join us while we read books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play movements. This program is for older preschoolers ages 3-5. Online registration is required, and opens 24 hours in advance. Each week we will read books based on a...

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Sep 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill Library

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Stories for 2-5 year olds read aloud by a community volunteer. Tickets are not required.

Brooklyn Supports: Coffee and Connection

Thu, Sep 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Homelessness housing Mental Health Services social work

Toddler Time

Thu, Sep 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Paerdegat Library

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

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Thu, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Just like the bowling you know and love, including fun competition, but virtual! Play against people at other branches of the Brooklyn Public Library, or beat your own best score.

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Library Lanes

Thu, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

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 Become the champion of Brooklyn Public Library's digital bowling league. Older adults are welcome to join a team, and compete with neighborhood libraries across Brooklyn.

Resume and Career Help

Thu, Sep 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

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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 Specialist. No appointment necessary, first-come first-served.

Library Lanes: Senior bowling League

Thu, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

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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

Toddler Time

Thu, Sep 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Park Slope Library

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Join us for songs, books, stories, fingerplays & rhymes! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Toddler Time will take place in the Garden, weather permitting.

This program...

Toddler Time with RIF

Thu, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Come and enjoy books, songs, and Toytime. For ages 18 months - 3 years old. Earn free books with the Reading Is Fundamental Program (RIF).

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Story Play

Thu, Sep 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

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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 and literacy skills. 

For Ages 0-5

*Caregivers must accompany their child and...

Playtime @ the Library

Thu, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Leonard Library

Free form play time for ages 0 to 4 years.

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Come build with DUPLO, make friends, and get creative!

Ages 18 months to 5 years.

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Babies & Books

Thu, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library

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)

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Thu, Sep 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

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

Babies & Books

Thu, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. Perfect for first three years.

Adult Coloring Program

Thu, Sep 21   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adult Coloring Program

Adult coloring promotes wellness, quietness and also stimulates areas of the brain related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. Join us to color and relax.

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Babies & Books

Thu, Sep 21   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out prior to the event at the information desk, first...

Babies & Books

Thu, Sep 21   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

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Storytime for babies birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. 

No tickets...

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Adult Coloring for Fun

Thu, Sep 21   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Please come and join us for the fun of adult coloring program at the Dyker Library.

Art supplies will be provided.

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Sep 21   12:30 pm to 2:00 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, Sep 21   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, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

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

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How to download eBooks

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Find a collection of downloadable eBooks and audiobooks. Titles can be read or played on tablets, e-readers, laptops, PCs, smartphones, and mp3 players.

English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

English English conversation learn English Adults

Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

ESOL Conversation Group

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

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The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of...

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DIY : Crochet

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Hone your technical skills and gain the confidence to tackle other projects of your own design .

Try your hand at crochet, limited supplies provided.

Chinese Brush Painting 国画练习

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

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Come to Paerdegat Library to practice the technique of Chinese Brush Painting which is a special type of watercolor painting.  Painting supplies and tutuoring will be available.

Macon Pre-Comic Con

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

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Macon Comic Con is an event for kids, teens and adults that bring comic fans and creators together for an afternoon of panels, workshops, and activities including:

Meet the Writer: Ryan Cady (Magdalena)

Workshops: Attend a...

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Reading circle: Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

Thu, Sep 21   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

*Book Discussion adult book discussion adults and older adults

 

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"Alice Metcalf was a devoted mother, loving wife, and accomplished scientist who studied grief among elephants. Yet it's been a decade since she disappeared under mysterious circumstances, leaving behind...