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Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Jan 17   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Leonard Library

Adults

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

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Kids Create Duplo

Thu, Jan 17   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create toddler time

Come to Mapleton and enjoy creating and building with Duplo blocks with other kids.

Kids Create Duplo

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Jan 17   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

coloring for kids

Thu, Jan 17   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  Your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.  

coloring for kids

Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, Jan 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults microsoft office

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.

Please register with Ms. Armieri for this...

Microsoft Word Basics

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 17   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Thu, Jan 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Story Play

Thu, Jan 17   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   New Utrecht, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Kids age 0-5 and their caregivers can join us for books, songs, rhymes, and play! 

*Caregivers must be present for the entire program*

Story Play

Email Basics

Thu, Jan 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Older Adults

Are you new to the Internet? Are you wondering what's so important about being connected online? This introductory course will guide you through the basics while providing up-to-date information on the latest online tools and technologies.

Email Basics

Afternoon Playtime

Thu, Jan 17   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Come and play with us! At our afternoon playtime, little ones and their caregivers can enjoy a fun hour with other children. Toys are provided by the library, but children are free to bring their own!

Afternoon Playtime

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Thu, Jan 17   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults email techknowledge

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...

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Babies & Books

Thu, Jan 17   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Dyker Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

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 neighborhood.  For ages 0 - 18 months.  

Babies & Books

Book Discussion: Beneath A Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

Thu, Jan 17   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

BENEATH A SCARLET SKY, by Mark Sullivan

“Pino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or the Nazis. He is a normal Italian teenager. When his family home in Milan is destroyed by Allied bombs, Pino joins an underground railroad...

Book Discussion:  Beneath A Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

Story Play

Thu, Jan 17   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years first five years music storytime

We're going to have ukulele music, rhymes, books, and more, along with playtime afterwards for all the kids to socialize! Come join us for a fun time! Open to all ages birth to 5.

This program requires online registration. ...

Story Play

Reading Circle: We Are Water by Wally Lamb

Thu, Jan 17   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Older Adults book club book discussion

"We Are Water" by Wally Lamb is the featured discussion book for January.

All are welcome.  Copies of the title are available for check out at Windsor Terrace or could be requested online.

Reading Circle: We Are Water by Wally Lamb

Ask a Tech

Thu, Jan 17   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers? or how to find your way around the Internet? Come and Join us for our “Ask A Tech” program to get personalized assistance.

We can provide Assistance with:

- Computer...

Ask a Tech

Adult Coloring

Thu, Jan 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

ESOL Registration

Thu, Jan 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults

Adult English Class (ESOL) at the Bedford Learning Center

Class will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00-4:00 at the Bedford Learning Center beginning January 15, 2019.

Register in Person for Bedford Learning Center Class...
ESOL Registration

Ask a Tech

Thu, Jan 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Need help with troubleshooting  issues with your Ipad, cellphone, laptops, etc.? We are here to help. Stop in, ask questions, and get answers! lets learn and grow together, because its never too late to learn. (*in person registration...

Ask a Tech

Computer Basics

Thu, Jan 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

Computer Basics

Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, Jan 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning 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.

Microsoft Word Basics

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Jan 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Sports Discussion Group

Thu, Jan 17   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults

Join your fellow sports fans for an informal group to discuss the world of sports.

The discussions can range from historical conversations and trivia to the news of the day.

Whatever your favorite sport may be, please join us to...

Sports Discussion Group

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Jan 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Resume Help Express

Thu, Jan 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults resume

One-on-One

 

Resume Writing and Job Search Tips

 

Application and Cover Letter Help

 

Interview Practice

Resume Help Express

Learning Resources: Learning Express Library 3.0

Thu, Jan 17   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Arlington Library

Adults

Practice tests and other study materials for the GED/HSE/TASC, HiSET, TASC, SAT, elementary school and middle school standardized tests, civil service, technical, and other professional exams.

Learning Resources: Learning Express Library 3.0

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Jan 17   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 17   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids

Grades 1-8 Homework Help.

After School Homework Help

Feature Film: Secretariat

Thu, Jan 17   2:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Borough Park Library, Basement Meeting Room

Adults

A portrait of Triple Crown winner and unlikely horse-racing superstar Secretariat, chronicling his career alongside veteran horse trainer Lucien Laurin and industry outsider Penny Chenery. Rated PG.

Feature Film: Secretariat

Chess Workshop

Thu, Jan 17   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:30pm- 4:30pm.

Chess Workshop

Movies @ the Library: Elsa & Fred (PG-13)

Thu, Jan 17   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht, Auditorium

Older Adults

(Comedy, 97 minutes)

"Elsa and Fred" is the story of two people who, at the end of the road, discover that it's never too late to love and make dreams come true.

Movies @ the Library: Elsa & Fred (PG-13)

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Jan 17   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon, Small Auditorium

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Children ages 0-5 and carers join us for building time with DUPLO!

Build with DUPLO

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Jan 17   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 17   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Give support, assitance and encouragement to children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their home work.

Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jan 17   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway, Meeting Room

Teens

- WiiU, PS4, XBox - Uno & card games - Arts & crafts projects - Hang out & make friends
Teen Tech Time

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 17   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades 1 through 8, we can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

Build with LEGO

Thu, Jan 17   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam

Build with LEGO @ Highlawn

Join us for our weekly LEGO club to create amazing Lego structures, meet other builders, and make new friends!

Build with LEGO

Tour of Central Library

Thu, Jan 17   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library

Adults library tour

This tour will explore the architectural significance and history of Brooklyn Public Library’s (BPL) landmark Central Library at Grand Army Plaza. The tour will introduce attendees to the history of the library’s spaces and its services. The tour...

Featured Event
Tour of Central Library

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 17   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids

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

After School Homework Help

DIY

Thu, Jan 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens arts and crafts diy

Come hang out with friends, do homework, and participate in arts & crafts...

This is your time to have fun and connect!

DIY

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Jan 17   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

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.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 17   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids homework help

Attention Students:  homework help is available at Sheepshead Bay Library, 

Please bring your text books.

 

 

After School Homework Help

Game on! Board Games

Thu, Jan 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids

Come play classic board games at the library with your friends!

Game on! Board Games

Kids and Teens Tech Time

Thu, Jan 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Teens after school video games kids tech time

Do you like video games?  Come to Jamaica Bay Library to try out some new games and play your old favorites.  Hang out with friends and make some new ones in this friendly, competitive environment.  Kids and teens welcome!

Kids and Teens Tech Time

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in Grades 1-8

we can help you with your homework

Homework questions? Come see our Homework Helper at Gerritsen Beach!

Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jan 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach, Large Meeting Room

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

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

Teen Tech Time

Introduction to Photograhy

Thu, Jan 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults

This is the perfect photography course for anyone new to photography and for anyone already engaged with photography and wants to learn new techniques

Kids (Ages 6-12)

Young Adults/Adults (Ages 13 and above)

Introduction to Photograhy

Creative Arts for Teens

Thu, Jan 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens diy

Discover your hidden talents! Come hang out with your peers while participating in creative DIY activities.

Creative Arts for Teens

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jan 17   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Flatbush, Large Meeting Room

Teens teen tech time

Play video games on our Wii and Playstation 4 Consoles!

Teen Tech Time

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