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Drawing with Nan Carey

Mon, Jun 24   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   New Utrecht, Auditorium

Adults arts and crafts

Join us for this 3 session drawing workshop. Participants will learn still life, landscape, portrait and figure. Beginners are welcomed.

Space is Limited.

Registration Required.

Drawing with Nan Carey

English Language Learning Group

Mon, Jun 24   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults bengali english conversation group techknowledge

Join other adults who are learning to speak English in a conversation group using Mango Languages! Free!

English Language Learning Group

Print-Making

Mon, Jun 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults arts and crafts

Come to Paerdegat Library to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman's birth!

This program is designed for all adults, with and without disabilities.

Instructor Marsha Saldanha will teach participants techniques of print-...

Print-Making

Nonfiction Writers Group

Mon, Jun 24   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library, Story Hour Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Join use for an open and ongoing group dedicated to the craft of nonfiction writing.  Each week the group, led by a longtime writer and magazine contributor, works on pieces and shares craft if so inclined.

Nonfiction Writers Group

Watercolor Self Portraiture

Mon, Jun 24   12:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Park Slope, Auditorium

Adults arts and crafts supported by zipcar

The Park Slope Library invites adults to attend our workshop where you can learn watercolor painting skills and techniques, and experience great fun in the process. All supplies will be provided.

Facilitated by painting artist Laura...

Watercolor Self Portraiture

Toddler Time

Mon, Jun 24   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Kings Highway, Children's Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers.

For children 18 months to 3 years with...

Toddler Time

Overeaters Anonymous

Mon, Jun 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   McKinley Park, Meeting Room

Adults health and wellness support groups

Anonymous support group for overeaters.

Overeaters Anonymous

Computer Basics

Mon, Jun 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults computer basics techknowledge

It's never to late to learn! Come and learn!

Computer Basics

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Mon, Jun 24   1:00 pm to 2:30 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

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

Mon, Jun 24   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Borough Park Library, Children's Room

Birth to Five Years

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months. All FirstRIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in First RIF. Children will be allowed to choose a free RIF book when they join...

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

Positive Aging. Zumba Exercise. Cancelled

Mon, Jun 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Enjoy Zumba exercies in the company of your peers. The class is made possible thanks to the Library collaboration with the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Positive Aging. Zumba Exercise.

Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library Fundraising

Mon, Jun 24   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book sale friends of the library

Come & browse our selection of donated books!  All proceeds raised by the Friends of the Sheepshead Bay Library will be used to improve the library's many free services and programs.

We invite you to become a Friend of...

Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library Fundraising

Movies @ the Library: Eighth Grade

Mon, Jun 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults movies movies at the library

An introverted teenage girl tries to survive the last week of her disastrous eighth grade year before leaving to start high school.

Movies @ the Library: Eighth Grade

Read and Play

Mon, Jun 24   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years autism developmental disabilities first five years inclusive services

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

Movies @ the Library: "The Favourite"

Mon, Jun 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Adults movies at the library

In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. (2018). 119min.  Starring Olivia...

Movies @ the Library: "The Favourite"

ESOL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Mon, Jun 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults adult learning citizenship esol

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen we can help!

Join our free exam preparation groups!

For more information call,

718.230.2406 or 718.230.2007

ESOL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Ask a Tech

Mon, Jun 24   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Dyker Library

Adults 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? Ask our staff for personalized assistance.

No Registration required

Free.

Ask a Tech

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Jun 24   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Our book discussion takes place on the last Monday of every month.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Movies @ the Library: A Star is Born

Mon, Jun 24   1:30 pm to 3:45 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Phantom Thread  (Drama) 130 minutes  Set in the glamour of the 1950's post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of the British fashion, dressing...

Movies @ the Library: A Star is Born

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program Cancelled

Mon, Jun 24   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults health and wellness

Callen Lorde's Insurance Navigator Program is available to help determine if you're eligible for free public health insurance and, if so, help you enroll. Trained staff will meet with you, screen what programs you qualify for, and submit the...

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Email Basics

Mon, Jun 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Arlington Library

Adults techknowledge


Do you have questions on how to create an email account, learn about the different email providers and to compose an email? Or maybe you have questions on how to attach a file to an email. Learn how to connect with the world through email...

Email Basics

Kids Create Duplo

Mon, Jun 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego first five years kids create

Come to Mapleton and build with Duplo blocks.

Kids Create Duplo

HSE Screening

Mon, Jun 24   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Come in to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class or you can register for the TASC exam or the National External Diploma Program (NEDP...

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HSE Screening

Adult Book Club/Discussion : A Place for Us

Mon, Jun 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest, Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

A Place for Us unfolds the lives of an Indian-American Muslim family, gathered together in their Californian hometown to celebrate the eldest daughter, Hadia's, wedding - a match of love rather than tradition. It is here, on this momentous day,...

Adult Book Club/Discussion : A Place for Us

Ask A Tech

Mon, Jun 24   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults computer basics 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.

Ask A Tech

Positive Aging: Jewelry Making Workshop for Seniors with Jennifer Jacobs

Mon, Jun 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging jewelry making positive aging

Join us for a jewelry-making workshop with Jennifer Jacobs geared towards older adults. Wire Wrap those beads! Unleash your hidden talents and create beautiful jewelry. And best of all, you wear it home!

Register
Positive Aging: Jewelry Making Workshop for Seniors with Jennifer Jacobs

Book Discussion: Give Me Your Hand

Mon, Jun 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach, Large Meeting Room

Adults book club book discussion summer reading

You told each other everything. Then she told you too much.

Kit has risen to the top of her profession and is on the brink of achieving everything she wanted. She hasn't let anything stop her.

But now someone else is standing in...

Book Discussion: Give Me Your Hand

NYT Crosswords

Mon, Jun 24   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Flatbush, Caribbean Literary & Cultural Center

Older Adults alzheimer's health and wellness mental health

Calling all crossword puzzle-lovers! Wednesdays from 2-3 pm you're invited to come and solve NYT crossword puzzles. Work alone or as a group, it's up to you.

Never done a crossword before? That's okay, come and learn some tips...

NYT Crosswords

Teen Time

Mon, Jun 24   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway, Meeting Room

Teens after school arts and crafts fiber arts table-top & board games

Teen time has moved to Mondays and Thursdays!  Come by and hang out with all your friends at any time.  We have video games, WiiU, PS4, UNO cards, dominoes, board games, arts and crafts, sewing, paint markers, and sometimes snacks!...

Teen Time

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Jun 24   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

We just got JumpForce -- come play with us!

Teen Tech Time

Game On!

Mon, Jun 24   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Teens game on! kids explore

Please come to play Jenga, Sorry, Uno, Trouble, Monopoly, Scrabble, card games, Battleship and many more at the library - come play with friends and have a blast!

Game On!

ESOL Conversation

Mon, Jun 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills.

Meet new friends from around the world.

ESOL Conversation

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Jun 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Mon, Jun 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Teen Time

Mon, Jun 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens techknowledge teen time

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U consoles, board...

Teen Time

Kids Create: Popsicle Stick Boxes

Mon, Jun 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Create a unique popsicle sitck box!

Kids Create: Popsicle Stick Boxes

State Senator Andrew Gounardes Mobile Office Hours

Mon, Jun 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach, Small Program Room

Adults citizenship social services

Meet Senator Gournardes or his office representatives to talk about the issues. Every Monday and Thursday through May. Future hours TBD. 

State Senator Andrew Gounardes Mobile Office Hours

Homework Help

Mon, Jun 24   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids homework help

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

Free!

Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Mon, Jun 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework help for kids in grades 1-8.

After School Homework Help

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

Mon, Jun 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults career resume

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 to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

Teen Time

Mon, Jun 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens techknowledge teen time

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U consoles, board...

Teen Time

Fortnite Monday

Mon, Jun 24   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Flatbush, Large Meeting Room

Teens teen tech time video games

Learn strategies from other players on how to improve your Fortnite game. Play on our iPads or PS4.

Fortnite Monday

Dungeons and Dragons

Mon, Jun 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paedergat, Meeting Room

Kids summer reading table-top & board games

Join experienced and new players for Paerdegat's first  Dungeons and Dragons, aka D&D!  This fun roleplaying game features impersonation, group decision making, and lots of adventure.  Beginners welcome!

Materials...

Dungeons and Dragons

Book Discussion: The Tea Planter's Wife by Dinah Jeffries

Mon, Jun 24   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults book discussion

Please join our book discussion group on the last Monday of each month, at Dyker library. This month, we will be discussing The Tea Planter's Wife by Dinah Jeffries.

Book Discussion: The Tea Planter's Wife by Dinah Jeffries

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, Jun 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Do you want to learn how to speak English for everyday use? If so, this class is perfect for you! Join us to learn practical English that you can use in your everyday situations.

Class will be conducted in English.

All are...

Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

Chess Workshop

Mon, Jun 24   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids after school chess workshop

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Jun 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

Creative Writing Workshop with NYWC

Mon, Jun 24   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library, Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public. These writing groups are open to writers of all genres – poetry, fiction, memoir, and anything else – and even...

Creative Writing Workshop with NYWC

Game On!

Mon, Jun 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht, PreSchool Meeting Room

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Kids age 6-12 and their caregivers can play board games and table top games every Monday. Bring a friend or make a new one!

Game On!

Dancercise

Mon, Jun 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   PS 130 - The Parkside School

Older Adults creative aging fitness

**This program takes place at PS 130 across from the Windsor Terrace Library.**

Entrance will be through the school yard (East 5th Street & Ft. Hamilton Parkway).

Dancercise with Akwesi is back!  Join us for this...

Dancercise

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