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Toy Time

Wed, Aug 21   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years kids explore

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

Ask A Tech

Wed, Aug 21   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older 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? Join our Ask A Tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask A Tech

Babies and Books

Wed, Aug 21   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years summer reading

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. 

Babies and Books

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Aug 21   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free summer meals! Bag lunches for anyone 0-18 years old. Must be eaten on site. Participation requires no ID, registration, or documentation.
 

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Aug 21   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every  Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and...

Free Summer Meals

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Wed, Aug 21   1:30 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults adult learning 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

Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling

Wed, Aug 21   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids summer reading team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Today's Program: Interactive...

Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling

Build with LEGO

Wed, Aug 21   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Come play with our extensive collection of LEGO, DUPLO, and other building toys, with materials suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Build with LEGO

Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) - HSE Screening

Wed, Aug 21   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults adult learning yalp

Are you a young adult and have plans to PASS the high school equivalency exam? If so, then read on...

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is one of several adult education options at BPL! It’s designed specifically for young adults to...

Featured Event
Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) - HSE Screening

Reading Coach

Wed, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids homework help summer reading

Need help with your summer homework? Want to practice your reading skills or share a story? Reading Coach Qiong Zhou Huang will be here on a first come, first served basis to help out.

Reading Coach

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Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 22   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free summer meals! Bag lunches for anyone 0-18 years old. Must be eaten on site. Participation requires no ID, registration, or documentation.
 

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 22   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every  Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and...

Free Summer Meals

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Thu, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults career 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.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Aug 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens game on!

The role-playing adventure continues. The campaign advances.

Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons session and play through the story quests provided by our Dungeon Master.

Bring your imagination.

Materials and dice will be...

Dungeons and Dragons

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 22   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

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Little Scientists

Fri, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years stem & steam summer reading

Come and explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through stories, music, hands-on exploration, and play with your young child. 

Little Scientists

StoryPlay

Fri, Aug 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years city for corduroy preschool storytime

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your...

Featured Event
StoryPlay

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 23   12:15 pm to 1:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every  Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and...

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free summer meals! Bag lunches for anyone 0-18 years old. Must be eaten on site. Participation requires no ID, registration, or documentation.
 

Free Summer Meals

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Aug 23   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults support groups

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Space Collage: The Final Frontier

Fri, Aug 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids arts and crafts summer reading summer reading closing celebration

Using the library's vast resources relating to outer space, participants will be inspired to create an image that expresses their personal view of the universe beyond our own.  We'll explore the art form of collage and utilizing papers and...

Space Collage: The Final Frontier

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors.  Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building...

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

English Conversation Group

Sat, Aug 24   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Practice speaking and listening to English.  This group meets on the second floor. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids saturday storytime summer reading

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

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Toy Time

Mon, Aug 26   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years kids explore

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) - HSE Screening

Mon, Aug 26   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults adult learning yalp

Are you a young adult and have plans to PASS the high school equivalency exam? If so, then read on...

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is one of several adult education options at BPL! It’s designed specifically for young adults to...

Featured Event
Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) - HSE Screening

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 26   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free summer meals! Bag lunches for anyone 0-18 years old. Must be eaten on site. Participation requires no ID, registration, or documentation.
 

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 26   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every  Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and...

Free Summer Meals

Chess Club

Mon, Aug 26   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Play chess with your friends. There is no instructor in the summer months, so this program is a bit less formal, but we still encourage everyone to play!

Chess Club

Movies @ the Library: A Quiet Passion

Mon, Aug 26   2:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Drama) 126 Minutes The story of poet Emily Dickinson, whose genius, wit, intellectual independence, and pathos only came to be recognized after her death. Stars Cynthia Nixon. Rated Pg-13.

 

 

Movies @ the Library: A Quiet Passion

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StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Aug 27   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 10am

Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 27   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years summer reading toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

StoryPlay 11am

Tue, Aug 27   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your...

Featured Event
StoryPlay 11am

Mavis Beacon Typing

Tue, Aug 27   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids techknowledge

Teaches users the basic of typing

Mavis Beacon Typing

NYC Department of Social Services Information Table

Tue, Aug 27   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults benefit assistance everyone is welcome here social services

Come in with any questions you have about the many social services offered by the city. In the lobby. No registration required.

NYC Department of Social Services Information Table

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 27   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free summer meals! Bag lunches for anyone 0-18 years old. Must be eaten on site. Participation requires no ID, registration, or documentation.
 

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 27   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every  Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and...

Free Summer Meals

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Aug 27   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Knitting and crocheting in a fun, friendly group. Learn, teach, chat, or just knit! Please bring your own materials.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

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Toy Time

Wed, Aug 28   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years kids explore

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

Babies and Books

Wed, Aug 28   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years summer reading

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. 

Babies and Books

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Aug 28   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free summer meals! Bag lunches for anyone 0-18 years old. Must be eaten on site. Participation requires no ID, registration, or documentation.
 

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Aug 28   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every  Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and...

Free Summer Meals

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Wed, Aug 28   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids summer reading team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Today's Program: Making...

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Build with LEGO

Wed, Aug 28   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Come play with our extensive collection of LEGO, DUPLO, and other building toys, with materials suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Build with LEGO

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Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 29   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids summer meals

Free summer meals! Bag lunches for anyone 0-18 years old. Must be eaten on site. Participation requires no ID, registration, or documentation.
 

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 29   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids summer meals

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every  Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and...

Free Summer Meals

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Thu, Aug 29   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults career 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.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Aug 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens game on!

The role-playing adventure continues. The campaign advances.

Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons session and play through the story quests provided by our Dungeon Master.

Bring your imagination.

Materials and dice will be...

Dungeons and Dragons

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 29   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

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Build with DUPLO

Fri, Aug 30   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years summer reading

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

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