E.g., Nov 13 2019
NOV
13

Toy Time

Wed, Nov 13   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

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

English Class

Wed, Nov 13   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here

Learn to speak, read and write English from NYC Department of Education teachers. No registration required at this time.

English Class

Internet & Email

Wed, Nov 13   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Introduction to Internet & Email is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding and learning their functions.

Internet & Email

Babies and Books

Wed, Nov 13   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

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

Build with LEGO

Wed, Nov 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego kids explore

Build your dreams with our extensive collection of multi-age appropriate building toys. Just remember to clean up!

Build with LEGO

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Nov 13   6:00 pm to 6:45 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years bedtime stories first five years storytime

Start your bedtime routine at the library with stories and songs.  Pajamas and your favorite stuffed animal are welcome!  For children ages birth - 5 years, and their caregivers.

Bedtime Stories

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Nov 13   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

NOV
14

2020 Census Jobs & Recruitment

Thu, Nov 14   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults 2020 census career

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting  people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count.

2020 Census Jobs & Recruitment

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Thu, Nov 14   2:00 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, Nov 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens game on!

The Campaign has reached the midpoint. Many challenges still remain and the quest is far from over. 

Will you join our adventuring Party and help them defeat  the evil forces that haunt Phandalin?

Join us for a Dungeons...

Dungeons and Dragons

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Nov 14   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

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Nov 14   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults resume

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning resume

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume...

One-on-One Resume Help

English Conversation Group

Thu, Nov 14   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

NOV
15

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Nov 15   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

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

Build with DUPLO

StoryPlay 11am

Fri, Nov 15   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play 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...

StoryPlay 11am

English Conversation Group

Fri, Nov 15   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Nov 15   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

Game On!

Fri, Nov 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids game on! video games

Play video games with your friends. 

Game On!

Central Library Friday Film Club: Great westerns you haven’t seen!

Fri, Nov 15   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford (2007) | Directed by Andrew...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Great westerns you haven’t seen!

NOV
16

Citizenship Study Group

Sat, Nov 16   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults citizenship everyone is welcome here

Learn how to prepare for the oral and written citizenship exam. No registration required.

Citizenship Study Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Nov 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Nov 16   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, Nov 16   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

The Magic of Amore presents: EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!

Sat, Nov 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family performance

Experience edge of your seat fun!

Amore will amaze children and their parents with a performance that tops all others. Fast paced and original, this one-of-a-kind performance utilizes amazing magic, hilarious side-splitting comedy, music...

Featured Event
The Magic of Amore presents: EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 16   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

Karaoke

Sat, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Older Adults creative aging music

Sing hits from the 1940s to the 1970s.

Karaoke

Karaoke

Sat, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults creative aging music

Sing hits from the 40s through the 80s.

Karaoke

NOV
17

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Catalyst Quartet

Sun, Nov 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

“Uncovered” presents the music of African-American composers Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Florence Price, and Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson in concert. The event is taking place in response to the 400th commemoration of the first slave ships...

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Catalyst Quartet

NOV
18

Toy Time

Mon, Nov 18   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

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

English Class

Mon, Nov 18   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here

Learn to speak, read and write English from NYC Department of Education teachers. No registration required at this time.

English Class

Movies @ the Library: All is True

Mon, Nov 18   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies movies at the library

(Drama) 101 Minutes The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a...

Movies @ the Library: All is True

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Nov 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults performance

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi at Central

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Mon, Nov 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Courage and Fear. Non-heoric narratives of occupied Lwów

Mon, Nov 18   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations research

Courage and Fear is a study of a multicultural city in times when all norms collapse. Ola Hnatiuk presents a meticulously documented portrait of Lviv’s ethnically diverse intelligentsia during World War Two. As the Soviet, Nazi, and once again...

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Courage and Fear. Non-heoric narratives of occupied Lwów

NOV
19

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Nov 19   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play 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 10:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 10am

English Class

Tue, Nov 19   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here

Learn to speak, read and write English from NYC Department of Education teachers. No registration required at this time.

English Class

Toddler Time

Tue, Nov 19   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime 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, Nov 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play 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...

StoryPlay 11am

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz & Camille

Tue, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family first five years music stomp clap and sing

Come dance along to "silly jazz" with comedian and jazz singer, Camille Harris. Popular songs include: "The Monster Under My Bed," "Muffin Man," and “Chopsticks."

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz & Camille

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Nov 19   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults arts and crafts knitting and crocheting

Bring some yard and needles and join the fun!

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Tue, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Unclaimed Funds Workshop

Tue, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning research social services

Serving as custodian of more than $15 billion in unclaimed funds, restoring lost accounts to their rightful owners.

Unclaimed Funds Workshop

Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

Tue, Nov 19   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

An extraordinary new novel about the influence of history on a contemporary family, from the New York Times-bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Another Brooklyn and Brown Girl Dreaming.

Two families from different social...

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Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

NOV
20

Toy Time

Wed, Nov 20   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

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

English Class

Wed, Nov 20   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here

Learn to speak, read and write English from NYC Department of Education teachers. No registration required at this time.

English Class

Ask A Tech

Wed, Nov 20   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, Nov 20   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

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

Build with LEGO

Wed, Nov 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego kids explore

Build your dreams with our extensive collection of multi-age appropriate building toys. Just remember to clean up!

Build with LEGO

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