E.g., Nov 18 2019
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

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Mon, Nov 18   11:00 am to 12:15 pm   Coney Island Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics for Adults and Seniors. Browse the internet, email, learn how to type.

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

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 Vladimir Mazo

Mon, Nov 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

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

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Tue, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:15 pm   Coney Island Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics for Adults and Seniors. Browse the internet, email, learn how to type.

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

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

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Nov 20   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

Jamaica Bay Friends Group Meeting

Wed, Nov 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults friends of the library

Friends of BPL are core groups of organized volunteers who help Brooklyn Public Library through advocacy, fundraising and promotion of Library programs and initiatives.

For almost 70 years, Friends of Brooklyn Public Library have...

Jamaica Bay Friends Group Meeting

NOV
21

2020 Census Jobs & Recruitment

Thu, Nov 21   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

Book Discussion: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Thu, Nov 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

BECOMING by Michelle Obama

“In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America, the first African American...

Book Discussion:  Becoming by Michelle Obama

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Thu, Nov 21   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)

Kids Create

Thu, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts and crafts for kids ages 5-12. Younger children MUST be supervised by an adult at all times.

Kids Create

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Nov 21   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 21   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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Nov 21   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

Film Screening and Book Launch by Black Chalk & Co.

Thu, Nov 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Curated by Black Chalk & Co.

Part of the exhibition Beautiful Words Are Subversive, join us for this book launch and film screening. Guest filmmakers were invited to collaborate on an experimental film sequence responding to the...

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Film Screening and Book Launch by Black Chalk & Co.

NOV
22

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Nov 22   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 22   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 22   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 22   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

Karaoke for Kids

Fri, Nov 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids karaoke kids tech time techknowledge

Get ready to sing your heart out--practice up on your favorites and come blow us away!

Karaoke for Kids

NOV
23

Citizenship Study Group

Sat, Nov 23   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 23   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

English Conversation Group

Sat, Nov 23   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

Cara's Caterpillars

Sat, Nov 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family live music music

Clap, dance, sing, and party along with Cara Samantha and her magical musicians as they crawl their way into your hearts with a variety of pop, Motown, Disney, and family favorite songs!

Featured Event
Cara's Caterpillars

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   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

NOV
24

Classical Interludes: Turtle Island Quartet

Sun, Nov 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

Presenting their Grammy Award-winning project A Love Supreme: The music of John Coltrane. This event is taking place in response to the 400th commemoration of the first slave ships arriving in America and the impact of African Americans on music...

Classical Interludes: Turtle Island Quartet

NOV
25

Toy Time

Mon, Nov 25   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 25   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

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Mon, Nov 25   11:00 am to 12:15 pm   Coney Island Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics for Adults and Seniors. Browse the internet, email, learn how to type.

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Movies @ the Library:The Sun is also a Star

Mon, Nov 25   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies movies at the library

(Romance/Drama) 100 Minutes College-bound romantic Daniel Bae and Jamaica-born pragmatist Natasha Kingsley meet, and fall for each other, over one magical day amidst the fervor and flurry of New York City. Sparks immediately...

Movies @ the Library:The Sun is also a Star

Kids Create: Bay Ridge Rocks

Mon, Nov 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids kids create

Your favorite neighborhood kindness event is back! Come paint rocks to hide all over the neighborhood. Younger children MUST be accompanied by a participant adult, as this activity can be challenging/messy!

Kids Create: Bay Ridge Rocks

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Mon, Nov 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

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