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Toy Time

Mon, Aug 19   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

Chess Club

Mon, Aug 19   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Babies & Books

Mon, Aug 19   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come listen to stories, sing songs, dance, and play with toys!

Babies & Books

Mixed Media: Adult Crafting

Mon, Aug 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Midwood Library

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging

Join us to create fun crafts using everyday materials. In this session we will be creating paper roses.

Mixed Media: Adult Crafting

Story Play

Mon, Aug 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us in our 2nd floor Storytelling room for songs and stories.

Because space is limited, tickets will be distributed at the 2nd floor information desk at 11 am.

Story Play

Summer Tutoring

Mon, Aug 19   11:30 am to 3:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids homework help summer reading

If you are in grades 2-5 we have a tutor who can help you with Math & ELA. Free!

Summer Tutoring

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 19   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 19   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

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 19   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids free summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under. Must be eaten on site.

Free Summer Meals

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Mon, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts

Create simple craft projects.

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Game On!

Mon, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Board games for kids on the 2nd floor.

Game On!

Chess Club

Mon, Aug 19   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: The Hero

Mon, Aug 19   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies movies at the library

(Drama) 103 Minutes. A former Western icon re-evaluates his life, his image and more importantly his heart after a surprise diagnosis. Stars Sam Elliot ,Laura Prepon, Nick Offerman and Krystin Ritter. Rated R.

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Movies @ the Library: The Hero

Reading Coach

Mon, Aug 19   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 Wendy will be here on a first come, first served basis to help out.

Reading Coach

Reading Coach

Mon, Aug 19   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids after school summer reading

Attending more reading programs increases your child’s chance of improving their skills!

Select branches are also offering the Team Up To Read program. This is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers...

Reading Coach

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StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Aug 20   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

Chess Club

Tue, Aug 20   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 20   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 20   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

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Ask a Tech

Tue, Aug 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

No registration required.

Ask a Tech

NYC Department of Social Services Information Table

Tue, Aug 20   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 20   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 20   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

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids free summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under. Must be eaten on site.

Free Summer Meals

Circus Tales with Julie Pasqual

Tue, Aug 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids summer reading

The fantastic antics of Julie the Clown will keep you smiling. Julie encourages the entire audience to get involved, making this a delightful experience for everyone.

Featured Event
Circus Tales with Julie Pasqual

Game On! Board Games

Tue, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids all ages

Come and play board games such as Connect 4, Uno cards, Jenga and Monopoly.

Game On! Board Games

Game On!

Tue, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Board games for kids on the 2nd floor.

Game On!

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Aug 20   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

DIY Crafts

Tue, Aug 20   3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

DIY Crafts – Join us this summer as we get creative with arts and crafts! If you think it! We can make it! A variety of materials will be provided for all projects which will be yours to take.

Ages 10+

DIY Crafts

Build with LEGO

Tue, Aug 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood Library

Kids build with lego

For ages 6 and up.

Test your masterbuildling skills in our 2nd floor storytelling room.

Build with LEGO

English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 20   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults english conversation group esol

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

English Conversation Group

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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

Chess Club

Wed, Aug 21   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

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

Toddlers Explore

Wed, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts toddler time

For ages 18 months - 5 years.

Engage your toddler with play-dough and other activities to enhance fine and gross motor skills.

Toddlers Explore

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

Free Summer Meals

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

Kids free summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under. Must be eaten on site.

Free Summer Meals

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Wed, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults writing workshop

WRITE and RECITE - a weekly workshop for adults. Write and read your work to the group in a creative, supportive environment.

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Game On!

Wed, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Board games for kids on the 2nd floor.

Game On!

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

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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Chess Club

Thu, Aug 22   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

ToddlerTime

Thu, Aug 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Come and enjoy books, songs and toytime. For ages 18 momths - 3 years old. Earn free books with the Reading Is Fundamental program (RIF).

Register
ToddlerTime

Conroy Warren

Thu, Aug 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years live music summer reading summer reading closing celebration

Feeling the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of jazz, calypso and reggae through singing and dancing in this interacting performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren. It's fun! It's exciting. 

Conroy Warren

Friends Fundraiser: Summer Carnival

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults book sale friends of the library summer reading closing celebration

There will be food, books for sale, raffles, games and fun, craft stalls - and much more!

Friends Fundraiser: Summer Carnival

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

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