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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

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

Toddler Time

Mon, Aug 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for songs, books, and play. 0-5 years. 

Toddler Time

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Aug 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving 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 (Washington Irving)

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

Lunch and a Movie

Mon, Aug 19   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

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

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

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

Kids Explore

Mon, Aug 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids arts and crafts kids explore

Join us for an exploration of a different topic each week with books and crafts!

Kids Explore

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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

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

Spanish Storytime

Tue, Aug 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years spanish storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

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

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

Lunch and a Movie

Tue, Aug 20   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

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

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

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

Bring-Your-Own-Book Club (with RIF)

Tue, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids book club book discussion reading is fundamental summer reading

Bring whatever you’re reading to share with other kids and the library staff. We will talk about our books and do fun activities that celebrate our own creativity. If you’re not reading anything, don’t worry – come without a book, and we’ll make...

Bring-Your-Own-Book Club (with RIF)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Free book giveaway! Come to the information desk to register and receive free books.

Aprendan la importancia de leer y ganar libros gratis cada tercera visita. 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

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

Board Games

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

Kids table-top & board games

Play an old favorite or learn a new board game from the library’s collection, including: Apples to Apples, chess, Boggle, Bananagrams, and many more.

Board Games

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

Lunch and a Movie

Wed, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

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

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

Team Up To Read: Summer Edition

Wed, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving 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.

Feel free to attend one,...

Team Up To Read: Summer Edition

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Aug 21   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bedtime stories

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years. 

Bedtime Stories

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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

Lunch and a Movie

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

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

Arts & Crafts

Thu, Aug 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Create simple craft projects.

Arts & Crafts

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

Build with LEGO: Star Colonies

Thu, Aug 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids build with lego

An imaginative Lego building series with a space exploration theme. Each week the Star Colony Cadets will complete an essential building task.

Build with LEGO: Star Colonies

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

Toddler Time

Fri, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for songs, books, and play. 0-5 years. 

Toddler Time

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