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FEB
20

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Feb 20   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Ask A Tech

Wed, Feb 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

story and play

Wed, Feb 20   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years

Stories, fingerplays, games, songs and other fun activities!

story and play

Kids Create Duplo

Wed, Feb 20   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego first five years kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplos. 

Kids Create Duplo

coloring for kids

Wed, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  Your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.  

coloring for kids

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids

Free book when joining RIF. Check out 2 books 3 times get another free book to keep

You must read to succeed

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Japanese 101

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens

Japanese manga has become very popular in the US. Titles such as Naruto, Sailor Moon, and Fairy Tail continue to be well loved.

Many fans of manga, anime, and video games, develop an interest in learning Japanese, so let’s practice...

Japanese 101

Stone Stories: Defining Moments in Black History

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens black history month teen time

We would like teens in our community to learn a little more about their history to share it with others.

Record an interview with an older person and ask them about their most defining moment in black history.

Present these...

Stone Stories: Defining Moments in Black History

Family Movie Night: Betty and Coretta

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids black history month family movie movies at the library

The widows of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X and how they carry on as single mothers after the assassination of their husbands.

CommonSenseMedia suggests the following for parents:

Parents need to know that Betty & Coretta...

Family Movie Night: Betty and Coretta

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Feb 20   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults career resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

FEB
21

Kids Create Duplo

Thu, Feb 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego first five years kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplos. 

Kids Create Duplo

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Feb 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Stone Avenue Library

Kids first five years stomp clap and sing storytime

Stories, songs, and fun for little ones and their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime

coloring for kids

Thu, Feb 21   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  Your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.  

coloring for kids

Afternoon Playtime

Thu, Feb 21   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Come and play with us! At our afternoon playtime, little ones and their caregivers can enjoy a fun hour with other children. Toys are provided by the library, but children are free to bring their own!

Afternoon Playtime

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids

If you are in Grades 1-8, we can help you with your homework.

After School Homework Help

Movie & Talk 赏经典 学沟通

Thu, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults all ages christmas film

 

By appreciating the Classic Movies in English, we can learn the native speakers’ thoughts, feelings and related expressions to improve our communication skills.

通过欣赏英语经典电影,我们可以了解母语人士的想法和感受及其表达,以提高我们的沟通技巧。

Movie & Talk 赏经典 学沟通

L.A. Blacksmith R&B/Jazz Performance

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults all ages music performance

Come listen to the amazing sounds of L.A. Blacksmith at Highlawn branch.  L.A. Blacksmith is a dynamic and charismatic performer known for his electrifying funk, soul and jazz. He is a gifted saxophonist, flutist and vocalist whose...

L.A. Blacksmith R&B/Jazz Performance

Board Games

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens

If you love board games then join us on Thursday at the Stone Avenue Branch for some fun. Some of our games include the following:

Scrabble Uno 5-Minute Dungeon Blokus

 

Feel free to share some of your favorite board...

Board Games

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 21   5:45 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

FEB
22

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool storytime

Stories, songs, and fun for little ones and their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime

Kids Create Duplo

Fri, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego first five years kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplos. 

Kids Create Duplo

coloring for kids

Fri, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  Your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.  

coloring for kids

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

RIF

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens game on! teen tech time

If you love video games the come to Stone Avenue for Teen Tech Time, and play various video games on PS4, Wii U, and Nintendo Switch

Popular titles at our branch include Tekken 7, Puyo Puyo Tetris, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Super Smash...

Teen Tech Time

FEB
23

coloring for kids

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  Your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.  

coloring for kids

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids

Free book when joining . Get by by checking out 2 books 3 Times

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime story play storytime

Afternoon storytime at Mapleton Branch.

Saturday Storytime

FEB
24

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Feb 24   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Giant Wash Laundromat at 795 Rockaway Avenue.**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too!

Come join a BPL children’s librarian who...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

coloring for kids

Sun, Feb 24   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  Your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.  

coloring for kids

Sunday Story Time

Sun, Feb 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years story play storytime

Bring your children to the library to enjoy stories, fingerplay, games, songs and other interesting activities.  You may also interact with other parents, kids and caregivers.

Sunday Story Time

FEB
25

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Feb 25   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Monday Storytime

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime toddler time

Join us at Mapleton and hear favorite songs, stories and tales read aloud. All ages welcome.

Monday Storytime

Kids Create Duplo

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego first five years kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplos. 

Kids Create Duplo

coloring for kids

Mon, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  Your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.  

coloring for kids

STEM:

Mon, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids arts and crafts stem & steam video games

Join us at the Stone Avenue Branch for STEM/STEAM activities featuring the Nintendo Labo!

Build Nintendo Labo gadgets.

Learn how to make Toy-Con Projects.

Play with them using our Nintendo Switch.

Please attend all...

STEM:

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Feb 25   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults career resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

FEB
26

Affordable Care Act ( Obamacare )

Tue, Feb 26   10:00 am to 5:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults

 

Enroll in a Health Insurance Policy of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act ( Obamacare )

Toddler Time

Tue, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

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

Toddler Time

Kids Create Duplo

Tue, Feb 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego first five years kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplos. 

Kids Create Duplo

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Feb 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Tue, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years live music

Muilti-award winning children's artist, Lucy Kalantari, brings delightful jazz age inpsired music everyone can enjoy!

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

coloring for kids

Tue, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  Your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.  

coloring for kids

Excel Part 1

Tue, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults

 

Learn the introductory basics of Excel

Excel Part 1

Chess Club

Tue, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids

Bring your children to the library to learn how to play chess under a very experienced and liked chess instructor.

Chess Club

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens

If you love video games the come to Stone Avenue for Teen Tech Time, and play various video games on PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U.

Popular titles at our branch include Tekken 7, Puyo Puyo Tetris, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Super Smash Bros. 4...

Teen Tech Time

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Feb 26   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

FEB
27

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Feb 27   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Ask A Tech

Wed, Feb 27   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

story and play

Wed, Feb 27   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years

stories, fingerplays, games, songs and other fun activities!

story and play

Kids Create Duplo

Wed, Feb 27   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego first five years kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplos. 

Kids Create Duplo

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