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Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Sat, Aug 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids team up to read

Team up to Read is a free interactive series designed for childrens ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help them improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam summer reading

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 and your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 17   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

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Story Play

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

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Come enjoy stories, rhymes and hands-on activities at this fun and educational program. Explore a different theme every week! For ages 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). Daycares and preschools are also encouraged to attend in groups....

Story Play

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

Build with LEGO

Mon, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids build with lego kids explore

Children of all ages are welcome to join us for an hour of free play with legos! All materials are provided, but legos may not be taken home, they must stay in the library.

Build with LEGO

Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) - HSE Screening

Mon, Aug 19   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning yalp

Are you a young adult and have plans to PASS the high school equivalency exam? If so, then read on...

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is one of several adult education options at BPL! It’s designed specifically for young adults to...

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Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) - HSE Screening

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Aug 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

DIY

Mon, Aug 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Teens arts and crafts diy

Create a variety of projects with friends at this bi-weekly, free arts and crafts program.

DIY

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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

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

RIF: Scavenger Hunt

Tue, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Ready to learn about your library and win cool prizes, put on your thinking caps and see if you can find the answers to the scavenger hunt questions hidden throughout the Cypress Hills Library.

RIF: Scavenger Hunt

Kids Create: ORIGAMI

Tue, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids arts and crafts change agents kids create

Arts and crafts hour for kids ages 6-12. Join us each week for a new project to take home! This week we'll create something to celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Dog.

Kids Create: ORIGAMI

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Aug 20   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

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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

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Wed, Aug 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get 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 (Cypress Hills Library)

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   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

Back to School Supply Drive

Wed, Aug 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids community partner

Come join us on August 21st for a special Back to School Supply Drive.  While supplies last, we are giving out special kits with folders, notebooks, pencils and other supplies required for the new school year.  The special kits are...

Back to School Supply Drive

English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

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

Circus Tales with Julie Pasqual

Wed, Aug 21   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids lore summer reading

In this program, folk tales will be interwoven with Circus skills. The Entire audience is encouraged to laugh and join in!

*Appropriate for ages 5+

Circus Tales with Julie Pasqual

Kids Tech Time: Ipads

Wed, Aug 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids game on! kids tech time

Have fun playing video games on IPads with friends. Ages 12 and down.

Kids Tech Time: Ipads

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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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

RIF: Digital Scavenger Hunt

Thu, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental summer reading

Ready to learn about your library and win cool prizes, put on your thinking caps and see if you can find the answers to the scavenger hunt questions hidden throughout the Cypress Hills Library.

RIF: Digital Scavenger Hunt

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

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 23   12:15 pm to 1:00 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

Summer Movies

Fri, Aug 23   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years family movie first five years summer reading

Join us in watching a fun kids summer movie that the whole family can enjoy.

*All groups please call (718) 277-6004 to schedule an appointment.

Summer Movies

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Aug 23   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

Space Collage: The Final Frontier

Fri, Aug 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids arts and crafts summer reading summer reading closing celebration

Using the library's vast resources relating to outer space, participants will be inspired to create an image that expresses their personal view of the universe beyond our own.  We'll explore the art form of collage and utilizing papers and...

Space Collage: The Final Frontier

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High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Sat, Aug 24   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids saturday storytime

Join us for a special Saturday Storytime to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids team up to read

Team up to Read is a free interactive series designed for childrens ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help them improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults health and wellness

Managing your blood pressure can lower your risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease. Join us and learn how.

Are you feeling FRUSTRATED NOT KNOWING WHAT YOU CAN OR CAN’T EAT?

Are you unsure of what to do to keep your Blood...

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   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

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Free Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 26   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

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Aug 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

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High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Tue, Aug 27   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 27   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

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 27   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Aug 27   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Aug 27   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

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Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Wed, Aug 28   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get 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 (Cypress Hills Library)

Babies and Books

Wed, Aug 28   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 28   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

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Aug 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults philosophy in the library

Philosophy begins in wonder. Plato

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Philosophy Discussion Group

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Wed, Aug 28   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: Making...

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

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