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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

Free Summer Meals

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

Kids free summer meals 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.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

The Jolly Lollies: A Universe of Stories

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

Kids live music

Jolly  Lollies leads music program for preschoolers

The Jolly Lollies: A Universe of Stories

Kids Gardening Club

Tue, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids gardening kids explore summer reading

Children will explore the magic of watching a tiny seed turn into something they can eat. Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants.

Kids Gardening Club

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Tue, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens summer reading teen tech time

It's the next big thing! Virtual Reality Gaming is here!  Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various gaming systems such as: XBOX, Playstation 4, Playstaion VR in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school reading is fundamental summer reading

Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.  Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books.  Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

Babies and Books

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

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime summer reading

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-36 months.

Babies and Books

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and receive another free book on your birthday. Checkout two books every week and receive your third checkout.

All RIF members must have a BPL card to participate in RIF.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Crochet Circle

Wed, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Adults come join our crochet cricle. Learn a sticth and make new friends.

Crochet Circle

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   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals 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.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

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

Abracadabra Magic Show Presented by Urban Stages

Wed, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids magic show summer reading summer reading closing celebration

A Summer Reading Closing Celebration

Abracadabra Magic Show Presented by Urban Stages

Children’s magician Patrick Swailes Caldwell performs his magic show and even shares a few tricks of the trade with a mini magic lesson.

Featured Event
Abracadabra Magic Show Presented by Urban Stages

Intro to DSLR Filmmaking

Wed, Aug 21   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

This class covers common equipment setups, tips for getting great audio, lighting considerations, as well as common challenges and pitfalls of shooting video with DSLRs. The class will also give you an opportunity to record a short video with...

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Intro to DSLR Filmmaking

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Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and receive another free book on your birthday. Checkout two books every week and receive your third checkout.

All RIF members must have a BPL card to participate in RIF.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 22   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals 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.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Celebrate Reading with LINC (Story and Craft)

Thu, Aug 22   2:15 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts storytime summer reading

Kids and their parents/ caregivers are invited to celebrate the joy reading.  Hear a wonderful story and then do a craft afterwards.  Receive a free book to take home each time you attend. 

This program is...

Celebrate Reading with LINC (Story and Craft)

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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Preschool Storytime

Fri, Aug 23   10:15 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Enjoy songs, stories and more for pre-schoolers ages 3-5 years old. If you have a group or class and wish to attend this program, please call to make an appointment at 718-649-0311.

Preschool Storytime

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

Babies & Books

Fri, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Enjoy great books for babies, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this interactive storytime program for ages 0-18 months.

If you have a daycare, Pre-K, or other group and would like to attend...

Babies & Books

Stories & Snacks

Fri, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Each session children ages 2-5 will hear stories and enjoy a snack!  

Stories & Snacks

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

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

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals 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.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Build with LEGOs and DUPLOs

Fri, Aug 23   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   New Lots Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam summer reading

Release your inner engineer, build amazing creations with LEGOs at the library!

Hang out with your friends or meet new people

Build with LEGOs and DUPLOs

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

Teen Computer Lab

Fri, Aug 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens computer basics summer reading

Teens ages 9-17 can work on homework, watch a video, or play a game. Research assistance and tech help available from a librarian.

Teen Computer Lab

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Fri, Aug 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club summer reading

Each Teen chooses his/her own book, weekly discussions on each participant's book that includes share your voice, insight into grammar; vocabulary building; word games etc. There will be prizes and a snack

TEEN BOOK CLUB

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Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bushwick Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime summer reading

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some new ones that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

Saturday Storytime!

BRIC Media Arts Orientation

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Learn about all the courses and media resources presented by BRIC. Join us for an orientation and get a great introduction to what Public Access is all about— free and low-cost, high-quality media courses, and the wide variety of services...

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BRIC Media Arts Orientation

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   New Lots Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Capturing Effective BROLL

Sat, Aug 24   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Expand your filmmaking toolkit by learning easy and effective tips on capturing beautiful B-ROLL footage for your documentary project or narrative film.

Register
Capturing Effective BROLL

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

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Sat, Aug 24   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club summer reading

Each Teen chooses his/her own book, weekly discussions on each participant's book that includes share your voice, insight into grammar; vocabulary building; word games etc. There will be prizes and a snack

TEEN BOOK CLUB

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Preschool Storytime

Mon, Aug 26   10:15 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Enjoy songs, stories and more for pre-schoolers ages 3-5 years old. If you have a group or class and wish to attend this program, please call to make an appointment at 718-649-0311.

Preschool Storytime

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

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 26   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals 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.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

Mon, Aug 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick 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 (Bushwick)

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

Game On! Board Games

Mon, Aug 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids game on! summer reading

Come and play some of your favorite board games including Monopoly, Jenga, Connect Four, Uno, Candyland and more.

Game On! Board Games

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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

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 27   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals 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.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

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