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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

Saturday Storytime

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

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

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!

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Mar 23   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults

 

I-Ching the book of changes is one of the oldest Chinese classic philosophies that can help us to make decisions that logic alone cannot handle.

Free lectures in Chinese and English.

Due to Public Safety, the...

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Mar 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library

Birth to Five Years drag queen story hour saturday storytime

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy! Drag Queen Story Hour captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity in childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and...

Featured Event
Drag Queen Story Hour

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English Conversation Group

Sun, Mar 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Mar 24   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten storytime

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 &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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Spanish Storytime

Mon, Mar 25   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

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

Children's Open Play

Mon, Mar 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Come join us in our children's space for open play! Toys, tents, and oh so much fun!

Children's Open Play

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Mar 25   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults health and wellness fitness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

English Language Learning Group

Mon, Mar 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults bengali esol techknowledge world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak English in a conversation group using Mango Languages! Free!

English Language Learning Group

English Conversation Group

Mon, Mar 25   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Cooking Matters for Kids!

Mon, Mar 25   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids cooking kids create

Kids come take FREE cooking and nutrition classes sponsored by City Harvest! Explore healthy foods and learn how to cook them!

During this 6-week program you will:
• Practice hands-on cooking and tasting of healthy foods
•...

Cooking Matters for Kids!

After School Homework Help

Mon, Mar 25   4:15 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

English Conversation Group

Mon, Mar 25   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

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Toddler Time

Tue, Mar 26   10:30 am to 11:45 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

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Jam with Jamie and Friends

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

Birth to Five Years first five years live music

Jam with Jamie and Friends

Get ready for a serious jam session that will get everyone up and dancing! Jam with Jamie and Friends come armed with guitar and bubbles, ready to jam out to traditional children's songs, rock n' roll oldies,...

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Jam with Jamie and Friends

English Conversation Group

Tue, Mar 26   1:15 pm to 2:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Adult Crocheting Class

Tue, Mar 26   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults diy fiber arts

Work on crochet projects of your choice.

Adult Crocheting Class

English Conversation Group (Advanced)

Tue, Mar 26   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group (Advanced)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Mar 26   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)

Library Lab

Tue, Mar 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts library lab stem & steam

Come join us for science-based crafts and fun experiments.

Library Lab

After School Homework Help

Tue, Mar 26   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

The Barynya Russian Dance & Music Ensemble

Tue, Mar 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults all ages live music performance

The Barynya Dance and Music Ensemble is a world renowed performance group that enjoys exalting stature as the premier Russian folk ensemble outside of Russia. Barynya has performed at some of the mist prestigious cultural venues in the United...

The Barynya Russian Dance & Music Ensemble

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English Conversation Group

Wed, Mar 27   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Ask A Tech

Wed, Mar 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

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Wed, Mar 27   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.

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Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Yoga

Wed, Mar 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

Are you ready to get fit? Yoga is back at Gerritsen Beach!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

English Conversation Group

Wed, Mar 27   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Babies and Books

Wed, Mar 27   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

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

Cinema: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Wed, Mar 27   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than advertised, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless...

Cinema: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

After School Homework Help

Wed, Mar 27   3:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Mar 27   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

iPad Workshop

Wed, Mar 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you want to learn how to navigate an iPad? Or do you own an iPad and want to put it in to better use? Learn to work with iPad by navigating the screens, connecting to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth surfacing the internet and working with photo, video and...

iPad Workshop

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Mar 27   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults diy fiber arts

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

Fiber Arts Group

French Conversation Group - Intermediate-Advanced

Wed, Mar 27   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

This class has designed for intermediate and advanced level.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

French Conversation Group - Intermediate-Advanced

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Babies & Books

Thu, Mar 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy storytime

Come join Miss Melisa for an awesome storytime with lots of books, music, dancing, and play.

This program is best suited for ages three and under.

Babies & Books

English Conversation Group

Thu, Mar 28   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Mar 28   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, Mar 28   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

Chess Club

Thu, Mar 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

After School Homework Help

Thu, Mar 28   3:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

Thu, Mar 28   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

This class has designed for intermediate and advanced level.

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Mar 28   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

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Mar 28   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

 

Featured Event
French Conversation Group -Beginners

Books and Brews: Evicted

Thu, Mar 28   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club book discussion

Do you like beer and talking about books? Join us as we discuss:

Evicted by Matthew Desmond

March 28th at 7 PM

@The Gather Inn Again
2718 Gerritsen Ave.

Books are available at the Gerritsen Beach Library...

Books and Brews: Evicted

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Creative Aging: Active and Moving "A Pinch of Latin Spice!"

Fri, Mar 29   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Central Library

Older Adults developmental disabilities mental health music

Enjoy this 8 week workshop introducing you to the exciting world of Latin American dances.Dancing can be great exercise for the body, mind and soul. Come join us in as the instructor demonstrates how to move your body to the various rhythmic...

Creative Aging: Active and Moving "A Pinch of Latin Spice!"

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Mar 29   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

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Mar 29   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids first five years

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third week...

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Fri, Mar 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a different craft every Friday afternoon at Gerritsen Beach! 

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Chess Club

Fri, Mar 29   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults adult learning all ages chess workshop

 

Drop In for the Opportunity to play chess. All skill levels and ages are welcome.

Friday Afternoons, 3:30-5:30

Art and Music Division Third Floor 718-230-2184

Chess Club

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