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Chess Club

Thu, Aug 22   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Coloring

Thu, Aug 22   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts

A fun coloring program for kids.

*Remember to bring in your summer reading challenge and earn a sticker!*

Coloring

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Thu, Aug 22   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Resume & Career Help

Thu, Aug 22   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Paedergat, Meeting Room

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, college application and more with help from a Librarian.  First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff member offers guidance on resumes and cover...

Resume & Career Help

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Aug 22   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years storytime yoga and meditation

Join us for a storytime for toddlers incorporating live music and yoga! Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk.

Musical Yoga Storytime

Cultivating Peace

Thu, Aug 22   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Park Slope, Garden

Kids gardening summer reading

Practice gentle gardening concepts and enjoy mindfulness-based, seasonal activities that connect us to nature.

This program is open to children of all ages and will, weather permitting, be held outside in our Storytime Garden.

Cultivating Peace

Story Play

Thu, Aug 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights, Crown Heights Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years 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

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 22   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Ryder Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice spoken English with other students in the morning class of Conversation Group.

ESOL Conversation Group

Children's Sing-Along

Thu, Aug 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years music

Sing along at the top of your lungs to all of your favorite children's songs like "Wheels on Bus" and  "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star"!  We'll be accompanied by a guitarist and all the lyrics will be displayed on a...

Children's Sing-Along

Coloring for kids

Thu, Aug 22   10:30 am to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

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

Coloring for kids

Game On!

Thu, Aug 22   10:30 am to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids game on! kids explore

Please come to play Jenga, Sorry, Uno, Trouble, Monopoly, Scrabble, card games, Battleship and many more at the library - come play with friends and have a blast!

Game On!

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y) Space Limited Cancelled

Thu, Aug 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Leonard Library

Kids toddler time toddler yoga yoga and meditation

For toddlers 18 to 36 months. Tickets required. Tickets available free 10am at the reference desk.

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y) Space Limited

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Aug 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill, Floor 1

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Come enjoy exciting stories for kids 2-5 years old and their caregivers read aloud by a community volunteer.

Preschool Storytime

Toddler Time

Thu, Aug 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime summer reading toddler time

A special guest reader Hefen Sa-Akhi will join us to read from her book How the Stars Came to Be as we celebrate another successful summer of reading. Join us for space-themed rhymes & songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are...

Toddler Time

Scribbles n' Nibbles Story Time Tots

Thu, Aug 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Saratoga, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts community partner storytime

Listen to an amazing story & enjoy an art activity with Scribbles n' Nibbles.

Scribbles n' Nibbles Story Time Tots

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Aug 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Library Lanes

Thu, Aug 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Thu, Aug 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook, Auditorium

Older Adults library lanes

Just like the bowling you know and love, but virtual!

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Dance Advance: Dance Party and Summer Reading 2019 Closing Party!

Thu, Aug 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Kids summer reading summer reading closing celebration

Join us as we say to good-bye to Summer Reading 2019 with a dance party! There will be lots of exciting dance party surprises, givaways and more!

Let it all out in this high energy “learn-through-dance” program where a renowned...

Featured Event
Dance Advance: Dance Party and Summer Reading 2019 Closing Party!

Adult Coloring for Fun

Thu, Aug 22   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults arts and crafts

Please come and join us for the fun of adult coloring program at the Dyker Library.

Art supplies will be provided.   No registration required.

Adult Coloring for Fun

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

Conroy Warren

Thu, Aug 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years live music summer reading summer reading closing celebration

Feeling the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of jazz, calypso and reggae through singing and dancing in this interacting performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren. It's fun! It's exciting. 

Conroy Warren

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Aug 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years storytime yoga and meditation

Join us for a storytime for toddlers incorporating live music and yoga! Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk.

Musical Yoga Storytime

Babies & Books

Thu, Aug 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy storytime summer reading

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. (Birth to 18 months)

Babies & Books

Kids Create

Thu, Aug 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Program!Please Join us for our Free Arts and Crafts

Kids Create

Kids Create

Thu, Aug 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Program!Please Join us for our Free Arts and Crafts

Kids Create

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Thu, Aug 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush, Caribbean Literary & Cultural Center

Adults book club developmental disabilities learning disabilities

Please join Flatbush Library and the AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club!

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Story Play

Thu, Aug 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years story play storytime summer reading

Books, songs, rhymes and play! Kids 0-5 and their caregivers can come to the library to build early literacy skills while having fun!

Story Play

Summer Reading Closing Celebration

Thu, Aug 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids summer reading summer reading closing celebration

Join the Saratoga library as we prepare to close-out the summer with freebies to give out and a fun performance from Laine Barton... Will Laine be able to reach the stars without a ladder? Does she need books to help her perform her zany circus...

Summer Reading Closing Celebration

Toddler Time

Thu, Aug 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for songs, books, stories, fingerplays & rhymes! Specifically for ages 12-24 months.

This program requires online registration. Registration will begin 24 hours in advance of the start of the program. Event is capped...

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Thu, Aug 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime summer reading

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, songs, and playtime! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk...

Babies & Books

Fall 2019 ESOL Registration

Thu, Aug 22   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Pacific, 2nd Flr Meeting Room

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English!

Free English Classes for adults 17 and older

Daytime, Evening and Saturday class schedules available.

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and...

Fall 2019 ESOL Registration

Women's Support Group

Thu, Aug 22   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library, Auditorium

Adults support groups

Women from the Dyker Heights community meet every Thursday to discuss life, family, and other issues. 

Women's Support Group

Babies & Books

Thu, Aug 22   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clinton Hill, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Storytime for infants and toddlers ages 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 & Books

Movies @ the Library

Thu, Aug 22   12:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Borough Park Library, Basement Meeting Room

Kids techknowledge

Movies for all ages

Movies @ the Library

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   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Dekalb, Auditorium

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   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

During the summer, children can get free lunch at the library. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a free lunch meal;  For children 18 and under.

Free Summer Meals

Family Movie

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids family movie movies at the library

Cool off from the heat & enjoy a Family Movie at the Cortelyou Library! Every Monday - Friday at 1:00 pm during our Summer Meals program. 

Family Movie

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults game on! table-top & board games

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Stone Avenue, Meeting Room

Kids free summer meals summer reading

Children and teens can visit our branch for free Summer Meals from June 27th - August30th.

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids free summer meals

The Summer Meals Program provides free lunch to children ages 18 and under at hundreds of public schools, parks, pools, and libraries. Children are eligible for these meals even if they don't attend public school. No identification or...

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

Kids free summer meals summer meals

During the summer, children can get free lunch at the library, Monday through Friday. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a free lunch meal;  For children 18 and under.

Meals are served each weekday starting...

Free Summer Meals

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

Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Canarsie Library

Teens free summer meals

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, tasty salads, and cold milk!

Meals are provided by the NYC Department of Education and funded by the federal government.

...

Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Paedergat, Meeting Room

Kids free summer meals summer meals

FREE lunch for children & teens at your local Library with Summer activities.

 

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Paedergat, Meeting Room

Kids free summer meals summer meals

FREE lunch for children & teens at your local Library with Summer activities.

 

Free Summer Meals

English Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Friends Fundraiser: Summer Carnival

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults book sale friends of the library summer reading closing celebration

There will be food, books for sale, raffles, games and fun, craft stalls - and much more!

Friends Fundraiser: Summer Carnival

Summer Reading Coach

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years team up to read

A summer reading coach is available to meet one-on-one with children to work on their reading skills.  

Register in person on the day of the program for a 20-minute session for your child. 

Summer Reading Coach

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