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Babies & Books

Wed, Nov 21   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years

Babies and great books - a classic combination! For little ones 0 to 20 months.

Babies & Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Nov 21   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Children 18 months-3 years and carers, join us for songs, stories and play at the Macon Library!

Toddler Time

No Screen Time / Daily Quiet Hours

Wed, Nov 21   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years

Did you know that each weekday we have Quiet Hours / No Screen Time?  Because of the layout of our library, we are not fully able to provide separate spaces for children and adults.  This is how we balance the needs of all our users,...

No Screen Time / Daily Quiet Hours

Ask a Tech

Wed, Nov 21   12:15 pm to 1:15 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Wellness Wednesday Workshop

Wed, Nov 21   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Learn how you can use essential oils and essential oil products to support a holistic and less toxic lifestyle. Each week will cover a different topic. Attend as many events as you like. They are free, informative, and interactive!

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Wellness Wednesday Workshop

English Conversation Group

Wed, Nov 21   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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Nov 21   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 & Books with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

Wed, Nov 21   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Birth to Five Years

Stories, songs and age appropriate toys for tots ages 0-18 months with First RIF.

Babies & Books with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

Overeaters Anonymous

Wed, Nov 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Adults

Anonymous support group for overeaters.

Overeaters Anonymous

ESOL Conversation

Wed, Nov 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills!

Sharpen your English, and meet friends from around the world.

ESOL Conversation

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Nov 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years music reading is fundamental storytime

Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.  This program includes a Reading is Fundamental book distribution.

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Kids Create Duplo

Wed, Nov 21   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create toddler time

Come to Mapleton and enjoy creating and building with Duplo blocks with other kids.

Kids Create Duplo

Crochet Circle

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

Older Adults

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

Crochet Circle

Babies and Books

Wed, Nov 21   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. 

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Babies and Books

English Tools and More

Wed, Nov 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Adult/older adult language learners will attend a hybrid in-person conversation group/interactive language lab. The first 30 minutes will be self-directed language practice on iPad and the last 30 minutes will be a facilitated conversation group...

English Tools and More

Coloring pages for kids

Wed, Nov 21   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years

 

Coloring pages for kids

Coloring pages for kids

Read and Play

Wed, Nov 21   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

Ask a Tech

Wed, Nov 21   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults

Get one on one help with:

Microsoft programs Email Or help with your own device (Laptop, IPad) Resume Writing  
Ask a Tech

Adult Game Time

Wed, Nov 21   1:15 pm to 3:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Anyone interested in games is welcome to participate in our adult game time. We have Playing Cards, Chess, Checkers, Sushi Go, Jenga, Clue, Scrabble, Clue, Uno, Tsuro, Scattergories, and more!

Come play games and meet some friends. Game...

Adult Game Time

BINGO Fun

Wed, Nov 21   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults

 Join us for everyone's favorite game, B-I-N-G-O!

BINGO Fun

Playing Arabic Music

Wed, Nov 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults creative aging

Learn the instruments of the classical and folk music traditions of the Middle East and North Africa. Zafer Tawil will demonstrate melodies and rhythms on the various instruments of the Arab world.

Registration is required. Please...

Playing Arabic Music

Multilingual Storytime: Spanish

Wed, Nov 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Arlington Library

Birth to Five Years

Cuentos para niños en español

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Multilingual Storytime: Spanish

Cinema: The Graduate

Wed, Nov 21   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter.

 

Cinema: The Graduate

Computer Basics

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

Older Adults computer basics techknowledge

Learn basic computer skills such as navigating the internet, using Microsoft Word, using email, and more. No experience necessary.

Please Register in Advance at the Desk.

Computer Basics

Babies & Books

Wed, Nov 21   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Lap songs, fingerplays, board books and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is for non-walking infants under 1 year old and their caregivers.

Online registration is required and will be open 24 hours before the event. Only...

Babies & Books

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Nov 21   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids

Free Book When You Join

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

ESOL Conversation Group

Wed, Nov 21   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

Tai Chi Exercise

Wed, Nov 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Learn and practice the Chinese art of Tai Chi.

Tai Chi Exercise

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Nov 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults career resume techknowledge

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarians are here to help!

Resume help is availble by appointment only and is arranged in 30 minute slots. Please come in or call the branch to...

Resume Editing Help

Akwesi's Self Defense

Wed, Nov 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Older Adults

Registration is required for this four session self-defense workshop series.  Akwesi Asante will teach basic defense techniques and strategies for protecting yourself and maximizing your safety. "In self-defense there are no rules. If...

Register
Akwesi's Self Defense

After School Homework Help

Wed, Nov 21   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids homework help

If you are in Grades

1-8 we can help you with your homework!

Free!

After School Homework Help

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Wed, Nov 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults writing workshop

WRITE and RECITE - a weekly workshop for adults. Write and read your work to the group in a creative, supportive environment.

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Crochet Circle

Wed, Nov 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults crochet

Get hooked at Cortelyou! Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any craft...

Crochet Circle

English Conversation Group

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

Adults english conversation group

Practice English in a conversation group at the Bedford Library, Adult Learning Center.  Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

FREE!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Ask a Tech

Wed, Nov 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults computer basics 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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Nov 21   2:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

Sign up at the reference desk every Wednesday for FREE books for babies and children!

- All babies and children must have their own library card.

-Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.

-Earn more FREE RIF books by...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

One On One Technolgy Training

Wed, Nov 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Take advantage of our personal computer courses and ask any technology-related questions you may have. You can sign up at our reference desk at the branch.

These classes are for individuals who want personal help with anything computer-...

One On One Technolgy Training

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids

A free book to keep for joining RIF. Check out 2 books 3 times and receive another free book

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card. 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)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids reading is fundamental

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate. Ages 0 to 17 years old.  Youth will be allowed to choose a free book when they join RIF and on their birthday. Youth can earn additional books by borrowing and...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Knitting for Adults and Teens

Wed, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults

All skill levels are welcome.  If you don't know how to knit, we'll show you how!  Please bring a pair of size 7 or 8 needles and worsted-weight yarn if you can. 

Knitting for Adults and Teens

Homework Help

Wed, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework help for students in grades 1-8.

Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids techknowledge teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U consoles, board...

Teen Tech Time

Homework Help

Wed, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework? Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Wed, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Afterschool homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

Color your World

Wed, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids kids create

Just can't wait for Explore and Create? 

Get your creative color muscles warmed up with Ilona and Elnura.

Make your world a more colorful place.

Color your World

Lego and Duplo

Wed, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids

Please join us for Lego and Duplo

Lego and Duplo

English Conversation Group

Wed, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults adult learning esol

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

FREE!

No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Story Play

Wed, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Children ages birth to 5 years come together with their carers to read, sing and play.

 

Story Play

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League!

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that transport...

Brooklyn Robotics League

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