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Mental Health First Aid

Fri, May 24   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults mental health

Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour course that will help you:

Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses

Learn how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, and loved...

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Mental Health First Aid

Introduction to American Sign Language

Fri, May 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by Elizabeth Botti, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network.

Cancelled
Introduction to American Sign Language

coloring for kids

Fri, May 24   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets, crayons, and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.

coloring for kids

Art forms: Jewelry Making workshop

Fri, May 24   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay, Meeting Room

Older Adults arts and crafts jewelry making

Enjoy creating your own jewelry under the guidance of experienced Instructor provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Art forms: Jewelry Making workshop

Chess Club

Fri, May 24   10:00 am to 5:45 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

Preschool Storytime

Fri, May 24   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

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, May 24   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join us for a very special play time featuring our very own, generously donated Thomas the Tank Engine Play Set! For all ages. 

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Story Play

Fri, May 24   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Come and enjoy books, songs, and movement activities followed by toy time for children ages 1 - 5 years old and their caregivers!

Story Play

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Fri, May 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults business career resume

Come work on your resume and get help applying to jobs. Learn about upcoming job fairs and recruitment events. One-on-one help is available. Free printing of your resume is offered, as well as Metrocards for job interviews.

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Story Play

Fri, May 24   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime toddler time

Stories, rhymes, and songs for children ages 1 to 5.

Story Play

Story Play

Fri, May 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Babies & Books

Fri, May 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin, Program Room

Birth to Five Years babies & books

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 0-18 months.

Babies & Books

Outdoor Storytime

Fri, May 24   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime summer reading

Join us for outdoor storytime at the Wingate Park playground at the corner of Brooklyn Avenue and Rutland Road.

We’ll cover our traditional repertoire of stories, rhymes and songs... but outside! This is a fun and educational program for...

Outdoor Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fri, May 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cypress Hills, Program Room

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Enjoy new and classic picture books, sing favorite songs, and learn new rhymes and fingerplays at our storytime program for children ages 3 to 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. *All groups please call (718) 277-6004 to schedule an...

Preschool Storytime

Tot Art

Fri, May 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for an art session geared for 0-5 years old prior to storytime.

Tot Art

Toddler Time

Fri, May 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Join us for songs, books, and play. 0-5 years. Toddler Time will be upstairs on Fridays.

Toddler Time

Little Stars Move

Fri, May 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years stem & steam toddler yoga

Fridays, April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24
Bay Ridge Library, Storytime Room

Astronomy-themed storytelling with music, art,
and movement. A program for children ages 3-5
and their caregivers.

Explore outer space!...

Little Stars Move

Fitness Fun

Fri, May 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Adults fitness

Want to stay physically and mentally fit? Then join us for this weekly fitness program that will help strengthen the body and relieve stress. Participants will be able to sample different forms of exercises such as chair yoga, callanetics,...

Fitness Fun

Drawing and Collage for Beginners

Fri, May 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Dyker Library, Auditorium

Adults adult learning arts and crafts

Are you a novice interested in learning how to draw, and how to create a collage? Please join us for a six-week class for beginning artists. Limited to fifteen participants. Please register at the Reference desk. 

Drawing and Collage for Beginners

Build with DUPLO

Fri, May 24   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

Circle of Security(R) Parenting™

Fri, May 24   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Mapleton, Basement Auditorium

Adults community partner

This course is designed to teach Chinese parents ways to prevent cultural differences from weakening their bonds with their children.  

Circle of Security(R) Parenting™

Mandarin Storytime

Fri, May 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   McKinley Park, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years chinese first five years multilingual multilingual storytime

come visit us and sing songs and hear stories in Mandarin! (Space is limited; get your ticket at the customer service desk. First come, first served.)

Mandarin Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fri, May 24   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Pacific, Basement Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Come and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays! Ages 3-5 years.

Preschool Storytime

War of May Adult Movie Matinee

Fri, May 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Ulmer Park, Meeting Room

Adults movies at the library

Join us for our War of May movie Matinee:

5/3/19 Unbroken

5/10/19 Unbroken: Path of Redemption

5/17/19: Race

5/24/19: Airstrike

5/31/19: Private War

War of May Adult Movie Matinee

Resume Editing Help

Fri, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 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

Story Play

Fri, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Family Open Play

Fri, May 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon, Small Auditorium

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool

Children ages 0-5 and carers, join us at Macon for music, toys, and friends!

Family Open Play

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, May 24   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Family Open Play

Fri, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years story play

For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers--join us at Mill Basin for toys and friends!

Family Open Play

Babies & Books

Fri, May 24   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

Introduction to American Sign Language

Fri, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by Elizabeth Botti, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network.

Cancelled
Introduction to American Sign Language

Family Playtime

Fri, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years

Parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5 are welcomed to this special playtime. Come and meet new friends, play with lots of toys, and have fun!

Family Playtime

Children's Open Play

Fri, May 24   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

Playtime

Fri, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come play on colorful mats, listen to preschool music, and most of all...HAVE FUN!!!!

Playtime

Preschool Storytime

Fri, May 24   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool storytime

Stories, songs, and fun for little ones and their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning creative aging

Come to Cortelyou Library at 11:00 AM on Fridays for some adult stress relief coloring for an hour. Colored pencils and coloring books are provided, but feel free to bring your own!

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Resume Job Prep

Fri, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults career resume

Get yourself started or edit your current resume or cover letter. 

Get format, updating and uploading tips.

Walk-ins accepted.

Resume Job Prep

Adult Crafting

Fri, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults arts and crafts

Join us for an hour of DIY crafts! 

Adult Crafting

Babies & Books

Fri, May 24   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Red Hook, Children's Room

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Explore books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play with other babies and caregivers! Best for 0-18 months.

Babies & Books

Resume Help

Fri, May 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook, Main Floor

Adults career resume

Looking for a job? Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained staff to get assistance with editing, advice on your resume's layout and presentation, and tips for the job search! 

Please bring a draft of your resume...

Resume Help

Preschool Playtime

Fri, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years homework help

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, new friends and play.
Recommended for 3-5 years old. Younger friends are always welcome too.

Preschool Playtime

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Marcy Library)

Fri, May 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Marcy, Meeting Room

Adults career

Learn who's hiring and what jobs are open through Workforce1's Industrial & Transportation Career Center. Recruiters will be at the library to pre-screen candidates for available job openings.

 

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Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Marcy Library)

Story Play

Fri, May 24   11:15 am to 12:30 pm   Clinton Hill, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Come and enjoy books, songs, and movement activities followed by toy time for children ages 1 - 5 years old and their caregivers!

Story Play

Pre-School Story Play

Fri, May 24   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Storytime with toys and interactive manipulatives to promote the development of cognitive and gross motor skills

Pre-School Story Play

Fiber Arts for Adults

Fri, May 24   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults creative aging fiber arts

All ages are welcome to join us for this special time dedicated to fiber arts: knitting, crocheting and sewing

Fiber Arts for Adults

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, May 24   12:00 pm to 2:00 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

Knitting Club

Fri, May 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay, Meeting Room

Adults adult learning knitting and crocheting

Learn to knit.

Finish an old project, or start a new project, and make new friends!

Knitting Club

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Fri, May 24   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Get your crochet hooks, knitting needles and yarns ready!

Learn how to make your very own hats, scarves and other cozy things for your friends and family!

Beginners are welcome!

Patrons are encouraged to bring their own...

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Walt Whitman's Brooklyn - Then and Now

Fri, May 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults developmental disabilities lectures and discussions whitman 200

Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman's birth

 

Come to Paerdegat Library for a series of eight interactive workshops led by...

Walt Whitman's Brooklyn - Then and Now

Family Movies

Fri, May 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Borough Park Library, Children's Room

Kids

Family Movies @ the Library Enjoy weekly kid friendly films.

Family Movies

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