E.g., Jan 19 2020
JAN
19

Chess Club

Sun, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 4:45 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

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clean Rite

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Clean Rite at 1760 Eastern Parkway**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead story time and...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

JAN
21

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Tue, Jan 21   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults career resume

Sessions available by appointment only. Call or visit the Midwood branch or email Lynette Ford at lford@bklynlibrary.org

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter? Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's...

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Chess Club

Tue, Jan 21   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

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Jan 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Read and Play

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities first five years

Come and hear stories, make friends and play at our inclusive storytime. For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities. Group size limited to 12. A parent or caregiver must accompany children.

Read and Play

Babies & Books

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come to this program to hear great stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

For babies birth to 18 months and their parents or...

Babies & Books

Chess Club

Tue, Jan 21   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids after school table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess!  Instruction available for total beginners, as well as those more advanced.  Recommended for ages 8 and up. 

Chess Club

Gather to knit and crochet

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Come learn to knit and crochet.  All ages welcome.

Gather to knit and crochet

How to Record Your Podcast

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started.

Register
How to Record Your Podcast

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb 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 (DeKalb)

Ask a Tech

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands 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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

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Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Computer Basics

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

Computer Basics

Creative Arts for Teens

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday to express yourself with the arts while having fun with your friends. Materials will be provided for coloring, embroidery, painting or getting creative with lanyard and duct tape.

Ages 10+

Creative Arts for Teens

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Ask a librarian for quick tips to speed up your job search. Learn where to find local job openings and free job training, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Build with LEGO

Tue, Jan 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam

Test your master builder skills to create fun and imaginative structures with LEGO.

*For ages 6 and up

Build with LEGO

After School Homework Help

Tue, Jan 21   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Teen Time

Tue, Jan 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens after school teen time

Need to de-stress from school? Come and draw, color, write, read, or just chill and hang out with your friends in your own library space!

Teen Time

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Tue, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Clean Rite

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Clean Rite at 1760 Eastern Parkway**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead story time and...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Our Garden Club

Tue, Jan 21   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities first five years

Missing plants and green things? Come inside and garden with us this winter! Celebrate plants with stories, songs and dance.  For children ages 6-12 with and without disabilities. Parent or caregiver must accompany children.

Our Garden Club

Chess Workshop

Tue, Jan 21   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Marcy Library

Teens Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your chess game with instructor Reinaldo Duran.  For beginers or advanced players.  Tweens, teens and families welcome.

Chess Workshop

How to Edit Your Podcast

Tue, Jan 21   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about simple editing tools to make your podcast sound better, as well as free and inexpensive software options for editing at home or on the go.

Register
How to Edit Your Podcast

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Tue, Jan 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults adult learning esol

Free Beginners' English as a Second Language class for adults (21 and over).  Open enrollment.  For more info call 718-240-2770 or go to www.tinyurl.com/School6=GetInfo

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Toastmasters

Tue, Jan 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning

Learn useful tips and tricks that will help you develop your speaking skills and reach your goals.

Toastmasters

US Citizenship Test Prep

Tue, Jan 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning citizenship

Led by a citizenship exam coach, the group lets participants discuss topics covered on the exam and practice mock interviews.

This program is FREE and no registration is required!

US Citizenship Test Prep

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jan 21   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

JAN
22

Chess Club

Wed, Jan 22   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

Tot Art

Wed, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for a creative art session geared for 0-5 year olds.

Tot Art

Babies and Books

Wed, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

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 Birth to 18 months.

Babies and Books

Story Play

Wed, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for storytime! Enjoy books, songs and playtime.

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required, inquire at Information Desk.

Story Play

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Computer basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instructions before confidently using a computer. This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware, ...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Toddlers Explore

Wed, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Toddlers can practice both fine and gross motor skills in this fun and interactive program.  Activities include playdough, stampers, coloring, and building materials.

*For ages 18 months - 5 years

Toddlers Explore

Toddler Time

Wed, Jan 22   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

At our Toddler Time program*, we’ll show you how to let your child take the lead in playful learning activities to encourage language development and early literacy.

For ages 18 months to 3 years.

*Ticket required. Tickets...

Toddler Time

Read and Play

Wed, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities first five years

Come and hear stories, make friends and play at our inclusive storytime. For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities. Group size limited to 12. A parent or caregiver must accompany children.

Read and Play

Afternoon Movie of the Month

Wed, Jan 22   1:30 pm to 3:15 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults movies movies at the library

"Bad Day at Black Rock" (1955)

Afternoon Movie of the Month

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Wed, Jan 22   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years music spanish story play storytime

Cuentos, Juegos, canciones, rimas y actividades divertidas para los pequeños de 1- 5 años. Programa bilingüe en español e inglés.

Stories, games, songs, fingerplay, rhymes, and fun activities for Children ages 1-5 years old. Bilingual...

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Wed, Jan 22   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

Ask A Tech

Wed, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning 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? Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

We provide help with:

Computer Basics...

Ask A Tech

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time teen time

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Introduction to iPads

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

iPad training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to iPads or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using an iPad.

This lesson introduces new iPad users to apps and techniques used to...

Introduction to iPads

Teen Time

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens teen tech time teen 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 Time

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Library Lab

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through...

Library Lab

Library Lab: Electricity

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids after school library lab

After School STEM Activities for Children

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 12) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun,...

Library Lab: Electricity

Adult Coloring: NEW DAY AND TIME (SEE BELOW)

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts diy

Come to Adult Coloring, express yourself creatively, and have a good time!

Our new day and time is Wednesdays@ 3:30-4:30 PM.

 

Adult Coloring: NEW  DAY AND TIME (SEE BELOW)

Origami

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts diy

We provide kids with origami paper and teach them how to do origami. 

Origami

Japanese 101

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens anime and manga japanese

Japanese manga has become very popular in the US. Titles such as Naruto, Sailor Moon, and Fairy Tail continue to be well loved.

Many fans of manga, anime, and video games, develop an interest in learning Japanese, so let’s practice...

Japanese 101

Chess Workshop

Wed, Jan 22   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Drop-in and learn strategy from our chess grandmaster master William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun!

All ages - all levels.

Chess Workshop

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Wed, Jan 22   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults adult learning esol

Free Beginners' English as a Second Language class for adults (21 and over).  Open enrollment.  For more info call 718-240-2770 or go to www.tinyurl.com/School6=GetInfo

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

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