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26

Tot Art

Wed, Feb 26   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

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Excel Basics

Wed, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Excel Basics

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 26   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, Feb 26   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, Feb 26   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

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Wed, Feb 26   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.

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 26   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

The Brain Fitness Club

Wed, Feb 26   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults adult learning

Please join us for a special program for people with developmental disabilities.

Read, play, and have fun at the library! Hear stories read by our librarians, play with words and numbers, and create your own pictures...

The Brain Fitness Club

Positive Aging. Health Discussion. Understanding your IBS.

Wed, Feb 26   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations health and wellness

Experienced Nurse will give you some tips and advise related to your health. This program is organized by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC (Naturally Occured Retirement Communities) and Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens.

Positive Aging. Health Discussion. Understanding your IBS.

Read and Play

Wed, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities first five years

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  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

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Wed, Feb 26   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

Ask A Tech

Wed, Feb 26   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

Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   2:45 pm to 5:15 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids after school homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades Pre-K through 8, a trained volunteer can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   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

Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

Urban Stages presents African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

Wed, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids black history month music

African folktales are woven through an interactive African Dance class.

Urban Stages presents African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Wed, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Vladimir Mazo from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Teen Anime Club

Wed, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens anime and manga arts and crafts teen time video games

Do you like watching anime? Love to talk about anime?

Every Thursday, we'll watch episodes of animes voted by members, play anime style video games, make anime-inspired crafts, and more!

What are you waiting for? Come...

Teen Anime Club

Free Crochet Class for Beginners

Wed, Feb 26   5:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults never too late to learn

You may bring your own yarn, and hooks, or they will be provided.  You may also choose to work on a project for our Friends Group Books and Crochet Sale.

Free Crochet Class for Beginners

Free Crochet Class for Beginners

Wed, Feb 26   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults never too late to learn

You may bring your own yarn, and hooks, or they will be provided.  You may also choose to work on a project for our Friends Group Books and Crochet Sale.

Free Crochet Class for Beginners

Friends Group General Meeting

Wed, Feb 26   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults Friends of the Library

Be a Friend of Jamaica Bay Library

As a Friend of Jamaica Bay Library, you will play a critical role in the success of your branch and community.

ADVOCATE:  Friends are a voice for the Library on relevant local, state and...

Friends Group General Meeting

FEB
27

Great Short Stories: In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson is Buried by Amy Hempel

Thu, Feb 27   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning book discussion lectures and discussions

This month, we will discuss In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson is Buried by Amy Hempel. Please read the story in advance of the meeting. You may pick up a copy of the short story at the customer service desk.

 

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Great Short Stories: In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson is Buried by Amy Hempel

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Feb 27   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

Homework Help

Thu, Feb 27   2:45 pm to 5:15 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids after school homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades Pre-K through 8, a trained volunteer can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

Game On!: Board Games

Thu, Feb 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Enjoy playing board games with your friends.

Game On!: Board Games

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 27   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults conversations english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Homework Help

Thu, Feb 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids after school homework help

Free homework help for those in grades K - 8.

Homework Help

Homework Help

Thu, Feb 27   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

Chess with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

Thu, Feb 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Chess for kids with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

Chess with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran Trujillo from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

After School Homework Help Cancelled

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

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

After School Homework Help

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Feb 27   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults resume

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning resume

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume...

One-on-One Resume Help

Family Gaming Night

Thu, Feb 27   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids techknowledge video games

Join us in playing a variety of new and classic board games, LEGO®, Little Bits, IPADs and video games. 

 

Family Gaming Night

FEB
28

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Feb 28   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.

Knitting

Fri, Feb 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults arts and crafts diy

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

Read and Play

Fri, Feb 28   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities first 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

Teen Tech Time/Robotics

Fri, Feb 28   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens summer reading techknowledge video games

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends!

Teen Tech Time/Robotics

After School Stories

Fri, Feb 28   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Come and hear stories, sing songs, and make something fun! For children 5-12 years old with and without disabilities. Group size limited to 12. A parent or caregiver must accompany children.

After School Stories

FEB
29

After School Homework Help

Sat, Feb 29   10:15 am to 12:15 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

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

After School Homework Help

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Feb 29   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Kids all ages music saturday storytime

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

Saturday Storytime!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us for a fun storytime!

For all ages.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten

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!

Coloring Club

Sat, Feb 29   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

Kids Create: Writing

Sat, Feb 29   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids create writing workshop

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with writing projects.

 

Kids Create: Writing

Build with Duplo

Sat, Feb 29   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years open-house

Enjoy a  Duplo program for children in the first five years.

Build with Duplo

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Sat, Feb 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids team up to read

Utilize fun game techniques to build comprehension.

Design a comic strip to learn the parts of a story!

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Feb 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten

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 &your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Sat, Feb 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids team up to read

Utilize fun game techniques to build comprehension.

Design a comic strip to learn the parts of a story!

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 29   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

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