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FEB
18

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Feb 18   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   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.

Read and Play

Tue, Feb 18   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.

Read and Play

Read and Play

Tue, Feb 18   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Sunset Park 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

Email Basics

Tue, Feb 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults email techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

Email Basics

Ask a Tech

Tue, Feb 18   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

After School Homework Help

Tue, Feb 18   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, Feb 18   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

Build with DUPLO

Tue, Feb 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo stem & steam

Join us for fun with DUPLO -- building blocks suitable for the littlest hands.

Build with DUPLO

Our Garden Club

Tue, Feb 18   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

After School Stories

Tue, Feb 18   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs, and make something fun!

For children 5-12 years old with and without disabilities.

After School Stories

US Citizenship Test Prep

Tue, Feb 18   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

FEB
19

Tot Art

Wed, Feb 19   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, Feb 19   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 19   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 19   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 19   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 19   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

Positive Aging. Health Discussion. How to get a good night sleep?

Wed, Feb 19   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. How to get a good night sleep?

Read and Play

Wed, Feb 19   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 19   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 19   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

Ask A Tech

Wed, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults adult learning 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

Library Lab: Simple Machines

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids kids explore library lab stem & steam

Come join us as we learn about the different kinds of simple machines we use every day and build our very own catapults!

Library Lab: Simple Machines

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 19   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

CHESS Introduction with Carlton Lula

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults Chess Workshop

Intro to Chess: for Parents, Caregivers and their kids.

 

WEEKLY, WEDNESDAYS

January 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th  3:00pm

February 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th  3:00pm

 

CHESS Introduction with Carlton Lula

Homework Help

Wed, Feb 19   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

Origami

Wed, Feb 19   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

Adult Coloring: NEW DAY AND TIME (SEE BELOW)

Wed, Feb 19   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)

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Wed, Feb 19   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

FEB
20

Knuffle Bunny @ Babies & Books

Thu, Feb 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Walt Whitman Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

A very special plush visitor will be joining us for Babies & Books! Knuffle Bunny will join us to read stories, sing songs, and play together. Take a photo with Knuffle Bunny to commemorate this special storytime....

Knuffle Bunny @ Babies & Books

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Feb 20   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

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, Feb 20   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Legos & Keva Planks

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Get creative and use your imagination as you build with Lego and Duplo blocks & Keva planks!

Legos & Keva Planks

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 20   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 20   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 20   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

Kids Create: Holiday Clay Sculpture

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts holiday kids create

Come join us as we make holiday crafts using clay. Recommended ages 5+

Kids Create: Holiday Clay Sculpture

Chess with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

Thu, Feb 20   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 20   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

Thu, Feb 20   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

BHM: Paper Quilting

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults arts and crafts

All ages are invited, especially for older adults, to participate in the creation of a special paper quilt following African patterns in celebration of Black History Month. The quilt will then be displayed in the branch for the month.

All...

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BHM: Paper Quilting

Book Discussion: A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier

Thu, Feb 20   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults book club book discussion

For our February discussion, we will discuss A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier, the author of Girl with A Pearl Earring.

Book Discussion: A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier

FEB
21

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Feb 21   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.

Fiber Arts for Adults

Fri, Feb 21   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

Knitting

Fri, Feb 21   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 21   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. Group size limited to 12. A parent or caregiver must accompany children.

Read and Play

Teen Tech Time/Robotics

Fri, Feb 21   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 21   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
22

After School Homework Help

Sat, Feb 22   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 22   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!

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