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OCT
24

Learn About Low- or No-Cost Health Insurance

Thu, Oct 24   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Lobby Gallery

Adults benefit assistance health and wellness

Meet with a New York City Health Department Certified Application Counselor at their table in the Central Library Grand Lobby. They can help you learn more about how to register for:

Medicaid (Apply year round. Help with Medicaid...
Learn About Low- or No-Cost Health Insurance

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Oct 24   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: Internet Basics and Internet Safety

Thu, Oct 24   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults internet safety techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

Never Too Late to Learn: Internet Basics and Internet Safety

Coloring Club

Thu, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Thu, Oct 24   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

Adult Coloring

Thu, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts diy

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

 

Adult Coloring

Adult Book Discussion: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

Thu, Oct 24   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults book club book discussion

For our October book discussion, we will discuss the novel An American Marriage by Tayari Jones: A 2018 BEST OF THE YEAR SELECTION OF NPR  * TIME  * BUSTLE  * O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE  * THE DALLAS MORNING...

Adult Book Discussion: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

OCT
25

普通話故事時間 Mandarin Chinese Storytime

Fri, Oct 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years chinese storytime

歡迎所有任何有興趣的兒童與家長或與其照顧者一起參加我們的普通話故事及兒歌時間。

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

普通話故事時間  Mandarin Chinese Storytime

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Oct 25   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, Oct 25   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

Board Games

Fri, Oct 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids table-top & board games

Come and enjoy playing with your friends

Board Games

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Oct 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens techknowledge video games

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.

Teen Tech Time

1619: 400 Years Later Tales of a Black Heritage from Around the World

Fri, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids 400 Years Later black history month humanities and art

Join us as we host Tales of a Black Heritage from Around the World, a fantastic literary journey of stories from the African Diaspora. Storyteller, Tammy Hall, will lead you to many lands in African, the Caribbean, and the Americas with wit and...

1619: 400 Years Later Tales of a Black Heritage from Around the World

Angie Thomas

Fri, Oct 25   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Lobby Gallery

Teens author talks bpl presents conversations events for youth and family

Powerhouse YA author Angie Thomas joins us to discuss themes from her two New York Times bestselling novels about powerful young women who use their voices to effect change. Angie will be in conversation with BPL YA librarian Adeeba Afshan Rana...

Featured Event Register
Angie Thomas

OCT
26

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Oct 26   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, Oct 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   DeKalb Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Stories, songs, rhymes and lots more for the whole family to enjoy.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 26   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, Oct 26   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 and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories, art, and play will help you and your child...

Featured Event
Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Coloring Club

Sat, Oct 26   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, Oct 26   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

Little Scientists

Sat, Oct 26   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists open-house stem & steam

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

Build with Duplo

Sat, Oct 26   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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years ready set kindergarten

For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices.

Families will receive free materials to continue...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

After School Homework Help

Sat, Oct 26   2:00 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

Creative Aging: Dancing at Sunset

Sat, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Older Adults creative aging fitness

Dancing can be great exercise for the body, mind and soul. Come join us in this nine week workshop as the instructor demonstrates how to move your body to the rhythms of Salsa, Merengue & Cumbia.

It will end with a culminating...

Creative Aging: Dancing at Sunset

Build with Lego

Sat, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids build with duplo diy first five years open-house

Enjoy a Lego program.

Build with Lego

OCT
28

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Oct 28   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Mon, Oct 28   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

Adults world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

 

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Toddler Time

Mon, Oct 28   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers.

For children 18 months to 5 years...

Toddler Time

Play Time

Mon, Oct 28   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Learn to play together with other kids and share the toys.

Play Time

Kids Tech Time

Mon, Oct 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Kids Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Ipad Apps, LittleBits, & Lego Mindstorm Robotics

Kids Tech Time

OCT
29

Learn About Low- or No-Cost Health Insurance

Tue, Oct 29   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Lobby Gallery

Adults benefit assistance health and wellness

Meet with a New York City Health Department Certified Application Counselor at their table in the Central Library Grand Lobby. They can help you learn more about how to register for:

Medicaid (Apply year round. Help with Medicaid...
Learn About Low- or No-Cost Health Insurance

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Oct 29   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.

Reading Circle. Book Discussion. Surrounded by Idiots: The four types of human behavior and How to---. / Thomas Erikson.

Tue, Oct 29   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults book discussion

"Surrounded by Idiots" shares a simple, revolutionary method of understanding the people around you that will change how you interact with everyone from your coworkers to your spouse. Author Thomas Erikson explains that there are four key...

Reading Circle. Book Discussion. Surrounded by Idiots: The four types of human behavior and How to---. / Thomas Erikson.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Tue, Oct 29   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran Trujillo from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Teen Time

Tue, Oct 29   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

After School Stories

Tue, Oct 29   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

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Tue, Oct 29   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call 718.435.3648.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 29   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

Free!

No registration required.

English Conversation Group

OCT
30

Introduction to Intermediate PowerPoint

Wed, Oct 30   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Adults techknowledge

This lesson will cover:

What is Microsoft PowerPoint and why use it

Creating and opening presentations

The Microsoft PowerPoint interface

A look at key parts of the ribbon

 

 

Introduction to Intermediate PowerPoint

Babies and Books

Wed, Oct 30   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

Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 30   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

Russian Playtime

Wed, Oct 30   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime storytime

Приглашаем детей и родителей! Рассказы и песни на русском языке.

 

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

Russian Playtime

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Wed, Oct 30   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, Oct 30   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

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Wed, Oct 30   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

After School Homework Help

Wed, Oct 30   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

Teen Anime Club

Wed, Oct 30   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

Puerto Rican Heritage Cultural Ambassador Documentary Series: Plena is Work, Plena is Song

Wed, Oct 30   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults film hispanic heritage month music spanish

Tonight's program in this documentary series is Plena is Work, Plena is Song.  Plena is an original Puerto Rican musical tradition in the form of storytelling song. The documentary traces the historical and cultural development of plena...

Puerto Rican Heritage Cultural Ambassador Documentary Series: Plena is Work, Plena is Song

OCT
31

Great Short Stories: Girls at Play by Celeste Ng

Thu, Oct 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning book discussion

For the month of October, we will discuss the short story "Girls, At Play" by Celeste Ng, who published the acclaimed novel Little Fires Everywhere in 2017.

Participants should read the short story in advance, before they attend the...

Great Short Stories: Girls at Play by Celeste Ng

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