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SEP
19

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Sep 19   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: Email Basics

Thu, Sep 19   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults 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...

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Coloring Club

Thu, Sep 19   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend: Leila Taylor discusses Darkly

Thu, Sep 19   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents brooklyn book festival

To be a goth is to be out of joint with your surroundings—prone to daydreaming and longing for something beyond the here and now. This can be dangerous for a Black person in the United States, where lingering somewhere often results in violence...

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Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend: Leila Taylor discusses Darkly

SEP
20

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Sep 20   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.

Board Games

Fri, Sep 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids table-top & board games

Come and enjoy playing with your friends

Board Games

SEP
21

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 21   10:30 am to 11:00 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

Coloring Club

Sat, Sep 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

SEP
22

Brooklyn Book Festival Day: Second Read: Susan Sontag presented by BPL

Sun, Sep 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Borough Hall

Adults author talks bpl presents brooklyn book festival conversations

*This event will take place at Brooklyn Borough Hall & Plaza's main stage located at 209 Joralemon Street.

Second Read is BPL’s series of live-criticism examining the work of contemporary and canonical classics. Susan Sontag, the...

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Brooklyn Book Festival Day: Second Read: Susan Sontag presented by BPL

SEP
23

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Sep 23   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

Toddler Time

Mon, Sep 23   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, Sep 23   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

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Sep 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults performance

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi at Central

SEP
24

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Sep 24   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.

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Tue, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build reading and writing skills? Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep class,...

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Reading Circle. Book Discussion: Inheritance by Dani Shapiro.

Tue, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults book discussion

"The acclaimed and beloved author of Hourglass now gives us a new memoir about identity, paternity, and family secrets--a real-time exploration of the staggering discovery she made last year about her father, and her struggle to piece together...

Reading Circle. Book Discussion: Inheritance by Dani Shapiro.

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Tue, Sep 24   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Outreach at Apple Bank

Tue, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Apple Bank

Adults bpl presents

Come by Apple Bank and say hello to Flatlands Branch staff!

Outreach at Apple Bank

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Tue, Sep 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning citizenship literacy

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen we can help!

 

Join our free exam preparation groups!  Seating is limited.

For more information and to confirm attendance please call the Literacy Zone/ Family...

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

SEP
25

Play Time

Wed, Sep 25   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

Billy Bragg Discusses "The Three Dimensions of Freedom," with Amy Goodman

Wed, Sep 25   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

PLEASE NOTE: This event has reached capacity and registration has been closed.

Co-presented with Greenlight Books, BPL Presents musician and activist Billy Bragg, in conversation with Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman. Bragg diagnoses...

Featured Event
Billy Bragg Discusses "The Three Dimensions of Freedom," with Amy Goodman

SEP
26

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Sep 26   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

Introduction to Lynda.com

Thu, Sep 26   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults techknowledge

Lynda.com is an online learning company that helps users “learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.” They offer 130,000 high quality instructional video-based online courses in a variety...

Introduction to Lynda.com

Coloring Club

Thu, Sep 26   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Thu, Sep 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

This year’s theme is City Shaper; kids and teens (ages 9-14) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that transport teams into space.

In partnership with NYC First, BPL will host weekly workshops leading up to...

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

ACLU: At Liberty Podcast with Edward Snowden

Thu, Sep 26   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government’s system of mass surveillance, joins ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero (via video call) to discuss his new memoir, Permanent Record, which reveals for the first...

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ACLU: At Liberty Podcast with Edward Snowden

SEP
27

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Sep 27   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.

Board Games

Fri, Sep 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids table-top & board games

Come and enjoy playing with your friends

Board Games

SEP
28

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 28   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids first five years open-house saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Coloring Club

Sat, Sep 28   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create open-house

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

Open House

Sat, Sep 28   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Rugby Library

Kids all ages open-house

Come and explore the Rugby Interim Branch and have your library record updated.

Open House

Lucy Kalantari and the Jazz Cats

Sat, Sep 28   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids live music music open-house

Multi-award winning children's artist, Lucy Kalantari, brings delightful jazz age inspired music everyone can enjoy! Kids and families will love the interactive jazz-scat-along play, while singing about the simple joys and delights of life.

Lucy Kalantari and the Jazz Cats

Performing Arts. Simon Grinberg sings popular Jewish songs: Holiday concert

Sat, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults live music music open-house performance

Simon (Semyon) Grinberg, a famous Jewish/Russian singer, now lives in Brooklyn. He successfully performed in Moscow Jewish Theater Freylekhs and then in American Theater on Broadway Folksbiene. He is a Prizewinner of the USSR Music Festival in...

Performing Arts. Simon Grinberg sings popular Jewish songs: Holiday concert

SEP
30

Toddler Time

Mon, Sep 30   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, Sep 30   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

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Sep 30   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults performance

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi at Central

OCT
1

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Oct 1   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.

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Tue, Oct 1   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

The Review Panel

Tue, Oct 1   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults artist talks bpl presents the review panel

Leading art critics join moderator David Cohen in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs.

Presented in association with Artcritical.

Register
The Review Panel

OCT
2

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Wed, Oct 2   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

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Oct 2   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the idea that behind every great writer is a great reader. 

We will study the work of poets recommended by Eduardo Corral, Kaveh Akbar, Nikky Finney, Dunya...

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

OCT
3

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Oct 3   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

Amitav Ghosh on Gun Island

Thu, Oct 3   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

From the award-winning author of the bestselling epic Ibis trilogy comes a globetrotting, folkloric adventure novel about family and heritage.

Bundook. Gun. A common word, but one that turns Deen Datta’s world upside down. A dealer of...

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Amitav Ghosh on Gun Island

OCT
4

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Oct 4   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.

OCT
5

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 5   10:30 am to 11:00 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

Events for Youth and Families: A Bilingual Family Concert with Mister G

Sat, Oct 5   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids live music music performance

Ben Gundersheimer (MISTER G) is a Latin GRAMMY Award-winning artist, author, activist, and educator. Hailed as “a bilingual rock star” by the Washington Post, he tours internationally playing everywhere from Lollapalooza and Lincoln Center to...

Featured Event
Events for Youth and Families: A Bilingual Family Concert with Mister G

OCT
7

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Oct 7   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

Toddler Time

Mon, Oct 7   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 7   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

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Oct 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults performance

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi at Central

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