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Story Play

Thu, Mar 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for books, songs, fingerplays, and more! After storytime, there will be toys and play time. Recommended ages birth to 5 and caregivers.

Story Play

Corduroy Storytime

Thu, Mar 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books city for corduroy storytime toddler time

Join us for a special storytime including a reading of Don Freeman's Corduroy and activities that are great for babies and toddlers inspired by the book. 

We will also be hosting a teddybear sleepover! Bring your...

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Corduroy Storytime

Babies & Books

Thu, Mar 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy storytime

Come join Miss Melisa for an awesome storytime with lots of books, music, dancing, and play.

This program is best suited for ages three and under.

Babies & Books

Falun Dafa Exercise & Meditation Class

Thu, Mar 21   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning yoga and meditation

Join us for the practice of mediation and exercise. Increases energy  vitatlity. Eliminate stress, enjoy peace of mind. 

Truthfulness, compassion, and exercise. www.falundafa.org

Every Thursday, from 12:30 - 1:30 PM from...

Falun Dafa Exercise & Meditation Class

Creative Writing Workshop: Symbolism

Thu, Mar 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Do you enjoy writing? Great, come write with us! We'll be exploring symbolism and how to use it to enhance your stories. Paper and pencils will be supplied.

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Creative Writing Workshop: Symbolism

Book Discussion: Lincoln In the Bardo by George Saunders

Thu, Mar 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Auditorium Meeting Room 2

Adults book club book discussion

February 1862. The Civil War is less than one year old. The fighting has begun in earnest, and the nation has begun to realize it is in for a long, bloody struggle. Meanwhile, President Lincoln’s beloved eleven-year-old son, Willie, lies...

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Book Discussion: Lincoln In the Bardo by George Saunders

Chess Workshop

Thu, Mar 21   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:30pm- 4:30pm.

Chess Workshop

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Mar 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens teen tech 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.

Teen Tech Time

After School Homework Help

Thu, Mar 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

Thu, Mar 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids

Enjoy building with Lego and Duplo bricks and Keva planks! Create cars, planes, castles, gardens and more; let your imagination soar!

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Mar 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech 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.

Teen Tech Time

eBooks Basics

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults techknowledge

Learn how to download E-books, audio books and more unto your tablet, kindle or iPad. Feel free to bring your own devices!

Session is on a first come, first served basis.

eBooks Basics

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Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Mar 22   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a very special play time featuring our very own, generously donated Thomas the Tank Engine Play Set! For all ages. 

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Tot Art

Fri, Mar 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for an art session geared for 0-5 years old prior to storytime.

Tot Art

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Mar 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning creative aging

Come to Cortelyou Library at 11AM on Fridays for some adult stress relief coloring for an hour. Colored pencils and coloring books are included.

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Resume Editing Help

Fri, Mar 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults career resume techknowledge

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarians are here to help!

Resume help is availble by appointment only and is arranged in 30 minute slots. Please come in or call the branch to...

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Resume Editing Help

Story Play

Fri, Mar 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Adult Coloring

Fri, Mar 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults arts and crafts

Come enjoy an hour of mindful coloring, just for adults.

Art supplies will be provided.

Adult Coloring

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Mar 22   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids first five years

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third week...

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Creative Writing for Kids

Fri, Mar 22   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school creative writing

NY Writers Coalition (NYWC) invites you to write and share your story in this one-of-a-kind creative writing workshop. Participants discover the power of their own stories, gain confidence and a stronger sense of self and become part of a...

Creative Writing for Kids

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Fri, Mar 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a different craft every Friday afternoon at Gerritsen Beach! 

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Read and Play

Fri, Mar 22   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years autism developmental disabilities first five years inclusive services

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

After School Stories

Fri, Mar 22   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs and make something fun!

After School Stories

Teen Time: Songwriting Studio

Fri, Mar 22   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens creative writing music teen time

We are partnering with Community Word Project to offer a songwriting workshop to promote the 2019 Teen Writing Contest & Ned Vizzini Teen Writing Prize. Teens will examine the craft of songwriting through the use of poetry, percussion,...

Teen Time: Songwriting Studio

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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Mar 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to 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, Mar 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years 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...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

After School Homework Help

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

eBook Starter Session

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults techknowledge

Did you know you can check out ebooks and downloadable audiobooks free from the library? Whether you're new to ebooks completely or just not sure how to get them with your library card, stop by our drop-in session where a librarian will help you...

eBook Starter Session

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Mar 23   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

Come here classic stories read aloud in our family friendly Saturday Storytime!

Saturday Storytime

Kids Tech Time: Hack Minecraft Workshop

Sat, Mar 23   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids computer programming kids tech time

Become a master builder in Minecraft with this five-part workshop series. Learn to code using Python and Raspberry Pi's to construct huge buildings in seconds, build forests and cities instantly and learn to teleport in the Minecraft...

Kids Tech Time: Hack Minecraft Workshop

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

Sat, Mar 23   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning yoga and meditation

Join us for an hour of Sahaja Yoga and Meditation.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

Reading the Rhythm @ Clarendon Library

Sat, Mar 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Kids bklyn incubator book discussion

Let's celebrate Women's History Month through dance and book discussion! This program is targeted for kids ages 8 to 10 years old and their families. No registration is required. 

The dance portion will be led by artists from...

Reading the Rhythm @ Clarendon Library

Teen DIY: Coffee Scrub

Sat, Mar 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens diy techknowledge teen time

A way to save money is to make your own personal care products. A coffee scrub is a way to upgrade your normal shower to a spa experience.

Teen DIY: Coffee Scrub

Creative Kids and Teens Storytelling Workshop

Sat, Mar 23   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens creative writing teen time

A one-hour storytelling workshop that will inspire young writers! Participants will be given fun writing prompts and have an opportunity to share their writing with the group. For ages 8 and up. Facilitating the workshop is Roohi...

Creative Kids and Teens Storytelling Workshop

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Build with Duplo

Mon, Mar 25   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Music and free play with Lego DUPLOs and other toys. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

Tot Art

Mon, Mar 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for an art session geared for 0-5 years old prior to storytime.

Tot Art

Creative Aging: Active and Moving The Soul of Haitian Dance

Mon, Mar 25   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Older Adults creative aging

Enjoy this 8 week workshop introducing you to the exciting Haitian Dancing.

Dancing can be great exercise for the body, mind and soul. Come join us in as the instructor demonstrates how to move your body to the rhythms of Haitian dancing...

Creative Aging: Active and Moving The Soul of Haitian Dance

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Mar 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning career resume

Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained reviewer to get assistance with editing and advice for your job search.

Please bring a draft of your resume with you, or a list of your work history and education. This is a one-on-one...
Resume & Career Help

Computer Basics

Mon, Mar 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults computer basics 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...

Computer Basics

Story Play

Mon, Mar 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Children's Open Play

Mon, Mar 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Come join us in our children's space for open play! Toys, tents, and oh so much fun!

Children's Open Play

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Mar 25   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what emplyers are looking for in today's job market?  Now sure what to say in interviews?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help!  Come and...

Resume & Career Help

Movies @ the Library: A Star Is Born

Mon, Mar 25   1:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults movies movies at the library

A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

Movies @ the Library: A Star Is Born

After School Homework Help

Mon, Mar 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

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After School Homework Help

Kids Create: Collage Making

Mon, Mar 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Use a variety of craft items to create what's in your imagingation!

Kids Create: Collage Making

Teen Time- Read & Watch

Mon, Mar 25   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens book club book discussion movies at the library teen time

For this month's Read & Watch we will be discussing To All the Boys I Loved Before by Jenny Han! Books will be available at the information desk. We will also have a couple of copies of books 2 & 3! 

Snacks will be provided....

Teen Time-  Read & Watch

LEGO Mindstorms

Mon, Mar 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens lego robotics techknowledge

Tweens and teens - join us to help build and program a robot in the library! For ages 9 and up! 

LEGO Mindstorms

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Read and Play

Tue, Mar 26   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

Email Basics

Tue, Mar 26   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou 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. How...
Email Basics

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