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FEB
20

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years music story play storytime

Enjoy books, songs, and playtime. For ages 0-5 years old. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included.

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Story Play

Wed, Feb 20   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

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, Feb 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

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

Yoga

Wed, Feb 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

Are you ready to get fit? Yoga is back at Gerritsen Beach!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Read and Play

Wed, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to 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

Cinema: Adrift

Wed, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

A true story of survival, as a young couple’s chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic...

Cinema: Adrift

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Wed, Feb 20   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

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 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...

Resume Editing Help

Ask A Tech

Wed, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

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? Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

We provide help with:

...

Ask A Tech

Teen Tech Time

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

Teens

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids homework help

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

After School Homework Help

Oscars Best Picture Tasting Party

Wed, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens movies teen time

Who’s going to win Best Picture at this year’s Oscars Awards? Will it be Black Panther? Roma? Join us for some Oscars fun where we will be watching the trailers of the Best Picture nominated films and making our predictions!

Snacks will...

Oscars Best Picture Tasting Party

Chair Yoga

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults

Come join us for chair yoga at the Flatlands library. For adults.

Chair Yoga

iPad Workshop

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you want to learn how to navigate an iPad? Or do you own an iPad and want to put it in to better use? Learn to work with iPad by navigating the screens, connecting to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth surfacing the internet and working with photo, video and...

iPad Workshop

ESOL Conversation

Wed, Feb 20   6:15 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Trained volunteer group leaders supplement the library’s ESOL classes for adult learners by leading weekly small conversation groups in select neighborhood libraries. Open to everyone, the groups provide participants with opportunities to...

ESOL Conversation

FEB
21

Babies & Books

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

Birth to Five Years babies & books

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

We Speak NYC Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults

We Speak NYC is an English conversation group that helps individuals to learn and improve their English by watching videos, participating in activities and interacting with other members of the group. Members will also learn about City Services...

We Speak NYC Conversation Group

Creative Writing Workshop: Card and Chinese Envelope Making

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

Adults arts and crafts creative writing writing workshop

Do you enjoy writing? Do you enjoy getting cards? Excellent! then come join us for an afternoon of writing cards., Valentines cards and Chinese Evelopes ! You can show the people in your life that you care about them. We'll be putting poems...

Creative Writing Workshop: Card and Chinese Envelope Making

Kids Create: Kindness

Thu, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids change agents kids create

Inspired by The Kindness Rocks Project, this program helps participants to create their own rocks with positive, uplifting messages. Paint, markers and other tools will be used to make the messages. This Change Angent Program is designed to help...

Kids Create: Kindness

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

Thu, Feb 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

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids homework help

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

After School Homework Help

Adult Coloring

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults

Come to adult coloring, express yourself creatively and have a good time.

 

Adult Coloring

Chess Workshop

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids

A chess teacher helps children and teenagers to improve their game.

Chess Workshop

FEB
22

Story Play

Fri, Feb 22   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

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

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

Kids bookish 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)

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Fri, Feb 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

Knitting

Fri, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

Kids Create

Fri, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids create lunar new year

Celebrate Lunar New Year by making a pig fortune teller in honor of 2019 as the Year of the Pig in the Chinese Zodiac. 

Kids Create

Read and Play

Fri, Feb 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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For kids and tweens/teens ages 6 to 17, Reading is Fundamental (RIF) promotes literacy and rewards kids and tweens/teens for reading with free books. The activity occurs on Fridays from 3:30 to 5PM at the Sunset Park Library.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

After School Stories

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

Kids inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs and make something fun!

After School Stories

Everyone is Welcome Here: Lunar New Year 2019 with Asian Performing Arts

Fri, Feb 22   4:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids apple bank chinese everyone is welcome here lunar new year

Come to join us celebrate Lunar New Year with Asian Performing Arts. They will be providing a Chinese cultural program including Chinese ethnic dances, songs, martial arts and a ribbon dance demo with audience participation. It will be a...

Featured Event
Everyone is Welcome Here: Lunar New Year 2019 with Asian Performing Arts

FEB
23

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Feb 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Kids openhouse2018 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!

eBook Starter Session

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

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 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

Little Scientists

Sat, Feb 23   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists stem & steam

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

Build with Duplo

Sat, Feb 23   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Enjoy a  Duplo program.

Build with Duplo

Teen Tech Time

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

Teens

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Dancing at Sunset

Sat, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning creative aging

Come & enjoy the different Latin rhythms in this 8 week worksho

Many researchers say dancing is a good form of physical exercise. It has shown to benefit mod, mental and physical health and it doesn’t hurt that it’s great fun.

...
Dancing at Sunset

Build with Lego

Sat, Feb 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids build with duplo first five years

Enjoy a Lego program.

Build with Lego

FEB
25

Story Play

Mon, Feb 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, Feb 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

Kids Create: Collage Making

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

Kids arts and crafts

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

Kids Create: Collage Making

Family Movie

Mon, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Come join us for February's Family Movie!

Family Movie

After School Homework Help

Mon, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids homework help

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

After School Homework Help

FEB
26

Videoediting Basics

Tue, Feb 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults techknowledge

Introduces new users to Videoediting

Videoediting Basics

Read and Play

Tue, Feb 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

Read and Play

Tue, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Sunset Park 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

Ask a Tech

Tue, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

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

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