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JAN
16

Chair Yoga

Wed, Jan 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults

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

Chair Yoga

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Jan 16   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

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

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

JAN
17

Ask a Tech

Thu, Jan 17   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers? or how to find your way around the Internet? Come and Join us for our “Ask A Tech” program to get personalized assistance.

We can provide Assistance with:

- Computer...

Ask a Tech

Game on! Board Games

Thu, Jan 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids

Come play classic board games at the library with your friends!

Game on! Board Games

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in Grades 1-8

we can help you with your homework

Homework questions? Come see our Homework Helper at Gerritsen Beach!

Homework Help

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 17   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

JAN
18

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 18   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

Story Play

Fri, Jan 18   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

Resume Editing Help

Fri, Jan 18   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...

Resume Editing Help

Latin Dance Class

Fri, Jan 18   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Come join our Latin Dance Class where you will learn Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Cumbia and Tango and the cultural history that is embedded in each dance.

 

 

Latin Dance Class

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Jan 18   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: Lanyard

Fri, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

 Kids come have fun making key chains and bracelets with lanyard.

Kids Create: Lanyard

Read and Play

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 4:15 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

Introduction to Poetry

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults poetry

Don’t know much about poetry?

Come and get familiar with the world’s greatest poets. 

 

 

Introduction to Poetry

Chess Workshop

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn how to play chess or improve your skills! Chess Instructor Jose will be at the library running a Chess Workshop for kids and teens.

Chess Workshop

Teddy Bear Sleepover

Fri, Jan 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts storytime

Come celebrate National Winnie the Pooh Day with an epic teddy bear sleepover. Bring your best stuffed buddy to the library to sleepover with their buddies. Before you leave you can help them settle in with a bedtime story and a special art...

Teddy Bear Sleepover

After School Stories

Fri, Jan 18   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs and make something fun!

After School Stories

JAN
19

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 19   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, Jan 19   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

Adult DIY Needlepoint Coasters

Sat, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults arts and crafts diy

Who says adults don't like arts and crafts? Come join us for a fun time making coasters, stencils, yarn, and needles will be suppllied. Bring your friends and imagination!

Adult DIY Needlepoint Coasters

Build with LEGO

Sat, Jan 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school kids create

Come to the Gerritsen Beach Library and join us for a relaxing LEGO building session. 

Build with LEGO

JAN
22

Read and Play

Tue, Jan 22   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

Microsoft Excel Basics I

Tue, Jan 22   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning microsoft office techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Participants must have knowledge on...

Microsoft Excel Basics I

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens techknowledge teen time

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Library Lab: Bird Kites

Tue, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school kids explore library lab stem & steam

Participants will learn about the forces of lift and drag in the exploration of flight while building and trying out their own super fun bird kite.

Library Lab: Bird Kites

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Our Garden Club

Tue, Jan 22   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids gardening inclusive services

A garden grows in Brooklyn! Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants. For kids with and without disabilities.

Our Garden Club

JAN
23

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Jan 23   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Story Play

Wed, Jan 23   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

Yoga

Wed, Jan 23   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

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Jan 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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.

Register
Microsoft Word Basics

Read and Play

Wed, Jan 23   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: I Feel Pretty

Wed, Jan 23   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live...

Cinema: I Feel Pretty

Microsoft Excel Basics II

Wed, Jan 23   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning microsoft office techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Participants must have knowledge on...

Microsoft Excel Basics II

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Jan 23   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

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Jan 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens techknowledge teen time

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

iPad Workshop

Wed, Jan 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 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

Music Lecture: Soviet Pop Music of the ‘60s and ‘70s

Wed, Jan 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults music russian

Please join us for a fascinating lecture by pianist, composer and music scholar Svyatoslav Miloslavskiy.

Приглашаем всех прослушать лекцию о жизни и творчестве звезд советской эстрады 60-70 годов. В программе прозвучат песни Майи...

Music Lecture:  Soviet Pop Music of the ‘60s and ‘70s

Chair Yoga

Wed, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults

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

Chair Yoga

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Jan 23   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

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

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

JAN
24

Creative Writing Workshop: Metaphor

Thu, Jan 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults arts and crafts creative writing writing workshop

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

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Creative Writing Workshop: Metaphor

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

Thu, Jan 24   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

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in Grades 1-8

 we can help you with your homework

Homework questions? Come see our Homework Helper at Gerritsen Beach!

Homework Help

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 24   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

JAN
25

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 25   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

Story Play

Fri, Jan 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

Resume Editing Help

Fri, Jan 25   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...

Resume Editing Help

Latin Dance Class

Fri, Jan 25   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Come join our Latin Dance Class where you will learn Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Cumbia and Tango and the cultural history that is embedded in each dance.

 

 

Latin Dance Class

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Jan 25   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: Beading

Fri, Jan 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Kids come and have fun with beads to create beautiful necklaces and bracelets!

Kids Create: Beading

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