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Story and Play

Mon, Aug 19   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Aug 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer basics positive aging

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Story Play

Mon, Aug 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years first 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

Story Play w/RIF

Mon, Aug 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5 with parents/caregivers.

Story Play w/RIF

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Lynda & Library Resources

Mon, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults career

Learn about Lynda, which offers online courses on technology and software, business skills and much more, for free with your Brooklyn Public Library card. We will also take a look at other helpful career-related BPL electronic resources,...

Register
Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Lynda & Library Resources

Story and Play

Mon, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Mon, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts & crafts, here we come!

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Expressions Educational & Cultural Center Annual Play: Lon Po Po

Mon, Aug 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids all ages community partner

Come Out and Support our Community Partner annual play, "Lon Po Po" by Ed Young at our local Library

Expressions Educational & Cultural Center Annual Play: Lon Po Po

Preschool Story&Craft

Mon, Aug 19   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids diy storytime

Come to our program to listen to the story, make a simple craft and meet a new friends.

Preschool Story&Craft

Census Days Recruitment Event

Mon, Aug 19   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census

During this recruiting event, you will learn more about 2020 Census jobs, how and where to apply for them. You will even get assistance on your application from a US Census Bureau representative. The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a...

Census Days Recruitment Event

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Intro to Social Media: Facebook

Tue, Aug 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In our Facebook class, learn how to set up a profile page and update your security settings. You’ll also learn how to navigate posts and upload pictures and videos.

Register
Intro to Social Media: Facebook

Family Home for Adults Informational Session

Tue, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults health and wellness social services

Everyone needs a place to call home…

      …many frail elderly persons, persons with disabilities or medical problems need a home with a caregiver who will provide some basic service such as:

home cooked...
Family Home for Adults Informational Session

Ask a Tech

Tue, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

Build with LEGO

Tue, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

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Story and Play

Wed, Aug 21   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Story Play

Wed, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years first 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

Story and Play

Wed, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Chair Yoga

Wed, Aug 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Come join us for chair yoga at the Flatlands library.

For adults.

Chair Yoga

Why Read? With Laine Barton

Wed, Aug 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids summer reading closing celebration

Will Laine be able to reach the stars without a ladder?  Does she need books to help her perform her zany circus arts? Watch as she weaves bubble-sculptures plate-spinning, magic, and more into a raucous experiment where she discovers that...

Why Read? With Laine Barton

Our Garden Club

Wed, Aug 21   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids autism developmental disabilities 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

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Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Aug 22   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years storytime yoga and meditation

Join us for a storytime for toddlers incorporating live music and yoga! Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk.

Musical Yoga Storytime

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Aug 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Aug 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years storytime yoga and meditation

Join us for a storytime for toddlers incorporating live music and yoga! Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk.

Musical Yoga Storytime

Older Adults Learning Labs: Senior Surfing

Thu, Aug 22   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults positive aging skillshare summer reading

Join Us for Computer Assistance with Today’s Teens Tomorrow’s Techies.

Volunteers are available to provide assistance for older adults (50+) to navigate through various forms of technology. Bring questions...

Older Adults Learning Labs: Senior Surfing

Kids Create

Thu, Aug 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with art projects.

For ages 6 to 12.

 

Kids Create

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Aug 22   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop for photo enhancement, typography, and graphic design.

This class meets for three mandatory sessions on 8/8, 8/15, 8/22. Registration is required for all three sessions.

Register
Intro to Photoshop

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Story and Play

Fri, Aug 23   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Story Play

Fri, Aug 23   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

Resume Editing Help

Fri, Aug 23   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

Story and Play

Fri, Aug 23   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

DIY Friday

Fri, Aug 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens diy teen time

Make duct tape crafts, blackout poetry, manga comics, and more! For teens only.

DIY Friday

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Story and Play

Sat, Aug 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   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

Smartphone Security 101

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

In this workshop we’ll be covering fundamental mobile security and go through how to use your phone’s built-in encryption, the limitations of message encryption and metadata, what all those app updates mean for your security and more. Bring your...

Featured Event
Smartphone Security 101

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.


 

Saturday Storytime

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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer basics positive aging

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Story Play

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years first 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

Story Play w/RIF

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5 with parents/caregivers.

Story Play w/RIF

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Mon, Aug 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts & crafts, here we come!

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Preschool Story&Craft

Mon, Aug 26   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids diy storytime

Come to our program to listen to the story, make a simple craft and meet a new friends.

Preschool Story&Craft

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Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Aug 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and anytime.

Register
Mobile Phone Podcasting

Ask a Tech

Tue, Aug 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Aug 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

Build with LEGO

Tue, Aug 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

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Story and Play

Wed, Aug 28   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Story Play

Wed, Aug 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years first 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

iPad Bingo

Wed, Aug 28   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults table-top & board games techknowledge

Join us for a fun and friendly game of bingo played in a new and interesting way!

Become more comfortable on an iPad

Earn some prizes!

Featured Event
iPad Bingo

Story and Play

Wed, Aug 28   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

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