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2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Tue, Mar 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults business

Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Enter PowerUP! and you could win a CASH AWARD to start your business. Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. To apply, you must attend an orientation....

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2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Tue, Mar 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning citizenship

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

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call 718.435.3648.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Stuffed Animal Hibernation Celebration

Tue, Mar 19   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids bedtime stories kids explore

Do hibernating animals wake up?  Are they sleeping?

So you want to learn about animals that hibernate?  When you think of an animal hibernating you probably think about a bear, but did you know that other animals hibernate too...

Stuffed Animal Hibernation Celebration

Citizenship Prep Group

Tue, Mar 19   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help!  Join our free exam preparation groups!

Citizenship Prep Group

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Tot Art

Wed, Mar 20   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

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Mar 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)

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, Mar 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Story Play

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

Birth to Five Years story play

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

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Story Play

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, Mar 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

Read and Play

Wed, Mar 20   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

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Wed, Mar 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, Mar 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, Mar 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

Ask A Tech

Wed, Mar 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults computer basics 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

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

Teens techknowledge teen tech time video games

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

After School Homework Help

Wed, Mar 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

Library Lab: Water Filtration

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

Kids library lab stem & steam

March 22nd is World Water Day and this year’s theme is “Leaving no one behind,” in an effort to bring awareness to the billions of people who are still living without safe water.

Come and join us as we discuss issues of pollution and safe...

Library Lab: Water Filtration

Chair Yoga

Wed, Mar 20   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

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Mar 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Walt Whitman 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

ESOL Conversation

Wed, Mar 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...

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ESOL Conversation

English Conversation Group

Wed, Mar 20   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

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Library Lanes Bowling League

Thu, Mar 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Older Adults library lanes techknowledge

Become the champion of BPL's digital bowling league!

Older adults are welcome to join a team, learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One and compete with neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community.

Library Lanes Bowling League

We Speak NYC Conversation Group

Thu, Mar 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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Mar 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Sports Discussion Group

Thu, Mar 21   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations

Join your fellow sports fans for an informal group to discuss the world of sports.

The discussions can range from historical conversations and trivia to the news of the day.

Whatever your favorite sport may be, please join us to...

Sports Discussion Group

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.

Featured Event
Creative Writing Workshop: Symbolism

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

Adult Coloring

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

Adults adult learning diy

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

 

Adult Coloring

Chess Workshop

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

Kids after school chess workshop

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

Chess Workshop

After School Homework Help

Thu, Mar 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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Mar 21   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

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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

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...

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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Mar 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Knitting

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

Adults diy

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

Kids r.e.a.d. 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)

Lego Mindstorm

Fri, Mar 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Teens kids tech time

Experience the wonder of Lego Mindstorm and learn how to build, program and command a Lego robot with your friends.

Lego Mindstorm

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

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English Conversation Group

Sat, Mar 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Saturday Storytime!

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

Kids all ages 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, 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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories, art, and play will help you and your child...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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

Build with Duplo

Sat, Mar 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

Little Scientists

Sat, Mar 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

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

Dancing at Sunset

Sat, Mar 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.

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Dancing at Sunset

After School Homework Help

Sat, Mar 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school career homework help

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

After School Homework Help

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