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JAN
19

Computer Basics

Sat, Jan 19   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Walt Whitman Library

Older Adults adult learning 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 hardware,...

Computer Basics

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Jan 19   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card.  Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.  Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books.  Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fresh Creek Civic Association Meeting

Sat, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults

Fresh Creek Civic Association's January Meeting

Fresh Creek Civic Association Meeting

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 19   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids preschool saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.  All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

JAN
22

Story Play

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Birth to Five Years preschool story play storytime

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

Story Play

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

Email Basics

Tue, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Older Adults adult learning 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...

Email Basics

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

Build with LEGO

Tue, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Kids

Join us to take on a LEGO challenge or use your imagination to build your own unique creation.

Build with LEGO

DIY: Teen Craft Time

Tue, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Teens arts and crafts diy teen time

Come join us at the Jamaica Bay Library for Teen Craft Time! Hang out with friends, have fun, and express your creativity with a new craft every Tuesday. Check in at the library to see what the craft will be each week.

Everyone ages 10+...

DIY: Teen Craft Time

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

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

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

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

Ask a Tech

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

Teens techknowledge teen time

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jan 23   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card.  Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.  Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books.  Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

Kids Create!

Wed, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Each week we'll do a fun and engaging craft or art project.  Bring your creative side and let's create!

Kids Create!

Teen Study Group

Wed, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Teens homework help

Need a place to study? Have questions about your homework? Come by the Jamaica Bay Library to study with your classmates and help each other succeed. Bring your homework, school projects, and research papers to work on in a quiet, stress-free...

Teen Study Group

Movies @ the Library

Wed, Jan 23   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids family movie film movies movies at the library

Join us to watch a fun family film!

Movies @ the Library

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Jan 23   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

JAN
24

Library Lanes Bowling League

Thu, Jan 24   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

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.

Featured Event
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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card.  Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.  Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books.  Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Kids and Teens Tech Time

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Teens after school video games kids tech time

Do you like video games?  Come to Jamaica Bay Library to try out some new games and play your old favorites.  Hang out with friends and make some new ones in this friendly, competitive environment.  Kids and teens welcome!

Kids and Teens Tech Time

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Jan 24   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume writing skills workshop, including tips on wording and formatting using Microsoft Word. Make your resume stand out to potential...

One-on-One Resume Help

JAN
25

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

Read and Play

Fri, Jan 25   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

Build with LEGO

Fri, Jan 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids build with lego

Release your inner engineer and build amazing creations with LEGOs at the library!

Build with LEGO

Lego Mindstorm

Fri, Jan 25   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, Jan 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs and make something fun!

After School Stories

JAN
26

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 26   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Jan 26   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card.  Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.  Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books.  Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

Sat, Jan 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens techknowledge teen time

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 26   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids preschool saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.  All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

JAN
28

Tax Help

Mon, Jan 28   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults finance tax help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation assistance to families who earn $70,000 or less and individuals who earn $35,000 or less. This includes persons with disabilities, seniors and limited English speaking...

Tax Help

Story Play

Mon, Jan 28   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 Job Prep

Mon, Jan 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults career resume

Get yourself started or edit your current resume. 

Get format, updating and uploading tips.

Walk-ins accepted.

Resume Job Prep

Kids Create: Collage Making

Mon, Jan 28   3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids

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

Kids Create: Collage Making

Game On!

Mon, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Jenga, Sorry, Uno, Dominoes, Trouble, Monopoly, Scrabble, card games, Battleship and many more at the library - come play with friends and have a blast!

Game On!

JAN
29

Story Play

Tue, Jan 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Birth to Five Years preschool story play storytime

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

Story Play

Read and Play

Tue, Jan 29   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

Email Basics

Tue, Jan 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Older Adults adult learning 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...

Email Basics

Build with DUPLO

Tue, Jan 29   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for fun with DUPLO - building blocks suitable for the littlest hands.

Build with DUPLO

DIY: Teen Craft Time

Tue, Jan 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Teens arts and crafts diy teen time

Come join us at the Jamaica Bay Library for Teen Craft Time! Hang out with friends, have fun, and express your creativity with a new craft every Tuesday. Check in at the library to see what the craft will be each week.

Everyone ages 10+...

DIY: Teen Craft Time

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