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21

Library Lanes Bowling League

Thu, Feb 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

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Feb 21   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Thu, Feb 21   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults 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...

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

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

Corduroy Storytime

Thu, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids city for corduroy storytime

Join us for a special storytime for children ages 3 to 7 years.

Corduroy is a little bear. The book about him was written and illustrated by Don Freeman and published by Viking Press. National Education Association named the book one of...

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Corduroy Storytime

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

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

FEB
22

Free Tax Help and Preparation

Fri, Feb 22   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults 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...

Free Tax Help and Preparation

Story Play

Fri, Feb 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

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

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 22   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

LDBA Free Art Fridays

Fri, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Explore new techniques and materials in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old!

Free Art Fridays is offered every two weeks and is presented by Williamsburg art school L'Ecole Des Beaux Arts.

The program is...

Register
LDBA Free Art Fridays

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

Lego Mindstorm

Fri, Feb 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, 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

FEB
23

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 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Coloring Club

Sat, Feb 23   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids

Come with friends and family and enjoy coloring activities.

Coloring Club

Homework Help

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids homework help

If you are in Grades 1-8, we can help you with your homework!

Free!

Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

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

Teens

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

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25

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Feb 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Morning Movies: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial

Mon, Feb 25   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Captivating audiences of all ages, this heartwarming and timeless story follows the unforgettable journey of a lost alien and the ten-year-old boy he befriends.  Come see it on our large screen. 

Morning Movies: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial

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

Toddler Time

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play toddler time

Come with your toddlers to listen to a story, sing songs, and play finger games.

Toddler Time

Resume Job Prep

Mon, Feb 25   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.

Register
Resume Job Prep

Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh 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 instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to hardware...

Computer Basics

Play Time

Mon, Feb 25   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Learn to play together with other kids and share the toys.

Play Time

Positive Aging. Zumba Exercise.

Mon, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Enjoy Zumba exercies in the company of your peers. The class is made possible thanks to the Library collaboration with the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Positive Aging. Zumba Exercise.

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

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

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Do It Yourself: DIY

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26

Positive Aging: Current Events

Tue, Feb 26   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Feb 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Positive Aging. Health Conversation. Eating after Fifty.

Tue, Feb 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will share with you important information related to your health.

Positive Aging. Health Conversation. Eating after Fifty.

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

Email Basics

Tue, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults 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

Reading Circle. Book Discussion. Vinegar girl : The taming of the shrew retold by Anne Tyler

Tue, Feb 26   2:30 pm to 3:45 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Vinegar Girl is a 2016 novel by American author Anne Tyler. It is the third book of Random House's "Hogarth Shakespeare" project, in which contemporary novelists retell stories from Shakespeare's plays.

Reading Circle. Book Discussion. Vinegar girl : The taming of the shrew retold by Anne Tyler

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

Teen Tech Time

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

Teens

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Build with DUPLO

Tue, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo

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

Build with DUPLO

Our Garden Club

Tue, Feb 26   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

Family Movie Night: The Lion King

Tue, Feb 26   5:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

The Disney animated classic is 25 years-old this year!  Bring the family and relive it on our large screen. 

Family Movie Night: The Lion King

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27

Art forms. Painting Class for Older Adults

Wed, Feb 27   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults arts and crafts

Join us to make your own painting and have fun! The Instructor is provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC. 

Register by calling at 718-769-3579

Art forms. Painting Class for Older Adults

Social Media; Introduction to Pinterest

Wed, Feb 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Adults techknowledge

Pinterest is a network where you can pin your favorite photos and upload recommendations to your Pin boards.

Setting up your profile

Navigating Pinterest

Common Pinterest Terms

Social Media; Introduction to Pinterest

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, Feb 27   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

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Feb 27   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 27   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

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