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JUL
20

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Jul 20   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

This course will give you the skills to produce videos anywhere. You’ll gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade digital video camera, sound equipment, tripods, and portable lighting equipment.

This course has 3 mandatory...

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Video Production in the Field

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten stem & steam

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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 20   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   New Lots 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

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Sat, Jul 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club summer reading

Each Teen chooses his/her own book, weekly discussions on each participant's book that includes share your voice, insight into grammar; vocabulary building; word games etc. There will be prizes and a snack

TEEN BOOK CLUB

JUL
22

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Jul 22   10:15 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Enjoy songs, stories and more for pre-schoolers ages 3-5 years old. If you have a group or class and wish to attend this program, please call to make an appointment at 718-649-0311.

Preschool Storytime

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Jul 22   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Email Basics

Mon, Jul 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Arlington Library

Adults techknowledge


Do you have questions on how to create an email account, learn about the different email providers and to compose an email? Or maybe you have questions on how to attach a file to an email. Learn how to connect with the world through email...

Email Basics

Kids Book Club

Mon, Jul 22   2:15 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids babies & books book club

Children in grades 2-4 will read nad discuss a book together!  Come sign up at the front desk!  

Kids Book Club

Game On! Board Games

Mon, Jul 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids game on! summer reading

Come and play some of your favorite board games including Monopoly, Jenga, Connect Four, Uno, Candyland and more.

Game On! Board Games

JUL
23

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Tue, Jul 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Jul 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Kids Gardening Club

Tue, Jul 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids gardening kids explore summer reading

Children will explore the magic of watching a tiny seed turn into something they can eat. Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants.

Kids Gardening Club

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Tue, Jul 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens summer reading teen tech time

It's the next big thing! Virtual Reality Gaming is here!  Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various gaming systems such as: XBOX, Playstation 4, Playstaion VR in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Jul 23   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school reading is fundamental summer reading

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)

JUL
24

Babies and Books

Wed, Jul 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime summer reading

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-36 months.

Babies and Books

Crochet Circle

Wed, Jul 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Adults come join our crochet cricle. Learn a sticth and make new friends.

Crochet Circle

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Jul 24   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Wed, Jul 24   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   New Lots Library

Kids storytime summer reading team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Today’s Program: Making...

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 24   2:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Arlington Library

Kids early literacy reading is fundamental

Select and keep a book at first registration and then every three RIF day visits. This is a great way to build a collection of your favorite books for free!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Intro to Radio Podcasting

Wed, Jul 24   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

This course will give you hands-on experience using professional audio recorders and editing software to create your own podcast. Learn about different styles of podcasting, best practices for developing and pitching a show, and how to distribute...

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Intro to Radio Podcasting

JUL
25

Coffee & Conversation

Thu, Jul 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   New Lots Library

Adults all ages conversations

Come get free coffee!

All patrons are invited to get a free cup of coffee

Library staff will be on hand to help connect patrons with free resources in the community – but there’s no commitment necessary

Come with...

Coffee & Conversation

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Jul 25   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

JUL
26

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Jul 26   10:15 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Enjoy songs, stories and more for pre-schoolers ages 3-5 years old. If you have a group or class and wish to attend this program, please call to make an appointment at 718-649-0311.

Preschool Storytime

Stories & Snacks

Fri, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Each session children ages 2-5 will hear stories and enjoy a snack!  

Stories & Snacks

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Jul 26   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Retro Detectives

Fri, Jul 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Arlington Library

Kids Retro Detectives summer reading

Join us for the second part of our retro detectives program! Hone your puzzle solving skills with some trivia, board games, and scavenger hunts!

(program is for ages 11-14)

Retro Detectives

Build with LEGOs and DUPLOs

Fri, Jul 26   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   New Lots Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam summer reading

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

Hang out with your friends or meet new people

Build with LEGOs and DUPLOs

Teen Computer Lab

Fri, Jul 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens computer basics

Teens ages 9-17 can work on homework, watch a video, or play a game. Research assistance and tech help available from a librarian.

Teen Computer Lab

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Fri, Jul 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club summer reading

Each Teen chooses his/her own book, weekly discussions on each participant's book that includes share your voice, insight into grammar; vocabulary building; word games etc. There will be prizes and a snack

TEEN BOOK CLUB

JUL
27

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Jul 27   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

This course will give you the skills to produce videos anywhere. You’ll gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade digital video camera, sound equipment, tripods, and portable lighting equipment.

This course has 3 mandatory...

Register
Video Production in the Field

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Jul 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten stem & steam

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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 27   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   New Lots 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

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Sat, Jul 27   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club summer reading

Each Teen chooses his/her own book, weekly discussions on each participant's book that includes share your voice, insight into grammar; vocabulary building; word games etc. There will be prizes and a snack

TEEN BOOK CLUB

JUL
29

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Jul 29   10:15 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Enjoy songs, stories and more for pre-schoolers ages 3-5 years old. If you have a group or class and wish to attend this program, please call to make an appointment at 718-649-0311.

Preschool Storytime

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Jul 29   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Email Basics

Mon, Jul 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Arlington Library

Adults techknowledge


Do you have questions on how to create an email account, learn about the different email providers and to compose an email? Or maybe you have questions on how to attach a file to an email. Learn how to connect with the world through email...

Email Basics

Kids Book Club

Mon, Jul 29   2:15 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids babies & books book club

Children in grades 2-4 will read nad discuss a book together!  Come sign up at the front desk!  

Kids Book Club

Game On! Board Games

Mon, Jul 29   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids game on! summer reading

Come and play some of your favorite board games including Monopoly, Jenga, Connect Four, Uno, Candyland and more.

Game On! Board Games

JUL
30

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Jul 30   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Kids Gardening Club

Tue, Jul 30   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids gardening kids explore summer reading

Children will explore the magic of watching a tiny seed turn into something they can eat. Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants.

Kids Gardening Club

Retro Detectives

Tue, Jul 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Arlington Library

Kids Retro Detectives summer reading

The Missing Good Luck Charm of Emily Roebling

In this Retro Detectives kit, the participants will decode clues related to engineering and the building of the Brooklyn Bridge to rediscover Emily Roebling’s good luck charm and unlock its...

Retro Detectives

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Tue, Jul 30   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens summer reading teen tech time

It's the next big thing! Virtual Reality Gaming is here!  Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various gaming systems such as: XBOX, Playstation 4, Playstaion VR in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Jul 30   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school reading is fundamental summer reading

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)

JUL
31

Babies and Books

Wed, Jul 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime summer reading

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-36 months.

Babies and Books

Crochet Circle

Wed, Jul 31   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Adults come join our crochet cricle. Learn a sticth and make new friends.

Crochet Circle

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Jul 31   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 31   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling

Wed, Jul 31   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   New Lots Library

Kids storytime summer reading team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Today’s Program: Interactive...

Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 31   2:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Arlington Library

Kids early literacy reading is fundamental

Select and keep a book at first registration and then every three RIF day visits. This is a great way to build a collection of your favorite books for free!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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