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Hercules in Red Hook

Thu, Aug 16   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Red Hook Library

bpl presents performance

This event will be held at The Flagpole, 450 Columbia Street. 

Hercules in Redhook is a free, interactive performance featuring acclaimed actors reading scenes from an ancient play about an unspeakable act of violence. Each...

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Hercules in Red Hook

Thursday Tech Hour

Thu, Aug 16   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Red Hook Library

techknowledge

Join our Thursday Tech hour program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

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Thursday Tech Hour

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Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Come work on your resume, apply to jobs, update LinkedIn, and learn about job searching resources. One-on-one help. Please bring a USB flash drive to save your work.

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Resume Help

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Looking for a job? Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained staff to get assistance with editing, advice on your resume's layout and presentation, and tips for the job search! 

Please bring a draft of your resume...

Resume Help

Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 17   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cold milk!

Lunch will be served 1:15-2:00 Monday-Friday from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

 

Summer Meals

Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 17   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cold milk!

Lunch will be served 1:15-2:00 Monday-Friday from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

Summer Meals

Movies @ the Library for Families

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   New Lots Library

Join us for fun rated G and PG films in the auditorium. This program is for children of all ages and thier families.

Movies @ the Library for Families

Teen Computer Lab

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

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 Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Red Hook Library

techknowledge

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

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Afro-Aerobics

Sat, Aug 18   10:00 am to 11:00 am   New Lots Library

fitness

Join us for Afro Aerobics every Saturday at New Lots, led by our wonderful instructor Rubens! (ShapeUp NYC). Free and open to the public.

 

Afro-Aerobics

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Aug 18   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

bric

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 18   11:00 am to 11:45 am   New Lots Library

saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Build with LEGO

Sat, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Red Hook Library

build with lego summer reading

Calling Master Builders and Emmets alike*! Build with LEGO Saturday afternoons.

Plus, special for Summer Reading 2018: keep what you build! (While supplies last.)

*See: The LEGO Movie

Build with LEGO

Movies @ the Library for Adults

Sat, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Red Hook Library

movies movies at the library

Join us for a movie in the afternoon! 

Movies @ the Library for Adults

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Job Now! New Lots

Mon, Aug 20   10:15 am to 11:30 am   New Lots Library

career

Job Now! New Lots is a new hiring program that spotlights one or two jobs each week that are hiring immediately, and for multiple positions. Particpants will learn about the job in detail and sign up to attend a pre-interview with...

Job Now! New Lots

Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cold milk!

Lunch will be served 1:15-2:00 Monday-Friday from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

 

Summer Meals

Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cold milk!

Lunch will be served 1:15-2:00 Monday-Friday from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

Summer Meals

Summer Reading Book Discussion

Mon, Aug 20   2:15 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

 Hey kids in grades 3-5,  join the book discussion group made just for you! Participate, choose the titles and read to the beat!

Summer Reading Book Discussion

Game On!

Mon, Aug 20   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   New Lots Library

game on! gaming

Come and play some of your favorite board games including Monopoly, Jenga, Connect Four, Uno, Candyland and more. Play games with your friends or make new ones! For kids and teens. Young children should be accompanied by an adult.

Game On!

Welcome to littleBits

Mon, Aug 20   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

techknowledge

Kids will learn the basics of circuitry and electronics with Little Bits.  In this free workshop, kids ages 6-18 will get to make basic robotics and more.

Welcome to littleBits

Our Garden Club

Mon, Aug 20   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Red Hook Library

gardening inclusive services

A garden grows in Brooklyn! Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants. For children with and without disabilities.

Our Garden Club

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Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 21   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cold milk!

Lunch will be served 1:15-2:00 Monday-Friday from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

Summer Meals

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Tue, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

techknowledge

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

Puzzle Hour

Tue, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Solve wordsearch puzzles and other brain teasers. For all ages.

Puzzle Hour

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Aug 21   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   New Lots Library

Computer Lab open to adults weekly on Tuesdays at 4 pm and Fridays at 10 am. Get one-on-one help with computer projects like resumes, applications, email etc.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Aug 21   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

reading is fundamental summer reading

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 each week. Ask a staff member for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Ask a Tech

Tue, Aug 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

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

Tuesday Tech Hour

Tue, Aug 21   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Red Hook Library

techknowledge

Join our Tuesday Tech hour program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Tuesday Tech Hour

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Intro to DSLR Filmmaking

Wed, Aug 22   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

bric

This class covers common equipment setups, tips for getting great audio, lighting considerations, as well as common challenges and pitfalls of shooting video with DSLRs. The class will also give you an opportunity to record a short video with...

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Intro to DSLR Filmmaking

Babies and Books

Wed, Aug 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   New Lots Library

first five years

You're never too young to get introduced to the wonder and joy of reading. Come join us for a special, interactive storytime with songs, rhymes, puppets, and of course, books. Come meet up with other babies, parents, and caregivers in the...
Babies and Books

Art O'Clock for Adults

Wed, Aug 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

arts and crafts

Make time in your life for creativity!

Work on relaxing and fun art projects including:

Coloring Collaging Line Drawing Painting Designing postcards Sculpting Crafts

And more!

Art O'Clock for Adults

Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Red Hook Library

storytime toddler time

Explore books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play with other toddlers and caregivers! For 18-36 months.

Toddler Time

Crochet Circle

Wed, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

 Come join our crochet circle. Learn new stitches and make new friends.

Crochet Circle

Summer Meals

Wed, Aug 22   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cold milk!

Lunch will be served 1:15-2:00 Monday-Friday from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

 

Summer Meals

Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 22   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Get one on one help with:

Microsoft programs Email Or help with your own device (Laptop, IPad) Resume Writing  
Ask a Tech

Summer Meals

Wed, Aug 22   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cold milk!

Lunch will be served 1:15-2:00 Monday-Friday from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

Summer Meals

Build Lego Mindstorms

Wed, Aug 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids will learn the basics of building fundamentals and programming basics to create robots.

Build Lego Mindstorms

Art with Digital Media

Wed, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Art with Digital Media is for kids who want to try their hand at drawing with iPads. Participants will be able to use iPads to virtually finger-paint and digitally sketch.

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Art with Digital Media

Kids Create

Wed, Aug 22   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Red Hook Library

kids create storytime summer reading

Join us for a story and create a related artwork! For kids 5 and up; younger kids are welcome with an adult.

Kids Create

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Coffee & Conversation

Thu, Aug 23   10:15 am to 11:15 am   New Lots Library

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 questions...

Coffee & Conversation

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Thu, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

techknowledge

Just like the bowling you know and love, including fun competition, but virtual!

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cold milk!

Lunch will be served 1:15-2:00 Monday-Friday from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

 

Summer Meals

Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cold milk!

Lunch will be served 1:15-2:00 Monday-Friday from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

Summer Meals

Family Arts & Crafts

Thu, Aug 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

arts and crafts summer meals summer reading

Kids and their parents or caregivers are invited to make a fun craft they can take home! All supplies provided. This program takes place after our free summer meal (for kids 18 and under), so come spend the afternoon with us!

Family Arts & Crafts

TEEN/TWEEN

Thu, Aug 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Attendees read and play games for prizes

TEEN/TWEEN

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Aug 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep class, register for the TASC exam or National External...

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High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Introduction to Photograhy

Thu, Aug 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

This is the perfect photography course for anyone new to photography and for anyone already engaged with photography and wants to learn new techniques

Kids (Ages 6-12)

Young Adults/Adults (Ages 13 and above)

Introduction to Photograhy

Game On! Board Games

Thu, Aug 23   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Red Hook Library

summer reading table-top & board games

Play board games and check in with librarians about your Summer Reading!

Game On! Board Games

Thursday Tech Hour

Thu, Aug 23   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Red Hook Library

techknowledge

Join our Thursday Tech hour program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Thursday Tech Hour

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