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DISCOVERY TABLE

Thu, Apr 26   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Shared fun for birth through six year-olds! Play with legos and trains.

DISCOVERY TABLE

Read all About It

Thu, Apr 26   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Dyker Library

Our "Read All About It" box is available all day, every day the Dyker library is open. Patrons are invited to read the daily newspapers and magazines offered.

Read all About It

Chess Club

Thu, Apr 26   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Thu, Apr 26   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

National Poetry Month

Poems for people of all ages.  Visit the reference desk to get a poem to carry in your pocket!

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Jewelry Making Workshop

Thu, Apr 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Join us with teaching artist Linda Broudy in a 4 session jewelry making workshop.

Participants should be able to attend all 4 sessions: April 12, 19, 26, and May 3.

Space is limited, registration is required. Call 718-...

Jewelry Making Workshop

Resume and Career Help (Sunset Park)

Thu, Apr 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Specialist. No appointment necessary, first-come first-served.

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Resume and Career Help (Sunset Park)

Chinese Brush Painting 国画练习

Thu, Apr 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Come to Paerdegat Library to practice the technique of Chinese Brush Painting.  Painting supplies and tutuoring will be available.

Chinese Brush Painting 国画练习

Library Lanes

Thu, Apr 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Come on down and have fun bowling !!!

Library Lanes

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Apr 26   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Leonard Library

Facilitated by jennette Selig, PD (DTI), CLEC. Jennette is a neighborhood mom, childbirth educator, and lactation educator/counselor.

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Creative Aging: Floral Perspective with Phoebe Crary, Ken Rush & BloomAgainBklyn

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Park Slope Library

This workshop starts Thursday, March 15, 2018 and runs for eight consecutive Thursdays until Thursday, May 3, 2018. In the first three sessions which will be led by Phoebe Crary of Opalia Flowers, students will learning floral care and...

Creative Aging:  Floral Perspective with Phoebe Crary, Ken Rush & BloomAgainBklyn

Computer Basics for Older Adults

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Learn basic computer skills such as navigating the internet, using Microsoft Word, using email, and more. No experience necessary.

Please Register in Advance at the Desk.

Computer Basics for Older Adults

English Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

English Conversation Group

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

English Conversation Group

Drop-In Computer Lab

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Homecrest Library

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Coloring pages for children.

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Run out of fun things to do? Come to Sheepshead Bay and color.

"You have to color outside the lines once in a while if you want to make your life a masterpiece." att. Albert Einstein

 

 

 

Coloring pages for children.

TechKnowledge: One-on-one Help

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Mill Basin Library

Need help downloading your ebook on your ereader? Don't remember your username or password for your email & you need to reset it?

Get One-on-One Help on the computer, creating & saving documents or printing, tablet, or any...

TechKnowledge: One-on-one Help

Playtime

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Come at your convenience. Play with library toys. Have fun!

Teach your little one:

Colors Numbers Letters of the alphabet

 

Playtime

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Creative Writing Workshop

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

The 5 session workshop in honor of Poetry Month will be conducted by Aimee Herman, poet and writing instructor.

Please bring writing materials to class--pens, pencils, paper and ideas.

Creative Writing Workshop

Babies & Books

Thu, Apr 26   1:15 pm to 1:45 pm   Dyker Library

Babies & Books storytime

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 - 18 months.  

Babies & Books

The Virtual Dementia Tour Workshop for Caregivers and Community Members

Thu, Apr 26   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Clarendon Library

alzheimer's

Right at Home of Brooklyn presents an interactive experience in partnership with New York Memory Center.

Join us on an emotional journey to experience the realities of life for persons living with Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia. ...

Register
The Virtual Dementia Tour Workshop for Caregivers and Community Members

Drop-In Computer Lab

Thu, Apr 26   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

TechKnowledge

Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance. Want more time to practice what you’ve learned in our computer classes? Come and join our drop-in computer labs for additional practice time.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Microsoft Word Class

Thu, Apr 26   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Learn how to create sharp-looking letters, flyers, resumes, etc. with Microsoft Word. No registration necessary. Just drop in!

Microsoft Word Class

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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)

Bowling

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Looking for fun? Want to become the champion of BPL's digital bowling League?

 

Register
Bowling

Yiddish Storytime

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Borough Park Library

 Enjoy stories and activities with Mrs. Perl.

Yiddish Storytime

Resume and Poetry Help

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Get free  resume and CV help from a Librarian.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on resumes and cover letters, but will not write or type these documents for patrons. 

Resume and Poetry Help

Drop-In Computer Lab

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Bedford Library

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.

Registration is required.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Adult Coloring

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Never Too Late to Learn

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Have any tech related questions? stop on by and we will try our best and answer them for you.  Want to learn how to use your laptop? we can help. Need help setting up an email account? we can assist you with that. Want to learn how to...

Never Too Late to Learn

Book Discussion: Miss Emily by Nuala O'Connor

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

book club book discussion

“Striking up a deep friendship with reclusive poet Emily Dickinson, plucky Irish maid Ada Concannon struggles with Emily's obsessive life, which is called into question when the poet endeavors to protect Ada's reputation.”

Book Discussion: Miss Emily by Nuala O'Connor

English Language Conversation

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

Led by a BPL trained volunteer.

JOIN US FREE!

No registration required.

English Language Conversation

Book Discussion-- Fantasyland

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

book discussion

What fantasy land do you live in? In his new book, author Kurt Andersen says that America is a Fantasyland. Join us and tell us whether you agree.

Featured Event
Book Discussion-- Fantasyland

Adult Arts and Crafts

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

art and crafts

Adults create a fun arts and crafts project they can take home! Thursdays in April at the New Lots branch (2-3pm).

Adult Arts and Crafts

Book Discussion: The Drop by Dennis Lehane

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Three days after Christmas, a lonely bartender looking for a reason to live rescues an abused puppy from a trash can and meets a damaged woman looking for something to believe in. As their relationship grows, they cross paths with the Chechen...

Book Discussion: The Drop by Dennis Lehane

Resume Help Express

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

resume

Resume Writing and Job Search Tips   Application and Cover Letter Help   Interview Practice
Resume Help Express

Feature Film: The Remains of the Day

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Borough Park Library

An unspoken love grows between a devoted butler and a gregarious housekeeper working in an estate in post-WWII Britain

Feature Film: The Remains of the Day

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Please come and join us for Kids Gaming at the Paerdegat Library

Kids Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway 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

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

crochet

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Movies @ the Library: Brad's Status

Thu, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

(Comedy, Drama, 101 minutes)

A father takes his son to tour colleges on the East Coast and meets up with an old friend who makes him feel inferior about his life's choices.

Movies @ the Library: Brad's Status

Beginners Typing Class

Thu, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bushwick Library

Are you interested in learning how to increase your typing speed and typing accuracy? Please join us and learn the basics of improving typing speed as well as accuracy.

Beginners Typing Class

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

Build with DUPLO First Five Years

Kids ages 0-5 with carers are invited to join us to build and create with LEGO DUPLO!

Build with DUPLO

Creative Aging : Calligraphy & Chinese Brush Painting Culminating Event

Thu, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

creative aging

In China, from a very early period, calligraphy was considered not just a form of decorative art; rather, it was viewed as the supreme visual art form, was more valued than painting and sculpture, and ranked alongside poetry as a means of self-...

Creative Aging : Calligraphy & Chinese Brush Painting Culminating Event

Library Lab

Thu, Apr 26   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Highlawn Library

kids library lab STEM

Explore Science with fun experiements every other week. Ages 6-12.

Library Lab

Homework Help

Thu, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Red Hook Library

homework help after school

Homework help for students in grades 1-8.

Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Thu, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

homework help

      Come get help with your homework, right when you need it.  Twice a week, our tutor will help students with all elementary-school level subjects.  Whether you need help with a specific project, need to...

After School Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Thu, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Afterschool homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

RIF Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

 Children are encouraged to read at least two library books per week and are rewarded periodically with free books for their home library.

RIF Reading is Fundamental

Kids Explore: Lego

Thu, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Enjoy building with Lego and Duplo bricks! Create cars, planes, castles, gardens and more; let your imagination soar!

Kids Explore: Lego

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