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MAR
18

HSE Screening (formerly GED)

Mon, Mar 18   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills? Register to take a test of tour readiness for the exam, and you will be placed ina prep class, enrolled in our online prep class, or...

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HSE Screening (formerly GED)

Adult Coloring

Mon, Mar 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Computer Basics

Mon, Mar 18   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

Acrylics Made Easy

Mon, Mar 18   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Ryder Library

Older Adults arts and crafts

Painting with acrylics.

Acrylics Made Easy

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Mar 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Homework Help

Mon, Mar 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids after school homework help

Support, assistance, and encouragement for children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their homework.

Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Mon, Mar 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework help for kids in grades 1-8.

After School Homework Help

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Mar 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

We have guitars to use during the class, but please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

Chess Workshop

Mon, Mar 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens after school chess workshop

Learn how to master the strategic and fun game of chess with a trained instructor.

Chess Workshop

Game On!

Mon, Mar 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids game on!

Board games for kids & teens.

Game On!

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Mar 18   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!

Do It Yourself: DIY

1984/48: A Book Discussion

Mon, Mar 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults 1984 book discussion

BPL will is hosting a book discussion group on George Orwell's 1984 every month for 48 months. Groups began in January 2017. Each discussion cycle is facilitated by a librarian, writer, community member, artist, etc. If you are interested in...

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1984/48: A Book Discussion

MAR
19

Toddler Time

Tue, Mar 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Canarsie Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.

For more resources for you and your toddler, click here.

Toddler Time

Creative Writing

Tue, Mar 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults creative writing

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Computer Basics Laptop)

Tue, Mar 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults techknowledge

Learn the basic components of a computer, windows, mouse control and introduction to internet.

Computer Basics Laptop)

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Mar 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens after school teen tech time video games

Play video games with us!

Everyone from 11-21 is welcome to join us.

Teen Tech Time

Homework Help

Tue, Mar 19   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids after school homework help

Support, assistance, and encouragement for children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their homework.

Homework Help

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Mar 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Come join Kids Tech Time with dancing on the xbox and some good'ole Ipads fun!

Kids Tech Time

Homework Help

Tue, Mar 19   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school homework help

Free homework help for students in grades 1 to 8. 

Homework Help

Self-Defense

Tue, Mar 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens change agents move to learn

 Come by our FREE Pop Up workshop to learn some introductory skills that will keep you feeling safe.

We’ll be covering the basics: stretching, conditioning, technique, and theory, with the hope that participants will leave with some...

Self-Defense

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Mar 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Resume Writing Coach

Tue, Mar 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning career resume

Free one-on-one resume help. No appointment necessary. Create a new resume or get assistance editing an existing one. Learn how to use social media to your advantage when searching for a job.

Resume Writing Coach

MAR
20

Toddler Time

Wed, Mar 20   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

Story Time

Wed, Mar 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

An hour of stories, songs, and playing for babies and toddlers.

Story Time

Computer Basics Laptop)

Wed, Mar 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults techknowledge

Continuation of pt. 1 Learn the basic components of a computer, windows, mouse control and introduction to internet.

Computer Basics Laptop)

The Brain Fitness Club

Wed, Mar 20   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults

Please  join us for a Special Program for people with Developmental Disabilities.

Have fun time in the library

Read and Play: Hear stories read by our librarians;  play with words and numbers, create your...

The Brain Fitness Club

English Conversation Group

Wed, Mar 20   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults adult learning esol

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

FREE!

No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Teen Time: Table-top Gaming

Wed, Mar 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens performance techknowledge

Play a game with us

Teen Time: Table-top Gaming

After School Homework Help

Wed, Mar 20   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids homework help

Homework help for kids in grades 1-8.

After School Homework Help

Arts & Crafts

Wed, Mar 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids arts and crafts

Enjoy a different arts & crafts project every week.

Arts & Crafts

Computer Basics

Wed, Mar 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing navigating the screen and going online? Come and join out computer basic class!

Computer Basics

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Mar 20   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding 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

MAR
21

Spanish Storytime

Thu, Mar 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Creative Aging: Let's Have Fun and Dance

Thu, Mar 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Older Adults creative aging

Enjoy this 8 week workshop, taught by Leonardo J. Sardella, introducing you to the exciting world of Latin American dances.

Dancing can be great exercise for the body, mind and soul. Come join us in as the instructor demonstrates how...

Creative Aging: Let's Have Fun and Dance

Adult Coloring

Thu, Mar 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Ask a Tech

Thu, Mar 21   2:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults techknowledge

Patrons need assistance with using and configuring personal electronic devices are invited to attend.

Ask a Tech

Library Lanes: Virtual Game

Thu, Mar 21   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults video games

Come to play virtual games in our library and have some fun with the others!

 

Library Lanes: Virtual Game

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Mar 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids kids tech time

Video gaming for kids.

Kids Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens teen tech time

Do you play videogames?

Play with a PS4, or X-box in this friendly competitive gaming session.

Teen Tech Time

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Mar 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

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Mar 21   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Ryder Library

Teens teen tech time

Video gaming for teens.

Teen Tech Time

MAR
22

Story Play

Fri, Mar 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

Fiber Arts for Adults

Fri, Mar 22   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults creative aging fiber arts

All ages are welcome to join us for this special time dedicated to fiber arts: knitting, crocheting and sewing

Fiber Arts for Adults

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Mar 22   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

A program for kids and teens who have their own library cards to get free books.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Mar 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a free drop-in program open to babies, kids, and adolescents. Check-in with us on Fridays from 2-4 and earn a free book for joining! Earn another free book every third time you come!! And on your birthday...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

LDBA Free Art Fridays

Fri, Mar 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...

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LDBA Free Art Fridays

MAR
23

Homework Help

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Sat, Mar 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults health and wellness

Managing your blood pressure can lower your risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease. Join us and learn how.

Are you feeling FRUSTRATED NOT KNOWING WHAT YOU CAN OR CAN’T EAT?

Are you unsure of what to do to keep your Blood...

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Pop-Up Tech

Sat, Mar 23   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

Come have fun with some cool Pop-Up Technology!

(Time varies- time slots are between 2:00-4:30

Pop-Up Tech

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Mar 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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