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OCT
19

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Oct 19   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is...

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

Playtime

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come listen to preschool music and play with fun toys!

Playtime

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Oct 19   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Teen Time

Fri, Oct 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens gaming for teens teen time

Come have fun with your peers after a long week of school. Enjoy playing games, or just socializing, while spending a leisure time in a safe relaxing space.

Teen Time

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Oct 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Come and play board games such as Connect 4, Uno Cards, Clue, and Monopoly.

Game On! Board Games

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Oct 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids kids tech time

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 enviornment.

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Kids Tech Time

OCT
20

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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 and your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults

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

English Conversation Group

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Oct 20   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens

Make your own bracelets

Beaded Jewelry

Events for Youth and Families: Pinkalicious

Sat, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids

This is the tale, based on the popular book by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, of Pinkalicious, who can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an...

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Events for Youth and Families: Pinkalicious

Team Up to Read

Sat, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

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Team Up to Read

OCT
22

Babies & Books

Mon, Oct 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come listen to stories, sing songs, dance, and play with toys!

Babies & Books

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Oct 22   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults health and wellness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Diversity Visa Lottery

Mon, Oct 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults

Visit the Bedford Adult Learning Center for free assistance with the online Diversity Visa (Green Card) Lottery application process. We offer:

- Free digital photos
- Translation services when possible
- Free...

Diversity Visa Lottery

Game On!: Chess

Mon, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids

Are YOU a CHESS MASTER?

Come In and Find Out and Learn How to be One @ your local Library

Game On!: Chess

2018 Midterm Explainer: Norman Finkelstein on Antisemitism as a Weapon of Mass Deflection

Mon, Oct 22   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents midterm explainer

From Jeremy Corbyn in the United Kingdom to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York, candidates challenging pro-business, pro-interventionist politics are being accused of anti-semitism. Norman Finkelstein, who has written extensively on the misuse...

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2018 Midterm Explainer: Norman Finkelstein on Antisemitism as a Weapon of Mass Deflection

OCT
23

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 23   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Meredith Levande

Tue, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Get ready to play air guitar, jump high, go innie and outie, count the odds, pop the bubbles, stroll in the garden and do the “macaroni” with Monkey Monkey Music. Come early to get a seat!

Seating is limited; first come, first served.

Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Meredith Levande

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Oct 23   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years summer reading

Story time for children ages 3 to 5 years. Come enjoy some stories, songs, finger plays and an activity.

Preschool Storytime

Movies @ the Library

Tue, Oct 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Rememory (2017) 1h 51min.

Gordon Dunn, a visionary scientific pioneer, is found dead shortly after he unveils his newest work; a device able to extract, record, and play a person's memories. Soon, a mysterious man shows up at his widow's...

Movies @ the Library

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens diy

Join us for a fun filled hour or arts and crafts!  Bring out your creative side!

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

After School Homework Help

Tue, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Afterschool homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 23   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults

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

English Conversation Group

Ballot Measure Forum

Tue, Oct 23   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults

On November 6th, New Yorkers will be voting on 3 important ballot measures: campaign finance reform, civic engagement, and community board reform. This forum will explain all 3 propositions and provide a space for you to discuss them, ask...

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Ballot Measure Forum

OCT
24

Ask A Tech

Wed, Oct 24   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older 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

Babies and Books

Wed, Oct 24   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Storytime for babies birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. 

Babies and Books

BINGO Fun

Wed, Oct 24   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults

Join us for everyone's favorite game, B-I-N-G-O!

BINGO Fun

English Conversation Group

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

Adults esol

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

No registration required.

 

English Conversation Group

Computer Basics

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

Adults

A Four Session, Computer Basics Workshop for Adults

Join us for this introduction to using computers

Gain basic computer skills

Create and edit a document in Microsoft Word

Acquire skills using the internet

...
Computer Basics

Ask a Tech

Wed, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults 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

After School Homework Help

Wed, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Afterschool homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

Chess Workshop

Wed, Oct 24   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master  Danny.    Ages 7 and up

Chess Workshop

Asia in the World: Geocultural Conversations with Dr. Vishakha N. Desai: Rising China: What It Means for the World

Wed, Oct 24   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents conversations

Rising China: What It Means for the World

Newspaper accounts and new publications warn us about the decline of American power on the global stage as China continues to expand its global foot print. Indeed, for the first time in more than...

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Asia in the World: Geocultural Conversations with Dr. Vishakha N. Desai: Rising China: What It Means for the World

OCT
25

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

Thu, Oct 25   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the program to receive an admission ticket at the Information Desk. In order to...

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

iPad Basics Class

Thu, Oct 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you want to learn how to navigate an iPad? Or do you own an iPad and want to put it in to better use? Learn to work with iPad by navigating the screens, connecting to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth surfacing the internet and working with photo, video and...

iPad Basics Class

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Oct 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi for Beginners

Diversity Visa Lottery

Thu, Oct 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults

Visit the Bedford Adult Learning Center for free assistance with the online Diversity Visa (Green Card) Lottery application process. We offer:

- Free digital photos
- Translation services when possible
- Free...

Diversity Visa Lottery

Arts and Crafts

Thu, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Come create and make fun crafts!

Arts and Crafts

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 25   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

OCT
26

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Oct 26   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

Playtime

Fri, Oct 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come listen to preschool music and play with fun toys!

Playtime

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Oct 26   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Teen Time

Fri, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens gaming for teens teen time

Come have fun with your peers after a long week of school. Enjoy playing games, or just socializing, while spending a leisure time in a safe relaxing space.

Teen Time

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Come and play board games such as Connect 4, Uno Cards, Clue, and Monopoly.

Game On! Board Games

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Oct 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids kids tech time 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 enviornment.

Kids Tech Time

OCT
27

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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 and your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults

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

English Conversation Group

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Oct 27   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens

Make your own bracelets

Beaded Jewelry

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