E.g., Oct 20 2018
OCT
20

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 20   10:00 am to 10:30 am   McKinley Park Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

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!

Countdown to Halloween Family Movie Time

Sat, Oct 20   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Kids family movie halloween movies at the library

Come and see a Spooktacular Halloween film for the whole family as we countdown to the scariest night of the year!

Coraline

Paranorman

Countdown to Halloween Family Movie Time

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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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

Discovery Table

Mon, Oct 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years first five years kids explore

Discovery table fun with legos

Discovery Table

First Five Years Kids Create

Mon, Oct 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts first five years kids create

Fun arts and crafts projects for children ages 0-5!

First Five Years Kids Create

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Mon, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Adults

Anonymous support group for overeaters.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Chess Club

Mon, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Kids chess workshop

Open chess program for kids of all ages

Chess Club

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 with RIF

Tue, Oct 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years first five years reading is fundamental toddler time

An hour of fun songs, stories and toys with other toddlers. Registration is required - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time with RIF

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 with RIF

Tue, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years preschool reading is fundamental storytime

Preschool Storytime for ages 3 to 5 years with RIF book distribution. Registration is required - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk.

Preschool Storytime with RIF

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

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

DIY for teens

Tue, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Teens arts and crafts diy

DIY for Teens is your chance to learn how to make useful and fun crafts using your creativity and skills while socializing with other teens!

DIY for teens

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Wed, Oct 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Adults

Anonymous support group for overeaters.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Kids Create

Wed, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Fun arts and crafts projects for children ages 5-12!

Kids Create

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

Babies & Books with RIF

Thu, Oct 25   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years reading is fundamental

Babies & Books for ages birth to 18 months with RIF book distribution. Registration is required - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk.

Babies & Books with RIF

Toddler Time with RIF

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

Birth to Five Years first five years reading is fundamental toddler time

An hour of fun songs, stories and toys with other toddlers. Registration is required - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time with RIF

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

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

Falun Dafa Exercise and Meditation Program

Thu, Oct 25   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   McKinley Park Library

Adults adult learning

Practice of meditation and exercise. Increases Energy and Vitality. Eliminate stress, enjoy peace of mind.

Falun Dafa Exercise and Meditation Program

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

Cantonese Storytime

Fri, Oct 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime storytime

come visit us and sing songs and hear stories in Cantonese!

Cantonese Storytime

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

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Teens gaming for teens teen 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 environment

Teen Tech Time

Game On!

Fri, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Enjoy board games, card games and puzzles at the library! For kids ages 6-12.

Game On!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Kids

Receive FREE books by borrowing and returning items with your library card.  Get a FREE book when you first sign up and on every third visit.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

OCT
27

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 27   10:00 am to 10:30 am   McKinley Park Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

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!

Countdown to Halloween Family Movie Time

Sat, Oct 27   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Kids family movie halloween movies at the library

Come and see a Spooktacular Halloween film for the whole family as we countdown to the scariest night of the year!

Hotel Transylvania

Hotel Transylvania 2

Countdown to Halloween Family Movie Time

Events for Youth and Families: A Haunted Journey with Myron the Magnificent

Sat, Oct 27   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids

As Halloween approaches, join magician Myron the Magnificent for an afternoon of spooky, haunted, mysteries. Myron will amaze by levitating strange objects, sending items away to the netherworld, and performing other miracles before your very...

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Events for Youth and Families: A Haunted Journey with Myron the Magnificent

Team Up to Read

Sat, Oct 27   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
29

Discovery Table

Mon, Oct 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years first five years kids explore

Discovery table fun with legos

Discovery Table

First Five Years Kids Create

Mon, Oct 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts first five years kids create

Fun arts and crafts projects for children ages 0-5!

First Five Years Kids Create

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Oct 29   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

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