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OCT
22

StoryPlay w/First RIF

Mon, Oct 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Come In and Listen to Stories, Play, and Learn at your local Library.

This program has Reading Is Fundamental (R.I.F.) distribution.

StoryPlay w/First RIF

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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Mon, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, and teamwork? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League.

Kids and teens (ages 9–17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts and making new friends.

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Brooklyn Robotics League

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Mon, Oct 22   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of...

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

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

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

Game On!: Chess

Tue, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school chess workshop game on!

Can YOU be a Chess Master????

Come In and Find Out by Jose Villa, our Chess Instructor.

Game On!: Chess

Library Lab: Learn to Code

Tue, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school library lab

Interested in Coding?

Come In and Find Out What It Is All About!

Library Lab: Learn to Code

Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Oct 23   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults

Come and Learn how to use Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word Basics

Citizenship Exam Preparation

Tue, Oct 23   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults citizenship

Come to Paerdegat Library for help with preparing for the US Citizenship Exam!

Citizenship Exam Preparation

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...

Featured Event
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

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: Arts and Crafts

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

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Build and Create @ your local Library

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults 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 Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help

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

Resume & Career Help

Thu, Oct 25   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Paerdegat Library

Adults 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 Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help

StoryPlay w/First RIF

Thu, Oct 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Come In and Listen to Stories, Play, and Learn at your local Library.

This program has Reading Is Fundamental (R.I.F.) distribution.

StoryPlay w/First RIF

Citizenship Exam Preparation

Thu, Oct 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults citizenship

Come to Paerdegat Library for help with preparing for the US Citizenship Exam!

Citizenship Exam Preparation

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

Read for the Record

Thu, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids read for the record

Celebrate literacy by participating in the largest shared reading experience across the US.

Enjoy a reading of Maybe something beautiful.

Written by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell; Illustrations by Rafael Lopez.

Based...

Read for the Record

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school gaming kids tech time

Come and Play with Latest Gaming Technology

Kids Tech Time

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

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 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school table-top & board games

Come In and Play with Family-Fun Board Games with Friends at your local Library

Game On!: Board Games

Build with LEGO

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

Kids after school build with lego

Build and Create with LEGOs

Build with LEGO

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!

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...

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Come In and Listen to All-Time Favorite Children Stories with Family and Friends @ local Library

Saturday Storytime

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

StoryPlay w/First RIF

Mon, Oct 29   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Come In and Listen to Stories, Play, and Learn at your local Library.

This program has Reading Is Fundamental (R.I.F.) distribution.

StoryPlay w/First RIF

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

Diversity Visa Lottery

Mon, Oct 29   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 29   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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Mon, Oct 29   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, and teamwork? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League.

Kids and teens (ages 9–17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts and making new friends.

Register
Brooklyn Robotics League

2018 Midterm Explainer: Nermeen Shaikh of Democracy Now! on Foreign Policy Distortions

Mon, Oct 29   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents midterm explainer

What won't we hear about foreign policy as the 2018 midterms unfold? More than we think, according to Nermeen Shaikh, Co-Host and Producer at Democracy Now!

In addition to her role at Democracy Now! Nermeen Shaikh has previously worked in...

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2018 Midterm Explainer: Nermeen Shaikh of Democracy Now! on Foreign Policy Distortions

OCT
30

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 30   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

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Oct 30   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 30   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

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