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SEP
21

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Sep 21   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

Brower Park Writing Group

Fri, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Creative writing with prompts, or choose your own topic. Share your work with other aspiring writers.

Brower Park Writing Group

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Sep 21   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 Tech Time

Fri, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Teens gaming for teens teen tech time

Come hang out with friends and make new ones at Teen Tech Time! Play NBA2K, Madden, FIFA on our Xbox, or Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros. on our WiiU!

Gaming not your thing? We have iPads as well! Make a music video, create a virtual...

Teen Tech Time

Teen Time

Fri, Sep 21   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

SEP
22

Drag Queen Story Hour Book Launch

Sat, Sep 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids drag queen story hour

Join us for a special Drag Queen Story Hour to celebrate the launch of the Dragtivity Book!

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy! Drag Queen Story Hour captures the...

Drag Queen Story Hour Book Launch

Science Fiction and Fantasy Film Festival

Sat, Sep 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults

Our Illustrious Schedule...

September 15,   A.I. Artificial Intellegence   (2002,  Steven Spielberg, Director)  Visually Stunning and a great story.

August 18,   ADark City...

Science Fiction and Fantasy Film Festival

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 22   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids saturday storytime summer reading

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

Saturday Storytime

SEP
24

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Sep 24   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, Sep 24   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

Game On!: Chess

Mon, Sep 24   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

SEP
25

Toddler Time

Tue, Sep 25   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, Sep 25   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, Sep 25   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

SEP
26

Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 26   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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

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Ask a Tech

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Sep 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens 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

Build with LEGO

Wed, Sep 26   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids after school build with lego kids create

Build scenes and create characters from your favorite stories, follow instructions from a Lego booklet, or create your own design - maybe your creation will be featured on our Facebook page!

Grades K-5

Build with LEGO

Drag Queen Story Hour: Banned Books Week Edition

Wed, Sep 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years drag queen story hour

Drag Queen Story Hour observes Banned Books Week by featuring some of the most frequently challenged picture books in this special edition of DQSH. Celebrate your freedom to read! 

What do drag queens and children have in common?...

Drag Queen Story Hour: Banned Books Week Edition

Film Screening: Miles Davis and Quincy Troupe Live at the Studio Museum in Harlem

Wed, Sep 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film movies

On April 15, 1989, writer and poet Quincy Troupe interviewed Miles Davis at the Studio Museum in Harlem, just a few months before the publication of their co-authored Autobiography of Miles Davis. The interview is the sole time Davis gave a live...

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Film Screening: Miles Davis and Quincy Troupe Live at the Studio Museum in Harlem

Quincy Troupe on Miles and Me

Wed, Sep 26   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations

Noted photographer Anthony Barboza leads an on-stage discussion with poet, activist, and journalist Quincy Troupe about his newly re-issued memoir, Miles and Me, a candid account of his friendship with Miles Davis and an engrossing chronicle of...

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Quincy Troupe on Miles and Me

SEP
27

Teen Program Board

Thu, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Teens teen time

Teens! Want to be more involved with your library? Come to the first meeting of the Brower Park teen program planning committee!

Let us know what programs you want to see at the library, and join a discussion about how we can help our...

Teen Program Board

Teen Arts & Crafts

Thu, Sep 27   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Who said arts & crafts are just for little kids? Come unleash your creativity with a different craft every Thursday after Anime Club. For teens aged 12-18.

Teen Arts & Crafts

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 27   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

Olga Tokarczuk discusses Flights

Thu, Sep 27   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations

Olga Tokarczuk in conversation with translator Jennifer Croft. Moderated by John Freeman.

In this Man Booker International Prize Winning Novel, a seventeenth-century Dutch anatomist discovers the Achilles tendon by...

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Olga Tokarczuk discusses Flights

SEP
28

Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Sep 28   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour course that will help you:

Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses

Learn how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, and loved...

Featured Event
Mental Health First Aid

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Sep 28   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

Brower Park Writing Group

Fri, Sep 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Creative writing with prompts, or choose your own topic. Share your work with other aspiring writers.

Brower Park Writing Group

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Sep 28   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 Tech Time

Fri, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Teens gaming for teens teen tech time

Come hang out with friends and make new ones at Teen Tech Time! Play NBA2K, Madden, FIFA on our Xbox, or Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros. on our WiiU!

Gaming not your thing? We have iPads as well! Make a music video, create a virtual...

Teen Tech Time

Teen Time

Fri, Sep 28   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

SEP
29

Set Your Goals: Money is Power

Sat, Sep 29   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

A Women's Financial Empowerment Series

Learn from financial experts who will address setting financial goals for wealth building, investment strategies, and retirement planning. Presented in partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority,...

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Set Your Goals: Money is Power

Arts & Crafts

Sat, Sep 29   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids arts and crafts openhouse2018

Come join us for Arts & Crafts and other fun at our Open House and get to know your library.

Don't forget, September is library card sign-up month!

Arts & Crafts

Build with LEGO

Sat, Sep 29   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids build with lego openhouse2018

Come join us at our Open House to build with LEGO and get to know your library.

September is library card sign-up month!

Snacks and drinks and other fun from 11-3pm

Build with LEGO

Science Fiction and Fantasy Film Festival

Sat, Sep 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults

Our Illustrious Schedule...

September 15,   A.I. Artificial Intellegence   (2002,  Steven Spielberg, Director)  Visually Stunning and a great story.

August 18,   ADark City...

Science Fiction and Fantasy Film Festival

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 29   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids saturday storytime summer reading

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

Saturday Storytime

Brower Book Club

Sat, Sep 29   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults

Join our Brower Park Book Club for a discussion of this month's title: Behold the Dreamers, by Imbolo Mbue.

“A debut novel by a young woman from Cameroon that illuminates the immigrant experience in America with the tenderhearted wisdom...

Brower Book Club

OCT
1

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Oct 1   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 1   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

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) Club

Mon, Oct 1   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Teens creative writing

Ever wanted to write a novel?

Traditionally, NaNoWriMo pushes you to write a full-length novel in just 30 days, but here at Brower Park, we’re getting a head start!

Starting October 1st, take the first steps to writing your own...

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) Club

OCT
2

Chess Workshop

Tue, Oct 2   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Chess Workshop

OCT
3

Build with LEGO

Wed, Oct 3   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids after school build with lego kids create

Build scenes and create characters from your favorite stories, follow instructions from a Lego booklet, or create your own design - maybe your creation will be featured on our Facebook page!

Grades K-5

Build with LEGO

OCT
4

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Oct 4   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

Anime Club

Thu, Oct 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Teens anime and manga

Do you like anime and manga?

Want to learn more about Japanese culture?

Are you a teen (ages 12 to 18)?

Come check out Brower Park’s brand-new anime club, where members will watch, read, and discuss their favorite shows...

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Anime Club

Teen Arts & Crafts

Thu, Oct 4   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Who said arts & crafts are just for little kids? Come unleash your creativity with a different craft every Thursday after Anime Club. For teens aged 12-18.

Teen Arts & Crafts

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 4   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

Friends of Brower Park Library Meeting

Thu, Oct 4   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults

 

Everyone's welcome at the Friends of Brower Park Library's monthly meeting. We meet the first Thursday of every month at 6:30pm to discuss how we can help Brower Park Library. 

Friends of Brower Park Library Meeting

Philosophy in the Library: How Philosophical Conceptions of Engineering Shape the World Around Us

Thu, Oct 4   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents philosophy in the library

There are numerous books about the philosophy of science, but relatively few focus on the philosophy of engineering. Why has the philosophy of engineering been undeveloped in contrast to science? While many engineers prefer to build new things...

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Philosophy in the Library: How Philosophical Conceptions of Engineering Shape the World Around Us

OCT
5

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Oct 5   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

Brower Park Writing Group

Fri, Oct 5   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Creative writing with prompts, or choose your own topic. Share your work with other aspiring writers.

Brower Park Writing Group

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Oct 5   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults

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

Overeaters Anonymous

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