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Family Movie: Early Man

Wed, Sep 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids

Watch a Family Fun Movie at the same time with family and friends at your local Library.

All Ages

Family Movie: Early Man

Story Time

Wed, Sep 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Birth to Five Years

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

Story Time

Babies and Books

Wed, Sep 19   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

Tai Chi Exercise

Wed, Sep 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Learn and practice the Chinese art of Tai Chi.

Tai Chi Exercise

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Sep 19   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

Arts & Crafts

Wed, Sep 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

Enjoy a different arts & crafts project every week.

Arts & Crafts

Falun Dafa Exercise & Meditation

Wed, Sep 19   4:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Increase your energy and vitality while eliminating stress.

Falun Dafa Exercise & Meditation

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SUN-B Presents: Coming of Age in Aging America

Thu, Sep 20   9:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults movies

Film Screening & Discussion: Coming of Age in Aging America

A PBS documentary based on the impact of people living longer and healthier than ever before in human history. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with experts...

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SUN-B Presents: Coming of Age in Aging America

Words and Memories

Thu, Sep 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Older Adults

In a guided discussion, older adults recall memories of earlier days.

Words and Memories

Adult Coloring

Thu, Sep 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Sep 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

Video gaming for kids.

Kids Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Sep 20   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Ryder Library

Teens

Video gaming for teens.

Teen Tech Time

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 20   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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 20   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Practice your English with others in a relaxed setting.

English Conversation Group

Computer Basics Laptop)

Thu, Sep 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

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

Computer Basics Laptop)

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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

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Sep 21   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)

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

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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

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

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Adult Coloring

Mon, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

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!

Mon, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

Board games for kids & teens.

Game On!

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

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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

Creative Writing

Tue, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

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

Children's Movie

Tue, Sep 25   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

Call the Ryder branch for details. 718-331-2962

Children's Movie

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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

Story Time

Wed, Sep 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Birth to Five Years

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

Story Time

Tai Chi Exercise

Wed, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Learn and practice the Chinese art of Tai Chi.

Tai Chi Exercise

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

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

Arts & Crafts

Wed, Sep 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

Enjoy a different arts & crafts project every week.

Arts & Crafts

Falun Dafa Exercise & Meditation

Wed, Sep 26   4:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Increase your energy and vitality while eliminating stress.

Falun Dafa Exercise & Meditation

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

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Adult Coloring

Thu, Sep 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Sep 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

Video gaming for kids.

Kids Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Sep 27   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Ryder Library

Teens

Video gaming for teens.

Teen Tech Time

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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 27   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Practice your English with others in a relaxed setting.

English Conversation Group

Computer Basics (Laptop) Pt.2

Thu, Sep 27   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

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

Computer Basics (Laptop) Pt.2

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

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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...

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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

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

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