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OCT
15

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Oct 15   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy spanish multilingual storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Positive Aging. Current events group.

Mon, Oct 15   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Discuss current events with other seniors and have fun!

Positive Aging. Current events group.

Ask a Tech

Mon, Oct 15   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

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.

Ask a Tech

Toddler Time

Mon, Oct 15   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years

Come with your toddlers to listen to a story, sing songs, and play finger games.

Toddler Time

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Oct 15   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

Play Time

Mon, Oct 15   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years

Learn to play together with other kids and share the toys.

Play Time

Ceramic Pumpkin Painting

Mon, Oct 15   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults arts and crafts halloween holiday

Highlawn will be celebrating the fall festivals through ceramic pumpkin painting!

Bring out your inner child and decorate a pumpkin. The only difference: this pumpkin doesn’t go...

Register
Ceramic Pumpkin Painting

Positive Aging. Zumba Exercise.

Mon, Oct 15   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Enjoy Zumba exercies in the company of your peers. The class is made possible thanks to the Library collaboration with the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Positive Aging. Zumba Exercise.

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Mon, Oct 15   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

Central Library (Youth Wing)

Grades K-8

Mondays: 3:00-6:00 PM

Tuesdays: 3:30-5:30 PM

Thursdays: 3:00-6:00 PM

 

This is a free service. No pre-...

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Kids Create: LittleBits

Mon, Oct 15   3:45 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids techknowledge

Kids will learn the basics of circuitry and electronics with Little Bits. In this free workshop, kids ages 6-18 will get to make basic robotics and more.

Kids Create: LittleBits

Teen Gaming and Anime Club

Mon, Oct 15   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens

Teens, join us for analog games (board games, card games, RPGs) and anime!

Every Monday at 4 PM in the Youth Wing.

Games include Magic: The Gathering, Exploding Kittens, Machi Koro, Sushi Go!, Munchkin, Dungeons and...

Teen Gaming and Anime Club

OCT
16

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 16   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 16   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

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

POSITIVE AGING: CURRENT EVENTS GROUP

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Join a group of your peers and discuss current events. Have fun!

POSITIVE AGING: CURRENT EVENTS GROUP

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Oct 16   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Positive Aging. Health Conversation. Tips for Managing Stress.

Tue, Oct 16   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will share with you important information related to your health.

Positive Aging. Health Conversation. Tips for Managing Stress.

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Oct 16   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

Positive Aging: Low Impact Exercise.

Tue, Oct 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Join your peers and enjoy low impact exercise. Experienced Instructor is provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Positive Aging: Low Impact Exercise.

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Tue, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

Central Library (Youth Wing)

Grades K-8

Mondays: 3:00-6:00 PM

Tuesdays: 3:30-5:30 PM

Thursdays: 3:00-6:00 PM

 

This is a free service. No pre-...

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Tue, Oct 16   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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Tue, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that transport teams into space.

In partnership with NYC First, BPL will host weekly workshops leading up to the...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Homework Help

Tue, Oct 16   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 with their homework.

Cancelled
Homework Help

Build with LEGO

Tue, Oct 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

Fiber Arts Group

Tue, Oct 16   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults crochet diy fiber arts

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

Fiber Arts Group

OCT
17

Babies and Books

Wed, Oct 17   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Wed, Oct 17   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

4 Women: Introduction to Google Calendar

Wed, Oct 17   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Adults techknowledge

In this lesson, we will learn all about creating and using a Google Calendar account. Google Calendar allows you to manage and plan your daily events, set up tasks and get email or text reminders when the next task is due.

In this guide...

4 Women: Introduction to Google Calendar

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Excel Basics

Wed, Oct 17   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Excel Basics

Babies and Books

Wed, Oct 17   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

ESOL Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 17   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

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

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that transport...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Chess Workshop

Wed, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids chess workshop

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master Vladimir Mazo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

OCT
18

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Thu, Oct 18   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

Central Library (Youth Wing)

Grades K-8

Mondays: 3:00-6:00 PM

Tuesdays: 3:30-5:30 PM

Thursdays: 3:00-6:00 PM

 

This is a free service. No pre-...

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one of Mr. Keats' books...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one of Mr. Keats' books...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 18   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
19

Art forms: Arts & Crafts for Adults

Fri, Oct 19   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults arts and crafts

Enjoy working doing crafts under direction of experienced Instructor provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Art forms: Arts & Crafts for Adults

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

Musical Toddler Yoga Storytime

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years first five years music storytime yoga

Join us for a musical toddler yoga storytime. Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk.

Featured Event
Musical Toddler Yoga Storytime

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 19   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

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

Dance Class

Fri, Oct 19   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids

Come to learn how to dance with our experienced instructor.

Cancelled
Dance Class

Homework Help

Fri, Oct 19   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 with their homework.

Homework Help

DIY Fridays

Fri, Oct 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens

Make buttons,  duct tape creations, origami, blackout poetry and more with other teens. For 6th grade and up. 

DIY Fridays

OCT
20

Story and Play

Sat, Oct 20   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

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