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OCT
22

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Oct 22   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

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

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Mon, Oct 22   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

Teen Gaming and Anime Club

Mon, Oct 22   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

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

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

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

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Tue, Oct 23   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 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

Build with LEGO

Tue, Oct 23   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

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

OCT
24

Babies and Books

Wed, Oct 24   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 24   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

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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Oct 24   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

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

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

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Thu, Oct 25   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

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 Create

Thu, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with art projects.

For ages 6 to 12.

 

Kids Create

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

Musical Toddler Yoga Storytime

Fri, Oct 26   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.

Musical Toddler Yoga 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

DIY Fridays

Fri, Oct 26   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

Self-Defense Workshop for Teens

Fri, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens

Peer Educators from the Center for Anti-Violence Education will lead an introductory self-defense workshop. This workshop is appropriate for pre-teens and teens of all genders and skill levels. Participants will practice both verbal and physical...

Register
Self-Defense Workshop for Teens

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

Story and Play

Sat, Oct 27   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

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshop

Sat, Oct 27   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Adults bpl presents creative writing nannies fairy tales writing workshops writing workshop

Brooklyn Public Library invites nannies and babysitters to participate in a dynamic FREE eight-week Saturday creative writing workshop where you can develop your writing skills and create an original story.

A certificate of...

Featured Event
Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshop

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

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
28

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Oct 28   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy stem & steam ready set kindergarten

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 &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Oct 28   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

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 &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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