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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

Creative Arts: DIY Crafts

Mon, Oct 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Come join us as you learn a new skill and use your imagination to create something that is one of a kind.  *Registration is required.

Creative Arts: DIY Crafts

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

Yoga

Mon, Oct 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Yoga is a combination of execise, meditation and breathing that helps to strengthen the body and relieve stress. 

Beginners are welcomed.

Mats will be available to borrow.  Please wear comfortable clothing...

Yoga

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

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

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Do you want to learn how to speak English for everyday use? If so, this class is perfect for you! Join us to learn practical English that you can use in your everyday situations.

Class will be conducted in both Chinese and English.

...
Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

Game On!

Mon, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Kids age 6-12 are invited to play board games at the library! Bring a friend or make a new one.

 

Game On!

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

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

Story Play

Tue, Oct 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years storytime story play

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and action rhymes. For kids age 0-5 and their caregivers.

Caregivers must be present for the entire storytime.

Story Play

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

Internet Basics I: Getting Started With The Internet

Tue, Oct 23   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson will cover browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

Internet Basics I:  Getting Started With The Internet

Travel Lecture: Retired and Willing to Travel, According to Your Budget

Tue, Oct 23   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

World traveler, Lily Brooklyna will share her travel secrets:

How better to plan your future trip(s) and save your money

How get to maximum enjoyment out of your next vacation(s)

A biologist/botanist by profession, Lily...

Travel Lecture: Retired and Willing to Travel, According to Your Budget

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

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Build with LEGO

Tue, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam

Kids 6-12 can join us to Build with LEGOs. Bring your friends or make a new one!

Build with LEGO

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

Tween Time

Tue, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

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

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Oct 24   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

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

Adult Game Time

Wed, Oct 24   1:15 pm to 3:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Anyone interested in games is welcome to participate in our adult game time. We have Playing Cards, Chess, Checkers, Sushi Go, Jenga, Clue, Scrabble, Clue, Uno, Tsuro, Scattergories, and more!

Come play games and meet some friends. Game...

Adult Game Time

Internet Basics II: Internet Safety

Wed, Oct 24   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson will cover passwords, malware, scams, and tips that you can use to protect your computer and...

Internet Basics II:  Internet Safety

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

Tween Time

Wed, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Astronomy Night

Wed, Oct 24   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids astronomy stem & steam

Take a look through our telescope and see a celestial body up close! We will have our telescope set up outside the library.

*This program may be canceled based upon the weather. Rain, snow, or clouds will cancel the program, please...

Astronomy Night

OCT
25

Story Play: Read for the Record

Thu, Oct 25   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years read for the record story play storytime

During this special Story Play program, enjoy a reading of Maybe Something Beautiful, by F. Isabel Campoy and‎ Theresa Howell, and illustrated by Rafael López. Celebrate literacy by participating in this annual shared reading experience. For more...

Story Play: Read for the Record

Ask A Tech

Thu, Oct 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht 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

Movies @ the Library: Quartet (PG-13)

Thu, Oct 25   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

(Comedy, 98 minutes)

At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean, an eternal diva and the former wife of one of the residents.

Movies @ the Library: Quartet (PG-13)

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

Tween Time

Thu, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween 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

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 25   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

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

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

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 26   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

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

Kids Create

Fri, Oct 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a new arts and crafts project every week. Create something new and all your own!

Caregivers must accompany young children.

Kids Create

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

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

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