E.g., Feb 22 2019
FEB
22

Department of Social Services

Fri, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults

Department of Social Services:

Source of Income Discrimination.

2-4 pm

Department of Social Services

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

RIF

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens game on! teen tech time

If you love video games the come to Stone Avenue for Teen Tech Time, and play various video games on PS4, Wii U, and Nintendo Switch

Popular titles at our branch include Tekken 7, Puyo Puyo Tetris, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Super Smash...

Teen Tech Time

DIY Friday!

Fri, Feb 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens diy teen time

Make jewelry, duct tape creations, origami, blackout poetry and more with other teens.

All teens in 6th grade and up welcome! 

DIY Friday!

Build with LEGO

Fri, Feb 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids build with lego

Release your inner engineer and build amazing creations with LEGOs at the library!

Build with LEGO

FEB
23

Story and Play

Sat, Feb 23   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card.  Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.  Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books.  Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids

Free book when joining . Get by by checking out 2 books 3 Times

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Chess Workshop

Sat, Feb 23   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Learn how to play, or improve your game, with help from our chess instructor!

Chess Workshop

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids preschool saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Drag Queen Story Hour: Fashion Design!

Sat, Feb 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids drag queen story hour

Learn about fashion design, and leave with a completed project to wear! For ages 8 to 12. Please register as space is limited. 

DQSH captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous,...

Register
Drag Queen Story Hour: Fashion Design!

FEB
24

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Feb 24   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Giant Wash Laundromat at 795 Rockaway Avenue.**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too!

Come join a BPL children’s librarian who...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

FEB
25

Story and Play

Mon, Feb 25   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

Tax Help

Mon, Feb 25   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults finance tax help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation assistance to families who earn $70,000 or less and individuals who earn $35,000 or less. This includes persons with disabilities, seniors and limited English speaking...

Tax Help

Ask a Tech

Mon, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning 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

We provide help with:

...

Ask a Tech

Preschool Story&Craft

Mon, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Come to our program to lister to the story, make a simple craft and meet  new friends.

Preschool Story&Craft

Teen Gaming and Anime Club

Mon, Feb 25   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

Corduroy Storytime and Stuffed Animal Sleepover Party

Mon, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids city for corduroy storytime

Join us for a special storytime for children ages 3 to 7. Corduroy is a little toy bear. The book about him was written and illustrated by Don Freeman and published by Viking Press. Nation Education Association named the book one of its "Teachers...

Featured Event
Corduroy Storytime and Stuffed Animal Sleepover Party

Game On!

Mon, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Jenga, Sorry, Uno, Dominoes, Trouble, Monopoly, Scrabble, card games, Battleship and many more at the library - come play with friends and have a blast!

Game On!

STEM:

Mon, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids arts and crafts stem & steam video games

Join us at the Stone Avenue Branch for STEM/STEAM activities featuring the Nintendo Labo!

Build Nintendo Labo gadgets.

Learn how to make Toy-Con Projects.

Play with them using our Nintendo Switch.

Please attend all...

STEM:

FEB
26

Toddler Time

Tue, Feb 26   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, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Birth to Five Years preschool story play storytime

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5.

Story Play

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Feb 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Tue, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years live music

Muilti-award winning children's artist, Lucy Kalantari, brings delightful jazz age inpsired music everyone can enjoy!

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

One on One

Tue, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning 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

We provide help with:

...

One on One

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens

If you love video games the come to Stone Avenue for Teen Tech Time, and play various video games on PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U.

Popular titles at our branch include Tekken 7, Puyo Puyo Tetris, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Super Smash Bros. 4...

Teen Tech Time

Build with LEGO

Tue, Feb 26   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: Teen Craft Time

Tue, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Teens arts and crafts diy teen time

Come join us at the Jamaica Bay Library for Teen Craft Time! Hang out with friends, have fun, and express your creativity with a new craft every Tuesday. Check in at the library to see what the craft will be each week.

Everyone ages 10+...

DIY: Teen Craft Time

FEB
27

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 27   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, Feb 27   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, Feb 27   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, Feb 27   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

Tax Help

Wed, Feb 27   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults finance tax help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation assistance to families who earn $70,000 or less and individuals who earn $35,000 or less. This includes persons with disabilities, seniors and limited English speaking...

Tax Help

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 27   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids

Free book when joining RIF. Check out 2 books 3 times get another free book to keep

You must read to succeed

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Ask a Tech

Wed, Feb 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning 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

We provide help with:

...

Ask a Tech

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 27   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Library Lab

Wed, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids kids tech time stem & steam

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6  to 10) and their families.  Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark...

Library Lab

Kids Create

Wed, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Each week we'll do a fun and engaging craft or art project.  Bring your creative side and let's create!

Kids Create

Teen Study Group

Wed, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Teens homework help

Need a place to study? Have questions about your homework? Come by the Jamaica Bay Library to study with your classmates and help each other succeed. Bring your homework, school projects, and research papers to work on in a quiet, stress-free...

Teen Study Group

Japanese 101

Wed, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens

Japanese manga has become very popular in the US. Titles such as Naruto, Sailor Moon, and Fairy Tail continue to be well loved.

Many fans of manga, anime, and video games, develop an interest in learning Japanese, so let’s practice...

Japanese 101

FEB
28

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Feb 28   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Stone Avenue Library

Kids first five years stomp clap and sing storytime

Stories, songs, and fun for little ones and their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime

One on One

Thu, Feb 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning 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

We provide help with:

...

One on One

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Feb 28   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Kids and Teens Tech Time

Thu, Feb 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Teens after school video games kids tech time

Do you like video games?  Come to Jamaica Bay Library to try out some new games and play your old favorites.  Hang out with friends and make some new ones in this friendly, competitive environment.  Kids and teens welcome!

Kids and Teens Tech Time

Kids Create

Thu, Feb 28   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

Board Games

Thu, Feb 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens

If you love board games then join us on Thursday at the Stone Avenue Branch for some fun. Some of our games include the following:

Scrabble Uno 5-Minute Dungeon Blokus

 

Feel free to share some of your favorite board...

Board Games

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Feb 28   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume writing skills workshop, including tips on wording and formatting using Microsoft Word. Make your resume stand out to potential...

One-on-One Resume Help

Community Doula Awareness Night

Thu, Feb 28   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults community partner health and wellness

What does a doula do? Why would you need one? Aren't they for natural births only? How can you afford a doula?

Get these questions answered and more at our Community Doula Awareness Night, hosted by Jennifer Canton, M.S.Ed., CD(DONA)...

Community Doula Awareness Night

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 28   5:45 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

Bedtime Stories

Thu, Feb 28   6:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Birth to Five Years bedtime stories preschool storytime

Join us for an evening storytime!  Feel free to wear your pajamas!

Bedtime Stories

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