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SEP
25

Story Play

Tue, Sep 25   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

Microsoft Excel Basics III: Using Simple Formulas

Tue, Sep 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

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.

Microsoft Excel Basics III:  Using Simple Formulas

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Sep 25   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

Tween Time

Tue, Sep 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

Foucault and the Problem of Justice

Tue, Sep 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults

Foucault and the Problem of Justice focuses on a series of lectures given by Foucault between 1970 and 1984 at the College de France on the historical dimensions of institutions and power-relations such as government, law, psychiatry, monasticism...

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Foucault and the Problem of Justice

SEP
26

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Sep 26   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

Adult Game Time

Wed, Sep 26   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

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?...

Featured Event
Drag Queen Story Hour: Banned Books Week Edition

Library Lab

Wed, Sep 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids stem & steam library lab

Kids age 6-12 can join us for a hands-on science project. All materials will be provided by the library, you just need to bring your curiosity and excitement!

Library Lab

Tween Time

Wed, Sep 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

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

SEP
27

Story Play

Thu, Sep 27   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   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

Microsoft Excel Basics IV: Using Basic Functions

Thu, Sep 27   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

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.

Microsoft Excel Basics IV:  Using Basic Functions

Movies @ the Library: The Leisure Seeker

Thu, Sep 27   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

(R)

(Comedy/Drama, 112 minutes)

A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker.

Movies @ the Library: The Leisure Seeker

Tween Time

Thu, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 27   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

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

SEP
28

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...

Featured Event
Mental Health First Aid

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Sep 28   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

Kids Create

Fri, Sep 28   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

Introduction to Poetry

Fri, Sep 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults poetry

Don’t know much about poetry?

Come and get familiar with the world’s greatest poets. 

 

 

Introduction to Poetry

SEP
29

Set Your Goals: Money is Power

Sat, Sep 29   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

A Women's Financial Empowerment Series

Learn from financial experts who will address setting financial goals for wealth building, investment strategies, and retirement planning. Presented in partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority,...

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Set Your Goals: Money is Power

Open House Day

Sat, Sep 29   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Come and meet the branch staff, sign up for library cards, learn about our programs and services and participate in fun activities.

Open House Day

Kids Create

Sat, Sep 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids arts and crafts openhouse2018

Create your own unique design with pipe cleaners and beads as we celebrate Open House Day.  For ages 5 and older. *Young children must be accompanied by an adult.

Kids Create

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 29   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids openhouse2018 saturday storytime storytime

Saturday Storytime is a storytime for everyone! Kids of all ages are welcome to join us for books, songs, and play.

Saturday Storytime

The Wonderful World of Classical Music: Great Piano Classics

Sat, Sep 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults music openhouse2018

Join us during our Open House for an afternoon of beautiful music by Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, and Copland.  Pianist James Besser will be performing with special surprise appearances by members of The Italian Opera...

The Wonderful World of Classical Music: Great Piano Classics

OCT
1

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, Oct 1   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.

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Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

Game On!

Mon, Oct 1   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!

OCT
2

Story Play

Tue, Oct 2   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

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Oct 2   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

Tween Time

Tue, Oct 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

OCT
3

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Oct 3   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

Adult Game Time

Wed, Oct 3   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

Tween Time

Wed, Oct 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

OCT
4

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Oct 4   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi for Beginners

Story Play

Thu, Oct 4   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   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

Movies @ the Library: The Last Movie Star (R)

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

Older Adults

(Drama, 94 minutes)

An aging former movie star is forced to face the reality that his glory days are behind him. On its surface, the film is a tale about faded fame. At its core, it's a universal story about growing old.

Movies @ the Library: The Last Movie Star (R)

Tween Time

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

Teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 4   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

Philosophy in the Library: How Philosophical Conceptions of Engineering Shape the World Around Us

Thu, Oct 4   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents philosophy in the library

There are numerous books about the philosophy of science, but relatively few focus on the philosophy of engineering. Why has the philosophy of engineering been undeveloped in contrast to science? While many engineers prefer to build new things...

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Philosophy in the Library: How Philosophical Conceptions of Engineering Shape the World Around Us

OCT
5

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 5   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

Kids Create

Fri, Oct 5   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

OCT
6

Master Your Credit: Solutions for Entrepreneurs

Sat, Oct 6   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

A Women's Financial Empowerment Series

Learn how to improve your credit and its impact on your business through this WE NYC Master Money: Credit workshop.

One-on-one speed counseling sessions with a certified financial counselor...

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Master Your Credit: Solutions for Entrepreneurs

Events for Youth and Families: La Fiesta Tropical

Sat, Oct 6   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids music

The Bilingual Birdies Band celebrates language and culture in a fun-filled live music and dance! Learn new words while you sing along to original hip tunes and your favorite traditional folk songs. Expect a high energy performance of instruments...

Featured Event
Events for Youth and Families: La Fiesta Tropical

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 6   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids storytime saturday storytime

Saturday Storytime is a storytime for everyone! Kids of all ages are welcome to join us for books, songs, and play.

Saturday Storytime

OCT
9

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Ian Hayes

Tue, Oct 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Join children's musician Ian Hayes for a seasonal sing-a-long! An interactive music show to welcome the changing season with song and dance. Ian will perform children’s favorites, as well as classics that everyone will enjoy!

Seating is...

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Ian Hayes

Story Play

Tue, Oct 9   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

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Oct 9   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

Tween Time

Tue, Oct 9   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

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