E.g., Jun 21 2018
JUN
21

Story Play

Thu, Jun 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

First Five Years storytime

Come enjoy stories, rhymes and hands-on activities at this fun and educational program. Explore a different theme every week! For ages 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). Daycares and preschools are also encouraged to attend in groups....

Story Play

Chinese Brush Painting

Thu, Jun 21   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

 We invite you to explore Watercolor Chinese Brush Painting with Kwok Kay Choey in this fun workshop series where you will learn more about the art of Chinese painting. 

Registration required.  Class completely full.

...
Chinese Brush Painting

Story Play

Thu, Jun 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Story Play storytime

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and play for kids age 0-5. Meet new friends and get your child ready to read!

**Caregivers must remain with child for the entire program**

**Please get a ticket from the 2nd floor reference...

Story Play

Story Play

Thu, Jun 21   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Story Play storytime

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and play for kids age 0-5. Meet new friends and get your child ready to read!

**Caregivers must remain with child for the entire program**

**Please get a ticket from the 2nd floor reference...

Story Play

Make Music New York

Thu, Jun 21   1:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Live Music make music ny

Crown Heights Library is proud to be a Make Music New York venue once again this year! We've lined up the following, local performers for your listening pleasure!
• Babes NYC  1:15 pm – 2:00 pm
o NYC Punk-Pop Power Trio with a nod to...

Make Music New York

Movies @ the Library: Darkest Hour

Thu, Jun 21   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

(Drama, 125 minutes)

In May 1940, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for...

Movies @ the Library: Darkest Hour

Teen Time

Thu, Jun 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

 

Come Hang out with us at the Crown Heights Branch for TEEN TIME. At TEEN TIME, you can:

 

¨ Hang Out with Friends

¨ Do Homework

¨ Play on gaming systems

¨ Check out Laptops or...

Teen Time

Teen Time

Thu, Jun 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Technology and arts exploration!

Teen Time

Homework Help

Thu, Jun 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

homework help

Free Homework Help for Kids in grades 1-8.

Homework Help

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

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

JUN
22

Outdoor Storytime

Fri, Jun 22   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Crown Heights Library

First Five Years storytime

Join us for outdoor storytime at the Wingate Park playground at the corner of Brooklyn Avenue and Rutland Road.

We’ll cover our traditional repertoire of stories, rhymes and songs... but outside! This is a fun and educational program for...

Outdoor Storytime

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Jun 22   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

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

Latin Dance Class

Fri, Jun 22   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Come join our Latin Dance Class where you will learn Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Cumbia and Tango and the cultural history that is embedded in each dance.

 

 

Latin Dance Class

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jun 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Reading is Fundamental

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a free drop-in program open to babies, kids, and adolescents. Check-in with us on Fridays from 2-4 and earn a free book for joining! Earn another free book every third time you come!! And on your birthday...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

One-on-One Technology Help

Fri, Jun 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

adult learning TechKnowledge

Need help with your new device? Need to refresh or improve your knowledge of Microsoft Office, printing, or computer use? Come to the Spring Creek Library and ask for assistance:

   One-on-One assistance with electonics

...
One-on-One Technology Help

Introduction to Poetry

Fri, Jun 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

poetry

Don’t know much about poetry?

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

 

 

Introduction to Poetry

Kids Create

Fri, Jun 22   3:45 pm to 4:45 pm   New Utrecht Library

after school 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

Just Sing! Karaoke

Fri, Jun 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids Tech Time summer reading TechKnowledge Teen Tech Time

In honor of our Summer Reading theme, Books & Beats, we will be hosting karaoke Fridays all summer long. Join us and sing your favorite song! Kids & teens are welcome.

Just Sing! Karaoke

JUN
23

Homework Help

Sat, Jun 23   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

homework help

Free homework help for kids in grades 1-8.

Homework Help

Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Jun 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

drag queen story hour First Five Years lgbtq pride month storytime

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy! Drag Queen Story Hour captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity in childhood and celebrates the diversity of the ways kids...

Featured Event
Drag Queen Story Hour

ShapeUp NYC - Bodyweight Exercise Fundamentals

Sat, Jun 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

In this class we will build the strength, flexibility, and motor control needed to engage safely and progressively in bodyweight exercises—at your own pace. We will also cover proper warm ups, cool down stretches, dealing with minor aches and...

Register
ShapeUp NYC - Bodyweight Exercise Fundamentals

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Jun 23   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Spring Creek Library

Saturday Storytime summer reading

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

Saturday Storytime!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jun 23   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

First Five Years Saturday Storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

JUN
25

Build with Blocks

Mon, Jun 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

early literacy

Kids age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to build and play together. Practice fine and gross motor skills while making new friends!

**Caregivers must remain with child for the entire program**

 

 

Build with Blocks

Chair yoga

Mon, Jun 25   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Join us for this gentle form of yoga.  Participants will be taught a way of achieving mental and physcial wellness by sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  If you are unable to attend...

Chair yoga

Chess Workshop

Mon, Jun 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Learn how to master the strategic and fun game of chess with a trained instructor.

Chess Workshop

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, Jun 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

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

Kids Tech Time

Mon, Jun 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids Tech Time

Hands on technology exploration for kids age 6-12!

Kids Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Jun 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

summer reading techknowledge Teen Tech Time

Join us to play on our Playstation 4 or our new technology!

Teen Tech Time

JUN
26

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Jun 26   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Reading is Fundamental summer reading

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: one free book when you sign up for RIF and a free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Jun 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

First Five Years Story Play summer reading

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime!

Story Play with RIF

Brooklyn Folk Arts & Artists Series presents: Michela Musolino

Tue, Jun 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

bpl presents folk art and artists series

Presented by Brooklyn Arts Council and Brooklyn Public Library.

Traditional and contemporary Sicilian folk and roots music by American-born-and-raised Michela Musolino. This program will be hosted by Julia Patinella and will feature...

Brooklyn Folk Arts & Artists Series presents: Michela Musolino

Computer Basics

Tue, Jun 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

adult learning Computer Basics TechKnowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

Computer Basics

Movies @ the Library: Peter Rabbit

Tue, Jun 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Movies at the Library

The stubborn and naughty Peter Rabbit causes chaos in the home and garden of an irritable human named Mr. McGregor. However, their rivalry grows even more heated when they both fall in love with a new neighbor who adores animals. 2018. Rated PG...

Movies @ the Library: Peter Rabbit

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Jun 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

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

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Jun 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids Tech Time TechKnowledge

Tech Time with dancing on Xbox, Ipad Tablets Playstation VR and more! 

Kids Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Jun 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Join us for technology learning and play!

Teen Tech Time

Meditation

Tue, Jun 26   6:45 pm to 7:45 pm   Crown Heights Library

Come to this free meditation class!  Learn how to balance your emotions, tap into your natural energy and improve your overall health! All are welcome.

Meditation

JUN
27

Babies & Books

Wed, Jun 27   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Crown Heights Library

babies & books storytime

Fingerplays, tummy-time and books, Oh My! A special half-hour of stories, rhymes and songs geared specifically for the youngest children who are not yet walking.

For ages birth - 18 mos. Please be mindful of our age limits. Thank you.

Babies & Books

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Jun 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets for our Vets. Don’t know how?  We’ll teach you!  Supplies included.  Ages 10 - 110.

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Adult Game Time

Wed, Jun 27   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

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

Game On!

Wed, Jun 27   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Game On! Gaming

Board games and table top games are available to play with in the library. Play games with your friends or make new ones! For kids and teens. Young children should be accompanied by an adult.

Game On!

Kids Create: Musical Craft

Wed, Jun 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

arts and crafts Kids Create summer reading

Today our craft will be Books & Beats-themed.

Kids Create is geared for children ages 6-12.  Bring your creativity and a smile! 

Children under 6 should be accompanied by an adult.

Please be prompt....

Kids Create: Musical Craft

Teen Time

Wed, Jun 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Technology and arts exploration!

Teen Time

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Jun 27   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

JUN
28

Story Play

Thu, Jun 28   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

First Five Years storytime

Come enjoy stories, rhymes and hands-on activities at this fun and educational program. Explore a different theme every week! For ages 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). Daycares and preschools are also encouraged to attend in groups....

Story Play

Chinese Brush Painting

Thu, Jun 28   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

 We invite you to explore Watercolor Chinese Brush Painting with Kwok Kay Choey in this fun workshop series where you will learn more about the art of Chinese painting. 

Registration required.  Class completely full.

...
Chinese Brush Painting

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Jun 28   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Free Summer Meals

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals

Movies @ the Library: Thank You For Your Service

Thu, Jun 28   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

(Drama, 109 minutes)

A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield.

Movies @ the Library: Thank You For Your Service

Teen Time

Thu, Jun 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

 

Come Hang out with us at the Crown Heights Branch for TEEN TIME. At TEEN TIME, you can:

 

¨ Hang Out with Friends

¨ Do Homework

¨ Play on gaming systems

¨ Check out Laptops or...

Teen Time

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