E.g., Jan 17 2019
JAN
17

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Jan 17   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, Jan 17   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

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Jan 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one of Mr. Keats' books...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Jan 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one of Mr. Keats' books...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Jan 17   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

Free Crochet Class

Thu, Jan 17   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults

Come join our free crochet class!

Free Crochet Class

Jamaica Bay Library Friends Group General Meeting

Thu, Jan 17   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults

As a Friend of BPL, you will play a critical role in the success of your branch and your community. 

Advocate

Friends are a voice for the Library on relevant local, state and national issues.  Members contact government...

Jamaica Bay Library Friends Group General Meeting

JAN
18

DIY Friday!

Fri, Jan 18   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 KEVA

Fri, Jan 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids

Come build structures, ramps, entire landscapes, or whatever you can think of with these fun stackable building planks.  It's a great engineering exercise!

Build with KEVA

JAN
19

Story and Play

Sat, Jan 19   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, Jan 19   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)

Fresh Creek Civic Association Meeting

Sat, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults

Fresh Creek Civic Association's January Meeting

Fresh Creek Civic Association Meeting

Chess Workshop

Sat, Jan 19   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

Chess Workshop

Sat, Jan 19   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, Jan 19   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

JAN
22

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 22   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Story Play

Tue, Jan 22   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

Build with LEGO

Tue, Jan 22   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, Jan 22   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

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Jan 22   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

JAN
23

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Jan 23   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Babies and Books

Wed, Jan 23   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, Jan 23   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jan 23   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 Create!

Wed, Jan 23   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, Jan 23   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

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Jan 23   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults career resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

Movies @ the Library

Wed, Jan 23   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids family movie film movies movies at the library

Join us to watch a fun family film!

Movies @ the Library

JAN
24

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Jan 24   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, Jan 24   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, Jan 24   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

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Jan 24   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

JAN
25

DIY Friday!

Fri, Jan 25   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, Jan 25   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

JAN
26

Story and Play

Sat, Jan 26   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, Jan 26   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)

Chess Workshop

Sat, Jan 26   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

Chess Workshop

Sat, Jan 26   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, Jan 26   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

JAN
28

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Jan 28   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Story and Play

Mon, Jan 28   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, Jan 28   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 people who generally make $66,000 or less, persons with disabilities, seniors and limited English speaking taxpayers who...

Tax Help

Preschool Story&Craft

Mon, Jan 28   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, Jan 28   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!

Mon, Jan 28   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!

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Jan 28   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults career resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

JAN
29

Story Play

Tue, Jan 29   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

Build with LEGO

Tue, Jan 29   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, Jan 29   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

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