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Read All About It!

Thu, Aug 16   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Dyker Library

Our "Read All About It" box is available all day, every day the Dyker library is open. Patrons are invited to read the daily newspapers and magazines offered.

Read All About It!

Chess Club

Thu, Aug 16   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

gaming

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 16   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

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.

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ESOL Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 16   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Adult Feature Films: Black Panther (PG-13)

Thu, Aug 16   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king.

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Adult Feature Films: Black Panther (PG-13)

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Aug 16   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills? Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep class,...

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Movies @ the Library

Thu, Aug 16   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

movies at the library summer reading

It's movie night at the library! We'll show a different movie each week, ask staff for details on what we'll be showing each week.

Movies @ the Library

ESOL – 2018 Fall Registration

Thu, Aug 16   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Learn to Speak, Read, Write & Understand English!

Free English Classes for adults 17 and older

Daytime, Evening and Saturday class...

ESOL – 2018 Fall Registration

Just Sing! Karaoke

Thu, Aug 16   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Flatbush Library

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In honor of our Summer Reading theme, Books & Beats, we will be hosting Family Karaoke Night Every Third Thursday.

Join us and sing your favorite song!

Come Join us for our Karaoke Session- Throwback Jams!

All are...

Just Sing! Karaoke

Knitting for Adults

Thu, Aug 16   5:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Dyker Library

Come socialize with a group of ladies and knit at your leisure!

Knitting for Adults

Audio Editing with Audition

Thu, Aug 16   5:45 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

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Adobe Audition is an industry standard audio editing software for Mac and PC. This course covers how to start an Audition project, importing and layering audio files, basic editing techniques and effects, as well as how to export a finished...

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Audio Editing with Audition

Shape UP NYC: Free Workout Classes

Thu, Aug 16   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

fitness

Shape Up NYC is a free, drop-in fitness program with locations across the five boroughs. There is no class registration, simply show up and get a great workout!

Eastern Parkway's fitness class is Zumba!

Zumba is a fusion of Latin...

Shape UP NYC: Free Workout Classes

Hercules in Red Hook

Thu, Aug 16   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Red Hook Library

bpl presents performance

This event will be held at The Flagpole, 450 Columbia Street. 

Hercules in Redhook is a free, interactive performance featuring acclaimed actors reading scenes from an ancient play about an unspeakable act of violence. Each...

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Hercules in Red Hook

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 16   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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 16   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Ryder Library

Practice your English with others in a relaxed setting.

English Conversation Group

Summer Movies at Bushwick

Thu, Aug 16   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Join us every Thursday in July and August as we show movies related to music.

 

Summer Movies at Bushwick

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Thu, Aug 16   6:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Mapleton Library

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If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help. Join our free exam preparation group

 

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Thu, Aug 16   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

hse

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

Register
National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Thursday Tech Hour

Thu, Aug 16   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Red Hook Library

techknowledge

Join our Thursday Tech hour program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

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Thursday Tech Hour

Artists in Residence: Reading and Writing Workshop with author Brian Platzer

Thu, Aug 16   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Macon Library

Brian Platzer is the author of Bed Stuy is Burning and has an MFA from the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars, and a BA from Columbia University. His writing has appeared often in the New Yorker’s Shouts and Murmurs and McSweeney’s...

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Artists in Residence: Reading and Writing Workshop with author Brian Platzer

Ask a Tech (Intermediate)

Thu, Aug 16   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Leonard Library

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.

Ask a Tech (Intermediate)

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

Thu, Aug 16   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Join others to share your thoughts and ideas through creative writing!  No registration required.

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

Adult Book Discussion: Carnegie's Maid

Thu, Aug 16   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

book club book discussion

For August, we will discuss the book Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict.

Adult Book Discussion: Carnegie's Maid

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Aug 16   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

 

French Conversation Group -Beginners

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CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

citizenship

A free workshop to help eligible lawful permanent residents (green card holders) prepare their N-400, Application for Naturalization. Immigration experts will be available to answer legal questions and review applications. Registration is not...

CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Come work on your resume, apply to jobs, update LinkedIn, and learn about job searching resources. One-on-one help. Please bring a USB flash drive to save your work.

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

New Graphic Novels

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

Comic browsing made easy at the Dyker branch! Our new mini collection will be available all day, every day the branch is open. The collection will include titles from DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, and others. Come by and check out a volume or two.

New Graphic Novels

FREE SUMMER SAT PREP CLASS

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Prepare to take your SAT exam.  This free class is open to all high school students on a first come first served basis.  The class runs Monday through Friday from 10am to 12pm.  Seats are Limited.

To register call: ...

FREE SUMMER SAT PREP CLASS

Weekday Mornings at the Borough Park Children's Room

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Borough Park Library

Word Search, Cross Words & Coloring Pages 10-11a.m. daily Monday through Friday.

Weekday Mornings at the Borough Park Children's Room

Chess Club

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

gaming

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Mixed Media. Arts & Crafts for Adults.

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

arts and crafts

Enjoy working on crafts in the company of your peers. The Instructor is provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Mixed Media. Arts & Crafts for Adults.

DISCOVERY TABLE

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Coney Island Library

Shared fun for birth through six year-olds! Play with legos and trains.

DISCOVERY TABLE

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Aug 17   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Join us for a very special play time featuring our very own, generously donated Thomas the Tank Engine Play Set! For all ages. 

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Story Play

Fri, Aug 17   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill Library

first five years storytime

Come and enjoy books, songs, and movement activities followed by toy time for children ages 1 - 5 years old and their caregivers!

Story Play

Babies & Books

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

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.

Babies & Books

Story Play

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cypress Hills Library

first five years storytime

Enjoy new and classic picture books, sing favorite songs, and learn new rhymes and fingerplays at our storytime program for children ages 3 to 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. *All groups please call (718) 277-6004 to schedule an...

Preschool Storytime

Build with Duplo

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

build with duplo first five years summer reading

Come and build with Duplo.

Build with Duplo

Library Lanes Bowling League

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes Bowling League

Story Sing Along

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brighton Beach Library

first five years storytime

Sing along to favorite children's songs, enjoy new and classic picture books, and learn new rhymes and fingerplays at our storytime program for children ages 3 to 5 years old with a parent or caregiver.

Story Sing Along

First Five Years Playdate

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 11:30 am   McKinley Park Library

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First Five Years Playdate!

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First Five Years Playdate

Creative Aging Heart and Soul of India: A journey through India in Four Walls

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

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The dance arts, cultural traditions and ceremonies of my Hindu tradition and India have played an important part in my upbringing and are integral part of my being. Its memories are part of my identity and inspire my art making. - Aeilushi Mistry...

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Creative Aging Heart and Soul of India: A journey through India in Four Walls

Outdoor Storytime

Fri, Aug 17   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

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Aug 17   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Pacific Library

storytime preschool

Come and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays! Ages 3-5 years.

Preschool Storytime

Resume Help

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Looking for a job? Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained staff to get assistance with editing, advice on your resume's layout and presentation, and tips for the job search! 

Please bring a draft of your resume...

Resume Help

Story Play

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at the information desk.

Story Play

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Resume Editing Help

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

career resume techknowledge

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarians are here to help!

Please come to the library on time and bring a printed or digital copy of your resume with you. If you do not...

Resume Editing Help

iPad Basics (for kids)

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

techknowledge

The iPad is very easy to learn to use. Even if you already have a personal iPhone or iPad or other similar smart phone or tablet device, there is always something new to learn about how the device functions.

iPad Basics (for kids)

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, new friends and play.
Recommended for 3-5 years old.

Preschool Playtime

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