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Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Jun 25   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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

DISCOVERY TABLE

Mon, Jun 25   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Coney Island Library

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

DISCOVERY TABLE

Advanced ESOL

Mon, Jun 25   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Marcy Library

Advanced English aims to improve participants' English language skills by developing reading writing and speaking skills.  The course will cover vocabulary, reading comprehension, tone, style and knowledge of English communication...

Advanced ESOL

Chess Club

Mon, Jun 25   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

The Coupon Exchange

Mon, Jun 25   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

Our Coupon Exchange box is available all day, every day we are open. Patrons are invited to drop off valid, unwanted coupons and encouraged to pick up coupons that are offered that they'd like to use.

The Coupon Exchange

Coloring pages for children.

Mon, Jun 25   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids Create

Run out of fun things to do? Come to Sheepshead Bay and color.

"You have to color outside the lines once in a while if you want to make your life a masterpiece." att. Albert Einstein

 

 

 

Coloring pages for children.

Playtime

Mon, Jun 25   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

toddler time

Come at your convenience. Play with library toys. Have fun!

Teach your little one:

Colors Numbers Letters of the alphabet

 

Playtime

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Mon, Jun 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Marcy Library

resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your resume, cover letter, interview, or job search.

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Grey Sheeters Anonymous

Mon, Jun 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Team Up to Read

 

Discussions of certain issues

Grey Sheeters Anonymous

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Jun 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Build with DUPLO

Mon, Jun 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Children ages 0-5 and carers join us for building time with DUPLO!

Build with DUPLO

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

CEAHAW

Mon, Jun 25   11:15 am to 1:15 pm   Mapleton Library

 

Community Discussion of a specific Topic

CEAHAW

One-On-One Computer Lab

Mon, Jun 25   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

adult learning Computer Basics email Internet Safety

Learn Computer Basics from an expert.

One-On-One Computer Lab

Adult Arts and Crafts

Mon, Jun 25   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Macon Library

arts and crafts

Discover your creative side! Join us for Adult Arts and Crafts.

This class will be held during the children's Duplo Time.

Adult Arts and Crafts

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Jun 25   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clarendon Library

resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what emplyers are looking for in today's job market?  Now sure what to say in interviews?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help!  Come and...

Resume & Career Help

English Language Learning Group

Mon, Jun 25   12:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Cypress Hills Library

bengali esol World Language Conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak English in a conversation group using Mango Languages! Free!

English Language Learning Group

Movies @ the Library: London Town

Mon, Jun 25   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Movies Movies at the Library

In '70s London, a 14 year-old boy is introduced to the Clash by his estranged mother. It changes his life forever. Rated R Runtime 90 Mins.

Movies @ the Library: London Town

Nonfiction Writing Group for Adults

Mon, Jun 25   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a weekly class dedicated to the art of nonfiction writing!  The class is led by Mary Harmon, an experienced writer published extensively in magazines over the years.  The class is free and open to anyone who wishes to work...

Cancelled
Nonfiction Writing Group for Adults

One-On-One Computer Basic

Mon, Jun 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Do you need help learning how to use a computer? We can help!

 

One-On-One Computer Basic

Knitting and Crochet

Mon, Jun 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Join our informal knit/crochet group. There is no formal instruction, but beginners are welcome. Please bring yarn, knitting needles and/or a crochet hook.

Knitting and Crochet

English Conversation Group

Mon, Jun 25   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

Cancelled
English Conversation Group

Words and Memories

Mon, Jun 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way, to relieve, at least for a time, boredom, depression and excessive self-concern. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons,...

Words and Memories

Toddler Time

Mon, Jun 25   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

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 children 18 months to 3 years with...

Toddler Time

Positive Aging: Zumba exercises

Mon, Jun 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

fitness health and wellness

Enjoy Zumba exercises beneficial for your health! The program is provided courtesy of the Sheepshed Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Positive Aging: Zumba exercises

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Mon, Jun 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

adult learning citizenship immigrant services

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen we can help!  Join our free exam preparation groups!

For more information call,

718.230.2406 or 718.230.2007

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Read and Play

Mon, Jun 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Children meet, make friends and play.

Read and Play

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Jun 25   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

book discussion

Please join our June book discussion group.

This month we will discuss:

"This is not a love story: a memoir" by Judy Brown

 

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Movies@the library: Brooklyn

Mon, Jun 25   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Movies Movies at the Library TechKnowledge

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within. (2015) (111 min.)

Movies@the library: Brooklyn

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Callen Lorde's Insurance Navigator Program is available to help determine if you're eligible for free public health insurance and, if so, help you enroll. Trained staff will meet with you, screen what programs you qualify for, and submit the...

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months. All FirstRIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in First RIF. Children will be allowed to choose a free RIF book when they join FirstRIF and on their birthday. Children can earn additional...

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Friends Group at Sheepshead Bay:

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

friends of the library

Come & browse our selection of donated books!

All proceeds will go to the Friends of the Sheepshead Bay Library and will be used to improve the many free services and programs offered by the library.

Friends Group at Sheepshead Bay:

Dancercise

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Supported by Zipcar

Dancercise classes are chair based exercises led by Akwesi Asante.

Featured Event
Dancercise

HSE Screening

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

HSE

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Come in to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class or enrolled in our online prep class. You can also register for the TASC exam or the...

HSE Screening

Book Discussion: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Discuss The Great Alone by by Kristin Hannah

Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam War a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: He will move his family north, to Alaska...

Book Discussion: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Specialist. No appointment necessary, first-come first-served.

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Book Discussion: The Bright Hour

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

book club book discussion

"An exquisite memoir about how to live—and love—every day with “death in the room,” from poet Nina Riggs, mother of two young sons and the direct descendant of Ralph Waldo Emerson, in the tradition of When Breath Becomes Air."

Book Discussion: The Bright Hour

Homework Help

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

after school homework help

Grades 1-8 get assistance with their homework.

Homework Help

Resume and Career Help

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

career resume

Come to Paerdegat library for career and resume help!

Resume and Career Help

Chinese Conversation Group

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

World Language Conversation

Improve your Chinese in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Chinese language.

The class is free.

 

There won't be any class as of July 2018 until further notice

Chinese Conversation Group

Resume and Career Help

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

career resume

Resume and Career help for all patrons!

Resume and Career Help

Reading Circle. Book Discussion : Saints for all occasions / J. Courtney Sullivan.

Mon, Jun 25   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

book discussion

 Nora Rafferty must face the lies she told her children when Patrick, the boy she raised as her own, died and his biological mother, Nora’s sister, attended the funeral. Nora had never told her children she had a sister, much less that her...

Reading Circle. Book Discussion : Saints for all occasions / J. Courtney Sullivan.

After School Homework Help

Mon, Jun 25   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

homework help

  Come get help with your homework, right when you need it.  Our tutor wil help students with all elementary and middle school level subjects.  Whether you need help with a specific project, need to study for a test, or want to...

After School Homework Help

Kids Explore

Mon, Jun 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids Explore their creativity through Keva Blocks, Drawing, and gaming.

Kids Explore

NY Writers Coalition Drop-In Workshop

Mon, Jun 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Room 214

writing workshop

Please join us for writing and sharing work in a supportive and respectful environment. Writers of all genres and levels of experience are welcomed. No prior writing experience is necessary.

NY Writers Coalition Drop-In Workshop

Kids/Teen Tech Time

Mon, Jun 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

TechKnowledge Teen Tech Time

Join our Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly & competitive environment!

Kids/Teen Tech Time

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Mon, Jun 25   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Recieve homework help from a trained volunteer.  Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Game On: Board Games

Mon, Jun 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Game On!

Children age 6+ and their families are invited to play a variety of board games checkers, chess, Connect Four, Jenga, jigsaw puzzles,  Monopoly, Scrabble, and more! Come join the fun with friends!

Game On: Board Games

Ebooks, Audiobooks and Videos

Mon, Jun 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and  videos plus more from your local public library with the Overdrive app - anywhere, anytime.  All you need is a library card.

Ebooks, Audiobooks and Videos

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Mon, Jun 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Join us for a fun arts and crafts session!

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

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