E.g., Jan 18 2019
JAN
18

Storytime with Jumpstart

Fri, Jan 18   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Arlington Library

Kids

Join us at the library to enjoy a wonderful storytime by one of our community partners, Jumpstart! We are honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with this special event. No registration required.

Storytime with Jumpstart

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids bookish first five years

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

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Kids Create: Lanyard

Fri, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

 Kids come have fun making key chains and bracelets with lanyard.

Kids Create: Lanyard

Sip (Coffee) & Paint

Fri, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Adults can come and paint something new. We will provide the paint, the non-alcoholic drinks, canvases and brushes. We will have a project prepared, but if inspiration strikes, you can paint your own original creation. We will be working with...

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Sip (Coffee) & Paint

Mixed Media: 2019 Vision Boards

Fri, Jan 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Older Adults arts and crafts diy

This January

 

We'll be creating Vision Boards for the Year Ahead! Every Friday, come, unwind and look to the future!!    
Mixed Media: 2019 Vision Boards

Kids Create: Collage Read-In

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Join us for a reading of Mratin Luther King Jr. I have a dream speech and collage creation. 

Kids Create: Collage Read-In

Homework Help

Fri, Jan 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

Teddy Bear Sleepover

Fri, Jan 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts storytime

Come celebrate National Winnie the Pooh Day with an epic teddy bear sleepover. Bring your best stuffed buddy to the library to sleepover with their buddies. Before you leave you can help them settle in with a bedtime story and a special art...

Teddy Bear Sleepover

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jan 18   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Saratoga Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time

JAN
19

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 19   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Arlington Library

Kids

Come read stories, sing songs, and have fun at our Saturday Storytime program! All ages welcome.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Saturday Storytime

Family LEGOS

Sat, Jan 19   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids

Imagine it!! Build it!!. Do you enjoy creating projects using legos and Duplos?

Join us for an afternoon of LEGo projects.

Family LEGOS

Tech Time

Sat, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Arlington Library

Teens

Looking for some afternoon fun? Join us for video games! We have WiiU & Playstation 4!

(Program is for 5th grade and up)

Tech Time

Build with LEGO

Sat, Jan 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school kids create

Come to the Gerritsen Beach Library and join us for a relaxing LEGO building session. 

Build with LEGO

JAN
22

Free Financial Coaching

Tue, Jan 22   10:00 am to 1:30 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults business finance

Meet with a financial counselor to develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability. In addition to obtaining a free credit...

Register
Free Financial Coaching

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Arlington Library

Birth to Five Years

Enjoy books, rhymes and songs, followed by playtime! Sign up for Reading is Fundamental (RIF) after the program, and receive free books!

Story Play with RIF

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Preschool Storytime

Social Media:Facebook Messenger Security

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Saratoga Library

Adults techknowledge

Facebook is a social networking site that makes it easy for you to connect and share with your family and friends online.

 

In this lesson you will learn:

 

How to Create a Messenger Account...
Social Media:Facebook Messenger Security

Microsoft Word Basics part I

Tue, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Adults

Do you feel confused and lost when it comes to computers? Do you wish you had the time and money to take a real, live course on computers?

Microsoft Word Basics part I

Ready Set Kindergarten

Tue, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Birth to Five Years

 

In this special program, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you...

Ready Set Kindergarten

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Resume & Career Help (Brownsville Library)

Tue, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Brownsville Library)

Library Lab: Bird Kites

Tue, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school kids explore library lab stem & steam

Participants will learn about the forces of lift and drag in the exploration of flight while building and trying out their own super fun bird kite.

Library Lab: Bird Kites

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Arlington Library

Teens

Looking for some afternoon fun? Join us for Playstation 4 or Wii U!

Teen Tech Time

Homework Help

Tue, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

Brooklyn Robotics League

Tue, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League by October 11th.

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts...

Brooklyn Robotics League

JAN
23

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, Jan 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Yoga

Wed, Jan 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

Are you ready to get fit? Yoga is back at Gerritsen Beach!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Jan 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults techknowledge

 

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Register
Microsoft Word Basics

Cinema: I Feel Pretty

Wed, Jan 23   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live...

Cinema: I Feel Pretty

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

For babies and 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 friendly neighborhood library staff for more...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

iPad Workshop

Wed, Jan 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you want to learn how to navigate an iPad? Or do you own an iPad and want to put it in to better use? Learn to work with iPad by navigating the screens, connecting to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth surfacing the internet and working with photo, video and...

iPad Workshop

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 23   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

Do you need help with your homework? If you are in grades 1-8, stop by and meet with our homework helper!

After School Homework Help

Homework Help

Wed, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

Kids Create

Wed, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids

Come get crafty at the library! Arts & crafts activities for ages 6-12.

Kids Create

Book Adventures

Wed, Jan 23   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Hey there!

Join us, every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. for Book Adventures. This month we'll read Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson.

Don't miss out, we'd love to have you! Groups and families are welcome to join us!...

Book Adventures

US Citizenship Test Prep

Wed, Jan 23   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Led by a citizenship exam coach, the group lets participants discuss topics covered on the exam and practice mock interviews.

This program is FREE and no registration is required!

US Citizenship Test Prep

Adult Book Discussion : "The President Is Missing" by Bill Clinton and James Patterson

Wed, Jan 23   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Arlington Library

Adults

The President Is Missing confronts a threat so huge that it jeopardizes not just Pennsylvania Avenue and Wall Street, but all of America.

Adult Book Discussion : "The President Is Missing" by Bill Clinton and James Patterson

JAN
24

Free Financial Coaching

Thu, Jan 24   10:00 am to 1:30 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults business finance

Meet with a financial counselor to develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability. In addition to obtaining a free credit...

Register
Free Financial Coaching

Typing with Mavis Beacon

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing is an application software program for teaching touch typing.   Whether you want to learn essential keyboarding skills or improve overall typing efficiency, Mavis Beacon will guide you step-by-step on your...

Typing with Mavis Beacon

Kids Explore: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Jan 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Hey there!

Arts and Crafts are the best way to beat the winter blues, so bring your toddlers to have a little fun with our cool crafts!

 

Kids Explore: Arts and Crafts

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Jan 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in Grades 1-8

 we can help you with your homework

Homework questions? Come see our Homework Helper at Gerritsen Beach!

Homework Help

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults 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 (Saratoga)

New York Tenants Justice League

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Patron can get help with various housing issues

New York Tenants Justice League

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

Do you need help with your homework? If you are in grades 1-8, stop by and meet with our homework helper!

After School Homework Help

DIY for Teens

Thu, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Arlington Library

Teens

Join us to create your own unique project! All materials will be provided by the library.

DIY for Teens

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

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