E.g., Jan 16 2019
JAN
16

Cinema: Ocean's 8

Wed, Jan 16   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City’s yearly Met Gala.

 

Cinema: Ocean's 8

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jan 16   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)

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Jan 16   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League!

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

Brooklyn Robotics League

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 16   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 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

Japanese 101

Wed, Jan 16   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens

Japanese manga has become very popular in the US. Titles such as Naruto, Sailor Moon, and Fairy Tail continue to be well loved.

Many fans of manga, anime, and video games, develop an interest in learning Japanese, so let’s practice...

Japanese 101

Book Adventures

Wed, Jan 16   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

JAN
17

Free Financial Coaching

Thu, Jan 17   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

Kids Explore: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Jan 17   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

Email Basics

Thu, Jan 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Older Adults

Are you new to the Internet? Are you wondering what's so important about being connected online? This introductory course will guide you through the basics while providing up-to-date information on the latest online tools and technologies.

Email Basics

Learning Resources: Learning Express Library 3.0

Thu, Jan 17   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Arlington Library

Adults

Practice tests and other study materials for the GED/HSE/TASC, HiSET, TASC, SAT, elementary school and middle school standardized tests, civil service, technical, and other professional exams.

Learning Resources: Learning Express Library 3.0

Resume Help Express

Thu, Jan 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults resume

One-on-One

 

Resume Writing and Job Search Tips

 

Application and Cover Letter Help

 

Interview Practice

Resume Help Express

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Jan 17   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 17   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

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 17   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

Thu, Jan 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

Board Games

Thu, Jan 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens

If you love board games then join us on Thursday at the Stone Avenue Branch for some fun. Some of our games include the following:

Scrabble Uno 5-Minute Dungeon Blokus

 

Feel free to share some of your favorite board...

Board Games

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

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

RIF

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens game on! teen tech time

If you love video games the come to Stone Avenue for Teen Tech Time, and play various video games on PS4, Wii U, and Nintendo Switch

Popular titles at our branch include Tekken 7, Puyo Puyo Tetris, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Super Smash...

Teen Tech Time

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

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

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
20

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Jan 20   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Giant Wash Laundromat at 795 Rockaway Avenue.**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too!

Come join a BPL children’s librarian who...

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

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

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for 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.

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Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

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   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens

If you love video games the come to Stone Avenue for Teen Tech Time, and play various video games on PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U.

Popular titles at our branch include Tekken 7, Puyo Puyo Tetris, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Super Smash Bros. 4...

Teen Tech Time

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

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

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