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JAN
22

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Jan 22   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 10am

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

StoryPlay 11am

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 11am

Ask a Tech

Tue, Jan 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults 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.

No registration required.

Ask a Tech

Email Basics

Tue, Jan 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available.

How...

Email Basics

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

Read and Play

Tue, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

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)

Homework Help

Tue, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids homework help

Free afterschool homework help for grades K-8 with Joseph!

Homework Help

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: iPads

Tue, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Are you into Roblox? MineCraft? Hot Hands? Join your peers for an afternoon of iPad fun!

Teen Tech Time: iPads

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

Teen Tech Time

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

Teens techknowledge

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

After School Stories

Tue, Jan 22   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs and make something fun!

After School Stories

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Tue, Jan 22   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call 718.435.3648.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

JAN
23

Toy Time

Wed, Jan 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jan 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years music story play storytime

Enjoy books, songs, and playtime. For ages 0-5 years old. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included.

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

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

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Wed, Jan 23   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years music spanish story play

Cuentos, Juegos, canciones, rimas y actividades divertidas para los pequeños de 1- 5 años. Programa bilingüe en español e inglés .

Stories, games, songs, fingerplay, rhymes, and fun activities for Children ages 1-5 years old. Bilingual...

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Ask A Tech

Wed, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults 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? Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

...
Ask A Tech

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

Build with LEGO

Wed, Jan 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Free play with our extensive collection of building toys, suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be supervised at all times by an adult.

Build with LEGO

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 23   3:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Movies @ the Library: The Darkest Minds

Wed, Jan 23   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens movies at the library

If you’re one of us, come find us.

Synopsis:

Imprisoned by an adult world that now fears everyone under 18, a group of teens form a resistance group to fight back and reclaim control of their future.

Based on the Darkest...

Movies @ the Library: The Darkest Minds

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

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

ESOL Conversation

Wed, Jan 23   6:15 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Trained volunteer group leaders supplement the library’s ESOL classes for adult learners by leading weekly small conversation groups in select neighborhood libraries. Open to everyone, the groups provide participants with opportunities to...

ESOL Conversation

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

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

Catch the Wave: Audio Lab

Thu, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids techknowledge

Join our very own library “radio station club”; Catch the Wave --- a three-week program where you can learn how to use audio-related apps on an iPad for recording and music making.

Our very first project will have participants join...

Register
Catch the Wave: Audio Lab

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

Teen Tech Time

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

Teens techknowledge

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

Adult Coloring

Thu, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults

Come to adult coloring, express yourself creatively and have a good time.

 

Adult Coloring

Chess Workshop

Thu, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids

A chess teacher helps children and teenagers to improve their game.

Chess Workshop

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

JAN
25

Musical Instrument Petting Zoo

Fri, Jan 25   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

A very special musical event for preschoolers and their caregivers.
Local musician and teacher Kelly Fenton brings her 5th grade musicians to introduce
their instruments, after which children will have a chance to try out some music-...

Musical Instrument Petting Zoo

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Jan 25   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 25   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: Beading

Fri, Jan 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Kids come and have fun with beads to create beautiful necklaces and bracelets!

Kids Create: Beading

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Fri, Jan 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a different craft every Friday afternoon at Gerritsen Beach! 

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Knitting

Fri, Jan 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

Makerbot DIY

Fri, Jan 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids techknowledge

Come in and join us to understand and learn the processes of a 3D Printer, while unleashing your creativity. Printed Lego figures will be provided, where participants will be able to paint and decorate their own superhero.

RSVP available...

Register
Makerbot DIY

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jan 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For kids and tweens/teens ages 6 to 17, Reading is Fundamental (RIF) promotes literacy and rewards kids and tweens/teens for reading with free books. The activity occurs on Fridays from 3:30 to 5PM at the Sunset Park Library.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time: Video Games

Fri, Jan 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time teen time video games

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

Teen Tech Time: Video Games

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