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JAN
18

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

Knitting

Fri, Jan 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

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 5:00 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)

Game On!

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids game on! video games table-top & board games

Enjoy board games, card games and puzzles at the library!

Game On!

Teen Tech Time: Video Games

Fri, Jan 18   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

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   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Kids openhouse2018 saturday storytime

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are 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

Little Scientists

Sat, Jan 19   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists stem & steam

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

Build with Duplo

Sat, Jan 19   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Enjoy a  Duplo program.

Build with Duplo

CINE FORO: AMA – La Memoria del Tiempo

Sat, Jan 19   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults film movies

The Sunset Park Library proudly presents:

AMA – THE MEMORY OF TIME - A documentary film based in the life and death of Jose Feliciano Ama, a spiritual grandmaster, leader and chief of the Izalcos, a Nahuat-Pipil Nation in western El...

CINE FORO: AMA – La Memoria del Tiempo

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

Build with Lego

Sat, Jan 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids build with duplo first five years

Enjoy a Lego program.

Build with Lego

JAN
22

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 (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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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