E.g., Feb 20 2019
FEB
20

Build with LEGO

Wed, Feb 20   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

Chess Workshop

Wed, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Learn how to play Chess or perfect your game with the help of an instructor.  All ages welcome.

Chess Workshop

iPad Workshop

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 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

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Wed, Feb 20   4:45 pm to 5:45 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

ProjectArt offers free art classes at New Lots Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll or in the New Lots...

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Edit Photos on Your Phone

Wed, Feb 20   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Up your social media game and learn to make your photos web-ready with this free two-hour class on editing photos using Adobe’s FREE photo editing software. For iPhone and Android users. Note: Please come to class with Adobe...

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Edit Photos on Your Phone

Low-Impact Aerobics

Wed, Feb 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults fitness

Enjoy the benefits of aerobics without the wear and tear on your body and joints. A fun, upbeat aerobics class that may include some floor and yoga moves. If you have a mat, feel free to bring it. This class is all ages. Instructor: Regina (Shape...

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Low-Impact Aerobics

FEB
21

Free Financial Coaching

Thu, Feb 21   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

Coffee & Conversation

Thu, Feb 21   10:15 am to 11:15 am   New Lots Library

Adults

Come get free coffee!

All patrons are invited to get a free cup of coffee

Library staff will be on hand to help connect patrons with free resources in the community – but there’s no commitment necessary

Come with...

Coffee & Conversation

Babies & Books

Thu, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

Come join Miss Melisa for an awesome storytime with lots of books, music, dancing, and play.

This program is best suited for ages three and under.

Babies & Books

Creative Aging: Active & Moving – Chinese Square Dance

Thu, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Older Adults creative aging

Enjoy this 8 week workshop introducing you to the exciting Chinese Square Dancing.

Dancing can be great exercise for the body, mind and soul. Come join us in as the instructor demonstrates how to move your body to the rhythms of Chinese...

Creative Aging: Active & Moving – Chinese Square Dance

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Feb 21   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)

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Thu, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

 

Grades: K-5

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Family Books and Crafts with LINC

Thu, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts storytime

Kids and their parents/ caregivers are invited to celebrate the joy reading.  Hear a wonderful story and then do a craft afterwards.  Receive a free book to take home each time you attend. 

This program is...

Family Books and Crafts with LINC

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 21   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Practice speaking and listening to English.

This group meets on the second floor. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

FEB
22

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Fri, Feb 22   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults business career resume

Come work on your resume and get help applying to jobs. Learn about upcoming job fairs and recruitment events. One-on-one help is available. Free printing of your resume is offered, as well as Metrocards for job interviews.

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Feb 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)

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Feb 22   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: Arts and Crafts

Fri, Feb 22   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

Dance with B.U.P.H

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids music

Learning to dance can be fun!

Every Friday children can have fun dancing while making new friends. 

 

Dance with B.U.P.H

Teen Computer Lab

Fri, Feb 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens computer basics

Teens ages 9-17 can work on homework, watch a video, or play a game. Research assistance and tech help available from a librarian.

Teen Computer Lab

FEB
23

Intro to Video Field Production

Sat, Feb 23   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Produce videos anywhere! Gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade, digital video camera, audio equipment, tripods, and portable lighting.

This workshop meets 2/9, 2/16, and 2/23. Registration required for all sessions.

Register
Intro to Video Field Production

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 23   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, Feb 23   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   New Lots Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

English Conversation Group

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Practice speaking and listening to English.  This group meets on the second floor. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

FEB
25

Children's Open Play

Mon, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Come join us in our children's space for open play! Toys, tents, and oh so much fun!

Children's Open Play

Homework Help

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

Kids after school homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades 1 through 8, a trained volunteer can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Mon, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

ProjectArt offers free art classes at New Lots Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll or in the New Lots...

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Kids Create: Bay Ridge Rocks

Mon, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids kids create

Your favorite neighborhood kindness event is back! Come paint rocks to hide all over the neighborhood. Younger children MUST be accompanied by a participant adult, as this activity can be challenging/messy!

Kids Create: Bay Ridge Rocks

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Mon, Feb 25   4:45 pm to 5:45 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

ProjectArt offers free art classes at New Lots Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll or in the New Lots...

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

FEB
26

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Feb 26   10:00 am to 11:00 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, Feb 26   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, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   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

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Feb 26   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Knitting and crocheting in a fun, friendly group. Learn, teach, chat, or just knit! Please bring your own materials.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Feb 26   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, Feb 26   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

Library Lab

Tue, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school library lab

In our library lab we will be playing around with different STEM concepts while working on really fun experiments and projects!

Library Lab

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Tue, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens teen tech time

It's the next big thing! Virtual Reality Gaming is here!  Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various gaming systems such as: XBOX, Playstation 4, Playstaion VR in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Tue, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

 

Grades: K-5

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Chess for Kids

Tue, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Come learn how to play chess with our instructor Juan!

Chess for Kids

Multicultural Body Sculpt

Tue, Feb 26   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults fitness

Come join the Multicultural Body Sculpt movement. MBS embodies breathing, stretching, toning, dancercise, and simple-to-follow fun exercises for adults and seniors. Enjoy a variety of international music whilst working out. Instructor: Malaika (...

Multicultural Body Sculpt

FEB
27

Toy Time

Wed, Feb 27   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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, Feb 27   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, Feb 27   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

iPhone Basics

Wed, Feb 27   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults techknowledge

The class teaches you how to manage your general settings and passcode locks, software updates and privacy on your iPhone.

Please note that participants must bring in their own devices.

iPhone Basics

Cinema: Calendar Girls

Wed, Feb 27   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

A Women’s Institute chapter’s fundraising effort for a local hospital by posing nude for a calendar becomes a media sensation.

 

Cinema: Calendar Girls

Intro to Social Media: Instagram

Wed, Feb 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In Instagram, you will learn tips for taking great mobile photographs and videos, how to build an audience, and best practices using effects and posting content....

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Intro to Social Media: Instagram

Homework Help

Wed, Feb 27   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades 1 through 8, a trained volunteer can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

Build with LEGO

Wed, Feb 27   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

Chess Workshop

Wed, Feb 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Learn how to play Chess or perfect your game with the help of an instructor.  All ages welcome.

Chess Workshop

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