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New Graphic Novels

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

Comic browsing made easy at the Dyker branch! Our new mini collection will be available all day, every day the branch is open. The collection will include titles from DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, and others. Come by and check out a volume or two.

New Graphic Novels

Chess Club

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

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Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

DISCOVERY TABLE

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Coney Island Library

Shared fun for birth through six year-olds! Play with legos and trains.

DISCOVERY TABLE

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Aug 17   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

A program for kids and teens who have their own library cards to get free books.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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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)

DIY: Friday Arts Series for Young Adults

Fri, Aug 17   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Every Friday we learn a new skill in our series of art workshops for teens. At the end of each session we have a critique, and compete for that week’s Winner of the Arts.

-Drawing from life -Watercolor painting -Lessons in line, color,...
DIY: Friday Arts Series for Young Adults

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Clarendon Library

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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)

Family Karaoke

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

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Show off your talent. All ages welcome

Family Karaoke

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Adventures!

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

after school game on!

Have you ever wanted to grab your longsword and stride off through the night to begin an adventure from which you might never return? Come and join us, play Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition with our Dungeon Master and other teens. Materials will...

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Adventures!

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

resume

PLEASE NOTE: Resume & Career Help will start one hour later than normal (at 3 pm) on Friday, August 17 only. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brower Park Library

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Come hang out with friends and make new ones at Teen Tech Time! Play NBA2K, Madden, FIFA on our Xbox, or Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros. on our WiiU!

Gaming not your thing? We have iPads as well! Make a music video, create a virtual...

Teen Tech Time

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) with Game On!

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Receive FREE books by borrowing and returning items with your library card.  Get a FREE book when you first sign up and on every third visit. Also stay for our Game On! program!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) with Game On!

Central Library Friday Film Club: Summer Surf Series

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

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Summer Surf Series

Bustin' Down the Door (2008)

In the winter of 1975, a group of young surfers from Australia and South Africa revolutionized the sport of surfing on the North Shore of Oahu.

Directed by Jeremy Gosch

Central Library Friday Film Club: Summer Surf Series

Knitting

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Recieve homework help from a trained volunteer.  Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Game On! Wii & PS4

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

game on!

Multi-player games with your friends!

Game On! Wii & PS4

Family Fun Afternoon

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Parents and Children ages 18 and under join us for an afternoon of fun!

There will be board games, video games, card games, and more! Come to Sheepshead Bay Library and enjoy fun activities for all ages Kids can have fun interacting and...
Family Fun Afternoon

Teen Tech Time (Ipads)

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

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 (Ipads)

The Kensington Music Hour

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kensington Library

Fridays this summer, Kensington Library presents the Music Hour!  Specifics will be announced soon, but we are planning a summer's worth of musical fun for teens, which will include learning Garage Band, building instruments, listening to...

The Kensington Music Hour

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

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Come play video games on: Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3 and PS4

Yugioh card games and chess!

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Red Hook Library

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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

Movies @ the Library: Teens

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a new movie each week at the library!  Movies will be rated PG-13 or under.  Ages 13 and up.

Movies @ the Library: Teens

Game On! Video Games and iPad Play

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

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Get your game on! with Video Game and iPad Play

Game On! Video Games and iPad Play

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

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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.

Do you want to create sketches?
Do you want to learn...

Teen Tech Time

Chess Club

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

 

Drop In for the Opportunity to play chess. All skill levels and ages are welcome.

Friday Afternoons, 3:30-5:30

Art and Music Division Third Floor 718-230-2184

Chess Club

Family Karaoke

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

live music music

Show off your talent. All ages welcome

Family Karaoke

Teen Computer Lab

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

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

Family Game Night

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Park Slope Library

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Join us as we turn our basement auditorium into a drop-in game room! Featuring a variety of new and classic board games, LEGO®, Little Bits, IPADs and video games. Also including cards wtih  kittens that explode, sushi on the go...

Family Game Night

Kids Create: Make your own treasure box!

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

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Join us in making your own treasure box! Perfect to keep those beach and vacation momentos. We'll provide the materials, you provide the fun artistic work!

Kids Create: Make your own treasure box!

Girls Who Code

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Macon Library

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Learn computer science through real-world projects in art and storytelling, robotics, video games, web sites, apps and more!

Featured Event
Girls Who Code

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

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, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

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Enjoy board games, card games and puzzles at the library! For kids, tweens and teens, ages 6-17.

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Game On!

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

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Join our Teen Tech Time program.  Play various gaming systems such as XBOX and Playstation 4.

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

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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

Cross Cultural Conversations - The Great Depression - Worldwide

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Continued discussion of the worldwide Great Depression of the 1930's with a comparison to the Recession of 2008.

Cross Cultural Conversations - The Great Depression - Worldwide

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Saratoga Library

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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

Chess, Cards and Graphic Novels!

Fri, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Hang out with friends! 

Play chess and cards! 

Discuss your favorite comic books!

Games include Yu-Gi-Oh, Cardfight!! Vanguard, UNO, Chess, Checkers, and more...

 

Chess, Cards and Graphic Novels!

Game On!

Fri, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

game on! gaming

Enjoy board games, card games and puzzles at the library! For kids ages 6-12.

Game On!

Teen Time: For Teens By Teens

Fri, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Gravesend Library

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Join the team of friendly teens to plan and do teen activities in the library. Come by yourself or with friends. Suggest whatever programs you like! Contact Gravesend Library for more information.

Teen Time: For Teens By Teens

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

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Have fun playing video games with friends. Ages 13 and up.

Teen Tech Time

Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Spend your Friday afternoon using fun technology!

Kids aged 10 – 16 are welcome to attend our open event where we play with a variety of cool devices and games:

Little Bits circuits  iPads Wii...
Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

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

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Arlington Library

Join us to play Wii U, Playstation or Xbox! Play games on laptops and ipads!

Teen Tech Time

English Conversation Group

Fri, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Tween Time Gaming

Fri, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

TweenTech Time is a tech or videogame program for ages 11-17.

Tween Time Gaming

Teen Talk

Fri, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Need a cool quiet place to gather with your friends and discuss topics of interest. Ages 13-17

Teen Talk

DIY Fridays

Fri, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Make buttons,  duct tape creations, origami, blackout poetry and more with other teens. For 6th grade and up. 

DIY Fridays

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   East Flatbush Library

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Play with a PS4, or X-box in this friendly competitive gaming session.

Teen Tech Time

Game On!

Fri, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

Board games!

Game On!

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