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Poetry Anyone?

Wed, Jul 26   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

Our "Poetry Anyone?" box is available all day, every day that our branch in open. Patrons are invited to read a poem or two in their spare time. The books may be checked out if you crave more time with any of the poems or poets.

A blue bin full of poetry collections

Toddler Time

Wed, Jul 26   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Cypress Hills Library

At our Toddler Time programs, we’ll show you how to let your child take the lead in playful learning activities to encourage language development and early literacy. For children ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent or caregiver. *Groups...

Babies & Books

Wed, Jul 26   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

storytime Babies and Books early literacy storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and one at 10:30. For ages Birth-18...

Coloring Pages

Wed, Jul 26   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

all ages

Do you love to color? Of course you do! We provide the crayons and coloring pages or you can draw from your imagination!

Open Play Space

Wed, Jul 26   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Dyker Library

A variety of toys will be available for children to use throughout the day. 

Kids Playing

Game On!

Wed, Jul 26   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Dyker Library

games Board Games kids Teens

Anyone up for a quick game? Check out a game by leaving your library card at the front desk.

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush)

Wed, Jul 26   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

career employment interview job

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Specialist. No appointment necessary, first-come first-served.

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Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Jul 26   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

business SCORE One-on-One

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

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Chess Club

Wed, Jul 26   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

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.

Babies and Books

Wed, Jul 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Babies & Books storytime books First Five Years play

Enjoy books, songs and rhymes. 0 to 18 months.

Toddler Time

Wed, Jul 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

storytime play williamsburgh library

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Ages 18-36 months

Never to Late to Learn: IPad Basics

Wed, Jul 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

techknowledge #seniors 50 plus #ipads

For new iPad users who have never owned an iPhone or iPod Touch, simple things like finding good apps, installing them, organizing them or even deleting them might seem like a task. Even for users that know the basic of navigation, there are tips...

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Sunset Park Library

- Preschool Stories

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

Storytime

Wed, Jul 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Brower Park Library

#browerparklibrary #storytimeinthelibrary #summerreading2017 #buildabetterworld

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys, and make new friends at this fun and informal program at your library.

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

toddlers storytime babies RIF

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out prior to the event at the information desk, first come first served. Reading is Fundamental (RIF...

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 26   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

*esol conversation group

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

Magic of Amore with James Lazzarini

Wed, Jul 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Eastern Parkway Library

Children's Show Magic preschool

Amore delights audiences with his magic show, full of side-splitting comedy and audience participation.

Story Play

Wed, Jul 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

storytime songs first five years Fingerplays

Bring your baby, toddler or preschooler for a relaxed program full of fun stories, singing and play. This is a great opportunity to develop social skills as well as literacy skills.

No registration required.

Story Time in the Park

Wed, Jul 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brower Park Library

Join us in Brower Park, on the grass and in the shade at the Fountain in front of the Skate board area,  for Story Time.  After Story Time, Robyn Berland, Chief Conservator of the Brower Park, will guide the children through an activity...

Toddler Time

Wed, Jul 26   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Leonard Library

Toddlers 18 to 24 months have their own special time for stories and songs.

Build a better world through ...Coloring!

Wed, Jul 26   10:30 am to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Summer Reading 2017 coloring kids all ages

Join Evelyn in the children’s library at Sheepshead Bay.  Color until your heart’s content.

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:30 – 3:30 until August 11.

Build a better world

Toddler Time

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Storytime and playtime

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

techknowledge

Learn the fundamentals of using a computer. No prior experience with computers is necessary

Babies & Books

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and finger plays that you can try together at home in this lapsit program for babies and caregivers. Ages 0 to 18 months. *Groups please call (718) 277-6004 to make an advance reservation.

Storytime at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Granite Terrace!

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

#family storytime Babies and toddlers - Preschool Stories; songs brooklyn Bridge Park

We all know that storytime at Brooklyn Heights library is so much fun. It's even more fun outside with a view of the Brooklyn Bridge!  We will be in the Granite Terrace, which is a part of the Greenway Terrace, just north of Ample Hills...

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Story Play

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

#Story Play #play #sing #Read Aloud

Children ages birth to 5 years come together with their carers to read, sing and play.

Toddler Time

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

music toddler time first five years Early Literacy

Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, movement, shakers and scarves during this library time dedicated to active toddlers ages 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers. Reading, singing and playing are all important early...

Navigating BklynLibrary.org

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

techknowledge

Bklynlibrary.org has a brand new look!  If you are having trouble navigating the new website or if you would just like a walk through of the new features feel free to join our class.

Preschool Storytime

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

#Children #preschool #family storytime

Pre-School Storytime for children ages 3-5 years old

Story and Play

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

#Babies #family storytime #play Babies and toddlers

Bring the children and meet other babies, toddlers and parents for some fun and social interaction.

The Art of ... Basket Making, Jewelry Making, & Puppetry

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

inclusive Adult arts and crafts older adult

Learn a new craft.  Have fun and make new friends!  Creativity is the only requirement!!

 

Puppet show

Story Play

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

storytime story time story play

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Stomp Clap & Sing with Louie

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Louie Miranda has been dazzling the hearts of children, parents & teachers everywhere he goes. He is unique, original & loved by an ever growing population across the country! He has played with numerous ensembles performing music in a...

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

toddlers storytime babies RIF

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out prior to the event at the information desk, first come first served. Reading is Fundamental (RIF...

Introduction to American Sign Language

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

ASL

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by  Elizabeth Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network

Email Basics

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

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...

Babies & Books

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

storytime babies Babies & Books birth to five years

Fingerplays, tummy-time and books, Oh My! A special half-hour of stories, rhymes and songs geared specifically for the youngest children who are not yet walking.

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

crafts Intergenerational knitting crocheting

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets for our Vets. Don’t know how?  We’ll teach you!  Supplies included.  Ages 10 - 110.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

techknowledge # DASNY

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.

Toddlers Explore

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Enjoy sensory activities with your child. For ages 2-5.

Toddler Time

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Songs, stories, and toys with other toddlers. Ages 18 months to 3 years.

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

resume career job cover letter

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your résumé, cover letter, interview, or job search.

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Resume & Career Help

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Business & Career Center

resume career cover letter interview

Meet one-on-one with a Business & Career Librarian to get information on career-related topics, including resume, cover letter, interviewing and LinkedIn help. Learn how Brooklyn Public Library's resources can help you become more...

Coding Basics for School Age

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

#stem

Kids learn basic coding.

Drop In Computer Lab: Computer Basics

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Leonard Library

# DASNY #TECHKNOWLEDGE

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers, iPad or Laptops or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computers.

This lesson introduces new PC users to...

Computer Basics

Summer Story Play

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

storytime Read Aloud Playtime babies

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun program at your library.

For children, from birth to 5 years, with their parents or caregivers

Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Monkey Monkey Music

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Dyker Library

babies toddlers preschool songs

Get ready to play air guitar, jump high, go innie and outie, count the odds, pop the bubbles, stroll in the garden and do the “macaroni” with Monkey Monkey Music.

Monkey Monkey Music

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Jul 26   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

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.

Drop In Computer Lab

Toddler Time

Wed, Jul 26   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

babies toddlers first five years storytime song rhymes fingerplays

Enjoy stories and play. 18 months to 48 months.

Babies & Books

Wed, Jul 26   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Leonard Library

Babies and great books - a classic combination! For little ones 0 to 20 months.