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Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Thu, Jan 24   10:00 am to 11:15 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Babies & Books with RIF

Thu, Jan 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years reading is fundamental

Babies & Books for ages birth to 18 months with RIF book distribution. Space is limited, registration is required before attending the program - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk.

Babies & Books with RIF

Chess Club

Thu, Jan 24   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

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

DANCERCIZE

Thu, Jan 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Adults adult learning

If you are an adult, join us for the dancercize workshop. While listening to latin music, you will experience the benefits of a combination of activity, energy and exercise.

DANCERCIZE

NYC Citizenship

Thu, Jan 24   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library, Meeting Room

Adults

Free citizenship help. Please call our Immigration Services Hotline to make an appointment: 718-230-2042. You can also call 311.

NYC Citizenship

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...

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Free Financial Coaching

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Thu, Jan 24   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your...

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Toddler Time

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a morning full of great stories, songs and playtime as your toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor and language developmental skills.

 

Ages 18-36 months

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

Library Lanes Bowling League

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Older Adults library lanes techknowledge

Become the champion of BPL's digital bowling league!

Older adults are welcome to join a team, learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One and compete with neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community.

Cancelled
Library Lanes Bowling League

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

EMail/Internet basics for Older Adults

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Fort Hamilton, Meeting Room

Older Adults email

Beginners Welcome.  Small group personalized instruction

EMail/Internet basics for Older Adults

Story Play

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights, Crown Heights Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Come enjoy stories, rhymes and hands-on activities at this fun and educational program. Explore a different theme every week! For ages 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). Daycares and preschools are also encouraged to attend in groups....

Story Play

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Just like the bowling you know and love, including fun competition, but virtual!

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Babies & Books

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Windsor Terrace Library

Birth to Five Years

Enjoy books, songs and rhymes. 0 to 18 months

Babies & Books

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y) Space Limited

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Leonard Library

Kids

Toddlers have a chance to explore the exciting world of yoga under the supervision of an experienced and expert instructor.

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y) Space Limited

Library Lanes

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years

Come enjoy some exciting stories for kids 2-5 years old and their caregivers read aloud by a community volunteer.

Preschool Storytime

Computer Basics Laptop)

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 7:30 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Learn the basic components of a computer, windows, mouse control and introduction to internet.

Computer Basics Laptop)

PreK Story & Play

Thu, Jan 24   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll have a craft or exploration stations to enjoy. Ages 3-5.

This program requires online registration - registration will be...

PreK Story & Play

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults adult learning

Please join Flatbush Library and the AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Toddler Time with RIF

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   McKinley Park, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years reading is fundamental toddler time

An hour of fun songs, stories and toys with other toddlers. Space is limited, registration is required before attending the program - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time with RIF

Babies & Books

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years babies & 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. (Birth to 18 months)

Babies & Books

Adult Coloring for Fun

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults

Please come and join us for the fun of adult coloring program at the Dyker Library.

Art supplies will be provided.   No registration required.

Adult Coloring for Fun

Story Play

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Marcy Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes & playtime! For ages 0-5 with participating parents and caregivers.

Story Play

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years preschool

Come get creative and build with DUPLO blocks while socializing with other toddlers and their caregivers.

Ages 18 months to 5 years.

Build with DUPLO

Story Play

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Brief storytime followed by FREE play time with toys for ages birth to 5.

This program includes a Reading is Fundamental book distribution.

 

Story Play

Little Scientists

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) themed storytime and activity.

Recommended ages 2-5 and caregivers.

Little Scientists

Toddler Time

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for songs, books, stories, fingerplays & rhymes! Specifically tailored for ages 12-24 months. If your child is 3 years old, please do not register for this session.

This program requires online registration. Registration...

Toddler Time

Citizenship Exam Preparation

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Paedergat, Meeting Room

Adults citizenship

Come to Paerdegat Library for help with preparing for the US Citizenship Exam!

Citizenship Exam Preparation

Typing with Mavis Beacon

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing is an application software program for teaching touch typing.   Whether you want to learn essential keyboarding skills or improve overall typing efficiency, Mavis Beacon will guide you step-by-step on your...

Typing with Mavis Beacon

Science Baby!

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books science baby stem & steam story play

Join us at the library for this special 8-week series for babies and toddlers exploring STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math!

Science Baby is a creative science program for 0-3 year olds led by teaching artist Emma Gordon. The...

Science Baby!

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Paedergat, Meeting Room

Adults

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen we can help!  Join our free exam preparation group.  No registration or I.D. required.  For more information call 718-230-2406 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, songs, and playtime! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Toddler Time

Thu, Jan 24   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a morning full of great stories, songs and playtime as your toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor and language developmental skills.

 

Ages 18-36 months

This program requires online registration -...

Register
Toddler Time

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Jan 24   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, songs, and playtime! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Babies & Books

Thu, Jan 24   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clinton Hill, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Storytime for infants and toddlers ages birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood...

Cancelled
Babies & Books

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

Library Lanes

Thu, Jan 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults library lanes techknowledge

Come join our bowling team! Don't want to stand or carry a big ball around no problem, bowling is directly on our gaming system (xbox).

Library Lanes

Quiet Hours - No Screen Time!

Thu, Jan 24   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years

Each weekday we have Quiet Hours from 12 pm to 3 pm, where we expect all users to adhere to a classical "library atmosphere" of silence.  Our toddler computers are turned off, and while young childrena nd caregivers are welcome we do enforce...

Quiet Hours - No Screen Time!

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Jan 24   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Leonard Library

Adults

Facilitated by jennette Selig, PD (DTI), CLEC. Jennette is a neighborhood mom, childbirth educator, and lactation educator/counselor.

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Kids Create Duplo

Thu, Jan 24   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create toddler time

Come to Mapleton and enjoy creating and building with Duplo blocks with other kids.

Kids Create Duplo

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Jan 24   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Movies @ the Library: Silver Screens: Second Chorus

Thu, Jan 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Older Adults

Perennial college students Danny O'Neill and Hank Taylor are surprised when Artie Shaw hires competent manager Ellen Miller away from their college band. Danny and Hank get jobs with Artie Shaw's band, as two trumpet players, each trying to trump...

Movies @ the Library: Silver Screens: Second Chorus

coloring for kids

Thu, Jan 24   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  Your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.  

coloring for kids

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Thu, Jan 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Story Play

Thu, Jan 24   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   New Utrecht, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Kids age 0-5 and their caregivers can join us for books, songs, rhymes, and play! 

*Caregivers must be present for the entire program*

Story Play

Afternoon Playtime

Thu, Jan 24   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Come and play with us! At our afternoon playtime, little ones and their caregivers can enjoy a fun hour with other children. Toys are provided by the library, but children are free to bring their own!

Afternoon Playtime

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