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Chess Club

Wed, Jul 18   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Gaming

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

Summer R.I.F. Book Club

Wed, Jul 18   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Create your own library at home, get a FREE book when you sign up for R.I.F., get another FREE book after every 3rd visit to RIF.

Summer R.I.F. Book Club

ESOL Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

esol

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

No registration required.

 

English Conversation Group

Creative Aging Workshop

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Older adults compose and read from their own works.

Creative Aging Workshop

Crystal Bracelet Workshop

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

adult learning jewelry making

Join us to create a stunning, crystal bracelet that is sure to turn heads. We will use Swarovski crystals and glass seed beads to make a beautiful bracelet that you’ll love wearing! All materials will be provided.

Registration is required...

Crystal Bracelet Workshop

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Canarsie Library

esol

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

FREE!

No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Free Book When You Join

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Game On!

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Game On! table-top & board games

Enjoy board games at the library!

Ages 5 and up.

Game On!

Gaming for Teens

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our GamingTime for teens program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Gaming for Teens

Japanese 101 Princess Mononoke Viewing

Wed, Jul 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Have you been attending Japanese classes here at Stone? Then put those ears to practice with a viewing of Princess Mononoke in Japanese with English subtitles. This animated film is created by Hayao Miyazaki, the individual behind the various...

Japanese 101 Princess Mononoke Viewing

Movies @ the Library

Wed, Jul 18   2:15 pm to 4:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

Movies at the Library summer reading

Join us every Wednesday for a kid's movie!

This Week: Early Man (2018) Rated: PG

A prehistoric tribe clash with foreign invaders, which leads to a monumental game of soccer.

Movies @ the Library

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Arlington Library

Sign up at the reference desk every Wednesday for FREE books for babies and children!

- All babies and children must have their own library card.

-Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.

-Earn more FREE RIF books by...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Crochet Circle

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

crochet

Get hooked at Cortelyou! Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any craft...

Crochet Circle

Build with LEGO

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

build with lego

Kids ages 6 through 12 can create their own LEGO structures.

Build with LEGO

Game On!

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Game On!

Board game fun! This program will be held on the floor of the children's area.

Game On!

Game On!

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

Kids ages 6 & up and carers, join us after Summer Meals for board game competitions and basic robotics!

Game On!

Teatro IATI presents Latin Dance

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Summer Jam summer meals

Learn the fundamentals of popular Latin dances in these fun, informal sessions. Professional dancer Walter Perez teaches you to Salsa, Bachata and Tango, one of the world’s most dramatic dances.

Presented by IATI Theater

Ages...

Teatro IATI presents Latin Dance

Girls Who Code: Kick-off

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

girls who code

Currently fewer than 1 in 5 computer science graduates are women. In light of this, the Brooklyn Public Library and Girls Who Code (GWC) have partnered to provide a 10 week program for teens ages 12-17. All are welcome; our goal is to introduce...

Girls Who Code: Kick-off

Kids Create: Paper Marbling Workshop

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bushwick Library

Learn to create your own beautiful, marbled paper in this one-time workshop with guest teacher Adam (from Artist & Craftsman Supply store). 

Kids Create: Paper Marbling Workshop

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

gaming for teens Teen Tech Time

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends! 

Teen Tech Time

Cinema: Same Kind of Different As Me

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of...

Cinema: Same Kind of Different As Me

Intro to Social Media: Facebook

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

bric

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In our Facebook class, learn how to set up a profile page, and apply privacy and security settings. Please note: in order to successfully complete this class, you must be able to...

Register
Intro to Social Media: Facebook

Make a Stop-Motion Animation

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

bric

Would you like to be an animator in two hours? It’s possible! In this class you will learn the tools and techniques to create your own animated movies. Spend course time working on a short animated video with the potential to exhibit online or on...

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Make a Stop-Motion Animation

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

A free book to keep for joining RIF. Check out 2 books 3 times and receive another free book

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Kids Create!

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

arts and crafts Kids Create summer reading

Each week we'll do a fun and engaging craft or art project. Bring your creative side and let's create!

Kids Create!

Summer Reading Beanstack registration

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

summer reading

Kids 6 - 17:  win a pair of Bluetooth headphones!

How?

Register for Summer Reading 2018 at bklynlibrary.beanstack.org and select Sheepshead Bay as your primary branch.

or visit Sheepshead Bay Branch, and our...

Summer Reading Beanstack registration

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Reading is Fundamental summer reading

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Story Play

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

storytime

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

 

Story Play

Game On!

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Join us for an afternoon of fun and board games!!!

Game On!

Kids Create: Make Your Own Instruments

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Library

arts and crafts Kids Create summer reading

Join us for a special Books & Beats percussion craft. Make your own drum and castanets, and start your own band!

Kids Create: Make Your Own Instruments

Kids Create

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Join us for arts and crafts! Recommended ages 6-12 and caregivers welcome

Kids Create

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Sign-Up and get a FREE book - Check out two books every week to earn one free book.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

career

Are you looking to improve your skills to make yourself more attractive to employers in your job search? Come to find out more about Brooklyn Public Library’s online learning platforms, which allow you to take skill-building classes in...

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Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Kids Create

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

arts and crafts Kids Create

Fun arts and crafts projects for children ages 5-12!

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Kids Create

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly, competitive environments.

Teen Tech Time

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Reading is Fundamental

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate. Ages 0 to 17 years old.  Youth will be allowed to choose a free book when they join RIF and on their birthday. Youth can earn additional books by borrowing and...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Let's Get Crafty!: Design Your Own Tote Bag

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Library

arts and crafts summer reading

Adults can personalize their own tote bag. Tote bag and art supplies will be provided.

Let's Get Crafty!: Design Your Own Tote Bag

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

gaming for teens TechKnowledge

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Monkey, Monkey Music

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Bring your children to the library to enjoy the show by Meredith Le Vande.  She will perform all kinds of music.

Monkey, Monkey Music

Kids Tech Time

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

Game On! Gaming

Use the PS4, the Xbox, the Wii or even the PS2 to try out a few family friendly games.

Are you good enough to win?

Kids Tech Time

Build with LEGO & DUPLO

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Show off your building skills with Lego and Duplo. For kids of all ages.

Build with LEGO & DUPLO

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Hopalong Andrew

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Live Music Summer Jam

Join the fun with folk songs, cowboy songs and other fun songs sprinkled in. Tunes to sing, holler, and hoedown to with Hopalong Andrew! C'mon down, y'hear!

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Hopalong Andrew

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Create your artistic mind at your local Library

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Kids Create: Musical Craft

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

arts and crafts Kids Create summer reading

Today our craft will be Books & Beats-themed.

Kids Create is geared for children ages 6-12.  Bring your creativity and a smile! 

Children under 6 should be accompanied by an adult.

Please be prompt....

Kids Create: Musical Craft

Gaming

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Gaming Kids Tech Time table-top & board games TechKnowledge

Join us for gaming every Monday and Wednesday this summer.  Come play video games on the Wii U, Playstation 4 or the Xbox One! with your friends or make new friends.  Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours.

Don't...

Gaming

Chess Club

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Chess Club Learn to play or improve your game and challenge your friends.

Chess Club

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn 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 enviornment.

Teen Tech Time

Build with DUPLO

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

build with duplo

Join us every day from 3:00 - 4:00 pm for Duplo.

Build with DUPLO

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Jul 18   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Dyker Library

gaming for teens 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

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