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JAN
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Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Jan 20   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Giant Wash Laundromat at 795 Rockaway Avenue.**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too!

Come join a BPL children’s librarian who...

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series Session 4: Including All Families and Supporting All Children

Sun, Jan 20   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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Session 4: Including All Families and Supporting All Children  (CTLE Credits: 3)

In this workshop, we will discuss the importance of...

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BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series Session 4: Including All Families and Supporting All Children

Kids Create Duplo

Sun, Jan 20   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

coloring for kids

Sun, Jan 20   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

Sun, Jan 20   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

Chess Club

Sun, Jan 20   1:00 pm to 4:45 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

Sunday Story Time

Sun, Jan 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years story play storytime

Bring your children to the library to enjoy stories, fingerplay, games, songs and other interesting activities.  You may also interact with other parents, kids and caregivers.

Sunday Story Time

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Jan 20   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

As of June 2018 the Japanese Conversation Group Scedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes for...

Japanese Conversation Group

JAN
22

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Jan 22   10:00 am to 11:30 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

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 22   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years 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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Jan 22   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids reading is fundamental summer reading

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: one free book when you sign up for RIF and a free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Jan 22   10:00 am to 10:45 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

Positive Aging: Current Events

Tue, Jan 22   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Chess Club

Tue, Jan 22   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

Free Financial Coaching

Tue, Jan 22   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

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Tue, Jan 22   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 22   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Open Play Space

Tue, Jan 22   10:15 am to 12:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

There will be no Kids Create! First 5 Years this Tuesday, but you are welcome to come hang out at the library with other families and watch your child learn through play! Children ages 0 - 5 years are welcome....

Open Play Space

Babies & Books

Tue, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years

Bring your baby for a relaxing program full of fun stories, singing and play.  This is a great opportunity for children to practice developing social skills, motor skills, and early literacy skills.

 

This program...

Babies & Books

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Preschool Storytime

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Toddler Time

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Arlington Library

Birth to Five Years

Enjoy books, rhymes and songs, followed by playtime! Sign up for Reading is Fundamental (RIF) after the program, and receive free books!

Story Play with RIF

Storytime

Tue, Jan 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library, Meeting/Auditorium Room

Birth to Five Years babies & books story play toddler time

Listen to picture book read-alouds, sing songs, and then enjoy playtime.

Storytime

Babies & Books

Tue, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Macon, Small Auditorium

Birth to Five Years

Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys and meet new friends! For babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers.

Tickets are required and will be handed out at the reference desk 1/2 hour before the program's start time.

Babies & Books

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Canarsie Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.

For more resources for you and your toddler, click here.

Toddler Time

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Tue, Jan 22   10:30 am to 5:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults

 

Enroll in a Health Insurance Policy of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

 

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Windsor Terrace Library

Birth to Five Years

Enjoy stories and play for 18 months  to 3 year olds.

Toddler Time

Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join other little artists in creative exploration with a new art project every week!

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Kids Create! First 5 Years

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

Storytime

Tue, Jan 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library, Meeting/Auditorium Room

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories and songs, with playtime and socialization afterwards for children birth to 5 years and their caregivers.  

Storytime

Edit Photos on Your Phone

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

Creative Writing

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Story Play

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Birth to Five Years preschool story play storytime

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

Story Play

Family Open Play

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers--join us at Mill Basin for toys and friends!

Family Open Play

Preschool Storytime with RIF

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   McKinley Park, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool storytime

Preschool Storytime for ages 3 to 5 years 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.

Preschool Storytime with RIF

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. (18-36 months)

Toddler Time

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play summer reading

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime!

Story Play with RIF

StoryPlay 11am

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:45 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 11:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 11am

Introduction to Ipad basics

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults

Have an Ipad but dont know how to use it?, where to start, how to navigate the settings, or surf the internet?. We are here to help. Stop in ask questions, get answers, because its never too late to learn!.

Introduction to Ipad basics

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

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Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bushwick Library, Spectrum Learning Lab

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Microsoft Word Basics

Preschool Storytime for 2.5 - 4 years old

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Enjoy our Story time with books, puppets and games. Little Hands Craft Time means more fun and more crafts. Join us to sing and learn about the Letter People.

For children ages 2 1/2 to 4 years old and their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime for 2.5 - 4 years old

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Story Play

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   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

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Highway, Children's Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers.

For children 18 months to 3 years with...

Toddler Time

Social Media:Facebook Messenger Security

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Saratoga Library

Adults techknowledge

Facebook is a social networking site that makes it easy for you to connect and share with your family and friends online.

 

In this lesson you will learn:

 

How to Create a Messenger Account...
Social Media:Facebook Messenger Security

Babies & Books

Tue, Jan 22   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years

Bring your baby for a relaxing program full of fun stories, singing and play.  This is a great opportunity for children to practice developing social skills, motor skills, and early literacy skills.

 

This program...

Babies & Books

Book Discussion: Radium Girls by Kate Moore

Tue, Jan 22   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Adults book club book discussion

Come discuss Radium Girls, a rich, historical narrative that fully illuminates the inspiring young women exposed to the "wonder" substance of radium, and their awe-inspiring strength in the face of almost impossible circumstances....

Book Discussion: Radium Girls by Kate Moore

Babies & Books

Tue, Jan 22   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Macon, Small Auditorium

Birth to Five Years

Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys and meet new friends! For babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers.

Tickets are required and will be handed out at the reference desk 1/2 hour before the program's start time.

Babies & Books

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