E.g., Oct 19 2018
OCT
19

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Oct 19   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is...

Featured Event
Youth Mental Health First Aid

CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Oct 19   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults citizenship

A free workshop to help eligible lawful permanent residents (green card holders) prepare their N-400, Application for Naturalization. Immigration experts will be available to answer legal questions and review applications. Registration is not...

CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Fri, Oct 19   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults

Come work on your resume, apply to jobs, update LinkedIn, and learn about job searching resources. One-on-one help. Please bring a USB flash drive to save your work.

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Ask a Tech

Fri, Oct 19   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults 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.

Ask a Tech

Art forms: Arts & Crafts for Adults

Fri, Oct 19   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults arts and crafts

Enjoy working doing crafts under direction of experienced Instructor provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Art forms: Arts & Crafts for Adults

Chess Club

Fri, Oct 19   10:00 am to 5:45 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

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Oct 19   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a very special play time featuring our very own, generously donated Thomas the Tank Engine Play Set! For all ages. 

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Story Play

Fri, Oct 19   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Come and enjoy books, songs, and movement activities followed by toy time for children ages 1 - 5 years old and their caregivers!

Story Play

Library Lanes Bowling League

Fri, Oct 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

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 Bowling League

Babies & Books

Fri, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

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 neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months.

Babies & Books

Creative Aging: Let's Move The Hips

Fri, Oct 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Older Adults

Dancing classes with Walter Perez, a great teaching artist from Argentina.

Walter will make learning Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and more easy to learn.

So whether you know how to dance or want to learn some new steps come and have...

Creative Aging: Let's Move The Hips

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Enjoy new and classic picture books, sing favorite songs, and learn new rhymes and fingerplays at our storytime program for children ages 3 to 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. *All groups please call (718) 277-6004 to schedule an...

Preschool Storytime

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cypress Hills Library

Teens techknowledge

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

Teen Tech Time

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

Cantonese Storytime

Fri, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime storytime

come visit us and sing songs and hear stories in Cantonese!

Cantonese Storytime

Story Play

Fri, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime toddler time

Stories, rhymes, and songs for children ages 1 to 5.

Story Play

Story Play

Fri, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Children's Open Play

Fri, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Come join us in our children's space for open play! Toys, tents, and oh so much fun!

Children's Open Play

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Fri, Oct 19   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Read for the Record: Maybe Something Beautiful

Fri, Oct 19   10:45 am to 11:45 am   Pacific Library

Kids read for the record

Come to Pacific Library to celebrate Read for the Record, 2018! 

Our book selection will be "Maybe Something Beautiful" by F. Isabel Campoy & Theresa Howell, illustrated by Rafael Lopez.

For ages 4-7. 

Read for the Record: Maybe Something Beautiful

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Oct 19   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Pacific Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Come and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays! Ages 3-5 years.

Preschool Storytime

Story Play

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at the information desk.

Story Play

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

 

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, new friends and play.
Recommended for 3-5 years old. Younger friends are always welcome too.

Preschool Playtime

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Brower Park Writing Group

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Creative writing with prompts, or choose your own topic. Share your work with other aspiring writers.

Brower Park Writing Group

Babies & Books

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Red Hook Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Explore books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play with other babies and caregivers! Best for 0-18 months.

Babies & Books

Musical Toddler Yoga Storytime

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years first five years music storytime yoga

Join us for a musical toddler yoga storytime. Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk.

Musical Toddler Yoga Storytime

Resume Help

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults career resume

Looking for a job? Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained staff to get assistance with editing, advice on your resume's layout and presentation, and tips for the job search! 

Please bring a draft of your resume...

Resume Help

Story Play with RIF

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a storytime and play time after. Every three storytimes kids attend they earn a free book courtesy of RIF (Reading is Fundamental)

Recommended ages birth to 5 years old and caregivers.

Story Play with RIF

Unique Keepsakes

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging

Would you like to design your own useful art?

If so, we invite you to join Althea G. Feurich in this workshop series where you will design handmade brooches, transform t-shirts, paint glassware and create simple designs on tea towels...

Unique Keepsakes

Bargain Hunters: Holiday Planning

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Older Adults

Join our couponing club and get tips on new ways to save and plan for this holiday season!

 

We'll also provide help with downloading and navigating a variety of smartphone/tablet shopping apps.

 

The group meets every...
Bargain Hunters: Holiday Planning

Resume Editing Help

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults career resume techknowledge

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarians are here to help!

Resume help is availble by appointment only and is arranged in 30 minute slots. Please come in or call the branch to...

Resume Editing Help

Computer Basics/básicos de las computadoras

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults spanish techknowledge

Come to learn the basics of computers in Spanish.

Ven a aprender los conceptos básicos de las computadoras en español.

Computer Basics/básicos de las computadoras

Playtime

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come listen to preschool music and play with fun toys!

Playtime

October Fright Adult Matinee

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Adults

Join us for Adult Movie Matinee, this month we are screamings screening the following movies to provide frights and delights:

October 5 - Hereditary

October 12 - A Quiet Place

October 19 - Jigsaw

October 26 - Truth...

October Fright Adult Matinee

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Come to Cortelyou Library at 11AM on Fridays for some adult stress relief coloring for an hour. Colored pencils and coloring books are included.

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

French Storytime

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime

Join us for stories and songs in French for children and their parents or caregivers.

 

French Storytime

Family Open Play

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Children ages 0-5 and carers, join us at Macon for music, toys, and friends!

Family Open Play

Family Open Play

Fri, Oct 19   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

Story Play

Fri, Oct 19   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Come and enjoy books, songs, and movement activities followed by toy time for children ages 1 - 5 years old and their caregivers!

Story Play

Story Play

Fri, Oct 19   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years story play

Listen to stories and sing songs! Play with other babies and toddlers at Story Play.

Story Play

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 19   11:30 am to 1:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills.

Meet new friends from around the world.

 

ESOL Conversation Group

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Fri, Oct 19   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults

All ages are welcomed to this special time dedicated to fiber arts.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 19   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults 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

Knitting Club

Fri, Oct 19   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults everyone is welcome here fiber arts

Learn to knit.

Finish an old project, or start a new project, and make new friends!

Knitting Club

Talking Needles

Fri, Oct 19   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults crochet

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come for friendly afternoon hangout and knit or crochet with the awesome people in our Talking Needles group on Friday afternoons!

Talking Needles

Adult Coloring

Fri, Oct 19   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults

Come enjoy an hour of mindful coloring, just for adults.

Art supplies will be provided.

Adult Coloring

After School Homework Help

Fri, Oct 19   12:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids homework help

If you are in Grades

1-8 we can help you with your homework!

Free!

After School Homework Help

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