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CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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, Aug 17   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

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

New Graphic Novels

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

Comic browsing made easy at the Dyker branch! Our new mini collection will be available all day, every day the branch is open. The collection will include titles from DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, and others. Come by and check out a volume or two.

New Graphic Novels

FREE SUMMER SAT PREP CLASS

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Prepare to take your SAT exam.  This free class is open to all high school students on a first come first served basis.  The class runs Monday through Friday from 10am to 12pm.  Seats are Limited.

To register call: ...

FREE SUMMER SAT PREP CLASS

Weekday Mornings at the Borough Park Children's Room

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Borough Park Library

Word Search, Cross Words & Coloring Pages 10-11a.m. daily Monday through Friday.

Weekday Mornings at the Borough Park Children's Room

Chess Club

Fri, Aug 17   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

Mixed Media. Arts & Crafts for Adults.

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

arts and crafts

Enjoy working on crafts in the company of your peers. The Instructor is provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Mixed Media. Arts & Crafts for Adults.

DISCOVERY TABLE

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Coney Island Library

Shared fun for birth through six year-olds! Play with legos and trains.

DISCOVERY TABLE

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Aug 17   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

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, Aug 17   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill Library

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

Babies & Books

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

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

Story Play

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

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

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cypress Hills Library

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

Build with Duplo

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

build with duplo first five years summer reading

Come and build with Duplo.

Build with Duplo

Library Lanes Bowling League

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

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

Story Sing Along

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brighton Beach Library

first five years storytime

Sing along to favorite children's songs, enjoy new and classic picture books, and learn new rhymes and fingerplays at our storytime program for children ages 3 to 5 years old with a parent or caregiver.

Story Sing Along

First Five Years Playdate

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 11:30 am   McKinley Park Library

first five years

First Five Years Playdate!

Featured Event
First Five Years Playdate

Creative Aging Heart and Soul of India: A journey through India in Four Walls

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

adult learning bengali creative aging

The dance arts, cultural traditions and ceremonies of my Hindu tradition and India have played an important part in my upbringing and are integral part of my being. Its memories are part of my identity and inspire my art making. - Aeilushi Mistry...

Register
Creative Aging Heart and Soul of India: A journey through India in Four Walls

Outdoor Storytime

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Crown Heights Library

first five years storytime

Join us for outdoor storytime at the Wingate Park playground at the corner of Brooklyn Avenue and Rutland Road.

We’ll cover our traditional repertoire of stories, rhymes and songs... but outside! This is a fun and educational program for...

Outdoor Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Aug 17   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Pacific Library

storytime preschool

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

Preschool Storytime

Resume Help

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

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

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at the information desk.

Story Play

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

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.

Resume Editing Help

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

career resume techknowledge

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

Please come to the library on time and bring a printed or digital copy of your resume with you. If you do not...

Resume Editing Help

iPad Basics (for kids)

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

techknowledge

The iPad is very easy to learn to use. Even if you already have a personal iPhone or iPad or other similar smart phone or tablet device, there is always something new to learn about how the device functions.

iPad Basics (for kids)

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, new friends and play.
Recommended for 3-5 years old.

Preschool Playtime

Story Play with RIF

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

first five years reading is fundamental storytime

Join us for books, music, and fingerplays! This interactive storytime is for ages birth to 5. Additionally, every 3 storytimes you attend, you receive a free book courtesy of RIF (Reading is Fundamental).

 

Story Play with RIF

Musical Toddler Yoga Storytime

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

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.

Featured Event
Musical Toddler Yoga Storytime

Family Playtime

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Families with children ages 0-5 are welcomed to this special playtime in the auditorium. Please enjoy our toys and other learning activites designed for young children.

Family Playtime

Build with LEGO

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Dyker Library

Enjoy building with LEGO and DUPLO bricks and Keva planks! Create cars, planes, castles, gardens and more; let your imagination soar!

Build with LEGO

Summer R.I.F. Book Club

Fri, Aug 17   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

Family Open Play

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

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

Family Open Play

Story Play

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 11:45 am   East Flatbush Library

music story play

Join us for fun stories, songs and play!

Story Play

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

toddler time

 

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Magical Matinee

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

movies at the library

Join us for our Movie Matinee for Adults, this month's theme is magic:

8/3/18 I married a witch

8/10/18 Ladyhawke

8/17/18 Stardust

8/24/18 Now you See Me

8/31/18 Doctor Strange

Featured Event
Magical Matinee

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

Play Time

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Bay Library

Construct your own castle with gigantic LEGO blocks.

Play Time

ESOL – 2018 Fall Registration

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Learn to Speak, Read, Write & Understand English!

Free English Classes for adults 17 and older

Daytime, Evening and Saturday class...

ESOL – 2018 Fall Registration

Playtime

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Come play with toys and listen to preschool music!

Playtime

Mixed Media: Color Me Calm

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Relax your way through the Summer Solstice @ Brownsville Branch with Stress Relief Coloring Programs Every Friday Morning

 

Mixed Media: Color Me Calm

Coding for Kids

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Introductory coding for kids using I pads.

Coding for Kids

Kids Explore: Engineering

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

summer reading kids explore

Use Keva planks, straw connectors, magnetic shapes or Lego DUPLOS to engineer a masterpiece! For children of all ages. Every Friday in August at 11 a.m. 

Kids Explore: Engineering

StoryCraft

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

arts and crafts

Come hear fun stories and make a craft.  For ages 5 to 12.

StoryCraft

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

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

Brower Park Writing Group

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

creative writing writing workshop

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

Brower Park Writing Group

Story Play

Fri, Aug 17   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Clinton Hill Library

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

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Aug 17   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

early literacy first five years preschool storytime

An early literacy storytime for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. The program includes 1/2 hour of stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by 1/2 hour of a craft activity and open play session with educational toys.

Tickets are...
Preschool Storytime

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Aug 17   12:00 pm to 2:00 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

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Fri, Aug 17   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

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

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Talking Needles

Fri, Aug 17   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

crochet

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

Talking Needles

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