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CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Jul 20   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

New Graphic Novels

Fri, Jul 20   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

Chess Club

Fri, Jul 20   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

Fri, Jul 20   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

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Fri, Jul 20   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

Featured Film: DUNKIRK

Fri, Jul 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film: DUNKIRK

Chess Club

Fri, Jul 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Summer Movies

Fri, Jul 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

family movie First Five Years summer reading

Join us in watching a fun kids summer movie that the whole family can enjoy. 

All movies chosen by the winners of our Music Jepordy Check out the program so you can chose what we watch.

*All groups please call (718) 277-6004...

Summer Movies

Family Movie

Fri, Jul 20   1:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Mill Basin Library

Enjoy a Kid-friendly movie during our Summer Meal Program.

Family Movie

Family Movie: Son of Bigfoot

Fri, Jul 20   1:15 pm to 3:30 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Teenage outsider Adam has never known the identity of his long-lost dad. But after setting off on an adventure to solve the mystery once and for all, he discovers that his father is none other than the legendary Bigfoot, and that, like his dad,...

Family Movie: Son of Bigfoot

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jul 20   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

A program for kids and teens who have their own library cards to get free books.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

First Five Years

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

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

early literacy Ready Set Kindergarten stem & steam

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Movies @ the Library: Wonder Wheel

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

On Coney Island in the 1950s, a lifeguard tells the story of a middle-aged carousel operator, his beleaguered wife, and the visitor who turns their lives upside-down.

Movies @ the Library: Wonder Wheel

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Reading is Fundamental

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a free drop-in program open to babies, kids, and adolescents. Check-in with us on Fridays from 2-4 and earn a free book for joining! Earn another free book every third time you come!! And on your birthday...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Friday, My Free Library Book Day

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Every Friday, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, if you come to the library and check out 6 juvenile books, you will get a free book from us.  The more books you check out, the more free books you will get.

Friday, My Free Library Book Day

Sip (Coffee) & Paint

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults can come and paint something new. We will provide the paint, the non-alcoholic drinks, canvases and brushes. We will have a project prepared, but if inspiration strikes, you can paint your own original creation. We will be working with...

Sip (Coffee) & Paint

Playtime!

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

arts and crafts build with lego

Come hang out in our youth room and play games, make art projects, or just enjoy playtime with new friends.

Ages 10 and under only please.

Playtime!

Summer Jam: International Music Festival

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

music summer reading

Come In and Jam with your local Library through our own creative music program.

Summer Jam: International Music Festival

3-D Printing Course

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Come learn the basics of 3-D printing. In this drop-in course you will learn how to design and print 3 dimensional objects. 

After designing an object, the library staff will print off your objects within a week and you can come...

3-D Printing Course

Board Games

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

What a way to end the week!  Come play board games and have fun!

Board Games

Library Lab

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Arlington Library

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library's dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6-10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity with hands...

Library Lab

Game On!

Fri, Jul 20   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!

Game On!

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Marcy Library

Play board games with friends, family, librarians, or yourself!

Games include: Catan, Jenga, Battleship, Monopoly, Chess, Checkers, and many more!

Game On!

Gaming for Teens

Fri, Jul 20   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

Teen Tech WiiU

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens can have fun with WiiU and video games aka eSports

Teen Tech WiiU

KoKo NYC presents Destroy & Construct

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Using screwdrivers, pliers and other tools, kids destroy discarded printers, blenders and other common electronics to get inside and see how they work. Then, using the components along with recyclables and other found materials, kids...

KoKo NYC presents Destroy & Construct

Artists In Residence- Keisha- Gaye Anderson

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

artist talks arts and crafts

Writer, poet and artist Keisha-Gaye Anderson will be working on her project at a part of the Artist In Residence at Macon and Eastern Parkway Libraries.

Artists In Residence- Keisha- Gaye Anderson

Lucy Kalantari and the Jazz Cats

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Live Music music

Multi-award winning children's artist Lucy Kalantari performs delightful jazz age inspired music that kids and families will love!

Lucy Kalantari and the Jazz Cats

Build with LEGOs and DUPLOs

Fri, Jul 20   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   New Lots Library

Enjoy building with LEGOs and DUPLOs! Create cars, planes, castles, gardens and more; let your imagination soar!  Have fun while hanging out with friends and making new friends.

Build with LEGOs and DUPLOs

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Jul 20   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Please come and join us for Kids Gaming at the Paerdegat Library

Kids Tech Time

DIY: Friday Arts Series for Young Adults

Fri, Jul 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Every Friday we learn a new skill in our series of art workshops for teens. At the end of each session we have a critique, and compete for that week’s Winner of the Arts.

-Drawing from life -Watercolor painting -Lessons in line, color,...
DIY: Friday Arts Series for Young Adults

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jul 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Clarendon Library

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

Kids Create

Fri, Jul 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

after school arts and crafts Kids Create

Join us for a new arts and crafts project every week. Create something new and all your own!

Caregivers must accompany young children.

Kids Create

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jul 20   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

An educational program started by the federal government, RIF promotes literacy and a love of reading for children.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Jul 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bushwick Library

Come and play board games such as Connect 4, Uno Cards, Clue, and Monopoly.

Game On! Board Games

Family Karaoke

Fri, Jul 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Live Music music

Show off your talent. All ages welcome

Family Karaoke

Build with LEGO

Fri, Jul 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Canarsie Library

after school build with lego

What can you build with Legos?  Test out your architecture and design skills!  Freestyle build, or complete a fun design challenge with us at the Canarsie Library.

Build with LEGO

LDBA Free Art Fridays

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Explore new techniques and materials in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old!

Free Art Fridays is presented by Williamsburg art school L'Ecole Des Beaux Arts.

The program is Free. Space is limited. Advance...

LDBA Free Art Fridays

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Coloring Pages

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Do you love to color? Of course you do! We provide the crayons and coloring pages or you can draw from your imagination!

Coloring Pages

Teen Time

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

gaming for teens teen time

Games, socialization, leisure for teens and tweens

Teen Time

Summer Reading Beanstack registration

Fri, Jul 20   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

Family Karaoke

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

TechKnowledge

Show off your talent. All ages welcome

Family Karaoke

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Adventures!

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

after school Game On!

Have you ever wanted to grab your longsword and stride off through the night to begin an adventure from which you might never return? Come and join us, play Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition with our Dungeon Master and other teens. Materials will...

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Adventures!

Little Bits

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

TechKnowledge

Kids will learn the basics of circuitry and electronics with Little Bits. In this free workshop, kids ages 6-12 will get to make basic robotics and more.

Little Bits

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brower Park Library

gaming for teens Teen Tech Time

Come hang out with friends and make new ones at Teen Tech Time! Play NBA2K, Madden, FIFA on our Xbox, or Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros. on our WiiU!

Gaming not your thing? We have iPads as well! Make a music video, create a virtual...

Teen Tech Time

Build with LEGO

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Fun LEGO projects for ages 5 and up.

Build with LEGO

Teen Gaming & DIY

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

diy Gaming gaming for teens Teen Tech Time

Come play video games on the Wii U or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For anyone grades 6-12! We are also having DIY in the same location where you can make something out of nothing!

Teen Gaming & DIY

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