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Read All About It!

Thu, Jul 19   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Dyker Library

Our "Read All About It" box is available all day, every day the Dyker library is open. Patrons are invited to read the daily newspapers and magazines offered.

Read All About It!

Chess Club

Thu, Jul 19   10:00 am to 7:45 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

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Learning Center

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...

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High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jul 19   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

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jul 19   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway 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 environment.

Teen Tech Time

Feature Film: far From the Madding Crowd

Thu, Jul 19   2:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Borough Park Library

Based on the classic Love Story by Thomas Hardy, a headstrong farm owner must choose between her extremely different suitors.

Feature Film: far From the Madding Crowd

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jul 19   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

All teens are welcome at Teen Tech Time at the Kings Highway Library!  Come by and hang out with all your friends, play WiiU, Xbox, PS4, card games, board games, arts and crafts, whatever you feel like. Strictly ages 10-18; sorry,...

Teen Tech Time

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Jul 19   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)

Creative Aging: Charcoal Without A Mess.

Thu, Jul 19   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

creative aging

Creative Aging: Charcoal Without A Mess.

Enjoy learning the following techniques in this eight weeks workshop ending in a culminating event in which you can show off you art work to family and friends.

 Gestural...

Creative Aging: Charcoal Without A Mess.

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jul 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park 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....and there's also Karaoke!

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jul 19   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Teen Tech Time

Play popular games like 2K, Just Dance, and more on our PS4 and Wii gaming consoles!

Teen Tech Time

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Jul 19   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Reading is Fundamental

Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jul 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Gaming

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. Ages 13 and up.

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jul 19   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Gravesend Library

summer reading TechKnowledge

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

Teen Tech Time

Game On!

Thu, Jul 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Game On! LEGO Robotics TechKnowledge

Play minecraft, build your interactive game logic and skills with online and offline games at Windsor Terrace.

Game On!

Family Movie for Children of all ages

Thu, Jul 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

TechKnowledge

A family friendly movie is shown every Thursday afternoon.

Family Movie for Children of all ages

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Thu, Jul 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Mapleton Library

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Graffiti Artist Workshop

Thu, Jul 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kensington Library

Learn about the history of hip-hop and practice your graffiti art style with artist David Alicea.

Graffiti Artist Workshop

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jul 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

TechKnowledge

Join us for Teen Tech Time! Our Xbox is your Xbox - our WiiU is your WiiU! Join us for gaming every Thursday from 3:30-5:00pm. Ages 12+ welcome.

Teen Tech Time

Gaming for Teens

Thu, Jul 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Gaming gaming for teens

Come in and play great board and card games with friends.

Gaming for Teens

Movie for Kids

Thu, Jul 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kick back, relax, and enjoy a movie!  For kids only!

Movie for Kids

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Jul 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

book club Reading is Fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one of Mr. Keats' books...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Teen Tech Time: Wii

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Teen Tech Time

Join us as we play Wii video games! Open to teens.

Teen Tech Time: Wii

iPad Basics

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

TechKnowledge

For new iPad users who have never owned an iPhone or iPod Touch, simple things like finding good apps, installing them, organizing them or even deleting them might seem like a task. Even for users that know the basic of navigation, there are tips...

iPad Basics

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mapleton Library

after school Gaming gaming for teens Teen Tech Time

Come to Mapleton and enjoy playing video games on Playstation 4 with other teens.

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Mill Basin Library

Do you enjoy playing on the latest Tech?  Are you a gamer ?  Then you should visit the Mill Basin branch for our Teen Tech Time program.  We offer access to Apple divices as well as the all new Xbox1 and an...

Teen Tech Time

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

adult learning citizenship

Preparing for the Citizenship Exam? You're not alone! Meet with a volunteer-led study group to discuss topics covered in the Citizenship exam.

Featured Event
U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Chess, Cards and Graphic Novels!

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Hang out with friends! 

Play chess and cards! 

Discuss your favorite comic books!

Games include Yu-Gi-Oh, Cardfight!! Vanguard, UNO, Chess, Checkers, and more...

 

Chess, Cards and Graphic Novels!

Spanish Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

World Language Conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group

Gardening with Hester

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Park Slope Library

gardening

Kids of all ages are welcome to come explore the Park Slope garden and learn about gardening in urban and small spaces. Bring questions and curiosity! Registration is not required.

Gardening with Hester

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

First Five Years multilingual storytime Russian

Приглашаем детей и родителей ! Рассказы и песни на русском языке

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

Russian Storytime России История Время

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

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After School Homework Help

DIY: Green Screen Superheros

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

diy TechKnowledge

Take a picture and transform yourself into a superhero using Photoshop.

DIY: Green Screen Superheros

Chess Workshop

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

chess workshop everyone is welcome here

Learn to play chess every Thursday at 4:00.

All ages and skill levels welcomed!

Chess Workshop

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Check-In

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Check in at the front desk to see if you are eligible for a FREE book! See the children's librarian for more details.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Check-In

Build with LEGO

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

build with lego

Need a creative way to decompress from a long day at school? No problem! Join us at our our very own LEGO Club where you can take up the weekly LEGO challenge or let you imagination run wild with your own very design.

Ages: 6-12

Build with LEGO

eBooks Basics

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

TechKnowledge

Learn how to download E-books, audio books and more unto your tablet, kindle or iPad. Feel free to bring your own devices!

Session is on a first come, first served basis.

eBooks Basics

Gaming for Teens: Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for Dungeons and Dragons at the library!  No experience required, we'll teach you!  Ages 10 and up.

Gaming for Teens: Dungeons and Dragons

Game On! Board Games

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Red Hook Library

summer reading table-top & board games

Play board games and check in with librarians about your Summer Reading!

Game On! Board Games

Unplugged!

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Gaming gaming for teens

Unplugged is a regular role-playing game at the library for young adults and teens to enjoy. We use a quick-and-easy system with no requirements in terms of rule memorization, paperwork, or anything keeping a newcomer from joining in.

Unplugged!

Game On! Chess and Board Games

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Get your Game On! with Chess and Board Games

Game On! Chess and Board Games

Teen Time Gaming

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

TeenTech Time is a tech or videogame program for ages 13-17.

Teen Time Gaming

Teen Talk

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Need a cool quiet place to gather with your friends and discuss topics of interest. Ages 13-17

Teen Talk

Magic Show: Marco, Man of Mystery

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Come and be amazed by Marco the Magician! A very special summer performance for ages 4+.

Magic Show: Marco, Man of Mystery

Kids Create

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

End the day with relaxing fun art and craft activities!

Kids Create

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Jul 19   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Room 216

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Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video effects, keyframing,...

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Motion Graphics with After Effects

ARTS AND CRAFTS

Thu, Jul 19   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

ARTS AND CRAFTS FOR KIDS AND TEENS.

ARTS AND CRAFTS

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Jul 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume writing skills workshop, including tips on wording and formatting using Microsoft Word. Make your resume stand out to potential...

One-on-One Resume Help

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