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DISCOVERY TABLE

Mon, Sep 24   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years

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

DISCOVERY TABLE

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Mon, Sep 24   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults

Please join trainers from Thrive NYC for Youth Mental Health First Aid Training. Youth Mental Health First Aid trainings provide proven practices that will help you recognize the early signs and symptoms of mental illness and substance...

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Chess Club

Mon, Sep 24   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults 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

Ask a Tech

Mon, Sep 24   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

Quiet Hours -- No Screen Time

Mon, Sep 24   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults

Did you know we have Quiet Hours daily where we turn off our toddler computers and have a strict no-noise policy?  To balance the needs of all our users, we have been doing this for several years.  Noon to 3 each weekday is our Quiet...

Quiet Hours -- No Screen Time

Chess Club

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults adult learning citizenship esol

If your are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups!  For more information call 718.230.2406 or 718.230.2007

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Coloring pages for children.

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids

"You have to color outside the lines once in a while if you want to make your life a masterpiece." att. Albert Einstein

Crayons and paper are always available to kids and their parents.

 

 

 

Coloring pages for children.

Chess anytime

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults everyone is welcome here

We have chess sets available. Bring a friend, and play a while.

 

Chess anytime

Movies @ the Library: Bill Cunningham: New York

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults movies movies at the library

A profile of the noted and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer. Unrated Runtime 90 minutes

Movies @ the Library: Bill Cunningham: New York

Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Drop-off

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids

Stuffies and Lovies are invited to spend the night at the library. They will be very well taken care of and won't get into ANY mischief.

Drop off your friends on Monday, September 24 between 1PM and 5:30PM, fill out a card...

Featured Event
Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Drop-off

Movies @ the Library: The Beguiled

Mon, Sep 24   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

 (Drama) 94 Minutes At a girls' school in Virginia during the Civil War, where the young women have been sheltered from the outside world, a wounded Union soldier is taken in. Soon, the house is taken over with sexual tensions, rivalries,...

Movies @ the Library: The Beguiled

Dancercise

Mon, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Older Adults fitness supported by zipcar

Dancercise classes are chair based exercises led by Akwesi Asante.

Dancercise

A Virtual Tour in Cambridge (U.K.) with Librarian Shirley

Mon, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults adult learning multilingual

Looking for a new way to relax after the summer?

Want to travel but cannot leave home?

Join our Librarian Shirley Wong in travel & gourmet...

A Virtual Tour in Cambridge (U.K.)  with Librarian Shirley

Movie Mondays

Mon, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults

FREE MOVIE Every Monday at 2:00

Movie Mondays

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

Mon, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

Callen Lorde's Insurance Navigator Program is available to help determine if you're eligible for free public health insurance and, if so, help you enroll. Trained staff will meet with you, screen what programs you qualify for, and submit the...

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

Book Discussion: Motherless Brooklyn

Mon, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club bookish

"A compelling and complusively readable riff on the classic detective novel from America's most inventive novelist. 

Brooklyn's very own self-appointed Human Freakshow, Lionel Essrog is an orphan whose Tourettic...

Book Discussion: Motherless Brooklyn

Adult Coloring Fun

Mon, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults arts and crafts

Crayons are not just for kids! Come join us for a relaxing hour of adult coloring. Take your creation home and put it on the refrigerator door!

Adult Coloring Fun

ESOL Conversation

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills.

Meet new friends from around the world.

ESOL Conversation

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults resume

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

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Homework Help

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

Kids/Teen Tech Time

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Join our Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly & competitive environment!

Kids/Teen Tech Time

Gaming for Teens

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Teens table-top & board games

Challenge someone to a table top game! No plugs, no cords, just your wits and some classic games.

Gaming for Teens

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us  and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

Please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

After School Homework Help

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 with their homework.

After School Homework Help

Creative Afternoon

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

Join us for a craft hour! All materials will be provided by the library and patrons of all ages are welcome!

Creative Afternoon

Homework Help

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework help for students in grades 1-8.

Homework Help

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Recieve homework help from a trained volunteer.  Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids techknowledge 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. Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U consoles, board...

Teen Tech Time

Homework Help

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework? Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

Adult Book Discussion: Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood

Mon, Sep 24   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults book discussion summer reading

Join us for the book discussion of "Cocaine Blues", by Kerry Greenwood, at Dyker Library.

Adult Book Discussion: Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood

Kids Create with littleBits

Mon, Sep 24   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids techknowledge

Kids will learn the basics of circuitry and electronics with Little Bits.  In this free workshop, kids ages 6-18 will get to make basic robotics and more.

Kids Create with littleBits

Kids Create

Mon, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Create an arts & crafts project and have fun with your friends.

Kids Create

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Do you want to learn how to speak English for everyday use? If so, this class is perfect for you! Join us to learn practical English that you can use in your everyday situations.

Class will be conducted in both Chinese and English.

...
Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

Game On!

Mon, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

Board games for kids & teens.

Game On!

Just Dance!

Mon, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Dance to popular songs

Ages 7 – 12

Families Welcome

Just Dance!

RIF - Reading is Fundamental

Mon, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Leonard Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Select and keep a book at first registration and then every three RIF day visits. This is a great way to build a collection of your favorite books.

RIF - Reading is Fundamental

FREE Creative Writing Workshop

Mon, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults

Please join us for writing and sharing work in a supportive and respectful environment. Writers of all genres and levels of experience are welcomed. No prior writing experience is necessary.

FREE Creative Writing Workshop

Brooklyn Robotics League

Mon, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Kids and teens (ages 9–17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts and making new friends.

Brooklyn Robotics League

Game On!

Mon, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Kids age 6-12 are invited to play board games at the library! Bring a friend or make a new one.

 

Game On!

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Mon, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

ProjectArt offers free art classes at New Lots Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll or in the New Lots...

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Family Movie Night: The Incredibles

Mon, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids family movie movies

Join the Sunset Park Library as we close out the September with a showing of the Pixar film The Incredibles.

Synopsis: A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, is forced into action to save the...

Family Movie Night: The Incredibles

Book Adventures: Banned Books

Mon, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids banned books week book adventures

September 23th - September 29th is Banned Books week, a yearly celebration of those books which have been deemed "offensive" -- which just makes us love them all the more! Exercise your Right to Read!

Book Adventures: Banned Books

Chess Workshop

Mon, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

Kids Tech Time

Mon, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids gaming kids tech time techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join our Kids Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

 

Kids Tech Time

Chess

Mon, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Come play chess with your friends.

Chess

Teaching With Primary Sources: A Skills Workshop For Paraprofessionals

Mon, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults brooklyn collection ctle platbpl

Engaging with primary source material is a key way to foster inquiry and critical thinking in our students. This professional development seminar for paraprofessionals will explore what kinds of documents are considered primary source material,...

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Teaching With Primary Sources: A Skills Workshop For Paraprofessionals

Build with LEGO

Mon, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids

Show your inner architect and build with Lego.

Build with LEGO

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