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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

Summer R.I.F. Book Club

Thu, Jul 19   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

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Jul 19   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Chess Club

Thu, Jul 19   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Computer Basics

Thu, Jul 19   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

computer basics TechKnowledge

Learn basic computer skills such as navigating the internet, using Microsoft Word, using email, and more. No experience necessary.

Please Register in Advance at the Desk.

Computer Basics

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 19   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

Cancelled
English Conversation Group

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Excel Basics

Thu, Jul 19   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

TechKnowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Excel Basics

Reading Circle: Modern Lovers by Emma Straub

Thu, Jul 19   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

book club book discussion

Modern Lovers by Emma Straub

Reading Circle: Modern Lovers by Emma Straub

Family Karaoke

Thu, Jul 19   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Midwood Library

Kids Tech Time TechKnowledge Teen Tech Time

Get your singing voices ready to perform your favorite songs as a solo artist, duet or with your entire family! Belt it out and don't be shy! It's a judgement free environment.

Family Karaoke

Never Too Late To Learn Introduction to Powerpoint

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

computer basics

This is a basic introductory class teaching the basic fundamentals of the Powerpoint Software. Come stop by ask questions,learn,grow,evolve together. Its never too late to learn.

Never Too Late To Learn Introduction to Powerpoint

Family Arts & Crafts

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

arts and crafts summer meals summer reading

Kids and their parents or caregivers are invited to make a fun craft they can take home! All supplies provided. This program takes place after our free summer meal (for kids 18 and under), so come spend the afternoon with us!

Family Arts & Crafts

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...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

CS-First-Music

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids will learn how to program and play music on the computer.

**Registration required. Please register in person at the Mill Basin LIbrary or by calling 718-241-3973.

CS-First-Music

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Jul 19   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)

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

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

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

Library Lab: Astronomy

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bedford Library

library lab stem & steam summer reading

Learn about the universe and make your own telescope!

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts...

Cancelled
Library Lab: Astronomy

Creative Writing Workshop: Point of View

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

creative writing writing workshop

Need help finding time to write? Come to the Flatlands library and let your creative side show. If you like to write come and share your work! If you don't like to write come and write down why! People of all skill levels are welcome!

Creative Writing Workshop: Point of View

Dance Around the World with LINC

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Arlington Library

Join our friends from LINC for this special program featuring a read-aloud and activity!

Dance Around the World with LINC

Kids Create: Lanyard

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids Create summer reading

Kids, Tweens & Teens come have fun making lanyard keychains or bracelets!!!!

 

 

 

 

Kids Create: Lanyard

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Summer Tutoring

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Does your child need some extra attention in the areas of Math or English Language Arts? If they are in grades 2-5, we can help with trained high school students who are providing tutoring services. No appointment is necessary. We also have...

Summer Tutoring

Library Lab

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Join us for fun activites based on different areas of math and science.

Recommended ages 6-12 

Library Lab

Summer Jam: International Music Festival

Thu, Jul 19   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

RIF: Scavenger Hunt

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Reading is Fundamental summer reading

Ready to learn about your library and win cool prizes, put on your thinking caps and see if you can find the answers to the scavenger hunt questions hidden throughout the Cypress Hills Library.

RIF: Scavenger Hunt

Sports Discussion Group

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Join your fellow sports fans for an informal group to discuss the world of sports.

It’s the middle of summer so baseball will be the hot topic, but there’s always room to talk about other sports as well.

The discussions can range...

Sports Discussion Group

Adult Coloring

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Arts and Crafts

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Come create cool crafts with children's librarians! Fun! Fun! Fun!

Arts and Crafts

Resume Help

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Work on your resume and more with help from a Librarian. Patrons will be seen on a first come, first served basis. It’s free!

Please note: Staff members offer guidance on resumes and cover letters, but will not write or type these...

Resume Help

Game On!

Thu, Jul 19   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!

Gaming for Teens

Thu, Jul 19   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

Board Games

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens can have fun interacting  and socializing with board games

Board Games

Board Games and more

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

 Join us to play various board games for Adult and coloring pages for kids

Board Games and more

Kids Create

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Dyker Library

arts and crafts Kids Create

A fun-filled hour of stories and crafts! Recommended for ages 5 - 12 (Younger children may be able to participate with the help of a caregiver). 

Kids Create

Jeremy Plays Guitar

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

“This awesome educational ‘language-based music’ will not only teach your kid to use his words, it’ll get him to boogie down too!” -Nickelodeon

Jeremy Plays Guitar

Babies & Books

Thu, Jul 19   2:15 pm to 3:00 pm   Dyker Library

babies & books storytime

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

Tech Time

Thu, Jul 19   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

Come to tech time for a fun afternoon of gaming and interactive play!

Tech Time

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Jul 19   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

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

Kids Tech Time

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

Kids Create

Thu, Jul 19   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Arts and Crafts activities for children ages 6 and up.

Kids Create

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Jul 19   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

arts and crafts Kids Create

Arts and crafts for kids ages 6 through 12.

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Central Library Tour

Thu, Jul 19   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library

Tours meet at the Central Library Welcome Desk

This tour will explore the architectural significance and history of Brooklyn Public Library’s (BPL) landmark Central Library at Grand Army Plaza. The tour will introduce attendees to the...

Featured Event
Central Library Tour

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Jul 19   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

Children ages 0-5 and carers join us for building time with DUPLO!

Build with DUPLO

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

Movies @ the Library: Paris Can Wait

Thu, Jul 19   2:30 pm to 4:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

PG

(Drama, Romance, 92 minutes)

The wife of a successful movie producer takes a car trip from the south of France to Paris with one of her husband's associates.

Movies @ the Library: Paris Can Wait

Storytime in Motion

Thu, Jul 19   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

First Five Years storytime

The “Storytime in Motion” will be utilizing creative movements to explore different stories. This is a fun way for child to learn stories by using music and dance as well as their imagination in a fun environment.

Ages 3 to 5 Years...

Storytime in Motion

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Jul 19   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

crochet

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Haiku Poetry Workshop

Thu, Jul 19   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

poetry

Enjoy our Haiku workshop for writing and reading Haiku poetry.

Haiku Poetry Workshop

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

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