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5% Day at Whole Foods in Brooklyn

Thu, Oct 18   8:00 am to 10:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults green series

Shop to Support BPL!

On Thursday, October 18, Whole Foods in Brooklyn is spreading the love to the Library. 5% of the day’s sales at the Fort Greene, Gowanus and Williamsburg stores will benefit BPL’s eco-learning programs at the...

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5% Day at Whole Foods in Brooklyn

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Thu, Oct 18   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**

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...

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Babies & Books with RIF

Thu, Oct 18   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years reading is fundamental

Babies & Books for ages birth to 18 months with RIF book distribution. Registration is required - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk.

Babies & Books with RIF

Ask a Tech

Thu, Oct 18   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

DANCERCIZE

Thu, Oct 18   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Brighton Beach Library

Adults adult learning spanish

If you are an adult, join us for the dancercise workshop. While listening to latin music, you will experience the benefits of a combination of activity, energy and exercise.

DANCERCIZE

Chess Club

Thu, Oct 18   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

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

WE Connect Mentor Session with Financial Industry Expert

Thu, Oct 18   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults business

Meet with Ramona Cedeno, founder of FiBrick Financial Services, an accounting and tax planning firm. She will share her expertise and answer your business questions during this small group session for 10...

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WE Connect Mentor Session with Financial Industry Expert

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Thu, Oct 18   10:00 am to 11:15 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Coffee & Conversation

Thu, Oct 18   10:15 am to 11:15 am   New Lots Library

Adults

Come get free coffee!

All patrons are invited to get a free cup of coffee - library staff will be on hand to help connect patrons with free resources in the community – but there’s no commitment necessary

Come with questions...

Coffee & Conversation

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 18   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a morning full of great stories, songs and playtime as your toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor and language developmental skills.

Ages 18-36 months

This program requires online registration - registration will...

Toddler Time

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Oct 18   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Please join our premier 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...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Babies and Books

Thu, Oct 18   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Windsor Terrace Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years 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.

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Babies and Books

Story Play

Thu, Oct 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Come enjoy stories, rhymes and hands-on activities at this fun and educational program. Explore a different theme every week! For ages 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). Daycares and preschools are also encouraged to attend in groups....

Story Play

Spanish Storytime

Thu, Oct 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

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

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y) Space Limited

Thu, Oct 18   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Leonard Library

Kids

Toddlers have a chance to explore the exciting world of yoga under the supervision of an experienced and expert instructor.

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y) Space Limited

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 18   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for songs, books, stories, fingerplays & rhymes! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

This program requires online registration. Registration will begin 24 hours in...

Toddler Time

Library Lanes

Thu, Oct 18   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older Adults 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

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Oct 18   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come...

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Thu, Oct 18   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Just like the bowling you know and love, including fun competition, but virtual!

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

PreK Story & Play

Thu, Oct 18   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll have a craft or exploration stations to enjoy. Ages 3-5.

This program requires online registration - registration will be...

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PreK Story & Play

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults adult learning book club

Please join Flatbush LIbrary and AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based book club program for adolescents and adults with Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy and other intellectual and...

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Adult Coloring for Fun

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults

Please come and join us for the fun of adult coloring program at the Dyker Library.

Art supplies will be provided.   No registration required.

Adult Coloring for Fun

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Marcy Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for fun stories, songs and playtime! Suitable for ages 18 months-3 years.

Toddler Time

Adult Coloring

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults

Relax at the library with beautiful and intricate coloring sheets. All supplies will be provided. This program is for adults. No registration required.

Adult Coloring

Babies & Books

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. (Birth to 18 months)

Babies & Books

Toddler Time with RIF

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years first five years reading is fundamental toddler time

An hour of fun songs, stories and toys with other toddlers. Registration is required - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time with RIF

Little Scientists

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) themed storytime and craft. Recommended ages 2-5 and caregivers.

Little Scientists

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the program to receive an admission ticket at the Information Desk. In order to...

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

Email Basics

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

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Email Basics

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come get creative and build with DUPLO blocks while socializing with other toddlers and their caregivers.

Ages 18 months to 5 years.

Build with DUPLO

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years

Stories for 2-5 year olds read aloud by a community volunteer. Tickets are not required.

Preschool Storytime

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Saratoga 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 (Saratoga)

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

StoryPlay w/First RIF

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Come In and Listen to Stories, Play, and Learn at your local Library.

This program has Reading Is Fundamental (R.I.F.) distribution.

StoryPlay w/First RIF

We Speak NYC Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults

We Speak NYC is an English conversation group that helps individuals to learn and improve their English by watching videos, participating in activities and interacting with other members of the group.  Members will also learn about City...

We Speak NYC Conversation Group

Words and Memories

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Ryder Library

Older Adults

In a guided discussion, older adults recall memories of earlier days.

Words and Memories

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 18   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a morning full of great stories, songs and playtime as your toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor and language developmental skills.

Ages 18-36 months

This program requires online registration - registration will...

Register
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 18   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for songs, books, stories, fingerplays & rhymes! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

This program requires online registration. Registration will begin 24 hours in...

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Thu, Oct 18   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Storytime for infants and toddlers ages birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood...

Babies & Books

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Oct 18   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Thu, Oct 18   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Enroll in the NYC Rent Freeze Program

Seniors and People with Disabilities, Keep Your Rent From Increasing, If You:

- Are you 62 years or older (18 years old if disabled);

- Have a household income of $50,000 or less;

-...

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SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Library Lanes

Thu, Oct 18   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Come Join our bowling team! Don't want to stand or carry a big ball around no problem, bowling is directly on our gaming system (Xbox). 

Library Lanes

Toddlers Explore: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Oct 18   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

 

Join us for our toddler arts and crafts sessions.

Toddlers Explore: Arts and Crafts

Brooklyn Daily Eagle pop-up exhibit

Thu, Oct 18   12:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults brooklyn collection

The Brooklyn Eagle statue that adorns the alcove above our doorway has had a storied journey. From its home atop the Brooklyn Daily Eagle offices in downtown Brooklyn from 1892-1955, to the Brooklyn Historical Society during the late 50’s through...

Brooklyn Daily Eagle pop-up exhibit

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Oct 18   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Leonard Library

Adults

Facilitated by jennette Selig, PD (DTI), CLEC. Jennette is a neighborhood mom, childbirth educator, and lactation educator/counselor.

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi for Beginners

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Thu, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Computer Basics for Older Adults

Thu, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults adult learning computer basics never too late to learn

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 for Older Adults

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