E.g., Apr 26 2018
APR
26

Read all About It

Thu, Apr 26   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, Apr 26   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

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

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Thu, Apr 26   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

National Poetry Month

Poems for people of all ages.  Visit the reference desk to get a poem to carry in your pocket!

Poem in Your Pocket Day

TechKnowledge: One-on-one Help

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Mill Basin Library

Need help downloading your ebook on your ereader? Don't remember your username or password for your email & you need to reset it?

Get One-on-One Help on the computer, creating & saving documents or printing, tablet, or any...

TechKnowledge: One-on-one Help

Homework Help

Thu, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Grades 1-8 get assistance with their homework.

Homework Help

ESOL Class

Thu, Apr 26   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English:

Classes are open to adults 17 and older.

All classes meet two days per week

ESOL Class

Knitting for Adults

Thu, Apr 26   5:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Dyker Library

Come socialize with a group of ladies and knit at your leisure!

Knitting for Adults

ESOL Conversation

Thu, Apr 26   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

ESOL

Practice and improve your conversation skills!

Sharpen your English conversation skills, and meet friends from around the world.

Cancelled
ESOL Conversation

English Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 26   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Ryder Library

Practice your English with others in a relaxed setting.

English Conversation Group

Red Hook Eats its Greens

Thu, Apr 26   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Red Hook Library

health and wellness

The cycle begins again! Red Hook Library & the RHDSEP (Red Hook Diabetes Support and Education Program) are teaming up to bring you a series of expert-led workshops aimed at providing you with strategies to take control of your health!...

Red Hook Eats its Greens

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 26   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

English Conversation Group ESOL

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Informal Conversation group for people learning to speak English. No registration required

Cancelled
ESOL Conversation Group

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

Thu, Apr 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Join others to share your thoughts and ideas through creative writing!  No registration required.

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Apr 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

World Language Conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

 

French Conversation Group -Beginners

English Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 26   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Leonard Library

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

English Conversation Group

The Office of the Brooklyn Borough President Free Overdose Prevention Workshop

Thu, Apr 26   6:45 pm to 8:00 pm   Coney Island Library

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The Office of the Brooklyn Borough President Free Overdose Prevention Workshop

Podcast Social Club - A Listening Party

Thu, Apr 26   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Tonight is the Podcast Social Club, a listening party! We'll be joined by the creators of the daily news podcast "Informed," and the comedy podcast "Paperweight." We'll hear the creators discuss their production process, plus episode clips....

Featured Event
Podcast Social Club - A Listening Party

Jasper Johns: A Life's Work

Thu, Apr 26   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents

How does the work of a significant living artist enter the canon and the archive? And how must the field of art become more inclusive when it comes to representing artistic legacies?

Join us for an evening with acclaimed contemporary...

Jasper Johns: A Life's Work

APR
27

Mixed Media: Jewelry Making workshop

Fri, Apr 27   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Create your own jewelry under the guidance of experienced Instructor provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Mixed Media: Jewelry Making workshop

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Fri, Apr 27   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Come work on your resume, apply to jobs, update LinkedIn, and learn about job searching resources. One-on-one help. Please bring a USB flash drive to save your work.

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

DISCOVERY TABLE

Fri, Apr 27   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Coney Island Library

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

DISCOVERY TABLE

TechKnowledge: One-on-one Help

Fri, Apr 27   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Mill Basin Library

Need help downloading your ebook on your ereader? Don't remember your username or password for your email & you need to reset it?

Get One-on-One Help on the computer, creating & saving documents or printing, tablet, or any...

TechKnowledge: One-on-one Help

Teen Time: New Graphic Novels

Fri, Apr 27   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.

Teen Time: New Graphic Novels

Chess Club

Fri, Apr 27   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

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

ESOL by Potencia Now

Fri, Apr 27   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Arlington Library

Free English Classes presented by Potencia Now!

ESOL by Potencia Now

Toddler Story Play

Fri, Apr 27   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill Library

First Five Years storytime

Come and enjoy books, songs, and movement activities followed by toy time for children ages 1 - 4 years old and their caregivers!

Toddler Story Play

Library Lanes Bowling League

Fri, Apr 27   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

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 Bowling League

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Apr 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cypress Hills Library

First Five Years

Enjoy new and classic picture books, sing favorite songs, and learn new rhymes and fingerplays at our storytime program for children ages 3 to 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. *All groups please call (718) 277-6004 to schedule an...

Preschool Storytime

Creative Aging: Storytelling & Improvisation

Fri, Apr 27   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Come and join this eight session workshop. Each session will be filled with activities that treat the group as if they are a company of actors, engaged in exercises that build trust, creating an environment of support and respect. Followed by a...

Creative Aging: Storytelling & Improvisation

Story Play

Fri, Apr 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brighton Beach Library

First Five Years kids

Join us for fun stories, songs and play!

Story Play

Babies & Books

Fri, Apr 27   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

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

Story Play

Fri, Apr 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Build with Duplo: LEGOS & TOYS

Fri, Apr 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Gerritsen Beach Library

Duplo-Lego & Toys program for toddlers &  preschoolers. Come have fun

Build with Duplo: LEGOS & TOYS

Bilingual Birdies: Spanish Trio Música para los niños

Fri, Apr 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cypress Hills Library

DIA! Live Music Spanish

El más destacado programa infantil de lenguaje y música en Nueva York viene a la Biblioteca de Brooklyn. Explore temas como el transporte y la naturaleza a través de canciones y bailes. 

New York's first and most outstanding foreign...

Bilingual Birdies: Spanish Trio Música para los niños

Library Lanes

Fri, Apr 27   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Library Lanes TechKnowledge

If you love bowling, you'll love this library lanes! 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

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Apr 27   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Build with DUPLO First Five Years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library

Build with DUPLO

Bilingual Storytime with RIF

Fri, Apr 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

storytime

Join us for Spanish/English bilingual books, songs, rhymes, live music, and more! For caregivers and children ages birth to 5.

Bilingual Storytime with RIF

Resume Help

Fri, Apr 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Looking for a job? Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained staff to get assistance with editing, advice on your resume's layout and presentation, and tips for the job search! 

Please bring a draft of your resume...

Resume Help

Family Open Play

Fri, Apr 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

DIA! Everyone is Welcome Here

Join us for music, toys, and friends in the small meeting room!

Family Open Play

Story Play

Fri, Apr 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Story Play

Spanish Storytime

Fri, Apr 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

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

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Apr 27   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, new friends and play.
Recommended for 3-5 years old.

Preschool Playtime

Coloring pages for children.

Fri, Apr 27   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Run out of fun things to do? Come to Sheepshead Bay and color.

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

 

 

 

Coloring pages for children.

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Apr 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Come to Cortelyou Library at 11AM on Fridays for some adult stress relief coloring for an hour. Colored pencils and coloring books are included.
Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Playtime

Fri, Apr 27   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Come at your convenience. Play with library toys. Have fun!

Teach your little one:

Colors Numbers Letters of the alphabet

 

Playtime

Positive aging: Blood Pressure Screening

Fri, Apr 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive aging: Blood Pressure Screening

Adult Tech Time

Fri, Apr 27   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Bushwick Library

TechKnowledge

An introduction to computer and video games, especially for adults! Learn to play games on iPads, and more!

Adult Tech Time

Playtime

Fri, Apr 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons! Come play with toys and listen to preschool music!

Playtime

Story Play

Fri, Apr 27   11:00 am to 11:45 am   East Flatbush Library

music Story Play

Join us for fun stories, songs and play!

Story Play

Resume Editing Help

Fri, Apr 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

career resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarian is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume with you. Don't have a draft? That's ok, we'll help you create one! First come, first served.

Resume Editing Help

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