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Outdoor Chess Tournaments!

Fri, Jul 1   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults all ages Chess Workshop table-top & board games

Summer 2022: Sheepshead Bay is kicking off a series of daily chess tournaments! One of the world's most popular games!

We provide tables, chairs, chess board, and pieces. All you need to bring is your knowledge of the game and the spirit...

Outdoor Chess Tournaments!

Grab and Go

Fri, Jul 1   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Come by the branch and pick up a grab and go craft kit. 

For kids of all ages.

While supplies last.

Grab and Go

Grab-and-Go: Fourth of July

Fri, Jul 1   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits

Drop by the Sunset Park library to pick up a grab-and-go bag featuring a Fourth of July craft.

Grab-and-Go: Fourth of July

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED Cancelled

Fri, Jul 1   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group Immigrant Services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English online on Zoom video. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED

Brighton Beach Storytime

Fri, Jul 1   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime toddler time

Storytime is back!

Join us in the auditorium every Friday morning for songs, fingerplays, stories and more.

Space is limited, so please make sure to register.

*Masks are required for all storytime participants ages 2 and...

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Brighton Beach Storytime

Brainy Babies Bushwick Outdoors

Fri, Jul 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies early literacy storytime

Join us for a bilingual English/Spanish Brainy Babies program IN PERSON at Bushwick Library for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers.  We will read books, sing, discuss early literacy tips, craft ideas, and learn fingerplay....

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Brainy Babies Bushwick Outdoors

Brainy Babies

Fri, Jul 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies

Join us for a bilingual English/Spanish Brainy Babies program IN PERSON at Bushwick Library for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers.  We will read books, sing, discuss early literacy tips, craft ideas, and learn fingerplay....

Brainy Babies

Destressing Hour

Fri, Jul 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults all ages arts and crafts DIY table-top & board games

Have you or those you care about been feeling stressed out lately? 

Please join us for an hour each day throughout the week for relaxing activities, mindful DIY, board games, coloring, painting and much more! For all ages. ...

Destressing Hour

Knit Together

Fri, Jul 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

We can all sit in our homes and knit by ourselves, or we can knit together! Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting hangout and share your projects and your morning coffee. 

**Registration required!

We will be using Zoom to...

Knit Together

Computers for First Timers

Fri, Jul 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Older Adults adult learning computer basics

Learn all about getting started with computers. Make new friends and learn a new skill.

Computers for First Timers

Drop-In Resume & Career Help (Central Library)

Fri, Jul 1   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults adult learning resume

Stop by the Central Library's Business & Career Center for help with your job search questions. All sessions are one-on-one but timeslots are limited. 

Drop-In Resume & Career Help (Central Library)

Kids Create: Grab and Go - 4th of July Hats

Fri, Jul 1   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids kids create summer reading

On July 1, come to the Ulmer Park Library and grab a Kids Create: Grab and Go - 4th of July Hat and make your own patriotic hat to celebrate the birth of American's independence.

There is a limited number of kits available. As always...

Kids Create: Grab and Go - 4th of July Hats

Virtual French Conversation Group

Fri, Jul 1   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak French online on Zoom video. This group is for beginner and intermediate speakers, looking to learn and practice French conversation skills.

Please register with your name and email to...

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Virtual French Conversation Group

Creative Aging: Still Life Drawing, Painting & Composition

Fri, Jul 1   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

In this 7-session series, participants will create a Still Life Painting by developing drawing and acrylic painting skills through step-by-step demonstrations and exercises via Zoom.

Registration Required. Zoom link will be...

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Creative Aging: Still Life Drawing, Painting & Composition

Neighbors Meet & Chat

Fri, Jul 1   12:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Dyker Library

Older Adults adult learning conversations

Come and meet your neighbors and discuss issiues like current events,

life, liberty and the pursuit of good heath and wellness.

Neighbors Meet & Chat

Grab and go: Elements of Design: Shapes

Fri, Jul 1   12:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create table-top & board games

Elements of Design: Shape 

Shapes form when lines connect and create a closed area. Shapes can be geometric ( squares, circles, triangles etc) or organic ( shapes seen in nature). You can make more complex shapes by combining simpler...

Grab and go: Elements of Design: Shapes

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Jul 1   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Bushwick Library, Auditorium

Kids free summer meals

Free Summer Meals 

Free Summer Meals

Summer Reading Book Giveaway

Fri, Jul 1   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Kids summer reading

Free children's book with proof of check-out.

Come between the hours of 1-3p every Friday this Summer to pick up a free book of your choice when you show a librarian your checkout receipt.

While supplies last.

Summer Reading Book Giveaway

Sing and Play… the Ukulele! with Conroy Warren

Fri, Jul 1   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults music

Learn to play the ukulele this summer! This 6 part class is intended for adults, adults with a child, or teens. Partcipants will be provided with a Donner brand soprano ukulele and use of an at home program to practice between sessions. Conroy...

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Sing and Play… the Ukulele! with Conroy Warren

Tom Keough: Art Lessons

Fri, Jul 1   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Coney Island, Meeting Room 1

Kids after school Artists on Site arts and crafts

Students will learn how to draw and paint.  

Tom Keough: Art Lessons

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Gaming

Fri, Jul 1   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults computer programming STEM & STEAM

Squad up and make new friends as we play an assortment of multiplayer games, from Fortnite, Minecraft, Mario Party, Super Smash Bros Scribbl.io and much more. 

Some games will require participants to have the game available. ...

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Gaming

Book Giveaway

Fri, Jul 1   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids babies & books book discussion

Gerritsen Beach Library Book Giveaway

Chidren and Teens check out a minimum of 6 books on a child or teen library Card. Receive 1 Free Book at information desk.

Friday's 2pm-5pm

Saturday's 12pm-3pm

1. Must have a...

Book Giveaway

Grab and Go

Fri, Jul 1   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Come by the branch and pick up a grab and go craft kit. Get supplies to make a sunshine rainbow while they last!

For kids of all ages.

 

Grab and Go

Kids Create

Fri, Jul 1   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   New Utrecht, J Meeting Room

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading

Kids age 5-12 years old can create something new every week! Join us every Friday afternoon for a new arts and crafts project at the library. 

Kids Create

Creative Aging: Mask and Collage

Fri, Jul 1   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

In this great workshop you will learn the art of Mask and Collage Making. For seven weeks you will use your creativity to create beautiful art.

Week One – Understanding the Basics of Art & Design

Week Two – Introduction to the...

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Creative Aging: Mask and Collage

Dyker singers

Fri, Jul 1   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults adult learning music

Dyker singers

Dyker singers

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Esther Crow!

Fri, Jul 1   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Birth to Five Years stomp clap and sing toddler time

Esther Crow is an award-winning singer, songwriter and teacher. 

Her online show experience is an eclectic mix of original acoustic guitar songs, and backing tracks of Thunder & Sunshine songs (a rock band she founded in 2017),...

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Esther Crow!

Grab & Go Craft

Fri, Jul 1   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Come pick up a fun craft project every Friday afternoon at the Gerritsen Beach Library.

Grab & Go Craft

Kids Create - Make Jellyfish Puppets

Fri, Jul 1   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Make Jellyfish Puppets!

Kids Create - Make Jellyfish Puppets

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jul 1   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group Immigrant Services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English for fun conversation online with Zoom video!

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jul 1   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots, Auditorium

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time

Join us as we play video games on "The Switch" "PS5" and more; in a safe and fun environment. Ages 8 to 18.

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Teen Tech Time

Grab and go Fridays

Fri, Jul 1   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids kids create teen time

Grab and go provides materials for an at home do it yourself craft t for both kids and teens. Pop in each week and grab a bag.

Grab and go Fridays

Mapleton: Papercut with Master Mingliang Lu 学剪纸

Fri, Jul 1   3:15 pm to 5:15 pm   Mapleton, Basement Auditorium

Adults adult learning all ages arts and crafts Chinese

As reported in the New York Times and seen at The American Museum of Natural History, Master Ming Liang Lu creates art using only a pair of scissors and a single piece of thin paper. His technique is a performance that must be seen to be believed...

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Mapleton: Papercut with Master Mingliang Lu 学剪纸

Kid Tech Time

Fri, Jul 1   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids kids tech time video games

Join us for Kid Tech Time! We'll have the Nintendo Switch & iPads.  Masks will be required.

Kid Tech Time

Kids Create

Fri, Jul 1   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family kids create

Let your creativity shine creating a craft with a seasonal theme, from origami and suncatchers to seed gardens and dreamcatchers!

Kids Create is a regular, after-school-hours program perfect for school-aged children (6 - 12years)....

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Kids Create

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jul 1   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge teen tech time video games

Come to Sunset Park Branch for a bit of video-game fun! We have Switch, PS4 and X-box and more. 

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jul 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge

Have fun playing video games with friends. Ages 13 and up.

Teen Tech Time

DIY Fridays

Fri, Jul 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts DIY teen time

Join us in the teen area of the Youth Wing to draw, craft, write, and more! 

DIY Fridays

Jackbox Party Games

Fri, Jul 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy social game made by Jackbox. 

We will meet in Zoom. I will send out a link by 2:45. 

You will have to be able to keep one eye on the Zoom call and one on a browser with Jackbox....

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Jackbox Party Games

Anime Club

Fri, Jul 1   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Clinton Hill, Meeting Room

Teens & Young Adults anime and manga film movies teen time

Anime club at the Clinton Hill Library! Watch the latest Japanese cartoons in a movie theater-like environment. We've got a cool dark room and a projector. We'll also space apart the seating for social distancing. 

Anime Club

JUL
2

Gerritsen Beach Library Book Giveaway

Sat, Jul 2   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids babies & books book adventures

Gerritsen Beach Library Book Giveaway

Chidren and Teens check out a minimum of 6 books on a child or teen library Card. Receive 1 Free Book at information desk.

Friday's 2pm-5pm

Saturday's 12pm-3pm

1. Must have a...

Gerritsen Beach Library Book Giveaway

JUL
4

Free Notary Services

Mon, Jul 4   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults all ages community partner legal resources

Some restrictions apply. Please call Harold,Jones: 917-592-5875 to confirm a notary is available before you visit.

(BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

Valid photo ID was signature is required ( a current deiver's license or passport is...

Free Notary Services

JUL
5

Creative Aging: Little Artworks in Ink

Tue, Jul 5   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

Little artworks in Ink

Come learn the art of vignette making using ink.   We will be painting and drawing using this media and applying our creations to various things such as; greeting cards, bookmarks, refrigerator...

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Creative Aging: Little Artworks in Ink

Teen Game Time

Tue, Jul 5   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time teen time Virtual Programming

Join us on Zoom for an hour of games with other teens! Register with your name and email to receive the link.

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Teen Game Time

Tech Help for your Job Search

Tue, Jul 5   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults career computer basics resume

Stop by to get answers to your tech questions and build your computer skills in:

Formatting & uploading resumes  Formatting & uploading cover letters Navigating job application websites Filling out job applications

...

Tech Help for your Job Search

Blood Pressure Screening

Tue, Jul 5   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities

You can get your blood pressure checked for free at the Kings Bay Library. Kings Bay library in partnership with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNS) offers taking blood pressure every Wednesday, from 11 am to 12 pm. The taking of...

Blood Pressure Screening

Summer meals

Tue, Jul 5   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Paedergat, Meeting Room

Kids Events for Youth and Family free summer meals summer reading

Summer Meals Program is available throughout New York City to anyone ages 18 years old and under.  No registration, documentation, or ID is necessary to receive a free lunch meal.

Summer meals

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Jul 5   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Bushwick Library, Auditorium

Kids free summer meals

Free Summer Meals 

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Jul 5   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn, Meeting Room

Kids free summer meals summer meals summer reading

Free Summer Meals are available throughout New York City to anyone ages 18 years old and under. Designated public schools, community pool centers, parks, and food trucks will be open for service. No registration, documentation, or ID is...

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Jul 5   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

Kids free summer meals summer meals summer reading

Free Summer Meals are available throughout New York City to anyone ages 18 years old and under. Designated public schools, community pool centers, parks, and food trucks will be open for service. No registration, documentation, or ID is...

Free Summer Meals

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