E.g., Apr 22 2018
APR
22

Adaptive Gaming Arcade

Sun, Apr 22   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Gaming inclusive services

Get your game on and join us for fun filled afternoons of Minecraft, rumble patch controllers, Wii and much, much more.

Ages 13 and up with and without disabilities

For more information call 718.253.4948

Cancelled
Adaptive Gaming Arcade

English Conversation Group

Sun, Apr 22   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.

English Conversation Group

Chess Club

Sun, Apr 22   1:00 pm to 4:45 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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Apr 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Early Literacy Ready Set Kindergarten STEM

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Apr 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Preparation for children nearing kindergarten age.

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready Set Kindergarten

Sun, Apr 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

First Five Years Ready Set Kindergarten STEM

For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music,...

Ready Set Kindergarten

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Apr 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Early Literacy First Five Years

In this special six-session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you ...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Apr 22   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Early Literacy Ready Set Kindergarten STEM

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Apr 22   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Borough Park Library

For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music,...
Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Apr 22   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

World Language Conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required

Japanese Conversation Group

Worms at Central: Turning Your Trash into Treasure

Sun, Apr 22   3:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Join Sprout by Design to learn how to make your own individual indoor worm composter from “CHNOPS” - the six essential elements of life (carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and sulfur).

Turn your trash into composting treasure...

Worms at Central:  Turning Your Trash into Treasure

Classical Interludes: Steven Masi

Sun, Apr 22   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents Live Music music performance

Masi concludes an eight-part concert cycle of Beethoven’s piano sonatas.

Tickets for the Sunday, March 4 performance will be honored and registrations have been transferred from the previous event listing.

 

Classical Interludes: Steven Masi

APR
23

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Apr 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

multilingual storytime Spanish Early Literacy

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

Positive aging: Current Events

Mon, Apr 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Enjoy discussing current events in the company of your peers. The program takes place at the Meeting Room.

Positive aging: Current Events

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Apr 23   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Apr 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

info-commons

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Featured Event
Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

TechKnowledge: One on One Help

Mon, Apr 23   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

DISCOVERY TABLE

Mon, Apr 23   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

The Coupon Exchange

Mon, Apr 23   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

Our Coupon Exchange box is available all day, every day we are open. Patrons are invited to drop off valid, unwanted coupons and encouraged to pick up coupons that are offered that they'd like to use.

The Coupon Exchange

Take the TASC Exam (formerly known as GED) at BPL!

Mon, Apr 23   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Take the TASC exam (formerly known as GED) at the Brooklyn Public Library Adult Learning Program!

SPRING 2018 TASC Exams:

April 2 & 23
April 10 & 12
April 23 & 25
May 15 & 17
May 21 &...

Register
Take the TASC Exam (formerly known as GED) at BPL!

ESOL Class

Mon, Apr 23   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

adult learning ESOL

Learn to Speak, Read, Write & Understand English!

Attend ESOL classes at the Red Hook Library between April 9th and June 18th. 

ESOL Class

Chess Club

Mon, Apr 23   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

Advanced ESOL

Mon, Apr 23   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Marcy Library

Advanced English aims to improve participants' English language skills by developing reading writing and speaking skills.  The course will cover vocabulary, reading comprehension, tone, style and knowledge of English communication...

Advanced ESOL

Job Now! New Lots

Mon, Apr 23   10:00 am to 10:30 am   New Lots Library

Job Now! New Lots is a new hiring program that spotlights one or two jobs each week that are hiring immediately, and for multiple positions. Particpants will learn about the job in detail and sign up to attend a pre-interview with...

Job Now! New Lots

ESOL by Potencia Now

Mon, Apr 23   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Arlington Library

Free English Classes presented by Potencia Now!

ESOL by Potencia Now

Bengali Storytime

Mon, Apr 23   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cypress Hills Library

Bengali

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

শিশুদের এবং তাদের অভিভাবকদের  জন্য বাংলা গল্প ও গানের জন্য আমাদের সাথে যোগ দিন.

Bengali Storytime

Bengali Storytime

Mon, Apr 23   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cypress Hills Library

Bengali

Join us for stories and songs in Bengali for children and their parents or caregivers. শিশুদের এবং তাদের অভিভাবকদের  জন্য বাংলা গল্প ও গানের জন্য আমাদের সাথে যোগ দিন.

Bengali Storytime

Build with Duplo

Mon, Apr 23   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Build with DUPLO First Five Years

Music and free play with DUPLOs and other toys. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

Read and Play

Mon, Apr 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Saratoga Library

inclusive services

Children hear stories, play, sing songs and make friends!

Cancelled
Read and Play

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Apr 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Early Literacy multilingual storytime

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 Storytime

Mon, Apr 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Windsor Terrace Library

Enjoy New and classic picture books, sing favorite songs and join in other activities in this playful program.

Preschool Storytime

Chinese Storytime

Mon, Apr 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Dyker Library

Early Literacy multilingual storytime

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

歡迎所有任何有興趣的兒童與家長或與其照顧者一起參加我們的普通話故事及兒歌時間

Cancelled
Chinese Storytime

Creative Aging: Elegant Snapshots

Mon, Apr 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

photography

Did you buy a camera and don’t know how to use it? Do you want to learn how to take better pictures with your device?

Come and enjoy this 8 week workshop series and get all of your answers. This workshop will end in a culminating event,...

Creative Aging: Elegant Snapshots

Email/Internet Instruction for Older Adults

Mon, Apr 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Fort Hamilton Library

TechKnowledge

Personalized Small group Instruction

Email/Internet Instruction for Older Adults

Babies & Books

Mon, Apr 23   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Homecrest Library

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come hear stories, sing songs, dance, and play with toys!

Babies & Books

Babies and Books

Mon, Apr 23   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Homecrest Library

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons! Come hear stories, sing songs, dance and play with toys!

Babies and Books

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Apr 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill Library

preschool storytime

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

Preschool Storytime

Wii Bowling for older adults

Mon, Apr 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Ready to bowl? collect your friends and come Join us for strikes, spares, gutter balls, and laughs!

Wii Bowling for older adults

Introduction to American Sign Language

Mon, Apr 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by  Elizabeth Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network

Introduction to American Sign Language

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Apr 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

info-commons

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Story Play

Mon, Apr 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Story Play

Computer Basics Multilingual

Mon, Apr 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

TechKnowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

 

This lesson introduces new PC users to the...

Computer Basics Multilingual

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Mon, Apr 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

 Babies, Toddlers & Moms:Join us for an interactive storytime featuring books, songs and fingerplays with playtime afterward.

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Apr 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained reviewer to get assistance with editing and advice for your job search.

Please bring a draft of your resume with you, or a list of your work history and education. This is a one-on-one...
Resume & Career Help

Russian Storytime - Рассказы и песни на русском языке.

Mon, Apr 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

multilingual storytime Russian Storytime Yiddish

Join us for stories and songs in Russian for children and their parents or caregivers.  Приглашаем детей и родителей! Рассказы и песни на русском языке.

Russian Storytime - Рассказы и песни на русском языке.

Adult Coloring

Mon, Apr 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Computer Basics

Mon, Apr 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

TechKnowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

Computer Basics

Toddler Yoga

Mon, Apr 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Park Slope Library

kids Supported by Zipcar Yoga

Join Kelly Brennan for some fun on the yoga mat! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way through adventures, stories, games, and songs.

This class is designed for any toddler who is a strong walker. We kindly ask...

Toddler Yoga

Drop-In Computer Lab

Mon, Apr 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Next Chapter Book Club

Mon, Apr 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

book club

Please join Sheepshead Bay and AHRC for 

the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with...

Next Chapter Book Club

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