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Storytime with Jumpstart

Fri, Jan 18   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Arlington Library

Kids

Join us at the library to enjoy a wonderful storytime by one of our community partners, Jumpstart! We are honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with this special event. No registration required.

Storytime with Jumpstart

After School Homework Help

Fri, Jan 18   12:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in Grades

1-8 we can help you with your homework!

Free!

After School Homework Help

Family Movies

Fri, Jan 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Borough Park Library, Children's Room

Kids

Family Movies @ the Library Enjoy weekly kid friendly films.

Family Movies

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jan 18   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

A program for kids and teens who have their own library cards to get free books.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids bookish first five years

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third week...

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Kids Create: Lanyard

Fri, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

 Kids come have fun making key chains and bracelets with lanyard.

Kids Create: Lanyard

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a free drop-in program open to babies, kids, and adolescents. Check-in with us on Fridays from 2-4 and earn a free book for joining! Earn another free book every third time you come!! And on your birthday...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Homework Help

Fri, Jan 18   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Give support, assitance and encouragement to children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their home work.

Homework Help

DIY: Arts and Crafts Workshops for Teens

Fri, Jan 18   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway, Children's Meeting Room

Teens

Come join us in the Kings Highway DIY: Arts Workshop for Teens.  Teens choose from a range of maker activities or bring their own projects to work on.  Some activities provided include sewing materials, embroidery materials, the...

DIY: Arts and Crafts Workshops for Teens

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jan 18   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Kids and Teens can earn free books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Register
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Jan 18   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Come and play board games such as Connect 4, Uno cards, Clue, and Monopoly.

Game On! Board Games

Creative Writing for Kids

Fri, Jan 18   2:45 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school creative writing

NY Writers Coalition (NYWC) invites you to write and share your story in this one-of-a-kind creative writing workshop. Participants discover the power of their own stories, gain confidence and a stronger sense of self and become part of a...

Creative Writing for Kids

Homework Help

Fri, Jan 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids after school homework help

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

Fri, Jan 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids after school homework help

Are you having problems with your homework? Come and talk with our Homework Helper to find out how to answer your questions. For Grades 1 to 6.

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

Teen Scene

Fri, Jan 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach, Large Meeting Room

Teens movies table-top & board games teen time

Welcome to the Teen Scene 

Teens 13+ are welcome to come hang out or participate in a different activity every week.

Teen Scene

Teen Time

Fri, Jan 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn, Meeting Room

Teens

 Come and have fun with your peers after a long week of school. Enjoy playing games, or just socializing, while spending a leisure time in a safe, relaxing environment.

 

Teen Time

Grade 5-7 Activity

Fri, Jan 18   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Gravesend, Auditorium

Teens everyone is welcome here teen time

Grades 5-7. Join the team of friendly kids to plan and do activities in the library. Come by yourself or with friends. Suggest whatever programs you like! This week we will be making origami.

Grade 5-7 Activity

Bowling & Karaoke Fridays!

Fri, Jan 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens karaoke techknowledge

Start your weekend early with some fun! Join us on Fridays for friendly competitive virtual bowling with your peers. Also, practice or showcase your singing talent with karaoke!

Bowling & Karaoke Fridays!

Kids Create: Scratch Art

Fri, Jan 18   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Kids

Come get creative and crafty at the library! We will be using a stylus to scrach designs onto special paper. Make a cool drawing or even create your very own bracelet to bring home. For kids ages 5 through 12. Younger children may participate...

Kids Create: Scratch Art

Teen Tech Time 10+

Fri, Jan 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

Teens techknowledge 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.

Do you want to create sketches?
Do you want to learn...

Teen Tech Time 10+

Explore BPL's Online Learning Resources

Fri, Jan 18   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens research techknowledge

Need help finding sources for that school project? Come check out BPL's best-kept secret--our online Learning Resources. We'll be learning how to navigate Student Resources in Context, Opposing Viewpoints, and more.

Explore BPL's Online Learning Resources

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Teens video games techknowledge teen time

Join our Teen Tech Time program.  Play various gaming systems such as XBOX and Playstation 4.

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens 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

Kids Create

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Create an arts & crafts project and have fun with your friends.

Kids Create

Homework Help

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids

Need Homework Help?
We Can Help!
If you are in Grades 1-8 we can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

Brooklyn Robotic League

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and...space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League by Octorber 5th.

This year's theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts...

Brooklyn Robotic League

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens game on! teen tech time

If you love video games the come to Stone Avenue for Teen Tech Time, and play various video games on PS4, Wii U, and Nintendo Switch

Popular titles at our branch include Tekken 7, Puyo Puyo Tetris, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Super Smash...

Teen Tech Time

Tech Time: Video Games and iPad Play

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park, Meeting Room

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Join us for Video Games and iPad Play.

Tech Time: Video Games and iPad Play

Family Game Night

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids video games techknowledge

Join us as we turn our basement auditorium into a drop-in game room! Featuring a variety of new and classic board games, LEGO®, Little Bits, IPADs and video games. Also including cards wtih  kittens that explode, sushi on the go...

Family Game Night

Yo-Yo Mania!

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Kids

Yo-Yo Mania!

Friday, January 18th at 3:30 pm

Watch our yo-yo master Will wow with his yo-yo and circus expertise! Then, try your hand at some fun yo-yo tricks, from walking the dog to more advanced string work. All materials...

Yo-Yo Mania!

Kids Create

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Leonard Library

Kids

Fun arts and crafts projects for children.

Kids Create

Family Movie: The Secret Life of Pets

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids

Join us at Brooklyn Heights to discover what your pets do when you are not at home!

The Secret Life of Pets

PG

Family Movie: The Secret Life of Pets

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For kids and tweens/teens ages 6 to 17, Reading is Fundamental (RIF) promotes literacy and rewards kids and tweens/teens for reading with free books. The activity occurs on Fridays from 3:30 to 5PM at the Sunset Park Library.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Game On!

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Teens kids tech time teen tech time

Enjoy fun activities for all ages Kids have fun interacting and socializing with board games Play games such as Connect 4, Scrabble, and Monopoly. Play video games on iPads like Minecraft and LEGO
Game On!

Build with LEGO

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Fun LEGO projects for ages 5 and up.

Build with LEGO

Kids Create

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht, J Meeting Room

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a different arts and crafts project every week! Create something fun and all your own.

Young children must be accompanied by an adult.

Kids Create

Chess Workshop

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn how to play chess or improve your skills! Chess Instructor Jose will be at the library running a Chess Workshop for kids and teens.

Chess Workshop

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Come play video games on: Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3 and PS4

Yugioh card games and chess!

Teen Tech Time

Game On!

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids game on! video games table-top & board games

Enjoy board games, card games and puzzles at the library!

Game On!

Teen Tech Time: Video Games

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time teen time video games

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly, competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time: Video Games

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Teens 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

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brower Park Library, Meeting/Auditorium Room

Teens teen tech time

Every Friday, we roll out the Xbox and the iPads and all our other gadgets for Teen Tech Time!

Teen Tech Time

Kids Create: Collage Read-In

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Join us for a reading of Mratin Luther King Jr. I have a dream speech and collage creation. 

Kids Create: Collage Read-In

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Jan 18   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids

It's Friday!  You made it!!  Come hangout with us and unwind from your week with some friendly video gaming.

Wii gaming console and iPads will be available during the program.

Ages 5-12

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Kids Tech Time

Homework Help

Fri, Jan 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

Chess Club

Fri, Jan 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids chess workshop

Drop into our chess club and learn strategy from our Chessmaster Vladimir Mazo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun! Ages 6 and up.

Chess Club

Build with KEVA

Fri, Jan 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids

Come build structures, ramps, entire landscapes, or whatever you can think of with these fun stackable building planks.  It's a great engineering exercise!

Build with KEVA

Game On!

Fri, Jan 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park, Meeting Room

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Enjoy board games, card games and puzzles at the library! For kids ages 6-12.

Game On!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jan 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Kids kids create reading is fundamental

Receive FREE books by borrowing and returning items with your library card.  Get a FREE book when you first sign up and on every third visit.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Kids Create:Digital Stills

Fri, Jan 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids techknowledge

Kids Create: Digital Stills is for kids who want to try their hand at drawing with iPads. Participants will be able to use iPads to virtually finger-paint and digitally sketch.

Kids Create:Digital Stills

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