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Chess Club

Thu, Jan 24   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

DANCERCIZE

Thu, Jan 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Adults adult learning

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

DANCERCIZE

NYC Citizenship

Thu, Jan 24   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library, Meeting Room

Adults

Free citizenship help. Please call our Immigration Services Hotline to make an appointment: 718-230-2042. You can also call 311.

NYC Citizenship

Free Financial Coaching

Thu, Jan 24   10:00 am to 1:30 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults business finance

Meet with a financial counselor to develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability. In addition to obtaining a free credit...

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Free Financial Coaching

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

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

Thu, Jan 24   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

Computer Basics Laptop)

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 7:30 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Learn the basic components of a computer, windows, mouse control and introduction to internet.

Computer Basics Laptop)

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults adult learning

Please join Flatbush Library and the 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 intellectual and developmental disabilities.

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Adult Coloring for Fun

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:30 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

Citizenship Exam Preparation

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Paedergat, Meeting Room

Adults citizenship

Come to Paerdegat Library for help with preparing for the US Citizenship Exam!

Citizenship Exam Preparation

Typing with Mavis Beacon

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing is an application software program for teaching touch typing.   Whether you want to learn essential keyboarding skills or improve overall typing efficiency, Mavis Beacon will guide you step-by-step on your...

Typing with Mavis Beacon

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Paedergat, Meeting Room

Adults

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen we can help!  Join our free exam preparation group.  No registration or I.D. required.  For more information call 718-230-2406 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Kids Explore: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Jan 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Hey there!

Arts and Crafts are the best way to beat the winter blues, so bring your toddlers to have a little fun with our cool crafts!

 

Kids Explore: Arts and Crafts

Library Lanes

Thu, Jan 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults library lanes 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

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Jan 24   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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 24   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

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Thu, Jan 24   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.

Adult Coloring

Thu, Jan 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Ask a Tech

Thu, Jan 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Having issues with your Ipad, cellphone, laptop, etc.? we are here to help, this is the place for you!. Stop in, ask questions,get answers!, because its never too late to learn!.

Ask a Tech

Creative Writing Workshop: Metaphor

Thu, Jan 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults arts and crafts creative writing writing workshop

Do you enjoy writing? Great, come write with us! We'll be exploring metaphors and how to use them to enhance your stories. Paper and pencils will be supplied.

Featured Event
Creative Writing Workshop: Metaphor

Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, Jan 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Microsoft Word Basics

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Jan 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 24   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids

Grades 1-8 Homework Help.

After School Homework Help

Feature Film: The Horse Whisperer

Thu, Jan 24   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library, Basement Meeting Room

Adults

A gifted horseman tries to mend the relationship between a horse and the daughter of an editor after a tragic accident.

170 Minutes

PG-13

Feature Film: The Horse Whisperer

Chess Workshop

Thu, Jan 24   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:30pm- 4:30pm.

Chess Workshop

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Jan 24   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 24   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

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 24   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades 1 through 8, we can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids

Enjoy building with Lego and Duplo bricks and Keva planks! Create cars, planes, castles, gardens and more; let your imagination soar!

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids

If you are in Grades 1-8, we can help you with your homework.

After School Homework Help

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card.  Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.  Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books.  Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids homework help

Attention Students:  homework help is available at Sheepshead Bay Library, 

Please bring your text books.

 

 

After School Homework Help

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in Grades 1-8

 we can help you with your homework

Homework questions? Come see our Homework Helper at Gerritsen Beach!

Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Karaoke

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paedergat, Meeting Room

Kids all ages techknowledge

Come join us for some fun filled entertainment. Show off your talents.

Karaoke

Introduction to Photograhy

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults

This is the perfect photography course for anyone new to photography and for anyone already engaged with photography and wants to learn new techniques

Kids (Ages 6-12)

Young Adults/Adults (Ages 13 and above)

Introduction to Photograhy

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 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)

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook, Main Floor

Kids after school homework help

Homework help for students in grades 1-8.

Homework Help

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

RIF Reading is Fundamental Children are encouraged to read at least two library books per week and are rewarded periodically with free books for their home library.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Study With A Professional Artist

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

The Cypress Hills Bookworm Society

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids book club reading is fundamental

Love Books? Love Games? Then come join the Cypress Hills Bookworm Society! We meet twice a month to discuss new and interesting stories, followed by fun games and activities.

The Cypress Hills Bookworm Society

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

 

Grades: K-5

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids after school homework help

Support, assistance, and encouragement for children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their homework.

Homework Help

New York Tenants Justice League

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Patron can get help with various housing issues

New York Tenants Justice League

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Thu, Jan 24   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

ProjectArt offers free art classes at Red Hook Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll.

Full schedule:...

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Chess Workshop for Kids

Thu, Jan 24   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids

Is there anything more exciting and fascinating than chess? We think not! Kids 8 and up are invited to play and improve their skills in this, the most ancient and mysterious of board games.

Chess Workshop for Kids

Chess Workshop

Thu, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Chess Workshop

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

Video gaming for kids.

Kids Tech Time

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Pacific Library

Kids after school homework help

Free after-school homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

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