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Mental Health First Aid

Mon, Jul 16   9:30 am to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

mental health

Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour course that will help you:

Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses

Learn how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, and loved...

Mental Health First Aid

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Jul 16   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, Jul 16   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

Positive Aging. Current events group.

Mon, Jul 16   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Discuss current events with other seniors and have fun!

Positive Aging. Current events group.

Story and Play

Mon, Jul 16   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

The Coupon Exchange

Mon, Jul 16   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

FREE SUMMER SAT PREP CLASS

Mon, Jul 16   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Prepare to take your SAT exam.  This free class is open to all high school students on a first come first served basis.  The class runs Monday through Friday from 10am to 12pm.  Seats are Limited.

To register call: ...

FREE SUMMER SAT PREP CLASS

Mindful Mondays

Mon, Jul 16   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Find the weekly activity sheets that will help you focus, relax, and even teach you something new every Monday in the kids area. All ages welcomed.

Mindful Mondays

Early weekday fun

Mon, Jul 16   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Borough Park Library

Word Search, Cross Words & Coloring Pages plus Daily Board, Card & Chess Games

Early weekday fun

Mindful Mondays

Mon, Jul 16   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Please join us for independent activities that encourage introspection for kids

Mindful Mondays

Books and Beats - Library Rocks Instrument Play Display

Mon, Jul 16   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

TechKnowledge

Books and Beats! Sign up for Summer Reading.

Libraries Rock Instrument Play Display.

Play the drums! Play the Piano! Play the maracas!

All instrument ready and waiting for you to play!

Books and Beats - Library Rocks Instrument Play Display

Weekday Mornings at the Borough Park Children's Room

Mon, Jul 16   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Borough Park Library

Word Search, Cross Words & Coloring Pages 10-11a.m. daily Monday through Friday.

Weekday Mornings at the Borough Park Children's Room

Chess Club

Mon, Jul 16   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Gaming

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

Job Now! New Lots

Mon, Jul 16   10:15 am to 11:30 am   New Lots Library

career

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...

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Job Now! New Lots

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Jul 16   10:15 am to 11:00 am   DeKalb Library

Come and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays! Ages 3-5.

Preschool Storytime

Gardening with Hester

Mon, Jul 16   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Park Slope Library

gardening

Kids of all ages are welcome to come explore the Park Slope garden and learn about gardening in urban and small spaces. Bring questions and curiosity! Registration is not required.

Gardening with Hester

Build with Duplo

Mon, Jul 16   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

build with duplo First Five Years

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

Build with Duplo

StoryPlay w/First RIF

Mon, Jul 16   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Paerdegat Library

Story Play summer reading

Brief storytime with FREE playtime with toys for ages Birth to 5yrs with caregivers.

StoryPlay w/First RIF

Read and Play

Mon, Jul 16   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Saratoga Library

inclusive services

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

Read and Play

Citizenship Prep Class

Mon, Jul 16   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen we can help!

Citizenship Prep Class

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Jul 16   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

Spanish StoryTime

Mon, Jul 16   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Spanish Storytime storytime

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

Vengan a cantar y a escuchar historias en español

 

 

Spanish StoryTime

Kids Explore: Writing

Mon, Jul 16   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cypress Hills Library

Kids Explore summer reading writing workshop

Writing is all around us! Explore the fun of reading and writing in this interactive six week program for school age kids. Each session will include a read-aloud and activity introducing a different kind of writing. Join us for one session, or...

Kids Explore: Writing

Babies & Books

Mon, Jul 16   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Homecrest Library

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

Babies & Books

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Jul 16   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill Library

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

Preschool Storytime

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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, Jul 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at the information desk.

Story Play

Babies & Books

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brownsville Library

 

Enjoy songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood! Ages 0-18 months.

Babies & Books

Toddler Yoga

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Park Slope Library

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...

Featured Event
Toddler Yoga

Ulmer Park Branch Urban Gardening Club

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

gardening

Learn with Ulmer Park Branch’s Urban Gardening Club how to start your own garden.

Start with planting, growing and harvest flowers & veggies!

Ulmer Park Branch Urban Gardening Club

Toddler Time

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Bay Library

Come with your toddlers to listen to a story, sing songs, and play finger games.

Toddler Time

Kids Create Duplo

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

build with duplo build with lego Kids Create

Come to Mapleton and enjoy creating and building with Duplo blocks with other kids.

Kids Create Duplo

Introduction to American Sign Language

Mon, Jul 16   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

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

babies & books Stomp Clap and Sing storytime summer reading

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

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Computer Basics Multilingual

Mon, Jul 16   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

Little Kids Explore: Music

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

First Five Years music Story Play

Singing is an important early literacy skill!  Join us each week this summer to explore Books and Beats - we will share singable stories and songs, play instruments, dance and play musical games.

Little Kids Explore: Music

Build with DUPLO

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Children ages 0-5 and carers join us for building time with DUPLO!

Build with DUPLO

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

resume

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

Computer Basics

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh 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 hardware...

Computer Basics

iPad Basics Class

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bushwick Library

TechKnowledge

Do you want to learn how to navigate an iPad? Or do you own an iPad and want to put it in to better use? Learn to work with iPad by navigating the screens, connecting to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth surfacing the internet and working with photo, video and...

iPad Basics Class

Drop-In Computer Lab

Mon, Jul 16   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

Story Play

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Leonard Library

Stories, songs, rhymes, and lots more to enjoy. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join in.

Story Play

Next Chapter Book Club

Mon, Jul 16   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 intellectual and developmental disabilities...

Next Chapter Book Club

Summer R.I.F. Book Club

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Create your own library at home, get a FREE book when you sign up for R.I.F., get another FREE book after every 3rd visit to RIF.

Summer R.I.F. Book Club

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

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 (Washington Irving)

Computer Basics

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou 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

Adult Coloring

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Marcy Library

resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your resume, cover letter, interview, or job search.

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Toddler Time

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Highway Library

First Five Years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers.

For children 18 months to 3 years with...

Toddler Time

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Rolie Polie Guacamole

Mon, Jul 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

First Five Years music Stomp Clap and Sing summer reading

Rolie Polie Guacamole blends acoustic rock, funk and folk with catchy sing-alongs.

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Rolie Polie Guacamole

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