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Shekere Make and Play led by Cheryl Thomas

Sat, May 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults bpl presents

Saturdays at 11 am, starting on April 27th through June 21st 

Create and learn to play a gourd shekere in this intergenerational 8-week workshop series with master shekere artist, Cheryl Thomas. Children and adults alike will...

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Shekere Make and Play led by Cheryl Thomas

MAY
28

Toddler Time with RIF

Tue, May 28   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years reading is fundamental storytime toddler time

An hour of fun songs, stories and toys with other toddlers. Space is limited, registration is required before attending the program - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time with RIF

Positive Aging: Current Events

Tue, May 28   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

English Conversation Group

Tue, May 28   10:00 am to 12:00 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

coloring for kids

Tue, May 28   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets, crayons, and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.

coloring for kids

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, May 28   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, May 28   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids reading is fundamental

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Chess Club

Tue, May 28   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

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Tue, May 28   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Toddler Time @the YMCA

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, May 28   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 10am

Toddler Time

Tue, May 28   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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 ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

Tue, May 28   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Kings Bay Library

Adults techknowledge

Photoshop helps you create and manipulate your documents and files using various elements, such as panels, bars, and windows. Any arrangement of these elements is called a workspace. (The workspaces of different Adobe creative applications share...

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

Toddler Time

Tue, May 28   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Canarsie Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.

For more resources for you and your toddler, click here.

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Tue, May 28   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Macon, Small Auditorium

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years

Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys, and meet new friends! For babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers.

Tickets are required and will be handed out at the reference desk 1/2 hour before the program's start time.

Babies & Books

Toddler Time

Tue, May 28   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Toddler Time

Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Tue, May 28   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Church of the Holy Apostles

Kids music storytime toddler time

**This program takes place at the Church of the Holy Apostles, 612 Greenwood Ave.**

A closed Windsor Terrace Library isn't going to stop Miss Cindy's Toddler Time!

Please use the side entrance of the Church of the Holy...

Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Tue, May 28   10:30 am to 5:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults health and wellness

 

Enroll in a Health Insurance Policy of the Affordable Care Act ( Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Spanish Storytime

Tue, May 28   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years spanish 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

Citizenship Prep Class

Tue, May 28   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

Citizenship prep class.  Registration required. 

Citizenship Prep Class

Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, May 28   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join other little artists in creative exploration with a new art project every week!

Kids Create! First 5 Years

Preschool Storytime

Tue, May 28   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Preschool Storytime

Toddler Time

Tue, May 28   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

Storytime

Tue, May 28   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards

Storytime

Toddler Time

Tue, May 28   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Pacific, Basement Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Come and join us for songs, stories and more while meeting other children and caregivers in the neighborhood! 

Ages 18 months-3 years.
 

Toddler Time

Preschool Storytime with RIF

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   McKinley Park, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool reading is fundamental storytime

Preschool Storytime for ages 3 to 5 years with RIF book distribution. Space is limited, registration is required before attending the program - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk.

Preschool Storytime with RIF

Tai Chi

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park, Meeting Room

Adults

Join us for some light exercise and find your center in our weekly Tai Chi Class.

Tai Chi

Toddler Time

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Highway, Children's Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years 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

Creative Writing

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults creative writing

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Toddler Time

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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 ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Story Play

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years preschool story play storytime

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5.

Story Play

Family Open Play

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years story play

For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers--join us at Mill Basin for toys and friends!

Family Open Play

Toddler Time

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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. (18-36 months)

Toddler Time

Next Chapter Book Club

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club everyone is welcome here

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

Preschool Storytime for 2.5 - 4 years old

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Enjoy our Story time with books, puppets and games. Little Hands Craft Time means more fun and more crafts. Join us to sing and learn about the Letter People.

For children ages 2 1/2 to 4 years old and their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime for 2.5 - 4 years old

Hand Made Crafts with Olga and Tamara

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay, Meeting Room

Adults arts and crafts

Join the Church Avenue AHRC's Oleg and Tamara for arts and crafts!

 

Hand Made Crafts with Olga and Tamara

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Computer Basics Pt. 2

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Pacific Library

Older Adults 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 Pt. 2

Toddler Time

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Highway, Children's Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years 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

Story Play

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy story play storytime

Kids age 0-5 years and their caregivers can join us for books, songs, ryhmes and play! 

 

*Caregivers must remain with child for the entire program*

Story Play

Story Play with RIF

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime!

Story Play with RIF

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Older Adults conversations creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

StoryPlay 11am

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years story play

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 11am

Make a Movie on Your Phone

Tue, May 28   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Learn how to use mobile devices to make compelling short-form videos. We will discuss storyboard frame composition, audio and lightning, as well as exploring iMovie and Movie Maker.

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Make a Movie on Your Phone

Babies & Books

Tue, May 28   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Macon, Small Auditorium

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years

Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys, and meet new friends! For babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers.

Tickets are required and will be handed out at the reference desk 1/2 hour before the program's start time.

Babies & Books

Introduction to American Sign Language

Tue, May 28   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults 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 Botti, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network.

Introduction to American Sign Language

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, May 28   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Walt Whitman's Brooklyn - Then and Now -The People

Tue, May 28   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults developmental disabilities lectures and discussions whitman 200

Come to Paerdegat Library to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman's birth!

This program is designed for adults with special needs and we welcome all adults to participate...

Walt Whitman's Brooklyn - Then and Now -The People

Positive Aging. Exercise for Seniors

Tue, May 28   12:30 pm to 1:15 pm   Kings Bay, Meeting Room

Older Adults health and wellness

Join your peers and exercise to benefit your health. The program is done courtesy of the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Positive Aging. Exercise for Seniors

Computer Basics

Tue, May 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

It's never too late to learn! Come and learn together!

Computer Basics

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