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Chess Club

Wed, Aug 15   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

Intro to DSLR Filmmaking

Wed, Aug 15   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

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This class covers common equipment setups, tips for getting great audio, lighting considerations, as well as common challenges and pitfalls of shooting video with DSLRs. The class will also give you an opportunity to record a short video with...

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Intro to DSLR Filmmaking

Summer R.I.F. Book Club

Wed, Aug 15   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

Family Movie: Coco

Wed, Aug 15   12:45 pm to 2:30 pm   Brower Park Library

family movie movies at the library

"In Disney/Pixar’s vibrant tale of family, fun and adventure, aspiring young musician named Miguel embarks on an extraordinary journey to the magical land of his ancestors."

Family Movie: Coco

ESOL Conversation

Wed, Aug 15   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills!

Sharpen your English, and meet friends from around the world.

ESOL Conversation

Chess Club

Wed, Aug 15   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Cooking Matters for Kids!

Wed, Aug 15   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

cooking kids create

Kids come take FREE cooking and nutrition classes sponsored by City Harvest! Explore healthy foods and learn how to cook them!

During this 6-week program you will:
• Practice hands-on cooking and tasting of healthy foods
•...

Cooking Matters for Kids!

English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 15   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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 15   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

Crochet Circle

Wed, Aug 15   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

 Come join our crochet circle. Learn new stitches and make new friends.

Crochet Circle

Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 15   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Get one on one help with:

Microsoft programs Email Or help with your own device (Laptop, IPad) Resume Writing  
Ask a Tech

High School Equivaleny (HSE) Screening

Wed, Aug 15   1:30 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

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Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) iploma? Come in and take a rtest of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed ina  prep class or enrolled in our onlne prep class. You can also register for the TASC exam or...

High School Equivaleny (HSE) Screening

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Wed, Aug 15   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

music spanish spanish storytime story play

Cuentos, Juegos, canciones, rimas y actividades divertidas para los pequeños de 1- 5 años. Programa bilingüe en español e inglés . Stories, games, songs, fingerplay, rhymes, and fun activities for Children ages 1-5 years old. Bilingual Spanish/...

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

ESOL Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

career resume techknowledge

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarians are here to help!

Please come to the library on time and bring a printed or digital copy of your resume with you. If you do not...

Resume Editing Help

Game On!

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Join us for an afternoon of fun and board games!!!

Game On!

Book Adventures

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Come join us for read alouds and activites! This book club is interactive and we read something new each week--no homework necessary! 

Recommended ages 5-12.

Book Adventures

Creative Aging Workshop

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Older adults compose and read from their own works.

Creative Aging Workshop

Summer Jam: International Music Festival

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

music summer reading

Come In and Jam with your local Library through our own creative music program.

Summer Jam: International Music Festival

Arts & Crafts

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Enjoy a different arts & crafts project every week.

Arts & Crafts

Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

The Great American Read - Podcast Recording

Review the list of 100 books from The Great American Read (TGAR).

Choose your personal favorite book on the list.

Let us make a recording of you pitching your book—telling us why...

Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Free Book When You Join

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Gaming for Teens

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our GamingTime for teens program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Gaming for Teens

Japanese 101

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Learn Japanese at the library

Japanese 101

Kids Create

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Dyker Library

arts and crafts kids create

A fun-filled hour of stories and crafts! Recommended for ages 5 - 12 (Younger children may be able to participate with the help of a caregiver). 

Kids Create

Kids Create!

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Arts and crafts for school age children. Learn various crafts using many mediums.

Kids Create!

English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Canarsie Library

esol

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

FREE!

No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Game On!

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

game on! summer reading table-top & board games

Choose from a variety of board games to play with while making new friends.

Ages 5 and up.

Game On!

Babies & Books with RIF

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Arlington Library

babies & books early literacy storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

Birth to 18 months

Babies & Books with RIF

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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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

Summer Jam: Painting with Music

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

summer reading summer jam music

Come In and Paint with the Music at your local Library

Featured Event
Summer Jam: Painting with Music

Summer Feet: Piano Mat

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Come to our branch's featured weekly event for Summer Reading's Books and Beats!

Summer Feet: Piano Mat

After School Homework Help

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Summer Reading Group

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Read along with a Book Buddy some of our suggested summer reading books.

Summer Reading Group

Ask A Tech

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

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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? Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

 

We provide help with:

...

Ask A Tech

Build Lego Mindstorms

Wed, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids will learn the basics of building fundamentals and programming basics to create robots.

Build Lego Mindstorms

Movies @ the Library

Wed, Aug 15   2:15 pm to 4:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

movies at the library summer reading

Join us every Wednesday for a kid's movie!

Movies @ the Library

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Aug 15   2:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Arlington Library

Sign up at the reference desk every Wednesday for FREE books for babies and children!

- All babies and children must have their own library card.

-Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.

-Earn more FREE RIF books by...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Library Lab: Simple Machines

Wed, Aug 15   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Learn about the different kinds of simple machines we use every day. Build a catapult and play a game using simple machines with household materials.

Library Lab: Simple Machines

Build with LEGO

Wed, Aug 15   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

build with lego

Kids ages 6 through 12 can create their own LEGO structures.

Build with LEGO

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush)

Wed, Aug 15   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Flatbush 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 Specialist. No appointment necessary, first-come first-served.

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush)

Game On!

Wed, Aug 15   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

game on!

Board game fun! This program will be held on the floor of the children's area.

Game On!

Arts and Crafts for Kids

Wed, Aug 15   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Brower Park Library

arts and crafts kids create

Creat great crafts at the library, each week we'll make something new - from making musical instruments to decorating hats. 

Limited to 12 crafters, on a first come, first served basis. Don't be late!

 

Arts and Crafts for Kids

Game On!

Wed, Aug 15   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

Kids ages 6 & up and carers, join us after Summer Meals for board game competitions and basic robotics!

Game On!

Crochet Circle

Wed, Aug 15   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

crochet

Get hooked at Cortelyou! Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any craft...

Crochet Circle

Build with LEGO

Wed, Aug 15   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

build with duplo build with lego

Challenge yourself and build with our wide selection of building toys, appropriate for ages 2 and up. Younger children must be supervised.

Build with LEGO

Kids Create: Collage Project

Wed, Aug 15   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bushwick Library

A collage is a piece of art made by sticking various different materials - such as photographs, pieces of paper, buttons, fabric - together onto a backing. Make one to take home this summer!

Kids Create: Collage Project

One On One Technolgy Training

Wed, Aug 15   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Park Slope Library

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Take advantage of our personal computer courses and ask any technology-related questions you may have. You can sign up at our reference desk at the branch.

These classes are for individuals who want personal help with anything computer-...

One On One Technolgy Training

Kids Explore: Line Dancing

Wed, Aug 15   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

summer reading summer jam music

Join the fun and learn various line dances (Wobble Wobble, Cha Cha slide, Chicken dance, Pata-Pata).

Age: 6 and up only!

Kids Explore: Line Dancing

Kids Explore

Wed, Aug 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids Explore their creativity through Keva Blocks, Drawing, and gaming.

Kids Explore

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