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The Coupon Exchange

Mon, Aug 20   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

Books and Beats - Library Rocks Instrument Play Display

Mon, Aug 20   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

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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

Chess Club

Mon, Aug 20   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

DISCOVERY TABLE

Mon, Aug 20   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Coney Island Library

Shared fun for birth through six year-olds! Play with legos and trains.

DISCOVERY TABLE

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

Mon, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Callen Lorde's Insurance Navigator Program is available to help determine if you're eligible for free public health insurance and, if so, help you enroll. Trained staff will meet with you, screen what programs you qualify for, and submit the...

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

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Recieve homework help from a trained volunteer.  Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

English Conversation Group

Mon, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Join other adults who are learning to speak English-FREE!

No registration necessary Sponsored by Brooklyn Public Library Volunteers
English Conversation Group

After School Homework Help

Mon, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework. Math and English Language Arts assistance for grades 2-5 is offered on Mondays.

After School Homework Help

Coloring pages for kids

Mon, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Mapleton Library

 

Coloring pages for kids

Coloring pages for kids

Dinosaur Display

Mon, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Mapleton Library

 

Replica display of Dinosaur heads

Dinosaur Display

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Aug 20   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

career resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a Business & Career Center...

Resume Editing Help

English Conversation Group

Mon, Aug 20   6:30 pm to 8:00 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

Improve your research skills

Mon, Aug 20   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Conducting research is a fundamental skill for everyone. Whether you’re browsing websites or using scholarly materials such as journal articles, you need to know how to formulate good searches, evaluate your sources and organize information. This...

Improve your research skills

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Toddler Time @the YMCA

Tue, Aug 21   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Greenpoint Library

storytime

**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

Positive Aging. Current events group.

Tue, Aug 21   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Discuss current events with other seniors and have fun!

Positive Aging. Current events group.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Aug 21   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

reading is fundamental summer reading

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)

English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 21   10:00 am to 12:00 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

Tue, Aug 21   10:00 am to 12:00 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

Weekday Mornings at the Borough Park Children's Room

Tue, Aug 21   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

How to Incorporate Participatory Budgeting in Your School

Tue, Aug 21   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Trustees' Room

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In this interactive workshop, come to a shared understanding of what participatory budgeting (PB) is and how it builds power in schools, learn about how it’s been working in schools from Phoenix to Brooklyn, and kick-start planning to bring PB to...

Register
How to Incorporate Participatory Budgeting in Your School

Chess Club

Tue, Aug 21   10:00 am to 7:45 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

DISCOVERY TABLE

Tue, Aug 21   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Coney Island Library

Shared fun for birth through six year-olds! Play with legos and trains.

DISCOVERY TABLE

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tue, Aug 21   10:00 am to 11:15 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local instructor Jeana Musacchio for an hour-long wellness and fitness class for older adults!  Join many of your neighbors for a fun, free, low impact, highly beneficial weekly exercise class!

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Mental Health First Aid

Tue, Aug 21   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Bushwick Library

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 ones...
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Mental Health First Aid

Toddler Time with RIF

Tue, Aug 21   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

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

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Toddler Time with RIF

Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

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

Tue, Aug 21   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

first five years storytime summer reading

Come In and Have FUN with New and Old Friends through song and play @ your local Library.

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Tue, Aug 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Bring your baby for a relaxing program full of fun stories, singing and play.  This is a great opportunity for children to practice developing social skills, motor skills, and early literacy skills.

 

This program...

Babies & Books

Babies & Books

Tue, Aug 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Bay Ridge Library

babies & books first five years storytime summer reading

A program for very young readers (Birth-18 months) and their caregivers. Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and play. TICKETS REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION! Please call library for further details.   http://www.bklynlibrary.org/first5years/
Babies & Books

Babies & Books

Tue, Aug 21   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Macon Library

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

ESOL – 2018 Fall Registration

Tue, Aug 21   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Midwood Library

Learn to Speak, Read, Write & Understand English!

Free English Classes for adults 17 and older

Daytime, Evening and Saturday class...

ESOL – 2018 Fall Registration

Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Canarsie Library

first five years storytime toddler time

Enjoy stories and play for children 18 to 36 months.

Discover more resources about sharing books with your toddler here!

Toddler Time

ShapeUPNYC: Free Aerobics Class with Kathleen

Tue, Aug 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

adult learning fitness

Come to Paerdegat library for some exercise with Kathleen!

ShapeUPNYC: Free Aerobics Class with Kathleen

Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, Aug 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill Library

first five years

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

Kids Create! First 5 Years

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz and Camille!

Tue, Aug 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brower Park Library

first five years stomp clap and sing music performance

Come dance along to "silly jazz" with comedian and jazz singer, Camille Harris. Popular songs include: "The Monster Under My Bed," "Muffin Man," and “Chopsticks."

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz and Camille!

Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

toddler time

Playing with your toddler is more than fun, it’s one of the most important ways you can encourage early literacy and language development. .

At these special Toddler Time programs, we’ll show you how to let your child take the lead in...

Toddler Time

Rolie Polie Guacamole

Tue, Aug 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Arlington Library

Rolie Poli Guacamole has developed a smart, parent friendly musical style that dresses up original tunes and classic covers in their latest album Chips & Salsa.

Rolie Polie Guacamole

Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 21   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Pacific Library

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

Digital Photo Enhancement

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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Retouch, crop, and color balance your digital photos before showing them to the world. Get hands-on experience with GIMP, a free, versatile photo editing software program.

Register
Digital Photo Enhancement

Story Play

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

first five years story play summer reading

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

Story Play

Kids Create Duplo

Tue, Aug 21   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

End of Summer Festival with Music and Dance by Conroy Warren

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

arts and crafts music summer reading summer reading closing celebration

Help us celebrate another successful season of Summer Reading with an interactive morning of music, art, and dancing! Conroy Warren will get you moving with songs  from the West Indian and American tradition...

End of Summer Festival with Music and Dance by Conroy Warren

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

first five years story play summer reading

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime!

Story Play with RIF

Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library

early literacy storytime summer reading 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

Preschool Storytime for 2.5 - 4 years old

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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

Summer R.I.F. Book Club

Tue, Aug 21   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

Creative Writing

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Story Play: Books and Beats

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

story play summer reading

Young kids and their families are invited to join us for a music-focused storytime. Join us to sing, dance, and make music!

Story Play: Books and Beats

Tai Chi

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Find peace and a bit of relaxing excerises with our Tai Chi class.

Tai Chi

Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Highway Library

first five years 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

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