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Coloring Pages

Wed, Aug 23   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

all ages

Do you love to color? Of course you do! We provide the crayons and coloring pages or you can draw from your imagination!

Open Play Space

Wed, Aug 23   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Dyker Library

A variety of toys will be available for children to use throughout the day. 

Kids Playing

Game On!

Wed, Aug 23   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Dyker Library

games Board Games kids Teens

Anyone up for a quick game? Check out a game by leaving your library card at the front desk.

Educator Workshop: Slash, Smut, and Sexual Subjectivity Workshop

Wed, Aug 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

PLatBPL Teacher sexuality fan fiction

Please join us for Slash, Smut, and Sexual Subjectivity Workshop with Christina Tesoro!

Sexual subjectivity is "a person’s experience of self as a sexual being who feels entitled to sexual pleasure and safety" and was coined by Dr....

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Chess Club

Wed, Aug 23   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

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.

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Aug 23   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

business SCORE One-on-One

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...

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Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

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Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Ages 18-36 months

Babies and Books

Wed, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Babies & Books storytime books First Five Years play

Enjoy books, songs and rhymes. 0 to 18 months.

Storytime

Wed, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Brower Park Library

#browerparklibrary #storytimeinthelibrary #summerreading2017 #buildabetterworld

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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

*esol conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

Story Play

Wed, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

storytime songs first five years Fingerplays

Bring your baby, toddler or preschooler for a relaxed program full of fun stories, singing and play. This is a great opportunity to develop social skills as well as literacy skills.

No registration required.

Story Time in the Park

Wed, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brower Park Library

Join us in Brower Park, on the grass and in the shade at the Fountain in front of the Skate board area,  for Story Time.  After Story Time, Robyn Berland, Chief Conservator of the Brower Park, will guide the children through an activity...

Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Leonard Library

Toddlers 18 to 24 months have their own special time for stories and songs.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

techknowledge #microsoftword #older adults

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.

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

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Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out prior to the event at the information desk, first come first served. Reading is Fundamental (RIF...

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Sunset Park Library

- storytelling songs playtime

Enjoy books, songs, and playtime. For ages 0-5 years old. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included

Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Bay Ridge Library

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A storytime for children 18 months-3 years old and their caregivers. Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Your toddler learns...

Plan to Succeed! Learn How to Build a Successful Business Plan

Wed, Aug 23   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

business small business business seminar SBDC

What you will learn…

• Why do you need a business plan?

• How to turn your idea into a business

• Basics of Financing

• Develop Cash Flow Projections

• Marketing Strategies

• And much more...

...
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Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 23   10:45 am to 11:45 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

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Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

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Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Storytime and playtime for toddlers and their caregivers!

Ask A Tech!

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library

#TechKnowledge

Learn about computer hardware and software. Learn how to use the mouse, search the library website. Surf the internet and setup an email address.

Story Play

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

#Story Play #play #sing #Read Aloud

Children ages birth to 5 years come together with their carers to read, sing and play.

Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

music toddler time first five years Early Literacy

Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, movement, shakers and scarves during this library time dedicated to active toddlers ages 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers. Reading, singing and playing are all important early...

Bubbles the Clown

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

kids PED clowns

The fantastic antics of Bubbles the Clown will keep you smiling.  Performer Elaine Gil encourages the entire audience to get involved, making this a delightful experience for the whole family.

Preschool Storytime

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

#Children #preschool #family storytime

Pre-School Storytime for children ages 3-5 years old

ESOL - 2017 Fall Registration

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Midwood Library

ESOL Registration free English classes registration; Learn English

Learn to Speak, Read, Write & Understand English!

 

Free English Classes for adults 17 and older

Daytime, Evening and Saturday class schedules available.

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for...

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Internet Basics Class

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

# techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush 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?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Introduction to American Sign Language

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

ASL

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

Babies & Books

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

storytime babies Babies & Books birth to five years

Fingerplays, tummy-time and books, Oh My! A special half-hour of stories, rhymes and songs geared specifically for the youngest children who are not yet walking.

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

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Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets for our Vets. Don’t know how?  We’ll teach you!  Supplies included.  Ages 10 - 110.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

techknowledge # DASNY

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.

Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Songs, stories, and toys with other toddlers. Ages 18 months to 3 years.

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Business & Career Center

resume career cover letter interview

Meet one-on-one with a Business & Career Librarian to get information on career-related topics, including resume, cover letter, interviewing and LinkedIn help. Learn how Brooklyn Public Library's resources can help you become more...

Drop In Computer Lab: Computer Basics

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Leonard Library

# DASNY #TECHKNOWLEDGE

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers, iPad or Laptops or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computers.

This lesson introduces new PC users to...

Computer Basics

Summer Story Play

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

storytime Read Aloud Playtime babies

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

For children, from birth to 5 years, with their parents or caregivers

Story Play

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

storytime story time story play

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required; inquire at information desk.

Babies & Books

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Cypress Hills Library

Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and finger plays that you can try together at home in this lapsit program for babies and caregivers. Ages 0 to 18 months. *Groups please call (718) 277-6004 to make an advance reservation.

Gary the Great

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Dyker Library

Magician party summer reading kids

Magician Gary the Great presents his high-energy blast of magic, comedy, and juggling. This hilarious tour through the world of magic gets everyone involved!

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Eastern Parkway 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 with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

toddlers storytime babies RIF

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out prior to the event at the information desk, first come first served. Reading is Fundamental (RIF...

Toddlers Explore

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Explore with playdough, large stampers, and other sensory toys with your toddler.

Ages 2-5.

For kids less than 2, toys will be provided in the rug area.

*We cannot accommodate groups.

Kids Tech Time: Create with LittleBits

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

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Kids will learn the basics of circuitry and electronics with Little Bits. In this free workshop, kids ages 6-12 will get to make basic robotics and more.

Babies & Books

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays with you baby, birth to eighteen months old.

AHRC Craft club

Wed, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

inclusive Adult arts and crafts older adult

Learn a new craft.  Have fun and make new friends!  Creativity is the only requirement!!

 

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Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 23   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

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A storytime for children 18 months-3 years old and their caregivers. Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Your toddler learns...

Story Play

Wed, Aug 23   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Flatbush Library

story play Flatbush Family children

All parents and caregivers are invited to bring their children ages 0-5 to listen to stories, sing songs, and chant rhymes. Afterwards, there will be time to play and socialize!

Story Play

Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 23   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

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Babies & Books

Wed, Aug 23   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Leonard Library

Babies and great books - a classic combination! For little ones 0 to 20 months.

Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 23   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

babies toddlers first five years storytime song rhymes fingerplays

Enjoy stories and play. 18 months to 48 months.