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English Conversation Group

Sun, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

*esol conversation group

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

Chess Club

Sun, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 4:45 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.

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Oct 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Ready Set Kindergarten! Early Literacy storytime Kindergarten

For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices.  Exploring literacy, science & math...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Oct 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Early Literacy Ready Set Kindergarten! STEM Family

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you &...

CyPurr CryptoParty

Sun, Oct 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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Worried that the WWW has you in its Web? Overwhelmed by indiscriminate surveillance, digital harassment, or security leaks of personal identification? You are not alone!

Join the CyPurr Collective for a cryptoparty today. We’ll talk about...

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Sunday Ready, Set, Kindergarten

Sun, Oct 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

FFY program Ready Set Kindergarten Sunday

Enjoy an hour of themed story, songs and crafts with your Pre-K child in the library.

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Oct 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Oct 22   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Early Literacy Ready Set Kindergarten! STEM Family

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Oct 22   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Borough Park Library

STEAM Program

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you &...

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Oct 22   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Japanese Language 日本語 World Language Conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required

Classical Interludes: Rolf Schulte and Nicolas Namoradze

Sun, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

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Schulte, violin and Namoradze, piano, perform works by Medtner, Debussy, and Schumann.

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OCT
23

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Oct 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Computer info-commons technology 50 plus

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...

Positive Aging: Current events

Mon, Oct 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

program for seniors program for older adults 50 + positive aging current events

Discuss current events in the company of your friends and have fun!

The Coupon Exchange

Mon, Oct 23   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.

Moving For Life / Dance Exercise for Health

Mon, Oct 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Coney Island Library

Moving for Life is a scientifically based self-care fitness program.

Come start your week off with music, dance and a smile!

Register
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration

Chess Club

Mon, Oct 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.

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Oct 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

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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.

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Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Oct 23   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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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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Pre-HSE AM Class

Mon, Oct 23   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Pre-HSE Class

Free Family Art Day from Spellbound Theatre

Discovery Table

Mon, Oct 23   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Coney Island Library

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Play with DUPLO on our new Discovery Table!

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Preschool Storytime

Mon, Oct 23   10:15 am to 11:00 am   DeKalb Library

toddlers preschool songs

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

Bengali Storytime

Mon, Oct 23   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cypress Hills Library

Bengali storytime FirstFiveYears Family

Join us for stories and songs in Bengali for children and their parents or caregivers. শিশুদের এবং তাদের অভিভাবকদের  জন্য বাংলা গল্প ও গানের জন্য আমাদের সাথে যোগ দিন.

Build with Duplo

Mon, Oct 23   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Build with DUPLO Legos play time duplo

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

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Japanese Storytime

Mon, Oct 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Leonard Library

Read and Sing in Japanese!

0歳から3歳くらいの乳幼児を対象に、日本語での絵本の読みきかせ、手遊び、わらべうたなどを楽しむ会を、Leonard Library で開催します(無料)。絵本と歌の後は、自由に遊ぶ時間です。

ぜひご参加ください。

Age Group: Birth to Five Years

This first five years program is called "Tako no Ashi...

Chinese Storytime

Mon, Oct 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Dyker Library

multilingual storytime chinese mandarin Family

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

歡迎所有任何有興趣的兒童與家長或與其照顧者一起參加我們的普通話故事及兒歌時間

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Game On!

Mon, Oct 23   10:30 am to 5:00 pm   Dyker Library

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

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Oct 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill Library

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

Read and Play

Mon, Oct 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Saratoga Library

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

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Oct 23   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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Mon, Oct 23   10:30 am to 12:30 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? Register for our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.   We provide help with: Computer...

Babies & Books

Mon, Oct 23   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Homecrest Library

Fun for The Brooklyn Public Library's youngest patrons! Come hear stories, sing songs, dance, and play with toys! FUN FUN FUN!!!!

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Babies & Books

Mon, Oct 23   10:45 am to 11:45 am   Pacific Library

Babies and Books Read Aloud babies Reading

It's never to early to read to your child.  Join us as we share stories, songs, & play with your baby. Ages 0-18 months.

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Computer info-commons technology 50 plus

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...

Adult Tai Chi

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Clarendon Library

Learn Tai Chi at Clarendon Library. 

Toddler Time

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Highway Library

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...

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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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...

Introduction to American Sign Language

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

ASL 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

Adult Coloring

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Relax and enjoy yourself with an hour of coloring, for adults.

Toddler Time

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

nursery rhymes - storytelling songs playtime

Hear great picture books read aloud, sing and dance, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years.

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English Conversation Group

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:15 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Mango Languages Conversation ESOL English

Join other adults who are learning to speak English in a conversation group using Mango Languages! Free!

Creative Aging: Just Bead It!

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

creative aging Older Adults Seniors arts and crafts

Through this simple jewelry making workshop with Sharon Zeisel, you will learn to use basic crafting tools while creating your own beautiful jewelry. We hope you will join us for ten weeks of learning in a fun environment.

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ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

HotSpot techknowledge

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for...

Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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Please come and join Brooklyn Public Library, Cortelyou branch, for free basic computer classes. The class is an 8 to 10 week course which will focus on the building skills, such as typing, using...

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

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

Next Chapter Book Club

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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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...

Drop-In Computer Lab

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay 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.

Story Play

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

story play first five years Early Literacy storytime

Come for some great stories, silly songs and fun movement.  Then stay to play with our toys.

iPad Basics Class

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bushwick Library

techknowledge IPad

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...

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Story Play

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Kids Crate Duplo Blocks

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

free childrens program building with duplo Kids Create toddlers

Come to Mapleton and enjoy creating and building with Duplo Building Blocks.

Free Family Art Day from Spellbound Theatre