E.g., Apr 26 2017
APR
26

S(science) T(technology) E(Engineering) A(Art) M (Mathematics)

Wed, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Macon Library

STEAM Program

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) will be here at Macon for the school year.  Geared to tweens they will provide activities that make learning fun.

ESOL Conversation Group

Wed, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

learn English immigrants program for adults ESOL Conversation group english learners program for immigrants

Develop your English language communication skills in the company of peers with the help of the BPL experienced Volunteer.

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Reverend Elsie Smith Room

Topic: Philosophy of Consciousness and Ken Wilber

Creative Aging Workshop

Wed, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Older adults compose and read from their own work.

EReader Workshop for Adults

Wed, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

classes ebooks audiobooks ereaders

Interested in learning more about the library’s free collection of audiobooks and eBooks? Want to learn how to operate your Kindle, IPad, or other device? Drop in Wednesday afternoons for a lesson on these topics and more from a librarian...

Coloring for Adults!

Wed, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Free Adult Coloring Pages!

Various Themes, Difficulty Levels & Styles.

The perfect anti-stress activity for you!

Read and Play

Wed, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

inclusion disabilities read and play

Children birth to 5 years with and without disabilities meet, makes friends and play!

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Clarendon Library

# techknowledge

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.

 

Book Discussion: Americanah

Wed, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Room 214

book discussion Americanah one book one new york

Come together to discuss Americanah by Chimimanda Ngozi Adichie, the winner of the One Book, One New York citywide reading program. Americanah was 2013's winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, and one of the New York...

Body Basic + Stretch & Fit By DVD

Wed, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

All-standing, All-floor or All-chair barre Two 30-minute episodes of “Basic Stretch and Fit” features a full-body workout with dynamic strengthening and stretching exercises: Participants will notice an immediate increase in...

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Wed, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

#job #resume #career

Meet one-on-one with a Librarian trained in career and education resources to get information on career-related topics, including resume, cover letter, interviewing and LinkedIn help. Learn how Brooklyn Public Library's...

Game On for Kids!

Wed, Apr 26   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Legos videogames boardgames williamsburgh library #technology #DASNY

Play video games, board games, build with Lego and more while you make new friends.

Game On! Board Games

Wed, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

games all ages

Board games are available for in-library use.  Please bring your library card to borrow a game.  

Chinese Conversation Group for Beginners

Wed, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Chinese/中文 Chinese language program World Language Conversation

Improve your Chinese Language in an informal and fun setting

No registration required

The class is free.

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush)

Wed, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Flatbush Library

interview resume LinkedIn job employment cover letter career

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.

One-On-One Computer Help

Wed, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Park Slope Library

computer help #TechKnowledge One on one help

Computer lab for individuals who want personal help with anything computer-related (e-mail, printing, web browsing, etc.).

Game On! for Teens

Wed, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

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

Crochet Circle

Wed, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

crochet circle cortelyou library Adult programming arts and crafts get hooked crochet

Get hooked at Cortelyou! Come learn the 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...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Arlington Library

Kids can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards. 

Computer Basics

Wed, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 3:15 pm   Saratoga Library

techknowledge Dasny

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 hardware,...

computer basics

DIY for Teens

Wed, Apr 26   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Greenpoint Library

teens DIY teen crafts

Join us in the meeting room for DIY arts and crafts.

Ages 13-18.

Game On!

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Pacific Library

%23board games

Make new friends playing a variety of games at the library.

Cancelled

Game On! all ages

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

chess checkers

Games for all!

chess, checkers, cards and board games

Yoga for Teens

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Yoga fitness teens Tweens meditation Free after school

Free Yoga for Teens at Kings Highway Library!

Every Wednesday until the end of April, anyone between the ages of 10 and 18 is welcome to attend our free yoga classes. 

Yoga helps the practitioner:

Get fit Feel good...

Home Work Help

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

%23afterschool %23tutors

Get free after school tutoring from a NY State Certified teacher.

For children grades k-12. 

After School Homework Help

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

If your child needs help with their homework and are in Grades 1-7, please visit our branch and receive assistance.  Our Homework Helpers are here to help.

Age Group: Kids Age Group: Kids Age Group: Kids

Reading Is Fundamental

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Children choose a free book when they join RIF and on their birthdays.  They can earn additional books by borrowing and returning library books.  See the librarian for more details.   

Age Group: Kids Age Group...

Story Play

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Hear wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program

Ideas in English

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

English conversation Adults Older Adults Free #adult learning

Join us for an hour of intellectual exchange in English!

Weekly Movie Wednesdays: HACKSAW RIDGE

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Watch Contemporary & Classic Movies;

BIG-Screen TV;

Comfortable-seating Area;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Free citizen preparation citizenship exam prep

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.

Digital Camera Basics

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

BRIC digital-media

Create beautiful digital images! Learn photography basics like camera settings, resolution, exposure levels, composition theory, and shot types that make your pictures pop.

Short-form Video Techniques for PC

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

BRIC digital-media

Learn to use mobile devices to make compelling short-form videos. Will start off with scriptwriting, discussing storyboard frame composition, audio and lighting, as well as exploring Movie Maker.

Movies @ the Library featuring Shrek

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Come, and join us, for our feature presentation of "Shrek".

Homework Help

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Red Hook Library

If you are in Grades 1-8 we can help you with your homework!  

Kids Explore: Storytelling

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

kids reading Stories storytelling Kids Explore TechKnowledge Dasny

What story do you want to tell? Explore different ways to share stories using iPads, paper and pencil, crafting, and through traditional spoken words. Share a story about yourself or make up a new fantasy world.  For children ages 6-12.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

rif DeKalb book club afterschool program

Read the book YOU want to read...

Join Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club and get a FREE book and every 3rd time you sign up for RIF, get another FREE book

For more information, please ask at the Customer Service desk.

...

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

# techknowledge

Join us in the Flatlands meeting room to play a variety of video games!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

kids rif Read Brooklyn Public Library Reading is Fundamental cortelyou library

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate. Ages 0 to 17 years old.  Youth will be allowed to choose a free book when they join RIF and on their birthday. Youth can earn additional books by borrowing and...

Build with LEGO

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

lego stem building toys Steampunk

Build and imagine with our extensive collection of building toys, appropriate for ages 2-12 and up.

Homework Help

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

kids Afterschool Homework Help grades 1-8

Support, assistance, and encouragement for children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their homework.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

#rif

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information

After School Homework Help

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

2nd floor public area

Kids Tech Time

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

#TechKnowledge

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

 

Homework Help for Teens

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

teens homework help tutor study

If you are in grades 9-12 we can help you with your homework.

Kids Create

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

# arts and crafts

Program for children to develop their creativity. Like us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/KingsBayLibrary/

Kids Explore

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

kids First Five Years Kids Explore Spring Creek

Come on down to Spring Creek and hang out!  Kids explore is your time!  Its your time to play games, listen to music, and so much more!

Resume & Career Help(Brownsville Library)

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

interview resume job career

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your résumé, cover letter, interview, or job search. This is a one-on-one service; first come, first served.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach 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 assistanceDo you have a specific question about how to...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft Hour

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Arlington Library

storytime arts and crafts afterschool Ezra Jack Keats

Come join us and hear stories by native East New Yorker Ezra Jack Keats. Stay and create a craft inspired by Keats' work and children will take home a free Ezra Jack Keats book.