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New Graphic Novels

Fri, Jul 20   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

Comic browsing made easy at the Dyker branch! Our new mini collection will be available all day, every day the branch is open. The collection will include titles from DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, and others. Come by and check out a volume or two.

New Graphic Novels

Chess Club

Fri, Jul 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

Summer R.I.F. Book Club

Fri, Jul 20   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: Son of Bigfoot

Fri, Jul 20   1:15 pm to 3:30 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Teenage outsider Adam has never known the identity of his long-lost dad. But after setting off on an adventure to solve the mystery once and for all, he discovers that his father is none other than the legendary Bigfoot, and that, like his dad,...

Family Movie: Son of Bigfoot

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jul 20   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

A program for kids and teens who have their own library cards to get free books.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

First Five Years

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third week...

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Movies @ the Library: Wonder Wheel

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

On Coney Island in the 1950s, a lifeguard tells the story of a middle-aged carousel operator, his beleaguered wife, and the visitor who turns their lives upside-down.

Movies @ the Library: Wonder Wheel

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Reading is Fundamental

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a free drop-in program open to babies, kids, and adolescents. Check-in with us on Fridays from 2-4 and earn a free book for joining! Earn another free book every third time you come!! And on your birthday...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sip (Coffee) & Paint

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults can come and paint something new. We will provide the paint, the non-alcoholic drinks, canvases and brushes. We will have a project prepared, but if inspiration strikes, you can paint your own original creation. We will be working with...

Sip (Coffee) & Paint

Playtime!

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

arts and crafts build with lego

Come hang out in our youth room and play games, make art projects, or just enjoy playtime with new friends.

Ages 10 and under only please.

Playtime!

3-D Printing Course

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Come learn the basics of 3-D printing. In this drop-in course you will learn how to design and print 3 dimensional objects. 

After designing an object, the library staff will print off your objects within a week and you can come...

3-D Printing Course

Game On!

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Game On! table-top & board games

Enjoy board games at the library!

Ages 5 and up.

Game On!

Game On!

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Marcy Library

Play board games with friends, family, librarians, or yourself!

Games include: Catan, Jenga, Battleship, Monopoly, Chess, Checkers, and many more!

Game On!

Gaming for Teens

Fri, Jul 20   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

Teen Tech WiiU

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens can have fun with WiiU and video games aka eSports

Teen Tech WiiU

Artists In Residence- Keisha- Gaye Anderson

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

artist talks arts and crafts

Writer, poet and artist Keisha-Gaye Anderson will be working on her project at a part of the Artist In Residence at Macon and Eastern Parkway Libraries.

Artists In Residence- Keisha- Gaye Anderson

DIY: Friday Arts Series for Young Adults

Fri, Jul 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Every Friday we learn a new skill in our series of art workshops for teens. At the end of each session we have a critique, and compete for that week’s Winner of the Arts.

-Drawing from life -Watercolor painting -Lessons in line, color,...
DIY: Friday Arts Series for Young Adults

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jul 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Teen Tech Time

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

Teen Tech Time

Kids Create

Fri, Jul 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

after school arts and crafts Kids Create

Join us for a new arts and crafts project every week. Create something new and all your own!

Caregivers must accompany young children.

Kids Create

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jul 20   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

An educational program started by the federal government, RIF promotes literacy and a love of reading for children.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Jul 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bushwick Library

Come and play board games such as Connect 4, Uno Cards, Clue, and Monopoly.

Game On! Board Games

Family Karaoke

Fri, Jul 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Live Music music

Show off your talent. All ages welcome

Family Karaoke

Build with LEGO

Fri, Jul 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Canarsie Library

after school build with lego

What can you build with Legos?  Test out your architecture and design skills!  Freestyle build, or complete a fun design challenge with us at the Canarsie Library.

Build with LEGO

LDBA Free Art Fridays

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Explore new techniques and materials in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old!

Free Art Fridays is presented by Williamsburg art school L'Ecole Des Beaux Arts.

The program is Free. Space is limited. Advance...

LDBA Free Art Fridays

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF.
Receive free books: Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and free book on your birthday. Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third week....

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Coloring Pages

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

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

Coloring Pages

Teen Time

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

gaming for teens teen time

Games, socialization, leisure for teens and tweens

Teen Time

Summer Reading Beanstack registration

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

summer reading

Kids 6 - 17:  win a pair of Bluetooth headphones!

How?

Register for Summer Reading 2018 at bklynlibrary.beanstack.org and select Sheepshead Bay as your primary branch.

or visit Sheepshead Bay Branch, and our...

Summer Reading Beanstack registration

Family Karaoke

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

TechKnowledge

Show off your talent. All ages welcome

Family Karaoke

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Adventures!

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

after school Game On!

Have you ever wanted to grab your longsword and stride off through the night to begin an adventure from which you might never return? Come and join us, play Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition with our Dungeon Master and other teens. Materials will...

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Adventures!

Little Bits

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

TechKnowledge

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.

Little Bits

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brower Park Library

gaming for teens Teen Tech Time

Come hang out with friends and make new ones at Teen Tech Time! Play NBA2K, Madden, FIFA on our Xbox, or Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros. on our WiiU!

Gaming not your thing? We have iPads as well! Make a music video, create a virtual...

Teen Tech Time

Build with LEGO

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Fun LEGO projects for ages 5 and up.

Build with LEGO

Teen Gaming & DIY

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

diy Gaming gaming for teens Teen Tech Time

Come play video games on the Wii U or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For anyone grades 6-12! We are also having DIY in the same location where you can make something out of nothing!

Teen Gaming & DIY

Watercolor Hour

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

arts and crafts

Join the Info Commons for a relaxing watercolor session and meet other art enthusiasts in Brooklyn. You can work on your own watercolor projects, paint from a still life, or simply do some coloring pages. All materials will be provided; if you...

Watercolor Hour

Knitting

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

Game On!

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Enjoy board games, card games and puzzles at the library! For kids ages 5-12.

Game On!

Tween Time: For Tweens By Tweens

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Gravesend Library

arts and crafts diy stem & steam summer reading

Grades 5-7. Join the team of friendly kids to plan and do activities in the library. Come by yourself or with friends. Suggest whatever programs you like! Contact Gravesend Library for more information.

Tween Time: For Tweens By Tweens

Central Library Friday Film Club

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

LGBTQ Feature Film Series

Carol  (2015)

An aspiring photographer develops and intimate relationship with and older woman in 1950s New York.

Central Library Friday Film Club

Build with LEGO / Build with Duplo

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

build with duplo build with lego

Join us every Friday for Lego and Duplo.

Build with LEGO / Build with Duplo

Bored No More!

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

table-top & board games

our board games’ club! Build social skills and strategic thinking while having fun in a safe and air-conditioned environment.

Age Group: 5 – 12 yo

¡Únete a nuestro club de juegos de mesa! Desarrolle habilidades sociales y...

Bored No More!

Game On!: Board Games

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

summer reading table-top & board games

Play Family Fun Board Games with your friends and family @ your local Library

Game On!: Board Games

Board Games for Kids and Families

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Game On! summer reading

Come, relax and enjoy a game or two with your friends and family.

Board Games for Kids and Families

Just Sing! Karaoke

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids Tech Time summer reading TechKnowledge Teen Tech Time

In honor of our Summer Reading theme, Books & Beats, we will be hosting karaoke Fridays all summer long. Join us and sing your favorite song! Kids & teens are welcome.

Just Sing! Karaoke

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Canarsie Library

Reading is Fundamental

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is a weekly library program offering free books to children and teens.

RIF encourages eligible children and teens to read, and explore the world of reading.

Anyone joining this program must have a...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Picture Book Club

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

arts and crafts storytime summer reading

Listen to stories and create artwork based upon the words and pictures of beloved children's books. Each week a new author will be featured.

Picture Book Club

Read and Play

Fri, Jul 20   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Flatlands Library

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

The Kensington Music Hour

Fri, Jul 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kensington Library

Fridays this summer, Kensington Library presents the Music Hour!  Specifics will be announced soon, but we are planning a summer's worth of musical fun for teens, which will include learning Garage Band, building instruments, listening to...

The Kensington Music Hour

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jul 20   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

gaming for teens TechKnowledge Teen Tech Time

Come play video games on: Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3 and PS4

Yugioh card games and chess!

Teen Tech Time

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