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CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Jul 20   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

citizenship

A free workshop to help eligible lawful permanent residents (green card holders) prepare their N-400, Application for Naturalization. Immigration experts will be available to answer legal questions and review applications. Registration is not...

CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Fri, Jul 20   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Come work on your resume, apply to jobs, update LinkedIn, and learn about job searching resources. One-on-one help. Please bring a USB flash drive to save your work.

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Mixed Media: Arts & Crafts for Adults

Fri, Jul 20   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

arts and crafts

Boost your creativity under the guidance of experienced Instructor provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Mixed Media: Arts & Crafts for Adults

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

FREE SUMMER SAT PREP CLASS

Fri, Jul 20   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Prepare to take your SAT exam.  This free class is open to all high school students on a first come first served basis.  The class runs Monday through Friday from 10am to 12pm.  Seats are Limited.

To register call: ...

FREE SUMMER SAT PREP CLASS

Early weekday fun

Fri, Jul 20   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Borough Park Library

Word Search, Cross Words & Coloring Pages plus Daily Board, Card & Chess Games

Early weekday fun

Weekday Mornings at the Borough Park Children's Room

Fri, Jul 20   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

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

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Jul 20   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Join us for a very special play time featuring our very own, generously donated Thomas the Tank Engine Play Set! For all ages. 

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Story Play

Fri, Jul 20   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill Library

First Five Years storytime

Come and enjoy books, songs, and movement activities followed by toy time for children ages 1 - 5 years old and their caregivers!

Story Play

Babies & Books

Fri, Jul 20   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months.

Babies & Books

Story Play

Fri, Jul 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Story Play

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

Age Group: Birth to 5 yo...

Story Play

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Jul 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cypress Hills Library

First Five Years storytime

Enjoy new and classic picture books, sing favorite songs, and learn new rhymes and fingerplays at our storytime program for children ages 3 to 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. *All groups please call (718) 277-6004 to schedule an...

Preschool Storytime

Build with Duplo

Fri, Jul 20   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

build with duplo First Five Years summer reading

Come and build with Duplo.

Build with Duplo

Library Lanes Bowling League

Fri, Jul 20   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes Bowling League

Story Sing Along

Fri, Jul 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brighton Beach Library

First Five Years storytime

Sing along to favorite children's songs, enjoy new and classic picture books, and learn new rhymes and fingerplays at our storytime program for children ages 3 to 5 years old with a parent or caregiver.

Story Sing Along

Resume Help

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Looking for a job? Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained staff to get assistance with editing, advice on your resume's layout and presentation, and tips for the job search! 

Please bring a draft of your resume...

Resume Help

Story Play

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at the information desk.

Story Play

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Come to Cortelyou Library at 11AM on Fridays for some adult stress relief coloring for an hour. Colored pencils and coloring books are included.

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Resume Editing Help

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

career resume TechKnowledge

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarian is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume with you. Don't have a draft? That's ok, we'll help you create one! First come, first served.

Resume Editing Help

iPad Basics (for kids)

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

TechKnowledge

The iPad is very easy to learn to use. Even if you already have a personal iPhone or iPad or other similar smart phone or tablet device, there is always something new to learn about how the device functions.

iPad Basics (for kids)

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, new friends and play.
Recommended for 3-5 years old.

Preschool Playtime

Stomp, Clap, & Sing with the Bilingual Birdies

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

multilingual music

The Bilingual Birdies celebrates language and culture in 45 minutes of fun-filled live music and dance! Learn new words while you sing along to original hip tunes and your favorite traditional folk songs.

Stomp, Clap, & Sing with the Bilingual Birdies

Game On: Board Games

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Jamaica Bay Library

Children age 6+ and their families are invited to play a variety of board games checkers, chess, Connect Four, Jenga, jigsaw puzzles,  Monopoly, Scrabble, and more! Come join the fun with friends!

Game On: Board Games

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

early literacy Ready Set Kindergarten stem & steam summer reading

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...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Musical Toddler Yoga Storytime

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

First Five Years music storytime yoga

Join us for a musical toddler yoga storytime. Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk.

Featured Event
Musical Toddler Yoga Storytime

Story Play

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 11:45 am   East Flatbush Library

music Story Play

Join us for fun stories, songs and play!

Story Play

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

Play Time

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Bay Library

Construct your own castle with gigantic LEGO blocks.

Play Time

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

toddler time

 

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Sing-Along with Louie

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Louie Miranda has been dazzling the hearts of children, parents & teachers everywhere he goes. He is unique, original & loved by an ever-growing population across the country! He has played with numerous ensembles performing music in a...

Sing-Along with Louie

Brower Park Writing Group

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

The fun writing exercises we've planned will help give you the confidence to commit your thoughts, fantasies and creativity to paper, and to share them with other aspiring writers.

Brower Park Writing Group

Family Playtime

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Families with children ages 0-5 are welcomed to this special playtime in the auditorium. Please enjoy our toys and other learning activites designed for young children.

Family Playtime

Build with LEGO

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Dyker Library

Enjoy building with LEGO and DUPLO bricks and Keva planks! Create cars, planes, castles, gardens and more; let your imagination soar!

Build with LEGO

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

Playtime

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come play with toys and listen to preschool music!

Playtime

Summer Samurai Matinee

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Join us for Classic Samurai movies by Akira Kurosawa.

7/6/18 Rashomon

7/13/18 Seven Samurai

7/20/18 Throne of Blood

7/27/18 Sanjuro

Summer Samurai Matinee

Family Open Play

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Children ages 0-5 and carers, join us at Macon for music, toys, and friends!

Family Open Play

Free Family Art Day with Spellbound Theatre: "My City. My Playground."

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Join us for a morning of art activities and creative play, including a special pop-up performance of "Stand Clear of the Closing Doors, Please"!

Free Family Art Days are opportunities to play, imagine, and explore through a variety of art...

Free Family Art Day with Spellbound Theatre: "My City. My Playground."

Books, Beats & Beanstack

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

build with lego Kids Create

Enjoy stories, songs and make a Lego creation based on one of the books we read. We will register you on our branch Beanstack account and post a photograph of your creation at bklynlibrary.beanstack.org. Everyone who enters a book...

Books, Beats & Beanstack

Babies & Books

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bushwick Library

babies & books storytime

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months. 

Babies & Books

StoryCraft

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

arts and crafts

Come hear fun stories and make a craft.  For ages 5 to 12.

StoryCraft

Story Play

Fri, Jul 20   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

First Five Years storytime

Come and enjoy books, songs, and movement activities followed by toy time for children ages 1 - 5 years old and their caregivers!

Story Play

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Jul 20   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Fri, Jul 20   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

All ages are welcomed to this special time dedicated to fiber arts.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Talking Needles

Fri, Jul 20   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

crochet

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come for friendlyafternoon hangout and knit or crochet with the awesome ladies in our Talking Needles group on Friday afternoons!

Talking Needles

Knitting Club

Fri, Jul 20   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Fiber Arts

Learn to knit.

Finish an old project, or start a new project, and make new friends!

Knitting Club

German Conversation Group

Fri, Jul 20   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 2

World Language Conversation

Improve your German in an informal and fun setting!

German Conversation Group

Movies @ the Library

Fri, Jul 20   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Come to the library and enjoy a family friendly film.

Movies @ the Library

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