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Adult Coloring

Fri, Nov 16   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults

Come enjoy an hour of mindful coloring, just for adults.

Art supplies will be provided.

Adult Coloring

After School Homework Help

Fri, Nov 16   12:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids homework help

If you are in Grades

1-8 we can help you with your homework!

Free!

After School Homework Help

Jewelry Making

Fri, Nov 16   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Join Cortelyou for a Jewelry Making program led by artist and jewelry maker Chisa Takagi. Participants will leave the program with a finished work. Materials will be provided!

Every Friday from 12:30pm- 2:30pm on the floor of the library...

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Jewelry Making

Featured Film: THE LOVERS

Fri, Nov 16   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film: THE LOVERS

Crochet with Juana

Fri, Nov 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults crochet everyone is welcome here fiber arts

Join Juana, and learn to crochet, modify a pattern, or create your own.

Do It Yourself.

Crochet with Juana

Family Movies

Fri, Nov 16   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Family Movies @ the Library Enjoy weekly kid friendly films.

Family Movies

Kids Create Duplo

Fri, Nov 16   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create toddler time

Come to Mapleton and enjoy creating and building with Duplo blocks with other kids.

Kids Create Duplo

Coloring pages for kids

Fri, Nov 16   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years

 

Coloring pages for kids

Coloring pages for kids

Social Security Information Session

Fri, Nov 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Older Adults

Representitives from Social Security will come to the branch to inform attendees about my Social Security and to answer questions regarding Social Security Benefits.

Social Security Information Session

Computer Intensive Class

Fri, Nov 16   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults adult learning computer basics never too late to learn

Join an intensive computer basic course.
Computer Intensive Class

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Nov 16   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Nov 16   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Movies @ the Library

Fri, Nov 16   1:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Older Adults film movies

Join us on Fridays for a movie matinee - either a classic or current film.

Movies @ the Library

English Conversation Group

Fri, Nov 16   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

Latin Dance Class

Fri, Nov 16   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Come join our Latin Dance Class where you will learn Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Cumbia and Tango and the cultural history that is embedded in each dance.

 

 

Latin Dance Class

Teen Tech WiiU

Fri, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens

Teens can have fun with WiiU and video games aka eSports

Teen Tech WiiU

Dyker Singers Vocal Workshop

Fri, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults

Dyker Singers is a Community-Based Choral Group.  Join us as Teacher/Artist, Carolyn Clark leads singers in a wide array of music from Jazz to Broadway, Sing Along and Shucks!

We welcome new members to our group. Rehearsals are...

Dyker Singers Vocal  Workshop

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Fri, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy stem & steam preschool ready set kindergarten

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!

Art of Sewing

Fri, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning fiber arts

Sewing lessons for beginners.

Simple projects teaching the basics of sewing.

Art of Sewing

Microsoft Word Basics

Fri, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge microsoft office

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.

Microsoft Word Basics

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids 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)

Mixed Media: DIY Fun

Fri, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Older Adults

Join our DIY Fun group every Friday Afternoon to make cool unique gifts for family and friends this holiday season.

 

Each week will be a different DIY project, but feel free to bring your own projects to work on. All suggestions...
Mixed Media: DIY Fun

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids bookish 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, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults 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)

Ask a Tech

Fri, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning 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.

Ask  a Tech

Sip (Coffee) & Paint

Fri, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

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...

Register
Sip (Coffee) & Paint

5th Ave. Committee Information Desk

Fri, Nov 16   2:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

5th Ave. Committee holds information desk on how to apply for a job of commercial driver.

5th Ave. Committee Information Desk

Homework Help

Fri, Nov 16   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades 1 through 8, we can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Nov 16   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

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

Register
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Creative Writing for Kids

Fri, Nov 16   2:45 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school creative writing

NY Writers Coalition (NYWC) invites you to write and share your story in this one-of-a-kind creative writing workshop. Participants discover the power of their own stories, gain confidence and a stronger sense of self and become part of a...

Creative Writing for Kids

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids

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)

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Teens 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

LDBA Free Art Fridays

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

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

Free Art Fridays is offered every two weeks and is presented by Williamsburg art school L'Ecole Des Beaux Arts.

The program is...

Register
LDBA Free Art Fridays

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Recieve homework help from a trained volunteer.  Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Teen Time

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens gaming for teens teen time

Come have fun with your peers after a long week of school. Enjoy playing games, or just socializing, while spending a leisure time in a safe relaxing space.

Teen Time

Teen Gaming & DIY

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens 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!

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Teen Gaming & DIY

Write-In

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults creative writing

Celebrate National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) at Gerritsen Beach Library with write-ins all month long! Bring your laptop (or pen and paper) and write with us! We’ll have word sprints and writing prompts and comraderie.

Write-In

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

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

Game On! Board Games

Game on! and RIF

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids

Please join us for family games and RIF book Club

Game on! and RIF

NaNoWriMo Jr

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school anime and manga arts and crafts creative writing

Calling all aspiring young writers and artists (and any other creative kids!). This month Gerritsen Beach will be hosting our very own National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) programs.

Come hang out in the youth room every Friday from 3-...

NaNoWriMo Jr

Watercolor Hour

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults 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

Build with LEGO

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school kids create

Come to the Gerritsen Beach Library and join us for a relaxing LEGO building session. 

Build with LEGO

Teen Time: Blackout Poetry

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Teens poetry teen time

Try your hand at creating poetry using book pages and markers!

Ages 13+

Teen Time: Blackout Poetry

Knitting

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

Teen Gaming

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens

Calling all teens: its gaming hour!
Teen Gaming

Central Library Friday Film Club

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults movies

November is Katherine Hepburn film month. Today's film is Stage Door which also stars Ginger Rodgers and Lucille Ball. It chronicles the ambitions, dreams and disappointments of aspiring actresses who all live in the same boarding house. It was...

Central Library Friday Film Club

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Older Adults arts and crafts community partner folk art and artists series

The Gerritsen Beach Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is proud to present an exhibition created by members of the Brooklyn Quilters Guild. The exhibition, "My Favorite Color," will be displayed throughout the branch between November 6, 2018...

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

Kids Create

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Kids

Come get creative and crafty at the library! For kids ages 5 through 12. Younger children may participate with the help of a caregiver. 

Kids Create

Game On!

Fri, Nov 16   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids

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

Game On!

Teen Tech Time 10+

Fri, Nov 16   3:15 pm to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

Teens

Teens play electric games.

Teen Tech Time 10+

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