E.g., Jun 21 2018
JUN
21

Chess Club

Thu, Jun 21   10:00 am to 7:45 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

Read All About It!

Thu, Jun 21   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Dyker Library

Our "Read All About It" box is available all day, every day the Dyker library is open. Patrons are invited to read the daily newspapers and magazines offered.

Read All About It!

MakeMusicNewYork Featuring Live Concerts

Thu, Jun 21   2:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Live Music make music ny performance

The New Lots Library will be participating in "MakeMusicNewYork" a city-wide event that takes place every year on June 21st, the longest day of the year. On this day there will be over 1,000 live concerts on streets, parks, and libraries across...

MakeMusicNewYork Featuring Live Concerts

Homework Help

Thu, Jun 21   3:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

after school homework help

Grades 1-8 get assistance with their homework.

Homework Help

Make Music New York

Thu, Jun 21   3:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Borough Park Library

Make Music New York is a live, free musical celebration across New York City that takes place each June 21 - the longest day of the year. The Borough Park Library is happy to host the following performers this year:

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM...

Make Music New York

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jun 21   4:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Bedford Library

Free Afterschool homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Jun 21   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

bric

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop for photo enhancement, typography, and graphic design.

This course has 3 mandatory sessions that will be held on Thursdays from 4:30-8:30PM on 6/14, 6/21 and 6/28.

Register
Intro to Photoshop

Sci-Fi Pride Movies

Thu, Jun 21   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

lgbtq pride month

Show your Sci-Fi Pride and join us for some fantastic movies

June 7 Shape of Water

June 14 Pacific Rim

June 21 Serenity

JUne 28 Aliens

Sci-Fi Pride Movies

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 21   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

Adult Feature Films: The Shape of Water (R)

Thu, Jun 21   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Movies

Come down and see new blockbuster movies!

Adult Feature Films: The Shape of Water (R)

Knitting for Adults

Thu, Jun 21   5:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Dyker Library

Come socialize with a group of ladies and knit at your leisure!

Knitting for Adults

Computer Basics

Thu, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

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

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Thu, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Pacific Library

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 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

Drop-In Lab Computer Lab

Thu, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Leonard Library

TechKnowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers, iPad, Laptops  or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Drop-In Lab Computer Lab

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Thu, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

HSE

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Ryder Library

Practice your English with others in a relaxed setting.

English Conversation Group

Toastmasters

Thu, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Midwood Library

adult learning

Do you want to become a confident public speaker and strong leader? Learn useful tips and tricks that will help you develop your speaking skills and reach your goals.

Toastmasters

Make Music New York: Alexander Boyce

Thu, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

Live Music make music ny performance

With a relaxing combination of reggae, rock, and soul Alexander Boyce is a breath of fresh air. A composer, singer, song writer and visual artist, Alexander Boyce has produced music for recording artis reprinting genres from country to hip-hop...

Make Music New York: Alexander Boyce

Adult Book Club / Discussion: Gratitude

Thu, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

book club book discussion

In Gratitude by Joseph Kertes, war's darkest period descends upon Hungary's Jews. By the time it ends, over half a million Jews will have been murdered. Gratitude tells the story of that period, through a group of people whom terrible...

Adult Book Club / Discussion: Gratitude

US Citizenship Exam Prep

Thu, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Mapleton Library

citizenship

 

If you are interested in becoming a U S Citizen, we can help. Join our free Exam, Preparation Group

US Citizenship Exam Prep

BPL Adult Learning Presents CUNY Careers & Supports Programs

Thu, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Kingsborough Community College is partnering with Brooklyn Public Library to provide answers to common questions about applying to college. If you’re interested in any of the following, this program is for you!

 Starting or completing a...

BPL Adult Learning Presents CUNY Careers & Supports Programs

Shape UP NYC: Free Workout Classes

Thu, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

fitness

Shape Up NYC is a free, drop-in fitness program with locations across the five boroughs. There is no class registration, simply show up and get a great workout!

Eastern Parkway's fitness class is Zumba!

Zumba is a fusion of Latin...

Shape UP NYC: Free Workout Classes

Make Music New York With Vasily Kolchenko

Thu, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Live Music make music ny performance

Join us on June 21 for an evening of entertaining, thought-provoking and emotionally charged songs performed by a singer-songwriter Vasiliy Kolchenko.

Vasiliy Kolchenko is a professor at the City University of New York. He is an author of...

Make Music New York With Vasily Kolchenko

Make Music New York: "KVETCH"

Thu, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Kvetch’s own history goes back to a rock’n’roll band called Gateria, in which Andrea Urist (flute/tenor sax) played drums and Steve Wishnia (bass) played guitar. Andrea returned to the flute, which she’d studied with the late Yusef Lateef, after...

Make Music New York: "KVETCH"

Thursday Tech Hour

Thu, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Red Hook Library

TechKnowledge

Join our Thursday Tech hour program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Thursday Tech Hour

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

Thu, Jun 21   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Join others to share your thoughts and ideas through creative writing!  No registration required.

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Jun 21   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

World Language Conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

 

French Conversation Group -Beginners

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 21   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Leonard Library

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

English Conversation Group

Make Music New York Featuring StreetWise Soul

Thu, Jun 21   6:30 pm to 7:15 pm   New Lots Library

Live Music make music ny performance

The New Lots Library will be participating in "MakeMusicNewYork" a city-wide event that takes place every year on June 21st, the longest day of the year. On this day there will be over 1,000 live concerts on streets, parks, and libraries across...

Make Music New York Featuring StreetWise Soul

Computer Basics Part 2

Thu, Jun 21   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Ryder Library

Continuation of part 1, learn basic computer uasge, windows, mouse control and the basic components of a computer.

Computer Basics Part 2

Making Music with Ableton Live 9

Thu, Jun 21   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Recording Studio

music

Learn how to record music using Ableton Live 9 music production software in our recording studio. Begin with the basics of playing and recording music, and building and mixing music tracks using this state of the art music production...

Making Music with Ableton Live 9

You Can Do It, Too: The Entrepreneur Series for Startups: Meet the PowerUP! Winners

Thu, Jun 21   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

business

The 2017 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition winners, Jared Maldonado, Catch-A-Ride; Michele Weisman, Meet the Writers; and Natasha Gaspard, Mane Moves Media, tell their stories. Moderated by Camille Newman, 2010 PowerUP! winner.

You Can Do It, Too: The Entrepreneur Series for Startups: Meet the PowerUP! Winners

Book Discussion: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

Thu, Jun 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Room 214

book club book discussion

2018’s One Book, One New York city-wide book club selection is the long-awaited, follow-up novel from Pulitzer Prize-winning, Brooklyn-based author Jennifer Egan!

Meticulously well-researched, Manhattan Beach centers on the life of...

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Book Discussion: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

JUN
22

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Fri, Jun 22   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

DISCOVERY TABLE

Fri, Jun 22   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Shared fun for birth through six year-olds! Play with legos and trains.

DISCOVERY TABLE

Mixed Media: Jewelry Making workshop

Fri, Jun 22   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

arts and crafts

Create your own jewelry under the guidance of experienced Instructor provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Mixed Media: Jewelry Making workshop

Chess Club

Fri, Jun 22   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

New Graphic Novels

Fri, Jun 22   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

Toddler Story Play

Fri, Jun 22   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 - 4 years old and their caregivers!

Toddler Story Play

Library Lanes Bowling League

Fri, Jun 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

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

Babies & Books

Fri, Jun 22   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.

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Babies & Books

Story Play

Fri, Jun 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Library Lanes

Fri, Jun 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Library Lanes TechKnowledge

If you love bowling, you'll love this library lanes! 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...

Library Lanes

Build with Duplo: LEGOS & TOYS

Fri, Jun 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Gerritsen Beach Library

Duplo-Lego & Toys program for toddlers &  preschoolers. Come have fun

Build with Duplo: LEGOS & TOYS

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Jun 22   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

Story Play

Fri, Jun 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Story Play storytime

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

Story Play

Story Play

Fri, Jun 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brighton Beach Library

First Five Years Story Play 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

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Jun 22   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Saratoga Library

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children's programs may include films, crafts, games, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior notice. Please call...

Preschool Storytime

Outdoor Storytime

Fri, Jun 22   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Crown Heights Library

First Five Years storytime

Join us for outdoor storytime at the Wingate Park playground at the corner of Brooklyn Avenue and Rutland Road.

We’ll cover our traditional repertoire of stories, rhymes and songs... but outside! This is a fun and educational program for...

Outdoor Storytime

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