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Read All About It!

Thu, Oct 19   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.

Babies & Books

Thu, Oct 19   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Ryder Library

Enjoy books, songs, and rhymes for you and your baby. Ages birth to 18 months.

Chess Club

Thu, Oct 19   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

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.

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Oct 19   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Brooklyn Robotics League

Discovery Table

Thu, Oct 19   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Coney Island Library

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Play with DUPLO on our new Discovery Table!

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Babies and Books @the YMCA

Thu, Oct 19   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Greenpoint Library

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**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**

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...

Computer Basics

Thu, Oct 19   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Paerdegat Library

Computer Basics. Learn the Keyboard with Mavis Beacon.

Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

Thu, Oct 19   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Dyker Library

Older Adults Chair Yoga Adults

Join Marja, our guide to integrating body, mind and spirit in this chair yoga program.

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Library Lanes

Thu, Oct 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older adults are welcome to join a team,
learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One
and compete with neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community.

Library Lanes Bowling League

Thu, Oct 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

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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: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Oct 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Xbox One Seniors Older Adults bowling

Please join our premier 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...

Yoga for Toddlers

Thu, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Leonard Library

Yoga for toddlers

Toddlers have a chance to explore the exciting world of yoga under the supervision of an experienced and expert instructor.

Game On!

Thu, Oct 19   10:30 am to 5:00 pm   Dyker Library

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

Spanish Storytime

Thu, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

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Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Story Play featuring Read for the Record

Thu, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

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In honor of Read for the Record, we'll be reading Quackers by Liz Wong in addition to our usual stories, rhymes and hands-on activities. 

Read for the Record is "the world’s largest shared reading experience — bringing together...

Creative Aging- Chinese Brush Painting

Thu, Oct 19   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

 We invite you to explore Watercolor Chinese Brush Painting with Kwok Kay Choey in this fun workshop series where you will learn more about the art of Chinese painting. 

Registration required.

To register, please call...

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Babies & Books

Thu, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Windsor Terrace Library

Enjoy books, songs and rhymes. 0 to 18 months

Read for the Record 2017 - Quackers by Liz Wong

Thu, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Leonard Library

Read for the Record

In honor of Read for the Record, we'll be reading Quackers by Liz Wong.

Read for the Record is "the world’s largest shared reading experience — bringing together over 2 million people each year in classrooms, libraries, community centers...

Sparrow Sisters

Thu, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Park Slope Library

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The Sparrow Sisters are parents from Brooklyn who play music for young children (ages 0-5). With guitar and vocal harmonies, they perform a sweet mixture of folk and nursery songs.

Original members, Katy Stone (guitar) and Jessie...

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Babies & Books

Thu, Oct 19   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

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Storytime for babies birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. 

No tickets...

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Read for the Record

Thu, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Saratoga Library

Join us to highlight the importance of reading during Jumpstart's Read for the Record where classrooms, libraries, community centers and homes across the U.S. will be a part of the world's largest shared reading experience. This year we'll be...

Read for the Record 2017

Thu, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Coney Island Library

Read for the Record Early Literacy arts and crafts Read Aloud

Join millions of others throughout the world and set a record for the largest group to participate in a shared read-aloud of the same book!

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From the Real to the Sureal Digital Art Exhibition by Katheleen Dobrowky

Thu, Oct 19   10:30 am to 5:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults Digital Art Exhibition

Please come to enjoy a free Digital Art Exhibition designed by Kathleen Dobrowsky, a Brooklyn artist who lives in Dyker Heights.

Library Lanes

Thu, Oct 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

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Become the champion of Brooklyn Public Library's digital bowling league.

Older adults are welcome to join our team, and compete with neighborhood libraries across Brooklyn.

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Come join us for songs, stories, fingerplays and music! Ages 18-36 months. Pick up a ticket at the side gate on Union Street at 10am. Remaining tickets will be inside at the Information Desk.

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Oct 19   10:45 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Come and join us while we read books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play movements. This program is for older preschoolers ages 3-5. Online registration is required, and opens 24 hours in advance. Each week we will read books based on a...

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Tai Chi

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Clarendon Library

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that, today, is practiced as a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing.  We also learn push hands.  If...

Brooklyn Supports: Coffee and Connection

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Homelessness housing Mental Health Services social work

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Paerdegat Library

Come and join us for stories, songs, and music as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Just like the bowling you know and love, including fun competition, but virtual! Play against people at other branches of the Brooklyn Public Library, or beat your own best score.

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Library Lanes

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

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 Become the champion of Brooklyn Public Library's digital bowling league. Older adults are welcome to join a team, and compete with neighborhood libraries across Brooklyn.

Library Lanes: Senior bowling League

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

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Older adults are welcome to join a team,
learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One
and compete with neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community

Creative Aging: Soapcarving with Yasmine Gur

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Clarendon Library

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Come learn about the exciting process of soap relief carving! This traditional method of creating three dimensional forms in soap spans all cultures and time periods.

In 8 sessions, participants will learn about various tools...

Read for the Record

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Stories arts and crafts songs kids

Please join us for Read for the Record! We are going to have a sensational story time, songs and an awesome arts and crafts.

 

Ages: 5-12 years

Playtime @ the Library

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Leonard Library

Free form play time for ages 0 to 4 years.

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill Library

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Stories for 2-5 year olds read aloud by a community volunteer. Tickets are not required.

Read for the Record

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Stories arts and crafts songs kids

Please join us for Read for the Record! We are going to have a sensational story time, songs and an awesome arts and crafts.

 

Ages: 5-12 years

Babies & Books

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. Perfect for first three years.

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Read for the Record: Quackers

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

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In honor of Read for the Record, we'll be reading Quackers by Liz Wong.

Read for the Record is "the world’s largest shared reading experience — bringing together over 2 million people each year in classrooms, libraries, community centers...

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Join us for DUPLO playtime in the library!

Ages 18 months - 5 years.

Read for the Record: Quackers by Liz Wong

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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Join us on October 19, 2017 to be a part of the world’s largest shared reading experience — bringing together over 2 million people each year in classrooms, libraries, community centers, and homes across the US. This annual campaign was launched...

Read for the Record: Quackers by Liz Wong

Energy Healing

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Energy Healing Recreation Older Adults Adults

Learn about energy healing and how to feel energy. Learn about tips on how to give first aid to alleviate pain and discomfort.

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Mixed Media: Color Me Calm Coloring Book Activities

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Relax your way back into Fall @ Brownsville Branch with Stress Relief Coloring Programs Every Friday Morning

 

Color Me Calm: Coloring Book Activities

Story Play: Read for the Record

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

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Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library.

*Caregivers must be present with their child for entire...

Read for the Record: Quackers by Liz Wong

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Read for the Record Read-Aloud first five years

Enjoy a read-aloud of the book Quackers, written by Liz Wong, followed by a fun craft activity.

Little Scientists: Science Baby!

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   DeKalb Library

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Join us at the library for this special 8-week series for babies and toddlers exploring STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math!

Science Baby is a creative science program for 0-3 year olds led by teaching artist Emma Gordon. The...

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Read for the Record: Quackers

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

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Join the millions of children and adults who’ll be participating in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® this year! Read for the Record gathers over 2 million people together around the world to read the same book on the same day. This year's title...

Read for the Record: Quackers

Thu, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Read for the Record Reading kids children

Join the millions of children and adults who’ll be participating in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® this year! Read for the Record gathers over 2 million people together around the world to read the same book on the same day. This year's title...

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 19   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Come join us for songs, stories, fingerplays and music! Ages 18-36 months. Pick up a ticket at the side gate on Union Street at 10am. Remaining tickets will be inside at the Information Desk.

Adult Coloring for Fun

Thu, Oct 19   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Please come and join us for the fun of adult coloring program at the Dyker Library.

Art supplies will be provided.