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ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Tue, Jul 25   9:30 am to 11:30 am   Flatbush Library

kids art Teens Create

Come join us for ProjectArt, a creative fun filled free art program for kids where participants: 

Create new and fun projects every week.

Create artwork that will be shown in a gallery exhibition...

Free One-on-One Financial Counseling

Tue, Jul 25   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

money credit financial-counseling One-on-One

Take a step toward financial stability--make a confidential appointment with a counselor from Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration's Financial Empowerment Center. A counselor can advise you on budgeting and money management, establishing and improving...

Positive Aging: Current Events

Tue, Jul 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

positive aging program for seniors 50 + program for older adults 50 seniors 50 plus

Discuss current events in the company of your friends and have fun!

Positive Wellness and Aging Class

Tue, Jul 25   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Exercise and feel great!

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Jul 25   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

An hour of fun songs, stories and toys with other toddlers followed by Reading is Fundamental.

Registration is required - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk. Ages 18-36 months

Book Reading Is Fundamental (RIF

Tue, Jul 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

RIF; Book Reading Is Fundamental (RIF); fun; kids; summer reading; reading; Flatbush library

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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jul 25   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

*esol conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

Cancelled

Full Day PD with Brooklyn Public Library: Cooking in the Classroom and Math in the Garden

Tue, Jul 25   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Park Slope Library

PLatBPL Teachers garden math

Join us for a full day of professional development for math and science educators! The day consists of two sessions. The morning session is Cooking in the Classroom where educators will learn to integrate cooking into STEM and ELA lessons using...

Chess Club

Tue, Jul 25   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.

Yoga for Adults

Tue, Jul 25   10:15 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

Join us for a series of four relaxing yoga sessions. The first half of each class will be on a yoga mat (provided by the library), and the second half on a chair. Wear loose, comfortable clothing.

The instructor, Kathleen Walker, is a...

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Toddler Time

Tue, Jul 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Canarsie Library

toddlers storytime babies first five years

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.

For more resources for you and your toddler, click here.

Project Art Workshops

Tue, Jul 25   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bushwick Library

kids arts and crafts art painting

ProjectArt continues its partnership with the Bushwick Library this Summer! Students will be introduced to a range of artistic concepts, materials, and styles.

Toddler Time

Tue, Jul 25   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

toddler time songs Stories toy time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Library Lanes Bowling League

Tue, Jul 25   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Homecrest Library

# DASNY #TECHKNOWLEDGE

Become the champion of BPL’s digital bowling league! Older adults are welcome to join, learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One.

Cancelled

Story Play (Reading is Fundamental)

Tue, Jul 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Brower Park Library

#browerparklibrary #storytime #readingisfundamental #rif

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys, and make new friends at this fun and informal program at your library.

Story Play

Tue, Jul 25   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Bedford Library

#First Five Years Summer Reading 2017 #storytime

Hear wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program. Age 0-5 years

*Tickets are required and will be distributed at 10:15 a.m. at the information desk on the main floor.

Library Lanes Bowling League

Tue, Jul 25   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

# DASNY # techknowledge # connected communities# older adults

Become the champion of BPL's Digital Bowling League! Older adults are welcome to join a team and compete with neighborhood libraries across Brooklyn.

Toddler Time

Tue, Jul 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

toddler time

Playing with your toddler is more than fun, it’s one of the most important ways you can encourage early literacy and language development. .

At these special Toddler Time programs, we’ll show you how to let your child take the lead in...

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

Tue, Jul 25   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Macon Library

interview resume job workforce

The Workforce1 Industrial & Transportation Career Center is partnering with Macon Library to bring the jobs to you! Workforce1 recruiters will be at the library to pre-screen candidates for available job openings.

 

Storyplay with RIF

Tue, Jul 25   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Arlington Library

Enjoy books, rhymes, and songs, then playtime! Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included after the program.

Build a better world through ...Coloring!

Tue, Jul 25   10:30 am to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Summer Reading 2017 coloring kids all ages

Join Evelyn in the children’s library at Sheepshead Bay.  Color until your heart’s content.

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:30 – 3:30 until August 11.

Build a better world

Toddler Time

Tue, Jul 25   10:45 am to 11:45 am   Pacific Library

toddlers - storytelling songs playtime

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.

Storytime with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Stone Avenue Library

#rif

Children hear stories, play and make friends! This is an inclusive program for children with and without disabilities, ages 0 to 5

 

Digital Photo Enhancement

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

BRIC digital-media

The picture-perfect shot doesn’t stop with your camera. In this class, you’ll get hands-on experience with GIMP, a free, versatile photo editing software program. Learn to retouch, crop, and color balance your digital photos before showing them...

Scrabble

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

scrabble

Enjoy Scrabble. Learn new techniques.

Story Play

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Jamaica Bay Library

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5.

Babies & Books

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

#Babies #books #storytime #FirstFiveYears #Family #ReadAloud #Children #Kids

Parents and caregivers of children ages birth to 18 months bring your little one to Babies & Books to sing, songs and read books.  

Computer Basics

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bushwick Library

techknowledge

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

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bushwick Library

techknowledge

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,...

Tai Chi

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

tai chi

Tai Chi class for adults and older adults

Kids Create: Build with DUPLO

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

#LEGO #DUPLO Birth - 5 years # kids

DUPLO Lego program for toddlers & preschoolers.

Preschool Storytime with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Enjoy songs and stories for children ages 3 to 5 years old followed by Reading is Fundamental.

Registration is required - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk.

Email Basics

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

# DASNY #TECHKNOWLEDGE

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

Story Play with First RIF

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Stories songs kids

Hear stories, sing songs and play with other children.

 

Ages 0-5.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 4:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

#Reading Is Fundamental Summer Reading 2017

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...

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental Spring Creek #First Five Years

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime. 

Lion and books

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

2nd floor Community Room

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

resume career job cover letter

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your résumé, cover letter, interview, or job search.

resume

Build with LEGO

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

For kids ages 6-12 in our basement auditorium.

Creative Writing

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb Library)

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   DeKalb Library

resume interviewing job careers

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help

Build with LEGO

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Build with LEGO! Build with LEGOs at Borough Park library. What can you think up new things to build? Get creative working with your friends for an afternoon of Lego projects.

Preschool Storytime for 2.5 - 4 years old

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Puppets!

Enjoy our Story time with books, puppets and games. Little Hands Craft Time means more fun and more crafts then join us to sing and learn about the Letter People.

For children ages 2 1/2 to 4 years old and their caregivers.

...

Preschool Story Time

Math in the Garden Educator Workshop

Tue, Jul 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Park Slope Library

PLatBPL garden Teacher math

During this workshop educators will learn through hands-on activities and projects how to incorporate green spaces and plants into their math curriculum. 

Recommended for math and science educators of all grades. Please be aware...

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Story Play

Tue, Jul 25   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Bedford Library

#First Five Years Summer Reading 2017 #storytime

Hear wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program. Ages 0-5 years

*Tickets are required and will be distributed at 11:15 a.m. at the information desk on the main floor.

One-On-One Technology Assistance

Tue, Jul 25   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

# DASNY #TECHKNOWLEDGE

Got a laptop, tablet, ereader or smartphone that you don't know how to use? Or would like to learn more about them? Come in and get one-on-one help with your device from an expert. First come, first served.

Babies & Books with RIF

Tue, Jul 25   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Arlington Library

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

Summer Storytime in Spanish

Tue, Jul 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Join us to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud in Spanish. Stay after for FREE summer meals! All ages welcome!

Spanish Storytime

Positive Aging: Blood Pressure Screening

Tue, Jul 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

positive aging health and wellness program for seniors program for older adults

Experienced Nurse will check your blood pressure for free. The program is provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Positive Aging: Health Conversation. Good and bad antibiotics.

Tue, Jul 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

positive aging health and wellness program for older adults program for seniors

Experienced Nurse will share with you the information about good and bad antibiotics. The program is provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.