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Yoga for Adults with Arturo Castillo

Mon, Apr 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Yoga exercise mindfulness adult programs free yoga yoga at the library

Yoga is, above all else, a vital science, a natural way of accomplishing well-being. By stimulating the nerve system and the endocrine glands, through relaxation, free breathing and gentle stretches, we can experience peace of mind, emotional...

Resume & Career Help (Kings Highway)

Mon, Apr 24   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

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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 Specialist. No appointment necessary, first-come first-served.

Shape-Up NYC Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Apr 24   12:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults meditation Older Adults Shape-up NYC

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Mon, Apr 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

citizenship test prep

Preparing for the Citizenship Exam? You're not alone! Meet with a volunteer-led study group to discuss topics covered in the Citizenship exam.

English Conversation Group

Mon, Apr 24   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

English Conversation Group

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

Read and Play

Mon, Apr 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Inclusice Services

Hear stories, make friends and play! For children with and without disabilities, ages birth to 5 years old.

Toddler Time

Mon, Apr 24   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

toddler time storytime First Five Years

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers.

For children 18 months to 3 years with...

Crochet Circle

Mon, Apr 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? Or do you want to learn? Join the club! Everyone is welcome, from beginners to pros. Just bring your current project.  Participants exchange knitting/crocheting ideas while enjoying pleasant conversation...

Knitting & Crochet

Mon, Apr 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

 Join our informal knit/crochet group. There is no formal instruction, but beginners are welcome. Please bring yarn, knitting needles and/or a crochet hook.

Overeater's Anonymous

Mon, Apr 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Adults self help Overeaters

Join a guided group where you can discuss and exchange ideas on changing your eating habits.

Nonfiction Writers Group

Mon, Apr 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Come to a weekly class run by an experienced teacher and writer, Mary Harmon, and work on at least one piece per week that you may optionally share with the group. 

Positive aging: Zumba Exercise

Mon, Apr 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

exercise 50 plus Seniors zumba Older Adults 50 + program for older adults

Join a group of seniors for Zumba exercise.

The program is provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Movies @ the Library: Young @ Heart

Mon, Apr 24   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

(Documentary) 108 Minutes. Young at Heart Chorus is based in Northampton, Massachusetts. See the final weeks of rehearsal for the group, whose average age is 81 and many of whom must overcome health adversities to participate. Their music is...

Book Discussion: "Ways to Disappear"

Mon, Apr 24   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults Older Adults adult book club

Please join our  book club discussion group on

Monday, March 24, 2017

at 2:00pm.

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Mon, Apr 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months. All FirstRIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in First RIF. Children will be allowed to choose a free RIF book when they join FirstRIF and on their birthday. Children can earn additional...

Jewelry DIY Club

Mon, Apr 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Seniors jewelry DIY Adults Beginners Older Adults

It’s a statement,

  collectable,

     currency,

        art, fashion and wearable. 

         ...

Dancercize

Mon, Apr 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Dancercize Akwesi Asante

If you are 50 and over, join us for the dancercise workshop. While listening to soothing tunes, you will be exposed to light movement, stretching, strengthening, breath-work, and self-massage techniques.  Akweisi Asante leads these...

Adult Book Discussion

Mon, Apr 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

adult book discussion adults and older adults

The Book discussed will be Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. Please come and join!

Low Cost/Public Health Insurance Enrollment

Mon, Apr 24   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 2

Navigator Healthcare insurance ACA

Community Health Project/Callen-Lorde Community Health Center’s Insurance Navigator Program is available to help determine if you may be eligible for free public health insurance (Child Health Plus and Medicaid, or free or low cost...

Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

Mon, Apr 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Dyker Library

Yoga Older Adults creative aging

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

Zumba By DVD

Mon, Apr 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Join The Party! “Step by Step” Low-Impact Zumba

Classes for adults and older adults

Body-shaking Salsa and Caribbean dances Team up with friends Give the old exercise routine a makeover Just wear comfortable clothes...

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Apr 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

adult book discussion adults and older adults

In 1942 Paris, gifted architect Lucien Bernard accepts a commission that will bring him a great deal of money - and maybe get him killed. But if he's clever enough, he'll avoid any trouble. All he has to do is design a secret hiding place...

Movie - "HACKSAW RIDGE" (1 Showing Only)

Mon, Apr 24   2:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Clinton Hill Library

2017 Feature Film

Biography, Drama, History Starring Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey

Rated R - 2 hrs 19 minutes

First Come, First Served - Only The First 26 People will be Admitted (Room Seating is limited)

Game On for Kids!

Mon, Apr 24   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Legos Game On videogames boardgames williamsburgh library #technology # DASNY

Play video games, board games, build with Lego and more while you make new friends.

Game On! Board Games

Mon, Apr 24   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

games all ages

Board games are available for in-library use.  Please bring your library card to borrow a game.  

Homework Help

Mon, Apr 24   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

kids homework help

No need to struggle alone with English and Math! Kings Bay can offer a Homework Helper, a bright student to help you.

Reading Circle. Book Discussion : A long way home by Saroo Brierley with Larry Buttrose

Mon, Apr 24   2:30 pm to 3:45 pm   Kings Bay Library

book discussion Adult older adult a long way home Saroo Brierley

An account of the author's inspirational effort to find his India birthplace describes how he was accidentally separated from his family in the mid-1980s, his survival on the streets of Calcutta, his adoption by an Australian family, and his...

Pre-HSE Young Adult Literacy Program Extended Registration

Mon, Apr 24   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Learning Center

YALP Free Pre-HSE classes

Register for Free Pre-HSE Young Adult Literacy Program at the Brooklyn Public Library (Ages 17-24)

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is a full-time academic and work - readiness program designed to meet the specific needs of...

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Pre-HSE Young Adult Literacy Program Extended Registration

Mon, Apr 24   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Learning Center

YALP Free Pre-HSE classes

Register for Free Pre-HSE Young Adult Literacy Program at the Brooklyn Public Library (Ages 17-24)

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is a full-time academic and work - readiness program designed to meet the specific needs of...

Kids Create

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Arts and crafts circles.  come and unwind and let your creativity soar.  From week to week we will have different practice, drawing, painting, coloring, knitting, crochet etc.

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

interview resume job career

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your résumé, cover letter, interview, or job search. This is a one-on-one service; first come, first served.

After School Homework Help

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

after school homework help - grades 1 to 8

After School Homework Help-Grades 1-8

Creative Writing for Kids & Teens

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Come to our weekly creative writing sessions! Make friends, gain inspiration, and share your ideas!

For grades 4-12

Game On! All Ages

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

gaming chess games all ages puzzles

Play games and have fun with others.

All Ages

 

College Readiness Series: Writing College Admissions Essays

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

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Having a hard time thinking about what to write for your college admission essay? Staff from the Business & Career Center will show you how to brainstorm ideas, learn strategies and tips for creating an essay that will help you stand out.

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

# arts and crafts

Arts & Crafts program for kids of all ages

After School Homework Help

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Midwood Library

2nd floor public area

College and Financial Aid Workshops

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

teens financial aid college FAFSA

Thinking about college?  We at the Brooklyn Public Library can help you sort through your options, put together a strong application, and help you access Financial Aid options!  Any teens thinking about college are encouraged to attend...

Homework Help

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

homework help afterschool homework assistance

If you are in Grades 1-8 we can help you with your homework!

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After School Homework Help

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Homework afterschool assistance Tutorial

Get assistance with your homework during afterschool hours

ESOL Conversation Group

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults Older Adults Free ESOL Conversation group

Practice and improve your conversation skills fast!

Sharpen up your English conversation skills and meet friends from around the world.

Kids Explore: Model Magic

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

model magic

Have fun playing with model magic! Create various sculptures, learn how different colors blend together, and take home your creations!

After School Homework Help for High School Students

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Highlawn Library

teens

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!
If you are in Grades 9-12 we can help you with your homework! FREE!

After School Homework Help

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

homework help afterschool homework help

Free homework help for grades k-8 with a community volunteer.

NY Writers Coalition Drop-In Workshop

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Room 214

NY Writers Coalition NY Writer's Workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free community workshop! This writing group is open to writers of...

Dance Lit Community Talk: Puerto Ricans in Brooklyn, 1920-1940

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

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El Puente CADRE teaching artist and Dance Lit grantee Melinda González supplements her dance and poetry workshops, Yo misma fui mi ruta/I was my own path with a series of community talks on Puerto Rican history and literature. ...

Non-fiction writing for older adults

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Learn the art of Non-fiction writing, or just improve your  skills.

Young Adult Reading and Research Open Computer Lab

Mon, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

research Writing reading teens

Let's get East New York READING again! Personalized service tailored to address your reading, writing and research needs.

Adult Book Discussion

Mon, Apr 24   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

book discussion Adults

Book discussion this month:

Title: Bright Lines

Author: Tanwi Nandni Islam

Puppet Making with Javaka Steptoe

Mon, Apr 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

afterschool School Age puppet making Javaka Steptoe

Grab some paper bag, tin foil, and pocket lint to create a puppet with award winning illustrator Javaka Steptoe.

Ages 5 to 12 years old