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OCT
18

Email Basics

Thu, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Adults

Are you new to the Internet? Are you wondering what's so important about being connected online? This introductory course will guide you through the basics while providing up-to-date information on the latest online tools and technologies.

Email Basics

Book Discussion: The Leavers by Lisa Ko

Thu, Oct 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

THE LEAVERS, by Lisa Ko.

"One morning, Deming Guo's mother, an undocumented Chinese immigrant named Polly, goes to her job at the nail salon and never comes home.

With his mother gone, eleven-year-old Deming is left with no one to...

Book Discussion:  The Leavers by Lisa Ko

Reading Celebration with LINC

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

Join our friends at LINC for this special storytime and craft!

Reading Celebration with LINC

Homework Help

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

Do you need help with your homework? If you are in grades 1-8, come meet with our homework helper!

Homework Help

Tell Your Story: Scary Story Creative Writing Workshop

Thu, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens creative writing writing workshop

Join us for a writing workshop series with awesome writing teacher and horror writer Sam Rebelein! Get inspired with writing prompts, movie clips, interactive games and more, and create some hair raising horror tales!

This workshop is...

Tell Your Story: Scary Story Creative Writing Workshop

OCT
19

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Oct 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Play games with your friends!

 

(Younger children must be with an adult.)

Game On! Board Games

OCT
20

Ready! Set! Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Arlington Library

Birth to Five Years

For children ages 3-5, and their caregivers. In this special six session series, families enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories...

Ready! Set! Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices.  Exploring literacy, science and math through music, stories, art and play will help you and your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Storytime for Families

Sat, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud! All ages are welcome!

Storytime for Families

Team Up to Read

Sat, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

Register
Team Up to Read

English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Practice listening to and speaking English with this informal group.

No registration necesssary. The group meets on the second floor.

English Conversation Group

R.E.A.D. Therapy Dog Program: Come Read to Leo!

Sat, Oct 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids openhouse2018

Introducing our new program for kids, R.E.A.D. to Leo!

Once upon a wag, there was a specially trained therapy dog named Leo. He wished that a child would read him a story. Visit us at the Bay Ridge Library on the last Saturday of...

Featured Event
R.E.A.D. Therapy Dog Program: Come Read to Leo!

OCT
22

Movies @ the Library: The Battle of the Sexes

Mon, Oct 22   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

(Comedy/Drama) 121 Minutes In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs became one of the most...

Movies @ the Library: The Battle of the Sexes

Kidding Around Yoga

Mon, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids yoga

Join experienced teacher Kathleen Scarola for a yoga session for kids ages 5-12!

(All children who participate in this program must have a waiver signed by their parent/guardian at the time of the session, no exceptions. Space is limited...

Kidding Around Yoga

OCT
23

StoryPlay

Tue, Oct 23   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

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. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your ticket at...

StoryPlay

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Oct 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Arlington Library

Birth to Five Years

Enjoy books, rhymes and songs, followed by playtime! Sign up for Reading is Fundamental (RIF) after the program, and receive free books!

Story Play with RIF

StoryPlay

Tue, Oct 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

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. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your ticket at...

StoryPlay

Ask a Tech

Tue, Oct 23   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults 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

Microsoft word part I

Tue, Oct 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you feel confused and lost when it comes to computers? Do you wish you had the time and money to take a real, live course on computers?

Microsoft word part I

Knitting & Crochet

Tue, Oct 23   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Bring your own needles and yarn and have fun! No registration required.

Knitting & Crochet

Homework Help

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids homework help

Free afters chool homework help for grades K-8 with Joseph!

Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Arlington Library

Teens

Join us for gaming and play your friends in Wii U or Playstation 4! Explore different apps on our Ipads and use our laptops!

Teen Tech Time

Chess Workshop

Tue, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids kids create

Learn to play chess with our instructor!

Chess Workshop

OCT
24

Toy Time

Wed, Oct 24   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children with our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! 

Toy Time

HTML Basics

Wed, Oct 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults techknowledge

HTML Basics introduces new users to the basics of the markup language and its structure by creating and editing HTML web pages. This lesson will cover the fundamentals of HTML 5 and put them into practice.

HTML Basics

HTML Basics

Wed, Oct 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults techknowledge

HTML Basics introduces new users to the basics of the markup language and its structure by creating and editing HTML web pages. This lesson will cover the fundamentals of HTML 5 and put them into practice.

HTML Basics

Multilingual Storytime: Spanish

Wed, Oct 24   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Arlington Library

Birth to Five Years

Cuentos para niños en español

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

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

Multilingual Storytime: Spanish

Playing Arabic Music

Wed, Oct 24   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults creative aging

Learn the instruments of the classical and folk music traditions of the Middle East and North Africa. Zafer Tawil will demonstrate melodies and rhythms on the various instruments of the Arab world.

Registration is required. Please...

Playing Arabic Music

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Oct 24   2:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

Sign up at the reference desk every Wednesday for FREE books for babies and children!

- All babies and children must have their own library card.

-Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.

-Earn more FREE RIF books by...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Build with LEGO

Wed, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Free play with our extensive collection of building toys, suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be supervised at all times by an adult.

Build with LEGO

Homework Help

Wed, Oct 24   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

Do you need help with your homework? If you are in grades 1-8, come meet with our homework helper!

Homework Help

OCT
25

Read for the Record

Thu, Oct 25   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Arlington Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years Read for the Record storytime

Enjoy a reading of Maybe Something Beautiful by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Hwell, and illustrated by Rafael López.

Celebrate literacy by participating in this annual shared reading experience. For more inforamtion about Read for the...

Read for the Record

How to download eBooks

Thu, Oct 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Older Adults

Learn how to download eBooks

How to download eBooks

Homework Help

Thu, Oct 25   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

Do you need help with your homework? If you are in grades 1-8, come meet with our homework helper!

Homework Help

Tell Your Story: Scary Story Creative Writing Workshop

Thu, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens creative writing writing workshop

Join us for a writing workshop series with awesome writing teacher and horror writer Sam Rebelein! Get inspired with writing prompts, movie clips, interactive games and more, and create some hair raising horror tales!

This workshop is...

Featured Event
Tell Your Story: Scary Story Creative Writing Workshop

OCT
26

Game On! Wii & PS4

Fri, Oct 26   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Play games with your friends!

(Younger children must be supervised by an adult.) 

Game On! Wii & PS4

Game On!

Fri, Oct 26   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Game On! program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Game On!

Kids Create: Halloween Crafts

Fri, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

 Make your own Halloween craft!

Kids Create: Halloween Crafts

OCT
27

Ready! Set! Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Arlington Library

Birth to Five Years

For children ages 3-5, and their caregivers. In this special six session series, families enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories...

Ready! Set! Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices.  Exploring literacy, science and math through music, stories, art and play will help you and your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Storytime for Families

Sat, Oct 27   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud! All ages are welcome!

Storytime for Families

Family Spook-tacular Halloween Party

Sat, Oct 27   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

Join us for a Spook-tacular Halloween Party! We will have special Halloween themed games, crafts and stories!

Family Spook-tacular Halloween Party

Team Up to Read

Sat, Oct 27   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

Register
Team Up to Read

English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 27   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Practice listening to and speaking English with this informal group.

No registration necesssary. The group meets on the second floor.

English Conversation Group

OCT
29

Movies @ the Library: Mary Shelley

Mon, Oct 29   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

( Drama) 120 Minutes The real-life story of Mary Shelley, and the creation of her immortal monster, is nearly as fantastical as her fiction. Raised by a renowned philosopher father in eighteenth-century London, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin is a...

Movies @ the Library: Mary Shelley

Creative Afternoons

Mon, Oct 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

Join us to create a different craft every week!

Creative Afternoons

Teen Time

Mon, Oct 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Arlington Library

Teens

Looking for something to do after school? Join us for teen time! Play video games, board games, draw, or just hang out.

Teen Time

Kidding Around Yoga

Mon, Oct 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids yoga

Join experienced teacher Kathleen Scarola for a yoga session for kids ages 5-12!

(All children who participate in this program must have a waiver signed by their parent/guardian at the time of the session, no exceptions. Space is limited...

Kidding Around Yoga

OCT
30

StoryPlay

Tue, Oct 30   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children ages 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. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your ticket...

StoryPlay

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Oct 30   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Arlington Library

Birth to Five Years

Enjoy books, rhymes and songs, followed by playtime! Sign up for Reading is Fundamental (RIF) after the program, and receive free books!

Story Play with RIF

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