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OCT
15

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Oct 15   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what emplyers are looking for in today's job market?  Now sure what to say in interviews?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help!  Come and...

Resume & Career Help

Movies @ the Library: Woman Walks Ahead

Mon, Oct 15   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

( Drama) 102 Minutes Catherine Weldon, a portrait painter from 1890s Brooklyn, travels to North Dakota to paint a portrait of Chief Sitting Bull and becomes embroiled in the Lakota peoples' struggle over the rights to their land.Stars Jessica...

Movies @ the Library: Woman Walks Ahead

Ebooks and AudioBooks

Mon, Oct 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults

Did you know you can check out ebooks and downloadable audiobooks free from the library? Whether you're new to ebooks completely or just not sure how to get them with your library card, stop by our drop-in session where we will help you...

Ebooks and AudioBooks

Anime Club

Mon, Oct 15   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens anime and manga teen time

Interested in anime & manga? Join our anime club!

Every month we vote on 2-3 episodes to watch and also discuss what we're currently reading.

 

Anime Club

Kidding Around Yoga

Mon, Oct 15   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

Anime & Manga Club

Mon, Oct 15   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens

Can't get enough anime? Interested in anime & manga but don't know where to start? Then the Clarendon Anime & Manga club is the perfect fit for you! Each month we share what we're reading, what we're watching, and watch a couple episodes...

Anime & Manga Club

OCT
16

StoryPlay

Tue, Oct 16   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 10am. Space is limited; get your ticket at...

StoryPlay

StoryPlay

Tue, Oct 16   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 16   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

Knitting & Crochet

Tue, Oct 16   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 16   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Kids

Come check out books with you library card between 3 and 6pm to be counted in our RIF program. Every three weeks you check out books, you get to pick out a book to keep!

Children ages birth to 17 can participate.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Social Media Pinterest!

Tue, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults

Get your introduction to social media using Pinterest. Pinterst is great for starting with social media and building your dream boards at the same time.  

Social Media Pinterest!

Teen Time in Teen Space

Tue, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens teen tech time

Get some PS3 time in the teen space! All teens welcome. 

Teen Time in Teen Space

Kids Create

Tue, Oct 16   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Kids

Join us for arts and crafts at the library! Recommended ages 5-12.

Kids Create

Chess Workshop

Tue, Oct 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids chess workshop

Learn how to play chess with our instructor!

Chess Workshop

OCT
17

Toy Time

Wed, Oct 17   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Drop by and play with our toys, make new friends, and have fun!

Toy Time

Computer Basics

Wed, Oct 17   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults 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

Playing Arabic Music

Wed, Oct 17   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

Internet Security

Wed, Oct 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you know how to protect your data? Learn how to protect your computer and personal data online.

Internet Security

Build with LEGO

Wed, Oct 17   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

Lego Robotics

Wed, Oct 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens

Come learn to build and program Lego Mindstorm robots! Recommended ages 12 and up.

Lego Robotics

I Know Your Password is "Password" - Internet Privacy and Safety for Kids!

Wed, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This one-time program will help kids keep themselves and their information safe while using online apps and games!

Topics to be covered include: 

 ...

I Know Your Password is "Password" - Internet Privacy and Safety for Kids!

OCT
18

Little Scientists

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) themed storytime and craft. Recommended ages 2-5 and caregivers.

Little Scientists

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

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

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

Teen Tech Time

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

Story Play with RIF

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a storytime and play time after. Every three storytimes kids attend they earn a free book courtesy of RIF (Reading is Fundamental)

Recommended ages birth to 5 years old and caregivers.

Story Play with RIF

Adult Coloring

Fri, Oct 19   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults

Come enjoy an hour of mindful coloring, just for adults.

Art supplies will be provided.

Adult Coloring

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   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!

Saturday Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years

Join us at the library for a read aloud, music, and fingerplays. Recommended ages birth to 5 years old and caregivers.

Saturday Storytime

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

Knit & Crochet

Sat, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens

Interested in learning how to knit or crochet? Are you looking to learn a little more, or looking for people to knit with? Join our Knitting and Crochet Circle! We have limited supplies for beginners, but if you have your own needles and yarn...

Knit & Crochet

Tekken Tournament

Sat, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens gaming for teens teen tech time

Two brackets, One tournament. Can you make it to the top?

 

Clarendon Library is having a Tekken Tournament for kids & teens! There will be two different brackets: one bracket for Tekken 7 (on the xbox one) and one...

Tekken Tournament

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

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Oct 22   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what emplyers are looking for in today's job market?  Now sure what to say in interviews?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help!  Come and...

Resume & Career Help

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

Ebooks and AudioBooks

Mon, Oct 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults

Did you know you can check out ebooks and downloadable audiobooks free from the library? Whether you're new to ebooks completely or just not sure how to get them with your library card, stop by our drop-in session where we will help you...

Ebooks and AudioBooks

Teen Time

Mon, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens

Join us to make your own lanyard projects! Make keychains, bracelets, necklaces, and more! 

Teen Time

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

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

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

Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Oct 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Microsoft Word Basics

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

Social Media Pinterest!

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults

Get your introduction to social media using Pinterest. Pinterst is great for starting with social media and building your dream boards at the same time.  

Social Media Pinterest!

Teen Time in Teen Space

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens teen tech time

Get some PS3 time in the teen space! All teens welcome. 

Teen Time in Teen Space

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