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OCT
18

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y) Space Limited

Thu, Oct 18   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Leonard Library

Kids

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

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y) Space Limited

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Oct 18   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Leonard Library

Adults

Facilitated by jennette Selig, PD (DTI), CLEC. Jennette is a neighborhood mom, childbirth educator, and lactation educator/counselor.

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

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

FamilyMovie -

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids family movie

This movie program is for ages 10 up.

FamilyMovie -

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

French Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime

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

 

French Storytime

Game On!

Fri, Oct 19   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids

Enjoy board games, card games and puzzles at the library! For kids ages 5-12.

Game On!

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!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:15 pm   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years preschool ready set kindergarten

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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years

Stories, songs, rhymes, and lots more to enjoy. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join in.

Saturday Storytime

English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Leonard Library

Adults

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

English Conversation Group

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...

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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

Build with Lego Mindstorms

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

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Kids will learn the basics of building fundamentals and programming basics to create robots.

Build with Lego Mindstorms

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshop

Sat, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Leonard Library

Adults creative writing nannies fairy tales writing workshops writing workshop

Brooklyn Public Library invites nannies and babysitters to participate in a dynamic FREE eight-week Saturday creative writing workshop where you can develop your writing skills and create an original story.

Saturdays, 2 pm on October...

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Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshop

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...

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

Citizenship Exam Coaching

Sat, Oct 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Leonard Library

Adults

Come learn the basics of citizenship exam preparation - FREE. Please Pre-Register by contacting the Leonard Library: 718-486-6006. Thank you.

Citizenship Exam Coaching

OCT
22

Story Play

Mon, Oct 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years

Listening to a story and play toys.

Story Play

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

RIF - Reading is Fundamental

Mon, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Leonard Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Select and keep a book at first registration and then every three RIF day visits. This is a great way to build a collection of your favorite books.

RIF - Reading is Fundamental

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

Japanese Storytime

Mon, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years

Read and Sing in Japanese!

0歳から3歳くらいの乳幼児を対象に、日本語での絵本の読みきかせ、手遊び、わらべうたなどを楽しむ会を、Leonard Library で開催します(無料)。絵本と歌の後は、自由に遊ぶ時間です。

ぜひご参加ください。

Age Group: Birth to Five Years

This first five years program is called "Tako no Ashi...

Japanese Storytime

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

Chair Yoga

Tue, Oct 23   1:45 pm to 3:00 pm   Leonard Library

Older Adults yoga

Join us for this gentle form of yoga.  Participants will be taught a way of achieving mental and physcial wellness by sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  If you are unable to attend...

Chair Yoga

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

Knit, Crochet, and Chat!

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

Older Adults crochet fiber arts

Knit, crochet, and chat!

Do you like to work in yarn? Want to meet up with other knitters or crocheters from all different skill levels? Bring your own supplies and work on your projects in the good company of others.

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Knit, Crochet, and Chat!

Kids Create

Tue, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Leonard Library

Kids

Fun arts and crafts projects for children.

Kids Create

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

Yoga

Tue, Oct 23   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Leonard Library

Adults

Adults will enjoy the pleasure of moving their body, safely, under expert guidance. Beginners are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing.

Yoga

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

Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 24   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Toddlers 18 to 24 months have their own special time for stories and songs.

Toddler 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

Babies & Books

Wed, Oct 24   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years

Babies and great books - a classic combination! For little ones 0 to 20 months.

Babies & Books

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

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

Book Adventures

Wed, Oct 24   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Leonard Library

Kids

Book Adventures - A read aloud program followed by activities inspired by arts and  crafts. Ages: 5 to 12.

Book Adventures

Green Series: Amitav Ghosh on The Great Derangement & Climate Change

Wed, Oct 24   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Leonard Library

Adults author talks bpl presents environment green series

Are we deranged? In the October Green Series, the acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that future generations may well think so. How else to explain our imaginative failure in the face of global warming? In his first major book of...

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Green Series: Amitav Ghosh on The Great Derangement & Climate Change

OCT
25

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y) Space Limited

Thu, Oct 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Leonard Library

Kids

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

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y) Space Limited

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Oct 25   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Leonard Library

Adults

Facilitated by jennette Selig, PD (DTI), CLEC. Jennette is a neighborhood mom, childbirth educator, and lactation educator/counselor.

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

FamilyMovie -

Thu, Oct 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids family movie

This movie program is for ages 10 up.

FamilyMovie -

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

French Storytime

Fri, Oct 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime

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

 

French Storytime

Game On!

Fri, Oct 26   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids

Enjoy board games, card games and puzzles at the library! For kids ages 5-12.

Game On!

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!

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