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OCT
18

Library Lanes

Thu, Oct 18   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes

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

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Oct 18   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Children ages 0-5 and carers join us for building time with DUPLO!

Build with DUPLO

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

Lights, Camera Action at Macon

Thu, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults photography techknowledge

Photography can be achieved with the most expensive to the least expensive camera. In this class you will learn the basics of a DSLR camera and a micro four-third camera, you will need any of these cameras and a passion for photography!

A...

Lights, Camera Action at Macon

OCT
19

Family Open Play

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Children ages 0-5 and carers, join us at Macon for music, toys, and friends!

Family Open Play

Brooklyn Robotics League

Fri, Oct 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Teens bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League by October 5th.

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that...

Brooklyn Robotics League

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

Teen Tech Time

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

Teens techknowledge

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

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   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

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

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...

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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

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 (Macon Library)

Mon, Oct 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

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

Adult Coloring Fun

Mon, Oct 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults arts and crafts

Crayons are not just for kids! Come join us for a relaxing hour of adult coloring. Take your creation home and put it on the refrigerator door!

Adult Coloring Fun

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

Babies & Books

Tue, Oct 23   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys and meet new friends! For babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers.

Tickets are required and will be handed out at the reference desk 1/2 hour before the program's start time.

Babies & Books

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

Babies & Books

Tue, Oct 23   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys and meet new friends! For babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers.

Tickets are required and will be handed out at the reference desk 1/2 hour before the program's start time.

Babies & Books

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

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

Library Research Classes

Tue, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Macon Library

Teens

Join us as we learn basic library research skills (parts of a book, how to use encyclopedias, dictionaries etc). This class is for young adults who want to learn library skills for the first time as well as for those who just need a...

Library Research Classes

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

Mango Languages

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

Adults

This course will cover:

What is Mango Languages and why use it?

How to Access Mango Languages from the Brooklyn Public Library website

Creating an account with Mango

Selecting Your Language

Navigating the...

Mango Languages

Chess Workshop

Tue, Oct 23   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

Teens chess workshop game on!

Whether you want to learn or you have been playing awhile, this Chess workshop is for you. Please join us on Tuesdays at 5:00pm.

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

Toddler Time

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

Birth to Five Years

Children 18months-3 years and carers, join us for songs, stories and play at the Macon Library!

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

Beginners Typing Class

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

Adults techknowledge

· Learn to improve typing speed

· Learn to improve typing accuracy

· Type without looking at the keyboard

 

Beginners Typing Class

Toddler Time

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

Birth to Five Years

Children 18 months-3 years and carers, join us for songs, stories and play at the Macon Library!

Toddler Time

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

After Innocence

Wed, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 6:15 pm   Macon Library

Adults movies at the library

 After Innocence 2002, 96 mins. Screening: Wednesday, October 17th 4:00pm - 6:15pm

The story of seven men who were wrongly convicted for crimes that they did not commit, whose innocence was conclusively proven years later by DNA...

After Innocence

OCT
25

Library Lanes

Thu, Oct 25   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes

Read for the Record: Maybe Something Beautiful

Thu, Oct 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years Read for the Record storytime

Celebrate literacy by participating in this annual shared reading experience.  For more information about Read for the Record, visit: https://www.jstart.org/event/read-for-the-record-2018/

Recommended ages 2-5.

Read for the Record: Maybe Something Beautiful

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Oct 25   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo

Children ages 0-5 and carers join us for building time with DUPLO!

Build with DUPLO

Tweens and Teens Book Club

Thu, Oct 25   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Macon Library

Teens

Are you a tween or teen who is interested in participating in a teen book club? Do you enjoy meeting new people and making new friends? Do you love reading and sharing ideas? Join us for a book discussion and more here at Macon. The tween/...

Tweens and Teens Book Club

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

Family Open Play

Fri, Oct 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Children ages 0-5 and carers, join us at Macon for music, toys, and friends!

Family Open Play

Brooklyn Robotics League

Fri, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Teens bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League by October 5th.

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that...

Brooklyn Robotics League

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!

Teen Tech Time

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

Teens techknowledge

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

OCT
27

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!

Saturday Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

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