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OCT
18

Movies @ the Library: Please Stand By (PG-13)

Thu, Oct 18   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

(Comedy, 93 minutes)

A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in an attempt to submit her manuscript to a "Star Trek" writing competition.

Movies @ the Library: Please Stand By (PG-13)

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

Tween Time

Thu, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 18   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

OCT
19

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

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

DIY: Book Making

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

Teens arts and crafts diy

Learn different techniques for folding and binding paper into a book that you can write in! This week we will be learning how to create "instant books."

For young people age 8-17.

DIY: Book Making

Cross Cultural Conversations

Fri, Oct 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Discussion of all things human.

Cross Cultural Conversations

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 12:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten stem & steam

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, stories, art, & play will...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids storytime saturday storytime

Saturday Storytime is a storytime for everyone! Kids of all ages are welcome to join us for books, songs, and play.

Saturday Storytime

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

Creative Arts: DIY Crafts

Mon, Oct 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Come join us as you learn a new skill and use your imagination to create something that is one of a kind.  *Registration is required.

Creative Arts: DIY Crafts

Yoga

Mon, Oct 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Yoga is a combination of execise, meditation and breathing that helps to strengthen the body and relieve stress. 

Beginners are welcomed.

Mats will be available to borrow.  Please wear comfortable clothing...

Yoga

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

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

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

Adults

Do you want to learn how to speak English for everyday use? If so, this class is perfect for you! Join us to learn practical English that you can use in your everyday situations.

Class will be conducted in both Chinese and English.

...
Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

Game On!

Mon, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Kids age 6-12 are invited to play board games at the library! Bring a friend or make a new one.

 

Game On!

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

Story Play

Tue, Oct 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years storytime story play

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and action rhymes. For kids age 0-5 and their caregivers.

Caregivers must be present for the entire storytime.

Story Play

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

Internet Basics I: Getting Started With The Internet

Tue, Oct 23   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson will cover browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

Internet Basics I:  Getting Started With The Internet

Travel Lecture: Retired and Willing to Travel, According to Your Budget

Tue, Oct 23   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

World traveler, Lily Brooklyna will share her travel secrets:

How better to plan your future trip(s) and save your money

How get to maximum enjoyment out of your next vacation(s)

A biologist/botanist by profession, Lily...

Travel Lecture: Retired and Willing to Travel, According to Your Budget

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

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Build with LEGO

Tue, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam

Kids 6-12 can join us to Build with LEGOs. Bring your friends or make a new one!

Build with LEGO

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

Tween Time

Tue, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

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

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Oct 24   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

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

Adult Game Time

Wed, Oct 24   1:15 pm to 3:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Anyone interested in games is welcome to participate in our adult game time. We have Playing Cards, Chess, Checkers, Sushi Go, Jenga, Clue, Scrabble, Clue, Uno, Tsuro, Scattergories, and more!

Come play games and meet some friends. Game...

Adult Game 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

Internet Basics II: Internet Safety

Wed, Oct 24   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson will cover passwords, malware, scams, and tips that you can use to protect your computer and...

Internet Basics II:  Internet Safety

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

Tween Time

Wed, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Astronomy Night

Wed, Oct 24   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids astronomy stem & steam

Take a look through our telescope and see a celestial body up close! We will have our telescope set up outside the library.

*This program may be canceled based upon the weather. Rain, snow, or clouds will cancel the program, please...

Astronomy Night

OCT
25

Story Play: Read for the Record

Thu, Oct 25   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years read for the record story play storytime

During this special Story Play program, enjoy a reading of Maybe Something Beautiful, by F. Isabel Campoy and‎ Theresa Howell, and illustrated by Rafael López. Celebrate literacy by participating in this annual shared reading experience. For more...

Story Play: Read for the Record

Ask A Tech

Thu, Oct 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht 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

Movies @ the Library: Quartet (PG-13)

Thu, Oct 25   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

(Comedy, 98 minutes)

At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean, an eternal diva and the former wife of one of the residents.

Movies @ the Library: Quartet (PG-13)

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

Tween Time

Thu, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 25   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

OCT
26

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 26   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

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