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OCT
23

Nonfiction Writing Group for Adults

Mon, Oct 23   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a weekly class dedicated to the art of nonfiction writing!  The class is led by Mary Harmon, an experienced writer published extensively in magazines over the years.  The class is free and open to anyone who wishes to work...

Game On!

Mon, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

gameon kids boardgames

Jenga, Sorry, Uno, Dominoes, Trouble, Monopoly, Scrabble, card games, Battleship and many more at the library - come play with friends and have a blast!


OCT
24

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tue, Oct 24   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local instructor Jeana Musacchio for an hour-long wellness and fitness class for older adults!  Join many of your neighbors for a fun, free, low impact, highly beneficial weekly exercise class!

Story Play

Tue, Oct 24   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Jamaica Bay Library

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5.

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a free conversation group for people who wish to improve their English language skills!  Our volunteer conducts an open, inclusive, and educational workshop meant for beginners!  PLease attend if you can!

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration

Gather to knit and crochet

Tue, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Come learn to knit and crochet.  All ages welcome.

Kids Create: Origami Monster Bookmarks

Tue, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

origami bookmarks Kids Create arts and crafts

Come learn how to make your own simple yet scary origami monster bookmark - it will take a "bite" out of your book until you're ready to pick up where you left off!

monster bookmark

OCT
25

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Oct 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

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.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

#rif

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information

Kids Tech Time: iPad Apps, littleBits, & Lego Mindstorm Robotics

Wed, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

techknowledge

Have fun with technology utilizing iPad apps, littleBits kits and Lego Mindstorm Robotics!

Chess Workshop

Wed, Oct 25   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Learn to play chess, or improve your game, with the help of a Chess Master!


OCT
26

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Oct 26   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Brooklyn Robotics League

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Come join us for songs, stories, fingerplays and music! Ages 18-36 months. Pick up a ticket at the side gate on Union Street at 10am. Remaining tickets will be inside at the Information Desk.

Library Lanes Bowling League

Thu, Oct 26   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

# DASNY #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...

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 26   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Come join us for songs, stories, fingerplays and music! Ages 18-36 months. Pick up a ticket at the side gate on Union Street at 10am. Remaining tickets will be inside at the Information Desk.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

#rif

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information

A Tango for Tita/ Un Tango Para Tita

Thu, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for the story of a girl who dreams about dancing Tango and traveling around the world!

New Lots Library- A Tango for Tita

Build with KEVA

Thu, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Keva Planks

Come build structures, ramps, entire landscapes, whatever you can think of with these fun stackable building planks. It's a great engineering exercise!

KEVA planks

Free Crochet and Knitting Classes For Beginners

Thu, Oct 26   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adult free Teens

Get your  yarn and crochet and knitting hooks ready

Free knitting and crochet classes for beginners .

All ages are welcome

 

 


OCT
27

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Oct 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

# DASNY #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.

Young Crafts with Bobbi!

Fri, Oct 27   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join Bobbi on Fridays to create a fun craft each week! Ages 3-6!


OCT
28

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Oct 28   10:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

arts and crafts STEM Reading play

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories

& activities designed to encourage the development of

early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science,

& math through ...

Friends Group Book Sale

Sat, Oct 28   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Friends Group of Jamaica Bay books sale.

 Find some new treasures to add to to your collections books for all ages.

Colorful Saturdays: Adult Coloring Programming

Sat, Oct 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

art coloring Adults Coloring for Relaxation

Looking for a new way to relax?

Enjoy the sublime pleasure of coloring, Satudays from 1-2 pm at Jamaica Bay Library.

Coloring sheets and colored pencils shall be provided to patrons by the library.

Image_coloring_sheet

Jeremy Plays Guitar

Sat, Oct 28   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

newstart2017

Grab your kids for a sing-along dance party with the awesomely educational band Jeremy Plays Guitar! Rock out to award-winning music and find out what the critics are raving about - it's the most fun your kids have while (shhh) learning!

...
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Jeremy Plays Guitar, BPL Program

Saturday Storytime - MONSTER EDITION!

Sat, Oct 28   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

storytime Reading saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. This week is all about monsters!

All ages welcome!

monster

Rolie Polie Guacamole

Sat, Oct 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

newstart2017

Frank has developed a smart, parent-friendly musical style that dresses up original tunes and classic covers in their latest album Chips and Salsa.

For one time only, on October 19, 2017, we cleared ALL fines on ALL kids’ and...

Rolie Polie Guacamole

Sat, Oct 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Rolie Polie Guacamole Welcome Back

For one time only, on October 19, 2017, we cleared ALL fines on ALL kids' and teens' library cards. To celebrate, we're hosting a series of special events. Please join us - and welcome back to Brooklyn Public Library!

ROLIE POLIE...

Afidabu Women's Cultural Diversity Meetup Group

Sat, Oct 28   3:15 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

womens group diversity social Community

This women’s social group is based on the cultural diversity of women. Its mission is to build local communities with women through Culture. If you would like to experience new things and meet other women from different backgrounds, come and...

Illustration of diverse group of women

OCT
30

Babies & Books

Mon, Oct 30   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for songs, fingerplays, stories, music & playtime! Ages birth - 18 months. Pick up a ticket at the side gate on Union Street at 10am. Remaining tickets will be inside at the Information Desk.

Babies & Books

Mon, Oct 30   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for songs, fingerplays, stories, music & playtime! Ages birth - 18 months. Pick up a ticket at the side gate on Union Street at 10am. Remaining tickets will be inside at the Information Desk.

Nonfiction Writing Group for Adults

Mon, Oct 30   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a weekly class dedicated to the art of nonfiction writing!  The class is led by Mary Harmon, an experienced writer published extensively in magazines over the years.  The class is free and open to anyone who wishes to work...

Game On!

Mon, Oct 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

gameon kids boardgames

Jenga, Sorry, Uno, Dominoes, Trouble, Monopoly, Scrabble, card games, Battleship and many more at the library - come play with friends and have a blast!


OCT
31

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tue, Oct 31   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local instructor Jeana Musacchio for an hour-long wellness and fitness class for older adults!  Join many of your neighbors for a fun, free, low impact, highly beneficial weekly exercise class!

Story Play

Tue, Oct 31   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Jamaica Bay Library

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5.

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 31   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a free conversation group for people who wish to improve their English language skills!  Our volunteer conducts an open, inclusive, and educational workshop meant for beginners!  PLease attend if you can!

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration

Book Adventures: Scary Stories

Tue, Oct 31   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

BOO!

Come to the library to hear some great scary stories - and share your favorites with us!

Ages 6-12

scared

NOV
1

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Nov 1   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

#rif

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information

Women's Cultural Diversity Meetup Group

Wed, Nov 1   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

womens group diversity social Community

This women’s social group is based on the cultural diversity of women. Its mission is to build local communities with women through Culture. If you would like to experience new things and meet other women from different backgrounds,...

Illustration of diverse group of women

Afidabu Women's Cultural Diversity Meetup Group

Wed, Nov 1   5:15 pm to 8:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

womens group diversity social Community

This women’s social group is based on the cultural diversity of women. Its mission is to build local communities with women through Culture. If you would like to experience new things and meet other women from different backgrounds, come and...

Illustration of diverse group of women

Chess Workshop

Wed, Nov 1   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Learn to play chess, or improve your game, with the help of a Chess Master!


NOV
2

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Nov 2   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Brooklyn Robotics League

Library Lanes Bowling League

Thu, Nov 2   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

# DASNY #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 Bowling League

Thu, Nov 2   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

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...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Nov 2   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

#rif

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Nov 2   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

#job #resume #career #adult learning

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume writing skills workshop, including tips on wording and formatting using Microsoft Word. Make your resume stand out to potential...

graphic of a resume

Free Crochet and Knitting Classes For Beginners

Thu, Nov 2   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adult free Teens

Get your  yarn and crochet and knitting hooks ready

Free knitting and crochet classes for beginners .

All ages are welcome

 

 


NOV
3

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Nov 3   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

# DASNY #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.

Young Crafts with Bobbi!

Fri, Nov 3   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join Bobbi on Fridays to create a fun craft each week! Ages 3-6!