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OCT
23

Introduction to American Sign Language

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

ASL inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by  Elizabeth Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network

Story Play

Mon, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

story play first five years Early Literacy storytime

Come for some great stories, silly songs and fun movement.  Then stay to play with our toys.

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...


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!

Russian Storytime

Tue, Oct 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

multilingual storytime Russian Family Bilingual storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Russian for children and their parents or caregivers. Приглашаем детей и родителей ! Рассказы и песни на русском языке.

Cancelled
Storytime castle

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.

Computer Basics & Internet(Russian)

Tue, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

techknowledge

For Russian Speakers: learn the basics of using a computer, email, the Internet, and Microsoft Office.

English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

conversation practice English conversation

Practice your English skills in a friendly, informal setting, every Tuesday night at 6pm.  Location varies, but the session is usually in the Storytime room upstairs.  No reservation necessary.


OCT
25

E-Books & More

Wed, Oct 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

techknowledge e-boks

Come and get introduced to BKLYN E-Books & Media downloadble collection that can be read or played on PC, tablets, e-readers and other portable devices.

Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 25   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

music toddler time first five years Early Literacy

Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, movement, shakers and scarves during this library time dedicated to active toddlers ages 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers. Reading, singing and playing are all important early...

Introduction to American Sign Language

Wed, Oct 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

ASL inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by  Elizabeth Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

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 where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. 

Fire Safety & You

Wed, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Come to the Kensington Branch to learn about fire safety and prevention from The New York City Fire Department.  For kids and parents.

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.

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.

SAYA

Thu, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Kensington Library

Come join SAYA at Kensington Library on Thursdays this fall!

3PM to 6PM, downstairs in the Community Room.

3-4 Snacks & Chill

4-5 Improv & Leadership

5-6 Homework Help

SAYA

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

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Have fun using technology at the library!


OCT
27

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Oct 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, new friends and play.
Recommended for 3-5 years old.

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Oct 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

creative writing

With the guidance of a professional writer, teens work on their creative writing process in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Led by the NY Writer's Coalition.

NY Writers Coalition Creative Writing Club

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!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 28   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

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

Jeremy Plays Guitar

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

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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!

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

Lucy Kalantari and the Jazz Cats

Sat, Oct 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

newstart2017 Concert Family Fun music

Multi-award winning children's artist, Lucy Kalantari, brings delightful jazz age inspired music everyone can enjoy! Kids and families will love the interactive jazz-scat-along play, while singing about the simple joys and delights of life....

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats, BPL Program

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.

Introduction to American Sign Language

Mon, Oct 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

ASL inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by  Elizabeth Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network

Story Play

Mon, Oct 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

story play first five years Early Literacy storytime

Come for some great stories, silly songs and fun movement.  Then stay to play with our toys.

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...


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!

Russian Storytime

Tue, Oct 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

multilingual storytime Russian Family Bilingual storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Russian for children and their parents or caregivers. Приглашаем детей и родителей ! Рассказы и песни на русском языке.

Cancelled
Storytime castle

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

Spooky Stories and Songs

Tue, Oct 31   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Stories songs costumes

Wear your costume and join us for spooky stories and songs!

Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics

Tue, Oct 31   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 31   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

conversation practice English conversation

Practice your English skills in a friendly, informal setting, every Tuesday night at 6pm.  Location varies, but the session is usually in the Storytime room upstairs.  No reservation necessary.


NOV
1

Toddler Time

Wed, Nov 1   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

music toddler time first five years Early Literacy

Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, movement, shakers and scarves during this library time dedicated to active toddlers ages 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers. Reading, singing and playing are all important early...

Introduction to American Sign Language

Wed, Nov 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

ASL inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by  Elizabeth Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Nov 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

techknowledge Teen Tech Time ALAIGW

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

Kids Create: Knit and Crochet

Wed, Nov 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Crochet and Knitting STEAM Fiber Arts

Join us for an hour and learn everything you will need to crochet or knit your own hat, scarf or cool bag design by yourself.  Ages 7 and up.

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

SAYA

Thu, Nov 2   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Kensington Library

Come join SAYA at Kensington Library on Thursdays this fall!

3PM to 6PM, downstairs in the Community Room.

3-4 Snacks & Chill

4-5 Improv & Leadership

5-6 Homework Help

SAYA

Game On!

Thu, Nov 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Board Games ALAIGW Game On

In celebration of International Games Week, join us for board games like Jenga, chess, checkers and Trouble.


NOV
3

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Nov 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, new friends and play.
Recommended for 3-5 years old.

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Nov 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

creative writing

With the guidance of a professional writer, teens work on their creative writing process in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Led by the NY Writer's Coalition.

NY Writers Coalition Creative Writing Club

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!