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OCT
23

Japanese Storytime

Mon, Oct 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Leonard Library

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...

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...

Build with LEGO

Mon, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

 

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Kids Create Art & Craft project

Mon, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Leonard Library

art and craft

Children ages 6 and up will create art works


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!

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending

Tue, Oct 24   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Leonard Library

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The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for...

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Library hotspot

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.

Coloring Fun for All Ages

Tue, Oct 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Leonard Library

Enjoy the hour of coloring for all ages. Play with colors and enhance your imagination.

Story Play

Tue, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

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

Yoga

Tue, Oct 24   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Leonard Library

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


OCT
25

Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Leonard Library

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

Cancelled

Computer Basics

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

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Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers, iPad or Laptops or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computers.

This lesson introduces new PC users to...

Computer Basics

Babies & Books

Wed, Oct 25   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Leonard Library

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

Cancelled

RIF - Reading is Fundamental

Wed, Oct 25   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Leonard Library

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.

Build with LEGO

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

 

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Library Lab:

Wed, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Leonard Library

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children.  Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through hands...

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!

Moment As Memory: New Art Celebrating Williamsburg History

Wed, Oct 25   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Leonard Library

A Tree Grows In Brooklyn art opening Moment As Memory

After almost a year of brainstorming and researching and art making, new permanent paintings will soon hang on the wall of the children’s section at Leonard Library in Williamsburg. Thanks to a commission from an incredibly energetic Friends of...

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Grand Street 1912 detail amy Lyons

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.

Yoga for Toddlers

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

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

Playtime @ the Library

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

Free form play time for ages 0 to 4 years.

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.

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Oct 26   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Leonard Library

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

Chess Workshop for Kids

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

Expert Instruction Provided by the Guru himself! Is there anything more exciting and fascinating than chess? We think not! Kids 5 and up are invited to play and improve their skills in this, the most ancient and mysterious of...

Family Movie for Children of all ages

Thu, Oct 26   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

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A family friendly movie is shown every Thursday afternoon.

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!

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A Lifetime of Memories

Thu, Oct 26   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Leonard Library

Mr. Jose Joaquin Garcia is a teaching artist. He cheers up the seniors to their happy memories, play games, music and gets them dancing. He makes everyone feel comfortable and welcome.

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Bedtime Stories

Thu, Oct 26   5:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Leonard Library

An event for the whole family! Come out in your favorite pajamas and hear some great bedtime stories.

Drop-In Lab Computer Lab

Thu, Oct 26   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Leonard Library

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Do you have a specific question about how to use computers, iPad, Laptops  or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Drop In Computer Lab

Book Discussion: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Thu, Oct 26   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Leonard Library

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Please join us for our first discussion of Betty Smith’s classic coming-of-age novel A Tree Grows in Brooklyn:

The story of young, sensitive, and idealistic Francie Nolan and her bittersweet, formative years...

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Additional Art by Original Artist

OCT
27

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Oct 27   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Leonard Library

preschool storytime

Enjoy new and classic picture books, sing favorite songs, and learn new rhymes and fingerplays at our storytime program for children ages 3 to 5 years old with a parent or caregiver.

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration

Build with LEGO

Fri, Oct 27   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Leonard Library

 

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Cancelled

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Oct 27   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Leonard Library

 

Large size Lego DUPLO for little hands. (Downstairs)

Cancelled

Playtime @ the Library

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

Free form play time for ages 0 to 4 years.

Game On! Games for Kids.

Fri, Oct 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

 

Games and puzzles for kids 5 and up

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Oct 27   3:15 pm to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

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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.

Do you want to create sketches?
Do you want to learn...

Teen Tech Time

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 for all Ages

Sat, Oct 28   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Leonard Library

Stories and favorite tales read aloud for the whole family to enjoy.

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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

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,...

A Tango for Tita / Un Tango para Tita

Sat, Oct 28   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Leonard Library

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This puppet show is the story of an Argentinian story of a girl who dreams of dancing Tango and atraveling around the world. Che Bandoneon and Maestro Piano are the puppets who pull the strings in the little town of Caminito, famous for the Tango...

A Tango for Tita

Sat, Oct 28   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   Leonard Library

puppet show

A TANGO FOR TITA - UN TANGO PARA TITA  - Presented by Patty Cake Theater

The history of a girl who dreams of dancing Tango and traveling around the world. Che Bandoneon and Maestro Piano are the puppets who pull the strings in the...

Build with LEGO

Sat, Oct 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Leonard Library

 

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

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

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.

Japanese Storytime

Mon, Oct 30   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Leonard Library

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...

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...