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JAN
22

Chess Club

Wed, Jan 22   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Email Basics

Wed, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available....

Email Basics

Brooklyn Supports: Coffee and Connection

Wed, Jan 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults everyone is welcome here inclusive services

Brooklyn Supports: Coffee and Connection

Toddlers Explore

Wed, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Toddlers can practice both fine and gross motor skills in this fun and interactive program.  Activities include playdough, stampers, coloring, and building materials.

*For ages 18 months - 5 years

Toddlers Explore

Babies and Books

Wed, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-36 months.

Babies and Books

Yoga

Wed, Jan 22   12:15 pm to 1:15 pm   New Lots Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Come join us for an hour of fun and relaxation with yoga and meditation every Wednesday from 12:15-1:15 pm. Adults 18+.

Yoga

Babies & Books

Wed, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come to this program to hear great stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

For babies birth to 18 months and their parents or...

Babies & Books

Crochet Circle

Wed, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Every Wednesday afternoon all skill levels are welcomed to join the Crochet Club. Come meet new people, talk with friends and work on projects. 

Crochet Circle

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Wed, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults writing workshop

WRITE and RECITE - a weekly workshop for adults. Write and read your work to the group in a creative, supportive environment.

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults resume

New time! Meet one-to-one with a librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find local job postings and free job training, get feedback on your resume, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Ask a Tech

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults adult learning 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

Teen Time

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens teen tech time teen time

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. Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U consoles, board...

Teen Time

Homework Help

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids after school homework help

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Digital Photography: The Manual Setting

Wed, Jan 22   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn how to fully utilize your digital camera’s features and simple tricks to create beautiful images. We’ll discuss manual camera settings, resolution and exposure levels, and how to properly white balance to make your pictures pop.

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Digital Photography: The Manual Setting

Project Art Workshop

Wed, Jan 22   5:15 pm to 6:15 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Explore, create and express yourself through art with ProjectArt! Classes will be taught by New lLots Library's artist-in-residence.

The ProjectArt community is dedicated to bringing the arts to as many children as it can in a time...

Project Art Workshop

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Jan 22   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bedtime stories storytime

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years!

Bedtime Stories

JAN
23

Navigating the Developmental Disabilities System: A Guide for Individuals and Family Members

Thu, Jan 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults autism developmental disabilities inclusive services social services

Learn how to qualify for and get Developmental Disability services through NYS Office of People with Developmental Disabilities. You can learn about Medicaid waiver programs, find out about the “Front Door” process, discover respite...

Navigating the Developmental Disabilities System:  A Guide for Individuals and Family Members

Chess Club

Thu, Jan 23   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Jan 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Babies and toddlers can socialize while playing with DUPLO and toys.

Build with DUPLO

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Jan 23   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Thu, Jan 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 23   3:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids after school homework help

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Kids Create:Arts & Crafts

Thu, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come join us at the Homecrest Library to create fun and easy art projects.

Kids Create:Arts & Crafts

Anime and Manga Club

Thu, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens anime and manga movies techknowledge

A time to chill and have fun watching and talking about anime and manga after a stressful day at school. We will watch 1-2 episodes of an anime or a movie and have time to talk about it and anything else related to anime and manga.

Anime and Manga Club

Celebrate Reading with LINC (Story and Craft)

Thu, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts storytime

Kids and their parents/ caregivers are invited to celebrate the joy reading.  Hear a wonderful story and then do an activity related to the book afterwards.  Receive a free book to take home each time you attend. 

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Celebrate Reading with LINC (Story and Craft)

Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 1

Thu, Jan 23   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

In this session, we discuss how to prepare financial projections by emphasizing feasibility analysis and how to set goals for your business to plan for success. The first session will cover establishing a benchmark, COGS vs. Operating Costs, and...

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Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 1

JAN
24

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Fri, Jan 24   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults career resume

Sessions available by appointment only. Call or visit the Midwood branch or email Lynette Ford at lford@bklynlibrary.org

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter? Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's...

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Chess Club

Fri, Jan 24   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Playtime

Fri, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!!  Come play with nice toys on our special carpet and listen to precschool music!!!

Playtime

Heart, Mind and Community: A Psychology, Spirituality and Meditation Group

Fri, Jan 24   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults yoga and meditation

All are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing. We will sit in a circle on chairs. No prior experience necessary. Drop into our weekly workshop to learn, grow and heal with meditation and led classes on the mind, spirituality, psychology, love...

Heart, Mind and Community: A Psychology, Spirituality and Meditation Group

English Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 24   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Jan 24   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Come and play board games such as Connect 4, Uno Cards, Jenga and Monopoly.

Game On! Board Games

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Fri, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids arts and crafts

Study with a professional artist.

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Dance with BUPH

Fri, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids move to learn music

Learning to dance can be fun!

Every Friday children and teens can have fun dancing while making new friends.

Dance with BUPH

Teen Computer Lab

Fri, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens computer basics

Teens ages 9-17 can work on homework, watch a video, or play a game. Research assistance and tech help available from a librarian....

Teen Computer Lab

Kids Tech Time: Ipads

Fri, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids game on kids tech time

Have fun playing video games on IPads with friends. Ages 12 and down.

Kids Tech Time: Ipads

Chess Workshop

Fri, Jan 24   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Chess for all, never-played-before to expert! Come learn and play with our teen volunteer. Ages: 6 – 17 yrs

Chess Workshop

JAN
25

Telling Tales of Migration

Sat, Jan 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults creative writing

"You must not tell anyone,’ my mother said, ‘what I am about to tell you.”  So begins The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston’s dazzling memoir of growing up in a Chinese immigrant family in California.  

Migration stories...

Telling Tales of Migration

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Jan 25   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Produce videos anywhere! Gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade, digital video camera, audio equipment, tripods and portable lighting.

This class meets for three sessions on 1/11, 1/18 & 1/25. Registration is required for...

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Video Production in the Field

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids team up to read

Team up to Read is a free interactive series designed for childrens ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help them improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens arts and crafts

Make beautiful bracelets using beads.

Beaded Jewelry

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   New Lots Library

Kids music saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Game On!

Sat, Jan 25   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids game on kids explore

Play board games with your friends and family!

Game On!

JAN
26

Chess Club

Sun, Jan 26   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults health and wellness humanities and art

Please note: The room will open at 1:45pm. Please arrive early to get settled for the workshop which will start promptly at 2. No one will be admitted into the session after 2:10pm.

Sound healing practitioner, Lavender Suarez, will guide...

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Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
27

Chess Club

Mon, Jan 27   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

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