E.g., Oct 17 2019
OCT
17

Chess Club

Thu, Oct 17   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, Oct 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Enjoy play time with other babies and toddlers.

Build with DUPLO

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Oct 17   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Community Service Hour

Thu, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts community partner teen time

Teens—do you need community service credit? Do you enjoy making crafts, drawing, or writing? Visit our branch any Wednesday from 4pm-5pm to earn an hour of community service credit doing what you enjoy:

Draw a greeting card for senior...
Community Service Hour

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Oct 17   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults resume

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning resume

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume...

One-on-One Resume Help

English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

OCT
18

Resume & Career Help

Fri, Oct 18   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults career resume

Resume & Career Help is available by appointment only on Tuesdays and Fridays. 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...

Resume & Career Help

Chess Club

Fri, Oct 18   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

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

Fri, Oct 18   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Drop in to our weekly workshop to learn, grow and heal with guided meditation and led classes on the mind, spirituality, psychology, universal love and devotion. The classes are fashioned in an interfaith, non-sectarian and community-...

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

English Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 18   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

Game On!

Fri, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens game on! table-top & board games techknowledge teen time

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Gaming program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1, Nintendo Switch &...

Game On!

OCT
20

Chess Club

Sun, Oct 20   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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten

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 help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

OCT
21

Chess Club

Mon, Oct 21   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

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Oct 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Story Play

Mon, Oct 21   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us for stories, music, and learning in the 2nd floor meeting room.  

*Because of limited space, tickets will be distributed at 11 am on the 2nd floor.  

Story Play

Archives Week Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Mon, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults brooklyn collection wikipedia

To celebrate New York Archives Week as well as the recent digitization of neighborhood newspapers by the Brooklyn Collection, we are holding a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on the theme of Brooklyn history. We will also be accepting topic suggestions...

Featured Event
Archives Week Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Teen Time

Mon, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens techknowledge 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...

Teen Time

Homework Help

Mon, Oct 21   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

Working With Sound: An Audio Primer for Podcasters

Mon, Oct 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about basic sound principles and how you can use them to make a better podcast. We’ll walk through EQ, compression, and other mysterious things that come with most audio editing software.

Due to Central Library's early closure for...

Working With Sound: An Audio Primer for Podcasters

OCT
22

Resume & Career Help

Tue, Oct 22   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults career resume

Resume & Career Help is available by appointment only on Tuesdays and Fridays. 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...

Resume & Career Help

Chess Club

Tue, Oct 22   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

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Oct 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Internet Safety

Tue, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning internet safety techknowledge

Today we use the internet for most things; communicating, banking, shopping, etc. Unfortunately, the Internet is also home to certain risks, such as malware, spam, and phishing. If you want to stay safe online, you'll need to understand these...

Internet Safety

Creative Arts for Teens

Tue, Oct 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday to express yourself with the arts while having fun with your friends.  Materials will be provided for coloring, embroidery, painting or getting creative with lanyard and duct tape.

Ages 10+

Creative Arts for Teens

Team Up to Read: Fall Edition

Tue, Oct 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids team up to read

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

Team Up to Read: Fall Edition

Build with LEGO

Tue, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood Library

Kids build with lego

Test your building skills with other kids during Build with LEGO.  

Ages 6 and up.

Build with LEGO

Protect Your Ideas: A Workshop on Intellectual Property

Tue, Oct 22   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

Whether an entrepreneur, artist, writer or musician, you may be able to claim ownership of your idea or work.  Volunteers from the New York City Bar’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) will answer questions about what you can...

Register
Protect Your Ideas: A Workshop on Intellectual Property

OCT
23

Chess Club

Wed, Oct 23   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

Urdu Storytime

Wed, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Urdu for children and their parents or caregivers.

                 آئیں ہمارے ساتھ اردو زبان میں کہانیاں سنیں اور گانے گائیں۔

پانچ سال تک کی عمر کے بچے...

Urdu Storytime

English Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practica de Inglés en un grupo de conversación.

Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Wed, Oct 23   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

Teen Time

Wed, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens techknowledge 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...

Teen Time

Homework Help

Wed, Oct 23   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

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Oct 23   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids arts and crafts bedtime stories storytime

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

Bedtime Stories

OCT
24

Chess Club

Thu, Oct 24   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, Oct 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Enjoy play time with other babies and toddlers.

Build with DUPLO

Internet Safety

Thu, Oct 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning internet safety techknowledge

Today we use the internet for most things; communicating, banking, shopping, etc. Unfortunately, the Internet is also home to certain risks, such as malware, spam, and phishing. If you want to stay safe online, you'll need to understand these...

Internet Safety

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Oct 24   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Community Service Hour

Thu, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts community partner teen time

Teens—do you need community service credit? Do you enjoy making crafts, drawing, or writing? Visit our branch any Wednesday from 4pm-5pm to earn an hour of community service credit doing what you enjoy:

Draw a greeting card for senior...
Community Service Hour

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Oct 24   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults resume

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning resume

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume...

One-on-One Resume Help

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Oct 24   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults citizenship immigrant services

Do you have an immigration question? Do you want to apply for citizenship? Do you want help preparing for the citizenship interview?

Join us for our monthly Immigration Information Walk-in Hours and speak to a trusted legal service...

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

Toastmasters

Thu, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning

Learn useful tips and tricks that will help you develop your speaking skills and reach your goals.

Toastmasters

OCT
25

Resume & Career Help

Fri, Oct 25   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults career resume

Resume & Career Help is available by appointment only on Tuesdays and Fridays. 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...

Resume & Career Help

Chess Club

Fri, Oct 25   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

Ask-A-Tech

Fri, Oct 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet?  Have questions about your email or Microsoft office applications? No time to attend a formal class?  Bring your technology questions and...

Ask-A-Tech

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

Fri, Oct 25   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Drop in to our weekly workshop to learn, grow and heal with guided meditation and led classes on the mind, spirituality, psychology, universal love and devotion. The classes are fashioned in an interfaith, non-sectarian and community-...

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

English Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 25   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

Game On!

Fri, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens game on! table-top & board games techknowledge teen time

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Gaming program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1, Nintendo Switch &...

Game On!

close navigation