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JAN
19

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Jan 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Wash and Fold Super Laundry

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Wash and Fold Super Laundry at 647 Powell Street**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 19   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 2pm. No one will be admitted into the session after 2:10pm.

In "Meditation for Creative Expression" sound healing...

Meditation for Creative Expression

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clean Rite

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Clean Rite at 1760 Eastern Parkway**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead story time and...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

JAN
21

Toy Time

Tue, Jan 21   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults computer basics computer programming

It's never too late to learn about  computer.

 

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Babies & Books

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Kings Highway 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

Chess Club

Tue, Jan 21   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids after school table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess!  Instruction available for total beginners, as well as those more advanced.  Recommended for ages 8 and up. 

Chess Club

Homework Help

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework Helper Joe is here to help on a first come, first served basis. 

Homework Help

Tween Tech Time

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids community partner kids tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Tween/Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends!

Tween Tech Time

Computer Basics

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

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

This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

Computer Basics

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Ask a librarian for quick tips to speed up your job search. Learn where to find local job openings and free job training, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Tue, Jan 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school 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

Chess Workshop

Tue, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids table-top & board games

Play with your friends and get your skills in working order. Juan Tica teaches chess!

Chess Workshop

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Tue, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Clean Rite

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Clean Rite at 1760 Eastern Parkway**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead story time and...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Tue, Jan 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults adult learning esol

Free Beginners' English as a Second Language class for adults (21 and over).  Open enrollment.  For more info call 718-240-2770 or go to www.tinyurl.com/School6=GetInfo

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

JAN
22

Toy Time

Wed, Jan 22   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

Afternoon Movie of the Month

Wed, Jan 22   1:30 pm to 3:15 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults movies movies at the library

"Bad Day at Black Rock" (1955)

Afternoon Movie of the Month

Ipad Bingo

Wed, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults all ages everyone is welcome here

Come play Bingo on Ipads!

Ipad Bingo

Build with LEGO

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Come play with our extensive collection of LEGO, DUPLO, and other building toys, with materials suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Build with LEGO

Introduction to iPads

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

iPad training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to iPads or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using an iPad.

This lesson introduces new iPad users to apps and techniques used to...

Introduction to iPads

Ask a Tech

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat 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

Library Lab: Electricity

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids after school library lab

After School STEM Activities for Children

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 12) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun,...

Library Lab: Electricity

Afterschool Workout

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens fitness

No gym, no problem. Workout to YouTube (Cardio, Hip Hop, African Dance and more) and learn/share dance choreography with the group. Open to kids, tweens & teens. Wednesday Jan. 8 and 22 at Paerdegat Library. 

Afterschool Workout

MakerBot DIY

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids techknowledge teen tech time

Explore the mysteries of 3D printing and make fun stuff. We will be creating resin crafts with 3D printed frames.

MakerBot DIY

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults resume

Get advice on your resume or cover letter, get help finding education and career information, learn interview skills, and more with help from trained Brooklyn Public Library staff.  First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff...

Resume & Career Help

Japanese 101

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens anime and manga japanese

Japanese manga has become very popular in the US. Titles such as Naruto, Sailor Moon, and Fairy Tail continue to be well loved.

Many fans of manga, anime, and video games, develop an interest in learning Japanese, so let’s practice...

Japanese 101

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Wed, Jan 22   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults adult learning esol

Free Beginners' English as a Second Language class for adults (21 and over).  Open enrollment.  For more info call 718-240-2770 or go to www.tinyurl.com/School6=GetInfo

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

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

Resume & Career Help

Thu, Jan 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Paerdegat Library

Adults resume

Get advice on your resume or cover letter, get help finding education and career information, learn interview skills, and more with help from trained Brooklyn Public Library staff.  First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff...

Resume & Career Help

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults fitness game on positive aging

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Introduction to Google Drive

Thu, Jan 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Google Drive is a personal cloud storage service from Google that lets users store and synchronize digital content across computers, laptops and mobile devices.

What are the benefits of Google Drive?

Backup Your Precious Files...

Introduction to Google Drive

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens game on

The Campaign has reached the midpoint. Many challenges still remain and the quest is far from over. 

Will you join our adventuring Party and help them defeat  the evil forces that haunt Phandalin?

Join us for a Dungeons...

Dungeons and Dragons

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Thu, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Wash and Fold Super Laundry

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Wash and Fold Super Laundry at 647 Powell Street**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Thu, Jan 23   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

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...

Register
Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 1

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 23   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

JAN
24

Toy Time

Fri, Jan 24   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

English Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Story Play

Fri, Jan 24   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime w/parents and caregiviers!

For ages 0-5.

Story Play

Featured Film: LONG SHOT

Fri, Jan 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults movies at the library positive aging

Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film: LONG SHOT

Teen Zone

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

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

Teen/Tween Anime Club

Fri, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens anime and manga

Come geek out about your favorites! All anime-lovers or curious newbies welcome.

Teen/Tween Anime Club

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

Citizenship Class

Sat, Jan 25   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults citizenship immigrant services

Prepare for Citizenship Program

Attend free Citizenship Preparation Classes at the library.

Classes meet 3 hours per week for 11 weeks. Free...

Citizenship Class

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults adult learning esol

Free Beginners' English as a Second Language class for adults (21 and over).   For more info call 718-240-2770 or go to www.tinyurl.com/School6=GetInfo

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Highway Library

Kids saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

English Conversation Group

Sat, Jan 25   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Build with LEGO

Sat, Jan 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids build with lego

 

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Build with LEGO

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