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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

Literacy Volunteer Information Session Cancelled

Sat, Jan 25   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

Featured Event
Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Saturday Storytime

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

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Coloring Club

Sat, Jan 25   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

Coloring for Kids

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

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful day in the library.

Coloring for Kids

Kids Create Duplo

Sat, Jan 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego toddler time

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime story play storytime

Afternoon storytime at Mapleton Branch.

Saturday Storytime

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching Cancelled

Sat, Jan 25   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults i-ching

 

I-Ching the book of changes is one of the oldest Chinese classic philosophies that can help us to make decisions that logic alone cannot handle.

Free lectures in Chinese and English.

Due to Public Safety, the...

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

JAN
26

English Conversation Group

Sun, Jan 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Coloring for Kids

Sun, Jan 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful day in the library.

Coloring for Kids

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...

Meditation for Creative Expression

Kids Create Duplo

Sun, Jan 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego toddler time

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

JAN
27

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Jan 27   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Toddler Time

Mon, Jan 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years story play toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers.

For children 18 months to 5 years...

Toddler Time

Monday Storytime

Mon, Jan 27   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime toddler time

Join us at Mapleton and hear favorite songs, stories and tales read aloud. All ages welcome.

Monday Storytime

Play Time

Mon, Jan 27   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Learn to play together with other kids and share the toys.

Play Time

English Conversation Group

Mon, Jan 27   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Coloring for Kids

Mon, Jan 27   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful day in the library.

Coloring for Kids

Kids Create Duplo

Mon, Jan 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego toddler time

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Jan 27   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

English Conversation Group

Mon, Jan 27   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

JAN
28

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jan 28   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Tue, Jan 28   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Positive Aging: Current Events

Tue, Jan 28   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Jan 28   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Positive aging. Wellcare Plan Information Table

Tue, Jan 28   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations health and wellness

If you are eligible for Medicare, stop by to find out from the representatives from the Wellcare information plan if this is suitable for you.

Positive aging. Wellcare Plan Information Table

Coloring for Kids

Tue, Jan 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful day in the library.

Coloring for Kids

Email Part 1

Tue, Jan 28   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults email

 

Learn how to create an email account with sending and receiving email correspondences

Email Part 1

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jan 28   1:15 pm to 2:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Reading Circle. Book Discussion: The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

Tue, Jan 28   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults book discussion

Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the penny, but not big, important emotions—like grief. And love. He thinks he’s defective. His family knows better—that...

Reading Circle. Book Discussion: The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

Kids Create Duplo

Tue, Jan 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego toddler time

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

English Conversation Group (Advanced)

Tue, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group (Advanced)

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Jan 28   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

JAN
29

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jan 29   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Wed, Jan 29   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

story and play

Wed, Jan 29   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years story play

stories, fingerplays, songs, games and other fun activities.

story and play

Positive Aging. Health Discussion. Do you make an emergency plan?

Wed, Jan 29   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations health and wellness

Experienced Nurse will give you some tips and advise related to your health. This program is organized by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC (Naturally Occured Retirement Communities) and Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens.

Positive Aging. Health Discussion. Do you make an emergency plan?

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jan 29   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Coloring for Kids

Wed, Jan 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful day in the library.

Coloring for Kids

Email Part 2

Wed, Jan 29   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults email

 

Learn how to create an email account with sending and receiving email correspondences

Email Part 2

Kids Create Duplo

Wed, Jan 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego toddler time

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Cover Letter Basics

Wed, Jan 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults career resume

Learn how and why to tailor your cover letter to the job you are applying for, with tips, advice, and do’s & don’ts. This presentation will give you the information you need to create a cover letter that will make you stand out from the...

Cover Letter Basics

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Jan 29   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

The class is free.

The class will start at 3.30 PM and ends 4.45 PM

Spanish Conversation Group  Beginners

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Wed, Jan 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Vladimir Mazo from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

Wed, Jan 29   5:00 pm to 6:15 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

The class will start at 5:00 PM and ends 6:15 PM

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Jan 29   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

French Conversation Group - Advanced

Wed, Jan 29   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

 

 

 

French Conversation Group - Advanced

JAN
30

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 30   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Jan 30   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults game on table-top & board games

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Coloring for Kids

Thu, Jan 30   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful day in the library.

Coloring for Kids

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