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JAN
19

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

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

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

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

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

The Brain Fitness Club

Wed, Jan 22   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults adult learning

Please join us for a special program for people with developmental disabilities.

Read, play, and have fun at the library! Hear stories read by our librarians, play with words and numbers, and create your own pictures...

The Brain Fitness Club

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

Homework Help

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

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

Free Crochet Class for Beginners

Wed, Jan 22   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults never too late to learn

You may bring your own yarn, and hooks, or they will be provided.  You may also choose to work on a project for our Friends Group Books and Crochet Sale.

Free Crochet Class 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

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!

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 23   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

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

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

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Jan 23   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

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

Fiber Arts for Adults

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

Adults creative aging fiber arts

All ages are welcome to join us for this special time dedicated to fiber arts: knitting, crocheting and sewing.

Fiber Arts for Adults

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/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

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   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 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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Canarsie 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

JAN
26

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...

Register
Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
27

Toy Time

Mon, Jan 27   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

Mon, Jan 27   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

Movies @ the Library: Tolkien

Mon, Jan 27   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies movies at the library

 (Drama) 112 Minutes  Explores the formative years of the renowned author's life as he finds friendship, courage, and inspiration among a fellow group of writers and artists at school. Their brotherhood strengthens...

Movies @ the Library: Tolkien

Homework Help

Mon, Jan 27   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

BRL

Mon, Jan 27   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens after school bklyn robotics league

Join with us with Robotic.

BRL

Kids Create: Bay Ridge Rocks

Mon, Jan 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids kids create

Your favorite neighborhood kindness event is back! Come paint rocks to hide all over the neighborhood. Younger children MUST be accompanied by a participant adult, as this activity can be challenging/messy!

Kids Create: Bay Ridge Rocks

JAN
28

Toy Time

Tue, Jan 28   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

Ask a Tech

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

Older Adults 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

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Tue, Jan 28   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

Homework Help

Tue, Jan 28   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 28   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

Chess Workshop

Tue, Jan 28   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

JAN
29

Toy Time

Wed, Jan 29   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

The Brain Fitness Club

Wed, Jan 29   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults adult learning

Please join us for a special program for people with developmental disabilities.

Read, play, and have fun at the library! Hear stories read by our librarians, play with words and numbers, and create your own pictures...

The Brain Fitness Club

Ipad Bingo

Wed, Jan 29   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 29   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

Homework Help

Wed, Jan 29   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

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