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NOV
16

Story and Play

Sat, Nov 16   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Sat, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Read with a Therapy Dog

Sat, Nov 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids kids explore

Read to a certified therapy dog. Sign up for a slot the day of the program at the children's reference desk.

Read with a Therapy Dog

NOV
17

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Nov 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids ready set kindergarten

Kindergarten preparation for 4-5 year olds.

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Nov 17   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam

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!

NOV
18

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Nov 18   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy multilingual storytime spanish

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

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Adult Coloring

Mon, Nov 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Nov 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ryder Library

Teens teen tech time

Video gaming for teens.

Teen Tech Time

Afterschool Homework Help

Mon, Nov 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

Mon, Nov 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens anime and manga arts and crafts diy table-top & board games

Teens 12 and up join us every week for crafts, tabletop gaming, and more! 

The Youth Wing is an inclusive space and all teens are welcome.

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Mon, Nov 18   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Bedford 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...

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

NOV
19

Creative Writing

Tue, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults creative writing

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft word Basics is for patrons that are interested in becoming familiar with Microsoft office interface, word processing, creating and formatting word  documents.

Participants must have knowledge of computer basics.

...

Microsoft Word Basics

Children's Movie

Tue, Nov 19   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids family movie

"Toy Story 4"

Children's Movie

Build with LEGO

Tue, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids build with lego kids explore

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

Unclaimed Funds Workshop

Tue, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning research social services

Serving as custodian of more than $15 billion in unclaimed funds, restoring lost accounts to their rightful owners.

Unclaimed Funds Workshop

NOV
20

Babies and Books

Wed, Nov 20   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

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 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Wed, Nov 20   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

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 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Story Time

Wed, Nov 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

An hour of stories, songs, and playing for babies and toddlers.

Story Time

Tai Chi Exercise

Wed, Nov 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults fitness

Chinese exercise

Tai Chi Exercise

Afterschool Homework Help

Wed, Nov 20   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids homework help

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

Arts & Crafts

Wed, Nov 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids arts and crafts

Enjoy a different arts & crafts project every week.

Arts & Crafts

Jamaica Bay Friends Group Meeting

Wed, Nov 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults friends of the library

Friends of BPL are core groups of organized volunteers who help Brooklyn Public Library through advocacy, fundraising and promotion of Library programs and initiatives.

For almost 70 years, Friends of Brooklyn Public Library have...

Jamaica Bay Friends Group Meeting

NOV
21

2020 Census Jobs & Recruitment

Thu, Nov 21   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults 2020 census career

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting  people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count.

2020 Census Jobs & Recruitment

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Nov 21   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Adult Coloring

Thu, Nov 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Nov 21   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids kids tech time

Video gaming for kids.

Kids Tech Time

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Nov 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one of Mr. Keats' books...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Nov 21   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

Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack

Thu, Nov 21   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults adult learning music poetry

Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack is a master class exploring the historic connections between music and poetry, with particular interest in music of the African diaspora. Participants will plumb insights into creating...

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Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack

Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, Nov 21   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Ryder Library

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft word Basics is for patrons that are interested in becoming familiar with Microsoft office interface, word processing, creating and formatting word  documents.

Participants must have knowledge of computer basics.

...

Microsoft Word Basics

Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, Nov 21   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Ryder Library

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft word Basics is for patrons that are interested in becoming familiar with Microsoft office interface, word processing, creating and formatting word  documents.

Participants must have knowledge of computer basics.

...

Microsoft Word Basics

NOV
22

Musical Yoga Storytime

Fri, Nov 22   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years storytime yoga and meditation

Join us for a storytime for toddlers incorporating live music and yoga! Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk. For ages 18-36 months.

Musical Yoga Storytime

Musical Yoga Storytime

Fri, Nov 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years storytime yoga and meditation

Join us for a storytime for toddlers incorporating live music and yoga! Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk. For ages 18-36 months.

Musical Yoga Storytime

NOV
23

Story and Play

Sat, Nov 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Sat, Nov 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

NOV
24

Sunday Ready Set Kindergarten

Sun, Nov 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Birth to Five Years ready set kindergarten

Kindergarten preparation for 4-5 year olds.

Sunday Ready Set Kindergarten

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Nov 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids ready set kindergarten

Kindergarten preparation for 4-5 year olds.

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

NOV
25

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Nov 25   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy multilingual storytime spanish

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

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Adult Coloring

Mon, Nov 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Nov 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ryder Library

Teens teen tech time

Video gaming for teens.

Teen Tech Time

Afterschool Homework Help

Mon, Nov 25   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

Mon, Nov 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens anime and manga arts and crafts diy table-top & board games

Teens 12 and up join us every week for crafts, tabletop gaming, and more! 

The Youth Wing is an inclusive space and all teens are welcome.

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

NOV
26

Toddler Time

Tue, Nov 26   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime 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 ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Nov 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime 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 ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Creative Writing

Tue, Nov 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults creative writing

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Children's Movie

Tue, Nov 26   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids family movie

"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"

Children's Movie

Build with LEGO

Tue, Nov 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids build with lego kids explore

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

Unclaimed Funds Workshop

Tue, Nov 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning research social services

Serving as custodian of more than $15 billion in unclaimed funds, restoring lost accounts to their rightful owners.

Unclaimed Funds Workshop

NOV
27

Story Time

Wed, Nov 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

An hour of stories, songs, and playing for babies and toddlers.

Story Time

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