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FEB
19

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Game On Cancelled

Wed, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Join us for board games and card games upstairs.

Game On

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Feb 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join us at our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment, or just hang out.  

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Teen Tech Time

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 19   4:30 pm to 5:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids after school homework help

We can help you with your homework. No question is too big or small!

After School Homework Help

FEB
20

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Feb 20   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

Kids Explore: Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids book discussion kids create kids explore poetry

Kids are invited to a reading of As Good As Anybody, the true story about the friendship between Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. The story will be followed by a book discussion and poetry workshop.

 

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Kids Explore: Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Feb 20   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

Meaningful Stuff: Writing Flash Fiction Comics with Sentimental Objects

Thu, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults comics Cool Work x Interesting People creative writing humanities and art

In this hands-on workshop, participants will write and draw a one-page comic about or inspired by an object. The workshop will be guided by comics artist JB Brager. Participants may bring their own art supplies and sentimental objects, or can use...

Register
Meaningful Stuff: Writing Flash Fiction Comics with Sentimental Objects

FEB
21

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Feb 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool story play storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, play and new friends!

Preschool Playtime

Family Movie: The Lion King Cancelled

Fri, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Join us for the Lion King- a family favorite movie.

Family Movie: The Lion King

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens creative writing

With the guidance of a professional writer, teens work on their creative writing process in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Led by the NY Writer's Coalition.

DIY: Creative Writing Club

FEB
22

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults citizenship

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Friends Group Book Sale/Greeter

Sat, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults book sale Friends of the Library

Book Sale for Friends Group

Friends Group Book Sale/Greeter

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and classic tales read aloud. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

FEB
24

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults finance income tax tax help

All AARP free tax preparation sites for low and middle income taxpayers operate on a first come, first served basis. To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required...

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Little Scientists

Mon, Feb 24   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy little scientists stem & steam

Explore science and build literacy skills through play and sensory activities! This hands-on science program and storytime is specially designed for kids age 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Younger friends are welcome too.

Little Scientists

FEB
25

Google Apps

Tue, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Tips & Tricks you didn't know you could do with Google for on the go, at work and having fun.

(Gmail, Maps, Youtube, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Photos, etc...)

Google Apps

FEB
26

Ask a Tech

Wed, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud, singing, moving and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active kids and their parents or caregivers.

Toddler Time

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Urban Stages presents African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

Wed, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids black history month music

African folktales are woven through an interactive African Dance class.

Urban Stages presents African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join us at our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment, or just hang out.  

...

Teen Tech Time

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   4:30 pm to 5:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids after school homework help

We can help you with your homework. No question is too big or small!

After School Homework Help

Free Crochet Class for Beginners

Wed, Feb 26   5:30 pm to 6:00 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

Free Crochet Class for Beginners

Wed, Feb 26   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

Friends Group General Meeting

Wed, Feb 26   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults Friends of the Library

Be a Friend of Jamaica Bay Library

As a Friend of Jamaica Bay Library, you will play a critical role in the success of your branch and community.

ADVOCATE:  Friends are a voice for the Library on relevant local, state and...

Friends Group General Meeting

FEB
27

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Feb 27   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, Feb 27   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

FEB
28

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Feb 28   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool story play storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, play and new friends!

Preschool Playtime

Russian Folktales & Fairy Tales / Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для Детей

Fri, Feb 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids multilingual storytime russian

Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для школьников и дошкольников.

You and your child will enjoy classic Folk Tales and Fairytales, your favorite songs, and join in other activities in this playful program.

Russian Folktales & Fairy Tales / Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для Детей

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Feb 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens creative writing

With the guidance of a professional writer, teens work on their creative writing process in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Led by the NY Writer's Coalition.

DIY: Creative Writing Club

FEB
29

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington 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...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults citizenship

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 29   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and classic tales read aloud. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

MAR
2

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Mar 2   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults finance income tax tax help

All AARP free tax preparation sites for low and middle income taxpayers operate on a first come, first served basis. To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required...

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Kids Create: Digital Stills

Mon, Mar 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids techknowledge

Kids Create: Digital Stills is for kids who want to try their hand at drawing with iPads. Participants will be able to use iPads to virtually finger-paint and digitally sketch.

Kids Create: Digital Stills

MAR
3

Computer Basics

Tue, Mar 3   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington 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

MAR
4

Ask a Tech

Wed, Mar 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Toddler Time

Wed, Mar 4   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud, singing, moving and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active kids and their parents or caregivers.

Toddler Time

English Conversation Group

Wed, Mar 4   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Kids Create: Knitting & Crocheting

Wed, Mar 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids kids create

Join us for an hour and learn everything you will need to crochet or knit your own hat, scarf or cool bag design by yourself.  Ages 7 and up.

Kids Create: Knitting & Crocheting

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Mar 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join us at our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment, or just hang out.  

...

Teen Tech Time

After School Homework Help

Wed, Mar 4   4:30 pm to 5:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids after school homework help

We can help you with your homework. No question is too big or small!

After School Homework Help

Friends Group 4th Year Anniversary Celebration

Wed, Mar 4   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults Friends of the Library

Be a Friend of Jamaica Bay Library

As a Friend of Jamaica Bay Library, you will play a critical role in the success of your branch and community.

ADVOCATE:  Friends are a voice for the Library on relevant local, state and...

Friends Group 4th Year Anniversary Celebration

Jamaica Bay Library Friends Group 4th Year Anniversary

Wed, Mar 4   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults 2020 census all ages book sale Friends of the Library

Please come and celebrate with us!

Events:

Speakers Maestro Kaiso - Violinist Read Aloud & Crafts Crochet & & Book Sales Music Free Food, Drinks and Giveaways And more

 

Community Organizations...

Jamaica Bay Library Friends Group 4th Year Anniversary

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Wed, Mar 4   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

MAR
5

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Mar 5   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

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Mar 5   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

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Mar 5   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

MAR
6

Introduction to American Sign Language

Fri, Mar 6   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

An introduction to American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by our partners from ADAPT Community Network.

Introduction to American Sign Language

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