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NOV
21

Children's Open Play

Thu, Nov 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Come join us in our children's space for open play! Toys, tents, and oh so much fun!

Children's Open Play

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

Coloring for kids

Thu, Nov 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Afternoon Playtime

Thu, Nov 21   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Join us in the toddler area for a fun hour of playtime. Toys are provided but children are welcome to bring their own as well.

Afternoon Playtime

Kids Create Duplo

Thu, Nov 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Game On!

Thu, Nov 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Take a break and play board games with us! We offer games such as Sorry, Ticket to Ride, Uno, Apples to Apples and more!

Game On!

Kids NaNoWriMo: Prompt Fun

Thu, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts creative writing kids create

November is when we celebrate NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo is a project where participants attempt to write a 50,000 word book in just one little month. At Gerritsen we don't expect our youngest to write that many words (...

Kids NaNoWriMo: Prompt Fun

Introduction to Lynda

Thu, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Lynda.com is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of over 3,000 courses that include over 130,000 videos. Courses cover a variety of topics and software that can help you pursue personal and professional goals,...

Introduction to Lynda

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...

Register
Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack

Books and Brews: Ghost Wall

Thu, Nov 21   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club book discussion

Do you like beer and talking about books? Join us as we discuss:

Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss

Thursday, November 21 at 7 PM

@The Gather Inn Again
2718 Gerritsen Ave.

Books are available at the Gerritsen...

Books and Brews: Ghost Wall

NOV
22

Parenting Workshop (in Chinese)

Fri, Nov 22   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults branch design workshop

A cross-cultural parenting workshop for immigrant parents...

Parenting Workshop (in Chinese)

Babies & Books

Fri, Nov 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy storytime toddler time

Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys, and meet new friends!

Babies & Books

Coloring for kids

Fri, Nov 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Fri, Nov 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

NOV
23

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

Saturday Storytime

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Sat, Nov 23   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

Coloring for kids

Sat, Nov 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Poetry Club

Sat, Nov 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults poetry writing workshop

Discuss poetry in a  comfortable setting.

Poetry Club

Kids Create Duplo

Sat, Nov 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   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

NOV
24

Coloring for kids

Sun, Nov 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Sun, Nov 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

NOV
25

Monday Storytime

Mon, Nov 25   11:00 am to 11:30 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

Coloring for kids

Mon, Nov 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Mon, Nov 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

NOV
26

Babies & Books

Tue, Nov 26   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

Coloring for kids

Tue, Nov 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Tue, Nov 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Chess Club

Tue, Nov 26   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

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part 1

Tue, Nov 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics Part 1 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...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part 1

Chess Workshop with Daniel Pressa

Tue, Nov 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Daniel Pressa from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Daniel Pressa

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

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Tue, Nov 26   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

NOV
27

Yoga

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

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

Tap into your zen with Yoga at the Gerritsen Beach Library!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Babies & Books

Wed, Nov 27   11:00 am to 11:45 am   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

Story and Play

Wed, Nov 27   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years story play

Stories, fingerplays, songs, music and some other fun activities.

Story and Play

Coloring for kids

Wed, Nov 27   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Cinema: The Sun Is Also a Star

Wed, Nov 27   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

Natasha and her family have less than 24 hours before they are scheduled to be deported from New York to Jamaica. Further complications soon arise when Natasha meets and...

Cinema: The Sun Is Also a Star

Ascend Public Charter school

Wed, Nov 27   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults welcoming week

Charter school Admission

Ascend Public Charter school

Kids Create Duplo

Wed, Nov 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Kids Care : Eco Lab

Wed, Nov 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts environment gardening

The environment is a bit of a mess right now and since kids are the ones who will be making the big decisions next, we want to start them on the right foot.

Our Eco Lab participants will do experiments, make crafts, and learn lots of new...

Kids Care : Eco Lab

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part 2

Wed, Nov 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics Part 2 training is designed specifically for those who already have knowledge on computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces PC users to...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part 2

English Conversation Group

Wed, Nov 27   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults conversations english conversation group esol

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  

Free! - No registration required!

English Conversation Group

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Wed, Nov 27   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

NOV
29

Parenting Workshop (in Chinese)

Fri, Nov 29   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults branch design workshop

A cross-cultural parenting workshop for immigrant parents...

Parenting Workshop (in Chinese)

Coloring for kids

Fri, Nov 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Fri, Nov 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

NOV
30

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 30   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

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