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21

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Sep 21   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, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington 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

Homework Help

Sat, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids homework help

Free Homework help for students in grades K-8. No question is too big or small!

Homework Help

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23

Chess Workshop

Mon, Sep 23   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

It's A Vibe: Writing Poems with Different Moods

Mon, Sep 23   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults book discussion literacy poetry

In this workshop, we will use the work of poets like Eboni Hogan, Marwa Helal, Morgan Parker, and Juan Felipe Herrera to examine the relationship between poetry and music. How can we learn to write an anthem for the good days? An angry fist of a...

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It's A Vibe: Writing Poems with Different Moods

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24

Not Too Young To Vote

Tue, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens citizenship

To help make sure young people's voices are heard in the Nov. 3rd Presidential Election we are registering teens to vote at the Library on National Voter Registration Day, Sept. 24 from 3 - 4 pm.  Teens as young as 16 can...

Not Too Young To Vote

ESOL Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 24   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults

Join other adults as they practice their English under the guidance of a trained volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Tue, Sep 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults english conversation group

Practice your English skills in a friendly, informal setting, every Tuesday night at 6pm.  Location varies, but the session is usually in the Storytime room upstairs.  No reservation necessary.

English Conversation Group

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25

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Basic computer knowledge required.

Microsoft Word Basics

Toddler Time

Wed, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and play.

Toddler Time

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Sep 25   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?  Just bored with your summer? Join our summer edition of Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. ...

Teen Tech Time

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26

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Thu, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Thu, Sep 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Study With A Professional Artist

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Kids Create: Lanyard

Thu, Sep 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids kids create summer reading

Learn how to make a keychain or bracelet with plastic lanyard in all your favorite colors!

Kids Create: Lanyard

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Sep 26   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...

Featured Event
Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

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27

Introduction to American Sign Language Cancelled

Fri, Sep 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by Elizabeth Botti, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network.

Introduction to American Sign Language

Facebook

Fri, Sep 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Facebook is a social networking site that makes it easy for you to connect and share with your family and friends online.

Facebook

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Sep 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   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

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Sep 27   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

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28

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Sep 28   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults citizenship open-house

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, Sep 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids first five years open-house saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Homework Help

Sat, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for students in grades K-8. No question is too big or small!

Homework Help

Open House: Teen Chess

Sat, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens open-house table-top & board games

Teens, as part of BPL's open house weekend, come play chess (or checkers) on our new tabletop chess boards in the Kensingteen section.  All levels welcome.

Open House:  Teen Chess

BACK TO SCHOOL COMPUTER LAB

Sat, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids open-house techknowledge

Young students are invited to the "BACK TO SCHOOL"  Computer Lab where they will learn lots of library resources for their school projects.

Ages  8+

BACK TO SCHOOL COMPUTER LAB

Kids Create: Lanyard

Sat, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids kids create open-house

Learn how to make a keychain or bracelet with plastic lanyard in all your favorite colors!

Kids Create: Lanyard

Open House Scavenger Hunt

Sat, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids kids explore open-house

Join us for a scavenger hunt around the library!

Open House Scavenger Hunt

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District 39

Sun, Sep 29   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults community partner open-house

LEARN ABOUT PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING (PB) AT THE BOROUGH PARK LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE

Come and learn about District 39's Participatory Budgeting (PB) - "the People's Budget" - process!

We’re about to begin a new cycle of PB, in which...

District 39

Library Open House 2019

Sun, Sep 29   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults arts and crafts open-house

At the end of September, NYC's public libraries are celebrating Back to School Week- and on Saturday, September 28, Brooklynites of all ages are invited to visit their local branch for Brooklyn Public Library's Open House 2019!

Get a...

Library Open House 2019

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30

Chess Workshop

Mon, Sep 30   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

OCT
1

ESOL Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 1   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults

Join other adults as they practice their English under the guidance of a trained volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Tue, Oct 1   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults english conversation group

Practice your English skills in a friendly, informal setting, every Tuesday night at 6pm.  Location varies, but the session is usually in the Storytime room upstairs.  No reservation necessary.

English Conversation Group

Computer Basics

Tue, Oct 1   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

OCT
2

Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 2   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and play.

Toddler Time

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Oct 2   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?  Just bored with your summer? Join our summer edition of Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. ...

Teen Tech Time

Kids Create: Knitting & Crocheting Club: Fun With Yarn!

Wed, Oct 2   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 Club: Fun With Yarn!

OCT
3

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Thu, Oct 3   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Oct 3   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

RIF Reading is Fundamental Children are encouraged to read at least two library books per week and are rewarded periodically with free books for their home library.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Thu, Oct 3   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Study With A Professional Artist

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Kids Tech Time: Stop-Motion

Thu, Oct 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids after school kids create kids tech time

Learn how to make a movie using Stop Motion. Recommended for ages 8+.

Kids Tech Time: Stop-Motion

Fall Book Club: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

Thu, Oct 3   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join us for a lively discussion of the New York Time’s bestseller Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman.

Thursday October 3, 6:30 PM at the Kensington Library

No one’s ever told Eleanor that life should be better...

Fall Book Club: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

OCT
4

College and Career Help

Fri, Oct 4   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults adult learning career resume

One-on-one help for people looking to go back to school or gain professional skills. Resume, cover letter, job search, applications, LinkedIn, Lynda.com. Info on NYC college/continuing education  and scholarships.

College and Career Help

Introduction to American Sign Language Cancelled

Fri, Oct 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by Elizabeth Botti, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network.

Introduction to American Sign Language

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Oct 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   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

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Oct 4   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

OCT
5

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 5   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids first five years open-house saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Homework Help

Sat, Oct 5   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids homework help

Free Homework help for students in grades K-8. No question is too big or small!

Homework Help

OCT
7

Kids Create: 3D Printing

Mon, Oct 7   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids techknowledge

Learn the basics of what 3D Printing is and where we can apply it in everyday life.

Kids Create: 3D Printing

Chess Workshop

Mon, Oct 7   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

Andrew Marantz Discusses "Antisocial" with Virginia Heffernan

Mon, Oct 7   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults author talks bpl presents

From a rising star at The New Yorker, a deeply immersive chronicle of how the optimistic entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley set out to create a free and democratic internet–and how the cynical propagandists of the alt-right exploited that freedom to...

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Andrew Marantz Discusses "Antisocial" with Virginia Heffernan

OCT
8

ESOL Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 8   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults

Join other adults as they practice their English under the guidance of a trained volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

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