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JAN
19

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Jan 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Wash and Fold Super Laundry

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Wash and Fold Super Laundry at 647 Powell Street**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Coloring for Kids

Sun, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful day in the library.

Coloring for Kids

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

Kids Create Duplo

Sun, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego toddler time

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clean Rite

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Clean Rite at 1760 Eastern Parkway**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead story time and...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

JAN
21

ESOL Class

Tue, Jan 21   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Story Play

Tue, Jan 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy story play storytime

Books, songs, rhymes and play! Kids 0-5 and their caregivers can come to the library to build early literacy skills while having fun!

Story Play

Mahjong

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults table-top & board games

Interested in learning and playing American Mahjong? Please join us!

Mahjong

Coloring for Kids

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful day in the library.

Coloring for Kids

Health and Medical Information Online

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults health and wellness

Learn how research various diseases/illnesses along with Prescription drugs and their side effects

Health and Medical Information Online

Chair yoga

Tue, Jan 21   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Join us for this gentle form of yoga.  Participants will be taught a way of achieving mental and physcial wellness by sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  If you are unable to attend...

Chair yoga

Kids Create Duplo

Tue, Jan 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego toddler time

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Chess Club

Tue, Jan 21   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Game On!

Tue, Jan 21   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Board games and card games for kids ages 6 - 12.

Game On!

How to Record Your Podcast

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started.

Register
How to Record Your Podcast

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Ask a librarian for quick tips to speed up your job search. Learn where to find local job openings and free job training, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Jan 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Tue, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Clean Rite

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Clean Rite at 1760 Eastern Parkway**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead story time and...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Homework Help

Tue, Jan 21   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids homework help

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

If you are in Grades 1-8 we can help you with your homework!
Free!

Homework Help

How to Edit Your Podcast

Tue, Jan 21   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about simple editing tools to make your podcast sound better, as well as free and inexpensive software options for editing at home or on the go.

Register
How to Edit Your Podcast

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jan 21   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

JAN
22

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Jan 22   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

ESOL Class

Wed, Jan 22   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Build with DUPLO

Wed, Jan 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Dyker Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Babies and toddlers can build their own creations with DUPLO blocks.

Build with DUPLO

story and play

Wed, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years story play

stories, fingerplays, songs, games and other fun activities.

story and play

Ask a Tech

Wed, Jan 22   11:30 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Teens techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Come and “Ask a Tech” for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Coloring for Kids

Wed, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful day in the library.

Coloring for Kids

Cinema: Being Frank

Wed, Jan 22   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

A normal father’s family life is turned upside down when his son discovers his dad has another family.

Starring: Jim Gaffigan, Anna Gunn, Samantha Mathis

...
Cinema: Being Frank

Kids Create Duplo

Wed, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego toddler time

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Chess Club

Wed, Jan 22   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Coloring for Kids

Wed, Jan 22   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons. Your kids will have a wonderful time at the library.

Coloring for Kids

Game On!

Wed, Jan 22   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Board games and card games for kids ages 6 - 12.

Game On!

Japanese 101

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens anime and manga japanese

Japanese manga has become very popular in the US. Titles such as Naruto, Sailor Moon, and Fairy Tail continue to be well loved.

Many fans of manga, anime, and video games, develop an interest in learning Japanese, so let’s practice...

Japanese 101

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Jan 22   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

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

Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

Thu, Jan 23   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Older Adults yoga and meditation

Join Marja, our guide to integrating body, mind and spirit in this chair yoga program. Registration required, starting on October 1st. The class is limited to 16 people. Once registration is filled, patrons can be placed on a waiting list....

Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

Adult Coloring for Fun

Thu, Jan 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Dyker Library

Adults arts and crafts

Please come and join us for the fun of adult coloring program at the Dyker Library.

Art supplies will be provided.   No registration required.

Adult Coloring for Fun

ESOL Class

Thu, Jan 23   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Women's Support Group

Thu, Jan 23   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults support groups

Women's support group, where women can talk about whatever is on their mind. 

Women's Support Group

Ask a Tech

Thu, Jan 23   11:30 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Teens techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Come and “Ask a Tech” for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Coloring for Kids

Thu, Jan 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful day in the library.

Coloring for Kids

Story Play

Thu, Jan 23   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy story play storytime

Books, songs, rhymes and play! Kids 0-5 and their caregivers can come to the library to build early literacy skills while having fun!

Story Play

Afternoon Playtime

Thu, Jan 23   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, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego toddler time

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Chess Club

Thu, Jan 23   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jan 23   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Teens kids tech time teen tech time video games

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time

Game On!

Thu, Jan 23   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Board games and card games for kids ages 6 - 12.

Game On!

Game On!

Thu, Jan 23   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!

Writing to Improve Your English

Thu, Jan 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol writing workshop

Learn to express yourself on paper

You may be the next

Shakespeare

Writing to Improve Your English

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