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Toy Time

Tue, Feb 18   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.  

Toy Time

Mavis Beacon Typing

Tue, Feb 18   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults techknowledge

First time learning to use the keyboard? Want to increase your WPM? Mavis Beacon Typing helps particpants gets started using the Mavis Beacon software to teach the basics of typing. 

Mavis Beacon Typing

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 18   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults computer basics computer programming

It's never too late to learn about  computer.

 

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Homework Help! Cancelled

Tue, Feb 18   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework help with Joe! First come, first served. 

Homework Help!

Tween Tech Time

Tue, Feb 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids community partner kids tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Tween/Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends!

Tween Tech Time

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Feb 18   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)

Chess Workshop

Tue, Feb 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids table-top & board games

Play with your friends and get your skills in working order. Juan Tica teaches chess!

Chess Workshop

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Tue, Feb 18   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!

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Feb 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Annex

Kids kids tech time video games

Videos Games

Kids Tech Time

Teen Anime Club

Tue, Feb 18   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Annex

Teens anime and manga arts and crafts teen time video games

Do you like watching anime? Love to talk about anime?

We'll watch episodes of animes voted by members, make anime-inspired crafts, and more!

What are you waiting for? Come enjoy some anime and hang out...

Teen Anime Club

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Toy Time

Wed, Feb 19   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.  

Toy Time

Kids Pre-Show

Wed, Feb 19   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Annex

Kids techknowledge

Enjoy a lovely pre-show before "Story Play"

Kids Pre-Show

Story Play

Wed, Feb 19   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Annex

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime

Babies, toddlers, and pre-schoolers ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to develop early literacy skills through play, songs, rhymes, and stories.

Story Play

Ask A Tech

Wed, Feb 19   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Annex

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? Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

We provide help with:

Computer Basics...
Ask A Tech

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Feb 19   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults career resume

Receive advice on your resume and/or cover letter.

Work at a computer station and use online resources.

Receive other job search and career information.

(Note:  Our staff will not write or type resumes or cover...

Resume & Career Help

Ipad Bingo

Wed, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults all ages everyone is welcome here

Come play Bingo on Ipads!

Ipad Bingo

Build with LEGO

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Come play with our extensive collection of LEGO, DUPLO, and other building toys, with materials suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Build with LEGO

Japanese 101

Wed, Feb 19   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

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Book Discussion: If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

Thu, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK by James Baldwin

“This novel is a moving story of love in the face of injustice. Told through the eyes of Tish, a nineteen-year-old girl, in love with Fonny, a young sculptor who is the father of her child, the...

Book Discussion:  If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults fitness game on positive aging

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Kids Create: African Paper Plate Necklaces

Thu, Feb 20   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids arts and crafts black history month

In honor of Black History Month children will create African Paper Plate Necklaces.

Kids Create: African Paper Plate Necklaces

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens game on

The Campaign has reached the midpoint. Many challenges still remain and the quest is far from over. 

Will you join our adventuring Party and help them defeat  the evil forces that haunt Phandalin?

Join us for a Dungeons...

Dungeons and Dragons

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 6:00 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!

Family Movie - Moana

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Annex

Kids family movie

Welcome to the annex!

Please join us as we turn the annex into a mini movie theater. All ages welcome. 

Synopsis:

An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana...

Family Movie - Moana

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Thu, Feb 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

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

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Toy Time

Fri, Feb 21   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.  

Toy Time

Color Me Calm

Fri, Feb 21   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Annex

Adults diy

Coloring isn't just for kids! Stop by the Annex to relax and color your stress away!

Color Me Calm

English Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Babies & Books

Fri, Feb 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Annex

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Explore books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play with other babies and caregivers! Best for 0-18 months.

Babies & Books

Featured Film: JIMI: All is By My Side

Fri, Feb 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults movies at the library positive aging

Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film: JIMI: All is By My Side

Teen/Tween Anime Club

Fri, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens anime and manga techknowledge

Come geek out about your favorites! We'll be watching popular anime from shonen to shoujo. All anime-lovers or curious newbies welcome.

Have a new anime suggestion? Let us know!

Teen/Tween Anime Club

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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime

Storytime for ages 0-5! 

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Gravesend Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

For Kids

Saturday Storytime

English Conversation Group

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

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids team up to read

Improve comprehension by making “mind movies” to visualize stories.

Enjoy drawing with colored pencils to visualize a story!

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

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Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Feb 23   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!

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Feb 23   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!

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Toy Time

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

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

Pre-School Storytime

Mon, Feb 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Stone Avenue Library

Kids first five years preschool storytime

Join us for an hour of song, stories, crafts, and play
For kids ages 3-5 years

Pre-School Storytime

Pre-School Storytime

Mon, Feb 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Join us for an hour of song, stories, crafts, and play
For kids ages 3-5 years

Pre-School Storytime

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults computer basics computer programming

It's never too late to learn about  computer.

 

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Movies @ the Library: Harriet

Mon, Feb 24   1:45 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies movies at the library

(Drama) 126 minutes Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of...

Movies @ the Library: Harriet

BRL

Mon, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens after school bklyn robotics league

Join with us with Robotic.

BRL

Wand Making With Rana!

Mon, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a special wand-making program with our favorite art teacher Rana! 

For ages 6-12. (Limited space, first come, first served.) 

Wand Making With Rana!

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Toy Time

Tue, Feb 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.  

Toy Time

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults computer basics computer programming

It's never too late to learn about  computer.

 

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Homework Help!

Tue, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework help with Joe! First come, first served. 

Homework Help!

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