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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

Ask a Tech

Wed, Jan 22   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, Jan 22   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

Babies and Books

Wed, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-36 months.

Babies and Books

Yoga

Wed, Jan 22   12:15 pm to 1:15 pm   New Lots Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Come join us for an hour of fun and relaxation with yoga and meditation every Wednesday from 12:15-1:15 pm. Adults 18+.

Yoga

Crochet Circle

Wed, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Every Wednesday afternoon all skill levels are welcomed to join the Crochet Club. Come meet new people, talk with friends and work on projects. 

Crochet Circle

Ask A Tech

Wed, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults adult learning computer basics 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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask A Tech

CHESS Introduction with Carlton Lula

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults Chess Workshop

Intro to Chess: for Parents, Caregivers and their kids.

 WEEKLY, WEDNESDAYS

January: 8th,   15th,  22nd & 29th   3:00pm

February: 5th,  12th,  19th & 26th   ...

CHESS Introduction with Carlton Lula

Kids Create: Knitting & Crocheting with YouTube

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids kids create techknowledge

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 with YouTube

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Jan 22   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

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 22   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

Digital Photography: The Manual Setting

Wed, Jan 22   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn how to fully utilize your digital camera’s features and simple tricks to create beautiful images. We’ll discuss manual camera settings, resolution and exposure levels, and how to properly white balance to make your pictures pop.

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Digital Photography: The Manual Setting

Project Art Workshop

Wed, Jan 22   5:15 pm to 6:15 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Explore, create and express yourself through art with ProjectArt! Classes will be taught by New lLots Library's artist-in-residence.

The ProjectArt community is dedicated to bringing the arts to as many children as it can in a time...

Project Art Workshop

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

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

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Jan 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Saratoga 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 (Saratoga)

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

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

Anime and Manga Club

Thu, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens anime and manga movies techknowledge

A time to chill and have fun watching and talking about anime and manga after a stressful day at school. We will watch 1-2 episodes of an anime or a movie and have time to talk about it and anything else related to anime and manga.

Anime and Manga Club

Celebrate Reading with LINC (Story and Craft)

Thu, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts storytime

Kids and their parents/ caregivers are invited to celebrate the joy reading.  Hear a wonderful story and then do an activity related to the book afterwards.  Receive a free book to take home each time you attend. 

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Celebrate Reading with LINC (Story and Craft)

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 23   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

Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 1

Thu, Jan 23   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

In this session, we discuss how to prepare financial projections by emphasizing feasibility analysis and how to set goals for your business to plan for success. The first session will cover establishing a benchmark, COGS vs. Operating Costs, and...

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Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 1

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Thu, Jan 23   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 23   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

JAN
24

ESOL Class

Fri, Jan 24   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

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Jan 24   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

RESUME & JOB PREPERATION

Fri, Jan 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults resume

Meet one-on-one with a librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to search for job openings and training, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

RESUME & JOB PREPERATION

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

Fri, Jan 24   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

Dance with BUPH

Fri, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids move to learn music

Learning to dance can be fun!

Every Friday children and teens can have fun dancing while making new friends.

Dance with BUPH

Teen Computer Lab

Fri, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens computer basics

Teens ages 9-17 can work on homework, watch a video, or play a game. Research assistance and tech help available from a librarian....

Teen Computer Lab

Introduction to Poetry - Celebrating Lunar New Year with Asian Poetry

Fri, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults poetry

Don’t know much about poetry?

This week we will study the poetry of Asian poets through the ages to celebrate Lunar New Year.

 

 

Introduction to Poetry - Celebrating Lunar New Year with Asian Poetry

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Jan 24   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

Chess Workshop

Fri, Jan 24   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids Chess Workshop table-top & board games

Learn to play or improve your game from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop

JAN
25

Telling Tales of Migration

Sat, Jan 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults creative writing

"You must not tell anyone,’ my mother said, ‘what I am about to tell you.”  So begins The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston’s dazzling memoir of growing up in a Chinese immigrant family in California.  

Migration stories...

Telling Tales of Migration

NYC Tenant Support Information Table

Sat, Jan 25   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults community partner summer reading

Patron's can obtain information and referals regarding their rights as a renter at Saratoga every other Saturday

NYC Tenant Support Information Table

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Jan 25   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Produce videos anywhere! Gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade, digital video camera, audio equipment, tripods and portable lighting.

This class meets for three sessions on 1/11, 1/18 & 1/25. Registration is required for...

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Video Production in the Field

ShapeUp NYC - Strength By Bands

Sat, Jan 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Adults fitness

You are the gym. This workout incorporates full body circuit training using bodyweight calisthenics and resistance bands. Here, we will simulate functional movements such as squatting, lunging, pulling, and pushing. You will benefit with a...

ShapeUp NYC - Strength By Bands

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Jan 25   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 of Saratoga Library Book Swap

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults book sale Friends of the Library

The Friends of Saratoga Library are hosting a BOOK SWAP! Don’t know what to do with that book you loved but will probably never read again? Want to share your enthusiasm for a great book with other readers? You are invited to our Book Swap. We...

Featured Event
Friends of Saratoga Library Book Swap

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Walt Whitman Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime storytime

Join us on Saturday morning for new stories and old favorites read aloud. All are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   New Lots Library

Kids music saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Farley Productions Financial Workshop

Sat, Jan 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults business finance

One of the things to break my heart is the outcome of poverty! Join us today as we speak about breaking cycles of poverty! Now, we know that this isn’t a concert, yet these FREE workshops can change the course of your thinking, then change the...

Farley Productions Financial Workshop

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Sat, Jan 25   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults conversations health and wellness

Managing your blood pressure can lower your risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease. Join us and learn how.

Are you feeling FRUSTRATED NOT KNOWING WHAT YOU CAN OR CAN’T EAT?

Are you unsure of what to do to keep your Blood...

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   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

JAN
26

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 26   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 2. No one will be admitted into the session after 2:10pm.

Sound healing practitioner, Lavender Suarez, will guide...

Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
27

Discovery Table

Mon, Jan 27   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years build with lego first five years

Discovery table fun with legos or train sets

Discovery Table

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

Mon, Jan 27   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship immigrant services

Make an appointment to meet with an attorney who will assist you in applying for citizenship

NYCitizenship provides free legal help with citizenship application, and financial counseling, at The New Utrecht Branch. As part of...

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

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